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August 2019

Member Meeting

August 15, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Holiday Inn Airport, 3063 Lake Eastbrook Blvd.
Grand Rapids, MI 49512 United States
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Location: Hampton Inn Airport Topic: Employment issues in the Local Hospitality Industry Download the Agenda

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September 2019

Michigan Cares for Tourism Leelanau State Park

September 16, 2019 @ 11:30 am - September 17, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
Leelanau State Park, 15390 N Lighthouse Point Rd
Northport, MI 49670 United States
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The 2019 Michigan Cares for Tourism event is at the Grand Traverse Lighthouse at Leelanau State Park. Download the Event Flier Register at the event Website

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Member Meeting

September 19, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Courtyard by Marriott, 11 Monroe Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Topic: Active Shooter & Security Concerns Speaker: Russ Aubil, Director of Security & Safety, Amway Hotel Corp. Download the September Agenda

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CTA Class

September 24, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Embassy Suites, 710 Monroe Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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October 2019

Member Meeting

October 17, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Frederik Meijer Gardens, 1000 East Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525 United States
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Topic of Discussion: 2020 Association Goals & Objectives Download the Agenda

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CTA Class

October 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Doubletree Hotel, 4747 28th Street, SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512 United States
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December 2019

Annual Holiday Gathering – KCHA & WIHL-GR

December 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hyatt Place Grand Rapids Downtown, 140 Ottawa Avenue Northwest
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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KCHA and WIHL-GR invite you and your staff to join us for our annual holiday gathering...full of fun, bites and bubbles (from the bubbly wall) at the NEW Hyatt Place Grand Rapids/Downtown. CLICK HERE TO RSVP WEAR YOUR UGLY SWEATER! Last year, we had so much fun, we're doing it again. We'll have a couple prizes for the ugliest of the ugly. BRING YOUR DONATIONS! We are once again collecting for the Ronald McDonald House West Michigan. Here are some…

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January 2020

2020 Pool Operator Training

January 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kent County Health Department, 700 Fuller Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Learn what you need to know about: Pool Water Quality Public Pool Liability lssues Pool Water Chemistry Michigan Public Pool Rules This session will be focused on indoor Pool Operations, but all pool operators are welcome to attend. There is no fee for this training but registration is required: Email: alicia.klomp@kentcountymi.gov to reserve a seat. Download the event flyer

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Member Meeting

January 16, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Prince Conference Center, 1800 E Beltline Ave SE
Grand Rapids, 49546 United States
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Voting for President & Secretary and approval of the bylaw changes. Download the Agenda

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March 2020

Member Meeting

March 19, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Studio Park, 123 Ionia Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Speaker: Dave Lorenz – Travel Michigan Speaker: Caitlin Hopkins - Group Sales Strategist, Studio Park Download the Agenda

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May 2020

2020 Pool Operator Training

May 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kent County Health Department, 700 Fuller Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Learn what you need to know about: Pool Water Quality Public Pool Liability issues Pool Water Chemistry Michigan Public Pool Rules This session will be focused on Outdoor Pool Operations, but all pool operators are welcome to attend. There is no fee for this training but registration is required: Email: alicia.klomp@kentcountymi.gov to reserve a seat. Download the event flyer

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Member Meeting (via Zoom)

May 21, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Speakers on the State of the Hospitality Industry During COVID-19 • Doug Small – Experience Grand Rapids • Dave Lorenz – Travel Michigan • Justin Winslow – Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association Download the Agenda Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/94371520187?pwd=bkl1MGZPelJlSElwZE42d3F5T2pzZz09 Meeting ID: 943 7152 0187 Password: 085260 One tap mobile +19292056099,,94371520187#,,1#,085260# US (New York) Dial by your location: +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 943 7152 0187 Password: 085260

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June 2020

Member Meeting (via Zoom)

June 18, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Download the Agenda Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/94371520187?pwd=bkl1MGZPelJlSElwZE42d3F5T2pzZz09 Meeting ID: 943 7152 0187 Password: 085260 One tap mobile +19292056099,,94371520187#,,1#,085260# US (New York) Dial by your location: +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 943 7152 0187 Password: 085260

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August 2020

Member Meeting (via Zoom)

August 20, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/94599273008?pwd=WXNhT01zTHEzbHJnSVZPb1U4allNZz09 Meeting ID: 943 7152 0187 Password: 085260 One tap mobile +19292056099,,94371520187#,,1#,085260# US (New York) Dial by your location: +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 943 7152 0187 Password: 085260 Download the Agenda

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September 2020

Member Meeting via Zoom

September 17, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Zoom Meeting by clicking this link https://zoom.us/j/96569340444?pwd=SW9MWGowYlNmU1VCVlRSd3NKNTREdz09 Meeting ID: 965 6934 0444 Passcode: 073234

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October 2020

West Michigan Sports Commission Golf Outing

October 12, 2020 @ 7:45 am - 2:00 pm
Thousand Oaks Golf Course, 4100 Thousand Oaks Dr NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525 United States
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Join us for the 1st Annual West Michigan Sports Commission Golf Outing at Thousand Oaks Golf Course. For more information and to download the event brochure and registration form, CLICK HERE To register online, visit https://events.eventzilla.net/e/wmsc-golf-outing-2138794373

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Member Meeting

October 15, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Canopy Hotel by Hilton Downtown Grand Rapids, 131 Ionia Avenue SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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We will be meeting in the Portico. Adult beverages will be available for purchase during the meeting Tours of the hotel will also be offered after the meeting for those interested. Download the Agenda

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November 2020

Member Meeting

November 19, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

ZOOM Meeting https://zoom.us/j/94144921824?pwd=UUdWU2plRUpUcmpSNEh6UFRCckJhdz09 Meeting ID: 941 4492 1824 | Passcode: 596477 One tap mobile — +13017158592,,94144921824#,,,,,,0#,,596477# US Download the Agenda

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January 2021

Member Meeting

January 21, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

At this time, all 2021 meetings are being held virtual until it is deemed safe to meet in person. Download the Agenda Join Zoom Meeting by clicking this link https://zoom.us/j/96569340444?pwd=SW9MWGowYlNmU1VCVlRSd3NKNTREdz09 Meeting ID: 965 6934 0444 Passcode: 073234

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February 2021

Member Meeting

February 18, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
City Built Brewing, 820 Monroe Ave NW, Suite 155
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Join us at The Welcome Center @ City Built Brewing, Downtown Grand Rapids OR Join Zoom Meeting by clicking this link https://zoom.us/j/96569340444?pwd=SW9MWGowYlNmU1VCVlRSd3NKNTREdz09 Meeting ID: 965 6934 0444 Passcode: 073234 Download the Agenda

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March 2021

Member Meeting

March 18, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Studio Park, 123 Ionia Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Location: Studio Park Theater – 123 Ionia Avenue SW (Downtown Grand Rapids) Join Zoom Meeting by clicking this link https://zoom.us/j/96569340444?pwd=SW9MWGowYlNmU1VCVlRSd3NKNTREdz09 Meeting ID: 965 6934 0444 Passcode: 073234 Download the Agenda

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April 2021

Member Meeting

April 15, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
J. W. Marriott, 235 Louis St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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JW Marriott – Salon A Mini Happy Hour to follow in either Margaux or The Booth Download the Agenda Join Zoom Meeting by clicking this link https://zoom.us/j/96569340444?pwd=SW9MWGowYlNmU1VCVlRSd3NKNTREdz09 Meeting ID: 965 6934 0444 Passcode: 073234

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May 2021

Member Meeting

May 20, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Peaches Bed and Breakfast, 29 Gay Street
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Presentations • John McNamara – VP of Government Affairs, Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association • Rob House – The North Group Download the Agenda Join Zoom Meeting by clicking this link https://zoom.us/j/96569340444?pwd=SW9MWGowYlNmU1VCVlRSd3NKNTREdz09 Meeting ID: 965 6934 0444 Passcode: 073234

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June 2021

Golf Outing

June 14, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunnybrook Country Club, 624 Port Sheldon Street SW
Grandville, MI 49418 United States
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Putting for Pineapples Annual Golf Outing 8-8:45am — Check-In & Driving Range Practice 9:00am — Welcome & Shotgun Start 2:00pm — Awards & Raffle CLICK HERE TO REGISTER OR Download the Registration Form

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July 2021

AHC Hospitality Job Fair

July 27, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Amway Grand Plaza, 187 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Location: the Amway Grand Plaza in the Imperial Ballroom Parking: Amway Grand Plaza or JW Marriott Hotel parking ramps. Bring the parking ticket with you to the event for free parking! Benefits: Full benefits (medical, dental, and vision), 401K, paid vacation, discounted downtown parking, free employee meals, hotel and restaurant discounts, and more! Apply at ahchospitality.com/careers Contact: 616-776-6464 | careers@ahchospitality.com

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August 2021

Member Meeting

August 19, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Start Garden, 40 Pearl St. NW #200
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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TOPIC: ArtPrize – JoLee Casares, Exhibitions Coordinator Download the Agenda Join Zoom Meeting by clicking this link https://zoom.us/j/96569340444?pwd=SW9MWGowYlNmU1VCVlRSd3NKNTREdz09 Meeting ID: 965 6934 0444 Passcode: 073234

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September 2021

Michigan Cares for Tourism

September 9, 2021 - September 11, 2021

2021 Volunteer Event 30 Days of Giving Registration is open! Sign up today to reserve your spot at one of our 10 event locations. Click Here for Event Information and Registration

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Let’s Get Back to Work – KCHA Job Fair

September 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Join us Thursday, September 9 from 10 am until 6pm as we fill hospitality jobs throughout Kent County! This event will be held at DeVos Place and is FREE to employers. Each participating business will receive an exhibit space including a table, 2 chairs and power, plus complimentary parking for your staff in the lot under DeVos. You are invited to bring floor / table signage and other items to attract employees to your booth. We will open up the…

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ArtPrize

September 16, 2021 - October 3, 2021

ArtPrize is Back! ArtPrize® is an art competition in Grand Rapids, Michigan that celebrates artists from anywhere in the world. The competition is open to any creative with an artwork to enter and a venue willing to host it. Event Website

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Member Meeting

September 16, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Residence Inn Downtown, 40 Louis Street NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Presentations • Carl Fiorenzo, Equipment International Happy Hour Reception with a Cash Bar to Follow the Meeting Download the Agenda Join Zoom Meeting by clicking this link https://zoom.us/j/96569340444?pwd=SW9MWGowYlNmU1VCVlRSd3NKNTREdz09 Meeting ID: 965 6934 0444 Passcode: 073234

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October 2021

Member Meeting

October 21, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Mitten Brewing, 527 Leonard St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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The Mitten Brewing owner Chris Andrus will be give us a hospitality pep talk as we head into the busy holiday season. Download the Agenda Join Zoom Meeting by clicking this link https://zoom.us/j/96569340444?pwd=SW9MWGowYlNmU1VCVlRSd3NKNTREdz09 Meeting ID: 965 6934 0444 Passcode: 073234

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November 2021

Member Meeting

November 18, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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DeVos Place - Grand Gallery Room C Download the Agenda Join Zoom Meeting by clicking this link https://zoom.us/j/96569340444?pwd=SW9MWGowYlNmU1VCVlRSd3NKNTREdz09 Meeting ID: 965 6934 0444 Passcode: 073234

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December 2021

Holiday Party

December 9, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Watermark Country Club, 5500 Cascade Rd SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Join us for our 2021 Holiday Party! We'll offer a variety of appetizers and a cash bar. Be sure to wear your best "ugly" holiday outfit as in past years... just for fun! CLICK HERE TO RSVP Charitable Donations We are also doing a collection again for Ronald McDonald House - West Michigan. Click Here for a list of items that are needed this Holiday season. Click Here for the Amazon Wishlist.

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January 2022

Member Meeting

January 20 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Hampton Inn & Suites, 433 Dudley Place NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States
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February 2022

Member Meeting

February 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Radisson Riverfront, 270 Ann St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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March 2022

Member Meeting

March 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Vander Mill Cider, 505 Ball Street
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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May 2022

Member Meeting

May 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Woodrows Duck Pin Bowling, 200 Lyon St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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at Amway Grand Plaza Hotel Download the Agenda

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June 2022

“Putting for Pineapples” Annual Golf Outing

June 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunnybrook Country Club, 624 Port Sheldon Street SW
Grandville, MI 49418 United States
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8-8:45am — Check-In & Driving Range Practice 9:00am — Welcome & Shotgun Start 2:00pm — Awards & Raffle CADDYSHACK AWARD TO BE PRESENTED FOR THE “BEST DRESSED” MALE & FEMALE GOLFERS Donations for the raffle and welcome bags are being accepted by contacting Ed Wilson at 616-942-7000 | ed.wilson@countryinns.com For other questions (sponsors, volunteers, etc.), contact KCHA President Kyle Holst (kyle.holst@hilton.com or 616-647-4100) Download the Registration Form

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August 2022

Member Meeting

August 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
ArtPrize / Start Garden, 40 Pearl St NW #200
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Topic: ArtPrize 2022 Download the Agenda

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September 2022

Member Meeting

September 15 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Revel Hospitality Staffing, 3351 Claystone St. SE Ste. 106
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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We will be featuring presentations on Staffing Issues in the Hospitality Industry and Sports Tourism in Michigan Download the Agenda

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