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July 2017 E-news

July 2017 E-news

July 2017 E-vents

July 2017 E-vents

West Shore Bank brings wealth management services to Grand Rapids and Muskegon

Ludington, Mich. – West Shore Bank is pleased to announce a significant expansion of its wealth management services with the acquisition of Ellis Capital Management of Grand Rapids and Muskegon.

 

Based in Ludington, West Shore Bank currently offers wealth advisory services through its seven-branch network, which spans from Oceana County to Benzie County. The acquisition of Ellis Capital Management will extend West Shore Bank’s wealth management services even farther south, encompassing the population centers of Kent, Ottawa and Muskegon counties.

 

“Ellis Capital Management has a longstanding reputation for client-centered service delivered with uncompromising integrity,” said Raymond A. Biggs, President and CEO of West Shore Bank. “Their approach to business complements the West Shore Bank brand. It’s an honor to combine our strengths under the same name.”

 

Ellis Capital Management was founded by David K. Ellis in 1997 to deliver wealth management services to West Michigan families, businesses and nonprofit organizations.   Following the acquisition, Ellis and his team will join the West Shore Bank – Wealth Management group.  Ellis will join as Senior Vice President, primarily responsible for growing the Grand Rapids and Muskegon regions.  The two Ellis Capital Management offices in Grand Rapids and Muskegon will be rebranded with the West Shore Bank – Wealth Management name.

 

“We’ve always coached clients to take the long view, looking beyond investment strategy to consider advanced planning,” Ellis said. “It is also the cornerstone of West Shore Bank’s wealth management philosophy.”

 

West Shore Bank – Wealth Management provides a variety of investment, trust and insurance services to help clients grow, protect and pass on their wealth. The group guides clients through every stage of life, whether just starting out, building net worth, or making decisions about substantial assets.

 

“Ellis Capital shares our resolve to provide peace of mind through advanced planning,” said Brian D. Moore, Senior Vice President – Wealth Management of West Shore Bank. “Our approach encompasses prudent asset management, safeguarding net worth, tax mitigation, charitable giving, leaving a legacy—a lifetime of guidance regarding financial matters.”

 

The West Shore Bank – Wealth Management team looks forward to delivering its longstanding client-focused approach and long-term wealth management planning expertise to an expanded West Michigan geography.

 

West Shore Bank was advised by the law firm of Warner Norcross & Judd LLP. Ellis Capital Management was advised by the law firm of Parmenter O’Toole, PC.

 

For more information contact:

Raymond A. Biggs, President & CEO

rbiggs@westshorebank.com
231-845-3500

 

West Shore Bank brings wealth management services to Grand Rapids and Muskegon

Ludington, Mich. – West Shore Bank is pleased to announce a significant expansion of its wealth management services with the acquisition of Ellis Capital Management of Grand Rapids and Muskegon.

 

Based in Ludington, West Shore Bank currently offers wealth advisory services through its seven-branch network, which spans from Oceana County to Benzie County. The acquisition of Ellis Capital Management will extend West Shore Bank’s wealth management services even farther south, encompassing the population centers of Kent, Ottawa and Muskegon counties.

 

“Ellis Capital Management has a longstanding reputation for client-centered service delivered with uncompromising integrity,” said Raymond A. Biggs, President and CEO of West Shore Bank. “Their approach to business complements the West Shore Bank brand. It’s an honor to combine our strengths under the same name.”

 

Ellis Capital Management was founded by David K. Ellis in 1997 to deliver wealth management services to West Michigan families, businesses and nonprofit organizations.   Following the acquisition, Ellis and his team will join the West Shore Bank – Wealth Management group.  Ellis will join as Senior Vice President, primarily responsible for growing the Grand Rapids and Muskegon regions.  The two Ellis Capital Management offices in Grand Rapids and Muskegon will be rebranded with the West Shore Bank – Wealth Management name.

 

“We’ve always coached clients to take the long view, looking beyond investment strategy to consider advanced planning,” Ellis said. “It is also the cornerstone of West Shore Bank’s wealth management philosophy.”

 

West Shore Bank – Wealth Management provides a variety of investment, trust and insurance services to help clients grow, protect and pass on their wealth. The group guides clients through every stage of life, whether just starting out, building net worth, or making decisions about substantial assets.

 

“Ellis Capital shares our resolve to provide peace of mind through advanced planning,” said Brian D. Moore, Senior Vice President – Wealth Management of West Shore Bank. “Our approach encompasses prudent asset management, safeguarding net worth, tax mitigation, charitable giving, leaving a legacy—a lifetime of guidance regarding financial matters.”

 

The West Shore Bank – Wealth Management team looks forward to delivering its longstanding client-focused approach and long-term wealth management planning expertise to an expanded West Michigan geography.

 

West Shore Bank was advised by the law firm of Warner Norcross & Judd LLP. Ellis Capital Management was advised by the law firm of Parmenter O’Toole, PC.

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Ludington-based West Shore Bank is a locally owned and managed community bank with seven branch offices in Frankfort, Hart, Ludington, Manistee and Scottville, as well as a loan office in Muskegon. West Shore Bank – Wealth Management provides investment, insurance and trust services to help West Michigan clients grow, protect and pass on their wealth.

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Flyboarding with Living Water Adventures

MUSKEGON, MICH. – In today’s Pascua Pitstop, Jennifer travels to Wolf Lake in Muskegon to experience the thrill of flyboarding!

 

Living Water Adventures founder Anthony Tift and instructor Chance Fisher show her how much fun can be had using the equipment this summer.

 

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“Celebrating 25 Years of Quality Health Care Services in Muskegon County.”

Muskegon, MI – The story began in 1992, with an increased rate of pre-term, low birthweight babies. “No one was addressing this issue and access to prenatal care for low income pregnant women in Muskegon was limited,” says CEO, Linda Juarez.  As a result, Hackley Community Care opened its doors in a renovated, tiny brown house on the Hackley Hospital Campus, and began offering Obstetrical and medical services.

 

In 1992, Hackley Community Care moved to a building on the corner of Peck and Barney and began the Certified Nurse Midwifery Program that provided prenatal care, delivery and follow-up with pregnant mothers. Soon after, we added home services to pregnant mothers with a licensed social worker, nurse, and a dietician.

 

Hackley Community Care continued to grow from there, and moved to our current location at 2700 Baker Street, and received Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) status. From these humble beginnings, Hackley Community Care has continuously expanded to provide an array of services that include dental, behavioral health,  a pharmacy (Community Care Pharmacy), and other supporting programs such as Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, and Komen Breast & Cervical services, to name a few. All of our service are designed to meet the needs of those who are disenfranchised. Today, we have locations at the Mercy Health Partners – Hackley Campus, an Integrated Health Center (IHC) at HealthWest, full adolescent Teen Health Centers at Muskegon High School and Oakridge Public Schools, and school based behavioral health services throughout Muskegon.

 

“We continue our quest to be good for our Patients, Community and Staff. I can speak for the entire Board of Directors in stating that we will continue striving to assure quality services and supports to the residents of Muskegon County.  We are so grateful for the partnerships and support from the community” says Cheryl Nebedum, Chairperson Hackley Community Care Board of Directors.

 

Hackley Community Care will celebrate their 25-year milestone with several events throughout the year. We believe it is important to give back to our community, so we will be sharing our successes with a Community Day Celebration Event on Saturday, July 22nd from 11 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in our parking lot at 2700 Baker Street. This fun-filled Community Day Celebration will include games, face painting, live radio remote, a reading and activity corner for kids, a dunk tank, youth activities, community vendors sharing resources and education, food, prizes, and much more.

 

Subsequent events include Hackley Community Care Tours on The Trolley.  Legislators, local elected officials, business and community leaders are invited to take a ride on the trolley with us on:

August 16th from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in celebration of National Health Center Week

September 20th from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 pm.

 

This will be the perfect opportunity learn about our patient services offered, why funding is crucial to us as a health center, and to the citizens of Muskegon County, and tour several of our facilities throughout Muskegon County.

 

If you have questions regarding any of the events or would like to join us on one of the Trolley Day tours, please contact:  Paula Anderson at (231) 733-6751 or PAnderson@hccc-health.org.

 

To learn more about Hackley Community Care please visit www.hackleycommunitycare.org .

 

Senator Stabenow introduces the Growing Small Businesses Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) today introduced legislation, the Growing Small Businesses Act, which would provide a tax cut to a small business planning to grow and expand.  The bill provides a 25 percent tax credit for the cost of buildings and equipment for a business’s first commercial production facility.

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Nurse assistant learning lab opens with plan to fill healthcare need

MUSKEGON, MI – West Michigan Works and Muskegon Community College displayed a new certified nurse assistant learning lab in downtown Muskegon Tuesday, July 11.

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