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BISSELL Howl-O-Ween Hoof & Woof Carnival

by (834design)

Submitted 07-29-2014 under

In the spirit of a good, old-fashioned fall carnival, you will find face painting, a cake walk, games – many of which include  your dog – and prizes. You won’t want to miss a walk with your dog along the “Trick-or-Treat...

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BISSELL Blocktail Party grants announced: $163,650 shared by recipients

by (mullmer)

Submitted 07-10-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

A whole lot of dogs and cats, and those who care about their well being, are a whole lot happier today. Eleven animal welfare organizations in the Greater Grand Rapids area received word on their BISSELL Blocktail Grant applications, and the...

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BISSELL: A journey through time

by (lizstudt)

Submitted 06-12-2012 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

BISSELL, a globally recognized brand with a goal to expand to all continents of the world, has not always had such wide-spread success. The Grand Rapids-based company has journeyed through time to become the well-known household name it is today,...

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BISSELL Blocktail 2012 sure to be a howling good time

by (mullmer)

Submitted 05-29-2012 under OPINION

The BISSELL Blocktail Party bills itself as the “best dog-gone party in town.” It’s hard to argue with that statement. The annual event, held at Mangiamo! in Grand Rapids, raised more than $150,000 last year via ticket sales,...

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BISSELL Pet Foundation responds to Allegan dogs' needs with $10,000 donation

by (mullmer)

Submitted 04-12-2012 under NEWS

The response to the dog hoarding/puppy mill case this week in Allegan County has been overwhelming, bringing hundreds of volunteers, supplies and monetary donations. Count the Grand Rapids-based BISSELL Pet Foundation among the emergency responders...

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Oak Hill Cemetery Part II: The individuals buried there and their contributions to GR

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 10-07-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

This is part two of a two part series talking about the History of Oak Hill Cemetery and the people buried there. I also spoke with Fred Quillin, who is a local history buff, to get a citizens perspective on the cemeteries in this great city....

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Bissell newcomer takes first at Grand Cycling Classic

by (mattsimoto)

Submitted 07-13-2010 under NEWS

The lengthy gap between Bissell Pro Cycling’s recent signee, 19-year-old Patrick Bevin, and the rest of the peloton had some spectators wondering if he was lagging behind. Not so. The winner of the men’s pro race at the Grand Cycling Classic,...

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