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West Michigan to Host State Games of America

West Michigan will host the 2017 State Games of America Aug. 3-6.
Jul 26, 2017

An estimated 12,000 athletes from 47 states, the District of Columbia and Canada will participate in the 2017 State Games of America, which will be held Aug. 3-6 in Grand Rapids. This marks the first time the national event has come

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History of the Purple Cow at Meijer

The "Purple Cow" was originally a poem written by Gelett Burgess. Fred Meijer enjoyed the poem and recited it often to his children.
Jul 26, 2017

Much like Sandy, the iconic penny pony that’s a fixture at each Meijer store, the Purple Cow is also beloved by customers, thanks to Fred Meijer. Originally a poem written by Gelett Burgess, the Purple Cow became an ice cream shop within Meijer stores in

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Meijer Celebrates Homeroom Heroes

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Jun 29, 2017

Every school has a teacher who goes above and beyond to impact students’ lives and success and Meijer recently celebrated local teachers in its footprint as part of the Homeroom Heroes contest. Meijer asked parents, fellow staff and community members

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