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Information Security Brief

September 2, 2022

Posted in Security Updates

Social Responsibility 10 Dos and Don’ts When It Comes to Employees and Social Media Social media is no longer just social — it’s business. LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook have become a vital part of the marketing strategy for most businesses as they offer a quick and effective way to reach potential customers with targeted messaging …

Heritage Homes, Inc.

September 2, 2022

Posted in Community Involvement

Heritage Homes, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit agency incorporated in 1971 by parents, advocates, and clergy in the Holland / Zeeland area to serve the housing needs of adults with developmental disabilities. The organization which began with one adult foster care home has grown to regularly serve individuals residing in Allegan, Kent, Muskegon, and Ottawa …

Kids’ Food Basket

September 2, 2022

Posted in Community Involvement

Kids’ Food Basket helps nourish children living at or near the poverty level with critical evening meals to level the playing field for their academic achievement by providing Sack Suppers. This is a free, well-balanced evening meal full of nutritious food delivered to children so that they can perform their best. Sack Suppers are distributed …

Homeless No More

September 2, 2022

Posted in Community Involvement

Directly benefits those who need it most! HCS Emergency Program Overnight Shelter Day Shelter Veterans Housing Program Community Kitchen Permanent Housing Programs HCS is actively working with other partners on Prevention Programs and the Coronavirus Relief Fund Eviction Diversion Program. Rapid Rehousing Programs (RRH) HCS now operates 3 RRH programs targeting families, individuals, and persons …

Food Pantry provides greater choice and convenience.

September 2, 2022

Posted in Community Involvement

Hundreds of supporters helped Community Action House scale up their ability to meet increased food needs by packing family food boxes from home as a part of the #stayhomefighthunger campaign. In 2020 the team worked with guests and community partners to create more culturally appropriate options for many Holland residents in need. Community Action House …

Youth of the Year

September 2, 2022

Posted in Community Involvement

The Youth of the Year program honors and celebrates the Grand Rapids communities most inspiring teens and their incredible journeys. Stories of outstanding leadership, service, academic excellence, and dedication to living a healthy lifestyle have made Youth of the Year Americas premier leadership and recognition program for teens. These amazing young people represent the voice …

2020 Freedom Fund – NAACP

September 2, 2022

Posted in Community Involvement

2020 was a year of tremendous insight. Racial and socio-economic disparities were magnified by an out-of-control pandemic. Despite the pandemic, the Metropolitan Kalamazoo Branch of the NAACP continued to work with local organizations to fight for equality and justice for all residents in the greater Kalamazoo area. Work continue to protect: Workers rights that ultimately …

Protect Your Identity

August 26, 2022

Posted in Security Updates

Protecting your identity and personal information is extremely important. Scammers today are finding intrusive and creative ways to obtain your sensitive information. Being informed about the tactics scammers use is a wonderful way to help protect yourself from identity fraud and scams. Helpful hints for safeguarding your personal information Do not respond to unsolicited requests …

Mail Theft

August 26, 2022

Posted in Security Updates

Recently, several of our business customers have been impacted by a spike in mail theft, resulting in an increase in check fraud throughout our region. While it is impossible to eliminate fraud, we suggest some methods that can be utilized to help protect you and your business: Have a locked mailbox or a mail service …

Social Media Credit Card Scams

August 26, 2022

Posted in Security Updates

How to spot a credit card scam on social media Social media can be a force of good, connecting people across the globe. It can also be a source of evil, with unscrupulous people and companies trying to get your money, data, and personal information. Social media scams are prevalent in the virtual world; here …

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