April 13 with Marco Bulnes – Marco is an entrepreneur and community activist who runs the Mayan Buzz Cafe in the Bridge Street Market and the Mayan Chocolate and Ice Cream store just East of there on Bridge. He is also an actor in the upcoming movie, “Season of Rage”!
May 4 with Anna Baeten – Executive Director of The Funky Buddha Yoga Hothouse & Scratch Branding and a member of the Executive Board of Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and is the chair of The WestSide Project.
September 26 with Trevor Corlett, coffee nerd and Founder/CEO of Madcap Coffee!
Past VIPs include Grand Rapids, Michigan Mayors George Heartwell and Rosalynn Bliss, pastor and author Rob Bell, Randy Finch from The Food Network’s “Ice Brigade”, NBC news journalist Suzanne Geha, former U.S. Rep. Vern Ehlers, Kent County coroner and author Stephen Cohle, radio personality Kevin Matthews, movie critic John Gonzalez, Musician Ralston Bowles, Community Organizer Amber Kilpatrick, publicist extraordinaire Emily Richett, and more!