Grand Haven’s identity has been closely linked to maritime industry and activity since its inception. And with the upcoming Coast Guard Festival, I believe we should take a closer and more appreciative look at our maritime heritage.
"People willing to trade their freedom for temporary security deserve neither and will lose both." Those are the words of Benjamin Franklin, a patriot, inventor and diplomat who helped secure our country’s freedom from England during the Revolutionary War.
"Gasland 2" debuted earlier this month on HBO and will, in the not-too-distant future, be coming to a theater, library or community center near you — potentially sponsored by an organization like mine.
Over the years, I have seen an advertisement on the side of an 18-wheeler depicting an egg and referring to the shell as the perfect container. It reminds me that there is a whole industry devoted to packaging.