News and Events

Events:

The Ultimate Sports Show – Grand Rapids  Michigan’s finest tradition for the avid fisherman, hunter or outdoor loving family! Exhibitors will be at the show with the latest in outdoor gear, travel information and fishing boats. March 16-19, 2017 at DeVos Place, Grand Rapids, MI. Click here for details.

MHCA – Mobile Health Clinics Association 2017 13th Annual Mobile Health Clinics Forum will be held September 16-19, 2017 at the Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ

MATS – Mid-America Trucking Show The 46th Annual show will be held March 23-25, 2017 at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville, KY. Click here for more details.

FMCA – Family Motor Coach Association FMCA’s 95th International Convention will be held March 7-10, 2017 at the Rawhide Western Town & Event Center in Chandler, AZ. Click here for more details.

NATDA – North American Trailer Dealers Association The 2017 NATDA Trade Show & Convention will be held in Indianapolis, IN at the Indiana Convention Center on September 7-9, 2017. This will be the North American Trailer Dealers Association (NATDA) 10th annual trade show and our team is very excited to celebrate our 10th anniversary in Indy! Click here for more details.

News:

Bill Aims to Cut Red Tape for Mobile Retailers
A new proposal could let mobile vendors and retailers sell their goods without hassles.  Read the full article here

AHRQ – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality – Innovation Profile: Mobile Clinic Delivers Culturally Competent Services to Underserved Neighborhoods, Leading to Identification of Untreated Chronic Conditions, Better Blood Pressure Control, and Significant Return on Investment Read the full article here.

Michigan Dental Association Backed Mobile Dentistry Bill Passes; Heads to Snyder for Signature. Read the full article

MHCA – Mobile Health Clinics Association

MHCA Spring 2014 Newsletter

MHCN 2014 Summer Newsletter

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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signs motorcycle helmet optional law Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law a bill that would allow motorcycle operators 21 or older to ride without a helmet, his office said today. Read the full article.

 

Health & Human Services Office of Minority Health The HHS Office of Minority Health announced on October 24th their support for the Mobile Health Map, to document the growth and contributions of mobile health clinics nationwide. To read the full press release click here

Maryland law requires that all Motor Scooter and Moped Riders must have insurance coverageThe Senate Bill 309 went into effect October 1, 2012.  Maryland law requires that all Motor Scooter and Moped Riders must have the following in place:

  • Have insurance for their scooter or moped
  • Have and display a title decal on the rear of the vehicle
  • Wear a helmet
  • Wear eye protection or have a vehicle windscreen

Failure to comply with these regulations could result in traffic citations with penalties from $70 for no decal to $290 for no insurance.  If you would like complete details on the new law please read Senate Bill 309 or visit: http://mlis.state.md.us/2012rs/billfile/SB0309.htm

Community:

 

StrokeReductionGolfClassic 2015 Stroke Reduction Golf Classic to benefit Spectrum Health
The Irish Jig is a Grand Rapids event held to promote colorectal cancer awareness.

 

 

2009 Best of Grand Rapids Award 

U.S. Commerce Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement. View the press release

Thum Insurance Agency celebrated its 20th Anniversary and the relocation to its new offices with a ribbon cutting and open house on April 7, 2010!