Starting out as a weatherman/TV-Radio host for TV8 in the 70s, Andy also played "Captain Woody" on the TV8 afternoon kids' show. Andy just might be the most recognized personality in the West Michigan area having been on radio and TV for over five decades. Originally a "Hoosier" from Muncie, Indiana, Andy graduated from Ball State University, working in radio and TV in Richmond, Muncie and Indianapolis. Andy is deeply involved in the Grand Rapids and West Michigan community having served on the board of directors of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), the Metropolitan YMCA, and Easter Seals-Michigan. He also works with the Salvation Army, DeGage Ministries, JDRF, Disability Advocates, Hope Network, among others. Andy is a busy father and grandfather with seven children and fourteen grandchildren. What's the the best part of his job? The ability to make a difference in the community.
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Good heavens, the Stanley Cup is in the middle of the street on Mackinac Island!
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Dreaming Of A Nice Michigan Cottage Up North? How About This Bargain?
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Why is Walmart Cracking Down on Customers Who Do This?
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What Do You Think Are the Most Beautiful Places in Michigan?
If we ask ourselves what might be the most beautiful places in Michigan, everyone will have an opinion. It's hard to narrow down because we fortunately live in a very beautiful state.
The Most Expensive Cities in Michigan to Live? You’ll be Surprised!
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Does the IRS Owe You Money? Maybe and Here’s How to Claim it!
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Jellyfish in the Great Lakes? No Way. They’re only in the Ocean, Right?
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Will Membership Cost More at Sam’s Club? In a Word…Yes!
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Build a Building From Top Down? How is that Possible?
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