Senior center enters ramp biz

Saturday, September 30, 2006

HOLLAND, Mich. - Evergreen Commons, a senior center here, has purchased an American Ramp Systems franchise and created a business to sell and install metal ramps. The business, American Ramp Systems West Michigan, will use sales from the ramps to fund activities for the senior center. The business will cover 4 million residents from Oceana County to Washtenaw County to northern Indiana; it forecasts up to $200,000 in sales in its first year. The business has hired Douglas Draegar as a marketing and sales representative.