Archive: May 2017

Dick DeVos and His Wife Give a Glimpse of Their Generosity

Dick DeVos and his wife Betsy DeVos are widely respected and appreciated not only in Michigan, their home state but also across the United States. It was because of the couple’s charitable activities that their adulators outnumber their critics. The couple recently unveiled their massive amount of philanthropy worth $139 million.


Before the confirmation hearings as nominee for the portfolio of Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos and her husband’s charity contributions to the education sector and the Republican Party were collated and examined. It was before the hearing, Dick and Betsy DeVos made public the philanthropic contributions they have made through the family charitable organization, Dick and Betsy DeVos Foundation.


Dick and Betsy DeVos have been funneling out huge sums in charity since they founded the family charitable foundations decades ago. The couple’s generosity in giving money away can be assessed by the amount of money it doled out in 2015. According to the stats provided on the website of the Dick and Betsy DeVos, the couple gave away $11.6 million in charity to a wide range of educational institutions and enterprises. However, over the last five years, the couple has contributed $5.3 million, double the amount spent in charity, to Republican Party’s campaign. These are the figures Betsy DeVos provided to the authorities as part of her documentation for the post of the Secretary of Education Department.


Dick and Betsy DeVos have been actively engaged in Republican politics, and the family’s two of the most active players in the Republican Party. The family’s association with the Republican Party started when Rich DeVos, the father of Dick DeVos and a noted businessman. Rich DeVos is also a prominent philanthropist, who, along with his children, in 2015 funneled out $104 million in charity. For its remarkable charity contributions, the family made to the 24th position on Forbes’ list of America’s Top Givers.


The primary focus of Dick and Betsy DeVos has the education sector. They have been contributing donations to improve the education choice for children and parents in the country. On the couple’s philanthropic agenda education makes the top item. Out of their total charity donations in 2015, 26 percent it was spent on the way of the cause of education. Similarly, the couple is also passionate about reforming education in the country and almost 3 percent of their charity in 2015 was aimed at education reform.


Dick DeVos is the son of the famous co-founder of Amway, Rich DeVos. He has decorated career in business and entrepreneurship. He is also actively engaged in politics and is an active player in Republican Party. During his long career, Dick has worked with several companies in leadership positions and has extensive experience in the field of business, investment, and fund management.


Beneful Dog Food at Petsmart

Petsmart sells Purina Beneful dog food anywhere from $5-$30 depending on the size of the bag. Shoppers can buy a 3.5 pound bag for $5.99, a 6.3 pound bag for $8.07, a 15.5 pound bag for $16.99, or a 31.1 pound bag for $29.99. This includes Purina Beneful Healthy Weight, Healthy Puppy, IncrediBites, and Original dog food. Shoppers can also buy grain free and gluten free adult dog food.

You can get more of a variety of Purina Beneful Prepared Meals and Chopped Blend wet dog food at Petsmart than other stores. Purina Beneful Prepared Meals and Chopped Blend wet dog food sells 10 oz for $1.89. Petsmart sells wet dog food in various flavors such as: beef, chicken, turkey, liver, lamb, stew, and salmon. Each wet food flavor is accompanied by multiple ingredients including carrots and peas, green beans, rice and barley, wild rice, and tomatoes.

Though there are no Purina Beneful treats sold at Petsmart, it offers more of a variety of Purina Beneful dry food and wet dog food in multiple flavors than grocery stores. If you are only looking for dog food, this would be the best place to go. Chicken and beef are popular flavors at grocery stores due to minimal choice to choose from. Petsmart allows for shoppers to try many different flavors to find their dog’s favorite meal.

Shoppers can search coupons for Purina Beneful dog food at Petsmart on “The Krazy Coupon Lady” website. There is a BOGO coupon for dog food that is a buy one 3.5 pound bag of Beneful dog food for $5.99 and get a second bag 50% off. This coupon lasts up until August 30th. Click select on the coupon, then go to “My List” on the right hand side of the page where you can either email the coupon or print.

Sawyer Howitt Has a Great Mentor!

At Meriwether Group the main priority is helping you become a hero. Hero is defined as being an entrepreneur, taking charge or your life and living it to the fullest. We specialize in helping you become the best version of you.

Great businesses develop from incorporating all facets of your brain. The Meriwether Team will help bridge the gap between you left and right brain tendencies. This is quite important because the left and right hemispheres of your brain represent the analytical and creative aspects. It takes more than analytics to run a great business. The importance of creativity cannot be under estimated as both are needed to have a successful business

This unique company was established out of the need to help entrepreneurs develop their business. Generally, people are usually creative or analytic. It is seldom, that they possess both attributes equally. That is where Sawyer Howitt saw the need. He decided to work with his family to develop a service that works like a toolbox.

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He dreamed of a company that would service entrepreneurs. It would help them accomplish diverse things. He did not just want a stringent list of services. Instead he developed a tool box where the entrepreneurs could choose what services were of the most benefit.


Now the only thing left was to give the business a name. He named it the Meriwether Group, and provided mentors and specialists for consultation.