|February 2012 - 3 Mile Project featured in "Church Executive" magazine|
November 2011 - Elevate Studio featured in MiBiz Magazine: Elevate Studio Seeks Higher Calling
November 2011 - 3 Mile Project celebrates its 1 year anniversary having enjoyed hosting over 6,000 separate students from over 85 school districts.
November 2011 - Elevate Studio wins a 2011 Worship Facilities Magazine "Solomon Award" for best "Special Project or Initiative"
October 2011 - Elevate Studio presented on "Sustainability and Houses of Worship" at Aquinas College for the "Leaps of Faith" conference put on by Michigan Interfaith Power and Light
September 2011 - Western Theological Seminary wins a Design Award from the AIA Grand Valley in the category of Unbuilt Architecture
July 2011 - Elevate Studio Presents at the Christian Schools International Leadership Convention in Baltimore, MD on the subject of Faith and Sustainability
March 2011 - Kids have started to post their videos of 3 Mile Project events:
Reball - Are You Ready?
February 2011 - Jim and Steve were interviewed for a Worship Facilities Magazine article on Green Churches
February 2011 - Jim VanderMolen of Elevate Studio is helping paralyzed shooting victim redesign house for life in wheelchair
January 2011 - Monroe Community Church featured at Clayfire Curator for its ArtPrize Setting; team led by Steve Fridsma of Elevate Studio
November 2010 - Elevate Studio's "3 Mile Project" Opens - WOOD TV
November 2010 - Elevate Studio's "3 Mile Project Opens - MLIVE
October 2010 - Steve Fridsma from Elevate Studio contributes to article in Worship Faclities Magazine: "When a Building Becomes a Welcoming Hand"
September 2010 - Elevate Studio wins AIA Grand Valley Design Award: Honorable Mention in the Unbuilt Project category