The Pew Research Center defines the Millenial generation as those born between the years of 1980 and 2000. This group is said to make up more than 40 percent of the workforce – a number that will only increase over the next decade.

Ken Miguel-Cipriano is a local resident, Peruvian immigrant and graduate of the University of Michigan. He graduated in debt and juggled a number of jobs – in a number of locations – before getting to a sense of stability.

A Thanksgiving party aims to attract and retain former west Michiganders traveling home for the holidays. 

“The development that’s occurred, the job creation and opportunities that have occurred in the past couple years, really tends to take somebody by surprise.”

That’s Tim Mroz with The Right Place.

The economic development agency and Hello West Michigan are teaming up for the fourth annual ReThink West Michigan – a free event that’s part party, and part networking.