Behind the Scenes: Shelbey Plans Her Own Wedding

Behind the Scenes: Shelbey Plans Her Own Wedding

Wedding planning is tough work. I know that from working at The Rental Company. But I also know that because I am in the middle of planning my own! As you continue planning your event, I will be right alongside doing the same. Let’s just say I “get it” now more than ever.   Picking a Wedding Date When you work in the wedding industry and your fiance coaches football, picking a wedding date is not easy. All of June, August, and September was out of the questions because of wedding season. Then October and November were a big N-O because heaven forbids your wedding date falls on the same night as a big game… if they make it that far. This was the first

Happy Birthday, Robyn!

Happy Birthday, Robyn!

In celebration of a special birthday this Sunday, we thought we’d give you the inside scoop on all things Robyn. I sat down last Thursday with Robyn to talk about the good, the better, and the inspiring. For those of you who don’t know Robyn, here is a little bit of insight! Meet Robyn: Robyn is a strong, independent woman with passion and drive for everything she does. She owns 2 horses, 4 mini horses, a baby mini pony, and another mini baby that should be here any day now! In addition to horses, she also has accumulated chickens, ducks and, of course, has multiple cats and dogs. Living the dream if you ask me! Robyn has owned The Rental Company for over 14 years

About Us: Graduates

About Us: Graduates

There are over 25,000 high schools in the United States. Each of them has a very special event coming up this month or next, and that is graduation. Here at The Rental Company, we have a few soon to be graduates of our own. We are incredibly excited to watch these students graduate and are impressed by their ability to balance working with all of the demands of high school. We know that they are going to do amazing things, so we wanted to share some highlights of their high school careers and what they are planning to do in coming years…    Anna Cole is graduating from Hamilton High School and was deeply involved in theater. Her latest role was Belle in the high

Meet the Rental Company Team

Meet the Rental Company Team

You’ve heard about and probably met Robyn, the Rental Company owner, or Heather, the General Manager, but now we are eager to introduce you to other staff members doing great behind the scenes work for The Rental Company. Some are shifting into new roles, others are excelling in the positions they currently hold. These are the true event heroes. Meet the team that makes your events fantastic:  Shelbey Snider Shelbey joined The Rental Company about a year and a half ago as an Event Assistant. After her graduation from Hope College this weekend she starts as our Client Experience Specialist. Shelbey has grown immensely throughout her time at The Rental Company. She developed her role into an integral piece of our team. Her calm, compassionate demeanor is sure to set you at ease as you plan your event with

Getting to Know The Rental Company: Woman Owned Business

Getting to Know The Rental Company: Woman Owned Business

This past week Robyn, The Rental Company owner, was a finalist in the Grand Rapids Business Journal’s Top Woman Owned Businesses Awards. Though she would never draw attention to her own awards and accolades we would like to spend a blog post telling you more about our fearless leader. Getting to know Robyn gives you a peek into the heart of who we are and why we do things the way we do. Robyn self-identifies as Organized. Creative. Compassionate. Action-Oriented. Those who know her would agree that these words are great starting points, but let’s dive in a bit deeper: Organized In an industry of constant interruption, the ability to focus, organize and prioritize is essential. On a busy Saturday, with rain clouds hovering, Robyn has the ability