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Energy Policy, Wind and More

Dollars and Sense
October 13, 2015 6:30 PM

Patrick Heller speaks with James Taylor, Vice President of External Relations, Senior Fellow, Environment and Energy Policy of the Heartland Institute. They discuss energy and environmental issues, including problems with wind turbine technology, like cost vs. benefits and environmental risks.

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Economic Strategies During Turbulent Periods

Dollars and Sense
October 13, 2015 5:30 PM

Patrick Heller discusses the state of the current financial markets and the volatility that’s spreading across the globe. He speaks briefly about U.S. economic strategies during this period with U.S. trade partners.

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Talented Musician Featured - Jen Sygit

Show Biz Weekly
October 13, 2015 4:30 PM

Taylor Kelsaw and Michael McCallum discuss Michael's career as a multi-talented artist, producer, poet and actor. They speak with guest and musician, Jen Sygit, about her career, and how she got started.

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Big Ol' Barn Sale - Continuing a Legacy

Party @ MI Place
October 13, 2015 1:30 PM

Sue Bila is joined by Sean King, Sue Bila talks with Phil Smith about the Big Ol' Barn Sale held at the Midland Fairgrounds on Saturday, October 3. In addition to the Indoor Antique Flea Market, there was a special interest auto show in memory of Phil's Dad, The Hugh A. Smith Memorial Car Show!

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10-22-2015: Going Global Safely

Michigan Business Network
October 13, 2015 1:00 PM

Going Global Safely: Capturing International Business and Avoiding Pitfalls

MAComb-OU INCubator
October 22, 2015, 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Since 1985, the U.S. has entered into Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with 20 countries. Even today, the U.S. is in the midst of negotiations for a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP). During the three decades since the first FTA, exports have grown eight-fold, from $289 billion to $2,343 billion. In other words, the global market for U.S.-origin goods and services is very robust.

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Fifth Third Michigan State Fair - Highlighting the Great State of MI

Party @ MI Place
October 13, 2015 12:30 PM

Sue Bila and Steve Masters discuss the Fifth Third Michigan State Fair. Steve highlights how the attendance at the fair has grown over the years. They also discuss the new event at the fair, and how they give back through scholarships.

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Grants, Regranting and Minigrant Programs for the Arts

Party @ MI Place
October 13, 2015 11:30 AM

Sue Bila is joined by Jeff Garrett, from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. They discuss Capital Improvement Program grants for facility improvements or equipment purchases.

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11-18-2015: Learn | Network | Develop

Michigan Business Network
October 13, 2015 11:19 AM

Maner Costerisan
November 18, 2015, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Join Maner Costerisan for a packed day of learning and discovery at our annual conference. Featuring sessions for nonprofits, business owners, Microsoft Dynamics GP users, accounting staff, IT staff and more.

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Igniting Interest for the Arts in the Youth of Today

Party @ MI Place
October 13, 2015 9:30 AM

Sue Bila is joined by Sean King, Youth Education in the Arts (YEA!) in Pennsylvania. Sue and Sean talk about how Sean got started with YEA! and his role there.

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Big STEM Efforts and Big Pride in Big Rapids!

Education’s Business: Taking Positive Actions
October 12, 2015 7:30 PM

The Mecosta-Osceola Math, Science and Technology Center in Big Rapids, Michigan, is aptly directed by Larry Wynn. In this interview, Karl notes Larry's enthusiasm about the student engagement in the regional Science Fair, and the invaluable partnership they have with Ferris State University.

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