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New Sparrow Urgent Care Set to Open Late March

Michigan Business Network
March 16, 2018 5:00 PM

MBN had the opportunity to visit the new Sparrow urgent Care, located across from Sparrow Hospital on Michigan Ave. The Urgent Care is set to open in late March 2018 and will help alleviate some of the congestion at Sparrow Hospital's Emergency Department.

Below we share both video and audio coverage!

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MDARD | Why Export

Michigan Business Network
March 15, 2018 6:00 PM

Michigan is the second most agriculturally diverse state in the U.S. With such ample agricultural and food resources, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development wants to highlight the importance and benefits of food and agriculture exports and how they can help you grow your businesses.

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Award-Winning Innovator & Marketer Chris Denson

Be Investable
March 15, 2018 2:00 PM

Chris Denson, award-winning innovator, marketer, recovering comedian and host of the Innovation Crush interview series, joins Michael Melfi on the Be Investable podcast.

An expert at uncovering the best thinking and commonalities across a diverse array of cultures, Chris has applied his knowledge and expertise to the likes of The White House, Google Launchpad, and Omnicom Media Group. Chris touches on the shining moments in his career, great innovation and the importance of the ability to be nimble in business. Listen today for great insight on Chris's experiences, successes, and failures in business. 

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The Lake Superior Community Partnership Celebrating Its 20th Anniversary This Year

U.P. Perspectives
March 15, 2018 1:00 PM

As many in the Upper Peninsula know, the LSCP (Lake Superior Community Partnership), in Marquette County is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. But this economic development group is a great example of good things on the move in Michigan. Below is the speech their Chief Executive Officer, Amy Clickner gave at their annual dinner, trying to put the last 20 years into words.

“How can you sum up 20 years? How do you convey exactly how you feel about the organization you basically grew up in? The one you have so much pride in that the advice “don’t take it personally” or “it’s just a job” is really tough to swallow and makes you work harder?

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MFEA Strategic Plan For 2018

Party @ MI Place
March 15, 2018 12:00 PM

Dale Johnson, MFEA Vice Chair, and Sue share highlights of the recent MFEA Strategic Plan and Board Meeting held at the Double Tree/Hilton in Bay City. MichiganFun.com is the “key” branding for Michigan Festivals & Events Association. The 2018 award-winning MichiganFun.com magazine (300,000+) will be available late March. The 2018 MFEA Signature On-Line Auction opens April 12 and will close May 22. The 2018 MFEA Annual Convention is scheduled November 8-11 at the Boyne Mountain Resort – Boyne Falls.

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Michigan’s Oldest & Largest Multi-Community Festival

Party @ MI Place
March 15, 2018 11:00 AM

Sally Geodhof and Anna Abdelnour invites guest to the Annual Blossomtime Festival in St. Joe/Benton Harbor come April 29 – May 5. Both Mr. Blossomtime and Miss Blossomtime welcome guests to the Grand Floral Parade, the Shoe Box Parade and all the festivities that follow. Blossomtime is Michigan’s oldest and largest multi-community festival…celebrating 86 years in 2018!!

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Michigan Beer Based Events

Party @ MI Place
March 14, 2018 7:00 PM

Paul Starr, Creator of I’m a Beer Hound, shares his enthusiasm in becoming the creator of I’m a Beer Hound as well as sharing some of the lessons learned in starting an event.

Paul Starr, Guest Speaker, Creator of I’m a Beer Hound
Paul and Sue talk of some of the challenges and successes of working with volunteers and community leaders in producing the many events he is responsible for. Lansing & Grand Rapids…a couple of the locations Paul chose to produce the Michigan beer based events.

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Festifools Celebration April 6th!

Party @ MI Place
March 14, 2018 6:00 PM

Shary Brown shares the history of the unique FestiFools celebration in Ann Arbor. The event is definitely one-of-a-kind for Michigan and is set for April 6th. Art & creativity surround the event. So full of FUN! Papier-mache and kids of all ages celebrating the moments(s)!

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Space X, Facebook's VPN Service & More Tech News

Bottom Line IT
March 14, 2018 1:00 PM

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SpaceX Demo Satellite for high speed Internet project

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Grand Traverse Pie Company Celebrates Pi Day (3.14) with Free Pie and Other Statewide Celebrations

Michigan Business Beat
March 13, 2018 5:00 PM

(Traverse City, MI) – In honor of Pi Day - a day noted by math enthusiasts around the world- on Wednesday, March 14 (3.14) the Grand Traverse Pie Company (GTPC) will be celebrating all day serving a free slice of ABC (Apples, Blueberries, Cherries) pie with purchase. Pie is a perfect complement to the craveable comfort foods offered at GTPC including Chicken Pot Pie, traditional Beef Pasties and quiche.

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