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National Small Business Week Starts Sunday

Pure Lansing
April 26, 2018 11:00 AM

This year's National Small Business Week will be held from April 29 – May 5, 2018.

WASHINGTON, The head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, Administrator Linda  McMahon will start the week in Washington, D.C., where she will recognize and award outstanding small business owners and Resource Partners from around the country. She will continue the week with a bus road show starting in Jacksonville, Fla. and then continue on to  South Carolina and North Carolina.  Each stop she will meet with small business owners, visit small businesses and hold roundtable discussions. Additionally, virtual events, recognition and educational opportunities throughout SBA's 10 Regions and 68 Districts will be held throughout the week. 

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Avalon full-size sedan and Corolla Hatchback | A Shunpiker's Journal

A Shunpiker's Journal
April 26, 2018 10:00 AM

For the newest episode of 'A Shunpiker's Journal' Steve hit the road going to the west coast and then returned to the mitten.
Hear about two redesigned Toyota products, the Avalon full-size sedan and Corolla Hatchback. We
' re just back from California where we got to drive both though the hills east of San Diego and talk to the Toyota folks about the changes to both. Then we’ll switch gears and talk to a speed shop guy in suburban Detroit about how they modify customer cars adding hot stuff from the aftermarket. 
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Lucius Vassar to Lead Cinnaire’s Targeted Detroit Investment Strategy

Michigan Business Network
April 26, 2018 9:00 AM

Cinnaire recently announced Lucius Vassar has been appointed Senior Vice President, Detroit Market Leader.

As the Senior Vice President, Detroit Market Leader, Lucius will lead Cinnaire’s Priority City Initiative in Detroit. As part of the Priority City Initiative, Cinnaire will continue to dedicate resources to support community and economic development investments in the Detroit market, with accelerated investment over the next three years. Cinnaire has invested over $500 million in Detroit in the last 25 years.


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MICHBio Hosts Its Annual Biosciences Capitol Day at the State Capitol in Lansing

Michigan Business Beat
April 25, 2018 10:00 AM

Be Seen and Be Heard in Lansing! Your Participation is Essential!

Here's your last reminder! Make plans to help advance Michigan's biosciences industry through legislative outreach efforts in Lansing. The Michigan Biosciences Day at the Capitol today April 25th, 2018. It's already underway 

A strong turn-out is critical to reflect the importance of Michigan's bio-industry. Our mission is to present to the Michigan Legislature our policy agenda and vision for biosciences economic growth, sustainability and competitiveness. This event is available to MichBio members only. Not a member yet? Contact us today!  

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CBRE | Grand Rapids Office, Retail and Industrial MarketView Reports

Michigan Business Network
April 25, 2018 9:00 AM

 

APRIL 2018 MARKETVIEW GRAND RAPIDS Q1 2018 CBRE Research

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Automation, Facial Recognition, & Amazon Pop-up Ads

Bottom Line IT
April 24, 2018 6:00 PM

Your week is BUSY, thousands of tech stories cross the internet and your desk. What do you need to know about? Just ASK's team takes the time and often collect the ten stories you should be aware of, and distills them down to -- The Bottom Line, here's their team's latest episode.

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MEDC | Business Expansion, Community Revitalization Projects Gain Michigan Strategic Fund Approval

Michigan Business Network
April 24, 2018 2:00 PM

Plastic Trim International to invest $16.1 million, create 210 well-paying jobs in Iosco County
New entertainment development in Grand Rapids, façade improvement initiative win approval

LANSING, Mich. – Projects expected to generate more than $126 million in total investment and create 650 jobs in Michigan gained approval from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today.
 
“Today’s MSF actions continue to help fuel new economic activity across Michigan, strengthening our communities and creating good jobs for our residents,” and  said Jeff Mason CEO of MEDC, the state’s chief marketing and business attraction arm that administers programs and performs due diligence on behalf of the MSF.
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MICHBio: Sens. Stabenow and Peters, and Rep. Upton Honored as BIO Innovators in Biotechnology

Michigan Business Beat
April 22, 2018 9:00 AM

ANN ARBOR, MI (April 19, 2018) – The Michigan Biosciences Industry Association (MichBio) and Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) presented U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, U.S. Senator Gary Peters and U.S. Representative Fred Upton each with a BIO ‘Innovator in Biotechnology’ Award. The awards were bestowed on Capitol Hill in conjunction with this week’s BIO Legislative Day Fly-In.

“We salute them for introducing and supporting critically important legislation and appreciate their consistent support over the years for this industry that provides over 44,000 high-paying jobs in this state." said Stephen Rapundalo, PhD, MichBio President & CEO.

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DNR Offers Some Great Fishing Events This Year

Party @ MI Place
April 21, 2018 6:00 PM

Elyse Walter Department of Natural Resources spoke of the many fun events produced by the DNR (Fishing Division) and how to get involved with the DNR events.

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Something for Everyone at the 2018 East Lansing Art Fest

Party @ MI Place
April 21, 2018 3:00 PM

Michelle Carlson shared the great line up of activities that will be at the upcoming East Lansing Art Festival May 19-20, 2018. She invited everyone to come and enjoy… there's something for everyone. The event is featuring a “children’s” activity area – sure to bring smiles to many.

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