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Michigan Business Beat, hosted by Chris Holman, discusses economic development, new or unusual entrepreneurial initiatives, and successful business practices from different regions and industries around Michigan with a wide range of entrepreneurs and business leaders.

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Cinnaire | Building MI Communities Conference Wednesday Lunch Keynote Stephanie Land

Michigan Business Beat
May 16, 2019 11:00 AM

MBN visited Day 3 of 21st Annual Building Michigan Communities Conference at the Lansing Center, May 1, 2019. Luncheon Keynote to wrap up the event was delivered by Stephanie Land.

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When a Calendar and an Area Code Collide LansingMADE#517Day

Michigan Business Beat
May 15, 2019 3:30 PM

The 517 Day Celebration returns to Lansing Friday and Saturday, May 17 and 18. It is a free to attend two day festival that celebrates Lansing’s people, culture, and diversity.

Festivities will include Lansing area based cuisine, venues, music, nonprofit organizations, and local businesses.

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Cinnaire | LIHTC 301 Session from Building MI Communities Conference

Michigan Business Beat
May 15, 2019 11:00 AM

MBN visited Day 3 of 21st Annual Building Michigan Communities Conference at the Lansing Center, May 1, 2019. Ben Stehouwer, Vice President, Underwriting, Cinnaire delivered the 11 o'clock session.

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Cinnaire Plays a Key Role in 21st Annual Building Michigan Communities Conference

Michigan Business Beat
May 14, 2019 8:00 AM

Right after this year's three-day conference "Drving Our Future Forward", Mark McDaniel, President & CEO, Cinnaire, REO Town, Lansing, MI, joined Chris Holman in the studio to review that recent 3-DAY "21st Annual Building Michigan Communities Conference."

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Cinnaire | Governor Whitmer, Senator Shirkey Join Community Leaders to Celebrate Groundbreaking of Andy’s Place

Michigan Business Beat
May 6, 2019 2:00 PM

Nation’s First Model for Permanent Supportive Recovery Housing Breaks Ground in Jackson. MI

Andy’s Place, a 50-unit residential facility developed as part of the Michigan Permanent Recovery Supportive Housing (PRSH) initiative in response to Michigan’s opioid crisis, officially broke ground this week in Jackson. The $13 million project is funded through a public-private partnership that includes investments from Cinnaire, Huntington Bank and the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA).

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Michael Laing | Director of MAWBYness Shares the MAWBY Sparkling Wine Story

Michigan Business Beat
May 6, 2019 1:00 PM

Michael Laing – Director of Ops, Mawby Vineyards and Winery, Suttons Bay, MI, drops by the MBN studio to speak with Chris Holman to disucss what it is like to be Maby Sparkling Wines' "Director of MAWBYness". Michael tells us about the company, and his story along with that of the company he joined in 2007.

May is Michigan Wine month which is MAWBY MONTH!, he lets us know all about that, through the path to the upper mitten, and what makes their product line different.

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LAFCU | LAFCU to Present Third Financial Reality Fair at Perry High School

Michigan Business Beat
May 1, 2019 8:00 AM

Twenty LAFCU employees to help students create real-life financial budgets

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU is returning to Perry High School for the third time to present a
Financial Reality Fair to help students improve their financial decision-making.
The Monday April 29th fair was for the sophomore class. Students who are juniors and
seniors have attended the two previous fairs.

Above Photo:
Perry High School sophomores will be the third class at the
school to work with LAFCU financial experts in honing their financial decision-making skills at a
LAFCU Financial Reality Fair.

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Dave Heisey : Crestcom | Change How You Manage Change

Michigan Business Beat
April 30, 2019 9:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher reviews with Dave Heisey, Crestcom's approach to handling CHANGE. If you want someone to maintain the status quo - to keep things running smoothly - or to not mess things up, then you’re probably looking for a manager. Someone who can handle the day to day activities and make sure things run like clockwork.

Dave is President of DRH Enterprises, LLC, Holt, MI, and a Crestcom training facilitator in Michigan.

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Cinnaire | Invests in First City Modern Building to Open in Detroit

Michigan Business Beat
April 29, 2019 3:00 PM

The Flats at 124 Alfred Provide Modern, Affordable Housing Designed Exclusively for Seniors

Cinnaire recently joined Bedrock, Mayor Mike Duggan, Detroit City Councilwoman Mary Sheffield, Fifth Third Bank, community leaders and residents to celebrate the grand opening for The Flats at 124 Alfred. Located in Detroit’s historic Brush Park neighborhood, The Flats is the first building to open in Bedrock’s new 8.4-acre City Modern Development. Cinnaire, in partnership with Fifth Third Bank, provided a Low Income Housing Tax Credit Investment (LIHTC) to support the development.

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MICHauto | Gearing up for Mackinac Policy Conference 2019

Michigan Business Beat
April 24, 2019 10:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher catches up with Glenn R. Stevens, Executive Director, MICHauto and Vice President, Automotive and Mobility Initiatives, Detroit Regional Chamber, Detroit, MI. Their conversation reacquaints the Michigan Business community with MICHauto and how they are getting prepared for the Mackinac Policy Conference.

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