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04-24-2017: CAR's Response to the Auto Industry's Call for Action

Michigan Business Network
March 22, 2017 10:00 AM

Addressing Changes in new materials, new technologies, and the looming crisis in tooling and workforce. Two days of critical content and networking.

The T3 Manufacturing Summit will raise awareness and facilitate information exchange about the U.S. tooling crisis and demographic shifts in the workforce which present challenges for manufacturers and suppliers. Global manufacturing footprints and new business models have challenged the paradigm of, “produce it where you sell it,” leading to a declining source of local talent. Rapidly evolving changes in materials and manufacturing technologies are straining and may be constraining manufacturing and investment. These changes present significant challenges such as workforce and capacity utilization that present opportunities for manufacturer and tool shops.  

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Mascots Make Surprise Visit to Sparrow!

Michigan Business Network
March 21, 2017 5:00 PM

Mascots for a Cure took a visit to Sparrow Children's Center to lift up some of the children and their families that are battle cancer. Through their passion, relentless pursuit of goals, and the power of mascots, they foster hope, laughter, joy, positive memories and love. MBN had the privilege of seeing the mascots in action. The video footage of the event includes Sparrow Nurses doing the Chubby Checker Twist Challenge! 

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Treasury: Taxpayers Can Check State Refund Status Online

Michigan Business Network
March 21, 2017 11:00 AM

More than $1.8 Billion in State Individual Income Tax Refunds Issued Last Year

 

LANSING, MI — Michiganders who recently filed a 2016 state individual income tax return can check the status of their refund online by going to www.michigan.gov/wheresmyrefund, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury (Treasury).

 


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03-23-2017: Talent Outlook: Detroit Drives Degrees

Michigan Business Network
March 20, 2017 5:30 PM

Join leaders from the higher education, business, government and nonprofit and philanthropic sectors for the Detroit Regional Chamber's Talent Outlook: Detroit Drives Degrees breakfast at the Detroit Athletic Club on Thursday, March 23.

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Baker College helps raise awareness of cyber threats at March 29 small business workshop

Michigan Business Network
March 20, 2017 11:30 AM

FLINT TOWNSHIP, MI —The cyber defense program at Baker College’s Flint campus will be highlighted at a free workshop presented by the Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC), Wednesday, March 29, 10 a.m. to noon.

The workshop, titled “Small Business, Big Threat: Cyber Security Awareness,” is intended to raise awareness of cyber threats to small businesses.

“We turned to Baker College to host and involve its cyber defense program because it is a tremendous resource for the small business community,” said Marsha Lyttle, director of the MI-SBDC I-69 Trade Corridor Region. 

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04-07-2017: Medtech+ Innovation Weekend

Michigan Business Network
March 20, 2017 10:30 AM

LEARN. CREATE. DELIVER.

You will learn how to evaluate the viability of new innovations, develop a business model for them and communicate effectively with investors, advisers, prospective customers, team recruits and others. It is ideal preparation for developing highly competitive teams in pitch competitions and for early investor discussions.

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03-22-2017: 5 Minutes Tops: Regionals

Michigan Business Network
March 18, 2017 2:00 PM

What is 5 Minutes Tops?

 

It is that time of year again! Time for the Regional 5 Minute Tops Youth Pitch Competition.   A "Shark Tank"-esque competition in which students will prepare and present business ideas to local business owners for a chance to win cash prizes and assistance in your endeavor. You have 5 minutes to convince our panel to buy into your idea. There are no other requirements to fill.

 

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AAA MICHIGAN REPORTS: NO BLARNEY WHEN IT COMES TO PREVENTING DRUNK DRIVING

Michigan Business Network
March 17, 2017 7:30 PM

50% of  Total Traffic Fatalities in Michigan were Alcohol-related on St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

DEARBORN, MI —  AAA Michigan is sending out a statewide SHAMROCK SAFETY ALERT urging motorists to take extra care to help make their St. Patrick’s Day celebrations safe. This year, St. Patrick’s Day lands on Friday and the start of the weekend.  The risks for impaired driving are higher as many establishments will be promoting the holiday throughout the entire weekend with many promotions kicking off in the early morning hours and continuing until the 2am closing time.  According to the most recent available Michigan State Police Criminal Justice Information Center statistical reports from 2016:

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Sparrow once again serves as Presenting Sponsor of MHSAA Girls and Boys Basketball Finals

Michigan Business Network
March 17, 2017 6:30 PM

LANSING, MI —  Sparrow – which provides medical expertise and information to Michigan High School Association schools, their athletes, parents and staff – is once again serving as the Presenting Sponsor of this season’s state Girls and Boys Basketball Finals.


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Spreading Cheer at Sparrow Children's Center!

Michigan Business Network
March 17, 2017 5:30 PM

MBN's Tony Monge and Michael Steibel had the opportunity to visit Sparrow Hospital Friday March 17th. Ronald McDonald was spreading cheer to the young patients at the Sparrow Children’s Center.

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