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MEDC | Seven Michigan Companies to Travel to Brazil and Colombia to Expand Export Opportunities

Michigan Business Network
March 22, 2019 3:00 PM

 

LANSING, Mich. – Business leaders from seven Michigan companies will travel to Brazil and Colombia on Sunday to meet with prospective partners, distributors and customers to increase export opportunities in these markets. 

The trade mission, taking place March 24-29, is being coordinated by the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers (GSGP) in partnership with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s International Trade Program.

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NEWS RELEASE | Community Celebrates Success of Paddlers’ Landing Campaign

Michigan Business Network
March 22, 2019 2:00 PM

Paddlers' Landing Will Provide Safe Access to Flint River for Paddling, Rafting, and Fishing

Flint, MI.  March 21st, 2019  The crowdfunding campaign to support the Paddlers’ Landing at Mott Park, led by the Corridor Alliance Chapter of the Flint River Watershed Coalition is a success!

 

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NEWS RELEASE | Metro Detroit Resident Selected for IRS Taxpayer Advocacy Panel

Michigan Business Network
March 21, 2019 5:00 PM

Metro Detroit Resident Selected for IRS Taxpayer Advocacy Panel

A metro Detroit man was recently selected by the Treasury Department to serve on the nationwide Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP). Panel members listen to taxpayers, identify issues and make suggestions for improving Internal Revenue Service (IRS service and customer satisfaction.

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MEDC | City of Howell Receives Certification as Redevelopment Ready Community (Clone)

Michigan Business Network
March 21, 2019 4:00 PM

Designation facilitates private investment, improves economic development opportunities

LANSING, Mich. – For establishing a solid foundation to attract private investment and further build on municipality assets, the city of Howell has been awarded Redevelopment Ready Communities (RRC) certification, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today.

The MEDC will formally presented the award Monday, Feb. 11th, at City Hall, prior to a City Council meeting, to recognize the city of Howell’s new designation. City Hall is located at 611 East Grand River Avenue in Howell.

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Media Release | St. Martha School to Showcase Academic Difference at Prospective Family Day

Michigan Business Network
March 21, 2019 3:00 PM

March 24, 2019 event highlights benefits for young learners

OKEMOS, Mich. – St. Martha School recently announced an affordable way for children to receive a private education in Okemos. Along with this announcement comes a new event for families to learn more about the St. Martha difference.

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Foster Swift | Upcoming Seminars for Businesses New to Exporting

Michigan Business Network
March 21, 2019 2:00 PM

 

LANSING, Mich. – Businesses that are new to exporting or looking into entering new foreign markets will benefit from attending one of three "Legal Essentials to Exporting" seminars. Attending "Legal Essentials" will help businesses in identifying legal issues that should be addressed prior to pursuing export opportunities. 

Below is a list of live training events for 2019:

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MEDC | Companies Adding 262 Jobs, Investing Total of $29.6 Million in Northern, SE Michigan

Michigan Business Network
March 21, 2019 1:00 PM

  • Developments in Mt. Clemens, Pontiac, Evart will generate private investment of $29.6 million
  • Korean auto supplier erae AMS USA establishing new manufacturing operations in Pontiac
  • Expansions underscore strength of state’s automotive manufacturing talent

LANSING, Mich.  Three business expansions that will generate a total of $29.6 million in private investment and create 262 jobs in Michigan have received support from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today.

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MEDC | Crowdfunding campaign launched for Hoop Skirt Alley Project in Charlevoix

Michigan Business Network
March 21, 2019 8:00 AM

$6,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative 

LANSING, Mich. – An alleyway in downtown Charlevoix will be transformed into an interactive space, improving walkability and adding to the vibrancy of town through a new crowdfunding campaign, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, the City of Charlevoix and Charlevoix Main Street DDA announced today. The campaign is being offered through Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity.

If the campaign reaches its crowdfunding goal of $6,000 by April 30, 2019, the project will win a matching grant with funds made possible by the MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places program. For project details and to donate, please visit: patronicity.com/alley.

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MEDC | Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for “Community Welcome Center & Museum” in the UP’s Delta County

Michigan Business Network
March 20, 2019 12:00 PM

$50,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s  Public Spaces Community Places initiative 

LANSING, Mich. – Escanaba will soon be home to a regional hub and multi-use public complex through a new crowdfunding campaign, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Delta County Chamber of Commerce and Michigan’s State Fair in the Upper Peninsula announced today. The campaign is being offered through the Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity.

If the campaign reaches its crowdfunding goal of $50,000 by April 30, 2019, the project will win a matching grant with funds made possible by MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places program. For project details and to donate, please visit: patronicity.com/dc.

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NEWS RELEASE | Treasury: Time Running Out to Claim 2014 State Income Tax Refunds

Michigan Business Network
March 20, 2019 11:00 AM

Taxpayers Must File Their 2014 State Income Tax Return by April 15, 2019

LANSING, Mich. – Taxpayers who want to claim a state income tax refund from the 2014 tax year are running out of time, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury (Treasury).

State law requires taxpayers to file a state income tax return and claim their refund within four years. This means individuals who have yet to file their 2014 state income tax return and claim their refund must do so before Monday, April 15, 2019.

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