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Liberty Coin Service’s Manderscheid Added To National Law Enforcement Volunteer Expert Registry!

Michigan Business Network
September 21, 2018 8:00 AM

Beth Deisher, the Director of Anti-Counterfeiting for the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF) has confirmed that Liberty Coin Service Inventory Manager and Senior Numismatist Paul Manderscheid has been added to the ACTF’s national registry of rare coins and precious metals experts willing to volunteer their time to assist law enforcement officials in investigating counterfeiting of such products and serving as an expert witness in subsequent court cases.  Manderscheid is now one of almost one hundred such experts around the country available to support law enforcement at no charge.

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College tuition discount benefits Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana employees, their families

Michigan Business Network
September 20, 2018 7:00 PM

News Release Provided by Delta Dental of Michigan 

Okemos, Michigan Many companies offer tuition benefits to employees, but few extend such a valuable benefit to their children, and also nieces, nephews or godchildren. But Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana does. And nearly half of the workforce has already signed on to receive the valuable benefit. Full time employees can earn up to one year of college tuition discounts through the Savings and Growth in Education (SAGE) Scholars Tuition Rewards program. Beneficiaries include employees’ children, stepchildren, adopted children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews or godchildren.

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Regional leaders launch redesign of West Michigan Prosperity Dashboard

Michigan Business Network
September 20, 2018 6:00 PM

Newly redesigned dashboard offers expanded indicators and updated data

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Michigan Women’s Foundation | Upcoming Events

Michigan Business Network
September 20, 2018 10:00 AM

 Michigan Women's Foundation has an event September 25th in Lansing, MI.

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NEWS RELEASE | MI Student Aid Providing Free College Financial Aid Counseling Across the Upper Peninsula

Michigan Business Network
September 19, 2018 10:00 AM

Treasury Program Go-To Resource for Learning How to Pay for College

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan families and students looking for help paying for college should save the date for one of MI Student Aid’s financial aid traveling one-stop shops visiting the Upper Peninsula this month, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury (Treasury).

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Gov. Rick Snyder promotes state’s automotive leadership, Michigan as travel destination during China investment mission

Michigan Business Network
September 19, 2018 7:00 AM

Beijing – Gov. Rick Snyder spent the first two full days of his eighth investment mission to China promoting Michigan’s global leadership in mobility and autonomous vehicle technology development and delivering the message that Michigan is an ideal tourism destination for Chinese travelers.

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LAFCU Adds Mortgage Loan Officers to Meet Demand, Expand Service

Michigan Business Network
September 17, 2018 12:00 PM

Credit union is positioned to serve members throughout state.

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU is welcoming two mortgage loan officers as the credit union ramps up lending service to meet demand in the real estate market and to provide service in new areas within LAFCU’s expanded state-wide service territory.

Jon Novetske, of Eaton Rapids, and Andrew Houle, of Chelsea, cumulatively bring more than 20 years experience with the finance industry, specializing in residential mortgages. They will represent LAFCU in their respective geographical areas as well as work with people across the state who apply for mortgages by phone and online.  

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Troy Chamber of Commerce | Education 2.0: Engaging In The Race To Create A Future Workforce

Michigan Business Network
September 14, 2018 5:00 PM

TROY, MI — On Wednesday, October 17, the Troy Chamber of Commerce will host Education 2.0, an engaging panel discussion featuring three prominent collegiate leaders that are championing the future of the next generation of employees. The panel will highlight their contributions to their respective institutions and provide insight on how working closely with the business community is vital to engage the next generation of employees.

The event will be held from 8-9:30 a.m. at MSU Management Education Center, 811 W. Square Lake Rd. Troy.

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The Right Place Assists Medical Manufacturer with Local Expansion

Michigan Business Network
September 14, 2018 4:00 PM

Medbio investing $3.5 million to expand Cascade operations; 43 jobs created

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH (Sept. 12, 2018):  Today The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with Cascade Charter Township, announced that contract medical manufacturer Medbio is investing $3.5 million to expand its operations in the Cascade area. As a result, the company, based at 3637 Sysco Court, will add 43 jobs.

Medbio is an ISO 13485:2003-certified medical contract manufacturer, specializing in clean room injection molding, assembly, and packaging and has clients based throughout the U.S., Europe and Central America. The company is experiencing rapid growth with its injection molding operations and intends to purchase between 20 and 30 new injection molding machines.

As a result, the company needs additional space for assembly and packaging. The company plans to renovate a 25,000 SF building located across the street from its current operations to accommodate the growth.

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NEWS RELEASE | Gov. Rick Snyder Calls on Road Building Contractors and Unions to Resolve Dispute Quickly

Michigan Business Network
September 14, 2018 3:00 PM

Gov. Rick Snyder calls on road building contractors and unions to resolve dispute quickly; asking Attorney General for advice on whether situation is legally a labor dispute

Michigan Employment Relations Commission already offering mediation services

Lansing – Gov. Rick Snyder today is calling on the road building unions and contractors to meet and find a way to resolve their differences quickly before any projects are significantly delayed. He also is consulting with the Attorney General to provide guidance on whether this situation can legally be classified as a labor dispute, so the Governor could take additional actions on behalf of Michigan residents.  

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