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Sparrow News| South Korean Delegation to Visit Sparrow to Study its Level 1 Trauma Center

Michigan Business Network
October 16, 2018 4:00 PM

South Korean delegation to visit Sparrow to study its Level 1 Trauma Center

Lansing MI - A delegation of trauma Physicians and government officials from South Korea will visit Sparrow as part of a tour of Level 1 trauma centers across the U.S. By some estimates, victims of more than 30 percent of fatal trauma injuries in South Korea last year could have survived with proper treatment.

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Troy Chamber of Commerce | Troy Schools Gear Up for “Step Up to the Plate” Promotion

Michigan Business Network
October 16, 2018 2:00 PM

Troy Schools Gear Up for “Step Up to the Plate” Promotion & Chance to Win $1,000 Cash Prize. 

From November 5-9, select restaurants will offer
20% OFF to patrons who turn in receipts to their favorite Troy School for a chance to win $1,000 cash prize

October 15, 2018—Troy, MI —  A partnership between Troy Chamber member restaurants and Troy School District (TSD), “Step Up to the Plate” is slated for Monday, November 5 – Friday, November 9.

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Troy Chamber of Commerce | CEO Series Event of the Year Featuring Nate Forbes, Managing Partner of The Forbes Company

Michigan Business Network
October 16, 2018 1:00 PM

Nate Forbes, a nationally recognized developer, owner and manager of luxury shopping destinations throughout the country, to Present at Troy Chamber’s CEO Series Event - November 7 

October 15, 2018TROY, MI — On Wednesday, November 7th, the Troy Chamber will host of the most highly anticipated CEO Series event of the year featuring Nate Forbes, Managing partner of The Forbes Company, the developer and owner behind the Somerset Collection in Troy, MI. The event will take place at Petruzzello's (6950 Rochester Road, Troy) from 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. and includes a sit-down breakfast.

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Sparrow News: Sparrow Children’s Emergency Physician Offers Parents Tips For a Safe Halloween

Michigan Business Network
October 15, 2018 1:00 PM




LANSING, MI – It’s the spooky season and young and old are excited about Halloween, but let’s not forget some basic safety tips, says Amy Blasen, D.O., Director of Pediatric Emergency Services at Sparrow’s Granger Pediatric Emergency Department.

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TED | State Brings City Leaders Together to Discuss Talent Retention, Attraction Marketing Strategies

Michigan Business Network
October 15, 2018 11:00 AM

Choose Michigan campaign adds U.P. to
campaign website, showcases how others can join the statewide effort

LANSING, Mich.— One month after the launch of the state’s first-ever talent retention and attraction campaign – Choose Michigan – more than 70 leaders from cities across the state gathered in Lansing for an inside look at Michigan’s first-of-its-kind marketing efforts geared toward young science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) professionals.

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Former Sparrow Hospice Leader Receives St. Johns Kiwanis Award for a Lifetime of Care

Michigan Business Network
October 15, 2018 10:00 AM


LANSING, MI – The recently retired director of Sparrow Hospice Services will be honored Thursday by St. Johns Kiwanis 707 Club for a lifetime of work to improve end-of-life care in Clinton County and throughout mid-Michigan.

Michele Wiseman, of St. Johns, will receive the Terry Cornwell Human and Spiritual Values award for “dedication to God and for outstanding contributions to the spiritual life and welfare of the community.” The award is named for a beloved teacher and counselor at St. Johns High School who died in 2005 at age 58 after battling diabetes for many years. Wiseman will be honored at a banquet held from 6-8 p.m. at the Emerald Golf Course in St. Johns.


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Sparrow News | Comedy Event Featuring ‘Sopranos’ Actor Benefits Sparrow Herbert-Herman Cancer Center

Michigan Business Network
October 12, 2018 1:00 PM

“Comics for Cancer: Night of 1000 Guidos”

LANSING, MI – “The Sopranos’” Vincent Pastore and “Home Improvement’s” Jim Labriola headline a special fundraiser Saturday to benefit the Sparrow Herbert-Herman Cancer Center.

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What does an economy with low employment, high customer satisfaction, and lots of job switching mean for the future?

Michigan Business Network
October 12, 2018 11:00 AM

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is a dialogue with Forrest Morgeson, Director of Research for the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Tomas Hult is Professor and Byington Endowed Chair in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) is the only national cross-industry measure of customer satisfaction in the United States. ACSI measures the satisfaction of U.S. household consumers with the quality of products and services offered by both foreign and domestic firms with significant share in U.S. markets. Forrest and Tomas dig a bit deeper than their recent op-ed in The Hill on “US heading toward an economy with unsatisfied customers — and voters” that was published on September 18, 2018, to better understand the data and implications for the US economy and coming elections.

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LAFCU Invites Public to Shred Day to Help Prevent Identity Theft Oct. 13

Michigan Business Network
October 11, 2018 6:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has invited the public to participate in LAFCU Shred Day to help fight identity theft, Saturday, Oct. 13. It is 10 a.m. to noon at LAFCU’s West Lansing Branch and headquarters, 106 N. Marketplace Blvd.

“We’re encouraging LAFCU members and the public to be vigilant in safely destroying documents with sensitive information to avoid fraud,” said Kelli Ellsworth Etchison, LAFCU chief marketing officer. “Fraudsters are becoming more sophisticated in response to increased security efforts. So, it can be the little things that help protect one’s financial identity.”

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LAFCU Hosts Free Community Event; Public Invited to Medicare Informational Seminar Oct. 17

Michigan Business Network
October 11, 2018 5:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU is hosting an informational seminar about Medicare, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 6-8 p.m., at its West Lansing Branch/headquarters, 106 N. Marketplace Blvd., Lansing. The event is free and open to the public; registration is requested but not required.

“Medicare 101” is for those who are approaching 65 years of age, the age of eligibility for the federal health care insurance program, including those transitioning from employer health insurance coverage.

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