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PMBC | Tech Provider (Supplier) Application Now Open

Michigan Business Network
April 17, 2018 5:00 PM

Deadline coming up May 1st!

PMBC’s partner program, PlanetM, the State of Michigan's mobility initiative has teamed up with WardsAuto to provide you a tailored opportunity to meet with automotive companies seeking new technologies, products, and services at the upcoming WardsAuto Interiors Conference, May 30th, at the Cobo Center in Detroit.

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Delta Dental | Grant Program Improves Access to Dental Care One Life at a Time

Michigan Business Network
April 17, 2018 11:00 AM

Quality, affordable dental care isn’t always easy to come by.

Okemos, Michigan — For the Angermeier family of Owensville care only became a reality when they discovered Tulip Tree Family Health Care, a community health center in Fort Branch which provides dental care to those who are in need and uninsured.

Their son, Billy who is 20, is hearing impaired, non-verbal and has cerebral palsy.

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Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana CEO to retire in December

Michigan Business Network
April 12, 2018 4:00 PM

Okemos, Michigan—Laura Czelada, president and CEO of Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana, will retire in December after successfully leading one of the largest dental benefit companies in the United States for six years.

Chief Operating Officer Goran Jurkovic was selected by the board of directors as Czelada’s successor, effective January 1, 2019. Jurkovic has been COO since 2016 and is responsible for business operations, administration and marketing. 

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Sparrow Carson Hospital Apothecary and Gift Shoppe Offering Free Vitamins for Children

Michigan Business Network
April 11, 2018 10:00 AM

CARSON CITY, MI – Parents are encouraged to enroll their children in the free vitamin program offered by Sparrow Carson Hospital’s Apothecary and Gift Shoppe, part of Good Neighbor Pharmacy.

The program allows children ages 2-12 to receive a free 30-day supply of Good Neighbor Pharmacy Children’s Chewables Complete Multivitamins each month. This program is a new initiative from Sparrow Carson Hospital to improve children’s health in our region.

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Remembrance of MLK Assassination Evening of April 4th

Michigan Business Network
April 4, 2018 6:15 PM

Bell-ringing event to feature special guest Mary Ellen Norwood Ford!

“Ring a Bell for Freedom” is a remembrance of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. It is organized by The Greater Lansing Area Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commission. This is being held at the Michigan State Capitol this evening.

The gathering will be encouraged to use a hashtag of #LansingMLK50

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2018 Michigan Grape & Wine Conference | Paul Bergy

Michigan Business Network
April 4, 2018 12:00 PM

MBN was on the road to Kalamazoo, MI to talk with people about the 2018 Michigan Grape & Wine Conference. In this interview Paul Bergy of Graphic Solid Inks talks about the scope of the event.

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LAFCU Selects Jorgensen As Assistant Branch Manager

Michigan Business Network
March 30, 2018 7:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has selected Stephen Jorgensen, of Lansing, as assistant branch manager, currently assigned to the LAFCU contact center located at the mid-Michigan credit union’s headquarters in west Lansing.

In the new position, Jorgensen works with contact center employees to increase efficiency and job satisfaction as well as develops schedules for the 16-person contact center branch.

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Software company expansion boosts state’s IT sector

Michigan Business Network
March 30, 2018 9:00 AM

News Release provided by: MEDC

California-based Nexient’s investment brings 300 tech jobs to Ann Arbor

LANSING, Mich. – Nexient, a global-leading software services provider, will expand its business operations in Ann Arbor, providing a decisive boost to Michigan’s ongoing effort to attract tech companies and talent to the state.

“Our economic reinvention already has connected more than 540,000 Michiganders with new private-sector jobs,” said Gov. Rick Snyder. “The demand for talented workers in dynamic fields like computer science and the professional trades continues to grow. And, as Michigan grows, we need to be ready.”

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Dennis Swan, Long-Time Sparrow Health System CEO and Health Industry Thought Leader, Announces Plans To Retire

Michigan Business Network
March 29, 2018 3:00 PM

LANSING, MI – Dennis Swan, long-time president and CEO of Lansing-based Sparrow Health System announced today he plans to retire in October of this year. Swan, 70, took over the Sparrow helm in June 2005, after serving as interim president since November 2004 and in numerous executive roles prior to that for a total of over 37 years of service.

“Last year, as I was approaching age 70, I began to consider life after Sparrow. But, as always, I wanted to see numerous projects through to completion,” says Swan. “It’s been an honor and privilege working to advance the region’s health and health care with such a strong and committed team of Board Members, Physicians, Nurses, Caregivers, Volunteers and Leaders. Everyone here is dedicated to providing quality health care and service excellence for every Patient. Now is the ideal time for Sparrow to begin the succession process. The new phase of my life will bring more unstructured time and greater opportunities to be with my wife, daughter, son-in-law and three fantastic grandchildren.”

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Meet MBN Host & International Business Guru

Michigan Business Network
March 29, 2018 12:00 PM

Tomas Hult is the Byington Endowed Chair and Professor of International Business at Michigan State University. He is also the Executive Director and Foundation President of the Academy of International Business.

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