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Consumers Energy Delivers $2.6 Million Check to General Motors for Energy Efficiency Measures

Michigan Business Network
December 6, 2017 3:00 PM

GM Reduces Enough Energy to Power 350 Houses, Heat 2,100 Homes

FLINT, Mich., Dec. 6, 2017 – General Motors Flint Complex has received a $2.6 million incentive payment from Consumers Energy for energy efficiency upgrades, part of the energy provider’s commitment to helping businesses across Michigan lower their energy costs. Consumers Energy President and CEO Patti Poppe presented the incentive check to GM officials at the Flint Assembly plant today.

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Consumers Energy Crews Restoring Power Following Severe Overnight Storms

Michigan Business Network
December 5, 2017 1:00 PM

Over 100,000 Affected by High Winds; Safety Critical as Work Continues

4:30 PM Update: Crews Surpass Halfway Point in Electric Restoration Work

JACKSON, Mich., Dec. 5, 2017 – Consumers Energy employees and contractors are at work across the Lower Peninsula this morning following severe storms overnight that affected over 100,000 homes and businesses.

Restoration efforts are continuing, with over 1,200 employees and contract workers involved to safely restore power and help customers. Consumers Energy is working to restore power to all affected customers by 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters launches first scholarship 

Michigan Business Network
December 5, 2017 9:00 AM

Big Brothers Big Sisters Michigan Capital Region to start the Roy C. Jackson Scholarship Program.

LANSING, MI — Big Brothers Big Sisters Michigan Capital Region to start the Roy C. Jackson Scholarship to help fund college for children involved in the program.

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Delta Dental Business Brief - Pair of Promotions Announced

Michigan Business Network
December 1, 2017 6:00 PM

Okemos, Michigan — Mike Bobak Vice President, Sales and Account Management—Autos and Labor Market Relations.

Delta Dental of Michigan is pleased to announce that Mike Bobak will serve as the Vice President of Sales and Account Management for Autos and Labor Market Relations. Bobak will oversee the team responsible for sales, commercial business, automotive accounts and labor market relations. He joined the company in 2004, having served in various positions. He earned his Bachelor’s degree and Master’s of Business Administration degree from Eastern Michigan University.

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Delta Dental Foundation Provides Third Round of Field Trip Grants

Michigan Business Network
December 1, 2017 3:00 PM

Okemos, Michigan — This winter 4,000 students across Michigan will learn about oral health by exploring the wonders of the human mouth at the interactive Chew on This! exhibit.

The Delta Dental Foundation (DDF) is providing $25,000 in field trip grants to allow roughly 166 Michigan elementary classrooms, grades pre-kindergarten to fourth grade, to visit the exhibit when it returns to Impression 5 Science Center in Lansing.

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Meet MBN Operations Director Jeffrey Mosher

Michigan Business Network
November 30, 2017 12:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher is the Operations Director for Michigan Business Network where since 2012 he has put to use his over two decades of experience in radio news, sports, and weather to coordinate web content, edit audio, record off-site interviews, and capture business events across Michigan.

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Delta Dental Foundation Distributes $150K to Improve Oral Health

Michigan Business Network
November 30, 2017 11:00 AM

Applications for Brighter Futures Community Grants program open December 1

Okemos, Michigan —The Delta Dental Foundation is seeking applications from community-based oral health programs and organizations in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana for its 2018 Brighter Futures Community Grants program.

Across Michigan, Ohio and Indiana, $150,000 total will be awarded in grants to organizations that specifically focus on providing and promoting oral health care for children and adults, particularly in underserved and at-risk populations.

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Michigan's 2018 Economic Forecast Series Underway

Michigan Business Network
November 29, 2017 12:00 PM

The Michigan Economic Forecast Series is an annual occurance for MBN. It has included six stops across the wide geography of Michigan each year since 2012. The one which is underway is this year's effort to once again provide insights for the upcoming year of 2018.

One highlight with the series is to announce the autumn Michigan Future Business Index is out in the field seeking small business' opinion on the state of business in Michigan at this time and what to expect in the upcoming months. Since 2006, the Michigan Business Network, the Accident Fund Insurance Company of America and Paul King owner of ROI Insight have been surveying business leaders and analyzing and reporting trends in the state’s small to mid-sized business economy. By mid-December the newest MFBI results will be released. Stay tuned for those results. AND if you haven't participated in the survey, please do so today!

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State Treasury Department Outlines State of Michigan Scholarships

Michigan Business Network
November 27, 2017 1:00 PM

As Michigan’s Scholarship Month comes to a close, the Michigan Department of Treasury reminds students and their families about various scholarships provided by the state of Michigan.

“The state administers an assortment of scholarships as provided under state law,” said Anne Wohlfert, director of Treasury’s Student Financial Services Bureau. “MI Student Aid works closely with our state’s school districts to inform and educate students and their families about the scholarships available to help pay for college.”

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Treetops Resorts Let the Snowdown Begin

Michigan Business Network
November 27, 2017 9:00 AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

Treetops Resort and Spa has plenty of Black Friday deals to go ‘round! Snag as many deals as you want for the family and the in-laws you may or may not like. Now they can’t say you’ve never done anything for them... this year anyway.  

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