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Party @ MI Place

Party @ MI Place, hosted by Sue Bila, reviews festivals and events from around Michigan, looks ahead to upcoming events, and highlights people in the festivals and events industry who are making a difference in Michigan’s economy.

12:00 PM every Wednesday
Replay: 6:00 PM, 12:00 AM, 6:00 AM


Recent Posts

Clowning Around with Sunshine, Detroit Shriner's Circus

Party @ MI Place
September 13, 2017 5:00 PM

While anticpating the Opening Ceremony for the Michigan State Fair Charity Preview Night at Suburban Collection Showplace, Sue Bila ran into "Sunshine" the Clown of the Detroit Shriner's Circus. He shared about his career and the efforts of the Shrine.

Following the interview share in on the evening, hearing Michigan State Fair excerpts from the opening ribbon cutting ceremony. 

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The Rainbow Connection at the Michigan State Fair

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September 13, 2017 4:00 PM

Shortly before the opening ceremony for the Charity Preview Night at the recent Michigan State Fair, Sue Bila spent some time interviewing George Miller, Executive Director of The Rainbow Connection located in Oakland Co, MI.

Following the interview are also excerpts from the ribbon cutting ceremony at the Michigan State Fair including thanks to The Rainbow Connection. During the Charity Preview Night following the VIP Reception Children from the Detroit area Rainbow Connection and Special Olympics as well as many other local charitable organizations got the opportuniy to join in the fun at this year's Michigan State Fair!

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Jack Riley and Steve Masters from the Michigan State Fair

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September 13, 2017 12:00 PM

Shortly before the opening ceremony for the Charity Preview Night and VIP Reception at the Suburban Collection Showplace of Novi, MI, Sue Bila interviews Jack Riley and Steve Masters from the Michigan State Fair.
 

Additionally shared in this segment are opening remarks from the ribbon cutting ceremony.

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Veterans Memorial in Detroit Being Saved

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August 10, 2017 10:00 AM

Craig shares the story of a special Veterans Memorial in Detroit that is being saved from destruction and moved to Belle Isle for many to enjoy as a legacy to our Veterans.  This will be a memorial project to watch become a “special tribute” to many.

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"New" Michigan State Fair in Novi

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August 10, 2017 9:00 AM

Craig & Sue talk about the “new” Michigan State Fair at the Suburban Showplace Collection in Novi.  Features: The new Ram Truck main sponsor and Flagstar Bank.  Criag also provides a listing of the many charities that benefit from the Michigan State Fair.

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Michigan Shriners' Helping in a Big Fundraising Effort

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August 9, 2017 5:00 PM

Craig Stigleman and Sue Bila shared a special conversation regarding the many, many children the Michigan Shriners’ are able to assist with their generous donations and fundraising efforts.  Hats off to the Michigan Shriners’! 

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Events Happening in the Blue Water Area

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August 9, 2017 4:00 PM

Danielle Kreger (Blue Water Convention/Visitor Bureau and Sue talk about the many, many events happening in the Blue Water area.  Marine City Maritime Days, Lexington Fine Art Street Fair, St. Clair Jazz Fest and many other fun events in the area.  Danielle also spoke of the breathtaking evening view of the Blue Water Bridge lit in blue splendor…don’t miss the blues of the bridge and the many summer events.

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The Purely Michigan Dinner at the Bavarian Inn

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August 9, 2017 3:00 PM

Bill Chapman (Purchasing agent at Bavarian Inn Restaurant – Frankenmuth, invites everyone to enjoy the Purely Michigan Dinner – August 25 as the chefs prepare a delicious menu featuring “Pure Michigan” products & vendors, including Grandpa Tiny’s Farm, Founders Brewing Co. & Blake’s Hard Cider.  The evening dinner is sure to be a great event you won’t want to miss!  Featured Guest Speaker: Mohamed Mousa from Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch in Saranac!

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Laura Holmes Talks Muskegon Irish Music Festival

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August 9, 2017 2:00 PM

Laura Holmes of the Muskegon Irish Music Festival speaks of the history & heritage of the festival.  The great entertainment line-up including the headliner WeBanjo3.  Laura shares a fantastic agenda of the many “free” events being enjoyed at the festival & its importance to the community.

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25th MFEA Silver Anniversary Convention!

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July 21, 2017 10:00 AM

Sue Bila, CFEE, President/CEO speaks with Chris Holman, CEO of the Michigan Business Network about the 25th MFEA Silver Anniversary Convention and the educational opportunities it offers – an affair to remember. They also shared insight as to the economic impact festivals & events have in Michigan.

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