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Bottom Line IT
April 24, 2018 6:00 PM

Your week is BUSY, thousands of tech stories cross the internet and your desk. What do you need to know about? Just ASK's team takes the time and often collect the ten stories you should be aware of, and distills them down to -- The Bottom Line, here's their team's latest episode.

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MEDC | Business Expansion, Community Revitalization Projects Gain Michigan Strategic Fund Approval

Michigan Business Network
April 24, 2018 2:00 PM

Plastic Trim International to invest $16.1 million, create 210 well-paying jobs in Iosco County
New entertainment development in Grand Rapids, façade improvement initiative win approval

LANSING, Mich. – Projects expected to generate more than $126 million in total investment and create 650 jobs in Michigan gained approval from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today.
 
“Today’s MSF actions continue to help fuel new economic activity across Michigan, strengthening our communities and creating good jobs for our residents,” and  said Jeff Mason CEO of MEDC, the state’s chief marketing and business attraction arm that administers programs and performs due diligence on behalf of the MSF.
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MICHBio: Sens. Stabenow and Peters, and Rep. Upton Honored as BIO Innovators in Biotechnology

Michigan Business Beat
April 22, 2018 9:00 AM

ANN ARBOR, MI (April 19, 2018) – The Michigan Biosciences Industry Association (MichBio) and Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) presented U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, U.S. Senator Gary Peters and U.S. Representative Fred Upton each with a BIO ‘Innovator in Biotechnology’ Award. The awards were bestowed on Capitol Hill in conjunction with this week’s BIO Legislative Day Fly-In.

“We salute them for introducing and supporting critically important legislation and appreciate their consistent support over the years for this industry that provides over 44,000 high-paying jobs in this state." said Stephen Rapundalo, PhD, MichBio President & CEO.

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DNR Offers Some Great Fishing Events This Year

Party @ MI Place
April 21, 2018 6:00 PM

Elyse Walter Department of Natural Resources spoke of the many fun events produced by the DNR (Fishing Division) and how to get involved with the DNR events.

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Something for Everyone at the 2018 East Lansing Art Fest

Party @ MI Place
April 21, 2018 3:00 PM

Michelle Carlson shared the great line up of activities that will be at the upcoming East Lansing Art Festival May 19-20, 2018. She invited everyone to come and enjoy… there's something for everyone. The event is featuring a “children’s” activity area – sure to bring smiles to many.

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Blessing of the Bikes Festival - May 17- 20, 2018

Party @ MI Place
April 21, 2018 12:00 PM

In this segment of 'Party @MI Place Sue Bila catches up with  John Baldwin。

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Boyne Mountain Resort Expands With New Renovations

Party @ MI Place
April 21, 2018 9:00 AM

As part of the April '18 episode of 'Party @ MI Place' Sue Bila of MFEA continues her conversation with Trisha Olach of Boyne Mountain.

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MFEA 26th Annual Convention Held at Boyne Mountain Resort

Party @ MI Place
April 21, 2018 6:00 AM

On this segment of 'Party @ MI Place', Assistant Director of Sales for the Boyne Mountain Resort Trisha Olach and Sue Bila shared some of the great experiences being offered to the MFEA guest at the 26th Annual Convention. 

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One of Automotive's Leading Mobility Experts to Kick Off the 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference

Michigan Business Network
April 20, 2018 6:00 AM

 

Don Butler, executive director of Connected Vehicle Platform and Product for Ford Mobility, a division of Ford Motor Company, will kick off the 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference on Wednesday, May 30 with a keynote address on Michigan's mobility industry.

Butler has served on the front lines of the automotive industry's transformation at Ford and General Motors (GM). He will discuss how to remain competitive in the era of connected and automated vehicle testing and development. Butler's keynote session is sponsored by Ford Motor Company.

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Tashmica Torok The Firecracker Foundation

Equity Equals
April 19, 2018 7:00 PM

This weekend on Equity Equals our guest is Tashmica Firecracker Torok who shares her passion for helping children heal from the trauma of sexual abuse. We also chatted about the ongoing challenge to dismantle racialized policies and practices in some Lansing Catholic schools. Tune in today to learn more about The Firecracker Foundation and LCHS4 and More.

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