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Redevelopment of Long Blighted Dunckel Road Gateway Will Dramatically Improve First Impressions

Pure Lansing
July 16, 2018 5:00 PM

Key Gateway to City of Lansing and MSU Slated for Major Improvements

LANSING, Michigan –Ten years of blight and decay at a former hotel located near Dunckel and Collins roads in Lansing, could soon be lifted thanks to a new redevelopment proposal. Waypoint Residential, a Florida-based developer, has proposed the creation of a 286-unit market rate multi-family community, which is envisioned to meet the housing needs of the many new doctors, nurses, administrators, and other medical professionals who will join the local workforce in conjunction with the McLaren Health Campus development already underway.

 

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Sparrow News: Sparrow Clinton Hospital names Nurse of the Year

Michigan Business Network
July 16, 2018 3:00 PM

Sparrow Clinton Hospital honors its 2018 Nurse of the Year

JOHNS, MI – Teresa Pickens, RN, has been named Sparrow Clinton Hospital’s 2018 Nurse of the Year for her warmth, sincerity and compassionate care on behalf of her Patients and fellow Nurses.

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Mike Kowall: All the Great Things in the Novi Area & Honoring Veterans!

Party @ MI Place
July 14, 2018 9:00 AM

Host Sue Bila talks with Michigan Senator Mike Kowall about all the great things happening in the Novi area including the Michigan State Fair held August 30th - Sept 3rd.

Then for the second segment they take up the issue of cooperation happening with veteran groups across Michigan. He discusses a project move a World War I monument honoring American and Canadian soldiers getting a new home set to move from the old Michigan State Fairgrounds and being restored.

 

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Sault Ste Marie’s 350th Festival Coming Up July 20th-22nd

Party @ MI Place
July 13, 2018 7:00 PM

Host Sue Bila and CVB Executive Director Linda Hoath cover the Sault Ste Marie’s 350th Festival July 20th-22nd. Visit Sault Ste. Marie for three days of local food, family entertainment, and 350 years of history as they celebrate their Semiseptcentennial Anniversary!

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Band ‘Midland’ to Open Up The 2018 Armada Fair

Party @ MI Place
July 13, 2018 5:00 PM

Host Sue Bila and Office supervisor of the Armada Fair, Mary Straubel cover what’s new in this year’s fair held August 13th-19th in Armada, Mi.

The fair has been around since 1872 and offers music, a demolition derby, rodeo, and way more! For more info listen to this segment of Party @ MI Place or go to www.armadafair.org

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Business expansions, community revitalization projects create 269 jobs in Michigan

Michigan Business Network
July 13, 2018 4:00 PM

News Release provided by MEDC

LANSING, Mich. – Three business expansions and three community revitalization projects that will generate more than $26.7 million in total investment and create 269 jobs in Michigan have received Michigan Strategic Fund support, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced recently.

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LEAP Announces Next ENGAGE Placemaking Project

Pure Lansing
July 13, 2018 3:00 PM

News Release Provided by LEAP

Lansing, MI – Lions, Tigers, and Bears, oh my! is a phrase that has taken a new turn on Pennsylvania Avenue near Potter Park Zoo in Lansing. Led through the Lansing Economic Area Partnership’s (LEAP) regional ENGAGE placemaking program, the latest piece of permanent public art in Lansing features a whimsical animal themed design, which was painted in part by the local community. Officially unveiled on Tuesday evening, the #Penn4People mural project represents how collaborative placemaking is working to transform the Lansing region into a place that can attract and retain top talent from around the world.

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Michigan State Fair Brings Together All of What Michigan Has To Offer

Party @ MI Place
July 13, 2018 2:00 PM

On this segment of 'Party @ MI Place',Executive Director Steve Masters and Sue Bila talk about the 2018 Michigan State Fair.

This years fair is going to be from August 30- Sept 3 and is held at Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, MI. They uncover how the State Fair brings together all of what Michigan has to offer.

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SilverFest Celebration Mark's Cinnaire's 25th Year | Will Feature Special Performances by Phil Denny and Taylor Taylor

Michigan Business Network
July 13, 2018 12:00 PM

Cinnaire, a non-profit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that provides creative loans, investments and development services, has announced the company will celebrate their 25th Anniversary August 1st in Lansing’s REO Town neighborhood. The lively event will feature billboard charting international jazz Artist Phil Denny, national jazz artist Taylor Taylor and a special community art dedication commemorating Cinnaire’s twenty-five-year commitment to supporting healthy, vibrant communities. 

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LAFCU-Lansing Postal Community Credit Union Merger Effective July 1

Michigan Business Network
July 13, 2018 11:00 AM

Merger overwhelmingly approved by LPCCU members; former LPCCU branch gets LAFCU facelift, ribbon cutting/open house July 13

LANSING, Mich. — With overwhelming approval of Lansing Postal Community Credit Union (LPCCU) members, the area’s first credit union has merged with LAFCU, effective July 1, 2018. 

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