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U.P. Perspectives
November 18, 2019 2:00 PM

News & Editorial from Amy Clickner and Lake Superior Community Partnership, sharing the U.P. Perspective:

With the holiday season underway, here in Marquette County we truly have many reasons to be thankful. We are lucky to live in this wonderful community filled with amazing organizations, businesses and people. On behalf of the LSCP, we want to thank all of our partners and stakeholders who continue to assist in economic development in our region. By working together we make Marquette County a great place to live, work, play AND shop!

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Lansing Lugnuts President Grueser Announces Departure

Michigan Business Network
November 18, 2019 1:00 PM

GM Parsons to take on larger role in February

Lansing Lugnuts team president Nick Grueser, the team’s longest tenured full-time employee, will officially leave the Lugnuts in February, the team announced this past Thursday. 

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PRESS: BWL to Host Final Open House to Collect Input on Region’s Energy Future

Michigan Business Network
November 18, 2019 12:00 PM

Final of Five Public Open Houses to be Held in November to Shape BWL’s New Integrated Resource Plan!

The Lansing Board of Water & Light is hosting a series of Open Houses to gather feedback on the new Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), which will guide the company’s actions to continue delivering cleaner, affordable and reliable power to the region for decades to come. Members of the public are invited to attend to ask questions and offer suggestions to help shape the IRP.

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Baseball, More Than a Game | Leadership Low Down

Leadership Low Down
November 18, 2019 11:00 AM

Tom Dickson leads his organization with a simple mission based upon providing family fun entertainment and positively outrageous customer service at a fair price. With those values, the Lansing Lugnuts have broken attendance records and become one of the most recognizable and respected teams in Minor League Baseball.

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AMIC Announces EVOQ Therapeutics as Grand Prize Recipient

Michigan Business Network
November 16, 2019 12:00 PM

Attendees Celebrate 10 Years of Critical Funding and Support for Michigan Startups 

Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition (AMIC), a program of Invest Detroit’s ID Ventures, Wednesday November 13th announced EVOQ Therapeutics was selected as the grand prize recipient at the tenth annual pitch competition. The pitch competition celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the pitching competition, which provides critical funding and support for Michigan startups.

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Kurt Rankin | PNC MI Fall Economic Outlook Survey

Michigan Business Beat
November 16, 2019 9:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher catches up with Kurt Rankin, Economist and Vice President with PNC Financial Services, Pittsburgh, PA.
They discuss, the results of PNC’s MI Fall Economic Outlook Survey of Small- & Mid-Size Business Owners. Here are some of the key findings:

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Erick Stewart | STEWART Industries Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ)

Michigan Business Beat
November 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Erick Stewart, President, Stewart Industries, Battle Creek, Michigan. Finding out about his and the company's path to a new project that has launched this fall.

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Mike Laing | Mawby Vineyards Celebrates the Holiday Season with MAGNUMS and MAC & CHEESE

Michigan Business Beat
November 15, 2019 6:00 PM

Mike Laing joins Jeffrey Mosher at the MBN studio to discus Mawby Vineyards Celebrating the Holiday Season in Pure Michigan’s Leelanau County with MAGNUMS and MAC & CHEESE.

These events will be the 3 Saturdays following Thanksgiving up in the Traverse City / Suttons Bay vicinity. Listen to the interview for the details.

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AAA 2019 Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Forecast

Michigan Business Network
November 15, 2019 11:00 AM

AAA: More Than 1.7 Million Michiganders Taking to the Roads and Skies this Thanksgiving

The most since 2005; INRIX predicts record delays on Wednesday

DEARBORN, Mich., (November 14, 2019) — More than 1.7 million Michiganders are expected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday this year. Nationwide, more than 55 million travelers are making plans to kick off the holiday season with a trip of 50 miles or more away from home. This will be the second-highest Thanksgiving travel volume since AAA began tracking in 2000, trailing only the record set in 2005. Overall, an additional 1.6 million more people will travel compared with last year, a 2.9% increase. The vast majority of holiday travelers will drive to their destinations and, INRIX, a global transportation analytics company, expects Wednesday afternoon to be the worst travel period nationally, with trips taking as much at four times longer than normal in major metros.

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Tips On Attending a Holiday Business Party

Michigan Business Network
November 15, 2019 10:00 AM

STRICTLY BUSINESS: 
Tips on Attending a Holiday Party
by Doug brown

 

 

Whether you look forward to or dread meeting new people, I would like to share some tips on how to make a good first impression, and what pitfalls to avoid. 

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