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Mayo Clinic Expert, Sparrow Genetics Counselor Discuss New Frontier in Medicine

Michigan Business Beat
May 24, 2017 10:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher crossed the city of Lansing, MI, to find out more about the Mayo Care Clinic Network, Sparrow collaborates with the Mayo Clinic, utilizing its expertise and innovative care. The relationship is impacting Patients every day.

Jeffrey speaks first with Richard M. Weinshilboum, M.D., Professor of Pharmacology and Medicine for the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. They discuss an incredible new frontier in medicine, personalized care, in which a Patient’s individual genomics help determine their drug therapy.

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A HEG of an Idea!

Be Investable
May 24, 2017 9:00 AM

Inventors want to get their product to market – but often don’t know what it takes. Well Scott Boocock can tell them what it takes – starting with solving a problem. As the inventor of the HEG, the H from ‘hook’ and the EG from ‘Peg’ – he solved a very simple problem – how to hang some clothing on a clothesline when a standard clothespins didn’t work well. But it’s more than the idea, it was pushing through the doubters, overcoming the obstacles but most importantly, it was the passion of its creator that resulted in a very successful, simple product.

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LAFCU Donates $1,000 to Perry High School Band Program

Michigan Business Network
May 23, 2017 5:00 PM

Donation kicks off fund drive for new band uniforms

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has donated $1,000 to the Perry High School band, priming the pump on the school’s five-year, $80,000 fundraising drive to purchase new band uniforms. The ceremonial check presentation was made at the May 22 Perry Band Boosters meeting.

LAFCU makes a donation each year to a local high school band of its choice in fulfillment of its entertainment sponsorship for the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner.

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2017 World Finals for Odyssey of the Mind Comes to Mid-Michigan

Michigan Business Beat
May 23, 2017 4:00 PM

Jack Schripsema, CTA, Greater Lansing Visitors & Convention Bureau, Lansing, MI, speaks with Chris Holman about the great numbers coming into Mid-Michigan May 24-27th. The 2017 World Finals for Odyssey of the Mindare being hosted in East Lansing, MI.

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Great 2016 Numbers Carrying Through to a Busy 2017 in Greater Lansing

Michigan Business Beat
May 23, 2017 11:00 AM

Jack Schripsema, CTA, Greater Lansing Visitors & Convention Bureau, Lansing, MI, speaks with Chris Holman about the great numbers coming in about 2016 tourism. He reviews other recent activity and then looks ahead to the 23rd Annual Be a Tourist in Your Own Town, coming up June 3rd.

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Community Impact: How to Transform Communities with Scientific Thinking

The Leaning Edge
May 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Debra talks with Jason Schulist, VP of Continuous Improvement, Appvion, about how communities can be transformed with scientific thinking. Here is a little bit about Jason Schulist:

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MIRS News, Capital City Round-Up

Michigan Business Beat
May 23, 2017 9:00 AM

MIRS Publisher John Reurink and Editor Kyle Melinn talk about the prospects of Michigan's Mike Rogers as FBI Director. Also, how serious is Geoffrey Fieger about a repeat run for governor.

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The Business of Golf

Students United: Mobile Minds Flipping Society
May 22, 2017 5:00 PM

DeWitt Golfers and Creative Leadership students Joey Croley and Anthony Joseph along with Talent Developer Jeff Croley speak with former PGA Tour golfer Dan Pohl at the Michigan Business Network Luncheon at Eagle Eye Golf Course. Dan, a native of Mount Pleasant, had multiple PGA victories and played on the USA Ryder Cup team that was led by Captain Jack Nicklaus. He also is the only player in history to record back to back eagles at the Masters. He came in second at the Masters that year after losing in a playoff to Craig Stadler. Joey and Anthony were at the event as current educational game changers, entrepreneurs, and co-hosts of the podcast show Students United: Mobile Minds Flipping Society on the Michigan Business Network.

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05-31-2017: CALL FOR PAPERS! Entrepreneur YOU Business Plan & Pitch Competition

Michigan Business Network
May 22, 2017 3:00 PM

The Michigan Women's Foundation is getting ready to host its annual Dolphin Tank Compitition for 2017!

2017 COMPETITION INFORMATION
Opportunity to receive cash prizes of $10,000, $5,000, $2,500, and $1,000, as well as support services and technical assistance

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$260K in Grants to Support Youth, Economic Development Efforts

Michigan Business Network
May 22, 2017 2:00 PM

(FLINT, Mich. – May 18, 2017) – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced the receipt of $261,600 from several organizations and individual donors in support of afterschool programming, teen employment and economic development efforts in Genesee County.

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