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Michigan 50 Companies to Watch: Edify North

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
April 20, 2017 3:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher talks with Sara Julius, Partner/Founder of one of the top Michigan 50 Companies to Watch in 2017, Edify North. Edify North is set out to improve the health, both physical and organizational, of the employer groups that they work with.

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ENTERTAINMENT NEWS! Show Biz Weekly

Show Biz Weekly
April 20, 2017 2:00 PM

Show Biz Weekly talks about current topics that are making some noise in popular news. Including politics, Hollywood, United Airlines, and Pepsi. Later in the Show Michael McCallum announces some great news on Buffalo the Movie along with some other Michigan film business news.

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Starring as “ED”

Show Biz Weekly
April 20, 2017 1:00 PM

Gene Gillette - Stage, TV and film actor currently starring as “ED”, in the national tour of “Curious Incident of The Dog in the Night-Time” is our guest today. Gillette joined the tour and found it to be an experience of audience reaction to his character pivoting and helps him get through the toughest parts of portraying ED.  Curious, is an exceptional story about a 15-year old boy Christopher Boone, who lives in England and maybe suffers from a type of Asperger’s and sets out to find a dog’s killer. Or does he? The play took home five Tony Awards.

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Profile of a Southeast Michigan Consulting and Management Service

Business Next
April 20, 2017 12:00 PM

Michael Rogers, communications officer for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with Brandi Shelton, managing partner for Utilize Consulting Service and Management Group in Southfield.

 

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Find Your Bearings with CW Bearing USA, Inc.

A Shunpiker's Journal
April 20, 2017 11:00 AM

Did you ever wonder how they make a bearing ball . . . or a ball bearing . . . or what the difference is? Well, we did. So when we noticed the CW Bearing USA, Inc. booth we had to stop and talk to senior sales and account manager Michael Wieck about all of that. He did a fine job of helping us understand the answers to those questions and how this Northville, MI company fits into the auto supplier business. 

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Young Engineers with New Ideas

A Shunpiker's Journal
April 20, 2017 10:00 AM

As Steve Purdy was wrapping up his stroll around the SAE show floor for he ran across these talented and enthusiastic lads from the University of Maine Clean Snowmobile Club - Cameron Dick, Mitchell Burgess and Eric Stuckey - who are in the process of engineering a snowmobile fueled by CNG (compressed natural gas) and hydrogen.

 

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Michigan Business News for April 17'

This Month in Small Business
April 20, 2017 9:00 AM

Michael Rogers, communications officer for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with business advocate Chris Holman and his Michigan Business Network colleague Jeffrey Mosher about various business events covered by the Network during this past month around the state of Michigan. Touching upon the Pure Michigan Business Connect Agriculture Summit, Entrepreneur You, PMBC Spartan Showcase in Flint, among many others.

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LAFCU fighting identity theft with CyberScout™, Shred Days

Michigan Business Network
April 19, 2017 3:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. — Protection of the financial health of members is a key credit union benefit, and LAFCU is ramping up its identity theft protective services with two important offerings.

To help members guard against identity theft, LAFCU is partnering with CyberScout™ to provide economical, year-round credit and fraud monitoring services. In addition, members with documents and other items containing identity information can have materials safely destroyed at the upcoming LAFCU Shred Day, April 22.

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Society of Automotive Engineers Tidbits

A Shunpiker's Journal
April 19, 2017 2:00 PM

While attending the annual SAE show in Detroit we spent some time with Robert Evans, president of US operations for the large and diverse tier one auto supplier Freudenberg, a 166-year-old family owned automotive company headquartered in Germany.

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Breakfast with Detroit Mayor, Mike Duggan

Michigan Business Beat
April 18, 2017 12:35 PM

MBN’s Jeffery Mosher catches up with Detroit’s Mayor, Mike Duggan after the Mid Michigan Development Corporation (MMDC)’s quarterly breakfast in Mt. Pleasant, MI. Mayor Duggan gives a overview of how Detroit's progress is coming along. He also points out how Michigan is paying the highest in car insurance of all the states. His hopes are that the state will band together to solve it. Along with that he is seeing more and more young people take interest in living and working in Detroit.

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