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News Release | Northern Michigan University Summer Employment Fair

Michigan Business Network
September 4, 2019 10:00 AM

On Wednesday, February 12, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. NMU Northern (University) Center  will host their Summer Employment Fair.

The Summer Employment Fair is an opportunity for companies and organizations to discuss summer jobs, internships and part-time jobs with students.

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Crowdfunding campaign launched for “Riverfront Pavilion” project in Otsego

Michigan Business Network
September 4, 2019 9:00 AM

$50,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative

 

LANSING, Mich. – The riverfront of the Kalamazoo River in downtown Otsego will gain a gathering space through a new crowdfunding campaign, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the Otsego Mainstreet DDA announced today. The campaign is being offered through Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity.

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Michigan's 8th Graders to Spotlight Michigan Heroes in Essay Contest

Michigan Business Beat
September 4, 2019 8:00 AM

FARM BUREAU INSURANCE INVITES MICHIGAN 8th GRADE STUDENTS TO WRITE ABOUT THEIR PERSONAL MICHIGAN HEROES

Lisa Fedewa, America & Me Essay Contest Coordinator, and Advertising & Engagement Specialist for Farm Bureau Insurance, Lansing, MI, drops by the MBN studio to discuss the opening of the 51st year of an essay contest.

Eighth grade students across the state are encouraged to write about their personal Michigan hero.

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AAA: MICHIGAN GAS PRICES DECLINE

Michigan Business Network
September 3, 2019 5:00 PM

DEARBORN, Mich., (September 3, 2019) - Gas prices in Michigan slipped 11 cents compared to a week ago. Michigan drivers are now paying an average of $2.60 per gallon for regular unleaded. This price is 18 cents less than this time last month and about 26 cents less than this time last year.

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Mobility Success Story Spotlight: Dataspeed

Michigan Business Network
September 3, 2019 4:00 PM

Transportation today already looks vastly different than it did 100 years ago, but Dataspeed, Inc. is pushing the needle further, building the future of mobility from right here in Michigan.

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MICHAuto Report Highlights Michigan's Continued Leadership in Mobility

Michigan Business Network
September 3, 2019 3:00 PM

Michigan: Global Leader in Next-Generation Mobility

MICHauto, Michigan’s automotive and mobility cluster association, in partnership with PlanetM, published a report highlighting Michigan’s mobility ecosystem. The report details everything from the state’s pilot projects to its education pipeline, connecting the state’s robust automotive and manufacturing past to its mobility future. It also showcases how the state’s business climate has played a key role in attracting top talent as well as technology companies needed for the success of the mobility industry.

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Farm Bureau to Invest in AI Technology to Support Agents through LEAP’s PROTO InsurTech Program

Pure Lansing
September 3, 2019 2:00 PM

Farm Bureau Seeks to Transform Customer Experience with New Chatbot Technology

LANSING, Mich. – The future has arrived at Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan in the form of chatbot technology that learns from and adapts to customer cues. Supportomate is the high-tech startup from Israel behind this innovative artificial intelligence (AI) driven chatbot and one of the first graduates of LEAP’s PROTO Accelerator InsurTech program.

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Liberty Coin Service’s Heller Receives Two More National Honors!

Dollars and Sense
September 3, 2019 1:00 PM

At the Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) Annual Awards Ceremony on August 15, 2019, Liberty Coin Service’s Communications Officer Patrick A. Heller was honored with awards for Best Investment Newsletter and Best Radio Report.  The awards ceremony was conducted during the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money held in Rosemont, Illinois.


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Baker College Recognized by National Security Agency and U.S. Department of Homeland Security for Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

Michigan Business Network
September 3, 2019 12:00 PM

Baker Holds Designation Through Academic Year 2024

FLINT, Mich. (August 19, 2019)  Baker College, Michigan’s largest, private not-for-profit college and the top private transfer school in the state, has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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Advanced Communications & Data News Aug 2019

Michigan Business Network
September 3, 2019 11:00 AM

Affordable fiber coverage is the key benefit for business fiber Internet in Michigan. ACD has the mitten covered, from big cities to small towns. Explore your location on the map.

Lansing, MI based ACD designs, builds, and manages fiber optic networks in addition to providing internet and phone services.

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