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Party @ MI Place
January 4, 2019 1:00 PM

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On this podcast of Party @ MI Place President/CEO and host talks with Jerry Preston, Dale Johnson, and John Shelton.

Segment 1 - Jerry Preston, MFEA Board Member and Back to the Bricks & Chrome & Ice - Flint. Jerry shares his experiences of serving on the Michigan Festivals & Events (MFEA) Board of Directors. Jerry & Sue highlight the value of volunteers serving local events & the economic value of events to communities.

Segment 2 - Jerry Preston (con't) - Jerry and Sue share some history of Back to the Bricks & Chrome & Ice. Jerry provides information on the upcoming "2019 Back to the Bricks Road Tour....locations and dates.

Segment 3 - Dale Johnson - MFEA Board Member and Francis L. Dean & Associates Insurance Representative. Dale and Sue discuss the upcoming MFEA Strategic Plan and success of the organization as well as the 2019 MFEA Convention being held at the DoubleTree/Hilton in Bay City, MI.

Segment 4 - Dale Johnson (con't)- Dale shares many words of wisdom as to "best insurance practices" recommended for festivals, fairs & events.

Segment 5 - John Shelton, Zehnders SnowFest - Frankenmuth, MI. John shares the excitement of the January 23-28, 2019 Zehnders SnowFest and the many activities involved. Also, Sue and John speak of the beginning of a winter event in Frankenmuth and the tremendous success it has. Also reviewed featured guests attending - ie, Detroit Tigers.

Segment 6 - John Shelton (con't)- John and Sue discuss the additional attractions in Frankenmuth during SnowFest. Thanks to the many sponsors and excitement of the evening fireworks in a magical winter setting.

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Party @ MI Place, hosted by MFEA, reviews festivals and events from around Michigan, looks ahead to upcoming events, and highlights people in the festivals and events industry who are making a difference in Michigan’s economy.

12:00 PM every Wednesday
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