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Delta Dental of Michigan | Grand Rapids Children’s Museum Launches Naming Contest for New Mobile Museum

Michigan Business Network
October 18, 2019 4:00 PM


Roll out your creativity.

Grand Rapids, Michigan— Grand Rapids Children’s Museum is asking the public for help naming its newest addition—a full size cargo van which will act as a museum on wheels.

Sponsored by Delta Dental, the van will hit the road in March 2020 staffed by GRCM employees and traveling across the state offering open-ended programming, traveling exhibits, hands on activities and creative problem solving challenges throughout Grand Rapids, Grand Haven, Holland, Kalamazoo and Lansing.

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Delta Dental of Michigan | Strategic Partnerships Moving Things Forward

Michigan Business Beat
October 3, 2019 5:00 PM

Chris Holman catches up with Margaret Trimer, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Delta Dental of Michigan, Okemos, MI.

Margaret discusses her philosophy and action of getting business growth through economic development and placemaking.

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Delta Dental to Host September 10 Grand Opening Party at New Lansing Riverfront

Michigan Business Network
September 9, 2019 5:00 PM

Okemos, Michigan— Delta Dental of Michigan announced a grand opening party set for September 10 to celebrate the completion of a newly-renovated stretch of riverfront on the Grand River between Shiawassee Street and the Lansing Center. 

Delta Dental hopes that this engaging centerpiece will make Lansing a high traffic area, bring economic energy to the Lansing community as well as draw, build and retain talent for years to come.

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Delta Dental Sponsors Workshop Focused on Building Inclusive Workforce

Michigan Business Network
September 6, 2019 5:00 PM

Okemos, Michigan—More than 400,000 Michiganders with disabilities are ready, able and eager to work.

They just need the opportunity.

A workshop coming to East Lansing hopes to open the door and allow individuals with disabilities opportunities to find fulfilling employment locally.

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Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana Hires New VP to Grow Government Programs

Michigan Business Network
August 26, 2019 4:00 PM

Okemos, Michigan—Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana has hired Kush Shaqiri as vice president of government programs. He began in the role August 12.

Shaqiri will be responsible for the general management of the company’s government programs, which covers more than 1.2 million people.

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2019 Dapper Dads Raise over $540,000 for Women’s Health in Mid-Michigan

Michigan Business Network
July 2, 2019 12:00 PM

Sparrow Foundation and the Women Working Wonders committee wrap up another successful year!

LANSING, MI – About $542,000 was raised for women’s health in the recent 2019 Sparrow Foundation’s Women Working Wonders (W3) 10th Annual Dapper Dads Challenge & Fashion Show.

Over the past 10 years, the event has raised nearly $4 million to support women’s health initiatives in Mid-Michigan.


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Adults Could Brush up on Dental Terminology Reveals Delta Dental Survey

Michigan Business Network
May 20, 2019 8:00 AM

Gap exists in Americans’ knowledge of certain basic dental terms

OAK BROOK, Ill. — May 15, 2019 — Consider checking your dental IQ before your next visit to the dentist. A new Adult’s Oral Health & Well-Being Survey indicates that a significant portion of the American population is not familiar with certain key dental terms. This unfamiliarity may lead to unease in the dental chair during discussions with your oral health care professional. The Delta Dental national survey finds that the majority of adults are not versed in bruxism (81%), caries (75%) and prophylaxis (64%).

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MEDC Joins LEAP and Insurance Industry Leaders to Announce a New Statewide Economic Development Initiative

Pure Lansing
April 8, 2019 2:00 PM

PROTO InsurTech Initiative to Enhance Competitiveness of State’s Business Startup Programming Through Recruitment of High-tech International Companies

LANSING, Mich. – Three new international high-tech startups set up shop in LEAP’s REO Town office this morning with the aim of transforming the Michigan Insurance Industry through technology innovation. Together with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and area Insurance Industry leaders, Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) welcomed the first cohort of their new statewide initiative, PROTO InsurTech, to Lansing.

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Looking Ahead to 2019 Ronald McDonald House's Run for the House in Okemos, MI

Michigan Business Beat
March 15, 2019 8:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher is joined in studio by Carolyn Hurst, Executive Director, Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan, and Carmen Argersinger Corporate Citizenship Specialist Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana.

They're reviewing the topic: 2019 Ronald McDonald Run for the House, it's set for Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 10:00am on and around the Delta Dental of Michigan campus in Okemos, MI.

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Delta Dental Foundation Welcomes Noted Health Authority as Executive Director

Michigan Business Network
March 13, 2019 11:00 AM

Dr. Holli Seabury of McMillen Health to lead company’s philanthropic arm

Okemos, Michigan — Dr. Holli Seabury, CEO of McMillen Health in Fort Wayne, Indiana, will become executive director of the Delta Dental Foundation effective March 25. She succeeds Teri Battaglieri, who is retiring.

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