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Bottom Line I.T. | JustASK Groundbreaking Part 1: Michael Maddox

Bottom Line IT
July 25, 2018 6:00 PM

Bottom Line I.T. took to the road recently. MBN's Jeffrey Mosher fills in for ASK President Michael Maddox, who was participating in the groundbreaking and playing host for the event.




ASK breaks ground at their new headquarters in REO Town Lansing Wed. July 11, 2018. They are thrilled to be renovating the former Moores Park Elementary School with plans to move, early fall '18.

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The Lake Superior Community Partnership Reaccredited by the International Economic Development Council

U.P. Perspectives
July 25, 2018 5:00 PM

Washington, DC – The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) announces that the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) has once again been recognized as one of 60 economic development organizations accredited by IEDC as an Accredited Economic Development Organization (AEDO). Originally accredited in 2011, this is the second time the organization has been reaccredited by IEDC following many successful years of activity as an AEDO member.


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Mark McDaniel Highlights Cinnaire's 2018

Michigan Business Beat
July 25, 2018 4:00 PM

Cinnaire President and CEO Mark McDaniel, reminds the Michigan business community of the key services which the company provides. He then shares highlights of issues impacting the company so far in 2018. These range from unintended consequences from the recent tax bill, and takeaways from the 20th Building Michigan Communities Conference from early May.

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The 411 on Lansing Community College's BCI

Michigan Business Beat
July 25, 2018 1:00 PM

Dean of Community Education and Workforce Development for Lansing Community College Bo Garcia stops by the MBN studio to talk with Chris Holman.

Times are competitive and LCC’s Business and Community Institute (BCI) is an excellent resource for businesses to set themselves apart from the rest. BCI provides customized solutions to help enhance business success.

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Old Town Lansing ScrapFest Winning Sculpture to be Installed at Cinnaire’s 25th Anniversary Community Art Dedication

Michigan Business Network
July 25, 2018 11:00 AM

SilverFest 25th Anniversary Celebration Wednesday August 1st.

Cinnaire, a non-profit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that provides creative loans, investments and development services to support community development, has announced that the company has acquired The Butterfly Effect, the First-Place winner and People’s Choice Award winner from the Old Town Commercial Association ScrapFest X. Created by team Artistic Iron, The Butterfly Effect is a nine foot tall arbor adorned with more 80 butterflies and an intricate network of vines, roots, branches and tendrils hand cut from aluminum, rebar, steel rods and cooper. The unique artwork was acquired in the live auction at ScrapFest. The sculpture will be the centerpiece of Hope Park, a community garden dedicated at Cinnaire’s REO Town headquarters on August 1st during the company’s SilverFest 25th Anniversary Celebration.

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Creating the Perfect Employee for Your Company

Michigan Business Beat
July 23, 2018 4:00 PM

Edythe Hatter-Williams CEO of Capital Area Michigan Works! joins CEO/Founder Chris Holman to cover the invaluable resources available to employees at CAMW!

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Energy Solutions Program is Helping Small Business Thrive

Michigan Energy Beat
July 23, 2018 3:00 PM

Robert Feldmann, Executive Director, DTE Electric Sales & Marketing, joins Chris Holman on this segment of The Michigan Business Beat. Robert gives an inside look into his role with DTE Energy and their partnership the Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM).
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The Success of Detroit Hosting the ASAE Annual Convention

Association Impact
July 10, 2018 6:00 PM

Larry Alexander, FASAE, shares the success of the ASAE Annual Convention that showcased Detroit and Dearborn in 2015.

Detroit worked hard through its comeback to be considered as a host city for this national event.

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Detroit's Vibrant Sports Venues

Association Impact
July 10, 2018 5:00 PM

The Detroit Sports Authority, part of the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau is continuing to make a difference for the city. Detroit is one of the few cities that have four major sports facilities in it’s downtown area. Thus, the city provides a unique venue for sporting events.

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Meet Larry Alexander, FASAE, President & CEO of the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau

Association Impact
July 10, 2018 3:00 PM

Meet Larry Alexander, FASAE, President & CEO of the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau. Learn about his career experiences, passion for making a difference and legacies created during his illustrious career with the DMCVB.

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