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Cinnaire | Susan Frank Named Executive Vice President, Business Development

Michigan Business Network
October 25, 2018 8:00 AM

Cinnaire recently announced Susan Frank has been named Executive Vice President, Business Development. In this new position, Susan will be responsible for directing the company’s growth strategy throughout Cinnaire’s 9-state footprint, including community development initiatives, equity and debt. Susan has been involved in the affordable housing and community development industry for more than 25 years.

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MFBI Survey Helps Michigan Business Look Forward

Michigan Business Beat
October 24, 2018 2:00 PM

Bob Lapinski, Media and Public Relations Advisor at Accident Fund Insurance Company of America drops by to talk with the Michigan Business Network about the twice a year Michigan Future Business Index survey.

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CAMW! MVP of the Month | BWL

Michigan Business Beat
October 19, 2018 3:00 PM

Chris Holman welcomes Michael Flowers, Executive Director of Human Resources, Lansing Board of Water & Light,, Lansing, MI Capital Area Michigan Works! M.V.P. for October BWL.

As it is Careers in Energy Week, Lansing Board of Water & Lights is excited to share information on how they have been creating careers at the Lansing Board of Water & Light for the last decade. Flowers keeps the Michigan Business Network up-to-date on some of programs. 

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The many interesting and valuable tips for fundraising | Matthew Downey

Party @ MI Place
October 17, 2018 9:00 AM

Matthew Downey, Dorothy A Johnson Center for Philanthropy joins Sue Bila on these segments to talk about (1) the many interesting and valuable tips for fundraising….all to benefit a local festival and the community. Matt also identifies “where” you may find that special donor!! (2) Matt and Sue exchange “real life” experiences and the benefits of bringing youth forward to serve on your local event Board of Directors.

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Careers in Energy Week (Oct.15-19)

Michigan Business Beat
October 12, 2018 4:00 PM

Chris Holman welcomes back Edythe Hatter-Williams, CEO, Capital Area Michigan Works! To the Michigan Business Beat. Coming up on Monday, October 15, through Friday, October 19, is Careers in Energy Week. Careers in Energy Week is a nationwide effort that began in 2010 to increase awareness about energy careers. The purpose of the week is to help communities better understand the importance energy has in a local economy.

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$30,000 in Public Art Funding Available Through LEAP’s Public Art for Communities Grant

Pure Lansing
October 10, 2018 10:00 AM

Regional Communities Invited to Apply for Funding to Enhance Sense of Place

LANSING, MI  Building on six successful years of growing a regional collection of permanent art pieces, the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) is pleased to announce the Request for Proposals for LEAP’s 2019 Public Art for Communities Grant Program is now open. Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019.

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Creative Placemaking Summit 4 | Chris Fair

Michigan Business Network
October 5, 2018 7:00 AM

The Arts Council of Greater Lansing's iCreative Placemaking Summit took place at the Lansing Center Thursday, October 4th. Keynote speaker, President of Resonance Consultancy, Chris Fair addressed some important factors that influence the perception of our region as a place to live, visit and do business.

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Whitney Waara: New Director of Traverse City Chamber of Commerce

Michigan Business Beat
September 25, 2018 12:00 PM

Chris Holman welcomes Whitney Waara, Executive Director for the Traverse City Chamber of Commerce. Waara spent a decade working at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting in Washington D.C. and recently spent her first few weeks getting up to speed getting as the new executive director for the chamber. 

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Regional leaders launch redesign of West Michigan Prosperity Dashboard

Michigan Business Network
September 20, 2018 6:00 PM

Newly redesigned dashboard offers expanded indicators and updated data

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CAMW! | USA Today Discussion On Bridging Michigan's Talent Gap

Michigan Business Beat
September 14, 2018 9:00 AM

Chris Holman talks with Edythe Hatter-Williams, Williams CEO, Capital Area Michigan Works! CAMW! Edee shares her insight from the recent panel she participated in with USA Today discussion on bridging Michigan's Talent Gap.

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