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TED | 15,000 Jobs Available Annually in Michigan’s Professional Trades Careers

Michigan Business Network
March 15, 2019 10:00 AM

Gov. Whitmer’s call for increased educational attainment will help students prepare for high-demand career opportunities

LANSING, Mich. —The top high-wage, high-demand Professional Trades careers in Michigan all require education or training beyond high school and Gov. Whitmer’s call for 60 percent of Michiganders achieving postsecondary credentials by 2030 elevates opportunities for students and job seekers to take advantage of apprenticeships, on-the-job training, certificates or associate degree programs for in-demand careers.
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LAFCU | Promotes Robyn Jones to VP of Human Resources

Michigan Business Network
March 7, 2019 11:00 AM

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has promoted Robyn Jones to vice president of human resources.

“Robyn’s skill at fostering a culture of engaged employees is a proven and valuable asset as we focus on providing superior service to LAFCU members,” said Pat Spyke, LAFCU CEO. “Vitally important to this ongoing goal is attracting and developing the best employee talent, areas in which Robyn also excels.”

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MWF's Woman Up & Learn Summits in Lansing, Grand Rapids and Detroit

Michigan Business Beat
March 1, 2019 8:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher catches up with Joyce Suber, Executive Director for the Women Entrepreneurial Institute Initiative and MWF Entrepreneur institute, and ulian J. Darden, Program Director MWF Entrepreneurial Institute as they are preparing for Friday, March 8, 2019 at 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM Lansing Community College: West Campus for Woman Up & Learn Summit.

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Terry Barclay Shares about International Women's Day event on March 8 in Downtown Grand Rapids

Michigan Business Beat
February 28, 2019 5:00 PM

Amway, Inforum, Meijer and Wolverine Worldwide have partnered to host the community-wide event that will take place on March 8, 2019 

Jeffrey Mosher catches up with Terry Barclay, President and CEO, Inforum, to discuss International Women's Day event on March 8 in downtown Grand Rapids. The West Michigan International Women’s Day event will be taking place on Friday, March 8, 2019 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

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LAFCU | Traveling Art Show Offers Opportunity for Michigan Artists

Michigan Business Network
February 28, 2019 4:00 PM

Design submissions for credit union’s giant letters due March 31

LANSING, MI — LAFCU is reimagining its letters once again, providing an opportunity for five Michigan artists to share their artwork with a large, diverse, public audience.  

PHOTO:  First introduced in a TV commercial then
transformed into a traveling art exhibit, LAFCU’s
giant letters are set for a redesign.  Design
applications are due March 31.


The 6-foot-tall letters appear at LAFCU-sponsored and other community events, and are favorite subjects and backgrounds for photos posted on social media.

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CAMW! MVP: Eaton Regional Education Service Agency

Michigan Business Beat
February 26, 2019 11:00 AM

Featured guest on this segment of Michigan Business Beat is Heather Algrim, a Career Pathway Specialist the for Eaton Regional Education Service Agency in Charlotte, MI. Capital Area Michigan Works! selected Eaton Regional Education Service Agency for their MVP of the Month!

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LAFCU Employees Go ‘Casual,’ Donate $14,100 to Local Charities

Michigan Business Network
February 18, 2019 4:00 PM

Dress-down donations of just $2 a week add up for community benefit

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU employees donated $14,100 to improve communities served by the credit union during 2018 by simply dressing casually on Fridays.

LAFCU’s Casual Dress Day charity program began in 1994 and has resulted in an estimated $200,000 benefiting Greater Lansing and Shiawassee County. To participate in a dress-down Friday, an employee donates $2 to the charity fund.

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Students United | Dewitt Presentation of "Rare Birds" thru Feb. 17th

Students United: Mobile Minds Flipping Society
February 13, 2019 9:00 AM

Jason LaFay of DeWitt High School and Michigan Creativity Group, interviews Jeff Croley's student actors participating in ...
The DeWitt High School Theater Department's 'Rare Birds'

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Press Release | Small Developer Workshops Offer Economic, Career Growth for Michiganders

Michigan Business Network
January 30, 2019 6:00 PM


Michigan Land Bank partners with Incremental Development Alliance to train local real estate developers


LANSING, Mich.— To create new economic opportunities for Michiganders, the Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Authority is offering workshops and training seminars to help increase the number of local land developers. The Incremental Development Alliance will work to recruit additional local real estate developers to produce small-scale projects.

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Chris Holman Receives Capital Area Michigan Works! Leonard Peters Lifetime Achievement Award

Michigan Business Beat
January 10, 2019 1:00 PM

At this year’s Capital Area Michigan Works! annual meeting, Chris Holman received the Leonard Peters Lifetime Achievement Award. Leonard Peters served on the Capital Area Michigan Works! Administrative Board from 1985 to 2008 as an Eaton County Commissioner — a commitment spanning more than two decades of board service. During that time, he provided invaluable leadership, counsel and support to the organization. Leonard served as an officer 12 times during his tenure on the board, including five separate year-long terms as board chair.

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