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Mike Kowall: All the Great Things in the Novi Area & Honoring Veterans!

Party @ MI Place
July 14, 2018 9:00 AM

Host Sue Bila talks with Michigan Senator Mike Kowall about all the great things happening in the Novi area including the Michigan State Fair held August 30th - Sept 3rd.

Then for the second segment they take up the issue of cooperation happening with veteran groups across Michigan. He discusses a project move a World War I monument honoring American and Canadian soldiers getting a new home set to move from the old Michigan State Fairgrounds and being restored.

 

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MIS Brings Michigan Two Must-Go-To Festivals

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June 27, 2018 2:00 PM

Party @ MI Place host Sue Bila catches up with Rick Brenner, President of Michigan International Speedway on this segment. Rick shares some exciting news of the two weekends that make up the premier NASCAR races and many other activities happening near Brooklyn, MI.

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Michigan Antique Festivals – 50 Years Celebration

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May 15, 2018 11:00 AM

Lori Oberlin – Michigan Antique Festivals – 50 years celebration & Sue Bila share a bit of the 50 year history of the Midland event. The importance of volunteers and the financial contributions non-profit organizations receive from the events. Both the Midland & Davisburg events are success stories. Much credit is given to the Michigan Festivals & Events Association.

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April Carrothers From Great Gazebo Company

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May 15, 2018 9:00 AM

April Carrothers, Sales Associate of Great Gazebo Company and Sue Bila share information about the Great Gazebo Company – located in Perry/Morrice, Michigan and the marketing opportunities it provides. Special discounts for MFEA members are being offered.
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Delta Dental Hosts Run For The House

Michigan Business Beat
March 30, 2018 1:00 PM

The Ronald McDonald House of Mid Michigan held their 18th annual Run for the House Saturday March 24th. For the 6th year Delta Dental of Michigan stepped up as the title sponsor. 

Delta Dental hosts the event each spring on their campus of Okemos, MI. The event raises funds for the Ronald McDonald House Charity.

 

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MFEA Strategic Plan For 2018

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March 15, 2018 12:00 PM

Dale Johnson, MFEA Vice Chair, and Sue share highlights of the recent MFEA Strategic Plan and Board Meeting held at the Double Tree/Hilton in Bay City. MichiganFun.com is the “key” branding for Michigan Festivals & Events Association. The 2018 award-winning MichiganFun.com magazine (300,000+) will be available late March. The 2018 MFEA Signature On-Line Auction opens April 12 and will close May 22. The 2018 MFEA Annual Convention is scheduled November 8-11 at the Boyne Mountain Resort – Boyne Falls.

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Michigan’s Oldest & Largest Multi-Community Festival

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March 15, 2018 11:00 AM

Sally Geodhof and Anna Abdelnour invites guest to the Annual Blossomtime Festival in St. Joe/Benton Harbor come April 29 – May 5. Both Mr. Blossomtime and Miss Blossomtime welcome guests to the Grand Floral Parade, the Shoe Box Parade and all the festivities that follow. Blossomtime is Michigan’s oldest and largest multi-community festival…celebrating 86 years in 2018!!

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Michigan Beer Based Events

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March 14, 2018 7:00 PM

Paul Starr, Creator of I’m a Beer Hound, shares his enthusiasm in becoming the creator of I’m a Beer Hound as well as sharing some of the lessons learned in starting an event.

Paul Starr, Guest Speaker, Creator of I’m a Beer Hound
Paul and Sue talk of some of the challenges and successes of working with volunteers and community leaders in producing the many events he is responsible for. Lansing & Grand Rapids…a couple of the locations Paul chose to produce the Michigan beer based events.

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Festifools Celebration April 6th!

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March 14, 2018 6:00 PM

Shary Brown shares the history of the unique FestiFools celebration in Ann Arbor. The event is definitely one-of-a-kind for Michigan and is set for April 6th. Art & creativity surround the event. So full of FUN! Papier-mache and kids of all ages celebrating the moments(s)!

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MFEA Podcast Highlights of 2017

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January 9, 2018 11:00 AM

2017 was a busy and special year for the MFEA! For January 2018's stream and PodCasts Sue Bila takes a look back at some highlights from 2017.

Check out these fun interviews hosted by the president of the Michigan Festival & Events Association, Sue Bila! 

 

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