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Ele's Place Grand Rapids Announces New Director

Michigan Business Beat
September 20, 2018 11:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher welcomes Jaime Counterman new Director for Ele's Place in Grand Rapids, MI. Recently, Ele's Place Grand Rapids, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support for grieving children and their families, announced that it hired Jaime Counterman as the new Director of the organization's West Michigan office.

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Tuesday September 18th | Sparrow, Footprints of Michigan Making An Impact on Local Lives with 24-Hour Shoe Drive

Michigan Business Beat
September 18, 2018 4:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher interviews Claire Corr, Government Relations, Community Services Labor Liaison for Sparrow Health System. The drive runs through midnight tonight.

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Bringing Together Community and Hope for Burn Survivors

Michigan Business Beat
August 22, 2018 3:00 PM

Grand Rapids, will welcome burn survivors from around the world for the 30thAnnual Phoenix World Burn Congress from September 12-15

Amy Acton, Burn Survivor and Executive Director of Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors joins Jeffrey Mosher on this segment of Michigan Business Beat to talk about her story and this year’s 30th Annual Phoenix World Burn Congress.

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Delta Dental Foundation | the Serving Smiles to Seniors Program

Michigan Business Network
August 13, 2018 2:00 PM

From July to October 2018 Delta Dental of Michigan has a series of FREE Senior Lunch Programs.
Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Katie Frankhart, Program Coordinator, Delta Dental Foundation at Delta Dental of Michigan and two representatives from Tri-County Office on Aging; Tasha Stetler, Community Nutrition Manager, and Christine T. Histed, RD, Registered Dietician, Evidence Based Programs Manager. 

Their conversation covers  what the Serving Smiles to Seniors program is. The tie of The Delta Dental Foundation having several partners on this initiative including Tri-County Office on Aging. 


How the Tri-County Office on Aging is involved in the program. 
What the results have shown, and whether this program is effective. Why this program is needed in our community?

And finally how a senior can sign up to attend one of the upcoming luncheons?

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Delta Dental | MORE Dates for Free Senior Lunch Program Offering Oral Health Assessments, Nutrition Lessons

Michigan Business Network
August 6, 2018 12:06 PM

From July to October 2018 Delta Dental of Michigan has a series of FREE Senior Lunch Programs.

WHAT:  Nearly one-fifth of adults 65 years and older have untreated tooth decay which is almost entirely preventable. The Delta Dental Foundation and its partners are launching the local Serving Smiles to Seniors program for the third year to educate seniors on proper oral care and connect them with local resources. 

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Generous LAFCU Members, Public Donate to Help Eaton Rapids Community

Michigan Business Network
July 25, 2018 3:00 PM

More than 912 pounds of toiletries, food collected at LAFCU branches to help local charity

LANSING, Mich. — Thanks to the generosity of LAFCU members and the public, LAFCU’s month-long toiletries and food drive netted 912 pounds of donated items for an Eaton Rapids charity, Heart and Hands Inc.

The charity has been working with those impacted by the fire at Meridian Magnesium Products of America, an auto parts manufacturing plant in Eaton Rapids and the community’s largest employer.

Photo above:  Surrounded by the 900 pounds of food and toiletries collected in the LAFCU toiletries and food drive for the Eaton Rapids community are Jordan McNeilly and Alyssa Sliger, with LAFCU’s marketing department; Eaton Rapids Mayor Paul Malewski; Heart and Hands Director Cathy Howell; Polly Cornish, manager of LAFCU’s Eaton Rapids and Mason branches; and Chrystal Murphy, manager of LAFCU’s South Lansing Branch.   

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Delta Dental | Free Senior Lunch Program Offers Oral Health Assessments, Nutrition Lessons

Michigan Business Network
July 17, 2018 4:00 PM

Wednesday, July 18 at noon

WHAT:  Nearly one-fifth of adults 65 years and older have untreated tooth decay which is almost entirely preventable. The Delta Dental Foundation and its partners are launching the local Serving Smiles to Seniors program for the third year to educate seniors on proper oral care and connect them with local resources. 

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Williams Subaru Donates to Sparrow

Michigan Business Network
July 11, 2018 3:00 PM

Williams Subaru of Lansing donated some 80 blankets and 25 children’s art kits to Sparrow Health System as part of the Subaru Loves to Care initiative. Owner of the dealership Jeff Williams was on hand to explain the importance of the donation. The event was attended by officials from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, which also has partnered with Subaru.

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Delta Dental | My Dreams Are Becoming Real’ Exhibit Showcased Refugee Student Art

Michigan Business Network
June 28, 2018 9:00 AM

Recent Free public art reception: “My Dreams Are Becoming Real”

Paintings by local refugee youth in Samaritas' Refugee Foster Care program were be on display at Tabooli in East Lansing for World Refugee Awareness Week, June 17-24.

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Sparrow Health | June Is National Cancer Survivors Month

Michigan Business Network
June 27, 2018 3:00 PM

Theresa Pruder, Radiation/Medical/GYN Oncology Manager Sparrow Herbert-Herman Cancer Center, Lansing joined Jeffrey Mosher in the MBN studio recently for a Michigan Business Beat.

Theresa wanted to focus on June as National Cancer Survivors Month. National Cancer Survivors Day was marked earlier in the month as every year in June, people around the world celebrate life after cancer.

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