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Bright Walls Mural Festival in Jackson Michigan

Students United: Mobile Minds Flipping Society
October 19, 2018 11:00 AM

On this episode of Students United is excerpts from the Bright Walls Mural Festival in Jackson Michigan. The segment features many student voices sharing thoughts on a unique trip that not only introduced them to artwork from 17 artists from around the world but also to the historical locations such as the Michigan Theater (open in 1930) and the 1906 Masonic Temple, home to the new Jackson School of Arts Project. The Michigan Theater which has received the Michigan Historical Preservation Award for its restoration efforts. The restoration work is well underway for the Jackson School of Arts which is scheduled to open next fall. 

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Sparrow | 29th Annual WINS Breast Cancer Celebration

Michigan Business Beat
October 19, 2018 9:00 AM

 

Monday, Oct. 8, Jeffrey Mosher joined in on the 29th Annual WINS Breast Cancer Celebration, an uplifting night of celebration for breast cancer survivors and their loved ones.

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DPSCD Announces Hydration Stations: Long-term Drinking Water Solution for All Schools with Philanthropic Support

Michigan Business Network
October 11, 2018 10:30 AM

District to begin implementation immediately with completion by summer 2019

DETROIT – (Oct. 9, 2018) The Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) announced today its long-term solution to provide clean drinking water for the more than 50,000 students and staff throughout the District with the installation of water hydration systems. In addition, the District announced support from approximately a dozen philanthropic partners who have committed $2.4 million to support the purchase and installation of the hydration systems to be placed in every school building by summer of 2019. DPSCD will be one of the nation’s largest public school districts with hydration stations in all school buildings. The hydration stations offer filtration technology designed to cool water and remove lead, copper and other contaminants. The District will install one station for every 100 students as well as one in every gym and faculty lounge.

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Delta Dental | Healthy Detroit Family Recipe Contest Launches with $1,000 Grand Prize

Michigan Business Network
October 9, 2018 6:00 PM

Win a Thousand Dollars for your Family and your School

10/9/2018

Dust off the recipe book, and take out the aprons.

It’s time for the Healthy Detroit Family Recipe Contest.

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Footprints of Michigan and Business Community Making an Impact with Sparrow Health System

Michigan Business Beat
September 25, 2018 9:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Geronimo Lerma of Footprints of Michigan, Inc. and Elliott Jackson of Feldman Chevrolet of Lansing. They are the charity, and representation of the business community support for an event that took place September 18th.

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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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