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Delta Dental | Local groups push proper disposal of drugs

Michigan Business Network
April 25, 2018 11:00 AM

Quality, affordable dental care isn’t always easy to come by.

Local groups push proper disposal of drugs, reduction of opioid abuse 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Delta Dental | ‘Touchdown for Teeth tailgate’

Michigan Business Network
April 20, 2018 10:00 AM

Quality, affordable dental care isn’t always easy to come by.

Touchdown for Teeth tailgate’ highlights
importance of wearing a mouthguard,
protecting teeth during sports

 

 

 

 

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Tashmica Torok The Firecracker Foundation

Equity Equals
April 19, 2018 7:00 PM

This weekend on Equity Equals our guest is Tashmica Firecracker Torok who shares her passion for helping children heal from the trauma of sexual abuse. We also chatted about the ongoing challenge to dismantle racialized policies and practices in some Lansing Catholic schools. Tune in today to learn more about The Firecracker Foundation and LCHS4 and More.

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The 2018 Lansing Promise Dinner Less Than a Week Away

Michigan Business Network
April 19, 2018 6:00 PM

The 4th Annual Lansing Promise Dinner is coming up on Thursday, April 26th at the Breslin Student Events Center! This powerful evening will honor our Promise Scholars and the people and businesses committed to supporting them. This is about community. This is about transformation. This is about seeing real change in our lifetimes and for generations to come.

Join the Journey, we’ll see you on April 26th.

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Delta Dental | Grant Program Improves Access to Dental Care One Life at a Time

Michigan Business Network
April 17, 2018 11:00 AM

Quality, affordable dental care isn’t always easy to come by.

Okemos, Michigan — For the Angermeier family of Owensville care only became a reality when they discovered Tulip Tree Family Health Care, a community health center in Fort Branch which provides dental care to those who are in need and uninsured.

Their son, Billy who is 20, is hearing impaired, non-verbal and has cerebral palsy.

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Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana CEO to retire in December

Michigan Business Network
April 12, 2018 4:00 PM

Okemos, Michigan—Laura Czelada, president and CEO of Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana, will retire in December after successfully leading one of the largest dental benefit companies in the United States for six years.

Chief Operating Officer Goran Jurkovic was selected by the board of directors as Czelada’s successor, effective January 1, 2019. Jurkovic has been COO since 2016 and is responsible for business operations, administration and marketing. 

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Delta Dental | Tales to Tails Reading Program Builds Literacy Skills, Benefits Adoptable Animals

Michigan Business Network
March 8, 2018 9:00 PM

Sit. Stay. Listen. It’s storytime.

Okemos, Michigan — For its first year of programming, the Capital Area Humane Society’s Tales to Tails reading program is partnering with Delta Dental to brighten more smiles and wag more tails.

From February through June, the humane society will open its doors to offer the Tales to Tails Reading Program for children ages 5-13.

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Delta Dental Offers Oral Health, Reading Tote Bags to Legislators

Michigan Business Network
February 27, 2018 10:00 PM

Lansing, Michigan — Building a healthy mind and body starts with having the right tools.

In celebration of National Reading Month in March, Delta Dental is teaming up with legislators to focus attention on the importance of daily brushing and reading at its annual Legislative Tote Bag Luncheon.

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61 Michigan Schools To Receive New Drinking Fountains Thanks To $200K Program from Delta Dental Foundation and MESSA

Michigan Business Network
February 22, 2018 3:00 PM

Program encourages students to drink water, skip sugar-sweetened beverages

Okemos, Michigan—Sixty-one schools across Michigan will soon receive new water fountains/bottle filling stations, thanks to $200,000 in funding from the Delta Dental Foundation (DDF) and MESSA. In all, 95 water fountains/bottle filling stations will be installed.

The schools are winners of MESSA and DDF’s “Rethink Your Drink: Water’s Cool at School program,” designed to encourage children to drink more water during the school day. (The list of winners follows this press release.)

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Delta Dental Keep Smiling! Oral Health Exhibit Coming to Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

Michigan Business Network
February 13, 2018 11:00 AM

Okemos, Michigan — Children from across Michigan will soon experience the whimsical and engaging oral health exhibit, Keep Smiling! at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.

The Delta Dental Foundation committed $200,000 to fund the creation of this interactive oral health exhibit which is set to open in early 2019.

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