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Delta Dental Foundation, MESSA Launch Program to Replace School Drinking Fountains

Michigan Business Network
September 12, 2017 3:00 PM

Okemos, Michigan — As part of its “Rethink Your Drink campaign,” the Delta Dental Foundation has teamed up with MESSA for the “Water’s Cool at School” program, which will provide new drinking fountains for some Michigan schools.

The program is designed to ensure children drink enough water during the school day and avoid sugar-sweetened beverages. The Delta Dental Foundation and MESSA will commit $100,000 toward replacing and installing new water filling stations to schools across Michigan that apply and are selected for the program.

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More Funding Provided by Delta Dental Foundation for Field Trips to Oral Health Exhibit in Ann Arbor

Michigan Business Network
September 8, 2017 2:00 PM

Okemos, Michigan — Elementary students from across Michigan will experience the wonders of the human mouth and learn about oral health at Delta Dental’s Chew on This! exhibit at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.

The Delta Dental Foundation (DDF) committed $25,000 in field trip grants to pre-K to fourth grade classrooms, allowing about 5,000 students to visit the exhibit. This is the second round of field trip grants for the year and will total the DDF’s overall contribution to $45,000.

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Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana Donates $75,000 to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Michigan Business Network
August 31, 2017 1:00 PM

Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana has pledged $75,000 to the American Red Cross to provide disaster relief services in communities affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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Delta Dental Hosts Big Success for Ronald McDonald Run!

Michigan Business Beat
March 30, 2017 4:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher welcomes back Executive Director of the Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan Carolyn Hurst and Claire Doroh Corporate Citizenship Specialist of Delta Dental of Michigan for a recap of the 2017 Run for the House.

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The Lansing Promise Continues its Success!

Michigan Business Beat
March 7, 2017 1:00 PM

Chris Holman welcomes Justin Sheehan, Executive Director, Lansing Promise, to get updates on this education opportunity. The Lansing Promise provides post secondary access to school by breaking down the financial barriers. The Lansing Promise has the support of local businesses and community to give our next generation the opportunity for an education and success. Justin puts it as, “Our kids, our community, our promise, and our future.”

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New Dental Clinic Available in Downtown Lansing

Michigan Business Beat
March 1, 2017 2:00 PM

In this set we have part two of Jeffrey Mosher’s coverage of the recent Grand Opening of the Delta Dental Foundation's dental clinic located at the Volunteers of America Michigan location on Larch Avenue in downtown Lansing. Included in these are excerpts are remarks delivered before the “Floss” Ribbon Cutting. The clinic is set to serve 2,000 patients a year. It houses four dental chairs, X-ray equipment, and a rotation of skilled dental professionals. The clinic will address a critical need for a population that experiences daily pain, lost teeth, poor nutrition and whole body disease that results from poor oral health.

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MLK Panel Part 1 of 4

Equity Equals
February 28, 2017 9:00 AM

In honor of Black History Month, Equity Equals features a panel entitled “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the future of Black America,” at Michigan State University James Madison College. Dr. King’s last book, ‘Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community’ [1967] was referenced by panelists including Dr. Robert Green and Dr. Theodore Ransaw in assessing the socio-economic and political standing of black Americans today, 50 years since the publication of King’s last book.  The Question: Are Black Americans moving forward, backwards or standing still/frozen in time?

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2016 MFEA Highlights and More!

Party @ MI Place
February 13, 2017 11:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher (Michigan Business Network Operations Director) and Sue Bila brought back memories of MFEA Conventions past. Also of attending the 25th. Silver Anniversary Convention later this year – November 2-5, 2017 at the Grand Traverse Resort in Traverse City/Acme. They also spoke of the important role festivals & events have in the successful positioning of “Social Equity” within our communities.

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Indoor Art Fest Proves to be Success!

Party @ MI Place
February 13, 2017 10:00 AM

Sue Bila welcomes Jackie McMahon of the Great Lakes Art Fair to share the concept of the Great Lakes Art Fair and its’ success.

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Get Ready for the 2017 Bay Rama Fishfly Festival!

Party @ MI Place
February 10, 2017 5:30 PM

Host Sue Bila of Party @ MI Place talks with Lisa Edward about the Bay Rama Fishfly Festival coming up June 21 – 25, 2017.

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