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Adults Could Brush up on Dental Terminology Reveals Delta Dental Survey

Michigan Business Network
May 20, 2019 8:00 AM

Gap exists in Americans’ knowledge of certain basic dental terms

OAK BROOK, Ill. — May 15, 2019 — Consider checking your dental IQ before your next visit to the dentist. A new Adult’s Oral Health & Well-Being Survey indicates that a significant portion of the American population is not familiar with certain key dental terms. This unfamiliarity may lead to unease in the dental chair during discussions with your oral health care professional. The Delta Dental national survey finds that the majority of adults are not versed in bruxism (81%), caries (75%) and prophylaxis (64%).

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All about 2019 the empowHER Leadership Retreat

Michigan Business Network
April 19, 2019 8:00 AM

The empowHER Leadership Retreat was created to provide fourth- through ninth-grade girls from all different backgrounds with the tools to find confidence, passion and purpose in their lives.

In these six segments hear from Suzy Merchant who was inspired to start the events, followed by a business community sponsor (AF Group), a key member in making these four retreats happen, and a past participant.

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Jeff Lazaros : More Than a Game....A Chance to Change Lives

Leadership Low Down
April 18, 2019 8:00 AM

On this episode podcast of Leadership Low Down Vic Verchereau welcome Jeff Lazaros, President & CEO of Jedi Communications who shares his passion and dream of doing something extraordinary for kids and the game he loves.

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Kate Powers: Meaningful Support at Critical Times

Leadership Low Down
April 15, 2019 8:00 PM

On this episode podcast of Leadership Low Down is Kate Powers of Ele's Place. 

Ele's Place is a non-profit, community based organization dedicated to creating awareness and support for grieving children and their families. As COO & Chief Development Officer Kate Powers oversees four operations serving Lansing, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor and Flint Michigan. Her important leadership has a great vision, To ensure no child in Michigan grieves alone.

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Sparrow | Recognition of the Recipients of Outstanding Latino Caregiver Awards

Michigan Business Network
April 8, 2019 4:00 PM

Tuesday, April 2,  Jeffrey Mosher was on hand at the Hannah Community Center, of East Lansing, MI. Exceptional Latino Caregivers from McLaren and Sparrow Hospitals received the “2018 Outstanding Latino Caregiver Award.” This annual event is an opportunity to publicly recognize individual Latino Caregivers for the significant differences they make in patients' lives and for their extraordinary service at each local hospital. The award recipients were nominated by their co-workers or patients and chosen by joint committees from the hospitals and the Lansing Latino Health Alliance.

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Sparrow Recognize Community Leader with its Highest Honor, 2019 Founders’ Award

Michigan Business Network
March 19, 2019 3:00 PM

Tuesday, March 12, Jeffrey Mosher was on hand at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing Michigan for a reception and celebration program. A community leader, John O. Grettenberger, Sr. was recognized with the 2019 Sparrow Founders’ Award, Sparrow’s highest honor. The award is given to a Volunteer, community member, retired Caregiver or Physician who has made a positive impact on the health of the mid-Michigan region through their involvement with Sparrow.

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The Story behind the 2019 Sparrow Founders' Day Award

Michigan Business Network
March 15, 2019 12:00 PM

Chris Holman speaks with Christine Hollister, President, Sparrow Women's Board of Managers, and Volunteer, Sparrow Hospital.

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Delta Dental Foundation Welcomes Noted Health Authority as Executive Director

Michigan Business Network
March 13, 2019 11:00 AM

Dr. Holli Seabury of McMillen Health to lead company’s philanthropic arm

Okemos, Michigan — Dr. Holli Seabury, CEO of McMillen Health in Fort Wayne, Indiana, will become executive director of the Delta Dental Foundation effective March 25. She succeeds Teri Battaglieri, who is retiring.

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Tooth Fairy Payouts Plunge for Second Consecutive Year

Michigan Business Network
February 25, 2019 9:00 AM

Delta Dental celebrates 20+ years of tracking the Tooth Fairy’s U.S. annual giving 

OAK BROOK, Ill. — February 21, 2019 — Parents, do not be surprised if a savvy kid holds on to a lost tooth until market conditions improve. The Tooth Fairy’s purse strings appear to be tighter than a year ago with the average monetary payout down by 43 cents. According to the just-released Original Tooth Fairy Poll®, sponsored by Delta Dental, the Tooth Fairy’s average cash gift declined to $3.70 for a lost tooth.

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2019 Sparrow Gala an Evening of Movement, Motion, and Melodies

Michigan Business Beat
February 13, 2019 10:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Michelle Reynaert, Executive Director of Development And Operations for the Sparrow Foundation. They focus on this year's Sparrow Gala which is set to be held at the University Club of MSU on February 23rd.

Folks can join Sparrow for an evening of movement, motion, and melodies, blending the traditional with the unexpected to benefit Orthopedic Services at Sparrow. Still present will be the delicious food and dessert, casino-style gaming, live music, dancing and silent auction. But this year they are adding innovative ways to keep you moving all night long for a fresh and modern Gala experience. 

 

 

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