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MEDC | Crowdfunding campaign launched for Hoop Skirt Alley Project in Charlevoix

Michigan Business Network
March 21, 2019 8:00 AM

$6,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative 

LANSING, Mich. – An alleyway in downtown Charlevoix will be transformed into an interactive space, improving walkability and adding to the vibrancy of town through a new crowdfunding campaign, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, the City of Charlevoix and Charlevoix Main Street DDA announced today. The campaign is being offered through Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity.

If the campaign reaches its crowdfunding goal of $6,000 by April 30, 2019, the project will win a matching grant with funds made possible by the MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places program. For project details and to donate, please visit: patronicity.com/alley.

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MEDC | Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for “Community Welcome Center & Museum” in the UP’s Delta County

Michigan Business Network
March 20, 2019 12:00 PM

$50,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s  Public Spaces Community Places initiative 

LANSING, Mich. – Escanaba will soon be home to a regional hub and multi-use public complex through a new crowdfunding campaign, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Delta County Chamber of Commerce and Michigan’s State Fair in the Upper Peninsula announced today. The campaign is being offered through the Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity.

If the campaign reaches its crowdfunding goal of $50,000 by April 30, 2019, the project will win a matching grant with funds made possible by MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places program. For project details and to donate, please visit: patronicity.com/dc.

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MEDC | Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for Battle Creek Dog Park

Michigan Business Network
March 19, 2019 2:00 PM

$50,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s  Public Spaces Community Places initiative

$30,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative 

LANSING, Mich. – Battle Creek will create a safe space for dogs and their owners to gather and spend time together in an off-leash setting in an under-utilized portion of Bailey Park through a new crowdfunding campaign, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Battle Creek Community Foundation and the Friends of Calhoun County Dog Parks announced today. The campaign is being offered through Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity.

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TED | 15,000 Jobs Available Annually in Michigan’s Professional Trades Careers

Michigan Business Network
March 15, 2019 10:00 AM

Gov. Whitmer’s call for increased educational attainment will help students prepare for high-demand career opportunities

LANSING, Mich. —The top high-wage, high-demand Professional Trades careers in Michigan all require education or training beyond high school and Gov. Whitmer’s call for 60 percent of Michiganders achieving postsecondary credentials by 2030 elevates opportunities for students and job seekers to take advantage of apprenticeships, on-the-job training, certificates or associate degree programs for in-demand careers.
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Senator Gary Peters | Peters Statement on President Trump’s Budget Proposal to Cut Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding By 90%

Michigan Business Beat
March 15, 2019 8:00 AM


WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) (shown right) today released the following statement on President Trump’s budget proposal, which includes slashing funding to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative by 90%:

 

 

 

 

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TED | Beckhorn Notes Governor’s Commitment to Talent Clear in Budget Proposal

Michigan Business Network
March 14, 2019 4:00 PM

LANSING, Mich.—Talent and Economic Development Department of Michigan, Acting Director Stephanie Beckhorn issued the following statement in support of Gov. Whitmer’s budget proposal and focus on closing the skills gap.

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Statewide Tornado Drill March 27th - PSA

Michigan Business Network
March 14, 2019 2:00 PM

Statewide Tornado Drill this year in Michigan is set for March 27th.
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Michigan Railroad Day (March 13) from Michigan Legislators' Perspective

Michigan Business Beat
March 13, 2019 1:00 PM

With the help of Michigan Railroads Association, Jeffrey Mosher spends some time of Wednesday March 13, 2019, MI Railroad Day with a pair of State Senators and a State Representative from across Michigan and across party lines.

His interviews about railroads in Michigan are:

Segment 1:  St. Senator Roger Victory, Michigan's 30th Senate District Ottowa County.

Segment 2: St. Rep. Robert Wittenberg, Michigan's 27th House District, Oak Park, MI region, 

Segment 3: St. Senator Wayne Schmidt, Michigan's 37th District, Grand Traverse County,

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MEDC | Crowdfunding Campaign Launched For “Restoring Historic Hamtramck Stadium”

Michigan Business Network
March 8, 2019 12:00 PM

$50,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s  Public Spaces Community Places initiative

$50,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative

 

LANSING, Mich. – The historic Hamtramck Stadium will be restored and updated for baseball, soccer, cricket and general community use through a new crowdfunding campaignthe Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Piast Institute and Friends of Historic Hamtramck Stadium announced today. The campaign is being offered through Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity.

If the campaign reaches its crowdfunding goal of $50,000 by April 2, the project will win a matching grant with funds made possible by MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places program. For project details and to donate, please visit: patronicity.com/hhs.

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Finding the Right Space for Your Business | MiGrowthCast

MiGrowthCast
March 8, 2019 11:00 AM

Marketing Manager for Martin Commercial Properties Luke Miller joins Jesse Flores on this episode of MiGrowthCast.

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