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Treetops Memorial Day Sale!

Michigan Business Network
May 26, 2017 11:00 AM

Sizzlin' Hot Deals

It's the perfect time to unwind and relax at Treetops Resort, where spring is in the air and golf season is upon us! Take advantage of our Sizzlin' Hot Deals listed below but don't wait too long - these are all limited in quantity!

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LAFCU Donates $1,000 to Perry High School Band Program

Michigan Business Network
May 23, 2017 5:00 PM

Donation kicks off fund drive for new band uniforms

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has donated $1,000 to the Perry High School band, priming the pump on the school’s five-year, $80,000 fundraising drive to purchase new band uniforms. The ceremonial check presentation was made at the May 22 Perry Band Boosters meeting.

LAFCU makes a donation each year to a local high school band of its choice in fulfillment of its entertainment sponsorship for the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner.

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Lake Superior Leadership Academy Class of 2017 Graduates

U.P. Perspectives
May 17, 2017 7:00 PM

MARQUETTE - The Lake Superior Leadership Academy (LSLA) is pleased to announce the graduation of this year’s Academy class. The graduation ceremony took place on May 11 at the Landmark Inn. LSLA is a project of the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP), is a community leadership and professional development program geared toward educating emerging and potential leaders about the inner workings of Marquette County, while developing business networks and leadership skills.

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HGB honors its 2016 Generosity Guild Volunteers of the Year

Michigan Business Network
May 17, 2017 9:00 AM

CHARLOTTE, Mich. – Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce Emily Newton and Judy Gordeneer as its Generosity Guild Volunteers of the Year. They were recognized at the hospital’s annual Generosity Guild Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon Wednesday, April 26.

HGB employees and volunteers nominated more than 20 volunteers to receive the annual recognition. All Generosity Guild volunteers voted on the nominees to determine final winners.

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Sparrow Clinton Earns National Recognition for Patient Safety

Michigan Business Network
May 2, 2017 9:00 AM

ST. JOHNS, MI – Sparrow Clinton Hospital has earned high marks for Patient safety from a national study that places it among the top 10 percent of hospitals in the country.

Sparrow Clinton is one of only 13 Michigan hospitals to earn the 2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award from Healthgrades, a leading online resource for health information. The award highlights outstanding healthcare facilities and systems. The 460 hospitals recognized nationwide showed lower rates of hospital complications, preventable infections or other deadly medical errors.

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LAFCU, Lugnuts Expand Community Champions Program To Include First Responders as Well as Military

Michigan Business Network
May 1, 2017 4:00 PM

Nominations for ‘Community Champions’ open, accepted all summer

LANSING, Mich. — Nominations are open for the LAFCU Community Champions program, which has been expanded this year to honor police, fire and medical first responders as well as current and veteran members of the military at Lansing Lugnuts games this summer.

“The LAFCU Community Champions program is back for its fourth season with the opportunity to recognize those who help us every day locally – our first responders,” said Kelli Ellsworth Etchison, LAFCU senior vice president of marketing. “Our partnership with the Lansing Lugnuts offers the ideal location for community recognition of those who selflessly serve or have served our country far away and at home.”

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Consumers Energy, Grand Valley State University Celebrate Opening of Leadership Center in Grand Rapids

Michigan Business Network
April 28, 2017 5:00 PM

Russell Leadership Center Named for Company’s Former CEO

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 28, 2017 – Officials from Consumers Energy and Grand Valley State University today celebrated the opening of the John G. Russell Leadership Center on the school’s downtown Grand Rapids campus, which will train the next generation of leaders for the energy provider.

“Consumers Energy has a 130-year history of serving Michigan. The new Russell Leadership Center is a vital example of the way we are preparing to continue that service for generations to come,” said Patti Poppe, Consumers Energy’s president and chief executive officer. “This new center helps us take the next step as we work to leave our company, the city of Grand Rapids and our home state of Michigan better than we found them.”

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The Runway Signs Five New Fashion Designers as Alumnus Grows

Pure Lansing
April 27, 2017 4:00 PM


LANSING, MI – The Runway is pleased to announce the addition of five new fashion designers to the incubator, and some major accomplishments of a Runway alumnus. The Runway Lansing, funded by the Lansing Economic Development Corporation (LEDC), was created in 2014 as Michigan’s premiere fashion incubator. The Runway helps aspiring fashion designers produce and move collections to market by providing essential resources such as creative space, education, and programming.

Runway alumnus Lawrence Hunt, continues to grow as it secures a second brand ambassador with New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shephard. Shephard joins Detroit Tigers James McCann in donating 200 Lawrence Hunt shirts to students and veterans who are preparing for new careers. Launched from The Runway, Lawrence Hunt Dress Shirts is best known for designing high-quaility professional dress shirts that keep the wearer cool in the heat or during high stress situations.

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Storm Preparation Information from Consumers Energy

Michigan Business Network
April 26, 2017 5:30 PM

JACKSON, Mich., April 26, 2017 – Word from Consumers Energy: Several waves of strong thunderstorms are expected across Lower Michigan from late Wednesday through late Thursday afternoon, with winds gusting up to 55 mph.

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Governor Snyder, State Legislature to Proclaim April 26th Michigan Biosciences Industry Day

Michigan Business Network
April 26, 2017 9:30 AM

ANN ARBOR | LANSING, MICHIGAN – APRIL 18, 2017 — Michigan’s premier biosciences industry trade organization, MichBio, presents its annual Michigan Biosciences Day at the Capitol, sponsored by Innovate Michigan, in Lansing, Michigan on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 where Governor Rick Snyder through proclamation, and both the Michigan House and Senate by resolution, will officially recognize the day as “Michigan Biosciences Industry Day”.

The Biosciences Day at the Capitol is a unique and not-be-missed opportunity for industry representatives to engage with decision-makers on behalf of their institutions and the statewide bio-industry.

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