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The Abundant Life of Steve Acho

Be Investable
July 20, 2017 9:00 AM

Steve Acho is a Detroit-based singer-songwriter-pianist. He honed his stage skills performing standup comedy starting at the age of eight, and continued through high school. He taught himself to play piano, after being inspired by a Billy Joel concert his parents took him to.

A self-taught singer and piano player, he began performing in coffee houses, restaurants, bars, and private events in the Detroit area starting in 1993.

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Passion for Leadership Lights the Way for Jackson, MI, Entrepreneur

Leadership Low Down
July 14, 2017 3:00 PM

Brandon Marken is on to something, something big, potentially really big. He and his team have created an app that brings business and philanthropy together and works as a ‘gatekeeper’ for all those who are requesting your time.

Brandon is living a leader’s ultimate challenge, leading a team of talented, smart people who in their areas of expertise are more knowledgeable than he. 

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Sparrow's TCI’s Moving into the New Herbert-Herman Cancer Center!

Michigan Business Beat
July 14, 2017 2:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Dr. Ronald Voice, a cardiologist with Sparrow Thoracic and Cardiovascular Institute (TCI). Sparrow Health System Lansing, MI.

The Sparrow Herbert-Herman Cancer Center will have a neighbor at the newly opened location on Michigan Avenue. The Sparrow Thoracic and Cardiovascular Institute, or TCI, is consolidating its offices and moving into the building. TCI already offers full-service heart and vascular care, with highly trained physicians and groundbreaking cardiac research. The move just adds to TCI’s reputation as the leading cardiovascular practice in the mid-Michigan region.

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Seasoned Actress Establishes New Theatre!

Show Biz Weekly
July 10, 2017 2:00 PM

Segment 1-KW: Born into the theatre world wouldn’t be too far off the truth for our first guest, Kate Willis. Acting since she was a child, Willis has taken acting seriously for over seventeen years and now she has taken on the biggest role ever as Artistic Director/Founder of the brand new Downeaster Theatre, coming this fall 2017. Willis’ career as an actor has always taken the lead and when she wanted to pursue this newest endeavor, she worked hard at creating a new environment for actors to development projects as well as act in many modern pieces.

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Delta Dental Foundation Awards $400,000 Grant to Sparrow to Expand Innovative Oral Health Project

Michigan Business Beat
June 30, 2017 5:00 PM

LANSING, MI – The Delta Dental Foundation has awarded Sparrow a $400,000 grant to allow a two-year renewal and expansion of a first-in-the-nation research project that pinpoints how good oral healthcare can improve overall health.

The announcement continues the project first funded by the Delta Dental Foundation in 2015 that provided all Sparrow Hospital Patients with a higher-quality toothbrush, toothpaste with sodium bicarbonate, alcohol-free antiseptic mouthwash, and a suction toothbrush kit for those with difficulty swallowing or spitting.

In these segments Jeffrey Mosher interviews representatives of both Delta Dental of Michigan and Sparrow Health Care System. The four podcasts can be heard clicking the SoundCloud
pack below.

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Stepping out into the creative unknown

Leadership Low Down
June 15, 2017 10:00 AM

Entrepreneurs like Lauryn Goodvich inspire us all to think about possibilities. Lauryn with her degree in marketing and business administration stepped out to create Lauryn Goodvich Photography. Her passion for creativity in her shoots sets her apart from most professional photographers. Listen to Lauryn speak candidly about overcoming fear in order to launch her own business. Her photography is featured in a children’s book and her photos of rescued animals are in high demand as well.

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Ty Forquer: The Man and Mind Behind 517 Shirts

Show Biz Weekly
June 9, 2017 11:00 AM

SBW welcomes Ty Forquer founder of 517 Shirts to tell his amazing story that lead to him becoming Dr. Forquer, Ph.d in Music from Michigan State University, to A&E editor for City Pulse, and founder of Lansing company 517shirts.

Forquer shares 517Shirts unique begining that involves a men’s lavatory at a bar in downtown Lansing. The hip shirts are not tourist items per se, but are made for Lansing residents who want to represent such iconic images as Lansing’s Triple Towers, known locally as Wynken, Blynken and Nod, a symbol of the city seen from distances beyond the limits.

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Workers Comp Insurance 101 for Business Owners

Michigan Business Beat
June 6, 2017 9:00 AM

Mike Seling, VP of Business Development, Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, Lansing, MI, speaks with Chris Holman about Workers Comp Insurance 101 for Business Owners.

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Sparrow Health Care Tour of Soon-to-Open Herbert-Herman Cancer Center Part 1

Michigan Business Beat
May 26, 2017 5:00 PM

Nearly two years to the date after a May 15th 2015, ground breaking ceremony, Sparrow Health Care System gave an early tour of the soon-to-open Herbert-Herman Cancer Center.

In the pair of audio tracks found below, the tour of the new facility gets underway through the main components of the building seeing even installation art pieces that have begun.

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Natalie (Schiefer) Chmiko on International Trade in Michigan

globalEDGE Business Beat
May 9, 2017 3:00 PM

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with Natalie (Schiefer) Chmiko, Director of International Trade at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) – the State of Michigan’s economic development unit.

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