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ICYMI: 100% Hustle Ep. 6 - Pt. 6: Buying and Selling Businesses

100% Hustle
May 18, 2024 11:00 AM

Vicki Hamilton has returned to Michigan Business Network with her new show. It shines a light on business ‘Hustlers’ who offer their advice for growing passions into side hustles and careers, and how to balance it all. Hamilton seeks to help listeners grow their own business hustle by inviting her local and international guests to share how they have built successful business careers, fulfilling side hustles and passion projects. Guests share their winning advice and lessons learned in this personal, conversational, yet informative podcast. Topics include side hustles, business startups, franchising, entrepreneurship, and of course a whole lot of hustling.

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Faces of Manufacturing | Episode 14 -MBN on the Road - Rosie The Riveter Day 2024 Lansing Michigan Part 2

Faces of Manufacturing
May 17, 2024 6:00 PM

Faces of Manufacturing is a new show to Michigan Business Network. Cindy Kangas, Executive Director, CAMC, Capital Area Manufacturing Council, Lansing, Michigan, co-hosts with Joy Wagner, HR Manager of Granger Waste Services, also Lansing.

Cindy and Joy strive to share the corporate culture, personal stories, and unique personalities of those making a living in manufacturing today, in Michigan. With that in mind, this month MBN shares with you video footage of the March 21st 2024 celebration at the Michigan State capitol -- Rosie the Riveter Day at the Capitol.

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Madhu Anderson Joins Citizens Research Council

Michigan Business Network
May 17, 2024 5:00 PM

Livonia, MI – Madhu Anderson this week joins the Citizens Research Council of Michigan as the Senior Research Associate for Local Affairs.

Madhu is well known in public policy, state government and non-profit and conservancy circles, holding several leadership positions in state government and the non-profit sector prior to joining the Citizens Research Council.

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Treasury: Administration, Fiscal Agencies Reach Consensus on Revenue Estimates

Michigan Business Network
May 17, 2024 4:00 PM

Revenue Projections and Economy Strong and Stable

State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks, Senate Fiscal Agency Director Kathryn Summers and House Fiscal Agency Director Mary Ann Cleary today reached consensus on revised economic and revenue figures for the remainder of Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 and for the upcoming 2025 and 2026 fiscal years.

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Governor Whitmer Signs Bipartisan Bill to Drive Investment and Job Creation in Local Communities

Michigan Business Network
May 17, 2024 3:00 PM

With modernized Renaissance Zones, Michigan bolsters economic development toolkit, builds on momentum   

LANSING, Mich. – Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed bipartisan legislation to streamline  Renaissance Zones, a state program that incentivizes job growth and investment in areas of the state that need more of both across Michigan.

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Michigan Corners | Kath Usitalo - 100 Things To Do In The Upper Peninsula

Michigan Corners
May 17, 2024 2:00 PM

Vic Verchereau welcomes Kath Usitalo, who is a Communications Professional specializing in travel and tourism.

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PNC Chief Economist Gus Faucher: Industrial Production Flat in April,

Michigan Business Network
May 17, 2024 1:00 PM

With Soft Details

  • Industrial production was flat in April from March, with drops in manufacturing and mining output and an increase for utilities.
  • Industrial production has been flat over the past couple of years as high interest rates are weighing on the industrial sector.
  • The capacity utilization rate fell in April from March; the industrial sector is not contributing to U.S. inflation.
  • Industrial production should pick up in 2025 with lower interest rates.
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University of Michigan Health-Sparrow’s Kira Carter-Robertson Earns Leadership Honor

Michigan Business Network
May 17, 2024 12:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. – Kira Carter-Robertson, University of Michigan Health-Sparrow Lansing’s chief operating officer, has earned a prestigious statewide honor for outstanding leadership and for paving the way for future generations.

Carter-Robertson was named as a Leadership In Action Award honoree, part of Career Mastered National Women's History Leadership Awards Class of 2024.

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Traverse City Tourism | Ten Honored With Hospitality High Five Awards

Michigan Business Network
May 17, 2024 11:00 AM

Traverse City, Mich. — Ten Superstars of the Traverse City region were honored with the first Hospitality High Five Awards presented Thursday by Traverse City Tourism. The awards are designed to recognize individuals who help make the region one of the premier travel destinations in the Midwest. The awards were given at the Traverse City Tourism Annual Meeting at the Park Place Hotel.
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ICYMI: Michigan Business Beat | John J. Walsh, Michigan Manufacturers Association Spring 2024 Update.

Michigan Business Network
May 17, 2024 10:00 AM

Chris Holman welcomes back John J. Walsh, President & CEO, MMA, Michigan Manufacturers Association, Lansing, MI.

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