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LEO | $13,000 in Latinx Student Scholarships Awarded, Local Leaders Honored During Annual Celebration

Michigan Business Network
September 29, 2023 5:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. – The Hispanic Latino Commission of Michigan (HLCOM) held their annual Hispanic Heritage Event where they awarded thirteen students with $1,000 scholarships and honored six Latinx leaders for their contributions.  

“The Commission is proud to convene our communities to celebrate ambitious Latinx leaders and students, and provide scholarships that ease the financial burden Hispanic and Latinx students may face amid their pursuit of higher education,” Office of Global Michigan Director Poppy Hernandez said. “By collaborating with and uplifting esteemed community members like those awarded this evening, our work continues to make Michigan a welcoming state.

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ICYMI: Michigan Business Beat | Laurie Baumer, Community Foundation | Play Michigan! All-Inclusive Playground Opens!

Michigan Business Network
September 29, 2023 4:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher welcomed back Laurie Baumer Capital Region Community Foundation, President & CEO, Lansing, MI.

Play Michigan! All-Inclusive Playground is Open

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ICYMI: Michigan Business Beat | Teri Sand, CAMW! - Energy Jobs, innovative Programs/Energy Week Mid October

Michigan Business Beat
September 29, 2023 3:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher welcomes back eri Sand, SHRM-CP, PHR, CBSP, CRP, Business Services Manager, Capital Area Michigan Works!, Lansing, MI, but serving Ingham Eaton, and Clinton Counties.

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Automation Alley | Deadline to Register for India Trade Mission is Nov. 10 + More Industry Events!

Michigan Business Network
September 29, 2023 2:00 PM

Automation Alley’s Trade Mission to India: The World’s Fastest Growing Major Economy

January 26 -  February 3, 2024 Trade Mission

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PNC Chief Economist Gus Faucher: Mixed News on Personal Income and Consumer Spending in August;

Michigan Business Network
September 29, 2023 1:00 PM

Big Slowing in Core Inflation Is Encouraging 
  • Personal income rose 0.4% in August, with strong gains from the labor market. But after accounting for inflation and taxes, real disposable personal income was down 0.2% over the month.
  • Nominal consumer spending rose 0.4% in August, with real spending up 0.2%.
  • Overall consumer inflation accelerated in August from July with a big increase in energy prices.
  • Core inflation slowed in August, both month-to-month and year-over-year. It still remains well above the Fed’s 2% objective.
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MEDC | MI Business Report: $1.2M to Help Businesses Go Global

Michigan Business Network
September 29, 2023 12:00 PM

The Michigan State Trade Expansion Program (MI-STEP) received $1.2 million in funding to support small- and medium-sized businesses looking to grow in foreign markets.

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Treasury | Unclaimed Property Auction Set for Tomorrow, Saturday, September 30

Michigan Business Network
September 29, 2023 11:00 AM

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Unclaimed Property will hold a public auction on Saturday, September 30, at the Quality Suites of Lansing in Delta Township.

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Sparrow News: Sparrow Regional President Margaret Dimond Honored with MSU Alumni Award

Michigan Business Network
September 29, 2023 10:00 AM

LANSING, MI – Margaret Dimond, the newly named regional president of University of Michigan Health, has been honored with a distinguished alumni award from Michigan State University’s College of Social Science.

Dimond, whose regional duties include overseeing both Sparrow and University of Michigan Health - West in Grand Rapids, was recognized for her proven track record of success and achieving the highest level of professional accomplishment.

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Clark Schaefer Hackett | Impact of the New CECL Accounting Standard on Nonprofits

Michigan Business Network
September 29, 2023 9:00 AM

The New CECL Accounting Standard Impacts Financial Reporting

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Launch Michigan Announces Venessa Keesler as Its New President & CEO

Michigan Business Network
September 29, 2023 8:00 AM

LANSING, Mich.  Launch Michigan, a bipartisan nonprofit organization dedicated to reimagining Michigan’s public education system through policy and advocacy, Wednesday announced the hiring of Venessa Keesler as its president and chief executive officer.

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