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MEDC | Nine Michigan Main Street Communities Receiving a Total of $200,000

Michigan Business Network
March 1, 2024 6:00 PM

in Grants for Downtown Improvement Projects

LANSING, Mich. -- Thursday Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that nine communities around Michigan have been awarded a total of 200,000 in grants to support downtown enhancement and improvement projects. Communities receiving Main Street Vibrancy grants are Cheboygan, Wayland, Lapeer, Downtown Lansing Inc., Three Rivers, Saline, Mexicantown, Grosse Pointe, and North End.

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ICYMI :Michigan Business Beat | Travis Alden, The Right Place - Pairs with Strategic Site Readiness Program

Michigan Business Beat
March 1, 2024 5:00 PM

Chris Holman welcomes Travis Alden, Senior Director of Community Development, - The Right Place, Grand Rapids, MI.

For context the discussion covers a project to develop a 237-acre parcel in Lowell Charter Township into a commercial and industrial campus was one of 18 projects to receive funds at the end of January from the MEDC’s new Strategic Site Readiness Program.

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LEO | Michigan Supply Chain Week Celebrated at Transition Office Roundtable Events Across Michigan

Michigan Business Network
March 1, 2024 4:00 PM

LEO Hosted Regional Roundtables with Local Community Members and Stakeholders to Discuss the New Community & Worker Economic Transition Office, Highlight Importance of Supply Chain in Michigan.

LANSING, Mich.— The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) hosted roundtable events in Macomb and Oakland counties today to discuss the new Community & Worker Economic Transition Office and to commemorate Gov. Whitmer’s proclaiming Feb. 26 – March 1 as Michigan Supply Chain Week.

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ICYMI: Michigan Business Beat | GR's Jeff Lobdell, Is New Chair of the National Restaurant Association

Michigan Business Beat
March 1, 2024 3:00 PM

Chris Holman welcomes Jeff Lobdell, president and founder of Restaurant Partners Management, LLC, headquartered Grand Rapids,, MI.

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Michigan Corners | Doug Bell - Pack Your Clubs and Your Patriotism!

Michigan Corners
March 1, 2024 2:00 PM

Vic Verchereau welcomes Doug Bell, who is the General Manager at American Dunes Golf Club.

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Employers to Benefit from New Kinexus Group Acquisition of HR Collaborative

Michigan Business Network
March 1, 2024 1:00 PM

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. – An acquisition was announced today that will bring HR professionals and workforce experts together to offer an array of services to support employers across Michigan in a big way. The team at Kinexus Group announced today that they have officially acquired HR Collaborative, a
west Michigan-based, women-led community of fractional HR professionals, to meet unmet demand and to serve more employers than ever before.

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Sparrow News: Sparrow Clinton Hospital Welcomes New Surgeon

Michigan Business Network
March 1, 2024 12:00 PM

Sparrow Clinton Hospital welcomes general surgeon

ST. JOHNS, MI – Sparrow Clinton Hospital is pleased to welcome highly skilled general surgeon Lauren Kwasny, D.O., to service the St. Johns-area community.

Kwasny comes to the SMG General Surgery St. Johns location from SMG General Surgery Lansing and performs procedures at Sparrow Clinton Hospital.

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LEO | $3M Investment Helps Youth Overcome Barriers to Employment Success and Build Brighter Futures in Michigan

Michigan Business Network
March 1, 2024 11:00 AM

Young Professionals initiative offers introduction to the world of work, including career exploration, jobs skills and earned income

LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) today announced the recipients of Young Professionals grants totaling $3 million to provide youth and young adults with a meaningful introduction to the world of work, including on-site, hybrid and virtual career exploration and preparation activities, jobs skills and earned income.

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Michigan Business Beat | Rodney Cole, DTE Energy Foundation - Apply: Community Transformation Grants

Michigan Business Beat
March 1, 2024 10:00 AM

DTE Energy Foundation invites community transformation-focused nonprofits to apply for $150K in grant support

Chris Holman welcomes back Rodney Cole, President DTE Foundation and DTE Corporate Citizenship at DTE Energy, Detroit, MI.


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Sparrow News: Free Educational Lunch Features

Michigan Business Network
March 1, 2024 9:00 AM

Sparrow Eaton offers free educational lunch featuring new orthopedic surgeon

CHARLOTTE, MI – Sparrow Eaton Hospital invites community members to attend a FREE educational lunch presentation on orthopedic care and treatments.

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