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LAFCU’s New $10K Education-Based Grant Deadline Fast Approaching, Apply by April 30

Michigan Business Network
April 24, 2024 5:00 PM

Credit union to award one MI K-12 school with funds to make improvements, upgrades of their choice 

LANSING, Mich. — Attention all Michigan teachers, administrators, parent-teacher groups, associations, student councils, and clubs!

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Peters Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Bolster FEMA Workforce Planning, Protect Communities from Natural Disasters

Michigan Business Network
April 24, 2024 4:00 PM

WASHINGTON, D.C.   U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI), Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, introduced bipartisan legislation directing the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to create a plan for the agency to effectively manage its workforce so that they are well-equipped to help communities deal with natural disasters.
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Gov. Whitmer Announces Unmanned Triple Challenge, A Drone Competition Over Land, Water, and Air in 2025

Michigan Business Network
April 24, 2024 3:15 PM

New competition announced at Michigan Defense Exposition will bolster state’s mobility leadership and spur innovation in autonomous technology sector, attracting more investment and jobs  

WARREN, MI – Today, at the Michigan Defense Expo (MDEX), Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the Unmanned Triple Challenge, a state-sponsored competition to drive innovation in autonomous drone technology.

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NLEA | NLEA Economic Symposium May 17th

Michigan Business Network
April 24, 2024 9:00 AM

There are only a few weeks left to register for the 2024 Northern Lakes Economic Symposium & Showcase. Don't miss out on the incredible speakers and breakout sessions we have in store for you. This is your opportunity to answer the question:

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Lansing Lugnuts | Tree-Planting Ceremony Highlights Lugnuts/MACD Celebration of Arbor Day

Michigan Business Network
April 24, 2024 7:00 AM

LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Lugnuts and Michigan Association of Conservation Districts (MACD) are celebrating Arbor Day at Jackson® Field™ on Friday, April 26th in grand fashion: an in-stadium tree-planting, seedling giveaway, concourse carnival and more!

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Treasury: NFL Family Points to Michigan Education Trust as Wise Investment to Kick Off Children’s Educational Dreams

Michigan Business Network
April 23, 2024 4:30 PM

Draft Week in Detroit Offers Chance to Enroll in MET to Move the Ball Downfield in Drive Toward Future Educational Goals

DETROIT — As Southeast Michigan prepares to welcome the NFL draft to town this week, a Novi family with deep football roots who know firsthand the value of preparing for the future — whether on the gridiron or in the classroom — has become a voice for educational savings.

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UM Health-Sparrow and Eaton RESA open Grand Ledge Public Schools Health Center

Michigan Business Network
April 23, 2024 10:45 AM

GRAND LEDGE, MI – University of Michigan Health-Sparrow is proud to announce the opening of a new, innovative clinic inside Grand Ledge High School to address the health needs of young people from ages 5-21. It’s part of a first-of-its-kind partnership between UM Health-Sparrow, Grand Ledge Public Schools and the Eaton Regional Education Service Agency (Eaton RESA).

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MBN Speaker Series Spring Business Sports Luncheon Today!

Michigan Business Network
April 23, 2024 10:30 AM

The MBN Speaker Series 2024 Spring Business Sports Luncheon is coming up on April 23rd at the Capital Regional International Airport in their recently renovated Friendship Hall conference room located in the main terminal area near TSA.  Doors open at 11 am and will end at 1:30 pm.

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Lansing BWL Launches New Program for Residential Customers with Smart Thermostats

Michigan Business Network
April 23, 2024 10:15 AM

The Lansing Board of Water & Light (BWL) launched a new demand response program called “Peak Power Partner” for its residential electric customers as part of ongoing decarbonization goals of being carbon neutral by 2040. The demand response program allows eligible customers with certain brands and models of smart thermostats to reduce energy usage by allowing the BWL to slightly adjust the thermostat settings during “energy events.”

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LEO | $11 Million in Grants Available to Help Michigan Businesses Grow and Train Their Workforce, Create Good-Paying Jobs

Michigan Business Network
April 23, 2024 7:00 AM

Applications for cycle 2 of Going PRO Talent Fund open on April 22

LANSING, Mich. —The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) today announced applications have opened for cycle 2 of the Going PRO Talent Fund. Michigan businesses can apply to receive a share of at least $11 million in funding to help them train, develop and retain current and newly hired employees.

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