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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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Treasury: Fostering Futures Scholarship Trust Fund Raises More Than $39,000 for Foster Youth from Kalamazoo Fundraiser

Michigan Business Network
April 22, 2024 4:00 PM

Scholarship Benefited More Than 440 Students In 2023-24 Academic Year

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Gov. Whitmer Announces New Office of Defense and Aerospace Innovation, Enhancing State’s Defense and Aerospace Ecosystem

Michigan Business Network
April 22, 2024 11:00 AM

Col. John Gutierrez, USMC (Ret.) announced as executive director with decades of military expertise   

LANSING, Mich. -- Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) in announcing the new Office of Defense and Aerospace Innovation (ODAI), which will help grow the state’s defense and aerospace industry. 

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ICYMI: Michigan Business Beat | Ned Staebler, TechTown Detroit, Celebrating 20 Years Supporting Businesses

Michigan Business Beat
April 22, 2024 10:00 AM

Chris Holman welcomes back Ned Staebler, VP Economic Development Wayne St. University and President / CEO TechTown Detroit , Detroit, MI.

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Consumers Energy Foundation Gives $500,000 to Muskegon County Parks,

Michigan Business Network
April 22, 2024 9:00 AM

Six Rivers Regional Land Conservancy

JACKSON, Mich., April 22, 2024 – The Consumers Energy Foundation announced today it awarded $500,000 in grant funding to two organizations — Muskegon County Parks Department and the Six Rivers Regional Land Conservancy — for its 2024 Planet Awards. The two grants, each totaling $250,000, will fund projects in both organizations to restore area habitats to their natural state and improve air and water quality in their respective regions.

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MBN Speaker Series Spring Business Sports Luncheon Tomorrow!

Michigan Business Network
April 22, 2024 7:30 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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ICYMI: Michigan Corners | Amy Piper - Discover Secret Michigan!

Michigan Corners
April 22, 2024 7:15 AM

Vic Verchereau welcomes Amy Piper, who is the Founder and Writer of Follow the Piper.

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