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LAFCU Shred Day Oct. 24 Open to Public

Michigan Business Network
October 19, 2020 6:00 PM

Secure destruction of personal information critical in prevention of identity theft 

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU is offering free document shredding to the public at the credit union’s Shred Day, Saturday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m. to noon.

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Ferris State University Researcher Receives National, Statewide Recognition

Michigan Business Network
October 19, 2020 5:00 PM

When it comes to the commercialization of research projects, Michigan’s larger universities typically take center stage. Ferris State University, however, is ramping up its research efforts and is getting noticed by federal and statewide programs.

Jeffrey Mosher speaks with both Denise Graves, university relations director on the MEDC entrepreneurship and innovation team, and
Tom Dowling, FSU assistant dean and director of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs about Ferris State University researcher receives national, statewide recognition.

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Peters & Colleagues Urge FDA to Ensure Coronavirus Vaccine is Safe and Effective for Older Americans

Michigan Business Network
October 19, 2020 4:00 PM

DETROIT, MI – U.S. Senator Gary Peters, Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, joined his colleagues in urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to provide details about their efforts to ensure that Coronavirus treatments and vaccines are safe and effective for older Americans – who have been especially hard hit by the pandemic.

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NEWS RELEASE: Business Leaders for Michigan announces new President & Chief Executive Officer

Michigan Business Network
October 19, 2020 3:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. – Business Leaders for Michigan today announced the hiring of Jeff Donofrio to succeed Doug Rothwell in leading the organization, which aims to make Michigan a Top Ten state for jobs, personal incomes and a healthy economy by championing specific public policy initiatives.

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RELEASE: Governor Whitmer Announces New Acting Director of Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity

Michigan Business Network
October 19, 2020 2:00 PM

Susan Corbin to Serve as Acting Director; Jeff Donofrio Leaving State Government to Accept New Leadership Position in Michigan Business Community 

LANSING, Mich. -- Friday Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced a leadership change at the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity.

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SBAM | Updated: COVID-19 Response & Preparedness Template with Remote Work Policy

Michigan Business Network
October 19, 2020 1:00 PM

COVID-19 Response & Preparedness Template with Remote Work Policy

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RELEASE: Governor Whitmer’s Emergency Rules to Provide Workers’ Compensation for Frontline Health Care Workers Affected by COVID-19

Michigan Business Network
October 19, 2020 12:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. -- Friday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed emergency rules to clarify workers’ compensation coverage for health care employees and first responders who have tested positive for COVID-19.

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CPA's Clark Schaefer Hackett | Webinar: Lessons Learned from COVID-19

Michigan Business Network
October 19, 2020 11:00 AM

Webinar: Wednesday, October 21, at 12:00pm EST

Supply Chain Lessons Learned from Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic disrupted operations for companies across the globe. Many businesses have realized their supply chains aren’t as strong as they needed to be. We’re here to help you mitigate the risk of future disruptions.

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PNC Chief Economist Gus Faucher: Larger Than Expected Jump in Retail Sales in September; Consumers Powering Recovery

Michigan Business Network
October 19, 2020 10:00 AM

Retail sales increased 1.9 percent in September from August, much better than the 0.7 percent consensus expectation. Sales were up 1.5 percent excluding motor vehicles and parts, and 1.9 percent excluding gasoline. Excluding autos and gasoline sales were up 1.5 percent. 

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MGA | Conversation w/ Senator Shirkey | Small Manufacturers Voice in Lansing

Build Smart. Lead Strong.
October 19, 2020 9:00 AM

Build Smart. Lead Strong.

The “Small Manufacturers Voice in Lansing” event will be hosted virtually on October 20 at 11:00 a.m. MGA will host Senator Mike Shirkey in a virtual conversation to discuss critical issues for Michigan's small businesses.

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