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Cinnaire’s Resident Rental Relief Fund Provides Support to 450 Families

Michigan Business Network
May 19, 2022 4:00 PM

In January 2021, Cinnaire established the COVID-19 Resident Rental Relief Fund to provide support to renters throughout our footprint suffering from financial hardship due to the pandemic. Cinnaire contributed $250,000 and Delta Dental, the nation’s largest provider of dental benefits, provided a $250,000 contribution to support the COVID-19 Resident Rental Relief Fund. While eviction moratoria helped to keep people housed during the height of the pandemic, many low-income renters faced job loss and income reductions accruing large debts they were not able to repay without additional support.

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SBAM | The Future of the Office Work Environment

Michigan Business Network
May 18, 2022 5:00 PM

How the COVID Pandemic Fundamentally Changed the Workplace

Originally featured in SBAM’s FOCUS Magazine

The global pandemic forced most employers to send their employees home to work remotely, and companies had to go from zero to 60 to figure out how to run their businesses with their teams indefinitely out of the office. We should keep in mind that this seismic shift in the modern workplace occurred in just over two years.

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Dr. Knight Earns Recognition as Governor’s Service Award Winner

Michigan Business Network
April 21, 2022 8:00 AM

MI Food Bank Council leader credited for efforts during pandemic 

LANSING, Mich. – The heroics of many individuals during the pandemic helped feed the minds, bodies, and souls of a countless number of Michiganders. Among them is Dr. Phil Knight, executive director of the Food Bank Council of Michigan (FBCM).

                   For his leadership in providing access to food during these challenging times, Knight received a COVID-19 Governor’s Service Award. His tireless efforts, along with those in the seven regional food banks that make up the Council, delivered a record-breaking number of meals to families, children, and seniors.

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Michigan Business Beat | Michigan Supreme Court Associate Justice Richard Bernstein Three-Part Conversation

Michigan Business Network
March 21, 2022 9:00 AM

Chris Holman welcomes Michigan Supreme Court Associate Justice Richard Bernstein to the MBN Lansing studio for a three-part conversation on the 'Michigan Business Beat'.

The pair discuss his background and his role in the state of Michigan Supreme Court.

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Stabenow, Peters Announce Investment for Great Lakes Boat Building School

Michigan Business Network
March 16, 2022 11:00 AM

WASHINGTON, D.C - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) Tuesday announced that the Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $2.7 million to the Great Lakes Boat Building School, in Cedarville, Michigan. Senators Stabenow and Peters helped secure these funds in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Recovery Assistance Grant program.

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Media Business | Glenn Stevens Jr. How Media Covers Auto industry, Mobility, EV, and Logistics

Media Business
March 14, 2022 7:00 PM

Tony Conley is a newer content contributor and show host for Michigan Business Network. To wrap up his fourteenth episode, Tony has a three-segment conversation about how the media covers COVID, business, news, and politics along with differences between Michigan and the national scene. 

He joins Glenn Stevens Jr., the executive director of MICHauto and serves as the Detroit Regional Chamber’s vice president of automotive and mobility initiatives. 

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Michigan Busines Beat | Mike Klein - Genomenon Raises $20M Series B Financing

Michigan Business Beat
March 11, 2022 5:00 PM

Launching a New Era in AI-Powered Genomic Data

Chris Holman spends some time with Mike Klein, CEO, Genomenon, Ann Arbor, MI. MBN has been following them since 2014 and more closely since 2015 with Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition, in Detroit, and they were a 2019 Michigan 50 Companies to Watch in MCSB.

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Michigan Business Beat | Amy Adamy - Lansing BWL, Community Partners Hold Pandemic Resource Fairs

Michigan Business Beat
March 10, 2022 3:00 PM

Chris Holman speaks with Amy Adamy, MPH, APR, Communications Manager, Lansing Board of Water & Light, Lansing, MI.

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Lansing BWL, Community Partners to Hold Pandemic Resource Fairs

Michigan Business Network
March 8, 2022 10:00 AM

The Lansing Board of Water & Light (BWL) and more than a dozen nonprofit organizations and community partners will host two Pandemic Resource Fairs in March to help connect BWL residential customers and greater Lansing residents behind on their bills to information on community resources and financial assistance available to assist per available funding and eligibility.

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Grand River Bands Applaud Resolution Supporting Tribe’s Petition for Federal Recognition

Michigan Business Network
March 4, 2022 12:00 PM

Lawmaker introduces resolution supporting federal action to recognize tribe

LANSING – The Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians yesterday applauded a resolution supporting the tribe’s long overdue petition for federal recognition and renewed its call for federal officials to recognize the tribe after years of inaction and delays, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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