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U.P. Perspective | Investing in Marquette County

U.P. Perspectives
December 3, 2019 8:00 AM

News & Editorial from Amy Clickner and Lake Superior Community Partnership, sharing the U.P. Perspective:

In several columns, I have worked to communicate the value of investing in an economic development organization (edo) in your community. It is amazing, yet not unique to the LSCP, that being able to clearly and concisely define our value proposition or our “elevator speech”, if you will, continues to be a challenge.


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MFBI Survey A Way for Michigan Business to Voice Their Expectations

Michigan Business Beat
November 27, 2019 9:00 AM

As we get toward the end of November, your latest opportunity to get your business opinions heard in the twice a year Michigan Future Business Index is almost over.

Here we share a recent interview with Bob Lapinski, Media and Public Relations Advisor at Accident Fund Insurance Company of America. He drops by to talk with the Michigan Business Network about the twice a year Michigan Future Business Index survey.

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Cinnaire Addresses the Broader Costs of Opioid Crisis in Newly Released Video

Michigan Business Network
November 20, 2019 4:00 PM

National Epidemic Impacts Individuals and Families Battling Addiction; Local Municipalities and Taxpayers Paying the Price

A newly released video produced by the team that launched the nation’s first treatment court affiliated Permanent Supportive Recovery Housing initiative provides insight into the opioid epidemic and highlights the broader impact of the crisis on families and communities. Addressing the Opioid Crisis Through Recovery Housing puts a face to addiction through the story of Grass Lake, MI native Andy Hirst, but also underscores the wider cost of the epidemic for local municipalities, the health care system and taxpayers.

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U.P. Perspective | Shop Small

U.P. Perspectives
November 18, 2019 2:00 PM

News & Editorial from Amy Clickner and Lake Superior Community Partnership, sharing the U.P. Perspective:

With the holiday season underway, here in Marquette County we truly have many reasons to be thankful. We are lucky to live in this wonderful community filled with amazing organizations, businesses and people. On behalf of the LSCP, we want to thank all of our partners and stakeholders who continue to assist in economic development in our region. By working together we make Marquette County a great place to live, work, play AND shop!

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Kurt Rankin | PNC MI Fall Economic Outlook Survey

Michigan Business Beat
November 16, 2019 9:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher catches up with Kurt Rankin, Economist and Vice President with PNC Financial Services, Pittsburgh, PA.
They discuss, the results of PNC’s MI Fall Economic Outlook Survey of Small- & Mid-Size Business Owners. Here are some of the key findings:

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A Review of Historic Tourism Data

Michigan Business Beat
November 6, 2019 3:00 PM

Chris Holman welcomes Jack Schripsema President/CEO of Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau back to the studio, to review new Historic Tourism Data from local economic impact studies.

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U.P. Perspective | Public Policy (noun): Government Policies That Affect the Whole Population

U.P. Perspectives
November 4, 2019 9:00 AM

News from Amy Clickner and Lake Superior Community Partnership:

Public policy is not something everyone thinks about but is very important in how our society is managed. The Center for Civic Education defines specific attributes of public policy that help to expand on the above basic definition:

 


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$10,000 LEAP Public Art for Communities Grant Funds Interactive Auditory Experience on Grand Ledge Riverwalk Trail

Pure Lansing
October 29, 2019 4:00 PM

Interactive Musical Instruments Unveiled in Jaycee Park

LANSING, Mich. – Spun from the community’s love of nature and music, a sound garden comprised of two permanent outdoor instruments, was unveiled along the Riverwalk Trail in Grand Ledges’ Jaycee Park Tuesday, connecting downtown Grand Ledge and the river front. These new permanent public art pieces were funded by the Lansing Economic Area Partnership’s (LEAP) Public Art for Communities (PAFC) grant program in partnership with PNC Foundation.

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LEAP NEWS: $10,000 LEAP Public Art for Communities Grant Contributes to Massive Public Sculpture at Capital Region International Airport

Pure Lansing
October 29, 2019 12:00 PM

Gateway to Inclusion Sculpture Transforms First Impression of Lansing Region for Global Audience

LANSING, Mich. – Home to an international airport hub, the Lansing region is a portal to the state of Michigan for people and businesses from across the world. Tuesday, a new impressive public art piece was unveiled along Capital City Boulevard dramatically improving a critical first impression gateway to the Lansing region, welcoming travelers and residents alike. The nearly quarter million dollar installation, “Gateway to Inclusion,” was led by Peckham in partnership with the Capital Region International Airport and was funded by many private and public partners including a grant from the Lansing Economic Area Partnership’s (LEAP) Public Art for Communities (PAFC) grant program in partnership with PNC Foundation.

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Jack Schripsema, GLCVB President/CEO Announces Retirement

Michigan Business Network
October 22, 2019 4:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. – After a long and successful career in the hospitality industry, Jack Schripsema, CTA, President and CEO has announced his retirement from the Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau (GLCVB). Schripsema plans to step down at the end of February 2020.

 

 

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