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SBA | Register for the COVID EIDL Webinar Series

Michigan Business Network
July 27, 2021 6:00 PM

The U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Capital Access will host a webinar series for small business owners to discuss the COVID EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan) program’s small business loans. The COVID EIDL program is a Federal small business loan program designed to support small businesses to recover from the COVID-19 economic recession by providing accessible and borrower-friendly capital. 

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MEDC | Michigan State Historic Preservation Office Awards Historic Preservation Grants

U.P. Perspectives
July 27, 2021 1:00 PM

to Birmingham, Manistee, Mason

LANSING, Mich. – The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) has awarded $188,000 in grants to three Michigan communities, the Michigan Strategic Fund announced today. The grants represent awards from the federal Historic Preservation Fund—Certified Local Government (CLG) program administered by the SHPO and will benefit local preservation and community planning goals.

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LEO | Check out Career Explorer on PMTC

Michigan Business Network
July 27, 2021 8:00 AM

The new Career Explorer tool in Pure Michigan Talent Connect provides personalized career and education data that is tailored to your individual needs.

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MEDC | City of Marquette receives certification as Redevelopment Ready Community

U.P. Perspectives
July 26, 2021 6:00 PM

Designation facilitates private investment, improves economic development opportunities

LANSING, Mich. – For its efforts in establishing a solid foundation to attract private investment and further build on municipality assets, the city of Marquette has been awarded the Redevelopment Ready Communities (RRC) certification, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced this past Thursday.

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U.P. Perspective | Small Business Has Big Impact

U.P. Perspectives
July 26, 2021 2:00 PM

News from Sarah Lucas and Lake Superior Community Partnership, sharing the U.P. Perspective:

Big business is always big news, dominating headlines and driving the dialogue on economic policy. But even as they demand our attention by sending their owners into space, down here on earth, we know there’s a lot more to the economy than giant companies, and that bigger isn’t always better.

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MEDC | Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for the ‘City of Hancock Dog Park’

Michigan Business Network
July 26, 2021 1:00 PM

$20,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative
 
LANSING, Mich.  – A group of dedicated dog owners and residents of Hancock are raising funds to build a park for area dogs, large and small to enjoy safely, while running off-leash. This effort will be made possible through a new  crowdfunding campaign , the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the city of Hancock announced today. The campaign is being offered through the Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity.
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MEDC | Last Call for Supplier Application: Virtual DTE Northern Supplier Meet and Greet

Michigan Business Network
July 26, 2021 10:00 AM

Virtual DTE Northern Supplier Meet and Greet
 
Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) in partnership with DTE Energy and a regional economic development partner group, is hosting a virtual event on   Tuesday, August 10, providing Michigan suppliers an opportunity to learn about how to do business with DTE.
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SBA | Register for the COVID EIDL Webinar Series

Michigan Business Network
July 23, 2021 6:00 PM

The U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Capital Access will host a webinar series for small business owners to discuss the COVID EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan) program’s small business loans. The COVID EIDL program is a Federal small business loan program designed to support small businesses to recover from the COVID-19 economic recession by providing accessible and borrower-friendly capital. 

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LEO | Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available for Residents Affected by Severe Storms

Michigan Business Network
July 23, 2021 4:00 PM

in Washtenaw and Wayne Counties

LANSING, Mich.—Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is available to eligible individuals as a result of a major disaster declared by the President on July 15, 2021. The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency is accepting applications for DUA from individuals in Washtenaw and Wayne Counties whose employment or self-employment was lost or interrupted due to Severe Storms and Flooding between June 25, 2021, through June 26, 2021. Applications for DUA must be filed by August 23, 2021.

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Congratulations! MFBI Q2-21 Survey Winners Announced

Michigan Business Network
July 23, 2021 12:00 PM

As a leading voice for small businesses in Michigan, the Michigan Business Network (MBN) believes the people making decisions need to hear how many of their peers across Michigan view the current and anticipate the future course of business, along with what are the factors impacting your business. 

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