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Dr. Charles Ballard: GM Strike , Michigan's Budget, and Trade War

Michigan Business Beat
October 14, 2019 12:00 PM

An economist's take on GM Strike, Michigan's Budget, and Trade War

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Lansing Ignite FC Preparing for Playoff Match Saturday Against Greenville

Michigan Business Beat
October 11, 2019 10:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher was on hand across Lansing Thursday October 10th to observe soccer practice, and then joined in on a media availability by the Lansing Ignite, Head Coach Nate Miller, and Team Captain Brandon Fricke.

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LEAP NEWS: High Caliber Karting Secures State Funds, Zooms into Meridian Mall

Pure Lansing
October 9, 2019 3:00 PM

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LEAP NEWS: $30,000 in Public Art Funding Available Through LEAP’s Eight Annual Public Art for Communities Grant

Pure Lansing
October 9, 2019 2:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. – On the heels of seven successful years of growing a regional collection of permanent art pieces, the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) is pleased to announce the Request for Proposals for LEAP’s 2020 Public Art for Communities Grant Program is now open. Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, 2020.

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U.P. Perspective | Fundraising for Economic Development in Marquette County

U.P. Perspectives
October 7, 2019 8:00 AM

News from Amy Clickner and Lake Superior Community Partnership:

Fundraising. Often times the very activity that is needed to sustain and grow a non-profit organization or event. As someone who is responsible for it in my organization, I can tell you first-hand how difficult it can be at times. For you as a business or community supporter, I am sure it can be just as frustrating sifting through all the worthy events, sponsorships, memberships, campaigns, etc. year round. Yet, your commitment of financial resources is the lifeblood of so many organizations, allowing them to accomplish their mission. And it is appreciated.

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Delta Dental of Michigan | Strategic Partnerships Moving Things Forward

Michigan Business Beat
October 3, 2019 5:00 PM

Chris Holman catches up with Margaret Trimer, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Delta Dental of Michigan, Okemos, MI.

Margaret discusses her philosophy and action of getting business growth through economic development and placemaking.

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News Release | Michigan Harvest Gathering Observes 29 Years of Helping Create a Food Secure State

Michigan Business Network
October 2, 2019 5:00 PM

The Food Bank Council of Michigan today kicked off the 29th year of the Michigan Harvest Gathering to collect food and funds for the state’s emergency food response.

For more than two decades, the Michigan Harvest Gathering has partnered with state departments, Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Consumers Foundation, Meijer, Kroger and others to increase Michigan’s emergency food source. This campaign has generated over 81 million meals in 28 years. 


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News Release | Flint & Genesee Chamber Receives $482K in Grants

Michigan Business Network
October 1, 2019 4:00 PM

State funding to support infrastructure assessment, mapping at former Delphi site

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced the receipt of $482,506 in grants supporting the organization’s efforts to support economic and community growth.

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Cinnaire | Historic Saint Rita Apartments Receives Detroit Community Development Award

Michigan Business Network
October 1, 2019 9:00 AM

Excellence in Real Estate Award Honors Projects that Revitalize Neighborhoods and Catalyze Further Development

Central City Integrated Health (CCHI) was recently honored with a Detroit Community Development Award for the renovation of the historic Saint Rita Apartments in Detroit’s North End neighborhood located at 35 Owen Street. Saint Rita Apartments received the 2019 Excellence in Real Estate award from Detroit LISC, the largest national community development intermediary, combining corporate, government and philanthropic resources to help community-based organizations revitalize their neighborhoods.


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Cinnaire | Podcast - Advancing Communities Podcast – The Urban Bike Project: Changing Lives & Revolutionizing Communities

Michigan Business Network
October 1, 2019 8:00 AM

 

 

 

Cinnaire’s Advancing Communities Podcast brings together their Chief Strategy Officer Jim Peffley with thought leaders, policy makers and others who are making an impact in the community development and affordable housing industries. Their guests share their experiences and perspective on a range of topics, each supporting the belief that all people deserve the opportunities provided by living in healthy communities.

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