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#MPC22 | Mackinac Policy Conference 2022 | Britany Affolter-Caine, University Research Corridor

Michigan Business Beat
June 20, 2022 3:00 PM

The Detroit Regional Chamber's annual Mackinac Policy Conference.

Chris Holman speaks with Britany Affolter Caine, Executive Director, University Research Corridor, from Media Row, at the Grand Hotel, while at the 2022 Mackinac Policy Conference.

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States Whose Unemployment Rates Are Bouncing Back the Quickest

Michigan Business Network
June 17, 2022 6:00 PM

Updated WalletHub Study

With the U.S. gaining 390,000 jobs in May, slightly less than in the previous month, WalletHub today released updated rankings for the States Whose Unemployment Rates Are Bouncing Back Most, along with accompanying videos and audio files, to illustrate which areas of the country have had the best recovery so far.

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Treasury | Michigan Education Trust Pizza Party Raises More Than $6,800 for Fostering Futures Scholarship Trust Fund

Michigan Business Network
June 17, 2022 12:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. – The roughly 300 people who attended the Michigan Education Trust's 10th annual Pizza Party on the Michigan State Capitol Lawn got their fill of pizza and helped fill the Fostering Futures Scholarship Trust Fund, which awards scholarships to students enrolled in Michigan college and universities who have experienced foster care.

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First Cohort of LAFCU's Personal Finance Course Graduates, Reaps Benefits

Michigan Business Network
June 16, 2022 12:00 PM

LAFCU’s personal finance course grads ‘better prepared for life success’

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Don’t Miss the Esports Event Taking Over Detroit

Michigan Business Network
June 16, 2022 9:00 AM

Multi-day gaming event free to the public with events hosted at local Detroit businesses; will include networking opportunities with Immortals and Riot Games  

(June 15, 2022) DETROIT, MI — In partnership with Riot Games, Immortals brings esports opportunities and experiences to underrepresented communities in Detroit via the popular in-person gaming experience, Immortals Invasion. The multi-day event will take place in Detroit from June 23-26.

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PHOTOS: Lt. Governor Gilchrist Tours Rebuilding Michigan Project in Flint

Michigan Business Network
June 14, 2022 11:00 AM

FLINT, Mich.-- Monday, Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist II provided an update on ongoing infrastructure construction projects as the administration makes the largest investment in state roads and bridges in Michigan’s history. Lt. Governor Gilchrist inspected progress made on the Rebuilding Michigan project at the I-69 and I-475 interchange in Flint.

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LAFCU Focuses on Financial Stewardship at Lansing Christian School

Michigan Business Network
June 13, 2022 5:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU employees were serving up financial reality at Lansing Christian School in May.

To help seniors better understand personal finance, the Michigan credit union presented a 1.5-hour Financial Reality Fair that tasked students to create real-life financial budgets for living independently.

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PHOTOS: Lt. Gov. Gilchrist II Visits Afterschool Program in Detroit, Highlights Administration’s Plan to Invest in Tutoring and Additional Supports for Students

Michigan Business Network
June 10, 2022 12:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. -- Thursday, Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist II toured an afterschool program in Detroit to discuss how Governor Whitmer’s proposed education budget, as well as the MI Kids Back on Track Program, will enhance learning support for students and improve outcomes in Michigan’s schools.   

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LAFCU Appoints Three to Senior Staff Positions

Michigan Business Network
June 9, 2022 2:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has named three individuals to leadership positions as senior staff members.

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LAFCU Awards $10K in College Scholarships, $2K to Charities

Michigan Business Network
June 7, 2022 7:00 AM

Winner essays: Struggles during pandemic led these high school students to self-reflection, new connections, focus on careers 

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has awarded $10,000 in college scholarships to winners of the credit union’s 14th annual Write to Educate Essay Contest and $2,000 to charities selected by the winners.

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