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Foster Swift | Decorated Veteran Keynoted Recent Sobriety Court Foundation Event

Michigan Business Network
November 7, 2019 12:00 PM

ICTCF Announced New Leadership at this annual gathering!

— The Ingham County Treatment Courts Foundation (ICTCF) celebrated its 8th annual breakfast on Friday, October 25, at the Country Club of Lansing. 

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Foster Swift | Decorated Veteran to Keynote Annual Treatment Courts Foundation Event

Michigan Business Network
October 23, 2019 10:00 AM

LANSING, Mich. — The Ingham County Treatment Courts Foundation (ICTCF) celebrates its 8th annual breakfast on Friday, October 25, at the Country Club of Lansing. The breakfast begins at 7:30 am.

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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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St. Senator Ken Horn Recognized as Legislator of the Year by Michigan Works! Association

Michigan Business Network
September 28, 2019 12:00 PM

Fullerton Tool Company receives $65,000 Going PRO Talent Fund Award from Sen. Horn during celebration.

LANSING, MI (Sep 30, 2019) – The Michigan Works! Association honored Senator Ken Horn (R-Frankenmuth) on September 27, at the Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! Service Center in Saginaw, for his extraordinary leadership in advancing Michigan’s talent and economic development efforts.
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Sandra Gaddy | Wine, Chocolate, Cupcakes, Beer & Ice Cream Join Forces to Empower Women

Michigan Business Beat
September 21, 2019 9:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Sandra Gaddy, CEO, Women’s Resource Centers, Grand Rapids, MI, finding out how long she has been with the Women’s Resource Centers, a history of that organization, and what folks can expect from the upcoming - 13th annual Wine Women and Chocolate event (Proceeds go to help support the WRC programs).

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Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan Superhero Campaign Wins Big!

Michigan Business Network
September 20, 2019 1:00 PM

Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan’s “Even superheros need a support system” campaign wins eight public relations and communications awards. 

Lansing, MI – The Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan’s 2019 “Even superheroes need a support system” campaign earned awards across several categories in multiple public relations and communications associations. This campaign evolved from creative inspiration from the children and their families that the Ronald McDonald House has served over the last nineteen years. These amazing children were portrayed as superheroes in their own stories, focusing on their strength, power and individuality. This campaign celebrated who they became since their journeys began as tiny, premature babies whose families called the Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan home.

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Chris Holman Recognized as Volunteer of the Year by Michigan Works! Association

Michigan Business Network
September 12, 2019 10:00 AM

Holman among over a dozen honored earlier this week.

KALAMAZOO, MI (Sep 10, 2019) – The Michigan Works! Association honored Chris Holman, director of Michigan Business Network, on Tuesday for his dedication to the growth and promotion of Michigan Works!. Named the Michigan Works! Association 2019 Volunteer of the Year, Holman received the award at the association’s annual conference in Kalamazoo today.
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2019 Michigan State Fair Charity Preview Sneak Peek and Friends of the Fair Evening

Michigan Business Beat
August 30, 2019 2:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher shares interviews and excerpts from Novi, MI, Wednesday August 27th for the 2019 Michigan State Fair's Charity Sneak Peek & Friends of the Fair Night. The Michigan's State Fair presented by RAM for 2019 runs Thursday Aug. 29th to Labor Day Monday Sep. 2nd.

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Capital Region Community Foundation Insight on Rotary Park - Placemaking Economic Development in Lansing

Michigan Business Network
August 24, 2019 9:00 AM

UPDATE: Due to anticipated rain in weather forecast the Tuesday event is being postponed to Wednesday August 28th.

In the days leading up to a highly anticipated ribbon cutting Laurie Baumer, Executive Vice President, Capital Region Community Foundation, dropped by the MBN studio to discuss the new Rotary Park with Jeffrey Mosher.
They discuss the foundation, her role in it, the upcoming ribbon cutting. From there it's a review of how the project came to fruition, and covers all the key players involved in making this come to reality.

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Finally a resource for Nonprofits..A to Z

Leadership Low Down
August 23, 2019 9:00 AM

With a twenty-year history of helping others start their nonprofits, Rita LaMoreaux knows what it takes to get a company up and running. Her specialty is helping small groups gain their 501 (c) 3 Nonprofit status from the IRS. Rita's organization is Lacor Consultants who help business ideas get it off the ground, guiding nonprofit boards with their growth plans and bringing strategic visions to life!

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