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Community Foundation Celebrates One Year Anniversary of Rotary Park

Michigan Business Network
September 1, 2020 7:00 AM

Downtown riverfront park gets constant use during pandemic 

Lansing, Mi. — As the Capital Region Community Foundation celebrates the one year anniversary of Rotary Park on August 28, Foundation leaders are thrilled about the park’s popularity, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Vicki Hamilton-Allen | Beyond the Mission

Michigan Business Beat
August 25, 2020 4:00 PM

MBN is excited to announce a new show to the network, Beyond the Mission! In this interview, Chris Holman welcomes to the network, show host and Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity Capital Region, Vicki Hamilton-Allen. Vicki shares her time as CEO of Habitat for Humanity as well as the organization's mission, with a service in Ingham and Eaton Counties of Michigan. Vicki is excited to use the new MBN show, Beyond the Mission, to help inform and educate the business community about non-profits, sustainability, and solid business practices.

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Mark McDaniel | Cinnaire’s Approach to Navigating a Pandemic

Michigan Business Beat
August 19, 2020 3:00 PM

President and CEO of Cinnaire, Mark McDaniel, joins MBN’s Jeffrey Mosher to talk about Cinnaire’s approach to navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and how they are anticipating a restart. They also talk about Cinnaire’s involvement in new projects the company has been involved in. One of which is the Allen Place Project in Lansing Michigan, which will generate investment of $11 Million and create 14 Full-time Jobs

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New Data Points Reveal Disproportionate Financial Hardship in Black Households Across Michigan

Michigan Business Network
August 18, 2020 8:00 AM

Michigan Association of United Ways releases data showing nearly two-thirds of Black households statewide are unable to afford basic needs

LANSING, MICH. – The Michigan Association of United Ways (MAUW) today released new ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) data, which shows 63% of Black households statewide are unable to make ends meet.

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The Lansing Promise Golf Classic - 2020 Highlights

Michigan Business Network
August 5, 2020 1:00 PM

The Lansing Promise Golf Classic is becoming a tradition among community partners, donors, and sponsors. It’s where community members come together to show our support for our students’ futures. The 2020 Golf Classic is particularly special, as it had to cancel previous fundraising events in light of the pandemic; and this event alone has raised enough money to support (on average) 100 more students this year! This year the LP Golf Classic took place at Forest Akers Golf Course located in East Lansing, MI.

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Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for Acorn Farmers’ Market and Café in Manchester

Michigan Business Network
July 14, 2020 6:00 AM

$50,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative

LANSING, Mich. – The village of Manchester will gain a much-needed indoor market and café through a new crowdfunding campaign, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Acorn Farmers’ Market and Cafe announced today. The campaign is being offered through the Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity.

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Universal Design Workshop to Feature Award-Winning Blind Architect at Second Annual Absolutely Accessible Kent

Michigan Business Network
June 19, 2020 9:00 AM

Disability Advocates of Kent County will host a virtual technical workshop and internationally recognized keynote speaker on accessibility and the importance of inclusive design on June 22nd.


Grand Rapids, Michigan – June 17, 2020 –  Disability Advocates of Kent County will host the second annual Absolutely Accessible Kent Technical Workshop featuring Chris Downey, an award-winning architect from California, who unexpectedly lost his sight in 2008. The virtual event will take place Monday, June 22nd from 11:30–2:00 p.m. Those who attend the workshop will receive insight from Downey as he expresses the importance of Universal Design and accessibility for all. He will also reflect on his 20 years of sighted architectural experience and ongoing practice following the loss of his sight.

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Unemployment Projections Indicate Food Banks to Play Vital Role Through 2022

Michigan Business Network
May 26, 2020 3:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Dawn S. Opel, J.D., Ph.D. Director of Research & Strategic Initiatives with Food Bank Council of Michigan, Lansing.
The Food Bank Council of Michigan recently released a report indicating Unemployment projections indicate food banks are vital

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MFBI COVID-19 Impact Survey Results for Spring 2020

Michigan Business Network
May 21, 2020 12:00 PM

Michigan Future Business Index in its 18th year shifts Spring survey to focus on the COVID-19 Impact on Michigan businesses.

LANSING, Mich – Michigan’s small business owners are in a bind. They appreciate the original intent and need for the state-mandated Stay Home, Stay Safe orders that were put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan, but they feel trapped by the uncertainty of what may come next. Respondents to the latest MFBI are clearly concerned about COVID-19 and the toll it has taken on Michiganders, but they feel certain that they will have plans in place and a responsibility to keep their customers and employees safe when they reopen.

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Jennifer Rostar | JA Mid Michigan New Online Learning Tools During COVID-19

Michigan Business Beat
May 4, 2020 3:00 PM

Chris Holman speaks with Jennifer Rostar, District Director for Junior Achievement of Mid Michigan.
She discusses the challenges being faced by JA these days and the ways in which the organization is evolving their offerings for students and interaction with the business community during the COVID-19 crisis.



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