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MCSB | Celebrate Small Businesses!

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
October 22, 2021 1:00 PM

Nominate a Small Business You Appreciate!

Want to show your support of Michigan small businesses? Nominate a successful, growing company for the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch award!
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TechTown Detroit | That's the (Entrepreneurial) Spirit!

Michigan Business Network
October 22, 2021 12:00 PM

Why Coworking Still Matters

The benefits of coworking space during an ongoing pandemic

During the early stages of the worldwide shutdown, many of us were scared and unsure about the future. Although we continue to face uncertainty, especially in the corporate world, there’s one thing we do know—

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MEDA's 2021 Fall Economic Development Toolbox Conference is Open for Registration

Michigan Business Network
October 21, 2021 9:00 AM

The Fall Economic Development Toolbox
November 18, 2021 Overview

The Fall Toolbox has sessions on a variety of components for economic development success: new tools and programs, updates to existing tools and programs, best practices, marketing, unique ideas, skill-building, and leadership.
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MCDC CARES Program / Greater Lansing Food Bank

Michigan Business Network
October 20, 2021 10:00 AM

MCDC Cares Program

Thanks to you and MCDC employee fundraising efforts the MCDC Cares Program was able to raise $1,650. along with food donations to the “ Greater Lansing Food Bank ” during our  2021 Annual Lender Golf Outing .
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SBAM | Chair: Time To Take Economic Development Bull By The Horn

Michigan Business Network
October 20, 2021 9:00 AM

Senate Economic and Small Business Development Chair Ken Horn(R-Frankenmuth) called Ford Motor Co.’s decision to build new plants in Kentucky and Tennessee a “gut punch to the state of Michigan.”

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SBAM | New Pooled Retirement Plan for Members

Michigan Business Network
October 19, 2021 4:00 PM

Created by the SECURE Act in 2020, Pooled Employer Plans (PEPs) expand access to retirement plans for all workers by allowing employers from unrelated industries to join a pooled plan arrangement. Benefits to the adopting employers include increased administrative efficiencies, reduced fiduciary risk, and cost savings.

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­­Clinton County Board of Commissioners Selects LEAP to Administer $2M Small Business Grant Program,

Pure Lansing
October 18, 2021 4:00 PM

Application Open Oct. 20, 2021 

LANSING, Mich. (Oct 18, 2021) — The Clinton County Board of Commissioners took action to assist small businesses negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by allocating $2 million from the county’s first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for small business grants. The county selected the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) to design and administer the program, which will deliver grants ranging from $10,000-$25,000 to small businesses with 100 or fewer employees physically located in Clinton County.

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U.P. Perspective | Ambassadors Work Towards Long-Term Economic Solutions in Lansing

U.P. Perspectives
October 18, 2021 3:00 PM

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

The Marquette County Ambassadors are making their trip to Lansing this week – again virtually.

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MCSB | Ready, Set, Nominate!

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
October 18, 2021 11:00 AM

Want to show your support of Michigan small businesses? Nominate a successful, growing company for the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch award!
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Media Business | How Media Treats Business with Tim Daman

Media Business
October 18, 2021 8:00 AM

Tony Conley is a newer content contributor and show host for Michigan Business Network. For his third episode, Tony has a three-segment conversation about business coverage in Michigan.

He catches up with Tim Daman, President and CEO Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce.

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