Author Archive

4 Local Resources Every Startup Needs

Starting a new business is risky. According to the Small Business Association, 30% of new businesses fail in the first two years, 50% in the first five and 66% within 10 years. Opening a business requires a person to invest everything they have into it: money, time, emotions, family, etc. There’s a lot on the […]

Cuts to SNAP Places the Hungry in Danger

The Food Bank Council of Michigan called significant funding cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program harmful to those that may be unable to obtain essential foods and nutrition to live comfortably and healthily. “The Food Bank Council of Michigan believes people have the right to feed themselves with dignity,” said Phil Knight, executive director […]

Governor Creates Task Force Aimed at Poverty

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2019-19 in Detroit on Dec. 18 to create the Michigan Poverty Task Force within the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity. The task force will be comprised of directors or the directors’ designees from a number of state departments and agencies and will be charged with making recommendations to […]

Morley brining service center to Delta

Corporate services provider Morley Companies is establishing a customer service center in Delta Township to support an existing client in the healthcare insurance company, the Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced in a news release. The project is expected to generate a total private investment of up to $7.8 million and create 500 new jobs in […]

2020 Vision for the Coming Year

Lansing’s story continues to unfold – and like any riveting edge-of-your-seat pager-turner, it seems like we’re just getting to the good part. First, there are so many exciting things happening in technology that relate to fitness and health. We take a look in this issue at a couple of businesses that are using technology in […]

Airport Opens Automated Micromarket

The Capital Region International Airport this month o opened a 24/7, automated micromarket stocked with fresh, Michigan-made food. Market Twenty 4 Seven is in the airport’s lobby prior to security, meaning that anyone who visits the airport — even on a lunch or snack break — can access the market without going through the Transportation […]

M3 Video Reel

Follow Us