Manufacturing Day brings students, industry leaders together

Event was part of a drive to foster careers in skilled trades Students, parents and teachers recently learned of the diverse career opportunities available in Michigan during the nation’s largest one-day celebration of manufacturing. The Manufacturing Institute, which is the education and workforce partner of the National Association of Manufacturers, and the Michigan Department of […]

Should you upgrade?

The latest iPhone is here. Is it time to step up your mobile device? Year in and year out, tech companies submit their bids for the most FOMO-inducing phone on the market. Be it the annual offering from Apple, which recently unveiled its latest iPhone 11 lineup, or competitors like Google, which will soon launch […]

SBAM hosts disability hiring workshop in October

The Small Business Association of Michigan will conduct a one-day training seminar this fall to help businesses proactively hire people with disabilities. The MI Hidden Talent Workshop will take place Oct. 28 at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center in East Lansing. The free seminar will provide resources, strategies and best practices for hiring and […]

Veteran to Keynote Treatment Courts Foundation Event

It’s been said that every journey begins with a single step. However, when that journey is one of recovery from a mental or substance abuse disorder, that first step on will be a daunting and uphill climb, which can seem insurmountable. September is National Recovery Month. The commemoration, sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental […]

The Business of Food Safety

For many, the most top-of-mind issue when going out to eat is how the food tastes. Unless something goes especially awry during the experience, it’s rare to consider what was taking place in the preparation of the meal­ – kind of like the old saying typically attributed to Otto von Bismarck about laws and sausages. […]

Deadline Approaches for ATHENA Nominations

A warrior and protector known for her fierce determination, wisdom and enlightenment, the goddess Athena was deservedly revered and celebrated in ancient Greece. Closer to home and closer to now, mid-Michigan pays honor each year to area residents who embody those leadership traits with the annual ATHENA Award. The deadline is quickly approaching, but the […]

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