Posts Tagged ‘COVID-19’

Retailers Group Outlines Safe Reopening

A statewide trade group sent a letter to elected officials outlining a four-phase plan for the reopening of businesses across Michigan. Bill Hallan, president and CEO of the Lansing-based Michigan Retailers Association, drafted the letter to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as well as several state lawmakers with the goal of building a partnership to allow a […]

SBAM Launches Resources to Help Small Businesses get back to work

To make preparing to resume operations amid the COVID-19 pandemic easier, the Small Business Association of Michigan has developed a road map and resources to assist small businesses. “Getting back to work will require changes for small businesses that could be overwhelming,” said association President Brian Calley. “We want to make this transition as simple […]

Nessel Joins Effort to Strengthen Consumer Funeral Protections

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced May 6 that she joined a coalition of 22 attorneys general calling on the Federal Trade Commission to enhance consumer protections around funeral home services. In a comment letter to the FTC about its 1982 Funeral Industry Practices Rule, the attorneys general warn that insufficient pricing transparency in the funeral industry inhibits consumers from accurate comparison shopping and exposes them to […]

Farm Bureau Gives Back $5M to Members

As part of its statewide “We’re in This Together” initiative, Farm Bureau Insurance is giving back more than $5 million to its members across the state of Michigan. This is part of an effort to support local business communities during COVID-19. “In this unprecedented time, Farm Bureau’s We’re in this Together program is one part […]

Support Frontline Health Care Workers in Your Community

Donate unneeded medical supplies directly to Sparrow to combat COVID-19 By Adam Lansdell Across the nation health care workers are fighting to protect our communities by preventing the spread of COVID-19 and treating patients — many of whom are fighting for their lives. Medical centers are facing dire challenges due to supply and equipment shortages; […]

Drive Seeks Supplies for Those Serving the Community

Peak Performance Physical Therapy, specialists in orthopedic manual physical therapy, has organized a donation drive to help protect frontline health care workers in the continuing fight against COVID-19.  Items that can be donated include gloves, N95 masks, hand sanitizer, cloth masks with filters, disinfectant sprays and wipes and headbands with buttons or straps for masks. […]

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