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Mid-Michigan Community Family Ministries to Present “30 Days to a Sweeter Marriage”

Mid-Michigan Community Ministries is a local nonprofit organization established in 2015, led by a group of lay leaders in the Midland area, and focused on encouraging, enriching, and empowering marriages and families in the Mid Michigan area. A major activity each year is partnering with more than a dozen Mid-Michigan area churches to sponsor a …

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Bay College joins the Michigan Community College Athletic Association

ESCANABA, Mich. (WLUC) — Member schools of the Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) met Monday morning and voted to accept Bay College’s application to be the MCCAA’s 23rd member starting the year university 2022-2023. Bay joins Southwest Michigan College and North Central Michigan College as new members for next year. The Norwegians will compete …

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Program for UMich Transfer Students from Michigan Community Colleges Receives $3.4 Million Grant

According to a Monday morning press release from the Faculty of Letters, Science and Arts. Transfer Bridges is designed to help students majoring in the humanities at Henry Ford College in their college transfer process. The program also provides accessible opportunities to engage with the campus community on both a professional and extracurricular level. In …

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Michigan community colleges vying for 4-year nursing programs amid shortages

The debate comes at a time when healthcare facilities across the country are facing staffing shortages. But this isn’t the first time lawmakers have debated what kinds of degrees community colleges can offer. Related: Michigan House Bills 5556 and 5557 would allow community colleges to offer four-year baccalaureate nursing programs. Funders argue the measures would …

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Bay College Joins Michigan Community Colleges Jobs Consortium | News, Sports, Jobs

ESCANABA — With the addition of Bay de Noc Community College, Michigan employers looking for job-ready talent can now reach even more colleges through the Michigan Community Colleges Jobs Consortium, powered by College Central Network. CollegeCentral.com/miccjobs allows all employers, large and small, public and private, to register once and then post unlimited jobs to Michigan …

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Bay College Joins Michigan Community College Jobs Coalition

With the addition of Bay College, Michigan employers looking for today’s job-ready talent can now reach even more colleges for FREE through the Michigan Community Colleges Jobs Consortium, powered by College Central Network. CollegeCentral.com/miccjobs makes it FREE and easy for all employers, big and small, public and private, to register once, then post an unlimited …

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Michigan community banks raise tens of millions of dollars in capital raises

Jhe 20 million dollars in capital which West Shore Bank Corp. raised towards the end of 2021 will be used to support commercial loan growth. In closing the subordinated debt offering in mid-November, Ludington-based West Shore Bank joined a number of Michigan community banks that have raised additional capital over the past year amid rising …

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Michigan community helps businesses affected by fire

By TREVOR SOCHOCKI, JAMES PAXSON Click here for updates on this story MICHIGAN (WNEM) – A Mid-Michigan community is coming together to support theirs this holiday season. Employees at Louisiana Cookhouse and Lula’s Lily Pearls Lounge woke up without work Tuesday morning after a fire engulfed the building. Lula was not the only business affected …

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Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency Offers Savings Programs | Local News

TRAVERSE CITY — The Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency is offering two new programs that give adults and children an added incentive to put away their money. In two separate programs for income-eligible households and children, the agency initiates participants’ savings accounts by depositing the first amount of money. The agency’s Nest Egg Savings program …

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Michigan community in mourning after deadly school shooting | Miami News – Oakland News Now

Oakland News Now – Michigan community mourns deadly school shooting – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. Nancy Chen reports that the 15-year-old suspected gunman killed three people and injured eight …

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Brandy Johnson named president of the Michigan Community College Association

Courtesy of the Michigan Association of Community Colleges The Michigan Community College Association in Lansing announced that it had appointed Brandy Johnson as president. “Brandy Johnson is a visionary leader with extensive political and legislative experience, which makes her an ideal candidate to lead the Michigan Community College Association,” said Chris Bott, Chairman of the …

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man who broke into Eminem’s house violates probation | Michigan News

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) – A man twice convicted of breaking into homes owned by rapper Eminem is in trouble again after violating his probation by failing to show up for a probation appointment and by allegedly assaulting a security guard at a mall in the southeastern Michigan community of Taylor. Matthew Hughes, 28, pleaded …

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Community in crisis: black churches extend their services

DETROIT — Jean Sherman received a call from a friend during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic telling her about a nearby church where she could get the vaccine. The Detroit resident also found that King Solomon’s historic Baptist Church helped people with their rent and bills and also held job fairs. “So yeah, I …

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Whirlpool Corporation Appliance Donation Helps Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency Mission to Support Those in Need

Northampton, MA –News Direct– Whirlpool Corporation “We got a call from Whirlpool Corporation to find out if we were interested in donating home appliances for some of our low-income customers,” said Yvonne Vidt of the Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency (SMCAA). “And I said Absolutely!” SMCAA is dedicated to reducing poverty in Michigan and changing …

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Whirlpool: Appliance Donation Helps Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency in Mission to Support Those in Need

“We got a call from Whirlpool Corporation asking if we were interested in donating home appliances for some of our low income customers,” said Yvonne Vidt of the Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency (SMCAA). “And I said absolutely!” SMCAA is dedicated to reducing poverty in Michigan and changing the lives of low-income Michigan residents through …

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Michigan Community Service Commission Recognizing Volunteers

Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined the Michigan Community Service Commission, the state’s premier volunteer agency, to launch the Michigan Heroes Campaign Virtual Recognition website to celebrate individuals and organizations who made a difference during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond in Michigan. “Michigan residents have given their time and talent to help the state succeed in …

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recall effort launched in Alma after vote on migrant housing | Michigan News

ALMA, Michigan (AP) – Three officials from a central Michigan community are being recalled after voting for a zoning change that would house young migrant boys who have crossed the U.S. border. “A lot of people are quite upset,” Chuck Murphy, memory supporter and Chairman of the Gratiot County Republican Party, told The Morning Sun. …

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Some Michigan Community Colleges See Enrollment Jump

(W X Y Z) – Some Michigan community colleges are seeing an increase in enrollment thanks to state programs such as Futures for Frontliners and Michigan Reconnect. Related: The pandemic is playing a role in increasing the number of people returning to class. Monroe County Community College is one of three community colleges in Michigan …

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Reviews | Michigan Community Colleges Also Helping Students Outside of Classrooms

Michigan’s 28 community colleges are mobilizing to help tackle economic challenges, mental health issues and more. A fall 2020 financial wellness survey of more than 10,000 Michigan community college students found that the pandemic caused 86% of students to experience stress, anxiety and depression additional, while 56% of students would struggle to get $ 500 …

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Mid-Michigan Planning Commission Rejects Migrant Housing | Michigan News

ALMA, Michigan (AP) – A central Michigan community planning commission opposes a zoning change that would turn a former retirement home into temporary housing for boys crossing the U.S. border without parents. Alma commissioners recommended, 4-2, that the application be dismissed on Wednesday, after weeks of community tension and a public hearing that drew hundreds. …

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Amanda R. Richardson, RN, Northeast Michigan Community Mental Health Authority

(ProNewsReport Editorial): – New York City, New York July 30, 2021 (Issuewire.com) – Amanda is a registered nurse specializing in mental health care. Currently, she works as a nurse case manager at the Northeast Michigan Community Mental Health Authority in Alpena, Michigan. The Northeast Michigan Community Mental Health Authority is an organization founded in the …

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Michigan Community College Association president retires

Michael Hansen, President of the Michigan Community College Associationfor 15 years, retired at the end of the year, officials said on Friday. The organization thatLobby groups at Michigan’s 28 public community colleges have started a search for a new leader. “Over the past 15 years, Michael has been an outstanding leader for community colleges statewide,” …

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USDA invests $ 17 million to improve rural Michigan community facilities and essential services

WASHINGTON (WLUC) – US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Assistant Under Secretary for Rural Development Justin Maxson announced on Wednesday that USDA is investing $ 185 million to equip, rebuild and modernize essential services in rural areas from 32 states. The investments will benefit 3 million rural residents. “The Biden-Harris administration has made investing in improving …

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Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency Brings Back Food Sharing Program | New

BENTON HARBOR – The Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency will host its fifth annual holiday food sharing program on Wednesday. The Holiday Food Sharing Program collects and distributes approximately 400 turkeys and boxes of food to residents and families in need of assistance in Benton Harbor, Benton Township and St. Joseph. × This page requires …

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These nine Michigan community colleges will receive $ 750,000 in grants

Michigan community colleges will receive thousands of dollars to support student success rates, Governor Whitmer said on Friday. Grants totaling $ 750,000 will be awarded to nine Michigan community colleges to improve student success, Governor Gretchen Whitmer said on Friday. Grants were awarded on the basis of a competitive application process. The winning schools will …

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Helping People, Changing Lives at Mid Michigan Community Action

Community Action Month is a celebration of the accomplishments of Community Action Agencies (CAAs) across the country. CAAs are a robust state and local force, reaching individuals and families in 99% of US counties with life-changing services and creating pathways to prosperity. As part of the CAA network, the Mid Michigan Community Action Agency (Mid …

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Michigan Community Solar Alliance Forms As State Consider Enabling Legislation

Solar FlexRack To extend the accessibility and availability of solar power to all Michigan residents, a new statewide alliance has formed to advocate for solar energy savings, economic opportunities and of customer empowerment. The Michigan Community Solar Alliance (MCSA) is pushing for the passage of House Bills 4715 and 4716, legislation to amend Michigan law …

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University of Michigan community members stage fake Weiser Hall name change after regent’s controversial comments

ANN ARBOR, MI – Students, faculty and staff at the University of Michigan gathered at Weiser Hall on Saturday afternoon to host a mock renaming of the building in response to recent inflammatory comments by Regent Ron Weiser. Community members renamed the building “Weiser Center for Voter Suppression, Political Assassination, and Burning of Witches.” The …

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Western Michigan community rallies around teacher with rare bone cancer

BYRON CENTER, Michigan – Less than a month after being diagnosed with rare bone cancer, the western Michigan community is supporting a beloved teacher at Byron Center. “It will be a long process,” Sierra Zylstra said. “It was definitely a shock for me and my family. “ Earlier this month, doctors diagnosed Zylstra with osteosarcoma …

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6 women from the MSU community and Mid-Michigan honored with the 2021 Inspiration Prize

On February 3, the MSU Center for Gender in Global Context (GenCen) presented six exceptional women with the 2021 Inspiration Award. The Inspiration Awards spotlight MSU’s Mid-Michigan employees, students and community members who demonstrate inclusive action and influence for gender equality and social justice, according to the GenCen website. Three award categories have been awarded …

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Healthify Creates Michigan Statewide Community Network to Address Social Disparities

NEW YORK, February 17, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Healthify, a company that works with managed care organizations to integrate the social determinants of health (SDoH) into the healthcare ecosystem, today announced that it is building a network of community organizations to l statewide in Michigan. The network will enable health plans to collaborate with …

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Futures for Frontliners program boosts Michigan economy

KRISTIA POSTEMA This story has been updated to correct the proportion of tuition paid by the program for participating students who do not live in a community college district. In the spring of 2020, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the Futures for Frontliners program to thank essential workers, but the program could also prove to be …

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I&M Donates $ 8,000 to Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency | New

BENTON HARBOR – The Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency (SMCAA) has announced that it has received a donation of more than $ 8,000 from Indiana Michigan Power. The money will help SMCAA fight hunger in Berrien, Cass and Van Buren counties, according to a press release. Last year, the organization served over 22,000 families and …

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56 MLK Day projects supported by the Michigan Community Service Commission

LANSING, Michigan (WLNS) In the coming days, more than 5,000 volunteers will volunteer more than 16,000 hours to benefit Michigan communities in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.. The Michigan Community Service Commission announced today that it will help support 56 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service volunteer projects this year. Projects include …

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Kids’ Food Basket CEO Bridget Clark Whitney appointed to Michigan Community Service Commission

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Bridget Clark Whitney, President and Founding CEO of Kids’ Food Basket, was recently appointed to the Michigan Community Service Commission by Governor Gretchen Whitmer. The commission strives to create a culture of service by providing vision and resources to strengthen communities through volunteerism. It is made up of 25 members, each …

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Michigan Community Service Commission Provides Funding for MLK Day Volunteer Projects

LANSING, Michigan (WLNS) The Michigan Community Service Commission has announced that it will help support the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service volunteer projects by offering grants ranging from $ 100 to $ 1,000. Up to $ 30,000 will be awarded for projects organized between January 8 and January 24, 2021. “During the pandemic, …

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Governor Whitmer appoints Michigan Community Service Commission

LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) – Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the following appointments to the Michigan Community Service Commission on Friday. Bridget Clark Whitney, an independent from Grand Rapids, is the founding CEO of Kids’ Food Basket. Clark Whitney is a board member of the Michigan Nonprofit Association. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Community Leadership …

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Surveillance finds PFAS in water in Michigan community

EAST BAY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) – State environmental regulators are investigating whether some residents of a northern Michigan community have used drinking water contaminated with chemicals. Groundwater monitoring wells gave high results for PFAS – perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, the Traverse City Record-Eagle reported. State and local authorities are holding an online public meeting Monday …

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West Michigan Community Day of Remembrance honors lives lost on September 11

BIG RAPIDS, MICH. – To honor those who lost their lives, on September 11, 2001, the annual West Michigan Scout Community Day of Remembrance and Salvation will be held on Friday, but a little different from previous years, it will be held virtually. Friday marks the 19th year that President Ford Field Service Council and …

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West Michigan Community Bank opens new branch

A Hudsonville-based bank is opening its seventh branch this month. Hudsonville-based West Michigan Community Bank announced it will hold a groundbreaking ceremony on August 20 with representatives from the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce for its new retail and commercial lending center located at 4797 Cascade Road SE, in the Cascade region of the Township …

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West Michigan Community Bank Continues Expansion of Grand Rapids Area

West Michigan Community Bank has expanded its footprint in the Grand Rapids area with a new office in the Township of Grand Rapids. The new location on Cascade Road is home to the company’s newest retail banking office in Hudsonville, as well as business lending and wealth management staff. The office that opened this week …

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Michigan Community Colleges Offer 4,500 Online Courses

The downtown Detroit campus of the Wayne County Community College District. // Photo courtesy of WCCCD As concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic continue to loom, Michigan’s 28 community colleges are encouraging students to take advantage of the more than 4,500 group classes they offer online. “Michigan Community Colleges are ready to provide students with high …

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Michigan Community Service Commission receives $ 2.2 million for COVID-19 response and recovery volunteerism

LANSING, Mich. (Press Release) – The Michigan Community Service Commission (MCSC) announced Wednesday that it will receive $ 2,222,811 over three years from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to support volunteerism in Michigan. The funding will support organizations in their response to COVID-19 by identifying resources and collaborating regionally to address pressing …

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Northwestern Michigan Community Action Agency Providing COVID-19 Financial Aid

If you need a little extra financial help, new help is available. The Northwestern Michigan Community Action Agency received funding from the CARES Act and provides financial assistance to those in need. They serve those in the counties of Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Missaukee, Roscommon and Wexford. With the stimulus check …

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Michigan community colleges anticipate fall enrollment, consider hybrid course strategies

When the Great Recession hit in 2008, community colleges saw record enrollment rates amid widespread layoffs and unemployment, said Mike Hansen, president of the Michigan Community Colleges Association (MCCA). Hansen said some believe the current economic situation could spur a further increase in community college enrollment, but there is a flip side. “The counter-argument to …

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Michigan law students volunteer to help Michigan community fight pandemic impacts

In an effort to help community groups and lawyers across the State of Michigan navigate the legal work spillover associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of student leaders from the University of Law School of Law Michigan formed the Michigan Law COVID Corps, a voluntary organization service with more than 240 volunteers and student …

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Michigan community colleges see drop in summer enrollment – Spaces4Learning

Business Michigan Community Colleges See Fall in Summer Enrollment By Yvonne Marquez 04/20/20 Michigan Community Colleges See Falling Summer Enrollments, An Indication of What’s Coming to Fall, Reports The Detroit Free Press. The summer sessions start from the first week of May and many will follow at the end of May. As an example of …

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West Michigan Community Mental Health is changing the way it handles appointments | Coronavirus

West Michigan Community Mental Health is open to people in need of care. Community mental health is considered an essential service under Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Home Support Order. Staff at West Michigan Community Mental Health continue to provide their services, but with different ways of providing these services due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Face to …

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In latest legal blow to Medicaid work requirements, judge blocks Michigan community engagement rules

U.S. District Judge James Boasberg cited a ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejecting HHS’s approval of Arkansas’ similar waiver. The appeals committee’s unanimous opinion said the waiver approval was inconsistent with the primary purpose of the Medicaid law, which is to provide medical coverage. Modern healthcare: …

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Trustees Approve Graduation Partnerships with Western Michigan Community Colleges

The Ferris State University Board of Trustees held its regular meeting on Friday, February 21, and voted on several items, including collaborative partnerships, a new college degree and more. Ferris State University Board of Trustees approved partnerships with Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Kalamazoo, and Lake Michigan College, Benton Harbor, to establish permanent sites for the …

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Mid Michigan Community College softball coach charged with sexual assault

A Mid Michigan Community College softball player accuses a school coach of acting inappropriately towards her, and police are investigating. The report made to the Mount Pleasant Police Department is sent to the Isabella County District Attorney. He will decide whether the coach should be indicted in criminal proceedings. The police report says that on …

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Michigan Community Colleges Sign New Transfer Agreements with 4-Year Universities

DETROIT – The Michigan Community College Association (MCCA) announced Tuesday that 28 of the state’s community colleges have signed four transfer agreements with 25 four-year colleges and universities in Michigan, intended to allow community college students to transfer more than credits. The association said community college students will be able to transfer more credits to …

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Michigan Community College Association to Address Student Economic Instability

The Michigan Community College Association (MCCA) is launching an initiative next month to improve student completion and success by addressing economic instability. Through Michigan-Building Economic Stability Today (MI-BEST), the association will address students’ insecurity of basic needs, including access to food, housing, transportation, and child care. children. The initiative is funded by a $442,000 grant …

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Holiday Retreat Adds Michigan Community to Its

WINTER PARK, Fla., Nov. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Holiday Retirement, the largest independent senior housing provider in the United States, takes over management of Independence Village Frankenmuth. The operational change for the Michigan community, effective Nov. 1, brings the national total to 261 communities on the Holiday Retirement platform. The Change for the Community, …

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The vacation retreat adds the Michigan community to its

WINTER PARK, Fla., Nov. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Holiday Retirement, the largest independent senior housing provider in the United States, takes over management of Independence Village Frankenmuth. The operational change for the Michigan community, effective Nov. 1, brings the national total to 261 communities on the Holiday Retirement platform. The Change for the Community, …

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Northeast Michigan Community Service Agency Provides Public Service Training to Fight Poverty – WBKB 11

ALPENA, Mich – Families across Michigan and here on the Sunrise side have big differences in resources and economic stability. The Northeast Michigan Community Service Agency is committed to promoting understanding of people from all walks of life with its Bridges Out of Poverty program. The program is designed to train members of public works …

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GBCS honored by Governor and Michigan Community Service Commission

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Northern Michigan Community Pet Center in Grawn Rescues, Neuters Stray Kittens for Adoption

“I do it just because it’s my love and it’s my passion.” Many shelters in northern Michigan say they refuse stray cats because they just don’t have space. This is where Kelly Lemcool comes in. She opened the Northern Michigan Community Pet Center in Grand Traverse County on July 5. The center has a veterinarian, …

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West Michigan Community Bank to Open New Grand Rapids Office

BIG FAST – West Michigan Community Bank plans to open a new regional office in the Township of Grand Rapids. The Hudsonville-based bank will begin construction this summer on the 8,000 square foot retail branch and commercial lending center at Patterson Avenue and Cascade Road SE. Completion is scheduled for 2020. COURTESY PHOTO “This new …

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Michigan community in shock after 3 teenagers suicides in past eight months

A small rural Michigan community is in shock after three teenagers kill themselves in the past eight months. (iStock) A small rural Michigan village is in shock after three local teenagers kill themselves in the past eight months. Earlier this month, Shealynn Pobuda, 14, of Kingsley, committed suicide, the Detroit Free Press reported. His death …

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Michigan community mourns loss of Abbas family, week after fatal shipwreck

A week after a shipwreck on I-75 in Lexington killed a Michigan family, community members from Northville and Dearborn have come together again. Relatives packed the Islamic Center in Dearborn, Michigan on Sunday evening. Many in attendance spent last Sunday evening in the same location, as news of the fatal wreck reached family and friends …

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Michigan Community Service Commission in the middle of a volunteer tour

October 24, 2018 Residents of Livingston County and others in southeast Michigan are invited to attend a listening tour hosted by the state’s premier agency on volunteering. The Michigan Community Service Commission will travel to Ann Arbor as part of its Volunteer Michigan Tour, visiting every region of the state to explore ways to expand …

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Community colleges and universities in Michigan are helping more students find ‘success’

A new report shows Michigan colleges and universities are getting a higher percentage of their students. The state’s Center for Educational Performance and Information has been monitoring student “pass” rates since 2009. Data shows that there has been a gradual improvement in graduation rates at community colleges and universities in Michigan. “We get about 71% …

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Mid Michigan Community College Goes Green and Receives Grant

The Mid Green Sustainability Committee at Mid Michigan Community College recently received a $ 5,000 grant from Isabella Wind, a renewable energy project from Apex Clean Energy. The grant will be used to improve environmental and clean energy initiatives on campus. The committee is responsible for implementing environmental awareness campaigns and initiatives on all campuses. …

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Midnight celebration unites Nike and Michigan community

Midnight celebration unites Nike and Michigan community August 1, 2016 ?? Photo gallery ?? Michigan-Nike microsite: GoBlueHailMichigan.com?? #HailMichigan: Tagboard on social networks?? A corn. A bruise. One partnership. (News.Nike.com) ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Long before the clock struck midnight Sunday night (July 31) until Monday morning, the party vibe in downtown Ann Arbor was on …

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View Michigan AD Jim Hackett’s Open Letter to the Michigan Community

Michigan Acting DA Jim Hackett’s Open Letter to the UM Community pic.twitter.com/vEMvS8a5Jd — angelica (@chengelis) October 18, 2015 It wouldn’t be hyperbole to claim that Michigan’s No. 12 improbable last-second loss to Michigan State’s No. 4 is the most heartbreaking loss in college football history. [ MORE: Best of Week 7 | Week 7 scoreboard …

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Mid Michigan Community College inducts honorary students

the daily news from Midland May 15, 2015 Pictured front row, left to right: Luke Badger (graphic design), Reed Polanco (mechanical engineering), Michele Harrington (nurses), Sarah Otto (secondary math education), Bailee Macklem (nurses), Cara Maertens (automobile) and Harmony Amon (nurse); second row, left to right: Brain Bauman (computer science and math), Amanda Brake (business and …

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Troubled Times for Michigan Community Colleges

On the surface, the numbers are dismal. According to the latest federal data, only 15% of community college students in Michigan earn a two-year associate degree in three years. A full classroom at Jackson College masks the reality that statewide community college enrollment is down. (Photo by Flickr user Jackson College; used under Creative Commons …

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Mid Michigan Community College Awards Eight Full Scholarships

Mid Michigan Community College awarded competitive full scholarships to eight area high school students. Laker Distinction (LD) scholarships are offered at two award levels, with four of each being passed on. The traditional level of the scholarship provides 31 credits of tuition and fees. The LD Presidential Scholarships, the highest awards, include 62 credits (equivalent …

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Michigan community rallies behind teen named in reunion court as apparent prank

AP Photo/The Detroit News, Dale G. YoungWhiney Kropp at her home in Algiers, Michigan. A Michigan community is trying to work things out after Kropp was named to a high school back court in an apparent prank. Kropp told WNEM-TV she felt betrayed after some of her classmates at Ogemaw Heights High School in West …

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