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Potter Park Zoo Invites Families to Boo at the Zoo event

By Amanda Fischer | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Starting this last weekend, kids of all ages (big and small!) are invited to enjoy an afternoon full of family-fun activities like hayrides, games, an obstacle course, the Boo Tunnel, animal presentations and more! You won’t want to miss out on this October fun at the Zoo! Better yet, by attending you’re supporting animal care and conservation at…

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Foster Smith launches a Cybersecurity Hotline

By Amanda Fischer | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and the number of reported data breaches and other cybersecurity issues are higher than ever. To help organizations facing these ordeals, Foster Swift Collins & Smith has launched a Cybersecurity Hotline: (517) 371-8275. The Hotline will provide callers (businesses, municipalities and other organizations) with quick access to experienced cybersecurity attorneys…

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First National Bank of Michigan names Daniel R. Smith Intern

By Amanda Fischer | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Nathan Nagel, a Kalamazoo native and senior at WMU majoring in Finance, received the first Daniel R. Smith Banking Internship awarded by First National Bank of Michigan. The internship, to honor Daniel R. Smith, was announced in December of 2018. This internship will be offered annually to a WMU junior or senior majoring in Business,…

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Marketing Resource Group Announces Business Transition, New Office Location

By Amanda Fischer | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jenell Leonard assumes the helm of the 40-year-old PR firm; Tom Shields transitions to Senior Advisor Tom Shields and Jenell Leonard today announced the ownership transition and new office location of Marketing Resource Group, commonly known as MRG. “I have had an extremely exciting and satisfying career serving as the president and owner of MRG…

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Collins and Smith Named to SBM Ag Law Council

By Amanda Fischer | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Foster Swift attorneys Allison M. Collins and Stephen W. Smith have been named to the Council of the Agricultural Law Section for the State Bar of Michigan (SBM). Foster Swift attorneys were instrumental to this section’s formation in 2013. This section strives to improve and expand the knowledge of lawyers who engage in the practice…

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First National Bank of Michigan Continues to Expand in Downtown Kalamazoo

By Amanda Fischer | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

First National Bank of Michigan (FNBM) announced the October 21st relocation of their downtown branch to 318 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo.   “We are proud to expand our footprint in Downtown Kalamazoo,” stated Dan Bitzer, President and CEO of FNBM. The new branch is adjacent to the local Bank’s current location at 348 West Michigan.  The…

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Association Names Local Agent as Vice President

By Amanda Fischer | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

William G Lemanski, CIC, AIC, API, AAI, AIS, of Meiers Lombardini Lemanski Insurance in East Lansing has been named Vice President of the Michigan Association of Insurance Agents.  Lemanski will work with other officers, members of the board, and association staff to advance the critical role of insurance and essential services provided by independent insurance…

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Local Rehabilitation Center and Studios Collaborate with LoveYourBrain Yoga to Bring Beneficial Series at No-Cost to Brain Injury Survivors and Caregivers

By Amanda Fischer | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

New Study Confirms the Many Positive Benefits of Participation in the LoveYourBrain Yoga Series Lansing, MI – A recent study conducted on the LoveYourBrain Yoga Series confirms the many positive benefits that traumatic brain injury survivors and caregivers gain through participation in the program. The recent study included 1,563 participants, including individuals from the Lansing…

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Global Energy Provider EDL Brings North American HQ to East Lansing

By Amanda Fischer | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Australia-based company will occupy space within the Fifth Third Bank building EAST LANSING, Mich. – EDL, a global leader in sustainable energy solutions originally established in Australia, is excited to announce the permanent location of its North American headquarters. From its new location, EDL intends to continue its quest to create “a world of…

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Sparrow, Michigan Medicine celebrate affiliation

By Amanda Fischer | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pediatric services joint venture kicks off expansion of access to specialty care for patients in the Mid-Michigan region ANN ARBOR and LANSING, MI – Sparrow Health System and Michigan Medicine, the academic medical center of the University of Michigan, today celebrated their joint venture to expand pediatric services offered through the Sparrow Children’s Center. In…

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