Morehouse Alumnus Juan Thomas Named President of National Bar Association

Morehouse Alumnus Juan Thomas Named President of National Bar Association

Morehouse College alumnus Juan R. Thomas ’92 is leading the nation’s oldest and largest bar association of mostly African American lawyers and judges. The Chicago attorney was recently installed as president of The National Bar Association (NBA) earlier this month during the organization’s 92nd convention in Toronto. Thomas succeeds Kevin...

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Saginaw Medical Federal Credit Union partners with Habitat for Humanity

Saginaw Medical Federal Credit Union partners with Habitat for Humanity

Saginaw Medical Federal Credit Union partnered with Habitat for Humanity to provide $95,120.00 in home improvement funds and first-time homebuyer down payments. Through the partnership, SMFCU helped thirteen local families with roofing, windows, basement waterproofing, insulation, gutters and downspouts, bathroom modifications, doors, water heaters, HVAC and the installation of ramps...

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Get to Know Great Lakes PACE

Get to Know Great Lakes PACE

What is PACE? (PACE) is a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly. It views senior services with the belief that care can be done successfully in their homes in most cases. The ideas rooted in PACE are traced back to the early 1970’s when a group sought and created...

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UM-Flint Presents Awards to 11 Flint Entrepreneurs 

UM-Flint Presents Awards to 11 Flint Entrepreneurs 

Flint, MI – The University of Michigan-Flint’s University Outreach has announced winners of an entrepreneurship competition held June 24 in Flint. The competition was part of a celebration held at Berston Field House, to mark the culmination of four business boot camps held in Flint from February through June 2017. A...

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Crain Communications Changes Family Ownership Structure

DETROIT, MI — Crain Communications has completed a change in its family ownership structure. Rance Crain and his family are selling their 50 percent ownership in the company. Keith Crain and his family will now own 100 percent of Crain Communications. With the change in ownership, Rance will step down as...

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Midland Chamber of Commerce Joins CMURC Program to Encourage Regionalism for Entrepreneurs

Midland Chamber of Commerce Joins CMURC Program to Encourage Regionalism for Entrepreneurs

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich., June 15, 2016 –Collaboration efforts continue to strengthen the connectivity between entrepreneurs and the business community across the Great Lakes Bay Region. The most recent partnership led by Central Michigan University Research Corporation (CMURC), adds the Midland Area Chamber of Commerce to three other chambers including Bay,...

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Meet Kujuanna Ray, Founder and Owner of U Me Paint Experience

Meet Kujuanna Ray, Founder and Owner of U Me Paint Experience

Kujuanna A. Ray is the founder and owner of U Me Paint – an upscale therapeutic environment that allows everyone to unleash their inner artist. Customers enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and create a colorful masterpiece with the guidance of experienced local artists. U Me Paint is Saginaw’ s newest experience!...

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Preparation Starts with Information

Preparation Starts with Information

Stephanie Holland, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist   Your parents were there for you when you were born. They’ve been with you through the most important achievements of your life. Now it’s your turn to show them that they can count on you. As your parents get older, they may...

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We’re Working Together to Secure Today and Tomorrow

We’re Working Together to Secure Today and Tomorrow

Stephanie Holland, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist   Your first job is a landmark occasion. You might be a little surprised when you see a portion of your earnings go to a tax called “FICA” for the Federal Insurance Contributions Act. This deduction goes to Social Security and is your...

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