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The U.S.’s First Accessible Clinical Hoop House – Dr. David Steinberg, M.D., Medical Director for Rehabilitation Services/Vice Chair, Internal Medicine, St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor – A big red barn and a solar-heated greenhouse known as a hoop house now grace the property at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Ann Arbor. The new structures are designed to provide therapy for St. Joseph rehab patients, as well as patients of the Eisenhower Center, many of whom are recovering from stroke or injury from accidents.
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Saline Area Chamber of Commerce: Seniors Helping Seniors – Art Trapp, Chamber Executive Director; Mark Bobo, Seniors Helping Seniors – A company born out of a young girl’s work with Mother Teresa, Seniors Helping Seniors pairs seniors for care giving for other seniors. They provide in-home care with the added companionship and care brought by seniors who understand the journey of life. The company has 300 franchises with 15 based in Michigan.
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Wellness Wednesday: Michigan Boating Rules Tighten: Corporal Robert Pasternak, Marine Safety Division Supervisor, Washtenaw County Sheriff Marine Patrol – Memorial Day Weekend is the traditional start of the summer watercraft season and some recent state laws have helped to reduce boating accidents in Michigan. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe on the water.
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Banner Year for Venture Capital in Michigan: Carrie Jones, Executive Director, Michigan Venture Capital Association – Michigan is bucking the national trend of declining venture capital activity. In the last year, Michigan jumped to 15th in the U.S. for VC activity, with more than $240M invested.
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Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce: Chamber Debuts New Meeting Location & Website – Janet Larson, Chamber President – The Chamber has moved its monthly meetings to a new location, with member businesses taking turns supplying the lunch. In addition, a new website for the Chamber will be unveiled soon.
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Should Welfare Come with Conditions? – Judy Putnam, Communications Director, Michigan League for Public Policy – The Michigan legislature is looking at placing new conditions on welfare recipients, including drug screening and cutting off cash to families whose children miss too much school. Proponents say such reforms will protect taxpayer money and encourage families to achieve self-sufficiency. Opponents of the plan claim it will guarantee more poverty.
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