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Michigan Angel Fund – Skip Simms, MAF Managing Director – The Michigan Angel Fund, a $2 million fund with more than 70 members, is the largest angel organization in Michigan. It recently closed the fund to new investors and has made its first investment. The Michigan Angel Fund was established by Ann Arbor SPARK with administrative support from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, to help finance early stage companies in Michigan. Businesses interested in applying for MAF investment can find info about the selection process at www.miangelfund.com.
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Ann Arbor Ypsilanti Regional Chamber of Commerce: Spring Arbor University – Greg Bentle, Adjunct Faculty / Coordinator, Graduate Recruiting-MBA and MAC – Spring Arbor University is ranked in U.S. News and World report as a top-tier, liberal arts, Christian university, with more than 4,000 enrolled students. Located about 45 minutes west of Ann Arbor, Spring Arbor can help busy working adults complete their college degree, as well as acquire a graduate degree.
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Business Ethos: Detroit Bankruptcy – Dr. David Mielke, Retired Dean of the College of Business at EMU – The City of Detroit has filed for bankruptcy, and now creditors and pensioners wonder whether they’ll ever be paid. Was bankruptcy ‘The Right Thing to do?”
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Milan Area Chamber of Commerce: American Heritage Girls – Krissa Rumsey, American Heritage Girls – The fourth installment in our series leading up to the Milan Summer Fest features this faith-based approach to scouting. Chartered through the Milan Free Methodist Church, American Heritage Girls will sponsor the ‘Family Fun Night’ at the Summer Fest on Friday, August 2.
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Think Local First: Café Marie – Ingrid Ault, TLF Executive Director; Café Marie’s Jeanne Loveland, Owner, and Rebecca King, Marketing & Promotions Director – Twenty years ago, when Café Marie first opened on Ann Arbor’s northside, manager Jeanne Loveland never imagined that she would one day own the place renowned for its potato & cheese avalanche. Today, this girl who grew up on a nearby farm now utilizes her family’s fresh grown produce for ingredients at her
restaurant. Family is an important concept at Café Marie, which is hosting a bone marrow matching event Thursday, July 25 from 7 AM-7 PM for one of their own. They hope it results in a match for an employee who is battling Leukemia.
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