Giving Tuesday: North Star Reach – Deb Kern, Annual Giving Coordinator, and Marji Wisniewski, Marketing & Communications – North Star Reach offers life-changing camp experiences for children with serious health challenges free of charge. On this Day of Giving, your donation will help purchase bunk beds for the camp.
Re:NEW Michigan: Building America’s Tomorrow – Dr. David Cole, Founder/Chairman of the Board, AutoHarvest.org – The auto and other manufacturing industries are on an upswing but where are the workers?
Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber of Commerce: David Dugger, Executive Director, Washtenaw Educational Options Consortium – Early college credit and personalized programs are just two of the benefits Washtenaw County high school students have by attending one of the alternative learning options through WEOC.
The Pastor’s Perspective: The End Times – Fr. James Conlon, Pastor, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church – When is the end of time? It could come at any time, but are we ready?
Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber of Commerce: A Report on Pittsfield Township’s Budget – Mandy Grewal, Supervisor, Pittsfield Township – In 2009, Pittsfield Township weathered double-digit declines in revenue. To balance the budget the township implemented department-wide budget cuts and eliminated many projects and initiatives. Today in 2015 the township’s financial picture has improved markedly.
Milan Area Chamber of Commerce: Mayoral Election: Mayor Michael Armitage – After serving one term as Mayor of Milan, Mayor Michael Armitage is facing challenger Dutch Nie in the upcoming election. He points to the Main Street program, enhanced 911 services, and several development projects underway to show how the community is thriving under his leadership.
ing the Way for United Way – Pam Smith, United Way of Washtenaw County – With the annual United Way campaign just underway there are several businesses already leading the pack, including the Bank of Ann Arbor, NSF, and the University of Michigan. Visit www.UWGive.org
Women of Pokot: Loice Maru & Rebecca Bungei – The Pokot tribe, located in northwest Kenya, is estimated at over 1 million people. This semi-nomadic tribe lives in a remote, rural, deeply impoverished area of Africa. The women, who are not valued and often are forced to undergo the most horrific mutilations, bear the greatest burden. Ypsilanti resident Loice Maru and her Kenyan sister Rebecca Bungei know all too what the women of their homeland face and are helping to give them a voice.
Dyson Buys Ann Arbor Company – Nathan Bomey, Reporter, USA Today – Dyson’s cordless vacuums are getting a boost from an Ann Arbor start-up. Dyson has acquired Sakti3, a battery technology firm that produces solid-state lithium ion batteries.
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