Business News – April 25, 2023

Bovan Floral Group has been named the 2023 Retailer of the Year by the Great Lakes Floral Association.

Essence Wilson, chief strategies officer for Communities First, is an honoree for Women Who Shape the State 2023She is one of 11 women shaping the state and she will be celebrated at an awards dinner on May 15 in Lansing and announced on

Lear Corporation has been named GM Supplier of the Year 2022. This is the 22nd time the company has received this horror. This award recognizes global suppliers that exceed GM’s requirements.

Mott Community College’s Steve Schmidt is up for the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame. To vote head to Votes are due by May 12.

Ryan Garza of Pop Mod Photo has been named Photographer of the Year by the Michigan Press Photographers Association. Garza is a photographer with the Detroit Free Press and has won this award once before in 2012 while with the Flint Journal.

Bobby Church and Michael Flowers of ROWE Professional Service recently received their professional surveyor licenses.

The University of Michigan-Flint will host the Michigan High School Esports Federation’s (MiHSEF) spring 2023 state finals event on May 13. This is the first of several MiHSEF tournaments that will be held at the university through 2028.

WNEM TV 5 reporter David Custer has been recognized by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters with three Broadcast Excellence Best Awards. The awards are for Investigative Story, User of New Media (Single Project), and News Special.