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What’s your 60 second elevator speech?  The Disability Network is the first stop for people with disabilities.  Founded 15 years ago as a Center for Independent Living, we are an organization that is made up of, run by and led by people with disabilities.  In the last year, we served over 13,000 people, helped 200 people get jobs, helped 50 people leave… Read More 

$3.1 Million in Funding Supports Regional Chamber Program The Regional Chamber’s YouthQuest program and the $3.1 million grant the program received from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation are highlighted in the fall issue of “AfterSchool Today”, a national publication of the National Afterschool Association.  The article focuses on the benefits provided by the funding, as well as YouthQuest’s impact on… Read More 

Check out these articles that may prove helpful as you run your business, or provide leadership tips and strategies or spur creativity in your organization.  The articles were selected from a variety of publications and Websites such as Fortune, Inc., Fast Company, Inc., New York Times and Wall Street Journal. We hope you find these links informative.  Let us know… Read More 

Flint-based Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy recently added recognition as a Top Workplace by the Detroit Free Press to its growing list of accolades. The company’s growth plan, which was launched in 2010, continues to provide new jobs and opportunities in the City of Flint.

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Tax incentives and export/import advantages are among the benefits of locating in the I-69 International Trade Corridor along Michigan’s Blue Water Gateway. The Corridor, which encompasses Shiawassee, Genesee, Lapeer and St. Clair counties, serves as a strategic gateway between the Midwest United States and the Canadian border.

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Former General Motors Technical Center Site Offers Tax Benefits Join Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy and other firms in this tax-free location with built-in infrastructure, options and flexibility.  Consider the 300,000 square feet available at the Great Lakes Medical Technology Center. (more…) Read More