‘Placemaking Mini-Grants’ to help transform communities

Projects in Corunna and Laingsburg are among the 15 communities of the I-69 Thumb Region awarded $2,000 each from the state’s Placemaking Mini-Grant Program. The program, funded with financial support from the Michigan Economic Development Corp. and administered by the I-69 Thumb Region partners, was established to help communities implement small impactful projects that encourage […]

Shiawassee County Selects Rowe Professional Services Company to Perform Planning Work Funded through Michigan Site Readiness Improvement Grant

Shiawassee County has contracted with Rowe Professional Services Company for planning services to be conducted on an industrial site located in Vernon Township. The parcel, which is home to the Great Lakes Family of Companies at 7505 M-71 is targeted for additional development. This work will address site layout, utility, and ingress/egress issues for future […]

SEDP Announces New Awards in Partnership With Consumers Energy

Great Lakes Family of Companies owner Bryan Marks (right) accepts the SEDP Planet Award from SEDP President/CEO Justin Horvath. The SEDP’s Quarterly Investor event, held December 12 with the Shiawassee Regional Chamber’s Connect at Four, featured the presentation of two new awards sponsored by Consumers Energy. The People Award seeks to recognize clients, partners, or […]

Shiawassee Businesses and Students Participate in Career Quest Event

Barry Link of Aptek engages with students at Career Quest event at the Dort Event Center in Flint. On Wednesday, October 23, eager students from across the I69 Thumb Region of Michigan participated in the first MiCareerQuest east hands-on career exploration event. MiCareerQuest East is the largest one-day, career exploration event for high school students […]