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 […]

Assembly Solar, the $250 million Solar Farm Development in Hazelton and Venice Townships in Shiawassee County, Moving Forward and Workers Are Needed to Begin the Project

McCarthy Building Companies, which is serving as general contractor for the developer Ranger Power, will be in the community on October 29th and 30th to meet with individuals who are interested in employment. Specifically, they are looking to fill positions for: Pile Drivers General Labor Operator / forklift driver Survey / layout It is expected […]

Covenant Eyes Expanding; Receives Business Development Program Grant

LANSING, Mich. – Six business development projects expected to generate more than $25 million in total investment and support the creation of 324 jobs in Michigan gained approval from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation has announced. Communities benefitted include the village of Romeo, Plymouth Charter Township, Owosso, Warren, Ada Township and […]

Shiawassee County Schools Tour Businesses to Celebrate National Manufacturing Day

Allied Motion’s Jim Hathaway takes area students on a tour of the company’s Owosso facility. In celebration of National Manufacturing Day, held annually on the first Friday of October, students from across Shiawassee County gathered to learn about careers in modern manufacturing. The day began at the D’Mar Center with presentations from Lory Thayer of […]

SEDP Convenes Quarterly Investor Update

The Shiawassee Economic Development Partnership hosted members at Muzzy Pheasant Farm to provide an update on the previous quarter’s activities, offer networking, and participate in an outdoor skills academy. In addition, representatives of the Raise Up Shiawassee initiative presented opportunities for the Shiawassee County business community to connect to the non-profit community for both financial […]