Shiawassee Economic Development Partnership Supports New Millage Proposal That Will Strengthen Vocational Training Programs for Local High School Students

The Board of Directors of the Shiawassee Economic Development Partnership (SEDP), the economic development organization serving Shiawassee County, recently voted to endorse the Shiawassee Regional Education Service District (RESD)’s request for a Career & Technical Education (also known as Vocational Training) millage that will be on the August 2nd election ballot. The one-mill proposal, which […]

Shiawassee County Child Care Tri-Share Hub Announces First Partner Company in Spartan Fence; Still Seeking Local Employers to Participate

The Shiawassee County Childcare Tri-Share Hub has secured its first employer partner in Perry Township based Spartan Fence. The program seeks to address the challenges of childcare availability for area workers by splitting the costs between the employer, employee, and grant funds. The Shiawassee County hub is a partnership between the Shiawassee Economic Development Partnership […]

Vernon Township & City of Durand Community Forum Information Now Available

Following the joint session of the Vernon Township Board and the City of Durand Council, information from the program is now available for review below. Program Video: Presentation Slides: Vernon Township & City of Durand MeetingDownload Speaker List: •Nicole Whitehead – Business Operations Director, Michigan Economic Development Corporation – email: •Justin Robinson – Senior […]

Michigan SBDC Announces Retirement of Business Consultant Cheryl Peterson; Application Now Open For Interested Candidates

OWOSSO, MI – The Michigan Small Business Development Center, in partnership with the Shiawassee Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Shiawassee Economic Development Partnership, today announced that Business Consultant Cheryl Peterson has elected to retire.  Peterson’s decision comes after serving as a Business Consultant since 2012. She has been vital to economic growth in the […]

Vernon Township & City of Durand to Hold Joint Meeting on April 19th to Discuss Potential Large Site Development

The Vernon Township Board & Durand City Council will each have a public meeting on April 19th at 6:30pm at the Durand Middle School cafeteria. The agenda will be to provide the governmental bodies and interested community members with information on opportunities associated with/potential impact of development on a large-scale site generally located within the boundaries […]