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Jackson Native Honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

Jackson, Michigan—Jackson native Mark Smith, MD, will be honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award at Grand Valley State University’s commencement ceremony later this month. The award goes to an alumnus who excels in their chosen profession and reflects favorably upon themselves, their community and the university.

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FREE Pit and Driver Introduction Pass for kids 12 and under

BROOKLYN, Mich. (March 28, 2019) — Michigan International Speedway is partnering with Henry Ford Health System to bring kids even closer to the drivers and all the action leading up to the start of the race with a FREE Pit and Driver Introduction Pass. Fans will also have the opportunity to utilize the new state-of-the-art Henry Ford Health System Infield Care Center.

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The Michigan Bankers Association Announces 2019 Banker of the Year, Craig Connor, Chairman and CEO of County National Bank

LANSING, Mich., March 26, 2019 – The Michigan Bankers Association (MBA) congratulates Craig Connor, Chairman and CEO of County National Bank (CNB) as the 2019 Banker of the Year. The MBA Board of Directors recognizes an industry leader as the MBA Banker of the Year based on their commitment to the Michigan Bankers Association, contributions to the industry, success of their bank, and a strong record of community service.

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CEO Challenge High School Competition Winners

Jackson, MI: Junior Achievement of the Michigan Edge is excited to announce the winners of the   2019 CEO Challenge High School competition. The CEO Challenge is a collaborative community project spearheaded by Junior Achievement of the MI Edge, Inc and the Hurst Foundation to educate young people about entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial thinking. The project helps creative thinkers and aspiring entrepreneurs to develop skills in leadership, public speaking, team building and critical thinking.   

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March 7, 2019 (JACKSON, MI) – Over 60 building industry exports will fill the American 1 Events Center at the Jackson County Fair Grounds during the 43rd Annual Home & Lifestyle Show March 22, 23 and 24th. If you are planning a new home, a remodel project, or simple home improvements to your existing home, you won’t want to miss this local event. No matter the size or scope of your project, you’ll have an opportunity to talk with the pros about maintaining and improving your home improvement project.

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