Our New Board Members

We have two new Board Members at the Monroe County BDC! Michael Jewell … Mike was born and raised in Monroe. After graduating, he served in the US Navy. After his discharge, he was employed at a small UAW plant in Ypsilanti and in 1995, accepted an apprenticeship at U.A. Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 671…

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Consumers Energy’s Path to Cleaner Energy by 2040

Recently, Consumers Energy released a press statement announcing that the company will file an Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) with the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) that will outline the path to  reducing carbon emissions by 80% from 2005 levels by 2040. The IRP was part of Michigan’s new energy law. The proposed strategy will incorporate…

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Our office will be closed …

Our office will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day! We will be reopen on Thursday, July 5, at 9:00 am. Have a happy and safe holiday!

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Memorial Day

We give thanks, pay tribute and remember those who gave their lives to protect our country. In observance of Memorial Day, our office will be closed on Monday, May 28. We will reopen for business on Tuesday, May 29, at 9:00 am. From the staff at Monroe County BDC Tim Lake  / LuAnn Hogberg

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In observance … Good Friday

In observance of Good Friday, our office will be closed on Friday, March 30. We will reopen on Monday, April 2, at 9:00 am. The staff of Monroe County BDC wishes you and your family a blessed Easter weekend!  

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BDC Annual Investors' Meeting Held Today!

This morning, 38 of our investors and elected officials attended Monroe County BDC’s Annual Investors’ Meeting. Our meeting was held at Tenneco, who a couple years ago, celebrated their 100-year history that all began in a garage in Monroe, Michigan. Tenneco Inc., a $9.3 billion global manufacturing company, is pioneering global ideas for cleaner air, and…

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Gordie Howe International Bridge – Progress

Earlier this month, the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority announced that it has selected Parsons, Inc. of Markham, Ontario, for the Owner’s Engineer role for the Gordie Howe International Bridge project. Parsons will support WDBA by: reviewing designs, providing technical advice, and monitoring and overseeing the construction activities of the private-sector partner through inspections, compliance reviews and…

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Connect To Your Future Workforce

This morning, we hosted an event to showcase MI Bright Future, an online tool that connects you and your business to the future workforce in our community. There were 18 different businesses represented at this session. These businesses heard as Jennifer LaDuke, Career & Technical Education Director at Monroe County ISD,  presented on how the schools…

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Business Connect

Want to learn a little more about a tool we have available on our website? Click READ MORE and watch a 1-minute animated video. Then start using this free tool and see what it can do for your business!

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Connecting Healthcare Stakeholders to Accelerate Solutions that Improve Quality of Care and Contribute to Economic Growth

The MedHealth Summit brings together healthcare providers, medical innovation businesses, entrepreneurs, research institutions, economic developers, insurers, and investors to build collaboration opportunities in the region. The Summit will be held on Thursday, April 19 at 8:00 am at the Garden Theater in Detroit. Lear more here:

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102 E. Front St.
Monroe, Michigan 48161
Phone: 734-241-8081