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Port of Monroe – Highlights from 2017

The Port of Monroe is Michigan’s only port on Lake Erie, and is fast becoming recognized for its excellent features related to low cost water transportation of raw materials. Monroe County is fortunate to have easy access to all major forms of transportation, including highway, water, rail and air modes of travel. Yesterday in the…

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WIN Launches Apprenticeship Innovation Hub

The Workforce Intelligence Network released information yesterday about their new Apprenticeship Innovation Hub. This announcement shows great advancement in efforts to promote more apprenticeships in our region. The release is reprinted below for your viewing.     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Lexi Cerilli 248.626.0006 lcerilli@tannerfriedman.com WIN Launches Apprenticeship Innovation Hub To Cultivate A World-Class Michigan…

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Consumers Energy Foundation Awarded Grant to Monroe County Link

We are pleased to share with you our exciting news! The Monroe County BDC has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Consumers Energy Foundation for financial assistance with The Monroe County Link Plan.   The following is a copy of the Press Release from January 12, 2018   PRESS RELEASE Monroe County Business Development…

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Monroe County Link Plan Opens a New Chapter

The Monroe County Link initiative moved to a new chapter today … ACTION! The first meeting of the Monroe County Link Action Team was held today with great success. The energy and excitement in the room was just amazing! For more information on Monroe County Link, visit www.monroecountylink.com.  

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We wish you a Merry Christmas & Holiday Season

Sending sincere thoughts and wishes for a wonderful Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family. We thank you for all of your support throughout the years. In observance of the holiday season, our office will be closed Monday & Tuesday, December 25 & 26, reopening on December 27 at 9:00 am, and we will…

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BDC's Newest Board Member – Greg Thomas

We welcome Greg Thomas as the newest BDC Board Member! Greg is the Production Manager at Fluid Equipment Development Company (FEDCO) . He completed his Tool Maker Apprenticeship at Owens Community College while working at Ort Tool & Die, then completed a Master Certificate in Supply Chain & Operations Management at Michigan State University, College…

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Update on Gordie-Howe International Bridge

This month, the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) posted a video highlighting the Canadian Port of Entry (POE). Ongoing preparatory activities have significantly changed the landscape and they recently launched a drone to capture the latest changes. Here are some facts about the bridge construction: 3 Consultant teams are preparing proposals to build and operate the…

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Monroe, Michigan 48161
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