Michigan

Fifth Third Foundation, Bank Make Donation for Flood Relief

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June 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Fifth Third Foundation contributed $10,000 to the United Way of Midland County to support relief efforts for those affected by the floods that devastated Midland, Michigan. Fifth Third Bank will also make a $2,000 donation.

Fifth Third Commits $175,000 to Address Effects of COVID-19 in West Michigan

Donations will focus on health, homelessness and hunger
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third today announced $175,000 in philanthropic commitments to help address the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in West Michigan. The funds from the Fifth Third Foundation will be deployed to meet the immediate needs of the following organizations: Feeding America West Michigan, Greater Lansing Food Bank, South Michigan Food Bank, Cherry Health and Mel Trotter Ministries.

Comerica Honors MLK Day Volunteering in Michigan

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Make it a day on, not a day off.

That’s the goal of the Corporation for National and Community Service in honoring Dr. Martin Luther King.

For a quarter century, MLK Day has represented the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to inspire all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities.

FCA Joins Plug and Play and MMSDC Partnership Creating Mobility Innovation Hub in Detroit

‘Plug and Play Detroit powered by AmplifyD’ will provide streamlined access to an ecosystem of hundreds of technology startups, with an emphasis on women and minorities
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AUBURN HILLS, Mich., January 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – FCA today announced that it will join a partnership formed between Plug and Play, the largest global innovation platform for startups and corporations, and the 

Consumers Energy Foundation Provides $250,000 to New Effort to Create Housing Opportunities in Flint

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FLINT, Mich., November 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Consumers Energy Foundation celebrated its commitment to Michigan’s communities today by providing $250,000 for a new effort to upgrade and sell over three dozen vacant homes to first-time homebuyers in Flint.

Consumers Energy Foundation Seeks Applicants for People Awards, Supporting Job Readiness With $500,000

Nonprofits Could Receive Up To $250,000 Each; Letters of Intent Due Nov. 1
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JACKSON, Mich., October 18, 2019, /3BL Media/ – The Consumers Energy Foundation is highlighting its commitment to Michigan’s residents by providing $500,000 to nonprofit organizations supporting job readiness through its first People Awards.

Stepping Up the Fight Against Discrimination

Two Whirlpool Corp. Employees Honored for New St. Joseph City Ordinance at EQMI Annual Gala.
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The Equality Michigan Fall Reception on Friday, Sept. 13 was attended by 400 people and resulted in record-breaking fundraising for the annual gala. Emceed by WDIV-Detroit reporter Hank Winchester, the EQMI event hosted speakers including Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Sen. Debbie Stabenow, as well as keynote speaker, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel.

Clean Energy Plan Is Consumers Energy’s Commitment to Michigan’s People, Planet, Prosperity

By Patti Poppe
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We don’t have grandchildren yet. But my husband and I are at the life stage when the thought of grasping a little hand to head out for a bike ride, a beach adventure or an ice cream is starting to seem real.

I have a simple hope for all of us in Michigan. When we look into the eyes of our grandchildren and they ask about climate change, I want us to be able to say, “that’s something we used to worry about.”

Black & Veatch Positions for Impact on Michigan’s Water Utilities

Bill Popp will work to assist water and wastewater utilities across southeast Michigan
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch, a global leader in water infrastructure development, is working to help further the mission of water utilities in Michigan by naming Bill Popp as Senior Project Manager in the company’s Water business.

Consumers Energy and DTE Invest in Efficiency for Ludington Hydroelectric Plant

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Consumers Energy and DTE have just renewed the license for the Ludington Pumped Storage Plant. The plant began generating electricity in 1973, and licenses are only renewed every 50 years. 

Consumers Energy and DTE plan to improve efficiency and increase electricity generation by replacing the plant's six turbines.

Watch the news story at wzzm13.com

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