Michigan Matters: Auto Companies & Shows Forging New Paths Amid PandemicDetroit Auto Dealers Association Executive Director Rod Alberts, DADA Special Events Chairman Doug North, Stellantis’ Head of Experiential Marketing Jason Russ and Ford’s Director of Brand and Integrated Marketing Kim Cape appear with Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain to talk about auto shows, launching new vehicles and how things have changed and been impacted by the crisis.
Michigan Matters: Inspiring Young Folks Via Sports, Community Theatre Returns to Metro DetroitTalk about engaging young people through sports takes center stage on CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters” as Robert Jamerson, CEO of Detroit PAL, and Dave Robinson, owner of TGA of Southeast Michigan, appear to share information about programs they have inspiring young people.
Michigan Matters: Navigating the PandemicIt’s a conversation with leaders of four well known entities in our state --- Chris Shepler, of Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry Service, Hussein Berry, Vice President of Delta’s Detroit operation, Karen Totaro, General Manager of TCF Center, and Steven Kalczynski, of the Townsend Hotel – as they appear on CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters” 7:30 am Sunday to talk how they have adjusted during the pandemic.
Michigan Matters: Will Tourism Rebound as the Pandemic’s Grip Lessens?As the July 4th holiday weekend kicks off the critical summer season, leaders involved in travel, conventions and events appear on CBS 62's “Michigan Matters” 7:30 am Sunday to discuss its path to recovery as the pandemic slows down.
One Woman's Quest for Sustainability In Detroit - Eye On DetroitPashon Murray, the founder of Detroit Dirt, believes sustainability is the solution for Detroit, at least one of them.
Michigan Matters: Rocket Mortgage Classic Tees Off in the Motor CityCasey Hurbis, Chief Marketing Officer of Rocket Companies, and PGA Golfer Willie Mack III, who hails from Flint, talk about the upcoming 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic taking place this week at Detroit Golf Club on “Michigan Matters.”
Michigan Matters: Discouraging Distracted DriversThree advocates – Steven A. Kiefer, President of GM International, State Rep. Mari Manoogian, D-40th House District, and Joseph Richardson Jr., President & CEO: AAA-The Auto Group Club -- appear with Carol Cain, Senior Producer/Host of CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters” at 7:30 a.m. this Sunday-- to talk about this pressing issue and legislation in Lansing that would change laws in Michigan if enacted.
Juneteenth Not Only a Holiday At The Barack Obama Leadership Academy, Its Part Of The Curriculum, And Has Been Over 20 YearsFor over 20 years the Barack Obama Leadership Academy (formally the Timbuktu Academy,) on Detroit’s Eastside, has incorporated Juneteenth, African History in their curriculum, says they are only 1 of 3 schools in Detroit to have this. They celebrated the annual holiday Friday
Michigan Matters: Examining the Jobs Picture; Training Tree Trimmers in the Motor CityAs the pandemic winds down, an offshoot has been a growing jobs gap particularly in the skilled trades, which is why CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters” is taking a look this Sunday at 7:30 a.m. at one unique program to train more tree trimmers.
Michigan Matters: Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix Returns to Belle Isle, Detroit Tigers Great Kirk Gibson on Confronting Parkinson’s DiseaseOn this week’s Michigan Matters. Motor Racing returns to Belle Isle as the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix gears up. And Detroit Tiger Legend Kirk Gibson talks about his toughest foe these days—his battle with Parkinson’s Disease.
Michigan Matters: Helping Veterans & Honoring America’s Fallen HeroesSenior Producer/Host Carol Cain talks with Cong. Peter Meijer, who served in Iraq, about helping veterans, and his brief and turbulent time in Washington.
Michigan Matters: Pandemic’s Grip Loosens, Leaders Rally Against Asian Hate CrimesNearly 14 months after it began, the pandemic’s grip is finally loosening as Elizabeth Hertel, Director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, talked about with Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain on “Michigan Matters” airing 7:30 am Sunday on CBS 62.
Michigan Matters: Inspiring Entrepreneurs & Business OwnersAs we celebrate Small Business Month, two leaders – Brian Calley, President/CEO of the Small Business Association of Michigan, and Josh Linkner, tech entrepreneur and best selling author, appear on CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters” to talk about inspiring and assisting businesses during this historic time.
Massive $8.6 Million Stormwater Project Will Help Reduce Floods In A Westside Detroit NeighborhoodDetroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) officials unveiled the completed $8.6 million stormwater project on Oakman Boulevard between Joy Road and Tire-man Avenue with a demonstration. A fire hydrant was used to show how water that lands on Oakman Boulevard will be directed into the bioretention gardens through curb cuts and catch basin tie-ins.
Michigan Matters: Champions for Mental Health Awareness Take Center StageWith May being Mental Health Awareness Month, three champions for mental wellness and raising the conversation about its importance -- former Detroit Lions Quarterback Eric Hipple, NAMI-Michigan’s Kevin Fischer and BCBSM’s Dr. Amy McKenzie -- appear on CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters” this Sunday at 7:30 am to discuss this critical issue.