Michigan Matters: The Ambassadors Speak Up; The Great Lakes State Vs. OthersFormer U.S. Ambassadors John Rakolta Jr. and David Fischer appear on CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters” this Sunday to talk about their time in those diplomatic jobs and how they ended up helping the Abraham Accords get signed.
Small Businesses In Michigan Saw Record Job Growth In 2021, Data SaysAccording to the Michigan Bureau of Labor Market Information, small businesses with less than 50 employees created nearly 170,000 jobs in the first three quarters of 2021. It is the fastest start to small business job growth in 23 years.
Only Black Woman Vet In Detroit Offering Mobile Pet Services, Finds Success With BusinessWhen the pandemic prevented her from opening a Vet center, Detroit Veterinarian starts a mobile Vet clinic, making her the only woman in Detroit offering this service.
In Honor Of Black History Month, Black Leaders Detroit Awarding 20 Grants To Black Non-ProfitsIn honor of Black History Month, Black Leaders Detroit is awarding $2000 every week day and $5000 the last two days to Black Non-Profits in Detroit
The Detroit Demolition Department Awarding Contracts To Detroit-Based Black Owned BusinessesThe Detroit Demolition Department, which runs the city's blight removal program, has awarded more than half of the first $70M in Proposal N funding to Black-owned, Detroit-based businesses.
Hamtramck Labor Day Fest Canoe Race Supports Local BusinessesThe annual Hamtramck Yacht Club boat race during the cities Labor Day Fest, supports local bars and businesses. Bar’s race homemade design and built canoes to bring attention to small businesses and have great fun.
The Good Day Selfie Museum Opens In Downtown Ferndale, Offers 20+ Photo ExhibitsOpening Friday,The Good Day Selfie Museum is an immersive self-serve photography studio located in downtown Ferndale. No matter how individuals feel walking in, the studio’s 20+ unique selfie opportunities include a special 360° photo booth, with a camera that rotates around guests, creating show-stopping dramatic effects and delivering an unforgettable experience that will leave everyone walking out with a smile on their face.
Teen Opens 'L Liana' Beauty Bar In Detroit After COVID Deferred College AttendanceAfter COVID deferred her College attendance, 18-year-old Oakland County native Love Hairston opened a Beauty Bar on Detroit's west side.
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.
Businesses Struggle To Keep EmployeesSmall business owners are thinking of creative ways to recruit employees in a time when jobs have not been so easy to fill.
Vintage Shop Owner In SW Detroit Looking For Driver Who Crashed Into Storefront And Kept DrivingA driver crashes into storefront of Flamingo Vintage in SW Detroit and keeps going causing extensive damage. Owner is hoping the driver comes forward and helps with cost.
DTE Energy Launches Program Allowing Residential, Small Business Gas Customers To Reduce Their Carbon FootprintDTE Energy announced that it will offer customers a new way to reduce their carbon footprint.
Up To $20K Available For Michigan Small Businesses Hit By PandemicSmall business owners having a hard time balancing books can breathe a sigh of relief.
Former Nurse Starts Business To Encourage Other NursesFormer nurse starts business to inspire and encourage other nurses.
Michigan Matters: Small Businesses Riding Out The PandemicPashon Murray, Detroit Dirt; Andrew Blake, Blake’s Family of Companies; Vera Ambrose, Ambrosia Gourmet Catering; and Jeff Simek, RCO Engineering, took time out from hectic schedules to talk with Carol Cain, Senior Producer/Host of CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters,” about their companies.