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July 31, 2020

Mortgage Classic Raises $1.4 Million to Bridge the Digital Divide in Detroit

Written by Jason Langwell, Executive Director of the Rocket Mortgage Classic It has been nearly a month since the last putt dropped at the 2020 Rocket Mortgage Classic and Bryson DeChambeau became the second winner of Detroit’s annual PGA TOUR event, and I still have to pinch myself when I think back on the remarkable […]

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July 29, 2020

What You Need to Know About Michigan’s Primary Elections

Surprise, there’s an election coming up! Whether it’s from all of the yard signs that you see on every corner, the increased amount of political ads seen on your social media feeds, or even the college interns that have knocked at your door asking you to vote for their favorite candidate, you have surely noticed […]

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July 28, 2020

Culture for Change Conference discount code for Let’s Detroit Ambassadors

Thanks to our ambassador Alyssa Williams at Strategic Community Partners, Let’s Detroit ambassadors are invited to attend the Culture for Change Conference (Sept. 14-17) using discount codes for up to $20 off registration! The conference will focus on “strengthening Detroit’s mission-driven talent” with sessions on professional development, organizational culture, managing, and leading.   Use promo code SAVE20 for $20 off an All-Access Ticket […]

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July 27, 2020

Apply to be a 2020-2021 Let’s Detroit Campus Ambassador 

Let’s Detroit is seeking college students to serve as remote Campus Ambassadors during the 2020-2021 academic year. Ten students will be hired for each semester. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about building their career in the Detroit region, active in student organizations, an active user on multiple social media platforms, and within two years of graduation.   What’s in it for you:  Opportunity […]

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July 22, 2020

DIA Returns: Enjoy Free Admission Through July

That’s right, the ​Detroit Insitute of Arts​ is back — and is offering free timed tickets through the end of July. The DIA has partnered with ​NSF International ​and coordinated with local and state guidelines, cultural institutions, and peer museums to ensure a safe reopening. You can purchase your tickets ​online​ in advance and choose […]

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July 21, 2020

Dear Millennials, It’s Time to Lead

Last month marked the end of Leadership Detroit, a transformational leadership program for existing and emerging regional leaders, and now I am officially a LD Class XLI graduate.   What does that mean?  My classmates and I—who represent a diverse group of professionals that are actively engaged in improving the quality of life locally—spent the last 10 months working together to […]

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July 20, 2020

Detroit Experience Factory Resumes In-Person City Tours, Finds Growth, New Ideas Amid Pandemic

New ideas emerge during challenging times, and growth is achieved in the process. This has been the experience of many businesses since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, as they hope to continue thriving in this new normal. Detroit Experience Factory (DXF), a local nonprofit that educates locals and visitors on all things Detroit through […]

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July 17, 2020

Baseball is Back: Everything You Need to Know About the 2020 Season 

Major League Baseball is officially back. After nearly three months of extensive negotiation and planning, team owners and players have agreed on conditions for an abbreviated season. Here is what you need to know.  Play Ball  Beginning July 23-24, the league will embark on a 60–games–in–66–days schedule. Training camps start on July 1, with the Tigers training at Comerica Park. Teams will play […]

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July 16, 2020

The Key to Keeping Businesses Open: Wear a Mask

Michigan is at a turning point in its restart and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. With cases on the rise statewide, now is the time to take action to ensure the state’s continued, safe reopening. As Detroit Regional Chamber president and CEO Sandy K. Baruah said in a recent Crain’s Detroit Business op-ed, “In this […]

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July 15, 2020

How to Get the Most Out of Auto Insurance Reform 

On June 18, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan gave a presentation on how Michigan motorists can lower their auto insurance premiums under the new law that takes effect July 2. The Mayor was joined by attorney Mark Bernstein, a member of his firm Shereen Silver, and Leroy Mattic from AAA of Michigan to give this presentation.  With the new auto no–fault law taking effect, Michiganders can choose the level of personal injury protection (PIP) coverage that […]

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