Kalamazoo Job Sharing Plan Helps Employment, Maintains Benefits
The City of Kalamazoo says they began job sharing plan on Monday (and it is slated, at this time, to go until July 24th) as a means to avoiding job cuts, and with unemployment benefits supplementing the loss of income, this sets up essentially as a win-win situation,
If Or When Things Loosen Up, Will We Ease Or Dive Back In to Life
One topic may be one you are thinking about, too. If and when things start getting back to normal, how are we going to make it happen? Do we just dive in? Or do we kind of take it easy, and be very very wary, when entering public and social situations?
Report Previews What College Life Might Look Like In Fall
If you've been thinking about what college life might look like in the fall, if colleges are allowed to re-open their campuses to students, here's some possible scenarios.
Big Lake Brewing Honors Health Care Heroes With A Beer
Well, what is Michigan known for? Cars, trucks? Sure. But in the past ten years, beer has become a pretty big deal. Now, in the past few months, keeping people healthy has been top of mind. It has always been important, but many are now realizing just how hard medical professionals work and how much…
This Stinks! Victoria's Secret Closing A Quarter Of Its Stores
While this doesn't quite amount to a disaster of epic proportions, now the fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic is real for me. In part, due to changes in our lifestyles caused by the pandemic, Victoria's Secret announced today it's closing at least a quarter of its stores.
Monday Deadline For Downtown Kalamazoo Small Business Grant Money
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) has come up with a program titled "the Match on Main – COVID-19 Response Program", which will provide the "Kalamazoo Downtown Partnership the opportunity to apply for up to $50,000 in grant funds to assist small businesses in…
If You're Really Needing A Job, Think Michigan Ag Industry
Michigan's unemployment rate has skyrocketed to over 20%, creating a desperate situation for too many people, but two state agencies are using this historic time to both keep food and agriculture businesses aware of resources that are available to them.