Foundation “Fun”draiser

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The League Foundation is busy all year long. In cities and villages across the state, it’s working hard to advance the mission of the League. At Convention, we’re going to allow them to toot their horn a little and share … Continued

Sessions as Different as Michigan Cities

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From large urban centers to small, rural villages, Michigan cities come in all shapes and sizes. And their interests are just as varied as their skylines and landscapes. With that in mind, we’ve planned an exciting Convention with sessions sure to … Continued

Pollinators with Zing Rather Than Sting

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We’re accustomed to thinking of stinger-enhanced bees as pollinators, but Michael Shuman says there’s a whole different type of pollinator than can add zing to your community’s economic development practices. Shuman – an economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur – says … Continued

Get Community Partners on Board!

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Why go it alone when partnering-up can create a much better result for everyone involved? At Thursday afternoon’s general session, Renee Johnston, president and CEO of the Saginaw Community Foundation, will share her secrets for doing just that. She has … Continued

Join the Conversation!

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Registration is now open for the 2016 Michigan Municipal League Convention! We’ve been hard at work planning our annual flagship event with you in mind. We hope you’ll be inspired from the moment you step off the ferry onto beautiful … Continued

Towards the City (and Village) You Need

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For the final session of Convention, we brought together three experienced community professionals to share their insights on adapting to challenging circumstances and moving your community forward. ROSALYNN BLISS has served Grand Rapids as a commissioner since 2006, and became mayor-elect … Continued

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