Upper Peninsula Business Today -- June 2017
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COVER: Upper Peninsula Business Today Regional Account Manager Courtney Klein, left, presents Bay College President Laura Coleman with a plaque in honor of Coleman being named the magazine’s 2016 Business Person of the Year. Jordan Beck | Daily Press
Well Ladies and Gents, the votes are in! It's official: Dr. Laura Coleman; President of Bay College, has been awarded Business Person of the Year 2016! I'd like to take this time to congratulate Dr. Coleman on this achievement, upon presenting Dr. Coleman with this award she was kind enough to give me a tour of all the renovations Bay College has done within the last couple years, and let me tell you all: IT LOOKS AMAZING!! I'd also like to thank the other well deserved nominees: Roger D. Charbonneau, Mark A. Aho, and Mbank- Manistique Branch, thank you for your participation and thank you to everyone who voted and solidified this event as an annual award in its' second year. We will continue this honor every year, so be sure to keep your eyes posted next February when the polls to nominate candidates for 2017 open!
Also in this Edition we discuss U.P. Business Growth: –Dickinson Homes discusses the demand of "efficiency homes" -
and how to benefit from such trends on page 3.
–Expansions in the agriculture business for the Slagle Family on page 6. –Nomination letter and follow up article for Dr. Coleman on pages 4 and 5. –Meijer addition of Escanaba store provides jobs to the U.P. on pages 9 & 12. –Patricia Barton gives us tips if your planning to start your own business on page 8.
Keeping you, our business to business partner, intrigued, interested and informed.
Sincerely,
Courtney L. Klein
Regional Account Manager,
Upper Peninsula Business Today and The Daily Press
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