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Using Virtual Communities To Raise Venture Capitalism Investment in Delta County Michigan

Delta County Michigan has a lot of underutilized potential and when we engage in pro-business strategies we can draw in more investment and in turn provide more jobs to our children so they don't have to move somewhere else. While I don't believe in hard and fast rules I can say that I like to look at some of the research literature in the formation of a more formal opinion to incorporate into a theory I'm working on to increase innovative growth. Investment in existing and start-up businesses is hugely important and having an online community for Delta County Investments may be one idea that works.  Investors, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists rely on information. Building and designing websites that seek highlight local businesses looking for investment capital because of their growth potential is a viable strategy. The other method may be to create investment online forums where this information is not only present but investors, entrepreneurs, venture capital

Nu-Way Cleaners Donates Masks to Gladstone Public Safety

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Because of Covid they close at 3pm temporary. Nu-Way Cleaner's staff were gracious enough to make and donate masks to Gladstone Public Safety. For public safety and fire departments the dangers run high in contacting CORONA-19 and tracking that back to their families. The nature of their jobs doesn't always allow for social distancing of 6'. The CDC has provided some guidance on how to protect officers from contracting the disease. While equipment is not available for everyone because of supply chain issues there are a few things that can happen. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidance-law-enforcement.html In communities like Gladstone and Escanaba it is important for businesses to come together and help high risk first responders. It can lead not only too positive corporate responsibility but also encourages a greater sense of community. With shortages I have seen many officers with nothing. They seem to be some of the last people to receive

Small Business Help for Delta County Michigan Businesses Struggling with Extended COVID-19 Shut Down

Small businesses in the U.P. (Delta County) are being decimated with COVID-19. Because of the of the public health concerns non-essential businesses must close their doors leaving many small business owners concerned. Rumors are mounting that a 70 day extension to current emergency orders may be reissued by Governor Gretchen Whitmer soon.  State Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R) isn't so sure that such a long extension is needed and legislature is working on a solution ( 1 ). If you own a small business and need help you may want to continue reading..... What we do know is that the economy is tanking and many businesses are going to bottom out and close. For example, in  the hotel industry, according to  Detroit Metro and Convention and Visitors Bureau,  up to 1/4  of businesses in that industry may never reopen ( 2 ).   This is where disaster bridging loans become more important. I wouldn't wait forever if you have a business in Delta County and need help. Its a to