This month, John Hart, Director of Small Business Battle Creek, is coming to speak about what the Small Business Development office does at the city, and how this office is available to support small business in Battle Creek.
The 4th Friday Coffees are to provide support to existing and emerging contractors, and to help them network, find job opportunities, and to converse and learn with other contractors and small business owners.
2023 marks 20 years since the passage of Michigan's Land Bank Fast Track Act, which established Land Banks as a solution for vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties in Michigan. Learn more about the history and work of Land Banks in this article by Community Progress. Our Executive Director, Krista Trout-Edwards, is quoted on the future of Land Banks related to funding needs and the importance of centering equity in this work.
The 4th Friday Coffees are to provide support to existing and emerging contractors by developing a stronger, more inclusive skilled trades pipeline.
You will want to attend these meet-ups if you are interested in: • mentoring, educating and networking with our local builders and developers; and/or • sub-contracting; • skilled construction work force licensed or unlicensed; • business development – small or large