THE MBA AT A GLANCE
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Midland Business Alliance Joins Large, Multi-State Coalition Supporting Regional Collaboration in Re-Opening
On April 21st, the Midland Business Alliance collaborated with 34 other Chambers of Commerce throughout Michigan, as well as from Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin to publish a joint statement supporting the states’ Governors as they work together to open the economy, following the COVID-19 crisis and resulting economic shutdown: “Businesses throughout the Midwest andREAD MORE
Confused About the Governor’s New Executive Order?
Here\'s a Summary of Executive Order 2020-59 April 24, 2020 - Earlier today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued Executive Order 2020-59. This replaces Executive Order 2020-42, the “Stay at Home” order which was issued back on March 23rd. The Governor’s new Executive Order (EO) is in close alignment with other Midwest states’ strategies, as she has been in close coordination with the Governors of WiREAD MORE
More Funding for Paycheck Protection Program
Later today, President Trump will sign a bill that, in part, replenishes funding for the very popular Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). This is the program that small businesses access via a Small Business Administration (SBA) loan, through a local lending institution. An additional $310 billion is set aside specifically for this program. The PPP is one component of the Coronavirus Aid, ReliefREAD MORE
Midland Blooms 2020 Cancelled Due to COVID-19
The Midland Business Alliance (MBA) regrets to announce that Midland Blooms 2020 is cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the extended “Stay Home. Stay Safe. Save Lives.” order issued by Governor Whitmer. This decision was made out an abundance of caution and concern for the health and well-being of the over 500 volunteers who participate on planting day as well as the limited time to prepREAD MORE