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The Right Place, Inc. distributes over $9M in emergency grant funds
Today The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and regional partners, announced that 1,060 small businesses have been awarded over $9M in grant funding. These grants were awarded to eligible West Michigan small businesses who have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gerber Products to Expand Fremont Manufacturing Facility
Today, The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), Newaygo County, and the City of Fremont, announced that Gerber Products will be investing $36 million and creating approximately 50 additional jobs.
$9.5M in Emergency Grant Funds Available to West Michigan Small Businesses Starting July 15
Another round of funding for emergency small business relief has become available from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC). Over $9.5M in grant funding has been allocated to The Right Place to support eligible West Michigan businesses.
Pitch North announces winners
Five local entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas to a panel of judges and an audience of over 50 people at the second annual Pitch North competition. They were competing for the chance to win over $9,000 in cash prizes to bring their ideas to life. The event was held Wednesday, June 24th via ZOOM.
Grant funding awarded for Michigan Small Business Relief Program in West Michigan
195 small businesses in West Michigan negatively impacted by Executive Orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be receiving grant support from the Michigan Small Business Relief Program.
The Right Place assists global refractory product manufacturer with expansion in Newaygo County
Today The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with Everett Township, announced that global refractory product manufacturer and supplier, HarbisonWalker International (HWI), is investing $9 million in the company’s manufacturing plant at 1301 E. 8th Street in White Cloud.
The Right Place assists Newaygo manufacturer with plant expansion
Today The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the City of Newaygo, announced that wood component manufacturer, G-M Wood Products, will be expanding its current facility at 460 Clay Street in Newaygo. This expansion will result in the creation of 20 new jobs and a capital investment of $6.5 million.
The Right Place and the Newaygo County economic development advisory committee finalize manufacturing expansion in Newaygo
Today The Right Place, Inc. and the Newaygo County economic development advisory committee, in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the City of Newaygo, announced that Magna Mirrors Newaygo will expand its operations at 700 South Park Ave. Newaygo, MI, 49337.
Newaygo County Economic Development Office assists new Ceres Solutions Co-op with latest expansion
Today, The Right Place, Inc. and the Newaygo County Economic Development Office (NCEDO) announced they have assisted Ceres Solutions Co-op (formerly North Central Co-op) with the next phase of the company’s investment in White Cloud, Michigan.
MDARD awards grant to Newaygo County ISD and other rural communities
Today, the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development awarded Rural Development Fund Grants aimed to promote the sustainability of land-based industries and support infrastructure that benefits rural communities.