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The Right Place launches entrepreneurial pitch competition to bolster business growth in rural West Michigan counties
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The Right Place launches entrepreneurial pitch competition to bolster business growth in rural West Michigan counties

The Right Place, Inc. announces MIPitch, a new entrepreneurial pitch competition targeting Montcalm and Ionia businesses. Entrepreneurs, business owners and dreamers living in these two counties will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to compete for thousands of dollars in cash prizes at a September 21 event at Candlestone Resort in Belding. The goal is to help launch new businesses and cultivate entrepreneurial growth in the two counties.

How entrepreneurship is driving economic growth in rural communities
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How entrepreneurship is driving economic growth in rural communities

Entrepreneurship is the lifeblood of every community and is especially critical to the future prosperity of our rural towns.

The Right Place, Inc. and its regional partners distribute nearly $5M in emergency grant funding
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The Right Place, Inc. and its regional partners distribute nearly $5M in emergency grant funding

Today The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and regional partners, announced that 426 small businesses have been awarded $4.98M in grant funding. These grants were awarded to eligible West Michigan small businesses who have been negatively impacted by the recent Michigan Department of Health and Human Services epidemic orders.

The Right Place, Inc. distributes over $9M in emergency grant funds
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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.

$9.5M in Emergency Grant Funds Available to West Michigan Small Businesses Starting July 15
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$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.

Grant funding awarded for Michigan Small Business Relief Program in West Michigan
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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 fabrication and machining company with Greenville expansion
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The Right Place assists fabrication and machining company with Greenville expansion

Today The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Montcalm Economic Alliance (MEA), the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the City of Greenville announced that full-service fabrication and machining company, Aquest Machining & Assembly (www.aquestmachining.com), a Division of FabX Industries, will be expanding its current location at 715 Callaghan St. in Greenville.

The Right Place and Montcalm Economic Alliance assist manufacturer with expansion in Greenville
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The Right Place and Montcalm Economic Alliance assist manufacturer with expansion in Greenville

Today The Right Place, Inc. and Montcalm Economic Alliance (MEA), in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the City of Greenville, announced that West Michigan Compounding, LLC (WMC) will expand its plastics manufacturing operations at 1300 Moore St, Greenville, MI 48838.

Montcalm Economic Alliance assists global manufacturer with expansion in Lakeview
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Montcalm Economic Alliance assists global manufacturer with expansion in Lakeview

The Right Place, Inc. and Montcalm Economic Alliance, in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the Village of Lakeview, have announced that Ohio-based Parker Hannifin Corporation will expand its manufacturing operations at 8790 Tamarack Rd, Lakeview, MI 48850.

The Right Place assists Foremost Farms with Greenville expansion
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The Right Place assists Foremost Farms with Greenville expansion

The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the City of Greenville, Montcalm Economic Alliance (MEA), Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and other state partners, has announced that Wisconsin-based dairy processing cooperative Foremost Farms will invest $57.9 million on a 96-acre site in the Greenville Industrial Park in Greenville.

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