Patrick Center April 9, 2014 | WGVU Michigan is home to more than 200 craft brewers. Making beer requires a few ingredients including hops. Recently, the Michigan Hop Network was established linking growers with brewers.
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation along with regional non-profit economic development organization The Right Place are working toward a cultivation between brewer and grower.
We discuss this collaboration with Jeff Steinman, owner of Hop Head Farms and now Board Chair of the Michigan Hop Network. But we begin with Rick Chapla, Vice President of Business Development, The Right Place
Thursday MiBiz with Mark Sanchez April 23, 2015 | WGVU What Pennock Health Care System joining Spectrum Health means for patients? Also, Priority Health rolls out program offering cash rewards as a way to reduce health care costs. ListenDownload
Tuesday Michigan Proposal 1 debate April 21, 2015 | WGVU In less than three weeks Michigan voters will decide if Proposal 1’s sales tax increase is the best way to fix the state’s roads and bridges. The sales tax would increase from 6 to 7-percent generating $1.3 billion dollars a year over the next 10 years. It includes raising $300 million in additional public school funding and $95 million in new revenue for local governments. On WGVU’s “West Michigan Week” the pros and cons of Proposal 1 were debated with Paul Mitchell, Chairman of the Coalition Against Higher Taxes and Special Interest Deals opposes Prop 1, and John LaMacchia, Legislative Associate with the Michigan Municipal League and a supporter from Safe Roads Yes! ListenDownload Django Reinhardt & Family honored in a new recording Koblenz April 21, 2015 | WGVU A new Gypsy jazz recording from Europe celebrates the tradition of Django Reinhardt and his family. Koblenz by violinist Daniel Weltlinger has just been released in the U.S.
Tuesday Muskegon officials team up to tackle chlamydia rates April 14, 2015 | WGVU High chlamydia rates in Muskegon County have prompted officials to take certain steps. One initiative expands a partnership with Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan. WGVU recently spoke with PPWNM’s Bridget White about the response to what’s been referred to as the “chlamydia epidemic”. ListenDownload