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The Prosperity Agenda: Making the Most of Michigan Winters

prosperity-agenda-thumbIt seemed that winter weather took forever to get to Michigan this year, but now that January is here, we’re back to the usual snow and cold temperatures. For some people that’s bad news, but many hearty Michigan residents are happy to be out skiing, sledding, ice fishing, snowmobiling, ice skating and otherwise enjoying the season that turns Michigan into a winter wonderland. My co-host for this month’s show is John “Gonzo” Gonzalez, statewide entertainment, travel, beer & food writer for MLive.com. Our guests are Michelle Grinnell from Travel Michigan at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Jamie Furbush from the Frankenmuth Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau and Nancy Krupiarz, executive director for Michigan Trails and Greenways Alliance. The Michigan Prosperity Agenda is a monthly radio show that challenges listeners to help make Michigan a better place to live, work and play by creating vibrant and prosperous local communities. It has aired on News/Talk 760 WJR since 2010. The hour-long radio program is hosted by me, Dan Gilmartin, CEO of the League. The show is sponsored by the League and the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA). The League’s next show airs at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, on News/Talk 760 WJR, but you can listen anytime at the League’s website or by subscribing to the FREE iTunes podcast. Learn more about the League’s placemaking work here on this blog.

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