WCC News: Washtenaw Economic Club

David Barfield

Washtenaw Economic Club meeting features global staffing executive David Barfield

Fran LeFort - September 14, 2021

This week’s Washtenaw Economic Club meeting will David Barfield speaking on “The Evolution of a Local Business to a Global Enterprise.” The virtual meeting begins at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 16. It is free for Washtenaw Economic Club members and $25 for non-members.

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Future of Mobility

Education, workforce development key for Michigan to retain global mobility leadership position

Fran LeFort - May 11, 2021

Michigan will need about 12,000 workers to keep its position as a global mobility leader in the decades to come, the state's Chief Mobility Officer said during a Washtenaw Economic Club event.

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tags: Advanced Transportation, CCAT, Mobility, Washtenaw Economic Club, ousearch_News_2021

Future of Mobility

'Future of Mobility' focus of Washtenaw Economic Club event on May 11

Fran LeFort - May 05, 2021

Trevor Pawl, State of Michigan’s Chief Mobility Officer, and Michelle Krebs of AutoTrader.com will be guest panelists discussing “The Future of Mobility” at the Washtenaw Economic Club’s event on Tuesday, May 11.

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Job growth in Washtenaw County

Forecast: Washtenaw County should recover quickly from recession, but disparity may widen

Rich Rezler - March 27, 2021

University of Michigan economists Donald Grimes and Gabriel Ehrlich presented the Economic Outlook for Washtenaw County to the Washtenaw Economic Club.

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tags: Workforce Training, April 2021, On The Record, Economic Outlook, Washtenaw Economic Club, ousearch_News_2021

Tim Skubick

Tim Skubick discusses election with Washtenaw Economic Club

Rich Rezler - November 05, 2020

Long-time Michigan capitol correspondent Tim Skubick brought his typical humor and insight to a Washtenaw Economic Club discussion about the recent election

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Police reform panel

Police reform discussion hosted by Washtenaw Economic Club

WCC - October 30, 2020

The Washtenaw Economic Club hosted a wide-ranging and frank discussion of local policing as it relates to the issues of social and racial justice.

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tags: ousearch_News_2020, Washtenaw Economic Club

Takeout meal labeled 'Braised Brisket'

Washtenaw Economic Club provides 300 gourmet meals to local healthcare workers

WCC - July 14, 2020

700 local healthcare workers were treated to a gourmet meal thanks to a group effort by the Washtenaw Economic Club, Washtenaw Community College and Fabulous Foods, Inc.

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tags: ousearch_News_2020, Donation, Fabulous Foods, Washtenaw Economic Club, COVID-19

U-M economists Donald Grimes, center, and Gabriel Ehrlich answer questions from the audience after presenting the county economic outlook data March 28 at the Washtenaw Economic Club luncheon.

Economic outlook for Washtenaw County: Three more years of growth

Richard Rezler - March 28, 2019

University of Michigan economists anticipate three more years of job growth, falling unemployment and real wage growth for Washtenaw County.

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tags: Washtenaw Economic Club, ousearch_News_2019