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Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan Continues to Serve Girls amid Pandemic

Jackson, MI — Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan (GSHOM) is pleased to announce Girl Scouts is NOT canceled.

GSHOM is here and ready to support girls through the best girl-led leadership program. With many extracurricular activities on pause, Girl Scouting remains the safest option for girls to build courage, confidence, and character, while building lifelong friendships – even from home.

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Dawn Corporate Giving Program Adds $1 Million to Jackson YMCA Capital Campaign

JACKSON, Mich., September 24 – The Jackson YMCA announced that the Dawn Foods Corporate Giving Program (formerly the Dawn Foods Foundation) has reallocated $1 million in funding to the campaign for a YMCA healthy living campus in downtown Jackson. Dawn Foods was an early major campaign donor with a $2 million commitment; $1 million toward the campaign and another $1 million allocated toward the endowment. Following an announcement in January 2020 from the Consumers Energy Foundation of a matching capital campaign grant of up to $3 million, Dawn Foods reallocated the endowment funding to the capital campaign.

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DTE Energy and Consumers Energy pledge to help build extensive Midwest electric vehicle charging network  

DETROIT and JACKSON, MI, September 22, 2020 – DTE Energy and Consumers Energy have announced they are joining a first-of-its-kind pledge to make interstate travel easier for electric vehicle (EV) owners by 2022. Six energy companies will join in facilitating the construction of a vast network of fast charging stations across the Midwest from Michigan to Kansas, making it possible for EV owners to drive longer distances without worrying about their next charge.

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