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Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Moving the Entire State of Michigan to Phase 4 of MI Safe Start Plan: Stay Safe at Home Order Rescinded

Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-110, rescinding her Safer at Home order and moving the entire state to phase four of the MI Safe Start Plan. The governor’s order will allow retailers to reopen on June 4 and restaurants to reopen on June 8, both subject to capacity limits. Day camps for children … Continue reading Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Moving the Entire State of Michigan to Phase 4 of MI Safe Start Plan: Stay Safe at Home Order Rescinded

Governor Whitmer Outlines MI Safe Start Plan, Re-Opens Manufacturing & Extends Stay Home, Stay Safe Order to May 28

Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-77 to extend Michigan’s Stay Home, Stay Safe order to May 28. The governor’s order will allow manufacturing workers, including those at Michigan’s Big 3 auto companies, to resume work on Monday, May 11 as part of her MI Safe Start Plan. Gov. Whitmer also outlined the 6 … Continue reading Governor Whitmer Outlines MI Safe Start Plan, Re-Opens Manufacturing & Extends Stay Home, Stay Safe Order to May 28

MMSDC Announces: MMPC 2020 Will Now Be a Digital Conference

Dear Constituents: We pray each of you and your families are safe and well during this challenging time.  As a council, we have been working overtime to assist our constituents by running the national sourcing portal used by all NMSDC affiliate councils and all national MBDA centers.  In addition, we have worked with a group … Continue reading MMSDC Announces: MMPC 2020 Will Now Be a Digital Conference

Gov. Whitmer Extends Stay-at-Home Order With Loosened Restrictions Through May 15

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has extended Michigan’s stay-at-home order while loosening some restrictions on the state’s businesses. The stay-at-home order, issued to stop the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), has been extended through May 15. It was previously in effect through the end of April Read the Full Executive Order 

Letter from the CEO: April 14 — COVID-19 Response

Dear Constituents: We hope you and your family are healthy and well during these uncertain times.  We respect that all of you — whether corporations or MBEs — are leading during difficult times as you ensure the safety and health of your company, your communities, your employees, and your loved ones.  It is challenging, to … Continue reading Letter from the CEO: April 14 — COVID-19 Response

Governor Whitmer Signs “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order

Governor Whitmer Signs “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order Governor directs all non-critical businesses to temporarily close, all Michiganders to stay home or six feet away from others during COVID-19 crisis   LANSING, Mich. — Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order (EO 2020-21), directing all Michigan businesses and operations to … Continue reading Governor Whitmer Signs “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order

COVID-19 Sourcing Matchmaker

Message From MMSDC President & CEO Michelle Source Robinson    The State of Michigan is interested in identifying potential suppliers who may have or have access to the following items:  Ventilators (new and refurbished)  Hand Sanitizer  Gowns and Surgical Masks (N-95) Sanitizing Wipes Gloves MISC: Items such as thermometer covers, thermometers, goggles, etc..   Due … Continue reading COVID-19 Sourcing Matchmaker

Additional Resources & Articles for Businesses Regarding COVID-19 Best Practices

Dear Constituents: Our primary goals during the current pandemic have been two-fold. First, to protect our constituents, employees, and their families. Second, to do our best to serve the entrepreneurs and corporations we support during this unprecedented time. Along those lines, many of you have contacted us seeking best practices as you and your teams … Continue reading Additional Resources & Articles for Businesses Regarding COVID-19 Best Practices

COVID-19 Update: MMSDC & MMPC 2020

Message From MMSDC President & CEO Michelle Sourie Robinson (Update 3/16) Dear Constituent: As we have shared in prior communications, we are actively monitoring the Coronavirus pandemic as the health and safety of our staff, constituents and partners is paramount. This is an unprecedented time for everyone; we appreciate your patience and support. Our MMSDC/MBDA … Continue reading COVID-19 Update: MMSDC & MMPC 2020

Carmen Muñoz (1936 – 2020)

The MMSDC is saddened by the news of Carmen Munoz’s passing earlier this year. Carmen was a trailblazer in the minority business community and her contributions paved the way for hundreds of other minority entrepreneurs. The MMSDC inducted Carmen Munoz into the Michigan Minority Business Hall of Fame in 2018. From the Family of Carmen … Continue reading Carmen Muñoz (1936 – 2020)

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