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Posted on Thu, Jan 24, 2013 : 5:07 a.m.

Community Capital Forum with Economist Michael Shuman, and more

By AnnArbor.com Staff

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Michael Shuman

Datebook is your source for information about important business events going on in the greater Ann Arbor area.

FEATURED EVENT:

Tuesday: Community Capital Forum with Economist Michael Shuman. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cleary University - Ann Arbor campus, 3601 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor. This forum explores applicable strategies to advance and invest in local businesses. Author of "Local Dollars, Local Sense: How to Shift Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity," Michael Shuman has led community-based economic development projects throughout the country, sharing his expertise in advancing local businesses to build thriving local economies. Local policy makers, entrepreneurs and small business owners, representatives from local banks and financial institutions and anyone interested in investing locally would benefit from the event. The morning session is free and open to the public. The afternoon session costs $25, and registration is required. More info and registration: http://washtenawcommunitycapitalforum.eventbrite.com/#.

Other upcoming events:

Thursday, Jan. 31: Contracts, Connections, & Coffee Writer’s Workshop. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Cleary University, 3601 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor. $97. More info: http://astilbegroupc3w2jan.eventbrite.com/.

Feb. 1: Entrepreneur Luncheon. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sandler Training - Ann Arbor, 501 Avis Drive, Ann Arbor. Free. More info: sandler.com.

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