Michigan Works! Prosperity Awards

Introducing the Michigan Works! Association Prosperity Awards.

The Prosperity Awards recognize significant accomplishments within our communities.

This event showcases economic impact resulting from newly created jobs, transformational training and effective talent pipeline development.

During the event, state legislators present tributes to award winners, who have the opportunity to tell their story and the role Michigan Works! played in their success.

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Date / Location

Wednesday, June 4
Event: Anderson House Office Building, Mackinac Room
N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI 48933

Reception: Troppo
111 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48933

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$50 per attendee


(*lunch not served)

12:00pm     Arrival and check-in

Opening remarks

  • Luann Dunsford, CEO, Michigan Works! Association
  • USDOL Secretary Thomas Perez, Remarks via DVD
  • Christine Quinn, Director, Workforce Development Agency, State of Michigan
  • Amy Cell, Senior Vice President of Talent Enhancement, Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Award ceremony

  • Charlie Mahoney, Chairperson, Michigan Works! Association
  • Chuck Hadden, President/CEO, Michigan Manufacturers Association
  • Will Carne, First Vice President, Michigan Works! Association
3:45pm     Closing remarks
4:00pm         Reception


Thank You Sponsors:


Event Guide Sponsors
  • Action Associates / Work Skills Corporation
  • DENSO Manufacturing
  • Greater Flint Health Coalition
  • Kellogg Community College
  • Lansing Board of Water and Light
  • Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center
  • Michigan Technological University - School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
  • Nexteer Automotive
  • NOVO - 1
  • Public Policy Associates
  • Safety Net, Inc.
  • Senderra RX Specialty Pharmacy
  • Southeast Michigan Community Alliance Michigan Works!


Estimated attendance 200+


  • Workforce and economic development professionals
  • Michigan Works! Agency Directors and administrative staff
  • Partners in education
  • Legislators
  • Employers
  • Business associates
  • and more!