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Join Bridge Lunch Break on March 30 to discuss Michigan’s economy

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Bridge Michigan invites readers to join us March 30 for an hour-long Bridge Lunch Break discussion about Michigan’s economy, recent big-ticket investments, state incentives and the long-term fiscal outlook.

We’ll be joined by Jeff Donofrio, president & CEO of Business Leaders for Michigan, John Rakolta Jr., chairman of Walbridge, and Carla Bailo, president and CEO of the Center for Automotive Research.


Bridge Michigan business editor Paula Gardner will moderate the discussion, which lasts from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.


Please fill out our Lunch Break registration form for a calendar invitation to the event, including the Zoom link. This registration form also includes an opportunity to submit questions for our guest speakers. Pull up a chair, grab your lunch and join us for this interactive discussion.

Previous Bridge Lunch Break discussions have included the youth mental health in Michigan, COVID mandates and K-12 education, Michigan’s elder caregiving crisis, and Michigan’s new redistricting maps

How to join this live Zoom discussion

To be invited to participate in this hour discussion, please complete this form and we’ll send you the link via a Google Calendar invitation to your email inbox. You can also pre-submit your questions to our team on this form.


To learn more about how to join a Zoom meeting, watch this short video. Zoom is free to use, and you can use the video call function on your computer, tablet or phone, or you can call into the meeting using the conference line function.

To regularly receive advance notification of what our nonprofit newsroom is planning and receive member-exclusive benefits — such as free Bridge event tickets, copies of our bimonthly Bridge Book Club selections and more — become a Bridge Club member today. Member support allows us to offer engagement opportunities like this Lunch Break series.

We look forward to talking with you!

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