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Days of Giveaways

New Businesses Open in Region

Entrepreneurial spirit seems alive and well as new businesses continue to open in the region. 

The BORN Dance Academy opened Sept. 5 at 631 E. Saginaw Highway in Grand Ledge. The business is enrolling dancers at 

“We are thrilled to be offering a very inclusive dance school where all ages and levels are welcome,” said owner Erin Born. “Whether you want to compete or just have some fun with friends, you belong here.” 

Self-proclaimed 517 safety guru Tracy Hazel is opening the 517 Training Center at 13182 Schavey Road, Suite B, in DeWitt. The center will be providing state and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration compliance-related training for local skilled trades workers, construction and manufacturing groups, and individuals. 

“Safety is not just a profession for me; it’s a passion,” said Hazel. “I want to empower individuals to take charge of their own safety and the safety of others. Together, we can create a world where accidents are preventable.” 

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