2021 Entrepreneurial Awards

Jack Tany

Jack Tany was a sports editor and columnist for several regional publications. He is the author of the book “Glory, the History of Saginaw County Sports,” which was a driving force behind the start of the Saginaw County Sports Hall of Fame. Tany has served as the organization’s president since 2007.

Articles by Jack Tany


Car Show Fans Gear Up for Motor Bella

“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade” is a proverbial phrase used to encourage optimism. Such is the case when organizers announced the cancellation…

Work Begins on Greenwood District Studios

Go big or don’t go at all. Lansing resident and touring comedian Amaru took that adage to heart when he purchased the shuttered theater in the Lansing Mal…

Pollution Levels Decline During Pandemic

A Washington state resident became the first person in the United States with a confirmed case of the novel coronavirus, having returned from Wuhan, China, o…

St. Patrick’s Day Will Be A Test For Bar, Restaurants

One of the biggest nights of the year for celebratory gatherings is right around the corner, but how that may benefit the local bars and restaurants that rec…

Colleges and Universities Continue to Battle COVID-19

College and universities throughout the state of Michigan have taken a proverbial beating because of the coronavirus. Both in-person and online components…

Minor League Has Bases Covered for Pandemic Protocols

Throughout the state and the country, baseball is just another business that took a bit of a beating in 2020. From the West Michigan Whitecaps to the Grea…

All Bets Are On: Online Sports Gambling Comes to Michigan

Michigan recently upped the ante on gambling in the state as legal online sports betting became available to residents in January. Sports fans in Michigan…

‘Frontliners’ Program Provides Free Tuition

Essential workers have played a pivotal role on the front line in the battle against COVID-19. The Futures of Frontliners program, the first of its kind i…

Leisure Travel is Helping Smaller Airports

Although the coronavirus pandemic took a significant bite out of business travel, smaller Michigan airports outside the state’s major metropolitan centers ar…

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