Thanks for listening, Michigan!

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) and the Michigan Municipal League understand that civic engagement is a key part of having vibrant communities.

That’s why MSHDA and the League co-sponsor "The Prosperity Agenda" that airs at 7 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month on News/Talk 760 WJR. We are proud to announce "The Prosperity Agenda" has won a 2011 MarCom Award for broadcast excellence from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.

The MarCom Awards is an international creative competition that recognizes outstanding achievement by marketing and communication professionals. The competition is believed to be the largest of its kind in the world. In 2011, there were more than 6,000 entries submitted in multiple categories.

The MarCom Award is a reflection of a Michigan job well done. We’re not resting on our laurels, however.

In 2012, we’ll continue challenging listeners to help make Michigan a better place to live, work and play by creating vibrant and prosperous local communities. 

Programs like "The Prosperity Agenda" help MSHDA, the League, the Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM) and other thought leaders communicate to a broad audience about the importance of such issues as placemaking, economic gardening and entrepreneurial growth.

Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Executive Director Gary Heidel (left) is among the guests who join Michigan Municipal League Executive Director and CEO Dan Gilmartin on "The Prosperity Agenda," a MarCom Award-winning public affairs show broadcast by News/Talk 760 WJR.

Dan Gilmartin, executive director and CEO of the Michigan Municipal League, hosts the hourlong show. Guests have ranged from Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and national experts to influential policymakers and journalists who shape placemaking and regional development strategies.
To learn more about placemaking and "The Prosperity Agenda," go here

MSHDA and SBAM congratulate the Michigan Municipal League and thank listeners for making "The Prosperity Agenda" a Pure Michigan radio success story on WJR, the Great Voice of the Great Lakes.
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