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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Inventors Council of Mid-Michigan meets in Flint

The Inventors Council of Mid-Michigan, holds a gathering of the minds of inventors on the second Thursday of each month. The next meeting is at 7 p.m., tomorrow, Sept. 8 at Walli's Restaurant & Banquet Center South at I-69 and Center Road (1341 S. Center Road) in Burton, Michigan. The group has been meeting on the second Thursday of each month, since 1997. The cost to attend the meetings is usually $5.
The council is a resource for creative people who need ideas on how to take an idea and run with it.
The Inventors Council was started by Bob Ross of Service Corps Of Retired Executives (SCORE) and Larry Ford, president of the Flint Area Chamber of Commerce (FACC), in 1997.
The current Council has a leadership group of seven highly experienced directors who continue the volunteer effort to reach out and help independent inventors fulfill their dreams of bringing new and innovative products to market, in a tradition of the great American pursuit to invent.
Membership in the Inventors Council costs $55 a year. Call 810-621-3468 or email Jim Harris with questions to

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