(Community Matters 32) BCCF: Ford Could Become one of Calhoun County’s Big Donors

First Aired May 20, 2023

In this segment of Community Matters week 32, Battle Creek Community Foundation President and CEO Brenda Hunt discusses the potential for Ford Motor Company's charitable involvement in Calhoun County as a result of the planned BlueOval Battery Park Michigan in Marshall.

Episode Resources

Battle Creek Community Foundation website
BlueOval Battery Park Michigan website
Ford Careers website
Marshall, Michigan website
Marshall Township,  Michigan website
Ford Motor Company press release about BlueOval Battery Park Michigan
Choose Marshall-MAEDA website
CATL website
PA 425 Conditional Land Use Transfer Explained
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