Providing resources for communities and entrepreneurs to create and retain jobs in Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan & Emmet Counties.

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Federal Overtime Rule – Are You Prepared?

June 27, 2016

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Are you prepared? The Obama administration unveiled a new rule last month that could make 4.2 million middle-income workers eligible for overtime pay, a move that delivers a long-sought victory for labor groups.The regulations, which… read more

Is your community looking for ways to help support entrepreneurship?

June 24, 2016

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Michigan State University Extension’s state-wide CEC Conference will be Oct. 5-6 in Port Huron.  Join other like-minded community leaders as we learn new programs and resources, share best practices and ideas, empower ourselves… read more

Is your Community ready for growth?

June 22, 2016

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The Redevelopment Ready Communities® (RRC) Program is a state-wide certification program that assists communities in becoming development ready and competitive in today’s economy through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation… read more


The Northern Lakes Economic Alliance is a public/private non-profit organization serving Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan and Emmet Counties in Michigan.  Established in 1984, the NLEA mission is to serve as a resource to local communities and businesses to retain and create jobs. Read our story…

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