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

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Baker College is offering a course in SOLIDWORKS ESSENTIALS.

February 12, 2016

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Join Baker College for a course in SolidWorks Essentials. SolidWorks Essentials teaches you how to use the SolidWorks mechanical design automation software to build parametric models of parts and assemblies, and how to make drawings of … read more

Scholarships Support Manufacturing Classes

February 12, 2016

Pellston HS Fab Lab Class

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance recently presented a $500.00 scholarship to Pellston High School and Boyne City High School in support of their Manufacturing Technology, Computer Numeric Control (CNC) class through North Central Michigan… read more

New Leaders Grant Program – Deadline to apply Feb 26

February 10, 2016


The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, through its New Leaders Arts Council of Michigan (NLACM) Grant Program is offering grants of up to $4,000 in support of projects or collaborations that are LED BY a young person (ages 14-35… 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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