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Business Idea Competition in East Jordan – $10,000 Cash Prize!

August 21, 2015

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East Jordan is extending an invitation to students, entrepreneurs and business professionals to compete for a $10,000 cash prize and a $15,000 total prize package! The Green Light East Jordan Business Model Competition provides … read more

Baker College offering CNC Scholarships

August 14, 2015

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One full scholarship or two half scholarships for Baker College’s CNC machinist certificate program in Charlevoix are available through Northwest Michigan Works! Eligible applicants have been unemployed for 28 weeks or more… read more

Clearing the Way for Redevelopment

August 13, 2015



Excitement and work crews are abuzz in downtown East Jordan as demolition and debris removal kick off a redevelopment project on the corner of Main and Mill Street. The project, which will result in a two-story restaurant and two… 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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