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Pellston students receive grant for Fab Lab classes

October 1, 2015

Photo Courtesy of Petoskey News Review-Pictured are (from left) Pellston High/Middle School principal Enos Bacon, Gretchen Gough, Will Friend, Sam Oliver, Jeremiah Crawford, Cameron Omey, Damian Griffith, Ethan Campbell, Aaron Kindell, Daniel Ross, Zak Thomson, Tom Erhart of Northern Lakes Economic Aliance, Sara Ward of the Petoskey Harbor Springs Community Foundation, Claire Fleming of the Youth Advisory Committee, and Kevin Glines of North Central Michigan College.

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A recent grant issued from the Petoskey Harbor Springs Community Foundation will help cover the tuition costs for up to 12 students to receive… read more

Cheboygan Job Seekers-Your Calls Have Been Answered

September 29, 2015


It was recently announced that through a multi-organizational effort Digital Works call center job training and placement assistance program will soon provide a new opportunity in Cheboygan. The original program began in Ohio in 2013 and… read more

Governor Snyder Declares Central Lake as Region Two “Rising Tide” Community

September 29, 2015

“A rising tide lifts all boats” – John F. Kennedy

“A rising tide lifts all boats” – John F. Kennedy

On Monday, September 28th Governor Snyder announced a new state initiative from the Talent and Economic Development Office (TED) aimed at supplying at risk communities with the tools… 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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