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

Cannonball Makes a Big Splash

June 30, 2016

Cannonball LLC’s hallmark development in the heart of downtown East Jordan models their belief that funding commercial development will spur further investments into the community by entrepreneurs who are looking for long-term success.… read more

Federal Overtime Rule – Are You Prepared?

June 27, 2016

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

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

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

Business owners looking to retire?

June 21, 2016

Is your succession plan in place? Here are six steps to help create a “talent pool” based succession plan process. As retirement gets closer for a business owner one thing you can do to alleviate pain during the transition is having a solid… read more

Local DDA’s Launch Social Media Presence

June 14, 2016

The Downtown Development Authorities in East Jordan and Elk Rapids are stepping up their communications game and expanding into social media. According to Tom Cannon, City Administrator for East Jordan, “Communication has become more… read more

Partnership Brings Jobs, Training & Future

June 3, 2016

Checks representing the successful completion of a very unique project including partnerships between multiple organizations including the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), the County of Charlevoix, Precision Edge… read more

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