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Partnership Brings Jobs, Training & Future

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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 Surgical Products Co. and North Central Michigan College were recently presented.

Check Presentation -Precision Edge

From left: Sara Christensen, NLEA/CDBG Grant Administrator; Lydia Murray, MEDC Business Development Manager; Joel Evans, Charlevoix County Commission Chairman; Cherie Browe, Charlevoix County Clerk; Todd Fewins, Precision Edge Boyne City Operations Manager; John Truckey, Precision Edge President; Cameron Brunet-Koch, NCMC President; Pete Olson, NCMC VP of Academic Affairs and Student Success; Andy Hayes, NLEA President.

The MEDC awarded a $300,786 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to Precision Edge through the County of Charlevoix in support of a project that involved hiring and training more than 14 new employees and Precision Edge’s capital investment of over $2 million in equipment at their Boyne City operation.  Joel Evans, Charlevoix County Commission Chairman stated, “Charlevoix County is proud to support this important workforce training project”. Precision Edge President, John Truckey noted “Precision Edge is proud of the investment and commitment we have made to the community, our employees and career technical education in the area. We are committed to this location and anticipate additional growth in the future”.

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