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NLEA Announces New President

September 9, 2020

Dave Emmel

The Northern Lakes Economic Alliance (NLEA), in conjunction with MSU Extension, have announced the new President of the NLEA. David Emmel of Harbor Springs will step into that role next month succeeding Andy Hayes who will retire at the end… read more

System for Integrated Growth program

September 9, 2020

System for Integrated Growth

The MEDC in collaboration with the Edward Lowe Foundation is offering the “System for Integrated Growth” (SIG) program. SIG is designed for second stage growth companies who are at a pivotal point in their development and need assistance… read more

NLEA August 2020 Newsletter

August 23, 2020

NLEA August News blog

Click here for the August 2020 Newsletter.

This issue includes: Multi-state virtual entrepreneur conference; “How it’s Made” Link Industries; Pitch Night updates; progress on the Onaway Trailhead; new event… read more

New event venue in East Jordan

August 16, 2020

Inside The Boathouse in East Jordan

The Boathouse on Lake Charlevoix, located in East Jordan, is owned by Rick and Rebecca Gotts who began renovating a marina and boat storage buildings in 2018. After much hard work and patiently awaiting the delays of Michigan’s… read more

Onaway Trail makes progress

August 16, 2020

Onaway Pavilion Rendering

Earlier this year it was announced that The City of Onaway was one of the 2019 Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Recommended Development Projects. Multiple legal steps will happen prior to the City obtaining the $204,700… read more

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