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

Activate Downtown with Activities and Spaces

December 18, 2018

The Elk Rapids DDA and Downtown Merchants have been teaming up to attract people downtown with holiday activities.

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance • info@northernlakes.net  • www.northernlakes.net Amanda Baker, Downtownread more

Can’t Find Enough Talent?

December 12, 2018

Hire your 2019 Workforce at Northern Michigan’s Largest Hiring Event

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance • info@northernlakes.net  • www.northernlakes.net Buck Love, Business Retention & Growth If finding enough talent… read more

NLEA to Form Broadband Consortium

December 12, 2018

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance • info@northernlakes.net  • www.northernlakes.net Andy Hayes, NLEA President There currently exists high speed internet fiber in our area that is only accessible to schools, governments and… read more

Students Explore Local Manufacturers & In-Demand Careers

December 11, 2018

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance • info@northernlakes.net  • www.northernlakes.net Carly Bortz, Administrative/Communications Assistant Jervis Webb, Harbor Springs 500 students from 10 schools toured 19 manufacturing… read more

Getting There in Emmet County

December 11, 2018

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance • info@northernlakes.net  • www.northernlakes.net Janet Koch, Community Development Expanded public transit service in Emmet County will begin on January 2, 2019! The newly christened EMGOread more

Is there a grant for that?

December 11, 2018

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance • info@northernlakes.net  • www.northernlakes.net Jessica Lovay, Office Manager/Grant Administrator Hundreds of Billions of dollars spent in grant funds each year. Here is the million or… read more

NLEA Awards Four Businesses $18,000 in Startup Capital at Grand Event

November 30, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Northern Lakes Economic Alliance • info@northernlakes.net  • www.northernlakes.net

$80,000 in startup capital awarded, 1,500 attended, and 36 business pitches competed as a result of Five Northern Michigan

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The USDA Funds More than you Think

November 20, 2018

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance • info@northernlakes.net  • www.northernlakes.net

From Search and Rescue Vehicles, to Farmers’ Markets, to Low-Income Housing and more!

Buck Love, Business Retention & Growthread more

Local Communities Team Up With AmEx to Shop Small

November 20, 2018

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance • info@northernlakes.net  • www.northernlakes.net

Elk Rapids is one of many communities gearing up for Small Business Saturday on November 24, 2018.

Amanda Baker, Downtown Development Coordinatorread more

CDBG Park Project: Dreaming of Summer Fun

November 20, 2018

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance • info@northernlakes.net  • www.northernlakes.net

New Shoppers’ Docks in Village of Central Lake

Jessica Lovay, Office Manager/Grant Administrator Village of Central Lake-New Docks… read more

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