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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

First Ever Virtual “Multi-State Community Entrepreneurship” Conference

August 13, 2020

First ever virtual multi-state conference map

Save the Date!  Nov 9-13, 2020 University Extension programs from Michigan State University, University of Nebraska, South Dakota State University, North Dakota State University, University of Minnesota, Penn State University,… read more

Michigan Small Business Restart Program funds to be distributed in September

August 13, 2020

Michigan Small Business Restart Program Grant money to be distributed in September

The Michigan Small Business Restart Program Grant applications closed at Midnight August 5, 2020. The final numbers for received applications shows that the demand exceeds the available grant funds by a 4:1 margin.   As mandated by… read more

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