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August 2022 Newsletter

August 23, 2022

August 2022 NLEA News

The Outdoor Recreation Industry: Northern Michigan’s Natural Asset

August 17, 2022

By: Abigail Kendziorski, NLEA/DTE Energy Foundation Intern ‘22 With various trails and bodies of water, outdoor recreation plays an economically significant and growing role in northern Michiganders’ quality of life and enjoyment.… read more

The Proving Grounds

August 13, 2022

By: Sam Bailey, Strategic Initiatives Manager and Abigail Kendziorski, NLEA/DTE Energy Foundation Summer Intern From large tracts of state land for hunting and fishing; to lakes and rivers for every watersport; to twisting trails… read more

July 2022 Newsletter

July 25, 2022

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June 2022 Newsletter

June 25, 2022

NLEA June 2022 News

School is Out, Are Teen Workers In?

June 21, 2022

By: Sam Bailey, NLEA Strategic Initiatives Manager With high school and college students now on summer break, many local businesses are hoping to gain some relief from the national labor shortage. Governor Whitmer is highlighting the importance… read more

Welcome Abigal Kendziorski – Summer Intern

June 20, 2022

Abigail Kendziorski NLEA

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance (NLEA) welcomes Abigail Kendziorski from Petoskey as the 2022 NLEA/DTE Energy Foundation Summer Intern. Every summer, the NLEA hires college students, with funds provided by the DTE Energy Foundation,… read more

Welcome Chris Bauer, AICP

June 20, 2022

The Northern Lakes Economic Alliance (NLEA) hired Chris Bauer, AICP as the Community and Economic Development Manager. Prior to arriving in northern Michigan, Bauer worked for the New York State Department of State in the Office of Planning… read more

NLEA Hosts MI STEM Forward Info Session

June 16, 2022

With the region, state, and nation facing a talent crunch, the NLEA is seeking innovative ways to support local businesses. On Wednesday, June 15th, the NLEA hosted a virtual info session for local businesses on MI STEM Forward. The program… read more

Successful Annual Northern Lakes Economic Symposium and Showcase

June 9, 2022

NLEA Symposium and Showcase networking

By: Sam Bailey, Strategic Initiatives Manager On Friday, May 13th , the Northern Lakes Economic Alliance welcomed approximately 250 attendees to the first annual Northern Lakes Economic Symposium and Showcase at Boyne Mountain Resort!… read more

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