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

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

Recreational Marijuana in Your Community?

November 20, 2018

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

What We Know, What We Don’t Know

Janet Koch, Community Development Unless you’ve gone radio silence and have avoided talking to another… read more

Grand Event, Finale Pitch Competition comes to Great Lake Center for the Arts

November 8, 2018

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

12 Pitch Night winners from each county event  will compete for additional $18,000 in startup funds at the Grand Event on Tuesday, November

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EJ Groundbreaking

October 31, 2018

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

EJ Groundbreaking

East Jordan, Mich. (October 25, 2018) – EJ,… read more

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