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

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

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

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