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NLEA Annual Luncheon Tailgate Party
Friday, May 19, 2017
Petoskey Northmen Stadium

Photo courtesy of UpNorth Imaging from Charles Dawley

Biggest turn out yet. Over 750 people participated on May 19, 2017 at the Petoskey Northmen Stadium to celebrate the economic development partnerships that thrive throughout the NLEA region. Local and state government officials, community and business leaders, area entrepreneurs, chamber members, educational leaders and everyone involved in the economic vitality of our region were present for networking and celebration. Performances from the award winning Petoskey Marching Northmen and Madrigal Singers kicked off the event in true spirit of collaboration. Our keynote speaker, Jon Jansen, former NFL player and local entrepreneur kept the crowd engaged with his career experiences and humorous stories. Exciting awards and special recognition were presented to deserving community members and business leaders. Thank you to everyone for your continued support and as Andy would say “When we all work together we all win together!”
Check out the photo’s from this year’s event! More to come…


Keynote Speaker: Jon Jansen



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