Take a first-hand look at the businesses and communities NLEA works with day in and day out. Come on a tour of our top projects, learn how area companies do business in Northern Michigan and gain insight into how our partner organizations impact their communities.
How It’s Made Video Series
Our DTE Energy Foundation summer interns helped us to dive deeper into area businesses and manufacturing, looking at all that goes into the creation of products and services. By clicking the videos below, you will get to go inside the facilities of Classic Instruments (Boyne City), Link Industries (Indian River), Kurth Robotics (Cheboygan), and Spare Key Winery (Charlevoix).
Industrial Magnetics: NLEA Business Spotlight
Featuring Bud Shear, CEO of Industrial Magnetics
Socks Kick: NLEA Business Spotlight
Featuring Baris Atmaca, Owner of Socks Kick
Cheboygan Carnegie Library Restoration Project
Mary Hebert and Buck Love talk about a project to preserve the historic Cheboygan Carnegie Library to benefit the community.
East Jordan Pedestrian Bridge Project
Tom Cannon and Amanda Baker talk about a great project coming to East Jordan focusing on pedestrian connections from the east to west sides of town.