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Economic Development State and Regional Partners

Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Carl Bourdelais
bourdelc@alpenacc.edu
(989) 358-7383

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance (Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan & Emmet Counties)
Andy Hayes, Director
(231) 582-6482

Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)
Lydia Murray, Business Development Manager
murrayl1@michigan.org
(517) 930-4969

Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-North
Richard Wolin
rwolin@nmc.edu
(231) 995-2003

Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
Denise Hoffmeyer, NEMC Michigan Works!
hoffmeyerd@nemcworks.org
(989) 733-8540

Economic News

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Aug 23, 2016
The 2017 Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF), now in its third year, will offer $30 million to be distributed statewide towards workforce training.  The fund assists companies to meet their talent more...
Jun 30, 2016
Through the Region 3 Regional Prosperity Initiative Collaborative (which covers the 11 counties in NE Lower Michigan), the Northeast Michigan Council of Governments (NEMCOG) established a competitive mini-grant program available to more...