Beaver Island Lighthouse School Graduation Spring 2013
The Beaver Island Lighthouse School held a Completion/Graduation Ceremony for the Class of Spring 2013. Two students received their high school diplomas and they and 21 other students received certificates for completing a semester at the school.
Governor Snyder Makes Virtual Stop in TC as Part of the Talent 2020 Summit
Governor Rick Snyder made a virtual stop in Traverse City, hosted by the Northwest Michigan Council of Governments, as part of the Talent 2020 Summit, a meeting for business owners, educators, and other leaders, where they strategized on how to solve the talent gap and get the right kind of training to meet needs.
YouthBuild Cadillac Honors Graduates at Completion Ceremony
The 13 members of the YouthBuild Northwest Cadillac Class of 2013 were recognized for their accomplishments at a special completion ceremony at the Wexford-Missaukee Career Tech Center.
YouthBuild Holds Graduation Ceremony in Petoskey
Students from the Petoskey site of YouthBuild Northwest received their certificates of completion at a special graduation ceremony. Watch the video to see highlights from the ceremony and to hear what some of the students had to say about YouthBuild.
Armor Express Turns To Michigan Works! For Hiring Help
Armor Express Chief Operating Officer Ed Kiessel says the Central Lake company turns to Northwest Michigan Works! when it needs help finding new employees.
Venture Start: Business Start Up Workshop in Traverse City May 23
This course is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment, or who may be at the beginning stages of starting a business. Delivered in a workshop format, this introductory session helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/services.
Encouraged by Michigan Works! Woman Earns Degree and New Career
April Birch says she was struggling with a lot of issues in her life when she first came to Northwest Michigan Works! in Manistee. She started working with Career Advisor Mary Szwed through Job Club and said she had no idea then what a huge influence Mary would have on her life.
NWMCOG Connects with Region's Legislators
The Northwest Michigan Council of Governments (NWMCOG) held an informal luncheon open house in Lansing for the region's eight state legislators and their staff members. The luncheon provided the NWMCOG staff some time to keep legislators up to date on the agency's current activities pertaining to workforce, economic, and community development.
Report on the Economy: Emmet County
Elaine Wood, CEO of the Northwest MI Council of Governments and Northwest Michigan Works!, Inc., made a presentation on Feb. 1, 2013 to the Emmet County community regarding its economy.