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6,000 Small Businesses Receive Michigan Small Business Survival Grants     

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announces nearly 6,000 small businesses across Michigan awarded $52.5 million through Michigan Small Business Survival Grant Program   Michigan Economic Development Corporation grant program supports small businesses impacted by COVID-19 pandemic Over 52,500 jobs retained for Michigan workers as a result of the program Grants were chosen and administered by 15 economic development …

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Gun Lake Casino Provides Valentine’s Day Meals for Dégagé Ministries

Over 400 meals of fresh food and beverages provided. Celebrating a 10-year partnership with Dégagé Ministries. $2,500 contribution for essential purchases. (Wayland, MI) – Gun Lake Casino, a supporter of Dégagé Ministries since 2011, provided hundreds of meals to feed those in need in celebration of Valentine’s Day.  The meals are to be served throughout …

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WEST MICHIGAN EMPLOYER OUTLOOK POSITIVE DESPITE CHALLENGES

Lakeshore Advantage report analyzes business leader interviews pre-and post-COVID onset 01/29/2021 // ZEELAND, MICH –  Total company sales, new product development, and plans to expand in the next three years remain strong for West Michigan Lakeshore employers despite COVID-19 challenges, according to a Lakeshore Advantage report released today.  The 2020 Business Intelligence Report is the analysis of …

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Shifting Gears: Adobe InDesign

If you or someone you know would benefit from improving their skill in graphic design to create marketing/promotional materials for their work, personal use, or small business please consider this 5-week Adobe InDesign course that begins next Monday, January 25.  Students will incorporate Photoshop and Illustrator to produce high-quality end products. Download registration HERE

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Peanut Butter Drive

The Allegan County Food Pantry Collaborative (a program of the Allegan County Community Foundation) is excited to kick off our annual Peanut Butter Drive on National Peanut Butter Day – January 24th! The drive runs from January 24 to February 28, 2021. Our goal is to distribute peanut butter to 5,000 of our neighbors, co-workers, …

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Apply Now! 2021 High School Scholarship Applications Open

The Allegan County Community Foundation is proud to administer scholarships available to Allegan County high school seniors. We offer more than 25 school-specific and county-wide scholarships each year. Over $350,000 is awarded by the ACCF to more than 150 Allegan County students annually. Your assistance in communicating these opportunities to high school seniors in Allegan …

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