LAKESHORE ADVANTAGE SHARES BUSINESS IMPACT ANALYSIS REPORT: Data points to necessity of returning to work, even in gradual capacity

 4/21/2020 // ZEELAND, MICH – Lakeshore Advantage, alongside nine local chambers of commerce, has been polling Allegan and Ottawa county companies weekly for the past four weeks to quantify the impact of COVID-19 on their businesses. Since the survey began on March 15, 315 unique businesses have participated. Sixty-four percent of respondents said they were open, and …

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Feed The Need Allegan COVID-19 Response

Non-profit partners and tax-exempt service providers: The Feed The Need Allegan COVID-19 Response Coalition [United Way Allegan County – Allegan County Community Foundation – Community Action Allegan County] has established the Feed The Need Allegan COVID-19 Relief Fund to respond to your immediate and emerging needs as a result of COVID-19. Entities serving Allegan County residents are eligible to …

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Allegan County Health Department Reinforces Commitment to Social Distancing

(Allegan, MI)— Spring time is here and there are many religious celebrations around the corner. With the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order still in place, the Allegan County Health Department (ACHD) reminds residents to stay committed to social distancing and avoid in-person gatherings. “While our celebrations may look different this year, remember that we …

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Michigan Small Business Relief Grants And Loans Available

Lakeshore Advantage was awarded by Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) the opportunity to administer the Michigan Small Business Relief grant and loan program in Allegan and Ottawa Counties. Grant: Statewide, MEDC has designated $10 million to distribute to businesses that have been negatively impacted by COVID-19 with 50 or fewer employees. Lakeshore Advantage will receive …

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Peanut Butter Drive January 24 – February 28

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 29, 2020. Our goal this year – 6,000 jars! 6,000 jars will provide the pantries of the Collaborative …

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Support AAHS Applied Battery Technology Course

Allegan Alternative High School is working hard to pioneer new and innovative ways to immerse students in powerful STEM experiences.  Starting in March, AAHS science will partner with Tom Peele, retired engineer, business owner, patent holder, and community member to deliver Applied Battery Technology, an innovative, hands-on course curriculum centered around cutting edge battery technology. …

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