Allegan Alternative High School Honored

Allegan Alternative High School has been named the 2020 Michigan Alternative School of the Year! “We are grateful to The Michigan Alternative Education Organization (MAEO) who has honored us with this award and recognized our efforts to give the young people in our community “Another Choice” and “Another Chance” to earn their diploma in a …

Read more

26th Annual Chamber Classic Golf Tournament: Portion of proceeds to support Safe Harbor’s Lighting The Way Campaign

After great consideration, the Allegan Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce it is moving forward with its plans to host its 26th Annual Chamber Classic Golf Tournament at Cheshire Hills Golf Course on Thursday, June 25, 2020, with a 9:00 AM shotgun start.  We hope that you are able to join us as …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more