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Saturday, August 11, 2018
The Michigan Humanities Council has named Raven Hill as a site for the Water/Ways statewide exhibit tour. The community is invited to a special opening of the Exhibit on Saturday, August, 11 at 4 p.m. The Exhibit will be open to the public through September 23. A variety of water-related programs will be presented by Raven Hill and local water, history, and arts organizations over the course of ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, Event
Friday, June 22, 2018
Monday, July 9, 2018 Session 1 (Tax & Wage Compliance)   10:00 a.m. - Noon Session 2 (Michigan Treasury Online)  1:00 - 3:00 p.m. LOCATION: Networks Northwest Michigan WORKS! 1209 S. Garfield Avenue Suite E Traverse City, MI  49686 For new, growing or established businesses seeking a general understanding of taxability and state compliance standards as well as managing registration and ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Event, Member News
Friday, June 22, 2018
JOIN US BY THE BAY! You are invited to a unique afternoon at the historic Bijou by the Bay theater. Catch up with other friends of Ferris, enjoy a preview of pieces from the Jim Crow Museum’s new David Leventhal Collection, and learn more about the impact Ferris is making in Traverse City.Sat., July 28, 2:30 - 4:30 P.M. The Bijou by the Bay, 1818 E Grandview Pkwy, Traverse City, MI Parking ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Event, Human Interest
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
TRAVERSE CITY, MI – Northwest Michigan’s growing industries and the jobs they offer are highlighted in a newly revised Hot Jobs Report. The report includes information about the job creation outlook in the next five years in fields including: advanced manufacturing; energy, transportation and construction; agriculture; health care; information and business services; hospitality; and technology, an ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, June 14, 2018
TRAVERSE CITY, MI – A panel of local employers will discuss attracting and retaining talent at a special Hot Jobs Now event June 28 at Northwest Michigan Works! in Traverse City. The event will run from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Conference Center at Michigan Works!, 1209 South Garfield.                                        The employer panel will include Kelli Stepka, HR Manager, Cherry ...read more
Categories: Event, Press Release
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
City Opera House presents the Magic Thursday Artists Summer Art Show and Sale.  Hours are Monday thru Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during July and August.  The opening reception is Wednesday, 11 July from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - light refreshments will be served.  Admission is free.Nine artists will display over 100 pieces of original work in pastel, oil, watercolor, and acrylic.  A ...read more
Categories: Community, Event, General News Article, Member News, Press Release
Monday, June 11, 2018
The Home Builders Association of the Grand Traverse Area (HBAGTA) recently named Kendall Smith of Silverwood Enterprises as the recipient of the 2018 Builder of the Year Award.  Kendall Smith is the Founder and President of Silverwood Enterprises and is a third generation builder. Smith has been a custom home builder for 35 years and has developed a work ethic and attention to the detail that is ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News, Press Release
Thursday, June 07, 2018
The Watershed Grand Traverse Bay will begin its annual beach testing on June 13. Twenty four area Great Lakes and inland lake beaches in Benzie, Grand Traverse, and Leelanau counties will be tested for harmful E.coli bacteria every Wednesday through September 5.  Beach test results will be available by noon on Thursdays and posted shortly thereafter on the Michigan Department of Environmental ...read more
Categories: Community, Member News, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Aspiring filmmakers and those with photography and film interests are invited to come to Frankfort, Michigan from June 21 – 23 to create a 3-to-5 minute film celebrating the beauty and unique character of northern Michigan.   Participants in the second annual Frankfort48 Film Contest will have 48 hours to conceive their ideas, scout locations, film, edit, and present their masterpieces. Prizes ...read more
Categories: Community, Event, Member News, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, May 31, 2018
 Volunteer Enrichment  Friday, June 15 – 9 am, volunteers welcomeThis is a great way for GRNA to give back to its volunteers.  Join us at the Grass River Center on Friday, June 15 at 9 am for a morning of updates around the property and breakout sessions to prepare volunteers for new opportunities on the property.  There is no charge for this 3-hour training and will run until 12 pm.  Light ...read more
Categories: Community, Event, Human Interest, Press Release, Education, General News Article, Member News
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Members of Home Builders Association of the Grand Traverse Area receive top awards  The Home Builders Association of the Grand Traverse Area (HBAGTA) presented five of its members with awards during its annual general meeting on May 7th. The recipients were nominated and voted on by fellow members and will hold their new titles for the next year.  Associate of the Year/Jim Alpers Memorial Award ...read more
Categories: Community, Member News, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 24, 2018
After an extensive search, Grass River Natural Area, Inc. is excited to announce that Jenn Wright has been named Executive Director. Jenn brings with her extensive experience in development, conservation stewardship, facilities management, human resources and education. Jenn Wright comes to GRNA from the Kalamazoo Nature Center in Kalamazoo, MI where she has spent the last 17 years. Most ...read more
Categories: Community, Member News, Press Release
Monday, May 14, 2018
Angel Care Preschool and Child Care announced today that it will open an additional preschool and child care center in Grand Traverse County.  This center is a partnership between Angel Care and Old Mission Peninsula School.  Leaders of Old Mission Peninsula School recognized that this community needs more infant and toddler care.  In addition to maintaining a preschool program, this partnership ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Member News, Press Release
Thursday, May 10, 2018
SMITHSONIAN WATER|WAYS EXHIBIT AUGUST 11 TO SEPTEMBER 23, 2018 Raven Hill is pleased to announce that the Michigan Humanities Council (MHC) has chosen Raven Hill Discovery Center as one of six sites for the Smithsonian Museum on Main Street Water/Ways exhibit tour for 2018-19. The Council will partner with Raven Hill to present Water/Ways at the Center from August 11 to September 23 of 2018. The ...read more
Categories: Community, Event, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
A local event is being planned for Saturday, July 7, 2018 from 6:00 to 10:00 pm at Aurora Cellars in Lake Leelanau. The Boskydel Tribute, is a collaboration between Good Harbor Vineyards, Mawby and Bel Lago Vineyards to honor Bernie Rink, pioneer of Northern Michigan’s wine industry. Rink, who closed the winery last year to retire at the age of 91, was the first in northern Michigan to grow ...read more
Categories: Community, Event, General News Article, Human Interest, Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Registration Opens Today for Swim for Grand Traverse Bay - May 1, 2018 Celebrate clean, healthy water in Grand Traverse Bay with a 2-mile point-to-point open water swim on Saturday, August 11 to benefit The Watershed Center Grand Traverse Bay. Registration for the third annual Swim for Grand Traverse Bay opens today, Tuesday, May 1 at 8 a.m. EDT at www.runsignup.com/swimforgtbay.  ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Event
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Addiction Treatment Services (ATS) now has life-saving naloxone kits available for community members. Through a generous donation of $10,000 made by the Hertler family, who lost their son Michael to an overdose in 2017, ATS has been able to purchase hundreds of kits that contain naloxone. Naloxone is a medication designed to rapidly reverse opioid overdose. It is an opioid antagonist—meaning that ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Member News