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Fall Fest 2019

As summer is winding down, back to school is fastly approaching. If you’re a business in Marquette County, consider checking out the upcoming Fall Fest event happening at Northern Michigan University (NMU). When school is in session, NMU’s student enrollment accounts for 11.5…

Volunteerism

vol·un·teer /ˌvälənˈtir/ noun a person who freely offers to take part in an enterprise or undertake a task. Last week, I had the pleasure of presenting to the Ishpeming Rotary Club. What you may not know is that Rotary was one of the places I…

Talent Update

At the LSCP, we do approximately 500 business visits per year to make sure we understand the challenges and opportunities they are facing. The number one challenge we continue to hear, is the difficulty finding and retaining talent. So as an economic development…

Now Hiring: LSCP Business Development Representative

  Title: Business Development Representative Employment Status: Full-time Department: Economic Development FLSA Status: Exempt Reports To: Director of Business Development Direct Reports: 0 Interested applicants can email their cover letter and resume to lscp@marquette.org.   POSITION SUMMARY The Business Development Representative carries out the organization’s program involvement strategies, serves part of a…

The Economic Impact of Summer Tourism

As you know, the Lake Superior Community Partnership works in economic development. But what folks often don’t realize is that tourism is an important component of economic development and contributes to the success of our region. In the summer months in particular, do…

Navigating the LSCP Website

As you know, websites can often times be the cornerstone of a company or organization’s marketing efforts. It is no different at the Lake Superior Community Partnership where our website is the most comprehensive tool we have to assist our wide variety…

20th Annual LSCP Golf Outing

The LSCP Marketing Team has been planning our second largest fundraiser of the year. We know there are many golf outings over the course of the summer and are thankful our partners and the community continue to support ours. Our goal this…

LSCP Graduation Season Underway

With the hustle and bustle of the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) graduation season, I’d like to take some time to dedicate today’s column to all of the people graduating from programs under the LSCP umbrella in April and May. Since its establishment…

Ambassadors Take U.P. Message to Lansing

Marquette County Ambassadors Visit Lansing What a week! The Marquette County Ambassadors completed their spring trip to Lansing which included two full days of meetings with the Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Department Heads and elected officials. The group of 25 community leaders…

Collaboration is Key

col·lab·o·ra·tion /kəˌlabəˈrāSH(ə)n/ noun the action of working with someone to produce or create something. When I speak of the accomplishments of the LSCP, I always remind folks that we don’t go it alone. Our partners, investors, stakeholders and clients “collaborate” with us every day to…

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