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Ambassadors Bring Marquette County’s Voice to Lansing

Finding common ground is never easy, and it seems ever more elusive these days: if the headlines are any indication, we can’t even agree to disagree. That being said, our beliefs, values, and hopes are far more nuanced than what the…

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: STRATEGIC PLANNING SERVICES

Click here for a printable version. PURPOSE The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals from consultants experienced in strategic planning to lead Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) through a strategic planning process. Specifically, LSCP is seeking…

Remote Work and Internet Access

Remember when working from home was a novelty, or even a privilege? For many of us, those days seem like a bygone era, with remote work now one of the defining features of life in the pandemic. And everyone, whether we love…

U.P. Wide Broadband Webinar

The LSCP, CUPPAD, and other regional planning agencies across the U.P. recently hosted a discussion with Connected Nation and the Atlantic Engineering Group (AEG), a fiber optics company that was the winning bidder of RDOF funds in Michigan. Over the next few years, AEG will be constructing over 5,000…

A Strong Network in Marquette County

A year into the pandemic, it’s worth taking a moment to reflect on some of the many lessons it has taught us, for good or ill – although, frankly, we’re all probably tired of several of those lessons. We’ve all been…

Saying Goodbye at the LSCP

Believe it or not, this is my 10th year of writing this column in partnership with the Mining Journal. This is truly a task I have enjoyed, even looked forward to, each week. That is why writing today’s column is so…

Stay Local

As an economic developer, I know that 80% of a region’s growth comes from within. Meaning the retention and expansion of current businesses, plus those entrepreneurs starting businesses make up the bulk of jobs and investment created. In summary, local matters. Have…

LSCP Annual Celebration and Meeting

Well, it is that time of year again! Time to wrap up 2020 officially with recognitions, reports and reviews. For the LSCP, this means holding our Annual Meeting and Annual Celebration (formerly Annual Dinner) virtually. Not ideal for a profession that…

Love on Local Gift Card Program Surpasses $250,000 in Card Sales

Marquette County – The Lake Superior Community Partnership is proud to announce that the Love on Local program surpassed $250,000 in gift card sales last month. The shop local program was created to promote local purchasing, a priority in particular…

Lake Superior Community Partnership Names Sarah Lucas as Next CEO

  LSCP completes succession transition, selecting innovative leader with broad economic, rural, and housing development experience to carry region’s economic growth priorities forward.  Marquette, Mich., February 11, 2021 – The Lake Superior Community Partnership today is pleased to announce Sarah Lucas…

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