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U.P. Perspectives

U.P. Perspectives, hosted by Amy Clickner, offers insight to economic development in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

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U.P. Perspective | Shop Small

U.P. Perspectives
November 18, 2019 2:00 PM

News & Editorial from Amy Clickner and Lake Superior Community Partnership, sharing the U.P. Perspective:

With the holiday season underway, here in Marquette County we truly have many reasons to be thankful. We are lucky to live in this wonderful community filled with amazing organizations, businesses and people. On behalf of the LSCP, we want to thank all of our partners and stakeholders who continue to assist in economic development in our region. By working together we make Marquette County a great place to live, work, play AND shop!

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U.P. Perspective | Public Policy (noun): Government Policies That Affect the Whole Population

U.P. Perspectives
November 4, 2019 9:00 AM

News from Amy Clickner and Lake Superior Community Partnership:

Public policy is not something everyone thinks about but is very important in how our society is managed. The Center for Civic Education defines specific attributes of public policy that help to expand on the above basic definition:

 


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U.P. Perspective | Construction and Collaboration in Marquette County

U.P. Perspectives
October 21, 2019 10:00 AM

News from Amy Clickner and Lake Superior Community Partnership:

If you read my column, hang in there with me this week as it will be all over the board. Normally, I have a single subject that unfolds in my mind and ends up on my computer. Today, there are a plethora of topics floating around that I would like to tackle.

 


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U.P. Perspective | Fundraising for Economic Development in Marquette County

U.P. Perspectives
October 7, 2019 8:00 AM

News from Amy Clickner and Lake Superior Community Partnership:

Fundraising. Often times the very activity that is needed to sustain and grow a non-profit organization or event. As someone who is responsible for it in my organization, I can tell you first-hand how difficult it can be at times. For you as a business or community supporter, I am sure it can be just as frustrating sifting through all the worthy events, sponsorships, memberships, campaigns, etc. year round. Yet, your commitment of financial resources is the lifeblood of so many organizations, allowing them to accomplish their mission. And it is appreciated.

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U.P. Perspective | Here’s What’s Happening in Talent Recruitment This Season

U.P. Perspectives
September 23, 2019 8:00 AM

News from Amy Clickner and Lake Superior Community Partnership:

Are you thinking about switching career paths? Maybe you know a student who is unsure what career path to take? Fall is the season to explore! Marquette County is offering a number of career fairs, career days, open houses and events alike.


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U.P. Perspective | MEDA Comes to the U.P. for the First Time in Over 20 Years

U.P. Perspectives
September 9, 2019 9:00 AM

News from Amy Clickner and Lake Superior Community Partnership:

The Michigan Economic Developers Association (MEDA), founded in 1960, exists to advance economic development throughout Michigan, and increase the individual member’s effectiveness in the economic development profession. The association’s goal is to provide a variety of services and programs that will enhance ability and skills in economic development. Through education, legislative updates, public relations and networking, MEDA makes it possible for economic development professionals statewide to accomplish their goals more efficiently and effectively. (medaweb.org)


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U.P. Perspective | LSCP Releases 2018 Data Booklet

U.P. Perspectives
August 26, 2019 10:00 AM

News from Amy Clickner and Lake Superior Community Partnership:

Each year the LSCP researches and compiles economic data important to our community. The data booklet is created with the help of Economic Modeling Specialists Incorporated (EMSI).


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U.P. Perspective | Fall Fest 2019

U.P. Perspectives
August 12, 2019 9:00 AM

News from Amy Clickner and Lake Superior Community Partnership:

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).  


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U.P. Perspective | Lake Superior Leadership Academy

U.P. Perspectives
July 29, 2019 9:00 AM

News from Amy Clickner and Lake Superior Community Partnership:

In this day and age, it’s vital for communities to have involvement from leaders and individuals to ensure a successful, thriving, and enjoyable place to work and live. Communities need leaders with a vision to see the potential in areas for growth and improvement, as well as efficient strategies to make those visions a reality. Whether it’s bettering school programs, participating in fundraisers, or just being a voice for someone, community involvement is necessary from all corners to reach its greatest potential.


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U.P. Perspective | Talent Update

U.P. Perspectives
July 15, 2019 2:00 PM

News from Amy Clickner and Lake Superior Community Partnership:

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.

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