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U.P. Perspectives

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

1:00 PM every Tuesday
Replay: 7:00 PM, Wednesdays 1:00 AM, 7:00 AM


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U.P. Perspective | Love on Local

U.P. Perspectives
June 29, 2020 8:00 AM

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

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U.P. Perspective | LSCP Annual Meeting

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February 24, 2020 9:00 AM

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

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U.P. Perspective | Making the Most Out of Michigan

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February 10, 2020 2:00 PM

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

It started with the 2018 New York Times article, “Can Rural America Be Saved?”, but read more like, “should rural America be saved?”, which was responded to by Professor Jean Hardy, University of Michigan Research Assistant whose work on rural economic and social development is well recognized, in “How Rural America is Saving Itself” published by CityLab.


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U.P. Perspective | Investing in Marquette County

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December 3, 2019 8:00 AM

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

In several columns, I have worked to communicate the value of investing in an economic development organization (edo) in your community. It is amazing, yet not unique to the LSCP, that being able to clearly and concisely define our value proposition or our “elevator speech”, if you will, continues to be a challenge.


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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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