Chamber of Commerce News

  • National Grant Opportunity

    March 22, 2024

    National Grant Opportunity The Backing Small Business Grant Program (offered through Main Street America) is seeking applicants for up to 500 grants of $10,000 each to support local small businesses with community impact investments. Eligible uses include: Physical Improvements Marketing…

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  • Going PRO Talent Fund

    March 21, 2024

    Applications for FY24 Cycle 2 Going PRO Talent Fund independent awards will open Monday, April 22nd and CLOSE on Friday, May 10th at 5:00 PM ET. The Going PRO Talent Fund (Talent Fund) makes awards to employers to assist in training, developing, and retaining current…

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  • Chamber welcomes new Board Members

    March 6, 2024

    The Baraga County Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome our newest board members: Ava Borgen Daniel Mares Dr. Jamie Smith Cielle Waters-Umfleet The Chamber looks forward to working with them and utilizing their valuable skills and abilities for a…

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  • Chamber offers scholarships to area High School Seniors

    March 5, 2024

    The Chamber of Commerce is offering 3 - $750.00 scholarships!!!  One to a graduate from the L'Anse High School, one from the Baraga High School and one from an alternate form of school (Baraga Co residency required).  Applicants must be…

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  • Congratulations to our Business of the Year – Woodland Firearms & Supply

    February 20, 2024

    Congratulations to the 2024 Baraga County Chamber of Commerce, Business of the Year!!!! Woodland Firearms and Supply started doing business out of a garage, as they grew, they moved to their M-38 location which was a huge success.  They specialize…

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  • Virtual Internship Fair

    February 13, 2024

    REGISTER TODAY!!   InvestUP is excited to host our first virtual Internship Fair and Interview event Takes place on Tuesday, February 27th from noon to 4:00pm EST Offers an opportunity to meet interested higher education students For summer 2024 student intern placements The…

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  • Payment Card Settlement Revenue Recovery

    January 12, 2024

    A proposed $5.54–$6.24 billion settlement to provide payments to merchants who accepted Visa and MasterCard at any time from January 1, 2004. Fiserv has partnered with MCAG, a class action settlement revenue recovery expert. They’re currently contracted with more than 225,000…

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  • Changes Ahead for Renewable Energy Permitting: the knowns and unknowns

    January 12, 2024

    Public Act 233 of 2023, signed by Governor Whitmer on November 28, 2023, makes significant changes to the permitting process for large-scale renewable energy facilities. The new law grants permitting authority to the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC), unless local…

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  • SPARK Childcare Class

    November 8, 2023

    If it’s been your dream to own and operate a home-based childcare business, the Baraga County Chamber of Commerce (BCCC) will be offering a scholarship to one participant from the Baraga County area.  The next class to the Spark Childcare…

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  • WUPPDR Rural Readiness Grant

    October 23, 2023

    October 6, 2023 WUPPDR Awarded Rural Readiness Grant for L’Anse Housing Initiative HANCOCK – The Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region (WUPPDR) has been awarded a Rural Readiness Grant from the Office of Rural Development, Michigan Department of Agriculture…

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