Northern Lakes Economic Alliance Hosts Annual Luncheon - Northern Michigan's News Leader

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance Hosts Annual Luncheon

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Federal, state, and local leaders took part in a luncheon today in Petoskey, focused on the economy and job creation.

Around 650 people registered for the event put on by the Northern Lakes Economic Alliance.

Speakers, including the President and CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, talked about Michigan's recent success, and what the state is doing to keep that going.

Today at the event, speakers indicated January of this year was the best for job creation in Michigan, in a decade.

That equals about a billion dollars of economic impact.