Author: Sarah Himes

Hiring in Focus: Lighthouse Rehabilitation in Traverse City

Since 1987, Lighthouse Rehabilitation has been a leader in providing care for people with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and developmental disabilities. They offer a wide array of therapies and provide a home-like environment for those they care for in their 24/7 facility. They take pride in working with families, doctors, specialists, and the entire team that is involved…

Woman Behind The Kitten Factory is Educating the Public, Helping Animal Rescues & Creating a Life-Saving Mission

Anna Dickerson-Homan is the founder of The Kitten Factory based in Higgins Lake.  She recently moved to northern Michigan from Texas and wanted to start an organization that not only helps various other animal rescues when it comes to kittens, but also to educate the public on the importance of spay and neuter, especially when it comes to cats. Anna…

Wellness for the Family: A Healthy Watermelon Salad for Mother’s Day

If you’re looking for a fun, festive and delicious recipe to celebrate with for Mother’s Day, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has you covered.  Registered dietician, Shanthi Appelo features her own take on a healthy watermelon salad. It’s the perfect dish to create for mom and help her make to celebrate her special day.  Shanthi also shares some fun,…

Hiring in Focus: Stafford’s Hospitality

For over sixty years, Stafford’s Hospitality has been offered premier waterfront dining and historic lodging throughout Northern Michigan. They are truly a community staple. They pride themselves on offering guests a memorable and enjoyable experience every time they step into a Stafford’s property. Right now, they are looking for new people to join their team! Their properties include: Stafford’s Perry…

Norte Celebrates Bike Month & Encourages Physical Activity with Community Connections

May is northern Michigan bike month and that has Norte based in Traverse City celebrating with various month-long activities including Bike to School Day to encourage kids to get outside and safely bike in their neighborhoods and trails.  Based in the Grand Traverse region, Norte focuses on being a bike-centric, youth-focused advocacy organization. To celebrate bike month, there are various…