Low-income residents in Charlevoix County will soon be eligible for funds to afford critical rehabilitation work and emergency repairs for their homes.
The Michigan State Housing Development Authority presented a check to Charlevoix County officials today for a $236,000 that will help 11 local households.
Are you part of an organization in Emmet or Charlevoix County seeking funding for a project that will make a positive difference in the lives of local women or girls?
The Hestia Women’s Giving Circle is welcoming applications for its ninth grant cycle.
Applications are due Feb. 1, 2016. Grants will be announced in May and awarded in mid-June.
Organizations applying for grants must have 501(c)3 non-profit status, be a school or government agency, or have a fiscal agent with non-profit status.
Prospective grantees are invited to attend one of two training sessions to assist in writing their grant application. The first will be held Jan. 8, 2016 from 10:30 to noon, and the second on Jan. 12 from 2:30-4. Sessions will be held at the Charlevoix Public Library. Call 536-2440 to register.
Questions? E-mail INFO@hestiacircle.org.
The Boyne Eta Nu Charities Lights of Love campaign raised over $3,300 for The Hospice of Northwest Michigan.
The moneys raised will be use for patient care in the surrounding communities.
HIMSS Analytics announced that Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital has achieved Stage 6 on the EMR Adoption ModelSM (EMRAM).
The hospital has made significant advances by completing this important stage in the electronic medical records system application. As of Dec., just 27 percent of the more than 5,400 U.S. hospitals tracked by HIMSS Analytics had reached Stage 6.
Non-profit agencies which provide programs and services meeting the health and human service needs of Charlevoix and Emmet Counties are encouraged to submit a Letter of Intent to apply for funding.
Applications can be requested by calling the Char-Em United Way at 487-1006, or downloaded from charemunitedway.org under Allocations/Apply for Funding. All first-time applicants are encouraged to call first and discuss their program. Letters of Intent are due by Jan. 15, 2016.
For a third year, MDOT is recruiting returning and new “Road Watchers” to participate in periodic surveys measuring winter highway conditions during 6 to 9 a.m.
Drivers who use US-131 from Mancelona to Petoskey in Antrim, Charlevoix, and Emmet counties are asked to participate.
MDOT compiles the survey results to track winter highway conditions with the goal of improving winter maintenance practices and response time.
Surveys take only a few moments to complete. Road Watchers are polled randomly for each storm. Results are anonymous.
To volunteer, visit www.michigan.gov/roadwatchers.