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We have a VERY FUN morning planned for you - not your typical morning coffee, you'll be waking up with our very own "Good Morning Northern Michigan" team. REGISTER NOW   
Char-Em United Way is led by hard-working volunteer Board Members, and is looking to add a few more. Do you want to use your skills, networks, and ideas to help the organization thrive and evolve in the coming years? In order to advance our mission of – “Uniting the people and resources of Charlevoix and Emmet Counties to build strong communities...
Check out this podcast - Matt Mikus gives some background and interveiws FEET (Freinds Enhancing Emmet Transportation) representative Martha Lancaster.
Follow the link to learn more: THE GOOD NEWS... Michigan’s unemployment rate is very low—5 percent according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management, and Budget (December 2016, seasonally adjusted). THE BAD NEWS... Employers are having to dig deeper into the labor pool to find qualified candidates, many of whom have barriers to work,...
If you attended the instant wine cellar, please take a moment to fill out this short survey. And send us your pictures!!!!  #instantwinecellar
This week a report called 'A Path to Good-paying Careers for all Michiganders: A 21st Century state policy agenda' references the ALICE project using data from the Update Report to make the case for the for an improved job creation strategy for Michigan communities.  This report lays out a state policy agenda designed to connect people to a career...
As the recently released ALICE report highlighted the challenges for households with limited assets, Char-Em United Way Director Lorraine Manary joined the News-Review Podcast to talk about what the report means for the northwest Michigan community. Listen to the podcast here
Report shows little to no improvement for families in Char-Em Click to read more
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 7 to 10pm is the time to be at the Perry Hotel in Petoskey! It's the 6th annual Instant Wine Cellar fundraiser for Char-Em United Way's Dolly Parton Imagination Library program, supporting childhood literacy. Music, dancing, fun, snacks, select wine and beer available, silent auction and RAFFLE. New this year - VIP...
Cost of Basics Rise across Charlevoix & Emmet Counties as Low-Wage Jobs Prevail, United Way’s ALICE Report Shows View the local info here: Charlevoix Emmet Click here for the full report

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