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MARQUETTE- Sixty-six Marquette County businesses collectively created 171 new jobs in 2018 and were recognized for their participation in the Plus One Program on Tuesday, March 12 during the Lake Superior Community Partnership’s Annual Meeting.
Michigan Works! and the Lake Superior Community Partnership’s Plus One program is a program designed around the premise that an employer adding just one employee contributes to the economic development in Marquette County. Since the inception of the program 12 years ago, Marquette County businesses have creayed 3,352 jobs.
Amy Clickner, LSCP CEO says, “What we’re trying to do is recognize that one, two, three jobs that is added by a small business or even a large business in a year. So, if you’re a two man shop and you add a single person, that’s a huge investment and that should be recognized.”
The businesses recognized for adding jobs in 2018 were: 906 Technologies, Able Medical Devices, Active Physical Therapy, Adult Learning Systems, Ashley Furniture HomeStore, Bahrman Trucking, Be “You” tiful Salon, Big Boy Family Restaurant, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Boreal Aviation, Inc,.Brookridge Heights Assited Living and Memory Care, Busy Boys Home Solutions, Cafe Bodega, Carpet Specialists Carpet One Floor & Home, City of Ishpeming, City of Negaunee, Eagle Mine, Edge of Reality VR Arcade, Flower Works, LLC, Geek Girl Marquette, LLC, GEI Consultants, Inc., Great Lakes Recovery Centers, Inc., Gun Control, LLC., Wautier Wellness Chiropractic & Massage, Honor Credit Union, Integrated Designs, Inc., InvestUP, D.J. Jacobetti Center Home for Veterans, JM Longyear, LLC, Lake Superior Community Partnership, Madgoodies Studio, Marquette Area Public Schools, Marquette Carpentry, Marquette Food Co-op, Meijer Marquette, Northern Initiatives, Northern Michigan University – Extended Learning and Community Engagement, Northern Orthotics & Prosthetics, Outlanders, Peninsula Fiber Network, LLC, Range Bank, RE/MAX 1st Realty, Rippling River Resort, River Valley Bank, Sayklly’s The Candy Store, Select Realty, Sore Arm’s Fishing Charters, Superior Eye Health and Vision Therpay Center, Superior Rehabilitation & Professional Services, Synergy Fitness, The Crib, The Up North Lodge, UP General Contracting, UP Home Health & Hospice, UP Rehab Services-Opti Center, Upper Peninsula Power Company, Upper Peninsula Health Plan, Upper Peninsula Supply Company LLC, VAST, WMQT: Q107, WNMU-FM and WNMU-TV.