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Spring 2020

MEDC Releases Grant Applications
 for Small Business Development & Relief from State Emergency
Events & News
March 2020

Visit the MEDC Website
Grant Applications are now Available from the MEDC!  
Working through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), Target Alpena will be processing applications for grants on their behalf for the following five counties - Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan, Iosco, and Presque Isle.

 Please go to https://alpenachamber.com/medc-grant-information/ for more information on criteria and the application process. Applications and materials must be turned in by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2020 to be considered.
Please also check Oscoda Township website (link on right tab) for more.

OACC cares about your business, and we are here to support your efforts!
Patience is a Virtue!
We are working on publishing information 
sent this week but recent Executive Orders caused some delays. If you sent an announcement
please be patient as we work on updates to all web and news blasts.
E-Blast Updates
& Resources

2020 Art on the Beach Forms for Crafters & Vendors! These are available on the Events Page for AOB 2020.
We are here to help you find the best information for your business.
Ideas for small businesses in Michigan to address shortages and closures due to public health emergencies are now being offered by the SBAM and the Michigan Chamber of Commerce

Check your email, visit the web links above, call the Chamber office and connect with us on Facebook for the latest updates and webinars!

We Care about You!

NEMSCA Programs for Families & Community

NEMCSA Program Updates

In an effort to prevent/contain the spread of the coronavirus, NEMCSA, along with many other organizations are cancelling and/or rescheduling community events. Visit NEMCSA.org for the most up-to-date information regarding the agency events. 

Michigan UIA Unemployment Webinars

Some difficulties with streaming happened during UIA webinars hosted yesterday for small businesses regarding updates in regulations and requirements for both employers and employees from the State of Michigan.  All presentations and powerpoints can be accessed in full via the SBAM Facebook.  Also check the M I Chamber of Commerce for resources.

You can also check the ASE Webinar scheduled for March 23, and keep checking the Michigan.gov and our local MI Works Region 7B for the latest information.  We will do our best at the Chamber to continue to send along helpful links and updates as they become available.

Feeling Called to Do Some Service?

Oscoda Area Schools is in need of volunteers to help with food distribution on Mondays & Wednesdays

Please contact 
Michael  P.  Barnhart , District General Manager. Board of Education Office.  Oscoda Area Schools  (989) 739-2033. x3550

or Email: barnhartm@oscodaschools.org

It Takes A Village!

Quick Links

Michigan Chamber Coronavirus Toolkit

MEDC News & Updates
MEDC Resources for Small Business RE: COVID-19 Recommendations & Resources

How to Support Northern Michigan Businesses during COVID-19 response

Michigan Economic Development Corp.

Stay in Constant Contact with the Chamber for more Updates & News!


Quick Links


for the Non-Profit Community Directory

Visit MI DNR for latest closures & information

Contact Us

email:  director@oscodachamber.com


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