TC leaders help create Romania’s first industrial park

TRAVERSE CITY - The Traverse Bay Economic Development Corporation (TBEDC), in cooperation with the TC Area Chamber of Commerce, Grand Traverse County and the Northwest Michigan Council of Governments, is assisting in the development of Romania's first industrial park.This past May, a delegation from Romania...

BANKING & FINANCE: First Federal opens Gaylord branch

GAYLORD - This month, First Federal of Northern Michigan, headquartered in Alpena, will open its ninth branch office at 1000 S. Wisconsin St. in Gaylord."In 1999 and 2000 we went through a strategic planning process and one of the goals was to become a dominant...

CONSTRUCTION & DEVELOPMENT: Parade of Homes is getting greener

TRAVERSE CITY - This year, the Home Builders Association of Grand Traverse Area will be awarding a builder whose parade home demonstrates the most "green building" principles: resource efficiency, energy efficiency and indoor and outdoor environmental quality. This will be the first "Built Green Award"...

HEALTH CARE: Leading home health care company opens in TC

TRAVERSE CITY - In December, IVonyx Inc., a provider of IV infusion therapy for patients in home settings, opened a branch office in Traverse City.The 5,300 square-foot office at 4125 Cedar Run Rd. is the 7th IVonyx facility to open in Michigan.In business since 1987,...

ELDER CARE: Glen Eagle retirement community to open in May

TRAVERSE CITY - Glen Eagle, a retirement living community currently under construction off West Silver Lake Road, will be opening May 2001."It's easy to get really excited about; it's like being on a cruise ship--always something available for you," said sales manager Dee Dee Grabowski.Glen...

HEALTH CARE: Employee health is golden

REGION - Four regional businesses have been recognized for motivating their employees to keep healthy.Northern Michigan Hospital Foundation, Versus Technology Inc., Otsego Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Michigan College were all honored with Gold Awards by the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness at an Oct. 16...

HEALTH CARE: Mercy Hospital upgrade has $3 million price tag

CADILLAC - Mercy Hospital of Cadillac is in the midst of a $3 million fundraising campaign to renovate the Emergency and Obstetrics units.The campaign stems directly from discussions with community members on how best to upgrade the hospital to create the most impact for area...