Connected Nation Unveils Innovative ‘Digital Works’ Program

Sustainable Job Creation Program Bringing Technology-Based Jobs to Local Communities Link to Governor’s Proclamation WASHINGTON, DC – Connected Nation this week is unveiling its innovative Digital Workssm program that is helping connect people to twenty-first century workforce opportunities while spurring community revitalization. Today, Connected Nation and its Connect Ohio subsidiary held the grand opening for the first Digital Works center, located in …

Houghton County Recognized as Certified Connected Community

Friday, June 19, 2015 Rep. Scott Dianda presents Houghton County as a Connected certified community, County releases Technology Action Plan Houghton County, MI – Today, State Representative Scott Dianda, the Houghton County Technology Planning Team and Connect Michigan present Houghton County as a certified Connected community and release its Technology Action Plan. “There has been a need to validate broadband …

Connecting with communities via Facebook

By Connected Nation The social networking giant Facebook now hosts over 1.23 billion active members, including individuals from all over the world and a wide range of public and private organizations, businesses and communities. As a way of reaching residents faster with important community bulletins, cities, townships, counties, chambers of commerce and other local groups are finding their way online …

Crawford County Recognized as Certified Connected Community

Thursday, May 28, 2015 Crawford County completes technology plan aimed at bridging technology gap, boosting economy, paving the way for improved quality of life Crawford County, MI – Today, the Crawford County Planning Commission and Connect Michigan present Crawford County as a certified Connected community and release its Technology Action Plan. Diane Rekowski, Director of the Northeast Michigan Council of …

Wexford County Recognized as Certified Connected Community

Friday, March 20, 2015 Wexford County completes technology plan aimed at bridging technology gap, boosting economy, paving the way for improved quality of life Wexford County, MI – Today, the Wexford County Technology Planning Team and Connect Michigan present Wexford County as a certified Connected community and release its Technology Action Plan. “The Cadillac Area Chamber of Commerce works to …

Gladwin County Recognized as Certified Connected Community

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 Gladwin County completes technology plan aimed at bridging technology gap, boosting economy, paving the way for improved quality of life Gladwin County, MI – Today, the Gladwin County Technology Planning Team and Connect Michigan present Gladwin County as a certified Connected community and release its Technology Action Plan. “Gladwin County has been bringing together leaders in …

Marquette County Recognized as Certified Connected Community

Friday, February 13, 2015 Marquette County completes technology plan aimed at bridging technology gap, boosting economy, paving the way for improved quality of life View the Technology Action Plan Marquette County, MI – Marquette County is now the first certified Connected community in the Upper Peninsula and the 11th in the state. The Marquette County Broadband Initiative (MCBI) team worked …

Marquette County Becomes First Certified Connected Community in the Upper Peninsula

By Sarah Hagen Gathering to celebrate Marquette County’s Connected community certification on February 13, 2015, from left are: Steve Arwood, CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation; Caralee Swanberg, director of business development for the Lake Superior Community Partnership; Thyra Karlstrom, Marquette County senior planner; and Robert Eslinger, director of Northern Michigan University’s Center for Rural Community and Economic Development. …

HARBOR Inc. Becomes A Connected Certified Community

Friday, August 22, 2014 Technology Assessment Results Announced Download the plan Harbor Springs, MI – HARBOR, Inc. has become a “Connected” certified community under Connected Nation’s Connected community engagement program. The event took place today at Harbor Springs High School where the results from the assessment and future plans for broadband expansion were unveiled. HARBOR, Inc. is the tenth Michigan …

Ogemaw County Certified in Connected Community Engagement Program

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 Technology assessment results presented Download the plan West Branch, MI – Connect Michigan applauds the efforts of Ogemaw County for achieving certification under Connected Nation’s Connected Community Engagement Program. Results from a community technology assessment undertaken by the county, along with strategies for broadband expansion, were released today at the Michigan Works Building in West Branch. …