Lakeview Counseling announces move

TRAVERSE CITY — Lakeview Counseling has moved to 333 W. Grandview Parkway, Suite 403. The move from 1844 Oak Hollow Drive, Suite B was official on June 1.

Several therapists are accepting new referrals. Call (231) 929-0300 for more information.

NMRPOA meeting set for July 8

TRAVERSE CITY — The Northern Michigan Rental Property Owners Association will hold a lunch meeting on July 8 at Harrington’s by the Bay.

According to a release, the NMRPOA is a nonprofit group that assists landlords and real estate investors in the area. All members and other interested parties are welcome to attend.

Participants should arrive by 11:30 a.m. to order lunch. For more information or to RSVP, email Kathy at

Homebuyer education workshop slatedTRAVERSE CITY — The Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency will hold a Homebuyer Education workshop July 10-11 from 5:30-9:30 p.m.

The workshop will be held at the NMCAA office in Traverse City at 3963 Three Mile Road. The workshop will be taught by Carol Cenci, housing coach at the NMCAA Home Ownership Center; Jennifer Hastings of Key Realty and Christine McMaster of Huntington Bank.

A light dinner will be provided by Hastings and McMaster will underwrite a portion of the workshop.

To sign up, visit or call (231) 947-3780.

PTAC Workshop set for July 11

TRAVERSE CITY — The Northwest Michigan Procurement Technical Assistance Center will hold a Responding to Government Opportunities seminar on July 11 from 10 a.m. to noon.

The workshop will be held in Networks Northwest Conference Room 2, located on the second floor of the Plante Moran Building at 600 E. Front St.

The seminar will provide information on reviewing and responding to a federal solicitation. Attendees will receive a Solicitation Review Process guidebook and a Compliance Matrix Checklist.

According to a release, the seminar is expected to cover: the Uniform Contract Format, a Request for Information or Sources Sought, responding to a Request for Quote or a Request for Proposal and getting assistance from your PTAC.

Registration is available at More information is available by sending an email to

Country Club opens redesigned hole

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Country Club opened a redesigned ninth hole at a special ceremony last week.

No. 9 is the first of four holes to be completed as part of the Country Club’s master plan. Hole renovation is being done by Renaissance Design.

June marked the 104th anniversary of the Traverse City County Club, which held its grand opening in 1915.

Other new amenities will be added including a new aquatics complex, fitness center, indoor golf simulators, a children’s activity room and expanded outdoor dining.

MI Market expands offerings

SUTTONS BAY — MI Market Suttons Bay announced in a release that the business at 321 N. St. Joseph St. has expanded into the adjacent suite.

The market opened a little more than two years ago. The store sells Michigan-made products, the majority of which originate within a 60-mile radius.

The new space will feature Michigan-made non-food items, according to a release.

Student-Run Credit Union ends ninth year

TRAVERSE CITY — TBA Credit Union completed the ninth year of its Student-Run Credit Union. Participating schools helped students save $11,554.33 this year.

The school with the highest percentage of participation among TBA Credit Union account holders was Westwoods Elementary School. Westwoods was presented with a traveling trophy.

Students operate branches at their respective schools. Student members can deposit money into youth accounts and/or apply for TBACU membership without having to come into a branch.

The program operates in 16 schools in northern Michigan. More information about the program is available at

GTA teacher receives donation

TRAVERSE CITY — Sonic Drive-in had a donation match in honor of Teacher Appreciation Month in May as part of its Limeades for Learning program.

Sonic presented a $107 donation to Grand Traverse Academy’s Michelle Lazar for her Funfetti & Flexible Classroom project.

Sonic donated $1.2 million matching donations to Sonic Teacher projects in May which supported 3,937 teachers in the United States. According to a release from Sonic, the company has donated $13.1 million since 2009 to support 33,177 classrooms in partnership with

UIA launches redesigned website

LANSING — The Unemployment Insurance Agency launched a redesigned website on July 1.

The changes are aimed to make the website more user-friendly and improve customer experience. The changes are also expected to make more mobile-friendly pages and to streamline content.

The home page features three main sections: I am a Claimant, I am an Employer and Tools and Resources. The Michigan Web Account Manager (MiWAM) is also easier to access and more prominently featured, according to a release.

The website can be found at