Plus One Program recognizes new jobs in area

Sixty-six Marquette County businesses collectively created 171 new jobs in 2018 and were recognized for their participation in the Plus One Program on March 12 during the Lake Superior Community Partnership’s annual meeting. Michigan Works! and the Lake Superior Community Partnership’s Plus One program is 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 created 3,352 jobs. 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 Assisted Living & Memory Care, Busy Boys Home Solutions, Café 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 & 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 Alliance for Independent Living, Superior Culture, Superior Extrusion, Inc., Superior Eye Health & Vision Therapy Center, Superior Rehabilitation & Professional Services, Synergy Fitness, The Crib, The Up North Lodge, UP General Contracting, UP Home Health & Hospice, UP Rehab Services, 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.