Digital Works – Cheboygan Grand Opening Event

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The Digital Works – Cheboygan facility opened its doors in the Straits Area Education Center in October. The first career training class has nine graduates; four have already started working and the other five are currently securing their new, online careers. A second class of eight adults is nearing graduation and online employment, as well.

On December 10, Digital Works – Cheboygan held a grand opening event to congratulate the first graduating class and to recognize the efforts of multiple community partners to bring the program to the area. Partners include AirNorth Communications, Cheboygan Communities Foundation, Cheboygan Economic Development Group, City of Cheboygan, Connect Michigan, Connected Nation, Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), Michigan Works! Northeast Consortium, North Central Michigan College, Northeast Michigan Council of Governments (NEMCOG), and Northern Lakes Economic Alliance. Start-up funding was provided by MEDC and the Cheboygan Communities Foundation, along with free rent and utilities provided by Straits Area Education Center owners.

The Digital Works facility in Cheboygan is located at 504 Division Street. Anyone interested in the program is welcome to attend the upcoming orientation on Tuesday, December 15, at 9:00 a.m.

To learn more about Digital Works or to apply for the program, visit

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