Postpartum doula training coming to Boyne City in October 2023

Posted on August 9th, 2023
The four-day training will run 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 13-16, 2023 The Great Start Collaborative of Charlevoix, Emmet, and Northern Antrim Counties is launching the second phase of its doula initiative: postpartum training.  The collaborative has worked over the last year to bring doul…

‘Meet the Doulas’ publication available for community, professionals

Posted on June 9th, 2023
Earlier this spring, 23 area residents underwent training to become Michigan Department of Health & Human Services certified doulas, through a program coordinated by the Great Start Collaborative and Parent Coalition of Charlevoix, Emmet and Northern Antrim Counties. Now, the community…

Go Baby Go! build helps local 2-year-old with mobility

Posted on May 11th, 2023
On Saturday, May 6, 2023, Char-Em ISD staff worked with Boyne City High School robotics students, Bear River Electric volunteer engineers, and community volunteers to customize a child-size ride-on vehicle for a 2-year-old boy with disabilities who resides in the Boyne Falls School District. T…

EJ Celebrates National Reading Month with a Book Drive for Kids

Posted on April 11th, 2023
During the month of March – designated each year as National Reading Month – East Jordan’s EJ company harnessed the power of community by inviting staff to participate in a book drive to benefit the Great Start Collaborative & Parent Coalition’s FreeCycle Book Project. The d

Half-time report: Regional Enhancement Millage at the five-year mark

Posted on April 4th, 2023
Regional Enhancement Millage has made meaningful impacts on local school districts over the past five years Jump to school district Regional Enhancement Millage (REM) reports:
Beaver Island
Boyne City
Boyne Falls
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