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Marquette County businesses recognized for adding jobs

Lake Superior Community Partnership

MARQUETTE, MI— The Plus One Program is recognizing 45 Marquette County businesses for creating more than 257 new jobs in 2021.

Sponsored by the Lake Superior Community Partnership and Upper Peninsula Michigan Works!, the program is designed around the premise that an employer adding just one employee contributes to economic development in Marquette County. Since the inception of the program 15 years ago, Marquette County businesses have created 4,221 jobs.

The businesses recognized for adding jobs in 2021 were: 44North, Able Medical Devices, Active Physical Therapy, Alluma Yoga, Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC, Argonics, Inc., Brookridge Heights, Buzz Advertising Agency, Camping World, Caregiver Incentive Project, Dunegrass Co., Dunkin', Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Marquette, GEI Consultants, Inc., Great Lakes Recovery Centers, Inc, IncredibleBank, Integrated Designs, Inc., Iron Range Agency, JM Longyear, LLC, Kall Morris Inc, Lake Superior Press, Lakeshore Depot, Madison Bridal Boutique, Marquette Area Public Schools, Marquette County Medical Care Facility, Marquette Mountain Resort, Northcross Group, Ore Dock Brewing Co., Peninsula Fiber Network, LLC, Range Bank, RE/MAX 1st Realty, Resolve Surgical Technologies, Studio Dance Arts, Stuga North Veterinary Care, P.C., Superior Alliance for Independent Living, Superior Extrusions, Inc., Superior Health Foundation, Superior Rehabilitation & Professional Services, TEAM Wireless, Verizon Authorized Retailer, The Fire Station Cannabis, Co., The Steve Mariucci Family Beacon House, The Stitch Witch, Upper Peninsula Health Plan, Upper Peninsula Power Company, VAST and Window Outfitters.

Nicole was born near Detroit but has lived in the U.P. most of her life. She graduated from Marquette Senior High School and attended Michigan State and Northern Michigan Universities, graduating from NMU in 1993 with a degree in English.