ISHPEMING, Mich. (WLUC) - The Greater Ishpmeing Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce held an educational meeting Wednesday afternoon.
The topic of discussion: grant writing.
All members of the community were welcome at the River Rock Lanes while grant expert, Cori Tossava, explained how to properly apply for general funding and also specific to the Western Marquette County Health Foundation.
"There are a lot of private and community foundations and service organizations that have funding and do their own fundraising to make their community a better place," said Presenter Cori Tossava. "So we want to make these people, who are making the community a better place and have boots on the ground, accessible to these funds."
It was a packed house at the Ishpeming bowling alley with nearly 30 members of the community in attendance.