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Community Involvement

Northland Supports Houghton Lake Performing ArtsNorthland Supports Houghton Lake Performing Arts

Northland is pleased to support the Houghton Lake Performing Arts with a donation to the 2021 Houghton Lake Blues Festival. Mark your calendar for July 16, 2021. Pictured are LT - Tim and RT- April from the Houghton Lake Branch with Center -Deborah from the Houghton Lake Performing Arts accepting our festival donation check.






Northland Celebrates Kalitta AnniversaryNorthland Celebrates Kalitta 20 Year Anniversary

Northland was grateful to celebrate Kalitta Air on their recent 20th anniversary and to say thank you for being an essential part of the Oscoda community. Pictured are LT – Pete Dzuris, President and CEO at Northland who delivered gifts for all the employees at Kalitta and RT – Don Nolan, Director of Heavy Maintenance at Kalitta. 






NAFCU Supports Gaylord's 100 Women Who CareNAFCU Supports 100 Women Who Care

Northland is pleased to support the Otsego Community Foundation with a corporate partnership for 100 Women Who Care and a donation to the Covid-19 Response Fund. Half of the Northland donation goes to support the Covid-19 Response Fund of the Otsego Community Foundation.  Last year this fund awarded $100,000 to help every facet of the community, from essential workers and restaurant employees to k-12 students and senior citizens. From mental health to PPE and technology to gas cards, the need was great, and the Covid-19 Response Fund was there to help.   Northland is delighted to support this effort to help with the Otsego County community recovery. Pictured RT is Judy McKinley Branch Manager at Gaylord.


New Gaylord Chamber Volunteer J Robinson newest Gaylord Chamber Ambassador

We are excited to announce Jennifer Robinson, Assistant Branch Manager at Gaylord recently became one of the newest Gaylord Chamber Ambassadors.  When asked why she wanted to volunteer as a Chamber of Commerce Ambassador, she explained that “I want to step out of my comfort zone and help in the community … and support local, small businesses.”



Law Enforcement Appreciation

Northland Honors local Law Enforcement Officers

In honor of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, Northland stopped by several law enforcement agencies to say thank you. Lunch was purchased from local restaurants. Agencies have reported that this was a tough year with Covid and first responders such as themselves having to deal with the effects of the pandemic. Marketing Director, Matt Duthler said, “Anything we can do to bring attention to our law enforcement agencies, and what they and their families sacrifice every day for our communities - is worth it.”




Northland Helps to Jumpstart Veterans MemorialNorthland Donates $1800 to Veterans Memorial Park

Northland recently donated $1,800 to the Veterans Memorial Park to jump start the new columbarium project in Oscoda.  A columbarium is a structure with recesses called niches to house the ashes of the deceased.

The new columbarium will be erected inside the Pentagon Service Memorial at the Oscoda, Veterans Memorial Park to provide an honorable resting place for our U.S. military soldiers and their spouses.

The Oscoda Veterans Memorial Park welcomes donations.  Please contact them at (989) 820-9747 to arrange a gift.

Northland Supports Friends TogetherNorthland Supports Friends Together Alpena

We are privileged to help support a great group like Friends Together in Alpena.  Friends Together is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization whose sole purpose is to help people in northeast Michigan during and after a cancer diagnosis.
They provide free support programs and services in six counties, including Alcona, Alpena, Iosco, Montmorency, Oscoda, and Presque Isle.  Their aim is that no one is these counties has to face cancer alone. To learn more...

NAFCU Supports Local Restaurants and First RespondersNorthland Supports Local First Responders and Restaurants

Northland recently donated meals to many different first responder agencies to provide these organizations a little relief from all the vital work they are doing during this pandemic and to support our local restaurants.  “In at least one restaurant, six employees were able to be employed for the day to prepare and deliver the meals,” said Matt Duthler, Marketing Director. Alpena, Gaylord, Oscoda, and Tawas are just some of the areas Northland has purchased food from and donated to law enforcement, EMT, and medical staff. “Our first responders risk their lives during normal times, and now even more so - we certainly appreciate them and what they are doing for our communities,” said Pete Dzuris, CEO of Northland.