- December 22, 2009—Forum: TC Area is Beacon of Hope (Traverse City Record Eagle)
- May 19, 2009—Unveiling of the Grand Vision Decision at the State Theater in Traverse City. The Grand Vision is a citizen-led land use and transportation study that will provide a framework for the next 50+ years for development in Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau and Wexford counties. For more information, click here.
- May 13, 2009—West Michigan Strategic Alliance’s State of the Region and Release of 2009 West Michigan Vital Signs featuring benchmarking data on comparable regions around the country. Join other stakeholders to help identify regional actions essential to achieving the vision of Western Michigan as a best place to live, learn, work, and play. For more information, click here.
- April 27, 2009—Michigan must stop bleeding young talent
(Detroit Free Press)