Community nonprofits get a boost from HSC CARE grants

Three times each year Hemlock Semiconductor proudly provides grant funding to local nonprofit organizations that work to create thriving communities across the Great Lakes Bay Region. Grants from HSC’s Community and Regional Empowerment (CARE) Fund help amplify this important work in areas that range from human support services like literacy tutoring and food access to … Read more

Hemlock Semiconductor gives $8,200 grant to Midland Montessori School

On March 20, Midland Montessori School was awarded an $8,200 Hemlock Semiconductor grant from the Midland Area Community Foundation under the focus area of “Developing our Talent.” These funds have been used to buy new gym materials and new woodchips for the school’s playground. Midland Montessori School, at 5709 Eastman, has been a part of Midland … Read more

Chippewa Nature Center celebrates groundbreaking of new facility

A new nature center is in bloom in Midland County as organizers celebrate its groundbreaking. Supporters spoke about how the Chippewa Nature Center’s new roots will give children a strong foundation in environmental education. “Chippewa Nature Center offers programs to the community to connect people to nature,” said Jenn Kirst, the director of programs at … Read more

Kettering announces first class of Michigander Scholars

A group of Kettering University students was honored with scholarships from the Michigander Scholars program in the hopes of expanding the state’s quickly evolving technology and electric vehicle field. Some of the students plan to live, learn, and work right here in Michigan. Twenty-six bright-eyed Kettering University students received the Michigander Scholarship from the Michigan … Read more

Sustainability is everyone’s business

by Steven Holty, HSC Sustainability Leader Earth Day reminds us that we have only one planet to pass on to future generations. We need to get it right by taking meaningful actions to reverse the negative impacts of climate change. HSC is working hard to do just that. We’re deeply dedicated to creating a more … Read more

New Opportunities for College Students to Benefit from The Michigander Scholars Incentive in 2024

MEDC announces new partnerships with Kettering University, Wayne State University and major employers to promote careers, recruit talent and fill jobs in semiconductor, electric vehicle industries that are key to helping grow state’s future population Michigan college students interested in pursuing careers in the semiconductor or EV/mobility industries have new inspiration this year to apply … Read more

Local students visit Delta College for the ‘Semiconductor Experience’

Students from Hemlock and St. Charles High Schools were at Delta College on Tuesday to partake in the “Semiconductor Experience.” The Semiconductor Experience is a partnership between Delta College’s Stem Explorer Team and local semiconductor manufacturers Hemlock Semiconductor and S.K. Siltron CSS. Students take part in career exploration through four hands-on skilled trades laboratories. They … Read more

Michigan Delivers on Federal Funding for Battery and Chip Manufacturers

Michigan grows programs and marks wins in bringing federal funding home to expand semiconductor and battery pack manufacturing It’s never been clearer that the key to business success is to make it in Michigan than with the announcement of the Battery and Advanced Manufacturing Challenge and the Department of Energy’s (DOE) support to expand semiconductor … Read more

Ruby Award Celebration to be held Feb. 27

1st State Bank recently announced the 19th Annual RUBY Award Celebration will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at Apple Mountain Resort in Freeland beginning at 5 p.m. The RUBY Award was designed to celebrate the fact that the Great Lakes Bay Region area is enriched with young professionals who have reached success at an early … Read more

How Our CARE Grants Continued Building Stronger Communities in 2023

Three times each year, HSC’s Community and Regional Empowerment (CARE) Fund provides grants to nonprofit organizations across the Great Lakes Bay Region to support their work to build stronger communities and families and help people in need. In the final round of 2023 CARE grants, six organizations received financial support for projects and programs that … Read more