2012 award

2012 Youth and Recreation Millage Funds Awarded

2013 county map

The Committee is spreading the funds throughout the County, encouraging all the Townships and non-profit organizations, schools, and governmental agencies to apply. The Alpena County Map shown on the left, depicts where the grants were awarded by the red dots for 2011 and the blue dots for 2012 and green dots for 2013. Please click on the image for a larger view.

26 Grant applications were received in 2011 for following year 2012 in the amount of $797,369.00

Total amount appropriated $421,941.00
Funding Report

Listed below, you can view the organization, amount awarded and the name of project. You can also view or download the 2012 Youth and Recreation Awards Book by clicking here.


Alpena Boosters Club/Wings Over Alpena $10,000.00 Wings Over Alpena 2012
Alpena Boosters Club/Wings Over Alpena $10,000.00
Wings Over Alpena 2012
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Alpena County Plaza Pool (3)
$122,000.00
Alpena County Plaza Pool Outlay Projects-matching grants
Alpena Public Schools $31,500.00
Inter-Scholastics Athletics Fund
Alpena Public Schools $31,500.00
Inter-Scholastic Athletics Fund
Alpena Swim Club Inc. $4,180.00
Equipment Caddy, mats, software upgrades, deck cable and pool time
Alpena Swim Club Inc. $4,180.00
Equipment Caddy, mats, software upgrades, deck cable and pool time
Babe Ruth Baseball (2) $17,000.00
Babe Ruth Baseball Field Improvements Project
Babe Ruth Baseball (2) $17,000.00
Babe Ruth Baseball Field Improvements Project
Green Township $13,558.00
Green Township Hall and Recreation Facility Upgrade
Green Township $13,558.00
Green Township Hall and Recreation Facility Upgrade
Kiwanis Club of Alpena $12,000.00
Improve the facilities at Alpena Kiwanis Kiddie Park (next to the harbor)
Kiwanis Club of Alpena $12,000.00
Improve the facilities at Alpena Kiwanis Kiddie Park (next to the harbor)
Multi-Purpose Arena Coalition $10,425.00 M-PAC First Year Skating Program & NLA Learn to Skate Program
Multi-Purpose Arena Coalition $10,425.00
M-PAC First Year Skating Program & NLA Learn to Skate Program
Optimist Club of Alpena $4,480.00
Spring Break Fun Day/Kids Fishing
Optimist Club of Alpena $4,480.00
Spring Break Fun Day/Kids Fishing
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Thunder Bay Soccer Association $20,750.00
Thunder Bay Soccer Association Improvement Project
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Alpena County Plaza Pool (1) $70,000.00
Alpena County Plaza Pool Aquatic Programming
Alpena Huron Shore Little League $20,000.00 Alpena Huron Shore Complex Field Renovations
Alpena Huron Shore Little League $20,000.00
Alpena Huron Shore Complex Field Renovations
Alpena Softball Line Drive Club $4,330.00 Alpena High School Fields Improvement
Alpena Softball Line Drive Club $4,330.00
Alpena High School Fields Improvement
Babe Ruth Baseball (1) $3,500.00
Babe Ruth Baseball Operational Project
Babe Ruth Baseball (1) $3,500.00
Babe Ruth Baseball Operational Project
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Friends of the Plaza Pool $10,760.00
Plaza Pool Youth and Recreation Enhancement Project
Hubbard Lake Lions Community Foundation $10,000.00
Hubbard Lake Lions Park Improvements - Playground & Pavilion
Hubbard Lake Lions Community Foundation $10,000.00
Hubbard Lake Lions Park Improvements – Playground & Pavilion
Michigan State University Extension $27,345.00
Alpena County 4-H Youth Development Program
Michigan State University Extension $27,345.00
Alpena County 4-H Youth Development Program
Northeast Michigan Center for Fine Arts, Inc. $15,000.00
Ready, Set…Create! An Arts Cool Workshops
Northeast Michigan Center for Fine Arts, Inc. $15,000.00
Ready, Set…Create! An Arts Cool Workshops
Sanborn Township $8,473.00
Shinga-ba-Shores Playground
Sanborn Township $8,473.00
Shinga-ba-Shores Playground
Wilson Township $6,640.00
Wolf Creek Park Pavilion
Wilson Township $6,640.00
Wolf Creek Park Pavilion

Commissioners & Commissioners Appointees

District 1- COMMISSIONER 
Jeff Kowalski

215 Barry Street
Alpena, MI 49707
517.227.0961
jeffkowalski@alpenacounty.org

Linda Canfield
117 Hitchcock Street
Alpena, MI 49707
989.356.2742 
lindacanfield1@frontier.com

District 3 – COMMISSIONER
Tom Mullaney

285 Island View Drive
Alpena, MI 49707
989.356.9781
tommullaney@alpenacounty.org

Camille Nerkowski
3210 S. Third
Alpena, MI 49707
989.356.2909 
polishgirl147@hotmail.com

District 5 – COMMISSIONER
Scot McKenzie

2762 Werth Road
Alpena, MI 49707 
989.354.3552
scotmckenzie@alpenacounty.org

Tom Heise
3376 Piper Road
Alpena, MI 49707
989.354.2447
htssllc@yahoo.com

District 7 – COMMISSIONER
Cameron Habermehl

14510 M-32 West
Lachine, MI 49753
989.766.3455
camhabermehl@alpenacounty.org

Fred Wegmeyer
10599 Napper Rd.
Herron, MI 49744
989.379.4034

District 2 – COMMISSIONER 
Robert Adrian

227 Dawson Street
Alpena, MI 49707 
989.354.5732
robertadrian@alpenacounty.org

Calvin L. Howard
329 W. Miller St. 
Alpena, MI 49707
989.354.5722 
coolbreeze758@hotmail.com

District 4 – COMMISSIONER
Lyle VanWormer

4665 Kirchoff Road
Alpena, MI 49707
989.255.5896
lylevanwormer@alpenacounty.org

Tony Suszek
114 Kensington Court
Alpena, MI 49707
989.356.4434 
suszektj@charter.net

District 6 – COMMISSIONER 
Mark Hall

5005 Long Rapids Road
Alpena, MI 49707
989.354.6023


Kamila Robillard
7361 Haken Road
Alpena, MI 49707 
989.657.0600
Kam9431@gmail.com

District 8 – COMMISSIONER 
Eric Lawson

P.O. Box 73
Ossineke, MI 49766
989.255.3762
ericlawson@alpenacounty.org

Lisa Siegert
12700 Hawkins Road
Hubbard Lake, MI 49747
989.727.3089 
siegertlne@gmail.com


County Contacts

Kim Ludlow
County Treasurer
989.354.9534
ludlowk@alpenacounty.org

Tammy Sumerix-Bates
Executive Manager
Alpena County Commissioners
989.354.9502
batest@alpenacounty.org