2014 Youth and Rec Award

2014 Youth and Recreation Millage Funds Awarded

2014 Map

The Committee is trying to spread 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 green dots for 2013, and turquoise blue dots for 2014. Please click on the image for a larger view or by clicking here.

Budget Recommendations for 2014 where made on October 3, 2013. These recommendations are not approved until after the Full Board of Commissioners approval as part of the Budget for 2014 held on December 27, 2013.

Total amount appropriated $467,613.00



Listed below, you can view the organization, amount awarded and the name of project. Additionally, you can view or download the 2014 Youth and Recreation Awards Book by clicking here.

City of Alpena- Carryover Trailhead
$40,000 Local Match for $245,000 MDNR Grant Carried over to 2015
City of Alpena- Carryover Trailhead
$40,000 Local Match for $245,000 MDNR Grant Carried over to 2015
County of Alpena MSU Extension - 4H	
$30,500 4-H Youth Development Program
County of Alpena MSU Extension – 4H
$30,500 4-H Youth Development Program
Navigators Crew
$4,000
Scouting supplies
Navigators Crew
$4,000 Scouting supplies
Friends of Plaza Pool	
$2,755 Community Programs Support
Friends of Plaza Pool
$2,755 Community Programs Support
Alpena Public Schools - AHS Boys Track & Field $8,000 New Uniforms
Alpena Public Schools – AHS Boys Track & Field $8,000 New Uniforms
 ACC - Association of Lifelong Learners
$6,000 Shipwreck Ally class support/ROV support
ACC – Association of Lifelong Learners
$6,000 Shipwreck Ally class support/ROV support
ACC - Volunteer Center
$3,500 Ropes Course
ACC – Volunteer Center
$3,500 Ropes Course
 Wilson Township $25,000 Wolf Creek Park Pedestrian Bridge
Wilson Township
$25,000 Wolf Creek Park Pedestrian Bridge
 County of Alpena - Plaza Pool # 2
$2,500 Pool Supplies
County of Alpena – Plaza Pool # 2
$2,500 Pool Supplies
Northeast MI Center for Fine Arts
$20,000 Ready, Set, Create
Northeast MI Center for Fine Arts
$20,000 Ready, Set, Create
Alpena Swim Club - Thunder Bay Schooners $6,000 Operating Support to reduce the cost to players
Alpena Swim Club – Thunder Bay Schooners $6,000 Operating Support to reduce the cost to players
 Alpena Tennis Association # 2-- AHS Tennis Teams $7,500 Ready, Set, Serve
Alpena Tennis Association 
# 2– AHS Tennis Teams
$7,500 Ready, Set, Serve
 Alpena Public Schools - Carryover - Softball Line Drive Club $4,319 Backstop
Alpena Public Schools – Carryover – Softball Line Drive Club $4,319 Backstop
Alpena Public Schools-AHS Boys and Girls Soccer $6,800 Operating Support, transportation support, nets
Alpena Public Schools-
AHS Boys and Girls Soccer
$6,800 Operating Support, transportation support, nets
 ACC - Lumberjack Cross Country - Boosters $2,700 Operating Support -supplies
ACC – Lumberjack Cross Country – Boosters
$2,700 Operating Support -supplies
 Alpena Public Schools - Boys Basketball $6,000 Operating support for Boys and Girls Teams
Alpena Public Schools – Boys Basketball
$6,000 Operating support for Boys and Girls Teams
Alpena Huron Shore Babe Ruth
$19,000 Field Improvement - Veteran's Field - Ossineke
Alpena Huron Shore Babe Ruth
$19,000 Field Improvement – Veteran’s Field – Ossineke
 County of Alpena Tennis Courts
$17,839 Tennis Court Reconstruction
County of Alpena Tennis Courts
$17,839 Tennis Court Reconstruction

Green Township	
$10,200
Pavillion at Township
Green Township
$10,200 Pavillion at Township
Alpena County- Plaza Pool - Operating	
$85,000 Aquatic Programming
Alpena County- Plaza Pool – Operating
$85,000 Aquatic Programming
Boys and Girls Club	
$3,300 Ceiling tile replacement and painting
Boys and Girls Club
$3,300 Ceiling tile replacement and painting
Alpena Public Schools- TBJHS	
$19,000 6th grade programming, gate admissions
Alpena Public Schools- TBJHS
$19,000 6th grade programming, gate admissions
Alpena Public Schools/ACC - Cross Country $4,600 Trail Project at Besser Company
Alpena Public Schools/ACC – Cross Country
$4,600 Trail Project at Besser Company
Alpena Public Schools - The Woods Track Club $4,100 Operating Support for indoor track team
Alpena Public Schools – The Woods Track Club $4,100 Operating Support for indoor track team
Alpena Symphony Orchestra
$8,000 Operating Support & Equip
Alpena Symphony Orchestra
$8,000 Operating Support & Equip
 Alpena Boosters Club $10,000 Wings Over Alpena
Alpena Boosters Club
$10,000 Wings Over Alpena
County of Alpena Plaza Pool # 3
$7,500 Ready, Set, Swim
County of Alpena Plaza Pool # 3
$7,500 Ready, Set, Swim
Alpena Public Schools - Volleyball Club
$7,500 Operating Support to reduce the cost to players
Alpena Public Schools – Volleyball Club
$7,500 Operating Support to reduce the cost to players
 Alpena Tennis Association # 1 -- AHS Tennis Teams $9,000 Operating Support
Alpena Tennis Association
# 1 — AHS Tennis Teams
$9,000 Operating Support
 Wildkitten Tumbling, Inc. $18,000 Spring Floor
Wildkitten Tumbling, Inc.
$18,000 Spring Floor
 Alpena Public Schools - Softball Line Drive Club $20,000 Backstop/Bleachers and Grand Stands at AHS Varsity field
Alpena Public Schools – Softball Line Drive Club $20,000 Backstop/Bleachers and Grand Stands at AHS Varsity field
Alpena High School Band Boosters
$20,000 Symphony Band uniforms, instruments
Alpena High School Band Boosters
$20,000 Symphony Band uniforms, instruments
Thunder Bay Soccer Association
$20,000 Field Improvement at Woodward - New well
Thunder Bay Soccer Association
$20,000 Field Improvement at Woodward – New well
Alpena Hockey Association
$6,000 Tournament Support - House Teams
Alpena Hockey Association
$6,000 Tournament Support – House Teams
 Alpena Huron Shore Babe Ruth
$3,000 Operating Support - to reduce player fees
Alpena Huron Shore Babe Ruth
$3,000 Operating Support – to reduce player fees

Commissioners & Commissioners Appointees

District 1-COMMISSIONER 
Jeff Kowalski

717 S. First Ave.
Alpena, MI 49707
989.356.0427
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

Darlene Wilmot
150 S. North Street
Alpena, MI 49707
989.356.9770 
darlenewilmot@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 
989.464.6334
robertadrian@alpenacounty.org

Calvin L. Howard
329 W. Miller St. 
Alpena, MI 49707
989.916.6221 
cherokee5eagle@frontier.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
Phone: 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

Laura Ellery
Board Secretary
Alpena County Commissioners
989.354.9504
commissionersoffice@alpenacounty.org

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