Past Community Service Projects

1992 Cadillac Area Chamber of Commerce – Relocation packets

1993 City of Cadillac – Cadillac welcoming signs

1994 Council on Aging, Community Mental Health, Mercy Hospital, Lakeview Lutheran Manor & Autumnwood of McBain Day Break – Adult Day Care Center

1995 Michigan Dept. of Transportation – Highway clean up

1996 Cadillac Teen Center – Chaperoned dance

1997 Cadillac Area Chamber of Commerce – Spirit of Community Award

1998 Cadillac Leadership Program – Extensive re-development of existing leadership program

1999 Jaycees – “Kenwood Community Playground”

2000 American Heart Association – “Jump Start Your Heart” defibrillators for local emergency vehicles

2001 Wexford County – “The Wex Floor…and More!”

2002 CASA/City of Cadillac – “Field of Dreams” Bridge Project

2003 Wexford Co. Habitat for Humanity – “Nehemiah II” Reading Book Project for second grade students

2004 OASIS/Family Resource Center – Project “Warm Welcome” building improvements to the women’s shelter

2005 Cadillac Area Public Schools – Cooley School “I Can” Project, renovations to the student center and enhancements to the entryway and gymnasium

2006 Northern Lakes Community Mental Health – Club Cadillac “Hope for the Future” enhance, update & redesign the training area and improve the Lobby/Library area

2007 Cadillac Area Public Schools – Camp Torenta…Another 100 Years. Construction of a new cabin

2008 New Hope Shelter Organization – Renovation of a transitional home for families

2009 United Way of Wexford County – Wexford County “Get Connected” bringing 2-1-1 to our area

2010 Cadillac Area Public Schools – CAPS Quest Initiative

2011 City of Cadillac – “Cadillac Leadership Pride” Lakeside Pavilion at Kenwood Park

2012 After 26 Project – “Building Hope” The After 26 Patio Project

2013 Wexford County Council on Aging – “DayBreak…The Next Generation” New roofing, windows and siding to the home and detached garage

2014 City of Cadillac – “Lakefront Play Project” Construction of an ADA compliant play structure to be placed along the Keith McKellop Walkway

2015 Stehouwer Free Clinic – “Stehouwer Free Clinic Improvement and Awareness Project” Supplied the entire clinic with new medical equipment

2016 City of Cadillac – Cadillac Splash! A new splash pad in the Cadillac Commons downtown development

2017 Friends of Mitchell State Park –  Launch Cadillac! Kayak and canoe docking system located on Lake Cadillac at the Wm. Mitchell State Park

2018  NMMBA – “Cadillac Pathway Pavillion Project” Construction of a new pavilion at the Cadillac pathway trailhead

2019 Footliters – “Leadership in the Spotlight” A portable theater which included a state, sound equipment, and an enclosed trailer.

Project activities have given CLS participants an opportunity to practice and enhance their leadership skills. They have formed lasting friendships and expanded their community networks. They also get a better understanding of community needs and share a sense of accomplishment for a job well done.