The Friends of the Center Alliance, LTD (FOCAL) is a grass roots, volunteer organization formed to support and further the goals of the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center. This 501(c), non-profit organization is dedicated to advancing the Center's Mission.
The Friends of the Center provide financial and organizational support to the Center and represent the community's perspective and the interests in the Center's management and organization.
The Friends seek to maximize the value of the Center to all visitors and to regional communities by supporting the operation and maintenance of the Center and by advocating the sustainability of the region's natural, cultural, and historic resources.
From its start this local group has joined hands, heads and hearts to establish a living resource advocating the uniqueness and sustaining the heritage of the Northern Great Lakes Region. Over the years the Friends have accomplished many achievements for the Center. Learn how you can help!
As a 501(c)(3)organization, the Friends of the Center Alliance Limited (FOCAL) is able to accept tax deductable donations. Join now!
In addition to cash donations, tax-deductable donations of items needed by the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center (NGLVC) are greatly appreciated.
A partial listing of needed items include:
Zero-Radius 48" Garden Mower
Commercial Dish Washer
Energy Efficient Refrigerator
Bird Books (25)
Yard Sticks (12)
Soil Probes (5)
Soil Temperature Probes (5)
You may donate services or capital improvements at the Center, too.
For a list of needed services or proposed projects contact:
Jason L. Maloney, Center Director