February 14, 2020— Pontiac, Mich— This upcoming weekend on Saturday, February 15th, Higher Learning Institutions will be having their Grand Opening! The day will begin with a private celebratory ribbon cutting ceremony with Main Street Pontiac, the City of Pontiac, and the Pontiac Regional Chamber.  During this time, Sammie Rogers, will be celebrating with his closest family and friends.

After the private ceremony, Higher Learning Institutions will officially open its doors to the public with an Open House from 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm.  During the Open House, guests can come tour the facility, meet the team, register for classes, and begin or finish their paperwork if they have already started the registration process.

Higher Learning Institutions is “Michigan’s first cannabis vocational and technical school.” Their Mission is to educate the unemployed and underemployed individuals within the cities that we serve, providing job specific training that will elevate lower income individuals and provide the opportunity to find gainful employment in the cannabis industry.

Higher Learning Institutions was founded by Sammie Rogers, a visionary who seeks to ensure marginalized populations benefit from the high paying jobs in the cannabis industry, Higher Learning Institutions will elevate the lives of our students by providing training opportunities to low income individuals who would otherwise have no access to these positions.

Main Street Pontiac is a 501(c)3 volunteer-led non-profit organization that is fostering a vibrant, safe, and inclusive historic downtown for current and future generations.  We will engage and collaborate with our community partners to promote a positive image, support urban development, create an inviting atmosphere, and preserve the historic character of downtown Pontiac through the use of the proven strategies of the National Main Street Program.


Marijayne Renny, Treasurer
Main Street Pontiac
(248) 935-3625
[email protected]

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