A Word From Our President
We are excited to welcome our new President and CEO of the Bay Area Chamber. After an extensive search, we announced Magen Samyn as our first female President and CEO. Magen will be starting on Monday, July 11. I’ve known Magen since she went through Leadership Bay County, when I was a mentor for her class in 2005. She has been an active Chamber member all along. I can assure you that we are in good hands, and look forward to the future of our Chamber under her leadership.

This will likely be my last President's Message, so I’d just like to thank all of you for your support during this time of transition. I’d especially like to thank our Chamber staff who have worked hard to keep everything going, (despite me getting in the way sometimes). Looking forward to moving on to my retirement.

Jeff Staudacher
Interim President and CEO 
Jeff Staudacher
Interim President & CEO
Bay Area Chamber of Commerce
Welcome New Members!
It's All Greek To Me Podcast
Sunflower Healing Studios LLC Yoga & Wellness 
Author Nicole Beauchamp/Haunted Bay City Michigan
Hawkins Lawn Care
Chocolate Butter LLC
The Next Three Millenniums, LLC
Great Lakes Bay Veterans Coalition Metros Best Touchup
The Dime Shop 3MC Inc
Equal Access to Training (E.A.T.), Inc.
All Helping All
Akenis LLC
Goddess Intention LLC
Native-Axe Throwing Company LLC
The Whyte Goose
Woodhaven Retirement Community Labadie Rib Fest
Mitchell & Son Builders 
MPS Notary
Buddy's Columbus Cone Inc.
XHale Cannabis Company
Faith & Family Home Help Services Moulthrop-Clift, Inc.
Tri-City Motor Speedway
Happy Member-Versary!
Birchler, Fitzhugh, Purtell & Brissette, PLC
Standard Electric Company/Wittock Supply
Delta College
Greve Sales
United Way of Bay County
Bay Area Community Foundation
City of Bay City
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Great Lakes Bay Region
American Red Cross East Central Bay
St. Laurent Brothers, Inc.
Disability Network of Mid-Michigan AmericInn by Wyndham Bay City Meadowbrook Insurance Agency - Saginaw Cumulus Media -WIOG/WKQZ/WILZ/WHNN
Tri City Swimming Pools Inc. &
Christmas World
Saginaw Children's Zoo
NCVW Management Group, LLC
Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center, Inc. Bay City Lions Club
Mussell Beach / Larner Enterprises Servpro of Bay City
Team One Credit Union
Great Lakes Cleaning Co., LLC
Duncan's Outdoor Shop, Inc.
J.E. Johnson, Inc.
United Financial Credit Union
Skorupski Family Funeral Home
Real Seafood Company - Bay City
Great Lakes Bay Associates
Tri City Brewing
Coco Loco Mexican Grill and Bar
Universal Roofing
Ken Shelton Promotions
Oddly Creative Design
Bay City Bills Bar & Grill
Diamond Image Auto Spa LLC
My Community Dental Centers
B Envied
Mister Car Wash
Vinny's Pizzeria
Windemuller Inc.
Costela Brazilian Steak House
The Sunshine Shoppe
Beavers Pub
Corinthian Chapel
Tri City Cheese & Meats Inc.
Jolene's LLC
Bay City 10 GDX
Clarey's Custom Framing
UA Local 85 Plumbers, Steamfitters & HVACR
Rooted by Keits
Mi Mutual Mortgage
Featured Events
Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings
Foster Families Navigation and Resource Center:
Thursday, June 16, 3:00 PM
1501 W. Thomas Street, Bay City
Ayre Rhinehart Bay: Thursday, June 16, 5:00 PM
200 Third Street, Bay City
Sunflower Healing Studios: Friday, June 17, 12:00 PM
509 Center Avenue, STE 103, Bay City
Walraven's Pool Service: Tuesday, June 21, 12:00 PM
644 W. Center Avenue, Bay City
Thrivent: Tuesday, June 28, 12:00 PM
6004 Westside Saginaw Road, STE A, Bay City
The Historical Museum of Bay County: Wednesday, June 29, 12:00 PM
321 Washington Avenue, Bay City
SAVE THE DATE: September Eye Opener Breakfast: Wednesday, Sept. 7
SAVE THE DATE: July Business After Hours: Thursday, July 21
Featured Content
Tickets are on sale for the 2022 Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational!

This year's tournament will be July 10-16 at the Midland Country Club!
Member Highlight
Bay City's beloved rib cook-off festival is back! The Labadie Rib Fest is July 28 - 31 in beautiful Veteran's Memorial Park, where you'll experience nostalgia and new experiences alike during this one-of-a-kind summertime Family Festival. 

Delicious ribs and fixings from MI to TX to VA, 4 nights of great concerts featuring 6 national bands, and a refreshment tent filled with the best regional bands and DJs highlight some of the fun. Families will enjoy exciting pig races, dazzling magic shows, cute animals in a large petting farm, a kids' craft tent, the family stage featuring festive activities and performances by talented local youth, foam dance parties, and much more. 

In addition to a positive economic impact on Bay City, Rib Fest will benefit a multitude of local non-profit groups in a variety of ways, including hosting booths to raise awareness and funds for their worthy causes. Get ready to pig out at the 2022 Labadie Rib Fest! 
Ambassador Highlight
Megan Manning is the 2022 Chair of the Ambassador Club and has been an ambassador for 5 years. She loves being an ambassador and connecting with individuals across industries and throughout Bay County.

She works at Bay Future, Inc. where she is the Investor Relations and Marketing Manager and is charged with communicating the work Bay Future is doing and marketing Bay County as a place to do business.

Megan is passionate about our community and making sure everyone knows the great things happening in Bay County. She is excited about recent investments and growth by both big businesses and by our local entrepreneurs. She loves connecting businesses with resources and is currently working with the team at Bay Future to execute the $1,000,000 Bay County Small Business Grant Program.

Megan and her husband Keith have three young girls who they love taking Downtown and enjoy many of the events put on in Bay City. She’s proud to call our community home and looks forward to the continued growth. 
Minority Business Partnership
The Minority Business Partnership is accepting new applications. You can download them here!
Bay Area Energize
Join Bay Area Energize for our monthly Coffee Social at Populace Coffee
Friday, June 17 from 8 - 9 AM, Downtown Bay City

Arielle Roth Photography is this month's sponsor and will be there with some surprises!
A Special Thank You