ONLY 20 BOOTH SPACES ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR BUSINESS EXPO & TASTE OF CHARLEVOIX 
*Are you planning to be a vendor for the 2018 Business Expo & Taste of Charlevoix?
 
*Please submit your contract ASAP as we only have 20 booth spaces still available.  We MUST have a signed contract and payment to secure your space.
 
*Taste of Charlevoix vendors, we have ONLY 2 SPOTS still available for a booth at no charge with the agreement to provide 400 taste samples. Download contact here 
 
*Taste of Charlevoix vendors also have the opportunity to appear on "Michigan This Morning", live, the day of Business Expo & Taste of Charlevoix.  This live shoot will be done at Castle Farms and is at no charge to the Taste vendors. 
Only 2 spots remain for this as well.  
Please contact the chamber at 231.547.2101 for more information.  
 
            
 
*This year's Expo takes place on Wednesday, March 21st, from 4-7pm at Castle Farms. 
 
*The Booth price has remained the same as last year at $200.   
 
*We hope that you will take advantage of this opportunity to participate in our largest networking event of the year with an average of over 500 attendees.
 

Thank you to our Expo Sponsors:

VIP Sponsors:
 
    
 
Platinum Sponsor:
 

 
Gold Sponsors:
 
Bickersteth, Brown & Associates  
McLaren Northern Michigan
Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital

 
Bar Sponosr:
 



THE CHARLEVOIX AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS

Charlevoix Moon Artisian Wine
Tom Jaenicke, Winemaker
Charlevoix
Phone: (810) 252-7855
 
Charleviox Moon Artisan Wine is a local commercially licensed winery and vineyard owned by winegrower Tom Jaenicke and spouse, Kim Kolb.  Tom crafts most of the wines from estate grown grapes and locally sourced cherries and other fruit. The first releases of Charlevoix Moon Artisian Wine will be in May 2018 and will be available for tasting and purchase local Farmer's Markets, at select retail establishments in Charlevoix, and at special event venues.  Area winemakers know Tom as "The Man in the Moon".  
 
 
The Promise FM
Scott Blackwell, Business Relations Manager 
1511 East M-32
Gaylord
Phone:  989.732.6274
Website: thepromisefm.com 
   
The Promise FM is a Christian radio ministry serving Northern Michigan, committed to changing lives, strengthening families and impacting communities for Christ 
   
Wine & DINE
CASA TUESDAYS AT RED MESA GRILL
* $3 Casa Margaritas | $3 Premium Drafts | $3 Food Features
* Live Music every Tuesday night from 6:00 - 9:00PM
 
February
6th - EP  
13th - Carnivale Party w/ Dave Cisco 6-10pm
20th - The Marsupials
22nd - National Margarita Day w/Sweet Tooth 
DINNERS-TO-GO  
FROM THAT FRENCH PLACE
Jan 31 | Chicken Cordon Bleu
Feb 1 | Beef Bourguignon
Feb 2 | Housemade Spaghetti Provencal
Feb 3 | Pizza Night! Two 8" Margherita
 
Dinner to go are available every Wednesday through Saturday. | $15 each | Call 231.437.6037 by 2pm | Pick up between 4:30-6pm  

 
Cooking Classes:  most Mondays and Saturdays all winter.  Call 231.437.6037 for details
Feb 3 | 6-9pm | Homemade Pasta & Roman Sauces
Feb 5 | 10am-1pm | Advanced Ice Cream Techniques
Feb 10 | 6-9pm | Advanced Ice Cream Techniques
Feb 12 | 10am-1pm | Macaroons for your Valentine
Feb 17 | 6-9pm | Mardi Gras Classics: Gumbo w/ Chef Jonathan

DROST LANDSCAPE ANNOUNCES STAFF STATUS CHANGES FOR THE 2018 SEASON
Dustin Drost has accepted the position of Project Manager.  Dustin will join the team of Drost project managers who, with their innovative practices and well trained crews, transform sites into the vision of the client.  A talented craftsman, Dustin has been with the organization since 1998, having worked hands-on in many areas, and was most recently a Hardscape Foreman. Dustin understands the many facets of taking a project from start to finish and that, along with his ability to teach and mentor crew members, will be a great benefit to our organization.  We look forward to what Dustin will bring to his new role as Project Manager as Drost continues to grow and exceed the expectation of our clients!
 
Cassandra Phillips has been named Design Manager.  This position was created to support the growth of the Design Department at Drost. More
drostlandscape.com
JANUARY NEWSLETTER
Read the January 2018 Newsletter from Networks Northwest Here.
"GET UP & MOVE" THIS HEART MONTH WITH MCLAREN NORTHERN MICHIGAN 
McLaren Northern Michigan is challenging you to Get Up & Move this Heart Month.  5 minutes a day of exercise is shown to increase health and lifespan.  Learn more about our Get Up & Move campaign and FREE heart month events like cooking demonstrations, heart health presentations, and much more at mclaren.org/northernheartmonth.   
**Chances to win prizes** 
PANACHE HAIR STUDIO CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY
Panche is celebrating 10 years of being in business!!!  We've been under new ownership for the past 3 years and have been a Kevin Murphy focus salon for the past year.
 
Join our celebration and take advantage of 10% off all services and products for the month of February when you mention this ad (while supplies last).
 
For more information, call 231.437.3330
INDOOR SIDEWALK SALE AT CHARLEVOIX WEAR
Charlevoix Wear is holding an Indoor Sidewalk Sale!   
 
All clearance and sale items are clearly marked: $3 - $25!   
That's 60%-80% off AND, all "Life is Good" products are 50% off!
 
We also have New Spring inventory has been arriving daily!  
 
Open 7 days a week, so stop and see us today!
 



cordially invite you to celebrate with
SAFE in Northern Michigan
 recipients of
Taking Action on Opioid and Prescription Drug Abuse in Michigan by
Supporting Community Responses grants

Details
Friday, February 2, 2018 at 9:00am
Castle Farms, Great Kings Hall

Please note - the announcement will follow the  
Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting
GET OUTTA TOWN!
In February and March, when the world is muddy, sloshy, and you're feeling just a bit closed in, come travel the world "culinarily" through the Wellness Workshop's "Make and Take" classes!
 
February 2India - Vegan Curry & Raita
February 16, Greece - Greek Salad & Hummus
March 2Syria - Mujadara & Fattoush
March 9Mexico - Taco Salad with a Twist, Mango Salsa & Fresh Guac
March 16, Thailand - Rice Paper Rolls & Mango-Sticky Rice Dessert
 
For just $10 per class you can walk away with creative, satisfying, nutrient-boosting meals and full recipes to go with the flavors of each country.   All classes run from 12:00 - 1:00pm. 
 
As always, our Make and Take classes will show you how to prepare the tastes of the world healthfully and plant based.   
 
For more information, call 231.437.3482
NORTH CENTRAL'S LUNCHEON LECTURE LOOKS AT FUTURE LONG-TERM CARE
North Central Michigan College's Luncheon Lecture on Friday, February 9, will take a look at the future of long-term care.  The program will be held in the Library Conference Center on the Petoskey campus.  Lunch begins at 11:30am and the program begins at noon.
 
Baby boomers are at it again.  On the verge of retirement, they now want long-term care that promotes comfort and quality of life in a homelike environment.  In response, long-term care managers are moving from a traditional medical model to a more holistic approach for this growing population.  Lisa Ashley, executive director of Bay Bluffs and Mike Greer, chief financial officer, will explain the challenges ahead for the county's medical care facility.
 
Seating is limited and reservations are required by calling 231.348.6600.  Cost is $12 and includes lunch.
VALENTINES DAY PAINT-N-PARTY
Come join the fun and we will paint these beautiful champagne glasses you can give to anyone you love....or keep for yourself!

Everyone gets a free box of chocolates too!!
 
$35 per person everything included
 
Saturday Feb. 10th from 3-5pm
RSVP at Elements Gallery 231-547-5820
 
I will be instructing step by step so no experience is necessary....kids are welcome too!
 
TOAST TO LITERACY  A FUN EVENING AND A GREAT CAUS
 Char-Em United Way's fifth Toast to Literacy Mardi Gras Party, will be held from 7:00-10:00pm on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Castle Farms.

Back this year is the popular Mardi Gras theme with decorations, music, and strolling entertainers.  As always, the Toast to Literacy will include beer/wine/cider/mead tastings, food, and a silent auction.

Local caterers, Pigs Eatin' Ribs, Grey Gables Restaurant, Wineguys Catering, and Boyne City Tap Room donate selections for the best Soup, Savory and Sweet competition

Beverage tastings from Cheboygan Brewing, Petoskey Farms, Right Brain Brewery, Beards Brewery, Spare Key Winery, and Bee Well Meadery are the highlight of the evening.  Non-alcoholic beverages will also be available. More
GREAT LAKES CHAMBER ORCHESTRA SUNDAY SERIES
Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra's Brass Quintet and the Drumheads, Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 4:00pm at the First Congregational UCC, Charlevoix.
 
Performances by Vern Campbell and Pat Jarve, trumpet; Beverly Isenbarger, horn; Edward Bahr, trombone; and Carl Hawkins, tuba.  Ensembles include Anthony DiLorenzo's Fire Dance; Caleb Hudson, White Rose Elegy; Music Hall Suite, Joseph Horovitz and more.   
 
The popular Drumheads are back with Tim Mocny, a unique group of musicians with diverse backgrounds, performing on percussion drums.
 
Free will donation.  Program is due to generous support provided by Carolyn Klender.
 
For more information, call 231.487.0010.
GOVERNOR'S SUMMIT ON EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES
Michigan's mineral, stone, sand, gravel, crude oil and natural gas industries are a vibrant and little-known part of Michigan.  These industries provide jobs for our residents and supply the products we use every day.  This summit will provide information and activate discussion about policy, economic development, education and public perception.
 
The Summit will take place on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 8am-5pm at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing.  Cost is $50 and includes lunch.  
 
Keynote speakers for the summit are Governor Rick Snyder and Anja Manuel, author of "This Brave New World." 
 
For more information, to view the full agenda and/or to register Click Here 
 
MARDI GRAS SOIREE FEBRUARY 15
The Charlevoix Area Community Pool invites you to attend a Mardi Gras Soiree, fundraiser for the Pool Renewal Project on Thursday, February 15, 2018, 4:00 - 7:00pm at the French Quarter New Orleans Bistro.   
 
Cost is $50 per person for a buffet dinner, + cash drinks, and live music by saxophone player Marty Ward.  $30 of each dinner ticket sale goes toward Pool Renovations.
 
Pay at the door or purchase online Here or stop by the Pool.
 
For more information, call 231.547.0982.
The Charlevoix Area Community Pool is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit
"LIVE FROM CHARLEVOIX" LOVES FEBRUARY
 Our next Libations for Live is Saturday, February 17th from 5:00pm until 8:00pm at The Town House Bar with guest Bartenders Abbie Hart and Caitlin "Kitty" Cole.

Mark your calendars folks, this is going to be one for the record books!

On Saturday, February 24, Live From Charlevoix welcomes THE CRANE WIVES! 

 The Crane Wives spin fine songs from whole cloth, and you will never want the melodies to leave your head.  Initially part of the indie fold boom, their sound has grown and broadened with each new recording till categorization becomes difficult:  rock, pop, folk?  Just call it really good music! 

Get your tickets before we sell out again!  You don't want to miss this Award Winning Group.

For more information on Live From Charlevoix or Libations for Live, call 231.622.3191 or visit our website at livefromcharlevoix.con

CAMP DAGGETT OFFERS WINTER ACTIVITIES
On February 24 from 5-9pm, it's the ever popular Bearcub Outfitters Torchlight Snowshoe Outing!  Experience the ambiance of snow-covered trails illuminated by more than 100 torches on your trek.  Afterward, come inside for a cup of hot chocolate, freshly baked cookies and to warm-up by the crackling fire in the camp's beautiful main lodge.  Buy raffle tickets for great Bearcub Outfitters products with all proceeds going to Camp Daggett.  Admission is free, donations are encouraged, and snowshoes are available for all ages.

If you're looking for a way to beat the winter blues, or want to schedule a birthday party or family retreat at the Camp Daggett Adventure Center, call Camp Daggett at 231.347.9742 details.

For information on other upcoming activities such as the Father/Son weekend and Summer Camp Click here.
 
 
 
Please Click Here to view jobs available with the following Chamber Members.  
 
Castle Farms
Charlevoix County Commission on Aging 
Charlevoix County Community Foundation  
City of Charlevoix 
 
 
   Please visit the below resources for other job opportunities in our area.jobs

 
Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce 
Premier INVESTORS 
 
 
VIP MEMBERS
                                  
 
 
 
 
 
PLATINUM MEMBERS
                         
 
 
           
      GOLD MEMBERS                                                             SILVER MEMBERS 
Bickersteth, Brown & Associates                                                   Bingham Insurance Services 
McLaren Northern Michigan                                                           DTE 
Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital                                       Weathervane Terrace Inn & Suites  
 
I NVESTOR MEMBERS
Central Drug Store
Charlevoix Public Schools 
Comfort Keepers
MDC Contracting 
North Central Michigan College
Staffords Weathervane Restaurant 
 
 
 
Would you like to become a Premier Investor?
call the Chamber at 231.547.2101 or email  chamber@charlevoix.org for more information