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IS YOUR BUSINESS OR ORGANIZATION IN NEED OF SOME GREAT EXPOSURE? 
RESERVE YOUR SPOT AS A BIZ BLAST SPONSOR FOR ONLY $50/per wk. 
THE COST IS AFFORDABLE AND THE EXPOSURE IS HIGH.

For more information, call the Chamber office at 231.547.2101 or email fratrick@charlevoix.org
Registration now OPEN!
Jarvis Property Restoration Sub-Contractor Appreciation BBQ
September 10
3-7pm

Join Jarvis Property Restoration for a Sub-Contractor Appreciation BBQ! The event is from current and prospective sub-contractors. Event takes place at 5975 Charlevoix, Rd, Petoskey. They will have raffles and giveaways!

Plus it is a hiring event and will be conducting interviews there! Looking to hire construction project managers, experienced sales, estimators, water/mold techs, carpenters, painters, drywallers, office admin and laborers.

Fall Native Plant Sale
September 12
9-12noon

The Charlevoix Conservation District is hosting a Fall Native Plant Sale fundraiser. Pre-orders are due by September 1st, if possible. Order pick-up and Browse-n-Buy from extra inventory on September 12th at the District Barn, located at 303 North Street in Boyne City. Afterward, view the new Native Plant Demonstration Garden, started by donation, to learn more about planting with native plants. We are seeking volunteers to assist with planting the new garden!

Plant Sale order forms can be found on the District website home page at www.charelvoixcd.org, at the district office, or by request via email or postal mail. Call 231-582-6193 to have one sent to you, or email District Manager, Alison Adams at alison.adams@macd.org to have a PDF emailed to you.

Michiganders Can Give Energy Input at Virtual Open Houses
September 15
2pm

You’re invited to participate in the second of four virtual public open houses hosted by Consumers Energy to gather suggestions for its Clean Energy Plan. The plan eliminates coal and helps achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2040.

At the open houses, Consumers Energy wants to learn what’s most important to their customers and key stakeholders and to learn their vision of the state’s energy future. 
This session will focus on the Road to Renewable Energy. To participate in the open house, visit www.MICleanEnergy.com for links to join the event. The open house is scheduled to last 45-minutes.

Additional open houses will be held:  
  • 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13: Protecting Our Planet
  • 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10: A Smarter Energy Future

The public input will help inform Consumers Energy’s suggested Clean Energy Plan updates to the Michigan Public Service Commission in June 2021.

Field to Fork- Learning to Hunt- There are No Stupid Questions!
September 19
4pm

If you want the ultimate in free-range, antibiotic/additive-free meat then sometimes you just have to do it yourself. Field to Fork – Tip of the Mitt QDMA will teach you deer hunting basics to help you live more sustainably. Learn the basics of hunting, start to finish, the benefits of hunting, the important tie hunting has to conservation and ecosystem sustainability before committing to the sport. Click HERE for a full description.

Event is free of charge, but due to limited space (and COVID19 regulations) RSVP is required. Call Alison Adams at the District, 231-582-6193, or email field2forktom@gmail.com

Charlevoix Public Library Offers Shred-It Event
September 19
10-2pm

Do you have a mountain of papers, old receipts, and sensitive documents you discovered during your stay home order spring cleaning? Let the Shred-It team dispose of it safely, easily, and quickly for you. Drive up in the Charlevoix Public Library Parking Lot located at 220 W. Clinton St. on Saturday September 19, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, to participate in this shredding event. Click HERE to see some rules regarding what the shredder can and cannot handle.
 
This event is sponsored in part by the Friends of the Charlevoix Public Library. For more information please visit the library website at www.charlevoixlibrary.org or contact the library at (231)237-7340.

Tip of the Mitt Score and NCMC Corporate and Community Education Offering Free Webinar on Basics of Selling to the Government
September 22
9-10:30am - cost: free

Register in advance for this meeting by clicking HERE. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
 
This workshop covers the basics of selling to the Federal Government and the State of Michigan. It is for the newcomer to the government marketplace and a worthwhile refresher for those who are already selling to the government. In this workshop, we will discuss the basics of government contracting, differences between government and commercial selling, tips to being a successful government supplier, and where to go for assistance. Presenter: Coury Carland is a procurement counselor at the Northwest Michigan Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC).

Sporting Clay Shoot at the Charlevoix Rod and Gun Club
September 24
10:30-4pm

Get outdoors and enjoy some shooting fun! Open to novice and experienced shooters. $75 pp or $400 per 4 person team. Event from 10:30 to 4 pm, lunch included. Hosted by the Home Builders Association of Northern Michigan. COVID guidelines will be followed. Forms at: https://www.hbanm.com/aim4building/

Great Lakes Center for the Arts
Live Music- click HERE for tickets

September 12 | Thompson Square | 8pm
September 17 | Comedian Ryan Hamilton | 8pm
October 18 | Canadian Brass | 8pm

SMA GOLF EVENT, A SWINGING SUCCESS
St. Michael Academy’s recent TRUE GOOD BEAUTIFUL Golf Invitational at True North Golf Club raised $17,000 in support of classical Catholic education in Northern Michigan.

True North's outstanding staff welcomed golfers with a chef-prepared and served breakfast and lunch, putting clinic with Golf Professional Michael Kernicki, and more.

Greeted by students on several holes, foursomes partook in an SMA POP-QUIZ. “It was a great day! The students are impressive and it reinforced why we will participate next year,” shared Stephen H. Schott of CAPTRUST, golfer and event sponsor. Interested golfers can contact Marie Law at marie@stmichaelpetoskey.org to hold a spot for next year’s event. Photos of the event may be viewed at HERE.

Gastroenterologists Join McLaren Northern Michigan
McLaren Northern Michigan is pleased to announce that gastroenterologist Kyle Robertson, DO, has joined McLaren Northern Michigan Digestive Health.

Dr. Robertson took his love of science and received a bachelors in biology from the University of Michigan before going to medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital in Warren, and completed his gastroenterology fellowship at McLaren Greater Lansing. To learn more about Dr. Robertson click HERE!

McLaren Northern Michigan is pleased to announce that gastroenterologist, Cale Sebald, DO has joined McLaren Northern Michigan Digestive Health.

Dr. Sebald received his Bachelor of Science degree from University of Michigan before going to medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at Mercy Health in Muskegon, and completed his gastroenterology fellowship at St. Johns Health System – Oakland Hospital. To learn more about Dr. Sebald click HERE!

Dr. Robertson and Dr. Sebald are accepting new patients. For more information on Gastroenterology services or to make an appointment, please call (800) 248-6777 or visit mclaren.org/northern.

$575,000 Available to Help Michigan Health Care Providers Fight Suicide
As suicide continues to grow as a public health concern, several Michigan organizations have come together to make $575,000 available for health care providers to develop solutions that address the significant issue, especially among populations experiencing health disparities. Click HERE to read more.

Charlevoix Circle of Arts
New exhibit starts September 18th! "Time with Eagles" a photographic study by local photographer Bill Dietrich.  Bill Dietrich is a respected local wildlife photographer and a founding member of the Charlevoix Photography Club. Images featured in “Time With Eagles” were taken locally in Northern Michigan and in the Pacific Northwest in La Conner, Washington.  Whether you are an eagle enthusiast, nature lover, or photography fan – we welcome your visit to this inspiring show. Exhibit runs September 18 to October 31. Visit CharlevoixCircle.org

The Annual Parade of Homes and Garden Tour has gone VIRTUAL!
Reach a huge audience by promoting your project on the Home Builders Association of Northern Michigan online Virtual Home and Garden Tour. Projects can include homes, remodeling projects, decks, landscape projects and outdoor living spaces, including homes for sale. Tour will be heavily promoted for viewing Oct 3-10. Projects can be up to five years old. Admission fee includes videography. Deadline for submissions is Sept 18. Forms and details at www.hbanm.com/paradeofhomes/

Volunteer with the Charlevoix Conservation District
Check out the new Native Plant Demonstration Garden, started by donation, to learn more about planting with native plants. We are seeking volunteers to assist with planting the new garden! Planting work days are scheduled for Wednesday & Thursday, September 23 & 24 from 10am-2pm, lunch will be included!

Partners in our Native Plant Demonstration Garden include: Donation from local resident and native plant enthusiast, Pat Brinker of Charlevoix, Landscape Logic of Charlevoix, Birdsfoot Nursery of South Boardman, Design By Nature – Vern Stephens, Native Plant Specialist, and Master Gardener volunteers of Boyne Valley Area.

Additional work days that we need volunteers for are: August 28th- Beachgrass Overgrowth Removal, October 2nd- Beachgrass Fern Pull, and October 8 & 9- Beachgrass Re-planting.

For more information, please contact District Manager, Alison Adams at 231-582-6193.

Panache Hair Studio For Sale
Panache’s owner, Beckah, is getting married and moving to Tennessee! This means the 12+ year successful salon in downtown Charlevoix is FOR SALE! Please email or call with any serious inquiries.
cvxpanache@gmail.com or 231-437-3330.

Raven Hill Weekly Updates
Click HERE to view Raven Hill's weekly updated. It is filled with information about what they have been working on while being closed to the public.

Have a business or member success story? We want to hear it! Hitting a growth landmark, meeting a personal or financial business goal, being awarded industry certifications or recognition's… we want to share that accomplishment. Member Success is a new section in our Biz Blast where we will highlight stories of member businesses and employees. Submit your information for the newsletter on our website submission form. 
The easiest way to find jobs in the Charlevoix Area! Click below for a list of jobs with our chamber members.
Bartenders/ Servers

American Spoon
Seasonal Retail Associate

Community Engagement Coordinator- AmeriCorps Vista

Library Circulation Assistant & Community Room Assistant

Principle Architect



Comfort Keepers
Caregivers - More than a Living!

Senior Center Cook

Part and Full Time Seasonal Retail Sales
Automotive Technician
Assistant Office Manager

Multiple Positions
Send resumes to jobs@hotelearl.com

Hiring Staff

Swim School Coordinator

Front Desk Agents
Housekeeping Staff
Full & Part-Time (Seasonal) Staff for All Positions

Hiring All Positions

Production: Full-Time, Year-Round
OTR Truck Drivers
Product Engineer 1

Resident Care Staff, all shifts
Activities Staff
Culinary Staff


For more information on these openings view our Jobs page by clicking the link below! Is your business hiring? Send us the position information and we will post it!
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