For more information, call the Chamber office at 231.547.2101 or email sbergmann@charlevoix.org
Sponsorships Open for 2021 Chamber Scholarship!

Help fuel the next generation of our Charlevoix professionals by sponsoring the 2021 Chamber Scholarship program!

Each year, the Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce funds a scholarship program, accepting applications from area students and granting scholarship dollars to go towards their furthered education, whether that be a college, vocational school, or university. Scholarship award amounts vary based on sponsorships and the number of qualified applications received.

Sponsor any amount, $100-$1000. All funding plus Chamber contributions go towards award amounts with recognition to contributors. Contact Sarah Hagen to discuss your sponsorship opportunity! charlevoix.org
The Member2Member promotional program showcases Chamber member businesses in our community’s different industries, emphasizing the vast array of products and services available locally. Utilize these listings to build your partnerships and support your Charlevoix area businesses!
Pita Cruiser Food Truck

Van Pelt Alley, Downtown Charlevoix
Great Lakes Asphalt Services
(Formerly Forest Shores Asphalt Services)

2730 Forest Shores Dr, Charlevoix
March 12- April 10

Our regional high school student art exhibit showcases 11th & 12th grade student artwork. Scholarships awarded by Kendall College of Art & Design of Ferris State University, and Charlevoix Circle of Arts awards sponsored by Blick Art Materials. Our juror this year is Nancy Carey, local artist and Jordan River Arts Council (JRAC) Board Member.  Open to the Public March 12 - April 10, 2021. Pick up FREE Take & Make art projects for kids while supplies last!

First Fridays in Downtown Charlevoix
April 2nd Kickoff

Charlevoix Main Street DDA’s Promotions Committee is kicking off a brand new promotional event on Friday, April 2, 2021. The First Fridays in Downtown Charlevoix promotion will take place from 3-6pm and feature fun for the whole family.

Every First Friday in downtown Charlevoix, Charlevoix Main Street will host shopping nights and fun activities for families to enjoy in the heart of the city. First Friday invites locals and tourists alike to “treat themselves” to shopping, random giveaways, great food from local restaurants, and kid-friendly activities in Hoop Skirt and Van Pelt Alleys.

For complete event info, visit downtowncharlevoix.com or download the Life in Charlevoix mobile app. Covid-19 precautions will be observed and encouraged throughout downtown Charlevoix.

Easter Bunny Luncheon
April 3

Join Stafford's Weathervane for an Easter Bunny Luncheon! A la carte Easter Bunny Lunch with children's lunch features at Stafford's Weathervane Restaurant. Each lunch includes a socially distant visit & photo with the Easter Bunny from Picture This. Reservations: 231-547-4311.

Easter Brunch at The Inn
April 4

The Inn’s legendary (served) EASTER BRUNCH is April 4th from 11:30am-3pm! Our amazing menu can be seen HERE!

*Available for Takeout. Dine-In by reservation only. Maximum of 6 guests per table.

**Pre-orders for Takeout due April 1st. Form available HERE or on our website. They can be emailed to: “trishamarrbluepelican@gmail.com” (with “Easter Brunch” in the subject line), and you will receive a confirmation email. They can also be dropped off to either The Inn or Bellaire Hardware.

Contact: (231) 544-2583, Thu-Sat 5-8pm, thebluepelican.com

Climate Change by Robin Gleason
April 5

You're invited to Zoom with us: Climate Change! Must we, can we, will we change?

The Climate Reality Leadership Corps is a global network of messengers and activists trained to talk about the impacts of climate change and what we do to support the shift to clean, renewable energy. This engaging presentation is for audiences of all types, so people everywhere, including Northern Michigan, can join together in working for solutions.

Email info@miravenhill.org to register and receive a link for the presentation. Hosted by Raven Hill Discovery Center. Questions? Call Cheri at 231-675-6025.

Luncheon Lectures: Northern Michigan's Economy
April 9

How has northern Michigan fared during the pandemic? Matt McCauley, CEO of Networks Northwest, leads an organization that tracks the local economy and works in many ways to facilitate employment for many job seekers in our area. He will give us the latest unemployment numbers and explain what is being done to help businesses and government keep our economy strong.

Charlevoix Elks Lodge
Blood Drive
April 26, 2021
Northwest Michigan Virtual Business Summit 2021
April 28, 2021
Charlevoix Conservation District Beachgrass Nursery Workdays
May 6 | 9am-noon
May 7 | 9am-noon
Pet of the Week
This week we are highlighting our six-year-old Pit mix Roxy. Roxy came in as an owner surrender.

This is Roxy. Roxy has had a rough start in life, she is covered with scaring from her previous home. Some visible, some not. She is terrified of men, doesn't trust them. Here inside the shelter she is a nervous wreck, outside in the yard she is a totally different dog. There she is playful and happy. Roxy will need a quiet home with a patient, loving owner and no other pets. Someone will have it in their heart to adopt this tortured soul, maybe you?

Click HERE for more pictures!

April Deal of the Month
April Showers bring wiper blade sales at Performance Plus Quick Oil Change! $10 off any pair of wiper blades.

Expires 4/30/21 Coupon Code: DEAL OF THE MONTH. Must purchase two blades. Not valid with any other offers. No cash value.

Spring Tree Sale Reminders
Tree Sale Time is Here! As we near the final weeks to place orders for the Spring Tree Sale, and balance our numbers in hopes of getting enough trees for our participants, here are a few important dates to remember! New this year is a deadline for orders- many districts do this to help with quality control and communication with our vendors prior to packaging your orders.

Order Form Deadline: Monday, April 5th
Register for Pick-Up: April 12th-16th | M-F 9-4pm | 231-582-6193
Tree Sale Pick-Up Weekend: April 23rd-24th | Friday 2-5pm, Saturday 9-noon

Click HERE for catalog and click HERE for order form. Some trees have sold out check with Conservation District for availability prior to placing order 231-582-6193.

Internist Certified In Lifestyle Medicine Joins McLaren
Julia Mueller, MD, a board certified internist, joined McLaren Northern Michigan Internal Medicine in Petoskey
Dr. Mueller was born in Cleveland, Ohio and raised in Tucson, Arizona. During her undergraduate, she worked as a scribe in an emergency department before pursuing her medical degree at the University of Arizona. She completed her three-year internal medicine residency at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, where she went on to be chief resident. After practicing for five years in Napa, California, Dr. Mueller moved to Petoskey to be closer to family. “I am excited to be working with a long-standing practice,” she said.
Certified in Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Mueller is passionate about promoting healthy living and choices. “Lifestyle medicine is the treatment of chronic disease through dietary changes, exercise, reducing stress and improving sleep,” she explained. “I promote changes in these areas, with medication used as an adjunct, if needed. Patients have benefited greatly through improved lifestyle.”
Dr. Mueller is welcoming new patients at McLaren Northern Michigan Internal Medicine, located in the McLaren Medical Office Building, 560 W. Mitchell St., Suite 300, in Petoskey. To learn more visit McLaren.org/NorthernCare or call 231-487-5400. See the full press release HERE.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Welcomes Whitney Amann to Board of Directors
Whitney Amann, TV personality, reporter and anchor with 9&10 News recently joined the Bigs’ Board of Directors for a three-year term.
“I’ve benefited from the mentorship of many who I respect and admire and whose sound advice altered the course of my career,” said Whitney. “I believe in Bigs’ mission and its ability to change the lives of children in our community. I am grateful to be able to support the organization in this new role.”
With the addition of Whitney, Bigs has a roster of 11 members on its Board, all who play an intricate role in ensuring the agency’s success and vision now and in the future, with a goal to serve an additional 50 children in 2021.
Originally from the Detroit area, Whitney Amann graduated from the University of Michigan-Dearborn with a degree in journalism and screen studies. While in college, she interned with Detroit Public TV, WXYZ-TV Channel 7 in Detroit and WLNS Channel 6 in Lansing. Whitney joined the 9&10 News team as a reporter in the Traverse City Bureau in early 2017 and shortly after was matched with Little Sister Nyilee (age 12) in the Bigs’ mentoring program. Whitney quickly fell in love with the organization and has been instrumental in providing awareness and advocating for the organization. To view the full press release click HERE.

Employment Opportunity at the Charlevoix Public Library
The Charlevoix Public Library is searching for a part-time Library Circulation Department Assistant & Community Room Staff Assistant. 
The right candidate must be strongly customer service focused, technologically literate, and have good communication skills. Must have minimum three years’ experience in public service with previous library service a plus. Includes early morning, evening, weekend hours, and on call duties. Email resume and brief cover letter to circ@charlevoixlibrary.org. Position open until filled, but first consideration will be given to those that apply by April 8th before 5pm. Click HERE to see full job description.

Manna Resumes Food Rescue Program, Accepts Food Donations After Year-Long Hiatus
Manna Food Project has announced that it will resume its Food Rescue program as well as accept food donations from the public starting April 1, 2021. After a year-long suspension, this decision comes after diligently tracking community transmission of the virus. 
The purpose of Manna’s Food Rescue program is to collect donated and surplus food each week from local grocery stores and businesses. These items range from soon-to-expire canned goods, discontinued and overstocked items, day-old breads and baked goods, prepared food from restaurants, and produce naturally being rotated off the shelves, all of which would otherwise go to waste. By diverting this food from the landfill, Manna not only fills hungry bellies but also reduces food waste in the community—about half a million pounds each year, accounting for approximately 25 percent of the food they distribute. To see the full press release click HERE.

For more information on Manna’s Food Rescue program or preferred food donations, visit HERE, or call their office at 231.347.8852.

The Series 2021 Lineup Announced!
Mark your calendars. The Series at Lavender Hill Farm is back with amazing bands ready for a fresh new season to begin! Ticket release date information coming soon!

Visit our website for more information about this season's performers.

6/26 | The Rough & Tumble
7/10 | Cousin Curtiss
7/17 | Morgan Myles
7/31 | Horton Creek Bluegrass
8/7 | Gaines & Wagoner
8/14 | Stella!
9/4 | Horton Creek Bluegrass

Not receiving our emails and want to hear about tickets first? Sign up HERE.

Seasonal Employment Opportunities at Bridge Street Taproom
Hiring all seasonal positions - fun work environment and opportunities for full-time for top performers! 

-Retail associates
-Kitchen Staff

Mid-May through Labor Day positions. Contact aaron@bridgestreetcvx.com.

Charlevoix Farmers Market Begins May 20th!
We will be opening our Market season on Thursday, May 20! Check back to our Facebook page frequently as we will be posting and updating our vendors, and other market information. If you would like to be included in the weekly email newsletter, or volunteer at our market, please email me at betha@charlevoixmi.gov. Can't wait to see you all!

Advertising Opportunity in Discovery Maps
Our distinctively colorful, artist-drawn maps are a favorite of locals and travelers for navigating local dining, shopping, attractions, lodging, and services. Featuring a two-sided, aerial perspective of Charlevoix and Little Traverse Bay Area. Reaching an audience of 80,000 distributed maps for 2020 with features on the map to engage visitors to post their fun to social media. Discovery Map is not only a uniquely distinctive map but also an interactive online map linking your website and social media.

Don't miss your chance to be on the 2021 map, contact Jon Jensen at LittleTraverseBay@DiscoveryMap.com or (231) 252-6458.

Charlevoix Cinema III Upcoming Movies!
Spring Break is in full swing and so are the movies! This Friday 𝑹𝒂𝒚𝒂 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑳𝒂𝒔𝒕 𝑫𝒓𝒂𝒈𝒐𝒏, 𝑮𝒐𝒅𝒛𝒊𝒍𝒍𝒂 𝑽𝑺 𝑲𝒐𝒏𝒈 in 3D and 𝑵𝒐𝒃𝒐𝒅𝒚! We'll see you at the movies!

Movie listings are for April 2-8

Raya & The Last Dragon (PG): Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday 4pm & 7pm, Thursday 7pm

Nobody (R): Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday 4:30pm and 7:30pm, Thursday 7:30

Godzilla Vs Kong 3D (PG13): Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday 4:15pm & 7:15pm, Thursday 7:15pm

It's Official! HomeAgain Resale Store to Open Soon!
Important notice to Animal Lovers and friends of the Charlevoix Area Humane Society. The Charlevoix Area Humane Society is opening a unique “Upscale” resale retail store titled “HomeAgain” in Charlevoix County, 118 Water Street in downtown Boyne City. This store will be distinctively characteristic in its clientele and donor market, as we are not interested in competing with the current and very worthy cause resale stores in the area.

The Charlevoix Area Humane Society’s resale store HomeAgain, will be unique in that the inventory will be higher-end home accessories, art, collectible items, new and distinctive items not found in other resale stores. HomeAgain, our Shelter Store will not be a “bargain store” concept, but rather a good deal on great quality items, for a great cause.

We have been considering and working on this concept for a good number of years now, and feel this is the right time~ We are asking you to keep the idea in your thoughts, as you consider tax-deductible goods (and services) you can contribute to the cause. Our objective is to create a consistent and reliable revenue generator to support the mission of the CAHS in saving lives and finding loving homes for animals in need.

To see more info and the full press release click HERE! Any comments or questions please contact Scott MacKenzie at director@charlevoixhumane.org

Assembly & Metal Finishing Positions with DTS Enterprises, Inc.
Hourly positions available for individuals in assembly and metal finishing of various foodservice and marine products. This involves assembly of various products, brushed stainless steel metal finishing and cleaning prior to shipment as well as packing assemblies for final shipment.

Must be able to work a minimum 40 hour week, four 10 hour shifts Monday through Thursday, and overtime as necessary. Starting wage is $11.50 per hour, with no prior experience, higher pay levels based on work experience. Compensation includes a health allowance after 60 days, paid holidays, vacation time, and annual profit sharing.

DTS is a small diverse manufacturing company located near beautiful Charlevoix, MI. We fabricate high-end, low-volume stainless steel assemblies. We are located in Ellsworth, MI with excellent schools and abundant recreational activities. Job Type: Full-time. Pay: $11.50 per hour. Click HERE for more info.

Click HERE to see information about their opening for a Tig Welder/ Fabricator.

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.

Mike Epping Achieves Prestigious Court of the
Table MDRT Qualification

Mike Epping of local State Farm Insurance in Charlevoix, MI has qualified for Court of the Table, a coveted milestone achievement for their membership in the MDRT organization. Mike Epping’s membership equips them with tools and resources to better serve their local community.

Court of the Table is an internationally recognized mark of excellence reserved for the most successful in the financial services industry. This places Epping among the top professionals in the intensely competitive global life insurance and financial services industries.

“Qualifying for Court of the Table is a rare and impressive achievement,” said MDRT President Ross Vanderwolf, CFP. “MDRT hopes to continue to foster a culture of excellence and encourage members to grow both personally and professionally.”

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. 
Membership in the Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce is open to all businesses, organizations and individuals. It is a policy of the Charlevoix Chamber that membership does not constitute political or issue endorsement.
The easiest way to find jobs in the Charlevoix Area! Click below for a list of jobs with our chamber members.
1918 Cellars Wine Room Associate
Gift Shop Associate
Venue Coordinator
Assistant Venue Coordinator
Event Set-Up Supervisor
Operations Staff

Marine Mechanic
Office Manager
Marine Dock Crew

Ticket Sales & Customer Service
Seasonal & Full-time Dock Operations Staff
Luggage Handlers

Store Management
Sales Associate

Administrative Assistant

Server & Cook


All Positions Available

Fruit Stand
Front of House Customer Service
Team Leaders
Support Staff for all departments

Tig Welder/ Fabricator
Assembly & Metal Finishing - Hourly positions available

Hiring Seasonal Positions

East Jordan Senior Center Cook
Charlevoix Senior Center Cook
Library Circulation Department Assistant & Community Room Staff Assistant

Seasonal Employment Opportunities

Floral Designer

Part-time & full-time, seasonal, and year-round positions available

Year-Round & Seasonal Opportunities

Summer Associates
Part-Time Assistant Manager

Exhibit Coordinator

Beautification Crew
Police Officer
Dock Attendants

Cabin Counselors
Area Directors
Kitchen Staff

Marine Mechanic

Events Manager Interns

Hiring Staff


Certified Lifeguards

Full-Time Architect

Maintenance Technician

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!
Please visit the below resources for other job opportunities in our area.

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