For more information, call the Chamber office at 231.547.2101 or email  chamber@charlevoix.org

Business After Hours
East Park Tavern
April 17, 2019

Charlevoix Easter Egg Hunt
East Park, Downtown
April 20, 2019

A Message from the Chamber

Introducing Savannah, our new Membership Coordinator!!

Savannah comes to the Chamber with marketing, sales and community relations experience. She is looking forward to using those skills to grow membership benefits and enhance our community! She's excited to begin engaging with our members and assisting them with their Chamber needs.

You can reach Savannah by calling the Chamber office at 231.547.2101 or email fratrick@charlevoix.org
N Point Strategies
13064 Cedar St
Charlevoix, MI 49720

107 Mason St.
Charlevoix, MI 49720
(231) 437-3361

327 Bridge St.
Charlevoix, MI 49720

101 Bridge St.
Charlevoix, MI 49720

Friske Annual Fruit Tree Sale
April 1st - May 4th

The Friske Annual Fruit Tree Sale is taking place April 1st - May 4th, 2019. They will feature apple, peach, sweet cherry & pear- $25 each. Free tree guards for 5+ trees. The trees are 4-6 ft. tall, bare roots and dwarf root stock.

For an order form CLICK HERE or visit Friske Farm Market at 10743 N US 31. We will contact you when the trees are ready for pick-up. Approximately the first party of May. For more information visit our website of call 231-599-2601.

Charlevoix Circle of Arts
Now through April 6th

New exhibit: Spotlight on Innovation - Now Open through April 6th. Showcasing artwork created by regional high school students. Awards & Scholarships provided by Kendall College of Art & Design of Ferris State University and Charlevoix State Bank. 

Fundamentals of Interior Design class - It's not too late to sign up!  With local designer, CJ Zondervan of True North Interior Design & Antiques!

The Cummings Quartet - The Charlevoix Circle of Arts is home to the Dorothy Gerber Strings Program. Enjoy 3 performances this month of the Cummings Quartet! 

Free Lecture entitled "A Mosaic of Faiths: Exploring Northern India"
April 4

North Central Michigan College will offer a free international lecture on India in the Library Conference Center on the Petoskey campus. With its deep history and diverse religious and cultural traditions, India offers a fascinating window into the dynamics of belief and worship- particularly via its many temples and holy sites. Dr. Gary L Hauck who is Dean Emeritus at Montcalm Community College offers a reflection on this rich religious tapestry of India, and how it serves as a fine example of cultural pluralism and diversity.

Lenten Fish Fry- St. Mary Family Center
April 5 and 12

St. Mary will have two more Lenten Fish Fries on April 5th and April 12th. The menu includes: fried or baked fish provided by John Cross Fisheries, grilled cheese, french fries or baked potato, coleslaw, roll and homemade desserts. The cost is $12 for adults, $7 for children 10 and under and $40 for a family.

Libations for Live- Daddy Daughter Duo Erika & Patrick Faust
April 6

The daddy daughter duo Erika and Patrick Faust will be serving the drinks at Villager Pub! All tips go towards Live from Charlevoix so be sure to tip well!!

$3 Casa Tuesdays at Red Mesa Grill
$3 Casa Margaritas, $3 Premium Drafts, $3 Food Features

Live Music every Tuesday night, 6-9pm
March 26 | Blake Elliot
April 2 | Adam Hoppe
April 9 | Sean Bielby

Cooking Classes at That French Place
Call 231-437-6037 to sign up. $50 per person. Private classes available by request.

April 11 | Pressure Cooker/ Instant Pot
April 25 | Pizza
The Students Veterans Association Host Veterans Assistance Fair at Open House
Student Community Resource Center
April 10, 2019
Creative Marketing: Leveraging Community Events
Charlevoix Public Library
Community Room
April 18, 2019
Live from Charlevoix
Presents: Frank and Allie
Charlevoix Cinema III
April 27, 2019
Grow with Google: Reach More Customers Online
Charlevoix Public Library
April 30, 2019
Charlevoix County Commission on Aging April Updates
Reminder: All of the Charlevoix County Senior Centers are Closed on Friday, April 19, 2019 in observance of Good Friday. The Charlevoix County COA office is open until noon.
This month we have some new and fun things at our various Senior Centers:

Easter Dinner, Healthy Eating Presentations, Make a Container Garden , Face Yoga , Card Making Class, Dental Presentations , Historical Presentation and Slide Show, Hand Massages, Card Bingo, Bingo, Craft Class, Raffles and 50/50’s, Resale Shopping Trips and Music, Music, Music! Please look at our menu calendars for where and when!
Print our Calendars, “Like” our Facebook Page “Charlevoix County Commission on Aging”, and look at all the other things going on either on the Senior Hi-Lites Newsletter page or the Menus / Calendars and Activities pages of our website below. We are changing what aging looks like and feels like!
Camp Daggett Offers Wilderness Camps
Camp Daggett offers campers, ages 13-15, an exciting opportunity to challenge themselves and learn new skills in a wilderness setting. Our four wilderness adventure trips offer training in self-confidence, communication and teamwork, in some of Michigan’s most beautiful areas. The four trips vary in location and difficulty and each will focus on “Leave No Trace” back-country ethics, basic survival skills and the general history and ecology of the area.

The Camps are: Discovery 2019- Backpacking Pigeon River State Forest, Pathfinder 2019- Backpacking on North Manitou Island, Canoer 2019- Platte, Batsie & Crystal Rivers, and Explorer 2019- Backpacking Pictured Rocks. For more information and dates click HERE !

March MacGregor Cares
March MacGregor Cares participants are: Kari's Closet and Northern Community Mediation.

One of these find groups will win $500 from MacGregor Plumbing & Heating. Clock the link to VOTE !

Do you know of a group, organization or fundraiser that needs help in the community? We're here to help them reach their goals. Nominate by by clicking the following link! NOMINATE

Thank You for Helping the Salvation Army of Petoskey Do the Most Good for Local Families in Need
Thank you for helping The Salvation Army of Petoskey do the most good for local families in need! Click HERE to view our Community Impact Report for 2018.

McLaren Northern Michigan Names New CEO
McLaren Northern Michigan officials announced today the appointment of Todd Burch to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Burch brings more than 16 years of executive leadership experience within hospitals, health systems, and managed care organizations.

Most recently, Burch served as the Southern Region CEO for Aspirus, Inc., an integrated health system serving northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Prior to Aspirus, Burch held senior leadership positions in both the public and private sectors of health care, including Chief Operating Officer for Marshall town Medical and Surgical Center in central Iowa, president and founder of the health care consulting firm Red Rock Health Ventures, and CEO of Greeley County Health Services in Tribune, Kansas.
Burch holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Southwestern Oklahoma State University, and a Master of Science in Health Care Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington. He and his wife of 20 years, Niki, along with their children Madeleine, Sydney, Gabriel, and Josie are looking forward to relocating to the Petoskey area. Burch will officially begin his new position on Monday, April 29.
Candlelight Hike at Mt. McSauba Event Survey
If you attended the candlelight hike at Mt. McSauba, we need your help. Please take a moment to complete our survey. Your thoughts and opinions will help us plan for next year.

Follow this link to take the survey: Candlelight Hike Survey

2019 Dorothy Gerber Strings Program Announced
When you think of summer music camp, do you imagine students jamming fiddle tunes at a local street festival, playing Eine Kleine Nachtmusik on an Island or performing string quartets in the local library? That was exactly what took place in 2018 and the Dorothy Gerber Strings Program is bringing back their highly successful summer options for 2019.
There are opportunities for students across a wide range of age and experience. Summer residents and tourist are also welcome to participate.

For more information about the program visit this website www.gerberstrings.org !

Free Student Art Class during Spring Break "Stay-cation"!
Young Artist Atelier- Students will work with professional artist to be mentored in fine art techniques. Open to students from Middle to High School age using mixed media. Please call to sign up limit of 10 students. 231-547-3554.

Builder's Club Food Drive
The St. Mary Builder's Club had a food drive last week and made it a competition between all of the grades. Together they collected 688 food items! 4th and 5th grade brought in the most and won a pizza party! They will deliver to the Charlevoix Food Pantry on Monday, March 18th.

2019 Charlevoix Chamber Scholarship
We are now accepting applications for our 2019 Chamber Scholarship- awarded to an area high school senior deserving of assistance in covering tuition expenses associated with higher education! Interested students can find more information on our website. We must receive application no later than Monday, April 15, 5pm.

Applicants must be a graduating high school senior who is accepted to and planning to attend an accredited two or four year vocational school, community college or university. The applicant must have a 3.0 or higher GPA, and must either be an employee of a Chamber member business or the child of an employee of a Chamber member business. For application form and requirements, visit charlevoix.org.

Thank you to our first two matching sponsors Boat Works of Charlevoix and Fox Charlevoix & Fox Charlevoix Ford. If your business is interested in partnering to sponsor the scholarship, please reach out to the Chamber office at 231-547-2101.

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