SPONSOR THE BIZ BLAST
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  chamber@charlevoix.org
Member Appreciation Breakfast
October 5
7:30-9am
For Apple Fest Sponsor Opportunities, please call 231-547-2101.
Mirrored Waters Counseling
Child, Adolescent and Adult Behavior
1005 May St., Charlevoix, MI 49720
906-450-7207
Thank You for Attending the State of the Community
Many thanks to all who attended the State of the Community. We appreciate your support of our Community and our Chamber. A special thanks to our speakers, Amanda Wilkin, Mike Ritter, Sarah Lucas and Charles Vondra. Also, a big thank you to our sponsors!
Job Opportunity at the Charlevoix Chamber

Last week we said farewell to our President, Alison Hubbard, who has moved on to another opportunity. Our search continues for Alison’s replacement. You can find the job posting and full job description  HERE . Please share with any interested candidates.

Send resumes with cover letter to  jobs@charlevoix.org . For more information about the Chamber and its programs visit  www.charlevoix.org .

Business After Hours
September 19
5 - 7pm

Business After Hours is the Chamber's monthly business networking event. Jax's Northside Food & Spirits will host this month's Business After Hours. There is no charge for admission, complimentary hors d'oeuvres will be prodvided.

15th Annual Margaret Dueer Award
September 19
6:30-8pm

The Friends of the Library cordially invite you to spend the evening honoring Chamber Ambassador Larry Levengood, a decades long community volunteer and board member on numerous city and school organizations. He helped reorganize the Friends of the Charlevoix Library in 1999 as one of the original nineteen members. The speaker will be Mark Heydauff, Charlevoix City Manager since 2015, who will discuss volunteerism in Charlevoix.

Luncheon Lecture Series:
Great Lakes Center for the Arts with Jill O'Neill
September 21
11:30am

North Central Michigan College's Luncheon Lecture Series presents Jill O'Neill. The brand new $25 million facility opened this summer to packed houses and rave reviews for programs by the Detroit Symphony, Joffrey Ballet, the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra and many others. GLCA Executive Director Jill O’Neill will talk about the finest new performing arts center in Northern Michigan and its amazing contributions to the cultural landscape of our area.

For reservations, email luncheonlecutres@ncmich.edu.
Leadership Event: Change, Opportunity & the New Normal
September 21
8am

In today’s workplace about the only thing we know for certain is that things will change: new technology, social media, unlimited access to information, market shifts, and the influx of Millennials as peers and more. Now more than ever those in Management and Leadership roles get to adapt to the realities of Change and how they impact the “New Normal”. Nationally renowned Speaker, & Executive Coach, Tim Furlong will “Edutain” us on Change, Opportunity and the New Normal as he has done previously with CNN, MTV, VH1, and many others that have chosen Tim and his dynamic, insightful presentations.

FREE Marketing Workshops
September 25
8:30am, 10:30am, 1:30pm, 3pm

Over whelmed by all the marketing options out there? Learn how to grow your business by reaching your potential customers in today’s ever-changing world. We invite you to a marketing workshop for local businesses. At Black Diamond Broadcasting we understand your time is valuable, to thank you for attending each business will be entered to win $500…

For more information, download the event flier or visit
Praise and Worship
September 26
7pm

Join us at St. Mary Parish for an evening of Praise and Worship starting at 7:00 p.m.




The Great Pumpkin Run
September 29
8:00am

The Saturday of Harvest Fest in Boyne City is the Annual Great Pumpkin Run! Bring your friendly pets in costume for fun and a great cause! Registration at 7 am and race starts at 8 am.

35th Annual Crop Walk
September 29
8:00am

Come rain or shine! Area residents are gearing up to join in the Charlevoix County CROP Walk, Saturday, September 29 th at 9:00 am. This year’s walk will be a 5K and will begin at three Charlevoix County locations, including Elm Point to the Tourist Park in East Jordan, the United Methodist Church in Boyne City and St. Mary’s Church in Charlevoix. All church’s and individuals are welcome to join the walk.


Solstice Soiree Thursday Night Dinner Series at Tapawingo
Thursday throughout the Summer
6:30pm
Farm-to-Table flair, music, art & local ingredients. It’s an experience designed to engage all of your senses at our iconic venue, Tapawingo, on St. Claire Lake in Ellsworth.

September 20| Italian Trattoria Take 2
September 27| Fall BBQ with an Asian Flair

$35 per person | Cash Bar | Tickets may be purchased  here.
$3 Casa Tuesdays at Red Mesa Grill
$3 Casa Margaritas, $3 Premium Drafts, $3 Food Features
 Live Music every Tuesday night, 6-9pm

September 25| Blake Elliot
October 2| Jakey Thomas
October 9| Buddha Sweet

 The Cantina

September 21 | 7-10pm | Dave Cisco
September 22| 6 - 9pm | Chris Sterr
October 2 |6-9pm | Jakey Thomas

 The Landing

The Landing will be open weekends through September!

Dairy Grille

Last day for the season is Sunday, September 23. Thanks for a great season and we will see you in the spring!


Connecting Entrepreneurial
Communities 2018

October 3-4, 2018
Downtown Charlevoix
General Election Candidate Forum

October 10, 2018
6pm
Iron Horse Cafe at North Central Michigan College
College Night
October 10, 2018
6:00-7:30pm
North Central Michigan College
Mass Time Change Starting October 6
St. Mary Parish mass times will change starting on October 6th to Saturday at 4 p.m. and Sunday at 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.




Come Join the Charlevoix Stingray's Swim Team
The Stingrays welcome swimmers who have passed Stingray Academy Level IV Lessons (or equivalent ability), and complete one length of the pool within 30 seconds using one of four competitive swim strokes. We will work around other sports! Pricing, times, registration forms, and financial need scholarship forms on our website. The Official Swim Team Season runs October 15 - February 24. Oct. 8th, 9th & 11th, 5-6 pm: Tryouts / Placement Week. Pick One Day. Free. Oct. 12th: Welcome to Stingray Swim Team Pool Party 4-6 pm and Parent’s Meeting 5:30-6 pm. $5 Pre-season Drop-in or Stingray Pass.


North Central Celebrates Constitution Day
On Monday, September 17th, North Central Michigan College will be observing Constitution Day. Constitution Day celebrates the day that the attendees at the Constitution Convention signed the document in 1787 making the U.S. Constitution 231 years old today. In order to test your knowledge of our nation's founding document and its amendments, please challenge yourself by completing our Constitution Day Quiz. Click on the link and answer the 10 questions to see how well you know about our country's Constitution! 



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