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Traverse City Area Chamber Launches Executive Director Search

TRAVERSE CITY, MI ­– The Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce has formally launched a search for a new Executive Director. The Executive Director will be responsible for developing and leading the Chamber’s membership-related programs and strategies, implement the Chamber’s “personal as possible” goals for serving its members and the community, and excelling in the […]

‘We Have Met the Enemy – and He is Us’

The headline is from a 1970 Earth Day poster featuring the comic strip character Pogo, famously paraphrased by cartoonist Walt Kelly from Commodore Perry’s historic dispatch after defeating the British Fleet in the Battle of Lake Erie in the War of 1812. It’s also an apt description of the ongoing community debate over development opportunities […]

Coalition Talks Energy with Upton

The Great Lakes Metro Chambers Coalition continues to push for the House and Senate to reconcile differences and pass a comprehensive federal energy package. In the most recent of a series of meetings with members of Congress throughout the Great Lakes, the coalition – including Chamber Alliance Director of Government Relations Kent Wood – sat […]

Chamber Monitors DDA Bills

For the past two legislative cycles, the Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance and our local downtown development partners have kept a close eye on proposed legislation that would make large changes to the state’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) authorizing statutes. After hearing that a long-debated draft would be introduced in the House in March, work on […]

Kalkaska Honors 2016 Citizen and Business of the Year

KALKASKA – A local office supply store and a long-time community businessman will be honored as the 2016 Citizen and Business of the Year for the Kalkaska community. Advanced Office Supply is the Business of the Year in Kalkaska, while businessman and property developer Robert Murray will receive the Citizen of the Year award. Both […]

Enroll in TSA Pre Check Program at TVC

Cherry Capital Airport is pleased to announce that passengers and airport visitors will have the opportunity to enroll in the TSA Pre✓® program through this Friday, March 11. TSA Pre✓® is an expedited screening program that enables identified low-risk air travelers to enjoy a smart and efficient screening experience. For TSA Pre✓® travelers, there is […]


POSITION DESCRIPTION   TITLE:                  Administrative Assistant REPORTS TO:      Chief Operating Officer FLSA STATUS:     Full Time, Hourly $10-$12 per hour JOB DESCRIPTION: This position requires a highly organized, motivated, friendly, and energetic person to contribute to the Chamber’s wide range of administrative responsibilities and office support.  This position will assist all departments with administrative tasks and […]

Oryana’s Healthy Weight Week

Get your New Year’s resolution started! Visit Oryana for demos, samples, educational information and special pricing on products focused on achieving a healthy weight. Location: Oryana Natural Foods Market Event Date: Monday, January 6, 2014

Local Skincare Demonstration

Representatives from locally produced Michael Clark (10a – 2p) and Nature’s Magic Skin Care (1 – 3p) will be here at Oryana to offer samples and answer questions. Save 10% all day on Michael Clark and Nature’s Magic products. Location: Oryana Natural Foods Market Event Date: Wednesday, January 8, 2014 Event Start Time: 10:00:00 AM […]

Eating Healthy for Life Tour

Are you tired of feeling lousy? Do you have blood sugar issues, heart problems, lingering ailments? Are you frustrated with diets that don’t work? Well this is the tour for you! Join us for a stroll through Oryana and see for yourself how uncomplicated healthy eating can be. You may be surprised to learn how […]

Active Lifestyle Week

January 13-19: Tai chi, qigong, yoga, oh my! Looking for a non-traditional way to get active this year? Oryana will feature demos, educational information and special pricing on products designed to get you moving. Location: Oryana Event Date: Monday, January 13, 2014

Weight Management Made Easy: Learn How to Unlock Your Metabolism to Reach Your Healthy Weight Goals

Join Shoreline Center for Healing’s Registered Dietitian Heather Campbell as she provides crucial tips on how to achieve and maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle. Emphasis will be on whole foods for real people! Handouts and snacks will be provided. This event is FREE and open to the public, no RSVP required. NOTE: This event […]

Local Skincare Demonstration

Representatives from locally produced Indira Shea (until 3pm) and Sanatio Skin Care will be here to offer samples and answer questions. Save 10% all day on Indira Shea and Sanatio products. Location: Oryana Natural Foods Market Event Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Event Start Time: 1:00:00 PM Event Finish Time: 5:00:00 PM

Walk Taste Talk Tour

Do you feel intimidated by the world of Oryana or just want to learn more about what we have to offer? This tour is packed with samples, food facts, and new products to try. Tours are FREE, but registration is required. Please sign up at Customer Service or call 947-0191. Location: Oryana Natural Foods Market […]