2022 East Jordan Chamber of Commerce Visitor's Guide

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“CELEBRATE” with the Breezeway communities of East Jordan, Ellsworth and Atwood! From business opportunities to cultural and recreational amenities, our area has so much to offer residents and visitors of all ages. The past few years have brought to the forefront the abundance of hiking trails, paddling waters, clear dark skies, fishing spots, golf courses, beaches and quiet areas to view or photograph wildlife. It has also opened up entrepreneurial possibilities for aspiring individuals to pursue. We “CELEBRATE” our wonderful schools, municipalities and services; our dedicated non-profit organizations helping make our quality of life even better; our many businesses and professionals who supply us with high quality goods and services; and our people who offer their friendship and support to make our communities vibrant and welcoming. So join us for a visit or relocate to our region... and “CELEBRATE” with us! The East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce continues to be an active and engaging part of the communities we serve. We are also celebrating our 60th (+2) Anniversary of incorporation this year! Whether you are in need of business, vacation or relocation information we are your #1 resource! C-E-L-E-B-R-A-T-E! Most sincerely, Mary H. Faculak President/CEO At the Chamber, we are always up for a CELEBRATION! Stop by for a visit... Mary and Shannon

Valentine's Day

St. Patrick's Day


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Table of Contents

Mary’s Welcome ................................................................. 3 Table of Contents .............................................................. 4 CELEBRATE! 22 New & To-Do in 2022 ........................... 5 Festivals & Events (#1 & #2) ............................................ 6 Music & Art (#3 & #4) ..................................................... 10 New Music & Art (#5 & #6) .......................................... 13 Farms & Orchards (#7) ....................................................15 Raven Hill Discovery Center (#8) ................................ 16 Unique Places to Visit (#9) ............................................ 18 Unique AND New (#10) .................................................. 21 Lakes & Rivers (#11 & #12) .......................................... 22 Nature Lovers' List (#13 & #14) .................................. 24 Accommodations ........................................................... 26 Eat, Drink & Be Merry (#15) ........................................ 30 The Breezeway & City Maps (#16) .............................. 36

Member Directory .................................................... 38-49 Parks & Beaches (#17) ..................................................... 50 Clubs & Organizations (#18) ........................................ 52 Houses of Worship .......................................................... 55 Jordan Valley District Library ....................................... 57 Celebrate Our Communities! ........................................ 58 Big Happenings in EJ (#19 & #20) .............................. 59 Record Ribbon Cuttings & More ................................ 60 The Shoe Club (#21) ......................................................... 61 Hellos, Goodbyes & Congrats (#22) .......................... 63 Get to Know Your Chamber ......................................... 65 Celebrate Our Schools! .................................................. 66 Advertisers Index / Publication Info ............................ 70

2022 Miss East Jordan Scolarship Pageant Contestants The Pageant won't be held this year until after our publication date, so here is a photo of this year's contestants. And to us, they are ALL winners! From Left to Right: Skylar Grzebyk, Grace Beal, Katey Black, Mycah Heise, Alainna Sarasin, Gabriella Watros


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Festivals & Events "Live every day as if it is a festival. Turn your life into a celebration." ~ Shri Radhe Maa

Jordan River Arts Council Exhibits

Summer Reading Event

Miss East Jordan Pageant

Ellsworth Pig Roast

All Year (See Schedule in Ad on p. 8) April 30


Wednesdays: June 8, July 20 & August 10 Jordan Valley District Library June 17 & 18 Celebrating over 40 years of food, family & fun. www.facebook.com/EllsworthPigRoast

EJ Chamber Annual Meeting May 21

Regional Business After Hours May 25

Annual Breezeway Garage Sale Friday & Saturday, May 27 & 28 26 Miles of garage sales across C-48 The Breezeway from Atwood to Boyne Falls. www.ridethebreezeway.com

East Jordan Freedom Festival

June 23 - 26 Block Party, Grand Parade, Bands, Food, Fun & Fireworks. www.eastjordanfreedomfestival.org

Memorial Day Parade May 30

Ellsworth Fireworks

July 3 - Dusk Fireworks over Lake St. Clair

Sweaty Yeti 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run

July 9 A family-friendly event welcoming all levels, to benefit the Barber-Galvin Memorial Scholarship. www.sweatyyetirun.com

EJ Chamber Golf Outing

June 3 Mallard Golf Club & Driving Range

East Jordan Music in the Park Series June 3 - July 29 (See Schedule p.10)


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South Arm Classics Festival

July 9 Classic cars and boats, fun, food and music. Sponsored by EJ Lions Club www.southarmclassics.com


July 9 Drinks & dancing in City marina parking lot. Sponsored by EJ Rotary Club

Depot Teen Center Golf Tournament September 10

Paddle Antrim

September 15 - 17 Two-day kayak paddle covering over 40 miles of Northern Michigan’s Chain of Lakes. www.paddleantrim.com

Up North Busker Fest


July 15 & 16 A new world-class busker's festival balloon twisters, musicians, jugglers & more. www.facebook.com/buskermania/

Fall Fest

September 24 Tourist Park from 12-10 pm. Live Music, Food Trucks, Beer Tent and more.

Jordan River Fall Raft Excursion Depot Teen Center Can Drive July 23 - 10 am -1 pm

Portside Arts Fair

September 24 2.5 mile family-friendly guided river trip down the Jordan River. www.jvoutfitters.com

August 6 & 7 Arts & Crafts, Food, Music. www.portsideartsfair.org

Retail Therapy Sales August 17

Kiersten’s Ride

August 20 Horseback / Walk / ATV Ride fundraiser for suicide awareness & prevention. www.kierstensride.org

Breezeway Fall Color Cruises

September 24, October 1 & 8 Three Saturday Cruises... at your own pace. Fall Colors, Corn Mazes, Pumpkins, Apples, Scarecrows, and more! www.ridethebreezeway.com

Depot Teen Center Pumpkin Walk October 21-22

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2023 Events Sno-Blast Winter Festival

Jaleesa O'Neal Belle of the Blizzard 2022 Jason O'Neal Winter Knight 2022

February 17-18, 2023 The 42nd annual event includes Sno-Sculpture Contest, Crowning of Belle of the Blizzard and Winter Knight, Blessing of the Sleds and more.

Holiday Art Fair

November 12 - East Jordan High School

Small Business Saturday November 26

Mingle & Jingle / Jubilee of Trees

Community Spirit Week

March 13-17, 2023 November 26 Community Tree Lighting, Caroling, Refreshments, Shopping. PLUS the "Jubilee of Trees Lion's Club Easter Fun & Games April 8, 2023 for 501-C3s" silent auction.

Other Fun Stuff

EJ Visitors Center

Lions Club Christmas Village

December 3, 2022 - January 3, 2023 A festive drive through EJ Tourist Park.

211 Main St., Downtown East Jordan Open Mon.-Fri. 10am-3pm & Event wkends Exhibits featuring the history of the Iron Works since 1883. Also at this site is an EJ employment application kiosk. For more info call 231-536-4447.

Castle Farms

Wine Down Wednesdays: Every Wednesday thru October! 1918 Cellars from 6-8 pm - live music, food, wine and more! December 3 Fairy Garden Make & Take : Jun 28; Jul 26 Wooden Shoe Holiday Festival Farm-to-Table Dinner & Tour: Jul 12, Aug 16, Wednesday, December 7 Sep 20, Oct 11 In the quaint Village of Ellsworth - Tree light- Prince & Princess Story Time: Jul 13 ing and Caroling. Food & Games in beautiful Grand Wedding Expo: Oct 30 Banks Township Hall. Santa's Workshop: Dec 10

Christmas in Atwood

Raven Hill Discovery Center

The Smithsonian Labor Days History of Work is ongoing until the end of 2022. FREE Second Saturdays: May 14, June 11, July 9, Aug 13, Sep 10, Oct 8 Families only - no groups, please.

Jul 10: Celebrate 30 years with Raven Hill Open House Noon-4pm Aug 7 : 4th Annual Pedal Pig & Pint Bike Tour Aug 11: Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra open-air concert at Raven Hill - 7pm

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Music & Art

"Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music." ~ Ronald Reagan


Concerts in the Park - Memorial Park Band Shell Friday Summer Nights - 7:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the Jordan River Arts Council (JRAC), the East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce and the East Jordan Downtown Development Authority (DDA). June 3 Jelly Roll Blues Band Blues June 10 The Real Ingredients Americana; Folk-Rock June 17 Levitator Psyche/Rock; Blues July 1 Blue Water Ramblers Michigan Music: Folk, Shanties, Ballads July 8 Hazel James Band Modern Folk Acoustic July 15 Brett Mitchell & the Mitchfits Folky/Indie/Pop/Rock July 22 Delilah DeWylde Rockabilly July 29 The Mickeys Americana; Indie

Also, enjoy the Jordan Valley Community Band July 7, 14, 21 & 28 Memorial Park Band Shell 7:30 pm

Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra As Northern Michigan’s champions of classical chamber music, it is our mission to entertain, to inspire and to educate. With a vast variety of concert themes, we highlight the most classic of traditional composers to the most innovative of today’s contemporaries - we truly have something for everyone! Check out their concert schedule & purchase tickets at www.glcorchestra.org.


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Jordan River Arts Council Come CELEBRATE with Jordan River Arts Council this year! Whether you seek inspiration, innovation, information, or involvement in a dynamic organization, you can find it at the Art Center, 301 Main St. in downtown East Jordan. Since its inception, JRAC has been an all-volunteer organization dedicated to our cultural community by “bringing art into living." Everyone is welcome and admission is always free. JRAC invites you to peruse their unique exhibits (schedule in ad on p. 8), workshops, and performances. Also, plan on browsing in the Gift Shop full of delightful work by local artists. The hours are 1-4 p.m. during exhibits, but visit our website to get up-to-date information: www.jordanriverarts.com The Arts Council is also a proud sponsor of Music in the Park (p. 10) and the Jordan Art Walk (p. 13).

Four Seasons Celebrate East Jordan & Beyond


This summer JRAC will host an exhibition that captures the beauty and the community of East Jordan all year round. We invite you to to enjoy favorite moments, places, people and sights, interpreted by local artists who will draw, paint, print, collage, sculpt, sew, weave, fuse glass, throw pottery … the field is wide open. We want to show the world the best of our town, to celebrate the beauty, the fun and the quintessential EJ. Join us!

And, to inspire you further, here's a "Blast from the Past"! Remember the four paintings the Chamber commissioned and auctioned off? ... and then sold these beautiful posters! BTW, you can STILL buy them - Full Set $20!!

2005 Summer Kelly Britt

2006 Autumn Penny Pepin

2007 Winter Karen Walker

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2008 Spring Prudence Barber



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New Art & Music :-) Jordan Art Walk


The Jordan Art Walk consists of seven sculptures strategically placed between Sportsman's Park and Memorial Park, integrated with the new ‘Joining Jordan Boardwalk’. The plan is for more sculptures to be added over the next two years. The sculptures will then be rotated out after three years, so that this will become an evolving exhibit. This public art project is an exciting collaboration between the Jordan River Arts Council, the City of East Jordan, the Friends of the Jordan River, the East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce and Active Recovery Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine. Pick up a brochure/map and have fun "Exploring Nature Through Art"!


Concerts on the Square - Ellsworth Starting at 7:00 p.m.

In the Community Square next to Banks Township Hall

B.Y.O.C. (*bring your own chair) Sponsored By the Ellsworth Downtown Development Authority

June 15 Kadin McCallum


Oh Boy!

July 13 Pine Lakes Winds

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July 27 Foghorn Jazz Band


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Farms & Orchards

"HARVEST isn't just the act of picking a vegetable from the vine, it is a season for collecting the crops and celebrating the plentiful gifts our garden has brought to us."


East Jordan Garden Club Farmers’ Market May 13 - September 30

Thursdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. East Jordan Tourist Park Jackie Drenth: 231-675-9493

Sponsored by the East Jordan Garden Club, this long-running Farmer’s Market is an important part of the East Jordan Community. Vendors of all kinds gather with their baked goods, locally-grown freshpicked fruits & vegetables, crafts, honey, pure maple syrup and much more. These are fun family events!

Royal Farms Farm Market & Winery

Wagbo Farm & Education Center 5745 N. M-66, East Jordan Providing an inspirational place for people to connect with each other and the land. 212-acre homestead. Farming ventures include: pastured poultry, maple syrup, vegetable gardens, permaculture greenhouse, laying hens, ducks, pigs, milk cows, draft horses, honey bees, fruit trees & rough cut lumber. Sleigh or Wagon Rides. Snowshoe, Ski & Hiking Trails. Farm Tours. CSA Veg. Farm products for sale. www.facebook.com/ marthawagbofarm/

U.S. 31 in Atwood Fresh fruits and vegetables. U-Pick or we pick. Fresh baked pies & pastries. Meat pasties. Ice cream & smoothies. Greenhouse. Gift shop. Fall cider mill, corn maze and hayrides. Our own wine and cider tasting room. www.royalfarmsinc.com

Valley View Farm

5018 S. Waterman Rd. A family farm that's still kickin'! Specializing in growing malting barley. And now a wedding/event venue. www.facebook.com/valleyviewfarmmichigan/

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Raven Hill Discovery Center CELEBRATING 30 YEARS of Science, History & the Arts! And we've welcomed over 400,000 guests since 1992!


Raven Hill is nestled in a rural setting with ponds, swamps, forests & fields on 175 acres. It is the only place in northern Lower Michigan where children and adults can link science, history & the arts with hands-on activities and explorations both indoors and outdoors. Connections emerge through classes, exhibits and facilities that provide opportunites for all ages to learn, create, grow and play! NEW! The Connections Trail An outdoor half-mile long pathway with periodic learning stations so that families can get the same hands-on experiences that we have always had inside. Left: Sketching Station on Connections Trail

More Connections Trail Stations Above Left: Kaleidoscope Dish Garden Above Right: T-Rex Height Chart

Main Museum Hands-on activities including light, sound, motion, magnets, music, earth and life sciences.

Animal Room Reptiles and amphibians that you can meet and hold, if you are up to the adventure!

Kitchen & Project Room Location for many art classes, but also available for use with Great Room rental for your next event.

Energy House An off-the-grid house to show solar energy conversion and sustainable living. Open by request.

Periodic Room The twenty foot long 3D Periodic Table of the Elements displays elements and products made with different elements.

School House Example of a one room school house chronicling the history of education with desks from the 1890s to present day. www.MiRavenHill.org.


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Mother of Pearl Treasures Button Exhibit

Watershed Model Enjoy the sound of moving water. “Sail” a boat down the river. Model includes a waterfall, wetlands area and springs bubbling up from the ground. All three tributaries come together and flow down to the “lake.”

Natural History Alcove

Ancient World Replicas from ancient civilizations, including a pyramid, sphynx, Easter Island Head, Roman Arch, Obelisk, and more!

Treehouse Accessible Tree House built in the shape of a maple leaf.

Exploring Beyond Jurassic Park Geologic history of Earth.

Wetlands Boardwalk This boardwalk crosses the swamp and connects the main campus and Ancient World.

The Pond & Trails

Earth Tones Music Garden Recycled and tuned musical instruments in an outside garden setting. Stone Labyrinth Evolving Technology Building Timelines of many different types of technology from modern day back to the stone age.

Whisper Dishes Whisper in the focal point of one satellite dish and hear your partner 250 feet apart in the other satellite dish.

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Sundial Tell time on a sunny day. Created and donated by Leadership Little Traverse.


Unique Places to Visit Founded in 1976, East Jordan’s Portside Art & Historical Society was the first historical museum established in Charlevoix County. There are normally two locations where you can view historical displays and artifacts.


East Jordan Historial Society Museum

Downtown East Jordan at City Hall - 201 Main St. This downtown exhibit has had a major facelift as the museum curators catalogued and organized the vast exhibits. The museum is open during regular City Hall hours and during East Jordan’s many summer events. Stop by to see the exhibits, or purchase our recently re-published “East Jordan Remembers: A Collection of Stories About East Jordan’s Past.” Admission price is donation only.

Elm Pointe

01656 S. M-66, East Jordan Elm Pointe houses the majority of the East Jordan Historical Society’s artifacts. The museum is closed at this time, but may be open during the Portside Arts Fair August 6 & 7.

Stonehedge Farm & Fiber Shed - 2246 Pesek Road, East Jordan

Stonehedge is a 168-year-old working farm which, for over 30 years now, has been home to Stonehedge Fiber Mill - a custom processor of wool into yarn. Debbie McDermott is a shepherd, spinner, and fiber artist who also maintains her own flock of eight breeds of sheep and angora goats. A visit to Stonehedge is both educational and loads of fun. Meet the animals, see the wool processing areas, and shop for beautiful skeins of unique yarns. www.stonehedgefibermill.com


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Village of Ellsworth

From Mile 5 to Mile 7 on The Breezeway

Ellsworth Army Tank On Memorial Day 1957, the 86-ton tank was placed on a concrete slab in front of the Am. Legion Post. The Labyrinth In the Ellsworth Community Park

Ellsworth Community Park Pavillion, Restrooms, Playground, fishing pier, boat dock, & MI's largest outdoor public Archery Range! Stone House and the Bud Tornga Memorial Garden

Jordan River National Fish Hatchery - 6623 Turner Road, Elmira

The visiting public is encouraged to tour the Visitor Center in the main hatchery building or walk through the multiple fish production buildings located on the grounds. The hatchery provides several nature trails and is located adjacent to the popular North Country Trail. Visitors may also enjoy the station’s picnic area, pollinator garden, and easy access to the beautiful Jordan River Valley. www.fws.gov/Midwest/JordanRiver

Ironton Ferry - M66, Ironton

The Ironton Ferry began operation in 1876. At first, the operator took individual passengers across Lake Charlevoix in a rowboat. After about four years, the rowboat was replaced by a ferry that was powered by horses. The ferry acquired nationwide fame in 1936, when Ripley's Believe it or Not! listed the Ironton Ferry's Captain Sam Alexander for travelling 15,000 miles while never being more than 1,000 feet from his home.

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Unique Places to Visit


Castle Farms - M66, Charlevoix Castle Farms of Charlevoix is one of Michigan’s premier historic tour attractions and destination wedding venues. This beautiful French Renaissance castle built in 1918 features soaring stone towers, romantic courtyards and magnificent gardens, plus Norm, the Castle’s very own dragon! Museum quality collections showcased throughout the Castle include antique toys, castles, and royalty memorabilia from around the world. The Castle’s Outdoor Model Railroad is the largest in Michigan, with 68 G-scale trains steaming across more than 1/2 mile of track. The Castle also provides the perfect venue for weddings, proms, corporate events, or private parties. Open year round, Castle Farms is listed on the National and State Historic Registries. And don’t forget to visit Castle Farms the 1918 Cellars winery! www.castlefarms.com


Unique AND New!

Hungry Ducks Farm - next to Castle Farms, 4580 M66, Charlevoix Hungry Ducks Farm will be opening May 20, 2022! From farm animals to trout fishing, Charlevoix’s latest attraction is a great place to enjoy a summer afternoon with the whole family. Stop by and enjoy a picnic in the pavilion or spend the day wandering through the museum. One wrist band is good for unlimited rides, access to each interactive petting farm, and views of historical collections of antique toys and dolls, doll houses, quilts, and more! Children will be entranced by the model trains; parents will enjoy family time spent in the fresh air. You can find the Farm located one mile down from Castle Farms. Come experience the farm for yourself, we can’t wait to see you! www.hungryducksfarm.com

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Lakes & Rivers "Said the river: imagine everything you can imagine, then keep on going." ~ Mary Oliver


The Jordan River The Jordan River is a 24.9-mile-long stream, the largest tributary of Lake Charlevoix. The Jordan's headwaters rise from springs in the upper Jordan River Valley northeast of Mancelona in Antrim County. The Jordan River was the first river to be designated in Michigan's Natural Rivers Program. The Jordan River is well known for its world-class brook trout fishing and for its scenic canoe trips. The headwaters are accessible by many foot and snowmobile trails.

“A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable.” ~ William Wordsworth

Lake Charlevoix Lake Charlevoix was once voted the second best lake in America in a USA Today poll, behind only Lake Tahoe. Being awarded this honor is partly due to the many forms of recreation the lake provides, including swimming, kayaking, sailing, fishing, diving, boating, water skiing, and just relaxing on the beach. Lake Charlevoix is also one of Michigan’s largest and most magnificent lakes. It is the 3rd largest lake in the state in terms of surface area, but its shoreline length far exceeds that of any other inland lake in Michigan. If you kayak the entire shoreline of Lake Charlevoix, you will have traversed 60 miles!


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Chain of Lakes Water Trail

The Chain of Lakes is a highlight to our region and it is no wonder. These connected lakes are diverse paddling opportunities on some of northern Michigan’s clear pristine lakes. The Chain of Lakes Water Trail is one of only eight state-designated water trails and the only water trail in Northern Michigan. This non-motorized water trail has over 80 miles of routes to explore and something for all types of paddlers. The Upper Chain is made up of smaller lakes and is a great experience for beginner paddlers. Paddle through a mile of protected shoreline, check out an island, or just enjoy the calm and quiet of paddling through the crystal waters. You can begin, end or pass through the three lakeside communities of Ellsworth, Central Lake, and Bellaire where you will find food, camping, and all the other amenities you need to make your trip complete. The Lower Chain includes larger lakes like Torch Lake and Elk Lake for experienced paddlers looking for an adventure. Explore the serene Grass River Natural Area, find a sunken ship, or just enjoy the turquoise waters of Torch Lake. In Bellaire, Alden, and Elk Rapids you will find all you need to enjoy your time on the water. While you are here, join Paddle Antrim for a local paddling class or event on the water. For more information on the Chain of Lakes Water Trail, classes/events or local rentals go to: www.paddleantrim.com. And check the Membership Section of this Guide or go to: www.ejchamber.org for lots of other watercraft rentals!

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Nature Lovers' List "Nature is not something to conquer, but something to learn from or to merge with and be a part of to dance with, celebrate." WOO HOO! ~ Frederick Lenz


Little Traverse Conservancy The mission of the Little Traverse Conservancy is to protect the natural diversity and beauty of northern Michigan by preserving significant land and scenic areas, and fostering appreciation and understanding of the environment. Our service area includes Chippewa, Mackinac, Emmet, Cheboygan, and Charlevoix counties. Maps can be found on the website, at local Chamber of Commerce offices, or by mail (call the Conservancy at 231-347-0991 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday Friday). The Conservancy also offers a number of guided hikes and other activities throughout the year, so check the website: www.landtrust.org.

Our Newest Area Preserve:

Area Preserves: Other Area Preserves:

Nathan Beem Memorial Nature Preserve: 105 Acres with 1,880 feet of shoreline on the east side of Six Mile Lake.

Rogers/Dressel/Jordan River Preserve: From downtown East Jordan, travel northeast and then south on M-32 for 1.3 miles to Rogers Road. Turn right and the preserve is 1/2 mile down on the right. Raven Raven Ridge Ridge Nature Nature Preserve: Preserve: From From downtown downtown East East Jordan, Jordan, travel travel east east on C48 approximately on C48 approximately 3.5 3.5 miles miles to to Pearsall Pearsall Rd. Turn right, then immediately turn left Rd. Turn right, then immediately turn left onto onto Fuller Fuller Rd. Rd. Turn Turn right right in in about about 1.5 1.5 mi. mi. St. Clair Lake/Six Mile Lake Natural Area: From Ellsworth, take C48 east approximately two miles to South Arm Township Park and a small parking area on the right (south) side of the road. There is a rustic boat boat launch launch on on the the river. river.


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Pinney Bridge

Landslide Overlook

Deadman's Hill

Jordan Valley Pathway The Jordan Valley Pathway is an 18-mile hiking trail in the Jordan River Valley. The pathway winds through the Mackinaw State Forest along the Jordan River. This scenic valley is well worth a trip in any season, however fall colors are noteworthy due to its rich hardwood forests. Its looped trail system is mixed with moderate to rugged topography, providing excellent opportunities for hikers and backpackers. The full pathway is a good two-day hike. Backpackers can stay at the Pinney Bridge State Campground, located near the trail’s halfway point (dispersed camping is not allowed in the Jordan Valley). Hikers can conveniently start and end at the same place if completing a smaller loop or the whole trail. This trail houses four different trailheads that allow access to the pathway, with the main trailhead located at Deadman’s Hill Overlook. No biking is allowed on the Jordan Valley Pathway.


There is nothing like the Jordan Valley in the Fall! Whether you're in a car, on a motorcycle, riding a bike or hiking, we think you'll agree with us ... We OWN the Fall! Pick up our Color Tour map. Also, go West on the Breezeway to Atood to our Farm Markets for Apples, Pumpkins, Wines, Cider, Pies & Donuts. And go East on the Breezeway to Boyne Mountain to see the colors from the top of the chairlift or the zipline.

Brown's Creek Pathway

In the heart of East Jordan, this new 5-mile mountain bike trail enjoys flow sections near beautiful Brown’s Creek as well as short steep climbs. Ideal for all level of cyclists. All of this is near downtown and local schools.

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Atwood Inn Motel Phone: 231-599-3111

Atwood 12082 Antrim Dells Rd. (off US-31)

16 rooms

Boyne Mountain Resorts Phone: 231-549-6000 Phone: 1-800-462-6963

Boyne Falls 1 Boyne Mountain Road





South Arm Retreats (formerly East Jordan Motel) Phone: 231-412-2685

East Jordan (See ad p. 72) 218 Elizabeth St. at M-66 southarmretreats@gmail.com

8 rooms

Yettaw Cottages, LLC Phone: 231-588-7741

Ellsworth On shore of St. Clair Lake davedonna@torchlake.com

Sleeps: Varies




The Blue Pelican Inn Phone: 231-544-2583 (See ad p. 28)

Central Lake 2535 North Main Street blue@thebluepelican.com

6 Rooms 1 Suite

The House on the Hill Phone: 231-588-6304

Ellsworth 9661 Lake Street - On The Breezeway innkeeper@thehouseonthehill.com

5 rooms - Main House; 3 rooms Carriage House

The Jordan Inn Phone: 231-536-9906

East Jordan 228 Main Street

11 rooms




East Jordan East Jordan Tourist Park Phone: 231-536-2561(4/15-10/15) South Arm of Lake Charlevoix info@eastjordancity.org 231-536-3381 (Winter) (See ad p. 4) Wooden Shoe Park Phone: 231-588-6382 (See ad p. 12)


60 Sites / 40 Additional 3 Cabins

Ellsworth 5625 Bridge Street office@villageofellsworth.com

40 Sites




Bell’s Cabins (John & Ursula Bell) Phone: 231-599-3203

East Jordan 401 N Lake Street belljm@peoplepc.com

2 Bedroom & 1 Bedroom

Hometown Team LLC

East Jordan 112 Spring Street Gloria.kraemer@gmail.com

1 Unit Sleeps 4

Stone Family Cottage Phone: 231-536-3103 520-850-7888 (Oct-May)

East Jordan 02630 S. M-66 basketladylks@gmail.com

Sleeps 8+

The Waterside Retreats

East Jordan M-66 (next to South Arm Retreats)

2 Adjacent Townhomes & 1 Motel House

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AMENITIES & MORE www.AtwoodInnMotel.com - The perfect place to unwind and relax. All rooms have private bath, mini fridge & microwave, heat/air conditioning, and free WiFi. Courtyard with picnic tables, yard games, charcoal grills, and sitting area. Close to golf, dining, farm markets, beaches and more. www.BOYNE.com - Golf, Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark, Zipline Adventures, Solace Spa, Biking Trails/Rental, Scenic Chairlift Rides, Horseback Riding, Disc Golf, Snowsports, Youth Camps, Patio Dining & Live Entertainment, Lodging. Select pet friendly lodging available. AMENITIES & MORE www.southarmretreats.com - Clean, comfortable rooms at an affordable price across from Lake Charlevoix. Free WiFi, fridge, microwave and coffee maker in all rooms. Contactless door codes provided for easy check in. Walk to the East Jordan Tourist Park. www.yettawcottages.com Three (3) bedroom cottages, fully furnished including linens, microwave, cable TV, row boats, fire pits. Family pets welcome. Weekly summer rentals Sat-Sat; off season dates & rates negotiable. AMENITIES & MORE www.thebluepelican.com - Online Virtual Tour - Rooms of Distinction Free breakfast at Brother’s Restaurant; Family room with television & DVD player; Complimentary water, soda & juice; Free Internet access; Room service available while restaurant is open. www.thehouseonthehill.com - Gourmet Breakfast. All rooms - private bath & queen or king beds. Carriage House rooms have gas fireplace & semi-private deck. Elegant country lodging with exquisite fine dining just minutes away. Air conditioning. Located downtown, close to marina, shopping, snowmobile trail. Able to accommodate groups and host events. Wireless Internet. Cable TV. Guest Breakfast orders off menu. AMENITIES & MORE www.eastjordancity.org/touristpark.html Complete RV Hookups, Pull-Through Sites, Showers & Restroom Facilities, Play Area, Dump Station, Sandy Beach. Reservations Recommended. Pets must be on leash.

www.villageofellsworth.com - Open 5/15 - 9/15. Overlooking Ellsworth Lake & River Park. Shower, Bath House, Play Area, Dump Stations, Grass Sites. Swimming. Fishing. Nature Walks. Reservations Recommended. Pets must be on leash. AMENITIES & MORE www.bellscabinsej.com - Open 4/15 - 10/15 Weather Permitting. Easy access to Lake Charlevoix beach, golf, tennis, boat launch. Clean and affordable 2 bedroom cottage and one bedroom cabin. For rent by day or week. Kitchen, cable television, grill and fire pit. Clean linens provided. www.airbnb.com - Located in downtown East Jordan close to dining, shopping and overlooking the beautiful south arm of Lake Charlevoix and the East Jordan Memorial Park and City Harbor. Fully furnished including all linens, kitchen ware and amenities. Available year round. www.stonefamilycottage.com - 80 ft. of frontage on Lake Charlevoix South Arm on M-66. 2100 sq.ft. home - 4 bedroom, 2 bath - Sandy swimming area w/swim raft; good fishing with boat & motor rental available for extra charge; Smoke free/pet free; free local phone calls. Thewatersideretreats.staydirectly.com - Open year round for boating, skiing and everything in between. All linens, amenities and kitchenware provided. Across from Lake Charlevoix with a short walk to the EJ Tourist Park and Boat Launch. 2 bedrooms and pullout sofa in each unit. :: www.ejchamber.org ::



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Eat, Drink & Be Merry "We live life in restaurants, it's the center of social life, where we celebrate with family and friends, make new friends, travel without traveling, and of course, eat." ~ Philip Rosenthal A Matter of Taste www.amatteroftastemi.com

Ellsworth At Tapawingo 9502 Lake Street

Phone: 231-675-7659 or 231-588-1000

BC Pizza & Indoor Playland (See ad p. 29)

East Jordan 101 N. Lake St. Corner of M66 & C48

Phone: 231-536-5555

Beach House Restaurant www.BOYNE.com

Boyne Falls Boyne Mountain Resort

Phone: 231-549-6085

The Blue Pelican Inn www.thebluepelican.com (See ad p. 28)

Central Lake 2535 North Main Street

Phone: 231-544-2583

Cellar 1914 www.cellar1914.com

East Jordan 101 Main Street, Suite A

Phone: 231-676-8743

1918 Cellars Wine Tasting Room Charlevoix Castle Farms on M-66 & Gourmet Grab-n-Go (See ad p. 20) www.castlefarms.com

Phone: 231-237-0884 Ext. 250

Ericksen’s www.BOYNE.com

Boyne Falls Boyne Mountain Resort

Phone: 231-549-6059

Everett’s www.BOYNE.com

Boyne Falls Boyne Mountain Resort

Phone: 231-549-6000

Forty Acres Tavern www.BOYNE.com

Boyne Falls Boyne Mountain Resort

Phone: 231-549-7270

The Front Porch Café www.frontporchministries.org (See ad p. 49)

Ellsworth 9235 Main Street

Phone: 231-588-2000

The Foundry www.foundrybg.com (See ad p. 28)

East Jordan 101 Main Street Suite B

Phone: 231-649-0006

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Catering, Special Events Venue

Providing personalized catering services customized to celebrate your event - Weddings, Showers, Graduations, Rehearsal Dinners, Birthdays, BBQ, Dinner parties.

Lunch, Dinner

Pizza; Lunch Buffet 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Indoor Playland. Dinner Buffet: Thursday-Saturday 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Cocktails

Offering indoor and patio seating with magnificent sunset views over Deer Lake. Regional cuisine, specialty desserts and cocktails, live entertainment, Sunday brunch. Open during summer season.

Dinner, Cocktails, Catering

Serving the Finest Seafood, Steaks, Pastas and Salads. Outdoor Dining, Cocktails, Large Wine Cellar.

Wine, Hard Cider, Snacks

Cellar 1914 celebrates this centennial farm owned by the Shooks Family for over 100 years. Tasting room was designed with the history of the farm in mind. Enjoy wines, hard ciders, outdoor patios and beautiful views! Cheers!

Wine, Grab-n-Go

The Tasting Room: tasting plus glass & bottle purchases of our own label of wines. Grab-n-Go: fresh, homemade starters, salads, sandwiches, desserts & more. Also items for the little ones and nonalcoholic beverages.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Cocktails

Located in the resort’s Clock Tower Lodge, featuring a popular breakfast buffet, hearty lunch options & regional favorites for dinner. Weekly specials, view of the slopes, healthy options on children’s menu. Open during winter season.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Cocktails

Located in the Mountain Grand Lodge & Spa. Everett’s serves up an array of American cuisine including steaks, seafood, sandwiches and a healthy children’s menu. Open daily serving breakfast, lunch and dinner year-round.

Lunch, Dinner, Cocktails

Located in the village. Forty Acres Tavern offers a satisfying selection of spirits, a Michigan microbrew-heavy roster of 40 beers, and a menu of elevated American pub fare. Open daily serving lunch and dinner year-round.

Breakfast, Lunch, Coffee House

Non-profit community café; Affordable, home-cooked meals; cheerful, friendly atmosphere; locally-grown products; a place for people to gather or use for after-hours meetings & community events.

Lunch, Dinner Cocktails

Shareable Starters, fresh salads, delicious sandwiches, hand-crafted burgers, hand-crafted pizzas, specialty entrées, delectable desserts and full bar services. Catering available.

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Grey Gables Inn Restaurant www.greygablesinn.com (See ad p. 29)

Charlevoix 308 Belvedere Ave.

Phone: 231-547-9261 Fax: 231-547-1944

Iron Goat Coffee, LLC www.irongoatcoffeeej.com

East Jordan 101 Main St.

Phone: 231-222-2333

The Jordan Inn www.thejordaninn.com


East Jordan 228 Main Street

Phone: 231-536-9906

Charlevoix The Landing Ferry Rd. www.thelandingcharlevoix.com 10231 At Ironton Ferry

Phone: 231-547-9036

Las Maracas www.ejlasmaracas.com

East Jordan 115 Main Street

Phone: 231-222-2092

The Mallard Golf Club Bar www.mallardgolf.com

East Jordan 9569 Bailey Road

Phone: 231-536-3636

Marty’s Dairy Grille

East Jordan 509 Water Street

Phone: 231-536-7693

Royal Farms Farm Market & Winery www.royalfarmsinc.com (See ad p. 14)

Atwood 10445 N. US 31

Phone: 231-599-3222

Short’s Brewing Company www.shortsbrewing.com

Bellaire 121 N. Bridge Street

Phone: 231-498-2300

South Arm Café (See ad p. 29)

East Jordan 101 Second St. Corner Second & Mill Sts.

Phone: 231-536-2801


East Jordan 205 Main Street

Phone: 231-536-9855 Fax: 231-536-9856

Trophy Room Pub & Pizzeria www.BOYNE.com

Boyne Falls Boyne Mountain Resort

Phone: 231-549-7283

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"Whether it's served on fine china or a paper plate, food brings us together and stimulates conversation. We feast to wed, mourn, celebrate, strengthen friendships, assert mana, and simply to be hospitable. Good eating is one of life's great pleasures." Dinner, Cocktails, Catering

Dine in this 1875 Victorian - Serving Prime Steaks, Local Fish, King Crab, Bar Menu, Sushi Menu and In-house Pastry Chef. Piano Bar in summer, weekends spring & fall.

Coffee Shop, Internet Café, Tea Room

Coffee, tea, specialty drinks, pastries, snacks, merchandise.

Call for Reservations and Menu Info

Elegant Dining Room, Conference room, Catering. Home of Smokin Joes Barbecue & Mary Janes Coney Island. Downtown East Jordan close to shopping & marina. Open year-round!

Lunch, Dinner, Cocktails

Casual Indoor and Outdoor Lakeside Dining all Summer. Fresh Salads, Yellow Perch, Burgers, Lobster Rolls. Full Bar. Marine Fuel. Boat Slips. Fun spot for adults and kids. Next to the historic Ironton Ferry.

Lunch, Dinner, Catering, Cocktails

Authentic Mexican Food - In addition to serving lunch and dinner, Las Maracas also provides catering as well as group events and live entertainment in the “sala de eventos” next door.

Grab-n-Go Snacks, Cocktails

Grab-n-Go Snacks.

Lunch, Dinner, Ice Cream

Broasted Chicken and Fish ... Sandwiches ... Fast food, cooked fresh to order! Ice Cream & Beverages.


Homemade lunch offerings including quiche, soups, pasties, Full Bakery, Ice Cream, Smoothies and daily specials. Outdoor seating in our beautiful courtyard.

Lunch, Dinner, Cocktails

20 of their own brewed-on-site beers on tap at all times, plus an interesting and eclectic menu of house-made soups, stackers (sandwiches), salads and pizzas... all with VERY interesting names, just like their beers!

Breakfast, Lunch

Daily Specials. Catering available. Open daily 6 am - 2 pm. Fry Night Fish Fry - Fridays 2-7 pm.

Lunch, Dinner

Fresh healthy subs, Personal Pizzas, Party Subs, Fresh Baked Cookies.

Lunch, Dinner, Cocktails

Offering made-from-scratch pizza, specialty pies and calzone, grinders, and light Italian fare. Patio seating, plus daily happy hour specials; open year-round.

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Family Health Center

Our Mission is Your Health. 601 Bridge St., East Jordan Health Center: 231-536-2206 Pharmacy: 231-536-2207


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ACCOUNTANTS / CPAs / BOOKKEEPERS BA Accounting LLC 404 State St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-9745; Fax: 231-222-2173 Email: baaccountingllc@yahoo.com Jordan Valley Accounting / H&R Block 112 Lake Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2092; Fax: 231-536-0171 Email: nicole.r.clark@tax.HRBlock.com Kammermann & Bascom, CPA 116 E. Main Street, Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-7211; Fax: 231-459-4480 Email: yvonnel@northmicpa.com Website: www.northmicpa.com ADVERTISING / MARKETING The PhoneGuide 2058 S. Otsego Ave., Gaylord, MI 49735 Phone: 231-347-8606 or 888-860-8606 Fax: 231-347-6833 Email: info@thephoneguide.com Website: www.thephoneguide.com AFFORDABLE HOUSING East Jordan Housing Commission 451 Water Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2051 Email: ejhc@freeway.net Northern Homes CDC 1048 E. Main Street, P.O. Box 86 Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-6244; Fax: 231-582-6274 Website: www.northernhomes.org AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS & EDUCATION Martha Wagbo Farm & Education Center 5745 N. M-66, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-0333 Email: info@wagbo.org Website: www.wagbo.org


ART GALLERIES & STUDIOS Jordan Valley Glassworks 209 State Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-0539 Email: sales@jordanvalleyglassworks.com Website: www.jordanvalleyglassworks.com Otis Pottery 01691 M-66 N., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7856; Fax: Same - Call First Email: otispottery@hotmail.com otispottery@hotmail.com Email: Website: www.otispottery.net www.otispottery.net Website: ARTS & & MUSIC MUSIC ORGANIZATIONS ORGANIZATIONS ARTS Great Lakes Lakes Chamber Chamber Orchestra Orchestra Great 219 E. E. Lake Lake Street, Street, Petoskey, Petoskey, MI MI 49770 49770 219 Phone: 231-487-0010 231-487-0010 Phone: Website: www.glcorchestra.org www.glcorchestra.org Website: Jordan River River Arts Arts Council Council Jordan (See ad ad on on p. p. 8) 8) (See 301 Main Main St., St., P.O. P.O. Box Box 1178, 1178, East East Jordan Jordan 301 Exhibit Hours: Hours: Daily Daily 1-4 1-4 p.m. p.m. Exhibit Phone: 231-536-3385 231-536-3385 Phone: Email: jordanriverarts@gmail.com jordanriverarts@gmail.com Email: Website: www.jordanriverarts.com Website: www.jordanriverarts.com Jordan Valley Community Band Jordan Valley Community Band P.O. Box 54, East Jordan P.O. Box 54, East Jordan Phone: 231-675-0543 Phone: 231-675-0543 ASSISTED LIVING / SENIOR HOUSING ASSISTED / SENIOR HOUSING The BrookLIVING Retirement Community The BrookStreet, Retirement 701 Vogel Boyne Community City, MI 49712 701 Vogel Street, BoyneFax: City,231-582-4602 MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-4300; Phone: 231-582-4300; Fax: 231-582-4602 Email: cindy@brookretirement.com Email: cindy@brookretirement.com Website: www.brookretirement.com Website: www.brookretirement.com

ANIMAL WELFARE & ADOPTION Charlevoix Area Humane Society 614 Beardsley Street, Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-6774; Fax: 231-582-6776 Email: pets@charlevoixhumane.org Website: www.charlevoixhumane.org

ATTORNEYS ATTORNEYS Northern Michigan Elder Law, PLC Northern Michigan Law, PLC 100 Main Street, EastElder Jordan 100 Main231-536-7910; Street, East Jordan Phone: Fax: 248-369-6848 Phone: 231-536-7910; Fax: 248-369-6848 Email: ddobneff@michelderlaw.com Email: ddobneff@michelderlaw.com Website: www.michelderlaw.com Website: www.michelderlaw.com AUTHORS AUTHORS Straddle Books (True Animal Stories) Straddle Books (True Animal Stories) P.O. Box 293, East Jordan P.O. Box 231-499-6930 293, East Jordan Phone: Phone: 231-499-6930 Email: straddlebooks@gmail.com Email: straddlebooks@gmail.com Website: www.facebook.com/StraddleWebsite: Facebook - Straddle Books Books-180002555382366

ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES Deer Creek Junk 320 State Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-675-2606 Email: Karen@deercreekjunk.com Website: www.deercreekjunk.com

AUTO BODY REPAIR & PAINTING Murray’s Body Shop, LLC 938 S. Lake Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2925; Fax: 231-536-0851 Email: murraysbodyshop@hotmail.com Website: www.murraysbodyshop.com

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AUTOMOBILE DEALERS Bob Mathers Ford 224 Water Street, Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-6543; Fax: 231-582-3774 Email: bobmathersford@att.net Website: www.bobmathersford.com BANKS & CREDIT UNIONS 4Front Credit Union 220 S. Lake, East Jordan Phone: 231-547-4483; Fax: 231-536-3562 Website: www.4frontcu.com Charlevoix State Bank (See ad on p. 56) 100 Main Street, Suite A, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-5511; Fax: 231-536-3535 Email: lbassett@csbchx.com Website: www.charlevoixstatebank.com Charlevoix State Bank of Ellsworth (See ad on p. 56) 9136 Main St., Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-588-2211 Website: www.charlevoixstatebank.com

South Arm Construction, LLC (See ad on p. 69) 117 S. Lake St., P.O. Box 1069, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-5001; Fax: 231-536-5003 Email: southarmconstruction@gmail.com Website: www.southarmconstruction.com Toby Prevo Residential Services 01170 N. M-66, East Jordan Phone: (C) 231-675-5747; (W) 231-330-7076 Email: tobyprevo@hotmail.com Whitaker Construction 8812 Ellsworth Rd., East Jordan Phone: 231-675-8000; Fax: 231-536-0893 Wright Builders, Inc. - Floyd & Todd 216 Ray Street, Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-5050; Fax: 231-582-0285 Email: todd@northernwrights.com

Huntington National Bank 102 Mill St., P.O. Box 419, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2251; Fax: 231-536-3161 Email: stacey.a.wressell@huntington.com Website: www.huntington.com BED & BREAKFASTS (See Pages 26-27) BOAT RENTAL / STORAGE Summertime Rentals, LLC 02474 M-66 South, East Jordan Phone: 231-547-7700 Website: www.summertime-rentals.com BOOKSTORES Books & Things 104 Jordan St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2020 Email: books_things@att.net BREWING COMPANIES Short’s Brewing Company 121 N. Bridge St., Bellaire, MI 49615 Phone: 231-498-2300; Fax: 231-518-0337 Email: cs@shortsbrewing.com Website: www.shortsbrewing.com BUILDING CONTRACTORS Carey Construction, LLC P.O. Box 31, East Jordan Phone: 231-649-5928 Email: brad@careybuilding.net

Little Traverse Association of Home Builders 455 Bay Street, Petoskey, MI 49770 Phone: 231-348-9770; Fax: 231-348-8155 Email: ltahb@ltahb.com Website: www.ltahb.com

BUSINESS ASSISTANCE / ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Antrim County Economic Development Corporation 203 E. Cayuga St., Bellaire, MI 49615 Phone: 231-533-6262; Fax: 231-533-8111 Email: countyadmin@antrimcounty.org Website: www.antrimcounty.org Northern Lakes Economic Alliance 1313 Boyne Ave, Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-6482; Fax: 231-582-3213 Email: info@northernlakes.net Website: www.northernlakes.net BUY / SELL The Barn 105 Second Street, East Jordan Phone: 386-748-3878 or 386-734-3424 Email: thebarn49727@aol.com CAMPGROUNDS (See Pages 26-27) CANOE, KAYAK, SNOWSHOE RENTAL / OUTDOOR CLOTHING Breezeway Paddlesports Kayak & Paddleboard Rental on the Upper Chain of Lakes (See ad on p. 12) River Park, Rushton Rd., Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-622-5596 Email: breezewaypaddle@gmail.com Website: www.breezewaypaddle.com

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Jordan Valley Outfitters (See ad on p. 12) 311 N. Lake Street (M-66), East Jordan Phone: 231-536-0006 Email: jvoutfitters@gmail.com Website: www.jvoutfitters.com

CONSERVATION SERVICES & EDUCATION Antrim Conservation District 4820 Stover Rd., Bellaire, MI 49615 Phone: 231-533-8363, ext. 4 Email: antrimcd@macd.org Website: www.antrimcd.com

CATERING / CUSTOM CATERING / PERSONAL CHEF / MEAL PREP EJ Catering (See ad on p. 14) 304 Fourth Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3150 Email: gbender@ejps.org Website: EJ Catering on Facebook

CONTRACTORS – SPECIALTY Atlas Electric Inc. 6025 M-32, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-1300 Email: rose@atlaselectric.net Website: www.atlaselectric.net

Yum & Yummer (See ad on p. 49) 115A S. Lake St., East Jordan Phone: 231-838-2188 Email: jessmaymurray@gmail.com Website: www.facebook.com/ChefJessMay/ CHILDCARE SERVICES Training Wheels Childcare Center, Inc. 951 Mill St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7290 Email: trainingwheelscc@gmail.com CHURCHES (See Page 55) CLOTHING & JEWELRY STORES EJ Shoppe 122 Main St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2348 Website: Facebook - The EJ Shoppe CLUBS (See Page 52-53) COFFEE ROASTING CO. Back Draft Roasting Company P.O. Box 494, East Jordan Phone: 231-675-6004 Email: gronfire@torchlake.com Website: www.backdraftroasting.com COMPUTER SALES, SERVICE, & TRAINING Computer Center (See ad on p. 35) 128 Main St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-0870; Fax: 231-536-0914 Email: jvccej@gmail.com


Bingham Well Drilling, Inc. 3643 Hejhal Rd., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3169; Fax: 231-536-0733 Team Elmer’s P.O. Box 6150, Traverse City, MI 49696 Phone: 231-943-3443 Website: www.teamelmers.com Ron’s Roofing 02940 S. Ranney Road, East Jordan Phone: 231-631-0176 or 231-536-0417 Email: warnosfam@yahoo.com DENTISTS Access Dental 108 S. Lake Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3307; Fax: 231-536-3323 Website: www.accessdentalej.com Hall Dental 121 Main Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-5030 Email: halldentaleastjordanmi@gmail.com Maple Ridge Dental Mandy Desjardins, DDS, Bert Desjardins, DDS & John Kenzie, DDS 101 Maple Ridge Dr., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2601; Fax: 231-536-2909 Email: xray@eastjordandds.com Brian Sladics, DDS 101 Maple Ridge Dr., P.O. Box 291, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3368 Website: www.drsladics.com EDUCATIONAL CENTERS Raven Hill Discovery Center 4737 Fuller Rd., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3369; Fax: 231-536-0132 Email: info@miravenhill.org Website: www.miravenhill.org

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EDUCATIONAL SERVICES Char-Em Intermediate School District (See ad on p. 62) 08568 Mercer Blvd., Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-547-9947; Fax: 231-547-7764 Email: info@charemisd.org Website: www.charemisd.org EMERGENCY SERVICES East Jordan EMS Authority 555 Maple St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7881 Website: www.jvemsa.org EVENT/ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCTIONS Tropic Bros Productions 2612 S. Ranney Rd., East Jordan Phone: 231-342-7134 Email: tommytropic@yahoo.com Website: www.buskermania.com EVENT ORGANIZATIONS Antrim County Fair P.O. Box 427, Bellaire, MI 49615 Phone: 231-533-8818 Website: antrimcountyfair.com Barber-Galvin Memorial Scholarship Fund/ Sweaty Yeti Run P.O. Box 401, East Jordan Phone: 231-350-6008 Website: www.sweatyyetirun.com East Jordan Portside Arts Fair (See ad on p. 8) P.O. Box 1355, East Jordan Phone: 231-675-4841 Email: portsideartsfair@gmail.com Website: www.portsideartsfair.org Ellsworth Pig Roast P.O. Box 193, Ellsworth, MI 49729 Email: ellsworthpigroast@gmail.com Jordan Valley Freedom Festival P.O. Box 435, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7351 Email: info@eastjordanfreedomfestival.org Website: www.eastjordanfreedomfestival.org Kiersten’s Ride 4316 Cosier Road, East Jordan Phone: 231-675-5047 Email: kierstensride@outlook.com Website: www.kierstensride.org

Miss East Jordan Scholarship Pageant, Inc. P.O. Box 840, East Jordan Phone: 231-360-0913 Email: erinstevenson1977@gmail.com Paddle Antrim P.O. Box 323, Elk Rapids, MI 49629 Phone: 231-498-2080 Email: info@paddleantrim.com Website: www.paddleantrim.com EVENT PLANNING & DESIGN / RENTALS Elsilu Events, LLC 205 Water St., Suite B, P.O. Box 696, East Jordan Phone: 231-631-5726 Email: contact@elsilu.com Website: www.elsilu.com FARMS & FARM MARKETS Royal Farms Farm Market & Winery (See ad on p. 14) 10445 N. US-31, Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-599-3222; Fax: 231-599-3235 Email: royalfarms@torchlake.com Website: www.royalfarmsinc.com Valley View Farm LLC 5018 S. Waterman Rd., East Jordan Phone: 231-675-5785 FINANCIAL SERVICES Edward Jones - James Richman 1 Water St., Suite 201, Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-244-0016; Fax: 855-408-3474 Email: james.richman@edwardjones.com Website: www.edwardjones.com Korthase Flinn Insurance & Financial Services, Inc. (See ad on p. 34) 100 Main Street, Suite 10 P.O. Box 459, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2268; Fax: 231-582-7130 1150 Boyne Ave., Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-6512; Fax: 231-582-7130 Email: info@korthaseflinn.com Website: www.korthaseflinn.com FLORISTS Billie’s Floral and Boutique 319 S. Lake St., East Jordan Phone: 231-222-2171 Website: www.billiesfloraleastjordan.com

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FLOWERS & GIFTS - COMMERCIAL Charmed Valley Farm: Flower Shack Pop-up Shop 3511 Vance Rd., East Jordan Phone: 941-544-6557 Email: suzette@charmedvalleyfarm.com Website: www.charmedvalleyfarm.com FOOD & GROCERIES Family Fare (SpartanNash) 240 S. Lake St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7251; Fax: 231-536-3188 Website: www.spartanstores.com FOUNDATIONS Charlevoix County Community Foundation 301 Water St., P.O. Box 718, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2440; Fax: 231-536-2640 Email: info@c3f.org Website: www.c3f.org FUNERAL HOMES Penzien Funeral Homes, Inc. 621 Main St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7031; Fax: 231-536-0270 Email: mlpenzien@hotmail.com Website: www.penzienfh.com GAS STATIONS / CONVENIENCE STORE East Jordan State Street Marathon 106 State Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7930; Fax: 231-536-7950 Email: eastjordanmarathon@gmail.com GIFTS, CLOTHING & COLLECTIBLES Adams Madams (See ad on p. 28) 2385 S Main St., Central Lake, MI 49622 Phone: 231-544-2770 Email: adamsmadamsmi@aol.com Website: www.adamsmadams.com Billie’s Floral and Boutique 319 S. Lake St., East Jordan Phone: 231-222-2171 Website: www.billiesfloraleastjordan.com The Inner Structure Interior Design, LLC (See ad on p. 8) 205 Water St., Suite A, East Jordan Phone: 231-881-1455 or 231-536-1355 Email: innerstructure@gmail.com Website: www.innerstructure.com


Jordan River Arts Council Gift Shop (See ad on p. 8) 301 Main St., P.O. Box 1178, East Jordan Exhibit Hours: Daily 1-4 p.m. Phone: 231-536-3385 Email: jordanriverarts@gmail.com Website: www.jordanriverarts.com GOLF COURSES & DRIVING RANGES Mallard Golf Club & Driving Range 9569 Bailey Road, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3636 Website: www.mallardgolf.com Ye Nyne Olde Holles Golf Club (See ad on p. 12) 06386 Ferry Road, East Jordan Phone: 231-582-7609 GOVERNMENT Banks Township 6520 Center St., P.O. Box 68 Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-588-6126; Fax: 231-588-2079 Email: bankstownship@bankstownship.net Website: www.bankstownship.net East Jordan - City of 201 Main Street, PO Box 499, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3381; Fax: 231-536-3383 Email: info@eastjordancity.org Website: www.eastjordancity.org East Jordan Downtown Development Authority (DDA) (See ad on p. 56) P.O. Box 499, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3381; Fax: 231-536-3383 Website: www.eastjordancity.org Village of Ellsworth 6520 Center St., P.O. Box 265 Ellsworth, Mi 49729 Phone: 231-588-7411; Fax: 231-588-2079 Email: office@villageofellsworth.com Website: www.villageofellsworth.com GRAPHIC DESIGN North Bays Design Group, LLC 209 Elm St., Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-675-3077 Email: laurie@northbays.com Website: www.northbays.com HANDYMAN SERVICES Gaudette Handyman Service 223 Elizabeth St., East Jordan Phone: 231-675-0348 Email: Jgaudette1212@gmail.com

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HARDWARE & LUMBER Barden Lumber (See ad on p. 68) 205 S. East St., Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-9961; Fax: 231-582-6267 Email: info@bardenlumber.com Website: www.bardenlumber.com

INDUSTRY / MANUFACTURING Burnette Foods, Inc. (See ad on p. 8) 200 State St., P.O. Box 887, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2284; Fax: 231-536-7524 Email: info@burnettefoods.com Website: www.burnettefoods.com

Gill-Roy's Hardware (See ad on p. 69) 201 Mill St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3121 Fax: 231-536-0445 Email: gillroysgotit@aol.com

East Jordan Plastics, Inc. (See ad on p. 68) 6400 M-32, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2243; Fax: 231-536-7090 Website: www.eastjordanplastics.com

HOSPITALS / HEALTH SERVICES & CARE Active Recovery Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab 250 S. Lake St., Suite E, East Jordan Phone: 231-222-2121; Fax: 231-222-2009 Email: hello@activerecoveryej.com Website: www.activerecoveryej.com East Jordan Family Health Center (See ad on p. 35) 601 Bridge Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2206; Fax: 231-536-7150 Website: www.ejfhc.org Grandvue Medical Care Facility (See ad on p. 35) 1728 S. Peninsula Rd., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2286; Fax: 231-536-2476 Email: jkorthase@grandvue.org Website: www.grandvue.org Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital Lakeshore Drive, Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-547-4024; Fax: 231-547-8080 Email: charlevoixhospital@mhc.net Website: www.munsonhealthcare.org/charlevoixhospital HOTELS & INNS (See Pages 26-27) HOME DÉCOR Deer Creek Junk 320 State Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-675-2606 Email: Karen@deercreekjunk.com Website: www.deercreekjunk.com ICE CREAM SHOPS (See Pages 30-33)

EJ (See ad on p. 71) 301 Spring St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2261; Fax: 231-536-4458 Email: us.sales@ejco.com Website: www.ejco.com Phoenix Trailers 06165 M-32, P.O. Box 498, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-9760; Fax: 231-536-9750 Email: sharronschwein@msn.com Website: www.phoenixtrail.com INSURANCE & FINANCIAL SERVICES The Insurance Shop (See ad on p. 68) 824 Water St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3331; Fax: 231-536-3332 Email: info@theinsuranceshop.net Website: www.theinsuranceshop.net Korthase Flinn Insurance & Financial Services, Inc. (See ad on p. 34) 100 Main Street, Suite 10 P.O. Box 459, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2268; Fax: 231-582-7130 1150 Boyne Ave., Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-6512; Fax: 231-582-7130 Email: info@korthaseflinn.com Website: www.korthaseflinn.com INTERIOR DESIGNERS The Inner Structure Interior Design, LLC (See ad on p. 8) 205 Water St., Suite A, East Jordan Phone: 231-881-1455 or 231-536-1355 Email: innerstructure@gmail.com Website: www.innerstructure.com

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JET SKI & WATER SPORT RENTALS Summertime Rentals, LLC 02474 M-66 South, East Jordan Phone: 231-547-7700 Website: www.summertime-rentals.com LANDSCAPING / TREE SERVICE Drost Landscape (See ad on p. 14) 2010 Cedar Valley Rd., Petoskey, MI 49770 Phone: 231-881-9582; Fax: 231-348-3852 Email: info@drostlandscape.com Website: www.drostlandscape.com LAWN & GARDEN EQUIPMENT Work ‘n’ Play 9821 N. US Hwy 31, Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-599-2822; Fax: 231-599-2954 Email: colem@worknplayshop.com Website: www.worknplayshop.com LIBRARIES Jordan Valley District Library (See ad on p. 62) One Library Lane, P.O. Box 877, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7131; Fax: 231-536-3646 Email: dir@jvdl.info Website: www.jvdl.info LIFE INSURANCE Edward Jones - James Richman 1 Water St., Suite 201, Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-244-0016; Fax: 855-408-3474 Email: james.richman@edwardjones.com Website: www.edwardjones.com MARINAS East Jordan - City of (See ad on p. 4) 201 Main St., P.O. Box 499, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3381; Fax: 231-536-3383 Email: info@eastjordancity.org Website: www.eastjordancity.org/harbor.html MASSAGE THERAPY Hope for Healing Massage 117 Main St., East Jordan Phone: 231-340-1493 Email: hopeforhealingmassage@gmail.com Website: www.hopeforhealingmassage3.com Tranquility Massage & Bodywork 108 Mason St., Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-675-3660 Website: www.tranquilitymassagechx.com


MEDIATION SERVICES Northern Community Mediation 415 State Street, Petoskey, MI 49770 Phone: 231-487-1771; Fax 231-487-1770 Email: jane@northernmediation.org Website: www.northernmediation.org MOTELS & CABINS (See Pages 26-27) MOVIE THEATERS Charlevoix Cinema III 107 Antrim St., Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-547-4353 Website: www.charlevoixcinema.com MUSEUMS East Jordan Historical Society Museum (See ad on p. 20) P.O. Box 1355, 201 Main St. (City Hall) East Jordan Phone: 231-675-5489 (Tom) Email: portsideartsfair@gmail.com Website: www.portsideartsfair.org NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES Charlevoix County News 112 E. 6th St., Gaylord, MI 49735 Phone: 989-732-8160; Fax: 888-854-7441 Email: Office@CharlevoixCountyNews.com Website: www.CharlevoixCountyNews.com East Jordan Shopping Guide P.O. Box 298, Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-547-9447 Email: darrellfuto@gmail.com Petoskey News-Review 319 State St., Petoskey, MI 49770 Phone: 231-347-2544 Website: www.petoskeynews.com Traverse Magazine (Prism Pub., Inc.) Heritage Broadcasting, 1 Broadcast Way Cadillac, MI 49601 Phone: 231-941-8174; Fax: 231-941-8391 Email: jparker@mynorth.com Website: www.mynorth.com ORGANIZATIONS (See Page 52-53) OUTDOOR RECREATION Breezeway Paddlesports Kayak & Paddleboard Rental on the Upper Chain of Lakes (See ad on p. 12) River Park, Rushton Rd., Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-622-5596 Email: breezewaypaddle@gmail.com Website: www.breezewaypaddle.com

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Jordan Valley Outfitters (See ad on p. 12) 311 N. Lake Street (M-66), East Jordan Phone: 231-536-0006 Email: jvoutfitters@gmail.com Website: www.jvoutfitters.com

PRINTERS Mitchell Graphics 2363 Mitchell Park Drive, Petoskey, MI 49770 Phone: 231-347-4635; 231-347-9255 Email: mgi@mitchellgraphics.com Website: www.mitchellgraphics.com

PHARMACIES East Jordan Family Pharmacy (See ad on p. 35) 601 Bridge St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2207; Fax: 231-536-7739 Website: www.ejfhc.org

Valley Graphics 250 S. Lake St., Suite 4, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-0400; Fax: Same Email: valleygraphicsprinting@gmail.com Website: www.valleygraphicsprinting.com

PHOTOGRAPHY A13 Creative 100 Main Street, Suite 5A P.O. Box 151, East Jordan Phone: 231-675-3188 Email: photos@A13studios.com Website: www.A13 studios.com

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Northern Michigan Society for Human Resources Management P.O. Box 100, Petoskey, MI 49770 Phone: 231-881-6345 Email: NorthernMichiganSHRM@gmail.com Website: www.nomishrm.com RADIO & TELEVISION WTCM & WBCM Radio Traverse City, MI 49684 Website: www.wtcmi.com

Classic Portraits by Karen Walker Phone: 231-536-3663 Email: kwalkerphoto@gmail.com Website: www.karenwalkerstudio.com PHYSICAL THERAPY Active Recovery Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab 250 S. Lake St., Suite E, East Jordan Phone: 231-222-2121; Fax: 231-222-2009 Email: hello@activerecoveryej.com Website: www.activerecoveryej.com Munson Healthcare Jordan Valley Rehabilitation Center 100 Main St. - Upstairs, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-1451; Fax: 231-536-1455 Website: www.munsonhealthcare.org PLUMBING, HEATING & COOLING TG Plumbing and Heating 501 Water Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-9820 Email: tgplumbing@hotmail.com Website: www.tgplumbing.com PRESCHOOLS East Jordan Co-Op Nursery School, Inc. P.O. Box 411, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-0052, ext. 5168 Email: ejcoopnursery@gmail.com “We Are EJ” Preschool 304 4th St., East Jordan Phone: 1-800-443-5518 to register for the Upcoming school year.

REAL ESTATE - FOR SALE, RENT OR LEASE Antrim-Charlevoix-Kalkaska Association of Realtors 118 Michigan Ave., Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-237-6394 Website: www.ackrealtors.com Cannonball LLC 101 Main Street, East Jordan Phone: 413-627-9972 Email: ejcannonball@gmail.com Website: www.ejcannonball.com Coldwell Banker Schmidt Realtors Jennifer Burr (See ad on p. 68) 231 E. Water St., P.O. Box 169 Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-6554 Email: jennifer.burr@cbgreatlakes.com Website: www.cbgreatlakes.com Howard Hanna - Heather Beem (See ad on p. 68) 9621 Lake Street, Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-588-1030 Lynda’s Real Estate Service 27 S. Lake Street, Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-9555; Fax: 231-582-9646 Email: lynda@lyndasrealestateservice.com Website: www.whylyndas.com

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Main Street Properties of East Jordan, LLC (Retail & Professional Center) P.O. Box 882, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-5511; Fax: 231-536-3535 Pat O’Brien & Associates (See ad on p. 2) 128 Water St., Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-1700; Fax: 231-582-1714 701 Bridge St., Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-547-7711; Fax: 231-547-7013 Website: www.patobrien.com Real Estate One 1200 Bridge Street, Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-547-5100 Email: charlevoix@realestateone.com Website: www.realestateone.com RECREATIONAL VEHICLES SALES & SERVICE T & R Yamaha 215 Main Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7462; Fax: 231-536-2405 Email: tandryamaha@yahoo.com Web: www.tandryamaha.com RENTAL STORES Jordan Valley Rental, Inc. 1472 Cottage Ave., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2895 Taylor True Value Rental 1888 E. Mitchell St., Petoskey, MI 49770 Phone: 231-347-1840 Email: info@taylorrentalpetoskey.com Website: www.taylorrentalpetoskey.com RENTALS - PORTABLE RESTROOMS At Your Service Plus, Inc. 09039 Lord Rd., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-9668 Email: atyourserviceplus@charter.net Website: www.atyourserviceplus.com RENTALS - VACATION PROPERTY (See Pages 26-27) RESALE SHOPS Bergmann Center Resale (See ad on p. 54) 06585 M-66, Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-547-9624; Fax: 231-547-1321 Email: chayes@bergmanncenter.org Website: www.bergmanncenter.org


Crossroads Ecumenical Resale Shop, Inc. (See ad on p. 54) 6710 M-32, P.O. Box 937, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7606 Email: crossroadsresale@gmail.com Website: www.crossroadsresale.org Good Samaritan Food Pantry / Resale Shop (See ad on p. 54) 9746 Main St., Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-588-2208; Fax: 231-588-6184 Email: info@thegoodsam.org Website: www.thegoodsam.org HomeAgain Upscale Resale (See ad on p. 54) 118 Water St, Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-497-5008 Email: homeagaincahs@gmail.com Website: www.homeagaincahs.org Rusty Mullet 100 Main St., Suite 6A, East Jordan Phone: 248-766-9988 RESTAURANTS & BARS (See Pages 30-33) RETAIL / WHOLESALE Dollar General – Ellsworth 9643 Lake Street, Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 989-272-4957 Email: ccorbett@dollargeneral.com Website: www.dollargeneral.com Socks Kick 618 Bridge St., East Jordan Phone: 231-222-2402 Email: hello@sockskick.com Website: www.sockskick.com SALVAGE & RECYCLING East Jordan Auto Parts, Inc. 7399 Fair Rd., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2322 Email: jim@ejautoparts.com Website: www.ejautoparts.com SCHOOLS & COLLEGES East Jordan Public Schools (See ad on p. 64) 304 Fourth St., P.O. Box 399, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3131 Website: www.ejps.org Ebenezer Christian School 9541 White St., P.O. Box 158, Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-588-2111; Fax: Same Email: admin@ebenezerchristian.org Website: www.ebenezerchristian.org

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Ellsworth Community School (See ad on p. 62) 9467 Park St., Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-588-2544; Fax: 231-588-6183 Email: agaffney@ellsworth.k12.mi.us Website: ellsworth.k12.mi.us North Central Michigan College 1515 Howard St., Petoskey, MI 49770 Phone: 231-348-6600 Email: dfinley@ncmich.edu Website: www.ncmich.edu SCREEN PRINTING & EMBROIDERY Charlevoix Screen Masters, Inc. 12512 Taylor Rd., Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-547-5111; Fax: 231-547-4636 Email: sales.screenmaster@gmail.com Website: www.screenmaster.net SENIOR HOUSING, SERVICES, CENTERS Charlevoix County Commission on Aging (See ad on p. 35) 218 West Garfield, Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-237-0103; Fax: 231-237-0105 Email: wielanda@charlevoixcounty.org Website: www.charlevoixcounty.org/commission_on_aging East Jordan Senior Center 951 Mill St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7831 Independence Village 965 Hager Dr., Petoskey, MI 49770 Phone: 231-330-6876 Website: www.independencevillages.com SIGNS / BANNERS / WALL LETTERING Pro Image Design 331 S. Airport Rd., Traverse City, MI 49686 Phone: 231-322-8052 Email: alan@proimagedesign.net Website: www.proimagedesign.net Signs, Letters, & Graphics P.O. Box 832, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7929 or 800-968-7930 Fax: 231-536-2995 Email: signs-n-letters@sbcglobal.net Website: www.signs-n-letters.com SKI RESORTS Boyne Mountain 1 Boyne Mountain Rd., Boyne Falls, MI 49713 Phone: 800-462-6963; Fax: 231-549-6094 Email: info@boyne.com Website: www.boyne.com

STORAGE SERVICES Lake Street Center 117 S. Lake St., East Jordan Phone: 231-582-5050 Email: floyd@northernwrights.com SURVEYORS Ferguson & Chamberlain Associates, Inc. (See ad on p. 69) 103 W. Upright, Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-547-6882; Fax: 231-547-0021 Website: www.fergusonchamberlain.com SWIMMING POOLS East Jordan Community Pool 101 Maple St. (EJMHS), East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2250 TITLE COMPANIES / TITLE INSURANCE Barron Title Agency 309 Petoskey Ave., Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-547-8003; Fax: 231-547-8033 Website: www.barrontitleagency.com TRANSPORTATION- PUBLIC Charlevoix County Transit (See ad on p. 35) 1050 Brockway, Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-6900; Fax: 231-582-5672 Email: rnovotny@cctransist.org Website: www.charlevoixcounty.org TREE SERVICES Will Jackson Tree Service P.O. Box 184, East Jordan Phone: 231-459-8798 Email: Will2jackson2@gmail.com UNEMPLOYMENT SERVICES Northwest Michigan Works / A program of Networks Northwest 2240 Mitchell Park Drive Petoskey, MI 49770 Phone: 231-347-5150; Fax: 231-347-4454 Email: pamela.decker@networksnorthwest.org Website: www.nwmichworks.org UTILITIES - GAS / ELECTRIC Consumers Energy Website: www.consumersenergy.com DTE Energy 700 Hammond Road E, Suite 2 Traverse City, MI 49686 Phone: 800-477-4747 Website: www.DTEenergy.com

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Great Lakes Energy Cooperative 1323 Boyne Ave., Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 888-485-2537 or 231-582-6521 Email: glenergy@glenergy.com Website: www.gtlakes.com UTILITIES - PHONE COMPANIES AT&T 3255 U.S. 41 West, Marquette, MI 49855-0750 Phone: 906-225-6700; Fax: 906-225-0599 Website: www.att.com

East Jordan - City of 201 Main St., P.O. Box 499, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3381; Fax: 231-536-3383 Email: info@eastjordancity.org Website: www.eastjordancity.org Jordan Valley Barn 4542 S. M-66, East Jordan Phone: 231-714-4582 Email: info@jordanvalleybarn.com Website: www.jordanvalleybarn.com

VETERINARIANS Jordan Valley Animal Clinic 800 W. Water St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3132 WASTE DISPOSAL American Waste, Inc. 10164 M-32, Elmira, MI 49730 Phone: 231-547-2162 Email: jill.harris@gflenv.com Website: www.gflenv.com

Raven Hill Discovery Center 4737 Fuller Rd., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3369 Email: info@miravenhill.org Website: www.miravenhill.org

WATERPARKS / ADVENTURE PARKS Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark Boyne Mountain, Boyne Falls 49713 Phone: 231-549-7979 Website: www.boyne.com WEB DESIGN & HOSTING Pro Web Marketing 830 Front St., #324 Traverse City, MI 49684 Phone: 877-577-6932 Email: info@prowebmarketing.com Website: www.prowebmarketing.com WEDDING & EVENT FACILITIES American Legion #227 Rebec-Hosler-Sweet Post 305 Main St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7892 Banks Township Hall 6520 Center St., P.O. Box 68 Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-675-2828 Email: bankstownship@bankstownship.net Website: www.bankstownship.net The Boathouse on Lake Charlevoix 204 Water Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-6000 Email: events@miboathouse.com Website: www.miboathouse.com


Castle Farms (See ad on p. 20) 5052 M-66 North, Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-237-0884; Fax: 231-237-0994 Email: info@castlefarms.com Website: www.castlefarms.com

Valley View Farm 5018 S. Waterman, East Jordan Phone: 231-675-5785 Email: johnboyer10@hotmail.com Website: www.facebook.com/ valleyviewfarmmichigan WINERIES / TASTING ROOMS Cellar 1914 101 Main St., Suite A, East Jordan Phone: 231-676-8743 Website: www.cellar1914.com 1918 Cellars at Castle Farms (See ad on p. 20) 5052 M-66 North, Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-237-0884, ext. 250 Email: info@castlefarms.com Website: www.castlefarms.com Royal Farms Farm Market & Winery (See ad on p. 14) 10445 N. US-31, Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-599-3222 Email: royalfarms@torchlake.com Website: www.royalfarmsinc.com YARN SHOPS Stonehedge Farm & Fiber Shed 12) (See ad on p. 8) 2246 Pesek Road, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2779 Email: deb@stonehedgefibermill.com Website: www.stonehedgefibermill.com

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YOUTH CENTERS / CAMPS Camp Daggett 3001 Church Road, Petoskey, MI 49770 Phone: 231-347-9742; Fax: 231-347-5899 Email: andy.hayes@campdaggett.org Website: www.campdaggett.org The Depot - Jordan Valley Teen Center 207 Nicholls St., P.O. Box 283, East Jordan Phone: 231-222-2224 Email: depotjvteencenter@gmail.com Website: www.ejdepot.org INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS Lois Aroian James & Denise Brown Michael & Pamela Burr Marty & Debbie Carey Bill & Linda Chase Debbie Derenzy

Oh, and one more thing...

Jane Diller & John Stevens Phillip Hofweber John A. & Terri Howrani Sally Gidley Lilak Bill & Karen Lorne Fred & Barbara Malpass Tad & Brenda Malpass Bob & Linda Noll Charlene M. Novotny Joe & Robyn Rebec Ed & Connie Roberts Gary & Mary Ann Roberts Nathan Skop & Lindsey Malpass-Skop Suzanne Skubick Billie Jo Solgot Lynn Aldrich Spearing Tom & Marge Teske Barbara Worgess



GEORGE LASATER East Jordan Police Chief

Benjamin Herrick Ellsworth Police Officer

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Parks & Beaches Sportsman’s Park


Location: 85 Bridge St. More info: 231-536-3381

Located downtown where Lake Charlevoix and the Jordan River meet. Home of E.J.&S.R.R. Engine #6. Perfect for viewing waterfowl and wildlife including bald eagles and osprey. Several fishing piers for rainbow and brown trout; in autumn, view the spawning Chinook salmon. Also home of the Jordan River Watershed Center and the Friends of the Jordan. Normally the site of the East Jordan Garden Club Farmer’s Market, but not this year due to Park renovations. (See EJ Tourist Park next page.)

East Jordan City Marina Location: 101 Spring St. More info: 231-536-2166 or 231-536-2561 (off season)

Located only one block off Main Street, the Municipal Harbor is within walking distance to local restaurants and friendly shops. Open May 15 - October 15, the Municipal Harbor offers 27 seasonal boat slips, 27 transient boat slips, shopping docks, full-service gasoline, pump-out station, ice and restrooms. Shower facilities are available for seasonal and transient slip holders.

Memorial Park & Band Shell Location: 101 Spring St.

Memorial Park is the land entry to our beautiful Harbor. It’s a lovely place to enjoy a picnic or to just relax while watching birds, boats and fishing action. In 2005, a bandshell was constructed in the park which has live entertainment most weekends throughout the summer. There are picnic tables, grills and public restrooms within the park.

Also, in Ellsworth, visit Ellsworth Community Park & Ellsworth River Park. In Atwood, visit Antrim Creek Natural Area & Banks Township Park.


East Jordan Rotary Skate Park Location: State St.

This 1.5 acre skatepark includes a HMA skatepad, half-pipe, quarter-pipe, multiple grind rails, and multipurpose ramp. ALSO... 4 Pickle Ball courts! Open to the public, spring through fall.

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Tourist Park Campground & Beach Location: 215 N. Lake St. More info: 231-536-2561

On the shores of Lake Charlevoix. Campsites range from full hook-ups to partial hook-ups, 3 modern cabins and 12 tent campsites. Wi-Fi is available throughout the campground. Daily, monthly, and seasonal rates are all available. Open April-October. The park has a beautiful beach, sports fields, tennis & basketball courts, playground, pavilion, boat dock rentals and a log building for party rental. Winter ice skating rink. And this year only, the site of the East Jordan Garden Club Farmer’s Market May through September, Thursdays 10am - 2pm.

East Jordan City Boat Launch Location: Dickens Drive behind Loveday Field & Basketball Courts

Two lane ramp with a 30 ft. dock. Parking area with prelaunch prep lanes. Two tie-down areas. Drop box for daily launch fees. Season passes available at City Hall.

East Jordan Community Park Location: 805 Maple St. More info: 231-536-3381

This 40-acre state-of-the-art recreation facility includes: • 3 Soccer fields with irrigation • 4 Regulation baseball/softball diamonds with irrigation and fencing • Lighted 250-car paved and gravel parking area • Renovated Concession / Restroom / Pressbox building • Disc Golf course • Hiking trails; Playground • Groomed cross-country ski and snowshoe trails

Elm Pointe Location: 1656 S. M-66 Hwy. More info: 231-536-3381

An 11-acre park with frontage on the South Arm of Lake Charlevoix. Park, Beach & Picnic Area: Open May 15 - October 15 ... 10am - 10pm Admission to Park: Free. Homestead: Call 231-536-3381 for availability.

For more info on East Jordan Recreational Parks, visit www.EastJordanCity.org

East Jordan Community Pool Location: 101 Maple St. - EJHMS More info: 231-536-2250

Lifeguard on Duty; Showers; Locker Rooms; Lap Swimming; Swim School; Private Swim Lessons; Open Swim; Competitive Swimming; Pool Rental.

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Clubs & Organizations Make Friends • Get Involved • Help People • Have Fun and... CELEBRATE! American Legion #227 Rebec-Hosler-Sweet Post 303 Main St., East Jordan Phone: 231-675-5489 Meetings: 7:30 p.m. - 1st Tue. at the Legion Banks Township Historical Society 6520 Center, Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-588-1063 Email: shirleytornga1940@gmail.com Bergmann Center, Inc. 08855 Martin Rd., P.O. Box 236 Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-547-9624; Fax: 231-547-1321 Email: info@bergmanncenter.org Website: www.bergmanncenter.org Camp Quality Michigan 5 W. Main St. Unit 6, Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-2471; Fax: 866-564-7637 Email: mioffice@campgualityusa.org Website: www.campqualityusa.org/mi Char-Em United Way 480 W. Mitchell St., P.O. Box 2401 Petoskey, MI 49770 Phone: 231-487-1006; Fax: 231-487-0795 Email: info@ceuw.org Website: www.ceuw.org Charlevoix Area Humane Society 614 Beardsley Street, Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-6774 Email: director@charlevoixhumane.org Website: www.charlevoixhumane.org The Depot - Jordan Valley Teen Center 207 Nicholls St., P.O. Box 283, East Jordan Phone: 231-222-2224 Email: depotjvteencenter@gmail.com Website: www.ejdepot.org East Jordan Ambulance Association P.O. Box 223, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7881; Fax: 231-536-2785 Website: www.ejems.com



East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce P.O. Box 137, 100 Main St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7351 Email: info@ejchamber.org Website: www.ejchamber.org Meetings: 4:45 p.m. - 3rd Tue. at Charlevoix State Bank East Jordan Garden Club P.O. Box 1323, East Jordan Meetings: 1:30 p.m. – 3rd Mon. At the Senior Center (old Middle School) East Jordan Historical Society P.O. Box 1355, East Jordan Phone: 231-675-5489 Website: facebook.com/eastjordanhistory/ Meetings: 2nd Wed. 6:00 p.m. at City Hall East Jordan Lions Club P.O. Box 845, East Jordan Meetings: 1st & 3rd Mon. At The Jordan Inn East Jordan Little League P.O. Box 641, East Jordan East Jordan Trailblazers (was EJ Sno-Mobilers and South Arm ORV) 5586 Mt. Bliss Rd., P.O. Box 80, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2944 Club Phone: 231-536-0723 Meetings: 3rd Monday of Month, 5 p.m. Potluck, 6 p.m. Meeting Eveline Orchards Resort Association 114 N. M-66 Hwy., East Jordan Friends of the Jordan River Watershed, Inc. P.O. Box 412, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-9947; Fax: 231-536-9947 Email: foj@friendsofthejordan.org Website: www.friendsofthejordan.org Meetings: 3rd Thu. at FOJ

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Rotary Club carves pumpkins for The Depot

Ellsworth students Can Drive for Good Sam

Good Samaritan Family Services (See ad on p. 54)

9746 Main St., P.O. Box 206 Ellsworth, Mi 49729 Phone: 231-588-2208; Fax: 231-588-6184 Email: bec@thegoodsam.org Website: www.thegoodsam.org Jordan River Action Group P.O. Box 215, East Jordan Phone: 231-675-5489 Jordan River Sportsmen’s Club 01510 Advance Rd., P.O. Box 332, East Jordan Phone: 231-547-0010 Meetings: 7 p.m. - 4th Thu. Lake Charlevoix Association P.O. Box 294, Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-547-3495 Web: www.lakecharlevoix.org Leadership Charlevoix County P.O. Box 137, East Jordan Email: leadershipcharlevoixcounty@gmail.com Website: www.leadershipcharlevoixcounty.com Little Traverse Conservancy 3264 Powell Rd., Harbor Springs, MI 49740 Phone: 231-347-0991; Fax: 231-347-1276 Email: ltc@landtrust.org Website: www.landtrust.org

Northwest Michigan Habitat for Humanity 8460 M-119, Harbor Springs, MI 49740 Phone: 231-348-6180; Fax: 231-348-6180 Email: lani@northwestmihabitat.org Website: www.northwestmihabitat.org Pleasant Valley Bible Camp 3606 Wilson Rd, East Jordan Phone: 231-544-6043 Email: info@pleasantvalleybiblecamp.com Website: www.pleasantvalleybiblecamp.com Rotary Club of East Jordan (See ad on p. 35)

P.O. Box 195, East Jordan Meetings: Tuesday Lunch - 12:15 Wednesday Happy Hour - 5:15 Check website & FB for meeting locations and other activities - www.ejrotary.com Sail Charlevoix (Lake Charlevoix Mariners, Inc.) P.O. Box 122, Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-675-9099 Email: info@sailcharlevoix.org Website: www.sailcharlevoix.org Sunset Torch Condominium Association 5954 SE Torch Lake Dr, Bellaire, MI 49615

Below: Students learn to "cook healthy" at The Depot Above: Scott McKenzie - Chx Area Humane Society Story Time at the Library Left: The Chamber hosts State of the Community.

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Houses of Worship

"Celebrate the the small small things things and and our our lives lives become become "Celebrate bigger than than ever. ever."" ~ ~ unknown unknown bigger FIRST PRESBYTERIAN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH CHURCH FIRST Location: 207 207 Williams Williams Street Street Location: Mailing Address: Address: P.O. P.O. Box Box 341 341 Mailing Phone: 231-536-2941 231-536-2941 Phone: Service Time: Time: Sunday Sunday 9:30 9:30 a.m. a.m. Service Email: ejfirstpres@gmail.com ejfirstpres@gmail.com Email: Website: www.ejpresbyterian.com www.ejpresbyterian.com Website:

EAST JORDAN JORDAN COMMUNITY COMMUNITY CHURCH CHURCH EAST Location: 301 Nicholls St Location: 301 Nicholls St Phone: 231-536-2299; 231-536-2299; Fax: Fax: 231-535-2321 231-535-2321 Phone: Email: pastorjasonrichey@hotmail.com pastorjasonrichey@hotmail.com Email: EAST JORDAN JORDAN UNITED UNITED METHODIST METHODIST CHURCH CHURCH EAST Location: 201 201 Fourth Fourth Street Street Location: Mailing Address: Address: P.O. P.O. Box Box 878 878 Mailing Phone: 231-536-2161 Phone: 231-536-2161 Parsonage: 231-536-7596 231-536-7596 Parsonage: Service Time: Sunday 9:00 9:00 a.m. a.m. Service Time: Sunday Sunday School: 9:15 a.m. Sunday School: 9:15 a.m. (after Children’s Children’s Moments) Moments) (after Pastor: Karen Karen Harriman Harriman Pastor: Email: eastjordanumc@gmail.com eastjordanumc@gmail.com Email: ELLSWORTH WESLEYAN WESLEYAN CHURCH CHURCH ELLSWORTH Location: 6339 6339 Elm Elm St., St., P.O. P.O. Box Box 218 218 Location: Ellsworth, MI 49729 Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-588-7455 231-588-7455 Phone: Website: www.ellsworthwesleyan.org www.ellsworthwesleyan.org Website: Email: ewchurchoffice@gmail.com ewchurchoffice@gmail.com Email: Pastor: Chris Chris Wallace Wallace Pastor: Student Ministries Ministries Pastor: Pastor: Scott Scott Hayes Hayes Student Service Times: Times: Sundays Sundays 8:45 8:45 & & 11:00 11:00 a.m. a.m. Service Life Groups: 10:00 a.m. Life Groups: 10:00 a.m. Encounter Youth: Youth: 4:00 4:00 -- 6:00 6:00 p.m. p.m. Encounter EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN LUTHERAN CHURCH CHURCH EVANGELICAL Location: 07855 07855 Rogers Rogers Road Road Location: Mailing Address: Address: P.O. P.O. Box Box 497 497 Mailing Phone: 231-536-5050 231-536-5050 Phone: Sunday School: School: Sunday Sunday 9:15 9:15 a.m. a.m. Adults Adults Sunday Service Time: Sunday 10:30 a.m. Service Time: Sunday 10:30 a.m. Email: evanejor@gmail.com evanejor@gmail.com Email:

HARVEST BARN BARN WORD WORD OF OF LIFE LIFE CHURCH CHURCH HARVEST Location: 210 210 S. S. Lake Lake Location: Mailing Address: Address: P.O. P.O. Box Box 1084 1084 Mailing Phone: 231-536-2870 Phone: 231-536-2870 Service Time: Time: Sunday Sunday 10:00 10:00 a.m. a.m. & & Service Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Pastor: Kimon Kimon Criner Criner Pastor: Email: harvestbarnchurch@gmail.com harvestbarnchurch@gmail.com Email: Website: www.HarvestBarnChurch.com www.HarvestBarnChurch.com Website: JORDAN VALLEY VALLEY BAPTIST BAPTIST CHURCH CHURCH JORDAN Location: 909 909 Water Water Street Street Location: Phone: 231-350-8301 231-350-8301 Phone: Sunday School: School: Sunday Sunday 9:45 9:45 a.m. a.m. Sunday Service Time: Time: Sunday Sunday 11:00 11:00 a.m. a.m. & & 6:00 6:00 p.m. p.m. Service & Wednesday Wednesday 7:00 7:00 p.m. p.m. & Pastor: Silas Silas Doctor Doctor Pastor: Email: updoc@charter.net Email: updoc@charter.net Website: www.jordanvalleybaptistchurch.com www.jordanvalleybaptistchurch.com Website: LIGHTHOUSE MISSIONARY MISSIONARY CHURCH CHURCH LIGHTHOUSE (See ad ad on on p. p. 54) 54) (See Location: 7824 7824 Rogers Rogers Road Road Location: Phone: 231-536-2128 231-536-2128 Phone: Sunday School: School: Sunday Sunday 9:00 9:00 a.m. a.m. Sunday Service Time: Time: Sunday Sunday 10:00 10:00 a.m. a.m. Service Pastor: Bart Bart Adams Adams Pastor: Email: ejlighthouseMC@gmail.com ejlighthouseMC@gmail.com Email: Website: www.lighthousemc.org www.lighthousemc.org Website: ST. JOSEPH JOSEPH CATHOLIC CATHOLIC CHURCH CHURCH ST. Location: 207 Nicholls Street Location: 207 Nicholls Street Mailing Address: Address: P.O. P.O. Box Box 379 379 Mailing Phone: 231-536-2934 Phone: 231-536-2934 Mass Times: Times: 5:00 5:00 pm pm Sat.; Sat.; 9:30 9:30 am am Sun. Sun. Mass Pastor: Fr. Matthew Furgiuele Pastor: Fr. Matthew Furgiuele Email: stjosephej@gmail.com stjosephej@gmail.com Email:

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Jordan Valley District Library ... where the curious explore & discover. The library has many services available to the community:

• Library app for quick, easy service to all library resources; • Outside lockers for contactless 24/7 check out; • Grandparents section in children’s area; • Digital play table for all ages; • Children’s literacy computers; • Downloadable eBooks, eAudios, and DVDs for all ages; • MelCat interlibrary loan free to our residents; • Michigan reference databases including Michigan legal forms; • Business resource center to help entrepreneurs; • Digital indexed local newspapers from 1904 to present; • Used book sale; • Disc cleaning machine to repair CD discs and gaming discs; • Public computers for word processing, resume writing, and internet access; • Wifi and broadband available inside and outside of building. Left Top: Phone App Left Middle: New Outdoor Lockers Left Bottom: The Hand :-) Right: Dewey

The library also has programs for all ages:

• Weekly Parent Education & Community Play group; • Annual Summer Reading and Entertainment Program; • After School Teen Program for Middle and High School Students; • Digital literacy training for our residents.

Traditional services the library offers:

• Borrowing books, magazines, audio books, DVDs, gaming, music CDs, large print, reference, and genealogy; • Public copier, fax, color copier, scan pages to email, wireless printing from device, wireless printing from home, income tax forms, event brochures, local art displays, and Library logo reusable bags. The library is open seven days a week. Check out what your library has to offer at www.jvdl.info.

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Celebrate Our Communities "Community is a hand to hold through the journey of life." ~ Dr. Nikki Noce


Where River, Lake and Friendly People Meet In addition to City Hall operations, the East Jordan city government departments include 24-hour police protection, a devoted volunteer fire department, public works that includes public water and sewer services, parks/recreation, membership in the Jordan Valley Ambulance Authority and a very active Downtown Development Authority working on multiple projects and partnership efforts. East Jordan is very proud of where we’re going and where we’ve been. Teamwork is a key component in everything we do. Leadership and collaborations between organizations, businesses, schools and government operations are strong in East Jordan and continue to build a resilient community.

Tom Cannon City Administrator


Alex Busman Banks Township Supervisor

Banks Township is a rural jewel in the north end of Antrim County. The spring and summer months bring a gorgeous green to our rolling hills; the Chain of Lakes provide ample water recreation opportunities; and winter offers up a crisp change of scenery on the lakes. Play on the Lake Michigan shoreline at Banks Township Park or walk and bike ride the non-motorized trails at Antrim Creek Natural Area. Whatever your recreational itch, Banks Township is a great destination to scratch it.


Founded in 1881 and incorporated as a village in 1938, Ellsworth is located on the scenic Breezeway and Chain of Lakes. If you are seeking a great place to live, retire, or play, Ellsworth is the place. With its park system, waterways, scenic roads, and snowmobile trails, Ellsworth is a great area to take advantage of Michigan’s Natural Resources during the four seasons.

ATWOOD Hugh Campbell Village President


Atwood is home to several farm markets, a winery, 3 restaurants, a John Deere mecca, a motel, a famous tiny chapel and an 18-hole golf course. Oh, and a 156 acre public natural area is located on Lake Michigan which has some of the best sunsets in the State!

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Big Happenings in EJ JOINING JORDAN

While there has long been a bridge across the ordan River, it was not pedestrian-friendly, and the result was that people would get in their cars and drive from one side of town to another. Or not. Either way, the limits of its usefulness divided the city into two parts, making casual strolling or shopping throughout the downtown very difficult. The new pedestrian-friendly bridge, though seemingly a small change, made a big impact on the community. It connected two parks, created a boardwalk on formerly blighted property, and prompted the creation of a new boat launch.


SPORTSMAN'S PARK PROJECT Projects the city hopes to pursue in the park include:

• Improving/upgrading the bathroom facilities, including improvements to barrier-free access • Creating a sidewalk connection to the Jordan River Watershed Center • Improving existing sidewalks to the boardwalk • Creating an improved landing site for non-motorized watercraft and a gravel vehicle drive to access it. • Modifications to the existing boardwalk for an accessible kayak launch • Enhancements to the existing fishing pier, including accessibility improvements • Creating six car/trailer parking spaces on the east side of the park

BONUS PICS AROUND EAST JORDAN Cool drinking fountains in town thanks to the Charlevoix County Community Foundation and EJ Rotary Club. Top left for people, bottom for dogs; right for water bottles. (2019)

Three East Jordan 2341 Fish were planted in Insuperheroes - Nelson termediate Lake by East Jordan & Grace Ogden and Wastewater Plant, DNR & Jordy! David Schweer.

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Ribbon Cuttings & More Holy Cow! The East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce had a record number of Ribbons Cuttings in the last year! We are so proud to have these businesses & organizations as part of our community!

East Jordan Historical Society Museum at City Hall Spring 2021

The Shoe Club: Solar Sparks Project April 22, 2021

Chain of Lakes Water Trail May 26, 2021 (See article p. 23)

Training Wheels Childcare Center May 15, 2021

The Boathouse June 2, 2021

Jordan Art Walk - Ribbon cuttings at the site of each sculpture! June 16, 2021 (See article p. 13)

Joining Jordan July 12, 2021 (See article p. 59)


Brown's Creek Pathway August 23, 2021 (See article p. 25)

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Cellar 1914 September 4, 2021

"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members." ~ Coretta Scott King

Breezeway Paddlesports September 16, 2021

The Maple Tree September 18, 2021

Ellsworth Pickleball Court September 25, 2021

Active Recovery Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab October 1, 2021

Valley Graphics and Northern MI Custom Image November 10, 2021

Rusty Mullet December 19, 2021



This year's EJ Shoe Club project is to enhance the Elementary School's community garden by utilizing the space more effectively throughout the year and improving it in other ways to make the space as valuable and efficient as possible. The Shoe Club’s plan includes: • Revitalizing an indoor growing space that is connected to the school. • Installing a hoop house that will serve as a larger and more cost-efficient growing space. • Installing two composting systems that will reduce food waste from the cafeterias in both the elementary and middle high schools. • Improving the outdoor garden area to better serve as an outdoor classroom. The importance of vegetables and healthy eating will be incorporated into the curriculum as well. For more information on the Shoe Club and this project, our website: www.shoeclub.org. :: www.ejchamber.org ::


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ALL IN, every day. Supporting Children and Families through Char-Em ISD Early Childhood Special Education Services

Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District Serving children & communities in Charlevoix, Emmet, and northern Antrim counties.

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Hellos, Goodbyes & Congrats! East Jordan True Value sold to Gill-Roy's

Rob Morgan, Gill-Roy's (New Owner) Dan, Kaye & Dale Miller Missing: Faye Miller

Five years after opening the Charlevoix Ben Franklin store, Donald and Jeanette Miller opened the East Jordan True Value in July 1983. The family and business became a vital part of the community and many of their customers became long-time friends. Donald and Jeanette left the retail legacy to their sons Dan and Dale who worked side by side with their parents and then their wives (Faye and Kaye) and their children. In 2022, the Miller brothers looked retirement in the face and decided to welcome it. They sold East Jordan True Value to Gill-Roy’s Got-it Hardware. We sadly say, "Goodbye and Happy Retirement!" to the Millers; and we excitedly say, "Welcome to East Jordan, Gill-Roy's!" (Thank you to the Charlevoix County News for the photo & history.)

Busy Bridge Antiques & Gifts

Ribbon Cutting at new East Jordan location.


After 38 years, we are sad to say goodbye to Sharon Jackson, Linda Snyder, and our beloved Busy Bridge - "an eclectic blend of gifts & antiques, resort wear, gourmet chocolates & bulk candy, made-inMichigan gifts, jewelry, card, East Jordan shirts, baby gift, toys and free gift wrapping." We'll miss you! But Happy Retirement!

The Chamber's 60th!

The East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce was incorporated in 1960, but since 2020 was the "Covid Year," we are having a belated celebration! Unfortunately, we could find very little information about the history of the Chamber beyond the fact that several of the long-serving officers prior to Mary Faculak were Judy Shea, the late Ginny Carey, and Marie Yettaw. We did find this one great old photo from an article, but don't even know what year it was! So, here's something TO DO! If anyone out there reading this has any "historic" info or photos about the Chamber, please share what you have with us!

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East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce EXPOSURE FOR YOUR BUSINESS Mary H. Faculak President / CEO

Shannon Fender Office Manager

Dan Bennett Chair Jordan Valley Outfitters

Nate Dionne Vice Chair EJPS

• Web Site Listing - www.ejchamber.org - with FREE link to your site from the Chamber site • Visitors Guide & Business Directory - FREE listing • Brochure, business card, flyer display 24/7 at the Chamber office • Business news, events, award recognition, etc. in Chamber “e-capsule” newsletters - online... and off! • Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies • Sponsorship Opportunities • Area Literature distributed at State Welcome Centers • Welcome Bags • Joint Partnership with Ellsworth & Atwood Business Communities

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT & PUBLIC AFFAIRS • • • • • • • • • Billie Jo Solgot Treasurer Individual Member

Chelsea McGuire Royal Farms

Nancy Carey Jordan River Arts Council

Jaleesa O'Neal Active Recovery Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab

Creating Entrepreneurial Communities Committee Associate Member of the Northwest Michigan Chamber Alliance Membership / Training Leadership on Local, Area, Regional Committees, Events & Boards, including The Breezeway Task Force Government Advocacy on City, County, State & Federal Levels Co-Founder of Leadership Charlevoix County Northern Hub - “Greenlight East Jordan” Administrator of “Energize, Engage, Enhance East Jordan” FIT Program - Community Assessment

NETWORKING • • • • • • • • • •

“Off The Cuff” Breakfast/Lunch/Happy Hour Series Virtual Monthly "Chamber Chats" Business After Hours Annual Chamber Dinner/Auction/Awards Chamber Special Events – Golf Outing, Countywide Business After Hours, Mingle & Jingle / Jubilee of Trees for 501 C3s Committee Participation Ambassador Program Community Updates Business Workshops Sponsor of “State of the Community” Forums for East Jordan & Ellsworth


Club, Church, Organization Bi-Annual Update Meetings Communications (mail, email, walk-in, phone) Professional Development/Business Services Your Chamber Office - located in the Main Street Center open year-round • Business Counseling - S.C.O.R.E. & Northern Lakes Economic Alliance (NLEA) Al Stallard EJ

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Celebrate Our Schools ELLSWORTH COMMUNITY SCHOOL Ellsworth Community School has a long and distinguished history of offering unequaled educational opportunities. Our motto “Big School Opportunities, Small School Relationships” summarizes our approach to education. Each student at Ellsworth is nurtured and encouraged to sample many academic and extra-curricular activities and to develop his or her unique talents. Most students actively participate in numerous before and after school activities while attending Ellsworth Community School. With a small student to teacher/staff ratio, all Ellsworth students have access to opportunities that are virtually unheard of in other schools its size, including; free developmental pre-school, full day kindergarten, on-line learning opportunities for advanced classes and credit recovery, college credit at no charge to students, music/ art/physical education for all students, iPads in every classroom, one-one laptops for all high school students, and access to career/technical education programs in graphic arts, agriculture, and building trades.

EBENEZER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL Ebenezer Christian School in Ellsworth, founded in 1945, is a non-denominational school. Our Preschool was founded in 2002. The preschool uses Zoo Phonics which is a method developed to make children strong readers at an early age. Our students use iPad’s during the school year which are integrated into their curriculum. The teacher incorporates online learning in all subjects and utilizes apps that are created specifically for education. Though we are a small school, we offer a great education in a loving environment and strive to be an extension of the home.

NORTH CENTRAL MICHIGAN COLLEGE Since 1958, North Central Michigan College in Petoskey has been opening the door to academic success for residents by offering two-year associate degrees in the arts and sciences that are transferable to upper division colleges and universities. In addition, North Central has paved the path to better-paying careers through its applied science programs in business, education, health science, criminal justice, information technology and manufacturing. Equally important, North Central provides a second chance for residents by advancing their skills, switching careers or just getting more from life through higher education.


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EAST JORDAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS Building a foundation with a world class education combined with the small school feel and caring environment that our parents have come to trust, our goal is to provide our students with experiences that will last a lifetime... and memories to share forever. EJPS comprises a vibrant part of the community and takes its job of educating East Jordan’s youth seriously. Thanks to our generous community, the district was recently able to upgrade infrastructural items, replace technology, provide secure entry ways, replace buses, and overhaul the high school gym. In the classrooms, on stage, and on the field of competition, East Jordan students continue to make us proud. We are pleased to boast a wide variety of academic courses, and continue to grow while challenging our students to create, design, build, and apply. While academic studies and preparation is a primary focus, it is also recognized that in order to prepare our students to be well-rounded, productive members of a community, we must encourage them to take pride in all areas of their growth. Whether through athletics, the arts, community service or simply treating others with respect, East Jordan Pride is a commitment to always doing your best.

CHAR-EM INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT Char-Em ISD is a regional education service agency serving the public schools of Charlevoix, Emmet and northern Antrim counties. Our primary mission is to provide leadership and services that enhance the delivery of instruction for our 11 constituent school districts and assisting other public and parochial schools. We match services, materials and personnel in the areas of special education, school improvement, professional development, early childhood, vocational education, school safety, and administrative/business services, among other areas of expertise, to the needs of our local schools.

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231.675.0157 www.JenniferBurr.com


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Index of Advertisers

Accommodations South Arm Retreats ..................................................... 72 Tourist Park - City of East Jordan .............................. 4 Wooden Shoe Campground ...................................... 12 Arts / Crafts Jordan River Arts Council .............................................. 8 Portside Arts Fair ............................................................ 8 Stonehedge Farm & Fiber Mill ................................. 12 Banks Charlevoix State Bank ................................................. 56 Caterers EJ Catering & Café ......................................................... 14 Grey Gables Inn ............................................................. 29 Yum & Yummer .............................................................. 49 Churches Lighthouse Missionary Church ............................. 54 Computer Sales & Service Computer Center ......................................................... 35 Construction South Arm Construction ............................................ 69 Economic Development Downtown Development Authority ................... 56 Education Char-Em Intermediate School District ................. 62 East Jordan Public Schools ....................................... 64 Ellsworth Community School ................................ 62 Jordan Valley District Library ................................... 62 Farm Markets Royal Farms - Farm Market & Winery ..................... 14 Gift Shops Adams Madams ............................................................ 28 The Inner Structure ...................................................... 8 Jordan River Arts Council ......................................... 8 Hardware & Lumber Barden Lumber .............................................................. 68 Gill-Roy's Got It! Hardware ........................................ 69 Health & Senior Services Commission on Aging ................................................. 35 East Jordan Family Health Center ......................... 35 Grandvue Medical Care Facility ............................ 35 Industry / Manufacturing Burnette Foods ................................................................. 8 East Jordan Plastics ...................................................... 68 EJ ......................................................................................... 71

Insurance Agencies / Financial Services The Insurance Shop ...................................................... 68 Korthase Flinn Insurance & Financial Services ... 34 Interior Designers The Inner Structure ...................................................... 8 Landscaping Drost Landscape ........................................................... 14 Marinas Municipal Marina - City of East Jordan .................... 4 Museums East Jordan Historical Society Museum ............... 20 Organizations Rotary Club of East Jordan ...................................... 35 Pharmacies EJ Family Health Center Pharmacy ..................... 35 Realtors Coldwell Banker - Jennifer Burr ................................ 68 Howard Hanna - Heather Beem ................................ 68 Pat O'Brien & Associates .............................................. 2 Resale Shops Bergmann Center ........................................................ 54 Crossroads Resale Shop ............................................. 54 Good Samaritan Family Services ............................ 54 HomeAgain Upscale Resale ...................................... 54 Restaurants & Wine Cellars BC Pizza .......................................................................... 29 The Blue Pelican .......................................................... 28 1918 Cellars at Castle Farms ....................................... 20 Front Porch Café .......................................................... 49 The Foundry .................................................................... 28 Grey Gables Inn ............................................................ 29 Royal Farms - Farm Market & Winery ....................... 14 South Arm Café ............................................................. 29 Recreation Breezeway Paddlesports ............................................ 12 Jordan Valley Outfitters .............................................. 12 Ye Nyne Olde Holles .................................................... 12 Surveyors Ferguson & Chamberlain Assoc. .................................... 69 Transportation Charlevoix County Transit ......................................... 35 Wedding & Event Venues Castle Farms .................................................................. 20

About This Publication... Design & Layout: Laurie Lesser Hodgson, North Bays Design Group Editors: Mary Faculak, Laurie Lesser Hodgson & Shannon Fender Advertising Sales: Mary Faculak & Shannon Fender Special Thanks To: Matt Hamilton, Dawn LaVanway, Cheri Leach, Tina Sundelius. Contributing Photographers: Mary Faculak, Shannon Fender, Laurie Lesser Hodgson, Bill Dietrich, Cheri Leach, Thomas P. Mann, Karen Walker ... and Member Websites. East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce 100 Main Street, Suite B • P.O. Box 137 East Jordan, MI 49727 Phone: 231-536-7351 Email: info@ejchamber.org • Website: www.ejchamber.org


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The 2022-2023 East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce Visitors Guide & Business Directory has been produced by the East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber has made every attempt to ensure that it is accurate and complete. Members in good standing as of April 1, 2022 are listed in the directory. The East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce and North Bays Design Group, LLC cannot guarantee the accuracy of all information contained herein, nor be held responsible for any errors or omissions. Please contact the Chamber to report any changes or inclusions for subsequent issues.

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