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welcome Opportunity is Knocking! “In the middle of adversity there is great opportunity.” ~ Albert Einstein Welcome to the Land of Opportunity - the Breezeway communities of East Jordan, Ellsworth and Atwood. Our world has certainly changed a lot in the last six months, but in many ways, the changes have highlighted the amazing opportunities our area has to offer. This year’s guide is a little different. It’s basically divided into five Sections of Opportunities - Family Fun, Recreation, Community, Business and Education. Whether you are a resident or a visitor, get outside and enjoy our lakes, rivers and trails year round. Check out our galleries, museums and attractions. Don’t forget to visit the farms and farmers’ markets. And, while some events and festivals may be cancelled or postponed this year, others will be held, so please check either the event websites (web addresses included) or the Chamber website (www.ejchamber.org) for updates. You can also stay informed by signing up for the Chamber email newsletter from our website. Some of the biggest current opportunities in the area are in the Business community. In the Business section of this guide, you can read about the many types of support available for anyone thinking of starting or expanding a business. Plus, the fact that interest rates are so low, make it an ideal time to invest in the future. Opportunities are not only abundant in terms of business, but in terms of lifestyle. Low mortgage rates; award-winning schools; superior medical, health & senior services; very active organizations, clubs and houses of worship… all this and more, make the East Jordan and surrounding areas the perfect place to raise a family or retire. So, don’t miss out! Opportunity is knocking!

Most sincerely, Mary H. Faculak, President/CEO

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Table of Contents Mary’s Welcome ............................................................. 3 Table of Contents ........................................................... 4 Opportunity is Knocking! ................................................. 5 FF: Festivals & Events ....................................................... 6 FF: Music & Art ................................................................... 9 FF: Farms & Farmers’ Markets .......................................10 FF: Stonehedge, Wagbo, Fish Hatchery ................. 11 FF: Raven Hill Discovery Center ............................. 12 FF: EJ Historical Society, Castle Farms ................ 15 Rec: Water Sports ............................................................. 16 Rec: Winter Sports ........................................................... 19 Rec: Hiking & Biking ..................................................... 20 Rec: Everything Else :-) ................................................ 21 Rec: We Own The Fall ...................................................... 23 Parks & Beaches .............................................................. 24

Accommodations ........................................................... 28 Restaurants ....................................................................... 30 The Breezeway & City Maps ........................................ 34 Member Directory .................................................... 36-47 Comm: Clubs & Organizations ..................................... 48 Comm: Churches .............................................................. 51 Comm: Award Winners ................................................. 53 Comm: Health, Medical, Seniors ............................... 55 Biz: State of Michigan Opportunity Zone ............. 56 Biz: Chamber of Commerce ......................................... 57 Biz: Cities & Counties .................................................... 58 Biz: More Business Support ......................................... 59 Edu: Our Schools .......................................................... 60 Edu: Jordan Valley District Library ........................... 63 Advertisers Index / Publication Info ..................... 66

Miss EJ 2020: This year, the Miss EJ

Scholarship Pageant has been delayed until a later date. So we have proclaimed all 8 of these 2020 seniors WINNERS! L to R: Amber Cetnarowski, Drue Daley, Molly Kitson, Sharity Whitaker , Lilly Ziebarth, Jayden Weber, Kara Feury, Margaret Stevenson


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FAMILY FUN Opportunity is Knocking! Festivals & Events Many of our wonderful 2020 Spring / Summer Festivals & Events have either been cancelled or postponed. We have listed them anyway with their usual annual dates. ••• Our 2020 Fall / Winter Festivals & Events are also subject to change. Most of those dates are included, but please check with event websites or www.ejchamber.org for updates.

Annual Breezeway Garage Sale

Friday & Saturday - Memorial Weekend Garage sales across C-48 The Breezeway from Atwood to Boyne Falls. www.ridethebreezeway.com

Ellsworth Pig Roast

3rd Weekend in June A celebration of food, family and fun. Games, Parade, Food. www.facebook.com/EllsworthPigRoast

Ellsworth Fireworks

R3 Triathlon - Ride. Run. River.

July 3 - Dusk Fireworks over Lake St. Clair

East Jordan Freedom Festival

See Schedule p. 9 7 p.m. - Memorial Park Band Shell

3rd Saturday in June www.adventuresportsnorth.com

East Jordan Music in the Park Series

3rd Week in June Block Party, Carnival, Grand Parade, Bands, Food, Fun & Fireworks. www.eastjordanfreedomfestival.org

East Jordan Garden Club Flower Show July 25 Noon - 4 p.m. Community Center

Sweaty Yeti 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run

2nd Saturday in July - This year Virtual! A family-friendly event welcoming all levels, to benefit the Barber-Galvin Memorial Scholarship. www.sweatyyetirun.com

South Arm Classics Festival

2nd Saturday in July Classic cars and boats, artists’ booths, children’s activities, fun, food and live music. Sponsored by EJ Lions Club www.southarmclassics.com

East Jordan BrewFest

2nd Saturday in July Memorial Park - Family-friendly. Beer Tent, Live Music, Kids’ Games. Sponsored by EJ Rotary Club


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Portside Arts Fair

August 1 & 2 Arts & Crafts, Food, Music. Historical Museum. www.portsideartsfair.org

Kiersten’s Ride

August 15 Horseback / Walk / ATV Ride fundraiser for suicide awareness & prevention. www.kierstensride.org

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Paddle Antrim

3rd Weekend in September Two-day kayak paddle covering over 40 miles of Northern Michigan’s Chain of Lakes. www.paddleantrim.com

Breezeway Fall Color Cruises

September 26, October 3 & 10 Three Saturday Cruises... at your own pace. Fall Colors, Corn Mazes, Pumpkins, Apples, Scarecrows, and more! www.ridethebreezeway.com

Fall Fest

September 26 Tourist Park from 12-10 pm. Live Music, Food Trucks, Beer Tent and more.

East Jordan Community Night

Thursday, December 3 Downtown. Starts at 5 pm. Tree lighting, Santa Parade, Soup Cook-off and more.

Wooden Shoe Holiday Festival

Wednesday, December 9 In the quaint Village of Ellsworth - Tree lighting and Caroling. Food & Games in beautiful Banks Township Hall.

Sno-Blast Winter Festival

February 19-21, 2021 The 40th annual event includes Sno-Sculpture Contest, Crowning of Belle of the Blizzard and Winter Knight, Blessing of the Sleds and more.

Jordan River Fall Raft Excursion

September 26 2.5 mile family-friendly guided river trip down the Jordan River. www.jvoutfitters.com

Family Fun Activities & Events at: Castle Farms - www.castlefarms.com Friske’s - www.friske.com

Jordan River Arts Center - p. 9 Royal Farms - www.royalfarms.com Service Orgs. - p. 48-49 Miscellaneous Dates:

Fall Pumpkin Festival

Wednesday, October 21 Downtown East Jordan from 5-7 pm. Kids’ Games, Early Trick-or-Treating, Baking Contest and more.

Ducky Derby - Aug. 9 Crop Walk - Sept. 27 Hallelujah Night - Oct. 31 Small Business Saturday - Nov. 28 Christmas Village - Dec. 3 - Jan. 2, ‘21 Holly Daze - Dec. 4 Atwood Christmas - Dec. 5

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FAMILY FUN Opportunity is Knocking! Music & Art 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). July 3 July 10 July 17 July 24 July 31 Aug 7

Full Circle John Archambault Band Breathe Owl Breathe Marsupials & Chirp Jelly Roll Blues Band Robin Lee Barry

Classic Rock Blues/Rock Folk/Indie Blues/Rock Blues Folk/Alt Country

Also, enjoy the Jordan Valley Community Band July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 7:30 pm

Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra Visit the GLCO Facebook page for online concerts and “Tuesday Talks” with Dr. Robert Pattengale, Founder & CoArtistic Director. www.facebook.com/GreatLakesOrch/

Jordan River Arts Council Jordan River Arts Council brings the arts to East Jordan and the surrounding area from their gallery located at 301 Main Street. Area artists display their work throughout the year in unique themed exhibits. The gallery is housed in East Jordan’s former library building; a historic Carnegie Library, built in 1919 and lovingly cared for by JRAC since 1989. JRAC supports and promotes arts, culture and creativity and brings exhibits, classes, workshops, and performances to the community. The Council is a strong believer in education and introducing area youth to the fine arts through exhibits, hands-on experiences, in-school programs, and the annual awarding of arts scholarships. The Art Center

also serves as a meeting place for the Writers Group, Socrates Cafe’, and Artists Gathering of Plein Air Painters. In addition to memberships, donations, grants and in-kind services, JRAC’s main fund raiser is the popular Holiday Art Fair held the 2nd Saturday in November at East Jordan High School. JRAC now has a gift shop inside the Main Street gallery featuring the work of area artists and other unique artistic gift items. The gift shop and gallery are currently open by appointment only. To make an appointment, email jordanriverarts@gmail.com. This may change as guidelines change.

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FAMILY FUN Opportunity is Knocking! Farms & Farmers’ Markets East Jordan Garden Club Farmers’ Market Mid-May through October Thursdays 9 a.m. til 1 p.m. Memorial Park Natalya Aho: 517-672-9171

Ellsworth Farmers’ Market

Delayed Opening - Check for Update Saturdays 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Community Square Julie Waterman: 231-675-5535

Both of our local farmers’ markets feature fresh, quality, locally-grown and produced products that promote a healthy lifestyle. Fresh vegetables & Fruits, Honey, Pure Michigan Maple Syrup, Crafts, Baked Goods and more. These are fun family events!

Royal Farms Farm Market & Winery

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. Lots of events in the Summer and Fall, so check our website! www.royalfarmsinc.com


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Friske’s Farm Market

U.S. 31 in Atwood Fruit Stand & U-Pick. Bakery & Café. Playgound & Seasonal Outdoor Activities. General Store Gift Shop. Tours & Field Trips. Festivals & Events. Get all the info from our website! www.friske.com

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More Fun Stuff

Stonehedge Fiber Mill & Yarn Shop - 2246 Pesek Road, East Jordan

Stonehedge is a 166-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

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/

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 :: www.ejchamber.org ::

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FAMILY FUN Opportunity is Knocking! Raven Hill Discovery Center Seize the OPPORTUNITY to explore Raven Hill Raven Hill Discovery Center will be “hibernating” for 12 months. We will have Home Learning Opportunities online, so visit our website: www.MiRavenHill.org. See you in the Spring 2021 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 OPPORTUNITIES for all ages to learn, create, grow and play. :-) 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.

Fiber Studio Explore all manner of fiber classes.

Christopher’s Art Corridor Science, history and howto art mediums.

Amateur Radio Station An active Ham Radio Station used by the Raven Hill Discovery Center Amateur Radio Club. 12

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Community Mural Sign

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.”

The Learning Gardens Rain gardens to help protect our watershed. Wetlands Boardwalk This boardwalk crosses the swamp and connects the main campus and Ancient World. Treehouse Accessible Tree House built in the shape of a maple leaf. Ancient World Replicas from ancient civilizations, including a pyramid, sphynx, Easter Island Head, Roman Arch, Obelisk, and more!

The Steppes Steppes are defined as land that has no trees and the rainfall is more than a desert and less than a prairie. Our “Steppes” are just that and the newest place to hang out with family and friends.

Exploring Beyond Jurassic Park Geologic history of Earth.

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

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

Evolving Technology Building Timelines of many different types of technology from modern day back to the stone age.

Earth Tones Music Garden Recycled and tuned musical instruments in an outside garden setting. The Wood Shop Woodworking tools for classes, exhibit building and maintenance.

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FAMILY FUN Opportunity is Knocking! East Jordan Historical Society Founded in 1976, East Jordan’s Portside Art and Historical Society was the first historical museum established in Charlevoix County. There are currently two locations where you can view historical displays and artifacts. Easiest to access is the revolving exhibits in the heart of East Jordan in City Hall at 201 Main Street. This downtown exhibit is getting a facelift as the museum curators catalog and organize 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.” Also available at the Chamber Office or Busy Bridge on Main Street. Admission price is donation only. Elm Pointe houses the majority of East Jordan Historical Society’s artifacts, as well as featuring the Portside Arts Fair during the first week-end of August. In 2020, the art fair is August 1-2. Elm Pointe is located at 01656 S. M-66 Highway, about 1 1/2 miles north of town on Lake Charlevoix. The museum will be open for the Art Fair and books will be available then.

Castle Farms 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 :: www.ejchamber.org ::

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RECREATION Opportunity is Knocking! Water Sports Galore Kayaking, Rafting, Canoeing Fishing Sailing, Powerboating, Pontooning Waterskiing, Tubing, Jet Skiing, Paddleboarding Scuba Diving Plain Old Swimming Splashing Your Sister, Dunking Your Brother Did we mention fishing?

Now to decide which body or bodies of water to use? 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.

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! 16 27474_VisitorsGuide.indd 16

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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 Yes, there are a lot of things you can rent here!

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Opportunity is Knocking!

Winter Sports World No reason to “hunker down inside” for the winter. Put on your gear, get outside, and enjoy the “white powder” on our snowmobile trails or cross-country & snowshoeing trails. How about a winter raft experience on the Jordan River? Or an ice-fishing adventure? Try your artistic side by making a snow sculpture or make snow angels. Build a snow fort. Have your friend build a snow fort. Have a snowball fight. Ski or Snowboard at Boyne Mountain; then play, play, play at Avalanche Bay.

Cross-Country Skiing & Snowshoeing

Northern Michigan trails for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are spectacular. With woods, dunes, frozen lakes, and spectacular vistas, Charlevoix County is the place to be DecemberMarch. Many outfitters rent cross-country skis and snowshoes. Boyne Mountain - The Boyne Nordican has it all for gliders, skaters and telemark skiers. Groomed for skating and striding, here you’ll find 50K of trails, with 12 loops. www.boyne.com Raven Ridge Preserve - This East Jordan preserve has 140 acres and 1.5 miles of hilly, ungroomed trails - perfect for snowshoers. Located between East Jordan and Boyne City with parking off Fuller Road. Rogers Family Homestead Preserve - Along the Jordan River near East Jordan with 1.5 miles of family-friendly terrain on 135 acres. East Jordan Community Park - M32. Groomed cross-country and snowshoeing trails.



Winter Rafting

Ice Fishing

Avalanche Bay Snowmobiling

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RECREATION Opportunity is Knocking! Hiking & Biking Looking for great trails for the beginner hiker? Paved trails for a family bike ride? Scenic strolls to watch the sunset? First time trails for the family or for seniors? Challenging trails to test your skills? We’ve got them all!

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.

LTC Facts & Figures:

Area Preserves:

• More than 270 private properties have been given permanent protection with conservation easements.

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.

• More than 200 nature preserves open to the public. • LTC maintains 107 miles of trail on nearly 50 nature preserves. • For more than 25 years, LTC has provided environmental education programs - at no cost - to thousands of school children throughout the year. • Quarterly field trips are offered for an adult audience interested in learning more about our valuable natural spaces.

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Raven Ridge Nature Preserve: From downtown East Jordan, travel east on C48 approximately 3.5 miles to Pearsall Rd. Turn right, then immediately turn left onto Fuller Rd. Turn right in about 1.5 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 launch on the river.

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More Hiking! 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.

Everything Else!


Disc Golf


Antrim Dells Mallard Golf Club Ye Nyne Olde Holles Boyne Mountain

At East Jordan Community Park. Great for beginners. Fun skill shots & more!

Four new courts on State Street near the Rotary Skate Park. The newest, “funnest” thing!

Bird Watching



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Opportunity is Knocking! 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 will agree with us ... We OWN the Fall. So, grab your camera and follow the Color Tour Map below. Also go West on the Breezeway to Atwood to our Farm Markets for Apples, Pumpkins, Wine, Cider, Pies and Donuts. And go East on the Breezeway to Boyne Mountain to see the colors from the top of the chairlift or the zipline.

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PARKS & BEACHES Opportunity is Knocking! Sportsman’s Park Location: 85 Bridge St. More info: 231-536-3381

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

Located downtown where Lake Charlevoix and the Jordan River meet. New 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.

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.and the Friends of the Jordan.

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. And now, an ice skating rink in winter! Site of the East Jordan Garden Club Farmer’s Market, May through October, Thursdays 8 a.m. to noon.

East Jordan Civic Center

East Jordan Rotary Skate Park

Location: 101 Civic Center Ln. More Info: 231-536-3381

Location: State St.

The Civic Center may be rented for receptions & parties, and used for recreational activities.


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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. :: 231-536-7351 ::

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Also visit Ellsworth Community Park, Ellsworth River Park, and in Atwood - Antrim Creek Natural Area & Banks Township Park. 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 indoor ice skating rink in log building and coming soon - boat launch!

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: 231-536-2363

An 11-acres park with frontage on the South Arm of Lake Charlevoix. Site of the East Jordan Portside Art & Historical Museum, which houses artifacts from lumbering era, an agricultural exhibit, E.J. & Southern Railroad memorabilia, and a salute to the military and local manufacturing. Also home to the Cygred Riley Art Gallery with collection of Purchase Prize artworks from the annual Portside Arts Fair. Park, Beach & Picnic Area: Open May 15 - October 15 ... 10am - 10pm Homestead: Call 231-536-3381 for availability. Museum & Gallery: By appointment only this summer. Call Historical Society president Tom “Tinker” Breakey at 231-675-5489 for information. Admission to Park & Museum: Free. :: www.ejchamber.org ::

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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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AmericInn Lodge & Suites Phone: 231-237-0988 Fax: 231-237-0249

Charlevoix 11800 US 31 N. (Near Public Golf Course) charlevoix.mi@americinn.com

52 guest rooms & suites

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

Boyne Falls 1 Boyne Mountain Road





East Jordan Motel Phone: 231-412-2685

East Jordan 218 Elizabeth St. at M-66 mail@eastjordanmotel.com

7 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

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 Tourist Park East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2561(4/15-10/15) South Arm of Lake Charlevoix 231-536-3381 (Winter) info@eastjordancity.org

60 Sites / 40 Additional 3 Cabins

Wooden Shoe Park Phone: 231-588-6382 (See ad p. 18)

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

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

East Jordan 02630 S. M-66 daveandlindastone@comcast.net

Sleeps 8+

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AMENITIES & MORE www.charlevoixamericinn.com Indoor pool, sauna & hot tub, wifi. Complimentary breakfast daily, spacious parking lot, large hospitality room for meetings and parties. 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.eastjordanmotel.com - Clean, cozy rooms at an affordable price, with access to beautiful Lake Charlevoix. Just a short walk to East Jordan’s Tourist Park, where you can enjoy a sandy beach and swimming area. WiFi Available. 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.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.

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A Matter of Taste www.amatteroftastemi.com

Ellsworth At Tapawingo 9502 Lake Street

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

Antrim Dells Golf Club Sunset Bar & Grill www.antrimdellsgolf.com

Atwood 12352 Antrim Dr. On US 31

Phone: 231-599-2679

BC Pizza & Indoor Playland (See ad p. 26)

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. 26)

Central Lake 2535 North Main Street

Phone: 231-544-2583

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

Friske’s Farm Market www.friske.com

Atwood 10 mi. S of Charlevoix on US 31

Phone: 231-599-2604 Fax: 231-599-3416

The Front Porch Café (See ad p. 27)

Ellsworth 9235 Main Street

Phone: 231-588-2000

The Foundry (See ad p. 27)

East Jordan 101 Main Street Suite B

Phone: 231-649-0006

Grey Gables Inn Restaurant www.greygablesinn.com (See ad p. 27)

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

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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, Cocktails

Great views overlooking Lake Michigan. Sandwiches and burgers served daily. Primerib, Whitefish, Perch and Chef’s Specials. Banquets, Weddings, Parties Welcome (150-200 capacity).

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.

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

Delicious breakfast specialties. Tasty sandwiches, burgers, paninis, home-made soups, fresh market salads. Handcrafted gourmet pizza from scratch. Pies & pastries.

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.

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.

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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 (See ad p. 27)

East Jordan 115 Main Street

Phone: 231-222-2092

The Mallard Bar & Grill www.mallardgolf.com (See ad p. 18)

East Jordan 9569 Bailey Road

Phone: 231-536-3636

Marty’s Dairy Grille

East Jordan 509 Water Street

Phone: 231-536-7693

The Jordan Inn

The Rowe Inn & Wine Shop www.roweinn.com

Ellsworth 6303 C-48

Phone: 231-588-7351

Royal Farms www.royalfarmsinc.com (See ad p. 22)

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

Sodalicious www.sodalicious.net

East Jordan 109 Main Street

Phone: 231-536-3085

South Arm Café (See ad p. 27)

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

Cocktails, Snacks

Grab and go sandwiches.

Lunch, Dinner, Ice Cream

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

Dinner, Cocktails, Specialty Wines

A traditional French country inn setting - Intimate & Casual. Superior fine dining cuisine, prepared with the freshest, seasonal locally-produced ingredients. Expansive fine wine collection for dining and retail.


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!

1950s Soda Fountain

Custom Ice Cream Cakes - Premium Ice Cream & Old-fashioned Treats - Homemade Waffle Cones - Sodas from our antique soda fountain.

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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ACCOUNTANTS / CPAs / BOOKKEEPERS BA Accounting LLC 404 State St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-9745; Fax: 231-222-2173 Email: baaccountingllc@yahoo.comm 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 Quick Bookkeeper Inc. 201 State St. (Lower Level) Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-544-1202; Fax: 248-471-9556 Email: randerson@quickbookkeeperinc.com Website: www.quickbookskeeperinc.com ADVERTISING / MARKETING The PhoneGuide 319 State St., Petoskey, MI 49770 Phone: 231-347-8606 or 888-860-8606 Fax: 231-347-7398 Email: info@thephoneguide.com Website: www.thephoneguide.com 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 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 ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES Busy Bridge Antiques & Gifts 207 Main Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3511 Email: busybridge@torchlake.com Website: www.busybridge.com Deer Creek Junk 320 State Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-675-2606 Email: Karen@deercreekjunk.com Website: www.deercreekjunk.com


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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 Website: www.otispottery.net ARTS & MUSIC ORGANIZATIONS Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra 219 E. Lake Street, Petoskey, MI 49770 Phone: 231-487-0010 Website: www.glcorchestra.org Jordan River Arts Council (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.org Jordan Valley Community Band P.O. Box 54, East Jordan Phone: 231-675-0543 AFFORDABLE HOUSING 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 ASSISTED LIVING / SENIOR HOUSING The Brook Retirement Community 701 Vogel Street, Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-4300; Fax: 231-582-4602 Email: cindy@brookretirement.com Website: www.brookretirement.com ATTORNEYS Northern Michigan Elder Law, PLC 100 Main Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7910; Fax: 248-369-6848 Email: ddobneff@michelderlaw.com Website: www.michelderlaw.com AUTHORS Pocket Full of Dreams - Inspirational Memoir 1852 Sherman SE Grand Rapids, MI 49506 Phone: 616-745-2176 Email: hockeyfan61@comcast.net Website: www.shop.davidbburch.com

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Straddle Books (Children’s Books) P.O. Box 293, East Jordan Phone: 231-544-6930 / Winter: 520-803-0566 Email: straddlebooks@gmail.com Website: www.straddlebooks.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: pipercubmurray@hotmail.com Website: www.murraysbodyshop.com 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 Ed’s Used Cars 203 Mill St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7953; Fax: 231-536-7944 Email: connieroberts03@hotmail.com Website: www.getauto.com/edsusedcars/ 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. 59) 100 Main Street, Suite A, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-5511; Fax: 231-536-3535 Email: atk@csbchx.com Website: www.charlevoixstatebank.com Charlevoix State Bank of Ellsworth (See ad on p. 59) 9136 Main St., Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-588-2211 Website: www.charlevoixstatebank.com Huntington National Bank 102 Mill St., P.O. Box 419, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2251; Fax: 231-536-3161 Email: cindy.moore@huntington.com Website: www.huntington.com BEAUTY SALONS & DAY SPAS Essence Hair Salon 117 Lake Street, East Jordan (Inside Lake Street Center) Phone: 231-536-3400 Email: mngmo@att.net

BED & BREAKFASTS (See Pages 28-29) BOAT RENTALS Summertime Rentals, LLC Ironton, MI Phone: 231-590-1471 Email: aaron@summertime-rentals.com Website: www.summertime-rentals.com BOAT RENTAL, SERVICE & STORAGE Swan Valley Marina 02474 M-66 South, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2672 Email: swanvalleymarina@gmail.com Website: www.swanvalleymarina.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 P.O. Box 31, East Jordan Phone: 231-649-5928 Email: careyent@twin-valley.net Website: www.careyconstruct.weebly.com 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 South Arm Construction, LLC (See ad on p. 64) 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

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Wright Builders, Inc. - Floyd & Todd 216 Ray Street, Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-5050; Fax: 231-582-0285 Email: todd@northernwrights.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 28-29) CANOE, KAYAK, SNOWSHOE RENTAL / OUTDOOR CLOTHING Jordan Valley Outfitters (See ad on p. 18) 311 N. Lake Street (M-66), East Jordan Phone: 231-536-0006 Email: jvoutfitters@gmail.com Website: www.jvoutfitters.com CATERING EJ Catering (See ad on p. 22) 304 Fourth Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3150 Email: gbender@ejps.org Website: EJ Catering on Facebook CHIROPRACTORS Monarch Family Chiropractic Dr. Martina Peterson - East Jordan Phone: 231-222-2136 Email: dr.martina@monarchfamilychiro.com Website: www.monarchfamilychiro.com

CLOTHING & JEWELRY STORES EJ Shoppe 122 Main St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2348 Website: www.marysofboyne.com CLUBS (See Page 48-49) COFFEE Back Draft Roasting Company P.O. Box 494, East Jordan Phone: 231-675-6004; Fax: 231-536-5014 Email: gronfire@torchlake.com Website: www.backdraftroasting.com COMPUTER SALES, SERVICE, & TRAINING Computer Center (See ad on p. 64) 128 Main St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-0870; Fax: 231-536-0914 Email: jvccej@gmail.com CONSERVATION SERVICES & EDUCATION Antrim Conservation District 4820 Stover Rd., Bellaire, MI 49615 Phone: 231-533-8363, ext. 1 Email: antrimcd@macd.org Website: www.antrimcd.com CONTRACTORS – SPECIALTY Atlas Electric Inc. 6025 M-32, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-1300; Fax: 231-536-0370 Email: rose@atlaselectric.net Website: www.atlaselectric.net 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

CHURCHES (See Page 51)

Ron’s Roofing 02940 S. Ranney Road, East Jordan Phone: 231-631-0176 or 231-536-0417 Email: warnosfam@yahoo.com

CLEANING PRODUCTS Wangeman & Associates 7730 Northland Dr., Rockford, MI 49341 Phone: 616-540-2580

DENTISTS Access Dental 108 S. Lake Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3307; Fax: 231-536-3323


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Hall Dental (See ad on p. 54) 121 Main Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-5030 Email: halldentaleastjordanmi@gmail.com

Barber-Galvin Memorial Scholarship Fund/ Sweaty Yeti Run P.O. Box 401, East Jordan Phone: 231-350-6008 Website: www.sweatyyetirun.com

Maple Ridge Dental (See ad on p. 54) Bert Desjardins, DDS & John Kenzie, DDS 101 Maple Ridge Dr., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2601; Fax: 231-536-2909 Email: xray@eastjordandds.com Website: www.mapleridgedentistry.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

Brian Sladics, DDS 101 Maple Ridge Dr., P.O. Box 291, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3368; Fax: 877-469-0025

Ellsworth Pig Roast P.O. Box 193, Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-676-0483 Email: lynnspearing@gmail.com

DOCKS & BOAT LIFT SALES Swan Valley Marina 02474 M-66 South, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2672 Email: swanvalleymarina@gmail.com Website: www.swanvalleymarina.com

Jordan Valley Freedom Festival P.O. Box 435, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7351 Email: info@eastjordanfreedomfestival.org Website: www.eastjordanfreedomfestival.org

DUST CONTROL Northern Michigan Dust Control 05916 US 31 S., Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-437-0105; Fax: 231-547-6681 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 EDUCATIONAL SERVICES Char-Em Intermediate School District (See ad on p. 52) 08568 Mercer Blvd., Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-547-9947; Fax: 231-547-7764 Email: info@charemisd.org Website: www.charemisd.org ENGINEERS / SURVEYORS Gourdie-Fraser, Inc. 123 W. Front St., Traverse City, MI 49684 Phone: 231-946-5874 Email: info@gfa.tc Website: www.gfa.tc EVENT ORGANIZATIONS Antrim County Fair P.O. Box 427, Bellaire, MI 49615 Phone: 231-533-8818 Website: antrimcountyfair.com

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 1011, Bellaire, MI 49615 Phone: 231-492-0171 Email: info@paddleantrim.com Website: www.paddleantrim.com FARMS & FARM MARKETS Friske’s Farm Market 10743 N. US-31, Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-599-2604; Fax: 231-599-3416 Email: info@friske.com Website: www.friske.com Royal Farms, Inc. (See ad on p. 22) 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

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FINANCIAL SERVICES Edward Jones 702 Bridge St., Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-547-2166 Email: carrie.titus@edwardjones.com Website: www.edwardjones.com/carrie-titus Korthase Flinn Insurance & Financial Services, Inc. (See ad on p. 2) 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 205 Water St., Suite B, East Jordan Phone: 231-222-2171 Website: www.billiesfloraleastjordan.com FOOD CONCESSIONS Miillers Roasted Sweet Corn P.O. Box 1085, East Jordan Phone: 231-459-8873 Email: matthewjonmiller1611@gmail.com Website: millersroastedsweetcorn.com FOOD & GROCERIES Family Fare (SpartanNash) 240 S. Lake St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7251; Fax: 231-536-3188 Website: www.spartanstores.com Save-A-Lot 530 South Maple St. (M-32), East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3614; Fax: 231-536-0318 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


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GAS STATIONS / CONVENIENCE STORE East Jordan Marathon 106 State Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7930 Email: eastjordanmarathon@gmail.com GIFTS, CLOTHING & COLLECTIBLES Adams Madams 2385 S Main St., Central Lake, MI 49622 Phone: 231-544-2770 Website: www.adamsmadams.com Billie’s Floral and Boutique 205 Water St., Suite B, East Jordan Phone: 231-222-2171 Website: www.billiesfloraleastjordan.com Busy Bridge Antiques & Gifts 207 Main Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3511 Email: busybridge@torchlake.com Website: www.busybridge.com GOLF COURSES & DRIVING RANGES Antrim Dells Golf Club 12352 Antrim Dells Dr., Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-599-2679 Email: thefunpro@gmail.com Website: www.antrimdellsgolf.com Mallard Golf Club & Driving Range (See ad on p. 18) 9569 Bailey Road, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3636 Website: www.mallardgolf.com Ye Nyne Olde Holles Golf Club (See ad on p. 18) 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

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East Jordan Downtown Development Authority (DDA) P.O. Box 499, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3381; Fax: 231-536-3383 Website: www.eastjordancity.org East Jordan Housing Commission 451 Water Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2051 Email: ejhc@freeway.net 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

Monarch Family Chiropractic Dr. Martina Peterson - East Jordan Phone: 231-222-2136 Email: dr.martina@monarchfamilychiro.com Website: www.monarchfamilychiro.com 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 28-29) HOME DÉCOR Deer Creek Junk 320 State Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-675-2606 Email: Karen@deercreekjunk.com Website: www.deercreekjunk.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 HARDWARE & LUMBER Barden Lumber (See ad on p. 64) 205 S. East St., Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-9961; Fax: 231-582-6267 Email: info@bardenlumber.com Website: www.bardenlumber.com True Value Family Center (See ad on p. 65) 201 Mill St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3121 Email: ejtruevalue@sbcglobal.net Website: www.truevalue.com/eastjordan/ HOSPITALS / HEALTH SERVICES & CARE East Jordan Family Health Center (See ad on p. 54) 601 Bridge Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2206; Fax: 231-536-9864 Website: www.ejfhc.org Grandvue Medical Care Facility (See ad on p. 50) 1728 S. Peninsula Rd., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2286; Fax: 231-536-2476 Email: jkorthase@grandvue.org Website: www.grandvue.org Hospice of Northwest Michigan 220 W. Garfield, Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 800-551-4140; Fax: 231-547-1164 Email: info@hospicenwm.org Website: www.hospicenwm.org

ICE CREAM SHOPS (See Pages 30-33) INDUSTRY / MANUFACTURING Burnette Foods, Inc. 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 East Jordan Plastics, Inc. (See ad on p. 65) 6400 M-32, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2243; Fax: 231-536-7090 Website: www.eastjordanplastics.com EJ (See ad on p. 67) 301 Spring St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2261; Fax: 231-536-4458 Email: us.sales@ejco.com Website: www.ejco.com INSURANCE & FINANCIAL SERVICES The Insurance Shop (See ad on p. 64) 824 Water St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3331; Fax: 231-536-3332 Email: insuranceshop@sbcglobal.net Website: www.theinsuranceshop.net

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Korthase Flinn Insurance & Financial Services, Inc. (See ad on p. 2) 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 LANDSCAPING / TREE SERVICE Drost Landscape (See ad on p. 4) 2010 Cedar Valley Rd., Petoskey, MI 49770 Phone: 231-881-9582; Fax: 231-348-3852 Email: info@drostlandscape.com Website: www.drostlandscape.com LAUNDROMAT, DRY CLEANING, CARWASH EJ Laundry Station 128 S. Lake St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2800 Email: EJLaundrystation@gmail.com LAWN & GARDEN EQUIPMENT Work ‘n’ Play (See ad on p. 22) 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. 52) 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 MARINAS 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/harbor.html


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The Landing Restaurant / Marina / Gas Dock 10231 Ferry Rd., Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-547-9036 Email: landingsinfo@gmail.com Website: www.thelandingscharlevoix.com MASSAGE THERAPY 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 28-29) MOVIE THEATERS Charlevoix Cinema III 107 Antrim St., Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-547-4353 Website: www.charlevoixmovies.com MUSEUMS East Jordan Portside Art & Historical Museum (See ad on p. 14) P.O. Box 1355, 01656 S. M-66 Hwy. East Jordan Phone: 231-675-5489 (Tom) Email: portsideartsfair@gmail.com Website: www.portsideartsfair.org NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES Charlevoix County News P.O. Box 1914, Gaylord, MI 49734 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 / Super Shopper 319 State St., Petoskey, MI 49770 Phone: 231-347-2544 Website: www.petoskeynews.com

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Traverse Magazine (Prism Pub., Inc.) 125 Park St., Suite 155, Traverse City, MI 49684 Phone: 231-941-8174; Fax: 231-941-8391 Email: jparker@mynorth.com Website: www.mynorth.com

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

ORGANIZATIONS (See Page 48-49)

Valley Graphics (See ad on p. 47) 107 Water St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-0400; Fax: Same Email: valleygraphicsprinting@gmail.com Website: www.valleygraphicsprinting.com

OUTDOOR RECREATION Jordan Valley Outfitters (See ad on p. 18) 311 N. Lake Street (M-66), East Jordan Phone: 231-536-0006 Email: jvoutfitters@gmail.com Website: www.jvoutfitters.com PHARMACIES East Jordan Family Pharmacy (See ad on p. 54) 601 Bridge St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2207; Fax: 231-536-7739 Website: www.ejfhc.org PHYSICAL THERAPY Munson Healthcare Jordan Valley Rehabilitation Center 100 Main St. - Upstairs, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-1451; Fax: 231-536-1455 Website: www.munsonhealthcare.org PLACES OF INTEREST Castle Farms (See ad on p. 14) 5052 M-66 North, Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-237-0884; Fax: 231-237-0994 Email: info@castlefarms.com Website: www.castlefarms.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: nomi.shrm.org RADIO & TELEVISION WTCM & WBCM Radio Traverse City, MI 49684 Website: www.wtcmi.com 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 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

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 2020-2021 school year.

Holly and Mike Real Estate EXP Realty Up North 109 Mill St., P.O. Box 1001, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7700 Email: hollysupnorth@gmail.com Website: hollystark.exprealty.com 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

Crossroads Ecumenical Resale Shop, Inc. (See ad on p. 50) 6710 M-32, P.O. Box 937, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7606

Pat O’Brien Realty - Team Roberts 128 Water St., Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-1700; Fax: 231-582-1714 701 Bridge St., Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-547-7701; Fax: 231-547-7013 Email: kathy@patobrien.com Website: www.patobrien.com

Good Samaritan Food Pantry / Resale Shop (See ad on p. 50) 9746 Main St., Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-588-2208; Fax: 231-588-6184 Email: bec@thegoodsam.org Website: www.thegoodsam.org

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 Rental (See ad on p. 64) 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 28-29) RESALE SHOPS Bergmann Center Resale (See ad on p. 50) 8888 Ance Rd., Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-547-2979; Fax: 231-547-1321 Email: smuma@bergmanncenter.org Website: www.bergmanncenter.org


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RESTAURANTS & BARS (See Pages 30-33) RETAIL / WHOLESALE Socks Kick 117 S. Lake 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. 62) 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 Ellsworth Community School (See ad on p. 52) 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: screenmaster@gmail.com Website: www.screenmaster.net

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SENIOR HOUSING, SERVICES, CENTERS American House Senior Living Communities 615 Petoskey Ave., Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-547-2599; Fax: 231-547-3822 Email: charlevoix@americanhouse.com Website: www.americanhouse.com Charlevoix County Commission on Aging (See ad on p. 50) 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

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 & PRIVATE Charlevoix County Transit (See ad on p. 54) 1050 Brockway, Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-6900; Fax: 231-582-5672 Email: jdrury@cctransist.org Website: www.charlevoixcounty.org

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

UNEMPLOYMENT SERVICES Northwest Michigan Works / A program of Networks Northwest 2225 Summit Park Drive Petoskey, MI 49770 Phone: 231-347-5150; Fax: 231-347-4454 Email: kathy.taylor@networksnorthwest.org Website: www.nwmichworks.org

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

UTILITIES - GAS / ELECTRIC Consumers Energy 5544 Charlevoix Ave., Petoskey, MI 49770 Phone: 231-753-2336 Email: timotey.petrosky@cmsenergy.com Website: www.consumersenergy.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

DTE Energy 700 Hammond Road E, Suite 2 Traverse City, MI 49686 Phone: 800-477-4747 Website: www.DTEenergy.com

STORAGE SERVICES Lake Street Center 117 S. Lake St., East Jordan Phone: 231-582-5050 SURVEYORS Ferguson & Chamberlain Associates, Inc. (See ad on p. 65) 103 W. Upright, Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-547-6882; Fax: 231-547-0021 Website: www.fergusonchamberlain.com

Great Lakes Energy Cooperative 1323 Boyne Ave., P.O. Box 70 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

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VETERINARIANS Jordan Valley Animal Clinic 800 W. Water St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-3132 WASTE DISPOSAL American Waste, Inc. P.O. Box 1030, Kalkaska, MI 49646 Phone: 231-258-9030 Email: info@americanwaste.org Website: www.americanwaste.org WATERPARKS / ADVENTURE PARKS Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark Boyne Mountain, Boyne Falls 49713 Phone: 231-549-7979 Website: www.boyne.com Wildwood Rush - Zip Line Boyne City across from Young State Park Phone: 855-ZIP-INFO (855-582-3400) Website: www.wildwoodrush.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: michiganboathouse@gmail.com Website: www.miboathouse.com


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Castle Farms (See ad on p. 14) 5052 M-66 North, Charlevoix, MI 49720 Phone: 231-237-0884; Fax: 231-237-0994 Email: info@castlefarms.com Website: www.castlefarms.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 WINERIES The Cellars of Royal Farms (See ad on p. 22) 10445 N. US-31, Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-599-3222 Email: royalfarms@torchlake.com Website: www.royalfarmsinc.com WINE SHOPS The Rowe Inn Wine Shop 6303 C-48, Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-588-7351; Fax: 231-588-2365 Email: wes@roweinn.com Website: www.roweinn.com YARN SHOPS Stonehedge Fiber Mill, LLC & Yarn Shop (See ad on p. 8) 2246 Pesek Road, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2779 Email: deb@stonehedgefibermill.com Website: www.stonehedgefibermill.com YOUTH CENTERS / CAMPS Camp Daggett 3001 Church Road, Petoskey, MI 49770 Phone: 231-347-9742 Website: www.campdaggett.org The Depot - Jordan Valley Teen Center 116 Main Street, East Jordan Phone: 231-222-2224 Email: depotjvteencenter@gmail.com Website: www.ejdepot.org

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INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS James & Denise Brown Bill & Linda Chase Jane Diller & John Stevens Phillip Hofweber John A. & Terri Howrani Ronald & Tamela Jackson Bill & Karen Lorne Fred & Barbara Malpass Bob & Linda Noll

Charlene M. Novotny Joe & Robyn Rebec Gary & Mary Ann Roberts Nathan Skop & Lindsey Malpass-Skop Billie Jo Solgot Lynn Aldrich Spearing Tom & Marge Teske Richard M. Vincent David & Beth White Barbara Worgess

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COMMUNITY Opportunity is Knocking! Clubs & Organizations American Legion #227 Rebec-Hosler-Sweet Post 305 Main St., East Jordan Phone: 231-536-7892 Meetings: 7:30 p.m. - 1st Tue. at the Legion

East Jordan Garden Club P.O. Box 1323, East Jordan Meetings: 1:30 p.m. – 3rd Mon. At the Senior Center (old Middle School) Agnes Clark (536-2163) or Jean Petrie (544-6989)

Banks Township Historical Society 6520 Center, Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-588-1063 Email: shirleytornga1940@gmail.com

East Jordan Lions Club P.O. Box 845, East Jordan Meetings: 1st & 3rd Mon. At The Jordan Inn

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 1701 Petoskey, MI 49770 Phone: 231-487-1006; Fax: 231-487-0795 Email: info@charemunitedway.org Website: www.charemunitedway.org Charlevoix Area Humane Society 614 Beardsley Street, Boyne City, MI 49712 Phone: 231-582-6774 Email: director@charlevoixhumane.org Website: www.charlevoixhumane.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


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East Jordan Little League P.O. Box 641, East Jordan East Jordan Sno-Mobilers, Inc. 5586 Mt. Bliss Rd., P.O. Box 80, East Jordan Phone: 231-536-2944 Club Phone: 231-536-0723 Website: eastjordansnowmobilers.freeservers.com Meetings: 6:30 p.m. - Pot Luck 4th Mon. at the Clubhouse 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 Good Samaritan Family Services 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 P.O. Box 332, East Jordan Meetings: 7 p.m. - 4th Thu.

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A Few Community Activities & Projects 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

State of the Community - EJ Chamber

Little Traverse Conservancy (See ad on p. 18) 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

East Jordan Lions Club Easter Fun & Games

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. 47) 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

Friends of the Jordan Watershed Cleanup

Leadership Charlevoix County Class of 2020

South Arm ORV Email: amkava@aol.com Website: southarmorv.wixsite.com/mysite Meetings 2nd Monday of the Month 7:00 p.m. @ East Jordan Sno-Mobiler’s Club House Sunset Torch Condominium Association 5954 SE Torch Lake Dr, Bellaire, MI 49615

Rotary Club of East Jordan at Camp Daggett

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COMMUNITY Opportunity is Knocking! Houses of Worship EAST JORDAN COMMUNITY CHURCH Location: 301 Nicholls St Phone: 231-536-2299; Fax: 231-535-2321 Email: pastorjasonrichey@hotmail.com EAST JORDAN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Location: 201 Fourth Street Mailing Address: P.O. Box 878 Phone: 231-536-2161 Parsonage: 231-536-7596 Service Time: Sunday 9:00 a.m. Sunday School: 9:15 a.m. (after Children’s Moments) Clergy: Craig Pahl, Pastor Email: eastjordanumc@gmail.com ELLSWORTH WESLEYAN CHURCH Location: 6339 Elm St., P.O. Box 218 Ellsworth, MI 49729 Phone: 231-588-7455 Website: www.ellsworthwesleyan.org Email: ewchurchoffice@gmail.com Pastor: Chris Wallace Student Ministries Pastor: Scott Hayes Service Times: Sundays 8:45 & 11:00 a.m. Life Groups: 10:00 a.m. Encounter Youth: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH Location: 07855 Rogers Road Mailing Address: P.O. Box 497 Phone: 231-536-7566 Sunday School: Sunday 9:15 a.m. Adults Service Time: Sunday 10:30 a.m. Email: evanejor@gmail.com

HARVEST BARN WORD OF LIFE CHURCH Location: 210 S. Lake Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1084 Phone: 231-536-2870 Service Time: Sunday 10:00 a.m. & Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Clergy: Pastor Kimon Criner Email: harvestbarnchurch@gmail.com Website: www.HarvestBarnChurch.com JORDAN VALLEY BAPTIST CHURCH Location: 909 Water Street Phone: 231-350-8301 Sunday School: Sunday 9:45 a.m. Service Time: Sunday 11:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. & Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Pastor - Silas Doctor Email: updoc@charter.net Website: www.jordanvalleybaptistchurch.com LIGHTHOUSE MISSIONARY CHURCH (See ad on p. 50)

Location: 7824 Rogers Road Phone: 231-536-2128 Sunday School: Sunday 9:00 a.m. Service Time: Sunday 10:00 a.m. Pastor: Bart Adams Email: ejlighthouseMC@gmail.com Website: www.lighthousemc.org ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH Location: 207 Nicholls Street Mailing Address: P.O. Box 379 Phone: 231-536-2934; Fax: 231-536-2988 Mass Times: 6:00 pm Sat.; 9:30 am Sun. Pastor: Fr. Peter Wigton Assoc. Pastor: Fr. Innocent Zambua

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Location: 207 Williams Street Mailing Address: P.O. Box 341 Phone: 231-536-2941 Service Time: Sunday 9:30 a.m. Email: ejfirstpres@gmail.com Website: www.ejpresbyterian.com :: 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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COMMUNITY Opportunity is Knocking! Our Award Winners

Citizen of the Year

Ambassador of the Year

Renaissance Award

Luanne Reed

Rich Dietrich

BC Pizza of East Jordan Chris & Sandra Nelson

Spirit Award

Business of the Year

Diamond Award

Grandvue Medical Care Facility Carol Timmer

South Arm CafĂŠ Jessica & CJ Cutler

East Jordan Auto Parts 75 Years in Business The Sloughs - Jim Slough

Banks Township Citizen of the Year

Belle of the Blizzard

Pastor Christopher Wallace

Outstanding Professional in Education

Josh Peck

Rob Essenberg EJPS

Winter Knight

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OPIE Award

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Laurence Yung, DO, MBA, CMO

Joelle Woodruff, FNP

Jeanette Dolmetsch, PA-C

April North, MD



Helping Our Communities. Our Mission is Your Health.

East Jordan Family Health Center ejfhc.org

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Most Insurances Accepted

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COMMUNITY Opportunity is Knocking! Community Health & Senior Services When it comes to your health and medical care, the Opportunities within your Community are of paramount importance. Welcome Home! East Jordan Family Health Center & Pharmacy

There’s no place like home and family, and at EJFHC, our staff is dedicated to treating you like family. We are committed to providing you with quality, affordable healthcare you can count on. Everyday we strive to develop services and programs to better serve you and our community. Information can be found at www.ejfhc.org.

Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital

A treasured gem among rural community hospitals in northern Michigan, you’ll feel at home from the moment you step in the door. Whether you are having a baby, receiving chemotherapy, needing surgery, or participating in cardiac rehabilitation, you will find a perfect blend of friendly, personal attention and sophisticated advanced technology and services. www.munsonhealthcare.org/charlevoix-hospital/

Jordan Valley Rehab Center at Main Street Center, Downtown East Jordan Occupational Therapy • Physical Therapy • Sports Medicine

And, of course, Dentists, Chiropractors, Massage Therapists and Florists :-) We Treasure Our Seniors. They built this community and we will take every Opportunity to say, Thank You. Grandvue Medical Care Facility

Home to 113 Elders, Grandvue has been serving Northern Michigan for over 120 years. The facility has evolved from a working farm in 1898, to an infirmary with x-ray and maternity ward in 1949, to a Medical Care Facility in 1958. A specialized memory community was added in 1997, and the facility was expanded and renovated in 2005. Grandvue provides 24-hour skilled nursing care in an environment that honors Elders’ individuality and personal choices. www.grandvue.org

Commission on Aging - Charlevoix County

Your resource for highly qualified, professional services, programs and resource material: Foot Care; Home Delivered Meals; In-home Health Services; Senior Center Meals; In-home Respite; Senior Center Activities, Events, Education & Outreach; Personal Care Assistance; Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Planning; Homemaker Program; Health Care Service Clinics: Blood Pressure Check, Hearing Check, Hearing Aid Cleaning and Repair, etc. www.charlevoixcounty.org/Commission_on_Aging/

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BUSINESS Opportunity is Knocking! What makes a place a great place to do business, to start a new business, or to expand a business? Is it the Location? The People? The Community Support? The Economic Potential? Actually, we know it’s All of the Above!

Throughout Michigan, great opportunities abound in areas called Opportunity Zones. The opportunities are for investors, entrepreneurs, community leaders, developers, and builders to make certain areas of Michigan better places to live, work and thrive. Through investments in Opportunity Zones, new housing will be built and existing housing will be improved. New small businesses will be launched. Mixed-use projects, infrastructure and community resources will be developed. And jobs will be created. www.miopportunityzones.com


NOW is the TIME • THIS is the PLACE INVEST in EAST JORDAN SUPPORT: City Government Chamber of Commerce Greenlight East Jordan Northern Lakes Economic Alliance


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ONE OF A KIND OPPORTUNITY: LOCATION: DDA Owned Property for Sale Splendid Parks & Beaches Other Prime Downtown Commercial City Harbor & Campground Spaces for Sale or Lease Natural Beauty Redevelopment Ready Properties Great Schools

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East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce Any GREAT business venture starts with a GREAT chamber of commerce! EXPOSURE FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Mary H. Faculak President / CEO

Shannon Fender Office Manager

Dan Bennett Chair Jordan Valley Outfitters

John Hunter Vice Chair EJ

• 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 • Member of the Month Business Spotlight • Joint Partnership with Ellsworth Business Community • Dual Membership with the Boyne City Chamber


Billie Jo Solgot Treasurer Individual Member

Nancy Carey Jordan River Arts Council

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Nate Dionne EJPS

Chelsea Luedtke Royal Farms

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-Sponsor of Leadership Charlevoix County, Success Partnership Program and Mastermind on Main Northern Hub - “Greenlight East Jordan” Administrator of “Energize, Engage, Enhance East Jordan” FIT Program - Community Assessment

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“Off The Cuff” Breakfast/Lunch/Happy Hour Series Business After Hours Annual Chamber Dinner/Auction/Awards Chamber Special Events – Golf Outing, Countywide Business After Hours, Business Expo Committee Participation Ambassador Program Community Updates Business Workshops Sponsor of “State of the Community” Forums for East Jordan & Ellsworth

INFORMATION • • • • Darrin Podskalny Individual Member

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) :: www.ejchamber.org ::

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BUSINESS Opportunity is Knocking! Our governmental entities are also instrumental in the development and growth of healthy businesses. CITY OF EAST JORDAN

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 has been selected as an “Opportunity Zone” and will soon become a Redevelopment Ready Certified Community, as both are substantial labels when attracting economic growth and development. The city is constructing a new Master Plan/Land Use Plan in preparation of progress in our DDA, Industrial Park and waterfront zones. 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.


Founded in 1881 and incorporated as a village in 1938, Ellsworth is located on the scenic Breezeway and Chain O’ 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. “Adventure begins in Ellsworth ... A Peaceful Retreat”


“Governmentally” known as a “Place of Interest,” Atwood is home to several farm markets, a winery, 3 restaurants, a John Deere mecca, 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. In terms of business... Think “Agri-Tourism”


The Breezeway communities also cross two counties and four townships. Charlevoix and Antrim counties have provided tremendous support for various business ventures, community projects and events, as have the four townships - South Arm, Banks, Wilson and Boyne Valley. The State of Michigan has also been a helpful partner on issues involving the roads and has many programs to foster economic growth and development. 58

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More Business Support Opportunities

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance

Providing resources for communities and entrepreneurs to create and retain jobs in Antrim, Charlevoix & Cheboygan Counties. www.northernlakes.net

In January, Taylor Malpass joined the NLEA team serving as the East Jordan Downtown Development Authority Coordinator. She works closely with the City of East Jordan and DDA to implement the many exciting projects and initiatives in the DDA annual work plan.

Michigan Economic Development Corporation The Michigan Economic Development Corporation, in collaboration with more than 100 economic development partners, markets Michigan as the place to do business, assists businesses in their growth strategies and fosters the growth of vibrant communities across the state. www.michiganbusiness.org

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EDUCATION Opportunity is Knocking! 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. Ellsworth Community School was named an Academic State Champion by the Center for Michigan. We are annually ranked as one of America’s best high schools in US News and World Report, and continue to outperform other schools in the region based on standardized test scores. Ellsworth clearly offers its students unequaled opportunities. 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. Ellsworth Community School is a family friendly environment where parents and the community are an integral part of the every day activities of the school.

EBENEZER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL Ebenezer Christian School in Ellsworth, founded in 1945 is a non-denominational school. Ebenezer Christian 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 we strive to be an extension of the home. 60

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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.

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.

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. :: www.ejchamber.org ::

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EDUCATION Opportunity is Knocking! 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; • Grandparents section in children’s area; • Digital play table for all ages; • Children literacy computers; • Downloadable eBooks, eAudios, music 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 room; • Disc cleaning machine to repair CD discs, PS3 & 4, xBox, wii and blu-ray; • Public computers for word processing, resume writing, and internet access; • Wifi and broadband available inside and outside of building.

Above: Women’s Resource Center’s Play Group. Below: Weekly story time, crafts, games and music for children.

The library also has programs for all ages:

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

Traditional services the library offers:

Teen Program

• Borrowing books, magazines, audio books, videos, DVDs, large print, reference, and genealogy; • Homepage (jvdl.info) which includes electronic newsletter, readers advisory, etc.; • Public copier, fax, color copier, scan pages to email, displays, community meeting rooms, income tax forms, event brochures, local art displays, and library logo reusable bags.

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Index of Advertisers Accommodations Wooden Shoe Campground .................................. 18 Arts / Crafts Jordan River Arts Council .............................................. 8 Portside Arts Fair ............................................................ 8 Stonehedge Farm & Fiber Mill ..................................... 8 Banks Charlevoix State Bank ................................................. 59 Caterers EJ Catering & Café ......................................................... 22 Grey Gables Inn ............................................................. 27 Churches Lighthouse Missionary Church .............................. 50 Computer Sales & Service Computer Center ......................................................... 64 Construction South Arm Construction ............................................ 64 Education Char-Em Intermediate School District ................. 52 East Jordan Public Schools ........................................ 62 Ellsworth Community School ................................ 52 Jordan Valley District Library ................................... 52 Farm Markets Royal Farms - Farm Market & Winery ........................ 22 Hardware & Lumber Barden Lumber .............................................................. 64 East Jordan True Value ................................................ 65 Health & Senior Services Commission on Aging ................................................. 50 East Jordan Family Health Center ......................... 54 Grandvue Medical Care Facility ............................ 50 Hall Dental ..................................................................... 54 Maple Ridge Dental ..................................................... 54 Industry / Manufacturing East Jordan Plastics ...................................................... 65 EJ ........................................................................................ 67 Insurance Agencies / Financial Services The Insurance Shop .................................................... 64 Korthase Flinn .................................................................. 2

Interior Designers Inner Structure ............................................................... 8 Landscaping Drost Landscape ............................................................. 4 Lawn & Garden Equipment Work ‘N Play Shop ........................................................ 22 Museums East Jordan Portside Art & Historical Museum ..... 14 Organizations Little Traverse Conservancy ..................................... 18 Rotary Club of East Jordan ...................................... 47 Printers Valley Graphics ............................................................... 47 Rental Stores Taylor Rental ................................................................ 64 Resale Shops Bergmann Center ........................................................ 50 Crossroads Resale Shop ............................................. 50 Good Samaritan Family Services ............................ 50 Restaurants BC Pizza .......................................................................... 26 The Blue Pelican Inn ................................................. 26 The Foundry ................................................................... 27 Front Porch Café .......................................................... 27 Grey Gables Inn .......................................................... 27 Las Maracas ................................................................... 27 South Arm Café ........................................................... 27 Recreation / Entertainment The Chief Golf Course ............................................... 26 Jordan Valley Outfitters ............................................ 18 Mallard Golf Course & Driving Range .................. 18 Ye Nyne Olde Holles .................................................... 18 Surveyors Ferguson & Chamberlain Assoc. .................................... 65 Transportation Charlevoix County Transit ......................................... 54 Wedding & Event Venues Castle Farms .................................................................. 14

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: Tinker Breakey, Tom Cannon, Aaron Gaffney, Deana Jerdee, Dawn LaVanway, Cheri Leach, Matt Stevenson. Contributing Photographers: Mary Faculak, Shannon Fender, Laurie Lesser Hodgson, Deana Jerdee , Cheri Leach, Thomas P. Mann, Heather Outman, 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 2020-2021 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, 2020 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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Join Us! In the Land of Opportunity. (Need we say more?)

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