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Pig Roast, Music in the Park & Banks Township Citizen of the Year

“Tiny Town, Huge Heart” is the slogan for the 38th Annual Ellsworth/Atwood Pig Roast. This long running event is set for this Friday and Saturday, June 15-16 in Ellsworth. The huge schedule of events offers something for everyone! Friday’s schedule includes an Authentic Mexican Cuisine, Family Water-slide & Ice Cream Social, 3-Point Basketball Shootout, Paddle Antrim Cruise, Horton Creek Concert and an Outdoor Movie at dusk. Saturday’s events feature a 5K and Fun Run, Pancake Breakfast, Craft Show, the popular Pig Roast Parade, Hastings Harmony Hous Open House, Roast Pork Lunch, Free Children’s Games and activities, Steel Horse Breezeway Benefit, Horse Pull, Banks Township Historical Society Open House, and the 2018 Fireworks at dusk.

Thank you to the Pig Roast Coordinator and Officers for all of their work and dedication to  the event and community!
Coordinator – Betsy Randall
President – Heidi MacNichol
Vice President – Christina Charbonneau
Secretary – Lynn Spearing
Treasurer – Marcie Potter

Thank you to the many event volunteers and to the many generous sponsors helping make this wonderful schedule of events. Like Ellsworth Pig Roast on Facebook.

 

Congratulations to Joni Wieland of Ellsworth on being named 2018 Banks Township Citizen of the Year!

 

2018 East Jordan Friday Night Music in the Park Concert Series kicks off June 15.
One of northern Michigan’s favorites, the popular Jelly Rolls Blues Band will kick off the 2018 Music in the Park Concert Series this Friday, June 15 at 7:00 PM. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and be ready to enjoy an evening of great music in Memorial Park. Come to town early and enjoy dinner and shopping before the concert. If you have not contributed to the Music in the Park, please send your tax-deductible check payable to – City of East Jordan, “Music in the Park” in the memo, P.O. Box 499, East Jordan, MI 49727
Music in the Park is proudly co-sponsored by the Jordan River Arts Council, East Jordan Downtown Development Authority and the East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce.

Kick-Off to Summer Open House

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East Jordan Business Community to Hold “Kick Off to Summer” Open House

Participating businesses throughout East Jordan will be hosting a “Kick-Off to Summer Open House” on Thursday, June 7th from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The businesses will be showcasing their products and services. Many will offer special sales and refreshments throughout the evening. Visit your community, enjoy dinner at one of our restaurants and discover all of the great shops, services and opportunities that are available!  “Find the Hidden Swan Scavenger Hunt, a fun activity for all. Grab a list of participating businesses, find the hidden swan in the business and get their signature and return your completed form to the Chamber Office to be entered. No purchase necessary.  The lucky winner will receive $100.00 in East Jordan Chamber Checks.  Don’t forget to bring your summer guests to East Jordan. Let’s share our wonderful community with others! Discover East Jordan…One Season at a Time! www.ejchamber.org. For more information. East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce 231-536-7351, Like us on Facebook www.facebook/EJChamber/ #DiscoverEastJordan

Merchants Meeting

We want to invite ALL East Jordan business owners/managers to join us at a meeting to discuss upcoming events.

May 22 – 9:00 AM at the Community Center front room

 

Congratulations Community of East Jordan

“Maniac of the Year” Award Winners – Awarded by NLEA

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Chamber Checks

East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce Participating Member Businesses

Billie’s Floral & Boutique
Blue Smoke
Books & Things
Busy Bridge
Charlevoix County Transit
Deer Creek Junk
E.J. Shoppe
East Jordan Public School -Devils Den
East Jordan True Value Family Center
Ed’s Used Cars
Good Samaritan
Jordan River Arts Council
Karen Walker Photography
Maple Ridge Dental – Dr. Bert Desjardins & Dr. John Kenzie
Martha Wagbo Farm and Education Center
Socks Kick
Sodalicious
South Arm Café
Subway
T & R Yamaha

 

Chamber Checks

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Chamber Checks are the ideal “shop local” gift that can be used all over town  
Need a gift, maybe for someone who is hard to buy for? Don’t forget “Chamber Checks” are available at the Chamber Office, 100 Main Street, East Jordan. Chamber Checks make the ideal “shop local” gift that can be redeemed at many businesses in the East Jordan area. Chamber Checks are issued through Charlevoix State Bank by the East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce and are redeemable much like a gift certificate or traveler’s check. Chamber Checks are available in any denomination. We appreciate advance notice for large orders. If you have questions about Chamber Checks, call the Chamber at 231-536-7351 or email info@ejchamber.org.
If your East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce Business has not signed up to accept Chamber Checks be sure to contact the office and get on the list. Don’t miss out on this fabulous opportunity.

East Jordan Area Chamber Members that Accept Chamber Checks:

Billie’s Floral and Boutique

Blue Smoke

Books & Things

Busy Bridge

Charlevoix County Transit

Deer Creek Junk

E.J. Shoppe

East Jordan Public School -Devils Den

East Jordan True Value Family Center

Ed’s Used Cars

Good Samaritan

Jordan River Arts Council

Karen Walker Photography

Maple Ridge Dental – Dr. Bert Desjardins & Dr. John Kenzie

Martha Wagbo Farm and Education Center

Sodalicious

Subway

T & R Yamaha

 

Light Parade Route Change

IMPORTANT PARADE ROUTE CHANGE: The Light Parade/Santa Parade (Thursday, December 7th, 5:30 PM) will be lining up at South Arm Cafe and up 2nd Street, left onto Esterly Street (crossing Main Street) and ending at the Community Christmas Tree at Spring Street & Esterly. For more info. call the Chamber Office at 536-7351. Please help us spread the word. Thank you.

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2017 schedule

Fall Colors Will Soon Be Upon Us

Fall Colors are the Best In East Jordan!

The 2017 fall color tour season will soon be upon us! Make plans to visit the East Jordan area for the state’s most beautiful color and viewing sites! The spectacular Jordan Valley with many breathtaking overlooks, hiking trails, along with the spectacular 28 mile stretch on C-48 the Breezeway will satisfy anyone’s appetite for vibrant colors of red, orange, rust and green! There are many trail route maps and available at the East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce Office.

The 9th Annual Breezeway Fall Color Tour Saturday’s will continue on September 30 and October 7 and 14. Leaf Peepers are encouraged to visit Royal Farms in Atwood between 10:00 AM and Noon to pick up their “goodie bags” of area business promotions, suggested places of interest, nature preserves and a “Trip Tip Sheet”. Proceed at your own pace stopping at farms, shops, restaurants and corn mazes, etc. and end up at Boyne Mt. in Boyne Falls for a chair-lift ride to the top of one of the mountains for an amazing view of Boyne Valley colors. Memorable for sure!

The 3rd Annual East Jordan Fall Fest will be held Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the East Jordan Tourist Park. The festival will include a beer tent, food trucks, live music by “Full Circle”, a softball tournament, hay art, hay rides, reduced camping rates and much more. This is a family friendly event with something for everyone. For more information about Fall Fest please contact Kathy Keyser (beer tent, food trucks, hay art) 231-350-0841 or Rob Crick (softball tournament, camping) 231-536-2561.

For more information please contact the East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce at 231-536-7351 or www.info@ejchamber.org

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