June 17 – 18, 2016
A summer outdoor community celebration held in Ellsworth. The Ellsworth Pig Roast is a small town celebration of food, family, and fun. The festival features many long-time favorite events like the Grand Parade, Free Kids’ Games and inflatables, the famous Pork Roast Dinner, Horse Pull and more.
Green Light East Jordan 2016 is only a week away! Don’t miss out on a great experience of watching/hearing our ten finalists present their four minute business pitches for a chance to win up to $15,000 in prizes! Following the competition be sure to enjoy the fabulous networking event featuring free delicious food and refreshments! Register at http://greenlighteastjordan16.eventbrite.com
Special thank you to our generous and supportive sponsors –
EJ, Burnette Foods, EJ Plastics, Charlevoix County Community Foundation, North Central Michigan College and North Central Michigan College Foundation, EJ Catering, Jordan River Arts Council, East Jordan Public School, Porter Creek Fishhouse, The Landing, MI Farm Market, A Matter of Taste at Tapawingo, Castle Farms, Shorts, The Cellars at Royal Farms, East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce, Spartan Innovations and Michigan Economic Development Corp.
CEC Committee Members – Matt Stevenson, Nancy Carey, Barbara Worgess, Tom Cannon, Clif Porter, Hannah Sanderson, and Mary Faculak.
The Top Ten Finalists for Green Light East Jordan 2016 are:
Valley View Malt House, Andrew Boyer
My Farm Market, Scotty Bruce
Northern MI Custom Image, Kari Vrondran
Not too Shabby, Alissa Huckle
Save the East Jordan COOP Building, Kenneth Doctor
Shaken Not Stirred, Stephanie McGill
Suite Rolls, Kelly Newell
The Blooming Floweret, Lynn Gibson
The House Next Door, Karen Brennan
Tiny Home Community Development, Kristen Spears
Save the date and get your reservation in today for the East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce – East Jordan State of the Community, Tuesday, October 25. at Harvest Barn Church (see below flyer)
Make your up north vacation the best one ever. Spend the day exploring the countryside and small towns and villages along C-48 the Breezeway.
The C-48 Breezeway is a well known scenic route connecting Atwood, Ellsworth, East Jordan and Boyne Falls. Not only is it the fastest route from point A (Atwood) to point B (Boyne Falls) but this 25 mile scenic rural ride is sure to please everyone. This scenic route offers everything from spectacular views, award winning cuisine, nature preserves, orchards, attractions, artisans, and much more. C-48 The Breezeway signs clearly mark its route through beautiful forests and valley vistas, drumlin carved hillsides dotted with orchards and various lakes along its way. Visit the website at www.ridethebreezeway.com
October 27, 2016 – Gold Nugget Bar & Grill, Co-Sponsored by: Preferred Waste 2, LLC & The Gold Nugget, 5 – 7 PM
November 30, 2016 – Holiday Business After Hours – @ Sommerset Pointe, Sponsored by: EJ, 5 – 7 PM – Entry by cash donation (all donations to local food pantries
AREA FESTIVAL & EVENT DATES – 2016 – 2017
Green Light East Jordan – October 12, 2016
State of the Community – October 25, 2016
Holiday Community Night/Santa Parade/Soup Cook-Off – December 1, 2016
36th Annual Sno-Blast – January 20,21, 22, 2017
Chamber Annual Meeting/Dinner/Auction – January 28, 2017