Ahhh, Northern Michigan… It’s how vacationing is done!
This little part of Michigan has been the big vacationing hot spot for generations. You soon fall in love with our quaint cottages nestled on the sandy shores of Lake Charlevoix and Walloon Lake, or the cozy ski abodes scattered throughout the county, and one common thread weaves them all together….this is God’s country!
While all our friends from the southern part of the state, such as Detroit, Grand Rapids, Flint, Lansing, and other stops along the way, have always known the relaxing beauty of Boyne, we continue to see our popularity grow within our surrounding states Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin. Boyne Country truly is a four season’s destination. If you haven’t already, why not make Boyne your home away from home.
You will always find Lynda’s Real Estate Service leading the pack in helping find the right home for our Buyers, whether it’s that picturesque Lake Charlevoix waterfront dream home, or the perfect family home tucked neatly on that quiet street close to work. Lynda’s also offers a wealth of knowledge to our Sellers who are looking to maximize their homes selling potential with our technological advancements, we currently feed your home to over 50 individual websites from Realtor.com, Trulia.com, Zillow.com, etc., as well as our broad advertising campaigns. Lynda’s Real Estate Service is YOUR full service local Real Estate connection.You will find us right in the heart of it all in downtown Boyne City overlooking beautiful Lake Charlevoix, where the serene Boyne River meets the tranquil shimmering waters of the lake, we are ready to help you realize your dream.
Boyne is where it’s at………so where are you?!
Lynda’s Real Estate Service has 13 licensed realtors with over 170 years combined experience. All of our Realtors here at Lynda’s are ready to help you meet your Real Estate needs, whether buying or selling, we are here to show you the Lynda’s advantage to Real Estate. One call to Lynda’s Real Estate Service can get you started! We are very excited about the opening of our additional East Jordan office, new this year, located at 109 Mill Street!
Coldwell Banker (insert DBA for that office) is part of the Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family of Companies. We are a fourth generation brokerage firm that was initially founded as H.F. Schmidt Real Estate in 1927 by Harold F. Schmidt and then became a Coldwell Banker franchisee in 1983. In the last nine decades we have experienced tremendous growth, expanding our brokerage offices to 68 servicing our clients from 44 offices in Michigan, 16 in the greater Cleveland, Ohio area and 6 in southwest Florida. Our total sales volume is just under $3 Billion Dollars with over 15,000 transactions on the buy and sell side. We are a full-service brokerage firm offering exceptional service and sales expertise in the residential, commercial and luxury market space as well as property management and corporate relocation services. Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family of Companies is ranked one of the top 3 largest and most successful Coldwell Banker franchises in the country.
American House Charlevoix is a cheerful and comfortable senior living community perfectly situated close to family and friends in the quaint town of Charlevoix, Michigan. We’re close to Boyne City, East Jordan, and Petoskey. Residents of our community enjoy quick and easy access to charming downtown, shopping, Lake Charlevoix, and Lake Michigan. The pet-friendly one bedroom apartments for rent at American House Charlevoix offer a variety of features and amenities to help you feel at home from the moment you arrive.
We are Lake Charlevoix’s premier watersports company since 2003 and maintain the nicest, newest, and most diverse rental fleet in the area. Our rentals consists of jet-skis, tritoons, pontoons, ski boats, fishing boats, water trampolines, kayaks, paddleboards, all sorts of tubes, skis, wakeboards, and more! Our business is solely focused on providing you with excellent customer service and a great rental experience!
We are centrally located on Lake Charlevoix in the hotspot of Ironton near the towns of Charlevoix, Boyne City, and East Jordan and just a short drive from Petoskey and Bay Harbor. Our location makes for easy access to the main arm of Lake Charlevoix as well as the calm waters of the South Arm. The famous The Landing Restaurant is right next door. We also serve Walloon Lake and many other area lakes.
Owner: Ed Barden and his son Paul Barden
Founded: 1922 by Frank Orin Barden
Products: Gadco Garage Doors, Powertools (Paslode, Porter Cable, Makita, Hitachi and Dewalt to name a few), Anderson Windows, Fiber- Classic Fiberglass Entry Doors, Nu-Wool Insulation, Certaineed Landmark 30 Shingles. Also available are house, garage and pole barns by the lot or the package.
Motto: “Everything to Build With”
About Us: Frank Orin Barden was born on February 3, 1876 in a log cabin on his parents farm in Crockery Township, Michigan. F.O. learned a good hard work ethic helping with the family farm, but then, took off at an early age to work as a lumberjack at lumber camps around Michigan. F. O. received business training at Davenport Institute in Grand Rapids. He worked for the Michigan Trust Company and was commissioned, in 1916, to reorganize the Boyne City Railroad and Boyne Lumber Company and in 1922 opened F.O. Barden & Son. In 1936 the youngest son Al came on board and worked with his father until 1951 when F.O. passed away. Al ran the company until he semi-retired in 1975. F.O. Barden & Sons have survived two fires, one in 1969 that destroyed only part of the building but the one in 1979 was a total loss. Now, in 2007 F.O.’s grandson Ed Barden and his son Paul are at the helm and still providing the same helpful, courteous service.
Home for everything Yamaha, from Yamaha vehicles and generators to genuine Yamaha clothing and accessories. Located at the heart of East Jordan, at the entrance of the Jordan Valley Trail System. Located in East Jordan’s downtown shopping district. We also offer service on all your Yamaha products.
At Northern Michigan Dust Control, we provide dust control services using environmentally sensitive materials. We work with a number of industries including cement plants, farming operations, as well as private drives. We provide dust control by using lignosulfonates to build a flexible, hard, dust free surface in an environmentally sensitive way.
We have 25 years experience in the dust control field. If you have dust and are located in the state of Michigan, we can help.
We offer a wide variety of services to help you meet your business needs including custom signs, clothing, apparel, embroidery, banners, business cards, signage, vinyl graphics & more.
The Charlevoix County Farm Bureau is your gateway to Michigan Farm Bureau, the state’s largest general farm organization.
But Farm Bureau is not just for farmers: it works on the local level, in Lansing and in Washington D.C. to support member-directed action on environmental, food safety, property rights and economic issues. In addition,
Farm Bureau members can take advantage of many outstanding member benefits such as home, auto and life insurance, as well as customized health insurance plans administered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
Become part of the Charlevoix County Farm Bureau family today.
Providing service and support to all of the aging community in Charlevoix County including, Charlevoix, East Jordan, Boyne City and Beaver Island.
The Good Samaritan Family Services is a Christian service ministry striving to assist families in need.
HOURS: Tues. 10am-7pm, Wed.&Thurs. 10am-4pm, Fri.&Sat. 10am-2pm
SPECIALTY: Food Pantry & Resale Shop/ Mom & Tots Center
Several opening for Summer reservations including the week of July 4! Call soon for reservations! Three affordable three bedroom cottages on shore of St. Clair Lake, fully furnished including linens, microwave, coffee maker, satellite TV, row boats, fire pits. Family pets welcome. Large grassy yard with shade trees to escape the summer sun! Weekly rentals Sat.-Sat. during summer – off season schedule and rates negotiable. Summer Rates $750-800 plus tax, varies with the unit. Each Unit sleeps 6 adults comfortably.
Linens, microwave, cable TV, row boats, fire pits. Family pets welcome.
UNITS: 3 Cottages
Classical Portraits for
Northern Michigan’s premiere portrait studio, home of
professional portrait artist, Karen Walker
With the distinction of being an International award winning artist and the
area’s only Certified Master Photographer and Master Artist, Karen Walker Studio
has been serving Northern Michigan and beyond since 1992.
Call 231-536-3663 today for your personal appointment.
Pride and Joy….
What makes you proud? Your family? Your achievements? The milestones you’ve
What brings you joy? Your children? The precious moments in your life?
Honor those moments with a beautiful commissioned portrait.
Two Distinct Styles From one of the most award winning
studios in Michigan.
Your family deserves a professional portrait artist with
the knowledge and experience to create a top quality portrait that you will
enjoy for years to come. With twenty years in the photography business, Karen
knows how to create that special keepsake that will be treasured today and for
future generations. Karen offers two styles of portraits; classical photography
and portraits that are digitally enhanced and hand painted.
Located in the Walker Building at 507 Water Street (M-66),
just east of the traffic light at the intersection of M-66 and M-32. Hours are
by appointment. Please call 231-536-3663.
A weekly newspaper distributed in East Jordan, Boyne City, Charlevoix, Ellsworth, Boyne Falls, and Walloon Lake that provides local news, sports, events and information from Charlevoix County and Ellsworth. We are a locally owned, family operated northern Michigan newspaper dedicated to making our community a better place to live. We are the local newspaper for East Jordan and Ellsworth.
Jordan River Arts Council
As a leader of the Jordan River area’s cultural community, the Jordan River Arts Council promotes, encourages, and nurtures the artistic endeavors of local residents and provides an organized framework through which quality workshops, classes, exhibits, programs and performances can be presented.
Recognizing its responsibility to nurture art in daily living and to provide participation opportunities in all areas of the arts, JRAC serves a diverse and growing community. To accomplish this mission, the Arts Council relies upon a volunteer Board of Directors and the cooperation and support of area communities.
Located in Northern Michigan in the scenic Jordan Valley, This north woods eco-tour experience is great for the entire family from 3 to 90 years young. We are close enough for a day trip, or stay locally and explore the famous Jordan Valley for memories that will last a lifetime. Come renew yourself with a relaxing trip down the first river in Michigan to be designated “wild and scenic.” The river is calling, contact us to plan your eco-tour adventure. We are here to help you plan and enjoy your next adventure, so stop by, email or call for assistance.
Jordan Valley Outfitters operates under the special use permit authorized by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources adopted in 2006. Our equipment is inspected annually by the Charlevoix County Sheriff’s Department Marine Division. We are members of the Michigan Association of Paddlesport Providers, East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce and Boyne Area Chamber of Commerce.
Raven Hill Discovery Center is a regional science and technology center. It is located on 157 acres in a rural area of northwestern Lower Michigan next to the Little Traverse Conservancy’s Raven Ridge Nature Preserve. It is also a cultural, historical and art center. Raven Hill Discovery Center 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. The Center is located between East Jordan & Boyne City, just off C-48 at Pearsall Road. Can’t make it during regular hours? Call to schedule an appointment at your convenience. For more information, phone 231-536-3369 or toll free 877-833-4254 or email email@example.com. You can also check the Center’s website: http://www.RavenHillDiscoveryCenter.org for more information.
Tours by Appointment – 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.
Shares Available for 2003 – Farm products for sale – meeting room
HOURS: M-F 9am-5pm Sat. by Appointment
“Helping People Get Their Lives on Track with Jesus”
Church is located between Glen’s Market and McDonald’s on M-66. Service time is Sunday 10:00AM and Wednesday 7:00PM.
ROLLER SKATING – November-April
Saturday – Noon – 3p.m.
The Village of Ellsworth was founded in 1881 by Erwin A. Dean and his nephew, August Davis. Lewis A. DeLine became its first postmaster on February 1, 1884. The new village and post office included the small settlements of Needmore and Ox Bow. Named by Mr. DeLine who had served under Colonel Ephraim Elmer Ellsworth the first Union officer killed in the Civil War. Incoporated as a village in 1938.
Information excerpts from Michigan Place Names by Walter Romig. LDH
The Brook Retirement Communities offer a lifestyle to meet your needs for security, companionship and convenience without restricting your independence. Whether you are fully independent or need a little extra help, The Brook Retirement Communities have the capabilities to take care of you. You can choose privacy or you can surround yourself with fun activities and a warm circle of friends. Whatever you decide, know that life just gets better at the Brook.