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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The documentary "Predator & Prey: Opiods' Savage Effect on our Communities" will be shown Sunday, November 4th, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the State Theatre, followed by a panel including those featured in the film, addiction professionals, and Prosecuting Attorney, Bob Cooney.  “Predator & Prey” was created by the students of East Middle School’s Digital Media & Communications classes for Grizzel’s ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Event, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Shop Your Community Day will be held in downtown Traverse City Saturday, November 10, 2018 to benefit local charities, including Big Brothers Big Sisters. Mark your calendar to shop downtown on Saturday, November 10th when 15% of each purchase you make will be donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters OR the charity of your choice! “This is a great opportunity to get a head start on your holiday ...read more
Categories: Community, Event, Press Release
Monday, October 15, 2018
Plein Air Painters of Northwest Michigan invite you to the Just Great Art Exhibit at the City Opera House, 106 E. Front Street, Traverse City. The exhibition will run from November 2, 2018 to  January 2, 2019 and is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The opening reception is Wednesday, 7 November from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  There are 12 artists participating with well ...read more
Categories: Community, Event, General News Article, Human Interest, Member News, Press Release
Friday, October 12, 2018
Independent Bank closed its offices on Columbus Day, October 8, 2018, to participate in its third annual all-employee volunteer day. Independent Bank’s employees took part in “Making A Difference Day,” where they volunteered in teams across Michigan and parts of Ohio. This year, as part of their “Investing in Volunteering” initiative, the Bank also donated $100,000 to the various organizations in ...read more
Categories: Community, Event, General News Article, Human Interest, Member News, Press Release
Thursday, October 11, 2018
In an effort to control the deer population and upon recommendation by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Grand Traverse County Parks and Recreation, which stewards ten parks, has opened Power Island (and connected Bassett Island) for deer bow hunting between October 20 and November 14, 2018, and between December 1, 2018 and January 1, 2019. Firearm hunting would not be permitted ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Human Interest
Friday, October 05, 2018
 At its Annual Donor Dinner, Big Brothers Big Sisters (Bigs) presented NMC Business instructor, Kristy McDonald, with the BIG DIFFERENCE Award, Bigs’ “Highest Achievement bestowed on an individual or individuals who have had a critical impact on our Mission”, said Cecilia Chesney, Executive Director for Bigs.  Chesney went on to say that McDonald is a “fierce advocate for children of all ages, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail has been named in the top three best wine regions in the country in the 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest promoted by USA Today. In addition, the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail was just named Best Overall Wine Region in Michigan by Michigan by the Bottle Readers’ Choice Awards. “We are thrilled that Leelanau Peninsula has been recognized by both the USA ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, October 01, 2018
You are invited to join Karen Kienbaum, of Justus, and special guest Jan Holdinski, Vice President of the American Arbitration Association, for a seminar on “Me Too,” on Thursday, October 25, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, in the Club Room at the Grand Traverse Resort. This solutions-based discussion will provide answers to questions such as:How serious is the “Me Too” issue?What can we do to protect us from ...read more
Categories: Event
Monday, October 01, 2018
ATS Receives 3-Year CARF Accreditation Addiction Treatment Services (ATS) recently received a 3-year CARF Accreditation. CARF International, a group of companies that includes CARF Canada and CARF Europe, is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services.  Through accreditation, CARF assists service providers in improving the quality of their services, demonstrating value, and ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article, Member News
Monday, October 01, 2018
Live Animal Program!Saturday, October 6 – 11 am $5Snakes and frogs and bugs, oh my!  Join us at Grass River Natural Area on Saturday, October 6th at 11 am as we get to meet live animals up close and personal, including reptiles, amphibians, and insects! This one-hour program is $5 per person or $15 per family and fun for all ages.  For more information visit grassriver.org.  The entrance to Grass ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Event, Human Interest
Monday, October 01, 2018
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Michigan (Bigs) along with more than 270 Big Brother Big Sisters agencies across the country today unveiled a new, modern look and brand repositioning with a goal of recruiting more diverse volunteers.“The need in Northwestern Michigan for young people to have a role model is more urgent than ever,” said Cecilia Chesney, Executive Director of Bigs. “To ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Grass River Natural Area Fall Field Trips:A Hands-On Field Experience  We invite you to bring your school, camp, church group or homeschool group to a living laboratory at Grass River Natural Area.  GRNA hosts Wetland and Woodland Curriculums that are designed to reinforce Next Generation Science Standards and promote responsible stewardship of our land and water. Our programs are designed for ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Member News
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Leelanau Vineyard Wins Favorite Michigan Winery in Statewide Contest Blustone Vineyards wins top honors in the 2018 Michigan By the Bottle Reader’s Choice Awards Blustone Vineyards was selected as “Michigan’s favorite” in multiple categories in the 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards hosted by popular website Michigan By the Bottle. The Leelanau Peninsula winery won eight out of twelve awards including ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Festival of Trees 2018November 10th-18th 10:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday, November 18th 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Northland Plaza ( corner of M-72 & US 131 in Kalkaska)Beautifully decorated trees (from 2 feet to 9 feet): featuring an American Girl Doll with accessories. Wreaths and specialty items all will be either raffled or silent auctioned on Sunday, November 18th at 3:00 pm.  Grand prize of a $500 ...read more
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