Celebrating Women in BusinessDuring Women's History Month in March 2021 (and a little beyond), we celebrated chamber-member businesses that are owned or managed by women. We asked some movers and shakers to give us their perspective by answering three questions.On March 11, we featured Elaine Warner of Collins & Associates Insurance, Margaret Tvedten of Tvedten Fine Art, Kathie Breighner of Concierge Publications, and Shelby Ferguson of The Day's Design. Here are their profiles.On March 18, we featured Karen Rolfes of Oil Paintings by Karen Rolfes, Michelle Kruzel of Northern Michigan Architecture, Melissa Hoglund of First Tee Northern Michigan, and Cindy McSurely of Blissfest Music Organization. Here are their profiles.On March 25, we featured Carrie Blanck of Tres Belle Interior Design, Nikki Law of Polished on Main, Sara E. Smith CPA, Amy Gillard of Harbor Springs Festival of the Book, and Jody Ewbank of Stafford's Pier. Here are their profiles.On April 1, we featured Amelie Dawson of the Harbor Springs Library, Julie Wieman of Macgregor Plumbing, Danielle Blasko of the Little Traverse Bay Humane Society, Laura Swem of Last Chance Resale, and Elizabeth Kirby of Elizabeth Blair Fine Pearls. Here are their profiles.On April 8, we featured Hanni Yothers of HANNI Gallery, Jane Millar of Northern Community Mediation, Melissa Adelaine-Supernault of Adelaine Construction, Bridgette Frye of Frye Massage, and Nancy Breighner from Hilda of Harbor. Here are their profiles.How our members coped with Covid in 2020In 2020, we asked our members how how they were coping with Covid, when many of us have had to change how we conduct business. They gave us some interesting and candid answers that shed light on the state of small business during the pandemic. Here are their responses:
- Oct. 15 Member Spotlight - TOPOnexus
- Oct. 8 Member Spotlight - Northern Community Mediation
- Oct. 1 Member Spotlight - Harbor Springs Area Historical Society
- Sept. 24 Member Spotlight - Harbor Springs Library and WCMU Public Media
- Sept. 17 Member Spotlight - Admired in Harbor
- Sept. 10 Member Spotlight - Harbor Springs IGA and Voices Without Borders
- Sept. 3 Member Spotlight - Spice Harbor and Bella Regalo Gift Shop
- August 27 Member Spotlight - The Loft Coworking Space and Emmet County DPW & Recycling.
- August 20 Member Spotlight - Hanni Gallery, Tim Knapp of Edward Jones, Harbor Springs Therapy & Wellness, Luxury Bath & Spa.
- August 13 Member Spotlight: Oil Paintings by Karen Rolfes, FAH Architecture, Mary Ann Archer Fine Jewelry and Paintings, and Last Chance Resale.
- August 6 Member Spotlight: Harbor Springs Mattress Co., Wilson Insurance, Hilda of Harbor, Two Glass Gents, Gattle's Fine Linens.
- July 30 Member Spotlight:
Vernales, Festival of the Book, Pontius Flowers, Elizabeth Blair, Shepler's Ferry.
- July 23 Member Spotlight: Kelbel Pharmacy, Tim Bondy Physical Therapy, Randy Keys of Edward Jones, First Tee of Northern Michigan, Walstrom Marine.