• Member Spotlight

  • Celebrating Women in Business
    During 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 2020
    In 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: