Business events in Charlevoix County and beyond

Business classes in Traverse City, networking events in Boyne City and East Jordan, and a fundraiser to help fund the Boyne City Veterans Park Pavilion—which will house the year-round Boyne Farmers Market—are just some of the upcoming opportunities for local business people.


Pavilion fundraiser
An event titled the “100 Women For Community” fundraiser aims to raise $10,000—donations of $100 each by 100 women—and will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday June 21 at the pavilion in Boyne City’s Veterans Park. The money will help fund Phase 3 of the Boyne City Veterans Park Pavilion project. Attendees are asked to bring checks payable to the Charlevoix County Community Foundation, Boyne City Community Pavilion.
Refreshments will be served. The event organizers are Michelle Cortright and Becky Harris.
or call (231) 675-0388, or email or call
(231) 330-2704

Business After Hours
Two businesses that share an office building in Downtown Boyne City will host the Chamber’s next Business After Hours from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday June 14. Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate and Northern Michigan Escapes are located at 110 Water St., in Boyne City. The monthly event includes a 50/50 prizes, food, drink, and business networking. There is no charge for admission or refreshments.

EJ Kick Off to Summer open house
Participating businesses throughout East Jordan will be hosting a “Kick-Off to Summer Open House” on Thursday June 7 from 5-7 p.m.
The businesses will be showcasing their products and services.
Many will offer special sales and refreshments throughout the evening.
Visit your community, enjoy dinner at one of our restaurants and discover all of the great shops, services and opportunities that are available!
Find the Hidden Swan Scavenger Hunt, a fun activity for all.
Grab a list of participating businesses, find the hidden swan in the business and get their signature and return your completed form to the chamber office to be entered.
No purchase necessary.
The lucky winner will receive $100 in East Jordan Chamber Checks.

Farmer Field Day on land and soil care
On June 22, 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Maple Bay Farm, 10849 US-31 North Williamsburg, there will be an educational field day on land and soil stewardship for farmers who are looking to advance their conservation practices.
This event will feature experts from the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy, Grand Traverse Conservation District, National Resources Conservation Service, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Northwest Michigan College, and Grand Traverse Band.
There will also feature representatives from Taste the Local Difference and the Food and Farming Network of northwest Michigan.
There will be a locally sourced lunch, free of charge, and a live bluegrass band.
RSVP by going to and searching for “Williamsburg Farmer Field Day.”

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