Traverse City Record-Eagle


March 12, 2014

Business in Brief: 03/12/2014

Nominations for Business of Year

KALKASKA — The tradition of the Kalkaska business community coming together to honor a local resident dates back more than 40 years, and continues in 2014 with the opening of nominations for Kalkaska Citizen and Business of the Year.

The Business and Citizen of the Year awards will be presented at the annual luncheon of the Kalkaska Chamber of Commerce scheduled for April 23 in Kalkaska. Nominations may be submitted to

The luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Kalkaska Church of Christ.

For ticket information, contact the Chamber’s Andi Wagenschutz at 995-7101.

Biz after hoursin Elk Rapids

ELK RAPIDS — The Elk Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce next “Business after Hours” will be hosted by the Historic Elk Rapids Town Hall Association on March 20 from 5-7 p.m. at 401 River St.

This event is open to members and non-members alike.

Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information call the Elk Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce at 264-8202 or email Monica Cory at

TC Chamber event scheduled

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting its first Prime Time event to highlight new members. Members are invited to attend, network and learn about new businesses.

New members and volunteers can register to set up business displays at

The Prime Time event will be held March 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Hagerty Center at Northwestern Michigan College.

Health lecture focuses on children

TRAVERSE CITY — Learn about childhood health at a discussion called “Keeping Children Healthy,” part of the Your Health Lecture Series.

B. Keith English, a professor at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, will lead the discussion on preventing and treating common childhood ailments.

The lecture will be held March 18 at 9 a.m. at the Dennos Museum Center at Northwestern Michigan College.

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