April 8, 2021
We're celebrating women in business
March was Women's History month and we have continued in early April to celebrate chamber-member businesses that are owned or managed by women. More than 20 women movers and shakers gave 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 Sara Smith CPA, Carrie Blanck of Tres Belle Interior Design, Nikki Law of Polished on Main, Jody Ewbank of Stafford's Pier, and Amy Gillard of Harbor Springs Festival of the Book. 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.

Here are profiles of five more women business leaders:
Hanni Yothers,
HANNI Gallery
I own the business with my husband, John - we started the store in 2009. I currently run the business, with his input.

A highlight of managing your business:
Doing what I love makes most days great. One of my favorite things is how many people who walk through the door comment on how wonderful the store is - the artwork and hand-crafts we carry, the displays, the overall look, and the staff/customer service. That's what I live for!

What inspires you? 
Supporting independent artists who make quality, beautiful work. I love to see all the amazing things that artists make with their talented hands - it's like Christmas every time an artist stops by to drop off work! Seeing all of the talent in the world inspires me to hone my own craft (metalsmithing), as well as search for the best pieces to carry in the gallery.
What advice do you have for young women in business today?
Just go for it, and do something that you love! There are always parts of any job, even that of an entrepreneur, that are cumbersome. But if most of your day is spent doing something you enjoy, it's all worth it. And approach hard situations with curiosity, not judgement - there are going to be difficult times in any business, and with the right outlook, you can get through anything.
Jane Millar,
Northern Community Mediation
I have been the Executive Director of Northern Community Mediation since July 2003, almost 18 years.

What is a highlight of managing your organization?
 The many aspects of Northern Community Mediation's growth is an inspiration to me: 1) From a caseload of 10 cases per year in 1993 to 800 cases per year; 2) from 10 volunteer mediators to over 50 mediators;
3) from a budget of $22,000 to over $200,000; 4) from a one-room office to a facility that has separate offices for each of the employees, three mediation rooms, and work, break and storage rooms; 5) from a little known non-profit to one that is highly respected within Charlevoix and Emmet counties as well around the state; 6) from handling primarily small claims types of cases to mediating all types of cases; 7) from cases valued at less than $6,000 to those worth millions of dollars. The bottom line is that Northern Community Mediation has grown into a highly professional organization that is respected and needed within the community.

What inspires you? 
The most rewarding aspect of mediation is when disputants who are at extreme odds with one another and bitter towards one another are able to work out their differences and arrive at an agreement that is positive for both of them. I am also inspired by the dedication of the volunteer mediators who persevere through what are often tumultuous mediations. Having a supportive board of directors is another inspiration for me. And, the staff is a huge inspiration. They work above and beyond the call of duty.

What advice do you have for young women in business today?
My father used to ask me, 'What do you want to be when you grow up?" My response was always the same. "Happy." Who wants to go through life being unhappy? So, each of us has to find those things that help us in our quest for happiness. This includes many aspects within our lives, one of which is our job. When we are happy in our employment, it is no longer a "I have to do this" feeling but rather one of satisfaction and pleasure. We look forward to going to work knowing that there is so much that we can accomplish. And, at the end of the day, we feel good about ourselves. So, my advice is to find your happy spot.
Melissa Adelaine-Supernault,
Adelaine Construction, Inc.
I started working for my father doing general labor/bottom-rung kind of work in 1999. I earned my builder’s license and transitioned to Project Coordinator/Partner in 2006.

What is a highlight of managing your business?
There are many highlights, but the two biggest would be working with family and positively influencing our clients’ lives. Being partners with my father and brother has given us irreplaceable family time together. We are an energetic and dynamic team, so it’s not always easy, but it is very rewarding.
Having clients invite our team for a project completion party or stop in to visit years after a project just to say 'hi' is always a highlight. I'm honored and humbled every time a client says how much their family enjoys our hard work.
What inspires you? 
Bad design inspires me! I get excited when a client explains their project needs and how their current home doesn’t meet any of them. Being a problem solver, finding solutions through thoughtful design is actually fun to me. I can look at a project and immediately see the potential, which makes our remodeling projects particularly gratifying when we turn a non-functioning space into the family’s new favorite place.

What advice do you have for young women in business today?
Today’s failure is a lesson in tomorrow’s success. Not everyone was excited to see a young girl on a male-dominated jobsite 22 years ago, but I worked hard doing every dirty job, eventually earning the respect required to now lead the company. Although my crew jokes that chipmunks now nest in my tool belt because I’m primarily in the office, they also know there is nothing I will ask of them that I haven’t already done.
Don’t strive to be the best female business owner, strive to be the best business owner.
Bridgette Frye,
Frye Massage
I am the owner of Frye Massage. I began my private practice in January 2010. I was able to fine tune my skills and develop experience in massage by working with local businesses in various settings. It has been a very fulfilling journey so far.

What is a highlight of managing your business?
There are many highpoints throughout my career from the excitement of opening my first office in downtown Petoskey to realizing my dream of having a space in Harbor Springs large enough to share with other like-minded holistic practitioners. The most valuable moment for me happens repeatedly each and every day.
It is an absolute honor to be able to assist patients in obtaining a more excellent state of health and wellness . I am humbled to be chosen as their therapist in assisting those who are suffering from pain , recuperating from injuries or encountering stress and tension. The therapy I offer speeds up the healing process and even revives emotional equilibrium. I know when they leave their appointment with me they feel better than before. As I have developed my business long term relationships have been cultivated, my work continually improves and enhances others lives. This is my dream career ; In service to others with purpose and positive lasting affect.

What inspires you? 
My patients and fellow health professionals inspire me. They help me to realize the importance of my work and view health and wellness as an integral component of living. My parents were small business owners. I grew up watching how hard they worked but they always found great joy in what they did. My dad encouraged me throughout life to "figure out what makes you happy and you will never work a day in your life. If someone else can do it , so can you!"

What advice do you have for young women in business today?
My advice would be the same as what my dad shared with me. "If someone else can do it , so can you!" Figure out what brings you joy and find the career that will help facilitate that each and every day. Everything else will fall into place after you do the footwork. Understand that the accurate measurement for success exists beyond a profit and loss statement.
Nancy Breighner,
Hilda of Harbor
I am the owner and buyer and have been on State and Main for 35 years. The building on this corner was empty and I had a vision for what I thought would work both in this location and in Harbor Springs. Hilda's celebrates 35 years this year.

What is a highlight of managing your business?
The friendships I have made with customers continue to be a highlight of my 35 years in business. Our dedicated customers appreciate the efforts made by my staff and myself to continue to enjoy a wonderful shopping experience every time they shop with us.
Over the years, we have grown from just Icelandic woolen garments to an international shopping experience with items from England, Italy, Austria, Germany, Ireland, Denmark, France, Canada and Serbia. One of the reasons I have maintained the shop over the years is the combination of great customers and friendships along with the excitement of finding new products each season.

What inspires you?  
It makes me happy when someone finds something in Hilda's that they wear and then come back and tell us about the compliments that they received. We want customers to feel and look good in our products. Hilda's strives to find something different and to create a fun shopping experience for our customers. People who shop with us want something original that they can't find elsewhere and to be able to wear it today and 10 years from now. Harbor Springs brings people from around the world looking for something different, and we hope that they find that at Hilda's.

What advice do you have for young women in business today?
If you have an idea and want to pursue that idea, it takes effort to create a successful business, and those efforts begin from day one. A good partner and sounding board like I had in my husband makes a huge difference, as their contributions can be so valuable. Do your research and then enjoy the ride!
These women in business profiles were included in our weekly Harbor Happenings newsletter on April 8, 2021. Other stories from that newsletter are below. If you would like to subscribe to our newsletter, please email jim@harborspringschamber.com.
16 or older? Now it’s your turn for the vaccine
If you’re wondering if you’re eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, and you’re 16 and older, the answer is YES! And the Health Department of Northwest Michigan is urging you to register now for a vaccination clinic near you.  
“We have now entered a new phase where if you’re 16 and older and wondering if it’s your turn to register, the answer is a resounding yes!” said Lisa Peacock, Health Officer. “We have almost immediate openings in many of our clinics and are asking anyone 16 and older who’s interested in getting their COVID-19 vaccination to visit our website and register. In many cases, you can get an appointment within a day or two, or in other cases it may be 7-10 days out,” Peacock said. “We look forward to seeing you at one of our clinics very soon!” 
The health department hosts COVID-19 vaccination clinics weekly in all four counties in its jurisdiction of Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet and Otsego counties. To see where a clinic is being held near your home or worksite and to pre-register, visit www.nwhealth.org. 
Since December 2020, when COVID-19 vaccination clinics began, the health department has administered 34,088 total doses of COVID-19 vaccines. 
As of April 4, the health department’s vaccination status is as follows: 
• Number of vaccine doses administered last week (March 29 – April 4): 3,230 doses. 
• Number of vaccine doses allocated for this week: 3,649 doses. 
• Percent of Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet and Otsego county residents who have received at least one dose of a vaccine: 45.1%. 
• Percent of Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet and Otsego county residents 65 and older who have received their first or initial dose: 72.4%. 

For additional vaccine administration data, please visit our COVID-19 vaccine dashboard. The health department’s vaccine dashboard is updated weekly on Tuesdays. 
Wednesday, April 7, 92 new cases were reported: Antrim (15), Charlevoix (20), Emmet (40), and Otsego (17) counties.

> The Health Department is hiring contact tracers - part-time or full-time, work from home. Details.

LTBB has COVID-19 vaccines available for everyone
The Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians now has COVID-19 vaccines available by appointment for everyone. The Tribal Community and service employees will continue to be prioritized over the general public, but everyone can sign up.
Go to our website: https://ltbbodawa-nsn.gov/covidvaccine/ and find the correct form to click on and complete. Submitting the form registers you on the vaccine list and you will hear from our team to schedule an appointment. Or call our Covid Vaccine Information Line to register at (231) 242-1780.

Please help us spread the word to all of your friends and family. The demand for vaccines has decreased and we know there are a lot more people out there who still want the vaccine. Every vaccine helps protect all of our communities. LTBB’s Health Team would like to help vaccinate everyone in our area who wants the vaccine.
Chamber helps organize music, movie events

Looking ahead to summer, three new events organized by the Harbor Springs Chamber have been approved by the City Council to be held in city parks.

TUESDAY NIGHT MOVIES IN THE PARK will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. on July 6 and July 20 in Zorn Park. A+ Entertains is providing the outdoor movie screen and equipment, and the Lyric Theatre will provide popcorn. Three sponsor opportunities are available for Movies in the Park.

FRIDAY NIGHT MUSIC IN THE PARK - The chamber is also organizing this music series on four Friday nights from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Event sponsors for this new event are Stafford's Pier, The New York Restaurant and Reeve Cottage Interiors. Two more sponsor opportunities are available.

Here are the dates and performers:
  • July 16 - Holly August
  • July 23 - Dede Alder
  • Aug. 6 - Keith Scott
  • Aug. 13 - Tyler Parkin

Bring your blanket, chair, picnic basket, takeout meal and beverage from a local restaurant and enjoy these performers' beautiful sounds.

LITTLE BAY LIVE! - The chamber is facilitating plans by the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra (GLCO) to present a new outdoor performances series at Marina Park on four Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. - July 11 & 25 and Aug. 15 & 29.“Little Bay Live!” is an extension of the online program, Little Bay Concerts, started in spring of 2020 offering online music performances connecting the Orchestra to the community and providing performing opportunities for GLCO musicians during the COVID-19 shut down. “Little Bay Live!” will feature small ensembles of GLCO musicians performing outdoors for residents and visitors.

> SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES - Contact Bonnie at the chamber, director@harborspringschamber.com, if you would like to sponsor Music in the Park or Movies in the Park.
Chamber searching for new office space
The Harbor Springs Chamber has started to search for new office space, and we’re open to suggestions and ideas from our members and the community.

By the end of this year, the chamber will have to move from its current office, which it has shared with the Andrew Blackbird Museum at 368 Main Street, for the past 20 years or so.
The chamber will need an office with space for two staff members, a copy machine, file cabinets and displays of local information and materials. The chamber is open to options that would include sharing office space. If we find a space that is somewhat larger than we need, we are open to partnering with another small office or business that also needs space. Ideally, we would like to be in or close to the downtown, but we are flexible on that option as well.

Anyone with space available between now and the end of the year is invited to contact Bonnie Kulp, Chamber Executive Director, at 231-526-7999 or director@harborspringschamber.com
Stamp your name on a brick at the Gazebo
The Harbor Springs Area Chamber of Commerce needs your help. Our beloved gazebo at the waterfront near the Pier restaurant, is in disrepair.

We are selling stamped bricks to be placed on the walkway to the gazebo to assist with the cost of its repair.
Click here to purchase your brick now. Single bricks are $100 (4x8-inches) and double bricks (8x8 inches) are $250. If the certificate is to be a gift mailed to a different address, please make sure to note that address, along with your personal message. Each 4 x 8 brick permits 15 letters and/or spaces per line, two lines maximum. The 8x8 bricks are 4 lines of 15 letters and/or spaces per line. Add this information within the Comments section during check-out.
Live webcams in and around Harbor Springs
  • Steeple Cam from atop Holy Childhood Church - View
  • Lyric Theatre, downtown - View
  • Graham Real Estate webcam on the bluff - View
  • Nub's Nob Ski Area - View
  • Boyne Highlands Resort - View
2021 Harbor Springs Special Events Calendar

Some dates are tentative, some are subject to change, pending pandemic restrictions.

* = Chamber events | ** = Chamber Foundation events | *** = Other events

June 16 - Outdoor Entertainment Raffle Drawing - Stafford's Pier (5p-6p drawing at 6)
June 24 - August 19 - Street Musique, 6:30-8:30 p.m.** (weekly on Thursdays)
June 29 - Night of the Arts Gallery Walk*, 6-9 p.m.
July 1 - Blessing of the Fleet, 6 p.m.*** (Historical Society)
July 4 - Parade*, Art Fair & Fireworks**
July 6 - Tuesday Night Movies in Zorn Park, beginning at dusk*
July 9-11 - 40th Annual Blissfest*** (CANCELLED)
July 11 - Little Bay Live! Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra - Marina Park, 4-6 p.m.*
July 16-17 - Shay Days*** (Historical Society)
July 16 - Holly August performs, Friday Night Music in Marina Park, 6:30-8:30 p.m.*
July 20 - Tuesday Night Movies in Zorn Park, beginning at dusk*
July 23 - Dede Alder performs, Friday Night Music in Marina Park, 6:30-8:30 p.m.*
July 25 - Little Bay Live! Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra - Marina Park, 4-6 p.m.*
July 30 - Aug 1 - Little Traverse Yacht Club 60th Ugotta Regatta (TBD)***
Aug. 6 - Keith Scott performs, Friday Night Music in Marina Park, 6:30-8:30 p.m.*
Aug. 12 - Harbor Springs Car Festival**
Aug. 13 - Tyler Parkin performs, Friday Night Music in Marina Park, 6:30-8:30 p.m.*
Aug. 15 - Little Bay Live! Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra - Marina Park, 4-6 p.m.*
Aug. 25 - Regional Business After Hours at Legs Inn* (TBD)
Aug. 20-21 - Harbor Springs Sidewalk Sales*
Aug. 29 - Little Bay Live! Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra - Marina Park, 4-6 p.m.*
Sept. 18 - Taste of Harbor Springs, Marina Park*
Oct. 1-31 - Skeletons Arise*
Oct. 5 - Harbor Stars Awards Dinner*
Oct. 30 - STIR Tailgate: Michigan vs. MSU - Moose Jaw Junction. Support your team!
Nov. 11-14 - Ladies Night (Weekend) Out. Local Ladies Lead the Charge on Nov. 11.*
Nov. 27 - Christmas Tree Lighting*
Dec. 4 - Merchants Holiday Open House*

>This calendar will be updated in future newsletters and on our website as more details and updates become available.
City of Harbor Springs news

Upcoming city meetings on Youtube:
  • Planning Commission, 5:30 p.m. April 15.
  • Downtown Development Agency (DDA), 8 a.m. April 15.
  • City Council, 7 p.m. April 19.
  • Full city calendar.

Spring Leaf & Brush Pick-Up - April 19 – June 2, Details.

City board and commission meetings at City Hall are now open for in-person meetings. There is a maximum gathering limit of 25 people, and all individuals present must wear a mask and practice social distancing. The City will continue to provide remote participation opportunities for those who cannot attend, or are not comfortable attending, in-person meetings.

City Hall has reopened to the public, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Please consider calling or e-mailing City staff to conduct businesses that does not need to be conducted in person.

City website has details, calendar and more information.

Promote yourself... send us your news.
Efficiency United helps school district reduce energy costs by $13,000 annually
When the Harbor Springs school district held a facility audit in 2019, lighting improvements were identified as needed, but were not prioritized due to the high cost. Then Efficiency United stepped in.

Efficiency United offers rebates to City of Harbor Springs Electric customers for energy projects. The program’s goal is to reduce the amount of energy waste while maintaining and often improving the comfort, safety and sustainability of energy using products.

In 2020, Energy Advisor John Payne reached out to the schools about available rebates offered through the City of Harbor Springs Electric’s energy-efficiency program. He worked with the school’s facility team to identify opportunities across the district to improve lighting, while managing the total investment the school had to make.

“The process was very user-friendly and will end up saving the district in energy costs, while making incredible enhancements to the school’s lighting,”
said School Superintendent Michael Behrmann. “To us, it was an incredible win-win as far as safety, sustainability and lowering our operating costs.”

The school used sinking funds in addition to more than $18,000 in rebates from Efficiency United to fund the projects. Upgrades were made to parking lots, perimeter, and gymnasium lighting. The projects will save the school over $13,000 in energy costs annually. The kWh usage by the schools will be reduced by over 125,000 annually, equivalent to a passenger car driving over 220,000 miles or over 9,977 gallons of gasoline.

Efficiency United offers rebates on energy-efficient electric equipment for all City of Harbor Springs Electric customers. For more information, contact John Payne at jpayne@clearesult.com or 810-241-1107.
Women's Center hosting auction and film this month

The Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan is hosting two events in April.

An Online Auction raises dollars to support vital services for adult and child survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault. April 8-18, browse and bid virtually on wonderful items donated by generous local businesses and individuals, such as art, dining, home décor and fitness; online at www.biddingowl.com/WRCNM. For more information, call WRCNM, at (231) 347-0067.

The Great American Lie film will be available to stream from April 14- 23, with virtual panel discussion 6pm, April 22. The documentary exposes economic immobility and social inequality in the U.S., viewed through the lens of gender. To sign up/learn more, visit www.wrcnm.org and click on The Great American Lie link or contact Megan King at mking@wrcnm.org.
Fun facts at the end of ski season from Nub’s Nob

Here are a few fun facts for the 2020-21 ski season at Nub's Nob:

The ski season started late on December 12 and lasted a total of 109 days.

It was a below normal snow year with 90" of natural snow. The last time it snowed more than one inch was February 25. However, we received a massive dumping of snow from February 5th thru the 10th when 40" of snow landed at Nub's.

It was a mild and sunny winter. We had 0 days with single digits as a high temperature and the average Saturday temperature during the ski season was 33 degrees.
Petoskey Area Visitors Bureau lists 6 fun things to do in the spring

In like a lion, out like a lamb. March is done and though the lion tried to rear its head a bit in the final days of the month, it’s over. Our awesome resorts kept skiers and boarders happy right up through April 4, but now snow guns are silent and we’ve shed the winter coats and boots in favor of fleece and tennis shoes.

So now what? I hope you’re anxious to safely travel and come to the Petoskey Area. If so, Diane Dakins gives you her list
of six fun things to do in April. They include visiting the Lyric Theatre in Harbor Springs, Crooked Tree Arts Center, a zipline adventure, a nature preserve, bicycling, and Petoskey stone hunting. Here are the details.
Vote for Harbor Springs as best harbor in USA!
Walstrom Marine invites Harbor Springs businesses and residents to join them in voting for Harbor Springs as the Best Harbor in the United States. Follow this link to cast your vote. Participation is limited to one vote per user, but you can get an extra vote if you also share a post on Facebook or Instagram about Harbor Springs, and if you tag US Harbors with #bestharbor2021.

The contest is organized by USHarbors.com and voting runs now through May 31st, with a winner being announced Friday, June 4th. “I think this would be a great PR opportunity for the city itself and something that local businesses could promote as well,” said Walstrom Marketing Coordinator Ellen Auten.

Northern Michigan's Economy is April 9th online Luncheon Lecture topic

How has northern Michigan fared during the pandemic? Matt McCauley, CEO of Networks Northwest, leads an organization that tracks the local economy and works in many ways to facilitate employment for many job seekers in our area.

He will give us the latest unemployment numbers and explain what is being done to help businesses and government keep our economy strong. This free lecture will be held from 12-1 p.m. Friday, April 9.

Matt McCauley, Networks Northwest CEO
Boyne Resorts, college honored for culinary program

An Alanson man, Boyne Resorts, and North Central Michigan College received Michigan Works! Impact Awards for being part of a comprehensive culinary apprenticeship program to help prepare individuals for successful careers. Local lawmakers and statewide talent development officials gathered virtually on March 31 to recognize apprentice John Mistura, Boyne, North Central Michigan College, and other Impact Award recipients from around the state.

Boyne Resorts, North Central Michigan College, the American Culinary Federation (ACF), and Northwest Michigan Works! partnered to develop a culinary apprenticeship program offering a unique interactive learning experience with executive chef mentors. The apprentices will achieve their Sous Chef certification along with a Department of Labor National Credential and a Hospitality Certificate.
It’s time for everyone to read “The Removed” for festival's Community Reads program
The Harbor Springs Festival of the Book is proud to announce the One Bay, One Book Community Reads program. The first annual event will take place on Wednesday, April 28, at 7 p.m. EDT on Zoom, and will feature 2018 presenter and National Book Award finalist Brandon Hobson as he discusses his new book, The Removed, with poet and professor of English and American Indian Studies, Margaret Noodin. This event is free, but registration is required. Free copies of the book are available (while supplies last), thanks to support from the Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians and Michigan Humanities. More information is available at hsfotb.org/1bay1book.
Last chance to be part of this year’s Discovery Map
The deadline is here to place your business or organization on 80,000 copies of the 2021 Discovery Map. Our distinctively colorful, artist-drawn maps are a favorite of locals and travelers for navigating local dining, shopping, attractions, lodging, and services. The map features a two-sided, aerial perspective of the Little Traverse Bay Area and Charlevoix County. Discovery Map is not only a uniquely distinctive map but also an interactive online map linking your website and social media. Don't miss your chance to be on the 2021 map, contact Jon Jensen at LittleTraverseBay@DiscoveryMap.com or (231) 252-6458.
SCORE offers Wednesday webinar on social media
Tip of the Mitt SCORE and the Petoskey Chamber are partnering to bring a free webinar to the business community on leveraging social media to boost your business. The webinar will be held on Wednesday, April 14, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Register in advance for this meeting.

A confirmation email will be sent containing information about joining the meeting. If you cannot attend at this time, participants are still encouraged to register. Registrants will receive a link to view the webinar at a more convenient time.

Social Guru 4 You is a digital marketing service, specializing in helping businesses grow through social media, SEO, email marketing and influencer marketing.
Jasmine Turner and Kalley Atkins, owners, have experience in marketing, design, customer service, social media management and strategy, public relations and event coordination.

In this webinar, you will learn how to use the top social media trends to boost sales, reach your target market, convert social followers to consumers, and how to create an online community for your brand/business.
Harbor Springs restaurant updates

THE NEW YORK RESTAURANT is closed for spring break and cleaning and will reopen Thursday, April 22nd, at 5 p.m.

TURKEY’S CAFE & PIZZERIA is closed to complete inventory and allow staff to take time off for an elongated Spring Break. Will reopen on April 29th - just in time for Annual Cinco de Mayo party on May 5th.
STAFFORD'S PIER will be closed through April 18.

> Restaurant managers with updates may email jim@harborspringschamber.com.
LYRIC THEATRE - Last chance for Stray & Easter in Art. Godzilla vs. Kong and French Exit held over. Judi Dench returns Friday.

4th of July Art Show applications now available

Harbor Springs Community Schools annual 4th of July Art Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 4th, at Zorn Park. The art show will feature 80 artists of all media. Up-to-date information about the show and applications for artists can be located at: http://harborps.org/community/art-show/. Contact the event organizers by email at artshow@harborps.org.
Chamber members, help us promote you!

Let us know about your business news, promotions and events by Tuesday for publication each week on Thursday - it’s a free benefit of membership.

> REACH 700+ WITH YOUR AD or press release in Harbor Happenings. You’ll get great local exposure - our newsletter goes out to 1,800 people and is opened by an average of 750 each week. Here are your advertising options:
  • Display ad and web link at the top of the newsletter - $60.
  • Exclusive e-blast featuring your business - $125.

We can create your ad or give you the specs to have your people do it. We invoice you after your ad runs. To send us your news, reserve your ad or ask questions, contact jim@harborspringschamber.com.
Post a job, find a job on College Central Network
The College Central Network is up and running for North Central Michigan College. We are adding students, alumni and community members every day. The goal continues to add more people and their resumes.
As you can imagine, college students begin looking for work at the conclusion of their academic career. So be patient and know that the system will continue to grow. For those that have yet to complete the employer profile you can click this link.

WOULD YOU LIKE AN INTERN? Another area that NCMC is attempting to break into is internships. We are looking to match students with employers for real life experiences. Internships could be summer, fall or winter. Career Development Specialist Doug Tippett is interested in feedback from businesses. Do you have a need for interns? What would that look like for your company? Would you consider hiring an intern upon completion of degree? Email Doug at dtippett@ncmich.edu.

> Members are invited to post their openings on the Harbor Springs Chamber Jobs Page. Log in to post, or email angie@harborspringschamber.com for assistance. Check our Jobs Page for new listings.
HEALTH DEPARTMENT - The Northwest Michigan Health Department is hiring contact tracers - part-time or full-time, work from home. Details.

RETAIL ASSOCIATES at American Spoon stores in Harbor Springs, Petoskey and Charlevoix. Details.

RETAIL SALES ASSOCIATE, full-time at Pecado Ltd. in Petoskey. Details.

Experienced Medical Assistant - Details
Medical Assistant FT - travel - Details
Orthopedic RN - LPN - Details

CAREGIVERS - Perry Farm Village is hiring dedicated and compassionate caregivers to join the team. Details.

CAREGIVER - Pineview Cottage, full-time and part-time. Sign-on bonus for full-time. Details.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - Pineview Cottage - Details.

HOSPITALITY WORKER - Learn how to do a little bit of a lot of different jobs while working for the Birchwood Inn, including pool upkeep, painting, gardening, housekeeping and maintenance services. Details.

CHESTNUT VALLEY GOLF COURSE - Bag staff, pro shop and rangers. Details.

Safe Home Coordinator - Details.
Cashier-clerk, full and part-time positions at Gold Mine resale store. - Details.
Residential Advocate - Details.
Therapist - Details.

LITTLE TRAVERSE YACHT CLUB - Seasonal help. Details.
Thank you and welcome, new Chamber members!

These local businesses and organizations have joined the Harbor Springs Chamber in recent weeks. We'd love to have you join them - and us!
Business resources and COVID-19 updates

Information around this outbreak is changing rapidly. The latest information is available at Michigan.gov/Coronavirus and CDC.gov/Coronavirus

Covid-19 Resources from the NW Michigan Health Department

Template for a Preparedness and Response Plan for a lower risk business (MS Word)

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