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Wednesday, Nov 3, 2010 6:30pm - 9:30pm the Downtown branch of Chemical Bank will be hosting another Festival of the Trees. The auction begins at 7:30 and features more than 40 beautifully decorated trees and wreaths, as well as other holiday décor and gift items. The entire proceeds will go to su...
Not sure what happened. Advertised out a month both online and local, two open houses with around 8-10 people at each, minimum of 10 people were coming, called to remind everyone....nothin. Lot of people there but not one bid. Brand new 6 bedroom large log home on 40 acres with a 8,000 sq. ft. po...
Today I will be experiencing my first attempt at auctioning one of my listings. I have been to a few on the buyers side but now I will see it from the sellers point of view. With the economy still struggling we are always looking for ways to move homes so when the auction company approached us we...
Yesterday's Ribbon Cutting at Mecosta County CARES (Companion Animal Resource/Education Society) introduced me to another great bunch of people dedicated to helping. From their FaceBook page I found this snippet that give us all a glimpse into what they do. Mecosta County CARES (Companion Animal...
Every month the Mecosta County Area Chamber of Commerce sponser events to help promote area businesses. We have both Rise and Shine events in the morning and Business After Hours in the late afternoon. This months Rse and Shine Event was at Jordan-Balkema Law Office right on Maple Street just Eas...
Today, October 26, 2010 the Mecosta County Area Chamber of Commerce gathered for a ribbon cutting at Mighty Muffler located right on Northland Dr in Big Rapids. Brian Hatchew has been in business now about 6 months and reports they are doing well. They do all automotive and truck exhausts includi...
Sometimes I think our career choice should be in a few more country songs along with cheatin spouses and ran away dogs. When our roller coaster is on the up, usually right after a huge commission check, we are in heaven but when we have worked two months on a deal that went south and we aren't qu...
Every month the Mecosta County Area Chamber of Commerce host events for its members to better network together. One of these events is the Business After Hours and this month we had an opportunity to visit Hospice of Michigan in it's Big Rapids location. The speakers for Hospice filled us in on w...
Friday October 22, 2010 Wenger Insurance clebrated another location for their company by holding a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony here in Big Rapids, MI. Wenger has been in business for over 80 years and already has a successful operation in the Baldwin, MI area and decided to expand into the Big Rapids...
Lake Osceola State Bank celerbated the opening of another branch office in Big Rapids, MI with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony hosted by the Mecosta County Area Chamber of Commerce. Ribbon Cuttings are another great benefit to belonging to the Chamber. While LOSB already has an office in Big Rapids, th...

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