P O Box 558
Mancelona, MI 49659
Phone: (231) 587.5500
Meeting dates and locations change occasionally. Please call the Chamber prior to meeting to confirm.
CHAMBER OFFICERS & BOARD MEMBERS:
Sandra Churchill - President (term expires December 31, 2014)
Bernard Blackmore - Vice President (term expires December 31, 2014)
Ginny Moeke- Secretary/Treasurer (term expires December 31, 2014)
Tim Moore (term expires December 31, 2014)
Kathleen Kitchen (term expires December 31, 2013)
Doug Derrer (term expires December 31, 2013)
Chamber meeetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 5:15 p.m. at the Mancelona Township Office. Please call the Chamber to confirm a meeting if you are planning to attend.
Memberships of the Mancelona Chamber are for a period of one (Calendar) year. Memberships begin on January 1 and expire December 31. You may join at any time during the year, however, the expiration date will still be December 31. Membership dues are only $75 per calendar year.
To join the chamber, please click here to fill out the profile form. Tab through the fields. Print when complete and send to the Chamber of Commerce with your payment. Thank you.
Voting. Members may vote in annual elections of Board Members and Officers.
- Receive a copy of the montly "Chamber Chatter" newsletter by mail
- Complimentary listing in the on-line membership directory on website
- Opportunity to purchase a Business Card ad on the "Virtual Business Card" directory on the website for a very affordable fee (offered to our members only).
- Complimentary notary services
- Free listing in the *Mancelona Visitor's Guide (circulation 5,000 per print)
- Free listing in the *Antrim County Visitor's Guide (circulation 20,000 annually)
- Free listing on the Chamber's annual Buck Pole newsaper ad. When you're a member of the Chamber, your business name will appear on the Buck Pole ad in the newspaper. We'll pick up the cost of your signature line.
- Referrals (we refer business to our members only)
- Participation in the Chamber Bucks Program (The Chamber awards hundreds of "bucks" annually as prizes in various events. The "bucks" are redeemable at Mancelona Chamber member locations only. If your business receives "bucks" as a payment for products or services, simply call the Chamber office for full reimbursement! Chamber Bucks are available in denominations of $50, $20, $15, $10 and $5. Accept them as payment from your customers, and the Chamber will reimburse you full face value of the bucks you received!
- Free advertising in the "Chamber Chatter" newsletter. Have an announcement, or want to take advantage of free advertising opportunities? Provide the Chamber with copy, and we will print it, at no charge to you, in our monthly newsletter. Plus, when your business is featured in the newsletter, get a month's worth of "banner ads" on our website, absolutely free!
- Distribution of your business flyers/brochures. Provide the Chamber with a supply of literature or brochures from your business, and we'll distribute it at the Welcome Center building. Only Chamber members are permitted to place advertising brochures in the Welcome Center.
- Publications. Receive copies of the Mancelona Visitor's Guide, Mancelona post cards, Antrim County Visitor's Guide and maps for distribution at your business. Distributed to members only.
- Business After Hours (seasonal). Host one, or attend them! This social gathering is open to membership only.
- Access to our Website. Have an event taking place at your business? Just let us know, and we will help get the word out by adding your event to the Calendar of Events page on our website, and in the monthly newsletter.
- Website Link. The Chamber of Commerce will provide a link from our site to yours.
The Mancelona Chamber receives many compliments on its website. The statistics reports prove that visitors to our site return time after time for travel and weather information. Whether it be for deer hunting photos and reports, snowmobile conditions, weather forecasts or when the morel mushrooms are popping up, visitors have come to rely on the Mancelona Chamber website for up-to-date reports. We are proud to have a friendly, easy to navigate website filled with photos and hunting/fishing/snowmobiling stories from our visitors.
Your Chamber is here to work for you! Become a part of our growing Chamber, and see why our members eagerly renew their membership each year!
To join, pick up a copy of the Business Profile Membership Form here (a .pdf file will open in a separate window). Complete the form by pressing "tab" through the fields. Then, print form and mail with your dues to the address at the bottom of the form.