Lunch on the Clock (LOTC) is an informal business social gathering with a guest speaker and catered lunch. It was created to connect our members with other members and organizations and agencies who are committed to helping small businesses and communities grow. While LOTC attendance is geared to our membership, individuals have asked to be included when the topics are of interest to them. So, we welcome anyone who would like to learn more about services our local businesses have to offer. Registration is required. Continue reading for LOTC interinary and schedule. 

Please make your reservation by following the links in the schedule, below.


Cost - varies by caterer and menu (drop into basket on buffet food line table)

Registration is required for lunch count. 

Location - Mancelona Township Offices Meeting Room (please use the back door at rear of main parking lot by the recycling bins, south-east corner of building). 

12:00 p.m. - Buffet style food line opens

12:10 p.m. - While you are enjoying your meal, presenter provides a brief overview (15-20 minutes) of their business, with an opportunity for questions and answers.


We know it's tough to get away from the office at times. If duty calls while you're at any of our lunch meetings, you're not required to stay for the duration. Slip out if you need to!

BRING A BAG, TAKE A BAG -  (Participation is optional) Bring a Bag with something from your business, or someone else's (suggested minimum value $10). Place bag on table when you come in. If you bring a bag, take a different bag when you leave.

Mancelona Chamber members are invited to host a Lunch on the Clock meal or be a presenter.  Give us a call to make arrangements.






Tuesday, September 12, 2023 - Mancelona & Antrim County - What's New, What's Trending

Mancelona Village President Mike Allison and Northern Lakes Economic Alliance (NLEA) Strategics Economics Manager Sam Bailey team up to share Mancelona's progress, what's to come, grants and opportunities that the Village secured to help us reach goals, and the economic and demographic trends in Antrim County. 

Cost: $7 per person to cover meal: Subway sub sandwich, chips, cookie. Dessert is on us! To thank you all for your participation in LOTC all summer long, enjoy a specially baked and hand decorated cupcake from Ruthann's Gourmet Bakery. Beverage included. MUST pre-register.

REGISTRATION HERE for Mancelona and Antrim County Trends and Demographics


BREAK - We will take a break from LOTC to focus on Mancelona Buck Pole preparations. LOTC will resume after the first of the year.