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I have it on good authority that the waterfront in Petoskey as well as the pier is a GREAT place to find Pokémon. I have also heard that places like the Historical Museum, Stafford’s Gallery and Indian Hills Gallery are Poke' Stops. Right about now...

Unfortunately, we recently were given a very real example of the importance of renters insurance here in our community. 16 families were deemed homeless due to an unforeseeable accident with nothing but the clothes on their back. While nothing can ever replace the sentimental items such...

Our first brainstorming sessions this year led us to discuss our environmental impact and how we can reduce it.  We created some goals around reducing our energy usage, reducing paper both internally and externally to clients, figuring out how we can promote rebuilding with "green"...

I don’t know about you, but I love hearing new ideas, thinking of the big picture, creating grandiose plans for my business and my life. But then …. the dreaded implementation. How do you go from ideas to results? The Thriving Michigan program that I'm participating...

Umbrellas are great for keeping the rain off you when it’s raining, and keeping the direct sunlight off you when you are at the beach.  But did you know there is another type of umbrella?   A personal lines umbrella policy is an insurance policy with high...

[caption id="attachment_566" align="alignright" width="237"] Another engagement picture[/caption] In my first post, I talked about the time that I’ve spent in Michigan. Well, my fiancé has vacationed in Petoskey almost every year and constantly told me all of his fond memories. As for me? I have never...

[caption id="attachment_533" align="alignleft" width="209"] One of our engagement pictures on the lake in St. Joe, MI[/caption] Four hours and eighteen minutes. A long time to sit in a car and be nervous about the exciting summer that lies ahead of my fiancé, Jacob, and I. [caption id="attachment_530"...

What is Thriving Michigan?  www.thrivingmichigan.com Thriving Michigan is a new program for Michigan Chambers of Commerce to enhance and grow their communities. It’s a “program for Michigan businesses to play a leading role in building strong and resilient communities through the study and implementation of the four...