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Economic Luncheon 2015

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2015 Economic Luncheon

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April 23rd, 2015

Lake Superior State University

Cisler Center

Superior Room


Tickets: $25 for Chamber Members

$30 Non-Chamber Members


Join us for lunch and hear details about up and coming businesses in Sault Ste. Marie, MI impacting our economy.


Speakers Include:

Ken Hopper, Owner, Bird’s Eye Outfitter

The front of the building will house the Koffee Shop. Beyond that will be retail goods that are high quality outdoor gear such as clothing, camping, kayaking and the like. There will also be a small lounge area to enjoy a beverage along with some outdoor seating. Additionally, there will be a touring and adventure aspect with local outdoor trips playing on the uniqueness of the area and it’s natural resources.

Ray Bauer, Owner, 1668 Winery and Lockside Brewery

1668 Winery and Lockside Brewery will feature handcrafted wine and craft beer all made and produced on the premises. In addition, a light food menu will be an option for customers to enjoy with their locally produced beverage of choice. The building renovations and business are in the final stages of preparation with an opening coming soon.

Bradley J. Butcher, AIA, Senior Project Manager, Sidock Group

Bradley will be introducing the firm's new presence in Sault Ste. Marie and it's capabilities as Architects, Engineers, and Surveyors throughout northern Michigan and the UP. The highlight of the presentation will include the introduction of the Garfield Commons project on Spruce Street overlooking the Power Canal. This historic former Garfield School is being repurposed to include multiple tenants and multiple uses such as a restaurant, community kitchen, bakery, professional offices, and a ballroom. The presentation will include color images and renderings.

Click here to download registration form


Thank you to all of our 2015

Annual Economic Luncheon Sponsors


Platinum Sponsor

WMH Large



Gold Sponsors

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Silver Sponsors

CloverlandwebCSB LOGO 2012   Village Media, Inc.




Bronze Sponsors

The Antlers

Chippewa County Credit Union

Northern Transitions

Superior Coffee Roasting Co.

Superior Insurance Agency Superior Insurance Agency

U.P. Engineers & Architects



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