Upcoming Chamber Events

Leadercast Women
Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (registration at 8:00 a.m.)
Location: Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center, 500 W. Fletcher St.
Leadercast Women is the world’s most unique women’s leadership experience featuring top female leaders who are powered by purpose. Throughout the day, they will share their experiences, strategies, expertise, and provide relevant takeaways that will help you grow as a leader. This event is open to men and women. Speakers include: Mama Jan Smith, Bernice King, Ginger Hardage, Dr. Neeta Bhushan, Laura Vanderkam, Molly Fletcher, Shabnam Mogharabi, Jenn Lim, Tammy Tibbetts and hosted by Dana Barrett. Tickets are $75 for chamber members and $105 for prospective members and includes entrance into the event, event materials/workbook, entry into prize drawings, snacks, lunch, a discount on 2018 Leadercast tickets and other goodies. Contact Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce at info@alpenachamber.com or 989.354.4181 to make reservations. Contact Ashley DeFisher for sponsorship information, adefisher@alpenachamber.com.

Shredder Day
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location: Michigan Confidential Document Destruction, 4344 M-32, Alpena
Details: Michigan Confidential Document Destruction is proud to offer this FREE service to Chamber Members. No advanced registration required, just show up! You may bring up to five boxes of documents (paper case size or smaller) for shredding for free. Additional boxes will be $5 each. You may also bring one hard drive to be  shredded for free (please remove from computer), additional hard drives will be $10 each.

Vision Board Party
Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Thunder Bay Winery Barrel Room, 109 N. Second Ave.
Details: A Vision Board is conscious life planning that fosters clarity. It is a creative collage of pictures and/or phrases that represent the direction in which we want to direct our life. It helps us to clarify our goals and maintain focus our direction. It helps us live with intention. Attend this event to create your own vision board, gain accountability for your goals, meet and interact with others pursuing their own goals, and enjoy the comradery. Men and women are invited. This is a follow up event to the Leadercast Women event, held on October 5. The evening will be hosted by Rose Nowak from Better Living Massage Center and Spa. Ticket price is $50 per person will include vision board materials, appetizers, two glasses of wine, and registration. RSVP required by contacting the Chamber at 989.354.4181 or info@alpenachamber.com.

Bolenz Jewelry Holiday Parade
Date: Friday, November 24, 2017
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Details: Annual holiday parade down Chisholm Street and Second Ave. Registration for the parade will start soon.

Good Morning Alpena Breakfast - Community Development Update
Date: Friday, December 1, 2017
Time: Breakfast starts at 7:00 a.m. with the program beginning at 7:30 a.m.
Location: Art in the Loft, 109 N. Second Ave.
Details: Cost is $9 per person. Registration is required to 989.354.4181 or info@alpenachamber.com. Sponsored by Alpena County George N. Fletcher Library.

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Ribbon Cuttings  
Hospice of Michigan Memorial Garden
Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Location: Harborside Center
If you would like to schedule a ribbon cutting please contact us at 989.354.4181.
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