Partner Celebrations

Java Bay celebrates grand opening

0706 Java BayMARQUETTE – Java Bay teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) to celebrate their opening in Downtown Marquette. Java Bay offers a variety of items on their menu, ranging from coffee and smoothies, to lunch and breakfast sandwiches. They are open from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and are located at 1102 N 3rd Street in Marquette.

Attending the celebration (from left to right) Betsy Morais, LSCP Dir. of Marketing and Communications, Dennis West, Marquette County Ambassador, Nicole Collins, Owner, Bob Dudo, Owner, Jason Schneider, Marquette Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, and Mary VanTilburg, LSCP Economic Development Liaison.


 

Piedmont celebrates grand opening

0701 PiedmontMARQUETTE – Piedmont (at the Landmark Inn) teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) to celebrate their grand opening. The restaurant features flavors of Italy’s Northwest Region, including wood fired pizza, pastas and wine selected by Everyday Wines. Piedmont is located in the Landmark Inn at 230 North Front Street in Marquette.

Attending the celebration (from left to right) Amy Clickner, Marquette County Ambassador, Betsy Morais, LSCP Dir. of Marketing and Communications, Michelle Cook, Landmark Inn Director of Sales & Marketing, Matt Mering, Graves Hospitality VP of Food & Beverage and Development, Christine Pesola, Marquette County Ambassador and former Landmark Inn Owner, Nicole Young, Marquette County Ambassador and Mary VanTilburg, LSCP Economic Development Liaison.


 

Biggby Coffee Opens in Marquette County
0620 Biggby CoffeeMARQUETTE – Biggby Coffee of Marquette recently teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership to celebrate their grand opening. Biggby Coffee is a Michigan based gourmet coffee shop franchise. They are located at 3165 Wright Street in Marquette.

Attending the celebration (from left to right) Betsy Morais, LSCP Dir. of Marketing and Communications, Dave Aro, Marquette County Ambassador, Randy Girard, Marquette Township Manager, Austin Palmer, Co-Owner, Landon Palmer, Co-Owner, Eileen Palmer, Co-Owner, Rodney Palmer, Co-Owner, Mary VanTilburg, LSCP Economic Development Liaison and Chris VanAbel, Marquette County Ambassador.


Swick Media Services celebrates grand opening

0618 Swick MediaMARQUETTE – Swick Media Services recently teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership to celebrate their grand opening. They provide marketing products and services to a wide range of industries. Swick Media Service is located at 122 North Third St. in Marquette. Visit www.swickmediaservices.com for more information.

Attending the celebration (from left to right) Linda O’Brien, LSCP Business Development Representative, Chris VanAbel, Marquette County Ambassador, Mona Lang, Executive Director of Marquette Downtown Development Authority, Lauren Tomasunas, NMU Intern, Nancy O’Hare, Director of Operations, Lynn Swick, Tom Swick, Owner, Mike McCormick, Lead Editor, Betsy Morais, LSCP Dir. of Marketing and Communications, and Travis Hongisto, Marquette County Ambassador.


Seacoast at Sand River Resort Celebrates Recent Renovations

MARQUETTE – Seacoast at Sand River Resort recently teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership to celebrate their recent renovations.  Seacoast Resort consists of 4 Family Suites, a Cottage and a Loft. All accommodations on the 3 acre property include free Wi-Fi, Direct TV with HBO and use of a Finnish Sauna. They are located just steps away from the sandy shores of Lake Superior. All accommodations have been completely refurbished in the last year. For more information visit seacoastup.com.

Attending the celebration (from left to right) Betsy Morais, LSCP Dir. of Marketing and Communications, Ralph Goldman, Guest, Shauna Platias, Staff, Niko Platias, Staff, Ray Bosch, Owner, Teresa Bosch, Owner, Carole Cooper, Former Owner/Neighbor, Geoffrey Cooper, Former Owner/Neighbor, Molly Dayton, Wells Fargo, Mary VanTilburg, LSCP Economic Development Liaison.


CrossFit 906 Celebrates Grand Opening

MARQUETTE – CrossFit 906 recently teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) to celebrate their grand opening with a ribbon cutting.  They recently moved to their newly built location on 610 Lakeshore Drive in Ishpeming. For more information, visit www.crossfit906.com.

Attending the celebration (from left to right) Caralee Swanberg, LSCP Vice President of Economic Development, Mary VanTilburg, LSCP Economic Development Liaison, Jared Manier, CrossFit 906 Trainer, Shay Korpi, Owner, Jill Korpi, Owner, Laynie Korpi, Daughter, Lola Korpi, Daughter, Jennifer Sunberg, CrossFit 906 Office Manager, Meg Gauthier, CrossFit 906 Trainer, Kori Tossava, Greater Ishpeming- Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Betsy Morais, LSCP Dir. of Marketing & Communications, Keith Moyle, Marquette County Ambassador


Integrated Wellness Chiropractic Celebrates New Location

0605 Integrated WellnessMARQUETTE – Last week Integrated Wellness Chiropractic teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership to celebrate their new location with a ribbon cutting.  They recently moved to 109 W. Baraga Avenue, Suite D, in Marquette. Integrated Wellness Chiropractic is designed for families, children with health challenges, busy business people, people underserved by or uninterested in drugs and surgery, and anyone seeking to gain an edge and to support an active lifestyle.

Attending the celebration (from left to right) Betsy Morais, LSCP Dir. of Marketing & Communications, Travis Hongisto, Marquette County Ambassador, Adrienne Roberts, A.R.T. Therapist, Kristen Erdmann, Chiropractic Assistant, Shiloh Turino, Son of Owner, Dr. Brandon Turino, Chiropractor/Owner, Mercedes Turino, Wife of Owner, Kristen Miller, Office Manager, Dave Aro, Marquette County Ambassador  and Mary VanTilburg, LSCP Economic Development Liaison.


 

White Pine Studio and Gallery opens in Marquette

0508 White Pine Studio & GalleryMARQUETTE – White Pine Studio and Gallery teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) to celebrate their grand opening.  White Pine is a place where local ceramicists and woodworkers can create, show and sell their work. Classes run weekly for the novice to seasoned artist. They are located at 510 N. 3rd Street in Marquette.

Attending the celebration Sam Elder, Marquette County Ambassador, Betsy Morais, LSCP Dir. of Marketing & Communications, Megan and Trevor Belmonte, Owners, Christine Pesola, Marquette County Ambassador.


 

Revisions Design Studio opens in Marquette

0421 Revisions Design Studio2MARQUETTE – Revisions Design Studio teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) to celebrate their new location. They recently moved to 219 W. Washington St in Marquette. Revisions sells handmade upcycled lighting, ceramics and spoon jewelry. Their work can be found in stores worldwide. Stop in Saturday, April 25 from 11-5 p.m. to celebrate their grand opening with refreshments giveaways and in store promotions.

Attending the celebration (from left to right) Caralee Swanberg, LSCP VP of Economic Development, Randy Larson, Marquette County Ambassador, Michele Dupras, Owner, Tom Baldini, City of Marquette Commissioner and Betsy Morais, LSCP Dir. of Marketing & Communications.


Jessica and Company Salon has moved to a new location

0401 Jessica and CoMARQUETTE – Jessica and Company Salon teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) to celebrate their new location. They recently renovated their new space on Washington Street. Jessica & Company prides itself on the large array of services beyond hair. They offer tanning, body waxing and all nail services. You can now find them at 335 West Washington Street in Marquette. To make an appointment call 906.226.6220.

Attending the celebration (from left to right) Dan Landers, Marquette County Ambassador, Betsy Morais, LSCP Dir. of Marketing & Communications, Wendy Pesola, Owner, Neily Collick, Stylist, Stacy Burress, Stylist/Manager, Jessica Pesola, Stylist/Owner, Angela Sleeman, Nail Tech, Miranda Sliger, Stylist, Denise Elizondo, LSCP Economic Development Liaison, Robert Raica, Marquette County Ambassador and Brian Pesola, Owner.


ReBlossom Consignment Boutique celebrates new location

0319 ReBlossomMARQUETTE – ReBlossom Consignment Boutique teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) to celebrate their new location. They will consign or give you cash or in store credit for your underloved new or like new current style designer brands. They sell clothing, handbags accessories and more at a fraction of the retail cost. Stop in their new location at 104 W. Washington St.

Attending the celebration (from left to right) Denise Elizondo, LSCP Economic Development Liaison, Sam Elder, Marquette County Ambassador, Rick Olson, Shirlee Schwemin, Sharon Rule, Tracy Morrin, Diane Tonella, Dan Landers, Marquette County Ambassador and Betsy Morais, LSCP Director of Marketing & Communications.


Natural Organizing celebrates their move to Marquette

0317 Natural OrganizingMARQUETTE – Natural Organizing teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) to celebrate their move to Marquette.  Natural Organizing was previously located in Minneapolis, Minn. and was established to combine organizational needs with the principles of reduce, reuse and recycle.  They work in homes and in businesses.  Visit their website at www.naturalorganizing.com.

Attending the celebration (from left to right) Sam Elder, Marquette County Ambassador, Betsy Morais, LSCP Dir. of Marketing & Communications, Carol Hultquist, Owner, Linda O’Brien, LSCP Business Development Representative, Bob Raica, Marquette County Ambassador and Nicole Young, Marquette County Ambassador.


Spirits Celebrates Their Opening with Ribbon Cutting

0223 SpiritsMARQUETTE – Spirits recently teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) to celebrate the opening of their store. Spirits is a beer, wine, and liquor specialty store. They are located at 700 Chippewa Square in Marquette where Seventh Street turns into Grove Street.

Attending the celebration (from left to right), Linda O’Brien, LSCP Business Development Representative, Chris VanAbel, Marquette County Ambassador, Irene Kindstrand, Ed Jakubiszyn, Owner, Zak Jakubiszyn, Hannah Jakubiszyn, Social Media Director, Ben Jakubiszyn, Kim Jakubiszyn, Owner, Joellyn Maddock, Betsy Morais, LSCP Dir. of Marketing & Communications.


Sol Azteca celebrates one year in business

0129 Sol AztecaMARQUETTE – Sol Azteca teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) to celebrate one year in business. They have recently obtained a liquor license and now serving a full bar. Sol Azteca is located at 105 E. Washington Street in Marquette on the 2nd floor. An elevator is available.

Attending the celebration (from left to right) Sam Elder, Marquette County Ambassador, Betsy Morais, Dir. Marketing and Communications, Suzanne Petschke, Realtor, Look Realty, Aurora Cardoso, Manager, Martin Hernandez, Server, Rafael Perez, Server, Rafael Perez Jr. Server, Linda O’Brien, Business Development Representative.


River Valley Bank – Third Street Location Renovations

0122 River ValleyMARQUETTE – River Valley Bank recently teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) to celebrate the total renovation of their 3rd Street location in Marquette. This location had been under construction for a few months and officially reopened December 1st. The new design features barrier free banking with a café and lounge area. They are located at 1101 North 3rd Street in Marquette.

Attending the celebration (from left to right) Sam Elder – Marquette County Ambassador, Chris Fouts – Universal Banker Supervisor, Tiffany Burnett – Business Loan Admin., Linda Derocher – Human Resources, Christian Palomaki – VP Retail Market Manager, Sue Matis – EVP Human Resources, Mike Fedrizzi – Marquette County Ambassador, Todd Nagel – President & CEO, Stacy Chantelois – Bank Manager, Brad Mason – Mortgage Banker, Todd Nicklaus – President/Chairman of the Board, Ellie Reineck – Marketing & Public Relations, Dan Sherfinski – Facilities Manager, Ashley Nault – Universal Banker Supervisor, Robin Hegg – Human Resources Director, Shawn Hautamaki – Mortgage Processing Admin., Roger Erickson – SVP Director of Mortgage, Michelle Sellers – VP Business Banking, Mark Wiebe – EVP Chief Financial Officer, Christine Pesola -Marquette County Ambassador, Todd Horton – VP Business Banking, Betsy Morais- LSCP Director of Marketing & Communications


Panache Boutique celebrates grand opening

0121 PanacheMARQUETTE – Panache Boutique teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) to celebrate their grand opening.  They sell handmade gift items including candles, jewelry, note cards, children’s clothe, accessories and more.  Panache Boutique is located in the Negaunee City Center at 211 Iron St Ste 7 in Downtown Negaunee.

Attending the celebration (from left to right) Keith Moyle, Marquette County Ambassador, Betsy Morais, LSCP Dir. of Marketing & Communications, Janice Chittle, Owner, Cecily Hornady, Manager and Tom Edmark, Marquette County Ambassador.


The YMCA of Marquette County celebrates the grand opening of their early childhood development center

MARQUETTE – The YMCA of Marquette County teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) to celebrate the grand opening of their new early childhood development center.  They will be hosting an open house on Wednesday, January 28th from 6:30-8:30 p.m. that is open to the community.  Hor d’oeuvres and light refreshments will be served.  They are located at 3052 Wright St in Marquette.

Attending the celebration (from left to right) Dan Landers, Marquette County Ambassador, Betsy Morais, LSCP Dir. of Marketing & Communications, Brandon Evans, YMCA Board Member, Lisa Coombs-Gerou, YMCA CEO, Laura Murawski, YMCA Program Development Leader, Travis Hongisto, Marquette County Ambassador, Don Grisham, YMCA Board President, Linda O’Brien, LSCP Business Development Representative and Randy Girard, Marquette Township Manager.


The Stitch Witch celebrates grand opening

0116 The Stitch WitchMARQUETTE – The Stitch Witch recently teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) to celebrate their grand opening.  They specialize in alterations and are located at 1001 State Hwy M28 E., Ste 3 in Chocolay Township.

Attending the celebration (from left to right) Dan Landers, Marquette County Ambassador, Dale Throenle, Community Development Coordinator, Chocolay Township, Kelly Drake Woodward, Planning Director/Zoning Administrator, Cholocaly Township, Christine Pesola, Marquette County Ambassador, Kendra Symbal, Owner, Matt Smybal, Jason Schneider, Betsy Morais, LSCP Dir. of Marketing & Communications and Linda O’Brien, LSCP Business Development Representative.


Comfort Suites celebrates renovations

0115 Comfort Suites

MARQUETTE – Comfort Suites recently teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) to celebrate their total renovation.  The hotel has all new rooms, lobby, breakfast area, pool, meeting rooms and a underwent a complete exterior renovation.  They are located at 2463 US Highway 41 W in Marquette and are a part of the Superior Oasis Group of businesses.

 

Attending the celebration (from left to right) Dan Landers, Marquette County Ambassador, Betsy Morais, LSCP Dir. of Marketing & Communications, Linda O’Brien, LSCP Business Development Representative, Brian Jensen, Dir. of Operations, Frank Stabile, Owner, Linda Stabile, Owner, Beth Meyer, Asst. General Manager, Bob Raica, Marquette County Ambassador and Dave Aro, Marquette County Ambassador.

 


 

Simply Superior Consulting celebrates grand opening

MARQUETTE – Simply Superior Consulting recently teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) to celebrate their new business.  They provide consulting, training and workshops designed to build upon your staff’s strengths and help them reach their full potential.  Visit their website at www.simplysuperiorconsulting.com.

Attending the celebration (from left to right) Betsy Morais, LSCP Dir. of Marketing & Communications, Derek Bush, LSCP Business Development Representative, Tom Tourville, Marquette County Ambassador, Caralee Swanberg,  LSCP Dir. of Business Development, Chris VanAbel, Marquette County Ambassador, Dave Bonsall, Simply Superior Consulting, Rachel Harris, Simply Superior Consulting, Linda O’Brien, LSCP Business Development Representative and Dennis Smith, Marquette County Ambassador.

 

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