Grand Ledge Chamber of Commerce
Grand Ledge Chamber
Sent Date: 03/13/19

Supporting businesses and the community in working together to make Grand Ledge

a great place to live and do business


A little more than 40 groups are participating in the St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday March 16th. To learn more about the festivities, click here.


The parade line up is at the Sawdon Administration Building on Jenne Street. Parade starts at 2 p.m and heads north on Bridge Street toward the Fire Station.


Our parade line up is below:

1 Grand Ledge Police Department
2 American Legion Honor Guard- Dale Walters
3 4th Degree Knights of Columbus Color Guard
4 Eaton County Mounted Division
5 Grand Marshall- Dan O'Shea- driven by Nick Cypher
6 St Patrick-driven by Nick Cypher
7 Glen Erin Pipe Band
8 A&W Bear
9 Snap Fitness
11 GL Lions Club
12 Grand Ledge District Library
13 Grand Ledge Public Schools/School Bus
14 Brett Gillespie
15 The Quinn School of Irish Dance
16 Baxter family and friends
17 Ledges Sweat Shop
19 St. Michael Parish School
20 St. Michael Knights of Columbus Council 7311
21 Cub Scouts 657
22 Angela Witwer for State Representative
23 Girl Scouts- Penny Gross
24 Trailer Consignments LLC
25 Bridge and Main
26 Double M 4-H Club
27 McCartney Irish Dance
28 Chris Garlitz classic car
29 Relay for Life
30 J&R Lawn and Snow
31 Wacousta Preschool
32 Cricket Wireless
33 Senator Tom Barrett
34 Chain SYS Corp
35 Charles Pantera 1965 Ford Convertible
36 Grand Kayak
37 Bubbles R Fun
38 PJ's Towing
39 Classic Car Driven by Raymond Debar
40 Sierra Rose Farms- Healing Hearts with Horses
41 Grand Ledge Fire Department


Our Annual Dinner is Thursday April 18th at the Opera House. Invitations were mailed this week! All entries for award winners are due Monday March 18th by 5 p.m.


All our headlining bands are booked for Music in the Park!

"Three Men and a Tenor" will be kicking off our series Thursday June 6th at 7pm in Jaycee Park along the beautiful Grand River!


Yankee Doodle Days planning has started! Color Cruise and Island Festival will include a new Grand Ledge Beer Fest in the Ballfield for Saturday evening Oct. 12th. 


If you would like to advertise and promote your business as well as continue to support these annual events, think about sponsoring the Chamber events. 


If you want to take part in growing your business, take a look at our sponsorship opportunities!


Mark  your calendars for these Chamber events:

March 16: St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Grand Ledge at 2 pm

April 18: 50th Anniversary of the Chamber/Annual Dinner at the Opera House

April 25: Mix and Mingle at Brickhaven at 7 p.m.

May 4: Start of Farmers Market Saturdays at JC Park from 9am-1pm

May 30: Mix and Mingle on Grand Princess at JC Park 7pm

June 1: "Be a Tourist in Your Own Town" Jaycee Park 10am-5pm

June 6: Start of Music in the Park Thursdays at JC Park from 7-9pm

June 20-23: Yankee Doodle Days at JC Park

June 28: "Wreck It Ralph 2" Movie in the Ball Field

July 12: "Lego Movie 2" in the Ball Field

July 26: "Paddington 2" Movie in the Ball Field

August 9: Golf Scramble at Centennial Acres and "Incredibles 2" Movie in the Ball field

September 19: NEW Chamber Members Business Expo

October 11-13: 40th Anniversary Color Cruise and Island Festival

October 12: Grand Ledge Beer Fest

October 25: Bridge Street Trick or Treat

November 30: Shop Small Saturday

December 6: Night Lights Christmas Parade


Community Calendar

March 13- Lenten Services at Trinity Episcopal Church
March 16- St. Patrick's Day Face Painting
March 16- Green Eggs and Froggy
March 17- Ledges ART BOX Party - Calligraphy Workshop
March 18- Homeschool Study Group
March 19- Preschool Storytime
March 19- Paws for Reading
March 21- Crafting for a Cause
March 21- Sing, Dance, and Move Storytime
March 21- Lion King Jr the Musical at GLHS Auditorium
March 22- Lion King Jr the Musical at GLHS Auditorium
March 23- Babysitting Workshop
March 23- Lion King Jr the Musical at GLHS Auditorium
March 24- Lion King Jr the Musical at GLHS Auditorium
March 25- Homeschool Study Group
March 26- Preschool Storytime
March 29- The Grand Ledge Rotary & the Opera House present a benefit concert for the new community performance pavilion
March 31- GL Mudge's Follies - Children's Chorus & Dance Rehearsals Begin
April 1- Homeschool Study Group
April 1- Stories Songs and Dances
April 2- Preschool Storytime
April 2- Break for Fun: Robots & Table Top Games
April 2- Break for Fun: MINECRAFT & More Evening!
April 2- Paws for Reading
April 3- Break for Fun: MINECRAFT & More Afternoon!
April 4- Crafting for a Cause
April 4- Sing, Dance, and Move Storytime
April 8- Homeschool Study Group
April 9- Preschool Storytime
April 9- GL Mudge's Follies - Adult Chorus Rehearsals Begin
April 10- Easter Bunny Meet & Greet
April 12- Art Aid
April 13- Saturday Storytime
April 15- Homeschool Study Group
April 15- Mother Daughter Dance

Being a Chamber member adds prestige to your business, solidifies your standing in the business community, and sets your business above the rest. It also shows your community support and pride!

A membership can help your business gain visibility and connect with potential customers, build a network, and reach out through unique marketing opportunities. 


Members are included in the Chamber's online Member Directory where they can showcase their business' products and services to the community.


Members can also advertise in this weekly eNewsletter and on the Chamber's website for greater visibility. If you are interested, please contact Amy Hoyes

Did you know that even if you don't own a local business that you can still show your support for Grand Ledge by helping the Chamber build a stronger community? The chamber hosts several large festivals and your "friendship" helps make those events happen!


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310 Greenwood Street • Room B-103
Grand Ledge, MI  48837
Phone: (517) 627-2383