Imprés to expand, move

TRAVERSE CITY - Imprés salon will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a major expansion and relocation to the former Oleson's Grocery Store site in September.The move will double the salon's space to 3,800 square feet. Sandra Dunn and Tamara Vomastek own the salon, located at...

BANKING & FINANCE: Irwin Union Bank opens on Munson Ave.

TRAVERSE CITY - Irwin Union Bank & Trust Co. has opened an office at 880 Munson Ave. in Traverse City.Michigan native Joel Rahn is president and has over 12 years of experience in the Traverse City and Grand Rapids markets in a variety of senior...

The Jordan River Store: A divine twist on retail

TRAVERSE CITY - "We feel that all of our products must reflect the excellence, care, quality, and value that today's buyers want and deserve." Nancy Damoose, president and owner of The Jordan River Store, which opened recently in downtown Traverse City, speaks words every consumer...

Auto donation program gets workers to work

REGION - Susan Wesley was a reliable worker with unreliable transportation. Her old GMC van "was on its last leg. It started when it wanted and didn't when it didn't," she said.Wesley, a single mom with two school-aged kids, found herself "really struggling." Her former...

Letters to the Editor…

Small county, major growthI really enjoyed reading the article by Dani Horvath regarding Benzie County's updated master plan that was contained in your April issue of The Business News.As she pointed out, we are facing a lot of growth pressures in what is one of...

Battle Creek staffing company opens TC office

TRAVERSE CITY - EmploymentGroup, a staffing company that employs over 3,000 in West Michigan, has opened a new office in Traverse City."We're open for business and taking applications," said Dave Young, Market Manager for the new operation. "Most of all, we're ready to put people...

OTSEGO CLUB TO BUILD CONFERENCE CENTER

GAYLORD - Since 1939, the Otsego Club and Resort in Gaylord has been offering guests "casual elegance." And by September, that offering will expand by more than 20,000 square feet.A $1.4 million conference and special events center will be added onto the main lodge. It...

Charter company has new captain

TRAVERSE CITY - We've all seen the bumper sticker that reads, "I'd Rather Be Sailing." When the sun is shining, the breeze is perfect, and I see those graceful sailboats on the bay, I'd rather be sailing than anything else. Two things always stop me...