• Ambassadors Club

  • The Ambassador Club

    Ambassadors act as the good will, public relations arm of the Chamber. They welcome all members and guests to Chamber functions. They also plan the monthly Business After Hours and Rise and Shine programs. Their purpose is to make all members feel welcome and encourage them to become active in the organization. Ambassadors also aid in retention of members. As a group, the Ambassador Club meets monthly on the last Tuesday.

    Interested in joining the club?

    The stated criteria are as follows:

    • Persons who are members or employed by members in good standing of the Chamber.
    • Those that may be of assistance in furthering the objectives of the organization.
    • Those that are willing to give their time and effort to this purpose without remuneration.
    • Members who have the freedom of movement in their occupations so that obligations/responsibilities can be fulfilled.
    • Attendance at least 10 of the 12 monthly Ambassador Club meetings each year.
    • Attendance at either the Business After Hours or the Rise and Shine each month.
    • Attendance at least 50% of all special events of the Chamber including educational seminars, lunch and learns, etc.
    • Attendance at Chamber organized community events, as required (Ribbon Cuttings, Ground Breakings, Parades, etc).
    • If you are unable to attend a meeting or event, are you willing to pay the $1.00 fine? If yes, fines are collected at the monthly meetings by the Sergeant-At-Arms.

    Ambassador Directory

    ‚ÄčScott Barger
    Cran-Hill Ranch
    14444 17 Mile Rd,
    Rodney, MI 49342

    Chelsey Bark
    Lakeland Title
    of Mecosta County
    116 S Michigan Ave
    Big Rapids, MI 49307

    Mary Wilmer  
    Independent Bank
    404 Perry Ave
    Big Rapids, MI 49307

    Randy Ostrander  
    Lake and Lodge Realty
    209 N. Michigan
    Big Rapids, MI 49307

    Jack Frizzell
    Five Star Realty
    218 S. Warren Ave.
    Big Rapids, MI 49307
    (231) 598-6700

    Jonathan Eppley
    Michigan Works!
    West Central
    14330 Northland Dr
    Big Rapids, MI 49307

    Tom Hogenson
    City of Big Rapids
    226 North Michigan Ave
    Big Rapids, MI 49307

    Brenda Newcombe
    Metron of Big Rapids
    725 Fuller Ave,
    Big Rapids, MI 49307

    Barb Seabolt
    Mecosta County
    Habitat for Humanity
    P.O. Box 1038
    Big Rapids, MI 49307

    John Milan
    Preferred Office Machines
    215 N Michigan Ave
    Big Rapids, MI 49307

    Laurie Foos
    Big Rapids Cash and Carry
    130 S 3rd Ave
    Big Rapids, MI 49307
    Felicia Dennis  
    Isabella Bank
    21440 Perry Ave
    Big Rapids, MI 49307











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