Column: Chamber adds to its membership

ESCANABA — The Delta County Area Chamber of Commerce has been in existence since 1921– and since then we have been on the leading edge, promoting our members and the issues that are important to their businesses and to the community in which we live and work.

The Delta Chamber Board of Directors meets the second Thursday of every month. In addition to reviewing financial reports, director’s reports and updates on Chamber events, the members of the board are responsible for approving applications for membership. At its June 14 meeting, five businesses were presented and approved for membership.

We are happy to introduce these five businesses who we are proud to add to our membership roster, they join a countywide organization of businesses and individuals working together to provide a first-class quality of life for residents, business people and visitors.

A-1 Le Duc’s Septic Tank Service has long been providing septic services out of Rapid River, Mich. If you are looking to have your septic tank pumped, repaired, or installed look no further than A-1 Le Duc’s Septic Tank Service. For a complete list of services offered call 906-428-1700.

Advanced Tech Service Center of Escanaba is a business that customers can count on for ASE Certified auto repair and maintenance. They have provided Delta County residents with expert auto repairs, brake service, air conditioning, preventive maintenance, and alignments for over 15 years. Schedule your next service by calling (906) 789-6591.

Cannon Forestry Resources, LLC is a professional forestry and wildlife consulting company, servicing Northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, that focuses on all aspects of the sustainable management for your forested and non-forested properties. Cannon Forestry is committed to assisting landowners with the development of attainable goals and objectives for their lands. Once those goals and objectives are developed, they assist the landowner in achieving their vision for creating a sustainable resource for both the landowner and the land in which they own. To see what Cannon Forestry can do for you call (906) 241-3141.

Delta Plaza Mall is a community shopping mall located in the heart of Escanaba. In addition to housing multiple shopping opportunities they are committed to offering community minded events and vendor shows. To find out all that is going on at the Delta Plaza Mall call (906) 786-2784.

Tebear Sewing & Quilting has been a well-loved part of our community for 79 years. Bob and Barb Tebear recently handed the reins on to Tony & Fay Runkel, the new owners. In keeping with traditions, they continue to offer the same great service on all makes and models of domestic sewing machines as well as having new and used machines for sale. New to Tebear’s is quilting fabric, quilting classes and long arm quilt finishing services. Stop in and see what’s new at Tebear’s Sewing & Quilting located at 1117 First Ave N. in Escanaba.

The Chamber takes pride in its rapidly growing list of members drawn from local retail, commercial and industrial businesses, as well as professionals and other citizens in Delta County and surrounding areas interested in the concepts of business development, community improvement, and cultural and environmental enhancement.

For a complete membership listing or for information on how to become a member visit

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Sheila Krueger is associate director of the Delta County Chamber of Commerce