Column: Delta County Chamber of Commerce welcomes six new members

ESCANABA — The Delta County Area Chamber of Commerce provides an avenue for our businesspeople to play a leadership role in building a healthy, vibrant community. We are a partner to every community, every business, and every citizen.

When a business joins the Delta County Area Chamber of Commerce, they become part of a county-wide network of businesses that have come together to promote quality of life in our area through a healthy business climate. This type of network is more important than ever during these uncertain times. During the May 9 meeting of the Delta Chamber Board of Directors six businesses were presented for membership.

Olivia Capodilupo, a.k.a. O. Cap, is the owner of Cap Creative Co. LLC., a mural, design and illustration business based out of Michigan, offering a variety of creative services. O. Cap aims to create art that makes her inner child happy and sparks joy in all who view it, encouraging people to connect with a more artistic version of themselves. Visit artbyocap.com today.

Events with Kathleen owned by Kathleen Blanchard is an event planning business specializing in craft/vendor events, expos, that strives to highlight small businesses in the community as well as raise money for local causes and needs. Based out of Gould City, Kathleen has a passion for helping the community while offering fun community-oriented events. Visit www.facebook.com/eventswithkathleen to find out more about upcoming events.

Haley Station Wedding and Event Venue hosts all types of events including weddings, showers, anniversaries, corporate events, holiday parties, pop-up shops, celebrations of life and graduation parties. Located at 1837 3rd Avenue North, Escanaba this newly renovated space is the perfect place to hold your next event. Contact owners Chris and Debi Haley today at 906-261-9159 or visit www.haleystationevents.com

Orange Cat Media based in the UP of Michigan provides businesses with the best photo, video, website and social media. Owners Kailee and Jason Hamre stand ready to help, whether it be working with a small business hoping to find their voice, individuals interested in getting the perfect family photo or a larger corporation looking to update employee headshots and professional branding. Call 507-212-2308 or visit www.orangecatmedia.co/ to discuss your media needs.

Power UP Electric of Escanaba has over 20 years of electrical experience. There is no job that is too small for this licensed and insured contractor. They specialize in residential, commercial, and industrial jobs as well as residential solar and standby generators. Whether you have a remodel or new construction, Gabe Sasman of Power UP Electric is ready to serve you! Call 906-399-6001 or visit https://www.facebook.com/powerupelectric906.

Preferred Wallboard LLC is a drywall contractor in Delta County. Owner Jason Mercier prides himself on his strong work ethic and doing what is necessary to get the job done right. Joining the Delta Chamber allows Preferred Wallboard to have access to the Builders Exchange newsletter and discounts on the printing of construction plans. 4417349

The Chamber takes pride in its membership whose specialties range 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. As we have for more than 100 years, we remain committed to doing all we can to support our Waterfront Community for years to come. For a complete membership listing or for information on how to become a member, visit deltami.org.

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


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