Harbor Country Chamber To Officially Welcome
Three Oaks Makers and Merchants Alliance At Open House July 1st
July 1, 2021- Three Oaks, Michigan. The Harbor Country Chamber of Commerce will perform a ribbon cutting ceremony at the welcome center for the new business association, Three Oaks Makers and Merchants Alliance, at 4:30 (EDT) on Thursday, July 1st. The public is invited to cut the ribbon, explore the space and get to know the non-profit organization that represents the artists and artisans, sellers of goods and services, and the many supporters of the unique community.
Guests can enjoy a beverage during an Open House 4 – 7 (EDT). The location at 13 North Elm Street in downtown Three Oaks is easily identified by the “I Y Three Oaks” message proudly presented on the front window. The welcome center sells “I Love Three Oaks” merchandise, and showcases the merchants and makers of the alliance and informs visitors about Village happenings. After the event, visitors are invited across the street to the art show opening for Keek Bielby at The Vickers Theatre followed by live music on the Driers Meat Market patio with a selection of grilled sausages for dinner at 6 pm.
The mission of the Three Oaks Makers & Merchants Alliance is to cultivate and support a thriving community of independent artisans and businesses in historic Three Oaks and to create joyful experiences for residents and visitors across all generations. “Our village is known as a creative community, with artists and entrepreneurs of every kind, from painters and clay artists to musicians and storytellers, to butchers, bakers, and whiskey makers. We’re excited to highlight the unique people and endeavors of our community and promote our village year-round ” said co-founder and president Suzanna Bierwirth.
Membership in the organization is available at various levels: Makers, Merchants, Allies, and Lovers. Maker and Merchant memberships are open to business owners and individuals who create products or provide services through businesses in Three Oaks village or township. Membership as an Ally is available to nonprofit organizations that support Three Oaks residents. Lover memberships are open to anyone in the world.
For more information about the Three Oaks Makers & Merchants Alliance and membership, visit ilovethreeoaks.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The welcome center at 13 N Elm Street will be open on occasion on Thursdays and FRI-SU 10 am – 4 pm.