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Photos provided by The Ogemaw County Herald and the Ogemaw County Voice.

Winter Family Fun Day at Irons Park

January 27, 2018

Join us at Irons Park for an afternoon of fun for the whole family on January 27th, 2018.

Bundle up and come out to enjoy sledding, warming fire, hotdogs, chili dogs, hot chocolate, hot coffee, music and games. Weather permitting there will be ice skating.

Thank you to the following 2017 sponsors: Towne Club, Lumber Jack, Forward Conference Center, Chemical Bank, Ogemaw County Voice, Big Boy, Save A Lot, Walmart, The Villa, Griffin Beverage Company, SRE Painting, First Federal of Northern Michigan, American Red Cross, Morse Clark Furniture Company and Pepsi Beverage Company.
Save the Date January 27th, 2018

Chamber Winter Ball & Outstanding Business Awards

February 24, 2018

2017 Outstanding Business Award Winners
Chamber Member Business of the Year: West Branch Veterinary Services
Innovation: The Brook Retirement & Kirtland College Partnership
Community Involvement: The Silver Lining Boutique & Wine Tasting Room
Longevity: Team Hodges
Hospitality: West Branch Eyecare
Excellence: St. Vincent De Paul
Visionary: Fabulous Friday’s
Person of Achievement: Dave Clouse

Click here to view listing of 2017 Sponsors

Shivering Shamrock Run, Walk & Obstacle Challenge

Thank you to all participants in Shivering Shamrocks. Great time! Thank you obstacle sponsors Stephenson & Company, Ogemaw County Voice and Finished Concrete.

Thank you Chemical Bank, The Villa Rose City, Ogemaw County Herald, Team Hodges, The Villa West Branch, Law Office of Melissa Wangler, Leelin Home Healthcare, Diebold Insurance Agency, Sunrise Side Towing, McDonalds, Forward Conference Center, Consumers Energy, Sterling Health.

Thank you Volunteers!!

Ogemaw County Business and Community Expo

Please join us at Ogemaw Heights High School for a huge networking event that combines businesses/ organizations with the community. The business & community expo is the perfect opportunity to stay in touch with the best of what Ogemaw County has to offer. Featuring business products, seminars, business services, restaurants, non profits, community organizations and much more!

Chamber Golf Outing

May 17

Enjoy a day out of work to network and golf!! Get a team together and have fun with other local businesses & organizations in our community. Held at the West Branch Country Club.
Open Team Form Here
Open Sponsorship Form Here

Independence Day Parade

July 4

Please join us for the 33rd Annual Independence Day Parade.

This takes place down Houghton Ave from South Valley Street to Eighth Street.

Theme this year is “America the Beautiful”.

Looking for nominations for the 2017 Independence Day Grand Parade Marshal

Click here to open Nomination Form

Click here to open Parade Form

Light Pole Decorating Contest


The light pole decorating contest has become a great success and makes the town look so festive. Businesses and organizations are welcome to decorate a light pole at no charge but must register through the Chamber.

Event Information

Small Business Saturday

November 25

This day is dedicated to local small businesses. Community is encouraged to shop, eat and stay local. If you are luck you may here a cowbell and get “Caught“ shopping, eating or staying local.

Window & Door Decorating Contest


Get creative and decorate your business window or door. Must register with Chamber

Event Information

Christmas Light Parade

December 9

Saturday, December 9th at 7pm

Down Houghton Ave

Join us for the Christmas Light Parade featuring many festive lighted floats and parade entries. Santa and Mrs Claus will be at the end of the parade. After the parade join us at the Chamber for Tree Lighting and visits with Santa & Mrs. Claus.