Saluting the Heroes of Michigan with John Ryder

Michigan Heroes Museum

Everyone has a story. Meet the man who collects the stories of Michigan’s heroes. Those men and The Michigan Hero’s Museum in Frankenmuth honors the brave men and women who served in our military but also in our space program.  Learn the history of this museum, from it’s founding back in the 1950’s to how […]

Meet One of the Men Helping Frankenmuth to Re-Open: Greg Rummel

Greg Rummel - Rummel Insurance

As Frankenmuth reopens for business, meet the man who worked diligently with local businesses to help them prepare to mitigate the risks of Covid-19. Greg Rummel, third-generation business owner, and fifth-generation Frankenmuth resident shares with us things to think about in the COVID world.  We also talk about beer. Because …. beer. Host Note: Greg […]

Restaurateur Bill Zehnder Dining Out Post Covid-19

Bavarian Inn Bill Zehnder

The Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn was hit, like many other restaurants, by Covid-19. Learn how they made tough decisions by adhering to their family creed. Also how to keep yourself safe while still having fun and dining out. Show Notes: Bavarian Inn Website (Click here) Bavarian Inn Facebook Page (Click Here) Sponsors: Frankenmuth Convention and Visitor’s […]

Building a Community of Leaders with Mayor Ackerman of Frankenmuth

Mayor Ackerman Frankenmuth

Like many cities, Frankenmuth weathered the Covid-19 storm.  Virtually overnight, Frankenmuth went from a tourist destination to a ghost town.  Now the town is open and Mayor Ackerman has empowered people to lead to help this vibrant community reopen its doors. Show Notes: City of Frankenmuth Facebook Page (Click here) Mayor Ackerman’s Facebook Page (Click […]

Frankenmuth is Open For Business!

With Jamie Furbush, President of the Frankenmuth Convention and Visitors Bureau Frankenmuth is open for business!  Jamie Furbush, President of the Frankenmuth Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, shares with us how her team is working hand-in-hand with Frankenmuth’s businesses to keep visitors safe while creating new memories in Michigan’s Little Bavaria. Show Notes: Frankenmuth’s Visitors Website […]

The Mackinac Island Ferry – Shepler’s Ferry

Chris Shepler Shepler Ferry

Creating Memories for Hundreds of Thousands of People Every Year with Chris Shepler from Shepler’s Ferry. Shepler’s Ferry is a third-generation family business. Today, Chris Shepler runs the business his grandfather started with just a simple boat. Now this thriving business helps transport people all over Lake Huron to great destinations, letting families create beautiful […]

What it Takes to Keep the City of Frankenmuth Going

City of Frankenmuth City Planner Bridget Smith

Managing the City of Frankenmuth with Bridget Smith, City Manager Frankenmuth is undoubtedly one of the top tourist destinations in Michigan. Who is it that keeps the city infrastructure humming along? Meet the leader of a great team of people who do just that: Bridget Smith. Show Notes Frankenmuth City Website (Here) Transcript:

How Jodie Kieliszewski Built Bee Lovely Botanicals Using Etsy

Jodie Kieliszewski Bee Lovely Botanicals

Jodie Kieliszewski and her family were facing hard times. Luckily, a little side hobby they started proved to be a very nice business. Now her whole family has jumped on board, creating great products for their clients using their bees. Find out how she got started and how Etsy proved to be a valuable tool […]

Building a Business Using Facebook Live with Kristi Turner

Kristi Turner - Build a Business with Facebook Live

Kristi Turner has built a successful online make-up business.  Using Facebook Live in creative ways, she has built relationships with women across the country.  Here’s her story and advice on getting started. Show Notes: Kristi Turner’s Facebook Group (Click Here) Transcript: