TALK OF THE TOWN: JAN 21, 2021

TALK OF THE TOWN: JAN 21, 2021

Kudos: HumaniTea and Harbor House for raising awareness and funds for Human Trafficking.

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WEEK IN REVIEW

  • HumaniTea: Recognized National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Their mission is to raise awareness and funds for this cause.
  • Snyder’s Shoes: Winter Sale started
  • Sportsmans: Igloos opened for public reservation
  • Todd & Brad Reed Photography: New Puzzle debuted
  • Red Rooster: Take Two Tuesday’s a day early! Tuesday’s for the rest of winter, our light up Rooster will be blue which means you take two!! With every drink you buy, you get two punches
  • Pierrot Studio of Hair: Please welcome Heather Heaney-Yenglin to the salon
  • Chocolate Walk announced
  • Krave Frozen Yogurt: Pre-orders for Valentine’s Day treats
  • LACA: closing reception for January exhibit

THIS WEEK

THURSDAY – January 21

  • Nat’l Granola Bar Day
  • SANDCASTLES: Coffee Filter Snowflakes
  • Birthdays
    • Kristin Korendyke from Sandcastles
    • Eugene Jorissen from Avenue’s End Mini Mall and Tours

FRIDAY – January  22

  • SANDCASTLES – Freaky Friday
  • LIBRARY – Family Fun Bags

SATURDAY – January  23

  • Nat’l Pie Day – Get some at Old Hamlin

SUNDAY – January  24

  • Nat’l Beer Can Appreciation Day – First canned beer was sold by American company Krueger Brewing on January 25, 1935. By the way, there is a can shortage – BYO 6pk
  • Birthdays
    • Tracy Scheid from The Tailor Shop

MONDAY – January  25


TUESDAY – January  26

  • Michigan’s Birthday
  • The name Michigan is based on a native American (Chippewa) word; “meicigama” (meaning “great water,” a word referring to Lake Superior). Thirty-two counties in Michigan also have names drawn from native American languages (as do many other state names).
  • Fun facts
    • 3000 miles of shoreline – Only state with more shoreline is Alaska
    • BUT Michigan has the longest freshwater shoreline in the world
    • Never more than 6 miles from a body of water and never more than 85 miles from a great lake.
  • Nat’l Plan for Vacation Day – plan to vaycay in Ludington!
  • 1926 John Logie Baird gave the first public demonstration of television in his London lab. Which reminds Jen…
  • Did you know Ludington Daily News has a section – The Scene – with a TV Guide that includes streaming services?

WEDNESDAY – January  27

  • Nat’l Chocolate Cake Day
  • Virtual Business After Hours 5:30-6:30pm
    West Shore Bank and Rotary Club are the hosts.
    West Shore Bank is giving away a $10 Downtown Ludington Gift Certificate to the first 50 registrants.
    Meet new Chamber members, share what’s happening at your business and win great prizes.