Chamber Operations & The Coronavirus
    June 2020
    The Benzie County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Welcome Center office hours are Monday - Friday 10 am 4 pm. During the month of June our office will be open for "Curbside Service" only.  The foyer which has a lot of information and is open 24/7, including weekends. For additional information you may call the Chamber office at 231-882-5801. You may also contact our Executive Director, Rick Coates via his cell: 231-883-5625 or email: Director@benzie.org.


  • Betsie Valley Ride for Reading

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    Name: Betsie Valley Ride for Reading
    Date: September 21, 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    LET’S RIDE! In support of the Friends of the Betsie Valley District Library, “the little library with the big heart!” Date: Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 Time, Registration: 10:30AM to 11:30AM Depart 12 Noon Where: Geno’s Sports Bar and Grill The Event: *Ride through beautiful Benzie and Leelanau Counties! *Enjoy music, auction, and food, included at Geno's following the ride. *Cash Bar The Ride: *Approximately 80 miles of escorted ride. *Beautiful Northern Michigan Countryside *Emergency staff and vehicles on stand by *Gas stations and rest rooms facilities on the route *Visit Empire Beach Day OF Registration available at Geno’s. On line registration may be found at www.signmeup.com, just search for Betsie Valley Ride for Reading Proceeds benefit the programs of the Friends of the Betsie Valley District Library a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. You can visit the Friends’ Facebook event page to print out an application here: https://www.facebook.com/Friends-of-the-Betsie-Valley-District-Library-500527480327224/ For more information, please email Russell at bvdlibrary0012@yahoo.com
    Geno's Sports Bar and Grill 14848 Thompson Ave, Thompsonville, MI 49683
    Date/Time Information:
    Sept. 21, 2019, 10:30AM to 6PM
    Contact Information:
    For more information, please email Russell at bvdlibrary0012@yahoo.com or call the Library at 231-378-2716.
    Aug. 30, 2019: Early Bird rates by Postmark. Registration fee $15 per bike, $10 passenger Sept. 1, 2019: Registration fee $20, $15 passenger. By Sept. 14th register to insure adequate food.
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