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    The Benzie County Chamber of Commerce & Welcome Center will remain closed to visitors to help mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The foyer which has much information, is open 24/7 as always. For additional information you may call the Chamber office at 231-882-5801 and leave a message. It will be monitored regularly. You may also contact our Executive Director, Rick Coates via his cell: 231-883-5625 or email: Director@benzie.org.


  • Senior EXPO

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    Name: Senior EXPO
    Date: June 14, 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Seniors, caregivers and the general public will get the chance to see what services are available for seniors in the county at the Benzie County Senior Expo.

    The senior expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 14 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Frankfort. The event is free to attend.

    Representatives from organizations such as Benzie Senior Resources, Munson Healthcare, Crystal Lake Health Center, Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital, Joy 2 Ride Benzie, Prime Time News and Observer, Michigan Shores, Integrated Visiting Physician Solutions, The Maples Medical Care Facility and Northern Michigan Elder Law will be present.

    The above organizations, and others will have booths with information on their services and representatives to speak with.

    There will be free snacks and booth raffles.

    “This will be fourth year of re-starting the Benzie Senior Expo. It used to occur before my time here,” said Kay Wellington Edwards, Paul Oliver activity director. “Last year, Building Benzie Bonds work group assisted in maintaining and offering the expo. It gives any person in Benzie County the opportunity to come and meet folks who more or less specialize in senior services. A lot of it is focused on care needs and stuff, but we’ll have bankers and information on estate planning … it is a wide variety for people to gather information and talk to experienced folks in their field. Folks to ask questions about their services being offered.”

    Visitors also will be able to take part in a free foot care clinic, or register for a free mobile hearing clinic exam.

    To register for the hearing clinic, call (231) 525-0600.

    Benzie Bus also will be offering complimentary rides to and from the expo. Call (231) 325-3000 ext. 1 to schedule a ride in advance.

    The the senior expo is the creation of Building Benzie Bonds, in partnership with area organizations.

    Trinity Lutheran Church
    955 James St
    Frankfort MI 49635
    Date/Time Information:
    Friday, June 14, 2019
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