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Saying Goodbye

Cherry Republic lost the most iconic employee we ever had — our dear Glen  Arbor Campus GM Kathy Baarstad. She embodied our precious values of Life, Liberty, Beaches and Pie more perfectly than anyone that’s ever worked here. We were fortunate to hire Kathy Baarstad 15 years ago to help us with the Holiday rush …

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Ready To Come Home

Oct. 21, 2022 — It is Wednesday in Amsterdam, and we are in transit home to Glen Arbor. Yesterday, we saw pictures Hawthorn took after the big wind and rainstorm that ripped through the north. The back of my truck is smashed and undrivable. On Monday night, a huge branch from a 200-year-old oak fell …