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Glen Arbor Campus Expansion

At Cherry Republic, we have what you would call a good problem. We’ve been so blessed with visitors flocking to our Glen Arbor campus that we are, quite literally, bursting at the seams. We simply cannot squeeze any more customers into our store, winery, and cafe. And like many of our fellow Glen Arbor retailers […]

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A Walk In The Woods… To School

 

 

 

 

 

Seven days before the Glen Lake Community School year ended, Colebrook, Hawthorn and I completed our annual walk to school.  I think this photo of our eleven year old taking a break at the Alligator Hill overlook perfectly captured this beautiful day and our world class commute.

Colebrook looking over Lake Michigan.

We happened to walk by […]

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Cherry Fun Facts

In celebration of National Cherry Month, we put together a fun blog of facts about the world’s greatest fruit.  Did you know that the reason Broadway Street in New York City shifts west at E. 10th street is because a cherry tree once sat there?  Here are more facts to impress your friends with.

Cherries […]

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A Look Back at 2016

Now that 2017 is upon us, it is time to take a look back at all of our Cherry Republic memories from 2016. Here is a blog with a few of our favorites and most memorable moments from January through December 2016.

Opening a store in Frankenmuth: We joined a great community of shops in Little […]

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31 Days of Giving 2016

Tis the season to give back to Michigan, the state that has done so much for Cherry Republic.  Each day in December, Cherry Republic will designate an organization for a major contribution.  In total, we will give away $150,000.
December 31st.

Crosshatch.  $10,000.  This is an ongoing contribution for this valuable organization supporting small farms and young […]

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Charlevoix Fire

Fire in Charlevoix.  On Christmas Eve morning, Cherry Republic lost our Charlevoix store to an intense fire in the beautiful building we reside in.  No one was hurt.  We will be OK, but our hearts go out to our landlord, the 17 other tenants in his destroyed building and this close knit resort town which […]