On October 19, our staff will celebrate what has now become one of our favorite days of the year: Leaf Day. All Cherry Republic locations — including our HQs, retail stores, Public House, and mail order — will be closed for the day so every employee can enjoy this unique Republic perk. Created in 2014 to take …
If you ask most Cherry Republic employees what their favorite season is, they’ll more than likely tell you that it’s fall. In Northern Michigan, the weather during this time of year is still beautiful, and there’s a nice lull between the crazy days of summer and the jolly-yet-hectic weeks leading up to Christmas.The only problem […]
Ask most CR employees, and they’ll most likely tell you their favorite season is fall. Northern Michigan weather is still beautiful, and there’s a nice lull between the crazy days of summer and the jolly-yet-hectic weeks leading up to Christmas.
What is Leaf Day?
The only problem is, there isn’t an official holiday that time of year. […]
First Stop: Grass Lake Nature Preserve
I took my family to the other side of Grand Traverse Bay — to Torch Lake, Bellaire and the farms, trails, woods and wetlands of Antrim County. It took some time to persuade the boys that this switch in Leaf Day activities would be worth it.
“Usually, we go exploring […]
Cherry Ambassadors around the Republic took full advantage of Leaf Day 2017. From baking with family and friends, to fishing in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, to driving a semi to Kansas City for our first holiday gift show of 2017. Here are some of our favorite stories…
Fishing the Pere Marquette River
JP, our I.T. hero, spent his […]
I am happy to announce Leaf Day, our very own Cherry Republic National Holiday. We will be closed today Monday, October 16, to honor the autumn season and all the good in our lives.
I feel like I should apologize to all of you for being closed, but truly, more than anything, I feel compelled to express […]
Due to the thunderstorm, we started out on our third annual Leaf Day hike a little later than usual. The boys wanted to hike the dunes, so my goal was to hit the most remote and difficult-to-get-to spots on this special day off from work and school.
Steph dropped me off with the boys at the […]
Leaf Day was a success this year at Cherry Republic. In northern Michigan the weather on Friday started out sketchy – many of the area football games were played in rain, sleet and snow. However, as the hours closed in on our new holiday, the weather became much better. When Monday arrived, it was a […]
What should citizens do on Leaf Day? Dress up? Give gifts? Hide Baskets? Make a big dinner? Those are all too much work. How about do nothing. How about a purposeless day? A day to just reflect on the beauty of nature?
Leaf Day was created by Cherry Republic to celebrate the amazing colors of […]