Paula Brown Brave hearts Estate

Paula Brown and her husband are the caretakers at Brave Hearts Estate a 238-acre ranch that was donated to Operation Injured Soldiers by a patriot and generous supporter of our injured veterans. Located in the northwestern corner of Michigan, Brave Hearts Estate is nestled just outside the city of Pellston. Veterans & their families can enjoy…

Scott MacKenzie Director Charlevoix Area Humane Society

The Charlevoix Area Humane Society is an independent non-profit 501(c)3 no kill animal shelter.  The shelter has been in operation since 1974 and they rely almost exclusively on donations and fundraisers. Scott MacKenzie is executive director and driving force behind most of the creative fundraising events held by the organization. More information can be found at…

Elizabeth Gertz Looze Challenge Mountain

Elizabeth Gertz Looze executive director at Challenge Mountain spoke to the Club about the progress the organization has made in the past year including a 20% increase in funding. That is increase is due in no small part to the success that the retail shop in Boyne City has enjoyed. Looze said Challenge Mountain has a…