Mitchell’s Deli wins first place in Maple Leaf decoration competition

  Last night the winners of the Maple Leaf decorating contest were announced during the Business After Hours event hosted by Mercantile Bank. Overall, judges picked two honorable mentions, a second place, and a first place out of twenty seven maple leafs which had been entered for judging: 1st place Mitchells Deli 2nd place St Vincent DePaul Church Honorable Mention: Mid Michigan Agency Cones and Candy All of the maple leafs which were decorated will be on d...
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In Memory of Joel Frederick

I wanted to take a moment this week to acknowledge Joel Frederick’s contribution to the Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival’s website over the last few years. We began working together on the website about six years ago, but we had been friends before then. We complemented each other with our individual talents, but I always knew that we shared a passion for web design and a desire to support our community. Each year we would meet to talk about the upcoming festival and bounce ideas off of each othe...
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