Category Archive: Meetings

November 2012 Meeting Recap – Sieting Hotel

Our featured presenter for the November potluck was Jeff Sieting of Kalkaska. Jeff presented his vision for his latest venture, the Kalkaska Sieting Hotel, a restoration project in the anchor block of Kalkaska.… Continue reading

September 2012 Meeting Recap – Northwest Michigan Biodiesel

Our featured entrepreneur at our September potluck meetings was Bill Koucky. Bill introduced us to his upstart firm, Northwest Michigan Biodiesel, a business operating in Grand Traverse County, Michigan. The company is producing… Continue reading

October 2012 Meeting Recap – MiFarmMarket.com

The featured entrepreneur at our October potluck meeting was Scotty Bruce of MiFarmMarket.com. Scotty and his family have run a business that supports smaller scale specialty food producers in the region with a… Continue reading

ALAP May Meeting Recap

May ALAP Meeting Recap May 10 was the date for another fine ALAP gathering @ MLUI. The potluck was top notch and the discussion engaging. We heard two brief updates from Paul Murray… Continue reading

April ALAP Meeting Recap – Selestial Soap

MLUI hosted another fine As Local As Possible (ALAP) Investment Group meeting on April 12!  We changed up the format a bit this month to discuss group business during both the first (in… Continue reading

March ALAP Recap

March ALAP Meeting Recap We are an informal group of Northern Michigan citizens seeking to have more local impact and connectedness with our money. We gather once a month for a potluck and… Continue reading

February 2012 ALAP Mtg Recap

February ALAP Meeting Recap We are an informal group of Northern Michigan citizens seeking to have more local impact and connectedness with our money.  We gather once a month for a potluck and… Continue reading

January ALAP Meeting Recap

We are an informal group of Northern Michigan citizens seeking to have more local impact and connectedness with our money. We gather once a month for a potluck and to meet local entrepreneurs… Continue reading

As Local As Possible Meeting #2 Recap

We are an informal group of Northern Michigan citizens seeking to have more local impact and connectedness with our money.  We gather once a month for a potluck and to meet local entrepreneurs… Continue reading

As Local As Possible Meeting Recap

Bruce and Cathy Odom hosted a wonderful potluck and planning meeting for the refresh of As Local As Possible (ALAP).  Around a dozen of us discussed a new, community investing orientation for the… Continue reading