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Member Spotlight

Current Business Members

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MLUI is immensely proud of our strong and lasting relationships with businesses and community organizations. A unified business voice is incredibly effective at creating momentum. Throw in key community leaders, and you have a sturdy platform for advancing innovative ideas, statewide policy or grassroots campaigns. Read on, and get a feel for some of the personalities behind the brands that help us move our mission forward.

The Cottage Company

Rob Mossburg is a longtime MLUI board member, but he also owns a remarkable building, development, and interior design firm in Harbor Springs called The Cottage Company. His business operates with the highest levels of personal and business values: sustainability, customer service, social consciousness, and community investment—all things near to MLUI’s heart. Read more...

Traverse Gourmet

Cile and Norm Plumstead have a deep connection with food—they absolutely love it! Traverse Gourmet launched in 2011 and offers gourmet Michigan gift baskets filled with delicious artisan foods made by some of Cile and Norm’s very favorite people, like Chris Girrbach, of Great Lakes Chips, and Mimi Wheeler, of Grocer’s Daughter Chocolate. Read more...

Oryana Natural Foods Market

You may think Oryana’s mission is all about food, and that’s certainly a big part of it, but look a little deeper and you’ll find a co-op fully invested in the health and wellness of its members and the community. Whether you are filling your cart with organic and local produce or catching a local musician at their Lake Street Café—when you’re at Oryana, you are promoting a local economy, and a strong connection between food, health, and our environment. Read more...

KEEN Technical Solutions

$33.8 million. That’s how much Keen has helped clients save in energy costs since launching six years ago, and that number continues to grow. The Traverse City-based company provides energy auditing services to help their customers lower energy use and cut costs. Co-founded by Tim Pulliam and Steve Morse, Keen was born from a desire to spread the message of efficiency and sustainable energy use. Read more...

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