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Hillman Area Chamber of Commerce

14797 State Street South - Suite 2
P.O. Box 506
Hillman, MI 49746
(989) 742-3739
(989) 742-2605

Upcoming Chamber Events:

July 17 - Chamber Meeting - 9 am - (At the Chamber office,
                        Patchwood Plaza)

V-J Day   -   Sponsored by The Hillman Area Chamber Of Commerce And Hillman VFW Post 2356

August 11 - V-J Day Celebration - VFW Post #2356 - Parade at noon, fireworks at dusk - Downtown Hillman 


Upcoming Local Events:

July 15 - Teeing Off for Kids 18 Hole Golf Tournament at Thunder Bay Resort.
               Money raised goes for Children's Xmas Party, School Field Trips and other Children's Activities
July 22 - Golf Scramble Thunder Bay Resort, Hillman
July 23-28 - Montmorency County 4-H Fair - Atlanta
July 28 - Final Day of Montmorency County 4-H Fair 

V-J Day   -   Sponsored by The Hillman Area Chamber Of Commerce And Hillman VFW Post 2356
August 4 - Sno Drift Summer Rally 
August 10 11 - Lewiston Timberfest Booth & ATV Lewiston
August 11 - V-J Day Celebration - VFW Post #2356 - Parade at noon, fireworks at dusk - Downtown Hillman 
                     V-J Day & Heritage Day at Brush Creek Mill - Displays featuring the history of Hillman and Montmorency County
August 11 - Car Cruse Night by the Wheels Car Club - from 4-7 at Thunder Bay Resort
August 12 - Car Show by the Wheels Car Club - Village Parking Lot from 8:00 to 3:30
August 25 - Garage Sale Drop Off 10am 4pm Montmorency Co. Fairgrounds, Atlanta
August 29 31 - Garage Sale Drop Off 10am 4pm Montmorency Co. Fairgrounds, Atlanta
August 31 Sept 2 - Annual Garage Sale 9am 5pm Montmorency Co. Fairgrounds, Atlanta

For a full list of events for the year see out Calendar.





Chamber Meeting

HIllman chamber meeting

Photo taken from the November 8th 2016 meeting.

Pictured above:

President Jim Paczkowski, Patchwood Products Inc.
Vice-President Mark Sorensen, Sorensen's Grass Lake Resort
Secretary Aimee Smith, Hillman Real Estate
Treasurer Sue Schlak, Chemical Bank
Trustee Margaret Kirby
Trustee John Post
Kathy Bradley, Michigan Works!
Jason McElrath, Hillman Community Schools Superintendent/Principal
Cindy Bruskey, Thunder Bay Community Health Clinic
Michael Maddox, MediLodge of Hillman
Tim Milko, OnSight Outdoors
Sandy Samp, Sandy Dee's Sewing & Quilt Shop
Thomas Schram






Welcome to Hillman Area Chamber of Commerce in North East Michigan

Hillman is a community in Montmorency County in northern Michigan that is perfectly poised for economic development, and they are looking for a few good businesses to share this opportunity with. Few places offer such big city amenities in such a beautiful rural setting. This small town already boasts excellent, affordable city water, sewer lines, and an excellent road system.

Surrounded by an abundance of natural and cultural resources, residents can find affordable land, innumerable lakes and rivers, top-notch golf, and a wide variety of higher education facilities within their reach. Businesses are attracted to the abundant and willing workforce, affordable living, and close proximity to commercial airports.

For community-minded business owners looking for the right setting to grow and prosper their business, Hillman is an economic opportunity just waiting to happen.


What's New?

Added Blessing of the Bikes & ATVs Flier
Added Blessing of the Bikes & ATVs Brochure

Added Ride With Santa Flier
Added Buck pole Flier
Added Banquet Flier     &     Invitation
Added VJ Day Brochure
Added Blessing of the Bikes & ATVs Newspaper Article
Added WW2 Gun Shoot Flier
Added Blessing of the Bikes & ATVs Flier
Added Blessing of the Bikes & ATVs Brochure

Buck Pole News Article from the Alpena Paper (added 11-17)
Ride With Santa Flier (added 11-8)
Annual Chamber Banquet Flier (added 9-28)
Buck Pole Flier (added 9-28)
VIDEO - VJ Day (added 8-31)
Boosters Party - Aug 13 at Patchwood Plaza (added 7-26)
Buck Pole 2016 (added 7-26)
VIDEO - Mill River Days (added 7-13)
VIDEO of the 2016 Blessing of the Bikes & ATV's (added 6-24)
Jacques Family Restaurant - New Counter (added 5-31)
Blessing of the Bikes & ATV's - May 21, 2016 (added 5-31)
May 19th - Highway Cleanup (added 5-31)
PHOTOS - Blessing of the Bikes & ATV's (May 21, 2016) (added 5-25)
Skeeter the Advance Clown - June 22 (added 5-17)
Blessing of the Bikes Flier (added 3-31)
Business After Hours - June 7 (added 3-15)
Business After Hours - March 8 (updated 3-18)
Hillman Radio Station (added 1-27)

Buck Pole Results (added 11-19)
State Representative Triston Cole (added 11-19)
Crosswalk News (updated 11-6)
Chamber Banquet Turnout- October 21 (added 10-28)
Buck Pole (added 10-28)
Lumber Grading Class Turnout (added 10-5)
Brochures Available 
50 Years Plaque Presented to Hillman Hardware and Sorensen's Grass Lake Resort 

NEW photos!
    PHOTOS - Blessing of the Bikes & ATV's (May 21, 2016) (added 5-25)
    Chamber Banquet - October 21 (added 10-28)
    Business After Hours - Sorensens Grass Lake Resort - September 8, 2015 
    V-J Day Parade - August 8, 2015 
    Mill River Days - July 4, 2015 





New Members

Congratulations to our Newest members!

Hillman Lions Club
Montmorency County
Allband Communications
Discount Disposal, LLC
Ginop Sales Inc.
Hardies Electric
Hillman Easy Mart
Hillman Community Radio
Hilltop Party Mart
Huron Distributors Inc.
Mary's Garage-Less Place
Montmorency Title (A Member of Lighthouse Group)
Onsight Outdoors
Valley Machine
VanPamel's Hometown Diner, LLC


Hillman Radio Station

The Hillman Radio Station is now broadcasting on 103.5 FM

Website: http://hillmancommunityradio.org 

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Crosswalk News

Winter is upon us, please keep a close eye out for children using the crosswalk.  Talk with your children, grandchildren, and other family members and tell them to cross at the crosswalk, even when the crossing guard is not in season as drivers are more aware of children at the crosswalk.

Reminder: Children will be using the crosswalk
7:30 am. - 8:00 am.
and 3:15 pm. - 3:45 pm.  Monday - Friday.

Thank you and have a safe day.
Hillman School Crossing Guard - Crystal Hermann









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For your information: Have you ever had visitors to our area ask about local attractions? We have so many interesting places to visit, and things to do, such as visiting the sinkholes, the local trails looking for Elk, finding the lighthouse, or, the Maritime Heritage Center.

Your Hillman Chamber is here to help. We have a variety of brochures, information sheets, and maps. Please, either direct your customers to the Chamber office, or call our offices (742-3739) to help them and yourselves.

Remember: Our office location: Located in the Patchwood Plaza on Sate Street South. Hours: Tues thru Thursday. 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.


My Town Hillman

On July 15th, Hits FM held their morning show at Jacques Family Restaurant.

"My Town" is a weekly series aired throughout the summer and will feature a different town each week. The week of July 13th we will spend the week talking about Hillman! We will highlight historical aspects, special events, organizations and businesses. We will interview knowledgeable historians, the Mayor, the Chamber of Commerce and help promote "Where to Go and What to Do" while in town!

HITS FM (94.9 FM & 103.3 FM)
WKJC FM (104.7 FM)
WIOS AM (1480 AM)


Sprucing up Hillman

June 26, 2015

Jan and Daniel working to spruce up the flower bed.


Hillman Tigers

We would like to congratulate the Hillman Tigers Girls Softball League for a good run at the playoffs.

The Hillman Area Chamber of Commerce is very proud of you in your run in the playoffs.

We would also like to congratulate the boys 2015 District Champions.











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