The fellowship & spirit of the Central Michigan Chapter is second to none. CMC has been involved in significant events, such as the dedication of the Holland Park Veterans Home Front Memorial in Big Rapids. There are opportunities to participate in any of the many programs. Meetings include members giving captivating presentations of their patriot, and often guest speaker orations.

CMC received Charter in April 2016 at the MISSAR Annual Meeting in East Lansing (see photo below taken November 12, 2016). CMC general membership meetings are typically held at the Cheers Neighborhood Grill in Mount Pleasant at 11:00 a.m. on the 2nd Saturday of these months: March, May, August, October, and November. The theme of our November meeting is “Ladies Appreciation,” and it is the last meeting of the year. The Board of Governors meetings are typically held on the same day as the general  membership meeting, except the time/location is 9 a.m. at the Remus Tavern in Remus.

Central Michigan Chapter - First Chartered General Meeting (12 Nov 2016)

Front Row: Norvil Brown, Treasurer (Stanwood); Mike Huey, Genealogist (Lakeview); Dave Anderson, President (Stanwood); Dave Brant, Vice President (Shepherd); Bernie Grosskopf, Secretary (Riverdale)
Back Row: Richard Santer (Big Rapids); Don Rothenberger (Mecosta); Ward Anderson (St. Charles); Jeff Scarpelli (Stanwood); Kyle Anderson (St. Charles); Jack Neil (Mt. Pleasant); Troy Henrie (Shepherd); James Nedela (Mt. Pleasant); Dan Tincknell (Clare); Jack Ferchau (Freeland); Ed Laidlaw (Lake), Edgar Kiser (Clare)
Members not pictured: Jim Perkins (Blanchard); Dennis Zeiss (Midland); Eric Anderson (St. Charles); Rollin Yeakle (Midland); Larry Neeper (Lake); Randall & Ryan Calkins (Midland)

Central Michigan Chapter Officers

President - David Anderson
1st V. President - David Brant
2nd V. President - Don Rothenberger
Secretary - Bernard Grosskopf
Treasurer - Norvil Brown
Genealogist/Registrar - Michael Huey
Historian – Ward Anderson
Chaplain - Michael Huey
Co-Chaplain - James Perkins
Trustee - David Anderson
Trustee - Bernard Grosskopf

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Middle of the Mitten

This magnificent area of mid-Michigan is composed of farmland, forests, manufacturing and higher learning institutions. The Central Michigan Chapter region includes Big Rapids on West to Bay City on East. The numerous education facilities include Central Michigan University, Ferris State University, Saginaw Valley University, Northwood University (Midland), Alma College, Montcalm Community College (Sidney), and Mid-Michigan Community College (Harrison).

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