A big THANK YOU to our 2017 Fireworks Sponsors for their generous donations to the 2017 fireworks display! We appreciate their dedication to our community.
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607 E. Grand River Ave., Portland, MI
Cree Mee Ice Cream Parlor
Ice cream is part of the family lineage for Josh and Jenny Cross. In April of 2013, Josh and Jenny opened the Portland Party Store. They are always searching for ways to “step-up” their business and had a family brainstorming session with their kids, trying to come up with an idea of how to best use the building adjacent to the party store. Josh says the kids came up with the idea for ice cream and naming it after their great grandparent’s ice cream shop, The Cree Mee. Marvin and Mary Thrasher owned the original Cree Mee from 1955-1981. Josh and Jenny have strived to keep a traditional ice cream parlor feel, but give it a fresh look as well. Helping to make the new Cree Mee come to life, the Crosses credit Reay Construction and Cross Cut Lumber.
The Cree Mee is open 7 days per week, from 11a-10pm. In the Portland Party Store fashion, the Crosses want to promote local providers. The Cree Mee serves ice cream made from Michigan’s Mooville.
The City of Portland has been supportive and excited about the opening of the Cree Mee. Folks from the community have shared with fondness their remembrances of the original Cree Mee and enjoy seeing some of the original memorabilia.
The Crosses invite you to stop in for a creamy sweet treat.
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Portland, Michigan 48875
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