In memory of a great friend to the Chamber: Walt Sprague
From an interveiw for his "Life-long Business Acheivement Award" from the PACC in 2015:
"Mr. Walter Sprague was born in Detroit, MI, and raised in Dearborn. Following high school graduation, he attended Edison Institute at Greenfield Village, with the goal of obtaining an engineering degree. College was interrupted by WW II . . .
Some of our Events for 2016 include:
Board Members: Kathy Ness, President; Leo Madarang - Vice President; Sara Badgero - Treasurer; Fawn Morris - Secretary; Lori Adcock - Membership Chair; Tutt Gorman; Liz Miller; and Chopper Schrauben
**NEW** -- Member Classified Ads!
Business of the Year: B&W Auto Supply
Citizen of the Year: Mary Scheurer
Dr. Gerald Brown Life-long Business Achievement: Larry and Julie Chapin of Portland Black Belt Academy.
Special recognition: Chuck Dumas and Judge David Hoort honoring their retirement and service to our community.
Held on the second Monday of the month at the Wagon Wheel Oak Room at 12:00 noon. Come, bring a friend -- great opportunity to network and stay up on local news.
Held every third Wednesday of the month. February's meeting will be at Fabiano's in Portland, 8:15 am. All welcome.
349 N. Water Street, Portland, MI (former Builder's Lumber building)
Emily Zug is the owner of Zug Elite Training. Emily grew up in Portland and after graduating from MSU with her degree in child development and family community services, she moved to the west coast. She has taught physical education in K-12 school setting, coached basketball, volleyball and track. Emily has worked as a personal trainer and has obtained the NASM Certified Personal Trainer education as well as a number of other specialty fitness training certifications.
In 2010, Emily and her husband, Trevor, moved back home to Portland. They are proud parents of two beautiful children, Zoey age 5 and Cameron, age 2 1/2. Emily began her fitness training work in Portland with Boot camps taking place in the park and river trail when weather allowed, and other times using space at local churches and school. Over the past 6 years, her boot camps have increased to 4-6 multiple classes day and times.
Emily now has a Fitness Studio, located at 349 N. Water St. She offers and teaches a variety of classes, including Boot camps, MetaFit, PIYO, and soon to be added, TRX Suspension Training. Having people enjoy fitness and feeling good is Emily’s goal. She is enthusiastic about fitness and also offers individual personal training and meal planning for weight loss.
To find out more about Zug Elite Training, go to zugelitetraining.com or call (916) 759-1345
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