Move Over Route 66

Posted by Mary W. on 13th Oct 2020

One of the most beautiful scenic highways in the country cuts right through the middle of the Cherry Republic. M-22 comprises 116 miles of pure driving or biking wonder. Starting north of Manistee, it hugs the Lake Michigan shoreline through Benzie County and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, making its way around the north tip of Leelanau County and eventually winding down on the eastern edge of Traverse City. Voted the Best Scenic Fall Drive by USA Today, we thought we’d share a ...

Going Solar In Leelanau County

Posted by Mary W on 2nd Aug 2019

Cherry Republic President Bob Sutherland's love of environmental causes is well documented. On the board of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, he is a vocal supporter of renewable energy, and he has spoken out passionately about his love for the Great Lakes and his determination to shut down the Line 5 Pipeline running beneath the Straits of Mackinac. So you might not be surprised to hear that many Cherry Republic employees share that same passion. Two of those employees -- Laura ...