Community A - L: Community Organizations

This page contains information on chambers of commerce, social and fraternal groups, and other community groups that contribute to Montcalm's quality of life.

Click on a map icon or an organization name below for more details.  Note: All organizations listed may not be shown on the map.

 
 
Local presence in Montcalm County. Use website above to search internet for local posts and contact information. Posts may also be listed in area phone books.
1050 Fuller NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
1-800-482-2411
Fax: 616.235.2355
Email: info@ggr.redcross.org
The toll free number also serves as a 24 hour emergency phone number. Services include Services to Armed Forces- Brad Dorland, Program Director.
 
Local presence in Montcalm County. Use website above to get local contact information.
Debbie Rasmussen
President
MI
(989) 814-0650
Hours: 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m.
Serves Ionia, Kent, and Montcalm Counties. Phone number provided is for Kathy Barnes.   
Dan Petersen
c/o EightCAP
904 Oak Dr.
Greenville, MI 48838
(616) 754-9315
Diane Mogdis
Executive Secretary
 
Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 128

Stanton, MI 48888

(989) 289-2312
Email: dianem@casair.net
President- Connie McKeown
Candy Kerschen
c/o Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce
210 S. Lafayette Street
Greenville, Mi 48838
(616) 754-5697
Fax: (616) 754-4710
Email: info@greenvillechamber.net
 
INFORMATION NEEDED
 
Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 101

Crystal, MI 48818

(989) 235-5454
Email: crystalchamber@cmsinter.net
Crystal, MI
(989) 235-4065
Hours: 1st Monday of each month 7-9pm at Crystal Congreational Church
 
INFORMATION NEEDED.
 
Local presence of Danish Sisterhood of America.
 
 
Local presence in Montcalm County. Use website above for local contact information.
Joe Shouse
 
Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 102

Edmore, MI 48829

Saralee Slusher
President
319 Johnson St.
Edmore, MI 48829
989-427-3204
Hours: Regular meetings: First Monday- October through May, 7:00 P.M.

Meetings held at 

Faith United Methodist Church

833 S. First Street

Edmore, MI 48829

Wendy Baty
Executive Director
1414 Chase Rd.
Greenville, MI 48838
(616) 225-1000 x8302
Email: batyw@greenville.k12.mi.us
Elena Bridges
Family Assistance Coordinator
1200 44th St SW
Wyoming, MI 49509
(616) 249-2741
Fax: (616) 249-2671

Family Assistance is a focal point of information by providing six essential services in times of contingency call up, mobilization, and large scale deployments. Family Assistance is critical in providing help to all military families during these long term or short term deployments. The Grand Valley regional Family Assistance Center  provides assistance and referrals for families including those in Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta,Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, and Ottawa Counties. There are other regional centers across Michigan. 

Wayne Stickler
County Executive Director
77 S. State Rd.
Stanton, MI 48888
(989) 831-4212
Fax: (989) 831-4540
Email: wayne.stickler@mi.usda.gov
Greenville, MI
(616) 754-5296
 
 
Local presence in Montcalm County. Use  website above to get local contact information.
c/o Village Manager
209 Sheldon
Edmore, MI 48829
Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 170

Edmore, MI 48829

(989) 427-5641
6756 S. Greenville Rd.
Greenville, MI 48838
(616) 225-1082
Fax: (616) 225-1315

Veterans Workforce Investment Program addresses the unique needs of veterans seeking employment. Serving Clare, Gladwin, Ionia, Isabella, Mecosta, Montcalm and Oseola Counties. Goodwill assists eligible veterans in a variety of areas relating to job training, placement, and retention with an emphasis on green career fields. Those who have been dishonorably discharged cannot participate. You can also call (231) 206-0127 for more information.

Cari O'Connor
Executive Director
621 New St.
Stanton, MI 48888
Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 367

Stanton, MI 48888

(616) 225-6146
Fax: (616) 225-6147
Email: coconnor@ioniaisd.org
Candy Kerschen
Executive Director
210 S. Lafayette Street
Greenville, MI 48838
(616) 754-5697
Fax: (616) 754-4710
Email: info@greenvillechamber.net
Alison Barberi
President and Executive Director
101 N. Lafayette
Greenville, MI 48838
(616) 754-2640
Fax: (616) 754-3174
Sue Remmy
Contact Person
4420 County Farm Rd.
Greenville, MI 48838
(616) 754-5398
Email: mgsue@auis.net
Kris Berry
Director
900 E. Kent St.
Greenville, MI 48838
(616) 754-8887
Fax: (616) 754-5885
 
Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 792

Stanton, MI 48888

(989) 824-0767
Email: info@heartofmontcalmchamber.com
 
Local presence in Montcalm County. Use website to request local contact information.
Karen Leppink
Coordinator
 
Mailing Address:

8Cap Housing 

904 Oak Street

Greenville, MI 48838

866-754-9315 ext3335
Email: ionia.montcalm.coc@gmail.com
Lakeview, MI 48850
Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 412

Lakeview, MI 48850

Contact the Michigan Jaycees 

(website www.mijaycees.org) for current Lakeview Jaycees chapter contact information.

 
Multiple local presences in Montcalm County. Use website above to find local Councils and contact information.
 
 
Contact the fund's administrator- the Greenville Area Community Foundation.
 
Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 57

Lakeview, MI 48850

(989) 352-1200
Email: brian.brasser@spectrum-health.org
 
Multiple local club presences in Montcalm County. Use website above to find local clubs and contacts.
 
Local presence in Montcalm County. Use website above to find local lodge and contact information.
 
Multiple local presences in Montcalm County. Use the Michigan Masons website above to locate local lodges and contacts.
Michigan Works! Service Center
110 S. Greenville West Dr., Ste. 2
Greenville, MI 48838
(616) 754-3611
Fax: (616) 754-2898
Hours: Vary- call for current office hours
Sheila Eldridge
3018 Log Cabin Trail
Sheridan, MI 48884
(989) 261-7446
Email: cvsd@eztechinternet.com
 

Military OneSource is provided by the Department of Defense at no cost to active duty, Guard and Reserve (regardless of activation status) and their families. It is a virtual extension of installation services. Visit Military OneSource today atwww.militaryonesource.com or call 1-800-342-9647."

Franz Mogdis
Executive Director
621 New St.
Stanton, MI 48888
Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 805

Stanton, MI 48888

(616) 225-6275
Email: fmogdis@maisd.com
 
151 N. Backus
Greenville, MI 48838
989- 831-4913
Nancy Malinowski
Coordinator
Montcalm Area Career Center
1550 W. Sidney Rd.
Sidney, MI 48885
Email: mgmontcalm@gmail.com
Terry Smith
Director of Institutional Advancement
2800 College SW
Sidney, MI 48885
(989) 328-1243
Fax: (989) 328-2950
Judy Cloer
Director
77 S. State St.
Stanton, MI 48888
(989) 831-4606
Fax: (989) 831-4540
Email: judy.cloer@mi.nacdnet.net
Robin Kalnins
Executive Officer
309 1/2 S. Lafayette St., Ste. 206
Greenville , MI 48838
(616) 754-8896
Email: montcalm-realtors@sbcglobal.net
 
Mailing Address:

c/o RAVE Ionia Montcalm

P.O. Box 93

Ionia, MI 48846

(616) 527-3351
Fax: (616) 527-4350
119 S. Lafayette
Greenville, MI 48838
Email: jfk@pathwaynet.com
Patty Harkness
County Administrative Manager
155 E. Main
Stanton, MI 48888
Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 508

Stanton, MI 48888
(989) 831-4094
Fax: (989) 831-4545
Email: pharkne@ctyfb.com


Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 131
Greenville, MI 48838
Email: montcalmrepublicans@gmail.com
Facebook:

 
Refer to website above for information.
Jeni Williams
Staff
211 W. Main Street
PO Box 368
Stanton, MI 48888
(989) 831-7300
Fax: (989) 831-7375
Email: jwilliams@co.montcalm.mi.us

Montcalm County's designated Community Collaborative.

Tammy Quillan
Executive Director
611 N. State St.
Stanton, MI 48888
(989) 831-7520
Fax: (989) 831-7578
Email: mhfoundation@mcbh.org
 
 
Contact the fund's administrator- the Greenville Area Community Foundation.
Penny Dora
Communications Coordinator
621 New St.
Stanton, MI 48888
Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 367

Stanton, MI 48888

(989) 831-5261
Email: pdora@maisd.com

The above contact information is not intended for crisis communication.

 

If at anytime you have an emergency or crisis mental health situation, call The Montcalm Center for Behavioral Health toll free  at 1-800-377-0974.

Dr. Scott Koenigsknecht
Montcalm, Ionia and Clinton Counties, MI
Email: nomoresidelines@4wbi.com
VFW Post
209 W. Washington
Sheridan , MI 48884
(989) 291-9680.
Hours: Thurdays 7:30-9:30 am

Operation Friendship weekly free breakfast for veterans and their wives/widows. A gathering of comradeship and fellowship of veterans who may have questions about entitlements available to veterans/widows.

Carol Hanba
Oral Health Coordinator
615 N. State St.
Stanton, MI 48888
(989) 831-3621
Fax: (989) 831-5522
Email: chanba@mmdhd.org
 
Multiple local presences in Montcalm County. Use the Michigan Order of Eastern Stars website above to request local contact information.
Marianne VanBennekon
Executive Director
 
Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 474

Howard City, MI 49329

(231) 937-5681
 
INFORMATION NEEDED
Ben Webster
 
Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 627

Carson City, MI 48811

(989) 584-6201
Ben also is a contact for Disabled American Veterans and Point Man Ministry Veterans Rap group.  
 

Local presence in Montcalm County- Greenville and Stanton. Use website above to find local chapter and contact information.

 
INFORMATION NEEDED
Sheila Smith
 
Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 115

Six Lakes, MI 48886 

Shelly Westbrook
Executive Director
703 S Marvel Dr.
Greenville, MI 48838
(616) 225-6427
Email: Shelly.Westbrook@spectrumhealth.org
Dr. Chris Moran
Chairman
c/o Stanton Family Chiropractic
806 N. State St.
Stanton , MI 48888
989-831-9100
Email: drmoran@charterinternet.com.
 
INFORMATION NEEDED
 
INFORMATION NEEDED
 
 
Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 503

Portland, MI 48875

1-800-848-9333
Hours: Not applicable
Virginia Christensen
 
Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 129

Trufant, MI 49326

(616) 984-2555
 
INFORMATION NEEDED
Roger Thelen
Executive Director
10260 S.Sheridan Rd
PO Box 87
Fenwick, MI 48834
(616) 794-9840
Fax: 616-794-9828
Email: director.umw.i@gmail.com
2050 Breton
Grand Rapids , MI 49546
(616 285-5795
Fax: (616) 285-5898
 

Multiple local presences in Montcalm County. Use website above to get local contact information.

Sheridan VFW
209 W. Washington
Sheridan, MI 48884
Hours: Walk in- 4th Monday of each month from 9am-3pm

He can assist veterans and their dependents in filing claims with the Department of Veteran Affairs.

Pam Jorae
 
Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 422

Greenville, MI 48838

(616) 225-2687
Amy Buckingham
Coalition Coordinator
129 E. Main St.,
PO Box 836
Stanton, MI 48888
(989) 831-4591
Fax: (989) 831-5768
Email: AmyBuckingham@CherryHealth.com

Previously, Drug Free Montcalm and inclusive of Alcohol, Tobacco, Marijuana and Prescription Drug Abuse prevention initiatives.