Author: Kandace Chapple

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“Mom to the rescue!” may well be the war cry at home – and at work – for these regional businesses! March is Women’s History Month, and we chatted with three mothers who’ve built thriving Michigan businesses, and, in some cases, even passed their businesses on to their kids. Read on to hear about Michigan ice cream, wine, and chocolate – could there be a better trio? 

Here in the Cherry Capital of the World, we're proud of the little red fruit that could. When you visit Traverse City, you'll see cherries on T-shirts and sundresses. They theme our hotels, drive-in and traditional theaters. You can even find the World's Largest Cherry Pie Pan on Cass Rd!

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