Reed City business expo draws crowd
REED CITY -- Reed City High School was the scene of the annual Reed City Chamber of Commerce business expo on Nov. 12.
Booths filled the cafeteria and lined the hallways.
With 52 different businesses on-site, community members had the opportunity to learn about goods, services and opportunities available in Osceola and Mecosta counties.
"This is a great turnout," Reed City Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kim O'Neil said. "We have 60 tables and 52 businesses sharing information with the public."
In addition, there were refreshments and snacks provided by McDonald's, Spectrum Health Reed City and others, she said.
Representatives from various service organizations, including Eagle Village, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Big Brothers and Big Sisters and Career Connect were on hand to answer questions and share information about the services they provide.
Industry representatives from companies such as Yoplait, Reed City Group and All Weather Seal handed out information about their products and career opportunities.
Spectrum Health gave CPR demonstrations and trained willing participants.
Visitors had the opportunity to take home informational pamphlets from many different organizations, as well as some fun gadgets.