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Doors open at 7:00 a.m. for breakfast, with the program running from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at the
Bonfire Banquet Room | Houghton

2024 Meeting Schedule

January 10, 2024: Annual Meeting & Elections

February 14, 2024: Copper Shores Community Health Foundation

March 13, 2024: Rotary of Houghton

April 17: Tourism Impact Forum

May 8: Keweenaw Stamp Sands Update

2023 Meeting Schedule

January 11, 2023: Annual Meeting

February 8, 2023: President Pinnow, Finlandia University President

March 22, 2023: Copper Country Community Mental Health

April 26, 2023: Progress Report from City & Village Managers

May 10, 2023: MTEC + SBDC

September 28, 2023: SBAM

October 18, 2023: The Nature Conservancy

November 8, 2023: Michigan DNR, Keweenaw Snowmobile Club & Keweenaw ATV Club

2022 Meeting Schedule

January 12, 2022: Annual Meeting for Chamber and KEDA

February 9, 2022:  Scotia Wind, with Presenter Chris Moore, Vice President at Circle Power Renewable 

March 9, 2022: Cruising the Keweenaw by KCVB     

April 13, 2022: MDOT Update

May 11, 2022: CTE Scholarship with Kevin Store + Update from CCISD Superintendent James Rautiola

September 14, 2022: SBAM    

October 12, 2022: Recycling in the Upper Peninsula

November 9, 2022:  MTU Master Plan

December 8, 2022: Holiday Hoopla


2021 Meeting Schedule

January 2021 : Virtual COVID Update

February 2021: Virtual KEDA Annual Report

March 2021: Virtual UP Michigan Works!

April 2021: Virtual Houghton - Keweenaw Trails System

May 2021: Virtual Scholarship Presentation, UPDATE from City Managers & MDOT

September 2021: Summer Tourism Recap

October 2021: Perkins V move to Industry Certifications, Funding and State CTE Overview by Dr. Brian L. Pyles, State Director for the Michigan Department of Education - Office of Career and Technical Education (MDE-OCTE)

November 2021: Housing supply and demand, issues and constraints, views on the local markets and trends, COVID and the housing markets, and the impact of vacation rentals.

December 2021: Virtual Holiday Hoopla




This program featured speakers and panels addressing topics and information relevant to the community and economic development of the Keweenaw region.

“The goal of the WAKE UP KEWEENAW is to deliver timely and relevant information about the community, economic and business development in the Keweenaw Peninsula,” says Mary Myers, Chamber Board President.  Its a unique opportunity to stay informed on the issues and information necessary to improve our community as well as a larger monthly networking event.

The focus of the breakfast will not change. The program will continue feature speakers and panels on topics and information relevant to our community’s development and will continue to be held the second Wednesday of the month from September through June, from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.  Speakers and Sponsors will continue to be WELCOMED!

The "WAKE UP KEWEENAW" announcements will be communicated by email to Business Community members. To learn more please contact the Chamber at