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Go Great Lakes Bay

Go Great Lakes Bay

By Go Great Lakes Bay

When you Go Great Lakes Bay, six unique cities are calling you to one of the best vacation spots in Michigan. Discover our top things to do by city and start exploring them all during this podcast!

Bay City, Birch Run, Chesaning, Frankenmuth, Midland, and Saginaw

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Great Lakes Bay Podcast! - Denny Serra & Tom O'Boyle from Great Getaways + We get a surprise visit from Wendy Scott!

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Great Lakes Bay Podcast! – Herb Zeilinger from the Great Lakes Bay CVB & David Graham from Downtown Restaurant Investments (DRI)
On this episode we talk with Herb Zeilinger about all things Frankenmuth Oktoberfest and with David Graham about DRI and some of the cool initiatives they run for downtown restaurants. CLICK HERE for info on Oktoberfest CLICK HERE for info on Downtown Restaurant Investments
31:05
September 16, 2021
Great Lakes Bay Podcast! - Mike Kelly from the Conservation Fund
On this episode we talk with Mike Kelly from the Conservation Fund. He's located in Bay City and has dedicated his career to the betterment of the Saginaw Bay watershed.  Click Here for more information on the Conservation Fund.  Click Here to plan your next trip to Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region! 
36:08
August 13, 2021
Great Lakes Bay Podcast! - Jeff Reckeweg from the Midland Gus Macker 3 on 3 basketball tournament
On this episode, we talk with Jeff Reckeweg. Jeff is the former Men's Basketball Coach at Northwood University in Midland, Michigan. He's plays a pivotal role in bringing the Gus Macker 3 on 3 basketball tournament to main street Midland. He tells us what it takes to smoothly run a tournament in a major Downtown are and how your can register your team today!  Click here to register your team.  Click here to book your next visit to Pure Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region
28:53
July 20, 2021
Great Lakes Bay Podcast! - Aimee Conversa & Ashley Brooks from the Saginaw Children's Zoo!
On This episode we talk with Aimee Conversa, Marketing Manager, and Ashley Brooks, Zoo Keeper, from the Saginaw Children's Zoo. We chat about all things animals and see what it takes to be a Zoo Keeper!  Click Here to learn more about the Saginaw Children's Zoo! Click Here to Go Great Lakes Bay
23:10
July 9, 2021
Great Lakes Bay Podcast! - Denny Serra & Tom O'Boyle from Great Getaways + We get a surprise visit from Wendy Scott!
On this episode we talk with Denny Serra and Tom O'Boyle from the TV Show "Great Getaways". They talk about their adventures filming the show and how they got started in TV. Wendy Scott, Meeting & Convention Sales Manager here at the CVB, stops in to talk shop a little bit.  Click Here if you want to learn more about Great Getaways. 
30:18
June 25, 2021
Great Lakes Bay Podcast! - Dave Lorenz from Travel Michigan
On this episode, we chat with Dave Lorenz from Travel Michigan. He tells us what this travel season will bring as we come out of the COVID-19 Pandemic and what really cool things some communities are doing around the state. Plus, we tell you about some cool new website features to help you Go Great Lakes Bay! 
25:14
May 26, 2021
Great Lakes Bay Podcast! - Tom Daldin & Jim Edelman from Michigan's Under the Radar.
On this episode we chat with Tom Daldin and Jim Edleman from the Emmy award winning PBS television show "Michigan's Under the Radar". They talk about why Michigan is the premier state to host a travel TV show and how they got started. Plus you'll even get to hear a little bit on where "Under the Radar" is going next.  For more information on Michigan's Under the Radar click here. To plan your next trip visit GoGreat.com or Click here for GoGreat rates on Golf Packages. 
32:07
May 12, 2021
Great Lakes Bay Podcast! - Mike Avery from Mike Avery Outdoors.
On this episode we chat with Mike Avery, an esteemed outdoor media producer and host of the radio show "Mike Avery's Outdoor Magazine". Mike Avery has spent his entire career in outdoor media and has brought years of outdoor entertainment to television, radio, and magazine viewers. We talk about walleye fishing, turkey hunting, and much much more.  To learn more about Mike Avery click the Link: https://mikeaveryoutdoors.com/ For more info on outdoor activities in The Great Lakes Bay Region click the link: https://www.gogreat.com/things-to-do/outdoors/
30:30
April 19, 2021
Great Lakes Bay Podcast! - Carla Monteiro from the Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum
On this episode we chat with Carla Monteriro from the Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum. She gives us some insider information on their premier exhibit, the U.S.S. Edson Naval Destroyer. This ship is permanently moored in the Saginaw River and available for visitors to see up close. Carla also tells us about some really cool programs that the museum is running to make your visit more exciting!  Click the Link for more information:  https://www.gogreat.com/directory/saginaw-valley-naval-ship-museum/
14:15
March 17, 2021
Great Lakes Bay Podcast! - John Webb from the Saginaw County Castle Museum
On this episode we hear from John Webb at the Saginaw Castle Museum. He tells us all about the Museum, it's exhibits and even a little history about Saginaw County. Click the links below to learn a little more. Thanks for listening!  Saginaw Castle Museum: https://www.gogreat.com/listings/castle-museum-of-saginaw-county-history/1207/ Krzysiak's House Restaurant: https://www.gogreat.com/listings/krzysiaks-house-restaurant/347/
23:21
February 16, 2021
Great Lakes Bay Podcast! - Jen Krits from Chippewa Nature Center and Annette Rummel for the Great Lakes Bay Regional CVB.
Welcome to the new format of the Great Lakes Bay Podcast! This episode we interview Jen Krits from the Chippewa Nature Center in Midland Michigan. Jen tells us all about the fun winter activities the CNC has to offer! We also talk with the Great Lakes Bay Regional CVB's CEO and Travel Trailblazer Annette Rummel. She gives some insight on how you can use a CVB to plan your next trip as well as how a CVB helps its community!  Thanks for Listening! 
19:07
January 15, 2021
Go Great Lakes Bay Adventure 3 - Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum
The Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum is housed in the Arbury Fine Arts Center on the campus of SVSU. Marshall M. Fredericks was a Detroit based traditional figurative public sculptor. The Main Exhibit Gallery features a collection of 200 works, mostly plaster models that span the 70 year career of Fredericks. He is known nationally and internationally for his monumental figurative sculpture, public memorials, public fountains, portraits, and whimsical animal figures. Learn more about Go Great Lakes Bay by visiting GoGreat.com Music Credit - Geoff Harvey and Chris Martyn of purple-planet.com
23:27
April 20, 2020
Go Great Lakes Bay Adventure 2 - Pit & Balcony Community Theatre
Pit & Balcony Theatre is one of the oldest community theatres in Michigan. Seating 280, it is always an intimate experience in theatre. Learn more about Go Great Lakes Bay by visiting GoGreat.com Music Credit - Geoff Harvey and Chris Martyn of purple-planet.com
12:30
April 13, 2020
Go Great Lakes Bay Adventure 1 - Studio 23 / The Arts Center
Studio 23 is a non-profit organization created to provide the Great Lakes Bay Area with a visual arts center and embrace creative educational activities involving the community.The gallery is dedicated to making the arts relevant and accessible to all. Learn more about Go Great Lakes Bay by visiting GoGreat.com Music Credit - Geoff Harvey and Chris Martyn of purple-planet.com
13:49
April 6, 2020