The Reed City Council is considering the development of a Veteran’s Park to recognize all Veteran’s from the Reed City area who have lost their lives in service to their country. The Reed City Council is asking for suggestions from the public as to where a new Veteran’s park could be located.
Citizens who wish to submit a suggestion are asked to keep in mind the following needs:
Visibility/Access to the public, available parking, available utilities and the ability to expand the site.
Site suggestions are to be addressed to the Reed City Council, 227 E. Lincoln, Reed City, MI 49677 marked Veteran’s Memorial Park. Each submittal should have a short narrative pointing out the positive attributes of the site and be turned in to the City Hall by Thursday, October 13, 2016.
Ron M. Howell
At the crossroads of US-131 and US-10, we welcome you to Reed City. We are a bustling community located at the heart of Michigan.
Reed City is also a major crossroads for Michigan's popular Rails-to Trails system. Here, the state's premier trails intersect; the White Pine Trail (running north and south) and the Pere Marquette Trail (east and west). This unique crossing makes us one of Michigan's most important trail communities.
With a friendly home town atmosphere, Reed City invites you to visit, work, and raise your family. We have a vibrant downtown and offer many business opportunities. With our beautiful parks, trails and abundant natural beauty, Reed City is the perfect place to camp and enjoy Michigan's outdoors. In every season, Reed City is your place for outdoor adventure.
Please browse here for more information about Reed City, our Chamber of Commerce, business opportunities, and tourist attractions. Thank you for your interest in Reed City.
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Ron Howell, City Manager
In accordance with federal requirements, the City of Reed City's Title VI Plan can be downloaded as a PDF document.
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Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan
YOU ARE INVITED! The Reed City Area Chamber’s 13th Annual Community & Business Expo With Health Fair and Flu Clinic. It’s the Annual Showcase of Area Businesses, Community Organizations, & Health Care Organizations. Thursday, November 3, 2016 Open From 5:00-7:00 p.m. Reed City High School Cafetorium 225 W Church Street, Reed City Public is Invited – Admission is FREE! Join us for an evening of fun! Make Plans to Attend! Meet New Business Owners, Win Great Prizes! Find out what our Reed City Area Businesses have to offer!
The Reed City Area Chamber recently launched a Mobile App. for the Reed City Area! The mobile app. features a directory of area businesses and community calendar of events!
Visit your Mobile App. Store to download! Search for Reed City Chamber!
Regular Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Afternoon Hours by appointment:
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The Reed City Depot is available to rent for your meeting or special event. Please call the Reed City Area Chamber of Commerce to schedule at 231-832-5431. Outside pavilion (including covered picnic tables, electricity, outdoor bonfire pit directly adjacent to the Pere Marquette and White Pine Trails) at $50/ day! Community Meeting Room Rates $35/ 1hr $60/ 3hrs $50/ 2hrs $80/ 4hrs $175 per day
Reed City's strategic location and the strong work ethic of its people make it the choice of prominent companies for manufacturing, food processing and commercial business.
Major employers include General Mills-Yoplait, Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital, The Susan P. Wheatlake Regional Cancer Center, Hydaker-Wheatlake, Kraftube, Reed City Tool, H&R Screw, Bentek and Cargill.
Business opportunities in Reed City continue to grow with the new availability of prime commercial and industrial property parcels. The Reed City Chamber of Commerce can guide you to these, as well as economic incentives to assist with development.
Get the latest news from the Reed City Chamber of Commerce. Download our newsletter at the link below, courtesy of The Herald Review. Browse past issues too!
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Reed City Chamber Newsletter Page
531 E. Lincoln Avenue Reed City
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Tuesday & Wednesday 1-3 p.m.
Friday 8-11 a.m.
2nd Saturday of the Month 8 a.m.- Noon
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Clear Glass, Milk Jugs, #1 & #2 plastics
The Recycle Center is in need of volunteers for evening hours! If you would like to volunteer please call Larry at (231) 832-5761.
Osceola County was named after Seminole Indian warrior Chief Osceola. The first white settler to the area was Nathan Hersey, a fur trapper, who arrived in 1840 and settled near the town and river that still bears his name.
Reed City was plotted in 1870. Its first school was opened in 1872. By the late 1890s and early 1900s, the village had a population of about 2,690, and it officially became a city in 1933.
Notable residents of Reed City include Thomas Schall, U.S. Senator from Minnesota, and George Bennard, American hymn composer and preacher best known for composing the famous hymn, "The Old Rugged Cross".
To learn more about the colorful history of Reed City and Osceola County, check our History page.
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Reed City History Page
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