Loyal to Local Participant Sign up and Order Form:

Forms and checks can be sent to:

P.O. Box 594
Iron Mountain, MI 49801

If you would like to pay through credit card contact Lois Ellis at loyaltolocal@daeda.org or 906.360.4653

What is Loyal to Local?

Get social with us!

Have you heard us on the radio? Check out the new ads.

Northern RV Center Inc., Norway Downtown Development Authority, Norway Eye Care

Northern Eye Care Associates PC, Northern Interstate Bank, Northern Lights YMCA

Erickson Jewelers, Erickson Rochon & Nash, Eureka Tire

Fireplace North & Spa, First National Bank & Trust, Ford Airport

906 Quilting, Aurora Liquors, Bartolettis

Bianco’s, Bigfoots Liquors, Brick + Mortar

“Everybody wins” – CJ Graphics/ Cloots & Swanson/ Comfort Inn

“COVID-19 Ad”

“Keep Purchases Local” – NLYMCA/Norway DDA/Norway Eye Care

“Everybody Wins” – Jon Lasater State Farm/Kingsford Self-Serve/Kingsley North

Loyal to Local – Retail

Loyal to Local – Business to Business


Have you seen us on the front page of the Iron Mountain Daily News? Check out the new ads.

Quarterly Winners of a $500 advertising package from WJMN TV Local 3

1st Quarter Winner, Sarah Ash from Maxsells Restaurant in Florence, receiving her certificate from Rich Mortl.

2nd Quarter Winner, Gary Thomas from the Miller Agency in Iron Mountain, receiving his certificate from Rich Mortl.


Check out some of the businesses participating in Loyal to Local!

CJ Graphics
Cloots and Swanson
Office Planning Group
Breitung Township
City of Iron Mountain
City of Kingsford
Dickinson County
Florence County Economic Development
Ford Airport
Iron Mountain DDA
Norway DDA
Bellin Health
Dickinson County Healthcare System
John Fornetti Dental Center
Norway Eye Care
Paul Fornetti Dentistry
BOSS Snowplow/Toro Co.
Champion Inc.
Lake Shore Systems
MJ Electric
Systems Control
Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce
Dickinson Area Community Foundation
Dickinson Conservation District
Dickinson County Hospital Foundation
Northern Lights YMCA
41 Lumber
906 Quilting Services
Aurora Liquors
Bigfoots Riverside Liquor LLC
Bijou Lovely
Campioni’s True Value
Contrast Coffee Co.
Crispigna’s Italian Market 
Culver’s of Iron Mountain
Echo Boutique
Edelweiss Coffee
Edwards Automotive
Erickson Jewelers
Eureka Tire
Fireplace North and Spa
Gallery of Floors
Hardcore Outfitters
Hometowne Building Supply
Iron Mountain Powersports
Izzy B Boutique
Jake’s R&R Tires
Kingsford Self-Serve
Kingsley North
Larson’s Greenhouse
Linnea & Kristine
Mark’s Auto Sales
Moose Jackson Café
Neu-Cup Coffee
Northern Carpets
Northern R.V. Center, Inc.
O.M.GIGI Boutique
Redline Sport & Marine
Rize U.P.
Rudy’s Body Shop/Huotari Auto Body
Signature Design
Slumberland Furniture
Step Ahead
Super One Foods
Swedish Passport
Tadych’s Econo Foods
TDS Pharmacy/The Drug Store
Tessa Avenue
Town and Country Sales
Westman Precision Firearms, LLC
Ameriprise – Insight Wealth Solutions
Bianco’s Fitness Center
Bubloni Collision Center
Carey Contracting
Chris Hanley Agency – State Farm Insurance
Computer Connection U.P./U.P. Logon
CWRK Collective
Danielson Insurance
Edward Jones – Greg LaFreniere
Erickson Rochon & Nash Funeral Home
First Bank
First National Bank & Trust
Full Moon Rising
G. Brooks Electric
Great North Bank
Incredible Bank
Iron Mountain Animal Hospital
Iron Mountain Automotive
Iron Mountain Kingsford Community Federal CU
Jacobs Funeral Home
Jon Lasater State Farm Agency
Kleiman Pump & Well Drilling
Leeds Real Estate
Mande Insurance & Investment Solutions
McKernan Culligan
Midwest Mini Storage & Movers
Midwest Snow & Lawn Care
Northern Interstate Bank
Norway Springs
Orbit Technology
Range Bank
Sikora Sheet Metal-Heating, Plumbing & AC
St. George Glass & Window
Stephens Real Estate
The Good Earth Salon
The Dance Academy of Michigan
Upper Peninsula State Bank
Wild Rivers Realty
WJMN Local 3 TV
Comfort Inn
Friends of the Braumart Theatre
Holiday Inn Express
Pine Mountain Ski & Golf
Recreation Lanes
Tourism Assoc. of the Dickinson Co. Area
Woodland Motel

Our Proposed Plan

  • To spend $25,000 over the next 12 months creating a culture/educating our community on the importance of shopping local – being Loyal To Local
  • Radio & Newsprint advertising will be used
  • The majority of advertising dollars will be spent on social media

What We Plan to Give

  • 1 Yard style sign to all supporting businesses
  • 100 Loyal To Local stickers given to all supporting businesses for you to put on your bags or used as you wish
  • 100 Loyal to Local Business Cards to all supporting businesses
  • Loyal to Local flags will be available for purchase.

So How Do We Fund This Proposal?

Let’s say you had $250 to spend

  • Radio Stations

You would get yourself 25 to 30 – 30 second ads on ONE station

  • Daily News

You would get yourself (1) 4 Column x 3” ad with spot color

  • Social Media

You would get yourself around two weeks of help with Facebook posting including $50 in boost ads

Remember – You get to choose only ONE of the above for your $250 investment

The Power of Numbers

With The Participation of 100 Businesses

  • Radio Advertising
    • We Will Get 140 – 30 second ads per month (on all four stations) for 12 consecutive months (That’s 560 ads per month)
  • Newsprint
    • We, Will, Get the Front Page Featured Business Bottom Ribbon Ad once a month for 12 months
  • Social Media
    • Media Creation, strategy, management & support of the social media calendar
    • One (1) Video Creation & Business Story Spotlights/mo
    • Numerous postings on six different social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube & Vimeo)

Click here for the full Loyal to Local presentation.

For more information about Loyal to Local, contact Lois Ellis at (906) 360-4653 or lois.ellis@daeda.org