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45th Parallel Furniture obtains SUP

At a regular meeting of the Village Planning Commission last night, by vote taken after considerable discussion, 45th Parallel Furniture, owned by Dennis Valkanoff, obtained a Special Use Permit (SUP) to operate an upholstered furniture business at the corner of … Continue reading

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Emerging Furniture Consortium

The Wooden Hammer Connection Today I spoke once again with Ed Hammer, President of Wooden Hammer, a manu-facturer located just south of Elk Rapids. Here is a summary of his remarks. Ed continues to work closely with Dennis Valkanoff, 45th … Continue reading

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Loan approved for 45th Parallel Furniture

The Grand Traverse County Commissioners office stated today that the loan for 45th Parallel Furniture was approved at last night’s meeting. The company will be located in the old Super Tool building on U.S. 31 in Elk Rapids. Still pending … Continue reading

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Elk Rapids Progress covers the furniture story

So you know, my recent postings about 45th Parallel Furniture and the budding furniture consortium were picked up and consolidated by the online version of the Elk Rapids Progress. Making Progress!

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Unparalleled success

Good things going down in Elk Rapids Today I spoke with Dennis Valkanoff, owner of 45th Parallel Furniture, who wants to make upholstered furniture at the old Super Tool building in Elk Rapids. He is back in town to attend … Continue reading

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A future for Super Tool?

A special Planning Commission meeting convened tonight to consider scheduling a public hearing about an application for special use permit for an upholstered furniture manufacturing business at 500 U.S. 31 south, also known as the old Super Tool building. Northern … Continue reading

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Continuing saga of 45th Parallel Furniture

Special meeting scheduled A special meeting of the Village Planning Commission will be scheduled for next Tuesday, 7 p.m. at Government Center – about the application by 45th Parallel Furniture Company to do business in Elk Rapids. Today I spoke … Continue reading

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