Learn More About Frankfort Marijuana Proposal


WHERE: Cabbage Shed, Elberta *Note: NEW LOCATION

WHEN: Wednesday, October 22, 7 – 9 pm

Please join us to learn why you should vote YES on November 4 for the City Charter change, concerning adding a section entitled “Marijuana”. There will be a Q & A session, so please bring your questions/concerns to be answered. Open to all Frankfort residents and the general public. Light refreshments will be served. Presented by Coalition for a Safer Frankfort and sponsored by Benzie County NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws).


Join Us for Cherry Pie Debates

IPR and the Leelanau Enterprise are sponsoring Cherry Pie Debates. State House Candidate Tom Stobie will debate incumbent Republican Ray Franz; Democratic State Senate Candidate Glenn Lottie will face off with incumbent Darwin Booher. Join us to get a good seat and free cherry pie and ice cream, compliments of Cherry Republic.

And bring some good questions…

Thursday, October 16, 6 pm
Glen Arbor Township Hall


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Photo credit: By jeffreyw (Mmm…cherry pie  Uploaded by Fæ) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Fall Benzie Kicker

Here is the latest issue of the Benzie Kicker: Vol 18 No 3 Fall 2014

Starting with the Winter Kicker, if we have an email address on file for you, the newsletter will be mailed to you ELECTRONICALLY ONLY unless you contact us and request a print copy. Thanks in advance for helping to keep your party’s postage and printing costs at affordable rates.

In addition, links to electronic versions of the Kicker will be sent via Constant Contact email and posted on Facebook. Or you can read and download the newsletter on the website on the Benzie Kicker page.

Delivery of the print version of the Kicker will continue to contacts for which we do not currently have an email address. If you can do without the printed version, please ask to be added to our “E-Kicker” list.

To update your information (address changes, seasonal addresses, land/cell phone numbers, new email address, or to opt out of the E-Kicker delivery) get in touch with us:

Via email: judithharnish@gmail.com and put “Benzie Dems Contact Update” in the subject line;

Via phone: Doreen Fitzgerald at 352-7876;

Via web: Click here

Where to Vote


Note: Your voting place is your township hall. If you live in the City of Frankfort, you vote at the City Hall.



Township Hall: 7276 Ole White Drive, Lake Ann, MI 49650,

Mailing, same.

Phone: (231) 275-5862; 275-6346

Website: www.almiratownship.org.

Monthly meeting: 2nd Mon, 7 p.m.



Township Hall:

Physical: 1020 Michigan Avenue, Benzonia.

Mailing: PO Box 224, Benzonia, MI 49616

Phone: (231) 882-4411.

Monthly meeting: 2nd Wed, 7:30 p.m.



Township Hall: 4760 Herring Grove Rd. Arcadia.

Mailing: 6352 Putney Rd. Arcadia, MI 49613.

Phone: (231) 352-9880 (Clerk)

Monthly meeting: 1st Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.



Township Hall: 7607 Michigan Ave, Thompsonville.

Mailing: PO Box 68Thompsonville, MI.

Phone: (231) 378-2144

Monthly meeting, 2nd Wednesday, 7 p.m.



Township Hall: 1651 Frankfort Hwy., Frankfort.

Mailing: PO Box 2129, Frankfort, MI 49635.

Phone: (231) 352-9791

Monthly meeting: 1st Tuesday, 7 p.m.



Township Hall: Library Building, 704 Frankfort Ave, Elberta.

Mailing: PO Box 247, Elberta, MI 49628

Phone: (231) 352-7201.

Monthly meeting: 2nd Tuesday, 7 p.m.



Township Hall: 11508 Honor Hwy, Honor.

Mailing: PO Box 315, Honor, MI 49640.

Phone: (231) 325-6772.

Monthly meeting: 1st Monday, 7 p.m.



Township Hall: 19668 US 31, Interlochen, MI 49643-9604

Mailing: Same.

Email: inlandtownship@centurytel.net.

Phone: (231) 275-6568

Monthly meeting: 2nd Monday, 7 p.m.



Township Hall: 5940 Benzie Hwy, Benzonia.

Mailing: PO Box 256, Benzonia, MI 49616.

Phone: (231) 882-0133

Monthly meeting: 1st Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.



Township Hall: 5153 Scenic Hwy, Honor, MI 49640

Mailing: same

Telephone: (231) 325-5202.

Monthly meeting, 1st Thurs, 7 p.m.



Township Hall: 11935 Fowler Rd, Honor.

Mailing: 6821 Indian Hill, Honor, MI 49640.

Phone: (231) 325-2459

Quarterly meeting: 1st Tuesday of each quarter, 7:30 p.m.



Township Hall: 14731 Thompson Ave, Thompsonville.

Mailing: PO Box 570, Thompsonville, MI 49683.

Phone: (231) 378-2477 for Clerk’s Office.

Monthly meeting: 2nd Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.



City Hall: 412 Main St, Frankfort.

Mailing: PO Box 351, Frankfort, MI 49635.

Phone: (231) 352-7117.

Monthly meeting: 3rd Tues, 7 p.m.


VILLAGE OF BENZONIA (General Law Village)

Village Hall: 1276 Michigan Ave, Benzonia.

Mailing: PO Box 223, Benzonia, MI 49616.

Phone: (231) 882-9981

Email: benzonia9981@att.net.

Monthly meeting: 1st Monday, 6 p.m.

Vote at Benzonia Townhip Hall.


VILLAGE OF BEULAH (Home Rule Village)

Village Hall: 7228 Commercial Ave, Beulah.

Mailing: PO Box 326, Beulah, MI 49617.

Phone: (231) 882-4451.

Website: www.villageofbeulah.org.

Monthly meeting: 1st Thurs. following 1st Mon, 7 p.m.

Vote at Benzonia Township Hall.


VILLAGE OF ELBERTA (General Law Village)

401 First Street, Elberta.

Mailing: PO Box 8, Elberta, MI 49628

Phone: (231) 352-7201.

Monthly meeting, 3rd Thurs, 7 p.m.

Vote at Gilmore Township Hall.


VILLAGE OF HONOR (Home Rule Village)

Village Hall: 10922 Platte Street, Honor.

Mailing: PO Box 95, Honor, MI 49640.

Phone (231) 325-8432.

Monthly meeting: 2nd Wed. 7 p.m.

Vote at Homestead Township Hall.


VILLAGE OF LAKE ANN (General Law Village)

Almira Township Hall (Downtown), 19639 Maple St, Lake Ann.

Mailing: PO Box 61, Lake Ann, MI 49650.

Phone: (231) 275-5267

Monthly meeting: 2nd Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Vote at Firestation/Township office: 7276 Ole White Drive, Lake Ann.



Village Hall: 14714 Lincoln Ave, Thompsonville.

Mailing: PO Box 184, Thompsonville, MI 49683.

Phone: (231) 378-2560

Monthly meeting: 2nd Monday, 7 p.m.

Vote at Colfax Township Hall.


Where to Vote Guide