Our History

Our History

January 21st, 1982 – The establishment of CABA

Our First Mission

The purpose of this association shall be to promote tourism to the Chocolay Michigan Business Area, by helping to sponsor seasonal events and to generate interest in local community development. This association shall be non-partisan and non-sectarian. It shall not promote any candidate for public office.


Dolores Mottard, Ann E. Peterson, Dennis Menhennick, Janice C. Mierau

The First Board of Directors

John Miner, Steven Wahlstrom, John Greenberg, Walter Racine, Cyril J. Peterson, Earl J. Mottard, Roy Wahlstrom

PresidentTony Beres