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Michigan Centennial Retailers

The Michigan Retailers Association is seeking Michigan Centennial Retailers—retailers with 100 or more years in business in Michigan.

The program recognizes century-old retail businesses for their contributions to the state’s past, present and future.

Use the form on the link below to notify MRA of an eligible business. Retailers whose names are submitted will be contacted and asked to provide a brief history and other information about their business.

For more information, contact us at 800.366.3699 or

Centennial Retailer Nomination form

Previous Michigan Centennial Retailers

Fairbairn & Sons, Alanson
Cascarelli's of Albion, Albion
LaLonde Shoes, Alpena
Masters Shoes, Alpena
Buckley’s Shoes, Bad Axe
Corbishley’s, Bad Axe
Herter Music Center, Bay City
Norman Corporation, Bay City
Sempliner’s Bridal Salon, Bay City
Van Poppelen Bros. Inc., Bay City
Carlson’s Jewelry & Gifts Inc., Cadillac
W.B. Hayden & Sons Inc., Cassopolis
Johnson’s Studio & Camera, Cheboygan
Reusch Jewelers, Cheboygan
Rogers Jewelry, Cheboygan
Pomeroy Funeral Home, Inc., Croswell
Westbrook True Value Hardware, Croswell
Chris Engel Greenhouses, Detroit
Detroit Store Fixture Co., Detroit
Dittrich Furs, Detroit
Henry the Hatter, Inc., Detroit
Dickinson True Value Hardware, Fennville
Frankenmuth News, Frankenmuth
Frankenmuth Woolen Mill, Frankenmuth
Schaefer & Bierlein Chrysler Dodge Jeep, Frankenmuth
Star of the West Milling Co., Frankenmuth
Willi’s Sausage Company, Inc., Frankenmuth
DeVries Jewelry, Grand Rapids
G. B. Russo & Son International Grocery, Grand Rapids
Klingman Furniture Co., Grand Rapids
Lynch Sales Company, Grand Rapids
Siegel Jewelers, Inc., Grand Rapids
Hickey’s Walton Pierce, Grosse Pointe
Baas’ Inc., Holland
Fris Office Outfitters, Inc./ Fris Hallmark Shops, Holland
Graafschap Hardware, Holland
Lokers Shoes, Holland
Lokker Rutgers, Holland
Winglemire Furniture, Holly
Homer Monumental Works, Homer
Haug’s Jewelry & Collectibles, Houghton
Bond Decorating, Iron Mountain
DuPuis et Fils Jewelers, Jackson
Gilbert Chocolates, Jackson
Powers Clothing, Jonesville
Acorn-Gilmore Bros. Inc., Kalamazoo
Hoekstra’s True Value Hardware, Kalamazoo
Kositchek’s, Lansing
Smith Floral and Greenhouse, Lansing
Lovewell’s Corner Store, Lupton
McKee Monument & Mercantile, Marshall
Schuler's Restaurant & Pub, Marshall
Donckers Candies & Gifts, Marquette
Getz Department Store, Marquette
Arms Brothers, Milford
Martin’s Shoe House, Inc., Monroe
Sieb Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc., Monroe
Yaeger’s Shoes, Inc., Monroe
Newberry News, Newberry
Daniel Orr Sons Hardware, North Branch
Hill’s Sunnyside Florist Inc., Owosso
Storrer’s Clothing, Owosso
Jesperson’s Restaurant and Pie Shoppe, Petoskey
Heide’s Flowers & Gifts, Inc., Plymouth
Mosher’s Jewelers, Inc., Port Huron
Raymond Hardware, Port Sanilac
Brown’s Pharmacy of Portland, Inc.
Fritz's Family Restaurant, Lounge & Catering, Richville
Herman's Boy, Inc., Rockford
Bauer’s Jewelry, Saginaw
Feige’s Interiors, Saginaw
Moore & Carter Lumber Co., Sandusky
Weber’s Floral & Gift, Sault Ste. Marie
Hale’s Department Store, South Haven
Walker Furniture, Inc., St. Ignace
Mapes Furniture Company, Sunfield
Bahle’s of Suttons Bay, Suttons Bay
Keep & Martinson, Inc., Tekonsha
Golden Shoes, Inc., Traverse City
Votruba Leather Goods Co., Traverse City
Kmart Corporation, Troy
Ina Store, Inc., Tustin
Atkins’ Hardware and Furniture Store, Vassar
Krzyske Brothers Company, Inc., Waltz
West Branch Flour Mill, West Branch
A.B. Milkins Co., Wyandotte and Monroe
The Yale Expositor, Yale
Dekker’s Jewelry Store, Zeeland

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