Tecumseh listed as USA TODAY 10 BEST!

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Tecumseh listed as USA TODAY 10 BEST!

10 reasons to road trip around Michigan in the fall
Experience autumn in the Great Lake State

Tecumsehwas recently honored with the distinction of being listed as 
USA TODAY's 10 Best Fall Road Trips in Michigan.

They have highlighted Tecumseh's Appleumpkin Festival and Kapnick Orchards Apple Festival as great destinations! 
They also featured a photo of kayaking fun atTecumseh Paddling!

Click here to see the USA TODAY listing!

Tecumseh included in summer Pure Michigan campaign

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Daily Telegram Staff Writer 
Posted May. 18, 2014 @ 1:00 pm 

The state’s Pure Michigan summer tourism advertising campaign has begun.

For the second year, Tecumseh is included in the campaign. Local interests contributed almost $29,000 for the Tecumseh area’s participation in the Pure Michigan campaign, which triggered a match from the state. The television campaign has been airing since March. The summer campaign’s radio and television commercials will run and billboards displayed through­- out the Great Lakes region.

Michigan’s First Investment Crowdfunding Campaign, Tecumseh Brewing Co., a Success

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Michigan’s first Investment Crowdfunding campaign under the new Michigan Invests Locally Exemption – MILE – has successfully reached its maximum goal. The Tecumseh Brewing Company this week reached $175,000 in local investments from Michigan residents.

The company is the first in Michigan to raise funds under MILE, also known as PA264 of 2013, which uses an investment model of crowdfunding rather than a rewards based model like Kickstarter. “The difference between a Kickstarter campaign and a Michigan Investment Crowdfunding campaign is that supporters are also investors, and have the opportunity to receive a financial return on their investment” said Chris Miller, City of Adrian economic developer, who was intimately involved in the introduction and passage of the legislation.

J. Trees Cellars puts down new roots in Tecumseh

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With every notable nuance in the newly opened J. Trees Cellars tasting room in Tecumseh, there’s a common theme: Owner and winemaker Jon Treloar did it himself.

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With every notable nuance in the newly opened J. Trees Cellars tasting room in Tecumseh, there’s a common theme: Owner and winemaker Jon Treloar did it himself.

From the industrial-looking bar to the rustic community table that seats 20, Treloar devoted years of planning and months of physical labor to putting his own stamp on the space. And that’s not even taking into account the wines and ciders served there, for which he can also take credit.

Michigan's Best Doughnut tour stops at Lev's Bakery in Tecumseh

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on March 20, 2014 at 6:25 PM, updated March 20, 2014 at 8:57

MLive statewide entertainment reporter John Gonzalez is on the hunt for Michigan's Best Doughnut, and today his travels brought him to Tecumseh, where Ann Arbor News readers votedLev's Bakery The People's Choice for best area doughnut shop.

Gonzo, fellow MLive staffer Frtiz Klug, Ann Arbor News photographer Courtney Sacco and I arrived at Lev's at 11. am., and were warmly greeted by Velma DeJonghe, wife and mother of co-owners Lev and Roger DeJonghe.

UM-Dearborn recognizes Tecumseh for economic practices

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Tecumseh city officials traveled to a special luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 14 at UM-Dearborn to receive recognition as a community developing an entrepreneurial climate.

City Manager Kevin Welch, Economic Development Director Paula Holtz and Mayor Richard Johnson attended the event, accompanied by council members Gary Naugle, Ron Wimple, and Pat Housekeeper, as well as Vicki Philo, Director of the Tecumseh Area Chamber of Commerce and Jim Van Doren, Director of Lenawee Now.

UM-Dearborn’s iLabs’ eCities research pointed to Tecumseh as being one of eight communities across the state identified for the strategies employed to foster entrepreneurial growth and economic development, according to the annual eCities study. The study, conducted by iLabs, University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Innovation Research, identified Imlay City, Madison Heights, Meridian Township, Midland, Mount Pleasant, Sterling heights, Sturgis and Tecumseh for their incentives, innovative programs and best practices geared toward business development.