Big Rapids

Big Rapids offers arts, recreation and culture of larger communities with the family environment of a mid-sized town. There are four Chemical Bank locations proudly serving the communities of Big Rapids, Evart and Reed City.

Upcoming Community Events

January 28 - February 26

Festival of the Arts

The Festival of the Arts is an annual series of entertainment, educational and cultural events offered daily throughout February in Big Rapids. It features a variety of art, film and music presentations, as well as interactive workshops and contests.

February 17

Big Rapids Downtown Open House

Join us from 11am-3pm at our Big Rapids Downtown located at 125 N. Michigan Avenue for our Grand Reopening. We appreciate your patience during our recent remodel.

February 19

Cran-Hill Winterfest

Join us at Cran-Hill as they open their doors to the community and offer wintry activities and a free meal. Fun for the whole family!

Kim von Kronenberger

Community President, Senior Lender

Board Member

John Currie

Owner, Clear Lake Golf Club


Alan S. Bengry

Owner and Pharmacist, Holihan’s Drug Store

Board Member

Dr. Emily Coles

Optometrist with Optometric Associates

Board Member

Charles H. Holmquist

Chief Financial Officer, Utility Supply and Construction Company

Board Member

Marcee Purcell

Mecosta County Clerk

Board Member

Nick Scheible

Financial Advisor; Lerner, Csernai and Fath Financial Group

Board Member

Joni Thompson

President/CEO, Angels of Action

Board Member