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July 26, 2016
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How Times Have Changed!

From 1920 to 1933 Prohibition was the law of the land. America embarked on a grand experiment to ban alcohol sales across the country. It created such problems that by 1933 the law was reversed. Frankenmuth is a major footnote in Prohibition’s checkered history.
June 21, 2016
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All in the Family: 4 of Michigan’s Iconic Multi-Generational Businesses by Pure Michigan

Courtesy of Pure Michigan, posted on June 17, 2016 zehnders-sign-wtopiary-chickenFather’s Day serves as a time to be with family and share memories of the past. In Michigan, we have many distinctive family-run companies which not only maintain their roots as historic businesses, but they are paying attention to current trends and […]
March 31, 2016
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Zehnder’s 2016 Mother of the Year Contest

Frankenmuth, Michigan, March 31, 2016 – Zehnder’s opened its doors for business on Mother’s Day, 1929, when Zehnder’s chefs served up a total of 312 chicken dinners. Since then, hundreds of thousands of guests have participated in the Mother’s Day tradition at Zehnder’s and Zehnder’s has come to know Mother’s […]
January 27, 2016
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Zehnder’s Snowfest – 25th Anniversary

By Al Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth It’s hard to believe that more than 25 years ago two guys, Bill Doering and Pete Rumsey; came walking into our offices and discussed their idea of having a winter festival featuring ice and snow carvers. They thought Frankenmuth would make an […]