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April 26, 2018
The Fortress welcomes Nick Spears

The Fortress Welcomes Nick Sears!

The Fortress is excited to welcome our new first assistant to the company. Nick Sears, formally of Flint Golf Club, comes aboard with plenty of playing and teaching experience. As a graduate of Flint Powers, Nick traveled to play on scholarship at Madonna University and was named Captain for both […]
April 26, 2018
Zehnder's Mother of the Year Contest

Mother’s Day at Zehnder’s Since 1929

In 1928, William Zehnder, Sr. purchased the Exchange Hotel in Frankenmuth by trading his farm and borrowing $4,000. He remodeled the hotel to give it the look of Mt. Vernon, the home of George Washington, and renamed it Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth. Zehnder’s opened on Mother’s Day in 1929 when 312 […]
April 26, 2018
Memorial Day events in Frankenmuth

Memorial Day Events in Frankenmuth

Frankenmuth invites you to the FREE annual Dog Bowl featuring an Olympic Style Event for Dogs at Frankenmuth River Place. Bring your canine athlete and get in on the action. DockDogs, Disc Dog and many other events will be featured throughout the weekend. Balloons Over Bavaria – Over fifteen balloonists […]
April 27, 2017

The Bavarian Festival – Coming Back to Downtown Frankenmuth!

By Al Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth In 1950, the Zehnder family purchased Fischer’s Hotel, just across the street from Zehnder’s; William “Tiny” Zehnder, Jr. was named manager. After a few years operating as Fischer’s, the family agreed with Tiny that if they differentiated the two properties architecturally, they […]