Thank you to all who made the 2018 TC Family Expo a success! 

Our 2018 sponsors included (in alphabetical order): 

Child & Family Services + Third Level Crisis Center

3785 Veteran's Drive; TC, MI 49684

Child & Family Services 


"Support in times of crisis, challenge, and life transition.

For 80 years, CFS has remained dedicated to improving the lives of children, youth, adults, and families in northern Michigan. If you have questions, please call us, we’re here to help."

Third Level Crisis Center


"We support people from all walks of life who reach out to us for help with various life challenges. We provide immediate counseling, and can connect you with information and resources for ongoing support. Counselors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days each year. Call anytime for help with anything. No problem is too big or too small."

East Bay Chiropractic 

1000 East Hammond Road; TC, MI 49686


"Dr. Ken (Rynearson) is committed to helping families in the community experience improved health and vitality. He speaks regularly to local schools, businesses, and organizations on health, wellness, and safety topics. He enjoys educating others on how to manage stress better, how to prevent injury in the workplace and at home, and how to maintain peak performance in all facets of life. His mission is to empower as many people as possible to experience their optimal health potential through genuine care and education."

Once Upon a Child

2751 North US-31 South, TC, MI 49684


"Our customers want quality children’s clothing and we’re excited that we can offer discounts 50-80% off of original retail prices. We strive to offer a fun and convenient way to sell your gently used items. Whether you’re buying or selling, we would love to help you find what you’re looking for. We offer payment on-the-spot for items we select that meet current style, safety and condition standards. We maintain high merchandise standards by thoroughly inspecting all toys and equipment for any safety recalls."

Oryana Community Co-Op

260 East 10th St; TC, MI 49684


"The purpose of Oryana is to provide high-quality food produced in ecologically sound ways at fair value to owners and the community. Oryana owners and staff are committed to enhancing their community through the practice of cooperative economics and education about the relationship of food to health."

Third Coast Chiropractic

1201 East Front St; TC, MI 49686


"Here at Third Coast Chiropractic, our team is focused on serving you and your loved ones with excellence. It is our goal that all of our practice members achieve their God-given potential and live a life of optimal health. We do so by utilizing state of the art technology to ensure that our practice members achieve the best results possible. We strive to make sure your experience here at Third Coast Chiropractic is extraordinary.

Another part of our mission is to do our part to make Traverse City and Northern Michigan the best it can be. We are blessed to call this beautiful place home and will be donating 1% of our profits to local charities. We will also support and partner with local businesses to build the local economy."

Exhibitors and vendors for 2018 included (in alphabetical order): 

Big Beautiful Life 

Bowen Wellness Massage Therapy

Catholic Charities, West MI

Coach Evelyne, LLC


Cultured Ferments Co.

Dana C. Fear, LLC

Dance of Life Midwifery


Edward Jones Investments

Fit 4 MOM Grand Traverse

Fyzical Therapy and Balance Center

Grand Traverse County WIC

Grand Traverse Healing Traditions

Grass River Natural Area

Highland Street Photography

Human Nature School

Intricately Woven Birth

Leelanau Montesorri


Maia Shaberg, birth doula

Manrique Integrative Therapies

MI Alliance for Families

Munson Family Practice

Munson Medical Center- Childbirth Services

Music Together

Nine Moons Doula

NMC Business Students for Big Brothers Big Sisters-Big Little Hero Race

Northern Lights Chiropractic

Northwood OBGYN


Origami Owl

Pathways Chiropractic 

Planned Parenthood of Michigan

Pregnancy Care Center

Press on Juice

Relay for Life-American Cancer Society

Sacred Waters Massage

Safe Families for Children- Bethany Christian

Safe Kids Northshore

Shift Chiropractic

TC Birth Photographer/Creehan Photography

This Moment Midwifery

Thomas Judd Care Center

Traverse Area District Library

Traverse Health Clinic

Two Men & A Truck


Yen Yoga & Fitness

Young Living distributer

And the 2018 TC Family Expo was hosted by (in alphabetical order): 

Krista Cain of Sweetwater Doula

"Sweetwater Doula takes the overwhelm out of birth, life, grief, & death ​by offering classes, services, and ceremonies to help you feel brave & empowered through your biggest, most sacred transitions"

Sarah Rasmussen of Serenity Acupuncture & Wellness

121 S. Garfield Ave, Suite A; TC, MI 49686


"We are a natural healthcare center that treats the entire person as a whole, not just the symptoms, in order to create a more harmonious balance within the body.  We offer both acupuncture (NCCAOM board certified) and birth doula (DONA certified) services to the Northern Michigan area. Our mission is to provide the highest quality care to our patients through the hands of our compassionate team members. We are dedicated to a natural, effective and safe approach to preventing and treating disease in the body.  Our specialties include pain management, prenatal support, infertility, emotional imbalances, and pediatrics. We use acupuncture, as well as other modalities, to create a relaxed and personalized treatment based on each individual's health."

And we'd like to extend an extra big THANK YOU to the hundreds of people who came to the Hagerty Center on that gorgeous March afternoon to connect, learn, and have fun at our 4th annual TC Family Expo.

We couldn't have done it without you! 

xo, Krista & Sarah