Ludington Big Boy sold for morning of April 30, 2015

WMOM news has learned that the Ludington Big Boy restaurant is being sold to its franchisor. The popular local meeting place is located at 5275 US 10, across the highway from the Ludington airport. The Big Boy has been owned by Connie Siklich-Green for almost 20 years, opening in the summer of 1995.  Our sources say it will become a “company owned” store as early as tomorrow.  A company executive confirmed that they are aware of the situation but will not issue a press releases to the media.  No other information can be confirmed.


Ludington Elks Closing Forever.

The local Elks club #736 in downtown Ludington has closed.  The closure was discovered when the Ludington lodge was no longer on the national website.  The national headquarters verified that the local club had been closed. A spokeman told mom news that last week John Amen (A-men), National leader of the Elks issued an executive order to merge the local club into the Manistee Elks.  That means that  the assets and liabilities will be absorbed by the Manistee lodge.  It also means that the downtown Ludington facility is gone forever.  The Elks club peaked with a 1.6 million membership in 1981 to 800,000 today. 

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