After 35 years of existence, the Pere Marquette Chapter will no longer exist. Quite simply no one has stepped forward to maintain our chapter. I wish a very sincere Thank You to those of you who stepped forward to make the operation of our chapter possible.
In the fall of 2000, we became aware that the foreign-based Nestlé Corporation announced that they wanted to pump water from two springs in Osceola and Mecosta counties, in addition from wells they would establish. Little did I know that would be the beginning of the end.