Meet Living Legend Finalist Chuck Brockman

November 29, 2013

Nominated by: Gary Strobel, friend & fellow board member In 1989, Chuck founded Save Our South Channel Lights to help restore and rebuild two range lights in Lake St. Clair, Michigan that were built in 1859. For some context, that was before Abraham Lincoln was President or the zipper was invented. These lights were keys […]

Meet Living Legend Finalist Helen Baird

November 27, 2013

Nominated by: Michael Christopher, grandson  My grandmother, Helen Baird, just turned 97 years young in August of this year. To make a long, complicated story short, she was my mother’s aunt, until circumstance and courage changed things. My mom was born into a family that had too many children and too little money. Instead of […]

Meet Living Legend Finalist Ethan Arky

November 26, 2013

Nominated by Jessica Arky, Ethan’s wife How cliché is it to nominate your husband? I am sure that many women have nominated their equally deserving husbands as SK’s Living Legend. After thinking and rethinking, I finally decided that I really ought to nominate him. Ethan Eric Arky is a great man; interested in doing what […]

6400 Miles

August 28, 2013

In early August, we had an amazing surprise visitor show up at our factory.  Bob Beaubien, the son and nominator of our 2013 Living Legend, Laura Mae Beaubien. Bob was in the middle of a 6400 mile cross-country tour on his Harley, and we were honored that he chose to stop and see his.  We’re […]

Now THIS is Legendary.

July 19, 2013

“In November of 2012, Michigan’s Governor Snyder proposed a 924 mile trail that starts at Belle Isle in downtown Detroit and traverses the entire state, across the Upper Peninsula to the Wisconsin border. I intend to be the first to thru-hike this trail. My name is Chris Hillier but other hikers call me Wolverine.” So […]

Ski Flyers to Soar Again at Copper Peak in 2014

June 7, 2013

By Pete Graves, Published on 06/07/13 PARK CITY, UT–June 7, 2013-—It’s been twenty years since the last ski flying tournament at Upper Michigan’s famed Copper Peak took place—for many a season since there have been no cheering crowds, no daring flyers, no network television—but that’s about to change for this upcoming winter in a joint announcement […]

Stormy Kromer Signs On To Support U.S. Men’s and Women’s Ski Jumping Teams

May 21, 2013

IRONWOOD, MI (May 21, 2013) –  Stormy Kromer is pleased to announce that they have been named the Official Lifestyle Apparel Sponsor of USA Ski Jumping and the Official Fashion Wear Supplier of Women’s Ski Jumping USA. Stormy Kromer is a division of Jacquart Fabric Products, located in Ironwood, Michigan, in the Upper Peninsula, the […]

A short story of how a Stormy Kromer saved a life.

March 28, 2013

Hats off to Phil Beatty. No, wait—hats on. Definitely on. A short story of how a Stormy Kromer saved a life. Well, this is a first. Even for us. We’ve had people get married in their Kromer caps. We’ve had people get buried in their Kromer caps. But we’ve never had a cap save someone’s […]

Treated Like a Person, By a Person

February 7, 2013

We get a lot of great emails, facebook posts and blog comments from our customers.  Every once in awhile, we get one so well-written and witty that it is too good not to share.  This email came from a lovely gentleman named Rich and we asked him if it would be okay if we shared […]

Living Legend Wrap-Up

January 31, 2013

Well, the month of January is over, and so officially is this year’s Living Legend program.  Once again, you were extremely generous with your support of the program through your January shopping, and we will be sending our donation check off to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital next week. The staff here at Stormy Kromer […]

Legendary – Page 2 – Stormy Kromer