Little River Band of Ottawa Indians & Dirk Stone Real Estate Groundbreaking Ceremony

Business News |Mar 23, 2017|1 min read


  • The groundbreaking ceremony is in celebration of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians’ Odeno (Place of Many Hearts) Development. The event will feature several speakers and a drum ceremony.
  • The project will include the construction of 300 housing units on the property on Sheridan Drive just south of Mt. Garfield Fruitport Township
  • The tribe purchased the property from Fruitport Community Schools.
  • The new residential community will include everything from small starter homes for young couples or retirees to energy efficient houses for families, open spaces and walking paths.


  • Larry Romanelli – Tribal Ogema, Little River Band of Ottawa Indians
  • Heidi Tice – Fruitport Township Supervisor
  • Bob Syzmoniak – Fruitport Community Schools Superintendent

WHEN: 11 a.m. Saturday, March 25th

WHERE:  The property is located just south of the corner of Mt. Garfield and South Sheridan in Fruitport Township.