There's always something great going on in our communities!

Here at First Federal, we're always looking for ways to reach out to the community, to enrich the lives of our customers and the rest of the people around us, and to help make the world a better place. And we like to have fun while we do it!

Check this space regularly to see what's coming up soon. You just might want to join in the fun!


Ripley Branch Grand Re-Opening and Community Appreciation Celebration

September 8th - 12th 2014

Please join us for our official grand re-opening of First Federal's new Ripley Branch location at 468 North Ripley Blvd. in Alpena. Stop into the branch September 8-12 for daily giveaways, product specials, free popcorn, and more! Plus, join us on Friday for a free picnic lunch from 11AM to 2PM.

First Freedom Club Trip: Otis Pottery & Stonehedge Gardens

Thursday, September 11, 2014

We will work our way over to Charlevoix and have a few stops on the way. First we will stop at Otis Pottery and have a tour and a brief lecture on the process he uses to create the fine pieces you will see. Then we will move

on to the Stonehedge Gardens. This is just a delightful stop. After that, we will make our way to Kelseys Lakeside Grill. The price of this trip is $25. Please RSVP to by calling DeAnn Smith at (989) 354-7356.

Community & Customer Appreciation Day Picnic - Ripley Branch

Friday, September 12, 2014

Please join us at our new Ripley Branch location from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM for a free picnic lunch, including pulled pork sliders, chips, cookies, refreshments, and more!

First Freedom Club Trip: Lunch & Jewelry Making

Thursday, September 18, 2014

We will have lunch together and then head over to the Ripley branch to make a bracelet and a pair of earrings. The cost of this event will be $5. Please RSVP to by calling DeAnn Smith at (989) 354-7356.

Business After Hours

Thursday, September 25, 2014

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

First Federal of Northern Michigan, 100 South Second Ave., Alpena

Please join us for Networking, Cocktails, Hors d'oeuvres, and door prizes at the Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours. Free to attend. Please RSVP by September 19th to the Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce at 354-4181 or

First Freedom Club Trip: Shop Hop and Fall 2014

Thursday, September 25, 2014

We will visit three quilt shops where prizes and snacks will be provided. The three locations are AuGres, Pinconning, and Midland. The cost of this trip is $30 and includes the price of your passport. Please RSVP to by calling DeAnn Smith at (989) 354-7356.

First Freedom Club Trip: Monthly Movie in Alpena

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Join us for a movie in Alpena, we would love to have you be our guest! Show and time TBA. Please RSVP to by calling DeAnn Smith at (989) 354-7356.


First Freedom Club Trip: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat in Grand Rapids

Thursday, October 2, 2014

We will make our way to Grand Rapids to see the Broadway show Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat. A trip to Meijer Gardens will be one of the options for you during our stay. The price of the trip will include lodging (double occupancy), breakfast on the 3rd, and our tickets to the show. The cost to attend is $180. Please RSVP to by calling DeAnn Smith at (989) 354-7356.