Parkers named United Way campaign chairs.

August 30, 2021

Parkers named United Way campaign chairs.

LUDINGTON – Kelly and Michael Parker have been selected as the 2021-2022 United Way of Mason County fundraising campaign chairs. They have set a goal of raising $300,000.

Kelly is originally from Ludington and has a background in business as the owner and manager of Nader’s Motel & Suites. She also serves as a Ludington Area Catholic School board of education member and on the board of directors of Lincoln Hills Golf Club. She is a Ludington Rotary Club member and in 2018, was recognized for her community involvement and industry leadership with Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce Future Five Award. Previously, she has served on the board of directors for the Ludington Area Convention & Visitor’s Bureau and the CVB’s marketing committee as well as the Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Benefit Ball Committee and the Miss Ludington Area Pageant Board. 

Michael is a commercial pilot, real estate developer and assists in all operations at Nader’s Motel and Suites. His current projects include the demolition, remediation and new construction of a former gas station on South James Street, as well as ongoing improvements to Nader’s. 

The Parkers have been married for 10 years and have a 7-year-old son, Pratt, a second grader at LAC who travels frequently as a motorcross rider.
“We look forward to improving the lives of families and individuals through a partnership and involvement in United Way of Mason County, as well as combining our resources to better our community,” said Kelly Parker. 

“We are very excited to welcome the Parkers as our 2021/2022 United Way of Mason County Campaign chairs,” said Lynne Russell, executive director of United Way of Mason County. “I am looking forward to the enthusiasm, creativity and drive that they will bring to this campaign, and look forward to working with them to make this year’s campaign a success.” 

For information on how to give to United Way of Mason County’s 2021/2022 Campaign, please visit their website at 

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