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Friday, December 03, 2021
BENTON HARBOR, MI – Almost four years after his first foray into unfamiliar concert territory with his highly-acclaimed Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, “Weird Al” Yankovic will be pressing his luck again, this time with The Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour. The tour will launch on April 23, 2022, and run through North America for ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, December 03, 2021
BERRIEN SPRINGS, MICHIGAN – December 3, 2021 – Just as the giving season begins, Honor has stepped  up to give back and make a difference in our communities. In honor of Giving Tuesday on November  30th, Honor Credit Union provided $18,500 to its team members through a $50 bonus to pay it forward and presented 28 organizations throughout Michigan with a $1,000 donation.   Giving Tuesday is a ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, December 03, 2021
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Kruggel Lawton CPAs, a regional full-service accounting and business advisory firm, is  pleased to announce the appointment of several new employees in its offices in northern Indiana and southwestern  Michigan.  In the firm’s St. Joseph, MI office:   • Paul Erickson is a Staff Accountant focusing primarily on tax services to individuals and families. Paul  has a B.A. in ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, December 02, 2021
Students to Perform at Howard Performing Arts Center  ST. JOSEPH, MI: Lake Michigan Catholic will showcase its newly reimagined music program at a Winter Holiday Band Concert and Reception on Monday, December 6 from 6:00 – 8:15 p.m. at Andrews University’s Howard Performing Arts Center. Led by Director of Bands Monika Ansinn, LMC band program has 92 students in grades 5-12. The event is free and ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Thursday, December 02, 2021
NEW BUFFALO, MICHIGAN – December 2, 2021 – New Buffalo Elementary School celebrated the grand  opening and ribbon cutting of the Bison Student Credit Union on Monday, November 29th. The Bison  Student Credit Union, a division of Honor, is located inside the school, led by the students with the help  of Honor team members, and designed to teach children the importance of saving at a young ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Thursday, December 02, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, Mich., Dec. 2, 2021 –Dr. Matthew Bernard, DMD, and the entire team at St. Joseph Dentistry, are excited about his most recent achievement - Board Certification by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. The designation is the highest level of certification attainable by a Pediatric Dentist. Dr. Bernard is the only Board Certified Pediatric Dentist in southwest Michigan. He is ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, December 02, 2021
BENTON HARBOR, MI – The Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan Speakers Series, hosted by The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College, is presenting a professional development and networking event for young professionals, career changers, aspiring entrepreneurs, and college and high school students when it welcomes author and business coach Damon Brown on Tuesday, April 26, at 7 pm.  Damon ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, December 02, 2021
Berrien County Historical Association to Host Celebration on December 7thBerrien Springs, Michigan – Renovations, expansions, and upgrades have been the theme for the last two year at the Berrien County Historical Association in Berrien Springs. With the latest project wrapping up just in time for holiday shopping, the official ribbon cutting and re-opening celebration of the Berrien County ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, December 02, 2021
Berrien County, Michigan December 1 – Get outside this weekend with Harbor Country’s newest interactive tool! Officials with the Harbor Country Chamber of Commerce have announced a newly launched site designed to highlight many of the outdoor activities and attractions offered in the area. “We are fortunate to have a wide variety of outdoor recreation opportunities available year-round in Berrien ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Economic
Monday, November 29, 2021
 The holiday season is here! We're quickly approaching the biggest shopping weekend of the year and it's important to continue to be mindful of supporting our local small business community. American Express estimates that for every dollar spent at a small business, an average of $0.67 stays in that local business community. This has the potential to help many small businesses make up the revenue ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Monday, November 29, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, MI – “The SWMI housing market sales dropped 23 percent in October. This makes four consecutive months that sales have fallen more than 19 percent below sales from last year. Selling prices in October were down from October 2020 record selling prices. However, the year-to-date selling prices did set records. The overall market was sustainable even with the inventory of houses for sale ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Monday, November 29, 2021
South Bend, IN. – The tenth annual Bears in the Air program lands at South Bend International Airport (SBN) when ten community stakeholders donate the first bears to the program at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 30 at the “Bear Den” located in the atrium of the airport. St. Joseph County Airport Authority Board President Mr. Abe Marcus will be joined by nine community leaders including South Bend ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, November 29, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, MI -- Local recording artist, Mark Ficks, will be joined by "The Significant Others" and special guest Chris Spitters at the Box Factory for the Arts, 1101 Broad St., St. Joseph on Saturday, December 18 at 7 p.m. Tickets available online are $10 in advance at boxfactoryforthearts.org/events or with credit card by calling the Box office at 269-983-3688 during normal gallery hours of ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, November 29, 2021
St. Joseph, Michigan – One of Southwest Michigan’s newest businesses to call it home will be celebrating their official ribbon cutting on Wednesday, December 1st at 3:00 p.m.. Dallas Commercial Cleaning, located inside the Fort Miami Professional Building at 815 Main St. St. Joseph will host the official opening celebration for their new St. Joseph office.With over 20 years of cleaning experience, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Monday, November 29, 2021
Bridgman, Michigan – Holiday Village is set to return to downtown Bridgman on Saturday, December 11th. The event, which is organized and operated by the Greater Bridgman Area Chamber and Growth Alliance (CGA), an affiliate of the Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber, is a holiday staple in the Bridgman community bringing hundreds to the downtown for family fun each December.  CGA Board President, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, MICH. — Getting in the holiday spirit is easy when you visit downtown St. Joseph during November and December. Six festive events invite the Southwest Michigan community to celebrate the season.  Light up the Bluff kicks off Merry & Bright Weekend on Friday, December 3. Lake Bluff Park will transform into a winter wonderland when the mayor flips the switch at 6:00p and a million ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, November 22, 2021
NILES) – Spectrum Health Lakeland began construction on a new integrated care campus, located at 2002 South 11th Street in Niles. The 22,000-square-foot facility will house counseling, pediatric, family medicine, and walk-in-clinic services through Southwestern Medical Clinic, as well as otolaryngology services through Spectrum Health Lakeland Ear, Nose, and Throat. When complete, both ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, November 18, 2021
The best players in senior golf return to Benton Harbor  over Memorial Day Weekend  Benton Harbor, Michigan (Nov. 17, 2021)— The PGA of America announced today that tickets for the 82nd KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship are now available for purchase at SrPGA.com. The Championship, one of the most historic and prestigious events in senior golf, will be played May 25-29, 2022 at Harbor Shores ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, November 18, 2021
NILES, Mich. – We’ve all heard numerous stories of supply chain disruptions and worker shortages leaving small businesses in a pickle going into the holiday season.    For our annual presentation, the Chamber will be joined by economics and workforce professionals to do a deep dive on why they are being caused and what local businesses can do to survive this changing economy. It’s designed ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, MI – The Makers Market, a modern interpretation of the traditional craft fair, returns to the Box Factory for the Arts, 1101 Broad Street, as part of Small Business Saturday on November 27th. The event, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. will feature more than 40 artists on all three floors of the building. A $5 per person entry donation at the door supports programs at the Box Factory. The ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Bridgman, MI—City of Bridgman was awarded the Michigan Coastal Management Grant. This grant agreement is made between the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), Water Resources Division (WRD), and the City of Bridgman for the project Weko Beach Dunes Restoration and Stabilization.  To support vibrant, healthy, and resilient communities, the City of Bridgman will, in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, MICH. — Holiday shoppers seeking great buys will find them throughout Southwest Michigan, on Black Friday, Nov. 26, and Small Business Saturday, Nov. 27.  “You will easily find gifts for everyone on your holiday shopping list from our merchants, restaurants and entertainment venues,” said Amy Zapal, executive director of St. Joseph Today. “From the latest fashions to locally made ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Buchanan Michigan has a long legacy of town-wide events that garner record amounts of participation from its citizens. The holidays in Buchanan are one example of such an event. As more locals became involved, their annual Christmas celebration grew to include Small Business Saturday, a parade down main street, a tree lighting ceremony, and more! The Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce aptly chose ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
St. Joseph, Michigan (November 17, 2021) - Get into the holiday spirit with us on December 11th at the Mendel Center Mainstage, as the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra celebrates the sights, sounds, and talents of Southwest Michigan. The SMSO, led by Music Director finalist Rachel Waddell, will present a family friendly evening filled with Christmas and holiday favorites that capture the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, November 11, 2021
HARTFORD, MICHIGAN – November 11, 2021 – Honor Credit Union is excited to announce the opening  of its pop-up location inside Hartford City Hall. Honor’s pop-up location is now open to the public every  Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm to assist Honor members and future members with  their day-to-day financial needs.   Recognizing the need for a financial institution in the City of ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, November 11, 2021
(BENTON HARBOR) – Spectrum Health Lakeland will host a hiring event on Thursday, November 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the conference center at Lakeland at Meadowbrook, located at 2550 Meadowbrook Road in Benton Harbor. The health system is seeking frontline staff to fill positions in environmental services, nutrition services, and nursing support. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Tickets for “On the Trail of Big Cats” with Steve Winter are on sale now  BENTON HARBOR, MI – National Geographic Live, National Geographic’s touring speaker series, and The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor, Michigan, are proud to announce “On the Trail of Big Cats” with Steve Winter, a National Geographic photographer. The event is coming to the Mendel Center Mainstage on ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, November 09, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — The holiday season will begin with the warm glow of hundreds of luminaries lining the streets of downtown St. Joseph from 5:00p-8:00p on Friday, November 19. Luminary, sponsored by United Federal Credit Union, creates a joyful atmosphere for all ages to enjoy sales/promotions, specialty items, drawings/giveaways, free gift wrapping and gift ideas galore from participating ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, November 08, 2021
BUCHANAN, MICHIGAN – November 8, 2021– Buchanan Middle School celebrated the grand opening  and ribbon cutting of the Buchanan Jr Herd Student Credit Union on Wednesday, November 3rd.  Buchanan Jr Herd Student Credit Union marks the 19th student ran credit union currently operating  within Honor.   The student assembly was led by Honor's Community Assistant Vice President Karol Behrle to bring  ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, November 08, 2021
(ST. JOSEPH) – Throughout the month of November, Caring Circle, formerly Hospice at Home, celebrates 40  years of service in Southwest Michigan and joins organizations across the nation in recognition of National  Hospice and Palliative Care Month.   In 1981, a group of individuals in Berrien County organized to determine the need for hospice care in  Southwest Michigan. In June of that year, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, November 08, 2021
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., (November 8, 2021) – As the world celebrates Women’s Entrepreneurship Day on November 19, the Women’s Business Center (WBC) at Cornerstone Alliance will be presenting the inaugural MOGUL (Making Our Goals Unite Lives) event. MOGUL is a first of its kind, for us, by us style, fireside chat featuring famous comedian and entrepreneur Loni Love. A Michigan native, Love is co-host ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Economic
Friday, November 05, 2021
St. Joseph, MI - The Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber is seeking the public’s input for nominations for their 2022 Business Recognition Awards. Nominations for businesses and individuals doing big things in Southwest Michigan will be accepted beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 8th through Friday, December 3rd. Winners will be presented at the 2022 Business Recognition Event on February ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release