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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
A celebration of local businesses and business professionals with over 450 in attendance happened Thursday, February 13th at the 2020 Business Recognition Breakfast. A total of 12 combined businesses and individuals were recognized by their colleagues and the Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber and the Cornerstone Alliance at the newly remodeled Lake Michigan College Mendel Center’s Grand Upton ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
The Women's Business Center at Cornerstone Alliance is excited to introduce its newly designed website!  Designed by Holt Bosse, the new site features a sleek, mobile friendly design. The new site provides visitors with a user-friendly experience, with easy access to the event calendar, online registration for classes and events, and the ability to accept online donations.  Visit us at ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Contact:            Laura Kraklau, Marketing Representative forThe Mendel Center at Lake Michigan Collegelaurakraklau@gmail.com  Event:               National Geographic Live - Brian SkerryPart of The Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan Speakers SeriesWhen:               Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 7:30 pmWhere:              The Mendel Center Mainstage at Lake Michigan ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Friday, February 14, 2020
United Federal Credit Union (United) celebrated the grand re-opening of its Buchanan branch on February 13 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The branch, located at 808 E. Front Street was recently remodeled in an effort to provide greater convenience and service to members, and to create a welcoming place for the community to visit and learn how United can help them with personalized financial ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
On Friday, April 24, at 7 pm, The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College presents Laughter, Mischief, & Comedy featuring Crawlspace Eviction as part of the Living Room Series in newly renovated Hanson Theatre.  Crawlspace Eviction is a group of improvisational comedians based in Kalamazoo that has been performing improv comedy since 2003, always pushing the boundaries of what a collection of ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, February 07, 2020
The Mendel Center presents an evening of thrills and storytelling for the whole family when Aureum – An Aerial and Acrobatic Adventure Tale from Halcyon Shows comes to the Mainstage on Saturday, April 4, at 8 pm as part of the Discovery Series.  Aureum is a story of finding love in the most unusual places, and how the bonds that unite us are stronger than those that divide us. The benevolent ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, February 06, 2020
: Middle and high school students at Lake Michigan Catholic are poised to enter the exciting world of global trading and finance, thanks to a generous donation from LMC alumnus Sam Monte and his wife, Connie.The Montes’ contribution is transforming the current media bay at LMC Middle/High School into a state-of-the-art Global Trading and Finance Lab, slated to welcome its first students in Fall ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, February 03, 2020
Coleen King, President & Founder of the internationally recognized full-service agency King Media, has been named a PR News 2019 Top Women in PR honoree. This prestigious group represents the women trailblazers who are making a tremendous impact in the communications field through their innovation and leadership. “I am honored to be recognized alongside successful and driven women from across ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community
Sunday, February 02, 2020
Growth Continues for Wightman New leadership team member added & additional office location opened  BENTON HARBOR, MI – George Kacan has joined the leadership team at Wightman. In his role with the company, Kacan will focus on business development centered around architectural and planning services for the education sector. Additionally, he is serving as the regional director for a new Royal Oak ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Lake Michigan College has announced the names of 779 students recognized for academic achievement during the fall 2019 semester.     The President’s List includes 93 students who achieved a 4.0 GPA at full-time status. The Dean’s List includes 110 full-time students and 576 part-time students who achieved a 3.5 GPA or higher. There were 3,015 total students enrolled during the fall ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
 WHO:                                       Dr. Jay Asdell, St. Joseph County Airport Authority Board President                                                  Lani Vivirito, Center for the Homeless Chief Policy & Resource OfficerWHAT:                                     Presentation of $10,000 from Eighth Annual Bears in the Air ProgramWHEN  :                                   Thursday, January ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Paula Wygonik, MAS of CE Competitive Edge LLC, Stevensville, MI, earned the certification of Master Advertising Specialist (MAS) administered by Promotional Products Association International (PPAI; ppai.org), the largest international not-for-profit association for more than 16,000 members of the $24-plus billion promotional products industry.  Paula Wygonik, MAS is the President at Competitive ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
– Lake Michigan College’s Criminal Justice Program is offering several new non-credit classes and workshops for law enforcement professionals, corrections officers and first responders for the Spring semester. To learn more and register for all Community Education, visit lakemichigancollege.edu/ce.     Proactive Threat Recognition  8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24; Todd Center, Room TBD; ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, January 27, 2020
What:What are the trends in the local labor market? Where are the opportunities and in what employment sectors for the future? What are we doing to impact Van Buren County and what can you expect in 2020?  Those questions and more will be the subject of a media roundtable event on Wednesday, January 29 at 9:30 AM at the Market Van Buren office, located at 32849 Red Arrow Hwy #100 in Paw Paw ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, January 24, 2020
State Rep. Brad Paquette, of Niles, this week supported a pair of proposals working to expand effective broadband services – including high-speed internet technology – to more areas in Southwest Michigan and across the state. The plans maintain protections for private property rights, but do not increase the burden on taxpayers. “Easy access to high-speed internet is simply a staple of being ...read more
Categories: Political, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, January 24, 2020
Cornerstone Alliance is partnering with SWMI Cycle Boat and the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship to provide a free water taxi service during the week of the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship. The water taxi will provide transportation throughout the harbor for locals and tourists alike. Stops include the Arboretum, The Inn at Harbor Shores and Tavern on the River.  “We are excited to be ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Thursday, January 23, 2020
State Rep. Brad Paquette spearheaded a roundtable discussion with several other lawmakers, coordinating ideas to address the shoreline soil erosion disaster along the Great Lakes.             Paquette, who represents Berrien and Cass counties, said many in his district have reached out with their concerns and want to know what steps they can take to address the problem, most notably, the New ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Political
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Categories: Community, Political, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, September 19, 2019
2020 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship Announces Breweries, Wineries and Distilleries to be Featured inside the Makers Trail 19th Hole PavilionTen local Makers to showcase wines, spirits and brews at next year’s Championship  BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (Sept. 19, 2019) — The 2020 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship is mixing up the perfect cocktail for its upcoming May Championship, combining golf and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release