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Thursday, May 06, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, MI -- The artwork of 90 regional artists has been accepted  into the Michiana Annual Arts Competition (MAAC) and will be on exhibit in the Box Factory for the Arts galleries, 1101 Broad St., beginning May 14 and continuing through July 11th. The galleries are open Fridays-Sundays from noon to 4 pm, and are free to the public.  Ann Whalen, Photography and Digital Media Department Chair ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, May 06, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, MI: King Media, a full-service marketing, advertising, public relations and digital media agency based in East Lansing, is celebrating six new digital awards, bringing their new total to 46 national and international awards in the last six years. AVA Digital Awards honor excellence in digital creativity, branding and strategy. The two platinum, two gold and two honorable mentions all ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, May 05, 2021
(ST. JOSEPH) – Community members are invited to join Spectrum Health Lakeland dermatologist, Riddhi Shah, DO, of Stonegate Dermatology, for a free, online seminar titled “Spot skin cancer early.” The seminar will be held virtually on Wednesday, May 12 from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Participants will be emailed a link on how to join and can ask questions during the event. During the seminar, Dr. Shah ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 05, 2021
Dignitaries & Representatives from B.C. Hemp Co. & Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber to Perform Ribbon Cutting  Who: You’re invited to join the Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber as we celebrate the official Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening of B.C. Hemp Company’s new Berrien Springs location!  Where: B.C. Hemp Company 107 N. Main St. Berrien Springs, MI 49103 & via Facebook Live  When: ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Economic
Tuesday, May 04, 2021
BERRIEN SPRINGS, MICHIGAN – May 4, 2021 – Honor Credit Union is proud to welcome Macy, the Virtual Team Member, into the Honor family! Using artificial intelligence, Macy’s role at Honor is to enhance the member experience by assisting members with their questions 24/7. This added channel of communication aligns with Honor’s mission to serve members when, where, and how they want to be served. ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, May 04, 2021
BENTON TOWNSHIP, MI – The announcement of a seven-speaker season lineup marks the planned return of in-person events for the 2021-22 Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan Speaker Series hosted by The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College.  “After everything we’ve all been through during the past year, it is exciting to look ahead to welcoming the community back with this lineup of highly ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release
Monday, May 03, 2021
South Bend, IN. – The main entrance to South Bend International Airport will be closed Tuesday, May 4 through Thursday, May 6 from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. daily as crews work to install new overhead signage, weather permitting. Traffic will proceed west on Lincoln Way West past the Lexington Street roundabout, north on Moss Road, and east on Old Lincoln Way West. The detour route will be ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, May 03, 2021
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., (April 30, 2021) – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently announced the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) application portal will open on May 3, 2021 at 12:00 PM EST. Owners of restaurants, food trucks, bars, bakeries and related businesses can complete the first step of registration for the RRF application portal by creating an account today.  The ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release
Monday, May 03, 2021
WHAT: Spectrum Health Lakeland will hold a groundbreaking ceremony as they begin construction on the expansion of heart and vascular services within the Niles Hospital, located at 31 N. St. Joseph Avenue. The project will create 3,760 square feet of new clinical space, including 10 state-of-the-art exam rooms.WHO: Spectrum Health Lakeland leadership; Dan Hopp, chairman of the Spectrum Health ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, April 30, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – The partnership between two Southwest Michigan financial icons has received approval from both shareholders and federal regulators. United Federal Credit Union (United) and Edgewater Bank (Edgewater) announced plans in October 2020 to unite as part of a strategic partnership that would convert Edgewater locations to United branches and provide credit union membership ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Friday, April 30, 2021
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., (April 29, 2021) –  The Women's Business Center at Cornerstone Alliance has announced the opportunity to become a member of its Advisory Council. The council is a diverse cohort of business executives and entrepreneurs at various levels in their careers whose purpose is to advise and lead the WBC to success. Men are welcome to participate and are encouraged to apply. Council ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Friday, April 30, 2021
A building with a rich history in Buchanan is about to create a new chapter. In the early 1900s, 324 E. Dewey Street was the headquarters for the Clark Equipment Company, one of the largest manufacturers in Berrien County. In 2003, Kevin Barker purchased the building and created a home for a mix of small businesses from various industries – manufacturing, professional services, and non-profit ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Thursday, April 29, 2021
Organization bids farewell to longstanding vice president, welcomes new legal counsel(ST. JOSEPH) – Spectrum Health Lakeland has announced the retirement of Mary Ann Pater, JD, RN, who served as the organization’s vice president of legal and general counsel since 1987. Filling her role on the senior leadership team is Thomas Huyck, JD, who brings over 20 years of legal experience to Lakeland.Pater ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, April 29, 2021
   Whirlpool Corporation Planning Major Investment In New Tech Center$50 million project to create 150,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art technology centerRenovation and new construction of the St. Joseph Tech Center would be a multi-year, multi-phase project, beginning in 2021 and concluding in 2023All global product technology centers are located in Michigan’s Great SouthwestPart of the plan ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Economic
Friday, April 23, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, there is an ongoing critical need for blood donations. That is why United Federal Credit Union was pleased to partner with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive on April 20 at its former headquarters at 2807 S. State Street in St. Joseph, Michigan. Through the generosity of individuals from the community, enough blood was ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, April 23, 2021
St. Joseph, MI-Seniors, caregivers and other people interested in senior issues are invited to meet with state elected officials on Monday, May 10th  at 2:30 p.m. during the 14th annual tri-county Legislative Forum on Senior Issues hosted by Region IV Area Agency on Aging as a part of Senior Action Week 2021.The virtual event provides an opportunity for seniors, caregivers, people with ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Tammy Anders, Owner/Broker with MI Realty, a Michigan Real Estate Company in Niles, was named the 2021 REALTOR® of the Year for the Southwestern Michigan Association of REALTORS®. This prestigious award is presented to one Realtor in Southwestern Michigan each year. The recipient must be active in the Association and their community, as well as dedicated to furthering their education and ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Economic, Press Release
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — The premier place to find antiques and collectibles in Southwest Michigan continues to be in St. Joseph on the first Sunday of the month, May through October. The popular Antiques on the Bluff series returns May 2 from 10:00a to 5:00p, when vendors will sell their treasures along the tree-lined Lake Bluff Park overlooking Lake Michigan.  “We are taking vendor registrations ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, April 19, 2021
BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (April 19, 2021) –  The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently announced details on application requirements, eligibility, and a program guide for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RFF). The American Rescue Plan, signed into law by President Joe Biden, established the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund at the U.S. Small Business Administration. The SBA ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Monday, April 19, 2021
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Kruggel Lawton CPAs, a regional full-service accounting and business advisory firm, is pleased to announce that Ashley Meyerdierks has joined the firm as its Marketing Manager.   Meyerdierks brings with her more than a decade of professional experience in marketing and communications. Her background spans a variety of industries including real estate, higher education and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, April 15, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, MI: As part of their 35th Annual S.C.E.N.E. (Strong Catholic Education Needs Everyone) Auction, Lake Michigan Catholic Schools (LMC) is honoring “Home Grown” businesses, workers, volunteers and Laker families who have worked tirelessly on behalf of others throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The S.C.E.N.E. Auction will take place April 17 – April 28 and highlight heroes who have made an ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Niles, Mich. - Third Thursdays are back in the 49120. On Thursday, April 15, participating Niles restaurants will be featuring a variety of mouthwatering specials as the business community looks to kick off the revitalization of Third Thursdays. Following the success and overwhelming support of Niles’ first ever Restaurant Week, that took place early March, the Eat Drink Niles committee was ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
BERRIEN SPRINGS, MICHIGAN – April 16, 2020 – Honor Credit Union is excited to announce Andrew Cleminshaw as the new Berrien Springs Member Center Manager.   Cleminshaw attended Lake Michigan College, KVCC, and Western Michigan University. He has served in numerous roles throughout his seven years as an Honor Team Member ranging from Account Specialist to, most recently, Member Center Manager in ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
“Hidden History: Understanding the Origins of Racial Inequity” to discuss how historical laws, policies, and practices laid the foundation for today’s racial inequities(ST. JOSEPH) – Through a partnership with Spectrum Health Lakeland, Lake Michigan College, and the City of St. Joseph, a three-part virtual panel discussion will explore how historical laws, policies, and practices laid the ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, March 15, 2021
Berrien County Cancer Service (BCCS) is encouraging all residents of Berrien County to bring their pennies and donations for the 32nd annual "PENNIES FOR PATIENTS” fundraiser to be held on Thursday, May 13, 2021 from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.    The purpose of this event is to raise funds for Berrien County Cancer Service to provide unique in-home skilled nursing and care services to Southwest ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, March 01, 2021
BERRIEN SPRINGS, MICHIGAN – March 1, 2021 – In partnership with Data Guardian and Country Mile Shredding Service, Honor Credit Union is happy to announce its 2021 Free Community Shred Day schedule that will span across 23-member center communities. To adhere to social distancing guidelines and ensure the safety of Team Honor, members, and the community, these events will be contact-free. Held at ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release