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Friday, August 23, 2019
BENTON TOWNSHIP, MI – It will be a night of jaw-dropping amazement for the whole family when Mike Super – Magic and Illusion comes to The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor on Friday, October 18, at 8 pm as part of the Discovery Series.    As the winner of NBC’s hit TV show Phenomenon, Super is the only magician in history to win a live magic competition on primetime US ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, August 22, 2019
  ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (United) is pleased to announce Kimetha Firpo as Senior Vice President of Human Resources. She brings over 38 years of innovative leadership and managerial experience, and strong project and change management expertise.   As Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Firpo will be responsible for providing operational and strategic ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Thursday, August 22, 2019
       Saint Joseph 9/22/2019 Six generous homeowners are opening their doors to give you a peek into some innovative and fresh home styles, design and decor.  Whether you are looking for inspiration for a remodeling project or enjoy getting a glimpse of architectural designs and trends, these homes are sure to exhilarate!  Your purchase of the Master Key Home Tour ticket not only gets you a ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
  (ST. JOSEPH) – Community members are invited to join Caring Circle for a reception and silent auction in support of their partnership with Our Lady’s Hospice of Thigio, Kenya through Global Partners in Care (GPC). The free event will take place on Wednesday, September 11 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Caring Circle in St. Joseph, located at 4025 Health Park Lane. During the event guests will ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
LANSING, Mich. — A comprehensive bipartisan legislative plan to improve testing and reporting of water quality in Michigan was introduced on Tuesday, announced Sen. Kim LaSata.   A primary component of the package is LaSata’s bill that would require periodic testing of water for lead at child care facilities, colleges and universities, hospitals, nursing homes, and adult care ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Area groups partner to host Pecha Kucha20 slides, 20 seconds, 8 presenters Tuesday, August 20, St. Joseph, Mich.— Members of the community, friends, and weird relatives are all cordially invited to attend PechaKucha 20x20 St. Joseph/Benton Harbor, Volume 18 following Artoberfest on Saturday, September 14, 8:30 - 10:30 PM at The Livery Microbrewery, Benton Harbor. PechaKucha 20x20 is a simple ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, August 19, 2019
Krasl Art Center invites the community to their newly redesigned grounds to celebrate the successful completion of the Sculpting Community project. Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, St. Joseph, Mich. - The community is invited to celebrate the completion of fundraising for Krasl Art Center’s (KAC) new front yard. The Avant-Garde(n) Party is a free community gathering for all ageson Sunday, September 8, from 2 ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, August 19, 2019
WHAT: A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held for the newly renovated George and Janet Lane PARCOURSE–a free community fitness track. Renovations for the PARCOURSE feature two quarter-mile asphalt loops with professional grade exercise equipment offering varying degrees of difficulty for all fitness levels. WHO: Spectrum Health Lakeland leadership, foundation board members, and namesake donors ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, August 19, 2019
South Bend, IN. – On Tuesday, August 20, at 12:08 p.m., South Bend International Airport (SBN) will welcome the return of twice daily flights by United Airlines from New York /Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR).Media must arrive promptly at 11:40 a.m. and report to Airport Information, located across from the United ticket counter near baggage claim, to be escorted onto the ramp. Late ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, August 16, 2019
BENTON TOWNSHIP, MI – The Tony Award-winning, smash-hit Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet comes to The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor, Michigan, on Tuesday, October 1, at 7:30 pm as it kicks off its 10th anniversary national tour.  Inspired by an electrifying true event, Million Dollar Quartet tells the story of an auspicious twist of fate that brought together ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, August 15, 2019
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — Downtown St. Joseph, Mich., is doing everything it can to keep the summer vacation spirit alive right up through Labor Day. The Lake Michigan resort community has planned a series of fun activities for all ages throughout Aug. 30 – Sept. 2. “It’s been a beautiful summer in St. Joseph,” said Amy Zapal, executive director of St. Joseph Today. “Come back and visit us for one more ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Published by Southwest Michigan Symphony OrchestraStevensville 8/15/2019. Join us for a half marathon and 5K through beautiful southwest Michigan.  Our course takes you past vineyards, hops fields, and bountiful farmland.  Both the half marathon and 5K start and end at the same place, the Lakeshore Youth Soccer Complex.  All proceeds benefit the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra.   Event ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
SOUTH BEND, Ind. Aug. 13, 2019 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces service from South Bend, Indiana to Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) beginning November 25, 2019. To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route as low as $69.* “We’re very happy to bring this latest, nonstop option for travel to Sarasota / Bradenton to the people of South Bend,” said ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
ST. JOSEPH, MI—Edward J. Todd, the Southwestern Michigan Association of Realtors and St. Joseph Today have partnered together to bring a temporary mural to the bluff stairs leading up to Lake Bluff Park and downtown St. Joseph. St. Joseph Today started the mural project in 2018 the week leading up to Chalk the Block with a permanent mural on the back of the Welcome Center building. This ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Education, Human Interest
Thursday, August 08, 2019
NILES, Mich. – Both the YMCA of Michiana and YMCA of Southwest Michigan boards of directors have voted on their intent to merge into one association. The merger is slated to be effective January 1, 2020. Collectively, the YMCAs will serve over 20,000 members and participants and employ more than 500 people with an annual operating budget of $10 million, which will double the size of each ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, August 08, 2019
   (SOUTH HAVEN) – On Saturday, August 3, hundreds of community members and volunteers attended the annual Hospice at Home Benefit Wine and Beer Tasting for Caring Circle which took place on the property of Dan and Mary Nulty, along the South Beach bluff in South Haven. Through sponsorships, ticket sales, and event activities, a total of $100,675 was raised in support of hospice care for the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Stevensville, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (United) has appointed Cathy Fechner as branch manager of its Stevensville branch in Michigan, located at 5611 Cleveland Avenue.  As branch manager, Fechner will be responsible for business development to promote corporate member engagement and positive public relations. She will also be tasked with maintaining the performance of the branch, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
BENTON HARBOR, MI – Velvet Caravan, a high-energy, eclectic quintet based in Savannah, Georgia, brings its acoustic-based music to The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College to open the Living Room Series season. This performance is scheduled for Thursday, October 3, at 7 pm. This special Living Room Series performance will be held on The Mendel Center Mainstage where audience members will sit on ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
Monday, August 5, 2019, St. Joseph, Mich. - Krasl Art Center is honored to announce a matching gift of up to $83,000 from an anonymous donor. This pledge is intended to help Krasl Art Center finalize fundraising for Sculpting Community project by inspiring new donors to contribute toward the project’s cost. Each and every dollar given to the campaign until the project is fully funded will be ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
BENTON HARBOR, Mich.- Kinexus Group is committed to inspiring positive economic change one person, one business, one community at a time. The nonprofit headquartered in southwest Michigan is bringing a family of organizations together to drive solutions to the complex challenges that keep our region and state from thriving. “We have been diligently preparing to share the launch of Kinexus Group ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, August 05, 2019
BENTON HARBOR, MI – Lake Michigan College students have an updated resource to make it easier to transfer credits to any Michigan university.  The Michigan Transfer Network recently launched a new student website, mitransfer.org. The site is designed to simplify the search process for schools and their transfer requirements. Mitransfer.org compiles transfer guides; lists accepted credits, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Monday, August 05, 2019
Calling all Grill Masters: Enter for a chance to win a new KitchenAid grill and ticket package for the 2020 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (August 1, 2019) — The 2020 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship is heating up the end of summer and the beginning of tailgating season with its first-ever grilling contest. In advance of the 2020 Championship at Harbor Shores Resort ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, August 01, 2019
It’s the battle of the bands when Beatles vs. Stones: A Musical Showdown comes to The Mendel Center Sept. 21  BENTON TOWNSHIP, MI – The question about which band is better – Beatles or Rolling Stones – has been a spirited debate for half of a century. The music of these legendary bands will be in the spotlight in an on-stage throw down Saturday, September 21, at 8 pm, at The Mendel Center at Lake ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Kim LaSata on Wednesday applauded a Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) announcement that St. Joseph-based Lazy Ballerina Winery has been awarded a Value Added and Regional Food System Grant.   According to the department, Lazy Ballerina will receive a $30,000 grant to support a winery production expansion and to process Michigan grown ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (United) announced that it has selected Pearson Construction Company, based in Benton Harbor, Michigan, as general contractor for construction and renovation work to be completed on its new corporate headquarters building. The approximately 80,000-square-foot building is located at 150 Hilltop Road in St. Joseph, Michigan, and was previously owned by ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
BENTON HARBOR, MI – Lake Michigan College will hold a public grand opening and dedication ceremony to celebrate the new Welch Center for Wine and Viticulture on its Benton Harbor Campus from 4 until 7p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27.  The Welch Center is LMC’s new $7 million, 14,000-square-foot teaching winery. The facility is designed to provide Wine & Viticulture Technology students with a ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
BENTON HARBOR, SOUTH HAVEN, NILES, MI – Registration is now open to the community for non-credit English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at Lake Michigan College. Courses will run September 23 through November 14 on LMC’s Benton Harbor, Niles, and South Haven campuses. Students will learn about U.S. culture and American English language through instruction in speaking, listening, reading ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, July 25, 2019
BENTON TOWNSHIP, MI – The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College hosted its annual volunteer appreciation dinner and reception on July 17. During the event, The Mendel Center honored Camille Sandel of Stevensville with the 2018-19 Volunteer of the Year award. She was recognized for her work from among the group of nearly 100 active volunteers.  Sandel has been a volunteer for 24 years. She ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Thursday, July 25, 2019
ST. JOSEPH, MI – Local marketing and advertising agency King Media is adding another international award to its shelf, winning a PR News Platinum Award in Crisis Management for its work with Grand Haven Area Public Schools. This award brings King Media to a total of 18 national and international honors since 2015, reflecting the agency’s commitment to growth and innovation. “Promoting and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Thursday, July 25, 2019
St. Joseph, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (United) has appointed Wendy Hubbard as branch manager of its St. Joseph branch in Michigan, located at 2819 State Street. As branch manager, Hubbard will be responsible for business development to promote corporate member engagement and positive public relations. She will also be tasked with maintaining the performance of the branch, selling ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — The rhythmic clip-clop of hooves has returned to the streets of St. Joseph, Mich., on select Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Free horse-drawn trolley rides, made possible by the Frederick S. Upton Foundation, will showcase the Victorian-era charm of this Lake Michigan resort town during scheduled times June through December, weather permitting.  “It’s a relaxing tour of ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, June 04, 2019
 ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — There is no question that summer is here when the free Wednesday Brown Bag Concerts and Friday Night Concert Series return to St. Joseph, Mich. Both series showcase regional musicians in one of the most scenic venues along Lake Michigan’s shore. Performers play in the John E.N. Howard Bandshell on Port Street that offers concertgoers a beautiful vista of the St. Joseph River, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest