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Monday, July 26, 2021
(ST. JOSEPH) – Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome occupational medicine physician, Edmond Feeks, MD, MPH, and Charlene Baumgartner, PA, to the medical staff. Dr. Feeks and Baumgartner are seeing patients at Lakeland Occupational Health, located at 2500 Niles Road in St. Joseph, with satellite locations in Niles, Stevensville, and Watervliet.Dr. Feeks earned a medical degree from ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, July 26, 2021
BENTON HARBOR, MI – On Saturday, September 25, at 7:30 pm, The Mendel Center Mainstage in Benton Harbor, Michigan, will host an evening of crisp harmonies and iconic American music when Folk Legacy Trio takes to the stage.  Three seasoned performers – Jerry Siggins, Rick Dougherty, and George Grove – from legendary groups have come together to form the Folk Legacy Trio, singing a catalog of ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, July 23, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, MI – “The housing market race is still on, and the only sign of a bump in the road is the 49 percent drop in the number of houses for sale at the end of June. The record-setting for selling prices and total dollar volume continued, with June 2021 becoming the highest in the year-over-year comparison that dates back to 2006,” stated Alan Jeffries, Association Executive, Southwestern ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (United) has appointed Justin Medeiros as Director of Accounting, Controller.  Medeiros brings 10 years of financial industry experience to United. Most recently he served as Vice President/Assistant Controller for BankNewport, based in Newport, Rhode Island.  In this position, Medeiros will lead United’s accounting team in the preparation and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Benton Harbor, Michigan, July 21, 2021: The final touches are wrapping up on the addition of five new deluxe cabins at the Coloma/St. Joseph KOA Holiday, completing the work that was announced this spring. Mark & Karla Lemoine, who are the owners and managing partners, are excited to make them available for guests during the remainder of this summer, and into the fall camping season. “In the wake ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Niles, MI – Elara Caring, in partnership with the Greater Niles Chamber of Commerce, will be hosting a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, July 22 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. to celebrate the opening of their new Niles office at 312 E. Main St., Ste. 1, Niles, MI 49120. Formal ribbon cutting proceedings will begin at 5:15 p.m. All members of the community are welcome to attend this ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Golf legend Jack Nicklaus and Baseball Hall of Fame broadcaster Ken "Hawk" Harrelson will return to Benton Harbor for a special scholarship fundraiser event supporting Lake Michigan College students.   "Lake Michigan College Legends Scholarship Fundraiser with Jack Nicklaus and Ken Harrelson" takes place from 4:30-8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8 at The Golf Club at Harbor Shores, 201 Graham Ave., Benton ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, MI:Lake Michigan Catholic Schools (LMC) has hired Phil McDonald as the new middle and high school athletic director and Pete Murphy as the head football coach.   “We are thrilled to be bringing on two amazing individuals with diverse experience to our athletic program,” said LMC Middle/High School Principal James White. “We are looking forward to seeing the impact they will both make ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
July 20, 2021, Benton Harbor, MI - The OutCenter’s Medicaid Project, an effort to inform vulnerable communities in Southwest Michigan about the availability of low-cost health insurance, has proved so successful that it will continue indefinitely.    The OutCenter began the project in December 2020 with the goal of providing information and resources about Medicaid to marginalized communities ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, July 15, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, MI -- Four exhibits in all four Box Factory for the Arts galleries will open July 23rd and continue through September 12, 2021. An artists’ reception will be held on July 30 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The exhibits and reception are free and open to the public during gallery hours of noon to 8 p.m. on Thursdays and noon to 4 p.m. on Fridays through Sundays. The Box Factory is located at ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, July 15, 2021
STEVENSVILLE, Mich., (July 15, 2021) –  Village Vet, located in Stevensville, Mich., celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday at 10:00 AM. Village Vet is a veterinarian clinic that offers acupuncture, spinal manipulation (chiropractic), cold laser therapy, food therapy, herbal therapy, and by-appointment urgent care.  A unique feature of Village Vet is ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
BENTON HARBOR, MI – On Saturday, August 28, The Mendel Center parking lot will be transformed into the ultimate beach party. The Drive-in Live Beach Bash, which leads off The Mendel Center’s 2021-22 performance and events season, will welcome attendees with a beach sand dance zone, beach-themed contests, a Classic Car Corner, and music from Gary Roland and The Landsharks Band. The event is ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, July 12, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (United) has appointed Angie Schwarz Director of Marketing based in St. Joseph, Michigan.  Schwarz brings more than 18 years of experience in marketing, advertising, and customer insights to United. Most recently she served as Chief Revenue Officer at Robert Weed, a wholesale distributor of building supplies in Bristol, Indiana.  In this position, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, July 08, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (United) is proud to support the Unified Civil Monuments Project by donating $10,000 to the community initiative. The funds will be used to help build four monuments in the cities of Benton Harbor and St. Joseph, Michigan by 2022.  “The seed money we receive from organizations is important to help us reach more companies and individuals, as well as ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, July 07, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — St. Joe Today invites the community to celebrate all things Southwest Michigan during the Love Local Weekend July 16-18. The Mike Yore Memorial Car Show kicks off the weekend on Friday, July 16 from 4:00p-8:00p in downtown St. Joe. View classic cars from days gone by as they line up along Lake Boulevard. Attendees will “cruise” along the bluff and enjoy classic hits spun by ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, July 02, 2021
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., (July 1, 2021) – The Women's Business Center (WBC) at Cornerstone Alliance is requesting submissions of Request for Proposal (RFP) and Request for Quote (RFQ) from local subject matter experts to instruct/facilitate classes in business related topics. Submissions will be accepted through July 23, 2021.  The WBC provides one-on-one business counseling, technical ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Economic
Friday, July 02, 2021
BENTON HARBOR, MI – After 18 months of performing virtually, Michigan songwriter May Erlewine returns to live venues this September. Her welcome back tour, He We Are, includes a stop at The Mendel Center’s Hanson Theatre on Sunday, September 19, at 7 pm.  The songwriter, known for her cathartic and emotionally rich songs, brings you an evening of community and togetherness. Joined once again by ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, July 01, 2021
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., (July 1, 2021) – The Women's Business Center (WBC) at Cornerstone Alliance will join Holt Bosse to host a Southwest Michigan business pitch competition, Small Fish, Big Pitch, on September 29, 2021.  Small business owners will compete before local celebrity judges for the opportunity to receive in-kind marketing services from Holt Bosse to be used within two ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
(GRAND RAPIDS) -- Spectrum Health has been named one of the 2021 Best Companies for Multicultural Women by Seramount (formerly Working Mother Media)—an honor recognizing companies that create and use best practices in hiring, retaining and promoting multicultural women in the United States. Spectrum Health is one of three Michigan-based organizations and the only health care system in the state ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
The Harbor Country Chamber of Commerce will perform a ribbon cutting ceremony at the welcome center for the new business association, Three Oaks Makers and Merchants Alliance, at 4:30 (EDT) on Thursday, July 1st. The public is invited to cut the ribbon, explore the space and get to know the non-profit organization that represents the artists and artisans, sellers of goods and services, and the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Economic
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
BENTON TOWNSHIP, MI – The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College is accepting applications from individuals interested in joining its team of volunteers for the 2021-2022 season. Those interested in becoming a Mendel Center volunteer can:fill out the contact form at www.themendelcenter.com/about/volunteer/email the volunteer coordinator at volunteers@lakemichigancollege.educall 269-927-8700, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, MI: The Lake Michigan Catholic Schools (LMC) Class of 2021 was rewarded for their many achievements with more than $2.3 million in scholarships. The 24 graduates achieved nearly 100 percent college acceptance rate, with students going on to four-year schools, seminary or the military.   “We couldn’t be prouder of our graduates,” said LMC Middle/High School Principal James White. “Our ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, June 28, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, MI -- Photographers of all ages are invited to enter "ReShoot," the Box Factory for the Arts photo show to be on exhibit July 23 through September 12. An opening reception will be held on July 30 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Photographers are limited to two entries for which a $5 per photo entry fee will be charged. Photos must fit into the categories of still life, people, animals or ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, June 28, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, MI -- Well known local artist Matt Payovich will present a 6-week series of watercolor classes, "Exploring Watercolor with Matt," at the Box Factory for the Arts, 1101 Broad St., St. Joseph, MI beginning July 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. Participants should have basic drawing skills; however, the series is open to those 12 years of age and older. During the first class Matt will conduct a ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, June 08, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — The third weekend of the month, June through September, St. Joe Today invites the community to celebrate all things Southwest Michigan during Love Local weekends. This new event promotes shopping locally and supporting area businesses and restaurants.  “Businesses will be offering everything from extended shopping hours, free gift wrapping, new products, featured menu items, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
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
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