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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union’s (United) annual United Way employee fundraising campaign set a new internal record netting $17,590 in individual pledges. The credit union added to that total with a dollar-for-dollar match bringing the total United Way donation to $35,180 which will benefit several regional chapters.   “I am so proud of our employees for stepping up for our ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. —Join us October 23 through November 1 as downtown St. Joseph businesses and restaurants host Pumpkins on Parade – a pumpkin decorating contest.  Visit participating locations and vote for your favorite pumpkin online! Voting will be available at stjoetoday.com/vote from 10:00am October 23 to 11:59pm November 1. The top three winners will be announced on Monday, November 2 on ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, October 16, 2020
Benton Harbor, MI - Cornerstone Alliance, Berrien County's lead economic development agency, was granted $25,000 in September on behalf of the TCF Bank Community Impact Fund. The Community Impact Fund's purpose is to strengthen the bank’s existing relationships with community partners in an effort to build robust and complex partnerships. Cornerstone Alliance is proud to continue its partnership ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Thursday, October 15, 2020
ST. JOSEPH, MI – Five women with distinctly different artistic styles will bring gallery exhibits back to the Box Factory for the Arts, 1101 Broad St., St. Joseph on Friday, October 23rd.  These exhibits are the first in-house gallery shows since the pandemic forced closure of the Box Factory’s doors in early March.  The exhibits will be open for public viewing from noon to 4 pm on ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
ST. JOSEPH, MI: Anchored by matching gifts from two local families, the Lake Michigan Catholic School Fund has raised $800,000 for endowments to provide tuition scholarships and instructional support for teachers.  In May, LMC graduate Mary Caryl (DaDan) McEvoy and her husband, Paul, pledged to match up to $250,000 for endowed student tuition scholarships. Tony and Jackie Monte, both graduates of ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
BENTON HARBOR, MI – Even though stages across the country are still dark, Broadway is alive and well…wherever online content can be streamed.  The Mendel Center is presenting the new Broadway Talkback Series. Six nationally and internationally recognized Broadway directors, writers, choreographers, and actors from well-known performances are scheduled for online interviews and Q&A events. The ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, October 12, 2020
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – King Media, a local marketing, advertising, public relations and digital media agency, has been named a finalist for four PRNEWS Platinum PR Awards, including Boutique Agency of the Year. The PRNEWS Platinum PR Awards recognize the most creative and innovative campaigns, extraordinary communication leaders and brilliant teams in PR across 50 categories. The winners will be ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, October 07, 2020
BERRIEN SPRINGS, MICHIGAN – October 5, 2020 – Honor Credit Union is proud to announce the success of its Free Community Shred Days. This year’s events ranged across 23 member center communities in Michigan for a total of 11 shred days in partnership with Data Guardian and Country Mile Shredding Service. Community members were invited to bring their confidential documents to be safely destroyed ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, October 05, 2020
BENTON HARBOR, MI - The landmark year of 2020 has been pivotal for The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College. Like other performing arts theatres, conference centers, and meeting venues across the country, its doors were closed for seven months and now are open in only a limited capacity. For The Mendel Center, this has meant that the very core of what it does was put on hold, and continues to be ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, October 01, 2020
BERRIEN SPRINGS, MICHIGAN – October 1, 2020 – Honor Credit Union is excited to announce the 11th Annual Teacher Awards. Staying true to its roots in education, Honor is committed to recognizing our local teachers for the time and effort put forth throughout the school year. Teachers are invited to apply for the Annual Teacher Awards by explaining in 200 words or less how they would use an ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. - St. Joseph Today will be partnering with area businesses to donate Halloween goodies to the Boys and Girls Club of Benton Harbor and other area organizations.  Amy Zapal, executive director at St. Joseph Today, says, "The health and safety of our visitors, residents and members is critical to SJT. With the wellbeing of our community in mind, we have decided to cancel our ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
United Way of Southwest Michigan mobilizes “Rake A Difference” volunteers to help seniors with fall yard workSign-ups are open for UWSM’s 10th annual “Rake A Difference.”Before winter hits, raking your yard and cleaning out your gutters is a vital step to ensuring spring snow melt does not cause water damage to your home or lawn. Many area seniors try to accomplish this work on their own, putting ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest