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Friday, February 26, 2021
BENTON HARBOR, Mich.- Michigan Works! is issuing a call to action to the community to fill out a six-question survey to understand the true impact of COVID-19 and how it relates to the workforce and workers in southwest Michigan.   “We know that every individual in every household has a different experience with COVID-19,” said Lily Brewer, Executive Director of Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Niles, Mich. - The first ever Niles Restaurant Week will take place the first week of March, beginning Monday, March 1 and continuing through Sunday, March 7. During this inaugural event, Restaurant Week participants will have the opportunity to partake in a photo contest, for the chance to win gift cards to various local restaurants in the 49120 area. During the course of the week, Restaurant more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Chamber
Monday, February 22, 2021
NILES, MICHIGAN – February 22, 2021 – As one chapter comes to an end at Honor Credit Union in Niles another one is beginning. Jeanne Meyer, Honor’s Niles Member Center Manager, is celebrating her retirement on Friday, February 26th, 2021 after over 25 years at the credit union. The Niles team, community, and members are left in great hands as Elizabeth (Lizz) Varner, formerly serving as Honor’s more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, February 22, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, MI – “The housing market across SWMI had a record year in 2020, even with the pandemic setbacks. The inventory of houses for sale reached record low numbers for buyers in Allegan, Berrien, Cass, and the westerly 2/3 of Van Buren counties,” stated Alan Jeffries, Association Executive, Southwestern Michigan Association of REALTORS®, Inc.  Jeffries continued, “January usually tends to more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
St. Joseph, MI  -  Kotz Sangster Wysocki P.C., a leading Michigan law firm, welcomes two new lawyers, William “Bill” Engeln and Jordan D. Florian, to its offices in Southwest Michigan. Engeln will be practicing out of the firm’s St. Joseph office while Florian joined Kotz Sangster’s South Haven office in December of 2020. Both additions reflect the firm’s continued growth in Southwest Michigan’s more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Berrien Springs, MI – February 9, 2021 – During a year of much uncertainty, Honor Credit Union’s top priority was to remain steady, reliable, and a source of relief for its members and communities throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. With an internal mindset of “taking care of each other so we can take care of our members,” Honor remained open to serve members throughout the year, funded $30 million more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Niles, Mich. - The first ever Niles Restaurant Week will take place the first week of March, beginning Monday, March 1 and continuing through Sunday, March 7. Niles Restaurant Week will feature over a dozen local restaurants in the 49120 area, including Create Bar & Grill, Iron Shoe Distillery, Gabrizio Italian Café and Bakery, Apothica Teas, and so many more local favorites, that will feature more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, February 04, 2021
Citizens Mediation Service has been working hard throughout the COVID pandemic to ensure that everyone continues to have access to justice and equality.  Through the creation of MI Resolve kiosks, that work is coming to fruition.  MI Resolve is an on-line service from the Michigan Supreme Court’s State Court Administrative Office that provides a FREE, quick and easy way of resolving disputes that more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, February 03, 2021
On Thursday, February 4, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. St. Joseph County Airport Authority Board President Abraham Marcus will present a $5,600 check to Lani Vivirito, Chief Policy & Resource Officer at the Center for the Homeless. The presentation will take place in the atrium at South Bend International Airport to provide for social distancing.The funds raised from South Bend International Airport’s ninth more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Monday, February 01, 2021
St. Joseph, MI - The Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber is proud to announce the nominees for their annual chamber awards to be presented at the 2021 Business Recognition Event on March 10th.This year, the Chamber has added a new Pandemic Excellence category to specifically recognize businesses and organizations who managed to stand out in their industry and step up for their community, despite more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, January 07, 2021
Stepping into a Safe 2021Symphony St. Joseph is helping the Berrien County senior community stay safe in 2021 by surprise sidewalk salting and leaving a 20 pound bag of salt.         Special requests are welcome to help keep that special senior in your life safe who resides in Berrien County.  Please contact Camille Radde at Caretel St. Joseph, 269 428-1111Here’s to stepping into a safe more
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