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Friday, October 15, 2021
Riverside, Michigan, October 15, 2021: One of the best campgrounds in north America can be found right here in Michigan’s great southwest. As the Coloma/St. Joseph KOA Holiday welcomes guests for the final fall Harvest/Halloween weekend of the 2021 camping season, Kampgrounds of America (KOA) has tabulated the results of guest surveys for another year measuring quality and service, and once again ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
BENTON TOWNSHIP, MI – Aureum: An Acrobatic and Adventure Tale, scheduled for Saturday, October 16, has canceled their performance at The Mendel Center due to an unexpected itinerary change affecting their touring schedule.Aureum ticket holders may exchange their tickets for one of five Discovery Series events scheduled for the remainder of the 2021-22 Mendel Center season. Those events ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
(ST. JOSEPH) – Community members are invited to join Spectrum Health Lakeland plastic surgeon, Nicole Phillips, MD, and general surgeon, Maria Rapciak, DO, for a free, online seminar titled “Breast cancer surgery: Before and after.” The seminar will be held virtually on Tuesday, October 26 from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Participants will be emailed a link on how to join and can ask questions during the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, MI—St. Joe Today and Silver Harbor Brewing Co. have partnered together to bring a permanent mural to the Silver Harbor Brewing Co. building, located at 721 Pleasant Street. 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 and continued with two temporary murals on the bluff ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, October 11, 2021
NILES, Mich -- The Greater Niles Chamber of Commerce is excited to welcome Selina Guevara as their newest Director of Membership and Marketing. Guevara joins the Chamber after more than two years as a reporter at WSBT-TV. “I’m very excited to have Selina’s experience and enthusiasm join our team,” said Greater Niles Chamber President and CEO Jeff Rea. “I feel that Selina’s background as a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Monday, October 11, 2021
(ST. JOSEPH) – Spectrum Health Lakeland, in partnership with the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department, is providing community members with the opportunity to dispose of unused and unwanted prescription drugs during a Drug Take Back Day event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 23 near entrance B at the Center for Outpatient Services, located at 3900 Hollywood Road in St. Joseph. Community ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, October 11, 2021
(BRIDGMAN) – The Veggie Van, a mobile farmer’s market featuring locally grown, top-quality fruits and vegetables, will offer free healthy foods and nutrition information from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 19 at Southwestern Medical Clinic in Bridgman, located at 9625 Red Arrow Highway. The event will be held drive-through style and participants should remain in their car to ensure proper ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, October 07, 2021
Ribbon Cutting Celebration to be held on October 14thBridgman, Michigan – Southwest Michigan’s first female owned winery is expanding again, this time inside their Bridgman Tasting Room. After opening their first winery location in downtown St. Joseph in 2015, cousins and co-owners, Melanie Owen and Lauren Kniebes expanded their footprint into Bridgman in 2017.  Since opening the Bridgman ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Wednesday, October 06, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, MI - A reception featuring the artists currently exhibiting their work in the Box Factory for the Arts galleries will be held from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 16. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments and a cash bar will be available.  A group show by members of the St. Joe Valley Watercolor Society is in the Robert Williams Gallery with an exhibit of Fine ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, October 06, 2021
Work set to begin in Fall of 2021 with support, project management and partial funding from Whirlpool Corporation and Cornerstone Alliance   BENTON CHARTER TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Cornerstone Alliance and Whirlpool Corporation received approval today from the Benton Charter Township Board for a multi-phased project that will create and enhance a network of biking trails on and around Whirlpool ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Monday, October 04, 2021
(BENTON HARBOR) – Spectrum Health Lakeland will host a hiring event Wednesday, October 6 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton Harbor, located at 190 West Empire Drive in Benton Harbor. The health system is seeking frontline staff to fill positions in environmental services, nutrition services, and nursing support. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Monday, October 04, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, MI – The basics of composition and drawing techniques will be the emphasis of a four-week series of classes beginning October 21 at the Box Factory for the Arts, 1101 Broad St., St. Joseph, MI. The classes to be taught by local artist Matt Payovich will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Jean Gast Classroom on the Box Factory’s main level. During the first class Payovich will demonstrate ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Friday, October 01, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, MI -- The Makers Market 2021 at the Box Factory for the Arts will be held on Small Business Saturday, November 27, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Makers and artists interested in participating in the November 27th Makers Market 2021 at the Box Factory for the Arts, 1101 Broad Street, must submit an online application before October 22. Details and an application form are available at ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Celebration of the Benton Harbor Provisioning Center to be held on October 7thBenton Harbor, Michigan – After a highly anticipated wait, NOBO Provisioning Center will be celebrating their official ribbon cutting on Thursday, October 7th at 4:00 p.m. The new location at 107 Water Street in downtown Benton Harbor is the fourth retail location in Michigan that also includes Battle Creek, Edwardsburg ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
BERRIEN SPRINGS, MICHIGAN – September 28, 2021 – Honor Credit Union is proud to announce the success of its Free Community Shred Days. In partnership with Data Guardian and Country Mile Shredding Service, Honor hosted 10 free shred events and shredded a total of 76,750 pounds of paper. These free events, open to members and non-members, promote the protection of personal information by destroying ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
St. Joseph, Michigan (September 9, 2021) - Join us on October 17th for the SMSO’s opening concert at the Howard Performing Arts Center, for an evening of music exploring and celebrating the strength and resilience of women. Under the direction of Music Director finalist Matthew Aubin, the program begins with a suite of excerpts from Bizet's Carmen, one of the most long standing and notable ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, September 27, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, MI – “For the second month, sales in the SWMI housing market sales dropped 19 to 20 percent compared to sales from last year. Selling prices made moderate increases year-to-date. Selling prices in August did not set any records except for the year-to-date selling prices when compared to previous years. The market manages to continue to do well even with a 26 percent drop in inventory ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Public Welcome to Join Event on October 1stSt. Joseph, Michigan – Oak Title Services has expanded to Berrien County, with their new St. Joseph location hosting their official ribbon cutting celebration on Friday, October 1st at 10:00 a.m. Located inside the Fort Miami Professional Building on Main Street in St. Joseph, Oak Title strives to make your overall buying and selling experience a happy ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
BENTON HARBOR, MI – As audiences and families begin flocking back to theaters across the globe, the “most famous reindeer of all” from the longest running and highest rated holiday television special will fly into southwestern Michigan at The Mendel Center on Thursday, November 18, at 7 PM with the critically acclaimed live stage show Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical.   Following six ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release