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Monday, September 13, 2021
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., (September 10, 2021) - Cornerstone Alliance provided a free water taxi service during Labor Day weekend, September 3-5, 2021. The water taxi provided transportation to over 300 riders throughout the harbor. Stops included the Margaret B. Upton Arboretum, The Inn at Harbor Shores and Tavern on the River.   "Many residents have never experienced one of our ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Economic
Thursday, September 02, 2021
We received the GREAT NEWS that funding for Going PRO is BACK for the 2022 grant cycle! Going Pro is a once-a-year competitive grant offered by the State, to support ANY SIZE employer in ANY SECTOR based in Michigan.  The purpose is to help our companies build the workforce of the future by providing financial support for training and hiring needs in 2022. (Up to $1500/person for new hires or ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release
Thursday, August 26, 2021
South Bend, IN. –  South Bend International Airport (SBN) will host its 3rd annual Aviation Education Day on Saturday, August 28, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The family-friendly, free event will be held on the airfield at the Studebaker Hangar west of the main terminal.  All ages are encouraged to enjoy aircraft displays, airfield tours, airport equipment showcases, interactive ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Thursday, August 26, 2021
ST. JOSEPH, MI – “In July, the housing market sales dropped 19 percent behind from a year ago while the selling prices increased and set records when compared to previous years. The robust market continued even with a 37 percent drop in inventory of houses for sale,” stated Alan Jeffries, Association Executive, Southwestern Michigan Association of REALTORS®, Inc.  Jeffries continued, “In July, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Economic
Thursday, August 26, 2021
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., (August 25, 2021) - Today, the Economic Development Leaders for Michigan (EDLM) and Cornerstone Alliance called for quick passage of the Michigan Employment Opportunity Act. The legislation would restore economic incentives from Good Jobs for Michigan, a key tool in attracting transformational projects to the state, but with additional tiers allowing the incentives to apply ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Economic
Monday, August 23, 2021
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., (August 20, 2021) - Cornerstone Alliance will provide a free water taxi service during Labor Day weekend, September 3-5, 2021. The water taxi will provide transportation throughout the harbor for locals and tourists alike. Stops include the Margaret B. Upton Arboretum, The Inn at Harbor Shores and Tavern on the River.  In addition to the water taxi service, Holt Bosse ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release