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Thursday, September 05, 2019
The Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan Speakers Series, hosted by The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor, Michigan, welcomes award-winning journalist and photojournalist Ann Curry on Saturday, November 2, at 7:30 pm.  Curry is the current executive producer and anchor for Chasing the Cure, a television series on TNT that connects people suffering undiagnosed medical ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
In the high stakes world of economic development, you have to be ready to act when opportunity knocks on the door.  That’s why Market Van Buren is pleased to announce that Van Buren County has scored one of 45 grants from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to get sites ready for new business attraction.   “One of the seven key strategies put forward by the Market Van Buren ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Michigan Works! announced today that it’s Going Pro Season in southwest Michigan! Employers will once again be eligible for the popular Going Pro program, a competitive grant that provides funds to local companies for training, developing, and in some cases retaining employees.   The world of work is changing – new processes, faster technology, learning new equipment and machinery, and southwest ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Economic
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
State Sen. Kim LaSata on Tuesday applauded four Southwest Michigan communities for being awarded competitive grants through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s (MEDC) Site Readiness Improvement Program.   According to MEDC, the grants were awarded through a new competitive Michigan Build Ready Sites Program, which aims to boost the state’s inventory of available properties that are ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Political
Monday, August 26, 2019
Celebrating the Entrepreneur in all of us 2019! BENTON HARBOR, Mich. – The Women's Business Center at Cornerstone Alliance is celebrating a milestone! Since 2004, we have been working with local entrepreneurs to turn their dreams into reality and helping small businesses grow to the next level.  Please join us in the celebration luncheon sponsored by 1st Source Bank on Wednesday, October ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release