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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: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
BENTON HARBOR, Mich.– October is National Women’s Small Business Month, an opportunity for the Women’s Business Center at Cornerstone Alliance to celebrate the growth and accomplishments of female entrepreneurs and the vital roles that they play in Berrien, Cass, and Van Buren counties. According to the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Women own 20% of employer businesses ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Remote Control: A Mindreading Experiment brings mentalism, hypnosis, and mind-bending fun to southwest Michigan LIVE via ZoomTickets on sale now!  BENTON TOWNSHIP, MI –The Mendel Center is partnering with Mills Entertainment, to present Remote Control: A Mindreading Experiment for three online performances on Oct. 1, 2, and 3, all at 8 pm.  Not just a show, Remote Control is a hands-on ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, September 18, 2020
BENTON TOWNSHIP, MI – The COVID‐19 pandemic has caused many theatres across the country, including The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College, to remain closed for live events, leaving patrons without the in-person entertainment experiences they crave and so badly need in our socially distanced world.  To carry on the momentum of innovative online programming The Mendel Center began in April, it ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, September 11, 2020
BERRIEN SPRINGS, MI – September 11, 2020 – Summit Financial Wellness has partnered with Honor Credit Union’s IT Department to donate ten laptops to Mosaic Christian Community Association’s (CCDA) Jobs for Life Program. The laptops will allow Mosaic to reach more participants during the pandemic by providing the technology needed for the addition of virtual classes and remote resources. Mosaic’s ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Thursday, September 03, 2020
BENTON TOWNSHIP, MI – On Tuesday, September 1, The Mendel Center was lit in red as part of Red Light RESTART, a nationwide awareness campaign focused on the financial plight of performing arts venues caused by the pandemic.  Like other live event venues across North America, The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College has, for the most part, been shuttered due to COVID-19. Since mid-March it has ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Thursday, September 03, 2020
BERRIEN SPRINGS, MICHIGAN – SEPTEMBER 2, 2020 – It’s a special feeling when something feels like it was meant to happen. Author and longtime Honor member, Shyreece Pompey, knows that feeling all too well. One small moment at Honor’s St. Joseph Member Center turned into a fully illustrated book, and even better, a lifelong friendship.     This is her story…    Shyreece spent most of her career ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, September 01, 2020
BERRIEN SPRINGS, MI – September 1, 2020– Honor Credit Union is excited to announce its partnership with Credit Union Trust and welcomes Vice President and Trust Officer, Jim Welch, as Honor’s personal representative in Southwest Michigan. Owned by Michigan credit unions, Credit Union Trust is a limited purpose bank that offers trust and investment management services designed to create, protect, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, July 09, 2020
BENTON TOWNSHIP, MI – Live music is back at The Mendel Center. This time the entertainment heads into the great outdoors onto the spacious grounds of Lake Michigan College. The Drive-in Live! Concert Series hosted by The Mendel Center will be held in the Grand Upton Hall parking lot, on the south side of the building. Four concerts are planned with each featuring three local or regional acts ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community