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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
St. Joseph, Michigan - The Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra announces its second concert of its new SMSO Presents series, “From Ragtime to Rock ‘n Roll,”March 24, 2019 at 2:00pm at the Acorn Theater in Three Oaks, MI.  The concert showcases the talents of composer/pianist/silent film accompanist/educator Dr. Larry Schanker in the intimate environment of the Acorn Theater. For the March 24 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, February 11, 2019
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (United) in St. Joseph, Michigan announced the promotion of four current employees to director-level positions. The appointments include new roles within the organization with an emphasis on member service and operations. Emily Platte has been appointed to the position of Director of Mortgage Lending. In her new role, Platte will oversee all ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Monday, February 11, 2019
BENTON HARBOR, MI – Three of the biggest rock and roll acts and stars of the sixties will appear in concert at The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College on Saturday, April 6, at 7:30 pm. The show features the Lovin’ Spoonful and the original lead singers of the Buckinghams and the Happenings.   Joseph Mirrione, the producer of the concert is quick to note, “This is not a tribute show. These are ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
Monday, February 11, 2019
St. Joseph, MI.— The public is invited to the opening night of our new exhibition in the upper gallery of The Heritage Museum and Cultural Center on February 21, 2019 at 601 Main Street, St. Joseph. Featuring wedding gowns from 1890 – 2013, this exhibit reveals the stories of the women who wore them.Discover beautiful dresses, vintage veils, shoes and wedding accoutrement. Meet Elizabeth Andrews, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, Press Release
Friday, February 08, 2019
P.S. Limitless Woman Event - February 23, 2019 @ 11am Women are coming together for a mid-morning of networking and empowerment. Three forward thinking speakers are slated to help launch Princella Stringer Coaching Events through the first of three high impact events to be held this year. Benton Harbor, February 7, 2019 -- We are coming together to encourage and empower women who are already a ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
ST. JOSEPH, MICH. — Downtown St. Joseph has spring fever and invites the community to join them for the Spring Ahead weekend.   On Saturday, March 2 visitors can stroll downtown and enjoy March Mannequins sponsored by The Boulevard Inn & Bistro, Edgewater Bank, and the Southwestern Michigan Tourist Council. Dozens of community volunteers will pose perfectly still in participating store ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, February 04, 2019
IRVING, TX, (January 25, 2019) – Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) celebrated the 61th Anniversary of its Pyramid Award Competition awarding 65 Gold, 79 Silver, 11 Supplier Star and 8 Supplier Award of Merit winners at the PPAI Pyramid Award Celebration held January 15, 2019 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in conjunction with The PPAI Expo in Las Vegas, January ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, February 04, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Stevensville, Michigan, January 28, 2019) Competitive Edge, a promotional products company headquartered in Stevensville, MI, announces prestigious award given to employee Catherine Cronkrite in Las Vegas, NV on January 15, 2019.Selected out of more than 135 leading promotional products companies in North America, Catherine Cronkrite was presented with Customer Service ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, February 04, 2019
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (United) is pleased to announce the promotion of Dan Card to Vice President of Information Security. Previously, Card served as United’s Director of Information Technology. In his new role, Card will be responsible for the implementation and oversight of United’s security portfolio and all related security programs. Card will additionally be tasked ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, January 24, 2019
BENTON TOWNSHIP, MI – Every song is fresh. Every scene is new. Every night is different. It’s all improvised and it’s all funny. Broadway’s Next Hit Musical is the improvised musical comedy where Whose Line is it Anyway?  meets the Tony Awards and it’s coming to The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College on Friday, March 29, at 8 pm.  Broadway’s Next Hit Musical abandons the same old song and ...read more
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
IRVING, Tex., (January 23, 2019) – Lisa DeJong, MAS and Katie Kapp, CAS of CE Competitive Edge LLC, Stevensville, MI earned the certification of MAS and CAS administered by Promotional Products Association International (PPAI; ppai.org), the largest international not-for-profit association for more than 15,000 members of the $23-plus billion promotional products industry.  Lisa DeJong, MAS is the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
BENTON HARBOR, MI – The Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan Speakers Series is hosting an exciting professional development and networking event for young professionals when it welcomes author, venture capitalist, and thought leader on millennial trends for business Alex Banayan on Tuesday, February 19. Tickets are on sale now to the public.  Named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30” list, Banayan is ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
BENTON HARBOR, MI – The final installment of The Mendel Center’s 2018-19 Hanson Theatre Living Room Series will feature world-class virtuoso guitarist and singer/songwriter Joe Robinson on Friday, February 22, at 7 pm.The twenty-seven-year-old Australian possesses a unique musical sensibility, injecting a fusion of rock, blues, R&B, and jazz into a fresh sound that is entirely his own. Displaying ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, January 18, 2019
United Federal Credit Union Raises $4,922 For American Red Cross Disaster Relief Efforts ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (United) is pleased to announce the results of its matching funds to the American Red Cross for aid in two natural disasters, Hurricane Florence and the California wildfires.  Since the fall, United has raised $4,922 for the American Red Cross to help families ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, January 07, 2019
A PBS Emmy Award-winning children’s show comes to life on stagein Peg + Cat Live! at The Mendel Center  BENTON TOWNSHIP, MI – Building on its tradition of presenting programming that introduces children to the wonders of live theatre, The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College is bringing Peg + Cat Live! to the Mainstage for two big shows on Sunday, February 24, at 1 pm and 4 pm. The performance ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, January 01, 2019
Kruggel Lawton CPAs, a regional full service accounting and business advisory firm, is pleased to announce that Alex Schaeffer, CPA, has been promoted to partner in the firm’s audit and assurance services practice effective January 1, 2019. This appointment brings the total number of partners at Kruggel Lawton to 13. “Alex has proven himself to be a reliable and valuable member of our team,” said ...read more
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