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Friday, December 07, 2018
LANSING, Mich. —Sen. John Proos on Wednesday met with students from St. Joseph High School as part of the 18th Annual Student Technology Showcase at the Capitol.   “It is always great to meet smart and innovative Southwest Michigan students, who are illustrating that today’s modern classrooms are offering exciting new educational opportunities unimaginable just a generation ago,” said Proos, ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Political
Friday, December 07, 2018
LANSING, Mich. — Sen. John Proos on Wednesday recognized St. Joseph native Bill McBride on his retirement after 44 years of public service to the citizens of Michigan.   “Bill is a fellow Lake Michigan Catholic High School alumnus who has had a long and distinguished career serving the people of Michigan in the state Capitol and the nation’s capital,” said Proos, R-St. Joseph. “Bill has worn ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Political
Friday, December 07, 2018
BENTON TOWNSHIP, MI – Step right up ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, to a world of gears and canvas, pulleys and sawdust when Cirque Mechanics presents 42FT – A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels on Friday, February 1, at 8 p.m. at The Mendel Center as part of the Discovery Series on the Mainstage.  At the center of every circus rests a 42-foot ring full of thrills, laughs, and excitement. 42FT ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, December 07, 2018
LANSING, Mich. —Sen. John Proos on Thursday said goodbye to friends and colleagues during an emotional farewell speech to the Michigan Senate.   He thanked many people who helped him during his eight years in the state Senate and six years in the House of Representatives — including his staff and family, who were on the Senate floor and in the Senate gallery for the address.   “I rise today ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release
Friday, November 30, 2018
LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Senate on Thursday unanimously approved legislation sponsored by Sen. John Proos to provide a reduced tax rate to microdistillers.  “This initiative would help small spirit producers succeed, promote our state’s agriculture industry, and encourage entrepreneurship and job creation in Michigan’s burgeoning craft distilling industry,” said Proos, R-St. Joseph. ...read more
Categories: Political, Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
BERRIEN SPRINGS, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union is pleased to introduce Jack White as branch manager of United’s Berrien Springs location at 9097 US Highway 31.  As branch manager, White will be responsible for business development within the community, membership engagement and positive public relations. He will also be tasked with maintaining the performance of the branch, selling products ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
(ST. JOSEPH) – Southwest Michigan employers have a new option for workplace health and safety with the addition of Lakeland Occupational Health. The practice, located at 2500 Niles Road, Suite 4 in St. Joseph, offers work-related injury care, pre-placement physicals, Department of Transportation evaluations, regulated surveillance exams, drug and alcohol testing, and physician referral ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, November 26, 2018
ST. JOSEPH, Mich.; SOUTH BEND/ELKHART, Ind. – Kruggel Lawton CPAs, a full service accounting and business advisory firm with offices in northern Indiana and southwest Michigan, is pleased to announce the addition of five new staff accountants. Colin Galloway joins the firm’s St. Joseph, Mich., office while Ethan Kirkman and Bryce Wanemacher join the South Bend, Ind., office, and Nate Miller and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Grumbine as business service advisor of United’s St. Joseph, Michigan branch at 2819 S State Street.  As a business service advisor, Grumbine will be responsible for providing quality business lending expertise through financial counseling and product awareness. He will also be tasked with ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (United) is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Board Directors, Irene Corbe and Ben Teague. Both Corbe and Teague served United as Associate Board Members in 2018. Together, they bring decades of combined financial services experience, and will aid United in its mission to help Members achieve their financial goals and to enrich the ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
(ST. JOSEPH) – Great Lakes Heart and Vascular Institute, the largest cardiology practice in southwest Michigan, has joined Spectrum Health Lakeland. The practice, with office locations in St. Joseph and Coloma, is comprised of a team four physicians, Dilip Arora, MD; Y. Christopher Chiu, MD; Jerome Kuhnlein, MD; and Thomas Pow, MD and three physician assistants, Brett Hoseth, PA; Dave Chalupa, PA; ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, November 19, 2018
The Russian National Ballet returns to The Mendel Center with its presentation of Sleeping Beauty  BENTON TOWNSHIP, MI – The Russian National Ballet returns to southwest Michigan on Friday, January 18, at 8 p.m., with its adaptation of the classic fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty during a stop at The Mendel Center Mainstage as part of its U.S. tour. This performance is part of The Mendel Center’s ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Friday, November 16, 2018
GRANT FUNDS WILL SUPPORT OPERATIONS AND ELEVATOR REPLACEMENT    St. Joseph, MI – November 16, 2018 – The Krasl Art Center (KAC) will receive grant funding totaling $55,338 from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA). These grants are awarded through the MCACA fiscal year 2019. Funding includes $1,911 in federal funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.  A ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Twenty five Cuban artists reflect on the social andpolitical realities of the island and the contemporary worldOn view November 30 - February 3, 2019    St. Joseph, MI – November 15, 2018 – The Krasl Art Center is pleased to announce Arte Cubano as part of its exhibition programming. Arte Cubano highlights a universally agreed-upon characteristic of the island’s art: an incredible diversity. ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
ST. JOSEPH, MI – Local marketing and advertising agency King Media won four international MarCom awards, two of which celebrated work for the agency’s growing portfolio of Southwest Michigan clients. A gold MarCom award in the Print Media: Logo category recognized King Media’s logo redesign for Shadowland on Silver Beach, St. Joseph’s premier wedding and events venue. The refreshed logo brings a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Friday, November 09, 2018
BENTON TOWNSHIP, MI – Billboard Magazine’s holiday music Critics’ Choice Bryan Lubeck is back to celebrate the season with a concert event featuring old and new holiday favorites at The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College on Tuesday, December 18, at 7 pm when he hosts REJOICE 2018 on the Mainstage. The annual holiday tradition will have even more Christmas favorites packed into a 90-minute ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community