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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) is now matching online donations to the American Red Cross to assist in disaster relief efforts for those impacted by Hurricane Florence.   UFCU is committed to matching donations dollar-for-dollar, up to $10,000.   “For our organization, this cause is incredibly important, as the people impacted by this natural disaster are just beginning ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, September 17, 2018
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) announced its decision to eliminate 12 types of fees for members in early September. The fee types that were removed ranged from mobile check deposit to loan refinance, with costs for these services between $0.50 and $100. The move to eliminate these fees is expected to save Members over $35,000 annually.   “Every decision we make is done ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Friday, September 14, 2018
Nurse Practitioner Joins Lakeland Neurology (ST. JOSEPH) – Lakeland Health is pleased to welcome Michael Schiman, NP, to the medical staff. Schiman will see patients alongside Peter Spencer, DO, and Robert Ward III, DO, FACN, at Lakeland Neurology, with practice locations in Coloma and St. Joseph. Schiman earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Texas State University and a master’s degree in ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, September 13, 2018
LANSING, Mich. —Sen. John Proos recently supported fiscal accountability measures to continue long-term budget planning and require complete fiscal reports on a bill’s impact.  Senate Bill 1051 would require the governor to submit a budget for the upcoming fiscal year and the following fiscal year that includes anticipated state revenues, estimates of year-end unrestricted fund balances, and ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, Political
Monday, September 10, 2018
Photo caption: Sen. John Proos, R-St. Joseph, joined Gov. Rick Snyder, area economic development leaders, local educators and students as the governor formally signed legislation to provide students with important career outlook information and reward students for taking extra science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) courses. Pictured from left: Kinexus Senior Director of Innovation ...read more
Categories: Community, Political, Press Release
Friday, August 24, 2018
Photo caption (left to right): Loren B. Hamel, MD, President & CEO, Lakeland Health; Crystal Watson, RN; Lori Engler, RN; Tammy Jerz, RN, Manager Patient Care Services, Obstetrics, Lakeland Health; Natalie Baggio, MBA, BSN, RN, Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Executive, Lakeland Health; Sam Watson, MSA, CPPS, senior vice president of patient safety and quality, MHA ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release