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Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Scott Crawford, Mortgage Advisor in MichiganUnited Federal Credit Union (United) is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Crawford as a new mortgage advisor at its St. Joseph branch in Michigan.  Crawford demonstrates a keen knowledge of real estate laws, regulations, and policies and uses his proficiencies in financial counseling to provide Members with the best mortgage loan options ...read more
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Monday, July 22, 2019
ST JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union announced second quarter results on July 12. Total assets grew to $2.87 billion by the end of the second quarter which is a 7.2% increase over the second quarter of 2018.  Total deposits grew $24.7 million compared to the first quarter 2019 and $241.8 million compared to the second quarter of 2018 or a 12.5% increase.  Meanwhile, total membership ...read more
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Monday, July 22, 2019
NORTHERN BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (United) is pleased to announce Jodie Kitchell as United’s new Regional Market Development Manager.  A proven leader with great success in building strong community relationships, Kitchell brings more than eight years of experience working with the United Federal Credit Union team and its members in roles ranging from member service ...read more
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Friday, July 19, 2019
Saint Joseph, 8/10/2019.  Coming to the Shadowland Pavilion at Silver Beach County Park in St. Joseph Michigan, Shaken Not Stirred will prove that it has earned its license to thrill.  Jeans ‘n Classics joins the SMSO to bring the music of James Bond, from the Connery era to the Craig era.  Food and drinks will be available for purchase.  Tickets are $30 for a reserved seat, $20 for lawn ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, July 18, 2019
NILES, MI – Are you curious about virtual reality and how it’s helping people learn? Lake Michigan College is hosting a Virtual Reality Lab and Foreign Language Open House from 3-4:30 p.m.  on Monday, Aug. 12 at its Niles campus.  Guests can learn about LMC’s new Spanish certificate program and Arabic courses, tour LMC’s new Virtual Reality Lab and try out HTC Vive equipment.  LMC is ...read more
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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
 LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Kim LaSata on Wednesday announced upcoming opportunities for residents of the 21st Senate District to meet with her for coffee and discuss state and local issues.   The senator will be available to take questions, provide information, and listen to suggestions on issues affecting residents. No appointment is necessary.   For more information or to contact LaSata, ...read more
Categories: Political, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
(WATERVLIET) – Over the last two months, community members raised $35,707 in support of the newly named George and Janet Lane PARCOURSE – a free community fitness track. Of the funds raised, $35,000 was matched by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) through the Public Spaces, Community Places program, totaling $70,707. To date, the PARCOURSE campaign has generated over $365,000 ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
BENTON HARBOR, MI – Lake Michigan College has hired a new dean of student affairs. Nygil B. Likely will be responsible for enhancing LMC’s student experience, from new student onboarding to graduation. He will oversee student outreach and support services, student advising, financial aid, grant programs, athletics and registration.    Likely brings 23 years of higher education and non-profit ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
 ST. JOSEPH, MI – Need a summer boredom buster for your family before the back-to-school crunch begins? St. Joseph, Mich., is hosting its 23rd Annual Chalk the Block Aug. 2 – Aug. 4.  Sponsored by Silver Harbor Brewing and Fit 4 Fall 5K, underwritten by LECO Corporation, this free event brings in regional artists who create chalk masterpieces downtown on Broad St., between Lake Blvd. and State ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Saint Joseph, MI 7/26/2019 and 7/27/2019.  Join us on July 26 and 27 for a musical experience on the shores of Lake Michigan.  The SMSO in conjunction with The Ghostlight Theatre is presenting West Side Story.  This modern day retelling of Romeo and Juliet is sure to delight, with it’s crowd-pleasing music and lyrics through out.  Food trucks will be on site to provide delicious dining options for ...read more
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Monday, July 08, 2019
(ST. JOSEPH) – A new parking lot, located near the Emergency Department (ED) at Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph, is slated for completion in August 2019. The lot is part of the Pavilion renovation plans and will add 32 additional parking spaces for patients and visitors. Currently, parking near the ED is limited and patients and families are encouraged to drive their vehicle to the circle ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, July 01, 2019
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (United) is pleased to announce it helped the Alex Mandarino Foundation raise $37,000 during the 7th Annual Duck Duck Run 1K and 5K for childhood cancer research. The fundraiser encouraged children of all ages and adults to run or walk to support the cause. It was held on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Margaret Upton Arboretum in St. Joseph, Michigan ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Brittany Grasley, United’s Vice President of Operations since January 2017 St. Joseph, Mich. – Moody on the Market has named Brittany Grasley, Vice President of Operations at United Federal Credit Union, one of its Top 40 Under 40 for 2019. Radio personality Pat Moody announced Grasley’s designation on MoodyontheMarket.com and 94.9 WSJM and will do so again at an award reception held in early ...read more
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Thursday, June 27, 2019
(SOUTH HAVEN) – Community members are invited to attend and support the annual Hospice at Home Benefit, Wine and Beer Tasting for Caring Circle. The event will take place on Saturday, August 3, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. on the property of Dan and Mary Nulty’s South Beach Bluff, located at 456 Monroe Boulevard in South Haven. This will be the ninth year hosting the event for the Nulty family. All ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Mike Yore Memorial Car Show Part of Midsummer Classic Weekend July 18-21 ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — It will be extra cool to hang out along the bluff in downtown St. Joseph, Mich., on July 19 when Honor Credit Union, the Paul & Rose Suchovsky Charitable Trust and St. Joseph Today present the Mike Yore Memorial Car Show. This free summer event showcases classic cars along Lake Boulevard and classic music ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
(ST. JOSEPH) – Caring Circle recently achieved Level 4 Partner status though We Honor Veterans, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The Level 4 distinction is awarded to hospice providers throughout the country who have proven their ability to provide consistent, quality care for the unique ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
IRVING, Tex., (June 25, 2019) – Noreen Soos, CAS of CE Competitive Edge LLC, Stevensville, MI, earned the certification of Certified Advertising Specialist (CAS) administered by Promotional Products Association International (PPAI; ppai.org), the largest international not-for-profit association for more than 16,000 members of the $24-plus billion promotional products industry.  Noreen Soos, ...read more
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Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Legends of Golf Return to Harbor Shores  BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (June 25, 2019) — The PGA of America has opened ticket sales for the2020 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, which is returning to Harbor Shores, May 19-24, 2020. Featuring many of golf’s greatest champions—including Colin Montgomerie, Bernhard Langer, Steve Stricker and 2018 Senior PGA champion Paul Broadhurst—the Championship ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, June 24, 2019
   Jose Ontiveros, Commercial Loan Officer in Michigan NILES, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (United) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jose Ontiveros as a new commercial loan officer for United at their Niles South branch in Niles, Michigan. As a commercial loan officer, Ontiveros will be responsible for providing financial counseling through interviewing and pre-qualifying, as ...read more
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Wednesday, June 12, 2019
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — The rhythmic clip-clop of hooves has returned to the streets of St. Joseph, Mich., on select Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Free horse-drawn trolley rides, made possible by the Frederick S. Upton Foundation, will showcase the Victorian-era charm of this Lake Michigan resort town during scheduled times June through December, weather permitting.  “It’s a relaxing tour of ...read more
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Tuesday, June 04, 2019
 ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — There is no question that summer is here when the free Wednesday Brown Bag Concerts and Friday Night Concert Series return to St. Joseph, Mich. Both series showcase regional musicians in one of the most scenic venues along Lake Michigan’s shore. Performers play in the John E.N. Howard Bandshell on Port Street that offers concertgoers a beautiful vista of the St. Joseph River, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Human Interest, Community
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
BENTON HARBOR, MI – Registration is now open to the community for non-credit English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at Lake Michigan College. Courses will run July 8 through August 1 on LMC’s Benton Harbor campus. Students will learn about U.S. culture and American English language through instruction in speaking, listening, reading and writing, as well as field trips throughout Berrien ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Thursday, May 02, 2019
    BENTON HARBOR, MI – Lake Michigan College is offering 13 Fab Lab summer camps and workshops for kids and adults to have fun while creating unique projects and developing new skills.  From drones and video games to ukules and birdhouses, there’s a camp for every kind of maker.  Information and registration is available at www.lakemichigancollege.edu/fablab/calendar or by emailing ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest