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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
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. —In preparation for the first annual March Mannequins on Saturday, March 2, St. Joseph Today is seeking community photos for this year’s theme Awkward Family Photos. If you would  like the chance to see your awkward family photo featured in a downtown storefront, submit your  entry to St. Joseph Today by 5 p.m. on February 1. The top three entries will win a $25 St. ...read more
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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
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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
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
St. Joseph, MI - 1-16-2019 –  The Cornerstone Chamber will host "Meet Your Elected Officials" breakfast on January 28th, with guests State Senator Kim LaSata, 79th District Representative Pauline Wendzel, 78th District Representative Brad Paquette, and Mike Ryan, District Director for US Congressman Fred Upton.  Indiana Michigan Power, a Platinum Member of the Chamber, is sponsoring the ...read more
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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
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Friday, January 18, 2019
ST. JOSEPH, MICH. PLANS WEEKEND OF FROZEN FUN DURING 15th ANNUAL MAGICAL ICE FEST FEB. 1-3Ice Competitions, 5K Chocolate Walk/Run and Waikiki Fun Will Entertain All Ages  ST. JOSEPH, Mich. —St. Joseph Mich., is renowned as a four-season water wonderland with Lake Michigan and nearby rivers and inland lakes. But this time of year the city’s focus turns to frozen water during its 15th Annual ...read more
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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
VOTE FOR BEST CHILI IN ST. JOSEPH, MICH. DURING THE 7th ANNUAL DOWNTOWN CHILI TOUR JAN. 25  ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — Whether visitors like their chili mild or fiery hot, their chili-inspired desserts simply sweet or sweet and spicy, or toasty hot beverages, they will find more than 25 ways to chase away the chill during the 7th Annual Downtown Chili Tour on Jan. 25. The event takes place from 5 to 8 ...read more
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Thursday, January 10, 2019
The Dukes of Dixieland - Jazz with the SMSOGrand Upton Hall at Lake Michigan College, Benton Harbor, MI Saturday, February 9, 2019 7:30pmhttps://smso.org/Concerts/Mainstage/Mainstage3.html  St. Joseph, Michigan - Get a jump start on Mardi Gras when the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra brings a taste of New Orleans to Grand Upton Hall with its February 9, 2019 concert guests, The Dukes of ...read more
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Thursday, January 10, 2019
Sen. LaSata’s office is open and ready for business  LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Kim LaSata announced Monday that her Lansing office is open and ready to meet the needs of constituents of the 21st Senate District.   “My staff and I are delighted to serve Southwest Michigan residents,” said LaSata, R-Bainbridge Township. “Our office doors are open, and we look forward to hearing from constituents and ...read more
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Thursday, January 10, 2019
KRASL ART CENTER WELCOMES AFTERMATH: WAR IS ONLY HALF THE STORY PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION          THE UNSEEN SIDE OF WARTIME - PHOTOGRAPHS FROM POST-WAR COMMUNITIES    St. Joseph, Michigan, January 8, 2019  The Krasl Art Center is pleased to announce Aftermath: War is Only Half the Story as part of its exhibition programming. Starting Friday, February 8, viewers will see ...read more
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Thursday, January 10, 2019
LANSING, Mich. – State Senator Kim LaSata was sworn in as Senator of the 21st district on Wednesday during a ceremony at the state Capitol. Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman administered the oath of office.   LaSata was joined in the Senate chamber by her husband, Judge Charles LaSata, her children, Sarah, Anna, Chas and Claire, and Jared Hannapel, for the occasion.   “This ...read more
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Thursday, January 10, 2019
United Federal Credit Union Staff ‘Pay It Forward’ to Help Local Communities with More Than $12,600 in AssistanceST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (United) is pleased to donate more than $12,600 to 85 different individuals and community organizations across six states during its 11th annual Pay It Forward initiative. The Pay It Forward program provides $15 to every employee to give ...read more
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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
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Monday, January 07, 2019
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union immediately offers its Members employed by the federal government and impacted by the December 2018 government shutdown the following relief programs:   Waiver of early withdrawal penalty on share certificates1  Signature Loan with no payments for 90 days2Budget counseling and Member Assistance ProgramInstallment loan deferments3 U First credit ...read more
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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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Friday, December 28, 2018
BEAT THE WINTER TERM DOLDRUMS WITH ENRICHING ARTISTIC EXPERIENCES    St. Joseph, Michigan, December 28, 2019  Krasl Art Center (KAC) is proud to announce the winter 2019 class and workshop schedule, offering youth workshops on January 3 and 4, and classes starting Monday, January 21, 2019. Classes are open to both KAC members and non-members and are available for all age ranges and ...read more
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Friday, December 28, 2018
ST. JOSEPH, MICH. HEATS UP THE SEASON WITH WINTER BEER FEST SATURDAY, JAN. 26 - Tickets Go On Sale Jan. 2 ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — On Jan. 26, St. Joseph Today invites everyone 21 years and older to come out of hibernation and meet friends at this lakeside destination during the fourth annual outdoor St. Joe Winter Beer Fest sponsored by The Buck Burgers and Brew and Re/Max by the Lake. The event ...read more
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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
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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
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