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Friday, September 15, 2017
United Methodist Camps Collecting Relief SuppliesIn response to the recent devastating hurricanes, churches, organizations, schools and individuals across Michigan are collecting supplies for Cleaning Buckets and Hygiene Kits for the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR). UMCOR is one of the first relief agencies on the ground in domestic and international crises.  Michigan Area United ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Hickory Corners, MI –   While many tourist destinations dread the end of summer and associate “back to school” with a season that’s wrapping up, the Gilmore Car Museum, near Kalamazoo, MI, embraces it by continuing to impact both students and communities throughout the state—and beyond.   Student admission is free for all pre-arranged K – 12 school field trips to the Museum and educators are ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Regional workforce AGENCY relocates to downtown Hastings Better access will help more residents answer the question, “What do you do?”GRAND RAPIDS, MI, July 18, 2017 – West Michigan Works! has moved its Barry County one-stop service center to a new location in downtown Hastings at 136 E State St. The new service center, previously located in the Barry ISD building on Woodlawn Avenue, will continue ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic Development, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, March 20, 2017
2,400 MILE ROADTRIP, 6 TEENS, 1 ANTIQUE CAR, NO MAPS, NO GPS and NO CELL PHONES Students from Allegan, Barry, Kalamazoo Counties and Zeeland Car DonorAREA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO COMPETE IN FAMED GREAT RACE    Hickory Corners, Mich. –  The esteemed Great Race, the highly competitive cross-country road rally made up of all vintage automobiles, will be traveling through Michigan and make a ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, January 13, 2017
As with any community, strong and meaningful leadership is crucial to that community’s success. That certainly is the case in Barry County, which is why the Barry County Chamber of Commerce serves as the host organization for the ATHENA program. “The ATHENA program and awards are a way that we are able to bring acknowledgement of internationally recognized female leadership traits here to Barry ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release