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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 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic Development, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Military and Emergency Vehicles Featured at Museum’s First Vintage Truck Show Trucks of all shapes and sized will be welcome at the Gilmore Car Museum’s very first Ultimate Truck Show and Swap Meet to be held on Saturday, June 24 th . The one day family event runs from 9am to 4pm and is open to all military and emergency vehicles in addition to all pickups, commercial trucks, milk ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, June 01, 2017
22 nd ANNUAL VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE SHOW MOTORCYCLES TO OVERTAKE GILMORE CAR MUSEUM Hickory Corners, MI The Gilmore Car Museum, well known for its world class collection of nearly 400 historic automobiles and being North America’s largest auto museum, will shift its focus entirely to motorcycles on Sunday, June 11th. The date marks the 22 nd annual consecutive Vintage Motorcycle Show and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
The 31 st annual Classic Car Club of America Experience, held at the Gilmore Car Museum on Sunday June 4 th , will take place without its intended Grand Marshal but will have an added special vehicle displayed. “The show must go on,” were the sentiments of best-selling novelist and noted car collector Clive Cussler when he announced recently that he would be unable to attend due to ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, 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 Donor AREA 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
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Did you know that according to the Guinness Book of Records the World’s largest indoor mural was painted by a West Michigan native? Did you know that a Michigan state highway serves more than a half million travelers annually but is totally off-limits to motorized vehicles? Have you ever heard how a 1929 minor fender-bender in St. Joseph led area police to two Tommy guns connected to the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, 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 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release