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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Barry County Business Teams Collaborate Discussion to Focus on Capitalizing on Community Events When the Barry County Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development Alliance held the first Barry Business Team Collaborative meeting last June at the Pierce Cedar Creek Institute in Hastings, the singular mission was simple. “We just wanted to get these business folks from the communities ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic Development, Education, General News Article, Press Release
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
Thursday, November 03, 2016
Hickory Corners, Michgan- During next June’s running of the esteemed Great Race of vintage automobiles, competitors will make a stop at the Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners, MI. Over 120 pre-1972 autos will be traveling more than 2,200 miles from Jacksonville, FL to Traverse City, MI—much of it along the historic Dixie Highway—in a nine-day vintage car endurance rally ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release