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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
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Chamber to kick-off 2017 Tech Talk Series with Telemedicine The Barry County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the first Tech Talk of 2017 will be held on January 31, 2017 and will introduce residents of Barry County to MedNow, Spectrum Health’s telemedicine program. MedNow is “a range of services using technology to bridge the distance between an individual and a medical ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
It’s that time of year when we begin to look for unique gift ideas and the Gilmore Car Museum near Kalamazoo, MI offers one idea that is truly matchless—A driving experience like no other. Imagine yourself behind the wheel of a car without a gas pedal, fuel guage or speedometer. No, it’s not the latest version of some self-driving auto or the newest model Tesla electric vehicle. ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, 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