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Buchanan Art Center donates more than $1,500 to RAM

BUCHANAN — Over the weekend, the Buchanan Art Center celebrated both its artists and the community. Saturday, the BAC hosted its annual members’ exhibit, showcasing ... Read more

4 hours ago by Sarah Culton.

Dowagiac business donates backpacks, school supplies to students in need

DOWAGIAC — School may be virtual for Dowagiac Union Schools students, but that does not mean that the demand for school supplies does not exist. ... Read more

3 days ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac Elks to host annual Guys & Dolls Golf Outing

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Elks Golf Course is offering area residents a chance to tee off for a cause. The Elks’ annual Guys & Dolls ... Read more

5 days ago by Max Harden.

Niles Salvation Army hosting virtual fundraiser

NILES — The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Americans to turn to virtual options for many things — from meetings to shopping to grocery delivery and ... Read more

6 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Mt. Calvary Baptist offering free meals to the community

NILES — Pastor Bryant Bacon noticed an increase of homeless people in the Niles community. He has noticed it around the city, but it has ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Buchanan Scarecrow Charities begins season

BUCHANAN — For some, scarecrows are a spooky harbinger that Halloween is around the corner. However, in the city of Buchanan, the smiling faces of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Cass County Tractor Pullers raise nearly $15,000 for Cass County Cancer Service

CASSOPOLIS — Saturday morning, Cass County Tractor Pullers member Tom Florea stood under a bright, sunny sky. While he said he is always a fan ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

United Way of Southwest Michigan launches ‘Celebration 2.0’ to honor 2019 community contributions

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Because its annual celebration of community contributions, originally planned for March, was canceled due to the pandemic, United Way of Southwest Michigan ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Olde Boys Toys Car Club donates $2,000 to Niles Amvets

NILES — Just around 5 p.m. Wednesday, dozens of classic cars in every color from powder blue and baby pink to black and electric orange ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Dowagiac Elks donate to Cass County Council on Aging

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Elks Lodge continues to give. The lodge recently received a Gratitude Grant from the Elks National Foundation Community Investments Program and ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Culton.

Christmas in June food drive kicks off

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Just thinking about the holiday season can bring a warm feeling to the hearts of many. During the Christmas shopping season, donations ... Read more

4 months ago by Christina Clark.

United Way seeks to restock area food pantries during ‘Christmas in June’

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way of Southwest Michigan’s annual “Christmas in June” food drive for local pantries kicks off today to benefit 38 pantries in ... Read more

4 months ago by Submitted.

COA’s Handy Helpers program continues following shutdown

EDWARDSBURG — Stuart Street in Edwardsburg was alive with the hum of table saws and the uneven taps of hammers Wednesday morning. Over the chorus ... Read more

4 months ago by Sarah Culton.

United Way seeks volunteers

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, the United Way of Southwest Michigan is seeking volunteers for various projects to continue to ... Read more

4 months ago by Submitted.

Honor Credit Union supports local group donating face masks

BERRIEN SPRINGS — One regional credit union is supporting local efforts to provide personal protection equipment for frontline workers. Honor Credit Union recently supported a ... Read more

5 months ago by Submitted.

United Way of Southwest Michigan calls for donations in Cass County to fight COVID-19

CASS COUNTY — United Way of Southwest Michigan is calling for donations in Cass County to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Donations are needed from ... Read more

5 months ago by Submitted.

United Way seeks volunteers

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, the United Way of Southwest Michigan is seeking volunteers for various projects to continue to ... Read more

5 months ago by Submitted.

Hidden Acres’ nonprofit awarded grant to provide homes for kittens

DOWAGIAC — A local nonprofit will now be helping to find good homes for a larger number of kittens. Heather Matthews and Dawn East, the ... Read more

5 months ago by Hannah Holliday.

Niles chef surpasses fundraising goal to feed seniors in need

NILES — When Chef Cynthia Gallero launched her GoFundMe campaign on April 1 to raise money to feed area seniors, she set her goal at ... Read more

5 months ago by Christina Clark.

River Saint Joe brewery and restaurant to host food giveaway Wednesday

BUCHANAN — River Saint Joe brewery and restaurant opened its doors, in a limited capacity, to the community on April 2, and now its staff ... Read more

5 months ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien County treasurer retires, leaves legacy of compassion

BERRIEN COUNTY — Years ago, a woman entered former Berrien County treasurer Bret Witkowski’s office, and, exhausted, promptly fell down into the chair offered to ... Read more

5 months ago by Christina Clark.

SpartanNash Foundation grants Feeding America affiliated food bank partners $250,000 in COVID-19 relief

GRAND RAPIDS — As part of its commitment to building stronger communities, the SpartanNash Foundation announced Monday foundation trustees unanimously authorized a $250,000 grant to ... Read more

5 months ago by Submitted.

2020 grants awarded to area agencies by ‘The Heart of Cook’

BRIDGMAN — “The Heart of Cook” has awarded grants to 35 area nonprofit organizations totaling over $58,000. The “Heart of Cook” is a corporate-advised fund ... Read more

5 months ago by Submitted.

New downtown Niles nonprofit to provide respite for roadies

NILES — When walking by 205 E. Main St. in downtown in recent months, windows with a sign bearing the words “Follow our story @theoryoneproductions” ... Read more

5 months ago by Christina Clark.

United Way looking for stand-by COVID-19 volunteers

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — With the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, one agency is looking for as many volunteers as possible to help aid as the ... Read more

5 months ago by Hannah Holliday.

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