Kalamazoo Valley Community College and Local Initiatives Support Corporation are seeking a full-time AmeriCorps member to serve as a Community Engagement Coordinator for KVCC’s new Food Innovation Center and the Kalamazoo Valley Museum. The candidate will ideally begin service on October 1, 2016 and serve a minimum of 1700 hours though the end of his/her term on July 31, 2017. READ MORE!
The Metropolitan Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is proud to announce its interim leadership team. READ MORE!
Pretty Lake Camp is celebrating 100! Join in the fun! READ MORE!
The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has approved a three-year grant of $1.5 million per year to MDHHS. Grant dollars will expand to Berrien County and the Greater Lansing Area the successful Michigan Housing and Recovery Initiative now operating in Detroit. READ MORE!
After serving for 10 transformative years and awarding some 50,000 academic degrees to students, Western Michigan Michigan University President John M. Dunn plans to retire, effective June 30, 2017. READ MORE!
“Goals of the Summit are to go deeper in an understanding of racial equity, to take a look at the progress that has been made in some organizations, and to highlight how communities of color can affect change by taking control of their own narratives,” says Donna Odom, SHARE executive director. READ MORE!
A fourth bicycle sharing center has opened in Battle Creek. Four additional bikes will now be located in the Old Lakeview Neighborhood near Lakeview Laundry and Lakeview Hardware. READ MORE!
Nancy Vreibel is the department’s new chief deputy director. Vreibel, of St. Johns, has 40 years of experience in state government. She is former budget division director for the Michigan Department of Community Health and has been director of appropriations for the chairpersons of the Michigan Senate Appropriations Committee since 2007. READ MORE!
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts welcomes artists during special reception. READ MORE!
Two Western Michigan University women aviators will join 50 other teams of women pilots Tuesday through Friday, June 21-24, for the 2016 Air Race Classic, an 87-year-old, cross-country race featuring top women flyers from around the nation. READ MORE!