Thanks to the Greg Jennings Foundation, Natasha Mahonie, along with friend and fellow youth travel writer, Claire Khabeiry, will be the first International Travel Writers of the Merze Tate Travel Club. READ MORE!
Girls from throughout Michigan who are in grades 4th-10th, are invited to audition for a spot on the media team of the 3rd Annual Travel Writers Academy. Those interested in interviewing for the academy are invited to register by phone to receive an audition time on Saturday, April 18th at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum, 230 N. Rose St. in Kalamazoo. Girls are asked to bring a cell phone, camera, video camera, or other recording devises (if available) for use during the auditions. READ MORE!
Girls in grades 4th-10th in the fall of 2015 are eligible to apply for a spot on the news team. Sign up for a chance to interview for a spot on the team! READ MORE!
What’s the hype about the church today? Become a part of the book discussion featuring Raymond Ryan’s debut novel, Reverend Hype! READ MORE!
Apply today for a change to interview for one of the limited spots on the team of the 2015 Tate-Stone Travel Writers Academy at Kalamazoo College!
An increase in affordable health care, focus on healthy eating and exercise is leading to a longer lifespan for people in the 21st century. With that, Dr. Nadeem Mirza says we are seeing an increase in cases of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). Dr. Mirza of Bronson LakeView Hospital in Paw Paw, Michigan, is part of a national double-blind study with a drug designed to protect against neuron loss in the brain; therefore slowing the progression of the disease. READ MORE!
We have started a new year and are already celebrating Black History month…time is flying! However, as the year begins we also must not forget how the year before has given us the motivation to believe we can rise to greater heights. READ MORE!
The Black Arts and Cultural Center helped the community welcome Belinda Tate as the new director of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. Tate, a native of Winston-Salem, N.C., shared of her passion for getting more members of the community into the Institute. She is the first African American director of the KIA. LOOK FOR FEATURE STORY ON TATE IN NEXT PRINT EDITION OF COMMUNITY VOICES!
-It was a cold and rainy day on the outside, however more than a dozen girls were beaming with excitement. They were members of the 2nd annual Tate-Stone Travel Writers Academy and were excited about the unveiling of their Girls Can! Magazine edition. The event held on Oct. 3, was hosted by the Merze Tate Travel Club and MLive’s Kalamazoo Gazette. READ MORE!
After years of watching big city customers line up to get the latest product from an Apple store, Southwest Michigan can now join in the excitement. Simply Mac, a premier Apple retail and service provider, will open its 37th store and first Michigan location. READ MORE!