Buchanan District Library – June 2022

June at Buchanan District Library Used with permission from Buchanan District Library monthly newsletter SUMMER READING AT THE LIBRARY! Readers of all ages can join the Buchanan District Library for Oceans of Possibilities this summer and be rewarded for reading! SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2022: Summer Reading is almost here, and that means prizes, programs, and more at YOURContinue reading “Buchanan District Library – June 2022”

Community Press Release – Free to See at Buchanan Art Center

Free Upcoming Art Exhibitions, Receptions, and Performances at Buchanan Art Center Submitted by Jan Wiezorek, BAC Marketing Volunteer Emergence 2022 Exhibit Spring brings a new season of the arts to southwestern Michigan’s Buchanan Art Center. On Sun., May 15, BAC will host the Area Artists Association’s Emergence 2022 Exhibit and Reception, with works by 20Continue reading “Community Press Release – Free to See at Buchanan Art Center”

Local Business – Stark School and Event Center

Plans Revealed for Stark School and Event Center by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor and Photographer Friday, April 22, 2022 The Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce held their monthly meeting after being on a 2-year pandemic break at the Stark School and Center where Jen Tabor’s Souldier headquarters office and community center will be held at 502Continue reading “Local Business – Stark School and Event Center”

Buchanan District Library – May 2022

May at Buchanan District Library Used with permission from Buchanan District Library monthly newsletter “It’s always better to have too much to read than not enough.”Ann Patchett NEW! myLIBRO AppBuchanan District Library now has an app!Now it’s super easy to search our catalog, reserve and renew items, checkout eBooks and digital audiobooks, stay informed about library events,Continue reading “Buchanan District Library – May 2022”

Upcoming Events – BASC May 2022

May Events at Buchanan Area Senior Center Submitted by Diana Smuda, BASC Program Coordinator ONE BUCHANAN AGEISM FORUMSaturday, May 14, 2:00—4:00 pmLearn more about aging at One Buchanan’s Ageism Forum at the Buchanan Area Senior Center As our population ages, many issues arise and need to be addressed through public discourse. Ageism involves serious issuesContinue reading “Upcoming Events – BASC May 2022”

Nature Notes – Nature Outings

Nature Outings for Mother’s Day Weekend by Jill K. McDonald Are you looking for some fun ideas to enjoy the great outdoors this weekend near Buchanan? Whether you’re seeking some peaceful solo time in nature, looking for a family adventure, or trying to figure out a nice activity to enjoy with your Mom, there areContinue reading “Nature Notes – Nature Outings”

Local Boards – New MI Main Street Board in Buchanan

Michigan Main Street Board in Buchanan by Jen Garry, Publisher NEW in town: Buchanan has formed its Board of Directors to join the Michigan Main Street (MMS) Program. As a joint venture between the City of Buchanan and the Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce, this board will serve the community, businesses, and residents. This programContinue reading “Local Boards – New MI Main Street Board in Buchanan”

Local Faith – LifePlan Response to Recent Events

LifePlan Response to Recent Events Submitted by Cheri Gamble, LifePlan Outreach Director On Monday night, May 2, 2022 a document was leaked showing that the Supreme Court is planning on overturning the decisions that legalized abortion 50 years ago. This has resulted in strong feelings and renewed debate from both sides of the political aisle.Continue reading “Local Faith – LifePlan Response to Recent Events”

Past Event – Arbor Day 2022 at Ottawa School

Arbor Day 2022 Buchanan Tree Friends Planting at Ottawa Elementary School by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Buchanan Tree Friends started their Friday morning April 29, 2022 early at Ottawa Elementary School to plant 20 trees on Arbor Day. Distinguished speakers: Buchanan Tree Friends volunteers, Rich Martin and Beth Murphy; Buchanan City Mayor Sean Denison,Continue reading “Past Event – Arbor Day 2022 at Ottawa School”

Community Press Release – Napier Ave Bridge Closure

Napier Avenue Bridge Closure Berrien County, MI – April 24, 2022 TOWNSHIP: St. Joseph Township LOCATION: Napier Avenue Bridge located between Langley Avenue and Miami Road CLOSEST CITIES: St Joseph, Benton Harbor START DATE: Tuesday, April 26, 2022 ESTIMATED END DATE: TBD (until project is complete) PROJECT: A rehabilitation project to the Napier Avenue BridgeContinue reading “Community Press Release – Napier Ave Bridge Closure”