Local Business – New Owners at 24hr Fitness Industry

New Owners at 24hr Fitness Industry Gym in Buchanan by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Since last September, Robie & Jenny Scoggin purchased Fitness Industry in Buchanan that is at the end of the Smoke Vision building at 400 E. Front Street. Owner, Jenny Scoggin said, “when the opportunity came, we took it.” They haveContinue reading “Local Business – New Owners at 24hr Fitness Industry”

Local Business – 370pc Winter Village at Redbud Insurance

Amazing 370-Piece Winter Village at Redbud Insurance by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Head into Alice Kring’s office at Redbud Insurance and you will be taken back to the mid – late 1800’s of an England Winter Village Wonderland that consists of 123 houses and approximately 245 accessories. Alice welcomes everyone into her office evenContinue reading “Local Business – 370pc Winter Village at Redbud Insurance”

Local Business – Evelyn Mae’s BBQ Opens Restaurant on Redbud Trail

Evelyn Mae’s BBQ Opens Restaurant on Redbud Trail by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer and Jen Garry, Publisher Word got around quickly this month that a new owner has taken over at the former Wheatberry Restaurant located at 15212 N Red Bud Trail, which looks over the beautiful St. Joseph River. Mid-December you’ll be ableContinue reading “Local Business – Evelyn Mae’s BBQ Opens Restaurant on Redbud Trail”

Local Business – 40 Under 40 Local Winners

40 Under 40 Award Winners from Buchanan and Niles by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Jordan Lynch, Cameron Ondresky, Charlie Van LuVanee, and Kenny Fraker (all with ties to the Buchanan & Niles, MI communities) each received the 2022 Pat Moody’s Moody on the Market 40 Under 40 Award. This award goes towards young professionalsContinue reading “Local Business – 40 Under 40 Local Winners”

Local Business – Flowers By Anna Grows

A Blessing in Disguise for Flowers by Anna Second Location by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer As some of you have heard, the flower and gift shop just on the east side of town when you come into Buchanan, Flowers by Anna, now has a second location which will be opening up very soon atContinue reading “Local Business – Flowers By Anna Grows”

Local Business – TMPR Sports Pickleball Paddles

TMPR Sports Produces Pickleball Paddles in Downtown Buchanan, MI by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Did you know in downtown Buchanan, MI next to the McCoy Creek/Duck Pond there is a pickleball paddle board producer? Head on into the 324 Building entrance (south end of the building, near Blue Paw Pet Spa) to see forContinue reading “Local Business – TMPR Sports Pickleball Paddles”

Past Event – Downtown Project Open House

City of Buchanan Downtown Project Public Open House From the City of Buchanan Downtown Project Facebook Page Buchanan, MI – August 08, 2022 This Downtown Project will consist of an entire redesign and reconstruction of part of Front Street. This means that the portions of Front Street in the Downtown area will be torn upContinue reading “Past Event – Downtown Project Open House”

Local Business – Ribbon Cutting at GP Manufacturing, Inc.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – GP Manufacturing, Inc. by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Thursday, July 14, 2022 was a bright and sunny day for the woman-owned business, GP Manufacturing, Inc., ribbon cutting ceremony put on by the Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce. President of GP Manufacturing, Inc. Erika Schmid, has been the owner for theContinue reading “Local Business – Ribbon Cutting at GP Manufacturing, Inc.”

Local Business – CC Cakery and Bakery

Wedding in an Apple Orchard! by Garrick Stubblefield On Sunday June 12th, 2022 I sat down with Gail Hanchar, a caterer of CC Cakery and Bakery out of Buchanan. Gail started her business in farmers markets in local cities Niles, South Bend, and Buchanan. The first shop was open in Niles next to the GoldenContinue reading “Local Business – CC Cakery and Bakery”

Community Press Release – Harbor Country Singers Summer Concert

Summer Concert PSA from School of American Music Berrien County, MI – June 02, 2022 Submitted by G. Taylor, School of American Music Public Relations The Harbor Country Singers present the first summer outdoor sing-along of the year, “Solstice Jamboree” on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 6:30 PM.  The free event will take place on theContinue reading “Community Press Release – Harbor Country Singers Summer Concert”