Local Business – Rowland’s Hometown Progress at 101 Days

Rowland’s Property at 101 Days to House Several New Ventures in Downtown Buchanan by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer, and Jen Garry, Publisher Michael and Elaine Rowland, property owners of the old Hometown Video building located at 101 Days Avenue in downtown Buchanan, have plans to open up several new ventures later this summer! ForContinue reading “Local Business – Rowland’s Hometown Progress at 101 Days”

Local Business – Loveland Farms Environmentally Verified by MAEAP

40 Acres Environmentally Verified at Loveland Farms by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor Loveland Farms, owned by Tim and Alicia Baron have 40 acres “Environmentally Verified” by the MAEAP (Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program https://maeap.org/). Their farm consists of flowers, grapes, vegetables and fruit trees. In May, the daffodils and tulips sprung up and then more willContinue reading “Local Business – Loveland Farms Environmentally Verified by MAEAP”

Local Eating – Munchie Mondays with LiveBuchanan

Review of the First Munchie Monday with LiveBuchanan by Thomas Hoyt, Writer, and Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer “Mmmm, Munchie Mondays!” said my husband Tom as we went down to Days Avenue’s new Food Truck Alley. We were (and still are) excited for this to be happening here in Buchanan as it can give usContinue reading “Local Eating – Munchie Mondays with LiveBuchanan”

Past Event – BACC PERC Breakfast with LiveBuchanan

Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce and LiveBuchanan Hosted PERC Breakfast at Roti Roti Art Center by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Friday, May 12, 2023 The Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce had their PERC Breakfast at the Roti Roti Art Center of Buchanan for members of the community to hear about LiveBuchanan and their currentContinue reading “Past Event – BACC PERC Breakfast with LiveBuchanan”

Upcoming Event – 4H Golf Outing 2023 at OHCC

2023 Berrien Co 4H Foundation Golf Outing at Orchard Hills Country Club Submitted by Lynne Siemon, Berrien County 4H Foundation Director The scramble format offers the opportunity to experience challenging greens while having fun and supporting a great cause!

Local Arts – Confectionery Clay at 29th Art Attack

Confectionery Clay at 29th Annual Art Attack Held in Harbor Country by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Recently I learned about Art Attack from a Buchanan baker, Darya Lemay with her new business Confectionery Clay that is held in Harbor Country on the west side of Berrien County. On April 28 – 30th, all wereContinue reading “Local Arts – Confectionery Clay at 29th Art Attack”

BCS School Spotlight – Moccasin Elementary May 2023

Moccasin May Update Submitted by Moccasin Elementary School Principal Michael Babcock MSTEP Update We want to thank our students for their awesome effort and parents for your continuous support. We also want to thank our teachers for keeping the students focused and prepared. Finally, one more thank you to the 2nd grade students and teachersContinue reading “BCS School Spotlight – Moccasin Elementary May 2023”

Local Faith – BAMA Meeting May 2023

May BAMA Monthly Meeting Recap Submitted by Nate Babcock, Buchanan Christian Church Pastor Last Tuesday we had a good meeting at St. Anthony.  We thank Father Leo and Patti Mitchell for their hospitality!  Those present were: Kevin Haislip, Bill Walters, Brendan Shea, Rachel Ernsperger, Dave Mitchell, Jann Mitchell, David Habicht, Dan Barz, Father Leo, PattiContinue reading “Local Faith – BAMA Meeting May 2023”

Community Press Release – Local McDonalds Raise $35k for RMHC Program

Local McDonald’s Customers Raise $35k through ‘Round Up’ for Ronald McDonald House Charities Submitted by Spencer Wheelock Edwardsburg, MI ~ May 9, 2023 Customers at three South Bend-area McDonald’s restaurants have helped raise more than $35,000 to support Ronald McDonald House Charities of Michiana through the ‘Round-Up for RMHC’ program so far in 2023. ThisContinue reading “Community Press Release – Local McDonalds Raise $35k for RMHC Program”

Community Press Release – SWMI Boys and Girls Clubs to Expand Summer Programs

Boys and Girls Clubs of Southwest Michigan Expanding Summer Programs Sites Submitted by Sherri Ulleg, VP of Marketing and External Communications Benton Harbor, MI ~ May 17, 2023 Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Southwest Michigan is pleased to announce an expansion of summer program sites funded by an Out-of-School Time grant from the MichiganContinue reading “Community Press Release – SWMI Boys and Girls Clubs to Expand Summer Programs”