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Three Rivers Chamber planning Administrative Professionals event

The Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce is extending an invitation to recognize Administrative Professionals Day. A luncheon, entertainment and an inspirational speaker will be a part of the lineup, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Carnegie Center for the Arts. Cost is $20 per person; Ridgeway Floral will offer table delivery of chocolates and flowers for $10. ...

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Centreville DDA offers grants

The Centreville Downtown Development Authority board has created a business-improvement grant program to assist businesses with improving the facade of buildings located within the DDA district. The DDA is budgeting $15,000 per year to fund the grant. Grants are awarded on a dollar-to-dollar match, up to a maximum of $ 5,000. Examples of eligible projects are repair or replacement of ...

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Road Commission plans 3-mill request

The St. Joseph County Road Commission hopes to proceed with plans to seek a 3-mill request for road improvements in every municipal entity in the county. Details of the plan and the Centreville-based agency’s financial state were presented Thursday to St. Joseph County’s township supervisors at their quarterly meeting in White Pigeon. David Yunker, a member of the road commission ...

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Sturgis Hospital names associate of the quarter

Violet Sears has been named associate of the quarter at Sturgis Hospital. Sears has been an employee of Sturgis Hospital for more than 11 years and works as an LPN in the specialty clinics and pain management center. Associate of the quarter is given to an employee who provides superior customer service and exemplifies a dedication to serve others in ...

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Centreville accepting nominations for Citizen of the Year

Nominations for the 2015 Centreville Citizen of the Year are being sought by Centreville Village Council. Deadline is April 30. Information about a candidate must include the person’s name and address, their community support, organizations and hobbies in which they are involved, the number of years as a resident of Centreville, details regarding family members in the community and any ...

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Man found dead after accident

A Dowagiac man was found dead after being involved in a single-car accident at 3 a.m. Wednesday in Wayne Township. Cass County Sheriff Joe Underwood said deputies responded to Lakeview Drive, near Woodlawn Road, after a witness had contacted central dispatch to advise that he had come upon a vehicle off the roadway. Underwood said John Shilney, 74, was unresponsive ...

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