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A Ball for Veterans

The Marine Corps of St. Joseph County has announced it is hosting a ball, which is open to all veterans, active duty or families of veterans. Event organizers said the ball is to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the formation of the St. Joseph County group. Plenty of door prizes will be given away and other items will be auctioned …

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Kiwanis Club seeks more participants

The Mendon Kiwanis Club is seeking additional participants interested in being a part of the 57th Mendon Kiwanis Showboat fundraiser event in November. “The Not So Wild West” is this year’s theme, and will feature songs and skits from the old west. Kiwanis members would like to extend an invitation to all voices in St. Joseph County to be included …

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Promotional campaign for movie

A promotional campaign for the locally made movie “The Current – Three Rivers,” began this week. Radio and newspaper spots in support of the full-length feature film started Monday, as the 2-hour, 24-minute film is set to premiere Oct. 18 at the Three Rivers 6 movie complex. Financed by local businessman Tom Meyer and directed by longtime Three Rivers resident …

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Harmony Fest successful

Organizers behind Sunday’s Three Rivers HarmonyFest said they couldn’t have been happier with the turnout for the 20th annual event. Staged on North Main Street, the 10-band, day-long festival had the benefit of good weather and an event-ending fireworks display to lure more than 3,000 people throughout the course of the day and night. The fireworks show was supposed to …

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Saunders honored

The White Pigeon Rotary Club’s Perri Saunders is a recent recipient of an esteemed honor. Rotary District Governor Terry Allen earlier this month presented Saunders with a certificate, recognizing her as a Paul Harris Fellow. The distinguished recognition was given to Saunders for her relentless effort in serving her community. Saunders, director of the White Pigeon Township Library, has been …

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Mendon Riverfest winners

Officials from the Mendon Riverfest have announced the winners of Saturday’s third annual Tom Frisbie Memorial Texas Hold ‘Em poker tournament. Bristol, Ind. resident Sharon Covello was the first-place winner. Finishing second and third were Jim Madden and John McClain. The three chose to split the pot and each took home $370. As first-place finisher, however, Covello was given a …

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Mendon Riverfest a success

The 26th Mendon Riverfest is in the books and organizers of the three-day community festival are calling it a success. The event-ending fireworks show Saturday night attracted several hundred people to Reed Riverside Park. Earlier in the day, a canoe race, kayak relay, canoe swamp, toy-boat and rubber-duck races and pontoon rides all took place on the St. Joseph River. …

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Magic Get-Together went smoothly

The 76th Abbott’s Magic Get-Together is in the books and Greg Bordner, head of the four-day event, said the event went as smoothly as it possibly could. Several hundred fans and participants of the trade spent at least a portion of the four days in the village, where nightly performances at Colon High School drew strong crowds and world-class talent. …

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David Pitt to perform at Riviera

A successful gospel-recording artist will perform this weekend as part of a benefit for a Marcellus woman. Kentucky’s David Pitt will be the featured artist during a performance 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Riviera Theatre. Also taking part in the event will be The Heralders, a Southern-Gospel quartet from Hudsonville. All proceeds from the event will benefit the …

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Fireworks planned in TR

Officials with the Three Rivers Water Festival have announced the postponed fireworks display will take place in conjunction with the city’s annual Harmony Fest. Bad weather prohibited the display on the June 15 closing night of the Water Festival. Instead, the show will take place Sept. 1 to cap off the one-day Harmony Fest. A makeup date was established following …

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