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Jim Minershagen is the director of real estate for ABC Warehouse, and while I was not able to connect with him prior to my deadline for this column, he has told neighboring business owners that Planet Fitness has signed a lease for the building next door to Pet Supplies Plus and across from Lowe’s . Another friend who had hoped to land the fitness franchise in his building nearby confirmed the news this week as well. Planet Fitness prides itself on providing a unique environment in which anyone can be comfort-able. They employ what they call a “Judgement Free Zone” allowing members to relax, get in shape, and have fun without being subjected to the hard-core, look-at-me attitude that exists in too many gyms. According to the company phi-losophy, they have no salesepeople, and they don’t bother with all the extras like juice bars and childcare that drive up costs, opting instead for a clean, stylish, hassle-free facility filled with tons of brand-name cardio and strength equipment and a lot of happy people. The company was $ $ first created in 1992 in Newington, New Hampshire and earlier this year surpassed the 500 mark in number of centers across the United States. If you’re a fan of NBC TV’S “The Biggest Loser,” you might well recognize Planet Fitness already, inasmuch as they are the nation-al gym sponsor for the reality show. The new gym is expected to be ready to enroll new mem-bers sometime this fall once the remodeling $ $ work is complete. Stay tuned. While that new center is still a number of months away… Brian Waite has put the finish-ing touches on a major facelift at Anytime Fitness in St. Joseph. Brian tells me that he felt that after five years it was time for a makeover and he did it up big time, replacing carpeting, tile and lighting, re-painting in a strong new contem-porary, up-scale, color scheme, and re-arranging the gym layout. He knocked out a wall, provid-ing a much bigger appearance, repainted the ceiling white (from the former black) for a brighter appearance, and added a nice stretching and core training area. Coming soon, too, will be a stone retail wall to sell merchandise and an inspiration wall, where members can share inspi-rational comments and notes on a large chalk board. The new configuration also allows Brian to provide a true weight-lifting area at the back of the gym for those who want to lift weights segregating it a bit from those who prefer to perform their cardio work away from the weight area. Brian had planned for a 7 day shutdown, but had to endure an 8 th day to handle the remod- 0% APR list price WITH EQUAL T here’s great news PAYMENTS the Mall Drive com-† FOR 36 MONTHS! See back! See back! M oody burgundy $ 249 99 50% off list price Pat VAIL ROCKER RECLINER 54 positions, locking 3-position footrest and lumbar support. Plush chenille. Burgundy color only. 40.5w 32d 36h. SKU# 1040313 1 1 OFF OFF Shown: Shown: Double Double ButterBurger® ButterBurger® Cheese Cheese Value Value Basket Basket Expires Expires 9/9/12. 9/9/12. $1 $1 off off regular regular menu menu price. price. All All Value Value Baskets Baskets include include designated designated sandwich, sandwich, regular regular French French fry fry and and medium medium soft soft drink. drink. Please Please no no substitutions. substitutions. Not Not valid valid with with any any other other offer. offer. Coupon Coupon not not valid valid with with SnackPak SnackPak meals. meals. 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In reality that’s a pretty short Also on tap is the 4 th Annual Southwestern varieties in cones, cups and shakes for your sum-downtime for such a major makeover. Brian also Michigan Humane Society Golf Scramble. mertime pleasure. You’ll find the Mr. Goody’s owns an Anytime Fitness club in South Haven That event is Friday, August 10 th at Berrien Hills team and their ice cream scoop at the ready in the which has taken that community by storm. and also has a 9am shotgun start. Tickets, which Scottdale Crossings Center at 4100 M-139 in BUYS! Congratulations on your new look, Brian, and include greens fees, carts, steak fry dinner, gifts, $ 99 St. Joseph across Miners Road from Pater True 299 best of luck with your great enterprise. multiple contests and fun, are $75.00 per player. Value Hardware. 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Pat Moody

There’s great news for the Mall Drive commercial district in Benton Charter Township. The long-empty building that housed the former ABC Warehouse store is finally getting a new tenant. Jim Minershagen is the director of real estate for ABC Warehouse, and while I was not able to connect with him prior to my deadline for this column, he has told neighboring business owners that Planet Fitness has signed a lease for the building next door to Pet Supplies Plus and across from Lowe’s. Another friend who had hoped to land the fitness franchise in his building nearby confirmed the news this week as well. Planet Fitness prides itself on providing a unique environment in which anyone can be comfortable. They employ what they call a “Judgement Free Zone” allowing members to relax, get in shape, and have fun without being subjected to the hard-core, look-at-me attitude that exists in too many gyms. According to the company philosophy, they have no salesepeople, and they don’t bother with all the extras like juice bars and childcare that drive up costs, opting instead for a clean, stylish, hassle-free facility filled with tons of brand-name cardio and strength equipment and a lot of happy people. The company was first created in 1992 in Newington, New Hampshire and earlier this year surpassed the 500 mark in number of centers across the United States. If you’re a fan of NBC TV’S “The Biggest Loser,” you might well recognize Planet Fitness already, inasmuch as they are the national gym sponsor for the reality show. The new gym is expected to be ready to enroll new members sometime this fall once the remodeling work is complete. Stay tuned.<br /> <br /> While that new center is still a number of months away…Brian Waite has put the finishing touches on a major facelift at Anytime Fitness in St. Joseph. Brian tells me that he felt that after five years it was time for a makeover and he did it up big time, replacing carpeting, tile and lighting, re-painting in a strong new contemporary, up-scale, color scheme, and re-arranging the gym layout. He knocked out a wall, providing a much bigger appearance, repainted the ceiling white (from the former black) for a brighter appearance, and added a nice stretching and core training area. Coming soon, too, will be a stone retail wall to sell merchandise and an inspiration wall, where members can share inspirational comments and notes on a large chalk board. The new configuration also allows Brian to provide a true weight-lifting area at the back of the gym for those who want to lift weights segregating it a bit from those who prefer to perform their cardio work away from the weight area. Brian had planned for a 7 day shutdown, but had to endure an 8th day to handle the remodeling properly. In reality that’s a pretty short downtime for such a major makeover. Brian also owns an Anytime Fitness club in South Haven which has taken that community by storm. Congratulations on your new look, Brian, and best of luck with your great enterprise.<br /> <br /> A lot of people were thrown for a loop when the Harbortown Café closed up shop along Main Street in Benton Harbor at the end of June. The very short e-mail notice and/or the sign-board posting out front were about the only indicators other than a quick spread through social media channels. Kim Curley and her husband Rod had actually been working on a plan behind the scenes for some time when she picked up full time employment at Honor Credit Union, making the balancing act a little more than she wanted to maintain. The good news out of the whole equation is that the great little café will not be empty for very long at all. Watch very soon for Raul Alvarado to re-locate his popular Nica’s Mexican Restaurant from the Orchard’s Mall Food Court to the former Harbortown site. Raul has been in business in the Mall for about three years now and has attracted a loyal following with the many fans of his food creations. Alvarado will reportedly offer breakfast, lunch and dinner at the Harbortown site when he opens around the middle of the month. Early indications are that he will be open from 8am until 8pm daily. Stay tuned for more on the arrival of Nica’s Mexican Restaurant at 325 West Main Street in downtown Benton Harbor.<br /> <br /> The Southwest Michigan Wine Trail picked up some important recognition recently when The Detroit Free Press profiled the burgeoning success of White Pine Winery and its very successful tasting room in downtown St. Joseph. While owner and operator “Dr.” Dave Miller’s vineyards are in Lawton, his St. Joe tasting room has introduced thousands of new fans to his outstanding wines. The article cites Dave’s Ph.D. in horticulture for his nickname of Doctor Dave, and his deep knowledge from many years of work in wine grape research at Michigan State University as keys to his talent for producing great new wines along the wine trail. You can find White Pine’s tasting room at 317 State Street in St. Joseph operating summer hours from 11am until 6pm Monday through Thursday, 11am until 7pm Fridays and Saturdays, and noon until 5pm on Sundays. Congratulations, Doc! Keep up the good work!<br /> <br /> In the midst of stories of shortages in the Good Humor family of ice cream products nationwide comes good news for ice cream lovers. Mr. Goody’s Restaurant in the Scottdale Triangle has added Sherman’s Ice Cream to their broad menu of offerings. Andy and Susan Pavlopoulos are serving up several different varieties in cones, cups and shakes for your summertime pleasure. You’ll find the Mr. Goody’s team and their ice cream scoop at the ready in the Scottdale Crossings Center at 4100 M-139 in St. Joseph across Miners Road from Pater True Value Hardware.<br /> <br /> By now, chances are excellent that you’ve either driven along Red Arrow Highway just north of Stevensville and wondered what that huge new clearing is for, or you’ve heard the news about the ground breaking held a few days ago for the new home of Tyler Honda. A new 20,000 square foot auto dealership is being created for Chris Tyler’s team by Pearson Construction Company of Benton Harbor. The project is expected to be complete in December of this year, following about a year of planning for the new site. The Tyler family has been in the automobile business for more than four decades, and this new showroom will replace their current dealership at Napier and I-94 in Benton Harbor.<br /> <br /> Edward Jones brokers locally are once again grinning from ear to ear upon word of yet another feather in their cap in the form of a national award. In the most recent edition of Computerworld magazine, Edward Jones was ranked among the Best Places to Work in IT for the 11th year running. The investment firm placed 46th among large companies and 83rd overall for having weathered the economic downturn without a single layoff and the fact that nearly 15,000 associates are limited partners who own the firm. Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors in the U.S. and Canada. There are currently at least eight Edward Jones offices across the region from Bridgman to South Haven.<br /> <br /> More than 900 artists applied to appear in the 51st Annual Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff in St. Joseph. As a result, next weekend’s big show will featuring 70 returning artists, 28 who reapplied and were accepted and 118 brand new artists. <br /> <br /> The show runs Saturday and Sunday, July 14th and 15th and has grown from a small regional clothesline art fair into an impressive, nationally- ranked, art fair with artists representing 32 states and Canada. A Friday night kick-off party will take place at the Krasl Art Center from 5 until 10pm on the 13th. Another great component of the event every year is the return of Smooth Jazz at Sunset on Saturday night at 7:30pm at the Shadowland Pavilion at Silver Beach. This year’s show features Nelson Rangell with an opening act by The Three Gringos. For ticket info, log onto www.smoothjazzatsunset.com. <br /> <br /> Another tradition at the Krasl Art Fair is the Child & Family Services Auxiliary Ice Cream Social. Be sure to check out the outstanding treats at this annual fundraiser on the shady veranda of The Whitcomb, Saturday from 11am until 5pm. While the event proves to be a popular respite for art fair lovers, it is also a critical fundraiser wherein 100% of the proceeds go to the programs of Child & Family Services like The Link Youth Crisis Intervention Center, Safe Shelter, Harbor House, Homecare Services and West Michigan Guardianship. In addition to ice cream you’ll find offerings of cookies and slices of pies and cakes. Check it out!<br /> <br /> Speaking of critical fundraisers, Golfers for Organ Donor Awareness will roll out their inaugural golf tournament at Berrien Hills Golf Club on August 24th with a 9am shotgun start in a four person scramble. Created by a grateful Lonnie Atherton of St. Joseph whose life was saved by an organ donor who provided him with a new liver, hopes are for it to become an annual event. If you’d like to be a part of the tourney, contact Lonnie direct at 208-7304 or by email at golfersoda@mail.com. Prizes, dinner and more are included in the $65 entry fee.<br /> <br /> Also on tap is the 4th Annual Southwestern Michigan Humane Society Golf Scramble. That event is Friday, August 10th at Berrien Hills and also has a 9am shotgun start. Tickets, which include greens fees, carts, steak fry dinner, gifts, multiple contests and fun, are $75.00 per player. Line up your foursome by calling Steve at 757-2426. <br /> <br /> If you’d like to learn more about the people who would like to serve Lincoln Township, Baroda Township, and Berrien County offices, the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce is hosting a “Meet the Candidates Breakfast” on Friday, July 20th, from 7:30am until 10:00am in the Large Group Instruction Room at Lakeshore High School. If you’d like to avail yourself of this opportunity, please call the Lakeshore Chamber at 429-1170.<br /> <br /> Here’s a quick reminder that “H3” is coming next weekend! “H3” is shorthand for Overflow Church’s Hoops, Hip Hop & Hot Dogs, a grand event in Benton Harbor’s Broadway Park. This is the third annual edition of the event, which takes place on Saturday, the 14th, from noon until 4pm. It is totally free and is designed to promote a vibrant community experience in Broadway Park. Included in the big show you will find 3-on-3 basketball with referees, 3-point shootouts, and free throw, hot shot and dunk contests, children’s games, face painting and a bouncy house. Prizes will be awarded, hot dogs and snow cones will be distributed throughout the day and high-energy, live hip-hop music will be performed by Trachead, Colton Slack, Beacon Light, and Joe Guerra to celebrate the event. You can find more on both the church and the event online at www.occda.com/h3/. <br /> <br /> That’s it for this week kids…have a great weekend…and I’ll hope to see your smiling face Monday evening at the 52nd Annual Cornerstone Chamber Steak Fry at Harbor Shores or next Saturday right here in MailMax!<br /> <br /> Pat Moody<br /> Executive Vice President of<br /> Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce<br /> pmoody@cstonealliance.org<br /> 269-925-6100 ext. 216

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