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Mike Branch’s star continues to rise within his industry sector and is resulting in still more national recognition. Mike has shared with me the current edition of Rental Product News, a nationally-recognized lead publication for the industry. In that magazine, Mike’s success story of capitalizing on opportunities in the decorative concrete market is detailed. While the article is not exclusively about his enterprise, The Rental Branch on Niles Road in St. Joseph, the story kicks off with his success, sports two large color photographs of his showroom, and quotes him several times. The article, titled How to Cement Customer Relationships with Decorative Concrete, addresses the ways in which rental centers can expand their reach and expertise in a successful way. Congratulations, Mike. Keep up the great work. If you are engaged to be married…the crew at Alexa Claire Boutique & Tux Shop would like to invite you to their giant Engagement Party at the Veranda at the Whitcomb. As your hosts they will treat you to an evening of food, drinks and fun, featuring sample menu offerings from CK Catering’s delectable menu. You might even learn a few wedding dance moves with the cast from Sunset Coast Ballroom Dance. Other key wedding-related vendors will be on hand to answer your important questions and offer up ideas. You must RSVP to attend by calling 269-983-7388. The event takes place Friday, October 5 th from 6:30 until 8:30pm. He’s a “rock star” in the world of audiolo-gy…and he’s coming to St. Joe this week. My friend Dr. Gyl Kasewurm from *Some Professional Hearing Services has asked restriction Dr. Dave Fabry to apply come to town to host a seminar on hearing loss. He was a research audiologist at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and also ran the Audiology Department at the Mayo Clinic for 15 years. Now he is Managing Director of Starkey Labs in Minneapolis. This internation-ally renowned specialist will share his presenta-Volume 13, Ver. 37 MOODY Continued from page 12  tion at no charge this coming Wednesday, the 19 th , with refreshments at 5:30 and the presenta-tion at 6:30 at The Heritage Center in St. Joseph. Learn the latest on hearing loss and the various ways to improve it for free. If you’re a bread lover…especially if you like to make your own breads, Perennial Accents in downtown St. Joseph has the perfect class for you next Saturday the 22 nd from 10:30am until 1:30pm in their beautiful showcase kitchen. Instructor Angela Baylis offers up Yeast Breads… Fresh, Hot, Delicious! at that time for just $35. You’ll learn how to make Italian Sandwich Bread, Rustic Ciabatta, Braided Curd-Filled Loaf, and The Best Bread Pudding ever. Register at the store now or at www.perennialaccents.com. Shopping for college doesn’t get any easier than the crew at Lake Michigan College makes it when they convene their Annual College Night on Monday, September 24 th . It’s a free event for college-bound high school students and their parents, as well as current LMC students who want to transfer to a four year school. Showtime is 6:30 to 8pm that evening in the Mendel Center’s Grand Upton Hall. All told there will be more than 60 colleges and univer-sities represented including Michigan State, U of M, Grand Valley, Ferris State, Lake Michigan College, Siena Heights, Central Michigan, Western Michigan, Michigan Tech, IUSB, Saint Mary’s, Andrews University and many, many more. 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Moody On The Market

Pat Moody

By most indications…the just-concluded “summer season” in Michigan’s Great Southwest was an exceptional one for local businessmen and women. Kick-started by warm weather running well ahead of schedule, and perpetuated by long strings of hot sunny beach days, the season attracted tens of thousands of visitors from all across the region. Even though he’s finally getting a little bit of a breather following his amazing inaugural summer, local restaurateur Ken Kozminski is taking nothing for granted and is using these quieter days to punch things up even more at his wildly popular new hang out…The Buck Burgers & Brew. He’s been busy adding to the décor in the form of vintage, turn-of-thecentury photography both upstairs and down.Three-dozen lithographic framed prints of original postcards have been permanently mounted on the walls and will be rotated to keep the display fresh and exciting. The photos were originally captured all around downtown St. Joseph and include a view of the working harbor, the fireman’s monument, the signal cannon, a coast guard crew and more. Meanwhile, back behind the bar, the Buck Beer Tour has been launched.Once you have tried 16 different local brews (please…not all in one sitting!) You can earn a Buck Beer Tour T-shirt, representing the local breweries from Michigan. Ken’s taps currently sport more than 30 different draft beers, more than 20 of which are local, and changing all the time. For those who can’t make up their mind, The Buck is ready to help select your choice by spinning The Wheel of Indecision. It’s a large antique prize wheel purchased from a farm in Illinois. Better yet, try The Buck’s new Beer Flights…a sampler platter of true hoppiness!Beer lovers can now also join the Buck Mug Club. A nominal fee for membership earns a larger draft pull every time in a logo mug. The menu is evolving, too, as the cooler weather prevails with new seasonal comfort offerings with such options as homemade pot pies, bread bowls, soups and stews, honey-dipped chicken and a host of other choices to warm you up.Look for Pig Roast Tailgate Parties every Saturday, a new 90-inch projection TV on the upper level, and a whole new array of party, meeting and event packages capable of handling up to 100 guests on the second level. Check it out at 412 State Street in downtown St. Joseph.<br /> <br /> On the other side of town, the former Greek Islands Restaurant in front of the Super 8 Motel on Red Arrow Highway in Stevensville has re-opened for business under a new flag and new owners. Now known as the Lakeside Grille, the restaurant has been taken over by Brittany Pistono and Jimmy Bajram,both of whom hail from Wisconsin. The Lakeside Grille is offering American cuisine with daily specials that feature homemade soups, gravies and sauces. You can also order breakfast any time of the day at Lakeside. One thing the duo is especially proud of is their hand-cut steaks. You’ll find the operation up and running daily from 7am until 9pm Monday through Thursday, until 10pm on Friday and Saturday and from 7am until 3pm on Sunday. The restaurant’s address is 4296 Red Arrow Highway, and can be reached by phone at 408-1000.<br /> <br /> Also coming back on line is the “old” Paw Paw Lake Pub & Grill in Coloma. Renovation work is underway according to dispatches on Facebook, and the revival will be open for business 7-days a week once they are up and running. The restaurant is located at 4896 Paw Paw Lake Road, but there’s no indication if they will sport a new name or retain the old. Plans are for breakfast, lunch and dinner to be served, and weather permitting outdoor seating will be offered as well. Stay tuned for more on the old Paw Paw Lake Pub & Grill and its return to glory.<br /> <br /> U of M fans will probably produce a sellout in record time with the next new wines coming from Tabor Hill Winery in Buchanan. It seems that the late Michigan Coach Bo Schembechler and his wife Cathy thoroughly enjoyed a good glass of wine. Since Coach Schembechler credited the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center with helping prolong his life after the first of his two heart attacks on the eve of his first Rose Bowl appearance, Tabor Hill Winery and wine maker Mike Merchant were recently selected to produce and bottle two new wines whose sales will benefit that medical unit. My friend Paul Landeck tells me that they are creating both a Bo Pinot Gris and a Bo Merlot in honor of the coach and what the cardiovascular center has done for so many others. $2-dollars from the sale of each bottle of wine sold will go directly to the center. With the support of Cathy Schembechler, the wines will be offered as part of a limited edition bottling and will be available only at select locations while they last this season. How cool is that?<br /> <br /> Mike Branch’s star continues to rise within his industry sector and is resulting in still more national recognition. Mike has shared with me the current edition of Rental Product News, a nationally-recognized lead publication for the industry. In that magazine, Mike’s success story of capitalizing on opportunities in the decorative concrete market is detailed. While the article is not exclusively about his enterprise, The Rental Branch on Niles Road in St. Joseph, the story kicks off with his success, sports two large color photographs of his showroom, and quotes him several times. The article, titled How to Cement Customer Relationships with Decorative Concrete, addresses the ways in which rental centers can expand their reach and expertise in a successful way. Congratulations, Mike. Keep up the great work.<br /> <br /> If you are engaged to be married…the crew at Alexa Claire Boutique & Tux Shop would like to invite you to their giant Engagement Party at the Veranda at the Whitcomb. As your hosts they will treat you to an evening of food, drinks and fun, featuring sample menu offerings from CK Catering’s delectable menu. You might even learn a few wedding dance moves with the cast from Sunset Coast Ballroom Dance. Other key wedding-related vendors will be on hand to answer your important questions and offer up ideas. You must RSVP to attend by calling 269-983-7388. The event takes place Friday, October 5th from 6:30 until 8:30pm.<br /> <br /> He’s a “rock star” in the world of audiology… and he’s coming to St. Joe this week. My friend Dr. Gyl Kasewurm from Professional Hearing Services has asked Dr. Dave Fabry to come to town to host a seminar on hearing loss. He was a research audiologist at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and also ran the Audiology Department at the Mayo Clinic for 15 years. Now he is Managing Director of Starkey Labs in Minneapolis. This internationally renowned specialist will share his presenta-tion at no charge this coming Wednesday, the 19th, with refreshments at 5:30 and the presentation at 6:30 at The Heritage Center in St. Joseph. Learn the latest on hearing loss and the various ways to improve it for free.<br /> <br /> If you’re a bread lover…especially if you like to make your own breads, Perennial Accents in downtown St. Joseph has the perfect class for you next Saturday the 22nd from 10:30am until 1:30pm in their beautiful showcase kitchen. Instructor Angela Baylis offers up Yeast Breads… Fresh, Hot, Delicious! At that time for just $35. You’ll learn how to make Italian Sandwich Bread, Rustic Ciabatta, Braided Curd-Filled Loaf, and The Best Bread Pudding ever. Register at the store now or at www.perennialaccents.com. <br /> <br /> Shopping for college doesn’t get any easier than the crew at Lake Michigan College makes it when they convene their Annual College Night on Monday, September 24th. It’s a free event for college-bound high school students and their parents, as well as current LMC students who want to transfer to a four year school. Showtime is 6:30 to 8pm that evening in the Mendel Center’s Grand Upton Hall. All told there will be more than 60 colleges and universities represented including Michigan State, U of M, Grand Valley, Ferris State, Lake Michigan College, Siena Heights, Central Michigan, Western Michigan, Michigan Tech, IUSB, Saint Mary’s, Andrews University and many, many more. The evening includes a financial aid workshop at 7pm, and an Early College workshop at 7:30 for high school juniors and their parents. All the answers in one place at one time, certainly helps immensely in narrowing decisions and making choices. Check it out.<br /> <br /> The dynamic women’s group called 100 Women Strong has established a new recognition luncheon coming next month. Titled Leaders of Distinction – Our Champions for Change the inaugural event is scheduled for Thursday, October 18th at the Heritage Museum and Cultural Center in St. Joseph. Board Chair Breeze Ettl says the group is proud that the first recipient will be the Honorable Judge Mabel Johnson Mayfield, who is well known for her work throughout all of our communities and well-respected by her peers. Sponsorships and tickets for the event are available, and you must get your ticket in advance by contacting a member of the board or by e-mailing suzeser@hotmail.com. Tickets are $25 or two for $40.00. A table of 8 can be purchased for $160.00. The non-profit group has helped hundreds of women over the past 13 years.<br /> <br /> The rumble of thunder you hear early this coming Thursday morning may very well be the departure of the Harleys for Hospice 3-day Motorcycle Tour. Starting in St. Joe that morning and returning Saturday. You can be part of it if you have registered by Monday at the WIRX Studios at 580 E. Napier Avenue in Benton Harbor.<br /> <br /> A $100 donation or more is your ticket to passage. You can also register online at www.wirx.com. <br /> <br /> To honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Lakeland HealthCare facilities are hosting Pink Saturdays in October. That’s a program that provides women without insurance a free mammogram by appointment next month. To discuss your eligibility, call 800-873-0649, and arrange for your appointment.<br /> <br /> Terribly sorry for the late notice, but the ladies of Peace Lutheran Church are hosting a Fashion Show & Benefit Luncheon today to help Lutheran Social Services of Michigan. That event runs from noon until 2pm today, September 15th, at the Peace Lutheran fellowship hall at 3590 Lincoln Avenue in St. Joseph. Tickets are $15 at the door, and even if fashion is not your thing, your donations are welcome payable to Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and can be sent directly to the church. Funds raised will benefit the local office. The fashion show includes fashions for the entire family with a light lunch and dessert.<br /> <br /> That’s it for this week, kids. Have a great weekend…and we’ll see you out and about and right here next Saturday in MailMax!<br /> <br /> Pat Moody Executive Vice President of<br /> Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce<br /> pmoody@cstonealliance.org<br /> 269-925-6100 ext. 216

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