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What Do You See? Experience Peace Massage Therapy Specializing in • Relaxation • Deep Tissue • Hot Stone • Medical October 16, 2010 Photo of the Week -Page 2 Moody on The Market Call for an appointment today! 269-470-5678 www.MailMaxOnline.com Volume 11, Ver. 42 Southwest Michigan’s only local Moody Pat LASER VISION CORRECTION facility. When it comes to local news, information and entertainment… there’s a new kid on the block in the form of a new TV station for Michigan’s Great Southwest. Unlike your traditional concept of a TV station, however, the cast and crew at 8094 Media are ready, willing, and able to let you watch what you want to, when you want to, and on seemingly nearly any device that you want to watch your programming on! Founded by Al Baker, Brad Goetsch, and Fred Pieplow, 8094 Media is an Internet-based local media outlet wherein they intend to bring you news, information and entertain-ment while sharing it with the world. 8094.tv will distribute their programming on the Internet and other social networks. Traditionally, media in the form of video, audio and text have been distributed through radio, satellite and cable television, newspa-pers and magazines. The folks at 8094 Media are delivering their product to you in three main ways: 1) through handheld devices such as Smartphones or iPads; 2) via desktop and laptop computers; and 3) through set-top boxes or built-in features on your home’s television set. 8094.tv plans to cover the region and develop digital media for network distribution and other uses as well. Recently, they captured the entire polit-ical rally when Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Virg Bernero was in Benton Harbor. Fred Pieplow tells me that topics for their shows will include business news, non-profit coverage, religion, entertainment, history, food, politics, news-weather-and-sports, events and live broadcasts and beyond. They want to bring the sights and sounds of the area to the forefront, and even allow you to interactively comment on their content and make suggestions for future cov-erage. With 8094.tv, not only do you get to select the method in which you watch their programming, you get to decide when you watch it, as well. You’ll find it to be very similar to other “On Demand” systems, offer-ing variable content. The face of television is changing, and our friends at the new 8094.tv are making sure you get to go along for the ride. Stay tuned for more on this new enter-Continued on page 8 What does that mean? The ophthalmologist that you see preoperatively will be the same one who performs the LASER correction and gives you your post operative care. If you are not eligible for LASER Vision Correction, you may be a candidate for Implantable Collamer Lenses. Call today for your FREE SCREENING Eligibility Appointment! 2848 Niles Road • St. Joseph • 269-428-3300 x 298 or 299 www.greateyecare.com F 0% Available For 12 Months! inancing FREE Wi Fi in St. Joseph “Clinical Research Site” MailMax is a publication of Far Ahead Advertising, Inc. 2202 Plaza Drive Benton Harbor, MI 49022 Phone: 269.934.7522 FAX: 269.934.3297 email: publisher@farahead.com www.MailMaxOnline.com •www.facebook.com/eMailMax Inserts & Promotions Martin’s Super Markets Harding’s of St. Joseph Anytime Fitness of Stevensville Ace Hardware Fall/Winter Car Care Guide AtHome Real Estate Section MailMax Classifieds Mood Postal Customer Benton Harbor, MI PERMIT NO.225 PRSRT. STD. U.S. Postage PAID POSTMASTER: Please deliver on October 16, 2010

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When it comes to local news, information and entertainment… there’s a new kid on the block in the form of a new TV station for Michigan’s Great Southwest. Unlike your traditional concept of a TV station, however, the cast and crew at 8094 Media are ready, willing, and able to let you watch what you want to, when you want to, and on seemingly nearly any device that you want to watch your programming on! Founded by Al Baker, Brad Goetsch, and Fred Pieplow, 8094 Media is an Internetbased local media outlet wherein they intend to bring you news, information and entertainment while sharing it with the world.<br /> <br /> 8094. tv will distribute their programming on the Internet and other social networks. Traditionally, media in the form of video, audio and text have been distributed through radio, satellite and cable television, newspapers and magazines. The folks at 8094 Media are delivering their product to you in three main ways: 1) through handheld devices such as Smartphones or iPads; 2) via desktop and laptop computers; and 3) through set-top boxes or built-in features on your home’s television set. 8094.tv plans to cover the region and develop digital media for network distribution and other uses as well. Recently, they captured the entire political rally when Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Virg Bernero was in Benton Harbor. Fred Pieplow tells me that topics for their shows will include business news, non-profit coverage, religion, entertainment, history, food, politics, news-weather-andsports, events and live broadcasts and beyond. They want to bring the sights and sounds of the area to the forefront, and even allow you to interactively comment on their content and make suggestions for future coverage. With 8094.tv, not only do you get to select the method in which you watch their programming, you get to decide when you watch it, as well. You’ll find it to be very similar to other “On Demand” systems, offering variable content. The face of television is changing, and our friends at the new 8094.tv are making sure you get to go along for the ride. Stay tuned for more on this new enterPrise, and the way in which they will present things to Michigan’s Great Southwest. Best of luck, gentlemen, in your new media venture right here on the homefront.<br /> <br /> After 28 consistent years of outfitting 1000’s of brides, pageant queen contestants and prom-goers…the good folks at Wedding Belles of Stevensville are jumping into high gear again with the return to the community of William Sanders. Will is the son of the original store owner Patty Sanders, and he is back on the home front to help run store operations at the business on Red Arrow Highway. In addition to some recent remodeling at the shop, Wedding Belles has rolled out a comprehensive new website now online at www.weddingbellesbridalsalon.com. They also feature two unique Facebook pages at Wedding Belles Bridal and Wedding Belles Pageant and Prom online. Joining into the social media fray allows fans of the shop to keep tabs on updates at the popular shop. Last month, the Wedding Belles crew was instrumental in the inaugural Lakeshore Wedding Walk at the Shadowland Pavilion, as they showcased their latest line of wedding gowns and apparel. Tomorrow, Sunday, October 17th, they are a major player in the Southwest Michigan Bridal Association’s Open House at The Vineland Center in St. Joe. That event runs from 1 until 4pm and you can register to attend with Jennifer Malone at 556-9901. Will tells me that as they celebrate their 28 years in business, Wedding Belles is offering a special promotion through the end of the month to all brides and members of the bridal party. When you purchase your gowns and dresses there, you’ll get an automatic 28% off any and all veils and headpieces for your wedding and accessory jewelry throughout the store for either your wedding or pageant contest. Check ‘em out today!<br /> <br /> Just in time for Halloween treats, Keith Hammond, who owns and operates D.W. Hammond Chocolates and Fudge at 1697 Colfax in Benton Harbor, is teeing up a couple of Halloween Candy Making Classes! When you sign up for the class, you will be making a variety of Halloweenthemed chocolate suckers with nine different designs to choose from and in traditional colors, as well. You will also be making handdipped chocolate pretzel rods decorated in Halloween sprinkles. Each student will take home a generous amount of both items to give away or offer at your holiday party. Class is just $35 and each class is limited to the first 8 respondents. You must be 18-years or older to take part. Classes run from 6:30 to 8:30pm on October 26th and 28th right at the shop. Call today to reserve your space at 757-7829, or stop by the store to do it in person.<br /> <br /> Here’s a great opening line from a new service provider in the market: When your work schedule gets hectic, call Pride Electric! That’s the slogan of new business entrepreneur Brenda Yerington, who brings more than 30-years of industry experience to her new business venture, Pride Electrical Controls and Cables. Brenda builds electrical controls based on specs and schematics you bring to the table. She can also handle sub-contracting work and more. She handled wiring controls at Skidmore for 18-years, and most recently was electrical lead at Bosch Packaging for 12-years. She worked through the summer with the Cornerstone Alliance Small Business Services team, and launched her own business as a result. Congratulations, Brenda on achieving the dream. 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Cassava Ballroom • Groups of 20 or more All catering by Cravings Catering 269-408-1460 SATURDAY FEATURES WILL VARY WINE SPECIALS Happy Hour Mon-Fri 4-7pm TUESDAY GUAVA BBQ RIBS WITH A SIDE DISH $9.50 WEDNESDAY PERCH OR PULLED PORK SANDWICH $6.00 THURSDAY VEGETARIAN AND HOUSE PAELLA $8.00 FRIDAY BUY 1 ENTREE GET THE 2ND ENTREE 1/2 OFF trimming cast parts for the Daisy Air Rifle. 15-years later he left the company to try something else. It didn’t take him long to realize he had left behind a great career, and he quickly returned to his roots. He not only went back to NPC, he worked a variety of jobs and climbed the ladder of success to the point where he is now Plant Superintendent. Recently, Larry was cited for his combined 45-years of service to the company with a commemorative service pin and other gifts and ceremonies. Amazingly, he’s not alone. The company has already congratulated Fred Wolf and Janet Guthrie on their 45-years with the business. Additionally, the firm has awarded a 40-year service pin, three 35-year pins and four 30- year pins to loyal workers who help run the custom, precision, high pressure aluminum and zinc die caster in Benton Harbor. The company employs more than 100 workers, many with long time service records similar to those cited.<br /> <br /> St. Joe’s Hot Diggity Dogs have been retired from the city’s street corners, even as the community rolled out a veritable menagerie of barnyard animals this week for their 2011 public art project, Barnyard at the Beach. Meanwhile, this past school year the Coloma High School Drafting and Welding students and Lake Michigan College’s Machine Tool Department cooperated in designing and constructing a set of metal dinosaurs ranging from 6-feet long to 12-feet high. Since May, they have been on display at various businesses like Shingle Diggin’s Restaurant and Jollay Orchards. Now that students are constructing a different set of sculptures during the current school year, they are auctioning off the dinosaurs with the profits targeted for Sarrett Nature Center. The auction runs through the end of the month, and you can learn more from instructor Kevin Kreitner at 269-468-2400.<br /> <br /> Speaking of school kids, my friend Brent Murphy who is now at Texas Corral Grill & Bar on Pipestone Road in Benton Harbor tells me that they are assisting local high school athletic programs this fall. From now through December 1st you can stop in at Texas Corral and choose your high school team’s logo for one dollar. You will get a $1- off coupon good on your next visit to Texas Corral and the proceeds will be donated to each school district according to the logos selected. Nice little give-back program to the entire community! Check it out!<br /> <br /> If you’ve often wondered how an old family recipe would fare if it were to make it to the shelves of your local supermarket, now might be the ideal time to give the concept a whirl. The Michigan State University Product Center is playing host to the 3rd Annual Making It In Michigan conference on Tuesday, October 26th from 8:30am until 4pm at the Lansing Center in downtown Lansing. The conference is designed to help those who have an idea in their head for a business, but have no idea what to do or where to start in making their dream a reality. To get the lowdown on this great conference and perhaps get yourself registered, go to www.makingitinmichigan.msu.edu. More than 130 vendors of Michigan specialty food products will be on hand along with multiple education sessions and more.<br /> <br /> Grace Christian Center is gearing up plans for their HARVfest 2010, slated for Saturday, October 30th from noon until 3pm. The center, located at 683 Maiden Lane in St. Joseph, will offer food, games, prizes, pony rides, a bike give away and more at this annual event aimed at kids from 2 to 13 years of age. Last year, they had nearly 300 kids on hand, and they are hopeful of topping that number this year.<br /> <br /> In Harbor Country, the New Troy Community Center is hosting its Spirit Spa and Fair today, Saturday, October 16th, from 10am until 4pm. It’s a fun and educational event for the public featuring local mediums, healers, and vendors of holistic objects and services. Admission is free under the sponsorship of the Spiritualist Circle of Light and takes place at the community center at 13430 California Road in New Troy.<br /> <br /> Molly Maid of Berrien County is doing its part to help foster awareness of the growing number of domestic violence victims nationwide. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the folks at Molly Maid will be raising funds and collecting items to be donated locally to the Safe Shelter program of Child & Family Services of SW Michigan. Molly Maid owner Bob Melcher says that giving back to the community is a core belief of Molly Maid which has raised more than $725,000.00 nationwide since 1996. Bob’s crew is asking Molly Maid clients to purchase extra personal care items and then leave them on their kitchen counters to be collected by their Home Service Professionals during scheduled cleaning days in October. At the end of the month, all collected items will be donated to Safe Shelter. Tax-deductible monetary donations are welcome as well.<br /> <br /> The semi-annual sale of Hadley Pottery will take place next Saturday, the 23rd, from 9 until 11:30am at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at 914 Lane Drive in St. Joe. Proceeds from the pottery sales have funded church and community projects for more than 40-years now. Peggy McAllister appreciates your ongoing support of this handpainted stoneware project.<br /> <br /> That’s it for time and space again this week, kids. Have a great weekend…and we’ll see you Saturday right here in MailMax!<br /> <br /> Pat Moody Executive Vice President of Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce pmoody@cstonealliance.org 269-925-6100 ext. 216<br /> <br />

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