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ECRWSS Saturday, June 25 -Sunday, June 26. Don’t miss it. See page 11 for more details. Local Postal Customer ws Pa per. Ne Good Your www.MailMaxOnline.com POSTMASTER: Please deliver on June 18 , 2011 June 18, 2011 Volume 12, Ver. 25 Moody on The Market MOODY Continued from page 1 Pat Jennifer Brewer King is highly optimistic that by relocating to a fresh new site down the strip from Panera Bread she will be able to substantially increase the traf-fic to her shop Pure Style . Jennifer has com-pleted the move south and opened earlier this week for business in the popular complex at I-94 and Niles Road . The actual address is 3260 Niles Road , for those who want to map it. Pure Style is an upscale women’s retail consignment shop designed to bring you high-end name brands without the high-end price. Pure Style made the move from the Uptown St. Joseph neighborhood at Niles and Main in a bid to increase her visi-bility. While her former location was cer-tainly in a high-traffic neighborhood, it proved to be difficult for customers due to traffic congestion and parking issues there. She especially likes the fact that now she is just a couple of doors away from Round Abouts , which is a relatively new children’s consign-ment store that has proven to be very popular. You can shop Pure Style every Monday through Friday from 10am until 6pm and from 10 until 3 on Saturdays. The shop is closed on Sundays. The store offers women’s designer clothing and accessories including jewelry and sunglasses. If you’d like to sell items on consignment yourself, you can reach Jennifer by phone at 588-3030 to schedule an appointment. Best of luck in your new loca-tion, Jennifer! Assuming that everything has gone according to plan…a couple of local guys who want to help you get around town are finally underway. Johnny Bovo and Zach Gordon have set up shop in St. Joseph with a unique business opportunity appropriately called Free Your Feet! The entrepreneurial spirit abounds with these guys who are using 6 and 8 passenger golf carts to shuttle you from local beaches to shopping, restaurants and the like and then back again. That way, you can enjoy a break from your sunbathing and grab some lunch, do a little bargain hunt-ing and then get back at it on the sands along the lake. Free Your Feet charges a nominal fee to move you around town, and they’ve been licensed by the city and authorized to operate their shuttle service to help ease park-ing crunches, fuel emissions, and most impor-tantly: long walks from below the bluff to the top and back. The guys want to put St. Joe head and shoulders above other beach towns along the shore with this unique shuttle ser-vice. Their drivers are all licensed chauffeur drivers, the carts include seatbelts for safety, and they are fully insured. Free Your Feet will operate 7 days a week, beginning at 9:30am each day and concluding at nightfall Continued on page 10 M oody Sunday through Thursday and on Fridays and Saturdays when nighttime activities subside. Look for them around the downtown area and at the beach. Imagine the shock last week when people kept coming up to or calling John Kolaskey to share their sadness over the closing of his shop. There’s only one major problem with that picture: John Kolaskey’s Carpet Mart Carpet One is not the place that is closing up shop. Carpet Mart Carpet One is very much still in operation…and has been since 1976. They fully intend to remain in operation for years to come with the finest in floor fashions, hardwood, laminate, ceramic tile, carpet, area rugs and more. While John himself was sad-dened to learn of the loss of the stores that are closing (Tile Mart and Carpet Unlimited) he wants you to know that Carpet Mart Carpet One marches forward. Even the folks at Tile Mart asked me to remind you once again that River Valley Kitchens will continue opera-tions as well. Just because they are in the same building as Tile Mart does not mean that they are closing, too. The folks at the Armstrong Law Office in St. Joseph have added a new associate in the form of Attorney Brendan Neal. He is licensed to practice in Michigan and Federal Courts. As a 2009 graduate of the University of Dayton School of Law, Neal honed his skills while interning with the Public Defender Service in Washington D.C. His primary practice will center on criminal “Your Replacement Window Specialists” Other Products Offered: • Entry & Patio Doors • Screens • Patio Enclosures • Shower Doors • Shower Wall & Bases • Composite Vanity Tops • Kitchen Counter Tops Visit our Facebook page for Special Offers defense, expungements, driver license resto-ration, and CPS administrative hearings. Welcome Brendan Neal! 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They were all formally inducted into the gallery operation at an open house last evening, Friday, June 17 th . Leslie brings her original water colors and collage work with a magnificent use of color. 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Pat Moody<br /> <br /> Jennifer Brewer King is highly optimistic that by relocating to a fresh new site down the strip from Panera Bread she will be able to substantially increase the traffic to her shop Pure Style. Jennifer has completed the move south and opened earlier this week for business in the popular complex at I-94 and Niles Road. The actual address is 3260 Niles Road, for those who want to map it. Pure Style is an upscale women’s retail consignment shop designed to bring you high-end name brands without the highend price. Pure Style made the move from the Uptown St. Joseph neighborhood at Niles and Main in a bid to increase her visibility.While her former location was certainly in a high-traffic neighborhood, it proved to be difficult for customers due to traffic congestion and parking issues there. She especially likes the fact that now she is just a couple of doors away from Round Abouts, which is a relatively new children’s consignment store that has proven to be very popular.You can shop Pure Style every Monday through Friday from 10am until 6pm and from 10 until 3 on Saturdays. The shop is closed on Sundays. The store offers women’s designer clothing and accessories including jewelry and sunglasses. If you’d like to sell items on consignment yourself, you can reach Jennifer by phone at 588-3030 to schedule an appointment. Best of luck in your new location, Jennifer!<br /> <br /> Assuming that everything has gone according to plan…a couple of local guys who want to help you get around town are finally underway. Johnny Bovo and Zach Gordon have set up shop in St. Joseph with a unique business opportunity appropriately called Free Your Feet! The entrepreneurial spirit abounds with these guys who are using 6 and 8 passenger golf carts to shuttle you from local beaches to shopping, restaurants and the like and then back again. That way, you can enjoy a break from your sunbathing and grab some lunch, do a little bargain hunting and then get back at it on the sands along the lake. Free Your Feet charges a nominal fee to move you around town, and they’ve been licensed by the city and authorized to operate their shuttle service to help ease parking crunches, fuel emissions, and most importantly: long walks from below the bluff to the top and back. The guys want to put St. Joe head and shoulders above other beach towns along the shore with this unique shuttle service.Their drivers are all licensed chauffeur drivers, the carts include seatbelts for safety, and they are fully insured. Free Your Feet will operate 7 days a week, beginning at 9:30am each day and concluding at nightfall Sunday through Thursday and on Fridays and Saturdays when nighttime activities subside.Look for them around the downtown area and at the beach.<br /> <br /> Imagine the shock last week when people kept coming up to or calling John Kolaskey to share their sadness over the closing of his shop. There’s only one major problem with that picture: John Kolaskey’s Carpet Mart Carpet One is not the place that is closing up shop. Carpet Mart Carpet One is very much still in operation…and has been since 1976.They fully intend to remain in operation for years to come with the finest in floor fashions, hardwood, laminate, ceramic tile, carpet, area rugs and more. While John himself was saddened to learn of the loss of the stores that are closing (Tile Mart and Carpet Unlimited) he wants you to know that Carpet Mart Carpet One marches forward. Even the folks at Tile Mart asked me to remind you once again that River Valley Kitchens will continue operations as well. Just because they are in the same building as Tile Mart does not mean that they are closing, too.<br /> <br /> The folks at the Armstrong Law Office in St. Joseph have added a new associate in the form of Attorney Brendan Neal. He is licensed to practice in Michigan and Federal Courts. As a 2009 graduate of the University of Dayton School of Law, Neal honed his skills while interning with the Public Defender Service in Washington D.C. His primary practice will center on criminal defense, expungements, driver license restoration, and CPS administrative hearings.Welcome Brendan Neal!<br /> <br /> Berrien Springs will be the latest to develop a chapter of Business Network International this month as they join other chapters locally in St. Joseph, Stevensville, and Niles. BNI, for those unaware, is a worldwide business networking referral and training organization with a proven track record for growing members’ businesses.This new chapter will meet at the Berrien Springs Library every Friday morning from 7:30am until 9am. Each chapter has one member representing its business category with only one member per category. If you’d like to become a part of this new chapter, contact Patty Cole at pcole@fbinsmi.com or Steve Murray at 408-1980.<br /> <br /> Baseball fans everywhere love the excitement of a triple…but the folks at Chartreuse Art Gallery in the heart of downtown St. Joseph could almost consider it to be a home run! “It” is the addition of three new artists… a triple play of sorts…in the form of Leslie Sunell, Linda Hoffhines, and Brooks Bouwkamp. They were all formally inducted into the gallery operation at an open house last evening, Friday, June 17th. Leslie brings her original water colors and collage work with a magnificent use of color. Linda offers a wide array of mosaics, ceramics and wall hangings along with original paintings, and Brooks brings gorgeous ceramic pieces with Crystalline glazes to the market. Check ‘em out on State Street alongside the Chocolate Café.<br /> <br /> The addition of critical new players continues at New Products Corporation in Benton Harbor. Owner Cheryl Miller tells me that she has hired a new Process Engineer and Die Cast Supervisor by adding Tom Trainor to the manufacturing payroll. Trainor brings 30 years of manufacturing experience to his new role with New Products which is a custom, precision, high-pressure aluminum and zinc die caster for the medical equipment, musical instrument and automobile industries. Welcome, Tom.<br /> <br /> Sherry Miller and Chrissy Meek…who regularly appear in the pages here at MailMax...have developed a new concept in Writer’s Workshops. Instead of a classroom, they provide a networking opportunity with other writers so you can get down to the business of writing. Once each month for four months, starting this Wednesday, the 22nd, Miller & Meek will tee things up for you at Biggby’s Coffee, 111 Main Street in St. Joe. Each session will start with a presentation by the girls, followed by a Q&A, then dessert and beverages followed by networking.Classes run from 7pm until 8:30, and you must sign up by Monday, the 20th, with a class limit of 25.<br /> <br /> It’s the Artsy-Smartsy Summer Writer’s Network. Sign up today at sherryartsy01@yahoo.com. <br /> <br /> In anticipation of great summer fun along the lake, your SW Michigan Association of Realtors recently teamed up with students and faculty from Countryside Charter School for a spring Adopt-a-Beach Littering Monitor program. Forty-four of your friends and neighbors proved once again that “Realtors Do Make a Difference,” by spending several hours on a very foggy evening picking up and recording trash found on the beach at Silver Beach. They successfully removed 149-pounds of trash. Their next such clean up is set for September 17th at North Beach in South Haven.<br /> <br /> Elsewhere in the real estate industry, veteran Realtor Susan Barreiro has joined the team at Keller Williams Realty, Southwest Michigan. She is a multi-million dollar producer who is now Team Leader & Business Manager for the KW office.<br /> <br /> In 1891 two boat builders, Logan Drake & Louis Wallace, founded the Silver Beach Amusement Park that entertained millions of patrons from around the world until 1971. To honor their fun-living spirit, St. Joe’s Silver Beach Center is celebrating their 2nd Annual Founder’s Week this week with activities for all ages. Monday the 20th is Senior’s Day, Tuesday will be Kiddie’s Day, Wednesday offers free popcorn, Thursday introduces live animals from Love Creek, Friday’s feature is the grand Rock, Roll & Ride Party, and there’s more planned for the weekend.For all the times and details, go to www.silverbeachcarousel.com.<br /> <br /> The Village of Baroda brings back a popular series called Music in the Park with the first of three free concerts in the village park. The first event happens on Sunday, June 26th at 4pm featuring the bluegrass music of Uphill Climb. Bring along a picnic basket or purchase concessions at the park. The series will continue on July 24th with the Ed Bagatini Jazz Quartet and then conclude on August 28th with the music of Carl Payne.<br /> <br /> Here’s an interesting twist on local fundraising for you. Benton Harbor’s Apostolic Tabernacle will operate a Fireworks Tent at the Benton Harbor Wal-Mart from June 25th through July 4th. Pastor Billy Long tells me that funds from the experience will sponsor the church’s youth group attendance at the Holiday Youth Convention in December. It’s your chance to help out…and get a big bang out of it!<br /> <br /> Radio Harbor Country has created a unique partnership with Southwestern Michigan College to premiere an 8-part series of original local programming entitled “Extraordinary Voices of the Ordinary.”

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