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ECRWSS Local Postal Customer sale dates -Monday thru sunday Look for our fLyer inside! ws Pa per. Ne Good Your www.MailMaxOnline.com Continued from page 1 “on-boarding” of new hires is smoother and shorter when coaching is included. Arthur’s scientifically-based proven coaching processes provide exceptional results for individuals and organizations. If you’d like a free consultation for yourself or your firm, call Mr. Maxwell at your convenience at 269-815-5218 or check out his website at www.ensyn.net to learn more. Congratulations, Arthur! Best of luck in your new venture. For eight years now, Rochelle Ulleg has had a dream and a goal. She wanted very much to open and operate a full day spa and salon. Armed with her major in Business Management and Marketing, she stepped up to the window this past week and cranked open the door offi-cially onto her new Robert Michael Salon & Spa in downtown Watervliet. The salon has a very warm and welcoming feel to it with nice high ceilings and a long interior brick wall. Rochelle is a licensed Cosmetologist and Educator, and following her quiet opening, her POSTMASTER: Please deliver on September 3, 2011 September 3, 2011 Volume 12, Ver. 36 With the 10 th anniversary of 9/11 coming up next weekend…it will be a busy time around the region. The Lest We Forget contingent is spon-soring a musical tribute by the Southshore Concert Band under the direction of Dale Reuss. That memorial tribute will take place on the Lake Michigan College Mendel Mainstage at 2pm next Sunday, September 11 th . The musi-cal tribute will be followed by speakers reflect-ing on the event from their own personal experi-ences including former Berrien Springs Police Chief Jim Kesterke, retired New York Police Department officer Johnny Barreiro, retired Army officer Hank Richmond and retired Air Force Pilot Gary Blied. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under in advance from Martin’s Supermarkets in St. Joe and Stevensville, as well as Lest We Forget members. Tickets go up to $12 at the door at the Mendel Mainstage. Congressman Fred Upton will kick-off the 11 th Annual Ride to Remember Our Fallen Heroes next Sunday with all proceeds going to the American Red Cross Berrien County Chapter for Local Disaster Relief. Motorcyclists by the hundreds join this amazing annual ride which will step off at noon on Sunday, the 12 th from the Berrien County Courthouse at Main & Port Streets in St. Joseph. Registration will run from 10am until noon and runs $15 per rider. The Royalton Township Fire Department has also graciously offered to mount the World Trade Center Beam on their pumper truck and carry it through the ride. That beam was acquired by the local Red Cross office, and they will soon have it on display at their chapter office on Niles Road. The remembrance of 9/11 will continue on Monday, September 12 th , when Lake Michigan College hosts Michael Hingson who miracu-lously survived the attacks on the World Trade Center after descending 78 flights of stairs and managed to get about 100 yards away from the building when it collapsed. Hingson, who has Moody on The Market MOODY Arthur Maxwell was anything but a privileged kid born with a silver spoon in his mouth. In fact, growing up in Panama , he printed his own business cards at the age of seven and cut tall grasses with a machete to help the family make ends meet. He grew up working hard. As he approached the age of 15 one day his brother came home with an arc-welding machine and insisted that they needed to learn how to operate it. Later that afternoon a dump truck dropped a load of twisted half-inch steel that Arthur and his brother spent the next three months straightening out with brute strength and a couple of hammers. Once they had rehabili-tated their steel supply, they printed a new round of business cards and went into the business of selling window bars, patio furniture, coffee tables, bunk beds, truck enclosures and anything else they could conceive of. Once he had amassed enough cash to get back to his school-ing, Mr. Maxwell found his way to Andrews University and continued his education. His incredible work ethic led him to employment as a Professor at Andrews University in Berrien Springs for 15-years. Now, as he pursues his PHD in Organizational Development , Arthur has launched his own consulting business, Enterprise Synergy. He has set up shop in the 777-Riverview Complex in Benton Harbor , and is helping businesses large and small through Coaching and Leadership Development. Having worked as a manager and supervisor for several small businesses along the way, and armed with the incredible education and training he also received through Resource Associates Corporation, Arthur is uniquely qualified and certified to provide precise and highly accurate personality assessments for local business people in all walks of life. He stands prepared to help organizations undergo a “physical,“ if you will and perform coaching on both the individual and organizational level. Unlike “counseling” which inherently looks at dysfunction and disability, Mr. Maxwell concentrates on life coaching and goal setting based on where you are at now and where you would like to be 3 and 5 years down the road. Utilizing basics from time manage-ment to goal setting, Arthur works to determine if you are in a good match and can satisfy the work that needs to be done. His process is intense, focused and very personal in order to help facilitate ways to get you to the ideal place you envision whether you are acting as an indi-vidual or need a corporate assessment. Research shows significant benefit to coaching. In fact, 90% of Fortune 1000 companies make use of coaching as the fastest way to get optimal perfor-mance from people, and studies have shown that M oody Pat Southwest Michigan’s only local LASER VISION CORRECTION facility. official grand opening, her ribbon cutting and open house she is now ready to rock your world at 324 N. Main Street in Watervliet. Having adopted the slogan of “Look Good…Feel Good,” the salon and spa are ready to take your booking for a day of pampering. You’ll find Rochelle and her crew in the house on Mondays from 9am until 5pm…Tuesday through Thursday from 10am until 7pm, Fridays from 9 until 6 and Saturdays from 8am until 2pm. Call 463-3200 to make an appointment today. Congratulations on living your dream, Rochelle and best of luck! The Executive Professional Women’s Association has elected from within for the orga-nization’s officers for the 2011-2012 term…and congratulations are in order for new organization President LeAnna Koerner. Also elected were 1 st Vice President Lorie Hayden, 2 nd VP Gennel Laluna-Schaeffer, Treasurers Julie Wuerfel & JoAnn Bertrand, Secretary Judee Hopwood, Membership Chair Luann Harden, Hospitality Chairs Carol Brandt & Nancy Revas and Historian Jackie Curtis. The mission of the EPWA is to help women achieve their goals both personally and professionally by providing a network for the exchange of ideas, educational programs, and support for one another. The group will kick off their new year on September 13 th at 5:30pm with the program “You Can’t Teach a Pig to Sing – Create Great Relationships with Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere.” The event is open to members and those who are interested in membership go to www.epwami.camp8.org. 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. 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Arthur Maxwell was anything but a privileged kid born with a silver spoon in his mouth. In fact, growing up in Panama, he printed his own business cards at the age of seven and cut tall grasses with a machete to help the family make ends meet. He grew up working hard. As he approached the age of 15 one day his brother came home with an arc-welding machine and insisted that they needed to learn how to operate it. Later that afternoon a dump truck dropped a load of twisted half-inch steel that Arthur and his brother spent the next three months straightening out with brute strength and a couple of hammers. Once they had rehabilitated their steel supply, they printed a new round of business cards and went into the business of selling window bars, patio furniture, coffee tables, bunk beds, truck enclosures and anything else they could conceive of. Once he had amassed enough cash to get back to his schooling, Mr. Maxwell found his way to Andrews University and continued his education. His incredible work ethic led him to employment as a Professor at Andrews University in Berrien Springs for 15-years. Now, as he pursues his PHD in Organizational Development, Arthur has launched his own consulting business, Enterprise Synergy. He has set up shop in the 777-Riverview Complex in Benton Harbor, and is helping businesses large and small through Coaching and Leadership Development. Having worked as a manager and supervisor for several small businesses along the way, and armed with the incredible education and training he also received through Resource Associates Corporation, Arthur is uniquely qualified and certified to provide precise and highly accurate personality assessments for local business people in all walks of life. He stands prepared to help organizations undergo a “physical,“ if you will and perform coaching on both the individual and organizational level. Unlike “counseling” which inherently looks at dysfunction and disability, Mr. Maxwell concentrates on life coaching and goal setting based on where you are at now and where you would like to be 3 and 5 years down the road. Utilizing basics from time management to goal setting, Arthur works to determine if you are in a good match and can satisfy the work that needs to be done. His process is intense, focused and very personal in order to help facilitate ways to get you to the ideal place you envision whether you are acting as an individual or need a corporate assessment. Research shows significant benefit to coaching. In fact, 90% of Fortune 1000 companies make use of coaching as the fastest way to get optimal performance from people, and studies have shown that “on-boarding” of new hires is smoother and shorter when coaching is included. Arthur’s scientifically-based proven coaching processes provide exceptional results for individuals and organizations. If you’d like a free consultation for yourself or your firm, call Mr. Maxwell at your convenience at 269-815-5218 or check out his website at www.ensyn.net to learn more. Congratulations, Arthur! Best of luck in your new venture.<br /> <br /> For eight years now, Rochelle Ulleg has had a dream and a goal. She wanted very much to open and operate a full day spa and salon. Armed with her major in Business Management and Marketing, she stepped up to the window this past week and cranked open the door officially onto her new Robert Michael Salon & Spa in downtown Watervliet. The salon has a very warm and welcoming feel to it with nice high ceilings and a long interior brick wall. Rochelle is a licensed Cosmetologist and Educator, and following her quiet opening, her official grand opening, her ribbon cutting and open house she is now ready to rock your world at 324 N. Main Street in Watervliet. Having adopted the slogan of “Look Good…Feel Good,” the salon and spa are ready to take your booking for a day of pampering. You’ll find Rochelle and her crew in the house on Mondays from 9am until 5pm…Tuesday through Thursday from 10am until 7pm, Fridays from 9 until 6 and Saturdays from 8am until 2pm. Call 463-3200 to make an appointment today. Congratulations on living your dream, Rochelle and best of luck!<br /> <br /> The Executive Professional Women’s Association has elected from within for the organization’s officers for the 2011-2012 term…and congratulations are in order for new organization President LeAnna Koerner. Also elected were 1st Vice President Lorie Hayden, 2nd VP Gennel Laluna-Schaeffer, Treasurers Julie Wuerfel & JoAnn Bertrand, Secretary Judee Hopwood, Membership Chair Luann Harden, Hospitality Chairs Carol Brandt & Nancy Revas and Historian Jackie Curtis. The mission of the EPWA is to help women achieve their goals both personally and professionally by providing a network for the exchange of ideas, educational programs, and support for one another. The group will kick off their new year on September 13th at 5:30pm with the program “You Can’t Teach a Pig to Sing – Create Great Relationships with Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere.” The event is open to members and those who are interested in membership go to www.epwami.camp8.org. <br /> <br /> With the 10th anniversary of 9/11 coming up next weekend…it will be a busy time around the region. The Lest We Forget contingent is sponsoring a musical tribute by the Southshore Concert Band under the direction of Dale Reuss. That memorial tribute will take place on the Lake Michigan College Mendel Mainstage at 2pm next Sunday, September 11th. The musical tribute will be followed by speakers reflecting on the event from their own personal experiences including former Berrien Springs Police Chief Jim Kesterke, retired New York Police Department officer Johnny Barreiro, retired Army officer Hank Richmond and retired Air Force Pilot Gary Blied. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under in advance from Martin’s Supermarkets in St. Joe and Stevensville, as well as Lest We Forget members. Tickets go up to $12 at the door at the Mendel Mainstage.<br /> <br /> Congressman Fred Upton will kick-off the 11th Annual Ride to Remember Our Fallen Heroes next Sunday with all proceeds going to the American Red Cross Berrien County Chapter for Local Disaster Relief. Motorcyclists by the hundreds join this amazing annual ride which will step off at noon on Sunday, the 12th from the Berrien County Courthouse at Main & Port Streets in St. Joseph. Registration will run from 10am until noon and runs $15 per rider. The Royalton Township Fire Department has also graciously offered to mount the World Trade Center Beam on their pumper truck and carry it through the ride. That beam was acquired by the local Red Cross office, and they will soon have it on display at their chapter office on Niles Road.<br /> <br /> The remembrance of 9/11 will continue on Monday, September 12th, when Lake Michigan College hosts Michael Hingson who miraculously survived the attacks on the World Trade Center after descending 78 flights of stairs and managed to get about 100 yards away from the building when it collapsed. Hingson, who has been blind since birth, was led to safety by his guide dog, Roselle. Hingson has authored a bestselling book about the experience entitled “Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust.” Hingson will host presentations and book signings that day in the Grand Upton Hall on the Napier Campus at 7:45am…at the South Haven Campus at 10:30am…in the Blue Lecture Hall on the Napier Campus at 12:30pm…and at the Bertrand Crossing Campus in Niles at 6pm. Each presentation is free, however a reservation is required. To make one, please contact Kathy Tebell at 927-6197 no later than Wednesday, September 7th.<br /> <br /> A great turn out of generous bidders in combination with a matching grant from the Pokagon Fund has led to record-setting sales for the 7th Annual Umbrellas of Harbert Charity Auction. More than $10,000.00 goes into the record books when the 29 beautifully hand-painted market umbrellas were put on the auction block a couple of weeks ago at the Center of the World Showroom on Red Arrow Highway. One particular umbrella, “Party Girl” created by artist Amy Borelli Schaus sold for a record $12-hundred dollars at the event. Proceeds from the auction go to help fund “HELP for Southwest Michigan,” according to Richard Kochanny who serves as the President of the Harbert Business Association. Look for another grand display next summer as the outstanding and colorful tradition continues.<br /> <br /> If you haven’t stopped by yet, you might like to know that the Sarrett Nature Center’s new Butterfly House is now up and running. It is a great place for all ages and is truly a sight to behold with hundreds of beautiful butterflies in 30 different varieties from all over North America. The butterfly house will be open through the month of September and costs just $6 for adults and $2 for kids 12 and under. The center is closed on Mondays, but you can visit Tuesday through Friday from 9am til 5pm, Saturdays from 10 til 5 and Sundays from 1 til 5pm.<br /> <br /> They had so much fun a year ago, that the encore is expected to sell out in record time so if you want to be a part of Wine, Women & Music II: An Evening of Fashion with Angela Wolf, you will do well to sign up fast. Tickets went on sale on September 1st for the event which is slated to take place on Thursday, November 3rd from 6 until 8pm at the Shadowland Ballroom at Silver Beach Center in St. Joe. Tickets are $40 each for the presentation of Angela’s fall and winter collection. Proceeds from the event go to the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra. Tickets are available at the Symphony office or online at www.smso.org. Just so you know, last year’s tickets were sold out in barely two weeks time.<br /> <br /> Another organization hoping to earn your donor dollars is the Child & Family Services Harbor House…an adult day care center. They will host their 3rd Annual Fundraiser Rummage and Bake Sale next Saturday, September 10th, from 8:30am until 3pm.<br /> <br /> You’ll find them at 2450 S. M-139 next to the Benton Harbor Bus Station. Check it out! <br /> <br /> Coming to the Box Factory for the Arts – The 2nd Annual Young Talent Showcase, sponsored by the Riversong Music Society. The big event gets underway next Saturday, September 10th at 8pm at The Box, at 1101 Broad Street in St. Joe. A host of featured performers will take the stage and you can learn more about the affair online at www.boxfactoryforthearts.org. <br /> <br /> Our friends at UPS are always on the run, so its little wonder that they are putting some of their financial resources behind the United Way of Southwest Michigan’s Run for Wellness. That run, which is a timed 5k run/walk to benefit the 2012 season of Girls on the Run is set to step off at 9am next Saturday, September 10th, rain or shine at Michigan Lutheran High School on Marquette Woods Road. You can register online at www.active.com. <br /> <br /> Don’t forget that you can bid on and buy the animals on display in St. Joe’s Barnyard at the Beach public art display. Written bids will be accepted until September 8th and the live auction will take place next Saturday, the 10th, at 3pm in Lake Bluff Park just south of the stairs. Good luck!<br /> <br /> That’s it for this week. See you around town at the Tri-State Regatta and other Labor Day weekend events, and again 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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