Chamber E-News & Events Vol. 41
April 9, 2012
321 E. Main Street, P.O. Box 10, Niles, MI 49120 Phone: (269)683-3720 FAX: (269)683-3722 Email: Chamber@nilesmi.com
Mission Statement: "To provide a positive leadership role in our Community and using Chamber resources to promote our Member Businesses while developing new Business growth."
Monday, April 9
South Bend Silver Hawks Opening Day ! 7:05pm
Tuesday, April 10
Leadership Summit: 9am-2pm MCSC
Friday, April 13
Ladies Night Out: Dinner Theater, The Story of Gomer 6:30pm Call (269)683-4403
Saturday, April 14
Zumbathon in Honor of Raleigh: Family Benefit 10pm – midnight Niles-Buchanan YMCA
Thursday, April 19
Volunteer Center of SWMI Presents 2012 Community Achievement Awards!
Saturday, April 21
Niles Community Gardens “Run to Grow 5K”
Saturday, April 21
St. Marks Catholic Church : TRIVIA NIGHT!
Wednesday, April, 25
GRAND OPENING! Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Wednesday, April 25
Business After Hours Co-Hosted by Holiday Inn Express & Suites & Four Flags Area Council on Tourism
Wednesday, April 25
Michigans Economy: Where Are We Going? LWV at Fernwood Botanical
Sunday, April 29
Zeta Theta Niles chapter of Psi Iota Xi Fundraiser at Joey Armadillos
Thursday, May 3
GRAND OPENING! Ribbon Cutting 3pm & Open House! Olfactory Hue Bistro & Catering
Saturday, May 5
1st Anniversary OPEN HOUSE Celebration! Greater Michiana Healing Arts Center
Sunday, May 6
Niles Service League: Charity Golf Outing
Sunday, May 6
The Launch: Open House at Michiana Christian Service Camp. FREE Event!
Thursday, May 9
EXPOsing Greatness! 3rd Annual Business Expo
Friday, May 10
Spring Senior Adult Celebration: at Michiana Christian Service Camp
Friday, May 11
National Public Garden Day: Fernwood Botanical Gardens
Saturday, May 12
Stamp Out Hunger- Salvation Army-Niles Food Drive
Saturday, May 12
National Train Day: Amtrak Station in Niles
Saturday, May 19
The Niles Garden Club and the Four Flags Garden Club Annual Plant Sale at Front and Main Streets - 8:30 - 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 23
Business After Hours: Hosted By Tom Rasler Insurance Agency, LLC @ Signal Pointe
Thursday, May 24
Niles Bensidoun French Market & Artisan Faire OPENS
Memorial Day Weekend Family Camp: at Michiana Christian Service Camp
May 31-June 3
10th Annual Niles Bluegrass Festival
Friday, June 22
Art in Motion- Downtown Niles
Wednesday, June 27
Business After Hours: Hosted by Lakeland Health Care
Tuesday, July 3
July 4th Fireworks Celebration in Niles
Monday, July 9
Chamber Golf Outing - Four Flags Area Chamber of Commerce
Niles Burn Run
US 12 Heritage Route Garage Sale: New Buffalo to Detroit-through Niles
Berrien County Youth Fair
Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project: OPEN HOUSE
Friday, August 24
Fernwood Botanical Garden Susan Johnston Photo Exhibit
Wednesday, August 29
Business After Hours: Hosted by Chemical Bank @ Riverfront Cafe
Aug 31-Sept 3
Labor Day Weekend Family Camp at Michiana Christian Service Camp
Monday, Sept 3
Labor Day 5K Run at Michiana Christian Service Camp
Wednesday, Sept 12
Fall Senior Adult Celebration at MCSC
Wednesday, Sept 26
Business After Hours: Hosted by Teachers Credit Union and TCU Insurance
September 27 -30
Four Flags Area Apple Festival
Wednesday, October 24
Business After Hours: Hosted by United Federal Credit Union
Saturday, October 27
Niles District Library Costume Contest & DT Niles Safe Trick-or-Treat
Saturday, November 17
Santaâ€™s Arrival @ Riverfront Park 11am
Saturday, November 24
Holiday Homecoming: Downtown Niles
Saturday, December 1
Hometown Christmas Event! 4:30pm to 6pm at the Historic Amtrak Depot, Niles
Wednesday, December 5
Holiday Business After Hours: Hosted by Fifth Third Bank at OHCC
Monthly Meetings Held at the FFA Chamber of Commerce Building, 321 E. Main Street, Niles 2nd Tuesday
General Board of Directors Meeting at the Chamber Building 4pm
Chamber Ambassador Meeting 8:30am
BNI-Biznet Meets at the Chamber Building 7am Visit www.bni-mi.com for More Info
St. Boniface Evangelical Lutheran Church 9:30am
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Four Flags Area Chamber of Commerce
The New 2012 Business Directory & 2012 Window Decal will be delivered in the month of April!
Conference Space is Now Available at the Four Flags Area Chamber of Commerce 321 E. Main Street, Niles, MI 49120 Our Meeting Room Comfortably Seats up to: 51 People: Lecture Style (no Tables) 30 People: Classroom Style (with Tables) Special Discounts for Members Members may use the meeting room once yearly at no cost. Afterwards the following rates apply Members Non-Members 2 Hours or Less: $30 $45 4 Hours (half day) $45 $60 8 Hours (full day) $75 $90 A discount will apply if using the meeting room on a continuing basis Includes the use of kitchen, restrooms, free Wi-Fi , white board and free parking.
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Michiana Christian Service Camp 7383 Steinbauer Road- Niles (269) 683-4403 firstname.lastname@example.org www.michianacamp.org
GRAND OPENING & RIBBON CUTTING! Pizza Transit (269)684-6600 Now open in their new location at 215 E. Main Street in Downtown Niles Now Offering Dine-In, Carry Out & Delivery! View the Menu at www.pizzatransit.com Check Out Their FB Specials!
For 25 years Pizza Transit has been providing Niles, MI with great, homemade pizza. Their story began in 1987 when Mike Vogel followed his dreams and opened Pizza Transit. Family recipes for sauce, dough, and bread have given them the reputation for outstanding food. Since purchasing the business from her father, Sarah Brittin has put her own spin on things adding wings, salads, pasta bakes and calzones. They pride themselves on using the freshest ingredients possible and offering creative, handtossed pizzas. They've won numerous awards over the years including Best Place to Work, Best Restaurant, Best Customer Service, and Best Pizza. They are passionate about pizza and love sharing that passion with you!
St. Mark’s Catholic Church TOM RASLER INSURANCE AGENCY, LLC
TRIVIA NIGHT April 21, 2012
Tom Rasler, Agency Principal Debbie Bookout, Producer
St. Mark Parish Hall 3 North 19th Street, Niles, MI
1914 S. 11thStreet Belle Plaza Niles, MI 49120
For Reservations Contact St. Mark Parish 269-683-8650
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Doors open at 6PM. Game starts promptly at 7PM. $100 per table, up to 10 players per table Grand Prize - $250 to winning table! $100 to second place table! Public Welcome The Game: Play as a table giving answers to 10 questions from 10 miscellaneous categories. Tables: Bring tailgating food to share at your table. Cash Bar serving beer, wine, sodas and water. To be a Sponsor: Create a round of trivia for $35 and your business’ name can be prominently seen by hundreds of inquisitive intellectuals throughout the round.
Business After Hours Networking Co-Hosted by
Holiday Inn Express & Suites and Four Flags Area Council on Tourism
Wednesday, April 25th , 2012 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Location: Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 1000 Moore Drive, Niles, MI 49120 Networking * Appetizers * Cash Bar * Door Prizes * 50/50 Drawing * Fun * Fun * Fun * Cost: $5/Chamber Members or $10/Non-Members
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Happy 30th Anniversary Niles Dairy Queens Locations: 322 Grant Street (269)683-7346 1445 Oak Street (269)683-5852
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Zeta Theta Niles chapter of Psi Iota Xi Fundraiser Sunday, April 29th Noon-3pm Held at Joey Armadilloâ€™s $10.00 per person: Open to Everyone! www.psiiotaxi.org For More Information Contact: Deborah Bookout (269)687-6274 email@example.com Maggie Sevison firstname.lastname@example.org
Greater Michiana Healing Arts Center
1st Anniversary Open House Celebration! Saturday, May 5th from 2pm - 5pm 109 North 3rd Street, Niles, MI 49120
(269)687-8865 www.innerjourneyhealingartscenter.com Drinks, Hor d'oeuvres, and Entertainment! Open to the Public
3rd Annual Business Expo
Save the Date! May 9, 2012 from 4:00 to 7:30 p.m. Lake Michigan College -Bertrand Crossing 1905 Foundation Dr., Niles, MI 49120 The EXPOsing Greatness business expo shines a light on Niles/Buchanan businesses serving the greater Michiana area. The EXPO provides opportunity to network, see new products, meet new suppliers, attend free mini-seminars and sample delicious food from local restaurants and eateries. Admission is Free. Cash Bar, Door Prizes, Raffles, Giveaways and much More! Visit www.exposinggreatness.com Or Call (269)683-3720 for More Info
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