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Scooter Joe's Wheel & Water Rentals

Scooter Joe's Wheel & Water Rentals in beautiful St. Joe ... we offer family friendly Surrey bikes, beach cruiser bikes, tandem bikes, electric bikes, scooters and water rentals

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2016 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid

2016 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor, Mich., to be held May 24-29, 2016

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Deer Creek Hunt Club

Deer Creek is a world class sporting clay and hunting facility, nestled on 500 acres of beautiful ravine woodlands, streams, rolling hills, and contoured cover fields.

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Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve

Located on the St. Joseph River between Niles and Buchanan. 105 acres of gardens, scenic woodlands, trails, and nature center. Thirteen sculptures on the grounds and an art gallery. Railway garden and nature adventure garden, cafe and gift shop.

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Fish Stalker Charters

Captain Kevin Roberts offers you a sport fishing charter service on beautiful Lake Michigan. All trips leave from and return to Brian's Marina located on the St. Joe River with a choice of morning or evening trips for salmon and trout.

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Fisherman's Wharf St. Joseph

It's a welcome home away from home, an adventurer’s yearning, a young one’s playground, another’s rest stop, a fisherman’s delight…What is your pleasure?

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Point O' Woods Golf and Country Club

Point O' Woods is a full service private country club located in the southwest corner of Michigan, just minutes away from Lake Michigan.

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Red Arrow Club for Endurance Running and walking Sports (SWMI RACERS)

The Red Arrow Club for Endurance Running and walking Sports (RACERS) formed in 2012 as a 501(c)3 non-profit by a group of friends to promote running and walking in Southwest Michigan to stay active and healthy while supporting community events.

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Sarett Nature Center

Provides quality environmental education to folks of all ages in our community.

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Sister Lakes Corridor Improvement Authority

“Community Improvements leads to Continued Development”

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St. Joseph Junior Foundation Sailing School (SJJF)

The mission of the SJJF (a non-profit organization) is to teach sailing and water safety to children and adults at an affordable price.

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Sunset Coast Striders

Celebrating, supporting, and growing the running and endurance sports community in Southwest Michigan through training, connecting, and empowering individuals of all athletic abilities. Run. Bike. Walk. Connect. Grow. We Run Southwest Michigan!

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The First Tee of Benton Harbor

The mission of The First Tee of Benton Harbor is to positively impact the lives of our local youth by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values, and promote future potential through the game of golf.

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The Golf Club at Harbor Shores

Since its highly anticipated opening in July 2010, the Golf Club at Harbor Shores has quickly become a premier destination for golfers from throughout the Midwest.

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Third Coast Paddling: Paw Paw River Kayak and Paddleboard Rentals

Rent a kayak or stand-up paddleboard on the Paw Paw River! Explore beautiful wetlands and paddle through Harbor Shores golf course. Reservations for groups of less than 10 are not necessary - just show up, and you'll be on the water in no time!

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10 Things Under $5 To Do With Kids In Michigan's Great Southwest

Written by Tess Carragher on 08/29/2016

Silver Beach is an awesome destination for kids in the summer, but what about when it starts to cool? Just in time for Labor Day, we've got a list of 10 things to do with kids in Michigan's Great Southwest. All activities are under $5, so you won't break the bank for fun! 

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Ava and Clementine at the Silver Beach Carousel; lots of fun and games off the carousel, too! 

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Chalk The Block: 3-D Chalk by Nate Baranowski

Written by Tess Carragher on 08/15/2016

Not all chalk pieces are created to be seen from high above and remain untouched. For the 20th anniversary of Chalk the Block in downtown St. Joseph, Nate Baranowski created a piece to be viewed from a very particular angle, and he invited viewers to lie, sit, and interact with the piece. Sponsored by Southwestern Michigan College, Nate spent hours between Saturday, August 6th and Sunday, August 7th filling the corner of Broad Street with chalk. If you wanted to get an awesome picture of yourself at Chalk the Block, this was the place to be…

 

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Chalk The Block: Chalk In Progress

Written by Tess Carragher on 08/12/2016

Chalk festivals have a fleeting nature; the pieces are created, viewed and swept away in short window of time. The community comes together in that brief interlude, celebrating the art, the people, and the place. This past weekend was the 20th annual festival in downtown St. Joseph, and chalk enthusiasts flocked to a piece of road above the bluff to experience just that. 

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chalking in progress at the 20th Annual Chalk The Block
photo by Joshua Nowicki


 

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Whitney Behnke

Executive Director
St. Joseph Today

 Tess Carragher

Tess Carragher

Membership Coordinator
St. Joseph Today

Jill Stone

Former Executive Director
St. Joseph Today

Lauren Kniebes

Co-Owner
Lazy Ballerina Winery