Take Me Out to The Ballgame

The Allegan Area Chamber of Commerce is headed to Homer Stryker Field on Friday, July 27 to cheer on the Kalamazoo Growlers as they wrap up a two game series with the Green Bay Bullfrogs in a Northwoods League contest.  The evening begins at 6:00 PM with the Tailgate Party where you will feast on …

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24th Chamber Classic Tees Up on June 28

The Allegan Area Chamber of Commerce’s 24th annual golf outing will take place at Cheshire Hills Golf Course on Thursday, June 28, 2018 with a 9:00 AM shotgun start.  Prizes for top three teams in each division, games of skill, lottery tree, event holes, and door prizes are all part of the fun.  Registration is …

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2018 Allegan EXPO to Dance An Irish Jig

Irish eyes will be smilin’ on March 17 as the 2018 Allegan EXPO is scheduled for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration.  The event will be held at The Silo Banquets and Catering from 10:00 AM -2:00 PM. EXPO is a great opportunity to showcase your products and services, book home parties, build your contact list, …

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ACATEC’s Rich Currie Receives Award at Lakeshore Advantage Annual Meeting

Rich Currie, Welding Instructor for Allegan County Area Technical and Education Center, received the 2019 Lakeshore Advantage Visionary Award at the Lakeshore Advantage Annual Meeting on Friday, January 18 attended by nearly 400 business and community leaders.  As the award recipient, Currie received $500 in cash and his school received $1,000 to continue efforts that …

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Peanut Butter Drive Kicks Off January 24

The Allegan County Food Pantry Collaborative (a program of the Allegan County Community Foundation) is excited to kick off our annual Peanut Butter Drive on National Peanut Butter Day – January 24th! The drive runs from January 24 to February 28, 2019. Our goal this year – 6,000 jars! This goal will provide the pantries of the Collaborative …

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Little Greenhouse – Big Impact

The Outdoor Education students at Allegan Alternative High School celebrated the completion of their Greenhouse Project with an Allegan Area Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, October 4. The students and attending members of the public enjoyed snacks, drinks, and yard games as part of the festivities. AAHS received a grant to purchase …

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Blood Brothers Ornaments Available Now

The Allegan Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the 2018 Allegan Historic Sites Holiday Ornament.  This year’s ornament features the Blood Brothers Machine Company shortly after its relocation to Allegan from Kalamazoo in 1914. Founded as a bicycle manufacturer, Blood Brothers, like many others in that industry, delved into the manufacture of automobiles …

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Snakes, Spiders, Lizards, (And Turtles) – Oh, my

The Allegan Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Dragon Valley Reptiles to Allegan on Friday, October 12. Dragon Valley Reptiles is located at 140 Grand St. at the foot of Grand St. hill. Owner Joshua Parsons studied herpetology at Lone Star College in Tomball, TX from 2010 to 2014 and has traveled extensively studying the reptiles …

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