BCU’s 2019 Economic Outlook. Six experts in their fields will provide data and insight on Battle Creek’s economy.
Speakers include: Joe Sobieralski, Battle Creek Unlimited; Justin Winslow, Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association; Earl Poleski, Michigan State Housing Development Authority; Arelis Diaz, W.K. Kellogg Foundation; Dennis West, Northern Initiatives; and Jim Robey, W.E. Upjohn Institute.
There will be a breakfast beginning at 7:00 a.m. program will begin at 7:30-9:00 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Help us celebrate the Mardi Gras as The Michigan State University Professors of Jazz bring a leading edge Jazz sound to The Franke Center including updated jazz standards, jazz classics, and original compositions. Led by Bass virtuoso and Juno nominee Rodney Whitaker, this brilliantly talented ensemble has performed locally, nationally, and internationally with a who’s who of greats in the Jazz world. Together as a group, they represent a true Michigan treasure that continues to educate, perform, and promote the best Jazz anywhere!
Yankee-Yorkers Trekking Canal Style. New York (yankee Yorkers) migration is a rich part of Michigan history. Attendees will see the reasons for this migration, what traveling by the Erie Canal was like and what records are available, and the influence New York had on Michigan.