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CATALYST AWARDS 2013: Let's See How Far We've Come


Jobs Celebration! Southwest Michigan First honored more than 50 regional companies, organizations and individuals during its 2013 Catalyst Awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 for contributing to the economic growth of Southwest Michigan. Watch to see what we've done Southwest Michigan!

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WWMT NEWSCHANNEL 3: Special Report: Highway Headache: Part 1


WEST MICHIGAN (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The stretch of I-94 from Kalamazoo to Battle Creek is one of the busiest stretches of road in the entire state ... For four months we investigated whether our leaders have a plan of action for I-94 expansion.

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VIDEO: WMU's New Sangren Hall and Community


Western Michigan University's Sangren Hall embodies the University's commitment to excellence and sustainability and supports its mission for academic success and future achievement in the region.

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Kalamazoo Outdoor Grill's American Craftsmanship: The Hybrid Fire Grill from Kalamazoo, Michigan


Kalamazoo Outdoor Grill shares its American Craftsmanship: The Hybrid Fire Grill from Kalamazoo, Michigan. Watch here.

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THE DEAL MAGAZINE | VIDEO: Reinventing Kalamazoo


Vising reporter from The Deal Magazine, David Holley, shares his commentary on how the appealing city of Kalamazoo is reinventing.

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CNBC: Marc Schupan appears on Street Signs of Life


What signs of life are small businesses seeing right now? Marc Schupan, CEO of Schupan & Sons in Kalamazoo, MI, sees positive signs that Michigan is moving forward.

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Congratulations! Southwest Michigan First Announces 2011 Catalyst Award winners!


On January 24, 2012, Southwest Michigan First honored regional companies for their commitment to creating jobs and wealth in the region as Catalysts for Economic Success. Presented annually since 2005 to companies contributing to economic development efforts in Southwest Michigan, Catalyst Awards will be presented by Southwest Michigan First to 11 companies for partnering in the creation of jobs and making private investment in Southwest Michigan. Watch our winners here!

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WKZO: Favorite Guest of Oprah Returns to Western Michigan University for Speech


Honored as Oprah Winfrey’s favorite guest of all times, Western Michigan University graduate Dr. Tererai Trent returned to campus Wednesday morning for a speech in the Kirsch Auditorium of the Fetzer Center.

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YOUTUBE: Tribute to Kalamazoo by Bryan Klinesteker


Bryan Klinesteker's tribute song to his hometown of Kalamazoo Michigan.

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President Obama at Kalamazoo Central High School


President Obama delivered the first ever presidential commencement address at Kalamazoo Central High School.

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