Some examples of the projects being funded include almost $25,000 to the Calhoun County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office to digitize archived files, and $17,000 to the Calhoun County Juvenile Home for Security Camera upgrades.
FireKeeper’s says they have partnered with the Battle Creek Community Foundation’s Operation Fit to get food carts filled with healthy snacks like fresh fruits and vegetables into schools throughout Battle Creek.
Back in January, Firekeeper’s Casino Hotel held a Poker Tournament Series to raise money for the local food bank. Now, they are announcing their results. Firekeeper’s says that the Restock the Shelves event gathered over 400 pounds of non-perishable food, and over $3,000 in cash donati…
Firekeeper’s Casino says that January 15 to the 17, participants in tournaments will be able to get additional chips for food and cash donations. However, they say if you don't play poker you can still make a donation during the event.
Battle Creek's Fire Hub and their adjacent food pantry are running a promotion this month in order to bring in more food for the holiday season. Michael McFarlen from the Fire Hub says that as we head through November and December, the need for food is rising.