The Food Bank of South Central Michigan's new Executive Director remembers exactly when he started his new job. Peter Vogel says it was just as the polar vortex sent arctic cold temps into Michigan. Vogel stopped by the 95.3 WBCK Morning Show with Tim Collins.
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 donations.
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.
FireKeepers Casino's Fire Hub restaurant and food pantry is nearing completion, but Michael McFarlen, vice-president of food and beverage at FireKeepers, is not quite ready to say an opening date out loud.
That's probably because early estimates that the reborn Battle Creek Fire Station #4 were overly optimistic...
FireKeeper's Casino Hotel is moving forward with plans to convert an old Battle Creek fire station into a restaurant and food pantry.
In a release, FireKeeper's says that the construction at The Fire Hub, which will operate out of the historic Fire Station #4 on the corner of Kendall St...