Southwest Michigan First

‘We’re Not In Each Other’s Way’ [AUDIO]
Southwest Michigan First Chief Executive Ron Kitchens tells The Richard Piet Show on WBCK his organization can work in tandem with Battle Creek Unlimited to achieve greater economic development goals for Battle Creek and the region - and the two organizations do not impede one another...
Mayor Open to Collaboration
It is still too early to know if Battle Creek Unlimited will continue to be the economic development coordinator of choice in the city. But, it seems that both Mayor Deb Owens and City Manager Rebecca Fleury are among those who think BCU and the Kalamazoo-based Southwest Michigan First could - possibly - collaborate on Battle Creek economic development in the future, were there to be an overall in
Fleury Talks Development [Audio]
Battle Creek City Manager Rebecca Fleury spoke on The Richard Piet Show Friday about economic development efforts in the city. Fleury, who assumed the city manager post in October, has an open mind about potential continued relationships with Battle Creek Unlimited...