Ad Spot

Michigan Works! to open office in Cass County administration building

CASSOPOLIS — To better support the individuals and businesses in Cass County, Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren announced Thursday that it will be opening another location inside the Cass County administration building starting Monday, March 1.

The new office will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, while being closed from noon to 1 p.m. daily for lunch. The new location will be located at 120 N Broadway St., Room 219, Cassopolis.

“The pandemic has showed our team that we need to be adaptable, get creative and adjust the way we are doing business by going to those who may need our services,” said Lily Brewer, executive director of Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren. “Being located inside the Cass County Administration Building puts us at the heart of Cass County and it’s right where we need to be. We are excited to bring more solutions to Cass County and to continue to build on partnerships we have had for many years,” Brewer added.

Cass County Commissioner, Roseann Marchetti, shared her excitement about this expansion. “Having Michigan Works! located inside of our Administration Building is a natural fit and will allow them to serve more individuals and more businesses located in Cass County,” she said. “This couldn’t come at a better time and this addition will help us fill a gap for our community.”

Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren helps employers recruit their team, upskill their team, secure funding, expand their business and more. In addition, Michigan Works! can help individuals with tuition assistance, apprenticeship, and training programs, resume and cover letter assistance, career services and more.

Cass County administration building

All Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren sites are currently closed for walk-in services and are providing services remotely or by appointment only. To schedule a phone or in person appointment with Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren, visit miworks.org or call (800) 285-WORK (9675).

Cass County

Stevensville man injured in La Grange Township crash

Berrien County

Teacher faces disciplinary action for allegedly soliciting 14-year-old

Cass County

Niles woman, son injured in single vehicle crash

Dowagiac

Round Oak’s impact on Dowagiac still felt 60 years later

Dowagiac

Young Professionals of Greater Dowagiac reach fundraising requirements for Russom Park Pavilion Project

Dowagiac

Rotarian Walter Swann discusses life, community outreach

Cass County

Three Rivers man sentenced to probation for meth possession

Cass County

Edwardsburg man sentenced to one year for assault

Cass County

Cass County hosting workshop about child abuse prevention

Berrien County

Spectrum Health Lakeland revises visitor guidelines

Berrien County

Gov. Whitmer asks residents to take COVID-19 precautions, high schools to suspend in-person activities

Cassopolis

Cassopolis couple working to get musical nonprofit off the ground

Berrien County

Berrien County commissioners approve 911 grant

Edwardsburg

Edwardsburg/Ontwa Township Police Log: March 29 to April 5

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 723,297 cases, 16,400 deaths

Cass County

Cass County 4-H offering painting program

Berrien County

Johnson and Johnson vaccine clinic to be hosted at Niles-Buchanan YMCA

Berrien County

Gov. Whitmer, MDHHS encourage spring break travelers to get tested for COVID-19

Berrien County

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Day taking place next week at LMC campus

Dowagiac

Dowagiac District Library hosting poetry contest

Education

Edwardsburg chamber fundraising to donate personalized tumblers to graduating seniors

Business

Niles DDA takes on NODE expenses

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 715,478 cases, 16,327 deaths

Berrien County

Niles man hospitalized after motorcycle, SUV crash