Category Archives: Community Service

What are the benefits of sponsorship?

Author: Kiara Poitra, Receptionist & Events Coordinator Many businesses overlook sponsorship as a way to market to an audience. Sponsoring an event is a great way for local small businesses to introduce themselves to their community. Not only does it build brand awareness, but it shows potential customers that that particular business is doing their […]

Kiara’s Take: Volunteering vs. Donating Money

Author: Kiara Poitra, Receptionist & Events Coordinator When it comes to volunteering versus donating money, it all comes down to whether you have time or money. Contributing and taking initiative within a good organization is no different. Anyone with a considerate heart will eventually ask themselves whether it is better to give to charity or volunteer […]

Winter is coming… but so are two great shopping events!

Author: Veronica Grosek Good evening, Sturgis – As the days get shorter approaching Winter Solstice on December 21st, I cannot help but appreciate those activities and the sense of cameraderie that come with a community cloaked in snow and darkness. This is the season of quiet reflection, gathering together in our homes over holiday meals, […]

The Importance of Being Active in the Community

Author: Kiara Poitra, Receptionist & Events Coordinator Many people skip out on community involvement because they do not believe they have the time or money to stay active in the community. Little do they know that community involvement can do more for their business than they think. Being active in the community can benefit a […]

Giving Thanks

Author: Veronica Grosek Hello, Sturgis! It’s already time for Thanksgiving. I am especially thankful for a number of reasons: I am thankful that my first year as Director is almost under my belt! I always knew that I wanted a career that directly and positively impacted our community, and I have truly found it. I […]