February 2010 EPWA Meeting : Harbor Shores Update

  • Tuesday, February 09, 2010
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • The Whitcomb


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Meeting Chairperson: Lilia Sladky

Harbor Shores Update

Wendy Dant Chesser, Cornerstone Alliance

Tuesday, February 9
5:30p.m. Networking
6:00p.m. Dinner & Meeting

Reservations Due by Wednesday, February 3

Speaker’s Topic:
Harbor Shores is a 530-acre, mixed-use development in the lower southwest corner of Michigan that spans parts of the cities of Benton Harbor & St. Joseph as well as Benton Charter Township. Current plans include residential units, commercial space, a Jack Nicklaus Signature public golf course, marinas, parks and new green space, and walking and bike trails along with various other amenities. The project will also create the opportunity for up to two hotels, a conference center, and an indoor water park.  Wendy Dant Chesser will be updating us on 2009-2010 progress, as well as answering any questions you may have.

Speaker’s Biography:
In January, 2005, Wendy Dant Chesser joined Cornerstone Alliance as Executive Vice President.  Cornerstone is a non-profit organization with a mission to generate economic growth and promote civic development in the community comprised of the cities of Benton Harbor and St. Joseph, the charter townships of Benton, St. Joseph, Lincoln and Royalton, and the Village of Stevensville.  Wendy previously served as the Deputy Executive Director for Program Operations of the Indiana Department of Commerce.  She is a native of Jeffersonville, Indiana, and she received her Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Indiana University Southeast in 1991.

February Meeting Location:  The Whitcomb
510 Ship Street
Saint Joseph, MI 49085

Directions:  Main Street north to Ship Street, turn left, The Whitcomb will be on the right at the end of the block. You may park on the street or in the public lot across the street.

Meal Cost $25.00 Members, $35.00 Guest or Trial Member

Buffet Menu includes Pork Tenderloin with apple cranberry glaze, Chicken Marsala, Grilled Tilapia with fresh Strawberry Salsa, Eggplant Parmesan (vegetarian), garlic mashed potatoes and green beans. Also included are a mixed green salad with walnuts, apple, goat cheese with raspberry vinaigrette, rolls, coffee, lemonade, iced tea, cherry cheesecake, tax and gratuity.

You may bring your own adult beverage. Cash bar not available.

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