Day: November 9, 2017

12 Days of Giving: Jeff Neumann

Dowagiac insurance agent Jeff Neumann always has two things on the mind: ministry and service. Originally a youth pastor, Jeff joined the insurance business in order to spread more ministry in the community. It was then that he realized he could minister just as well if he stayed in his […]

Expert offers tips for beating the scale during Christmas season

Danielle Gainer has a strong passion and professional background for helping people overcome chronic disease, obesity, depression and unhealthy habits through healthy lifestyle change. She holds a bachelor’s in wellness from Oakland University and various certifications. What are challenges presented by holidays when it comes to nutrition? The biggest nutritional […]

Why I love Michiana

Jewish Federation director enjoys Midwest communities Ben Davis was hired as the executive director of the Jewish Federation of St. Joseph Valley in January of 2014. He is originally from Chicago, but has worked in several cities in the Midwest including Minneapolis, Minnesota and Cincinnati, Ohio. He received a bachelor […]

5 for foodies: hot drinks

Autumn is a time for red and yellow blankets of leaves, crop harvest and, most importantly, coffee weather. There are few things as satisfying as sipping a cup of coffee — or a hot chocolate, if that’s your jam — while inside a coffee shop with fogged up windows surrounded […]