Items Tagged with 'Battle Creek'


$15.5M grant increasing school district's 'access to higher education'

May 14, 2019
A foundation has given a university a $15.5-million grant to expand higher education options for a public school district’s students and teachers. Read More

Civic agency offering $200K to attract restaurant

December 28, 2018
An economic development organization in the region is offering $200,000 for a new restaurant to open in its town. Read More

Festival marks city’s cereal heritage

May 28, 2018
Battle Creek is hosting breakfast for 10,000 people. Read More

Energy Savings Performance Contract leads to award for Battle Creek

The Grand Rapids office of Ameresco coordinated the projects at city facilities.

January 16, 2015
Energy-efficiency improvements at Battle Creek city facilities earned the Cereal City a 2014 Michigan Economic Development Corp. Energy Services Coalition Award, according to Ameresco Inc., a nationwide firm with an office in Grand Rapids. Read More

Kellogg report reveals company-wide engagement drives diversity

Company is challenging itself to grow its ‘cultural intelligence.’

August 29, 2014
Kellogg Co., the Battle Creek cereal maker, has released its fifth annual diversity report, putting the spotlight on company-wide efforts to bring everyone to the table. Read More

Downtown Battle Creek shows support for future retailers

New program will subsidize rent while businesses get up and running.

July 25, 2014
Retail entrepreneurs and business owners looking to set up shop in downtown Battle Creek may be eligible for financial support with a new acceleration program. Read More

Change Ups: FireKeepers Casino completes bar renovation

May 23, 2014
FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Battle Creek has completed its first renovation since the hotel and event center were added in December 2012. Read More

JPG Resources partners with Arizona firm

The Battle Creek firm supports new product development in the food and beverage industry.

April 25, 2014
JPG Resources, a consulting/management firm in Battle Creek providing expertise to consumer packaged goods companies developing new food and beverage products, has partnered with Healthy Brand Builders in Scottsdale, Ariz. Read More

Kellogg’s ‘Project K’ cuts 7 percent of workforce

November 4, 2013
Battle Creek-based Kellogg said Monday that it plans to trim its global workforce by 7 percent, with the breakfast-foods maker citing weaker-than-expected sales for the year. Read More

W.K. Kellogg Foundation names CEO

October 22, 2013
Growing up in a family of 10 children in inner-city Detroit, the new CEO of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation knows first-hand the “day-to-day challenges” facing the children and families her $8-billion organization seeks to help. Read More