Mar 19 2019

A sense of place: New Mt. Pleasant visitors guides promote city and region

2019-05-10T09:22:07+00:00March 19th, 2019|Epicenter|

Small town big culture. Small town big flavor. Small town big family fun.Those are just a few of the headlines taken from the annual Mt. Pleasant Area Visitors Guide recently released by the Mt. Pleasant Area Convention and Visitors Bureau.The brochure highlights much of what Mt. Pleasant and the rest of Isabella County has to offer each year.Recreation opportunities,

Mar 12 2019

For the Perry family a journey to health included a brand new business

2019-05-10T09:23:33+00:00March 12th, 2019|Epicenter|

The family that juices together stays together. At least that's the case for the Perrys. A few years ago, patriarch Doug Perry was facing some serious health issues and his family wanted to help him feel better. So all five of them – Doug, his wife Laurie, and their children Mitch, Korynne, and Grant – started researching best

Mar 12 2019

Mt. Pleasant arts organization plans busy spring of programming

2019-05-10T09:24:07+00:00March 12th, 2019|Epicenter|

The Mt. Pleasant-based arts organization Art Reach of Mid Michigan has announced its exhibition and programming schedule for this spring season.The With Her Eyes exhibition debuted at the Morey Family Gallery at Art Reach in downtown Mt. Pleasant this past Monday, March 4, and runs through Friday, March 29. The exhibit features the work of three

Feb 10 2019

Public art campaign seeks submissions

2019-04-10T14:03:47+00:00February 10th, 2019|Epicenter|

An Isabella County public art tradition has once again launched throughout several local communities. Art Reach of Mid Michigan has opened up the submission window for its 11th annual Festival of Banners. The public art campaign is requesting that residents, schools, and businesses submit their own banner designs now through Friday, Feb. 15. Approximately 300 banners will

Feb 5 2019

Nine ideas for Valentine’s Day romance in mid-Michigan by Epicenter Mt. Pleasant

2019-02-07T11:42:22+00:00February 5th, 2019|Epicenter|

Your love life doesn't have to cool down with the weather. From sweet treats to B&Bs, we've compiled a list of ideas to help you create a perfect day with your special someone right here in Isabella county.   Enjoy an evening of comedy with Central Michigan University’s Trap Door Improv. Admission is free for performances

Jan 29 2019

Local teen taking community arts pavilion from concept to concrete by Epicenter Mt. Pleasant

2019-01-31T08:35:28+00:00January 29th, 2019|Epicenter|

While some teens might shy away from a multi-year, six-figure project, Taylor Idema isn’t stopping until she and host of community partners complete her vision of a new arts pavilion in Island Park . Idema, currently a senior at Mt. Pleasant High School, has gathered more than $200,000 and widespread government and community support for an

Jan 29 2019

Annual winter-time obstacle course and 5K race grows in popularity by Epicenter Mt. Pleasant

2019-01-31T08:33:17+00:00January 29th, 2019|Epicenter|

With several inches of snow on the ground and temperatures hovering around freezing, it’s hard for some to imagine that anyone would be outside for longer than necessary this weekend. Yet more than 400 people are registered to take part in the annual Man Vs. Mountain 5K obstacle race on Saturday, Feb. 2. And with registration

Jan 15 2019

Nineteen ways to stick to your resolutions by Epicenter Mt. Pleasant

2019-01-15T13:18:21+00:00January 15th, 2019|Epicenter|

As the calendar begins anew, so can you. Whether you want to improve your health, boost your finances, or get involved in the community, there are ample resources to help you stick to your goals right here in Isabella County. We've compiled some of our favorites below. Let us know what local resources you're tapping into

Jan 8 2019

Snow days: No shortage of things to do in Mt. Pleasant this winter published by Epicenter Mt. Pleasant

2019-01-08T15:35:48+00:00January 8th, 2019|Epicenter|

The Mt. Pleasant Area Convention & Visitors Bureau kicked off the new year with the release of its 65 Days of Winter events calendar. Each day highlights a local business, institution, or special event, giving residents and visitors alike suggestions on how to spend their day in Mt. Pleasant. The list pairs perfectly with the community's

Dec 11 2018

Guided hikes, film screenings, and more planned by local conservancy group

2018-12-11T14:56:42+00:00December 11th, 2018|Epicenter|

Fresh off the heels of the recent announcement of a pilot program that teaches area underserved youth the benefits of the outdoors, Chippewa Watershed Conservancy has released its seasonal list of educational programming opportunities available to the general public. A number of indoor and outdoor events are planned for these winter months, and all of them open