Whirlpool Corporation Whirlpool Corporation is the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 97,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2015. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Our headquarters has been in Southwest Michigan since the very beginning— 105 years ago. Whirlpool Corporation designs and manufactures products that meet the needs of consumers throughout the world. We innovate to make people’s lives better, offering quality products through a diverse brand portfolio based on consumer needs. We focus on our consumers so our products deliver innovation that matters – great new products people want and need. Many of those products are designed and engineered at our headquarters in Southwest Michigan. At Whirlpool Corporation we also believe great communities are the foundation of great business. We work with community organizations to create a collective impact, first supporting the health and wellness needs of area residents, then helping to provide safe and affordable housing which enables youth and education development. This approach allows us to prioritize partnerships where we can track results and create maximum impact. These include United Way®, Cook for the Cure® presented by KitchenAid supporting Susan G. Komen Foundation, Habitat for Humanity International®, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America® and others. Additional information about the company can be found at WhirlpoolCorp.com, or find us on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp. Andrews University Of course our product is Christian education, open to all who wish to Seek Knowledge, Affirm Faith and Change the World. Andrews offers approximately 130 undergraduate degree programs and 70 graduate degree programs. The School of Distance Education and International Partnerships extends access to education beyond campus, community and national boundaries. We provide support to faculty and students around the world, promoting best practices in distance education and creating a virtual community designed to nurture learning. Since 1991 Andrews has partnered with Berrien RESA through the Mathematics and Science Center to enhance math and science education for area high school students. Our first female president, Andrea Luxton, will begin her tenure in June 2016, succeeding Niels-Erik Andreasen, our longest- serving president at 22 years. She plans to continue his legacy of active involvement in the local community. Lakeland Health Lakeland Health is a non-profit, community- owned health system, which includes three hospitals, an outpatient surgery center, a cancer center, rehabilitation centers, long-term care, hospice, home care services, and physician practices. Lakeland has over 3,800 employees who provide clinical and support services at locations throughout southwest Michigan, and partners with more than 500 affiliated physicians and other providers. For more information, visit www.lakelandhealth.org Indiana Michigan Power Indiana Michigan Power (I&M), headquartered in Fort Wayne, Ind., is a subsidiary of American Electric Power (AEP). I&M’s 2,400 employees work diligently to provide you and your community with safe, reliable and low-cost electric service. I&M is proud to be the hometown energy provider for southwest Michigan, home to our Cook Nuclear Plant as well as our Benton Harbor Service Center. From storm restoration to the construction of new facilities, we are committed to delivering the exceptional service you expect. You can take comfort in knowing that about half of the electricity we generate is emission free. Learn more about I&M – and subscribe to I&M ON THE GO Mobile Alerts to get account and power outage information for your home or business– at www.IndianaMichiganPower.com Fifth Third Bank Our legacy of supporting business growth in West Michigan can be traced back to 1853. Since then, Fifth Third Bank has helped West Michigan companies grow and thrive in a variety of economic climates. Today, our experienced team of bankers continues to provide customers with the tools and services to achieve their financial goals and grow their business. For 160 years and counting, we remain committed to investing the time, resources and people to help build a stronger West Michigan. Chemical Bank Chemical Bank is proud to serve Southwest Michigan as well as communities throughout the state of Michigan. True to its founding principles of providing quality banking solutions, Chemical Bank remains committed to the success of local businesses. The bank is deeply rooted in the Baroda, Benton Harbor, Coloma, Hartford, St. Joseph, Stevensville, Sister Lakes and South Haven communities and surrounding areas. The knowledgeable Chemical Bank Commercial Lending staff is always available to provide the outstanding level of service that their customers have come to expect. Chemical Bank’s South Region Commercial Lending team includes 10 lending professionals and a Wealth Management department located in the St. Joseph community. The South Region Lending staff is committed to delivering the guidance and support that its customers need to reach their financial goals. Each lending professional enjoys working closely with her or his customers to learn about their goals and develop financial solutions that will meet their needs, providing them with expertise that spans business and investment services. Additionally, the staff members enjoy being active by volunteering with organizations in their local communities. They support local chambers, schools and organizations through sponsorships and volunteer efforts. On Columbus Day, all Chemical Bank offices across the state closed, as employees took part in the bank’s third annual Chemical Bank Cares Day. Chemical Bankers throughout Southwest Michigan were actively engaged as they rolled up their sleeves to assist their local neighborhoods and cities with streetscape projects, teaching financial literacy and general landscaping projects, among others. If you are interested in learning more about Chemical Bank’s Community inspired approach to banking, the professionals at Chemical Bank are highly committed to providing you and your business with an outstanding, community-focused banking experience. Visit any of Chemical Bank’s branches today to discuss your banking needs or visit ChemicalBankMI.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. Four Winds Casino Resort Four Winds Casino Resort is owned by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and is located at 11111 Wilson Road in New Buffalo, Michigan. It offers 135,000 square feet of gaming space with approximately 3,000 slot machines and a large selection of table games. It also features four unique restaurants including an old world steakhouse and international buffet, entertainment bars and retail venues, and a 165-room hotel, making it the premier destination resort for Midwest tourism. Four Winds New Buffalo is also home to Silver Creek Event Center, a 1,500 seat, multi-use facility that is located next to the casino floor. In addition to hosting headliner entertainment, the 17,000 sq. ft. Venue can be reconfigured to host a variety of meetings, special events, conferences, and banquets. Details on hosting an event at Silver Creek Event Center are available at: www.fourwindscasino.com/newbuffalo/meeting.php Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is a nonprofit mutual insurance company with roots dating back to 1939. We’re the largest health care insurer in the state, providing and administering benefits to more than 4.5 million members in Michigan and to employees of Michigan companies who live outside the state. We’re committed to being our members’ trusted partner by providing affordable, innovative products that improve their care and their health. Visit us at bcbsm.com, MiBluesperspecitives.org or ahealthiermichigan.org. Provider Networks • The largest network in Michigan: 153 hospitals, more than 30,000 doctors Subsidiaries • Blue Care Network of Michigan • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation • Accident Fund Holdings Inc. • LifeSecure Insurance Company
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