Who is Joel Shaner?

Mar 08, 2018

If you haven’t heard the name Joel Shaner, I would be surprised. Joel is the principal trumpet for the Jackson Symphony Orchestra (JSO) and has performed with the JSO for 32 years. He is also a founding member of


Jackson County Trails

Feb 26, 2018

When I think of Jackson County and springtime quickly approaching,  I think of our Trail system and how it benefits tourism locally and throughout the State of Michigan. The City of Jackson and Jackson County is a


Essentials for Booking a Hotel Room Block

Feb 21, 2018

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When it comes to larger events, booking a hotel room block is essential. Not only does it ensure your entire group will be in the same hotel, you often get a discount from the hotel for booking so many rooms.


An Unforgettable Theater Experience

Feb 21, 2018

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If you would like a unique experience for your next concert, comedy tour, or latest blockbuster, look no further than the Michigan Theatre of Jackson in Jackson, Michigan! This 1930s theater has been captivating people with its extravagance since the


Why Race?

Feb 20, 2018

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For many runners, circling the neighborhood a few times a week suffices. I know I like the flexibility to step outside and choose where I run, how far, if I get coffee after… factors that help my run fit


Wedding Day Timelines: Your Secret Weapon for a Flawless Day

Feb 17, 2018

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In my opinion, a wedding day timeline is the single most important element that can help your wedding day run as smoothly and seamlessly as possible. Timelines are essential to eradicating potential stressors that could otherwise be avoided on your


Celebrate Black History Month in Jackson

Feb 14, 2018

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Celebrated every February, Black History Month recognizes the accomplishments and triumphs of African Americans throughout history. Each year, the month-long celebration is given a theme. This year’s is African Americans in Time of War, which couldn&rsquo


10 reasons to run the Spartan Race in Michigan

Feb 14, 2018

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Why is Michigan the best place to run the Spartan Race? Because it’s held in the Jackson, Michigan area, which is overflowing with great food, music, beer and wine, and some of the best outdoor recreation the


Every Child is a Work of Art

Feb 08, 2018

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Art&Soul Dreams is a non-profit dedicated to helping 3000+ children in Michigan’s foster care system in need of adoption (forever families). Art&Soul Dreams brings visibility to children in the community and increase social awareness to


Wedding Minister at Your Place or Mine

Jan 31, 2018

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Who doesn’t love a wedding? The bride is ecstatic, the girls in the bridal party are atwitter. The guys are uncomfortable in their suits and the groom is nervous. But it’s all part of the excitement


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