Land Bank continues mow, maintenance program

AngelaNews, 2016

Battle Creek Enquirer 10:38 a.m. EST January 13, 2016 Jennifer Bowman The Calhoun County Land Bank Authority is taking applications for its Neighborhood Mow and Maintenance Program this year. The program, which began last year, offers $3,000 seasonal stipends to participating organizations that mow and maintain 20 vacant properties from … Read More

Disabled Vietnam veteran to purchase Battle Creek home for $1

AngelaNews, 2015

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 5:57 a.m. EST BATTLE CREEK (WKZO-AM) — It will be a much merrier Christmas for a disabled Vietnam veteran, after his attempt to purchase a home in Battle Creek on a land contract fell through. Levi Jenkins thought he lost the home, which was foreclosed, but … Read More

Land Bank Authority gives home to veteran

AngelaNews, 2015

December 22, 2015   Dillon Davis, Battle Creek Enquirer Levi Jenkins gives a hug to Calhoun County Treasurer Christine Schauer, right, as City Commissioner Lynn Ward Gray smiles.(Photo: Al Lassen/For the Enquirer) Levi Jenkins didn’t sleep well on Monday night. Like a young child on the night before Christmas, he … Read More

Land Bank launches website

AngelaNews, 2015

December 17, 2015 Jennifer Bowman, Battle Creek Enquirer 4:31 p.m. EST The Calhoun County Land Bank Authority has launched its own website. The website, calhounlandbank.org, includes properties available for sale, information about the land bank’s programs and meeting dates. The land bank and Calhoun County Treasurer Christine Schauer also launched social … Read More

Calhoun County Land Bank, City of Battle Creek, Calhoun Area Career Center partner to bring art to downtown vacant buildings

AngelaPress Releases, 2015

Friday, November 20, 2015 Contact: Jen Flood, Byrum & Fisk Communications, (517) 333-1606 BATTLE CREEK—In an effort to spruce up downtown vacant buildings ahead of this weekend’s holiday parade, the Calhoun County Land Bank, City of Battle Creek and Calhoun Area Career Center (CACC) are partnering to display student artwork … Read More

Student artwork to adorn vacant downtown buildings

AngelaNews, 2015

 November 20, 2015   Dillon Davis, Battle Creek Enquirer 5:31 p.m. EST Students from the Calhoun Area Career Center helped fill vacant buildings downtown Battle Creek with their art.(Photo: Kenny Read/For the Enquirer) Downtown Battle Creek is about to appear a little more artsy in time for the holiday season.  … Read More