Supporting Southwest Michigan’s Local Businesses
March 2024: Principle Neil Webb rolls out the welcome mat to Pat Moody and everyone in the surrounding community. Christ Lutheran School in Stevensville, Michigan has a culture of care and nurturing that is omnipresent and universal. If you’ve never considered a private school option, you might be surprised to learn how affordable it can be. Watch this short video to learn more. You’re invited to schedule a tour and fall in love with Christ Lutheran’s campus, staff, and outdoor learning curriculum.
February 2024: The Moody team revisits Mighty Dog Roofing to talk with this dynamic father daughter team about successfully wrapping up their first year in business. Tom and Katie Burrell are excited to express their gratitude to the community and celebrate the ways in which they have been able to give back over the past 12 months.
January 2024: “It takes a village to raise a child.” This month Pat Moody shines a light on how the Boys and Girls Club is not only a key part of that village but is also raising up the next generation of village members. In this interview, you’ll hear a testimony of one child’s experience and learn more about how you can support the clubs.
December 2023: Come along with Pat Moody and the team as we visit The Center for Growth and Independence. See first-hand how this organization helps people with disabilities in southwest Michigan bloom and grow. They help people discover who they are and what they’re good at. Their primary goal is to remove the isolation that comes with disabilities and instead connect individuals with a community through supported employment, community living support, and semi-independent living services. They even offer respite care so that care takers can have some time for themselves without worrying about their loved one. Learn all about it by watching this short video.
November 2023: Pat gets some great advice from Professional Hearing Services on how to protect one of our most critical senses. Julie Duensing shares how the average age for hearing loss is getting lower and Dr. Terry shares a study that has shown the use of hearing devices can slow cognitive decline. Watch this short video to learn more.
October 2023: Our Lady of the Lake Schools has some big news to share with us this month! Zack sits in for Pat to learn more about a million dollar scholarship pledge to help new students with tuition assistance in 2024. We were invited to record in the Global Trading and Finance Lab – just one of the many unique opportunities available to students at Our Lady of the Lake. We even had a chance to tour the new Makers Lab in the elementary school. Watch this short video to learn more.
September 2023: Welcome to another episode of Moody on the Move published the first Monday of every month. This time Pat takes us to a place that will literally scare the YELL out of you. It’s the Niles Scream Park and we are talking to owner, Pete Karlowicz! This year they are celebrating 50 years of FEAR. Tickets are on sale now at haunted.org. Reserve a time for your group to enjoy everything the park has to offer. This is more than just a haunted house – it’s an evening of fun for friends and family. Every year the experience is brand new. They spend the off season building for the following years’ attractions. Watch this short video to learn more.
August 2023: Pat sits across the table from Rob Wolf to talk about how what you plan to do with the rest of your life is far more important than how much money you have to get there. Everyone has to start somewhere. It’s more important to start the conversation than wait until you think you have enough to make it worthwhile for the advisor. Learn more by watching this short video.
July 2023: This month Pat visit Doctor Kim Cooper of Life Vision Eyecare and steps into a modern boutique eyewear experience. He learns that people seem to understand optics when it comes to their phone or TV but not when it comes to their eyewear. Witness the fusion of medicine and fashion with an experienced staff and state of the art eye disease management technology. Watch this short video to learn more and book your appointment online at lifevisioneyecare.com.
June 2023: Court Appointed Special Advocates for children – if you’re looking for a way to make a difference, this could be the perfect opportunity. Zack East talks with CASA of Southwest Michigan about their critical role in the foster care system. Watch this short video to the end to hear from a CASA volunteer about how she gets to be that constant smiling presence in the life of a child whose world is full of change.
May 2023: Zack East finds a prime seat at The Inn at Harbor Shores Dockside Bar to learn more from Brady Cohen about this home-town resort available to travelers and locals alike. You can dine at Plank’s Tavern on the Water open for brunch and dinner. There’s a full-service spa which is open to the public. And this only scratches the surface of amenities. So, if you’re planning a vacation or a staycation, watch this short video to learn more.
April 2023: Zack East fills in for Pat Moody this month when he talks with Tracy and Barry Adams about why they love coming to work every day. A local contractor they work with calls them “problem solvers, not problem finders.” They even sacrificed their holiday to be sure as many people as possible could have heat – sometimes having to plow the driveway before they could begin looking at the heating situation. Watch this video and get to know this great local company and how they add value to this community.
March 2023: Pat gets moving at Renaissance Athletic Club and experiences the unique vibe of this location overlooking Harbor Shores hole #2. If you’ve never experienced an athletic club before, you might be surprised to to find this is your new happy place. Watch this short video then visit RAC for a personal tour.
February 2023: Meet Tom and Katie Burrell as they talk to Pat about their dream of opening a local business and how this dream is finally a reality. Learn more about how they plan to enrich the community of Southwest Michigan by watching this short video.
January 2023: Renaissance Athletic Club wants to be your new happy place and they work hard to ensure you feel better walking out than you did when you walked in. Take a tour, try a class, and experience the vibe of this unique location that overlooks Harbor Shores hole #2. Watch this interview with Pat Moody to learn more.
December 2022: This month Pat finds out what an Intermodal Chassis is and why it’s key to our supply chain and impacts us all. Get a sneak peek behind the scenes of this veteran-run company and find out why they are so passionate about flexibility for their employees. Watch this short video to learn more.
November 2022: This month, Pat shines a light on how NOBO has become a positive force in the Benton Harbor community. They’ve been here 3-1/2 years now. In that time, they restored an old foundry and turned it into a state of the art facility while also creating jobs. They choose a different charity each month and donate a portion of ATM fees and give an option to round-up at check out. Watch this short video to learn more about how much NOBO Cares.
October 2022: Get the inside scoop on innovation in hearing aid technology. Professional Hearing Services tells Pat that untreated hearing loss can lead to balance issues, depression, and cognitive impairment. It’s important to treat hearing loss as soon as it begins. Watch this short video for more details.
September 2022: This month, Pat talks to Dave Doetsch at Mid-West Family Southwest Michigan about their mission to serve the community well. Watch the video to discover what that means for your local business.
August 2022: Pat talks to Leslie Baker and Josh Drumm about why health centers exist and how integrated care benefits both patients and doctors. At the Cassopolis Family Clinic and Niles Community Health Center, no patient is turned away, regardless of ability to pay. Learn more by watching this short video.
July 2022: In this episode of Moody on the Move, Pat learns that Youth Development Company works hard to provide safe places for kids to be kids. They can explore and dream while learning skills that build a foundation to become happy, healthy adults. Watch this short video to find out how your business can partner with Youth Development Company and invest in community, develop young leaders, and impact economic development.
June 2022: Find out how to save yourself some money and stress by flying local. South Bend International Airport provides a comfortable and safe experience to travelers with shorter lines, cheaper parking, and faster TSA check-ins. Avoid the crowds and hassle to arrive at your destination relaxed and ready to start vacation. And when you arrive home, you’re just a short drive to the comfort of your own home. Watch this short video to learn more.
May 2022: Going up? Pat Moody gets a high-level view of what it looks like to be a part of Boss Services. “Raising the Standard” isn’t just a tagline, it’s what they do every day for their customers and for their employees. Watch this short video to learn more.
April 2022: Pat has the privilege to re-visit one of our featured businesses from 2021 and learn how they are growing and thriving in 2022. Watch this short video to learn more about Jordan, a young entrepreneur in Coloma and Watervliet. He is proud to serve both communities with excellence while providing jobs and mentorship. If you are interested in learning more, stop by Subway in Coloma or Watervliet and talk to a member of the team.
March 2022: In this episode of Moody on the Move, Pat visits Walsworth Printing & Publishing where he learns that print is still a 79 billion dollar industry. Find out how Walsworth has invested and grown even through the pandemic. So much so that they now have a demand for talented team members looking for a career and to learn a craft. Watch to learn more about this thriving business and why it’s a great place to build a career. https://www.walsworth.com/careers
February 2022: This month, Pat comes home to Mid-West Family Southwest Michigan. Together they answer the question “What do we have in common with the Beatles?” and talk about a mission to serve the community well. Watch the video to discover what that means for your local business and request a free strategy blueprint at RiskTakersUnite.com.
January 2022: At Cassopolis Family Clinic Network, Pat discovers that they will not only care FOR you but will also care ABOUT you. With family clinics in both Cassopolis and Niles, their goal is to bridge the gap for uninsured and under-insured patients by providing INTEGRATED services with dignity and respect regardless of the ability to pay. They offer a wide variety of healthcare that includes primary care, pharmacy, dental, gynecology, mental health, substance abuse assistance and more. And, they are accepting new patients now!
December 2021: Pat speaks with Lisa Cripps-Downey and Sarah Jollay with Berrien Community Foundation about the foundation’s 70 years of impact in the area and the continued growth for the future thanks to the help of generous donors and volunteers. Connect with BCF at berriencommunity.org.
Moody on the Move is presented by United Federal Credit Union.
November 2021: This month, Pat talks to the staff of United Way of Southwest Michigan about making an impact around Berrien, Cass, and Van Buren Counties. Find out more at uwsm.org.
Moody on the Move is presented by United Federal Credit Union.
October 2021: This month, Dr. Tara of Fully Alive Family Chiropractic talks with Pat Moody about why she left Bio Mechanical Engineering to become a Chiropractor instead. Watch this month’s episode of Moody on the Move to hear more about how to sign up for a free screening and learn how you could be living your life Fully Alive. Watch the video now, supported by United Federal Credit Union.
September 2021: In this episode of Moody on the Move, Pat visits Wightman and learns about their 75th anniversary. Plus find out how over 80 people at Wightman collaborated to transform the city of Cassopolis. Watch the video now, supported by United Federal Credit Union.
August 2021: This month Pat Moody goes “On the Move” to Berrien Springs Public School district to learn “What is the Shamrock Way?” Find out how Superintendent Dave Eichberg and his team strive to meet the learning needs of every student in the district. They have created many learning options that inspire students to think, learn, achieve and care in a global community. Watch the video to learn more.
July 2021: This month Pat Moody goes on the move to visit Dr Gyl Kasewurm at Professional Hearing Services. Relaxing in this beautiful Italian-themed space, we learned that “many people don’t know what they don’t know. And what you don’t know can hurt you.” Watch this video to get more comfortable with addressing your hearing health. You’ll be glad you did.
June 2021: Moody on the Move travels to Countryside Academy in Benton Harbor. Countryside Academy is a tuition-free, Young 5s – 12th Grade public school system serving approximately 750 students and their families in Southwest Michigan. Their 98 acre site includes a greenhouse, woods, ponds, stream and gardens. Students can attend full time or part time to take advantage of their many programs such as aviation. Watch the interview and learn more about this great resource for education.
May 2021: In this episode of Moody on the Move, we are headed to Niles to talk with Dr. Zechariah Hoyt, Director, Early Childhood Development for our local YMCA of Greater Michiana (Benton Harbor-St. Joseph YMCA). Find out what’s in the works for this summer and learn how the YMCA adapts to the needs of the communities they serve.
A special thank you to our friends at United Federal Credit Union. We certainly appreciate all the things that you do for Michigan’s Great Southwest everyday.
Also a hats off to our friends from Little Red Fern Productions, who work their magic and make us look good every week.
April 2021: In this episode of “Moody on the Move” we are speaking with Jordan Hurst, a young entrepreneur in Watervliet and Coloma, Michigan. Jordan worked hard, rising up through the ranks of Subway moving from employee to now franchise owner of two stores. Jordan loves what he does and is passionate about investing in the communities he serves and lives in. It’s an inspiring story! We enjoyed getting to know Jordan and we hope you will be inspired to support this local business owner in Michigan’s Great Southwest.
March 2021: This month, Pat talks to Ron at PRIDE, The Portable Toilet Company about the importance of taking pride in excellent customer service. See more at Pride’s website at prideportabletoilets.com
February 2021: Moody on the Move heads to St. Joe to speak with Van’s Medical Equipment about their service to the community and the importance of buying locally.
January 2021: Pat speaks with Arthur & Sarah of the Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber about the importance of supporting local businesses, the #BuyLocalBerrienChallenge, and the importance of membership.
When it comes to information regarding local businesses in Southwest Michigan, one name comes to mind.
We’ll be sending the “Booming Voice Of Business” Pat Moody to one local business each month to feature that business in a video that will be posted to MoodyOnTheMarket.com and WSJM.com. The interviews cover business struggles, successes, availability, and how the community can support their business. In addition, videos will be hosted as advertisements on the MoodyontheMarket.com Facebook page and promoted on-air at News/Talk/Sports 94.9 WSJM.
Would your business like to be considered for this advertising program? Let us know.
A representative of Mid-West Family will follow up about your advertising request with pricing and scheduling opportunities for Moody on the Move. Thanks for your interest!