Benton Harbor, MI- On Thursday, February 15, 2018, The Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce and Cornerstone Alliance will honor a few of the many achievements, innovation and vision of outstanding Berrien County companies and individuals at the Business Recognition Breakfast. Doors open at 7:15 am for breakfast at the Lake Michigan College Mendel Center, 2755 E. Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI, and the program starts at 8:00 am. Tickets are now available online; individual seats are $25 and $200 for a table of ten.

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is the keynote speaker. Schuette will highlight Michigan's business climate as he addresses the several hundred guests at the annual meeting of the two organizations.

Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce President, Chris Heugel, said, "Once again this year, we received many quality nominations for the Chamber awards. It is an honor to have the opportunity to recognize our member organizations and people for their hard work and the value they bring to our local economy."

Rob Cleveland, President of Cornerstone Alliance, Berrien County's lead economic development agency, added, "2017 has been a year of phenomenal growth for Berrien County businesses. These companies have chosen to invest more than $50 million and create over 100 high-skilled and high-paying jobs in Michigan's Great Southwest. We are delighted to celebrate these businesses and leaders who drive economic prosperity."