(Community Matters 18) ‘Love Battle Creek’ Voting in February

First Aired February 11, 2023

Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce President Kara Beer visits Community Matters to discuss the 2023 “Love Battle Creek” nominating and voting.

The online campaign, started during the COVID-19 pandemic, seeks to spread love to local businesses across Calhoun County by asking for nominations from locals in over 40 categories. Then, residents are asked to vote on those nominees. Click to hear more, including how the winners will be honored.

Episode Resources

Battle Creek Area Chamber website/nominations/voting (click “Love Battle Creek” logo on the website)


Former WBCK Morning Show host Richard Piet (2014-2017) returns to host Community Matters, an interview program focused on community leaders and newsmakers in and around Battle Creek. Community Matters is heard Saturdays, 8:00 AM Eastern on WBCK-FM (95.3) and anytime at battlecreekpodcast.com.

Community Matters is sponsored by Lakeview Ford Lincoln.

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