Benton Harbor

Whirlpool Corporation’s ‘Places that Matter’ Project Focuses on Places and People

By Cean Burgeson — Whirlpool Corporation

Southwest Michigan — more specifically the cities of Benton Harbor and St. Joseph — houses Whirlpool Corporation’s global and North American headquarters, as well as several technical, research and customer service facilities. The area is also the focus of the first episode of the “Places that Matter” photojournalism project launched this fall from the corporate newsroom at Whirlpool Corporation.

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KitchenAid, Community Volunteers Pitch in on Day of Caring

By Tony Wittkowski

BENTON HARBOR — Chris Ball and his colleagues spent the better part of his workday pushing mulch on a playground.

This workday was different for Ball because he was taking part in the annual Day of Caring, where dozens of KitchenAid volunteers find local nonprofit organizations to help for a day.

240 Miles for Charity

Whirlpool Cyclists Travel to Ohio for United Way

By Tony Wittkowski

BENTON HARBOR — Over the next two days, 15 bikers will ride 240 miles from Benton Harbor to Clyde, Ohio.

The intention is to raise money for the two United Way organizations prevalent in each city. While some of the bikers work in Ohio and others work in Benton Harbor, they all come from the same home appliance maker.

KitchenAid Volunteers Clean Up Benton Harbor


BENTON HARBOR — Union Park was flooded with people Tuesday.

There wasn’t a pickup game or a picnic. Instead more than 30 volunteers from KitchenAid and Kinexus’ YouthBuild program were out cleaning and maintaining the Benton Harbor park.

Volunteers began working at 7 a.m., cutting down branches, spreading mulch and updating playground equipment until 3 p.m.

Whirlpool Corporation Celebrates Latest Project in $155 Million Local Investment

Benton Harbor Technology Center is one of company’s largest focused on next-generation processes
Press Release

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Dec. 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Jeff M. Fettig, Chairman and CEO of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) today marked the latest developments in the company’s  multimillion dollar local investment initiative in the Benton Harbor and St. Joseph, Mich. community as the company officially opened its new  Benton Harbor Technology Center. As employees and local dignitaries gathered for a look inside the new facility, Fettig discussed the significant accomplishments made in the Twin Cities of Benton Harbor and St. Joseph Michigan since 2010. 

CITGO Marketers in Michigan Launch Good Stuff Giveaway to Reward Loyal Customers

Consumers Can Win Year’s Worth of Free Fuel
Press Release

Grand Rapids, Mich., July 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Six local CITGO Marketers in Michigan and CITGO Petroleum Corporation have teamed up for the Good Stuff Giveaway promotion to reward loyal customers in the Grand Rapids and Benton Harbor areas. From July 15 through August 26, customers can visit their local participating CITGO station to retrieve the promotional code to be entered for a chance to win a $100 CITGO Gift Card and a grand prize of a year’s supply of fuel.

Whirlpool Corporation and Harbor Habitat for Humanity Partner with the Patterson and Murphy Families to Build Homes in Benton Harbor, Mich.

Press Release

Benton Harbor, Mich., February 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ —Whirlpool Corporation (NYSEWHR) and Harbor Habitat for Humanity have completed construction on the homes built in partnership with Tynisha Murphy and the Patterson family, dedicating the homes in a ceremony that took place December 8. The builds took place on side-by-side lots in the Harbor Shores community of Benton Harbor.

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