Category Archives: Anniversary Announcements

IDW Publishing: 25 Years of Imagination, Comics, and Beyond

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IDW Publishing, a powerhouse in the comic book industry, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with action-packed excitement. Since its founding, IDW has been a creative force, bringing iconic characters, thrilling stories, and imaginative worlds to fans worldwide. Let’s delve into the rich history, memorable comics, and exciting plans for the next 25 years.

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Spreading Joy for 60 Years: Nutella Celebrates A Sweet Milestone

Nutella spread on bread next to a knife.

This year marks a significant milestone for one of the world’s most beloved spreads: Nutella is turning 60! For six decades, this delicious condiment has been a staple in home kitchens and an ingredient in countless recipes. 

Nutella is not only a treat for the taste buds but also a symbol of joy and togetherness. As we celebrate Nutella’s 60th anniversary, let’s take a stroll down memory lane, then see how Nutella plans to spread even more smiles around the globe.

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Almost 21: Short’s Brewing Celebrates 20 Years

a group of beer bottles with text title 20 years Short’s Brewing Co.If you ever wander through Northern Michigan’s neck of the woods and get thirsty, stop by Short’s Brewing Company for a selection of unique and delicious brews. This microbrewery and pub was born as a one-man operation but has grown quickly to become one of the largest craft breweries in the state, with approximately 175 year-round employees. They offer a unique experience for everyone’s social style with five storefronts and an indoor/outdoor beer garden.

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A Century of Sweetness: Dum Dums’ 100-Year Journey

Closeup of a pile of Dum Dums lollipops in various flavors.
Dum Dums, those delightful round lollipops on sticks, have woven themselves into the fabric of our lives, leaving behind a trail of sweet memories. From the moment a child unwraps a Dum Dum, a magical bond forms. Whether it’s a reward for good behavior, a treat after a doctor’s visit, or a simple pick-me-up during a long day, Dum Dums evoke a sense of nostalgia.

As they celebrate 100 years in the candy industry, we look back on their cultural impact and how they came to be one of the biggest sweets among children and adults alike.

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5 Years of Hope: Selah’s Journey

selah empowers non-profit organization logo Selah Empowers is a non-profit organization based in West Michigan. Their mission is to provide education, resources, and support to individuals and communities affected by domestic abuse. They offer both online and in-person sessions, available in groups or one-on-one, to women seeking safety from domestic violence. Apart from educational groups, Selah also provides other resources such as assistance with housing placements and other basic life needs.

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Boyne Mountain Celebrates 75 Years of ‘Unforgettable Memories’

75th anniversary poster, Boyne Mountain Ski Resort overview
Boyne Mountain Celebrates 75 Years – Poster Art created by local artist Tanya Whitley

Humble Beginnings

Like many entrepreneurial endeavors, Boyne Mountain Resort was born from humble beginnings. Everett Kircher was an avid skier based in Northwest Michigan. The US’s first Ski Club – Otsego Ski Club – was in nearby Gaylord. However, the club left something to be desired for skiers like Kircher who were looking for a challenge – especially after experiencing skiing at Lake Placid in New York.

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