Victory Park Bandshell Renovation

The beloved bandshell in Victory Park is getting a much-needed facelift and upgrades. Due to the Christie and Tony de Nicola Family Gift to the Albion Community Foundation, the William and Karen Dobbins Family Foundation, and Caster Cares, the Victory Park bandshell is becoming more of a venue then just a structure, impacting everyone who uses the community space. Built …

Albion Community Foundation Grant Recipients for the First Round of 2023

South Michigan Food Bank South Michigan Food Bank (SMFB) received $10,000 from the Fund for Greater Albion for purchasing fresh food for Albion. SMFB’s Albion Fresh Food and Pantry Staples Distributions serve approximately 325 Albion households every month. This grant will help with the costs of produce and pantry staples for a year. As Lori Sunie, the Director of Development, …

Albion Aglow 2020

There is no doubt that this year has been a challenge for our community, our families, and our country. It is also true that we have come together as a community in so many ways to bring smiles to each other’s faces create that feeling of connectedness despite keeping our distance. The Greater Albion Chamber of Commerce, the Albion Downtown …

Supporting Our Community During COVID-19

We are living through challenging times and while your health and safety are our number one priority we all still have the opportunity to support our local community. Many of our local businesses have made adjustments to abide by the State of Michigan mandate, encourage social distancing, and still serve our community. We wanted to gather all the information we …

Revitalizing Albion. Making a difference not soon forgotten.

Steve Gruber, an award-winning journalist and host of Michigan’s #1 syndicated morning radio show, recently came to Albion to interview local leaders about reclaiming their city. When Steve asks, “What would you say to other communities who want to follow your strategy?” One community leader puts it on the line: “Get in it for the long haul. Because there are …