NEW FACES: Meet Jennifer

Please join us in welcoming Jennifer Kennedy to our HORIZONS team as an assistant event coordinator. A gifted communicator with a bubbly, friendly personality, Jennifer brings to her role a wealth of experience in planning and executing complex events. Notably, Jennifer and her husband owned Bay Valley Academy, a dance studio and gymnastics club, for 12 years. She served as … Read More

Out of the Box and On the Go – August 2023

OUT OF THE BOX AND ON THE GO: HORIZONS BRINGS DISTINCTIVE CATERING LIVE TO HOMES AND BUSINESSES SAGINAW, MICH., August 23, 2023—Throughout the year, HORIZONS Conference Center frequently takes our trademark “Art of Hospitality” on the road to events all over the Great Lakes Bay Region and beyond. With our new mobile pizza oven, a variety of action stations, and … Read More

Michigan Cream & Sugar News – March 2023

NEWS: MICHIGAN CREAM AND SUGAR REOPENS UPTOWN BAY CITY ICE CREAM SHOP FOR 2023 SEASON TODAY Region’s only from-scratch, small-batch ice cream maker celebrates Michigan’s agricultural diversity and supports local farm families BAY CITY, MICH., March 8, 2023 – Today marks the 2023 season reopening of Michigan Cream and Sugar Ice Cream Company, located at 160 Uptown Drive in Bay … Read More

Let the Good Times Roll: Celebrating 30 Years of CAN Council’s Mardi Gras Auction

HORIZONS’ relationship with the CAN Council goes back to our earliest days. Since the late 1990s, we have hosted numerous events, from educational seminars to volunteer appreciation banquets to their annual Mardi Gras Auction. We recently sat down with Danielle Russell, CAN Council’s Development and Communications Director. Danielle and her team have been busily planning their 30th Mardi Gras Auction … Read More

Oppermann’s Wine Dinner

Oppermann’s Cork ‘n’ Ale is back to host a wine dinner on Wednesday, September 7, at HORIZONS. Five wines will be paired with a delectable five-course meal prepared by the HORIZONS culinary team. Ben Trostel from the famous Pahlmeyer Winery will be presenting the wines. $125 includes wine, gourmet dinner and gratuity. To reserve your spot and pay over the … Read More

Garden Room News – February 2022

NEWS: HORIZONS Garden Room Available for Events Weekday lunch buffet will not resume  Saginaw, Mich., Feb. 10, 2022 – HORIZONS Conference Center has announced that it will not resume weekday lunch buffets in its Garden Room. The luncheons ended in March 2020, following statewide shutdown orders that required HORIZONS to cancel or postpone hundreds of events. HORIZONS began hosting events … Read More

HORIZONS Gives Back – April 2021

NEWS: HORIZONS Gives Back Extending the Art of Hospitality to Covenant Mass Vaccination Clinics Saginaw, Mich., April 21, 2021 – When you think of the “Art of Hospitality,” hundreds of people lining up for a vaccine in a venue known for hosting weddings, business and community events is likely not what comes to mind. But since January 21, HORIZONS Conference … Read More