Welcome to Battle Creek

This website serves as a single source for events and community building in Battle Creek, MI. BCVision provides resources, information, and guidance through workgroups to develop culture, education, and employment for all of Battle Creek.

What’s Happening in Battle Creek?

Meet Chris Jones

Meet Chris Jones

Christopher Jones is a Crew Leader with the Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU) MyCityBC program. MyCityBC is a summer...

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Meet Cherise Buchanan

Meet Cherise Buchanan Cherise Buchanan is a Career Coach for Workforce Solutions at Kellogg Community College. Cherise coaches students in the Innovated Accelerated Credentialed Training (iACT) program. iACT offers free accelerated training to prepare adults for...

How to Write a Great Cover Letter

When it comes to the job hunt, many people find themselves avoiding positions that require cover letters. The biggest reason is usually not knowing what to say or how to say it. These documents can prevent qualified candidates from applying to positions they...

Supporting Veterans in Battle Creek

Veterans Day is November 11 which means many people will be honoring those who have risked and lost their lives for our freedom. Because of the holiday, our team wanted to take the opportunity to highlight the resources that our community offers to help veterans...

Awesome Halloween Events in Battle Creek

Happy Halloween! Battle Creek has been filled with Halloween fun the past week and it’s not over yet! With so many fun things happening in Battle Creek this October 31st, we encourage you to take part! Halloween Happenings There are endless options...

Simple Tips to Help Your Child Love Kindergarten

Kindergarten can be a rough time for children. For those who haven’t experienced Pre-K education, it’s the first time they’re asked to learn in a school setting. Even if your child has been to Pre-K, the transition can be a little scary for first-time students....

How to Write an Impactful Resume

Applying for a job can be intimidating, especially when you have to create a resume. In fact, a lot of people are so intimidated by writing this document that they’d rather pass up on the job opportunity than write a resume. Our team has put together some basic...

Our All-America City Celebration Recap

This past Saturday, community members from Battle Creek gathered to celebrate the fact that our city won the All-America City Award. We gathered together for food, fun, speeches, and more. Our team put together a recap of some of our favorite moments from...

How to Balance School and a Part-Time Job

School is back in session, which means that everyone’s schedules are getting shifted around. If you were working a summer job, maybe you’ve shifted your hours to make room for school. If not, maybe you’re starting to look around for a job during the school...

Providing Opportunities with the MyCityBC Program

MyCityBC is a summer program that provides disadvantaged youth with a paid work experience. The high school aged students work on job sites, attend educational workshops and learn valuable job skills to prepare them for the work force. helping students succeed...

Meet Brittany Sheehy, Our September “Get Caught” Recipient

BCVision is challenging community members to “Get Caught” moving Battle Creek forward through job creation and training, talent development, and community vitalization. meet brittany sheehy Brittany Sheehy is a Career Trainer with the Youth Opportunities...

BCVision Dashboard

Our community is working hard to create a culture of vitality and provide resources so that everyone can succeed. The numbers below are a snapshot of our progress so far.


Labor Force Participation Rate


On-time High School Graduation



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BCVision Partners

We collaborate with a number of other community organizations and initiatives to help support the Battle Creek community. Check back soon to see the organizations that help us succeed.