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Monday Jun 09, 2014 11:13am
Sturgis, MI

By: Mike Stiles

(STURGIS) – Many people who grew up in the Sturgis area remember spending summer afternoons and evenings at State Line Golf Center playing miniature golf or hitting on the driving range.

After undergoing a face lift, new owner Lori Owen is hoping State Line will be a part of another generation's summer plans.

Generate Sturgis created a program called Business Boost, in which a business would be selected and then helped with a revamping, including updates to their facility, advertising assistance and customer service assessment.

State Line Golf Center was selected and community members and businesses responded positively. Several people came out on the scheduled work days to help with replacing the roof on the main building, painting, putting down driving mats and whatever needed to be done.

Phyllis Youga of Generate Sturgis says several sponsors stepped up and offered their services towards the State Line project. ...... {LISTEN}.

A community open house was held Sunday afternoon to let people see what had been done. They could also play miniature golf and hit at the driving range for free.

Owen says this project took five years off of her plan to remodel the property. She says there are some additions to State Line Golf Center she would like to make in the future. ...... {LISTEN}.

Owen says she can't thank everyone enough for all of the work they did to help get State Line Golf Center ready to be open for this summer.

Volunteers showed up to help out with the revamping at State Line Golf Center as part of Generate Sturgis' Business Boost program (photo courtesy of Phyllis Youga/Generate Sturgis)
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