Community Involvement

Community Involvement is a long-standing agency objective. For more than 20 years, our agencies and its coworkers have contributed millions of dollars and thousands of volunteer hours to improve the communities where we live and work. Investment in our communities is just one of many ways The Ayres Group demonstrates our commitment to being a good corporate citizen. 

At The Ayres Group, we make it a priority to contribute to a wide range of charitable programs and events. Some highlights of the programs and organizations The Ayres Group supports are:

Major Sponsorships

Glen Oaks Upward Bound
Keystone Place Family Fun Float
Harry Paul Memorial Athletic Scholarship
Kiwanis / Elks Boots and Shoes Program
Larry Frisbee Golf Outing
Sturgis Fire Department
Sturgis High School
Sturgis Police Department


4-H Fair
White Pigeon Baseball
Sturges-Young Auditorium
Youth for Christ
Glen Oaks Athletics
Sturgis Senior Center
Crop Walk
United Way
American Cancer Society
Sturgis Foundation
Holy Angels Mardi Gras
Junior Achievement
Sturgis Chamber
MI Week Activities
St Joseph County Sustainability Council
Mendon Heritage Run Walk
Sturgis Hospital
Exchange Club
Child Abuse Prevention
White Pigeon Library
Wild Turkey Federation
Sturgis Council of the Arts
Salvation Arny
Sturgis Historical Society
Arcadia Institute
Boy Scouts
Right to Life
Love for Children Inc.
Thurston Woods
White Pigeon Football
National FFA

Contributions continued

Pheasants Forever
Muscular Dystrophy Association
Mission to the Poor
Keystone Place
Kalamazoo Gospel Mission
Friends of the Schoolcraft Community Library
Schoolcraft 4th of July
Vicksburg Sports Boosters
Schoolcraft Friday Back Pack Program
Ministry with Community
South County Community Services
Athens Area Community Foundation
AACF Easter Egg Hut

Service Clubs

Kiwanis Club
Lions Club
Exchange Club
Keystone Place
Connections Council
Bronson Polish Festival
Sturgis Chamber of Commerce
Sturgis Bank and Trust
St Joe County Conservation Club

Community Service

Sturgis Little League
St Joesph County Victim Services
4-H Leaders
Meals on Wheels
Commission on Aging Residential Cleanup
Wenzel School Adopt a Classroom
Sturgis Public Schools
Boy Scouts of America
Vicksburg Schools
Vicksburg Lions Club,
Main Street Revue,
Vicksburg Little League