New director: Future is waiting at History Center

Rhiannon Cizon, the new executive director of the Berrien County Historical Association, at the 1839 Courthouse in Berrien Springs, one of the historic buildings maintained by the organization. Cizon said she wants to celebrate the diversity of the community and make history relevant to the present and the future for visitors. A meet and greet will be held Sept. 5.

BERRIEN SPRINGS — People visiting the History Center at Courthouse Square in Berrien Springs shouldn’t expect just a calming walk through the past, according to the new executive director of the Berrien County Historical Association.

The past can point the way to a better future, believes Rhiannon Cizon, who began in her new position Aug. 14.