The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Friday, September 27, 2013

Graffiti Removal Project – Maura Thomson, MSAA Executive Director; Sgt. Tom Hickey & Lt. Matt Lige, Ann Arbor Police Department – A new graffiti clean-up program underway in downtown Ann Arbor utilizes the convicted offenders to clean-up defaced buildings.

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Sgt Tom Hickey Maura Thomson Lt Matt Lige

 

Downtown Friday with the Main Street Area Association: Graffiti  Removal Project – Maura Thomson, MSAA Executive Director; Sgt. Tom Hickey & Lt. Matt Lige, Ann Arbor Police Department – A new graffiti clean-up program underway in downtown Ann Arbor utilizes the convicted offenders to clean-up defaced buildings.
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Andrea Sullivan and Michael KlementAround the Home: From Downtown Plymouth to Historic Ann Arbor – Two Outstanding Projects on The Remodelers Home Tour – Andrea Sullivan, Meeting & Events Director, BRAG Ann Arbor;  Michael Klement, Architectural Resource – An award-winning home remodel in downtown Plymouth is an example of “addition by subtraction”, and speaks to the growing trend of downsizing into smart spaces.  It’s one of two offerings by architect Michael Klement on the Remodelers Home Tour.  The other is an original Albert Khan home in Ann Arbor that pays tribute to its history while updating the home to fit how we live today.
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Dennis NortonDeadline Extended to Save the Bomber Plant:  Dennis Norton, President of the Michigan Aerospace Foundation/Founder of the Yankee Air Museum – Yankee Air Museum now has until November 1 to raise $3 million to buy a portion of the former Willow Run Bomber Plant in Ypsilanti.  At the peak of its production during World War II the Willow Run Plant produced B-24 Liberator bomber planes at the astonishing rate of one every hour, and employed over 40,000 workers, including many pioneering women assembly line workers.
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Dave Heikkinen and Mark Ducker

 

Downtown Friday with the Downtown Association of Ypsilanti: Dave Heikkinen, DAY President; Mark Ducker, Ypsi 24 Hour Film Shootout  – Crews of filmmakers will set out between Friday and Saturday to write, film and edit a short film in just 24 hours. Entries will be submitted on Saturday night, and the top entries will be screened & honored on the evening of September 29 at the EMU College of Business auditorium at 6 PM.  The winner receives $1,000 and the IPSY trophy!
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The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Thursday, September 26, 2013

Ann Arbor’s Aging Sewer System – Craig Hupy, Public Services Administrator, City of Ann Arbor – Clogged pipes and sewage overflows have been plaguing the city of Ann Arbor’s aging sewer system.

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Dexter Chamber Logo

Dexter Area Chamber of Commerce: Fall-Time Antique Appraisal Connie Corwin, Dexter Heritage Guild – Certified appraisers from DuMouchelle Art Gallery will tell you the value of your keepsakes at the upcoming Fall-Time Antique Appraisal.  Sponsored by the Dexter Heritage Guild, the event is a fundraiser for the Dexter Historical Society & Museum.  This event is Saturday, September 28, 10 AM-3:30 PM at the Dexter Area Museum.
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City of Ann Arbor LogoTech Thursday:  Ann Arbor’s Aging Sewer System – Craig Hupy, Public Services Administrator, City of Ann Arbor – Clogged pipes and sewage overflows have been plaguing the city of Ann Arbor’s aging sewer system.  With limited funds, the city is looking at ways to improve the handling of raw sewage.  But it’s not just sewage that ends up in the city’s sewer pipes.  You won’t believe the items that city workers have discovered.
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The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Michigan Water Carnival – UM Coach Sam Wensman; UM Swimmers Angie Chokran & Kyle Whitaker – A diving show orchestrated by the legendary Dick Kimball, unusual swim races and water polo matches, and plenty of other aquatics antics will take place…

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Art Trapp Cindy Gardner Mickey Kittredge

 

Saline Area Chamber of Commerce: Managing Your Money & Personalizing Banking for Small Business Owners Art Trapp, Chamber Executive Director; Mickey Kittredge, PNC Business Development Officer; Cindy Gardner, Senior VP/Regional Manager, PNC Bank Washtenaw County Established in 1852, PNC Bank didn’t enter the Michigan market until five years ago when it acquired National City.  In Washtenaw County it already has grown to 11 branches and is invested in the community.  The United Way of Washtenaw County received a PNC Foundation grant of nearly $200,000 for early childhood financial education.  Find out how PNC Bank is helping small businesses prosper.
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Manchester Chamber LogoManchester Area Chamber of Commerce:  Sling-n-Slam – Steven Hahne, McLennan’s Gardens –  If you want to hurl  a giant gourd, you need a giant slingshot.  At McLennan’s Fall Festival you’ll take aim at a variety of field targets and have a whole lot of fun.  The Festival is Saturday, October 12 at McLennan’s Gardens, on M-52 in Manchester.   Call 734.428.7005 for details.
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Michigan Swim Team Members and Coach

Michigan Water Carnival – UM Coach Sam Wensman; UM Swimmers Angie Chokran & Kyle Whitaker – A diving show orchestrated by the legendary Dick Kimball, unusual swim races and water polo matches, and plenty of other aquatics antics will take place this weekend.  The Michigan Water Carnival is hosted by the Michigan Swimming and Diving teams at the University of Michigan.  Join the fun at this free event Saturday, September 28 at 11:00 AM at Canham Natatorium.
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The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Tuesday, September 24, 2013

West Washtenaw Business Association: Paul Larned, WWBA Board of Directors; Larry Murphy, Owner, Precision Controls – Located in Scio Township on Ann Arbor’s west side, Precision Controls does $1 million in sales annually…

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Burrill Strong

 

Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce: Citizen of the Year – Bob Pierce, Chamber Executive Director; Burrill Strong, Chelsea’s 2013 Citizen of the Year He makes his living as a photographer, but Burrill Strong gives much to his community in the process.  We go behind the camera lens and find out what drives Chelsea’s Citizen of the Year.
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Ron Kitchens

 

Re:NEW MichiganSouthwest Michigan First – Ron Kitchens, CEO, Southwest Michigan First – When you log onto the Southwest Michigan First website, you are greeted with proclamations such as, “Kellogg’s – Brands you know and love are right here.”  Kellogg’s is one of 10,000 companies fueling job and wealth creation on Michigan’s southwest side.
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Paul Larned and Larry Murphy

West Washtenaw Business Association:   Paul Larned, WWBA Board of Directors; Larry Murphy, Owner, Precision Controls – Located in Scio Township on Ann Arbor’s west side, Precision Controls does $1 million in sales annually.  All of its products use a special metal alloy called “bimetal”.  There are only a few companies around the world that even know how to use such a metal.
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Terri Gaeta and Jeff Sefcovic

$5 Million Ann Arbor Holiday Inn Renovation – Holiday Inn Near the University of Michigan’s Terri Gaeta, Director of Marketing, and Joe Sefcovic, General Manager – The Holiday Inn on Ann Arbor’s north side at Plymouth Road and U.S. 23 has undergone an extensive renovation that includes the new Guy Hollerin’s Ann Arbor Bar & Grill.  The hotel, owned by Ann Arbor Farms Hotel Corp., was bought from Tom Monaghan in 1993.
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The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Monday, September 23, 2013

Is Michigan’s Highest Court Corrupted? – Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Elizabeth Weaver (R-Glen Arbor), Author of Judicial Deceit: Tyranny & Unnecessary Secrecy at the Michigan Supreme Court

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Chief Justice Elizabeth Weaver (Ret)Is Michigan’s Highest Court Corrupted? – Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Elizabeth Weaver (R-Glen Arbor), Author of Judicial Deceit:  Tyranny & Unnecessary Secrecy at the Michigan Supreme Court – It’s called ‘dark money’ – judicial campaign contributions that can’t be tracked to individuals or corporations.  Now a former Michigan Supreme Court Justice is alleging Michigan’s highest court often rules based on special interest groups that bankroll judges’ election campaigns.  Visit www.judicialdeceit.com for more info.
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Denise MurrayAnn Arbor Ypsilanti Regional Chamber of Commerce:  40th Anniversary of Briarwood Mall – Denise Murray, Director of Marketing & Business Development, Briarwood Mall – Briarwood became Ann Arbor’s second mall when it was built in 1973 in a field at Eisenhower and State.  The last renovation took place in 2003, but a decade later the mall has been undergoing a major renovation once again.
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Dr. David MielkeBusiness EthosWisconsin Revisited –  Dr. David Mielke, Retired Dean of the College of Business at EMU – It’s been two years since Wisconsin’s Governor Scott Walker managed to reform union laws, allowing members each year to vote on certifying the union as their representative.  Dr. Mielke takes a look at what has transpired since then.
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George ShirleyBack to School with The HistoryMakersOpera Singer George Shirley – Renowned opera singer George Shirley will visit Ann Arbor’s Logan Elementary School (Friday, Sept. 27) and Carpenter School (Friday, Oct. 4) for the 4th Annual Back to School With The HistoryMakers Program.  The idea is to place black leaders into schools across the nation on a single day in order to make a statement about the importance of inspiring today’s youth and to call on them to commit to excellence and to finish their education. The HistoryMakers is the nation’s largest African American video oral history archive. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is chairing this nationwide effort with the goal of having more than 500 black leaders go “back to school” in 68 cities and 30 states.
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Milan Chamber LogoMilan Area Chamber of Commerce: 11th Annual Senior Health Fair – Jennifer Michalak, Director, Milan Seniors for Healthy Living – From vaccines to medicine disposal and even document shredding, the Senior Health Fair hosted by Milan Seniors for Healthy Living provides a wealth of resources geared towards the needs of senior citizens.  The fair takes place Tuesday, October 1, 2013 from 12 PM-4 PM at the Milan Senior Center, 45 Neckel Ct., Milan, Mi.
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Ingrid Ault and Carol KammThink Local First: Selling Online for the Holidays – Ingrid Ault, TLF Executive Director; Carol Kamm, Owner, Encore Online Resale – What’s in your closet, attic, basement, garage, or storage room? The average household has more than $2,000 in unused items, just gathering dust. Encore’s eBay® Consignment Service helps you turn those old items into cash.  Find out what’s expected to be big sellers for the holidays.
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The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Friday, September 20, 2013

Adrian College Covers Student Loan Payments for Low-Earning Grads: Jeffery Docking, President, Adrian College – Student loan debt is estimated at more than $1 trillion…

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Jeffrey Docking

 

Adrian College Covers Student Loan Payments for Low-Earning Grads:  Jeffery Docking, President, Adrian College – Student loan debt is a huge problem estimated at more than $1 trillion in the U.S.  Now Adrian College in Adrian, Michigan is promising to pay those student loans if its graduates end up in a low-earning job.
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Steve Angerman Maura Thomson Brad Moore

Downtown Friday with the Main Street Area Association:  Running Fit’s Renovation – Maura Thomson, MSAA Executive Director; Brad Moore, Architect, J Bradley Moore Associates; Steve Angerman, Co-Owner, Running Fit –  A major renovation is underway in downtown Ann Arbor where Running Fit is located. The area includes a building known as the old Montgomery Ward property, and the project includes a new façade for the building along with residences.  Running Fit has eight retail stores and an event marketing company called Running Fit Adventures, Inc.
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Pete Nowakowski Jim AchesonAround the Home: Changing the Configuration of Your Home – Pete Nowakowski, Marketing & Communications Director, BRAG Ann Arbor; Jim Acheson, President, Acheson Builders, Inc. – If you like your neighborhood and the overall structure of your home but you would like to shift around your living spaces, a remodel might be the answer for you.  Project #4 on the Remodelers Home Tour is the creation of Acheson Builders.  It’s an example of how a too tight kitchen and underused spaces can be transformed into a great living space that addresses how a family actually lives.
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Natasja Nielsen Anuj AbrolHackathon at the UM Big House:  Anuj Abrol, Sponsorship Director;  Natasja Nielsen, Experience Director – More than 1,200 techies from across the country are expected to converge on the Big House, the University of Michigan’s football stadium, this weekend for a 36-hour blitz of creative coding at what could be the world’s largest collegiate hackathon.  Watch the 36 hours unfold. Follow#umichengin and #mhacks for live coverage and conversation with the hackers.
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Erika Villareal Bunce Stacey Bodner Marie KlopfA2 Art & BrewAnn Arbor Art Center’s Erika Villereal Bunce, Director of Programs; Stacey Bodner, Fundraising & Special Events Coordinator; Marie Klopf, President/CEO – Enjoy the art of brewing and the fine arts together at this fun-filled evening to benefit the Ann Arbor Art Center.  Original works of art have been specifically created for this pub crawl.  A2 Art & Brew is September 26, 2013 from 5:30 PM-8:00 PM.  Visit annarborartcenter.org for details.
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The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Wednesday, September 18, 2013

‘Go Blue’ Skywriting Stunt Nets Big Win for the Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance Scott Westerman, Associate VP for Alumni Relations/Executive Director, Michigan State University Alumni Association

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Scott Westerman 7 10Wellness Wednesday:  ‘Go Blue’ Skywriting Stunt Nets Big Win for the Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance Scott Westerman, Associate VP for Alumni Relations/Executive Director, Michigan State University Alumni Association – Someone paid $3,000 to have a skywriter create the words ‘Go Blue’ over East Lansing, the home of Michigan State University, this week.  The leader of MSU’s Alumni Association – who happens to hail from Ann Arbor – used the stunt to launch a fundraising campaign for a cause near to his heart.   Visit www.mioca.org/donate to make a donation to the Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance.  Be sure to include whether you are a Team MSU or Team UM!  As of the date of this interview more than $14,000 has been donated.
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Leslee Niethammer and Bob Rosenberger

Saline Area Chamber of Commerce: From Saline’s Main Street to the District Library – Art Trapp, Chamber Executive Director; Leslee Niethammer, Director, Saline District Library; Bob Rosenberger, Manager, Saline Main Street Building community takes interested residents who are able to access wonderful resources.  The Saline District Library is building on its core services to provide relevant activities for its community.  The Saline Main Street organization is charged with championing the downtown, including providing fun events that draw in people from all over.
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Laura Bloomensaat

 

New Miss America’s Ties to Washtenaw County: Laura Bloomensaat, Executive Director, Miss Washtenaw Scholarship Pageant The newly crowned Miss America is the first woman of Indian descent to win the pageant.  She won as Miss New York, but Nina Davuluri got her start in the pageant system when she was a student at the University of Michigan and competed in the Miss Washtenaw Scholarship Pageant.
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Amy Klinke

 

 

New Innovation Prize Emphasizes Training Over Competition – Amy Klinke, Contest Director/Assistant Director, Center for Entrepreneurship, University of Michigan College of Engineering – A new statewide entrepreneurial contest aims to arm students with the resources and skills necessary to launch a successful tech startup in the state of Michigan. In addition to more than $100,000 in award money, the Michigan Collegiate Innovation Prize will offer participants intensive startup training based on the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps program.
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Kitty Crutchfield

 

Manchester Area Chamber of CommerceManchester Farmers Market – Kitty Crutchfield, Market Manager – Renewed emphasis of Manchester’s Farmers Market is paying off and yielding great success for farmers and the city.
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The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Fighting Auto Insurance Fraud: Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson – Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is cracking down on what she is calling auto insurance scams.

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Ruth Johnson

 

Fighting Auto Insurance Fraud:  Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson – Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is cracking down on what she is calling auto insurance scams.  She has launched an anti-fraud task force with Michigan State Police, prosecutors, state officials, and industry leaders to protect drivers.
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Bob Pierce and Lance Underwood

 

Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce: Chelsea Dealership Moves to New Location – Bob Pierce, Chamber Executive Director; Lance Underwood, General Sales Manager, Chelsea Chevrolet Buick Chelsea Chevy Buick is doubling its presence in the community, as it moves to its new home this week.  The new 10,000 square foot dealership also has a 15,000 square foot repair facility, and is located on the south side of I-94 from Chelsea.
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Michigan All StarsMichigan All Star Track & Field Club:  Building Strong Athletes Who Succeed on the Track and in Life

  • Coach Radford “Rad”  Greaves, President/Head Coach, Michigan All Stars
  • Savannah Roberson, Senior, Lincoln H.S.
  • Austin Sanders, MSU Track Scholar
  • Kabine Diane, MSU Academic Scholar-In a warehouse off North Huron River Drive in Ypsilanti, the Michigan All-Star Track and Field Club trains some of the best runners in our area.  These young people compete in the National Champions and the Junior Olympics.  Nearly all of the student athletes who go through the program get in to college.  Now that the warehouse is going to be redeveloped, the All Stars are in search of a new training facility. If they don’t find one soon they worry that their successful program, which has been a lifeline for so many kids, could come to an end.
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Doug King

 

West Washtenaw Business Association: New Energy Trends – Rick Stites, WWBA President; Doug King, ProEnergy – Learn how to make your home and your office comfortable and energy efficient.  Pro Energy Consultants has earned the service industry-coveted 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award. The award is given to approximately 5 percent of all companies rated on Angie’s List, the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews on local service companies.
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Charles Bultman and Chef Alex YoungBarn Raising in Dexter Marks Historic Passage:  Charles Bultman, Architect; Chef Alex Young, Zingerman’s Dexter’s Cornman Farms, which raises much of the produce and livestock that goes on the menu at Zingerman’s Roadhouse menu, is saving a barn that pre-dates the Civil War.  After being dismantled and refurbished the barn will stand tall in the same location off Island Lake Road that it has occupied for more than 150 years. For Zingerman’s Chef Alex Young, who owns the property, it represents the opportunity to provide the community with a farm-to-fork event space.  For architect Charles Bultman, who has been involved with adaptations of at least 30 barns, this marks the first time one is being brought back to the very site where it originally stood.  Cornman Farms is a working farm, educational destination, and event venue opening for business in May of 2014.
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The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Monday, September 16, 2013

Redevelopment of Historic Ypsilanti Building Waits City Approval – Stewart Beal, President, Beal Properties – We could know later this week whether the Thompson Block project in Ypsilanti will move forward…

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Stewart BealAnn Arbor Ypsilanti Regional Chamber of Commerce: Redevelopment of Historic Ypsilanti Building Waits City Approval – Stewart Beal, President, Beal Properties – We could know later this week whether the Thompson Block project in Ypsilanti will move forward.  The Ypsilanti Planning Commission could vote Wednesday on site plans and a proposed rezoning of the property.  The building was once used as a Civil War army barracks.  A 2009 fire gutted the building, but developer Stewart Beal has been intent on salvaging what remains for his redevelopment at the corner of Cross and River Streets in Depot Town.
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Dr. David Mielke

 


Business Ethos:  Regulatory Overkill –  Dr. David Mielke, Retired Dean of the College of Business at EMU
– An activist environment within the Obama Administration is providing the framework for extraordinary regulatory power.  Read Dr. Mielke’s blog here, and click the link below to listen to our conversation.
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David Snyder

Milan Area Chamber of Commerce: East Main Street Building Renovations – David Snyder, Owner, Wabash and Main, LLC – Downtown Milan buildings, some dating back to the 1800s, will undergo renovation this fall.  But first, the public is invited to tour these historic properties in their “before” stage.
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Ingrid Ault 9 16 13Think Local First: The Success of Independent Book Stores & the Future of Local Retail – Ingrid Ault, TLF Executive Director – When major book retailer Borders pulled out of the business many wondered the fate of remaining independent bookstores.  Not only are they thriving, but they are also growing.  We take a look at what’s behind the phenomenon and examine what the future holds for locally-owned businesses.
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The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Deregulating the Brewery Industry: Matt Greff, Arbor Brewing Company – Hearings in the Michigan legislature are underway this week that could loosen regulations for craft brewers.

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Bob Pierce and Dr Jim Duncan

 


Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce
: Can Chiropractic Decrease Your Medical Costs? – Bob Pierce, Chamber Executive Director; Dr. Jim Duncan, Owner, Chelsea Chiropractic Center, PLC The owner of Chelsea Chiropractic Center believes in chiropractic first, drugs second, and surgery the last resort.  Dr. Jim Duncan says chiropractic can assist in decreasing your health care costs and add value in your overall medical care.
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Matt Greff

Deregulating the Brewery Industry:  Matt Greff, Owner, Arbor Brewing Company / The Corner Brewery – Michigan has the fifth highest number of microbreweries and brew pubs in the nation and pours $133 million into the economy.  Those numbers could grow if the state’s alcoholic beverage laws are changed.  Hearings in the Michigan legislature are underway this week that could loosen regulations for craft brewers.
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Rick Stites and Shanna BussaWest Washtenaw Business Association: Homeless Families in Washtenaw County – Rick Stites, WWBA President; Shanna Bussa, Development Coordinator, Alpha House – Alpha House is a shelter in Ann Arbor for children and their families.  But it’s also much more than that.  Alpha House’s goal is to support the families in securing and maintaining their own home.  Gimme Shelter is a community fundraising event for Alpha House at WCC’s Morris Lawrence Building, September 28, 2013.  The evening includes a silent auction, wine pull, entertainment and a dessert buffet.  Visit www.alphahouse-ihn.org for details.
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Vincent Vernuccio

Union Front Organizations the New Face of Big Labor:  Vincent Vernuccio, Labor Policy Director, Mackinac Center – A new study from the Mackinac Center indicates organized labor is shifting gears and trying to gain money and power through union front organizations called “worker centers.”  From Wal-Mart protest to fast food strikes, the report shows how worker centers are trying to represent employees who never voted them into their workplace in the first place.
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