The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Charity at the Big House: David Brandon, UM Athletic Director – The University of Michigan is implementing a set of standards when it comes to partnering with charitable events…

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Charity at the Big House:  David Brandon, Athletic Director, University of Michigan – The University of Michigan is implementing a set of standards  when it comes to partnering with charitable events.  As a result, the popular Big House, Big Heart race managed by the for-profit Champions for Charity no longer qualifies to utilize Michigan Stadium for its annual event.  UM AD Dave Brandon explains what’s behind the move and what this means for other non-profit endeavors in the future.  He also weighs in on the Big 10 expansion and the success of the Michigan basketball program.
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Wellness Wednesday:  Patient Safety:  Doug Strong, CEO, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers  
– An independent national group has named the University of Michigan Health System among the safest and highest-quality hospitals in the United States.  Only 66 other hospitals earned the Top Hospitals designation from the Leapfrog Group, a national leader in evaluating hospital care based on a wide range of criteria.
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Saline Area Chamber of Commerce:  – Art Trapp, Chamber Executive Director; Mark Bulick, Co-Owner, Maplewood Lanes Updated lanes and a family atmosphere make Saline’s Maplewood Lanes a popular destination.  It opened in 1980 and is co-owned by a trio of proprietors, who are now seeing a renewed interest in bowling, especially with teenagers.
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Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce:  MOM to MOM Sale – Sarah Andrews, Manchester Co-op Preschool –  If you are in need of children’s items, who better to turn to than a mom?  Mothers will be getting together this weekend to sell gently-used clothes and toys, and there is still space for you to sell your own items.   To get involved with this event, email  Table prices start at $20.  The MOM to MOM Sale is Sat., December 8, 8 AM-12 PM at Manchester H.S.
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The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Thursday, June 7, 2012

Ann Arbor Marathon: Michael Highfield, Race Founder/Director – It’s being billed as a new running tradition in Ann Arbor..

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Pioneer H.S. Principal Retires, Moves On To New Job: Michael White, Principal, Pioneer High School
– Graduation is a time of goodbyes and new challenges for our high school seniors.  At Pioneer High School, they are also saying goodbye to principal Michael White, who is retiring and taking a job in Illinois.  His five year tenure in Ann Arbor has been controversial.  Known as a strict disciplinarian, White’s military background served as a leadership platform.  The former U.S. Special Ops Ranger and Army Reservist was known for being tough but fair.
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Dexter Area Chamber of Commerce:  
 Civil War Days:  Abby Goldberg, Chamber Executive Director; Bene Fusilier, Dexter Area Historical Society & Museum The Dexter Area Historical Society & Museum is hosting Civil War Days at Gordon Hall to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War. It will be held on the grounds of Gordon Hall, the historical estate of Judge Samuel Dexter, west of the Village of Dexter, June 8-10.
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Tech Thursday:  Tricontinental Conference on Global Advance in Business Communication
David Victor, EMU Professor of Management Program Cooordinator for International Business: Howard Cash, founder of Gene Codes Corporation and the plenary speaker of the Tricontinental Conference, has been at the forefront of commercial bioinformatics development since 1984.  He designed and developed the “Sequencher” program used in thousands of academic and commercial DNA sequencing labs, and following 9-11 he developed new software for DNA analysis and data handling for the purpose of identifying the remains of those killed at the World Trade Center.  Dr. Victor talks about the importance of this world conference which is being hosted at Eastern Michigan University this week. 
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Evictions Served:  Brian Durrance, Vice President, Camp Take Notice
– The Michigan Department of Transporation has officially served Camp Take Notice with eviction notices.  The tent camp, located on a plot of state land off of M-14 and Wagner on Ann Arbor’s northwest side, houses persons who are homeless with the goal of making them self-sufficient.
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Whitmore Lake Chamber of Commerce  (division of the Greater  Brighton Chamber):
  Enzo’s Catering:  Michelle Vorase, Director of Operations – From backyard barbecues to weddings and wine tastings, Enzo’s Catering has been serving southeast Michigan for 17 years.  The company was founded by Vince Sencich, whose mother was born in Malta, giving Enzo’s its speciality in Mediterranean cooking.
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Ann Arbor Marathon: Michael Highfield, Race Founder/Director
– It’s being billed as a new running tradition in Ann Arbor. Michael Highfield tells us what it took to put together the city’s first ever marathon and why Ann Arbor hasn’t hosted one before. The event, organized by Champions for Charity, will serve as a fundraiser for the Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation.
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