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Monday, April 19, 2010

Center for Yoga

Center for Yoga celebrates new studio space
City of Birmingham Mayor Rackeline Hoff and members of the Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber kicked off their shoes and ventured into the main studio to celebrate Center for Yoga’s new studio space with a ribbon cutting ceremony kicking off a 24-hour continuous yoga event recently. The new studio is at 555 S. Old Woodward Ave. Pictured (from left) are Linda Hatfield, Birmingham Bloomfield Credit Union; Jonah Kest; Bob Kupfer, Tiffany Florist; Rackeline Hoff, city of Birmingham mayor; Benjy Kest; Jonny Kest, Center for Yoga founder; Nathan Kest; Milana Kest; Milla Kest, Center for Yoga founder; John Heiney, director of Birmingham Principal Shopping District; Janice Morgan, Judson Center; Eva Barren, Valpak; and Carrie Zarotney, president of Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber.

WWJ Newsradio 950 presents money summit
The 2010 Spring WWJ Newsradio 950 Michigan Money Summit is a free event being hosted by WWJ Newsradio 950/FOX 2 Business Editor Murray Feldman. Registration opens at 7:15 a.m. Saturday and the program is 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Walsh College, 41500 Gardenbrook Road in Novi, featuring an opening panel round table with Ken Ross, commissioner of the Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation for the State of Michigan. The seminar is free; register at, then click on events.

Business seminar focuses on social media
The Business Performance Improvement 2.0 Series meets the third Tuesday of each month to discuss topics related to business ownership. “Social Media: From Click to Clique - How To Expand Your Company’s Reach” seminar is 4-6 p.m. Tuesday at Birmingham Tower, 280 N. Old Woodward, LL Conference Room in Birmingham. For more information, call 248-641-8400.

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