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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Center offers Microsoft courses


Center offers Microsoft courses
The David B. Hermelin ORT Resource Center is offering “Mini Microsoft” six-week classes. Three sessions will provide education on technology and computer skills for adults interested in refreshing or improving their computer skills. Session one on Microsoft Word will run for six weeks, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, June 1 to July 6. Session two on Microsoft Excel will run for six weeks, from July 1 to Aug. 5 on Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Session three on Microsoft PowerPoint will run for three weeks on Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. July 20 to Aug. 3. Courses are offered individually or as a package: session one costs $118, session two is $118 and session three is $60. Sign up for session one and two together, and receive the third session free. For more information, visit                                                 


Lipson Neilson names new partner
Sandra D. Glazier was named partner with Lipson, Neilson, Cole, Seltzer and Garin, P.C. Glazier works out of the firm’s main office in Bloomfield Hills as an estate planning, family and probate lawyer working with the Estate Planning Group and Center for Estate Planning for Lipson Neilson. She has served as a mediator for the Oakland County Circuit and probate courts. Before coming to Lipson Neilson, Glazier was the managing partner of her own legal practice in Bloomfield Hills.


Credit Union hires regional director
Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union has hired Deborah Fahrney to fill the new position of regional director. Prior to her most recent position with Huntington Bank as a branch manager, she was vice president of retail administration and marketing and worked on the transition and merger of Warren and Huntington banks.

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