The Oakland County area has an abundance of opportunities for existing businesses and new ventures.
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Thursday, June 3, 2010

Brent Alberts named WCSX-FM program director

Brent Alberts named WCSX-FM program director
Greater Media of Detroit announces Brent Alberts has been named program director of its classic rock station, 94.7 WCSX-FM, in Detroit. He will officially begin his new duties on Monday. The radio programming veteran’s career spans more than 42 years.
He most recently served as director of rock programming at Citadel Broadcasting, where he was based out of the Grand Rapids and Lansing markets.

Resident selling custom jewelry
Kathy Andrews of Rochester is now selling jewelry with Jewel Kade. Andrews describes Jewel Kade as uniquely stylish. “It is the perfect accent to any outfit, whether you are wearing jeans, work (professional) or formal,” she said. The Jewel Kade jewelry company was launched in 2008 to sell through parties at home or at the office, bringing others onto their teams. She currently has 20 people on her team, including two outside Michigan, each growing their own Jewel Kade business. To reach her, call 248-895-0046.

Genisys CFO is Volunteer of the Year
Genisys Credit Union’s chief financial officer, Wilma Wells, was selected as the CUNA CFO Council’s 2010 Volunteer of the Year. For the past 15 years, she has simultaneously served on the following CUNA CFO Council Committees: Regulatory Committee, Conference Committee, Education Committee and Communications Committee Council.

Eloquets Enterprise hosts workshop and luncheon
Eloquets Enterprise LLC presents the “Marketing Strategies for Vendors” workshop and luncheon, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. All business owners and entrepreneurs are invited this event at the Embassy Suites of Southfield, at 28100 Franklin Road. Pre-registration is required and seating is limited. For information, call 313-414-1054 or visit

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