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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Inn Season Cafe in Royal Oak presents ‘Food is Medicine’

Inn Season Cafe chef presents ‘Food is Medicine’

George Vutetakis, founding chef of the Inn Season Cafe in Royal Oak, will discuss “Food is Medicine” from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, at the Wellness Training Institute, 39242 Dequindre, Ste. 104 in Sterling Heights. The cost to attend is $20 and includes the talk, cooking demonstration and tasting. Vutetakis will demonstrate how to prepare quinoa corn arepas with cranberry chocolate salsa and pepita cilantro pesto garnish. Seating is limited. For reservations, call 586-795-3600.

Sargent Appliance names Karen Newman as spokeswoman

The Skolas family of Sargent Appliance announced Karen Newman as its official spokesperson.
Newman, a Rochester native is a professional singer, well-known for her singing of the National Anthem before Red Wings’ home games. She also has produced several CDs and is in her 10th year of producing and performing in her popular, family friendly holiday show at various venues throughout the Detroit metro area.

SMZ selected as HTC Global Services marketing partner

Troy-based HTC Global Services, a leading global IT solutions and services provider, announced its choice of Simons Michelson Zieve Inc. (SMZ) of Troy as its partner to refresh the HTC brand and develop marketing materials. Established in 1990, HTC is an Inc. 500 Hall of Fame company with headquarters in Troy and satellite offices in India, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Germany, the Middle East and Canada.
SMZ is a multi-discipline communications company, in its 81st year helps a variety of clients with branding including the Michigan Lottery, Flagstar Bank, the Detroit Tigers, Taubman Centers, the Detroit Red Wings, and the Michigan Dental Association. For more information, visit

White Star Movers honored

White Star Movers Inc. of Sterling Heights, an agent of the nationwide household goods carrier Mayflower, was honored recently by the van line for exceptional professional performance during Mayflower’s 2010 convention in Maui, Hawaii.

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