Category: January 2016

House Energy & Commerce GOP Committee Lineup Announced, Includes Michigan’s Fred Upton

U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR) issued the following statement after announcing the subcommittee Ranking Members for the 116th Congress: “The American people expect results, and I am confident that the leadership team Republicans are putting forward is ready to deliver. As we address some of the biggest challenges facing… read more

WDIV-TV

Helping Flint: Art Van Furniture and WDIV-TV’s “Help Me Hank” Create Community Initiative

WDIV-TV (Detroit) has partnered with Art Van Furniture to create a community initiative to collect water for the city of Flint. Art Van Furniture and WDIV-TV Local 4’s Hank Winchester, consumer investigative reporter and head of the station’s “Help Me Hank” consumer unit, have joined forces to collect and deliver bottled water to those in… read more

9and10 News Water Drive

Helping Flint: 9&10 News, Fox 32 and VanDrie Home Furnishings Team Up to Collect Water Donations

In Northern Michigan, WWTV-TV, WWUP-TV, WFQX-TV, and VanDrie Home Furnishings have teamed up to collect donations of water for the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan. The community can bring water donations to any VanDrie Home Furnishings location or make a monetary donation using this link. According to 9&10 News, monetary donations made at the link… read more

Jennifer White

Jennifer White Leaving Michigan Radio for WBEZ

All Things Considered host Jennifer White has left Michigan Radio for Chicago, where she has accepted a position as on-air anchor and host at Chicago Public Radio, WBEZ. Jennifer had been the local host of Michigan Radio’s All Things Considered since September 2010, and had led many community-focused projects, local discussions, and political forums. Her… read more

Jim Mathis

Reinventing Your Problem

Reinventing Your Problem: Change Your Attitude, Change Your Results By: Jim Mathis, Reinvention Nation™ “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll As a new year begins, we often reflect on the choices we’ve made and vow not to repeat the bad ones. We spend… read more

The Yaffe Group

Associate Member Highlight: The Yaffe Group

By: Mike McClure, Creative Director at The Yaffe Group Our founder, Fred Yaffe, helped Little Caesar’s come up with the “Pizza Pizza” concept. Over half of our staff has been here for more than 10 years, and the majority of them have been here for more than 20 years. Tired of seeing the best advertising… read more