Traverse City Record-Eagle

July 14, 2013

Business Memoranda: 07/14/2013

Traverse City Record-Eagle

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n Marion Stephens, Farm Bureau Insurance agent in Traverse City, has earned the company’s Advisor of the Month Award for the fourth time in the last six months. The Advisor of the Month Award is presented to veteran Farm Bureau Insurance agents who demonstrate their ability to help clients with the products they need and the service they deserve.

n The Animal Medical Center welcomes Dr. Margaret Schopp to the practice. Dr. Schopp, a graduate of Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, has a strong interest in small animal soft tissue surgery and internal medicine.

n After 27 years working for Forest Area Federal Credit Union, CEO Merri Nixon is set to resign effective August 23.

n Travis Alden, executive director of the City of Manistee’s Main Street Program and Downtown Development Authority, has been selected to serve as manager of the Vogue Theatre, a revitalization project in the center of downtown Manistee.


n A. Papano’s Pizza, a locally-owned pizza chain with locations in Beulah, Frankfort, Interlochen, Kingsley and Thompsonville, celebrates 20 years in business this summer.

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