Traverse City Record-Eagle


July 2, 2014

Business in Brief: 07/02/2014

Weight Watchers CEO presentation

TRAVERSE CITY — Florine Mark, president and CEO of The Weight Watchers Group, will give a presentation on healthy living at the local Weight Watchers center at 2572 Crossing Circle July 10 at 10 a.m.


Traverse City School of Dressage opens

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City School of Dressage opened at HMH Farm, an equestrian facility in southern Leelanau County. The school will offer training, boarding, competition coaching and help with sales of horses. Contact Nancy Knotting at (231) 631-3005 or for more information.


Health for Boomers program

TRAVERSE CITY — Munson dietitian Diane Roach and exercise specialist David Block will present tips for healthy eating and active living for the Boomer Generation on July 23 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Munson Community Health Center’s meeting rooms A and B. The program is free but registration is requested. Register at or call (231) 935-9265.


Long Term Care Specialists launched

TRAVERSE CITY — Northwest Michigan Long Term Care Specialists is a new team of doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants providing geriatric care to residents in long term and assisted living environments. The staff travels to see patients at their homes.


Renewable energy business works with Dark Horse

COPEMISH — Contractors Building Supply, Inc. Solar is working with Dark Horse Brewing Company in Marshall and The Green Brewery project to install a large solar electric farm at Dark Horse.

CBS-Solar, based in Copemish, will build the solar panels for the project, which will offset about $6,000 of the brewery’s energy costs per year.

Fermenta trade group launched

TRAVERSE CITY — A trade group initiated by Michigan women committed to diversity, camaraderie, networking and education within the craft beverage industry will launch at the Michigan Summer Beer Festival in Ypsilanti, July 25 and 26. The 11 breweries participating include Boatyard Brewing Company, Cotton Brewing Company, Dragonmead Microbrewery, Fenton Winery and Brewery, Griffin Claw Brewing Company, Pike 51, Saugatuck Brewing Company, Short’s Brewing Company, Unity Vibration Kombucha Beer and Tea, Witch’s Hat Brewing and Wolverine State Brewing.

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