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April 9, 2014

Business in Brief: 04/09/2014

Beer versus wine dinner

TRAVERSE CITY — Wine from Bowers Harbor Vineyards will go up against beer from Bells Brewery at a fixed-price dinner at The Boathouse Restaurant in Traverse City. The four-course dinner will pair foods with rare and newly released wines and beers.

The dinner will be held Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $65. Call 231-223-4030 for reservations and information.

Old Mission wine dinner

ACME — Grand Traverse Resort and Spa is hosting a wine and food pairing event featuring wines from the Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula, with live music from Jetty Rae.

The dinner will be held in the Michigan Ballroom on April 26 from 7 to 10 p.m and includes eight wine and food pairings. Weekend packages that include a night at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, wine dinner tickets and breakfast are $125.

Wine dinner tickets are $60.

Purchase tickets in advance by calling 800-236-1577.

Leadership session scheduled

TRAVERSE CITY — Author Megan Raphael will discuss leadership, management and productivity at a professional development session hosted by Northsky Nonprofit Network. Participants will learn about what makes a productive person, team or organization, and the role leadership has in making highly productive employees.

The session will be held on April 17 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Room 5 at the Northwestern Michigan College University Center. The fee is $12, and participants are invited to bring a lunch.

Visit or call (231) 929-3934 to register.

Leelanau Business Expo registration

LAKE LEELANAU — Spaces are filling at the Leelanau Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Business Expo scheduled for April 26. The business expo will be held in the St. Mary’s gym in Lake Leelanau.

The deadline to register for a space is April 18. Visit to register.

Circus Arts and Yoga Studio opens

TRAVERSE CITY — A studio dedicated to learning and practicing circus arts opened this month. It’s called Third Space Movement, and offers classes in yoga, juggling and other circus arts classes. Classes are fun and help students improve coordination, focus, flexibility and strength.

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