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They Don't Call it the Golden Corridor For Nothing

The Macomb Hall Rd./M-59 corridor has been referred to as "The Golden Corridor" for years in our office but, it's good to know that it looks like there's still plenty of gold to be panned. Click on the image below to read Kirk Pino's story in Crain's Detroit Business to learn more on "The Golden Corridor's" recent retail activity. 

Warmth of Music to Benefit The Macomb Warming Shelter

For the 2nd year, our Joe Sowerby is working hard to help the area's cold and homeless. The Warmth Of Music to benefit The Macomb Warming Shelter will be Sunday, March 24 from 1-5 at Orleans Sports Cafe. Special Guests Jennifer Ann Wilson (WXYZ), Emcee, along with Live Entertainment performed by Edward Dupas, Larry Larson & Jim Woolsey.
Tickets $25 pp Including Buffet Lunch, Beverages & Cash Bar.

Neighborhood Bakery Changes Hands After 35 Years

After 35 years of serving the community, Geloso's Bakery (located on the SW corner of 14 Mile Rd. & Hayes Rd.) has sold, in a deal brokered by Joe Sowerby. Former owner, John Geloso, said "my son has started his career and the timing couldn't have been better". The new owners, with a strong food service background, will be operating a similar business. Best wishes to both the seller and buyer in their new ventures from Anton, Sowerby & Associates. 

Passing House Bills 5916 and 5917 Means More Puppy Mills

Our in-house animal activist, Joe Sowerby, is part of an "army of animal rights activists" who are trying to stop HB 5916 and 5917 that, if passed into law, would relinquish local control of pet shops and increase the use of puppy mills. Read Jameson Cook's Macomb Daily story from May 22nd by clicking on the image for more information on these bills.

Meet Your Best Friend

25 years ago, our Joe Sowerby hosted his first Meet Your Best Friend event at the Detroit Zoo. Since then, over 25,000 animals have been placed in their new homes, with their new "fur"ever families. Meet Your Best Friend has become one of the largest off site animal adoption events in the United States. The Detroit Zoo, partnered with the Michigan Humane Society, will host the May event on Friday and Saturday.

Over $26,000 raised for Macomb County Warming Center

The first annual The Warmth of Music fundraiser for the Macomb County Warming Center was held on March 25 at O'Halloran's Public House in Mount Clemens. Our Joe Sowerby stepped up to the plate, to serve his late mother's legacy, after learning that the center would be losing $40,000 in state and federal funding. The event raised over $26,000 between sponsorships, ticket sales and raffles.

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