Speaker Series This Wednesday -- Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the next installment of our Speaker Series. This month's topic: How Southwest Detroit Grows.

The event will be at 5 p.m. April 23 at the Detroit Yacht Club on Belle Isle.

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP.  The event is free, but seating is limited so you must register in advance.

We'll look at how Southwest Detroit is growing and what business opportunities are untapped there— and will explore what the neighborhood is doing to attract businesses, new immigrants and other residents.

Speakers will include business and community leaders from the Southwest Detroit neighborhoods and organizations, including:

• Kathy Wendler of the Southwest Detroit Business Association

• Jim Saucedo of State Farm Insurance

• Tim Thorland and John Van Camp of Southwest Solutions

• Vito Valdez, artist

Registration starts at 5 p.m., the lecture starts at 5:30 p.m., with networking and light refreshments to follow.

The program is sponsored by Model D, the Detroit Yacht Club and the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.

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