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FOXHILLS_LOGO_2013_RGB_small-(1).jpgFox Hills Golf and Banquet Center is located in a beautiful countryside setting between Plymouth and Ann Arbor in southeastern Michigan. Our award winning facilities matched with outstanding cuisine and exceptional level of service will ensure that you and your guests will enjoy an occasion as special as each person involved. Our expansive complex houses 63 diverse holes of golf, three clubhouses, and four venues.

In 2014, we are celebrating our 40th Anniversary! To commemorate our 40 wonderful years, we are highlighting different areas of our business each month. There will be monthly specials and contests to correspond. We will be posting information on Social Media and via our E-Club with details on how to win a coveted Red Envelope prize each month.

As a family owned and operated business we are committed to providing excellence in our service and products and providing our customers with the highest quality experience in a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned golfer, or looking to host a golf outing our professional staff is here to serve you! If you are hosting a corporate meeting, or a couple planning a wedding reception, Fox Hills will make your experience memorable!

Contact Fox Hills Golf and Banquet Center at 734-453-7272 or


Posted: 7/29/2014 8:26:43 AM by Katie Jones | with 0 comments

jrydell_public-(1).jpgIn the early 1980s, Jerry worked as a state of Michigan co-manager for Homelife Insurance Company, now known as Phoenix Homelife. As an investment professional, he was deeply dissatisfied with the broker/dealer alternatives then available. And so in 1983, he made the decision to establish Sigma Financial Corporation as a way of creating the services he had been seeking.

The following year, he founded Sigma Planning Corporation (SPC) to function as an SEC-registered investment advisor. Originally intended as a means of providing Sigma representatives with fee-based planning opportunities, the firm currently offers numerous money management services, allowing reps to compete effectively in the rapidly growing fee-based money management business.

In 2013, Jerry celebrated Sigma’s 30th anniversary. He has employed a dedicated and caring staff of 100+ associates to help carry out his vision of providing comprehensive tools, products and services to help advisors assist middle American Investors achieve financial success. Currently the staff services nearly 1200 registered representatives/financial advisors between two SEC/FINRA registered securities broker dealers.

Jerry and his wife Donna reside in Pinckney, MI and also have a winter home in Spring Hill, FL. Their son, Brandon Rydell, maintains his role as CFO of Sigma Financial and SPC, and their daughter Kristen fulfills auditing duties within the firms Compliance Department.

Contact Sigma Financial Group at (734) 663-1611 or
Posted: 7/22/2014 9:58:33 AM by Katie Jones | with 0 comments

Damiam-Headshot.jpgA graduate of the University of Natal, Durban in South Africa, Damian Farrell began his career in Natal before relocating to Ann Arbor, MI. in 1987. There he established the Damian Farrell Design Group after a six year internship. After selling his firm and an interim period of working in both a large andmid-sized architecture firm, Damian restarted Damian Farrell Design Group, PLLC in July 2008.

Acclaimed for his creative design, unwavering focus on the environment, creating healthy places to live, work, shop, and play…and ability to listen and interpret solutions for each challenge. With his guidance over a wide variety of project types, Damian’s projects have earned national recognition,and have been featured in Architectural Digest and numerous regional publications.
Posted: 7/14/2014 9:45:13 AM by Katie Jones | with 0 comments

my-career-prof-(1).JPGAlysha has been working for Robert Half, a pioneer in the concept of professional staffing services for the past two years, while holding various positions from a Staffing Manager to Branch Manager. She currently serves as the Branch Manager for the Robert Half Ann Arbor office.

She currently partners with established businesses in the Ann Arbor market to assist with their staffing needs. With Robert Half’s extensive database of highly skilled candidates, they have the resources, experience, and expertise necessary to match Administrative and Accounting professionals. We specialize in working with businesses requiring immediate and specialized assistance on a project basis, while also providing individuals who can transition into full-time roles. This staffing model helps professionals further their careers and allows employers to access the professionals they need, when they need it.

Alysha received her Bachelor’s in Finance and Bachelor’s in Business Economics from Grand Valley State University. She is currently participating in the A2Y Converge group and is on the committee as well. Alysha is also actively involved in the planning of her hometown’s Relay for Life on an annual basis.

Please connect with Alysha at or 734.995.8367
Posted: 7/7/2014 7:54:21 AM by Katie Jones | with 0 comments

sri-(1).jpgSRI International is a nonprofit, independent research and innovation center providing government and industry with basic and applied research, laboratory and advisory services, technology development and licenses, deployable systems, products, and venture opportunities.

SRI bridges the critical gap between research universities or national laboratories and industry. We move R&D from the laboratory to the marketplace to create high value and real innovation. Our innovations have led to new industries and products that impact people’s lives every day—from the computer mouse and interactive computing to medical ultrasound, cancer drugs, and much more.

SRI works on some of the world’s most important problems, collaborating across technical disciplines to spark new ideas and solutions. We believe in open innovation, bringing the best talent to the challenge at hand.
SRI’s Ann Arbor, Michigan, office is an element of the Engineering R&D Division, with research interests in remote sensing and telecommunications.

SRI’s Phase 1 Clinical Trial and Strategic Development Services unit in Plymouth, Michigan, will be operational in mid-2014. This state-of-the-art facility will provide biotech companies, university investigators, and start-ups clients with an agile, top-tier development organization with the capacity to carry programs from concept to clinic and beyond.
Posted: 6/30/2014 1:12:04 PM by Katie Jones | with 0 comments