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IMG_3275-(1).JPGAdjoining Ann Arbor's beautiful Bluffs Park overlooking the Huron River, Regency at Bluffs Park was completely rebuilt in 2011. It is now one of the first certified"green" skilled nursing communities in Michigan per LEED standards. Bluffs Park offers both short- term and sub-acute care, specializing in Rehab to Home services. The professional staff is focused on providing compassionate services around the clock. Of the 71 beds, 33 are private suites (with personal bathrooms including showers) and 19 are semi-private rooms. Bluffs Park is conveniently located near M-14 and Main Street within close proximity to University of Michigan Hospitals and Veterans Hospital.

Contact Regency at Bluffs Park at 734-887-8700 or online.
Posted: 10/21/2014 8:05:38 AM by Katie Jones | with 0 comments

Logo-for-Spotter-Bottles-(2).JPGFrom carpet, upholstery and air duct cleaning to mold, fire and water restoration, we are your one stop shop for all your cleaning and restoration services. You can count on us to get the job done right.

Our family owned and operated company has over 16 years of experience and is dedicated to providing you with friendly and professional service at an affordable price no matter how big or small the project you have in mind.

Contact us today!
(734) 340-3169
Posted: 10/13/2014 11:00:11 AM by Katie Jones | with 0 comments

telemus-capital-logo-(1).jpgOur primary business is to provide holistic financial “solutions” for our clients based in investment management, asset management and wealth advisory services that encompass the unique needs of each individual. Further, our objective is to take the least amount of risk necessary for our clients to achieve their investment goals.

We frequently collaborate with our clients’ attorneys, CPAs and insurance professionals to ensure that activities such as investments, trusts and estate plans are coordinated to support the long-term interest of our clients and potentially multiple generations.

Telemus is an independent, investment advisory firm located in Southeastern Michigan. In 2006, Telemus acquired asset management capabilities by acquiring Beacon Asset Management, an Ann Arbor based company, founded in 1982. Experienced Investment professionals from a variety of backgrounds also joined forces with Telemus Capital, completing the circle of resources necessary for our clients to have a comprehensive investment management experience. Our clients receive guidance from the entire firm, rather than the ideas of a single individual.

Charlene G. Reardon, Portfolio Manager/Senior Advisor has been with Telemus Capital (Beacon) for over 16 years and have over 26 years of industry experience. She would be happy to answer your questions at (734) 662-1200. Visit Telemus Capital online at
Posted: 10/6/2014 7:28:57 AM by Katie Jones | with 0 comments

Residence-Inn-Marriott-Logo-(1).jpgThrive on Long Stays

Set a pace that suits you at Residence Inn by Marriott®. Whether you are with us for a few days, a few weeks, or a few months, your daily routine matters. You'll thrive at Residence Inn with the conveniences you need. Like spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom suites with separate living and sleeping areas. A fully equipped kitchen ready for your favorite cuisine. Complimentary grocery delivery service to fill your refrigerator and satisfy cravings. Free Internet for connecting to work and the outside world. Free hot breakfast to start mornings off right and evening social hours to end the day well. And, a fitness center for strengthening your body and soul. Relax and unwind when you want. And stay focused and productive when it is essential. At Residence Inn, we'll make sure you thrive during your stay.

Contact Residence Inn Marriott at 734-327-0011 or visit their website at
Posted: 9/29/2014 9:48:01 AM by Katie Jones | with 0 comments

IMG_9323-(1).JPGJoe Sefcovic graduated from the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 1988 with a Bachelors Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management. Joe earned his Certified Hotel Administrator Certification in 1999 from the American Hotel and Lodging Association. He is an active board member of Ann Arbor Area Conventions and Visitor’s Bureau and past Chairman of the Board in 2009. Currently, he is the president of the Washtenaw County Hotel Association, and sits on the Advisory Board for the Eastern Michigan University Hotel School and the Accommodation Ordinance Commission board for Washtenaw County.

Joe has worked at ten hotels in six states in his hospitality career, which spans over 25 years. He has worked in hotels ranging in size from 119 rooms to over 1,500 rooms. He has worked for six major hotel brands, including five different Holiday Inns. Joe has accumulated over 20 years of service to the Holiday Inn brand.

Joe assumed his roll as General Manager of the Holiday Inn Near the University of Michigan in May of 2005. Since that time, he has renamed the hotel and overseen numerous remodeling projects including the marvelous five million dollar transformation. As a hospitality professional, Joe believes that outstanding guest service is the most important thing a hotel can offer. In 2008 he spearheaded an effort to become Ann Arbor’s friendliest hotel. Since then the Holiday Inn Near the University of Michigan has earned its Green Lodging Certification from the Michigan Department of Energy in July of 2010.

Joe currently resides in Monroe, MI with his wife and son.

Contact the Holiday Inn Near the University of Michigan at (734) 769-9800 or
visit their website at

Posted: 9/19/2014 7:27:52 AM by Katie Jones | with 0 comments