Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Tell us what you think of this local business, by leaving a review on their Patch directory listing.
The White Lake- Highland Patch directory is filled with objective information about hundreds of local businesses, but there's also room for you to tell your neighbors – and the businesses – what you think about their services and products. Today, we're asking customers of Mr. C's Custom Cone to share a review. You'd be surprised how interested others are in what you have to say. So click the link and tell us what you think!
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Supervisor Rick Hamill said the first round table in January was a huge success, hopes to continue success with second event.
Local businesses are invited to attend a second business round table in Highland March 5 at 6:30 p.m. Supervisor Rick Hamill said this meeting will be held at the Highland Adult Activity Center on John Street. "Your attendance at the January round table was evidence of the level of quality that Highland businesses exude," Hamill said in a letter. "We had 140 attendees representing 90 businesses." Hamill said the event was a very positive one. At the first event, Hamill gather a series of data. That data states that: Anyone interested in attending the March event is asked to RSVP by March 1. To RSVP email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 248-887-3791 ext. 6.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
White Lake-Highland Patch readers share their experiences and opinions about local businesses.
Did you know you can rate and review hundreds of White Lake and Highland-area businesses and restaurants in our directory? Businesses are rated on a scale of one to five with five stars being excellent and one star indicating a poor rating. Here are excerpts from a few of the recent reviews posted in January and February 2013 by White Lake-Highland Patch readers: Five star ratings "This is my favorite pet supply store. Everyone is very helpful. The cashiers are friendly and love seeing the animals come in to shop (pets). They are very knowledgeable about their products." - Kelly Nye about Pet Supplies Plus on 6845 Highland Rd White Lake. "I had not been to the White Lake Library in quite some time and I have to say I was really impressed …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
In 2011 Kelly Nye, a former Highland resident, started taking photos to earn donations for animal rescues with friend Sue Zieske.
Kelly Nye, a former Highland resident, has always had a passion for photography and a love of animals. Nye is now putting her photography skills to use and helping to give back to animal rescues throughout the area. Nye, who owns Creative Dog Photography with friend Sue Zieske, said that while they do have an LLC, they don't consider themselves a business. "We are not interested in doing this (taking photos) for personal profit, we are just a couple of avid photographers who want to use our hobby to raise money for various animal rescue organizations," Nye said. "I've lived in and around Highland and White Lake for the last 25 years. I love it here. We do many of our photo shoots in the beautiful parks and rural settings this area has to …
Friday, December 28, 2012
Curious what stories got the most views in White Lake and Highland this year? Check out the top business stories on White Lake-Highland Patch.
We've crunched the numbers, here are the top 10 business stories of 2012 for White Lake-Highland Patch.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
New outcome-based standards put Critical Signal Technologies on the front lines, as they work to help patients avoid return hospital visits.
You would be hard pressed to find a business owner more passionate about his work than Critical Signal Technologies President and CEO Jeff Prough, and with good reason. "2013 will bring the next big health care change in this country," he said. "We've not seen any health care changes like this, ever." Prough's Farmington Hills-based company provides Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS), which connect seniors and others with a call center operator in case of a fall or other need, medication management systems and other solutions designed to keep people safe in their homes. In White Lake and Highland, the company has several clients. "The reason I'm so obsessed is that I see how things could have been different," he said. "We change …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Meet the owner of Formula For Fitness, Nancy McDaniel, and find out about all this White Lake business offers.
Nancy McDaniel, owner of Formula for Fitness, has been in business in White Lake since 2007. Meet McDaniel, and find out more about her business. If you want your business featured on White Lake-Highland Patch simply click here and fill out the form. Name: Nancy McDaniel Business: Formula for Fitness Located: White Lake Founded: 2007 How did your business come to be?: I have two daughters and I wanted to find a part time job that allowed me to be home with them after school. I looked into several home based businesses but most of them required a lot of computer time. I am a very active person and sitting at a computer did not appeal to me. I love health and fitness, and I have always exercised so becoming a personal trainer was a natural …
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Owner Beth Economou hopes to provide comprehensive services for children and families with new growth and development center.
A new resource center supporting the needs of children in Highland is now open in Hartland. The Children’s Center for Growth and Development is located in the Trillium Professional Center at 12319 Highland Road and is run by Beth Economou, formerly a speech therapist at Village Elementary School in Hartland. Although the Children's Center will offer several different programs, such as preschool literacy and study-skills, the center's focus will be as a professional and medically-based therapy center that works with pediatricians and family physicians to serve the development needs of children. Offering programs that include reading and writing support, occupational therapy and services available for special education and autistic …
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
More than 30 local businesses and non-profits showcase their Michigan made chops at the Great Lakes Showcase Monday.
Say "bye-bye" to foreign products and buy Michigan! That’s what the owners of more than 30 Michigan-based companies and non-profits are hoping customers will do. They featured their products at the Great Lakes Showcase at the Southfield Westin Hotel on Monday. “If Michigan people buy Michigan stuff, the economy will improve for everyone. It’s really simple and basic—but true,” said Rejeana Heinrich of Standish, MI, a self-proclaimed sisterprenuer, who in conjunction with her two sisters launched Michigan-Made.com, a website dedicated to selling only Michigan-made products. The Buy Michigan campaign, which is supported by Gov. Rick Snyder, has paid off for Michigan-Made.com, which has seen a 400 percent sales growth in the past year. In …
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
The last dates to ship gifts to arrive by Christmas are coming up soon.
It seems shipping holiday gifts becomes more and more popular each year. FedEx reportedly had its busiest day ever Monday, shipping more than 17 million packages around the world, according to the Associated Press (video). With shipping becoming as busy as the mall on Black Friday, it might take some extra effort to ensure that your gifts arrive to their locations safely and on-time. Officials say it's important to get a tracking number for a package to ensure it doesn't get lost in the mail. To ensure that your gifts arrive by Christmas, here's holiday shipping information from companies near White Lake: Post Office Hours: Highland: 376 Beach Farm Circle, Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m.-1 p.m., closed Sunday. Closed …