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Awards program. AIA Michigan
is a society of the American In-
stitute of Architects.
A jury from AIA Minnesota
selected 11 award-winning pro-
jects in four categories from
among 70 submissions by ar-
chitectural firms from across
Michigan. Mr. Neumann won
for his design of the George
Brostoff and Connie Brown res-
idence in Dexter.
The Diamond Tennis Bracelet.
So versatile, you can wear
it on the court or on the town.
We will be happy to show
him our wide variety.
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the Oakland County Circuit
Court, received the first Award
of Judicial Excellence from the
National Conference of State
Trial Judges at the American
Bar Association's annual con-
vention in New Orleans.
Criteria for the honor includ-
ed excellence of character, job
performance or achievement Sal Gorge
while a judge of a court or gen-
eral jurisdiction, and service to SAL GORGE, a former West
the bench, bar and community. Bloomfield resident who is now
Judge Gage was first elected a life insurance agent specializ-
to the Sixth Judicial Circuit ing in estate planning and cor-
Court bench in 1978. She was porate benefit plans in Boca
re-elected for additional six-year Raton, Fla., is a Top of the Table
member this year.
terms in 1986 and 1992.
Outstanding sales achieve-
The owner of bachelor's and
and client service are the
master's degrees from the Uni-
versity of Michigan, Judge Gage criteria for Top of the Table
graduated magna cum laude membership. Of the 19,000 Mil-
from the Wayne State Univer- lion Dollar Round Table mem-
sity Law School in 1971. She bers from approximately 50
worked as a schoolteacher while countries, only about 500 qual-
ify annually for the Top of the
she was attending law school.
A graduate of Detroit Central
High School and Wayne State
University, Mr. Gorge lived in
West Bloomfield for more than
ization Group, which is develop-
ing short and long-term strategies
to improve the effectiveness of the
more than 1,700 U.S. Employ-
ment Service offices in communi-
ties across the country.
A nationally-recognized bank-
ruptcy lawyer, Mr. Cohen will
provide an independent ap-
praisal of the U.S. Employment
Service based on the techniques
and disciplines he uses to eval-
uate a corporate enterprise.
STACEY KAPLAN has been
promoted to divisional vice pres-
ident, compensation and bene-
fits by the Troy-based Kmart
Ms. Kaplan is responsible for
the administration of compen-
sation as well as the planning,
design, implementation and
administration of benefit pro-
She previously was director,
compensation for Kmart. Before
joining the company in 1990,
Ms. Kaplan was senior manag-
ROSS PARTRICH, president
of RHP Properties, has been
named one of the new co-chairs
of the associate producers group
for the Music Hall Center for
I. 'WILLIAM COHEN, a senior
partner with the law firm of
Pepper, Hamilton & Scheetz in
Detroit, has been appointed by
the U.S. Department of Labor
to design and carry out a study
KENNETH NEUMANN, of to evaluate the assets and lia-
Neumann Smith & Associates bilities of the Federal-State U.S.
Inc. in Southfield, was a winner Employment Service.
in the building category in the
Mr. Cohen will be working with
1994 AIA Michigan Honor the Employment Service Revital-
er of human resources consult-
ing for Ernst and Young and
group vice president, director of
compensation and benefits for
Michigan National Corp.