A Legacy of Design
Craftsmanship and Value antinues
Bob Stern Building Company proudly
Stern Building Company. They know that
invites you to experience the difference
a successful business venture requires
that an unparalleled design/build compa-
good people, solid preparation, and strong
ny can mean to you and your family's next
personal commitment... and we know the
project. As they mark 40
best way to monitor our
years of service to discern-
own success is by our proj-
ing customers, primarily
ects, performance and cus-
in the Birmingham and
Bloomfield area, they reaf-
"By its very nature,
firm their commitment to
every project will disrupt a
setting an industry bench-
customer's life so we are
mark for another 40 years
mindful of the details like
neatness, respect and
In your quest for value,
scheduling so we can get
you may think that you
in, get out and get on with
can find more for less. You
life adds Ron. "Our guar-
will find lower prices. You
antee of quality over the
will find a myriad of
past 40 years has served us
promises. However, when
well and continues to apply
the dust settles, you won't
not only in workmanship
find a better return on
but also to the materials,
Bob & R on Stern
people and aesthetics that
Bob Stern Building Company has 1000's
go into every job."
of satisfied customers. The relationships
"As a family-owned and operated busi-
forged during a first project often lead to a
ness, our reputation is on the line every
second or third. It is no wonder that 90
day. Our success is determined by you so
percent of Bob Stern's new customers
we have a vested interest in living up to
come from referrals by satisfied cus-
our name as a premier design/build com-
tomers and their families.
pany;' concludes Ron.
"Quite simply, our
When you are serious
customers know how to
about transforming your
measure value says Ron
home, call Bob Stern
Stern who manages the
Building Company at
daily operations for Bob
HOMEOWNER HAVEN: The latest household
trends and products are on view at the 17th annual
lichigan Home & Garden Show planned March
10-12 at Ford Field in downtown Detroit. Hours are
noon-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and 10
a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. There will be 500 booths and
seminars. $8, $4 children 6-14, free for kids 5 and
younger. (800) 328-6550. www.ShowSpan.com .
HOTEL COMEDY: Neil Simon's celebrated play Plaza Suite is
being performed by the Phoenix Players March 10-12 and 17-19 at
the South Lyon Theater, 126 E. Lake Street, South Lyon. The cur-
tain goes up at 8:30 p.m. Fridays and 4 p.m. Saturdays and
Sundays. $15. (810) 220-7963.
VALIANT HOCKEY: Members of the Detroit Red Wings Alumni
Assn. have scheduled a game followed by a dinner to raise funds to
fight Cerebral Palsy. Doors open at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at St.
Mary's Athletic Center, 3535 Indian Trail, Orchard Lake. A sled
hockey exhibition starts at 4:30 p.m. and the game to benefit United
Cerebral Palsy/Detroit begins at 5:30 p.m. The banquet follows the
game. Prices vary according to whether attendance is for individuals
or families and whether a participant goes to the game, dinner or
both. (248) 557-5070.
BOB S TERN
FILTERED FILMS: More than 1,000 independent films and
video productions were screened before 125 were chosen
for the annual Ann Arbor Film Festival running March
21-26 at the Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty, Ann
Arbor. The showings are supplemented with talks by
filmmakers, seminars, art installations and stage
appearances of dancers, musicians and performance
artists. Watch the Web site for scheduling and prices.
(734) 995-5356. www.aafilmfest.org .
Serving Oakland County Since 1965
CANDID CURATOR: Klaus Kertess, curator of the inaugural
exhibition of the new Museum of Contemporary Art-Detroit set to
open in the fall, speaks in the Woodward Lecture Series of the
College for Creative Studies at 7:30 p.m. Thursday; March 23. in
the Walter B. Ford II Building, corner of John R. and Frederick
Douglass, Detroit. (313) 664-7800.
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OUTDOOR OPTIONS: Pools, spas and backyard
conveniences fill the 11th annual Novi Backyard,
Pool & Spa Show running March 24-26 at the Rock
Financial Showplace, 46100 Grand River, Novi.
Ways to enhance outside relaxation and backyard
entertainment are explored. (800) 328-6550. $8
adults, $4 children 6-14. www.ShowSpan.com .
EXCLUSIVELY HANCOCK: The SFJAZZ Collective pays
tribute to the legendary Herbie Hancock with a concert at 8 p.m.
Friday, March 31, at the Michigan Theater. 603 E. Liberty, Ann
Arbor. Sponsored by the University Musical Society, the concert
offers new arrangements of acclaimed works. $18-$40.
Equal/ items to Suzalme Chess/er (it PlatinumPlanner@aol.com .
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