HAPPY NEW YEAR
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you know how business is going
and offer to help make referrals for
to help grow your business.
While each person you meet is not
going to be able to help move your
business to the next level, everything
must figure out a plan to capitalize
on the contacts you make. The bet-
ter you are at it, the more business
you do can be driven by the desire
to grow your business. Be proactive.
Do something new each week to
develop a relationship. Call some-
will come your way and the better
your chances will be at surviving in
these challenging times. ❑
one for lunch or go out for a cup of
coffee. Talk to a new parent in the
Robert Sher, CPA, is a Certified Executive
Coach. Formerly CFO and partner
Hebrew school lobby while waiting
for Schostak Brothers & Company in
Southfield, Sher has been a delegate from
the Michigan Association of Certified
Every conversation, PTA meeting,
party invitation, soccer game or ten-
nis class is a networking opportu-
nity. Somebody somewhere always
knows something or someone you
don't. Make a conscious effort to
do something strategic every week
Networking for business growth
must be strategic and focused. You
Public Accountants to the National Future
Forum working on the CPA "Vision"
Project. He serves on the boards of
numerous charitable and professional
organizations. His e-mail address is
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The Dorothy and Peter Brown
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Care Program (Brown Center), in
Southfield and West Bloomfield, was
recently presented with the 2008
Sosnick Award of Excellence by the
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The Brown Center helps fami-
lies caring for a loved one with
Alzheimer's disease and other forms
Since the fire at the Hechtman
of memory loss. Since 1999, the
Brown Center has provided stimulat-
ing activities and a safe haven for
Apartments in West Bloomfield in
April, Jewish Apartments & Services
has been holding monthly reunions
more than 600 people with demen-
tia. More than 1,200 family caregiv-
for displaced residents.
On Dec. 23, former Hechtman
II residents got a Chanukah gift
ers have received support and guid-
ance to care for their loved ones.
A donation by the late Dorothy and
the late Peter Brown helped create
the program by funding construction
and partially endowing the facilities.
"The program is unique as its
combines the resources and ex-
pertise of two agencies, using
one budget and one director at
two sites," explained Brown Center
program director Peter Ostrow."
It's jointly operated by Jewish
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The New Hechtman
when Marsha Goldsmith Kamin,
JAS executive director, brought the
architectural rendering of the rebuilt
Hechtman II to their gathering.
Designed by architect Robert
Wakley of Grosse Pointe Park, the
Hechtman II building will have the
same number of apartments as the
original building, but will have a new
look in the common areas.
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