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Family Focus

*-400kstock Sale
Hosts Authors

M

etro Detroit's largest used
book and media sale,
where all proceeds benefit
literacy and education projects in
Metro Detroit, will be held Sunday,
April 18, through Sunday, April 25, at
Livonia's Laurel Park Place.
Bookstock has tens of thousands of
donated used books, DVDs, CDs, books
on tape, magazines and records for sale
at bargain basement prices. A pre-sale
event ($10 admission) is 8:15-11:45
a.m. Sunday. The sale (free admission)
continues through April 25, running
noon-6 p.m. Sundays and 10 a.m.-9
p.m. Monday-Saturday. Books will be
sold at half-price on Sunday, April 25,
the last day of the sale.
A new event for Bookstock this year
are Celebrity Author Evenings, which
will include the premiere of an exhibit
by photographer Linda Solomon that
features snapshots by area students
that reflect what their favorite book
means to them.
The Celebrity Author Evenings
begin at 7 p.m. and feature:
• Monday, April 19, Detroit Free
Press reporter Michael Rosenberg,
author of War As They Knew It: Woody
Hayes, Bo Schembechkr and America
in a Time of Unrest.
• Tuesday, April 20, WDIV-TV
anchor Devin Scillian, author of
Memoirs of A Goldfish.
• Wednesday, April 21, Linda
Solomon premiering "Show Us Your
Favorite Books in Photographs."
• Friday, April 23, Detroit Free Press
columnist and Bookstock honorary
co-chair Rochelle Riley, author of
Raising a Parent: Lessons My Daughter

Nominees Sought
For Entrepreneur
The Greater West Bloomfield
Chamber of Commerce is accepting
nominations for its second annual
Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.
It will honor an up-and-corning pro-
fessional, between ages 18 and 35,.
The nominee must work or live
in West Bloomfield, Keego Harbor,
Sylvan Lake or Orchard Lake.
Nominations must be 250 words or
less and e-mailed to info@westbloom-
fieldchamber.com by April 24. The
winner will be honored at the annual
Chamber Awards Dinner on Tuesday,

Devin Scillian

Linda Solomon

Michael

Rochelle Riley

Rosenberg

Taught Me While We Grew Up Together.
Detroit News columnist Neal Rubin
is a Bookstock honorary co-chair.
Bookstock has generated close to
$450,000 for literacy and education
programs throughout Oakland County
and Detroit over the past seven years.
More than 600 volunteers work togeth-
er throughout the year to organize and
staff the weeklong Bookstock sale.
Bookstock is sponsored by the
Oakland Literacy Council, Detroit
Jewish News, Hour Detroit Magazine,
Schostak Brothers, the Jewish
Community Relations Council of
Metropolitan Detroit and a con-
sortium of Jewish communal non-
profits. For more information about
Bookstook, contact (248) 645-7840,
ext. 365 or www.bookstock.info.
Laurel Park Place is located on Six
Mile Road east of 1-275 in Livonia.

May 18, at Shenandoah Conference
Center in West Bloomfield.
"We want to celebrate the young
entrepreneurs in the area who see a
down economy as an opportunity, not
as a challenge,' said Steven Tapper,
event committee chair.
The dinner will also honor Johnny
Karmo from Market Square as
Business Person of the Year, seven
restaurants as Cool Business of the
Year and Credit Union ONE as New
Business of the Year.
For tickets, contact westbloomfield-
chamber.com or Ann Corwell, (248)
626-3636.

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