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Children's book keeps late young author's desire to make a difference alive.
See page 18.
» Trading Places
WSU medical students experience work in Israeli hospital throu
program. See page 52.
» Brother Act Cellist Frederick Zlotkin -- brother of. DSO Musical
Director Leonard Slatkin --- to perform at. Orchestra Hall See page 55.
ITII" TIME TO TREE A ZriiitIn
Local Earth-friendly businesses
cater to eco-conscious consumers.
Robin Schwartz I JN Contributing Writer-
Teens and community groups join together to en
the tormen of bullying.
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s consumers become Above: Sacs of Life
more environmentally founder Annette
conscious, like-minded Adelman of West
entrepreneurs are launching
off her bags at the
green businesses to satisfy the
growing need to take better care Golden Globes.
of the Earth. And Metro Detroit
is no exception. These three
companies, headed by women, are perfect examples.
Close to 400 people attended the August 2010 ribbon
cutting and dedication of Ecostore USA in Auburn Hills •
Ever since, the company has been formulating and man-
ufacturing plant- and mineral-based laundry, household
and personal care products in its 37,000-square-foot
facility. Lyne Appel Downing, vice president of opera-
tions, believes a boom is on the horizon.
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