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Three ladies show off carpentry skills

By Joyce Ervin Three Saline ladies, Cheryl Girvan, Lisa Rentschler and Lisa Endres, armed with hammers, saws, drills and paints created wood décor pieces for their homes at the recently opened Board & Brush Creative Studio in Northville. Showing off her carpentry skills, Rentschler created a wooden ‘thankful’ sign that fit in nicely with Thanksgiving […]

Salvation Army store opens its doors

Salvation Army store opens its doors

By Saline Eagle Staff The Salvation Army was founded in 1865 by William Booth, with the express purpose of “the advancement of Christian religion…of education, the relief of poverty and other charitable objects beneficial to the community of mankind as a whole.” While it has now established itself in many parts of the world, it […]

STONY LAKE BREWING COMPANY

STONY LAKE BREWING COMPANY

By Saline Eagle Staff When the opportunity arose for Jerry Tubbs to work in Saline, it didn’t take much thought for he and his wife, Heidi, to pack up the family. Both Jerry and Heidi are native Michiganders, and this was the opportunity of a lifetime. They already had friends and family in the area, […]

20th Annual Business Enterprise Awards

20th Annual Business Enterprise Awards

By Saline Eagle Media Saline Area Chamber of Commerce 20th Annual Business Enterprise Awards was held October 22, 2015 at Stonebridge Golf Club. Nominations from the community at large chose Steve Jedele, Steve’s Custom Signs as 2015 Small Business of the Year and Dan Kolander, Dan’s Downtown Tavern as 2015 Large Business of the Year. […]

Professor Motor & his Speedway

Professor Motor & his Speedway

By Saline Eagle Staff Professor Motor, Andy Smith, has been in engineering, motorsports and motor car racing for years. After almost 30 years he retired from Ford Motor Co. in 2001. In 1999 he started what has become his passion. He made plastic handles for the electronic hand controls and has grown to a leader […]

A place to shine

By Saline Eagle Staff When Director Margie Bovee talks about Two Twelve Arts Center, you can tell that she has great passion for it. As a matter of fact, it is her baby. Margie moved to Michigan from Boston in 1993. She had been teaching English and Drama, but didn’t have a Michigan teaching license […]

Wearable art

By Joyce Ervin Two Twelve Arts Center brought art to the runway recently highlighting fashions full of creativity and ingenuity at the Milan Senior Citizen and Activity Center.  The local artists took up the challenge to create wearable art pieces from repurposed or embellished garments making them into hats, scarves, jewelry; anything wearable.  Prompting Lauren Harper […]

Faurecia Plant exceeds charity goal

Faurecia Plant exceeds charity goal

By Joyce Ervin Faurecia plant manager, Glen Dozier, was confident in mid September his employees would exceed their goal to collect monies enough to provide 48,270 meals for Food Gathers, a Michigan food rescue and food service program, and he was correct.  The facility increased their total to provide 66,030 meals.  The funds were raised with […]

AAA Saline insurance sales agency

AAA Saline insurance sales agency

By Saline Eagle Staff The AAA Saline Insurance Sales Agency, located at 1351 East Michigan Avenue in The Commons at Sauk Trail shopping center, has been in Saline for eleven years. They opened shop in their current location on October 4, 2004. Anthony (Tony) Maura, District Manager, supervises 11 locations in what he describes as […]

TMK Peak fitness

TMK Peak fitness

By Saline Eagle Staff Troy Kelley is the life and blood of TMK Peak Fitness. While he was working at a fitness facility, Troy decided that his goal was to either become a Physical Fitness Director or start his own physical fitness business. In 2010, his goal became a reality when he started his own […]

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