A message from Rod Alberts, Executive Director, North American International Auto Show

Detroit, Mich., July 19, 2013 – The Detroit Chapter 9 bankruptcy has been anticipated for some time and will have no impact on the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). The bankruptcy filing was a good decision, given the state of affairs of the city over the past decade, and will give Detroit an opportunity to move forward by relieving the city of a legacy of liabilities – giving it a fresh start. That was the sole purpose.

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Two Butzel Long attorneys have each been named a 2013 Detroit FIVE STAR Wealth Manager

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – Butzel Long attorneys W. Patrick Dreisig and David W. Sommerfeld each have been named a 2013 Detroit FIVE STAR Wealth Manager as a result of a survey completed by HOUR Detroit magazine, DBusiness magazine and FIVE STAR Professional. A listing of individuals named a 2013 FIVE STAR Wealth Manager appears in the July/August edition of DBusiness. This is the fourth year that Dreisig and Sommerfeld have each been named a Detroit FIVE STAR Wealth Manager. The FIVE STAR Wealth Managers is a select group representing less than seven percent of the wealth managers in the Detroit area.

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McGraw Wentworth’s Health Care Reform “Play or Pay” Analysis Tool Earns Communications Award

Troy, MI – July 16, 2013 – McGraw Wentworth, an employee group benefits firm in Troy, Mich., recently earned a 2013 Renaissance Award of Honor from the Detroit Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) for its Health Care Reform Compass Report. The recognition was earned in the category of Communications Skills: Special Publications.

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