Capital Area Michigan Works to talk entrepreneurial culture: Capital Area Michigan Works will host its next Legislative Breakfast Wednesday, July 28 from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at 2110 S. Cedar St. in Lansing to discuss how the region can create and grow an entrepreneurial culture. To RSVP, please contact Andrea Kerbuski, assistant communications officer, at (517) 708-4009 or firstname.lastname@example.org. More at www.camw.org, www.facebook.com/capitalareamichiganworks or http://twitter.com/camwkate for jobs and economic news.
Eco-Friendly Charity Fashion Show Coming: Featuring the designs of world-renowned designer Jeff Garner of Prophetik, The Uptown Group (TUG) will host the “Green Breeze Fashion Show for Land Conservation,” showing going green not only helps our environment but it’s fashionable too. The unique green fashion show is Saturday, July 24, with doors open at 7 p.m. and the show at 8 p.m. at the Royal Oak Music Theatre, 318 W. Fourth St. Proceeds from the event benefit The Greening of Detroit and The Community House. The show will bring the distinctive, all-sustainable fashion lifestyle line of Jeff Garner of Prophetik to the runway for the evening. Organized by TUG, a collection of young professionals dedicated to making a difference in Southeastern Michigan through fun and innovative social events, cultural programs and community outreach, the evening will offer guests an evening of fashion, on-site vendors, food and music. Celebrities who support the green movement have also been invited to the event. Celebrity guests already scheduled to attend the event, include actor Thomas Ian Nicholas of “American Pie,” “Rookie of the Year,” and “The Chicago 8,” as well as Alexandra Rush, a Michigan native who has appeared in GQ Magazine, “Sex and the City 2,” “Celebrity Apprentice,” and “Real World Brooklyn.” Local rockers Catfish Mafia add their amazing rock and roll grass music as the featured artists during the show and StyleLine editor Karen Buscemi will serve as emcee at the beginning of the show. Prophetik is focused on environmentally friendly materials including organic cottons, hemp, flax, Greenspun (recycled bottles) and organic pigment dyed, GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) certified fabrics. The label has been part of London Fashion Week’s Esthethica for the past several seasons, and the line not only focuses on sustainability with fabrics and production, but also in the heart of giving, raising funds and awareness for a select charity each season.Tickets ($100 VIP – includes runway seating, VIP gift bag & 2 drinks; GA seating – $25 & $50; GA Student & Balcony seating – $15) for “The Green Breeze Fashion Show for Land Conservation” are now on sale and may be purchased at the Royal Oak Music Theatre box office or on-line at www.theuptowngroup.org, www.tickets.com, the Center for Yoga in Birmingham, West Bloomfield and Ann Arbor, Figo Salon in Birmingam and Mijo-a’ Beauty Studio in Rochester Hills. Student tickets can only be purchased at the Royal Oak Music Theatre box office and students must present ID upon purchase. All ticket proceeds will benefit The Greening of Detroit and The Community House. A portion of ticket purchases are tax-deductible (to the extent covered by law). For more information on “The Green Breeze Fashion Show for Land Conservation,” including tickets, sponsorship opportunities and benefitting charities visit www.theuptowngroup.org or call (248) 440-1484.
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