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The Royal Oak-based National Adopt-A-Watt Program, which allows business and community groups to sponsor energy efficiency technology for cash-strapped local government, announced a new client, the Temecula Valley Unified School District in California.
Royal Oak-based Bonal International Inc. (OTC: BONL) last week announced net income of $111,148 or 7 cents a share for the second fiscal quarter ended Sept. 30, down from $201,196 or 12 cents a share in the same quarter of a year earlier. Revenue for the quarrer was $581,325, down from $747,048 a year earlier.
Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo will illuminate the holiday season for 24 nights with two million LED lights.
SCOTT FOSTER is president of Wellco in Royal Oak. Wellco provides ROI and appraisal systems to fix corporate wellness programs and measurably improve organizational health costs and conditions. It also provides corporate wellness programs, speaking, and consulting services. In the past year, Wellco’s revenue has increased by 30 percent and staff has increased by 14 percent. The company has worked with such organizations as Home Depot, Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Hitachi, and the United Auto Workers. Under Foster’s leadership, Wellco has been recognized as one of the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch by the Edward Lowe Foundation, Corp! magazine’s Best of Michigan Business, and one of Michigan’s Economic Bright Spots and Entrepreneurs of Distinction. Prior to founding the company in 1996, Foster was a cardiology manager with St. John Providence Health System. He is a certified health promotion director from the Cooper Clinic and a certified Lipid Clinic facilitator from Chicago’s Midwest Heart Specialists. Foster is a speaking faculty member for Merck, consultant to the state of Michigan, chairman of the Michigan Wellness Council, and columnist for Corp! magazine. He received his bachelor’s degree in health science from Central Michigan University. Read the full profile at http://www.ltu.edu/leaders.
Voters in many communities in the metro area went to the polls on Tuesday to vote in the 2013 primary election.
Several initiatives are on the ballots Tuesday and one issue in Royal Oak has sparked a lot of conversation.
At the Northwood Elementary School in Royal Oak, it was a busy election morning with more than 150 voters before 11 a.m.
The Royal Oak-based advanced energy charity Adopt-A-Watt announced Tuesday that its founder, Thomas A. Wither, has been invited to the White House Nov. 12 to present an overview the National Adopt-A-Watt Program.