Great Lakes Angels Set Open Angel Investor Invite – Deal Night: Great Lakes Angels said this week that they had opened their Monday, Dec. 12 event to angel investors who may not be members of a group yet and would like to join a group. The event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 at a location that will be provided to qualified potential investors. Two companies will also present — Upcycle,, and Urban Employ, The Great Lakes Angels is a nonprofit corporation with the mission of organizing and mentoring angel investors. It offers meetings featuring several deals presented, high-level content and quality speakers and panelists on key issues of angel investing. Current angels and high net worth potential angels can meet in a confidential and educational environment to discover opportunities for mutual areas of investment. Experts can be identified and shared to assist in due diligence on technologies outside the individual’s own comfort zone and help transition investors into new exciting technologies for growth of companies in the Region and greater personal reward. For more information, email

Yamaha’s Henio Arcangeli To Delliver Kettering Commencement Address:  Kettering University will host Commencement ceremonies for almost 270 graduates on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, in Flint. Highlights of the ceremony will include remarks by Kettering President Robert McMahan and a Commencement address delivered by Henio Arcangeli, President of Motorsports Group Co., Yamaha Motor Corp.  Arcangeli is a 1986 graduate of Kettering University and serves on Kettering’s Board of Trustees. Undergraduate student speaker will be Jozsef Benyi from Durban, South Africa, who has served as Kettering’s director of the Freshmen Orientation Program. Kettering will graduate 217 undergraduates and 52 master’s candidates during Commencement services. The 11 a.m. event is free in the Recreation Center. To read more on Kettering’s graduation, visit: