Business Profiles

AWC Detroit Entrepreneur Members

PUBLISHING

TheHUB is the state’s largest multicultural media source. Recognized as the authentic voice of city neighborhoods, our multimedia platforms give Detroit and Flint city residents and supporters a dedicated voice and space to discuss the real issues surrounding viable neighborhoods. We’re setting new benchmarks with products like our neighborhood development tracker, “The Map,” which makes it easy to pinpoint pockets of development and related detail, and our heralded Small Shops series, which provides an inside look at the iconic neighborhood businesses that personify our city blocks. TheHUB is available in print (free monthly), online and in our digital weekly. Contact: Jackie Berg, Founder & Publisher, TheHUB, at (313) 802-4475 or visit us at: thehubdetroit.com & thehubflint.com.

Through Pavers Publishing LLC, author Pamela Osborne creates self-help books aimed at improving relationships and promoting healthy home management skills. She brings a wealth of knowledge from her work experiences as an attorney, social worker, counselor, mother and pastor’s wife. Osborne presents teaching moments in an entertaining way, using characters like Lady Leonora, an advice columnist who becomes challenged with following her own advice. Her books include: Dear Lady Leonora: What Should I Do with My Lemon?; Too Rich to Love; Peace of Mind in 60 Seconds or Less; and 21 Days of Love as well as devotional titles: The Truth Shall Make You Free and Symbols and Scriptures of the Christian Faith. All are available in paperback and digital format from Amazon. Contact: Pamela Osborne, President, Pavers Publishing, at posbornelaw@gmail.com.

CREATIVE SERVICES

WOW Writing WorkshopWow Writing Workshop is a full-service writing company, specializing in teaching writing for college and graduate school admissions. In 2012, Wow launched the first self-guided online tutorial that teaches college application essay writing. The Wow Method has been used by students to write application essays and resumes; by business owners to create blogs, websites and other communication materials; and by English teachers to improve student writing skills. In addition, WOW can help with creative writing projects as well as wedding speeches, family history, eulogies, sermons, roasts and toasts for milestone occasions. If it involves words, we can help! Contact: Kim Lifton, President, at 800-497-WRITE or kim@wowwritingworkshop.com.

Elayne GrossELAYNE GROSS specializes in Celebrations. She photographs parties for organizations and families and takes portraits that become keepsakes for decades. Her ability to capture people in the best moments of the day distinguishes her photography. Much of her work is on commission for civic and philanthropic organizations. Over the past 20 years her event photography has appeared in the Detroit Free Press, Detroit News, Hour Detroit Magazine, The Knot Weddings, Detroit Jewish News and many other publications.
Specialties:
Events – Galas, weddings, mitzvahs and corporate parties
People – Family, children and individual portraits
Contact: Elayne Gross at (248) 543-4090 or elayne@elayegrossphotography.com.

PR & MARKETING

SARI M PRODUCTIONS is a boutique agency specializing in video production, public relations and marketing. Video services include writing and editing scripts, producing/directing video shoots and managing projects and video production. Topics have included senior housing services for the aging, food banks and foundations ADHD video, sports recruiting videos for college coaches and recruitment coordinators, educational video for recovering teens, live inaugural gubernatorial ceremonies, live Congressional call-in programs, identity theft educational video, drunk driving commercials, and educational/training videos for automotive manufacturers. We also offer PR and marketing services to tell great stories about our clients and meet their business needs. Contact: Sari M. Cicurel, president, at (248) 766-0945 or sari.cicurel@gmail.com.

M3 PR & Marketing is a results-driven marketing firm focused on simplifying the integration of marketing communications strategy with your digital and real-world presence. We are structured to deliver outstanding marketing services and digital strategy in a simple, efficient manner. We assist in the strategic planning process, and then when and where needed, execute the plan to achieve your goals. Services include marketing strategy, website and marketing technology, digital marketing, creative and graphic services, public relations and event management. Contact: Louise Hackett, CEO, at (248) 494-1006 or lou@m3prmarketing.com.