Observer & Eccentric Media Presents 10th Annual Spring Expo at Schoolcraft College VisTaTech Center

Observer & Eccentric Media Presents Spring Expo Featuring Award Winning Gospel Artist Vickie Winans at Schoolcraft College VisTaTech Center Hosts 10th Annual Event

The Observer & Eccentric Media presents the 10th Annual Spring Expo (formally known as the Spring Senior Expo) with special comedic and musical selections from award winning gospel artist Vickie Winans on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the VisTaTech Center at Schoolcraft College in Livonia.


This annual tradition for active adults features valuable information and resources from local experts, entertainment, free admission, free parking, and complimentary morning refreshments. The first 100 attendee through the door will receive a special door prize courtesy from the Observer & Eccentric Media. In addition, there will also be a drawing every hour for wonderful prizes.


A Spring Expo Special Section will be inserted into all of the Observer newspapers, Novi News, Northville Record, Milford Times, and South Lyon Harold newspapers on Thursday, April 18th and in all Eccentric Newspapers on Sunday, April 21st. This special publication will feature articles, interests and resources for the active adults. The special publication will feature nearly 50 local business exhibitors and 15 demonstrations/ presentations by local industry experts.


The Observer & Eccentric Media is pleased to welcome back Comfort Dental Spa of Farmington Hills as the exclusive gold level sponsor for this year's event. Dr. Aziza Askari, DMD, MBA, MAGD, who has a Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry will speak on "Your mouth, Your body".


This year the Observer and Eccentric Media is proud to announce St. Mary Mercy Livonia Hospital as the entertainment sponsor for the 2013 Spring Expo. This award winning hospital is part of the Saint Joseph Mercy Health System has been servicing the community for over 50 years.


The entertainment segment this year features Grammy-nominated, Stellar Award and NAACP Award winning artist, Vickie Winans. Lovingly referred to as the Hardest Working Woman in Gospel Music, she has 13 gospel and comedy albums including accolades for Stellar Award Winner Female Vocalist of the Year, Music Video of the Year for How I Got Over", Grammy Nomination for Traditional Soul Album of the Year, NAACP Image Award Nomination for Best Gospel CD of the Year and numerous other awards and recognitions. Winans has on Broadway, in various plays and other performance musicals during the span of her 28 year career.

Winans television appearance and news profiles include the Today Show, Oprah Winfrey Show, Showtime at the Apollo, BET's Lift Every Voice, Winans Family Christmas, BET's Bobby Jones Gospel, TBN's Praise the Lord, Ebony Magazine, USA Today, and the Associated Press just to name a few.

Rick Bloom, Observer & Eccentric Media guest columnist and frequent metro Detroit radio and television guest, will be a guest speaker again this year and will speak on "Getting More Returns on Your Investments Without Taking Risks".

Schoolcraft College will sponsor several demonstrat
ions including the ever popular "Zumba Gold" and "Strength Training for Seniors" presented by American Health and Fitness.
A list of all performances and workshops/demonstrations by local expects are listed in the schedule below.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
• Healthy Eating for Healthy Aging presented by Priority Health

• Zumba Gold presented by American Health and Fitness/Schoolcraft College

• Are Your Veins Blue? There is a Solution for You! presented by University of Michigan

• Livonia Vein Center

• Stand up to Neck & Back Pain presented by HealthQuest

• Getting More Returns on Your Investments Without Taking Risks presented by Bloom Asset Management

• Strength Training for Seniors presented by American Health and Fitness/Schoolcraft College

• Hearing Loss & Associated Issues presented by Michigan Hearing

• Is Grief Really Good Charlie Brown? presented by Angela Hospice

• YOUR mouth, YOUR body!presented by Comfort Dental Spa

• CEPD Course Overview presented by Schoolcraft College

• Various Alternatives for Paying for Long Term Care Expenses presented by Richmond Financial

• Setting Goals to Stay Healthy and Independent presented by St. Mary Mercy Hospital

• Entertainment from Vickie Winans

• Hospice 101 - Everything You Wanted to Know About Hospice, But Were Too Afraid to Ask presented by Hospice of Michigan

• Top 10 Estate Planning Mistakes People Make (and How to Easily Avoid Them) presented by Gaggos Law Firm

• Increasing Mobility and Fall Prevention presented by The Recovery Project


For additional information contact Choya Jordan, Marketing Manager, Observer & Eccentric Media at 313-222-2414, email cbjordan@hometownlife.com or visit www.hometownlife.com.

* Comfort Dental Spa is not affiliated with Comfort Dental Center in Southfield, MI or Dr. Halmaghi