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Detroit SEA Welcomes New Members From University of Michigan Center for Social Impact
January 31, 2015


Announcing University of Michigan Center for Social Impact! Member Rishi Moudgil has been an integral lead in this new center. Congratulations Rishi!


Welcome to Catherine Johnson also of the University of Michigan Center for Social Impact!


Learn more about RIshi and Catherine at

Detroit SEA Welcomes Blake Van Fleten From SEA Chicago Chapter 
January 15, 2015


The University of Michigan Center for Social Impact also brings us a new member, Blake Van Fleten, from the Chicago SEA chapter. Welcome to Blake! 


Visit the Chicago SEA chapter at

Detroit SEA Welcomes Yvette Jenkins of Love. Travels. Imports. 
January 10, 2015


Congratulations to Yvette Jenkins of Love. Travels. Imports. on her new retail location in the Grandmont Rosedale community!


Say congrats to Yvette at

Visit her website to learn more at

Go ahead and check out her new location at 19452 Livernois, Detroit, Michigan 48221

Detroit SEA Member BT Irwin Hits a Milestone!
January 10, 2015

BT Irwin of BT Irwin, LLC signed his first major contract for project administrator for the devlopment of a community 'education park' on the campus of Rochester College in Rochester Hills.  BT has also been leading the Lake Norcentra Project in Rochester. Congrats BT!


To learn more contact BT at

Visit BT online at!


Detroit SEA Member Nicole Mangis to Host Startup Weekend for Social Entrepreneurs in Detroit May 29th - 31st 
January 10, 2015


Nicole Mangis, co-founder of Social Impact Zone Detroit and Launch Exchange (a coworking space for social enterprise coming to Detroit in 2015) is working away to host a Startup Weekend for social entrepreneurs in May 29th - 31st 2015.


For more details contact her at

To volunteer for the event CLICK HERE 

To learn more about Startup Weekend visit

To learn more about Social Impact Zone Detroit visit

To learn more about Launch Exchange visit



Detroit SEA Member Aaron Surma has Opened Southwest Rides!
January 10, 2015


Southwest Rides is now open for business! Owner Aaron Surma shares the new address as 1824 Springwells, Detroit, MI. They are open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.


Congratulations Aaron!


For more information contact Aaron at

Visit Southwest Rides at

Check out their Facebook page at

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