Source: Sherman Publications

Networking at the Expo

May 04, 2011

Folks filled Clarkston United Methodist Church, April 28, for the Clarkston Coffee Club Expo.

"I wanted to meet more great people for referrals," said Dr. Sara Whedon, of A Place to Grow Chiropractic and member of the Lake Orion Coffee Club with a booth at the Expo. "I think its really cool, an opportunity to talk to people about what I do in a non-stressful way."

Ron Swift of Michigan Center for Orthopedic Surgery said the Coffee Club is a way to spread the word about the center and also to learn about other local businesses.

"It's nice to keep business local for the things I need done, also," Swift said. "It's nice to meet with someone before giving them a call," Swift said.

Cindy Tippett didn't have a booth, but still got in lots of networking at the Expo.

"Everyone needs to stick together and keep local business local," Tippett said.

Food was provided by Guido's Premium Pizza and Culver's of Clarkston.

"It's a great network,a great way to meet local folks," said Kevin Powers, Culver's owner with his sister, Katie Schmitt. "I'm glad to be part of something like this. It's the first of many to come."

Phil Custodio