Archive for the ‘Make a Difference’ Category

Joan Lunden Hosts Women’s Power Breakfast in Ann Arbor

Brian Bartes with Joan Lunden My friend Joan Lunden was in town yesterday. Joan hosted a forum in Ann Arbor called the Women’s Power Breakfast. Yesterday was Women’s Health and Fitness Day, the nation’s largest annual health promotion event for women. The panel discussed major issues facing women today, and global efforts to improve the future [...]

Harvard Grad Serves Squash to Inner-City Youth

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of spending time with my friend Derek Aguirre. Derek is Executive Director of Racquet Up Detroit, an after-school youth development program which uses the sport of squash, in combination with fitness development, academic tutoring and support, community service opportunities, and mentoring to make a difference in the lives of Detroit [...]