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newsbriefs New Book from Metro Detroit Author


ourtney Conover’s new book, Mommie Straightest: On frizz, frustration, and how my baby girl taught me to finally embrace my naturally curly hair was recently published on According to Conover, this book tells a 100% true story of how she spent the first 38 years of her life; trying to make her hair something it wasn’t. That is until, her two-year-ole daughter, Kennedy essentially prompted her to stop running from away from her self. Conover shares everything in the book, including the number one thing she’s thing she has learned since wearing her natural curls, including “the products I absolutely cannot live without, and I also share my and Kennedy’s complete hair regimens” says Conover. “If you have curly hair, this book is for you; if you have

straight hair, this book is for you; if you’ve ever wanted desperately to change something about yourself – even though that something makes you unique, then this book is for you“ continues Conover. Conover , a University of Michigan graduate and former television reporter, Conover is a writer, certified yoga instructor and self-professed lover of curls who is always on the quest to find another Holy Grail product for her wash and goes. She is married to former NFL offensive lineman Scott Conover and they are the proud parents of a son, Scotty, Jr., and a daughter, Kennedy. They reside in Metro Detroit. For more information, visit and to purchase the book, visit

Wedding Show at Historic Site


ackard Proving Grounds Historic Site, in Shelby Township is hosting their second Wedding Show, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., March 20. “There will be caterers, florists, hotels, DJ’s. equipment and linen rental companies, photographers, event planners, bakeries, and more” states Mary Anne Demo, show coordinator. There will opportunities to “chat with couples who will share their wedding experiences at the Packard, plus the ability to discover lots of great local sources for wedding products and services.” continues Demo. Food sampling, live music and a complementary info bag complete with a vendor contact information are some additional perks of the show. “This is also a great way to check-out the venue” mentions Demo. Cost: Free. Location: 49965 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Township. PackardEvents. org. 586-943-5785.

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