Vince of Columbiaville

Office Depot, Space Inc., Facility Matrix and Vogt's Flowers will demonstrate ways to make over an office with everything from office supplies to furniture.

"We'll be dressing up the desk with everything it takes to stay organized in the office," said Steve Pobocik, store manager of the Office Depot store at 3445 Lennon Road, Flint Township.

Anne Vince of Columbiaville won an office makeover courtesy of WCRZ-FM (107.9), an expo sponsor."Before" and "after" examples highlighting ways to update your office are among the special events at this year's Business to Business Expo from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday at the Genesee Business Center, 4800 S. Saginaw St.

"I'm not really organized," she said. "I usually have a lot of papers on my desk."The expo will showcase the products and services of more than 75 area businesses. The event, expected to draw more than 1,500 people, is open to all types of businesses. Participants include the University of Michigan-Flint, Franklin Bank, the Employment Builders Alliance and Goodwill Industries of Mid-Michigan.

Vince, who works for the Grand Blanc School District's transportation department, will receive a high-definition radio, an ergonomic chair and gift certificates from Vogt's Flowers and Office Depot.

The cubicle displayed at the expo will be fitted with items similar to what she won, said Mary Rodden, program and sponsorship coordinator for the Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Other events:
•. Louis Hair Salon, Don Franco, Kohl's and the Dress Barn will demonstrate ways people can update their career images.
• Tech Alley, an aisle of technology-based businesses, will offer ideas for streamlining operations.
• Wellness at Work will offer ideas to help employees stay healthy and fit on the job. McLaren Regional Medical Center employees will demonstrate how to stay fit while sitting at a desk. Recipes and samples of foods that are quick, easy to prepare and nutritious will be available for people who take their own breakfast or lunch to work.

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