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Peggy Jo Studio Newsletter
"A Newsletter to Embrace Life and to Encourage both singles and couples Spiritually, Physically, and Mentally to be Active which brings Good Health"
Volume: 6 Issue: 33 January 12, 2009

" A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed."
Provers 11:25

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Cranberries Not Just For Thanksgiving

from  newsmax

1. Cranberry as Effective as Antibiotics for UTIs

Cranberry has been found to be as effective as antibiotics in treating recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) in older women. Although cranberry has been used in alternative medicine for decades to forestall UTIs, the new study which was published in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, showed that Cran-Max, a cranberry concentrate, prevented UTIs about as well as trimenthoprim, a commonly prescribed antibiotic.

“Our trial is the first to evaluate cranberry in the prevention of recurrent UTIs specially in older women, and the first head-to-head double-blind comparison of cranberry versus antibiotic prophylaxis,” said lead researcher Marion E.T. McMurdo. “Trimenthoprim had a very limited advantage over cranberry extract in the prevention of recurrent UTIs in older women and had more adverse effects.”

The randomized controlled clinical trial included 137 women who had been treated with antibiotics for a urinary tract infection at least twice in the previous twelve months. Half the group received 100 mg of trimenthoprim for six months and the other half 500 mg of Cran-Max, a cranberry concentrate. At the end of six months, there was no significant difference between the two groups in the time to a recurrence of UTI.

“Prevention of UTI with antibiotics is effective but undesirable due to side effects,” said Sherry Torkos, pharmacist and author of The Benefits of Berries. “Antimicrobial resistance is another concern,” she said. “In fact, resistance to trimenthoprim in bacteria causing UTIs has been steadily increasing in Northern European and American countries from 10 to 15 percent in the 1970s to about 24 percent in 2004.”

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This Week's Now Famous Person

Tom is now famous because he is appearing in the "Got Mustard Campaign" .He is also famous for being the new Chairman of the Board for the Sailing Singles.

So when you see or contact Tom be sure to tell him r you've seen him in the "Got Mustard" campaign. You can see the other hundreds of people by clicking on the underlined words above.

So many people have volunteered to participate that we have found it necessary to change the way the slide show runs so that people can browse rather than wait to see their photo with the "digital mustard" on their upper lip. One can replace the phrase in the section box with their first name and deleting any other text in the box. Then only the slides that contain that name are displayed.

If you had your photo taken and can't find it in the slide show please send us an email. If you would like to send a photo to be included, send it to We will supply the "digital mustard".

Congratulations Tom

Getting ready for Digital TV

Every Tuesday between now and Feb. 17, all Detroit TV stations are running on-air tests to show whether your set is ready for the transi­tion.
  If the television receives a green message marked "pass," that television is receiving a digital signal and is ready for DTV. Details can be found at michigan
  Viewers will be encouraged to check all sets in the home to be sure they will receive uninterrupted viewing after the DTV transition.
  If a TV set receives a red screen marked "fail," that television is still receiving an analog signal. Additional steps will need to be taken to ensure that television is ready for DTV, or it will lose its local over-the-air signals on Feb. 17.
  This fail screen also will inform the viewer where to get additional information.
  Here is the schedule:
Jan 13 at 5:59 p.m.
Jan. 20 at 8:59 a.m.
Jan. 27 at 4:59 p.m.
Feb. 3 at 1:32 a.m.
Feb. 10 at 6:42 a.m.
Feb. 17 at 7:59 p.m.
  The participating stations are: WADL­TV (independent), WDIV-TV (NBC), WJBK-TV (FOX), WKBD-TV (CW), WMYD-TV (MYTV), WTVS-TV (PBS), WUDT-TV (Univision), WXYZ-TV (ABC) and WWJ-TV (CBS).


DRYA Sailing Seminars Begin

DRYA KickoffWednesday January 7, 2009 marked the beginning of the annual DRYA Sailing Seminars.More information here .

This weeks seminar will be at the North Star Sail Club. See Wednesday's events.

This is a good way to think sailing in the middle of winter.





From Our Readers:

Dear Peggy Jo

Thanks so much, I'll try to make it to Boodles on Jan  9th.   I love that you have all the happenings from your  website,  such a great resource for info a  'one stop  shop',  I love it !!

I was a member with GM Ski Club for many years (1988-1995), on the board on the Race Team and traveled on many ski trips, it was great fun.   Look out world ---Deborah's back :))

Buon Natale...

Dear Peggy Jo,
Roberto ArandaThank you for the information About  Roberto Aranda in your newsletter. His friends think everyone should be  aware that he has bone cancer. He's responding well to the treatment and he is in good spirits.

We all know Roberto's love for dancing and he never hesitated to invite a lady to be his partner and give her a compliment or chew the fat with the guys.

Therefore, we're inviting everyone to send him an encouraging card or note.

Keep him in your prayers.
Julia Hoglen

Danto Health Care Center
6800 W. Maple
W. Bloomfield , 48322.


Thanx  Bonnie, Onita, and Julia. Please continue to keep us up todate!

Readers, if you would like to send Roberto a card from your computer, you can go to Click “To send a free card,” then follow the prompts. You’ll be setting up a temporary account for one card, but it won’t cost  you anything. Although you create it on your computer, SendOutCards will print up a physical card (with your return address) and send it through the U.S. Mail. If you have any difficulty, call me at 248-217-7650.

From Peggy Jo,

We are sorry to hear of the loss of Maria's Father and we offer our condolences .

( Maria is the Maria of SaxAppeal)

Peggy Jo

" Be careful to follow every command I am giving you today, so that you may live and increase and may enter and possess the land"
Deuteronomy 8:1 -

Mon. Jan. 12 Events

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Monday Night Dancers

MON 2009-01-12
Singles & Couples Dance Lessons: Beginners 5:30, Intermediate 6:30, Dance Party 7:30-10:30. No dance partner needed. Lessons $5, Dance Party $6. Snacks included. Big Band, Latin, Swing, Fox trot, Waltz, Polka. Contact 313-295-1134
Starts at 7:00 PM..Location: Father Patrick O'Kelley K of C. 23663 Park St., Dearborn, MI.
Get a Map/Print Please let them know that you saw the notice in the Peggy Jo Studio Newsletter

" Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, "Oh, that you would bless me and enlarge my territory! Let your hand be with me, and keep me from harm so that I will be free from pain." And God granted his request."
1 Chronicles 4:10

Tue. Jan. 13 Events

Success Institute

An evening of powerful revelation and transformation, as we share God's word for your success
Teaching by the well known motivational speakers Doug Firebaugh and his wife Jodi.
Starts at 7:00 PM..Location: Troy Community Center 3179 Livernois Troy, MI 248-524-3181
Please let them know that you saw the notice in the Peggy Jo Studio Newsletter

Make a difference this year--- Send an unexpected greeting card by U.S. Mail every day! Send Out Cards (click here)

Divorce Recovery Bethany South Oakland County

TUE 2009-01-13
Divorce Recovery Tuesday Night Drop-in Contact Carol 248-390-7771
Starts at 7:00 PM..Location: St Columban's Church. 1775 Melton, Birmingham, MI 48009 .
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Meeting and Dance Somerset Ski & Golf Club

TUE 2009-01-13
General Meeting. Dancing to a DJ after the Meeting.
Starts at 7:30 PM. Member Price is $4 and guest price is $6.Location:

San Marino Club

. 1685 E Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI. 48083 (248) 689-4615 East of the Elk' Club between Rochester Road and John R. on the north side of the street.

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Wed. Jan. 14 Events

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Detroit Auto Show Breakfast Inforum- A Professional Women's Alliance

Reserve by 2009-01-11. WED 2009-01-14
Detroit Auto Show Breakfast All of the details are here
From 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM. Member Price is $45 and guest price is $60.Location: Detroit Marriott - Renaissance Center. Detroit, MI. 48243 (313) 568-8146 .
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Storm Clouds or Sunshine on the Horizon? Detroit Regional Yacht-racing Association

WED 2009-01-14
Good sailors are always careful about weather. As the old rhyme says: "Red sky at night, sailor's delight". "Red sky in the morning, sailors take warning." Weather is capricious. Conditions can change suddenly, rendering the forecast obsolete. So if you do get caught out on the water in a blow, what do you do? Join us at the North Star Sail Club (NSSC) on Wednesday, January 14 at 7:00pm, as WJR Weather personality John McMurray explains how to read Mother Nature's signs and be prepared for any weather conditions that she throws your way while out on our Great Lakes. The most significant environmental variables affecting mariners are the wind and the waves that it generates. Learn why the wind blows the way it does and, in simple terms, how the forces controlling the wind manifest themselves around weather systems in the middle latitudes and in the tropics.
From 7:00 PM to . Price is Free.Location: North Star Sail Club. 32041 S River Rd, Harrison Township, Mi. 48045 (586) 463-2192
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Royal Oak Computer Club

WED 2009-01-14
Weekly Meeting
Starts at 12:30 PM. Price is $1.Location: Leo Mahany/Harold Meininger Senior Community Center. 3500 Marais , Royal Oak, MI. (248)246-3900 . North of 13 Mile Rd, just south of Lexington Blvd, east of Crooks Rd
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" I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know Him better."
Ephesians 1:17

Thu. Jan. 15 Events

Make a difference this year--- Send an unexpected greeting card by U.S. Mail every day! Send Out Cards (click here)

Monthly Meeting American Singles Golf Association-SE Michigan

THU 2009-01-15
Monthly Meeting. Cocktails at 6pm, short meeting at 7pm, then mingling continues after the meeting. Any questions contact Diane Taylor, at (248) 347-0379.
Starts at 6:00 PM..Location: Maples Country Club. 31260 Wakefield, Novi, MI 48377 248-669-6551
Get a Map/Print Submitted by: Ron Nomura Please let them know that you saw the notice in the Peggy Jo Studio Newsletter

The Rocky Horror Show at Stagecrafters Stagecrafters

Reserve by 2009-01-18. Week end of 2009-01-15
The Rocky Horror Show at Stagecrafters All of the details are here
From 7:00 PM to ..Location: Baldwin Theater. 415 S. Lafayette, Royal Oak, MI 48067 248.541.8027. .
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Skiwi Ski Club

THU 2009-01-15
Come and meet the Skiwi's. Hear about our up coming activities and sign up for our ski trips. 50/50 drawings and pizza!!
Starts at 7:00 PM. Member Price is $3.00 and guest price is $5.00.Location: Finny McCools Sports Bar and Grill. 350 E. Fourteen Mile Road, Madison Heights, MI. 14 Mile Road, East of John R..
Get a Map/Print Submitted by: Valerie Miller

Ballroom Dancing Fairlane Ballroom Dance Club

THU 2009-01-15
BALLROOM DANCING to live music on beautiful oak floor. All ages welcome - single or married. Dance and make new friends. Coffee, tea and snacks
Starts at 8:00 PM. Member Price is $6 and guest price is $7.Location: Monsignor Hunt Knights of Columbus Hall. 7080 Garling Street, Dearborn Heights, MI. 48127 734-516-0500 Take Warren to south on Garling (first traffic light east of Outer Drive).
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Selective Singles Social Club

THU 2009-01-15
Begin your day with good friends and good food . Non-members welcome. Bring a friend. Rosemary at 313.881.3934 .
Starts at 9:00 AM. Order off menu .Location: Cracker Barrel. 30750 Little Mack Ave, Roseville, Mi. 48066
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Weekly Dance PWP- Rochester

THU 2009-01-15
Weekly Dance. Our very own TJ the DJ plays TOP 40 and Your requests.
Starts at 7:00 PM. Member Price is $5 and guest price is $9.Location: Rivercrest Hall. 900 W Avon Road, Rochester MI. Avon Rd. between Rochester & Livernois.
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Fri. Jan. 16 Events

Make a difference this year--- Send an unexpected greeting card by U.S. Mail every day! Send Out Cards (click here)

Theater at Wayne State University Bonnstelle Theater

Week end of 2009-01-16
Theater at Wayne State University All of the details are here
From to ..Location: Wayne State University. 4841 Cass Avenue, Detroit, MI. .
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Detroit Institute of Arts

FRI 2009-01-16
Jazz Fridays (Third Friday): The best in classic and contemporary jazz, drawing in the galleries for all ages, museum tours and drop-in workshops.
Starts at 7:00 PM..Location: Detroit Institute of Arts. 5200 Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI. 313.833.7900 More here
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Games Night Bethany East

FRI 2009-01-16
CARDS & GAMES NIGHT Board games or bring along a game you might want to share. Card games are pinochle and euchre. Pizza, dessert, snacks, and soft drinks will be provided. Cost: $5.00..
Starts at 7:00 PM..Location: St. Martin DePorres Social Hall. 31515 Hoover Road, Warren, MI. North of 13 Mile Road.
Get a Map/Print Submitted by: Barbara Millitello

Friday Singles Dinner Group

Reserve by 2009-01-15. FRI 2009-01-16
Join us for some first-class Italian cuisine, order off menu. Reservations accepted only by Elaine (248-332-8886) until 5:00 PM, Thursday, January 15, leave name and phone number for call-backs.
From 7:00 PM to . Price is Menu/cash bar.Location: Tre Monti Ristorante. 1695 E. Big Beaver, Troy, MI. 48083 248-680-1100 In the Club San Marino.
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" I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints, "
Ephesians 1:18

Saturday at Shield's Windsor/Detroit Jazz Club

SAT 2009-01-17
Saturday at Shield's Paul Keller Ensemble along with Detroit area's finest traditional, swing and Jazz musicians!
From 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Price is $10.Location: Shield's Restaurant and Pizzaria. 25101 Telegraph Rd., Southfield, MI 48033 248-356-2720 Just north of Ten Mile. Contact Bill Knowles at 248-478-0172
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Jean Dance Phil's Fun Single Dances, LLC

SAT 2009-01-17
Dancing 8 pm to 12 midnight "Jean Dance"-Dressy Casual and/or Jeans OK-$1.50 Beers-Cash Bar-Great DJ-Smoke Free-
Starts at 8:00 PM. Price is $ 10.00.Location: Ukrainian Cultural Center. 26601 Ryan Road, Warren, Mi. 48091 1/2 block South of I-696 on the West Side of Ryan Road 11 Mile Road is the Shoulder of I-696 - Parking in Rear Severe Snow Dance Day Only, After 6 pm, Call Info Phone to Check if Canceled*.
Get a Map/Print Submitted by: Phil Gural

Bethany Suburban West

SAT 2009-01-17
Monthly Breakfast Meeting All separated, divorced and singles welcome; for details please feel free to contact, Kathy M. (734) 513 9479.
Starts at 9:00 AM. Order off menu .Location: Leon's Family Dining 30149 Ford Road Garden City, MI south side (next to Tim Horton?s)
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"those who oppose the Lord will be shattered. He will thunder against them from heaven; the Lord will judge the ends of the earth. "
1 Samuel 2:10

Sun. Jan. 18 Events

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Toledo Ski Club

Week of 2009-01-18
Ski or Snowboard instructional Weekend Contact Terri & Mark Warren 419-841-4456
Start time not applicable. Price is $1184.Location: Gray Rocks. 2322 rue Labelle, Mont-Tremblant, QE J8E 1T8 819.425.2771 web .
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Michigan Swing Dance Association

SUN 2009-01-18
Michigan Swing Dance Association or 248-390-0515
The MSDA dances are attended by couples and singles alike. For the most part, our members are single and we are always happy to see new people attend. Event Promoter Phil Dorroll travels from Tampa to teach and DJ for us.

2PM: Intermediate West Coast Swing lesson with Phil Dorroll. $10.
3PM: MSDA offers two levels of WCS lessons. Members ~ free. Non-members ~ $4.
4PM to 8PM. Open dance. Member Price is $9.00 and guest price is $11.00.
Snacks, cake and soft drinks are provided. BYOB and food if you like.

Starts at 2:00 PM..Location: Rhythm and Shoes Dance Studio 2172 Franklin Road, Bloomfield Hills, Mi 48302
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Selective Singles Social Club

Week of 2009-01-18
 Mille Boat Join Singles on a 14 Night Australia / New Zeeland Cruise on January 18th 2009 on Celebrity Cruise's Millennium. Ports of call are Auckland, Tauranga, Napier, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, Dusky Sound, Doubtful Sound, Milford Sound, New Zeeland, Melbourne & Sydney Australia. An optional 5 day post cruise land tour is available for those interested. Email Inquires to Norman a member of Selective Singles, Somerset and Sailing Singles.
Start time not applicable..Location: New Zealand. Email Inquires to Norman a member of Selective Singles, Somerset and Sailing Singles.
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U of M Ballroom Dance Club

SUN 2009-01-18
Dance lessons. 5-6pm Fox Trot, 6-7pm Rhumba, 7-8pm Waltz, 8-10 Open Dance. Members-only, we welcome newcomers to try us on for size $3 one evening $25 semester, $50 per year, More information on web site.
Starts at 7:00 PM..Location: Michigan Union. S. State & S. University Ann Arbor, MI
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Future Events:

Note:only events that require advance notice or a great deal of planning are listed here. Listing all of the future events would require a great amount of space in this newsletter. Look for next weeks events in the next issue.

Single Theatre Lovers

Reserve by 2009-01-20. FRI 2009-01-23
The musical "Dear World" filled with lyrical and haunting tunes. After show, enjoy complimentary hors d\'oeuvre/desserts with the cast. Optional-preshow dinner 6:00 PM at Grape Leaves Restaurant in Troy, reservations,Paula 248-643-6842
From 8:00 PM to ..Location: Village Players. 34660 Woodward, Birmingham, MI. 48009 248-644-2075 .
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Week Long Ski Trip GM Ski Club

Reserve by 2008-12-12. Week of 2009-01-31
Round trip air 7 nights condo lodging with full kitchens, 5 of 6 day lift pass, Shuttle to slopes. 7000 foot elevation,142 trails, 3000 ski-able acres. Contact: Dave Duvali (586) 754-8151 or
Start time not applicable. Member Price is $1295 and guest price is $1395.Location: Steamboat Springs Colorado.
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All Clubs Super Bowl Watching Party

SUN 2009-02-01
All Clubs invited to attend the Super Super Bowl Watching Party More details coming.
Starts at 4:00 PM..Location: DeCarlo' s Banquet and Convention Center. 6015 E. Ten Mile Road, Warren, MI. 48091 586-759-6500 web Email At Mound.
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SUN 2009-02-01
*SUPER BOWL PARTY*hosted by PHIL'S FUN SINGLES DANCES,LLC~4:30pm Until Game Ends~"All-You-Can-Eat" Antipasta Salad & Pizza~All Happy Hour Drink Prices Apply fot the Evening~Casual Attire and/or Favorite Football Jersey-OK
From 4:30 PM to 10:30 PM. Price is $ 15.00.Location: Marinelli's Of Troy. 2924 Rochester Road, Troy, MI 48085 Just South of Long Lake Road (18 Mile Road) on the East Side of Rochester Road~More Information Phone : 248-941-0120~*Severe Snow Day ONLY, after 2 pm, Call Info Line to Check If Cancelled*.
Get a Map/Print Submitted by: Phil Gural

Thunderbird Ski Club

N/A 2009-02-09
:Round trip air via American Airlines Detroit-Sacramento, 7 Nights lodging @ The Horizon Hotel Casino with Casino, Hot Tub, Swimming Pool and more!!! 5 of 6 Day interchangeable Lift @ Heavenly, Kirkwood, Sierra at Tahoe, Northstar, Mt. Rose, Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley?Plus a Full Agenda of Fun Activities? add $50 for signup after Nov 5.
Starts at 7:00 PM. Member Price is $1,319 and guest price is -See app for details.Location: South Lake Tahoe NV. .
Get a Map/Print Submitted by: Jim Michon

5th Annual Theater Party Friends of Belle Isle

SUN 2009-02-15
5th Annual Theater Party All of the details are here
From 1:00 PM to ..Location: Detroit Repertory Theater. 13013 Woodrow Wilson, Detroit, MI. 1 block South of W. Davidson just west of the John C. Lodge Freeway.
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