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We are pleased to announce a new opportunity for SMC members to provide information and career advice to students at Grosse Pointe North and Grosse Pointe South High Schools

This is a voluntary program that offers mutual benefits to the SMC members and the participants. We will organize a series of panels, each panel composed of three SMC members who share a common profession, such as, engineering, medicine, law, etc. and students interested in that area. Please scroll down when completing the following form. Read more

SMC Luncheon Speaker report


At the Senior Men’s Club Luncheon on Tuesday, November 27th, Natalia Tarnavsky, the Executive Chef at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial, talked to us about how she became a chef and shared her culinary philosophy that guides her Natalie 20181127_122847work. She grew up in a Detroit-area Ukrainian family and her best early memories are of their kitchen, where everything seemed to happen. Although she was a picky eater, food was always a passion of hers. She attended the Culinary Institute of America in New York, one of the best culinary schools in the world. She moved back to Michigan to be near her family and worked at, among other places, the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House and Tom’s Oyster Bar. She began her current position in July of 2018. Natalia has three children, aged between 6 and 12 years old, and appreciates that her position does not involve the crazy hours of many restaurant chef jobs. Read more