Patrick Brennan has joined the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center in Detroit as director of food and beverage. Call 313/568-8000; www.marriott.com. ▪ Baltimore-based P.W. Feats has hired Marc Mileto as a production designer and Michael Martin as systems administrator. Call 888/592-FEAT, 410/727-5575; www.pwfeats.com. ▪ Redwood City, Calif.-based Classic Party Rentals has hired Chris Mackey as operations manager of its new tenting division and Susan Kidwell as general manager of its San Francisco office. Call 650/366-7909; www.classicpartyrentals.com. ▪ Atlanta-based Aspen Productions has hired Deborah Schwartz Griffin as director of business development. Call 770/955-6656; www.aspenproductions.com. ▪ Frederick, Md.-based tent manufacturer Losberger U.S. has hired Ken Nigh to manage its Northeast sales office. Call 866/785-9200; www.losberger.com. ▪ Denver-based Decor ‘n More has hired Julie Godard as marketing/operations assistant. Call 303/936-9224. ▪ Minneapolis-based Audio Visual & Film Group has hired Paul Hackenmueller as lighting designer. Call 763/560-1492; www.avfg.com. ▪ Burbank, Calif.-based Dick Clark Productions has promoted Jennifer Gilbert to senior vice president of strategic marketing. Call 818/841-3003; www.dickclarkcommunications.com. ▪ Fairport, N.Y.-based Coombs Media has promoted Kristy Throumoulos to project manager. Call 716/388-2120; www.commbsmedia.com.
Los Angeles-based Good Gracious! Events has opened a second kitchen in Orange County, Calif. Lara Franks has been appointed head of sales at the new location, 2217 S. Grand St., Santa Ana, CA 92705; 714/556-4591; www.goodgraciousevents.com.
Appalachia, Va.-based Abigail Adams Events has relocated and named M.F. Jackson director of catering. The company's new address is 309 King St., Appalachia, VA 24216. Call 276/565-2451; www.abigailadamsevents.com. ▪ Los Angeles-based Kinetic Event Productions has a new mailing address: P.O. Box 67974, Los Angeles, CA 90067. Call 310/286-7198; www.kineticeventproductions.com.
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