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Students See County Government First Hand at Youth Day

April 29th 2016

Students See County Government First Hand at Youth Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2016) Pontiac, MI – It’s a safe bet to say that most adults have never attended a meeting of County Commissioners or gotten an up close and personal lesson in civics from a team of elected officials. But that is what […]

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day

April 29th 2015

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2015) Someday Kira Bacher hopes to become either a lawyer or a judge. “I think I’d like being a judge and helping people. There are people who get wrongly accused and they need someone to help them,” she said. Bacher, […]

Youth in Government Day Lets Students See Oakland County in Action

May 1st 2014

Youth in Government Day Lets Students See Oakland County in Action (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 1, 2014)   County Commissioner Helaine Zack never got to see government in action when she was in school, which is why she enjoys Youth in Government Day at Oakland County. She and several other Commissioners welcomed students from their […]

Youth in Government Day (video)

April 26th 2013

Four Ferndale students were among those who visited the County Complex on April 22 to learn about County Government through many activities including a demonstration from County Sheriff Mike Bouchard and words of advice from elected officials like Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson. Youth in Government Day is a 33 year tradition.

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event

May 4th 2015

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event (Oakland County Community Mental Health, May 4, 2015) Pontiac, Mich. – May 4, 2015 – Oakland County invites individuals who work with youth to learn about suicide prevention resources available within the county at the 3rd Annual Youth Suicide Prevention Community event, County Executive […]

Ferndale Youth Assistance Bowl-a-Thon Oct. 20

October 11th 2013

Ferndale Youth Assistance Bowl-a-Thon Oct. 20 (FYA Press Release, Oct. 11, 2013) The annual Ferndale Youth Assistance Bowl-A-Thon is being held on October 20, 2013 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm at Luxury Lanes, 600 E Nine Mile, Ferndale, MI.  The event is one of the two most important fundraisers each year for Ferndale Youth Assistance […]

Seconds Mean Safety for Wheelchair Users Crossing Woodward

February 4th 2021

Everything seemed to converge at once, with rapid communication between MDOT, city staff at Ferndale, and myself, to identify what we needed to recommend to fix this.

Feb. 18 – Presentation on Racial Integration in Pontiac Schools

February 1st 2021

The 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. presentations will be in a virtual format and preregistration is required.

Michigan Hosting Kids Earth Day Poster Contest, Environmental Awards

January 30th 2021

The deadline for both contests to submit entries is February 28, 2021.

Ferndale to Fly Pan African Flag for Month of February

January 29th 2021

“The Pan African/Afro -American flag symbolizes strength, determination and invaluable contributions made by black and brown people over the course of history