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Viewpoint: Educational Achievement Authority Legislation Moving Ahead

March 14th 2013

The whole EAA approach is based on the notion that the way to help struggling schools is to take them over and toss out everyone who used to work there. There is no partnership with the local school district (which still has responsibility for other struggling schools), no voice offered to the community, and…

Affirmations Accepting Art Submissions for Pride Exhibition

March 14th 2013

Opening on Thursday, May 16, 2013, this show will feature a wide array of work by area artists. The Pittman-Puckett Curatorial Committee will select 40 to 50 selected works for group exhibition through July 11th, 2013.

Relay for Life Kick-Off Event March 19

March 14th 2013

Learn how to become a volunteer, be honored as a cancer survivor or caregiver, bring your teammates and register your team. Refreshments will be served, prizes throughout the evening. Learn why we love Relay and what it is. Hear amazing speakers and discover why you should be involved!

Wounded Warrior Fundraiser at Loving Touch March 14

March 13th 2013

100% of all proceeds to Hooligans For Heroes (including merchandise sales available at the event and tickets to the concert) go directly to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash!

March 13th 2013

The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area.

Chamber Hosts Property Showcase March 21

March 13th 2013

The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce will host the Sixth Bi-annual Ferndale and Oak Park Commercial Property Showcase on Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Volunteers Needed to Read to Roosevelt Kids Friday

March 12th 2013

This year’s Celebrity Reading Day is Friday, March 15. But there aren’t enough readers signed up. Principal Dina Rocheleau is hoping to recruit some more people to come in. Bring a children’s book from home, or they have a bunch that you can choose from. It generally takes about 20 minutes.

County Clerk Offers Art Contest for High School Students

March 12th 2013

The winner’s artwork will appear on the cover of the 2013 Oakland County Directory, and the winner will also receive a $50 gift card. Entries must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on March 27, 2013. Entries must be …

Great Lakes Anchor Academy Info Meeting March 14

March 12th 2013

GLAA founder Amy Neibert is bringing the discipline and military mindset to a new private school that’s expected to open in Fall of this year. The school will be located in the old St. James School at 22111 Woodward Avenue, next to the St. James Church.

Garry Andrews Shares Quirky Ferndale History (video)

March 11th 2013

From tales of how swampland got filled in to be the city’s east side, to the origins of street names, to bizarre historical finds, Andrew’s presentation took residents down memory lane and taught them new things about the city.