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Transgender Health Fair focuses on Treatment and Guidance

September 23rd 2011

The second annual Transgender Health Fair educated attendees about hormones, safe sex, gender reconstruction surgeries, counseling, laser hair removal, prescription drug coverage and supportive organizations. Transgender Michigan hosted the event, filling Affirmations’ front gallery with rows of informational booths, seminars and forums. More than 100 attended.

Oakland County Passes Budget after Debates over Funding

September 23rd 2011

The Oakland County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed the 2012 budget after a last minute attempt by the Democratic Caucus to secure funding for five projects.

Relive or Reinvent Your Prom!

September 22nd 2011

Was high school prom a blast or a bust for you? Either way you’ll enjoy what the Friends of The Ferndale Library have in store for “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For,” their 80s themed adult prom fundraiser, which will benefit the Teen Programming and Collections at the Library.

Candidate Support Ads

September 22nd 2011

For $15 you can show support for your favorite candidates this election season. Much like buying a carnation for your friends in those old high school fundraisers, candidate support ads are an inexpensive, fun, and friendly way to show support for the candidate of your choosing.

Free Hugs in Ferndale

September 21st 2011

“People saw us and were coming out of the stores to give us hugs. We have people pulling over and getting out of their cars. It feels great!”

Ferndale Poster Celebrates City’s 85th Anniversary

September 21st 2011

As the City of Ferndale approaches its 85th anniversary, a new commemorative poster showcases the fun mix of people and places that make Ferndale such a great place to live and do business.

Special Council Meeting w/DTE Sept 28

September 21st 2011

Ferndale City Council will be holding a special City Council meeting on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 7:00pm to discuss the power outage that occurred from July 20 to July 23, 2011. “This will be an opportunity for DTE to discuss what occurred over the summer and address the concerns our residents have,” said Mayor Dave Coulter. “Residents have been frustrated with the recent power outages and want answers.”

Transparency & Economic Vitality: City Launches Munetrix…

September 19th 2011

The Munitrix system will help meet the State’s requirements for increased transparency. “The intent here is to insure that the municipalities give access to communities and their residents exactly where their finances stand,” McGrath said.

VIDEO: SOS Helping the Homeless

September 19th 2011

The South Oakland Shelter (SOS) organizes a network of churches in the area to provide housing for homeless individuals, as well as food, care and support to help them get their lives back on track.

Elisabeth Mirer, Director of Development for SOS, was one of the people behind the organization’s new You Tube video SOS: That Could Never Be Me.

Free Acu Detox treatments to help Mollie MacAdam Reach her Goal

September 18th 2011

MacAdams is currently working towards her certification Acu Detox, which is a form of acupuncture that uses needles inserted into the flesh of the outer ear to trigger healing, relaxation and detoxification