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Downtown Ferndale Lights the Night (video)

November 18th 2011

One of the season’s first chilly nights was made merry by the Downtown Ferndale’s Third Thursday Light the Night Event. Businesses along 9 Mile and Woodward got decked in a way they haven’t for years, with an abundance of lights and festive window displays.

Affirmations Moves Ahead…(video)

November 16th 2011

Affirmations was packed to capacity as the David Garcia, the new Executive Director, spoke about his vision for the community center and its role in connecting those interested in moving Michigan towards equality.

Pay by Phone Parking System Launches Thursday

November 16th 2011

A big change will eliminate the need for small change in Downtown Ferndale when the district officially launches Parkmobile, a pay-by-phone parking system this Thursday, November 17.

Growthbusters Documentary, Thursday at Library

November 16th 2011

On Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 7:00 pm the Transition Ferndale Third Thursday Video at The Ferndale Public Library (222 E. 9 Mile) will be Growthbusters, a documentary about Dave Gardner’s campaign for city council as a candidate opposed to furthering growth.

Light the Town This Thursday

November 16th 2011

Despite the deceptively warm weather, winter is coming and it’s time to get Downtown Ferndale lit up and decked out for the holidays. On Thursday, Nov. 17 Downtown Ferndale will have a Light the Town event from 6-9pm along W. 9 Mile Road.

Scouts Collect Food for Gleaners

November 16th 2011

This event is the most rewarding community service project that we do as a group. Not only teaching the kids the pay it forward philosophy but understanding that the food they help collect helps other of their classmates and families.”

FernCare’s Holiday Wish List & Bowl-a-Thon

November 15th 2011

When the community came together to raise money for a free health clinic, it took a lot of work by many individual donors, businesses, and volunteers. Now as they are approach their first winter serving those in need, FernCare must continue to raise money and acquire supplies in order to keep the free service going.

Chamber Gives Awards, Celebrates 75 Years

November 12th 2011

The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards & Recognition Gala presented by Gage Products Company took place on Nov. 10, 2011 with a diamond-studded event designed to honor the over 200 local businesses that make up the Chamber, and to celebrate their 75th anniversary.

Recycling 101: How to Save the City Money & Help the Planet Too

November 12th 2011

Because raw materials have scarcity, there is value to items that are recyclable. Manufacturers need plastic, metal, glass and paper, so SOCRRA is able to collect these items and sell them. Currently for every ton of recyclables collected, cities in the program get $37.50. If more people recycled, it could earn the City up to $50,000, according to SOCRRA estimates.

Ferndale Recognizes its Veterans

November 11th 2011

Each year The Veteran’s Memorial Association hosts a Veteran’s Day Observance at Memorial Park on Livernois. The service recognizes those who have served in the armed forces. The memorial bell is rung at 11am, a prayer said along with the Pledge of Allegiance, and speeches and poems read in honor of those who served.

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