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Nonprofit Diversity Recruiting – Who’s in Your Pool?

December 28th 2014

Nonprofit Diversity Recruiting – Who’s in Your Pool? (Guest View by Kat LaTosch, orig. posted at LaToschConsulting.com, Dec.28,2014)   “The truth is, when it comes down to hiring,  people tend to hire the people they want to spend time with, regardless of who applies for the job and often those people are people they share common […]

78 rpm Record Appreciation Night at FPL Jan 13

December 28th 2014

78 rpm Record Appreciation Night at FPL Jan 13 (FPL Press Release, Dec. 28, 2014) Tuesday, January 13, 7 PM Love music from the 1930’s and 1940’s? Hear it as it was originally intended, through vintage phonographs. Learn a little about the history & ask questions. Take a trip back to the 1940s and 1950s […]

Death in Highland Twp. Possibly Narcotics Related

December 28th 2014

Death in Highland Twp. Possibly Narcotics Related (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 28, 2014) INCIDENT: 19:16 Hrs. – Highland Township – Death Investigation.  #14-202971 SUMMARY: Deputies, along with the Highland Township Fire Department, responded to an address on Dundee Ct. for a deceased subject.  The caller reported that her Uncle, who resides at this address, […]

The Power of Love and Pontiac Pride: Randy and Brenda Carter

December 27th 2014

The Power of Love and Pontiac Pride: Randy and Brenda Carter (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 27, 2014) Those who meet Pontiac City Councilperson Randy Carter and his wife Pontiac School Board Trustee Brenda Carter cannot help but notice the passion they have for their city or their spirit for uplifting others. Together they are an […]

Therapy Dogs Visit Angell Elementary in Berkley

December 27th 2014

Therapy Dogs Visit Angell Elementary in Berkley (Berkley Schools E Blast, Dec. 27, 2014) Every other week students at Angell Elementary are visited by therapy dogs. The dogs, Grace, an English Springer Spaniel, and Kate, a Labrador Retriever, visit with their humans Mary and Doug Karakas. Teachers at Angell had the opportunity to sign up […]

Community Foundation Awards $150,000 to Orgs. Across the Region to Benefit Youth

December 27th 2014

Community Foundation Awards $150,000 to Orgs. Across the Region to Benefit Youth (CFSEM Press Release, Dec. 27, 2014) The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced the distribution of $150,000 in grants to fund 18 projects through its YOUth Voice Social Justice grant program. Earlier in 2014, the Metropolitan Youth Policy Fellows, a diverse group of youth […]

Auburn Hills Police Chief Weighs in on Body Camera Debate

December 27th 2014

Auburn Hills Police Chief Weighs in on Body Camera Debate (Guest View by Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, Dec. 27, 2014) If you are a person who believes that body cameras for police are the answer to improved police conduct, consider this:  what are we going to do with all of this video?  We […]

View: Disconnecting Communities and Growing Profits in Education

December 27th 2014

View: Disconnecting Communities and Growing Profits in Education (Guest View by Bill Boyle, Dec. 27, 2014) Michigan’s Governor Rick Snyder is about to make an announcement that will move him to the prominent fore in the education reform movement not only statewide, but nationally as well.  Snyder has done much already to shape the education conversation in Michigan […]

Ferndale Library Offering Archery Class for Kids Ages 9-17

December 27th 2014

Ferndale Library Offering Archery Class for Kids Ages 9-17 (FPL Press Release, Dec. 27, 2014) Intro to Archery Jan 10, 12 PM – 2 PM Registration Required (Limited 25 spots, Ages 9-17). Archery is one of fastest growing sports in the country. (We’re thinking The Hunger Games had something to do with that…) We’ll be […]

Art Explored Unveiled in Downtown Royal Oak

December 26th 2014

Art Explored Unveiled in Downtown Royal Oak (Royal Oak Press Release, Dec. 26,2014) The second annual Art Explored Series kicks off in downtown Royal Oak on Dec. 22. This public art series launched last summer with three featured artists, grew to five local artists in its Fall/Winter Arts Explored Series, and is now showcasing 10 […]