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Southfield City Council Passes Inclusive Human Rights Ordinance

January 27th 2015

Southfield City Council Passes Inclusive Human Rights Ordinance (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 26, 2015) Southfield can now be added to the list where people have legal protection against discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender expression. City Council voted unanimously to amend their human rights ordinance on Monday, nearly a year after it […]

The oc115 Oak Park Tour

January 25th 2015

The oc115 Oak Park Tour (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 25, 2015) In getting to learn about the City of Oak Park, I asked Mayor Marian McClellan for a tour of the City. While we weren’t able to visit all of the wonderful locally-owned businesses, the tour was a great start. We started on 9 Mile […]

Custom Wig Maker Brings Comfort and Dignity to those Fighting Cancer

January 25th 2015

Custom Wig Maker Brings Comfort and Dignity to those Fighting Cancer (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 25, 2015) Sometimes people don’t want to let the world know they have cancer. But loosing hair is can be a tell-tale sign of chemo. “Cancer sometimes brings on negative attention and awkwardness, when people just want to feel like […]

2015 Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Starts off Strong

January 25th 2015

2015 Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Starts off Strong (C. Proxmire, Photos: Larry Mills, Jan. 25, 2015) Note: Photo captions say Monica Mills, but they were actually taken by her husband – and awesome Blues and Music Festival volunteer Larry Mills. Photos will be updated later this week. The Ferndale Blues and Music Festival is […]

History Exhibit at Southfield Library to Share Afro-Mexican Experience Jan 30-March 1

January 25th 2015

History Exhibit at Southfield Library to Share Afro-Mexican Experience Jan 30-March 1 (Press Release, Jan. 25, 2015) The Southfield Public Library will host an exhibit, Pathways to Freedom in the Americas: Shared Experiences between Michigan and Mexico, on the second floor of the Library from January 30 through March 1. This exhibit looks at the […]

Clothing Swap Night at Loving Touch in Ferndale Feb. 7

January 25th 2015

Clothing Swap Night at Loving Touch in Ferndale Feb. 7 (Krista Johnston, Jan. 25, 2015)   A clothing swap is a great way to liven up your wardrobe on the cheap, have a fun Girls Night Out and it all benefits local kids. The event will be held Saturday February 7th at The Loving Touch […]

OLHSA Walk for Warmth at Great Lakes Crossing Feb. 7

January 25th 2015

OLHSA Walk for Warmth at Great Lakes Crossing Feb. 7 (OLHSA Press Release, Jan. 25, 2015) Walk for Warmth is a walk-a-thon event. OLHSA, A Community Action Agency will proudly host its 25th annual Walk for Warmth events in 2015! By our side is Genisys Credit Union, our premier event sponsor. Make plans to join […]

Selma Discussion and Civil Rights Speaker in Royal Oak Feb. 4

January 25th 2015

Selma Discussion and Civil Rights Speaker in Royal Oak Feb. 4 (Michigan Coalition for Human Rights Press Release, Jan. 25, 2015) MCHR has decided to sponsor a discussion on the film Selma because Detroit is home to many Alabama Civil Rights Veterans who witnessed that history. We have planned the event to coincide with a […]

Nominations Being Accepted for Troy Youth Awards, Deadline Feb. 27

January 25th 2015

Nominations Being Accepted for Troy Youth Awards, Deadline Feb. 27 (TYA Press Release, Jan. 25, 2015) Troy Youth Assistance is now accepting nominations for recognition of elementary–high school-age youth who reside in Troy or attend school in Troy and have made exemplary contributions to the Troy community. Categories include: ~Exceptional service to others ~Achievement by […]

Rep. Howrylak Holds Office Hours: Troy Feb. 21 and Clawson Feb. 23

January 25th 2015

Rep. Howrylak Holds Office Hours: Troy Feb. 21 and Clawson Feb. 23 (Press Release, Jan. 25, 2015) State Rep. Martin Howrylak will host February district office hours in Troy and Clawson to discuss state and local government with residents of the 41st House District. Howrylak, R-Troy, invites people with questions or suggestions about government to […]