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Mackinac Bridge Jesus Reading June 21st

June 15th 2012

Local author Charlotte Fisher will be reading excerpts from her new book, Mackinac Bridge Jesus, at State of the Art Framing & Gallery June 21, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Fisher doesn’t want people to be put off by the “J” word. “There are those who might see the name ‘Jesus’ and think the book is about religion,” she said. “Instead it…

SCORE Picks Ferndale for New Office

June 15th 2012

SCORE, a nonprofit dedicated to helping small businesses, has opened a satellite office to its Detroit branch inside the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce building at 407 E. 9 Mile. The organization provides a variety of services designed to help entrepreneurs succeed, including…

Greenmen Group Gives First Scholarship, Seeks Involvement

June 14th 2012

“We want to remove as many barriers as we can. We hope that the scholarship will not only provide some much needed funds, but also some encouragement for them to continue down their path,” Hall said.

Attempt to Make DIA Funding Contingent on Other Counties Fails

June 12th 2012

Oakland County Republican Angela River tried to stop the potential new tax that could come if Oakland County voters decide to support a 10 year 0.2 mil property tax to help fund the struggling Detroit Institute of Arts, by proposing an amendment

Operation Kid Equip Free Book Day June 13

June 12th 2012

Operation Kid Equip is having a free book day on June 13th at Webb Elementary School (2100 Woodward Heights, Ferndale) from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. The first 800 children to attend will get to choose from thousands of books

Dyke March Gears Up for Year Three

June 12th 2012

It’s not just a march for lesbians, but for all people who believe in equality. Many LGBTQ people march alongside allies, including children, family members and neighbors. “Our event is all about feeling safe in a community that welcomes all people regardless of who they are.

Michigan Women’s Power Assembly June 16

June 12th 2012

“Right now there are only 4 women in the Michigan Senate, and 27 female representatives in the Michigan House. Yet in this legislative session alone, over 140 bills have been introduced that directly affect women’s rights in Michigan,” said Kate Morgan of Ferndale. “We believe that in order to make positive change for women, we need more women’s voices in Michigan’s political sphere.”

Register now for Rainbow Run

June 10th 2012

Ferndale Pride is setting a jovial pace for Father’s Day weekend activities. Not only will there be Ferndale Pride Market Daze, the Annual Dyke March, a balloon launch (with biodegradable balloons) and a new Light the Night event, there will also be the messiest and perhaps the merriest event of all: The Rainbow Run.

Run for FernCare in Heart of Detroit June 24

June 9th 2012

“Registration is $32 which partially goes back to Ferncare. Our goal this year is to raise $1,000. If each of us can raise at least $100 we should make our goal! I hope to have more registered runners this year so we can surpass our goal,” Music said.

Part of Oakland County’s Board Recognizes Gay Pride in Ferndale

June 8th 2012

Eight of the nine Democrats plus two Republicans signed a proclamation recognizing Gay Pride in Ferndale, which was presented at the June 7, 2012 Oakland County Board of Commissioner’s meeting.