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Initiative Seeks Public Space Projects for Crowdfunding and Grants

June 24th 2014

Initiative Seeks Public Space Projects for Crowdfunding and Grants (MEDC press release, June 24, 2014) The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) today announced a groundbreaking crowdfunding and matching grant initiative to help drive public space projects in Michigan communities. “Innovative placemaking efforts help create thriving, sustainable and unique places where workers, entrepreneurs, and businesses want […]

Fireworks Events in Oakland County

June 24th 2014

Fireworks Events in Oakland County (MichiganFireworks.com, June 24, 2014)   Thanks to the hard work of MichiganFireworks.com, here are event listings for Oakland County, republished with permission: Rochester Festival of the Hills   Date:  June 25, 2014 at 10:06pm Where: Borden Park 1400 East Hamlin Rd in Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307 Find more fireworks displays […]

Oakland County Offers Workshops for Small Businesses

June 24th 2014

Oakland County Offers Workshops for Small Businesses (Press Release, June 24, 2014) Oakland County One Stop Shop Business Center 2100 Pontiac Lake Road Waterford, Michigan 48328 858-0783 All workshops are held in the Conference Center unless otherwise noted. CEED Small Business Loan Orientation July 9, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Location: Farmington Hills City Hall […]

14th Congressional Dist. Candidate Forum June 25 in Farmington Hills

June 23rd 2014

14th Congressional District Candidate Forum June 25 in Farmington Hills (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 23, 2014) The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum for the 14th Congressional District. The forum will take place on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 7pm at Oakland Community College Orchard Ridge Campus, in the Smith Auditorium at […]

Job Fair June 27 in Auburn Hills

June 22nd 2014

Job Fair June 27 in Auburn Hills (C. Proxmire, June 22, 2014) JobFairGiant.com is hosting a giant job fair at the Auburn Hills Marriott (3600 Centerpointe Parkway, Pontiac) from 9am to 3pm on Friday, June 27. They are advertising that over 500 positions are available from over 50 Michigan companies. Included with the free expo […]

27th District State Rep. Candidates… in their First Forum (video)

June 21st 2014

27th District State Rep. Candidates Face off in their First Forum (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 21, 2014)   Candidates for the 27th State House Seat faced off in their first forum on Wednesday night, thanks to the League of Women Voters.  The District covers Berkley, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge […]

Transit Hub Potential at Old State Fairgrounds, Public Meeting June 26

June 20th 2014

Transit Hub Potential at Old State Fairgrounds, Public Meeting June 26 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 20, 2014) What plans does Magic Plus, LLC have for including transit in their development project at the old Michigan State Fair Grounds? A public meeting on June 26 from 6-9pm at the Northwest Activities Center at 18100 Meyers Road […]

Summer Food Programs Available for Children of Low Income Homes

June 20th 2014

Summer Food Programs Available for Children of Low Income Homes (MDE Press Release, June 20, 2014) The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is proud to announce the availability of the new and improved Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Site Locator Map. This map will allow families to identify the nearest Meet Up and Eat Up™ […]

Protesters Claim Racism in Ferndale Housing Commission Dispute

June 19th 2014

Protesters Claim Racism in Ferndale Housing Commission Dispute (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 19, 2014) A dispute over a federal housing voucher policy had protesters marching in front of the Withington Apartments on Wednesday evening, claiming racial discrimination against the Ferndale Housing Commission. The Ferndale Housing Commission is headquartered in Ferndale, although the Section 8 program […]

Hazel Park Same Sex Marriage Case Scheduled for Aug. 6 Appeal Date

June 17th 2014

Hazel Park Same Sex Marriage Case Scheduled for Aug. 6 Appeal Date (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 17, 2014) The case of the Hazel Park couple who sued for equal access to marriage and second parent adoption by same sex couples has been scheduled to be heard by the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati […]

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