Clawson

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards

June 16th 2014

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards (Oakland County Press Release, June 16, 2014)   Oakland County has garnered at least 11 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards for innovative programs that help improve access to healthy food for low-income residents, train nursing students how to teach parents about preventing infant deaths, […]

Clawson Student Gets 3rd Place in “In God We Trust” Art Contest

June 10th 2014

Clawson Student Gets 3rd Place in “In God We Trust” Art Contest (Clawson Schools Press Release, June 10, 2014) Clawson High School senior Josie Daniel received third place and a $500 cash prize for her artwork in the “In God We Trust” 150th Anniversary Art Contest. Senator Mark Jansen presented the award at a ceremony […]

Claws & Paws Fills Park with Pets

June 9th 2014

Claws & Paws Fills Park with Pets (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2014) After a two-mile dog walk and charity run, Claws & Paws participants met up at the Clawson Park Pavilion for a day of frolicking with pets and possibly meeting new ones. The annual event showcased cats and dogs available for adoption, as […]

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts…

June 6th 2014

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts Gun Lock Giveaway in 38 Communities (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2014) Putting partisan politics aside and collaborating with 38 local agencies, The Oakland County Board of Commissioners organized a fight to reduce gun violence. They unanimously voted to make June 6 Gun Safety Awareness Day. They conducted […]

Memorial Day Parades in Oakland County

May 25th 2014

Memorial Day Parades in Oakland County (Compiled, May 24, 2014) Auburn Hills, MI Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 26, 2014 at 11a The 2014 Memorial Day Parade will begin at the American Legion Post home on Churchill and moves to the cemetery on Squirrel for a short ceremony then travels to the MOMS plaque for […]

Clawson Elementary Schools Go Green, Earn “Evergreen” Designation

May 24th 2014

Clawson Elementary Schools Go Green, Earn “Evergreen” Designation (Clawson Schools Press Release, May 24, 2014) The State of Michigan Green Schools Program has named Clawson’s two elementary schools – Kenwood and Schalm – Michigan “Evergreen” Schools, the highest ranking. The Michigan Green Schools Program encourages schools to participate in environmentally friendly and energy savings activities. […]

CLAWS & PAWS Pet Fair and Run June 7

May 19th 2014

CLAWS & PAWS Pet Fair and Run June 7 (Compiled, May 19, 2014) The Clawson Chamber of Commerce and the residents of Clawson are pleased to announce the 9th annual CLAWS & PAWS which combines a 2 Mile Run/Walk Dog Jog with a Pet Care Fair and Animal Adoption program. Runners, animal lovers, and kids […]

Gloria Steinem Puts Reproductive Rights into Perspective (video)

May 13th 2014

Gloria Steinem Puts Reproductive Rights into Perspective (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 13, 2014) Over 900 people packed the Henry in Dearborn to listen to women’s rights activist Gloria Steinem talk about her lifelong fight for equality. For 80 years she has experienced patriarchy, and as she spoke to people of all ages at Planned […]

After 46 Years, Clawson Middle School Principal…

May 13th 2014

After 46 Years, Clawson Middle School Principal John Dickerson Announces Retirement (Clawson Schools Press Release, May 13, 2014) Clawson Middle School Principal John Dickinson announced his retirement, effective at the end of June. John has been a member of the Clawson Public Schools since 1968 when he began his career teaching English at Clawson Junior […]

Oakland County Fights Detroit Water and Sewer Plan

May 13th 2014

Oakland County Fights Detroit Water and Sewer Plan (C. Proxmire, May 13, 2014)   As the City of Detroit struggles to restructure under bankruptcy, the issue of regional water management is in the forefront of the discussions. Oakland County leaders, including County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash are advocating for […]