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Seven Families Fed Thanks to Ascend & NPG in Pontiac

November 26th 2014

Seven Families Fed Thanks to Ascend Foundation and NPG in Pontiac (C. Proxmire, Nov. 26, 2014) The Ascend Foundation and NPG Foundation teamed up with 4 Brothers Lounge to give groceries to seven local families in need. The organizations contacted social workers in Pontiac Schools to identify children living in poverty they could help for […]

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Ferndale Sixth Graders Learn About Giving Through Food Pantry

November 26th 2014

    Ferndale Sixth Graders Learn About Giving Through Food Pantry (C. Proxmire, Nov. 26, 2014) Last week the kids at JFK School learned something that many Ferndale area grown-ups may not even know about: a food pantry right in their own community! Sixth graders from Greg Williamson and Elaine Zold’s classes took a field […]

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So…Why Small Business Saturday?

November 26th 2014

So…Why Small Business Saturday? (Guest Column by Cristina Sheppard-Decius, Executive Director of Ferndale DDA, orig. Ferndale Michigan Works, Nov. 26,2014) I do not “do” Black Friday. Never have. So when American Express came out with Small Business Saturday a few years back, I thought, “Well finally, someone gets it.” I always thought I was alone in […]

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…the Goodness of Regional Philanthropy

November 25th 2014

Guest Column: Thanksgiving for the Goodness of Regional Philanthropy (Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, Nov. 25, 2014)   A November 11 Detroit News Editorial, entitled “Foundations think out of box to aid Detroit,” paid credit to the foundations who came forth to help fund the Grand Bargain and move the Detroit bankruptcy process to […]

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…Prayers for Healing Ferguson Nov. 26

November 25th 2014

Hope United Methodist Church in Southfield Hosting Prayers for Healing Ferguson Nov. 26 (Press release, Nov. 25, 2014)   Ferguson, Missouri: Prayers for Healing Wednesday, November 26 – 6:30 pm Hope United Methodist Church   Clergy and congregation members in Southfield are inviting the community to a service of prayer and reconciliation on Wednesday, November […]

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Ferndale Starting Montessori Program, Info Session Dec. 11

November 25th 2014

Ferndale Starting Montessori Program, Info Session Dec. 11 (C. Proxmire, Nov. 25, 2014) Parents looking for a well-rounded education with a focus on the human spirit may be happy to know that Ferndale Schools will be piloting a Montessori program for students aged 6-9 beginning in the Fall of 2015. Ferndale Schools is partnering with […]

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Reindeer Romp in Huntington Woods Dec. 11

November 25th 2014

    Reindeer Romp in Huntington Woods Dec. 11 (Compiled, Nov. 25, 2014) REINDEER ROMP Saturday, December 13, 10:30 – 11:30 am Ages: 10 years and under with parent. 26235 Scotia, Huntington Woods, MI Santa’s reindeer can’t wait to guide the sleigh into Huntington Woods so Santa can visit all the good boys and girls! […]

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DIA Away in Holly Nov. 28, 29 Dec. 1, 3, and 13

November 25th 2014

DIA Away in Holly Nov. 28, 29 Dec. 1, 3, and 13 (DIA Press release, Nov. 25, 2014) DIA Away will be in Holly for TWO weekends during the Holly Dickens Festival! YES ~ Director George Kullis has convinced The DIA to nearly TRIPLE the original time this brand new mobile interactive art attraction will […]

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Ferndale Gets Lit… (video)

November 24th 2014

Ferndale Gets Lit with Holiday Hoof Run, FestiveALE and a Metalliclaus Tree Lighting (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 24, 2014) Ferndale rang in the holiday season in a truly “Ferndale Normal” way on Saturday with a trio of events to help visitors “get lit.” Pork, potatoes and beer filled bellies as local bands rocked the […]

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Baby Makes Her Move: Pleasant Ridge Deer… (video)

November 24th 2014

Baby Makes Her Move: Pleasant Ridge Deer Transported to Nature Preserve (video)   (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 24, 2014) Baby is now safe. The fawn born this spring in Pleasant Ridge has finally found a new home, away from the traffic of 696 and Woodward Avenue. The doe had been the darling of the community […]

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