Auburn Hills

Auburn Hills Volunteers Take Kids Holiday Shopping

December 8th 2014

Auburn Hills Volunteers Take Kids Holiday Shopping (Public Safety Director Doreen Olko, City of Auburn Hills, Dec. 8, 2014) NOTE: This originally appeared at https://ahpdchief.wordpress.com/2014/12/08/more-christmas-shopping-with-kids/. On Saturday, Dec. 6th we went shopping with another group of special kids from the Avondale School District.  We took 18 kids to Meijer on Brown Road and through Meijers’ […]

…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 […]

Transit Summit Connects… Communities and more (video)

November 24th 2014

Transit Summit Connects Business, Faith, Education Communities and More (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 22, 2014)   Who cares about public transportation? Judging from the diverse crowd at the Build Business Build Transit summit on Nov. 18 at Ford Field in Detroit, it’s pretty much everybody. The summit brought together people in the faith community, […]

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted…

November 21st 2014

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted of Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme (US Department of Justice Press Release, Nov. 21, 2014) On November 19, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, a federal jury after deliberating 4.5 hours convicted the president and founder of Happy’s Pizza of conspiracy to defraud the United States […]

Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Parade and Art Festival Dec. 6

November 21st 2014

Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Parade and Art Festival Dec. 6 (Compiled, Nov. 21, 2014) December 6, 2014 is a day full of fun holiday activities in Downtown Pontiac for the annual Holiday Extravaganza Parade & Children’s WinterART Festival. Activities are listed below. The Holiday Extravaganza’s mission is to bring together Oakland County’s cities and townships to […]

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution

November 17th 2014

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2014) Five Republican State Representatives from Oakland County have introduced legislation that would change the election date of the County Executive from Presidential Election Years to Midterm Election Years. HB 5953 was introduced Nov. 12 by Klint Klesto of […]

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life

November 16th 2014

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life (compiled, updated Nov. 16, 2014) Someone in the U.S. needs blood every two seconds. Eligible donors with all types are needed, especially those with O negative, A negative and B negative. To learn more about donating blood and to schedule an appointment, […]

Veteran’s Day Observances in Oakland County

November 9th 2014

Veteran’s Day Observances in Oakland County (compiled, Nov. 2, 2014) Birmingham The City of Birmingham and the Piety Hill Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will host the traditional laying of the wreath on Nov. 11 at the Civil War and WWII Monuments in Shain Park, across from Birmingham City hall as 151 Martin […]

Medicare Changes: Hotline Help and Presentation Dates…

November 7th 2014

Medicare Changes: Hotline Help and Presentation Dates for General and LGBT Communities (AAA1-B Press Release, Nov. 7, 2014) The Area Agency on Aging 1-B’s (AAA1-B) Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) is partnering with Affirmations to offer LGBT Medicare beneficiaries free information and assistance on Medicare and Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage plans during open […]

Auburn Hills Arts & Crafts Fanfare Nov. 15

November 3rd 2014

Auburn Hills Arts & Crafts Fanfare Nov. 15 (City of Auburn Hills Press Release, Nov. 3, 2014) Attendees will find unique items or get a jump on their holiday shopping! More than 80 artisans and crafters will showcase their wares in clothing, food, seasonal items, wood, glass, ceramics, fabric, jewelry, photography and more. Auburn Hills […]