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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, […]

Candidate Forum for 27th District State House Rep. June 18

June 13th 2014

Candidate Forum for 27th District State House Representative June 18 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 13, 2014) The League of Women Voters Oakland Area is hosting a candidate forum on June 18 at Ferndale City Hall for candidates running for the 27th District House of Representatives position. The forum begins at 7pm. The 27th District includes […]

Berkley Rotary Club finds new home at O’Mara’s Restaurant

June 8th 2014

Berkley Rotary Club finds new home at O’Mara’s Restaurant (Berkley Rotary Press Release, June 8, 2014)   BERKLEY, MI (May 27, 2014) – After more than 50 years, the Rotary Club of Berkley will have a new home.  Starting on Monday, June 2, the Club will meet at O’Mara’s Restaurant in downtown Berkley at the intersection […]

Cutting Costs with Coupons at Berkley Library June 17

June 8th 2014

Cutting Costs with Coupons at Berkley Library June 17 (Berkley Library, June 8, 2014) Tuesday, June 17 at 6:30 p.m. Jolyn Felten, the author of www.BargainstoBounty.com (a free metro Detroit money-saving resource) will join us to share the best ways to save the most with coupons at area grocery stores through strategic shopping.  We’ll also […]

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 […]

Berkley Students Get Special Shakespeare Performance

June 4th 2014

Berkley Students Get Special Shakespeare Performance (Berkley Schools Press Release, June 4, 2014) On Friday, May 30, The Michigan Shakespeare Festival visited Berkley High School to perform Romeo & Juliet for 9th grade students in the BHS Auditorium. The 90 minute performance held true to Shakespearean times with minimal props, set and costumes. Students, who […]

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 […]

Berkley Community Garage Sale June 27-28

May 24th 2014

Berkley Community Garage Sale June 27-28 (Berkley Press Release, May 24, 2014)   The Berkley Parks and Recreation Department is proud to announce the Community Garage Sale is returning this year as part of SummerFest. The Community Garage Sale will take place on Friday, June 27 from 1 – 6 pm and on Saturday June […]

Berkley Offers Self-Defense Class for Kids May 28

May 22nd 2014

Berkley Offers Self-Defense Class for Kids May 28 (C. Proxmire, May 22, 2014)   Berkley Parks and Recreation is hosting a class to teach self-defense for children. The class takes place May 28 at the Berkley Community Center, at a cost of $10 for residents and $15 for non-residents. According to the press release, “If […]

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 […]