Birmingham

Strawberry Sunday Event at Birmingham Farmers Market June 22

June 13th 2014

Strawberry Sunday Event at Birmingham Farmers Market June 22 (press release, June 13, 2014) Michigan’s sweetest fruit is headed to the Birmingham Farmers Market in a big way. On Sunday, June 22, the market will introduce a brand new special event – Strawberry Sunday. In honor of the delicious fruit, attendees will enjoy all things […]

Summer Concerts in Birmingham’s Shain Park Wednesday Evenings

June 13th 2014

Summer Concerts in Birmingham’s Shain Park Wednesday Evenings (press release, June 13, 2014) Local bands are getting ready to perform live in Shain Park at the City of Birmingham’s In the Park Summer Concert Series. The popular series is a treasured summertime tradition and features music genres of all varieties, appealing to those of all […]

Birmingham Farmers Market Blossoms Every Sunday

June 7th 2014

Birmingham Farmers Market Blossoms Every Sunday (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 7, 2014) Blossoming with flowers, farmers, and other vendors, the Birmingham Farmers Market is a Sunday destination spot from May through October. The market is open from 9am to 2pm in Public Parking Lot 6 on the east side of N. Old Woodward (across from […]

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 […]

Birmingham Girl Scout Honored for Suicide Prevention Work

May 29th 2014

Birmingham Girl Scout Honored for Suicide Prevention Work (GSSEM Press Release, May 29, 2014) Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan (GSSEM) is pleased to announce 16-year-old Jacqueline Caserio of Birmingham, MI as the 2014 Young Woman of Distinction for Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan.  Her award was announced at the GSSEM’s annual Honor Reception on May […]

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 […]

Hometown Parade Shares Spirit of Birmingham

May 21st 2014

Hometown Parade Shares Spirit of Birmingham (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 21, 2014) The kick off to parade season took place May 18 with the Birmingham Hometown Parade.  Featuring the Birmingham Seaholm Marching Band, a slew of politicians, veterans, and community groups, the parade showcased the spirit of the community. To learn more about this tradition […]

Oakland University Theatre instructor on the big screen…

May 16th 2014

Oakland University Theatre instructor on the big screen in ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ (OU Press Release, May 16, 2014) Oakland University special lecturer Milica “Mila” Govich plays a significant role in “The Fault in Our Stars,” a film based on John Green’s best-selling young adult novel. The faculty and staff of the University’s theatre […]

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 […]

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 […]

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