Bloomfield Area Communities

Storyteller to Reenact Harriet Tubman’s Story Jan 19

December 30th 2014

Storyteller to Reenact Harriet Tubman’s Story Jan 19 (Baldwin Public Library press release, Dec. 30) Miz Rosie as Harriet Tubman Monday, January 19 at 3pm – 4pm Baldwin Public Library, 300 W.Merrill St. Birmingham,MI 48009 For all ages with lots of audience participation Storyteller Rosie Chapman brings history to life with her reenactment of Civil […]

Retired Secret Service Agent to Speak in Birmingham Jan. 8

December 20th 2014

Retired Secret Service Agent to Speak in Birmingham Jan. 8 (Birmingham Area Seniors Coordinating Council Press Release, Dec. 20, 2014) Birmingham Area Seniors Coordinating Council 2121 Midvale Street Birmingham, MI 48009-1509 Thursday, January 8 at 1:00 p.m. Cost: Complimentary members; $3 non-members Pre-register by Tuesday, January 6 Retired Secret Service agent, Radford Jones, gives a […]

Love on the House Floor: State Rep Gives Surprise Proposal (video)

December 12th 2014

Love on the House Floor: State Rep Gives Surprise Proposal (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 12, 2014) When Delena Kajy got called up in front of the State House on Dec. 9, she had no idea what her boyfriend, State Representative Klint Kesto was up to.  He told her there would be a simple resolution, […]

Funeral Arrangements Made for Shelley Lazarus

December 8th 2014

Funeral Arrangements Made for Shelley Lazarus (Rob Glass, Superintendent of Bloomfield Hills Schools, Dec. 8, 2014) Last week we received tragic news. We learned that one of our Eastover staff members, Shelley Lazarus, died after a serious car accident. Shelley was the Eastover Media Specialist and worked for Bloomfield Hills Schools since 1988. Her husband, […]

New Data: Oakland County has 13 of the top 15…

December 4th 2014

New Data: Oakland County has 13 of the top 15 richest zip codes in Michigan (Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge and Founder of Data Driven Detroit, Dec. 4, 2014) The Census Bureau released the latest file from the American Community Survey today, December 4. This file covers the period 2009-2013 and allows for the […]

Food Inc. Showing at Baldwin Library Dec. 18

December 3rd 2014

Food Inc. Showing at Baldwin Library Dec. 18 (BPL Press Release) Food Inc. Thursday, December 18 at 6:30 p.m. No Registration Food Inc. shows how our nation’s food supply is controlled by a handful of corporations. The film includes surprising revelations about what we eat, how it’s produced, the livelihood of American farmers, and the […]

Bloomfield Hills Media Specialist Killed… Accident

December 2nd 2014

Bloomfield Hills Media Specialist Killed, Nature Center Caretaker Injured in Accident (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 2, 2014) Shelly and Eric Lazarus spent their lives helping teach others through their work with the Bloomfield Hills School District. But a tragic accident has changed things forever. The accident took place on I-75 just north of Flint. Various […]

Teens Invited to Build Gingerbread Houses at Baldwin Library Dec. 11

November 29th 2014

Teens Invited to Build Gingerbread Houses at Baldwin Library Dec. 11 (Baldwin Public Library Press Release, Nov. 29, 2014) Event Type: Young Adult Program Date: 12/11/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM End Time: 8:30 PM Description: Why should the children have all the fun? Come and make your own gingerbread house! Join us as we welcome […]

…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, […]