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SOGI Story #3: Pride Foundation Director Shares Need for LGBT Conscious Education

February 28th 2015

SOGI Story #3: Pride Foundation Director Shares Need for LGBT Conscious Education (C. Proxmire, Feb. 28, 2015) The SOGI (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity) Issues in Education Conference is hosted each year by Oakland University, with the aim of giving educators and social workers tools they need to understand how best to work with LGBTQ […]

Domestic Violence in the Workplace: Signs to Watch For

February 27th 2015

Domestic Violence in the Workplace: Signs to Watch For (Guest blog by Beth Morrison, HAVEN, Feb. 27, 2015) Domestic violence is a pattern of coercive behavior including emotional, verbal and physical abuse, used by an abuser to gain and maintain power and control over a current or former spouse, intimate partner or dating partner. It knows […]

Oakland County Offering Several Seminars for Business Owners Through March

February 26th 2015

Oakland County Offering Several Seminars for Business Owners Through March (Oakland County One Stop Shop, Feb. 26, 2015) Business owners and entrepreneurs, take advantage of the following seminars and sign up for one of Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center March workshops. You’ll benefit from our hands-on business seminars delivered by an experienced staff and network of public and private […]

Seniors Learn How Not to Get Scammed

February 25th 2015

Seniors Learn How Not to Get Scammed (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 25, 2015) Over thirty seniors and some other guests enjoyed a lively yet informative presentation from Don Ferguson of the Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette’s Office about how to avoid scams. According to the Attorney General’s data, 30% of senior citizens fall victim to […]

Madison Heights Volunteers Shovel Every Bus Stop in the City

February 23rd 2015

Madison Heights Volunteers Shovel Every Bus Stop in the City (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 23, 2015) Twenty volunteers, coordinated through several local groups and supported by local businesses, spent their Sunday afternoon shoveling every bus stop in town to make them more accessible for people who ride the SMART Bus system. With 100 stops in […]

OCC’s “Man Up” Program Focuses on African American Achievement

February 23rd 2015

OCC’s “Man Up” Program Focuses on African American Achievement (Margarita Wagerson, OCC, Feb. 23, 2015) Oakland Community College’s nationally recognized “Man Up” program is off to another great start this year with 35 students enrolled this semester. OCC leaders crafted “Man Up” in 2011 with the goal of keeping young African American men in school and on track to […]

… Group to Shovel Madison Heights Bus Stops on Feb 22

February 18th 2015

Mayor Pro Tem Organizing Group to Shovel Madison Heights Bus Stops on Feb 22 (Brian Hartwell, Feb. 18, 2015) The people of Madison Heights love public transportation. We love it so much we actually use it. Over the past two weeks Mother Nature dumped tons of snow on our bus stops. Last week I witnessed […]

Local Churches Doing Drive-Through Ash Wednesday

February 14th 2015

Local Churches Doing Drive-Through Ash Wednesday (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2015) Ash Wednesday is a day for people of some Christian denominations to have a cross of ashes placed on their forehead as a solemn reminder that human bodies return to the earth after passing on. While this generally comes along with a ceremony, […]

Family Fun and Biz Expo at HP Raceway Feb 21

February 14th 2015

Family Fun and Biz Expo at HP Raceway Feb 21 (Press release, Feb. 14, 2015) The Madison Heights/Hazel Park Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Biz Expo on Feb. 21 from noon to 3pm. There will be free giveaways from local businesses, free raffles, face painting, samples from local restaurants, entertainment, massages, animals to meet […]

Valentine’s Day Ads for Sale to Support oc115.com!

February 6th 2015

Valentine’s Day Ads for Sale to Support oc115.com! Support local journalism by purchasing a special Valentine’s Day ad for someone you care about. Each ad will be custom designed with a theme of hearts, flowers etc. and your special someone can see their ad on our Valentine’s Day page, AND they will be posted in […]