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Waggs & Wishes Gets University of Phoenix Gifts

November 1st 2010

(Sherry Kennedy)

It all started with one man wanting to do something good.

David Rosentrater of University of Phoenix found Waggs and Wishes and Angie Potter on Facebook and decided that is the organization he was going to help out. He teamed up with Neil Hunter, another Enrollment Counselor at University or Phoenix, and came up with a contest that would net Waggs and Wishes the haul of a lifetime!

Seniors Host Taste Fest

November 1st 2010

The Ferndale Seniors held a Taste Fest fundraiser at the Ferndale Public Library on Oct.27, 2010 to celebrate the release of their new Senior Cook Book. There were tables of food and a chance to talk about the recipes provided by Ferndale’s most active elders.

Jack Whitehead’s Works Raise Money for Affirmations

October 20th 2010

…Through the end of November, visitors to the Pittman-Puckett gallery inside Affirmations (290 W. 9 Mile) can enjoy the super-sized acrylic paintings of Jack Whitehead. The works are original paintings done toward the end of the artist’s life while he was living in Florida and fighting kidney disease, though he is mainly known through the Detroit area as a fashion and automotive photographer….(read more)

Seniors to sell Cookbook, host Town Hall Mtg.

October 20th 2010

October 27, 2010 is a big one for The Ferndale Seniors. First they’ll be getting a visit from Mayor Craig Covey, at the annual Senior Town Hall Meeting at 11am at the Kulick Center (1201 Livernois). Then in the evening they will be celebrating the launch of their first ever Ferndale Seniors Cookbook with a Taste Fest from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at the Ferndale Public Library (222 E. 9 Mile)…(read more)

Financial Committee Continues…

October 19th 2010

The Financial Committee, made up of 11 residents and 1 businessperson, has been meeting each Wednesday since September 15 to discuss ideas for how the City can get past the $3 million dollar deficit they are facing for Fiscal Year Ending 2012. There is not yet a consensus on what those solutions might be, but they are expected to report their ideas to City Council on November 2….(read more)

The Story of Olive and Oliver

October 19th 2010

…The Story of Olive and Oliver…(read more)

Forces Combine for Fall Festival Fun – Oct 23

October 16th 2010

…This year’s festival is a joint effort by Ferndale Recreation, Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce, and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. There will be kids games, pony rides, hay rides, concessions, pumpkin and apple sales, an arts & crafts fair, rock climbing wall and much more….(read more)

Hip Hop Flute Artist & More Coming to Ferndale

October 15th 2010

…The event begins with a demo-workshop at 3:30 where PROJECT Trio members will demonstrate their techniques, followed by a 4:30 performance. Afterwards, audience members will have the opportunity to meet the members of PROJECT Trio and take part in a silent auction to benefit SEMFA….(read more)

Trying the New Painting w/a Twist (Ferndale View)

October 15th 2010

On October 6, 2010 I decided to try out a new Ferndale experience – Painting with a Twist…..(read more)

BEEP, BEEP, BEEP…a sound you can live with

October 15th 2010

…Follow these simple rules to increase your chance of survival should a fire occur in your home… (read more)