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DNA Gears up for 3rd Meeting, Learning About TimeBank

March 10th 2011

There is no cost for being part of DNA. And though Wells envisions it as a group for people in the Downtown Area, everyone is welcome. To be added to the contact list for DNA, email Sherry Wells at sherwells@tm.net or call 248-543-5297.

Ignite: Entrepreneurs to tell Success Stories this Thursday

March 9th 2011

As part of their monthly small Business Development workshops, Ignite will be presenting four entrepreneur success stories. The meeting, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Thursday, March 10, 2011 at Go Comedy! at 261 E. 9 Mile from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.

Fat Tuesday Among Friends: A Taste of Ferndale

March 9th 2011

This year over 200 people packed Via Nove restaurant where they listened to jazz music and sampled food from a dozen Ferndale restaurants and businesses. Garden Fresh Salsa, which is made here in Ferndale, was the main sponsor of the event. Mardi Gras was the theme.

Downtown Ferndale Full of Main Street Award Winners

March 9th 2011

The Ferndale Downtown Development Authority (DDA) was given a Special Achievement Award for winning the 2010 Great American Main Street Award, which spotlighted Ferndale at a National level. Other Awards included:

Ferndale Schools Joins Other Districts in Injunction

March 9th 2011

The request for injunction was filed by Ferndale Public Schools, Kalamazoo Public Schools, Lansing School District and Middle Cities Education Association. A broad coalition of other organizations filed in support of the injunction, including: the American Federation of Teachers – Michigan, Macomb Intermediate School District, the Michigan Association of School Boards, and the Michigan Education Association.

Coyote Sighted in Pleasant Ridge Today

March 8th 2011

A Coyote has been spotted traveling near Elm Park , Poplar Park ,

Oakland Park & in Memorial Park in Pleasant Ridge.

Please keep animals and small children inside until the animal is captured.

Mr. Warnick Goes to Washington D.C.

March 8th 2011

Board Vice President Keith Warnick and Deputy Superintendent Henry Gold attended the National School Boards Association Federal Relations Network Conference in Washington D. C. The conference provides school districts with information regarding education related legislation, so they may effectively lobby elected representatives during the conference, as well throughout the year.

Cowgirl Pub Crawl March 26 to Benefit Camp Casey

March 7th 2011

This second annual Cowgirl Pub Crawl takes place on Saturday, March 26 from 5pm to 11pm at several Downtown Ferndale Bars. Participants pay $25 and receive a souvenir glass mug as well as exclusive drink specials at Woodward Avenue Brewers, The Emory, The Post Bar, Como’s and Sneakers Pub. 100 percent of the pub crawl profits go directly to Camp Casey.

Save Money Getting in Shape at the Kulick Center Fitness Studio

March 6th 2011

The Kulick Community Center offers residents and nonresidents low cost work out options with their community fitness studio.

Ferndale Friends Feb/March 2011

March 6th 2011

The February/March Edition of Ferndale Friends hit the street just a couple weeks ago. This local magazine features many profiles about people and businesses in our community. Ferndale Friends is owned by Stephanie Loveless and this issue was edited by Ulises Silva.