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FernCare Bowl-A-Thon Tops $4,000

December 4th 2011

The money raised goes towards operation of the FernCare clinic, which currently provides free medical care to over 50 patients. The clinic has a paid medical supervisor and a team of volunteers, including a pharmacist and security, to provide basic medical care to those who cannot afford it.

Get Your Motorcyle Ready for Winter with Class

December 4th 2011

The classes are a new way for the creative experts who use Paper Street to share knowledge about whatever they do that is useful. On Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 it will be Todd Ethridge teaching “Intro to Motorcycle Maintenance, Care & Winterizing Your Bike.” Ethridge is the owner of McBee’s Motorcycles, located in Paper Street. The class runs from 6:30pm-8:30pm and costs $30. The class is appropriate for beginners and even though with years of experience can benefit from a refresher and tips from a pro. More information and tickets at http://welovepaperstreet.com/#classes.

Vigil, Film & Quilt Panels Remember Those Lost to AIDS

December 4th 2011

Heck’s red rose was back in the Detroit area on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 as part of Affirmations AIDS Memorial. Four 12 x 12 sections were on display in the community center in Downtown Ferndale, containing panels that originated in the Metro Detroit Area.

Rainboots at Stella

December 4th 2011

Who knows when the snow is coming, but one thing we’re getting a lot of is rain. Fortunately those who want to keep their feet dry have an inexpensive and fashionable option thanks to Stella (263 West 9 Mile) in Downtown Ferndale.

Max Fisher to speak at free luncheon for MAC

December 2nd 2011

The talk will be a donation-based lunch, with the first 60 to RSVP enjoying food from the Matt Prentice Restaurant group. The lunch will be held at the MAC headquarters at 429 Livernois in Ferndale on Dec. 15 at noon. There is no charge, but donations are suggested.

No Election Necessary: Chamber Fills Uncontested Board Seats

December 2nd 2011

The Ferndale Area Chamber did not hold elections for the Board of Directors for 2012 because they had exactly the number of applicants as was needed to fill the seven member board. On Nov. 28, The Chamber announced welcoming back incumbent Board Members – Pamela Bellaver, Ryan Meray, Gary Meier, Frank Lanzkron-Tamarazo, Jay McMillan, and Rita Van. John Kozich of Credit Union ONE, who served on the Board from 2002 through 2009, is also back on the Board.

Nominate Your Neighbor: Holiday Light Awards

December 2nd 2011

As the snow begins to fall, Ferndalians are getting ready for the holiday season by decorating their homes with lights, garland, wreaths and other traditional décor. The tradition is encouraged by Ferndale’s Beautification Commission, who gives out holiday light awards each year.

Holiday Festivities in Ferndale

November 29th 2011

There is plenty to do in Ferndale this holiday season. Here are some events. If we’ve missed yours, please send us the info – editor@ferndale115.com.

Silent Night of the Lambs

November 29th 2011

As she sits in the hole topped with blocks of ice, rubbing ice cream on her skin, Macy Penny, played by Genevieve Jona, cries about how her mother, JC Penny, has the money to give her captor anything they want.

But what does this madman, er, mad snowman, really want? Why have girls who sell matches and boys with crutches been going missing? And what do the ladies with the beaver fur jackets know about it?

Texting Pepsi if You Want Band Funding

November 29th 2011

FHS Marching Band Director says, “For us to continue to grow the program, bring student fees down, and hopefully take it to yet another level of excellence, we need new sources of funding. We are currently pursuing corporate sponsorship, but are also going after the Pepsi Refresh Everything grant.”

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