Pontiac

…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, […]

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted…

November 21st 2014

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted of Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme (US Department of Justice Press Release, Nov. 21, 2014) On November 19, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, a federal jury after deliberating 4.5 hours convicted the president and founder of Happy’s Pizza of conspiracy to defraud the United States […]

Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Parade and Art Festival Dec. 6

November 21st 2014

Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Parade and Art Festival Dec. 6 (Compiled, Nov. 21, 2014) December 6, 2014 is a day full of fun holiday activities in Downtown Pontiac for the annual Holiday Extravaganza Parade & Children’s WinterART Festival. Activities are listed below. The Holiday Extravaganza’s mission is to bring together Oakland County’s cities and townships to […]

Free Training on Mental Health to Help Youth Dec. 6

November 19th 2014

Free Training on Mental Health to Help Youth Dec. 6 (HACC, Nov. 19, 2014) A young person you know could be experiencing a mental illness or crisis. Do you know how to help? The Holly Area Community Coalition, in partnership with Rose Hill Center, is offering Youth Mental Health First Aid Training. This training is […]

Care Provider Job Fair Nov 24, Waterford/Pontiac Area

November 18th 2014

Care Provider Job Fair Nov 24, Waterford/Pontiac Area (Michigan Works Press Release, Nov. 18, 2014) Michigan Works! JobLink Service Center 1850 N. Perry Street, Pontiac is hosting a job fair for care providers on Monday Nov. 24, 2014 10am to 2pm Enhance, Inc is looking for caring individuals that share a passion to provide quality […]

Volunteers Clean Up Baldwin Ave. in Pontiac (video)

November 17th 2014

Volunteers Clean Up Baldwin Ave. in Pontiac (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2014) About a dozen volunteers from Cross Streets and Shepherd’s Fold Community Church braved the chilly weather on Sunday to pick up litter and debris along Baldwin Avenue between Caesar Chavez and Montcalm. “We’re trying to show support for Hope Warming Shelter,” […]

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution

November 17th 2014

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2014) Five Republican State Representatives from Oakland County have introduced legislation that would change the election date of the County Executive from Presidential Election Years to Midterm Election Years. HB 5953 was introduced Nov. 12 by Klint Klesto of […]

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life

November 16th 2014

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life (compiled, updated Nov. 16, 2014) Someone in the U.S. needs blood every two seconds. Eligible donors with all types are needed, especially those with O negative, A negative and B negative. To learn more about donating blood and to schedule an appointment, […]

1928: The Last Best Year of a Generation Presentation in Pontiac on Nov. 14

November 12th 2014

1928: The Last Best Year of a Generation Presentation in Pontiac on Nov. 14 (compiled, Nov. 12, 2014) Gallery on the Boulevard is hosting some wonderful events in the coming weeks! The first of which will be Friday, November 14, 7-9 pm. Bruce Annett presents 1928: The Last Best Year of a Generation Author and […]