Southfield

Task-force Seeks Nominations for Martin Luther King Jr. Awards…

December 2nd 2014

Task-force Seeks Nominations for Martin Luther King Jr. Awards in Southfield and Lathrup Village (Southfield Press Release, Dec. 2, 2014) The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Task Force of Southfield is currently seeking nominations for the 2015 MLK Community Service Award. The award honors one individual each year who best exemplifies the qualities of the […]

One Voice Chorus… to benefit Ruth Ellis Center Dec. 14

December 2nd 2014

One Voice Chorus to Sing at Northwest UU to benefit Ruth Ellis Center Dec. 14 (NWUU press release, Dec. 2, 2014) Sunday December 14 @ 7:00 pm Our Northwest Singers Choir will partner with One Voice Chorus, an LGBT choral group for a Holiday Concert that will be on Sunday, December 14 at 7:00 pm. […]

…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 […]

…Prayers for Healing Ferguson Nov. 26

November 25th 2014

Hope United Methodist Church in Southfield Hosting Prayers for Healing Ferguson Nov. 26 (Press release, Nov. 25, 2014)   Ferguson, Missouri: Prayers for Healing Wednesday, November 26 – 6:30 pm Hope United Methodist Church   Clergy and congregation members in Southfield are inviting the community to a service of prayer and reconciliation on Wednesday, November […]

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 […]

Southfield Burgh Historical Park Tree Lighting Dec. 1

November 21st 2014

Southfield Burgh Historical Park Tree Lighting Dec. 1 (compiled, Nov. 21, 2014) Burgh Historical Park Tree Lighting Ceremony set for December 1 at 6:30 p.m. The city of Southfield Burgh Historical Park Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place on Monday, December 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the Burgh Historical Park, located at 26080 Berg Road […]

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, […]

Veteran’s Day Observances in Oakland County

November 9th 2014

Veteran’s Day Observances in Oakland County (compiled, Nov. 2, 2014) Birmingham The City of Birmingham and the Piety Hill Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will host the traditional laying of the wreath on Nov. 11 at the Civil War and WWII Monuments in Shain Park, across from Birmingham City hall as 151 Martin […]