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NCRC#2: “The Final Test of Everything,” HUD Secretary Speaks on…

April 2nd 2015

NCRC#2: “The Final Test of Everything,” HUD Secretary Speaks on Fair Housing Mission (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 2, 2015) This is part of our series of stories from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition Conference in Washington DC from March 25-28, 2015. Learn more at www.ncrc.org. As Julian Castro grows into his role as the […]

Best Location Will Win a Free Environmental Headshot – Deadline April 15

April 1st 2015

Best Location Will Win a Free Environmental Headshot – Deadline April 15 (Ron Warren, Ron Warren Photography, April 1, 2015) Win a free environmental portraitphotoshoot! THE GENERAL IDEA: Send me a photograph of an interesting indoor location (in SE Michigan) that you would like to be the setting for your environmental portrait photoshoot. The most […]

Troy Police Create “Safe Zone” for Craigslist Transactions

March 31st 2015

Troy Police Create “Safe Zone” for Craigslist Transactions  (Troy Police Press Release, March 31, 2015)  The Troy Police Department is offering the front parking lot of the police station as a “safe zone” for Craigslist transactions. Across the country, a variety of criminal incidents have been connected to Craigslist transactions. This is a preventative measure […]

Rapid Transit Community Listening Session April 2 at Detroit Zoo

March 29th 2015

Rapid Transit Community Listening Session April 2 at Detroit Zoo (March 29, 2015) The Regional Transit Authority is seeking your input as it begins to plan for a regional rapid transit system to connect Oakland County and SE Michigan. Please join us on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 7pm at the Detroit Zoo Ford Education […]

Avoiding Judgmental Messages in Sales (and Life)

March 27th 2015

Avoiding Judgmental Messages in Sales (and Life) (Erik Meier, Sandler Training, March 27, 2015) Did you ever have a conversation with a prospect who suddenly, and for no apparent reason, became unreceptive to perfectly good advice? It happens to many salespeople. Shortly after we offer advice or insights rooted from deep personal and organizational experience, […]

Couples Celebrate One Year Anniversary of First Same Sex Marriages in Michigan (video)

March 22nd 2015

Couples Celebrate One Year Anniversary of First Same Sex Marriages in Michigan (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 22, 2015) The most commonly mentioned memory from one year ago today was that the Oakland County Courthouse was full of love. A one-day window of opportunity gave 322 couples in Michigan the chance to legally get marriage […]

City of Troy Crime Alert for period ending March 15, 2015

March 18th 2015

City of Troy Crime Alert for period ending March 15, 2015 (Troy Police, March 18, 2015)    Breaking and Entries Apovini, 1915 E Maple Rd, 3/10/15, 6am – 6:10am:  Complainant advised he was contacted by the alarm company on his way into work. When he arrived he discovered pry marks on a door and a […]

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem

March 17th 2015

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem (Kurt Metzger, DetroitDataGuru.com, March 17, 2015) This week marks the beginning of a voter registration drive in Oakland County.  Clerk/Register of Deeds Lisa Brown will hold five voter registration drives throughout March in the communities of Southfield, Auburn Hills, Royal Oak, Waterford, and Farmington Hills. […]

Celebrate Earth Day at the SOCRRA Open House April 19

March 12th 2015

Celebrate Earth Day at the SOCRRA Open House April 19 (press release, March 12, 2015) Celebrate Earth Day at the SOCRRA Open House. Activities will include tours of the recycling facility, a simulated sorting line for adults and one for kids (focusing on lunch box recycling). Make a colorful solar system with Arts & Scraps […]

Troy Youth Assistance Seeks Volunteers

March 11th 2015

Troy Youth Assistance Seeks Volunteers (Troy Youth Assistance, March 11, 2015) Do you care about kids? Are you looking for a meaningful way to support families and their children in Troy? Could you give just a few hours per month to bring your care and concern to them in a very practical way? Troy Youth […]