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Chamber Coffees Connect Small Business Owners

July 22nd 2011

…he hour-long meetups feature more than just coffee and chatter. Held at different locations every couple of weeks, the morning are hosted by one or two businesses that provide breakfast snacks and a chance for members to learn about services or opportunities that might benefit them….

Hazel Park Pub Crawl Planned for Aug 26

July 1st 2011

The spirit of Ferndale is moving eastward as organizers come together for the first Annual Hazel Park Pub Crawl. The event, scheduled for August 26, 2011, will take participants on a drinking tour of the city. The Hazel Park Pub Crawl will raise money for the Hazel Park Promise Zone, an initiative that hopes to provide every eligible Hazel Park student with money to go to college.

District-Wide Art on the Town May 21, Gallery Night June 4

May 12th 2011

The Ferndale Schools is proud to announce a district-wide visual arts event, Art on the Town. Organized by parent volunteers and visual arts teachers, Art on the Town brings 1,000 pieces of student-created art to businesses in downtown Ferndale. On Saturday, May 21, from 12-4 pm, artwork will be on display and for sale for all to enjoy. The district invites the public, parents and friends to embark on an artistic adventure as you visit student exhibitions at local merchants along both 9 Mile and Woodward Avenue.

Recycle Electronics and Help Children’s Charity

May 9th 2011

An opportunity has come up to recycle stuff for free, and not only that, the recycling company is offering an amazing 65% of the proceeds to the partnered charity, the Pediatric Speech and Language Disorders Scholarship Fund at Beaumont Children’s Hospital.

Simply bring your electronic junk to the C! Tech Solutions office at 2550 Hilton Road in Ferndale from 11AM to 7PM on Wednesday, May 11th. A full list of the acceptable electronic items can be found here.

Valentine Vodka Celebrates Grand Opening

May 8th 2011

The long-anticipated Grand Opening of Valentine Vodka, at 161 Vester Street, has arrived. On Friday, May 20, the Ferndale Chamber of Commerce will host a public ceremony and ribbon cutting at 4:30pm for the Valentine Vodka Martini Bar and Metro Detroit’s only micro-distillery. Afterward, guests are invited to imbibe on a selection of specialty cocktails and infusions throughout the evening.

Cupcake Station’s Sweet Opening

May 5th 2011

On Thursday, April 21, 2011 The Cupcake Station opened at 301 W. 9 Mile. The Cupcake Station offers a large variety of specialty cupcakes made fresh each day from scratch. As part of their Grand Opening Celebration they gave away 500 free cupcakes. Thank you to Stacey Jamison and Jason Dutra for sending in pictures of Ferndalians welcoming in one of Downtown Ferndale’s newest businesses.

Giant Easter Bunny Hides Eggs Around Ferndale

April 20th 2011

The eggs contain coupons and rewards for those three establishments. There will be dozens of eggs hidden now through Easter.

Downtown Ferndale Al Fresco – Waiting for Good Weather

April 20th 2011

Approximately 25 different locations will be open (or getting ready to) for customers who want to enjoy a beverage, a bite to eat and a conversation while taking in the best of Michigan’s ever-changing weather.

Cupcakes are Coming! (500 FREE April 21)

April 20th 2011

…Their grand opening in Ferndale will be Thursday, April 21 at 11am. The first 500 customers will get a free cupcake.

The Cupcake Station offers a large variety of specialty cupcakes made fresh each day from scratch. Some of the unique flavors…

Chamber Hosts Headlee Forum

April 12th 2011

The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce held a forum for business owners and residents to discuss Proposal A. Representatives from local and County government were there, as well as a representative from each of the citizens campaigns. Dennis Whittie spoke on behalf of Yes to Ferndale’s Future. Sean House represented FACT (Ferndale Against Council’s Tax).