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Volunteers Sought for Park Clean Up in Holly April 6

March 28th 2019

Volunteers Sought for Park Clean Up in Holly April 6 Holly, MI –  From the organizer Kristin Koppa-Watt: WE ARE MEETING at BATTLE ALLEY COFFEE ☕️ at 8:30 AM to grab some coffee and a pastry then head across to Crapo Park at 9am until noon. I will bring trash bags and lawn and leaf […]

Madison Heights Launches New Citizen-Led Neighborhood Cleaning Program

June 5th 2018

Madison Heights Launches New Citizen-Led Neighborhood Cleaning Program (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 5, 2018) Madison Heights, MI- Residents, community groups and business owners are coming together in Madison Heights through a newly-approved “Pick the Heights Clean” project. This voluntary litter pick-up program lets volunteers select an area of the city they’d like to focus on […]

Ferndale Comes Together to Spruce Up the City

May 22nd 2018

Ferndale Comes Together to Spruce up City (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 22, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Over 70 volunteers spent Saturday morning working on clean-up projects throughout the City of Ferndale.  They started with sign in at City Hall then made their way to parks and other areas of the city to clean up debris, […]

Stewards of The River Rouge Workshop Oct. 11 or Oct. 26

October 11th 2017

Stewards of The River Rouge Workshop Oct. 11 or Oct. 26 West Bloomfield Township and Canton, MI – Stewards of The Rouge River Workshop – Learn how you can protect water quality at home. Wednesday 10/11 from 6pm-8pm or Thursday 10/26 from 6pm-8pm. Wayne County – Oct 11 6-8pm Summit on the Park, 4600 Summit […]

Community Cleanup Helps Keep Ferndale Fabulous

May 21st 2017

Community Cleanup Helps Keep Ferndale Fabulous (Jonathan A. Berz, May 21, 2017) The 6th annual “Clean the Ferndale Up!” volunteer meetup occurred last Saturday, May 20th, where Ferndalians of all ages gathered for a morning marathon of springtime sprucing. The event began outside Ferndale City Hall with a pep rally and group photo shoot. Volunteers […]

Habitat for Humanity Needs Volunteers in Southfield Oct. 20-21

October 14th 2016

Habitat for Humanity Needs Volunteers in Southfield Oct. 20-21 (Habitat for Humanity, Oct. 14, 2016) Southfield, MI – Due to unexpected circumstances, Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is in dire need of 25 volunteers for Thursday, October 20 and Friday, October 21 in Southfield from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Southfield. Volunteers will […]

Massive Annual Effort Keeps Rouge River Clean and Flowing Nicely

June 1st 2016

Massive Annual Effort Keeps Rouge River Clean and Flowing Nicely (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 1, 2016) Southfield, MI – The Rouge River has come a long way since organized community cleanups began 46 years ago.  Cyndi Ross was one of about 300 people who came out to the annual Friends of the Rouge clean up […]

Pontiac: Annual Baldwin Corridor Clean Up April 23

April 16th 2016

Pontiac: Annual Baldwin Corridor Clean Up April 23 (EVENT page) Pontiac, MI – Annual Baldwin Corridor Clean Up April 23 9am until noon. Meet at Rocket Restaurant.  Contact Councilperson Randy Carter at 248-467-6845 or randy@RandolphRCarter.com ****** For more event listings go to http://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want to be on our email list? Go to http://eepurl.com/bv-2vr. Want to […]

Ferndale has been Cleaned Up (video)

May 12th 2013

In its second year, Clean the Ferndale Up brought over 80 residents out to do various clean up projects around the city. Focusing mainly on parks and major streets, teams picked up trash, raked leaves, and put mulch around trees.

Power Outages Continue as Ferndale Cleans Up from Storm

September 5th 2011

Throughout SE Michigan, 45,000 customers remain without power, including thousands of homes in Ferndale and Hazel Park, after storms hit Saturday night. The DTE Website says the company expects to have service restored to 90% of customers by the end of the day.