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The Future of Ferndale’s Kulick Center Up for Discussion

November 13th 2018

The Future of Ferndale’s Kulick Center Up for Discussion (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 13, 2018) Ferndale, MI – What is the future of Ferndale’s Gerry Kulick Community Center?   That’s what will be discussed by a panel of ten residents who are expected to be approved for the Kulick Center Task Force. The center, located at […]

Ferndale Soup Microgranting Dinner Sept. 19

September 3rd 2018

Ferndale Soup Microgranting Dinner Sept. 19 Ferndale, MI – On Wednesday, September 19, 2018, Build Institute and the City of Ferndale are hosting another Ferndale SOUP, a micro-granting dinner focused on supporting community projects and businesses in Ferndale. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ferndale-soup-tickets-48040311866 https://www.facebook.com/events/261817281099458/ Ferndale SOUP is a microgranting dinner celebrating and supporting creative projects that benefit the Ferndale […]

“Accidental” Sunflower Grows Over 20 Feet Tall in Ferndale Front Yard

August 30th 2018

“Accidental” Sunflower Grows Over 20 Feet Tall in Ferndale Front Yard (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 30, 2018) Ferndale, MI – With a stalk that is too big for one hand, and a height estimated at over 20 feet, the mammoth sunflower in the front of Michael Purdy’s home on Academy Street in Ferndale has been […]

Nominations Open for Royal Oak Community Awards

August 12th 2018

Nominations Open for Royal Oak Community Awards (Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce, Aug. 12, 2018) Royal Oak, MI – 71st Annual Royal Oak Community Awards are Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 6pm, and you can nominate the individuals and businesses who will be honored! Nominations Due by: September 7, 2018 Nominations will be reviewed and […]

Expo Shows Residents Many Ways to Get Involved in Ferndale

August 1st 2018

Expo Shows Residents Many Ways to Get Involved in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 1, 2018) Ferndale, MI – “I like being on the board. Being involved we help create the Ferndale that we want,” said John Hardy who sits on the city’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee.  He and fellow board member Emily Obert […]

Ferndale Civic Group Expo & Ice Cream Social July 31

July 21st 2018

Ferndale Civic Group Expo & Ice Cream Social July 31 Ferndale, MI -On Tues., July 31 (6:30pm-8pm), you can meet and chat with members of various organizations and commissions here in Ferndale. Learn how they can assist you, and how you can get involved. And have some ice cream! Ferndale Area District Library 222 E […]

Oak Park Celebrates Independence Day with Pancakes, Parade, and People

July 5th 2018

Oak Park Celebrates Independence Day with Pancakes, Parade, and People (Cheryl Weiss, July 6, 2018) Oak Park, MI- The 4th of July has been a special day with an annual big celebration in Oak Park since 1958, and this year was no exception. From the Mayor’s 5K Race, to fueling up at the Youth Assistance […]

Want to Connect to Your Community? Here are Facebook Groups through Oakland County

June 4th 2018

Want to Connect to Your Community? Here are Facebook Groups through Oakland County (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 4, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Many communities have online forums where people can learn what is going on in their community as well as connect with neighbors. These are actually a very effective way of finding out […]

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, […]

Royal Oak Shows Other City Planners How Public Art is Done

March 21st 2018

Royal Oak Shows Other City Planners How Public Art is Done (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 21, 2018) Royal Oak, MI- Communities though Oakland County have embraced the idea that public art has an impact.  Sometimes, though, it can be hard to know how to pull public art projects off.  That’s why Oakland County recently hosted […]