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Girls on the Run Helps Hazel Park Young Women Grow Strong

April 5th 2019

Girls on the Run Helps Hazel Park Young Women Grow Strong (Tina Haas, April 5, 2019) Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  Message editor@oc115.com with your idea. Hazel […]

Blumz Ladies Night Starts Off Holiday Shopping Season

November 16th 2018

  Blumz Ladies Night Starts Off Holiday Shopping Season (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 16, 2018) Ferndale, MI- On one of the first chilly nights of the season, the inside of Blumz by JRDesigns in Downtown Ferndale was filled with the warmth and cheer for the annual Ladies Night Out event. Here on November 8, the […]

Young Ladies Learn about Business and Life from Day Trip to Cambridge Offices

November 12th 2018

  Young Ladies Learn about Business and Life from Day Trip to Cambridge Offices (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 12, 2018) Royal Oak, Ferndale, Southfield, Washington Twp, MI-  When you ask some kids what they want to do when they get older, some will pipe right away up with an answer. For example, Janese James wants […]

Royal Oak Author Helps Girls be EmPOWERed, Book Event Nov. 19

November 11th 2016

Royal Oak Author Helps Girls be EmPOWERed, Book Event Nov. 19 (EVENT page) Detroit, MI – From cyberbullying to societal pressure, 21st century girls face challenges that generations before them may have never imagined. But they also have unlimited resources and opportunities to live powerfully. Rasheda Kamaria Williams, an award-winning mentor and chief empowering officer […]

Girls Try Hockey for Free Event Sept. 8 in Farmington Hills

August 26th 2016

Girls Try Hockey for Free Event Sept. 8 in Farmington Hills (Event Page) Description: On Thursday September 8th, Suburban Ice Farmington Hills is hosting a Girls Try Hockey for FREE event! Bring your daughter, niece, and any girl under 12 out to try hockey for FREE!! We provide instruction and we have hockey equipment and […]

Female Bands to Rock Ferndale Library May 7

April 24th 2016

Female Bands to Rock Ferndale Library May 7 (EVENT page)   FERNDALE, MI –You’ll often see staff at Ferndale Library wearing black t-shirts emblazoned with the motto, “Libraries Rock” as they serve the public. One of the reasons the library has this reputation is because of the FADL’s commitment to regular live music events. The […]

Novi: Michigan International Women’s Show April 28-May 1

April 19th 2016

Novi: Michigan International Women’s Show April 28-May 1 (EVENT page) NOVI, MI – The 21st annual Michigan International Women’s Show returns to the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Thursday, April 28 and runs through Sunday, May 1. “Be inspired with fashion shows, cooking demonstrations and makeovers,” said Beth Anderson, executive show manager of Southern Shows. […]

Maggots, Slime and Stars All Part of Girl Scouts Robotics Expo

March 2nd 2016

Maggots, Slime and Stars All Part of Girl Scouts Robotics Expo (GSSEM Blog, March 2, 2016) Bloomfield Hills, MI – GSSEM Junior FIRST LEGO League (JFLL) and FIRST LEGO League Teams (FLL) got a chance to present trash in a whole new way this weekend at the Cranbrook Institute of Science’s Kaleidoscope of Science Fun […]

Feminism in Ferndale and Beyond: NOW’s New Discussion Group

October 1st 2011

The Love Your Mind discussion centered around a Huffington Post article called “Gloria to Liz Lemon: How Pop Culture is Producing Today’s Feminist Icons.” The article praised the author’s picks for contemporary feminist icons – including Tina Fey, Christina Aguilera, Katie Couric and Diane Sawyer, Gwen Stefani, Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres and Michelle Obama. NOW members and guests debated the writer’s choices.