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Railing at Rust Belt Market has Free Winter Items for Those in Need

January 31st 2019

Railing at Rust Belt Market has Free Winter Items for Those in Need (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 31, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Bus stops are bitterly cold this time of year, Downtown Ferndale’s Rust Belt Market has found a way to spread a little warmth to the busy 9 Mile and Woodward intersection. Hanging along the […]

15 Gift Ideas from 3Winks

December 19th 2017

15 Gift Ideas from 3Winks (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 19, 2017) Ferndale, MI- Snowman kisses, fire roasted marshmallow scented candles and wild flower power honey  are among hundreds of gift ideas at Ferndale’s newest gift shop 3Winks.  The store is located at 203B E 9 Mile in Ferndale, across the street from the Ferndale Library.  […]

18 Organizations Benefit from Casual Day Donations

December 15th 2016

18 Organizations Benefit from Casual Day Donations (Oakland County Executive Office, Dec. 15, 2016)   Pontiac, MI. – Oakland County employees donated over $45,000 to support local charities this year through the county’s Casual Day program, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said during a special ceremony today in the lobby of the Executive Office Building. […]

Ways to Pay it Forward in Pontiac

December 8th 2015

Ways to Pay it Forward in Pontiac (Kaino Phillips, Ascend Foundation, Dec. 8, 2015) Pontiac, MI – THIS IS GOING TO BE LONG BUT I HUMBLY ASK YOU TO READ IT SO THAT YOU CAN SEE WHAT A COMMUNITY COMING TOGETHER IS ALL ABOUT!!! As PROMISED, Here we go with our official kickoff to PAYING […]

Rochester Hills Employees Do 30 Days of Giving

November 26th 2015

Rochester Hills Employees Do 30 Days of Giving (City of Rochester Hills Press Release, Nov. 26, 2015)   The City of Rochester Hills is proud to once again begin 30 Days of Giving, a program asking each city department to give 30 minutes in support of a local charity or nonprofit during the month of […]

Pontiac: Business Owner Donation Makes Pizza Patrol Possible

July 17th 2015

Pontiac: Business Owner Donation Makes Pizza Patrol Possible (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 17, 2015) When Bob Angona purchased his first Little Caesars franchise location 20 years ago in Pontiac, he had no idea that one day he’d be managing dozens of employees and serving customers out of twelve locations. With stores in Birmingham, Holly, Milford, […]

Royal Oak Starts Donation Program with Water Bills

January 29th 2015

Royal Oak Starts Donation Program with Water Bills (Judy Davis, Royal Oak Community Engagement Specialist, Jan. 29, 2015) Royal Oak residents will notice Royal Oak Opportunity To Serve (ROOTS) donation pledge forms tucked in with upcoming water bills. The front of the insert has a graphic that markets the program. The back explains how the […]

Baskets Full of Love Go to Hazel Park Schools Families

December 16th 2014

Baskets Full of Love Go to Hazel Park Schools Families (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 16, 2014) “It’s not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving.” The quote by Mother Theresa also described the feeling Hazel Park resident and active volunteer Barbra Winter had when helping people from multiple community groups […]

Waggs & Wishes Gets University of Phoenix Gifts

November 1st 2010

(Sherry Kennedy)

It all started with one man wanting to do something good.

David Rosentrater of University of Phoenix found Waggs and Wishes and Angie Potter on Facebook and decided that is the organization he was going to help out. He teamed up with Neil Hunter, another Enrollment Counselor at University or Phoenix, and came up with a contest that would net Waggs and Wishes the haul of a lifetime!