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CNS Healthcare Awarded $4 Million Grant to Support Mental Health Services

May 28th 2020

CNS Healthcare has offices in Detroit, Novi, Waterford, Pontiac and Southfield.

The Rainbow Connection: Group Grants Wishes for Kids Facing Illness

March 27th 2019

The Rainbow Connection: Group Grants Wishes for Kids Facing Illness (Ashley Adamek, March 27, 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. Rochester, MI […]

Pontiac Volunteers Assemble 3,000 Care Packages

December 18th 2016

Pontiac Volunteers Assemble 3,000 Care Packages (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 18, 2016) Pontiac, MI – “This helps somebody out maybe a day or two, but that’s a day or two they don’t have to worry.” That’s the reason that over 100 volunteers came together Sunday at the Bowen Center in Pontiac to assemble care packages […]

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

July 1st 2016

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish (Guest blog, Nkenge Burkhead, Prevention Education Specialist, HAVEN, July 1, 2016) People often ask, “How did you get involved in this work?” This is a question advocates working to end domestic and sexual violence have been asked countlessly. Their answers are often filled with personal experiences. Many advocates identify as both survivor […]

Great Futures Honored at the 2016 Boys and Girls Clubs Dinner

February 21st 2016

Great Futures Honored at the 2016 Boys and Girls Clubs Dinner (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 21, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Rashemia Powell stood before the crowd at the 2016 Celebrating the Future Dinner for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Oakland and Macomb Counties, accepting the award as one of two Youths of the […]

Royal Oak: Diaper Drive for Care Net Through Jan. 30

January 16th 2016

Royal Oak: Diaper Drive for Care Net Through Jan. 30 (Heather Marie O’Herron, Jan. 19, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – St. Paul Lutheran Church at 202 E. 5th Street is collecting diapers and baby wipes for Care Net, a group that helps babies with locations in Detroit and Berkley. The collection runs through Jan. 30. […]

Rochester Rotary Helps Mayan Man Get Nursing Degree in Guatemala

December 31st 2015

Rochester Rotary Helps Mayan Man Get Nursing Degree in Guatemala (Rochester Rotary Press Release, Dec. 31, 2015)  Rochester, MI – Rochester Rotary, a member club of Rotary International, a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service and encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, is pleased to announce that its ongoing […]

Community Shares Christmas Love with Madison Heights Area Vets

December 19th 2015

Community Shares Christmas Love with Madison Heights Area Vets (Guest View by Merri Busch, Dec. 19, 2015) Madison Heights, MI – Today was the Veteran Luncheon sponsored by the Madison Heights Methodist Church! Tons of food, gifts for all the vets and food baskets to go. And, a guest speaker from the US Dept of […]

Over 200 Baskets Made for HP Schools Families

December 13th 2015

Over 200 Baskets Made for HP Schools Families (C. Proxmire, Dec. 13, 2015) Hazel Park, MI – The Hazel Park Schools community came together this week for the annual holiday basket program.  For over 30 years folks have been donating food, toys and winter -wear to families in need.  This year over 200 care packages […]

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 […]