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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group Meeting Virtually

July 20th 2020

Support group meetings let grandparents meet others who are in a similar position and can relate to the ups and downs of their situation.

Champ and Dakoda, English Labs, Make Life Better in Walled Lake Schools

January 26th 2020

And it’s changed the overall climate in the building. As she walks through the school, kids are just happier.

July 13 – Holly Concert in the Park: No Fauv

July 1st 2019

Come to Crapo Park the second and fourth Saturday of the month to enjoy a FREE concert under the pavilion…

Ferndale CASA Student Grace Rost Presents Project on…

May 12th 2019

Ferndale CASA Student Grace Rost Presents Project on Stress and Support in Schools (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 12, 2019) Oak Park, Ferndale, MI – Students from several school districts spend their afternoons taking classes at the Center for Advanced Studies and the Arts in Oak Park, including a Ferndale High School Senior who spent a […]

Sunshine Friendship Club Boosts the Mood…

May 6th 2019

Sunshine Friendship Club Boosts the Mood at Ferndale Lower Elementary (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2019) Ferndale, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak Township, MI- The five young ladies of the Sunshine Friendship Club had not really known each other before a strange and wonderful force brought them together. Now they have a bond of […]

Summer Spark Website Helps Families Find Educational Events and Opportunities

April 26th 2019

Summer Spark Website Helps Families Find Educational Events and Opportunities (United Way for Southeastern Michigan, April 24, 2019) Summer Spark, a free online tool designed to help busy parents and caregivers find quality summer programs all in one place, has made it easier than ever to search for fun, engaging and educational activities and programs […]

Student Art and Cereal Make for Special Night in Holly

April 21st 2019

Student Art and Cereal Make for Special Night in Holly (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 21, 2019) Holly, MI – Using brushstrokes of blue,  green, and black, seven-year-old Matthew Flores quietly focused on painting a bowl while an school building full of kids and parents – many extra lively from the cereal buffet in the next […]

Club Kids Inspired by Tiger’s Manager Ron Gardenhire…

April 20th 2019

Club Kids Inspired by Tiger’s Manager Ron Gardenhire, Jim Hoff Memorialized (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 19, 2019) Detroit, MI- Metro Detroit Youth Clubs have a long history of working with the Detroit Tigers baseball team for support and inspiration. That partnership was celebrated Wednesday morning as Detroit Tigers Manager Ron Gardenhire joined Club Kids and […]

Farmer Nate and Animal Friends Visit Ferndale Lower Elementary

April 19th 2019

Farmer Nate and Animal Friends Visit Ferndale Lower Elementary (Crystal Proxmire, April 19, 2019) Ferndale, MI – The kids in Ferndale’s Lower Elementary had some special guests Tuesday.  Nate Perkins, known to children as “Farmer Nate,” of Upland Hills Farm in Oxford spent the day teaching kids at Ferndale’s Lower Elementary about animals and life […]

Touch a Truck Event April 27 at Royal Oak Meijer 

April 6th 2019

Touch a Truck Event April 27 at Royal Oak Meijer Royal Oak, MI – Children will have the chance to see, touch, and safely explore emergency vehicles, construction trucks, a fuel truck and more at the third annual Junior League of Birmingham Touch a Truck event. Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10am to 2pm.  From […]