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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 […]

Former Chief Shares Why Youth Assistance Matters as Org. Celebrates 65 years

December 2nd 2018

Former Chief Shares Why Youth Assistance Matters as Org. Celebrates 65 years (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 2, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Recently-retired Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko has seen firsthand what happens when kids are exposed to violence, poverty, or neglect.  Often when young people find themselves in trouble with the law, it […]

Troy Athens HS Earns Education Service Leader Award

July 13th 2017

Troy Athens HS Earns Education Service Leader Award (Michigan Community Service Coalition, July 13, 2017) Troy, MI – Among the 49 winners of 2017 Governor’s Service Awards were six people or groups from Oakland County, including Troy Athens High School. The winners are individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations that were selected for their commitment to […]

Boys and Girls Clubs of Oakland & Macomb One of Top Ten in the Country

May 12th 2017

Boys and Girls Clubs of Oakland & Macomb One of Top Ten in the Country (Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland & Macomb Counties, May 12, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – Boys & Girls Clubs of America honored the Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland & Macomb Counties as one of the Top Ten organizations […]

Ferndale Orchestra Mentorship Program

November 16th 2010

A new mentorship program was launched during this past month for Ferndale Schools orchestra students.

YEP Awards Turn Teens Into Stars

September 15th 2010

…The young people involved in Affirmations’ Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) were treated like divas Saturday night as they walked a red carpet lined with photo-hungry paparazzi on their way to a glitzy awards program in honor of the brightest stars at the community center – them!…(read more)