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Picketers Oppose Privatization of Ferndale Schools Custodial Services

March 22nd 2015

Picketers Oppose Privatization of Ferndale Schools Custodial Services (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 21, 2015) With red shirts and yellow signs, members of UAW, AFSCME, and FAES/FEA marched back and forth in front of the Ferndale Schools Administrative Building on March 16 in protest of the School Board’s decision to get proposals to privatize maintenance in […]

Community Foundation Awards $150,000 to Orgs. Across the Region to Benefit Youth

December 27th 2014

Community Foundation Awards $150,000 to Orgs. Across the Region to Benefit Youth (CFSEM Press Release, Dec. 27, 2014) The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced the distribution of $150,000 in grants to fund 18 projects through its YOUth Voice Social Justice grant program. Earlier in 2014, the Metropolitan Youth Policy Fellows, a diverse group of youth […]

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash!

January 24th 2013

The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area. This will be updated regularly on their website at Below are the most recent job listings:

Senator Gregory Presents FHS Graduate Natalie Berger…

July 24th 2012

“My inspiration for the video is what the face of a young person’s mind might look like—putting together images, music and colors that come to mind when I think of the embodiment of a young, starry-eyed mind with dreams for the future,” said Ferndale High School graduate

Hazel Park Promise Zone Gets Grant Money from Walmart

July 3rd 2012

The grant helps secure an additional, matched $100,000 donation from Sutar Sutarek Foundation to ensure college scholarships and college readiness for every high school graduate from Hazel Park High School.

Ferndale Community Foundation Announces 2012 Grants

June 26th 2012

The Ferndale Community Foundation Announced it 2012 Grants at the City Council meeting on June 25, 2012. Each year the foundation raises money to be distributed to projects throughout the city. $8,000 was awarded in total.

David Michael Smith Scholarship Winners

June 24th 2012

The scholarship is a way for the Smith’s to encourage other young people in the community, a way to remind young people to not play around train tracks, and a way to honor their son. This year Jillian Rossman and Darious Alvis, Jr. were the selected recipients.

FEF’s Annual Dinner/Auction Party! March 15

March 8th 2012

FEF’s Annual Dinner/Auction Party! March 15, 2012 from 6-10 pm @ Boogie Fever in Ferndale (2290 Woodward). Here’s the link to the invitation pictured to the left. You could win $5000 in our annual raffle – tickets are $10!

School Bond Debated at CFF Forum

February 15th 2012

For the Feb. 12, 2012 forum on the school bond, Citizens for Quality Education Treasurer Bob Borkram discussed why he thinks people should vote for the school bond. Resident and occasional political candidate Tom Gagne spoke against the bond.

Charity of Choice: Ferndale Soup

February 1st 2012

This month’s Charity is Ferndale Soup. The premise of Ferndale Soup is simple. On the third Sunday of each month, a bunch of people get together and each pay $5 to enjoy some soup (and other delicious food) and listen to presentations about projects that people would like to start. Then they vote on which project gets to take home the funding.