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Author Anne Doyle Speaks of “Springboard Moment” for Women

April 10th 2019

Author Anne Doyle Speaks of “Springboard Moment” for Women (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 10, 2019) Three generations of women have experienced gender stereotypes and inequalities in different ways, and “Powering Up” author Anne Doyle spent a recent Friday morning speaking to a room of female civic leaders and the people who encourage them about how […]

Four Stories of Service from the 2018 WONder Woman Awards

September 28th 2018

Four Stories of Service from the 2018 WONder Woman Awards (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 27, 2018) Troy, MI- The first column Rochelle Riley ever wrote was for the Courier-Journal newspaper in Louisville, KY.  In it she called out city leaders for failing to honor hometown icon Muhammad Ali by letting his boyhood home deteriorate and […]

Nonpartisan Training for Women Interested in Running for Office April 14

March 29th 2018

Nonpartisan Training for Women Interested in Running for Office April 14  Troy, MI – If you are running for office now or in the future please join us Saturday, April 14 from 8:30am-1pm at Troy School Service Center 4420 Livernois, Troy. $30 registration fee includes light refreshments at check in and casual lunch. Political Consultant Christy […]

Party Chairs Barnett and Mungioli Share Wisdom with Women

January 17th 2018

Party Chairs Barnett and Mungioli Share Wisdom with Women (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 17, 2018) Bloomfield Township, MI – In Oakland County, both the Republican and Democratic parties have a woman as the Chairperson.  This gave the members of the non-partisan Women Officials Network the chance learn from both Democratic Chair Vicki Barnett and Republican […]

Officials Call for Repeal of Ban on Sharing Information about Ballot Proposals (video)

January 21st 2016

Officials Call for Repeal of Ban on Sharing Information about Ballot Proposals (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 21, 2016) Roseville, MI – “There is a stereotype of librarians as being quiet and meek. I hope that our presence today helps to debunk that stereotype. And if they want to throw us in jail for sharing […]

Adam Kochenderfer Gets County Commission Seat, Rochester Hills Council Seeks Applicants

December 8th 2015

Adam Kochenderfer Gets County Commission Seat, Rochester Hills Council Seeks Applicants (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2015) Rochester Hills, MI – Rochester Hills resident Adam Kochenderfer is moving on up. Kochenderfer was appointed to The Oakland County Board of Commissioners last week, filling a vacancy left when Commissioner Jeff Matis was appointed by Governor Rick […]