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Pontiac’s Menagerie Prepares to Open, Seeking Artists

January 7th 2018

Pontiac’s New Restaurant Menagerie Prepares to Open, Seeking Artists (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 7, 2018) Pontiac, MI – As the Menagerie Lounge prepares for their Feb. 2018 opening in Downtown Pontiac, entrepreneurs and culinary creators April and James Forbes are looking for the finishing touches to make their newest venture one to remember. They are […]

2017 Candidate Interview: Coleman Yoakum for Pontiac City Council Dist. 2

October 13th 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: Coleman Yoakum for Pontiac City Council Dist. 2 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 13, 2017) Pontiac, MI – Coleman Yoakum is running for City Council in Pontiac for District 2.  Also on the ballot for the Nov. 7 election is incumbent Donald Woodward.  Maureen Dunwoodle is also running as a write-in candidate. Yoakum […]

Better Pontiac Community Picnic April 15

April 12th 2017

Better Pontiac Community Picnic April 15 (EVENT page) Pontiac, MI – On April 15 Better Pontiac is hosting a community picnic at Murphy Park! 2-4pm Murphy Park is located at 441 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd S; Pontiac, Michigan The picnic follows the Perfect the Parks community cleanup.  For more info on that go to […]

Pontiac Library Martin Luther King Jr. Program Jan. 14

January 7th 2017

Pontiac Library Martin Luther King Jr. Program Jan. 14 (EVENT page) Pontiac, MI –  Pontiac Public Library Dr. Martin Luther King Program (Saturday, January 14th, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.) Food, music and poetry in honor of Dr. King. Contact the library at (248) 758-3943 if you would like to display your talent during this program. Sponsored by the Friends of the […]

Holiday Extravaganza Parade and Festival in Pontiac Dec 3

November 19th 2016

Holiday Extravaganza Parade and Festival in Pontiac Dec 3  (EVENT page) Pontiac, MI – There will be over 100 of your favorite costume characters handing out FREE hugs, beautiful professional floats from The Parade Company, professional balloons, marching bands, fire trucks and choreographed dancers all joining together to bring you a memorable parade. The parade […]

Sheriff’s Nonprofit Hosts Annual Pontiac Spring Carnival May 19-29

May 19th 2016

Sheriff’s Nonprofit Hosts Annual Pontiac Spring Carnival May 20-29 (EVENT page) Pontiac, MI – The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office “Deputies for Kids” is a charitable, non-profit 501c3 organization that Oakland County Sheriff’s Office – Pontiac Substation formed in 2012. “Deputies for Kids” was created in an effort to build strong relationships with the community and […]

Nominations Open for Pontiac Community Awards

March 2nd 2016

Nominations Open for Pontiac Community Awards (PDBA Press Release, March 2, 2016) Pontiac, MI – For the fifth year in a row the community of Pontiac, organized by the Pontiac Downtown Business Association (PDBA), honors volunteers and organizations that help make the community shine.  The honors go out to those who participate in activities specifically […]

Healthy Pontiac Meeting about Bicycle and Walking Access Feb. 20

February 16th 2016

Healthy Pontiac Meeting about Bicycle and Walking Access Feb. 20 (EVENT page) Saturday, February 20th: Healthy Pontiac, We Can Community Meeting, 10 am-12 pm “What would make it easier to walk and bike in your Pontiac neighborhood?” They want to hear your feedback. Pontiac Public Library, 60 E. Pike Street, Downtown Pontiac Offered in English […]

Better Pontiac Launches Campaign to Restore Historic Site

January 30th 2016

Better Pontiac Launches Campaign to Restore Historic Site (Press Release, Jan. 30, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Better Pontiac is working with community partners and speaking with the Pontiac City Government to restore one of the city’s historic gems: Oak Hill Cemetery. This campaign seeks to energize the Pontiac community to take care of one of […]

Better Pontiac Crowdfunding for Comic Book Art Program

January 5th 2016

Better Pontiac Crowdfunding for Comic Book Art Program (Better Pontiac, Jan. 5, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Better Pontiac has launched a crowdfunding campaign on the platform Indiegogo in order to generate funds for a local comic book art workshop in Downtown Pontiac. Better Pontiac Nonprofit is organizing the second semester of the Comic Workshop for […]