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Oct. 9-10 – Ferndale CERT Volunteer Training Class

October 4th 2019

The topic will be on fire extinguisher training and wires down training.

Oakland County Businesses Can Apply for “Going Pro Talent Funding”

August 9th 2018

Oakland County Businesses Can Apply for “Going Pro Talent Funding” (Oakland County Michigan Works, Aug. 9, 2018) WATERFORD, MI. –  Oakland County employers are encouraged to apply for nearly $30 million in training funds and resources to be used in 2019 through Michigan’s new Going PRO Talent Fund, formerly known as the Skilled Trades Training […]

Volunteers Needed County-Wide to Mentor through Youth Assistance

February 2nd 2018

Volunteers Needed County-Wide to Mentor through Youth Assistance Waterford, MI- Throughout Oakland County volunteers are needed to mentor through Oakland County Youth Assistance. A little of your time can make a big difference. As a Mentors Plus volunteer, only a few hours of your time each month, will help a young person in your community. […]

Training for Youth Assistance Mentors Through Oakland County July 22

July 12th 2017

Training for Youth Assistance Mentors Through Oakland County July 22 (EVENT page) A little of your time can make a big difference. As a Mentors Plus volunteer, only a few hours of your time each month, will help a young person in your community. Be a positive adult role model for someone 5 to 16 […]

Gunfire and Explosions at Ferndale’s Taft School Part of Police Tactical Training Through July

June 18th 2016

Gunfire and Explosions at Ferndale’s Taft School Part of Police Tactical Training Through July (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 18, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The sound of gunfire and explosions and the presence of police in tactical gear will be a common site in Ferndale the next few weeks as the Taft School Building becomes the […]

Ferndale: How to Select the Right Dog for You Dec. 9

November 28th 2015

Ferndale: How to Select the Right Dog for You Dec. 9 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Wed. Dec. 9, 2015, 6:30pm Ferndale Area District Library 222 E. 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220. It’s a tough choice when you want to find the right four-legged best friend. The Ferndale Library has partnered with Fido Personal […]

Training for Women: Business Protocols for Success Nov. 13

October 25th 2015

Training for Women: Business Protocols for Success Nov. 13 (EVENT page) Women’s Alliance of Oakland County Introduces Business Protocols for Success A Unique Training Program for Women Friday, November 13, 2015 On Friday, November 13, 2015, the Women’s Alliance of Oakland County will host Business Protocols for Success, an innovative training program designed to help […]

Autism Safety Day for First Responders Aug. 31 and Sept 1

August 21st 2015

Autism Safety Day  for First Responders Aug. 31 and Sept 1 (event listing) Session 1: Monday, August 31, 2015 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Session 2: Tuesday, September 1, 2015 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. Resource Crisis Center (Entrance at Lower Level) 1200 N. Telegraph Road Building 32 East Pontiac, MI 48341 Please use the parking lot on Hospital […]

CERT Training Beginning, Volunteer Rescue Workers Still Wanted

February 1st 2012

The volunteer team will be able to respond to major disasters, and also to help out the fire department in other ways such as first aid support at events and helping to secure the area around downed power lines.

City seeks CERT volunteers to help in emergencies

July 21st 2011

The Ferndale Fire Department is working on putting together a CERT Team to help in the event of natural disasters, downed power lines, and other emergency situations. The Citizens Emergency Response Team can also be used in other situations to help with injuries, searches, having a presence at events in case help is needed, and possibly training other residents about safety and emergency preparedness.