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Mentors Plus Program Celebrates with Picnic, Seeks Volunteers

October 15th 2019

Each of the mentors agrees to spend a minimum of one hour a week with a young person, who could use some extra support from their community.

Holly Area Community Coalition Encourages Kids to Make Good Choices

April 2nd 2019

Holly Area Community Coalition Keeping Kids Safe (Nick Klempp, April 2, 2019) Holly, MI –Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series. The Holly Area Community Coalition, whose office is located in the Karl Richter building, has been servicing the community for […]

Dave Garcia to Return as Affirmation’s Director

March 13th 2019

Dave Garcia to Return as Affirmation’s Director (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 13, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Former Affirmations Executive Director Dave Garcia is returning after five years of working for Los Angeles LGBT Center in California.  Garcia left affirmations early in 2014 to take the lead of the Los Angeles LGBT Center, which has six […]

Madison Heights Community Coalition Seeking Nominations for Youth Awards

March 10th 2019

Madison Heights Community Coalition Seeking Nominations for Youth Awards (MHCC, March 10, 2019) Madison Heights, MI- The annual Madison Heights Community Coalition Youth Recognition Breakfast is May 2nd, and we need student nominations based on two categories: Category 1: Exceptional Service to Others—displays incredible initiative and extreme concern for others. Category 2: Overcoming Personal Challenges—achievements […]

Dog Show to Benefit Birmingham Youth Assistance Feb. 3

January 21st 2019

Dog Show to Benefit Birmingham Youth Assistance Feb. 3  Birmingham, MI- Attention all kids aged 4-14!  Do you have a dog with the Waggiest Tail? Could yours have the best trick? Then we want to see you and your pooch at the Birmingham Youth Assistance Kids Dog Show! The show begins at 1pm on Sunday, […]

Nominations Open for Oakland County 40 Under 40 Awards

October 3rd 2018

Nominations Open for Oakland County 40 Under 40 Awards (Oakland County Executive Office, Oct. 3, 2018) Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson‘s Elite 40 Under 40 initiative, now in its eighth year, celebrates Oakland County’s “Best and Brightest” between ages 18 and 39. If you know a young person who adds value to the community […]

Kids Can Enter Water Resources Commission Calendar Art Contest

September 4th 2018

Kids Can Enter Water Resources Commission Calendar Art Contest Pontiac, MI – Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash announces the 14th Annual Kids Clean Water Calendar Contest. Fourth and fifth graders living in Oakland County will have the opportunity to submit their artwork from Tuesday, September 4 to Friday, October 5. This year’s calendar […]

Abbey Lovelace Surprised as Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year

November 26th 2017

Abbey Lovelace Surprised as Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 26, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – Abbey Lovelace was just six years old when she became a Club Kid.  At the Boys and Girls Clubs of Oakland and Macomb Counties’ Royal Oak location, she grew up with an […]

Madison Heights Community Recognizes Youth for Volunteerism

May 9th 2017

Madison Heights Community Recognizes Youth for Volunteerism (Crystal A. Proxmire May 9, 2017) Madison Heights, MI – Families filled the UFCW Hall in Madison Heights Tuesday morning to honor youth throughout the Madison Heights Community for volunteer efforts. “Over 150 nominations were accepted,” said Kimberly Heisler of the Madison Heights Community Coalition, who hosted the […]

Ferndale Youth Assistance Awards Show a Community that Helps Kids

March 26th 2017

Ferndale Youth Assistance Awards Show a Community that Helps Kids (Alissa Malerman, March 26, 2017) FERNDALE – The Ferndale Youth Assistance Program welcomed students, teachers, elected officials and law officers as they pulled up chairs in the very crowded University High School cafeteria to honor contributions of the community’s young volunteers during the Jack and […]