Tabatha Morris of Hazel Park left with a smile on her freshly-glossed lips. “I’ve never walked away from a makeup session feeling like this,” she said, referring to the positive glow she got from being the model at the Ferndale Career Center’s “Six Steps to Fabulous” class held on Jan. 20, 2012.
Whether you want to support local charities, or enjoy some good food, Taste of Ferndale is a good choice according to Pawlica. “Ferndale is just as diverse in our food choices as we are in the people who live and work in the city. This event allows people to discover restaurants they may have never heard of before and be reintroduced to some favorites they may not have visited in a while.”
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.
The Jan. 9, 2012 Ferndale City Council meeting was packed with those wanting to see their elected officials get sworn in from their victories in November. Mayor Dave Coulter, who had been appointed by City Council for a partial first term when former Mayor Craig Covey was elected to County Commissioner, had his second swearing in by The Honorable Judge Joseph Longo.
“If I don’t stand up for my God-given right, by any means necessary, then I can’t expect someone else to stand up for me,” Darlene Franklin said to the packed community room at Affirmations community center. “You need gay people to stand up in their own churches and say ‘no more.’”
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.
One of the two has been released pending further investigation. Another remains in custody and is suspected of being the gunman in the incident.