Memorial Day Parades and Events Through Oakland County

Memorial Day Parades and Events Through Oakland County (C. Proxmire, May 20, 2015) As Memorial Day approaches people through SE Michigan prepare to honor those who have done military service. Check out the parades and events in the area: Thursday, May 21, 2015 Hazel Park Memorial Festival https://oaklandcounty115.com/2015/05/19/memorial-day-festival-and-events-in-hazel-park-may-21-25/ Friday, May 22, 2015 Southfield City Hall…

Auburn Hills Welcomes Sweets! – Age Friendly Café

Auburn Hills Welcomes Sweets! – Age Friendly Café (Steve Cohen, Auburn Hills Director of Community Development, May 21, 2015) Family owned and operated Sweets!, located at 3395 Auburn Road in Downtown Auburn Hills, has started a new initiative in honor of the City’s Age-Friendly Auburn Hills program. Tuesday’s are now “Senior Day” at this one-of-a-kind café.  Seniors citizens can…

Recyclebank Grants Help Green Programs at Rochester Hills Schools

Recyclebank Grants Help Green Programs at Rochester Hills Schools (press release, May 20, 2015) Thanks to the City’s partnership with Recyclebank and the support of the residents who donated their recycling points, four Rochester Community Schools received nearly $10,000 to implement green projects at their schools. Mayor Bryan K. Barnett and the Rochester Community School…

Madison Heights Woman Honored for Volunteerism with Baker Scholarship

Madison Heights Woman Honored for Volunteerism with Baker Scholarship (press release, May 19, 2015) Baker College of Clinton Township officials have announced Gina Martinez, of Madison Heights, is the recipient of the 2015 Ed Kurtz Leadership Scholarship award. The $2,500 scholarship is awarded annually to a Baker College of Clinton Township student who demonstrates academic…

Expert to Speak on After-Divorce Issues at Bloomfield Twp. Library June 3

Expert to Speak on After-Divorce Issues at Bloomfield Twp. Library June 3 Name: The Never Ending Divorce Date: June 3rd,  6:30-8:00pm Location: Bloomfield Township Public Library 1099 Lone Pine Road (at Telegraph) Bloomfield Township, MI 48302 Fee: $25, Scholarships can be provided for those in need. CONTACT: Suzi Terebelo 248 420-2728 s_terebelo@msn.com Description: The Women’s Divorce Resource…

Beautiful Day for Birmingham Hometown Parade

Beautiful Day for Birmingham Hometown Parade (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 17, 2015) With a sky full of sunshine and streets lined with smiles, the atmosphere was just right for the Birmingham Hometown Parade on Sunday. The parade honored Veterans and paid homage to warriors past.  It also was a chance for various groups and businesses…

Blessings, Adoptions and More Make Claws and Paws Event Fantastic

Blessings, Adoptions and More Make Claws and Paws Event Fantastic (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 16, 2015) In Medieval times, pastors would travel the countryside, stopping at farms and offering to bless the animals in hopes of abundant food production. The tradition of the blessing of pets grew out of this practice, leading to the afternoon…

Denise Ilitch Shares Words of Wisdom at Women in Communication Awards

Denise Ilitch Shares Words of Wisdom at Women in Communication Awards (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 16, 2015) The power of women coming together to support each other was strong on Thursday night as The Association for Women in Communications Detroit Chapter held their Annual Matrix Awards Celebration at the Community House in Birmingham. Denise Ilitch,…

Ferndale Youth Assistance Awards Recognize Great Student Efforts

Ferndale Youth Assistance Awards Recognize Great Student Efforts (C. Proxmire, May 15, 2015) Ferndale Youth Assistance honored several students and groups at their recent annual awards banquet. Congratulations to all the winners: ROOSEVELT PRIMARY SCHOOL NOAH MITCHELL: Noah was nominated by his teacher, Cynthia Krencicki. She nominated him because Noah is an excellent math and…

Pontiac, Oxford, Ferndale and Farmington Schools Honored…

Pontiac, Oxford, Ferndale and Farmington Schools Honored by MASB and SET SEG (C. Proxmire, May 15, 2015) The Michigan Association of School Boards and the SET SEG Foundation Honored 21 Educational Programs from around the state this week, with four districts in Oakland County taking home awards. Pontiac, Oxford, Ferndale and Farmington Schools were all…