Madison Chorale Presents Annual Seasons of Love Concert Feb. 10

Madison Chorale Presents Annual Seasons of Love Concert Feb. 10 Madison Heights, Royal Oak, MI – The Madison Chorale is an auditioned inter-generational musical group open to men and women ages 16 and up.  The group performs a variety of holiday and spring concerts and is currently in its 44th year of performance.  Made up…

Volunteers Needed County-Wide to Mentor through Youth Assistance

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.…

Huntington Woods Seeks Residents for Long Range Budget Planning Committee

Huntington Woods Seeks Residents for Long Range Budget Planning Committee Huntington Woods, MI – With the preparation of the 2018-19 budget underway, the City Commission felt it was an opportune time to establish an ad hoc committee to study the City’s long term financial health.  The impact of the great recession in 2008 has left…

Grants Available for Volunteer Efforts to Clean Michigan’s Waters

Grants Available for Volunteer Efforts to Clean Michigan’s Waters (MDEQ, Jan. 8, 2018) LANSING, MI – The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) and Great Lakes Commission today announced the availability of $25,000 for small grants to support local efforts to clean up Michigan rivers, streams and creeks. Michigan’s Volunteer River, Stream, and Creek Cleanup…

Pontiac’s Menagerie Prepares to Open, Seeking Artists

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…

Reporter Food: Peterlin’s Pot Stickers, Fried Goat Cheese and …

Reporter Food: Peterlin’s Pot Stickers, Fried Goat Cheese & Tenderloin (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 7, 2018) Farmington MI, MI – After a recent conference I went to Peterlin’s in Farmington and was delighted to learn there were special on appetizers.  This meant I could try a couple new things while I was there going over…

Commissioners Announce Website to Combat Human Trafficking

Commissioners Announce Website to Combat Human Trafficking (Oakland County Commissioners Michael Spisz, Janet Jackson and Eileen Kowall) Waterford, MI – January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month and the Oakland County Human Trafficking Task Force (HTTF) is continuing its efforts to combat this serious issue in Oakland County. The bipartisan Oakland County HTTF…

Royal Oak to Consider Raising Parking Rates

Royal Oak to Consider Raising Parking Rates (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 5, 2018) Royal Oak, MI  – Royal Oak City Commissioners will be considering parking rate increases recommended by the Downtown Development Authority at their Monday, Jan. 8 meeting. According to documents in the agenda packet, the following rates are recommended: Parking Rate Recommendations 12-05-2017…