Rochester Rotary Seeking Youth for Exchange Program

Rochester Rotary Seeking Youth for Exchange Program (Rotary Club of Rochester, Oct. 14, 2016) Rochester, MI – The Rotary Club of Rochester is now accepting applications for its Youth Exchange program. Rotary’s goal is to promote world understanding one person at the time.  Every year, over 7,000 young scholars explore new cultures and communities through…

Habitat for Humanity Needs Volunteers in Southfield Oct. 20-21

Habitat for Humanity Needs Volunteers in Southfield Oct. 20-21 (Habitat for Humanity, Oct. 14, 2016) Southfield, MI – Due to unexpected circumstances, Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is in dire need of 25 volunteers for Thursday, October 20 and Friday, October 21 in Southfield from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Southfield. Volunteers will…

Online Safety Class for Consumers in Orchard Lake Oct. 25

Online Safety Class for Consumers in Orchard Lake Oct. 25 (EVENT page) Orchard Lake, MI – Michigan Dept. of Attorney General Bill Schuette is hosting an online safety presentation for consumers on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 7pm at Orchard Lake City Hall, 2955 Orchard Lake Road.  RSVP to Councilperson Jennifer Orm at 248-761-8084.  Topics include…

Village of Holly Votes 6-1 Against Human Rights Ordinance

Village of Holly Votes 6-1 Against Human Rights Ordinance (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 12, 2016) Holly, MI – The Village of Holly voted 6-1 against adopting a human rights ordinance that would have prohibited discrimination against LGBT people. Several members of the public spoke against the ordinance. “There’s a natural, inherent conflict because we’re trying…

MML#7 Livonia … Shares Insights on Marijuana Regulation

MML#7  Livonia Chief Assistant Attorney Shares Insights on Marijuana Regulation (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 9, 2016) Mackinac Island, MI – Communities across the state are trying to stay abreast of how the Medical Marijuana Act and subsequent case law and legislation impacts them.  Some officials welcome the efforts to cultivate medical marijuana based businesses, others…

2016 Candidate Interview Anil Kumar for US Congress 11th District

2016 Candidate Interview Anil Kumar for US Congress 11th District (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 9, 2016)   Bloomfield, MI – Dr. Anil Kumar is the Democratic candidate for United States Congress for the 11th District.  He is running against Incumbent Dave Trott.  Independent (and former Republican Congressperson) Kerry Bentivolio. The 11th District includes Auburn Hills,…

Blue Parking Meters Mean More Handicap Spots in Downtown Birmingham

Blue Parking Meters Mean More Handicap Spots in Downtown Birmingham (City of Birmingham, Oct. 7, 2016) BIRMINGHAM, MI – On Saturday, October 8, the City of Birmingham will begin the on-street installation of approximately 70 brand new designated accessible parking spaces throughout the Central Business District. The new spaces are the result of the City’s…

2016 Candidate Interview Congressperson Brenda Lawrence

2016 Candidate Interview Congressperson Brenda Lawrence (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 7, 2016)   Southfield, MI – United States Congressperson Brenda Lawrence is seeking her second term representing the 14th District.  Also running for the seat are Republican Howard Klausner, Libertarian Gregory Creswell and Green Party Candidate Marcia Squier. Congressperson Lawrence has represented the public in…

Huntington Woods Residents Ponder Senior Housing, Discussion Continues Oct. 15

Huntington Woods Residents Ponder Senior Housing, Discussion Continues Oct. 15 (EVENT page) Huntington Woods, MI – Dozens of residents came out to the Recreation Center last Wednesday to discuss the state of housing in Huntington Woods for older adults who may want to remain in the community as they age. They learned about Universal Design,…