Sean Doerr Photography Talk at Southfield Library Oct 29

Sean Doerr Photography Talk at Southfield Library Oct 29 (Press release, Oct 10, 2014) The Southfield Public Library will host author and photographer Sean Doerr on Wednesday, October 29 at 6:30 p.m. Doerr will discuss his book, Lost Detroit Stories Behind the Motor City’s Majestic Ruins, and will share his architectural knowledge and photography of…

Birmingham Historical Museum Wins Award

  Birmingham Historical Museum Wins Award (press release, Oct 10,2014) The Birmingham Historical Museum and Park recently received the Michigan Museums Association (MMA) ‘Best New eperience 2014’ Award at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. The award recognizes outstanding achievement by a Michigan museum for innovative ways to enrich visitor experience and the importance of…

Oakland County Recognizes Sheryl Mitchell as She Heads to Albion

Oakland County Recognizes Sheryl Mitchell as She Heads to Albion (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 8, 2014) County Commissioner Mattie McKinney Hatchett credits Dr. Sheryl L. Mitchell with making her experience as a newly elected board member a manageable one, years ago. “I didn’t know if I was going left or going right, but Sheryl would…

Area TimeBanks Hosting Auction Event in Royal Oak Oct. 18

Area TimeBanks Hosting Auction Event in Royal Oak Oct. 18 (Compiled, Oct. 8, 2014) Live & Silent AUCTION 1ST Ever “Bidding to Build our Communities” Auction Saturday, October 18 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Royal Oak Woman’s Club, 404 S. Pleasant, Royal Oak Light refreshments, entertainment, door prizes, free parking $10 in advance / $15…

Area TimeBanks Hosting Auction Event in Royal Oak Oct. 18

Area TimeBanks Hosting Auction Event in Royal Oak Oct. 18 (Compiled, Oct. 8, 2014) Live & Silent AUCTION 1ST Ever “Bidding to Build our Communities” Auction Saturday, October 18 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Royal Oak Woman’s Club, 404 S. Pleasant, Royal Oak Light refreshments, entertainment, door prizes, free parking $10 in advance / $15…

FEMA Opens Disaster Recovery Center…

FEMA Opens Disaster Recovery Center at Ferndale’s Kulick Community Center (City of Ferndale Press Release, Oct. 7, 2014) Ferndale, MI — FEMA has opened the Oakland County Disaster Recovery Center at the City of Ferndale’s Gerry Kulick Community Center to assist residents who suffered damages and losses in the August 11-13 severe storms and flooding. FEMA’s…

Red Cross Babysitter Training Class Oct. 11

Red Cross Babysitter Training Class Oct. 11 (Compiled, Oct 6, 2014). The American Red Cross will be at the Huntington Woods Recreation Center on Saturday, Oct. 11 to do their newly revised “Babysitters Rock” training course. The program is for youth aged 11-15.  It contains many hands-on activities, role plays, videos and discussions.  “Learn to…

Red Cross Babysitter Training Class Oct. 11

Red Cross Babysitter Training Class Oct. 11 (Compiled, Oct 6, 2014). The American Red Cross will be at the Huntington Woods Recreation Center on Saturday, Oct. 11 to do their newly revised “Babysitters Rock” training course. The program is for youth aged 11-15.  It contains many hands-on activities, role plays, videos and discussions.  “Learn to…

Gay Marriage Update: Five States Gain Equality, Michigan…

Gay Marriage Update: Five States Gain Equality, Michigan Decision Expected Soon (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 6, 2014) The United States Supreme Court declined hearing cases related to same-sex marriage, meaning that in Indiana, Wisconsin, Utah, Oklahoma and Virgina Circuit Court decisions striking down gay marriage bans will be upheld and marriage equality will official be…

Gay Marriage Update: Five States Gain Equality, Michigan…

Gay Marriage Update: Five States Gain Equality, Michigan Decision Expected Soon (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 6, 2014) The United States Supreme Court declined hearing cases related to same-sex marriage, meaning that in Indiana, Wisconsin, Utah, Oklahoma and Virgina Circuit Court decisions striking down gay marriage bans will be upheld and marriage equality will official be…

MDOT Reminds Motorists and Bicyclists to Share the Road (video)

MDOT Reminds Motorists and Bicyclists to Share the Road (video) (Press Release with Additional Info, Oct.6, 2014)   The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) wants to remind motorists and bicyclists alike to be courteous and “share the road.” Schools are now in session, but that doesn’t mean the bicycling season is over. Many people are…