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Be Berkley. Logo and Branding Results Unveiled, Voters to Decide

November 17th 2015

Be Berkley. Logo and Branding Results Unveiled, Voters to Decide (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 16, 2015) The potential new brand for Berkley was unveiled at Monday night’s council meeting, to a crowd full of mixed reactions. The concept is “Be. Berkley,” and the suggested logo has the word “BE” in large block letters with the […]

Boys & Girls Club BeFit Program Encourages Kids to be Healthy & Active

November 16th 2015

Boys & Girls Club BeFit Program Encourages Kids to be Healthy & Active (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 16, 2015) Last year over 150 kids from about age 7 to 18 trained twice a week for two months and successfully did at least a 5K run. These are kids who might not otherwise have had access […]

Nessel Talks to Students about Supreme Court Win, Next Fight (video)

November 16th 2015

Nessel Talks to Students about Supreme Court Win, Next Fight (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 16, 2015) When the case of DeBoer v. Snyder made it to the Supreme Court and found success among other cases securing the right of same-sex couples to marry, it happened because of many people coming together to argue, fund, […]

Berkley Park & Rec. Community Engagement Mtg. Dec. 10

November 16th 2015

Berkley Park & Rec. Community Engagement Mtg. Dec. 10 (EVENT page) Parks & Recreation Department to Hold Second Community Engagement Meeting Dec. 10 The City of Berkley is holding a second Parks and Recreation Community Engagement Meeting to receive input from the public regarding the City’s Parks and Recreation Plan. Join your neighbors and exchange […]

Royal Oak: Volunteer at Welcome Inn, Training Nov. 21

November 16th 2015

Royal Oak: Volunteer at Welcome Inn, Training Nov. 21 (EVENT page) The Welcome Inn, operated by South Oakland Citizens for the Homeless, is the only daytime warming center for the homeless in all of South Oakland County. On any given day between70 to 90 guests use the facility located in Royal Oak’s Starr Presbyterian Church. […]

RO: Black Lives Matter Presentation to Gray Panthers Nov. 21

November 16th 2015

Royal Oak: Black Lives Matter Presentation to Gray Panthers Nov. 21 (EVENT page) Nov 21    10 a.m. BLACK LIVES MATTER –  BLACK LIBERATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY  Dennis Black, an activist with the Coalition for Black Struggle, will speak on Black Lives Matter and much more at the monthly meeting of Gray Panthers of […]

Historical Preservation Themed Planners Gathering, In a Calf Barn Setting Dec. 4

November 16th 2015

Historical Preservation Themed Planners Gathering, In a Calf Barn Setting Dec. 4 (EVENT page, via Oakland County Blog) As a 2015 Barn of the Year, designated as such by the Michigan Barn Preservation Network, the 1927 Calf Barn at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm offers much to consider for those with an […]

Groups Collecting Clothes for Homeless Vets: HP, Ferndale, RO, Pontiac & Waterford

November 16th 2015

Groups Collecting Clothes for Homeless Vets: Hazel Park, Ferndale, Royal Oak, Pontiac & Waterford November 13, 2015 This holiday season, the Ferndale Elks, Hazel Park Eagles, and Detroit Tough gym are partnering up to collect new or gently used clothing and blankets to be distributed among the nearly 2,000 homeless veterans in the Detroit area. […]

Berkley Hometown Holidays Dec. 5

November 16th 2015

Berkley Hometown Holidays Dec. 5 (EVENT page) The Berkley Downtown Development Authority invites the region to gather for our annual Hometown Holidays on Dec. 5  from 1:00pm. to 8:00 pm on the streets of Downtown Berkley. Step back in time with vintage trolley rides, carolers, a petting zoo, community art project, treats, and deals from […]

FREE Ladies Night Out at Blumz in Ferndale Nov. 20

November 16th 2015

FREE Ladies Night Out at Blumz in Ferndale Nov. 20 (EVENT page)   Blumz by JRDesigns will once again be hosting their annual Fun, Festive, and FREE Ladies Night Out at their Ferndale store (503 E. Nine Mile Rd.) on November 20th, 2015.  The event will feature over 20 local vendors selling their handmade items […]