Ferndale Mayor’s Business Council Recognizes Entrepreneurial Success

Ferndale Mayor’s Business Council Recognizes Entrepreneurial Success (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 10, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Local business owners were honored Thursday at the Mayor’s Business Council awards.  The presentations, which took place at Pop’s for Italian, honored those who have shown success and citizenship. Patchwork Collective is a co-working space that opened last year…

Ferndale Blessings in a Backpack Helps Keep Students Nourished   

Ferndale Blessings in a Backpack Helps Keep Students Nourished   Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  Message editor@oc115.com with your idea. Ferndale, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak…

Mom Spreading Love Seeks Volunteers for Free Hug Booth at Ferndale Pride Festival

Mom Spreading Love Seeks Volunteers for Free Hug Booth at Ferndale Pride Festival (Lara Mossa, April 23, 2019) UPDATE: Volunteer hug positions filled up quickly after being announced, but there are many other volunteer opportunities available. More info is available at www.ferndalepride.com FERNDALE, MI – Not everyone feels accepted by friends and family when they…

Love of Plants and South-Facing Window Spur Growth of The Plant House at Rust Belt Market

Love of Plants and South-Facing Window Spur Growth of The Plant House at Rust Belt Market (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 23, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Before she and her husband launched the Rust Belt Market eight years ago, Tiffany Best worked for a Beverly-Hills (Michigan) –based gardening business. Not only did she fall in love…

Central Woodward Junior Chamber Connects Young Professionals with Community

Central Woodward Junior Chamber Connects Young Professionals with Community (Joannie Zelinski, 2019 Chapter President, Central Woodward Junior Chamber, April 22, 2019) Berkley, MI – If you’re a young adult age 21 to 40 who would like to become active in the community while having a good time and meeting new people look no further than…

Club Kids Inspired by Tiger’s Manager Ron Gardenhire…

Club Kids Inspired by Tiger’s Manager Ron Gardenhire, Jim Hoff Memorialized (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 19, 2019) Detroit, MI- Metro Detroit Youth Clubs have a long history of working with the Detroit Tigers baseball team for support and inspiration. That partnership was celebrated Wednesday morning as Detroit Tigers Manager Ron Gardenhire joined Club Kids and…

Farmer Nate and Animal Friends Visit Ferndale Lower Elementary

Farmer Nate and Animal Friends Visit Ferndale Lower Elementary (Crystal Proxmire, April 19, 2019) Ferndale, MI – The kids in Ferndale’s Lower Elementary had some special guests Tuesday.  Nate Perkins, known to children as “Farmer Nate,” of Upland Hills Farm in Oxford spent the day teaching kids at Ferndale’s Lower Elementary about animals and life…

Ferndale Student Seeks Votes for Toyota Anti-Texting and Driving Contest

Ferndale Student Seeks Votes for Toyota Anti-Texting and Driving Contest (Lara Mossa, April 18, 2019) Ferndale, MI –  Dressed in yellow and strumming a happy-faced ukulele, Adelaide Wilson sang “Put That Phone Away.” Wilson created the one-minute video for the Toyota TeenDrive 365 Scholarship Contest. The light-hearted film encourages drivers to put down their phones…

Oakland County Breastfeeding Coalition Promotes Access, Support for Moms

  Oakland County Breastfeeding Coalition Promotes Access, Support for Moms (Jennifer Day, Chair of Oakland County Breastfeeding Coalition, April 17, 2019) Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  Message…