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…

Benevolent Texting, Censorship, and Snorkeldorf: The Story Behind…

Benevolent Texting, Censorship, and Snorkeldorf: The Story Behind a Billboard in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 14, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Like many roadways across the county, Woodward Avenue is lined with billboards.  As people make their way along such roads, their journey is dotted with images of attorneys promising to fight for their clients. With…

Students are the First to Receive Jerry Olli Scholarship through Ferndale Elks

Students are the First to Receive Jerry Olli Scholarship through Ferndale Elks (Oscar Renautt, April 9, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Established this year, the Jerry Olli Scholarship will honor Jerry Olli, a Ferndale Elk and a former Chairman of Michigan State Drug Awareness program, South Oakland Coalition, and Ferndale Youth Assistance board member of many…

FernCare Volunteers and Donors Make Sure Uninsured Have Access to Healthcare

FernCare Volunteers and Donors Make Sure Uninsured Have Access to Healthcare (Michael Kruger, April 9, 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 editor@oc115.com with your idea. Ferndale,…

Ferndale Proves that “Libraries Rock” with Resources, Events, and More

Ferndale Proves that “Libraries Rock” with Resources, Events, and More (Ferndale Area District Library, April 2, 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 editor@oc115.com with your idea.…

Pleasant Ridge & Ferndale Evaluating Walking and Biking on Woodward, Survey Available

Pleasant Ridge & Ferndale Evaluating Walking and Biking on Woodward, Survey Available (City of Ferndale, City of Pleasant Ridge, March 30, 2019) How is the experience of walking and biking along Woodward Ave.? That’s precisely what the Cities of Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge aim to find out with a new grant-funded safety audit. The cities…