Birmingham

NCRC#2: “The Final Test of Everything,” HUD Secretary Speaks on…

April 2nd 2015

NCRC#2: “The Final Test of Everything,” HUD Secretary Speaks on Fair Housing Mission (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 2, 2015) This is part of our series of stories from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition Conference in Washington DC from March 25-28, 2015. Learn more at www.ncrc.org. As Julian Castro grows into his role as the […]

Best Location Will Win a Free Environmental Headshot – Deadline April 15

April 1st 2015

Best Location Will Win a Free Environmental Headshot – Deadline April 15 (Ron Warren, Ron Warren Photography, April 1, 2015) Win a free environmental portraitphotoshoot! THE GENERAL IDEA: Send me a photograph of an interesting indoor location (in SE Michigan) that you would like to be the setting for your environmental portrait photoshoot. The most […]

Preview The Triple Nickel, While Supporting Birmingham Youth Assistance April 14

March 31st 2015

Preview The Triple Nickel, While Supporting Birmingham Youth Assistance April 14 (Birmingham Youth Assistance, March 31, 2015) On Tuesday, April 14th, BYA is having a RedRaiser from 6-9 p.m at the Triple Nickel located in the 555 Building on Old Woodward, Birmingham Be one of the first to dine at Birmingham’s newest restaurant, The Triple Nickel while helping a […]

League of Women Voters Presents Objective Presentation on State Proposal 1 April 8

March 30th 2015

League of Women Voters Presents Objective Presentation on State Proposal 1 April 8 (League of Women Voters, March 30, 2015) The League of Women Voters Oakland Area will present League of Women Voters Michigan Voter Service Director Eva Packard for a presentation on State Ballot Proposal One, discussing what it is and what it would […]

Rapid Transit Community Listening Session April 2 at Detroit Zoo

March 29th 2015

Rapid Transit Community Listening Session April 2 at Detroit Zoo (March 29, 2015) The Regional Transit Authority is seeking your input as it begins to plan for a regional rapid transit system to connect Oakland County and SE Michigan. Please join us on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 7pm at the Detroit Zoo Ford Education […]

Community Invited to Participate in Birmingham Hometown Parade, May 17

March 27th 2015

Community Invited to Participate in Birmingham Hometown Parade, May 17 For more than 40 years, the City of Birmingham has kicked off the spring and summer season with a community parade. The treasured community tradition, titled the Birmingham Hometown Parade, is scheduled for Sunday, May 17 at 1 p.m. in downtown Birmingham. Members of the […]

Birmingham Schools Parents Warned of Chicken Pox Cases

March 26th 2015

Birmingham Schools Parents Warned of Chicken Pox Cases (Compiled, March 26, 2015) Parents of students in three schools in Birmingham were sent a letter warning them of cases of chicken pox and suggested that parents might consider keeping un-vaccinated children out of school through April 14, according to a report in the Detroit Free Press.  […]

Couples Celebrate One Year Anniversary of First Same Sex Marriages in Michigan (video)

March 22nd 2015

Couples Celebrate One Year Anniversary of First Same Sex Marriages in Michigan (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 22, 2015) The most commonly mentioned memory from one year ago today was that the Oakland County Courthouse was full of love. A one-day window of opportunity gave 322 couples in Michigan the chance to legally get marriage […]

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem

March 17th 2015

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem (Kurt Metzger, DetroitDataGuru.com, March 17, 2015) This week marks the beginning of a voter registration drive in Oakland County.  Clerk/Register of Deeds Lisa Brown will hold five voter registration drives throughout March in the communities of Southfield, Auburn Hills, Royal Oak, Waterford, and Farmington Hills. […]

Ready to Run: Nonpartisan Conference Helps Women Get Involved in Politics April 18

March 8th 2015

Ready to Run: Nonpartisan Conference Helps Women Get Involved in Politics April 18 (compiled, March 8, 2015) Is your network full of untapped political leadership potential?  Do you know women who should consider running for elected office?  Are there women in your circles who wish to lead a more political life?  Invite them attend Ready […]