Ferndale

$2,500 Ferndale Elks Raffle to Benefit Green Acres Fitness Park Oct. 15

September 24th 2016

$2,500 Ferndale Elks Raffle to Benefit Green Acres Fitness Park Oct. 15 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – A very special raffle will take place to help fund a fitness park at Green Acres Park, which is located in Hazel Park.  The park will be open for anyone to use. The event costs $50 for a […]

MML #4 – How Crowdfunding Builds Community with Patronicity

September 23rd 2016

MML #4 – How Crowdfunding Builds Community with Patronicity (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 2016) Mackinaw Island, MI – “When most people think of cities, they think of buildings, streets and cars. But when I think of cities I think of people… Where people go and where people meet is at the core of community,” […]

Development Planned for E. 9 Mile and Bermuda in Downtown Ferndale

September 22nd 2016

Development Planned for E. 9 Mile and Bermuda in Downtown Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 22, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The development slated for the former St. Paul’s United Methodist Church site made it past the Planning Commission on Wednesday and needs to go to the Zoning Board before breaking ground.  The property, located at […]

Ferndale Chamber, FernCare to Move, 112 Unit Apt. Bldg. Proposed

September 22nd 2016

Ferndale Chamber, FernCare to Move, 112 Unit Apt. Bldg. Proposed (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 21, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The north side of E. 9 Mile from Leland to Paxton could be the site of a 112-unit apartment building called Ferndale Apartments if a proposed development goes through.  The initial plans were presented to the […]

Sheriff’s Office Hosting Self Defense Class Oct 1, 15 and 29

September 22nd 2016

Sheriff’s Office Hosting Self Defense Class Oct 1, 15 and 29 (EVENT page) The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is proud to team up with the Miss Michigan America Organization, the IGroup Model and Talent Agency, and Common Ground to present the Women’s Self-Defense Awareness Month in Oakland County during the month of October. Sergeant Jen […]

Greenhouse Ferndale Co-Working Space Grand Opening Sept. 27

September 22nd 2016

Greenhouse Ferndale Co-Working Space Grand Opening Sept. 27 (EVENT page) Come celebrate the Grand Opening with us!! This is a Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce Business After 5 event but we are using as an excuse to celebrate! Free Food, Free Drinks, Live Music and our lovable faces, what more could you ask for? Let […]

MML#3 – Cities and Civic Tech, How Local Governments Serve Residents Online

September 20th 2016

MML#3 – Cities and Civic Tech, How Local Governments Serve Residents Online (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 18, 2016) Mackinaw Island, MI – Cities vary on how much effort they put into their websites, apps, social media, and online presence.  Yet clearly the internet is important to residents and those wishing to do business.  How can […]

MML#2 – Cities Facing Increasing Lawsuits over Fees

September 17th 2016

MML#2 – Cities Facing Increasing Lawsuits over Fees (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 18, 2016) Mackinaw Island, MI – Class action lawsuits against municipalities are becoming more common, particularly those over water and sewer billing. Litigation attorney Soni Mithani, a Principal at Miller Canfield in Ann Arbor, took time to educate officials about these types of […]

Baby Boomer’s “Growing Up in Ferndale” Book to be Unveiled at Sept 22 Event

September 17th 2016

Baby Boomer’s “Growing Up in Ferndale” Book to be Unveiled at Sept 22 Event (EVENT page) I am hoping that you will find the time in your busy schedule to attend a reception for the release of my new book: Growing Up in Ferndale. The event, to be held at Affirmations (290 W. Nine Mile […]

MML #1: From Pork to Pollination, Best Ways to Support Local Development

September 15th 2016

MML #1: From Pork to Pollination, Best Ways to Support Local Development (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 15, 2016) Mackinac Island, MI – Development professionals often use the phrase “attract and retain businesses” as their main job functions. But economist and author Michael Shuman is determined to change that. “You cannot attract a local business,” Shuman […]