Hazel Park

Hazel Park Recreation Easter Bunny Brunch March 28

March 2nd 2015

Hazel Park Recreation Easter Bunny Brunch March 28 (compiled, March 2, 2015) Get your baskets ready for our annual Easter Bunny Brunch to be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015 starting at 12:30pm and lasting until 2pm. The cost is $5 per child. Children will receive pizza, beverage, visit with the Easter Bunny and enjoy […]

Fundraising in the Dark: Royal Oak Youth Assistance Rocks the Blackout

March 1st 2015

Fundraising in the Dark: Royal Oak Youth Assistance Rocks the Blackout (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 1, 2015) For an organization that helps illuminate a path for troubled young people, the skill of navigating life’s challenges is like second nature. So when volunteers from Royal Oak Youth Assistance showed up at Hazel Park Bowl to run […]

Do 911Cell Phone Calls and Texts Work? Auburn Hills Chief Explains

February 28th 2015

Do 911Cell Phone Calls and Texts Work? Auburn Hills Chief Explains (Guest Blog, Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, Feb. 28, 2015) I was glad to see a USA Today news story over the weekend that details the challenges we have with the national cellular 911 system:  we struggle to find out where you are […]

SOGI Story #3: Pride Foundation Director Shares Need for LGBT Conscious Education

February 28th 2015

SOGI Story #3: Pride Foundation Director Shares Need for LGBT Conscious Education (C. Proxmire, Feb. 28, 2015) The SOGI (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity) Issues in Education Conference is hosted each year by Oakland University, with the aim of giving educators and social workers tools they need to understand how best to work with LGBTQ […]

Domestic Violence in the Workplace: Signs to Watch For

February 27th 2015

Domestic Violence in the Workplace: Signs to Watch For (Guest blog by Beth Morrison, HAVEN, Feb. 27, 2015) Domestic violence is a pattern of coercive behavior including emotional, verbal and physical abuse, used by an abuser to gain and maintain power and control over a current or former spouse, intimate partner or dating partner. It knows […]

Oakland County Offering Several Seminars for Business Owners Through March

February 26th 2015

Oakland County Offering Several Seminars for Business Owners Through March (Oakland County One Stop Shop, Feb. 26, 2015) Business owners and entrepreneurs, take advantage of the following seminars and sign up for one of Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center March workshops. You’ll benefit from our hands-on business seminars delivered by an experienced staff and network of public and private […]

Seniors Learn How Not to Get Scammed

February 25th 2015

Seniors Learn How Not to Get Scammed (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 25, 2015) Over thirty seniors and some other guests enjoyed a lively yet informative presentation from Don Ferguson of the Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette’s Office about how to avoid scams. According to the Attorney General’s data, 30% of senior citizens fall victim to […]

Hazel Park and Eastpointe Pass Fire Authority Millages

February 24th 2015

Hazel Park and Eastpointe Pass Fire Authority Millages (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 24, 2015) The voters have spoken and SMORSA is in. The South Macomb Oakland Regional Services Authority was approved by voters in Hazel Park and Eastpointe on Tuesday, creating the new agency which will manage the funding aspect of fire service in those […]

OCC’s “Man Up” Program Focuses on African American Achievement

February 23rd 2015

OCC’s “Man Up” Program Focuses on African American Achievement (Margarita Wagerson, OCC, Feb. 23, 2015) Oakland Community College’s nationally recognized “Man Up” program is off to another great start this year with 35 students enrolled this semester. OCC leaders crafted “Man Up” in 2011 with the goal of keeping young African American men in school and on track to […]

Hazel Park and Eastpointe to Vote on Millage for Fire Authority Feb 24

February 22nd 2015

Hazel Park and Eastpointe to Vote on Millage for Fire Authority Feb 24 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 22, 2015) Tough times call for creative solutions, and Hazel Park City Manager Ed Klobucher has come up with an innovative way to secure new funding, without having to cut fire services. The solution will require a unique […]