Wolverine Lake Village Festival and Corn Roast Sept 10

Wolverine Lake Village Festival and Corn Roast Sept 10 (Event Page) Wolverine Lake, MI – Stop by Clara Miller Park on Saturday, September 10, 2016 between 12 noon and 5 pm for the 28th annual Village Festival and Corn Roast!   Enjoy the band, children’s’ activities and great food!!  Visit our website, www.wolverinelake.com, or view the attached…

People of Faith Organizing Around LGBT Equality – Conference Sept. 17

People of Faith Organizing Around LGBT Equality – Conference Sept. 17 (Event Page) Brighton, MI – You are invited to attend our conference and training to build a statewide faith network dedicated to justice and the full inclusion of transgender, lesbian, bisexual and gay people in our congregations and society-at-large. Don’t miss it! St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 200…

Ferndale Library to Host Series on Parent/Teacher Enrichment Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 15

Ferndale Library to Host   Series on Parent/Teacher Enrichment Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 15 (Event Page) FERNDALE, Mich. (Aug 23, 2016)– Proactive collaboration between parents and school faculty can be crucial to assisting a child’s development. The Ferndale Library will begin hosting a three-part series on Parent/Teacher enrichment on Tues., Sep. 6, starting at…

Village of Lake Orion Moves Forward with Human Rights Ordinance

Village of Lake Orion Moves Forward with Human Rights Ordinance (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 22, 2016) Lake Orion, MI – “It’s really time for the village to make another kind of decision – that discrimination is not okay and diversity is welcome in our community.” Attorney Ken Mogill’s words summed up the discussion that preceded…

Butterflies make Heart-Fluttering First Flights at Springfield Monarch Festival

Butterflies make Heart-Fluttering First Flights at Springfield Monarch Festival (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2016) Davisburg, MI –  When he was just 11 years old, Christian Kopicko started volunteering with Monarch Watch and raising butterflies at home to set free in the wild. “Only 2% survive from egg to butterfly in the wild,” Kopicko said. …

Woman Killed in Crash on Woodward was “Roadkill Nights” Drag Race Finalist

Woman Killed in Crash on Woodward was “Roadkill Nights” Drag Race Finalist (Oakland County  Sheriff’s Dept, Aug. 20, 2016) Pontiac, MI – The Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred on south bound Woodward south of Huron in the City of Pontiac.  The crash occurred at about 21:51 hours on…

Quest to Teach Sidewalk CPR Leads to Video & Dream Cruise Learning Stations

Quest to Teach Sidewalk CPR Leads to Video & Dream Cruise Learning Stations (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug, 19, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Whether it’s the disco hit “Stayin’ Alive” or the delightfully nerdy cadence of the “Imperial Death March” from Star Wars, there is a point in Sidewalk CPR where having  song in your…

Villages of Lake Orion and Holly Considering Non-Discrimination Ordinances

Villages of Lake Orion and Holly Considering Non-Discrimination Ordinances (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 17, 2016) Holly, MI – At least two Oakland County municipalities are considering whether to adopt LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinances, also known as human rights ordinances.  The ordinances would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of things that cannot be…