169 Positions Cut as Hazel Park Schools Approves 5-Year Deficit Elimination Plan

169 Positions Cut as Hazel Park Schools Approves 5-Year Deficit Elimination Plan (Hazel Park Schools Press Release, March 31, 2015) On Monday, March 30, 2015, The Hazel Park Board of Education approved the district’s deficit elimination plan and have submitted it to the Michigan Department of Education. On June 30, 2014 the district had a…

Troy Police Create “Safe Zone” for Craigslist Transactions

Troy Police Create “Safe Zone” for Craigslist Transactions  (Troy Police Press Release, March 31, 2015)  The Troy Police Department is offering the front parking lot of the police station as a “safe zone” for Craigslist transactions. Across the country, a variety of criminal incidents have been connected to Craigslist transactions. This is a preventative measure…

Troy Police Create “Safe Zone” for Craigslist Transactions

Troy Police Create “Safe Zone” for Craigslist Transactions  (Troy Police Press Release, March 31, 2015)  The Troy Police Department is offering the front parking lot of the police station as a “safe zone” for Craigslist transactions. Across the country, a variety of criminal incidents have been connected to Craigslist transactions. This is a preventative measure…

NCRC#1: Diversity and Prosperity Integrate Well in Oak Park, Illinois

NCRC#1: Diversity and Prosperity Integrate Well in Oak Park, Illinois (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 24, 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 part of the National Coalition Reinvestment Coalitions Annual Conference in Washington DC,…

Avoiding Judgmental Messages in Sales (and Life)

Avoiding Judgmental Messages in Sales (and Life) (Erik Meier, Sandler Training, March 27, 2015) Did you ever have a conversation with a prospect who suddenly, and for no apparent reason, became unreceptive to perfectly good advice? It happens to many salespeople. Shortly after we offer advice or insights rooted from deep personal and organizational experience,…

Community Invited to Participate in Birmingham Hometown Parade, May 17

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…