Southfield

Family Story Time at Southfield Library Jan 12

December 26th 2014

Family Story Time at Southfield Library Jan 12 (SPL Press Release, Dec. 26, 2014) Join us Monday, January 12, at 7:00 pm in the Space Station Program Room for a fun story time! The Southfield Public Library’s Junior Library Board members will present Family Story Time with stories, Readers’ Theater, and crafts for children of […]

Oakland Co. Employee Casual Day Funds Go to 15 Charities

December 24th 2014

Oakland Co. Employee Casual Day Funds Go to 15 Charities (Oakland County Press Release, Dec. 24, 2014) Last week, Oakland County Executive, L. Brooks Patterson, awarded fifteen charities and a veteran with $29,000 dollars in funds that were raised by Oakland County employees through their Casual Day Funds Program. The program allows employees in participating departments and […]

Robbery Attempt in Bingham Farms

December 16th 2014

Robbery Attempt in Bingham Farms (press release, Dec. 16, 2014)   At about 8:15pm on Monday, 12/15/14, in the area of 13 Mile & Telegraph a Bingham Farms resident was approached as she was retrieving her mail from the mailbox.  An unknown male demanded money from the resident as she stood at her mailbox.  The […]

Jimmy Alter & Friends Blues Performance in Southfield Dec. 17

December 11th 2014

Jimmy Alter & Friends Blues Performance in Southfield Dec. 17 (SPL Press Release, Dec. 11, 2014) Jimmy Alter & Friends are the featured performers at the Southfield Public Library’s next Jazz & Blues series program to be held on Wednesday, December 17 at 6:30 p.m. General admission is $5.00 or $3.00 admission for Friends of […]

Task-force Seeks Nominations for Martin Luther King Jr. Awards…

December 2nd 2014

Task-force Seeks Nominations for Martin Luther King Jr. Awards in Southfield and Lathrup Village (Southfield Press Release, Dec. 2, 2014) The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Task Force of Southfield is currently seeking nominations for the 2015 MLK Community Service Award. The award honors one individual each year who best exemplifies the qualities of the […]

One Voice Chorus… to benefit Ruth Ellis Center Dec. 14

December 2nd 2014

One Voice Chorus to Sing at Northwest UU to benefit Ruth Ellis Center Dec. 14 (NWUU press release, Dec. 2, 2014) Sunday December 14 @ 7:00 pm Our Northwest Singers Choir will partner with One Voice Chorus, an LGBT choral group for a Holiday Concert that will be on Sunday, December 14 at 7:00 pm. […]

…the Goodness of Regional Philanthropy

November 25th 2014

Guest Column: Thanksgiving for the Goodness of Regional Philanthropy (Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, Nov. 25, 2014)   A November 11 Detroit News Editorial, entitled “Foundations think out of box to aid Detroit,” paid credit to the foundations who came forth to help fund the Grand Bargain and move the Detroit bankruptcy process to […]

…Prayers for Healing Ferguson Nov. 26

November 25th 2014

Hope United Methodist Church in Southfield Hosting Prayers for Healing Ferguson Nov. 26 (Press release, Nov. 25, 2014)   Ferguson, Missouri: Prayers for Healing Wednesday, November 26 – 6:30 pm Hope United Methodist Church   Clergy and congregation members in Southfield are inviting the community to a service of prayer and reconciliation on Wednesday, November […]

Transit Summit Connects… Communities and more (video)

November 24th 2014

Transit Summit Connects Business, Faith, Education Communities and More (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 22, 2014)   Who cares about public transportation? Judging from the diverse crowd at the Build Business Build Transit summit on Nov. 18 at Ford Field in Detroit, it’s pretty much everybody. The summit brought together people in the faith community, […]

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted…

November 21st 2014

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted of Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme (US Department of Justice Press Release, Nov. 21, 2014) On November 19, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, a federal jury after deliberating 4.5 hours convicted the president and founder of Happy’s Pizza of conspiracy to defraud the United States […]