Please join us for the following Ferndale Recreation events, and visit www.ferndalerecreation.com for more information!
The City of Fendale has declared the Kulick Community Center at 1201 Livernois as a “Cooling Center.”
When a “Heat Advisory” or “Action Ozone Day” has been declared, Ferndale residents may come to the Community Center to cool off.
The Cooling Center hours will be Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Participants will have access to specific rooms at the Center. Tables and chairs, board games and TV will be available for use. Lunch is served from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. for $3 for individuals 55 years and older. All others are $6.
The Ferndale Community Foundation has announced seven grant awards for 2011. The awards go to groups and efforts that make the community better. Dan Martin, President of the Community Foundation, presented the awards along with Treasurer Helen Weber. Since 2003 the Foundation has provided over $50,000 to local causes.
So far 151 people without health insurance have been treated in the first six months of the Fern Care Free Health Clinic according to their recently released six month review…
The grandmothers who met on April 11, 2011to hear from Dr. Donald Deering may not fit into the stereotypical role of grandparent, but their stories of frustration (and ultimately of love) are more common than people might think. Throughout Oakland County there are grandparents who have taken on responsibility of raising their grandchildren.
The Summit was put on by a coalition of groups and individuals, including: ACLU of Michigan, Adult Well Being Services, Affirmations, Citizens for Better Care, Equality Michigan, Jewish Gay Network, the Jim Toy Community Center, and S.P.I.C.E. Information collected at the summit will be used to guide the coalition in working to solve the problems faced by the aging LGBT population.
The Ferndale Elks Club was packed on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 as community members gathered to recognize and send off four Members of the US Navy Tactical Support Center 0374 as they prepare to ship off for Afghanistan.
But for those that live on the Northwest corner of town, snow days are a lot easier thanks to The Woodland Park Improvement Association (WPIA). And also to Clinton Rasch, the kind neighbor who gets up bright and early with his monster snow blower to clear the walkways of W. Oakridge, W. Drayton, W. Woodland, W. Maplehurst and part of W. Lewiston as part of a low-cost agreement with the WPIA.
Jeannie Davis, longtime Ferndale resident and President of the Ferndale Seniors, is going to be on the hot seat on Friday November 19th in a local-celebrity roast to benefit The Ferndale Community Foundation and the Ferndale Seniors.
Ferndale Mayor Craig Covey continued his annual tradition of joining The Ferndale Seniors for a Town Hall Meeting and luncheon on Oct. 27, 2010.
The Ferndale Seniors held a Taste Fest fundraiser at the Ferndale Public Library on Oct.27, 2010 to celebrate the release of their new Senior Cook Book. There were tables of food and a chance to talk about the recipes provided by Ferndale’s most active elders.
October 27, 2010 is a big one for The Ferndale Seniors. First they’ll be getting a visit from Mayor Craig Covey, at the annual Senior Town Hall Meeting at 11am at the Kulick Center (1201 Livernois). Then in the evening they will be celebrating the launch of their first ever Ferndale Seniors Cookbook with a Taste Fest from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at the Ferndale Public Library (222 E. 9 Mile)…(read more)
…Maybe there are a lot of former teachers in this group. A balanced ‘f’ is a rare thing,” said handwriting expert Gina Glassgold at the Sept. 22, 2010 Ferndale Seniors meeting….(read more)