Central Woodward Junior Chamber Connects Young Professionals with Community

Central Woodward Junior Chamber Connects Young Professionals with Community (Joannie Zelinski, 2019 Chapter President, Central Woodward Junior Chamber, April 22, 2019) Berkley, MI – If you’re a young adult age 21 to 40 who would like to become active in the community while having a good time and meeting new people look no further than…

The Rainbow Connection: Group Grants Wishes for Kids Facing Illness

The Rainbow Connection: Group Grants Wishes for Kids Facing Illness (Ashley Adamek, March 27, 2019) Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  Message editor@oc115.com with your idea. Rochester, MI…

Nominations Sought for 2018 Governor’s Service Awards

Nominations Sought for 2018 Governor’s Service Awards (MCSC, Dec. 5, 2018) LANSING, MI. – The Michigan Community Service Commission is pleased to announce that nominations are being sought for the 2018 Governor’s Service Awards. The Governor’s Service Awards are given annually by the governor to individuals, organizations and businesses to acknowledge their commitment to serving…

Goggle Gobble Give Seeks Volunteers for Thanksgiving Day Nov 23

Goggle Gobble Give Seeks Volunteers for Thanksgiving Day Nov 23 Detroit, MI – Gobble Gobble Give Seeks Volunteers for Thanksgiving Day Detroit, MI – Goggle Gobble Give is a day to feed homeless people in Detroit on Thanksgiving. Headquartered in Bert’s Warehouse Theater at Eastern Market 2739 Russell Street, Detroit 48207 To help contact GobbleGobbleGiveDetroit@gmail.com…

Volunteers Join Forces with C.A.R.E.S. in Farmington Hills

Volunteers Join Forces with C.A.R.E.S. in Farmington Hills (C.A.R.E.S., Sept. 29 2017) Farmington Hills, MI – On a hot Sunday summer afternoon, more than 20 members of Hope Lutheran Church turned out to scrub floors and clean out a creek bed at the former St. Alexander site in Farmington Hills. Boosted with an Action Grant…

Bryan’s Hope in Waterford Earns Outstanding Volunteer Org. Award

Bryan’s Hope in Waterford Earns Outstanding Volunteer Org. Award (Michigan Community Service Coalition, July 13, 2017) Waterford, MI – Among the 49 winners of 2017 Governor’s Service Awards were six people or groups from Oakland County, including Bryan’s Hope. The winners are individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations that were selected for their commitment to volunteerism,…

Deanna Tartaglia Fills Vacancy on Ferndale Housing Commission

Deanna Tartaglia Fills Vacancy on Ferndale Housing Commission (Crystal A. Proxmire,  March 27, 2017) Ferndale, MI – “It’s time to lean in girl.” That’s what Ferndale resident Deanna Tartaglia told herself after being one of hundreds of Ferndale women who participated in marches and demonstrations following the inauguration of President Donald Trump. “I felt moved…

Ferndale Blessings in a Backpack Needs Volunteers

Ferndale Blessings in a Backpack Needs Volunteers (Ferndale Schools, Jan. 27, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Blessings in a Backpack, a program that feeds students on free/reduced lunch in the district every weekend during the school year, is looking for more help! We are reaching out to staff and the community to encourage people to join…

Nominations Sought for 2016 Governor’s Service Awards

Nominations Sought for 2016 Governor’s Service Awards (compiled, Feb. 26, 2016)  Lansing, MI -The Michigan Community Service Commission is pleased to announce that nominations are being sought for the 2016 Governor’s Service Awards. The Governor’s Service Awards are given annually by the governor to individuals, organizations and businesses to acknowledge their commitment to serving their…

Bloomfield Twp. Seeking Volunteers for Planning Commission

Bloomfield Twp. Seeking Volunteers for Planning Commission (Bloomfield Township Press Release, Jan. 3, 2015) Bloomfield Twp, MI – The Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees is seeking qualified candidates to fill a vacancy on the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission serves as an advisory body to the Board of Trustees on matters involving site plan approvals, zoning…

Bowling Fundraiser for Freedom Road Transportation Feb. 21

Bowling Fundraiser for Freedom Road Transportation Feb. 21 (EVENT page) Rochester Hills, MI – Freedom Road Transportation Bowling Fundraiser Feb. 21 Classic Lanes (2145 Avon Industrial Dr., Rochester Hills) The challenge of transportation is a daily issue for many people. Many don’t have the convenience of having a vehicle that they can use whenever they…