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The Made Man Honors African-American Male Leaders in Detroit

The Made Man Honors African-American Male Leaders in Detroit

Happy Monday, friends! Hope you had a good weekend and are feeling inspired to start a new week. Speaking of inspiration, an exciting community event is happening tomorrow at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, The Made […]

7 Events Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month

7 Events Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Do you participate in any activities to help support Breast Cancer Awareness Month?  There are so many great ways to support the cause. I found a few events going on in Detroit and Metro Detroit that may be of interest to you.   Support Our […]

Mack is Alive

Mack is Alive

“Mack is ALIVE!” Artina Hardman shouted into the microphone. The crowd cheered and clapped their hands as Hardman continued to talk about the importance of coming together as a community. Soulful R&B music flowed through the speakers as children laughed and danced around. People greeted […]

Sunday Family Fun Day at the Detroit Public Library

Sunday Family Fun Day at the Detroit Public Library

Happy Monday, Friends! How was your weekend? We had a chill weekend with relaxing on Saturday and then a family outing at the Detroit Public Library (DPL) on Sunday. Going to the library is one of our favorite things to do as a family, and we […]

See Pink Go Blue: Support UM Breast Care Center with a Text Message

See Pink Go Blue: Support UM Breast Care Center with a Text Message

Hi, friends! October is right around the corner. Can you believe it?! I feel like the summer just flew right by us. Now the Fall season is here and you know it’s the Fall when you see all of your friends share on Instagram their […]

Goodwill’s The Good Shop Shows WSU Students Thrifty Is In Style

Goodwill’s The Good Shop Shows WSU Students Thrifty Is In Style

My daughter Michala and I have a great love for thrift store shopping. It’s our mom-daughter thing that we enjoy doing together. Our fondness for thrift stores began when we lived in Tennessee. There was a Goodwill store about four miles from our house. We […]

Bar Louie’s ‘Louie Loves’ Fundraiser to Support Hurricane Harvey Relief

Bar Louie’s ‘Louie Loves’ Fundraiser to Support Hurricane Harvey Relief

Hi, Detroit! As you already know, Hurricane Harvey and Irma have caused great damage in parts of Florida and Texas. Many people and organizations are pulling together to help those who were affected by the tropical storms. If you’re looking for a way to give […]

Community Event: The Salvation Army ARC to Host Clothing Giveaway

Community Event: The Salvation Army ARC to Host Clothing Giveaway

Happy Tuesday, Detroit! Hope your week is going well so far. I have another great community story to bring a smile to your face. 🙂 I love The Salvation Army. Not just because I’m addicted to thrift shopping (I love hunting for vintage clothing!). I […]

Wins for Warriors Foundation’s Patriot Ruck #rucktohonor

Wins for Warriors Foundation’s Patriot Ruck #rucktohonor

Hi, friends. Today for Patriot Day (9/11), I would like to share some uplifting news. Patriot Day is a day we take time to honor and remember those who lost their lives in the September 11th terrorist attacks. It is also a time we honor the […]

Photographs from Marine Week Opening Ceremony

Photographs from Marine Week Opening Ceremony

Hi, friends! Marine Week is in full effect this week! I attended the opening ceremony on Wednesday, September 6th with my teen daughter Michala. It was truly inspiring to see so many people out watching the opening ceremony festivities and cheering on the Marines. As […]

Plum Health Direct Primary Care Focuses on Patient-Centered Care in Detroit and Beyond

Plum Health Direct Primary Care Focuses on Patient-Centered Care in Detroit and Beyond

Let’s talk about healthcare! I know healthcare and health insurance can be a touchy topic these days, especially with the spike in insurance premiums. Trust me, my husband and I are feeling the pinch, too. But healthcare is an important topic that everyone should take […]

Memorial Day: Not Just a Celebration of Summer – Honor the Fallen

Memorial Day: Not Just a Celebration of Summer – Honor the Fallen

Memorial Day Weekend in the United States is celebrated as the unofficial beginning of summer. Many people across the country plan cookouts, trips to the beach or lake, and attend summer parties. But Memorial Day means so much more than a celebration of summer. Memorial […]

Interview with Erin Gavle – Founder of Spring Into Corktown

Interview with Erin Gavle – Founder of Spring Into Corktown

Corktown – Detroit’s oldest neighborhood is in store for an exciting event this coming weekend (May 20, 2017)! Spring Into Corktown is a new event created by Erin Gavle, owner of Eldorado General Store and founder of Spring into Corktown, which celebrates community and welcomes the […]

Community Event: GIVE Club Collecting Prom Attire for Covenant House Academy

Community Event: GIVE Club Collecting Prom Attire for Covenant House Academy

If you’re looking for a way to give back to the community, then I have a perfect volunteer event for you! The 2017 graduating class of Covenant House Academy is need of prom attire for young men and women. Join the GIVE Club™ on Saturday, May 13th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. […]



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