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Check Out These Three Events Happening in The Village of Milford

Check Out These Three Events Happening in The Village of Milford

Community News   Check out three events happening in The Village of Milford! Give Back Friday— Friday, November 24th Small Business Selfie— Saturday, November 25th Dinner’s On Us— Now through December 21st     Give Back Friday What: Created by The Clothing Cove, 30 downtown […]

14 Ways You Can Give Back on #GivingTuesday

14 Ways You Can Give Back on #GivingTuesday

Feature Image courtesy of Giving Tuesday. Are you giving back this holiday season for #GivingTuesday?   Happy Wednesday, friends! Hope your week is going well so far. Next Tuesday is “Giving Tuesday”— a day when everyone across the globe is encouraged to give back to […]

Happening Today: View Brighton’s ‘Holiday Glow’ Via EarthCam’s Live Webcam

Happening Today: View Brighton’s ‘Holiday Glow’ Via EarthCam’s Live Webcam

Community News   EarthCam is inviting everyone to be a part of the Holiday Glow celebration with its live webcam. The residents of Brighton, MI will be getting a big dose of holiday cheer with the annual Holiday Glow event. Each year, the Greater Brighton […]

Founder & CEO of Company Folders, Inc. Excited About Big Move to Pontiac

Founder & CEO of Company Folders, Inc. Excited About Big Move to Pontiac

Community News   A few days ago (Monday, 11/13), I attended Company Folders’ grand opening celebration in Downtown Pontiac, Michigan. I was running late because Zephaniah was fussy and, you know, #momlife. Nevertheless, I made it out just in time to meet Vladimir Gendelman, Founder […]

ICYMI: Red Kettle Season Is Here and KEM Performs Tonight at Campus Martius

ICYMI: Red Kettle Season Is Here and KEM Performs Tonight at Campus Martius

  Hey, Detroit friends! Are you going to the Tree Lighting Ceremony tonight? I hope to be there with my family. It will be our first Detroit Tree Lighting event! We’re pretty excited about it. 🙂 I wanted to mention to you guys, if you […]

Motown Recording Artist KEM Will Perform at The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign in Detroit

Motown Recording Artist KEM Will Perform at The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign in Detroit

COMMUNITY NEWS     The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit kicks off 2017 Red Kettle Campaign with Motown Recording Artist, KEM   Hi, Detroit Friends! Are you going to the 2017 Detroit Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Campus Martius Park? My family and I plan […]

Buddy’s Pizza is Having a Veterans Day Social Media Contest

Buddy’s Pizza is Having a Veterans Day Social Media Contest

Community News and Social Media Contest for Veterans Day   Buddy’s Pizza is one of my favorite places to get pizza in Metro Detroit. In fact, when we first moved to the metro area, Buddy’s was the first pizza restaurant we visited! (You can see […]

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit Green Works Expands Used Oil Filter Recycling

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit Green Works Expands Used Oil Filter Recycling

Community News   Green Works, a subsidiary business under Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit, has expanded its used oil filter recycling program to now include a collection service in partnership with Green Arbor Environmental. Green Works’ used oil filters recycling service now offers a “milk run” […]

Thanks to FCA Foundation, Military Veterans Can Get $10 Tickets to Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Heroes Night’

Thanks to FCA Foundation, Military Veterans Can Get $10 Tickets to Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Heroes Night’

Something Nice for Military Veterans in Michigan For the special admission price of $10, Michigan military veterans will have the chance to attend “Heroes Night” concerts performed in Orchestra Hall at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO)! This underwriting special is made possible by FCA Foundation, the charitable […]

Get Schooled and Detroit College Access Network Launch the Detroit College Challenge

Get Schooled and Detroit College Access Network Launch the Detroit College Challenge

  Community News in Detroit Education Get Schooled and Detroit College Access Network (DCAN) have partnered together to launch the “Detroit College Challenge”. The award-winning non-profits are hoping to boost the number of Detroit students who qualify for attending and completing college.   Facts About […]

Red Kettle Season for The Salvation Army Begins November 10th

Red Kettle Season for The Salvation Army Begins November 10th

Hi, friends! Now that Halloween is over, it’s time to get ready for the holiday season. What better way to start the holidays than to give back for The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle season?! If you would like to give back to the community, the Salvation […]

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 […]

Michigan Central Station Light Show Was a Nice Surprise

Michigan Central Station Light Show Was a Nice Surprise

My family and I found a nice little surprise in Detroit last night. We spotted the Michigan Central Station light show, part of the “Detroit Homecoming” event. I’m so used to seeing the old train station closed with not much activity going on in it. […]

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 […]



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