15 02, 2016

Work progressing at new Pontiac Women’s & Children’s Center

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by Carol Hopkins, The Oakland Press The doors opened recently for a sneak peek in a new facility designed to help homeless women and children move into safe, transitional living quarters. Grace Centers of Hope will officially welcome residents to its William A. Davis Women and Children’s Center located at 210 N. Perry Street in [...]

Work progressing at new Pontiac Women’s & Children’s Center 2017-09-19T12:19:10+00:00
13 01, 2016

Mental health services get needed boosts

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Column: Mental health services get needed boosts By Ben Y. Robinson Lt. Gov. Brian Calley is working to help implement mental health recommendations, Robinson writes.(Photo: Dale G. Young / The Detroit News)  Standing alongside Mark Barden, a father who lost a child during the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, President [...]

Mental health services get needed boosts 2017-09-19T12:19:10+00:00
12 01, 2016

Farmington Hills kids’ charity hosts Masquerade Ball

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by Joni Hubred-Golden Guests at last year’s Kyyba Kidz Foundation fundraiser enjoyed a Las Vegas-themed event. (Submitted photo) Kyyba Kidz Foundation, an organization launched by Farmington Hills-based Kyyba, Inc., will host its 2016 Charity Fundraiser Gala Dinner on February 6, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. The Masquerade Ball, held from 7 [...]

Farmington Hills kids’ charity hosts Masquerade Ball 2017-09-19T12:19:10+00:00
4 01, 2016

Revelers must know ‘celebratory’ gunfire can be deadly

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Monday, December 28, 2015 Ending 'celebratory' gunfire By Alexis Price Detroit Police Chief James Craig says the public understands gunfire isn’t the way to celebrate.(Photo: David Coates / The Detroit News) The horrifying sounds of gunshots on New Year’s Eve have been far too familiar for residents in the city of Detroit. However, [...]

Revelers must know ‘celebratory’ gunfire can be deadly 2017-09-19T12:19:10+00:00
30 12, 2015

Sunday Edition: Year-End Charitable Giving

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Robin Ferriby, Vice President for Philanthropic Services at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, appeared on Sunday Edition with Alisa Zee on Sunday,  December 27 to discuss year-end charitable giving. Listen to the interview here:

Sunday Edition: Year-End Charitable Giving 2017-09-19T12:19:10+00:00
11 12, 2015

Southwest Detroit Business Association to Celebrate Completed $6.4 Million West Vernor Streetscape Project, Dec. 10

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Community and business leaders to gather at an invitation-only reception from 4 to 6 p.m. at Detroit Cristo Rey High School The Southwest Detroit Business Association (SDBA), in partnership with the West Vernor & Springwells Business Improvement District (BID), is celebrating the completion of its $6.4 million West Vernor Streetscape Project. The project, which broke ground [...]

Southwest Detroit Business Association to Celebrate Completed $6.4 Million West Vernor Streetscape Project, Dec. 10 2017-09-19T12:19:11+00:00
24 11, 2015

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

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Jennifer Lepard, President and CEO of the Alzheimer's Association - Greater Michigan Chapter, recently appeared on the Alisa Zee show. During her interview she discussed the disease and much more. Click below to listen.    

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month 2017-09-19T12:19:11+00:00
30 10, 2015

India Ambassador Visits Michigan to Discuss Business Partnerships

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DETROIT — OCTOBER 28, 2015 — The Indian Ambassador to the U.S., His Excellency Arun K. Singh, recently made his maiden visit to Michigan where he spent two days in metropolitan Detroit. During this time, he publicly discussed India’s increasingly important role as a global economic power and the opportunities it presents in building business [...]

India Ambassador Visits Michigan to Discuss Business Partnerships 2017-09-19T12:19:11+00:00
12 10, 2015

Rundown Pontiac home transformed by Chrysler volunteers, Grace Centers

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By Carol Hopkins, The Oakland Press A rundown Pontiac home purchased for $10 at a tax sale has been completely remodeled and will be dedicated Oct. 14. Grace Centers of Hope and Grace Gospel Fellowship acquired a dilapidated house on Ellwood two years ago from Oakland County through the tax foreclosure sale. The home [...]

Rundown Pontiac home transformed by Chrysler volunteers, Grace Centers 2017-09-19T12:19:11+00:00
5 10, 2015

Grace Centers of Hope wins international award, earns $25K

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By Dave Phillips, The Oakland Press Grace Centers of Hope in Pontiac has earned the WORLD News Group’s 10th annual Hope Award for Effective Compassion. The center, which assists homeless and disadvantaged people and families, will receive $25,000 along with the award during a reception in Washington D.C. “It is a great honor to receive [...]

Grace Centers of Hope wins international award, earns $25K 2017-09-19T12:19:11+00:00