Women’s Power Breakfast kicks off Gleaners campaign to provide 1 million meals for hungry kids in southeast Michigan

Women’s Power Breakfast kicks off Gleaners campaign to provide 1 million meals for hungry kids in southeast Michigan

There are many, many powerful and influential women leaders in southeast Michigan. On Thursday, April 19 more than 700 of them will gather at the 25th annual Women’s Power Breakfast and use that power and influence to raise dollars for Gleaners Community Food Bank to help  stamp out hunger in our region. This year’s breakfast, which […]

Wayne State’s new $65 million performance complex will help promote Detroit’s legacy in performing arts

Wayne State’s new $65 million performance complex will help promote Detroit’s legacy in performing arts

Back in 1961 Wayne State University purchased the First Church of Christ Scientist building and refitted it to become the Hilberry Theatre, which would house the graduate repertory company. Since 1963, there have been more than 5,600 performances enjoyed by more than two million patrons. As a result, the facility is showing its age. “Space […]

Eastern Market Growing Communities offers micro-grants to help small businesses flourish

Eastern Market Growing Communities offers micro-grants to help small businesses flourish

Growing Detroit’s small businesses is essential to revitalizing the city and its neighborhoods. Oftentimes, those small businesses need a leg up to get them to the next successful rung. Eastern Market Growing Communities (EMGC) knows that. Over the past five years, it has invested $520,000 in micro-grants to spur neighborhood revitalization and small business development. […]

LittleGuide Detroit aims to show parents, grandparents city and region are family-friendly

LittleGuide Detroit aims to show parents, grandparents city and region are family-friendly

Detroit is a family-friendly place, but not enough people know it. So says Kerry Doman, who has just launched a new project called LittleGuide Detroit, which lets parents know about the kid-friendly things going on in metro Detroit. The idea stems from her own experience as a new mom to a now 18-month-old.  Doman has lived downtown […]

University of Detroit Mercy to host 2019 National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference, bring hundreds to see city’s revitalization

University of Detroit Mercy to host 2019 National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference, bring hundreds to see city’s revitalization

Hundreds of students, faculty and administrators from more than 28 Jesuit colleges and universities throughout the U.S. will gather at the University of Detroit Mercy’s McNichols Campus in July 2019. They’ll be attending the 2019 National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference (NJSLC) hosted by Detroit Mercy. “The city of Detroit is at a pivotal point in […]

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