Wayne State professor researching risk of hearing loss in Detroit firefighters

Wayne State professor researching risk of hearing loss in Detroit firefighters

We know those who chose to become firefighters risk their lives for us every day. They are also risk their health. Firefighters are exposed to hazardous chemicals, toxic gases, vapors or particles – all of which can cause serious health issues including hearing loss. For firefighters in Detroit, and other postindustrial cites, heavy metal exposure, […]

U of D Jesuit students team up with Pistons’ Andre Drummond to adopt 42 Detroit families for Christmas

U of D Jesuit students team up with Pistons’ Andre Drummond to adopt 42 Detroit families for Christmas

Christmas will come a little early for 42 Detroit families adopted by students at the University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy. The students will deliver gifts and food to the families on Dec. 14. It’s part of the school’s annual Focus:Hope Christmas Celebration, now in its 29th year. Beginning on Nov. 7 each […]

HAP sponsorship saves annual Belle Isle New Year’s Eve Family Fun Run/Walk

HAP sponsorship saves annual Belle Isle New Year’s Eve Family Fun Run/Walk

Thanks to Health Alliance Plan (HAP) runners and walkers can once again spend part of their New Year’s Eve getting some exercise at the annual Belle Isle New Year’s Eve Family Fun Run/Walk before they head out to celebrate. Back in 1970 Jeanne Bocci, a former nationally ranked race walker, and Jerry Bocci, an ex-college […]

Detroit’s America’s Thanksgiving Parade named second best in the U.S.

Detroit’s America’s Thanksgiving Parade named second best in the U.S.

We know our America’s Thanksgiving Parade is spectacular, and now the whole country knows it. America’s Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van was voted second in the Best Holiday Parade category in the USA Today 10Best Reader’s Choice travel award contest. “Detroit has been hosting America’s Thanksgiving Parade (originally called the Michigan Thanksgiving Parade) since […]

Palmer Park to hold its annual old-fashioned WinterFest December 10

Palmer Park to hold its annual old-fashioned WinterFest December 10

The historic Log Cabin in Palmer Park will be the centerpiece for the annual WinterFest coming up on Sunday Dec. 10. The free family-friendly event runs from 2-5 p.m. and offers old-fashioned horse and carriage rides, hot cider, hot chocolate, holiday cookies, candy canes, music, arts and crafts, and, of course, a meeting with Mr. […]

Empowerment Plan’s Maxwell Coats now available to public

Empowerment Plan’s Maxwell Coats now available to public

Now’s the time to get one of the first Maxwell Coats brought to you by The Empowerment Plan. Maxwell Detroit was launched within Empowerment Plan and is introducing its coats to the public for the first time. Started by Veronika Scott in 2012, The Empowerment Plan manufactures a coat for the homeless community that can transform into […]

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