Small businesses are growing in concert with valuable resources

Small businesses are growing in concert with valuable resources

Small businesses continue to open on a regular basis in Detroit, according to The LEE Group Founder Mark S. Lee, who is among advocates helping start-ups, stay up in Detroit. It’s no surprise that demand for small business resources is growing in concert with neighborhood and small business expansions. Among upcoming small business resources, is […]

Help Wanted: 15,000 job seekers needed to fill jobs in Michigan’s Professional Trades

Help Wanted: 15,000 job seekers needed to fill jobs in Michigan’s Professional Trades

Years past, job seekers nearly always outnumbered job openings, particularly in the state’s urban centers. But this is not the case in the skilled trades industry today, which has plenty of top high-wage, high-demand Professional Trades careers left open – 15,0oo of them annually, according to current estimates. Gov. Whitmer call for 60 percent of Michiganders to […]

Early disbursement of food assistance announced

Early disbursement of food assistance announced

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) just announced that it will issue March and April food assistance benefits early to reduce the gap between benefits payments that resulted from the partial federal government shutdown. “Food assistance recipients can expect to receive next month’s benefits on March 3, 4 or 5,” according to […]

Two additional churches in Detroit to provide overnight sheltering January 29-30

Two additional churches in Detroit to provide overnight sheltering January 29-30

With extreme sub-zero temperatures forecast in the next two days, two additional churches in Detroit will provide overnight sheltering the nights of Tuesday, January 29 and Wednesday, January 30. Pope Francis Center, located at 438 St. Antoine – can accommodate 46 people St. Augustine/ St. Monica, located at 4151 Seminole – can accommodate 47 people […]

Bank of America summer internship program seeks applicants by Feb. 1

Bank of America summer internship program seeks applicants by Feb. 1

Leadership doesn’t begin in the nation’s capital. As a matter of fact, Bank of America’s leadership philosophy stresses that building the blocks of character, commitment and quality begins in neighborhoods and communities where promising youth are found. Open to high school juniors and seniors in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties, the Bank of America Student […]

A greener guide to gift-giving and holiday get-togethers

A greener guide to gift-giving and holiday get-togethers

A greener outlook to the holiday season doesn’t boil down to who brings salad to the pot luck. As a matter of fact, with a fast-growing market of vegetarians and vegan food consumers throughout the country, meals designed around plates that will contain plant-based dishes aren’t as rare as they were during celebrations past. Whether […]

Bank of America Charitable Foundation awards $1.1 million to metro Detroit nonprofits helping those in financial stress

Bank of America Charitable Foundation awards $1.1 million to metro Detroit nonprofits helping those in financial stress

Metro Detroit families and individuals facing difficult financial decisions will get more help from 39 Detroit nonprofits thanks to a $1.1 million award from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. The foundation celebrated its annual “Detroit Day of Giving” on Nov. 14 by distributing the dollars to the organizations that work to ensure individuals and […]