Growing interest in Detroit’s “Small Shops”

Growing interest in Detroit’s “Small Shops”

There is no doubt about it. Small shops in Detroit are cool, and thriving. What so many don’t know is many of these small shops have been operating in our city’s neighborhoods for years. Others are quietly opening new businesses that will make a difference to residents. Many of those small shops are invisible, never […]

GM pilots STEM Camp in Cody Rouge Community

GM pilots STEM Camp in Cody Rouge Community

More than 2,500 GM volunteers put on work gloves, work boots and safety glasses and headed for the Cody Rouge community for the company’s week-long volunteer event July 24-28. Volunteers came from all levels of GM’s Detroit operation including Chairman Mary Barra, who spent time working in the community. Besides painting, cleaning, gardening and doing […]

Buck Up Detroit: Dollar bills can be worth up to 10 grand Monday

Buck Up Detroit: Dollar bills can be worth up to 10 grand Monday

  Check your dollar bills on Monday, June 12. They could be worth $100, $5,000 or $10,000. Ally Financial will circulate 500 of its “Hardest Working Dollars” around Detroit that day to underscore its commitment to be “home of the hardest working dollar.” A mystery “dollar dropper” will put the worn bills into circulation across […]

More kids are paying attention in class, getting better grades, making healthier food choices and amping up activity levels thanks to Building Healthy Communities

More kids are paying attention in class, getting better grades, making healthier food choices and amping up activity levels thanks to Building Healthy Communities

Kids go off to school almost every day to learn reading, math, science and more. Now with the help Building Healthy Communities, they can also learn how to be a healthier person.  For the ninth year, elementary schoolers can fight childhood obesity and get healthier with common sense solutions with the school-based wellness program’s help. […]