Free flicks coming the Beacon Park Saturdays in February

Free flicks coming the Beacon Park Saturdays in February

Free February Flicks. That’s what’s coming to Beacon Park Saturdays, Feb. 10-24. That big 10,000-square-foot heated tent you see there will be transformed into a community movie theater complete with comfy couches. There’ll also be food and drink. You can choose from Jetta’s Gourmet Popcorn and legendary chicken wings and smash burgers by Sweetwater Tavern. […]

Enroll now! More than 8,000 summer jobs open for Detroit’s young people

Enroll now! More than 8,000 summer jobs open for Detroit’s young people

More than 8,000 young Detroiters will be able find jobs with area businesses and organizations this summer. The application process is now open for Grow Detroit’s Young Talent (GDYT). Youth looking for summer employment, as well as companies and organizations that want to provide summer jobs or be a sponsor, can go to www.GDYT.org to sign up. […]

More than 50 local churches to take crisis training to learn how to protect parishioners in case of attack

More than 50 local churches to take crisis training to learn how to protect parishioners in case of attack

Over the last few years we’ve seen it happen in Texas, in Kanas, and in South Carolina – shootings that killed and wounded parishioners while they worshiped. The violence has also hit close to home. Just a few weeks ago, a bullet went flying through the glass door of Zion Church in Troy. No one […]

Twelve women-owned community-focused businesses to get boost from Ford Empower-HER

Twelve women-owned community-focused businesses to get boost from Ford Empower-HER

A good pitch will win 12 local women a share of $50,000 to use to support the startups they’ve created that will make their communities better places to live. You can see how they do at the inaugural Ford Empower-HER pitch competition on Feb. 7 at Ford headquarters in Dearborn. You can register for the […]

$145,000 Kroger grant to Forgotten Harvest provides more than a half million meals for hungry in Southeast Michigan

$145,000 Kroger grant to Forgotten Harvest provides more than a half million meals for hungry in Southeast Michigan

A $145,000 grant from the Kroger Foundation to Forgotten Harvest will provide more than a half million meals for hungry folks in Southeast Michigan. Here’s how it works. Every dollar donated equals four meals and prevents food waste. “The Kroger Co. of Michigan is pleased to endorse this generous grant to help end hunger and […]

Sports & Social Detroit hosts ‘Coats and Soaps’ drive to help homeless in Detroit this winter

Sports & Social Detroit hosts ‘Coats and Soaps’ drive to help homeless in Detroit this winter

If you’re headed to Sports & Social Detroit for lunch, dinner, drinks or to watch a game, bring a coat and soap with you. Just huddle up and help out. The restaurant, located within The District Detroit, has teamed up with the Neighborhood Service Organization (NSO) to collect new and gently used items to help […]

Olympic Gold Medalist Meryl Davis to teach young girls how to skate at The Rink at Campus Martius Jan. 27

Olympic Gold Medalist Meryl Davis to teach young girls how to skate at The Rink at Campus Martius Jan. 27

If you know a young girl with dreams the figure skating in the Olympics get their skates on and get down to The Rink at Campus Martius. On Saturday, January 27 from 9:30 – 11 a.m. Olympic gold medalist and Dancing With the Stars winner, Meryl Davis, will host a community workshop for young girls […]