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MORC Miles for Smiles 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, May 2
Macomb-Oakland Regional Center (MORC) is excited to announce that their 4th Annual MORC Miles for Smiles 5K Run/Walk will be on Saturday, May 2nd at Independence Oaks County Park in Clarkston.  MORC works hard every day to make a difference in the lives of over 5,000 people with disabilities in ...
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Join Voices for Earth Justice for Generation Waking Up!
February 15, 1:15 pm until 5:15 pm
Join Voices for Earth Justice for Generation Waking Up, a gathering of people ages 18 through 30 to engage in visionary organizing for a more just and sustainable Detroit. St. Charles Church, 1491 Baldwin Street, Detroit. This event is free of charge! Donations to Voices for Earth Justice are welcome. ...
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Palmer Park interFest & Doggie Fashion Parade
Saturday, January 31, 2015, from 1 - 4 pm
One of Detroit's most beautiful winter playgrounds, Palmer Park, will be filled with magical fun, cold-weather recreation, and a delightful array of animals for its 4th Annual WinterFest and Doggie Fashion Parade.  The park will come alive with cross-country skiers, snow shoe travelers, hikers, bonfires, live music in the ...
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Severe Weather Alert For Outdoor Pets
  The Animal Care Network (ACN) has issued a warning for all pet owners because temperatures are dropping into the teens in some areas of Metro Detroit! Cold Weather Tips: If you know anyone who keeps pets outdoors, persuade them to bring them inside. Low temperatures, winds and precipitation can lead ...
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AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION NIGHT AT THE PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS
SAT, JANUARY 31 at 7:30PM; PISTONS vs. HOUSTON ROCKETS
The Detroit Pistons have partnered with the American Lung Association to raise funds andawareness for lung disease programs, services and research! With every ticket sold, a portion of the proceeds go back to ALA. Purchase tickets early! The first 20 people to buy their tickets will be able to come ...
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Kids Kicking Cancer
Kids Kicking Cancer, a Southfield-based nonprofit, has created a Heroes' Circle for all children in pain that consists of weekly classes in martial arts, emphasizing the power of the mind and spirit to fight childhood illness and distress. Their mantra is Peace – Power – Purpose. The Heroes Circle martial ...
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CARE of Southeastern Michigan Collecting Adult Winter Coats!
Who: CARE of Southeastern Michigan and The Macomb Prisoner ReEntry Advisory Council When:  Collection ends January 30th, 2015 Where: CARE of Southeastern Michigan, 31900 Utica Rd., Fraser, MI 48026 or Prisoner Reentry-Clemens Center, 18 A Market St., Mt. Clemens, MI 48043 Coats will be distributed to those men and ...
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Managing Diabetes
Diabetes is hard to handle alone. It is common to feel overwhelmed, sad, or angry, but your friends and family may not know how to support you. Involve your loved ones in your diabetes management. Have your family help you make lifestyle changes by planning group activities and meals and ...
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Reach Your ABC Goals
If you have diabetes, you are at risk for kidney disease and other health complications. But you can fight back. Ask your health care provider what your A1c, blood pressure, and cholesterol numbers are and ask what they should be. Then, talk about steps to reach your ABC goals. Control ...
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Don't Serve Teens
The minimum drinking age has prevented an estimated 22,000 alcohol-related driving deaths — about 900 lives a year. Don’t serve alcohol to teens. It’s unsafe. It’s illegal. It’s irresponsible. This message is from the Federal Trade Commission, and 94.7 WCSX. Visit DontServeTeens.gov for more information.
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JVS Women to Work Program
If you need to find employment because you have lost your source of income due to divorce, separation, widowhood, or other circumstances, JVS can help. During this difficult time, the JVS Women to Work Program will offer emotional support and help you back on your feet. You’ll receive job search ...
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Fight Global Warming
The earth has a natural balance of life, but global warming is disrupting that balance. You and your family can help fight global warming with small steps like replacing three frequently used light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs. It is like taking 3.5 million cars off the road if we ...
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