COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

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Fundraiser for the SRC’s Gary Quackenbush
Saturday, September 6
Join WCSX’s Doug Podell and a host of Detroit rockers at a Fundraiser for the SRC’s Gary Quackenbush, Saturday, September 6, at Club 54 in St Heights, on Van Dyke. Admission is $10 at the door. See performances by The Reefer Men along with Frijid Pink and Guitarist Ray Goodman ...
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Fostering Futures Charity Benefit
September 25
Would you like to help a Foster Child in Michigan achieve the dream of attending college? You can, through the Michigan Education Trust. There are about 14,000 students in foster care in Michigan.  Many of these students are deserving of a college education, but don’t have the financial resources....
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Fifth Annual Run 4 the Rouge
Saturday September 27
Friends of the Rouge (FOTR) presents the fifth annual Run 4 the Rouge, a unique trail run/walk benefitting Friends of the Rouge. Presented by Environmental Consulting & Technology (ECT), in Canton Township and all are welcome; registration is now open.  Race day festivities kick off with registration, which is ...
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Michigan Pet Fund Alliance’s 2014 No Kill Conference
September 4 - 5
Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel will be honored with the Elected Official’s Homeless Animals Friend Award at the Michigan Pet Fund Alliance’s (MPFA) 2014 No Kill Conference, Getting to the Goal,in Troy, Mich. The Conference will bring shelters, rescues, animal control workers, veterinarians and policy makers together ...
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HOST A HIGH SCHOOL EXCHANGE STUDENT
YOU CAN EXPLORE THE WORLD WITHOUT EVER LEAVING YOUR HOME BY HOSTING A HIGH SCHOOL EXCHANGE STUDENT FROM ABROAD.  AYUSA – ACADEMIC YEAR IN THE USA - INVITES YOU TO BRING THE WORLD CLOSER BY MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIFE OF AN INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOLER FOR AN ACADEMIC SCHOOL ...
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5th Annual Indian Summer Day Powwow/Cultural Exhibition
Sunday, September 7 - 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
American Indian Powwow and CulturalExhibition, featuring traditional dancing, drum, arts and crafts.Vendors will be set up from 9:00 - 2:00, Powwow starts at 11:00. Public is welcome. Bring blankets and/or lawn chairs. Hosted by South Eastern Michigan Indians, Inc. and Warren Parks and Recreation.1 City Square, 22005 Van Dyke, ...
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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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Michigan Transit Museum Diesel Train Rides
How about treating your whole family to a train ride this weekend! Michigan Transit Museum offers rides on their vintage passenger cars pulled behind a real diesel locomotive. Rides depart Joy Park in Clinton Township for a 40 minute ride every Sunday at 1, 2, 3 and 4 P-M. 7 ...
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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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