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The Dick Wagner ‘REMEMBER THE CHILD” Memorial Concert
Saturday, January 10
WCSX’s Doug Podell hosts a concert to celebrate the life and music of The Maestro of Rock The Fillmore –  downtown Detroit Featuring Mark Farner from Grand Funk -- Aerosmith’s Brad Whitford Also, Marshall Crenshaw, Scott Morgan, Carmine Appice, The Dick Wagner Band, Danny Seraphine, Robert Wagner, and surprise guests. ...
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DON’T DISQUALIFY YOURSELF FROM A FEMA GRANT
Are you a Michigan homeowner with flood damage from the August storms?  Or were you renting an apartment...renting or leasing a house, condominium or co-op when the storms hit?  Thousands of Wayne County, Macomb and Oakland County structures were damaged...and FEMA has grants available to qualified homeowners, renters and lessees.   ...
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COOKIES WITH SANTA AT CRANBROOK HOUSE
Saturday, December 6, Noon - 3 p.m.
A right jolly old elf will soon be dashing into  Cranbrook Ho Ho House. Festivities of the day include:    * Visits with Santa in the enchanted and cozy setting of Cranbrook House * Enjoy holiday stories with our merry volunteers * Color a holiday picture for Santa  * Free cookies for the ...
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THE FANTASTICAL WORLD OF THE NUTCRACKER
November 28 - 30 at the Detroit Opera House
Detroit's annual holiday tradition returns with Michigan Opera Theatre's presentation of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. For five magical performances from Nov. 28-30, this family favorite features a talented cast of more than 100 professional and student dancers, dazzling choreography and sets, and numerous festive activities for children and families. Tchaikovsky's glorious ...
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2014 Detroit Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis
"Let's Jingle in the D!" Saturday, Dec. 6
Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis raises funds to fight and cure arthritis. This family-friendly event includes a competitively timed 5K run with 10K option, 5K walk and 1K kid's Snowman Shuffle. The course includes some of Detroit's coolest areas including Comerica Park, Greektown, Dequindre Cut Greenway, Detroit RiverWalk and Woodward ...
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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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