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Buddy’s Pizza and Capuchin Soup Kitchen host 39th Annual “Slice for Life”
Monday, April 13th
All eleven Buddy’s Pizza locations are hosting the 39th annual “Slice for Life Event” with proceeds benefiting the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. With the purchase of an event ticket patrons may either: dine-in and enjoy all-you-can-eat two-topping pizzas and salad or carry-outa 4-square two-topping pizza or a medium sized Antipasto, ...
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Mom 2 Mom Sale & More
May 2, 9am-1pm
Hosted by the Grand Blanc High School Instrumental Music Dept. Location: GBHS East Campus Gyms,12500 Holly Rd. Over 70 tables of great kids stuff, vendors and much more. $2. admission, strollers welcome. All proceeds benefit the GBHS Instrumental Music Dept. Tables available until 4/17. Contact Leslie at dammleslie@gmail.com
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“The Addams Family”
Crestwood High School Theatre presents:The musical comedy hit “The Addams Family” April 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 at 7 pm Free Senior Citizen Show April 16 at 11 am Tickets: $10, $8 for students (with ID), $7 for seniors 1501 N Beech Daly,Dearborn Heights, MI A portion of the proceeds ...
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Movers for Moms
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK BELIEVES EVERY MOM SHOULD BE CELEBRATED ON Mother’s Day.  That's why they’ve initiated Movers for Moms and are teaming up with local organizations such as Rainbow child care centers, nexus academy of royal oak and ross medical education centers to collect essential items to be ...
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Doctors Without Borders
You may know that Doctors Without Borders provides medical care in emergencies around the world, but did you know that the majority of our patients are women and children? Providing women’s healthcare in the places we work can be extremely challenging but it’s incredibly important. Saving a mother’s life can ...
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VegFest 2015 - Vegan TasteFest & Expo
Sunday, April 19
Michigan’s largest vegan organization presents VegFest2015 annual vegan tastefest, health, and environmental expo at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. VegFest brings a variety of experts, innovative products, and activities. The event features talks by some of the nation’s foremost experts on plant-based nutrition, cooking demonstrations, children’s activities, and a food ...
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March is National Kidney Month
Nine hundred thousand. That’s how many adults in Michigan have chronic kidney disease. . . and most don’t even know it. Learn about how can you keep your kidneys healthy. Follow a healthy diet, exercise regularly, and monitor your blood pressure. Celebrate Kidney Month by learning the risk factors for ...
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Tips for a healthier 2015
Many people make New Year’s resolutions to be healthier. Maintaining a healthy weight, staying active, and quitting smoking can help reduce your risk for a number of chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, which is the leading cause of kidney failure. Try to add one or two healthy changes every ...
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Metro Beach to Belle Isle, CARE Hosts 60 Mile Cycling Route for Bike PATH: Pedaling Ahead Toward Health
Sunday, May 17
CARE of Southeastern Michigan and Finish Line sponsor Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network are excited to announce the 3rd Annual Bike PATH that will feature a 60 mile cycling route from Metro Beach in Harrison Township to Belle Isle Park in Detroit along Jefferson Avenue ...
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Recycling your old or used electronics
The typical American home has approximately 24 consumer electronic devices; from laptops to game consoles, from smartphones to tablets. And they all share a common future — they will eventually reach end of life and need to be disposed of. Today, recycling electronics products, or e-cycling, is both more important ...
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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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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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