Week of 4.24.17

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JVS Trade Secrets

“And life goes on,” said Connie Holzer, honorary chair and keynote speaker at the JVS Trade Secrets fundraising dinner. (It attracted record attendance - 560 @ $150 and up – to the Troy Marriott.) Holzer’s unique business experience did not even begin until her car dealer husband of 52 years died when she was 70 years old. Although the economy was in the dumps, she mortgaged the home where she had raised six children, got concessions from their 130 employees, and rebuilt the Tom Holzer Ford dealership into the 4th ranked regionally and 10th ranked nationally. “You are never too old to begin a new life,” she concluded. Women to Work recipient Kimberly Baker, whose fairytale life crashed when her husband went to jail for tax fraud, praised Judy Richmond and the JVS computer program. She attended it on a scholarship. “And now..because of people in this room... I can feed my kids,” Baker said, apologizing for her tears. The venue provided ample space to display the event’s traditional pick-your-own-prize raffle of 62 items, the main cocktail hour diversion.
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May 2017

MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO NOWHERE: A budget proposal by the Trump administration may be the final blow to plans for a regional mass transit system for southeast Michigan. A proposed Regional Transit Authority (RTA) millage failed in November 2016, when voters in Oakland and Macomb counties rejected the four-county millage, while passing in Wayne and Washtenaw counties. Deal was, it had to win in three of ...more»
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Deputies find suicidal woman in woods


04/14/2017 - Oakland County sheriff's deputies on Monday, April 10, located a Rochester Hills woman who allegedly tried to take her own life before hiding in a wooded area near the 1800 block of Archer's Pointe.

Deputies responding about 10:58 p.m. to the report of a suicidal person in the area were told by the woman's husband that she took about 30 unknown pills before fleeing their home to some nearby woods. Deputies and a K-9 unit were able to track the woman for about 75 yards into the woods, at which point the woman saw the dog and tried to run back to her house.

Deputies were able to detain the woman, who continued to make suicidal statements to them, the sheriff's office said.

The woman was transported by the Rochester Hills Fire Department to Crittenton Hospital for medical treatment and a psychological evaluation.

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