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Bates Street Society Dinner
The Community House Board of Directors welcomed 200 to the second annual dinner ($200, $250 tickets) honoring significant donors ($25,000 plus). It also saluted community Pillars of Vibrancy who were toasted at a preliminary champagne reception. The 2017 Pillars are: Culture - architect Victor Saroki and publisher of Downtown Publications David Hohendorf; Wellness - Richard Astrein and Beaumont Hospital President Rosanna Morris; Philanthropy - Lois Shaevsky and George Miller; Education - Margaret Matthes. They were eulogized by house CEO/President Bill Seklar and received tribute pins from past pillars before joining the dinner crowd.
oakland confidential MARCIA, MARCIA, MARCIA: Oakland County Commissioner Marcia Gershenson (D-Bloomfield Township, West Bloomfield) may have picked a fight with the wrong person in power when she called out county board chair Mike Gingell and vice chair Mike Spiz , both Republicans, during board swearing-in ceremonies on January 11. "She seemed determined to create dissension," said a fellow commissioner. "She ...more»
Groves High School, like other Birmingham schools, had water at the school tested in December 2016, and results were just released, showing that there was lead and copper in two water fountains and high lead and copper levels in another drinking faucet at the school, along with hand wash sinks and sinks in science labs throughout the school....more>
Two more Birmingham schools discovered higher than allowable levels of copper and lead in the water flowing in some drinking fountains and classroom sinks following routine water testing, according to the school district....more>
Recently released water tests from November 2016 for Seaholm High School in Birmingham show that there was lead in two water fountains and high lead and copper levels in another drinking faucet at the school, along with some eye wash stations, custodial sinks, and a kitchen hand sink....more>
With no viable use for a good part of the enormous former Lahser High School, the Bloomfield Hills Schools Board of Education approved asbestos abatement for the north section of the school building at their meeting on Thursday, January 19, in order to demolish that part of the building....more>
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