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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oakland confidential

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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Second Saturday Divorce Workshop

Second Saturday is a workshop designed to help participants ...
Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Oakland Towne Square, 2 Towne Square, Southfield, MI 48076

Arbor Day Celebration

The Adventure Park at West Bloomfield, MI, 6600 West ...
Occurring Daily Through Sunday, April 30, 2017.
6600 West Maple West Bloomfield

Belle Isle Aquarium to Reopen

Mayor Dave Bing will cut a ribbon to officially announce ...
Ongoing Each Saturday.
Belle Isle Aquarium


Military officers from the United States, including ...
Occurring Daily Through Friday, May 12, 2017.
6:30 p.m
American Polish Cultural Center

Legally Blonde, Jr.

LEGALLY BLOND, JR.: Derby Middle School presents Legally ...
Occurring Daily Through Saturday, April 29, 2017.
7:00 pm
Derby Middle School

Meet a Muslim

A pew research poll shows that 60% of Americans have ...
Ongoing Each Saturday.
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
1730 W. Auburn Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48309

Rainbow Connection Dream Makers' Ball

Co-chairs L. Brooks Patterson, Jeffrey Taub M.D. and ...
Ongoing Daily.
Townsend Hotel

Shell Eco-marathon Americas

More than 1,000 high school and college students from ...
Occurring Daily Through Sunday, April 30, 2017.
8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Cobo Center, 1 Washington Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226

Yoga Moves MS: Party with a Purpose!

7th Annual Leadership Recognition Dinner to benefit ...
Ongoing Daily.
6:00 p.m. Pre-glow with Matthew Sanford; 7:00 p.m General admission
Andiamo Banquet Center 7096 E. 14 Mile Road, Warren MI 48092
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You Can't Take It With You

Bloomfield Hills High School will present You Can't ...
Occurring Daily Through Saturday, May 13, 2017.
7:30 PM
Bloomfield Hills High School
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