Sterling Insurance Group named Change Agent WINNER in Safeco social media giving competition Read the rest of this entry »
New Horizons Rehabilitation Services, Inc. Named One of This Year’s “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in Metropolitan Detroit”
Auburn Hills, MI-August 16, 2018. New Horizons Rehabilitation Services Inc. was awarded “Metropolitan Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For ®” for the twelfth time! We accredit this award to our talented, hard-working staff, who remain dedicated to our purpose of helping individuals with disabilities succeed! Read the rest of this entry »
MYE Presents Youth Leadership Program
Bringing Leadership and Public Speaking to Life
Michigan Youth Empowerment Foundation (mYe), a Troy-based non-profit organization, believes that every young person has the potential to become a good communicator and leader, but this potential needs to be developed.
With this in mind, the club has partnered with the Walsh College Troy Toastmasters Club to present Toastmasters International’s Youth Leadership Program (YLP). “The program’s unique eight-session, workshop-style design enables middle and high-school students to develop critical skills through practical experience,” says Linda Anger, a Distinguished Toastmaster and Coordinator of the program. She will be assisted by several other members of the Walsh Troy Club. Read the rest of this entry »
DETROIT, Mich., Friday, June 1, 2018 — The end of the school year often marks the end of a guaranteed meal for almost half of Detroit’s children. In Southeast Michigan, more than 300,000 free or reduced fee breakfasts and lunches are served daily during the school year.
The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Professional Nurse Council at the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) is leading a community effort to provide area children with a consistent daily meal over summer recess. The 9th Annual Cereal Drive kicks off on Friday, June 1, and runs through June 8, 2018. The cereal collected will be donated to Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan and distributed to nearly 500 food pantries throughout Southeastern Michigan. Read the rest of this entry »
Save the Date!
Support New Horizons by attending the “Benefit with Bonefish Grill” night! They are donating back 15% of your total check at their TROY location on Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Present the flyer below to make sure the proceeds go to New Horizons. Thank you for your support!
New Horizons would like to invite you to our premier “Dan Knott Legacy Golf Tournament”, fundraiser on Friday, September 14, 2018 held at two courses: Pine Trace Golf Club in Rochester Hills and Shepherd’s Hollow Golf Club in Clarkston.
The proceeds from this event will be used towards job training and placement services for individuals with disabilities!
Register online at www.newhorizonsrehab.org and click on “Events”. Or contact us at 248-340-0559.
We appreciate your support!
The Ridgedale Theatre is getting ready to start working on their next performance. Auditions, open to everyone 13 years old and up, will be Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the Ridgedale Theatre, located at 205 W. Long Lake Rd., Troy. The performance will be Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and they are looking for talent to fill all of the parts. Actors should prepare a two-minute song to sing and be prepared for a cold read. For more information please contact the theater at 248-988-7049.
During the month of April, Judson Center will be honoring National Autism Awareness month as we Bring Autism to Light for world Autism Day (officially April 2nd). The community is invited to the Autism2Light ceremony, as we light up 5th Avenue in downtown Royal Oak.
Autism2Light will be held on Monday, April 2 from 6-7pm on 5th Avenue, east of Washington Avenue.
Autism2Light is a family friendly ceremony that promotes understanding and awareness for autism. With support from English Gardens, trees on 5th Avenue will officially light up in blue (the color for autism awareness) with the help of Judson Center President and CEO, Lenora Hardy Foster and City of Royal Oak leadership. The Autism2Light ceremony will also include refreshments and the opportunity to pick up a free LED blue lightbulb for your home. Read the rest of this entry »
With the hiring of Senior Vice President Emily Karlichek, CMIT Solutions of Greater Oakland County will be increasing community engagement and philanthropic efforts through strategic business growth and enhanced relationship building.
I am thrilled to have Emily join the team. Her passion for people, community outreach and businesses is dynamic, engaging and genuine, a rare combination that makes people comfortable and ready to get involved. Emily will significantly expand our efforts to support the community through service projects, sponsorships, outreach and involvement.
Karlichek, a veteran of the nonprofit world, has held leadership and development positions with international and local charities, and is excited to bring her sales, marketing, community engagement and relationship cultivation skills to work for CMIT Solutions and the communities served by the company. Read the rest of this entry »
Three outstanding regional leaders will be recognized at the 13th Annual Taste of Leadership Oakland event on March 22, 2018. Each year, Leadership Oakland honors alumni who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in each of the organization’s areas of focus – personal, professional and public leadership.
This year’s honorees for the Leadership Oakland Leader of Leaders Awards are:
Melissa T. Parks for excellence in Personal Leadership. Melissa is the founder of Art&Soul of Oakland County, AKA Art&Soul Dreams, a non-profit dedicated to helping 3,000+ children in Michigan’s foster care system in need of adoption. This traveling photography exhibit features portraits of children between the ages of 11-17 taken by award-winning Michigan photographers, all who donate their time and talent. The genesis for Art&Soul came from Melissa’s professional development experience in 2016 with Leadership Oakland. She is also the Curriculum Coordinator for the Arts from Pre-K through 12th Grade for all of Detroit Country Day School in addition to acting as the Elementary Visual Arts Educator at the Lower School Campus. Read the rest of this entry »