by Tatiana Simone • • Comments Off on STEP at Eastern Market’s Market Day
(STEP) Services To Enhance Potential is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization that provides support and services to over 1,300 individuals with disabilities and other mental health needs in the Wayne County area. Individuals with barriers are enabled to reach their best potential and life goals through self-employment, supported employment, volunteer opportunities, and a variety of programs and training.
Consumers of STEP services- Tydesa and Torre have been partaking in the Market Day event held at Eastern Market, downtown Detroit. Every Tuesday from 9AM-2PM, they can be found at the STEP table selling various packaged items. All profits made from the sales directly benefit Tydesa and Torre. Tydesa and Torre’s favorite part about Eastern Market’s Market Day is interacting with the customers. Stop by Eastern Market throughout the month of September to support Tydesa and Torre’s micro-enterprise operations every Tuesday from 9AM-2PM. Try our yummy products and support a great cause!
For more information about STEP services or if you are an employer looking to provide an internship/placement opportunity visit: STEPcentral.org
Detroit, area code 313, has always had swagger. Even in the face of its most recent economic downturn, which led to bankruptcy before rebounding, Detroiters have walked with pride as they continue to soar once again. Read more...
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by Clutch • • Comments Off on “It’s Ok To Cry” Inspirational Speech To Martial Arts Student Goes Viral
The Cave of Adullam Transformational Academy, a faith-based Detroit group that teaches boys and young men the art of Mūsar Rū—which uses meditation and martial arts to help students learn discipline, recently posted a video of one student’s initiation test, during which the 9-year-old boy bursts into tears.
by Princess Hayes • • Comments Off on UAW-GM detroit hydrofest announces ITC Holdings Corp. sponsorship
The 2016 UAW-GM Spirit of Detroit HydroFest is pleased to announce ITC Holdings Corp., as a returning sponsor for this year’s race. Through its sponsorship, ITC becomes the Hydroplane Racing League’s (HRL) Grand Prix Hydroplane class sponsor and also receives exclusive naming rights to the Club Gold Cup, the event’s VIP hospitality area, which will become the ITC Club Gold Cup. The announcement was made by Detroit Riverfront Events Inc. President, Mark Weber. Read more...
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by Princess Hayes • • Comments Off on Unique women’s fashion boutique opens in midtown detroit
On Thursday, July 7th @ 12:00 P.M., a special grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for Elite Couture Boutique will be held to herald in a new wave of fashion and style for midtown and beyond. Read more...
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by The Associated Press • • Comments Off on Supreme Court declines appeal request from ex-Detroit mayor
Christine Beatty and Kwame Kilpatrick testified they were not in a romantic relationship. Two ex-police officers sued, saying they were fired because they looked into a related cover-up. (RICARDO THOMAS /AP/FILE)
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined a request by former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to overturn his corruption conviction and 28-year prison sentence. Read more...
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