Over thirty years ago Meadowbrook Center for Learning opened its doors in Rochester. The goal was to have a place where children could go for affordable, one-to-one tutoring help, where learning challenges and differences could be addressed in a caring manner, and where no student would be turned away. In the last three decades, they have helped thousands of students and placed a special focus on raising scholarship aid money to help children with learning needs who come from economically-disadvantaged families. More
About Cathleen Francois
Posts by Cathleen Francois:
Planet Detroit is pleased to announce it is the recipient of a $25,000 grant from the Facebook Journalism Project Community Network Program. This funding will allow us to engage with communities in environmental injustice hotspots across the city and region. Our goal is to arm those who lack resources with the information they need to help protect their environment and cope with climate change. We also aim to raise the voices of impacted Detroiters, so that the region can collectively take a step toward understanding the impact of the climate crisis on communities. Learn more here.More
Treasury: Business Taxpayers Have Easier Option for Filing Sales, Use and Withholding Tax Annual Returns
Michigan’s business taxpayers now have an easier option for filling their Sales, Use and Withholding (SUW) Annual Tax Return, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury (Treasury).More
Twenty-one Michiganders have been selected to the state’s first Michigan Advisory Council for Environmental Justice (MAC EJ) under the direction of Governor Gretchen Whitmer, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) announced today.More
Medicine, housing, food, textiles, fuel… these and thousands of associated products can be created from hemp – not something you would have thought of 10 or 20 years ago as a viable industry here in the states, but the turn around in our country’s understanding of our history with hemp now gives business a projected 24 billion dollar new industry by 2024…More
Governor Whitmer, Gordie Howe International Bridge Team Announce Final Plans for New Detroit-Area Pedestrian Bridges
The Gordie Howe International Bridge team announced today that following several months of consultation with the community, an aesthetic design has been selected for the five pedestrian bridges to be constructed as part of the Michigan Interchange work being completed for the Gordie Howe International Bridge project.More
The Dearborn Civic Center also known as the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center in Dearborn, Michigan at 15801 Michigan Ave will be hosting an excellent night of professional boxing this Saturday, December 7th with action starting at 8 PM. Topbreed Management along with Second 2 None Promotions’ fight card, The Best of Tomorrow 9 tentatively features 8 stand out, competitive matchups put together by matchmakers, Ira Kendrick and Kenny Moore.More
The Holiday Heritage Faire is a celebration of Christmas traditions and Michigan-made gift marketplace at the picturesque Packard Proving Grounds Historic Site in Shelby Twp. It will offer a family-friendly and fun alternative to Black Friday frustrations. Enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities, including visits with Santa & Mrs. Claus, historic buildings and vehicle tours, an enhanced lights display with animated light show, Christmas music, marshmallow and chestnut roasting, and kids’ gift craft-making, all included with admission. Michigan artisans and vendors will offer hundreds of handmade gifts and products for sale. Along with these, horse-drawn wagon rides through a lighted tunnel, and delicious holiday treats and drink concessions, are available for purchase. The second annual event will expand to two days, Friday and Saturday, November 29th and 30th, and will be held later in the day to better enjoy the lights. Parking and admission to the decorated grounds and historic buildings is $20 per family/group arriving together in one passenger vehicle. Wagon rides are $5 each. Details, directions, pass purchase and ride reservations are available at www.HHF19.com.
Recently GreeningMichigan.com and 313 Believe LLC have entered into a partnership in order to inspire the metro Detroit audience with the news and impact of local metro Detroit businesses and nonprofits. Greening Michigan is a PR and media company that helps to promote “green” and economic development in the local metro Detroit area through their digital presence, press releases, event sponsorships, and unique marketing capabilities. Their latest plan is to forge strategic partnerships with metro Detroit business to enhance the synergy and visibility of their platforms. They continue their presence as GreeningDetroit.com, and their partnership with 313 Believe and the 313 Believe Podcast at the Detroit Foundation Hotel will offer an expansion to their event sponsorships in ways that offer more to the current opportunities they offer as event sponsors.
The collaborative workspace for the Interior Designers Coalition For Change, (IDCFC), District 2030 Detroit Chapter, and the American Society of Interior Designers held its Grand Opening Wednesday, November 13th, celebrating and recognizing it’s contributing members and volunteers. The new office space was decked out by companies such as Office Furniture Solutions, Divide By Design, and award winning Designer, Harrell Scarcello, among others. The expansion of the services to both clients and students alike will bring new and exciting concepts to the area.More