Shereece Fleming-Freeman former Commander of the Central District Police Department has been transferred to Organized Crime. The new Commander at Central is Commander Kenneth Williams. In addition, the Patrol Inspector is Lieutenant Charles Fitzpatrick, and for Central Events and Gaming is Lieutenant LaShinda Houser. The Central Woodward/North End Collaborative would like to thank her for fantastic service as Commander and we wish her the best in her new position. We also welcome Kenneth Williams as the new Commander of the Central District.
Wednesday – March 9th
(Second between Willis and Canfield)
Help make our neighborhood safe and clean
Wednesday, March 9th
— 6pm to 8pm –
at the Flynn Pavilion
between the historic Casino building and the Nancy Brown Peace Carillon Tower
ALL ARE WELCOME!
Sarah Earley, the founder and president of the Belle Isle Women’s Committee, will be the guest speaker. She will be speaking on the future of Belle Isle.
All are welcome to attend and partake in the light potluck meal that will be provided.
Please RSVP to attend at 313-331-7760.
FOBI THEATRE PARTY …… Sunday, April 3 — Detroit Repertory Theatre
SAVE THE DATE! Sunday, April 3rd is our Theatre Party at the Detroit Repertory Theatre. Forgiving John Lennon A full-length one act by William Missouri Downs is the performance. Watch for details.
FOBI ANNUAL SPRING CLEAN UP …… Saturday, April 30 — meet at the Casino
SAVE THE DATE! Saturday, April 30 the FOBI Annual Spring Clean Up will take place. Watch for details
For more information call 313-331-7760.
Christmas in Action Detroit Volunteers provide FREE home repairs for low-income senior homeowners, allowing them to remain safe, warm and independent in their own homes.
On the last Saturday of each April (April 24, 2011 from 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM in the North End of Detroit) volunteers, just like YOU, with donated materials from area businesses, improve our community one-house-at-a-time.
A valuable donation of your time makes this undertaking possible.
Many hands make light work… we have a job for everyone – for YOU, your civic group, church, youth group, school, or business.
Join us and experience the difference a day can make.
For more information call 313-875-9530
The Michael Lloyd Pye Scholarship is available for current Central State University students to apply for. The application for the $2500.00 scholarship is available for download at: www.michaelpyescholarship.org.
This is the fifth year the Michael Lloyd Pye Scholarship Foundation is offering a scholarship to a deserving student in the upperclassman status (sophmore, junior, senior). The deadline for the application is April 15, 2011.
The historic People’s Community Church will be putting on Odell Waller’s Two Act Play entitled: “Songs of Solomon.” The show will be running for two nights only, Saturday March 12th and Sunday March 13th at 4pm. Tickets are only $10! For more information please call 313-871-4676.
There will be a discussion on Community Benefit Agreements on Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 6 p.m. located at the Central District Precinct on the corner of Woodward and East Grand Boulevard. This is the first of several discussions that will allow community stakeholders to begin to develop a strategy for all of the investment that is coming to the neighborhood thus insuring that the community will benefit both in the short and long term.
This meeting is for community leaders and all are welcome to participate in this dialogue about what this means and how to construct the framework for the CW/NE neighborhood.
Please contact Natosha Tallman if you plan to attend or for more information at NTallman@VanguardCDC.org.
Woodward Avenue Light Rail Transit Project Neighborhood Meetings hosted by the United States Department of Transportation are next week. The meetings will held on Tuesday, March 8 from 9-11am at the Hannan House (4750 Woodward Ave) and Thursday, March 10 from 6:30-8:30pm at Mt. Olive Baptist Church (9760 Woodward Ave).
Learn more about the Woodward Ave. Light Rail Transit Project
The meetings will provide the details of the light rail mainline and three downtown design options. Findings of the draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) and the potential project impacts and benefits for local neighborhoods will be presented.
Let Your Voice Be Heard!
Your comments will be included in the final environmental impact statement (FEIS)
For more information visit: www.woodwardlightrail.com or call 313-933-1300.