Come celebrate as local vendors showcase their goods and services in the 1st Annual North End Holiday Pop-Up Market on Thursday, December 20th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Friday, December 21st from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m at Grand Boulevard & Woodward.
Retail vendors include: AVON, Jerky Direct, Love Travels Imports and Clay & Cloth, Lonies Unique Attic, Breathe Spa and Beauty Collection, Our Treasure-Your Pleasures Upscale/Resale Shop, Brielle’s Bracelet, Curl Up & Dye, Three Sisters Beauty, Divine & Beautiful Jewelry, and the Astaia Collection
Food vendors include: Detroit Brunch, Peaches and Greens, Uncle Calvin’s Sweet Potato Pies and BocaDoce (artisan sweets)
Pop-up events make retail more accessible to residents by providing opportunities for them to shop within their neighborhoods. Pop-ups help revive vacant commercial buildings and districts within neighborhoods by illustrating how spaces can be used creatively. In addition, pop-ups help generate interest, foot traffic and economic activity, that if sustained, can help revitalize Detroit.
The YES Program is pleased to announce an expanded employment partnership! We are in immediate need of 50 Youth for an amazing customized training opportunity!
A SPECIAL REPORT FROM WWJ IN COLLABORATION WITH ARISE DETROIT!
PURPOSE: To showcase the efforts of groups and organizations working to transform the city and to inspire others to become involved. This is not a complaint show about what is wrong with Detroit, rather a focus on groups who continue to work for a better community despite many obstacles and challenges.
FORMAT: Five community leaders —in addition to ARISE Detroit - with some listener phone in opportunities. Panelists and moderator.
THEME: Growing, nurturing and supporting neighborhoods businesses and groups working to improve quality of life in Detroit.
PANELISTS: Luther Keith, executive director, ARISE Detroit!; Kim Tandy, program manager, University Commons; Joshua Elling, executive director, Jefferson East Business Association; John Van Camp, president, Southwest Solutions; Scott Alan Davis, executive director Vanguard CDC; Maggie DeSantis, president, Warren Conner Development Coalition.
Detroit Employment Solutions Updates
1.) We have a new link to our recruitment event calendar
Click the “Day View” button to read the calendar more easily. Double-clicking any job title opens the job description and recruitment event details. You can also subscribe to the calendar if you have Outlook by clicking the “Subscribe” button.
2.) In addition, we have a new free CDL-A driver training course for individuals who qualify. Please see the flyer below. Applicants must complete the pre-qualification as directed in the flyer.
If you have questions related to the free CDL-A training, please contact Cheryl Dunlap at 313.962.9675 ext. 114 or email@example.com.
Check out the Jobs Site (Link: http://www.waynecounty.com/hr_job_postings.htm) for more information. Keep in mind, anyone can apply for these positions, so tell your family, friends and colleagues!
In This Issue:
1) October 2012 Crime Stats
2) October 2012 Campus Crime Summary
1) October 2012 Crime Stats:
- Crimes Reported on the Wayne State University Campus -
Oct. 2012 Jan-Oct 2012 Jan-Oct 2011
Homicide 0 0 0
Forcible Sex Offense 1 2 2
Non-Forcible Sex Offense 0 0 0
Robbery 4 24 22
Aggravated Assault 0 0 3
Burglary 5 17 17
Larceny 26 162 208
Vehicle Theft 3 40 45
Arson 0 0 0
Including some of the offenses listed above, WSUPD Officers made a total of 126 arrests, during October 2012, for a variety of offenses. The arrests were the end result of the investigation of suspicious persons or circumstances, either called in by members of our on and off campus community or observed by officers while on routine patrol, traffic stops, alarm run responses, targeted patrol efforts, rapid arrival to in-progress incidents, or completed crime report investigations by WSUPD Investigators. The following arrest incidents, some involving multiple charges, occurred either on campus or in the surrounding MidTown area.
DETROIT-Detroit Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two males, who are wanted for the robbery of a local business on the west side of the city.
On Friday, December 7, 2012 at approximately 1:55 p.m., two suspects entered the Cellular business located in the 12500 block of Grand River, and produced weapons. The suspects took thousand of dollars in retail products, and escaped in a Caravan (white) with the merchandise.
WANTED: Suspect #1: Black Male, 20’s, 5’-11”, 170 lbs, dark complexion, wearing a blue sweatshirt with a hood with white lettering of “Rocawear” on the back, dark pants and armed.
Suspect #2: Black Male, 20’s light brown complexion, 5’-10”, 240 lbs, large build, wearing a dark sweatshirt with a hood, dark pants, and armed.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Criminal Investigations Bureau at 313-596-5240 or Crime Stoppers (anonymously) at 1-800-SPEAK-UP
Anyone with information is asked to contact Criminal Investigations Bureau at 313-596-5240 orCrime Stoppers (anonymously) at 1-800-SPEAK-UP
This issue reports on activities over the past quarter, including:
- The WSU Farmers Market, page 1
- Campus gardens, page 1
- The Cities and Food class, p 3 (Seminars by community-based experts in this class are open to the public; please email me if you are interested in getting information about the seminar series when it is finalized)
- SEED Wayne’s 5th Annual Harvest Dinner, page 3
- Urban Ag ordinance and the Hantz Woodlands land sale, p 4 (As you may have heard, City Council voted yesterday, December 11, to sell more than 1,500 parcels on Detroit’s eastside to Hantz Woodlands; last week, December 6, the City Planning Commission voted to adopt the Urban Agriculture Ordinance, with a date as yet pending for the City Council to take it up)
- Plus, the usual, SEED Wayne partners on page 3, and Calendar of Events on page 7. Please note that Earthworks has an open house until December 14, 11 am to 7 pm, with lots of honey, jams, and other gift items for sale made on location.
All of us at SEED Wayne are grateful for your continuing support, participation, and friendship! Our best wishes for a great holiday season: Happy Hanukkah (somewhat belated!), Solstice, and Kwanza, and Merry Christmas to all who celebrate these holidays! We look forward to connecting with you in 2013.
For more information about SEED Wayne please visit: www.clas.wayne.edu/seedwayne.
On December 20th, The Lager House will be hosting a holiday music benefit for The Greening of Detroit! This event features live, local music and cd give away. All ages welcome, see flyer below for details. When: Thursday, Dec. 20th, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m Where: PJs Lager House, 1254 Michigan Avenue Detroit, MI 48226 Cost: By donation Proceeds: will support the Greening of Detroit programs.
For more information please visit: Greening of Detroit Holiday Music Benefit