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Monday, July 24th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate, honor and appreciate our cousins.
     
           

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

  • | 5:00pm - | Business, Chamber, Networking
    - 5:00pm Networking
    5:30pm Presentation

    Guest Speaker: John Walsh, Director of Strategy, Office of Governor Rick Snyder

    About John Walsh:
    John Walsh is the Director of Strategy for Governor Rick Snyder. Previously, he served as Speaker Pro Tempore of the Michigan House of Representatives from 2011 to 2014. First elected to the House in 2008 from the 19th District (Livonia), Mr. Walsh served on various committees during his tenure, including Judiciary (Chair), Tax (Vice Chair), Commerce, Education and Appropriations. Recognized by his peers as the most effective Legislator in 2013 and as Legislator of the Year by MIRS News in 2014, Mr. Walsh was also recognized as Legislator of the Year by the Police Officers Association of Michigan, the Michigan Police Chiefs Association, the Michigan Social Workers Association, and the Soft Drink Association. He may be best known as negotiating the “Grand Bargain” which helped usher the end of bankruptcy in the City of Detroit.

    Prior to his work in the Legislature, Mr. Walsh was an Executive at Schoolcraft College. His responsibilities included development, government and external relations, grants, and related administrative and legal matters. He was also responsible for the College’s Business Development Center, its food service department and the Schoolcraft College VisTaTech Center, a 120,000 square foot conference and corporate training facility. Of particular note, Mr. Walsh was Executive Director of the award winning Schoolcraft College Culinary Arts program, recognized as one of the best programs in the world.

    Prior to joining Schoolcraft College, Mr. Walsh was a founder and principal with the law firm of Raymond, Walsh & Enwright, PC, specializing in mergers and acquisitions, finance, and general corporate law. During his tenure there, he hosted Law Talk, a one-hour cable show that appeared in 47 communities in western Wayne and Oakland counties. He had previously been a member of Lewis, White & Clay, PC, and was senior counsel with Unisys Corporation.

    He received his Juris Doctorate from Wayne State University College of Law (1987), and his B.A. in political science from James Madison College of Michigan State University (1984), majoring in public policy analysis.
    UHY Advisors, LLP
    12900 Hall Road, Suite 500 Sterling Heights MI 48313
    Jon Kozesky 202.577.3075 DetroitNTMA@gmail.com

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

  • | 6:00pm - 8:00pm | Local Events, Financial Education; Budgeting;
    - This course is designed to help you perfect your personal spending plan. It also covers different types of credit available and how to know if you are ready to borrow. Ice cream will be served!
    Grafton Community Room
    14800 E. Nine Mile Road Eastpointe MI 48021
    Kara Duquet 248.824.7391
  • | NATL - Government
    - On this date in 1947, President Truman signed legislation unifying the two branches of the armed forces into the Department of Defense. The branches merged were the Army and the Navy. The Air Force was separated from the Army at the same time and made an independent force.
     
           

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

  • - A special remembrance of the veterans of the Korean War, and especially those of the US and allied combatants who made the ultimate sacrifice in Korea. The display of the US flag is encouraged on this day.
     
           

Friday, July 28th, 2017

  • | NATL - Historical
    - This war is also known as the First World War or the Great War. It was a global war originating in Europe that began on July 28th,1914 and lasted until November 11th,1918. The assignation of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife by a Serbian nationalist is what provoked this war. Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, which was the formal beginning of the war.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - July 28-30 (tentative). Grant Park, Chicago, IL. Music festival started in 1991 by Perry Farrell. Today's Lollapalooza spans more than 115 acres, a diverse array of more than 130 artists, multiple stages and lots more! Annually, the last weekend in July or first weekend in August.
     
           

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

  • | 6:00pm - 9:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Comedy, improv, dinner theater, murder mystery
    - America's LARGEST Murder Mystery Dinner Show is the show to see in Oakland County. This event includes a 4-course plated dinner and a hilarious interactive murder mystery dinner show. For over a decade, The Dinner Detective has been entertaining people nationwide, from Los Angeles to Boston. Be the first of your friends to see what the hype is about.
    The Embassy Suites
    850 Tower Drive Troy MI 48098
    The Dinner Detective 866.496.0535 info.013@thedinnerdetective.com

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Celebrate this special day by going out with your girlfriends, to a movie, out to eat or shopping.
     
           

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Saturday, August 5th, 2017

  • | 6:00pm - 9:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Comedy, improv, dinner theater, murder mystery
    - America's LARGEST Murder Mystery Dinner Show is the show to see in Oakland County. This event includes a 4-course plated dinner and a hilarious interactive murder mystery dinner show. For over a decade, The Dinner Detective has been entertaining people nationwide, from Los Angeles to Boston. Be the first of your friends to see what the hype is about.
    The Embassy Suites
    850 Tower Drive Troy MI 48098
    The Dinner Detective 866.496.0535 info.013@thedinnerdetective.com

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Sisters Day is your chance to celebrate the spirit of sisterhood. Show your sister whether by birth, adoption or best friend that is like a sister, appreciation and recognition for the special relationship that is shared. Sisters day is annually the first Sunday in August.
     
           

Monday, August 7th, 2017

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - August 7-13 at Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, NC. The 99th championship conducted by the Professional Golfers' Association of America. For information visit click for details
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Known as the sturgeon moon by Native American tribes of New England and The Great Lakes. Moon enters Full Moon phase at 2:11 PM, EDT.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Partial eclipse of the moon. Visible in Asia, Europe, Africa, and Australia.
     
           

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - August 9-13. Among the best-known and most spectacular meteor showers are the Perseids, peaking about Aug 10-12. As many as 50-100 may be seen in a single night. Wish upon a "falling star"!
     
           

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - The most popular campfire treat is celebrated each year on August 10th. This delicious, sticky and gooey treat is loved by millions across the United States. Traditionally, S'mores consist of roasted marshmallows, a slab of chocolate and is enclosed by graham crackers making a yummy sandwich! Credited with creating the sandwich is Girl Scout Loretta Crew, her recipe for 'Some Mores' was published in 'Tramping and Trailing With The Girl Scouts'.
     
           

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

  • | 6:00pm - 9:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Comedy, improv, dinner theater, murder mystery
    - America's LARGEST Murder Mystery Dinner Show is the show to see in Oakland County. This event includes a 4-course plated dinner and a hilarious interactive murder mystery dinner show. For over a decade, The Dinner Detective has been entertaining people nationwide, from Los Angeles to Boston. Be the first of your friends to see what the hype is about.
    The Embassy Suites
    850 Tower Drive Troy MI 48098
    The Dinner Detective 866.496.0535 info.013@thedinnerdetective.com

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

  • | 12:00pm - 4:00pm | Kids, dogs, cats, kids, pets, dog walk, cake walk, vendors, raffles, picnic
    - Paws for Life Rescue is turning 10! Everyone is invited to celebrate with us at the 2017 Paws in the Park dog walk, kids activities & family picnic event.

    Sunday, August 13, 2017
    Noon to 4 p.m. ET
    Dodge Park in Sterling Heights

    $12/person over age 12. Dogs and kids are free.

    PRE-PURCHASE TICKETS AND YOU WILL BE ENTERED INTO A RAFFLE FOR A FAMILY 4-PACK OF TICKETS TO THE DETROIT ZOO AND YOU WILL RECEIVE A GOODY BAG WHEN YOU CHECK-IN AT THE EVENT.

    Registration opens at 11:30 a.m.

    The 2017 Paws in the Park event includes:

    - goodie bag for every household that pre-purchases tickets online, including a coupon for free gourmet apple from the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
    - raffles and silent auction (items valued at more than $25,000)
    - more than 30 vendors
    - lunch catered by Applebee's, Del Taco, Olga's, Buffalo Wild Wings & Nino Salvaggio, sponsored by Metro North Federal Credit Union
    - Sweets Shack of baked goods and desserts, including an old-fashion cake walk
    - dog games, sponsored by K9 Turbo Training
    - kids' activity tent
    - adoptable cats and kittens
    - adoptable dogs and puppies
    - entertainment, including Yates, the All-American Frisbee Dog
    - dog walk

    Games and Activities for Dogs:
    - bobbing for milkbones
    - paw art
    - "kiss your owner" contest
    - cooling stations
    - ball pit
    - dog walk ... and more!

    Games and Activities for Kids:
    - coloring and playdough stations
    - games: bean bag toss, parachute game, one-legged partner races
    - arts and crafts: bracelet making, DIY dog and cat toys, paper bag animals
    - junior veterinarians: stuffed animals vet clinic
    - face painting
    - water balloon toss ... and more!


    What to bring:

    - the kids and their friends
    - dogs who will enjoy being around other dogs, kids and people
    - the whole family – there’s something here for everyone
    - spare change – certain vendors have challenged one another to see who can fill their penny jars the highest
    - shopping prowess – more than 30 vendors with a variety of products and services

    We look forward to seeing you August 13th ... Rain or Shine!

    Vendors:
    - Poppyseed – painted furniture and antiques
    - Wee Beastie Creations – artwork, ornaments and wood-burning
    - Motor City Massage Co. – chair massage for humans
    - Canine Wearables – dog clothing and costumes (100% of proceeds will be donated to PFL)
    - Mabel & Bug - handmade dog accessories
    - Christmas in August (100% of proceeds will be donated to PFL)
    - K9 Turbo Training
    - Animal Activity Center
    - Happy Cat Toys LLC
    - BeautiControl
    - Linda’s Jewelry Biz
    - SeneGence
    - Fabulous in a Snap
    - LuLa Roe
    - Save 1 CPR – Ferndale
    - Nicole Eley – on-the-fly drawings
    - Karas Creations – jewelry and metal works
    - Vantel Pearls
    - Tastefully Simple
    - Stitchin' Witch by Meg
    - Leatherman Leads
    - Mi-PACA
    - The Great Lakes Natural Soap Company
    - Doggie Dealz
    - Vital Imaging Photography … and many more!

    Thank You to Our Wonderful Sponsors!

    “First Class Feline” Station Sponsors: $500 level

    - K9 Turbo Training
    - Metro North Federal Credit Union
    - In Good Taste Party Rental

    “Participant” Sponsors: $100 level

    - Superior Water Conditioning, Inc.
    - All 3 Custom Wood and Metal Works
    - Canine Couture
    - Lakeland Water Conditioning & Purification
    - Save 1 CPR – Ferndale
    - Arin Inc.
    - Rotten Manor
    - Somerset Collection

    In-kind Donors:
    - Walt Disney World
    - Detroit Pistons
    - Haig's of Rochester Fine Jewelry
    - Detroit Zoo
    - Del Taco
    - Nino Salvaggio
    - The Clean Plate
    - PupLife
    - Animal Activity Center
    - Blue Dog Bakery
    - Buffalo Wild Wings
    - Bare Republic
    - Zulu Nyala
    - Enchanted Photography
    - A&B Liquor
    - Earth Rated
    - Target
    - I and Love and You
    - Joe's Crab Shack
    - MJR Digital Cinema
    - Oriental Trading Company
    - Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
    - The Great Lakes Natural Soap Company
    - Purple Prairie
    - Kong
    - Stitchin' Witch Meg
    - Leatherman Leads
    - Funtastic Faces
    - Purple Prairie Botanicals
    - The Human Bean
    - Picaboo.com
    - Dog Tag Art
    - Shake Shack
    - Zoobooks
    - The Honest Kitchen
    - Scout
    - Vital Imaging Photography
    - Emagine Theatres

    All proceeds benefit the homeless pets of Paws for Life Rescue, a 501(c)3 non-profit animal welfare organization
    Dodge Park
    40620 Utica Rd. Sterling Heights MI 48313
    Paws for Life Rescue 248.906.8752 info@pawsforliferescue.org

Monday, August 14th, 2017

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters Last Quarter phase at 9:15 PM, EDT.
     
           
  • | NATL - Historical
    - The anniversary of President Harry Truman's announcement that Japan had surrendered to the Allies, which had set off celebrations across the United States.
     
           

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate and do something fun with your best friend! Go to a movie, shopping, get something to eat, play a game, or just hang out and be together.
     
           

Saturday, August 19th, 2017

  • | 6:00pm - 9:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Comedy, improv, dinner theater, murder mystery
    - America's LARGEST Murder Mystery Dinner Show is the show to see in Oakland County. This event includes a 4-course plated dinner and a hilarious interactive murder mystery dinner show. For over a decade, The Dinner Detective has been entertaining people nationwide, from Los Angeles to Boston. Be the first of your friends to see what the hype is about.
    The Embassy Suites
    850 Tower Drive Troy MI 48098
    The Dinner Detective 866.496.0535 info.013@thedinnerdetective.com

Monday, August 21st, 2017

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 2:30 PM, EDT.
     
           

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