Category Archives: macomb county

Anton Art Center to host grant celebration

In 2018, the Anton Art Center awarded more than $44,000 in mini-grants to 19 organizations and individuals in Macomb and Oakland County. The grants, which are made possible through the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, support arts and … Continue reading

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How to donate to stop local hunger

Last year, the National Association of Letter Carriers collected a record 75 million pounds of nonperishable food in its annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.  Combined with the previous year’s record 80.1 million pounds, that makes a two-year total of … Continue reading

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Five reasons to plant trees in Macomb County

On Friday, April 27, participants in the Green Macomb – Urban Forest Partnership and communities across the country will celebrate Arbor Day by planting trees or caring for local green spaces. While you’ve likely heard of Arbor Day or participated … Continue reading

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Consider helping out with Meals on Wheels for National Volunteer Month

Macomb County’s Meals on Wheels program is in need of 130 volunteers on Saturday, April 14th Many people know that Meals on Wheels is a food delivery service for the homebound. However, what some may not know is how impactful … Continue reading

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Do you have two hours to make a huge difference in the life of a homebound senior citizen?

Many people know that Meals on Wheels is a food delivery service for the homebound. However, what some may not know is how impactful the moments of contact between the volunteer and the recipient can be. For many seniors, the volunteer … Continue reading

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Explore the scenic beauty of northern Macomb County: Introducing Ride Richmond

Kicking off what will become an annual celebration of health and teen empowerment, Ride Richmond 2017 debuts its inaugural ride with something for everyone. Presented by McLaren Macomb and featuring bike rides of 1, 15 and 25 miles in and … Continue reading

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Making National Ice Cream Day a bit sweeter

Hot fudge with sprinkles, peanut butter parfait with chocolate, Blue Moon cone – you name it, and one of our over 30 locally owned ice cream shops has it. From kids’ faces covered in ice cream to chocolate dripping down … Continue reading

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