The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit announced that it raised $8,303,690.86 through its 2012 Red Kettle Campaign, the largest amount the nonprofit has ever raised through all previous annual campaigns.
The city of Detroit is turning red to raise awareness of the final days metro Detroiters can donate to The Salvation Army’s 2012 Red Kettle Campaign, which ends when red kettles leave storefronts across metro Detroit on Christmas Eve.
The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.
The Salvation Army put the metal to the kettle Thursday morning in Campus Martius, as the organization kicked off their annual hoilday fundraising drive.
As the media positively and glowingly report high-profile presidential fundraising events for President Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee, they report on GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s and the Republican’s big-dollar fundraising gatherings in and around Tampa, Florida during the Republican National Convention with total suspicion and even worse.
According to Romney, Obama has taken away a number of work requirements from the federal welfare regulations. Republicans believe that Obama’s executive measure on welfare funding to states makes it easier for non-working people get a free government check.
How dare Harry Reid, the Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, spew his latest unsubstantiated rumors against Mitt Romney?
One would think that Obama and his White House would want to keep the name Solyndra as far from the headlines as possible. Yet, President Obama is rubbing elbows with key players in the Solyndra stimulus disaster at a high-priced fundraiser where donors paid $35,800-per-person.
Michael Moore says the year-end fundraiser for the theater that hosts the annual Traverse City Film Festival has topped its $500,000 goal with days to spare.
A new survey shows that only 9 percent of Americans approve of the way Congress is handling its job. But before anybody predicts a major bloodletting, let’s consider the big, fat, powerful elephant in the room.