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Eye On Detroit Alie WardHosted by Alie Ward, Did I Mention Invention? brings viewers fascinating stories of invention while shining a light on everyday innovators. With each episode, Alie will present reports of human ingenuity and inspiration from around the United States– and in some cases, around the world. Viewers will learn about innovators young and old, what it takes to bring their vision to life, and little-known facts about the history and process of invention and innovation. Did I Mention Invention? will ignite a spark within the hearts and minds of audiences, encouraging viewers to try their own hand at creating something new.
Edsel and Eleanor Ford HouseThis holiday season, Ford House will be decorated as it was during the holiday receptions Mrs. Ford hosted to honor her granddaughters from 1959 through the ‘60s. The tour of the main floor also features stories and photos of the Ford family’s Christmas traditions and other grand receptions and parties held at the estate, while the tour of the second floor allows visitors to explore the personal spaces of the home.
Wreaths Across AmericaEach December on National Wreaths Across America Day, the mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 1,400 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad including The Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly.
Brillilant DetroitBrilliant Detroit is dedicated to building kid success families and neighborhoods where families with children 0-8 have what they need to be school ready, healthy and stable. We do this by providing proven programming and support year round out of Brilliant Detroit homes in high-need neighborhoods.
Drama KidsIn 1985, Helen O’ Grady, a popular TV actress in Australia, decided to create a completely new way to develop children and created a children’s drama program using various fun and fast paced drama activities to build children’s speaking, acting and social skills. Parents saw the remarkable benefits of class participation and classes built quickly throughout Australia. In 1989, the program was launched into other countries as The Helen O’Grady Children’s Drama Academy. Today her children’s drama program has proved so successful that there are over 50,000 students currently attending classes in over 1,500 locations throughout the United States, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Southeast Asia, and Europe. Drama Kids International, Inc. is both proud and excited to be the exclusive U.S. provider of the Helen O’Grady Children’s Drama Program, the most popular after-school children’s drama program in the world offering acting classes for toddlers, kids, tweens and teens.
Detroit Zoo Wild LightsFor 24 nights, more than five million LED lights will illuminate trees, buildings and 265 sculptures – more than 220 of which are animals – throughout the front half of the Zoo. Experience the magic of the Detroit Zoo in winter as you take in the lights and the sights and enjoy holiday entertainment and special activities for guests of all ages.
Eye On Detroit PNC Bank Reading ProgramRic DeVore, PNC Bank Regional President for Detroit and Southeast Michigan, spends time reading to preschool children at the Schulze Academy in Detroit.
Eye On Detroit - The SheHiveVideographer Tim Brown visits The SheHive in Detroit. The SheHive exists to facilitate connection and growth for women seeking to live a life on the other side of should. ​
Eye On Detroit - Rob AtteberryLisa Germani visits Rob Atteberry. Rob has battled Cancer not once, but twice. Now Rob is competing in Triathlons. "Go! Go! Go!” is a phrase that has shaped his life.
Eye On Detroit - CARE House of Oakland CountyVideographer Tim Brown vistis CARE House of Oakland County. CARE House of Oakland County is a children’s advocacy center, providing first rate services to victims of child abuse and neglect.
Eye On Detroit - Alexandra BourqueAlexandra Bourque made a dress composed of 300+ hand dyed butterflies each representing a sister survivor. Alexandra was abused by Larry Nassar when she was in gymnastics. She wants to acknowledge the sheer force of will it took to come out of her cocoon to achieve this beauty.
Eye On Detroit - Dutton FarmDutton Farm is a non-profit organization that serves individuals with mental, physical and emotional impairments in Rochester. They are on a mission to celebrate, educate, and employ people with special needs.
Eye On Detroit - Zinn Street ArtDavid Zinn Street Art and Illustration in downtown Ann Arbor.
Eye On Detroit - Detroit School for Digital TechnologyDetroit School for Digital Technology trains Metro-Detroiter's Film Production and IT. They encourage employment in the city of Detroit.
Eye On Detroit - Artisan CornerThe Work Skills Corporation Art program “Artisan Corner”, is an art program that provides program participants and others they serve the opportunity to express artistic skills by producing artwork, some of which will be displayed and offered for sale at Studio West, and throughout the community. Artisan Corner artists work in a variety of forms, including painting and drawing, ceramics and fiber arts which can be purchased at Studio West Gallery.
Eye On Detroit - Charlene BillupsCharlene Billups had an appointment to audition for Barry Gordy. A decision she made erased that opportunity. Now she is out on parole and is following her dream to sing.
Eye On Detroit - Expedition Soaps17-year-old entrepreneur and owner of The Expedition Soap Company Spencer Kelly shares his life experience having Asperger Syndrome, and how having his bike stolen enabled him to start his own company.
Eye On Detroit Bamboo DetroitWhat started as an idea between four friends Amanda Lewan, Mike Ferlito, David Anderson and Brian Davis, has grown to thriving business hub. Through inclusive community, flexible modern offices, classes and networking events we help entrepreneurs and innovative companies launch, land, or expand in Downtown Detroit.
Eye On Detroit - Welcoming Week 2018The inaugural National Welcoming Week in Spirit of Detroit Plaza. Detroit ranks as the #10 city in America for its integration policies and socioeconomic success of immigrants and refugees.
Eye On Detroit - MaryAnn Wright Animal Adoption and Education CenterDedication of the MaryAnn Wright Animal Adoption and Education Center in Dearborn.
Eye On Detroit - Tony DeNardoMusician Tony DeNardo suffered a stroke at the age of 28. He is now on a mission to help others in their recovery from a stroke.
Eye On Detroit - The Carr CenterThe Carr Center in Detroit preserves, presents, promotes and develops African and African American cultural arts traditions within our multicultural community.
Eye On Detroit - House of ProvidenceIn the State of Michigan, there are thousands of children waiting for a family to call their own. Many of these children will never be matched with a family, and as a result, their journey will be difficult and lonely at best. Children who are never adopted will age out of the foster care system with little or no support. Lisa Germani visits the House of Providence where they are truly making a difference.
Eye On Detroit Vista Maria Foster CareChief Forecaster Karen Carter visits the Vista Maria Foster Care Program. Each year, there are over 12,000 foster children in Michigan, with nearly half of those children residing in the metro Detroit area. Children in foster care are no different from our own children. They need caring adults who will love, nurture, protect and inspire them to fulfill their dreams. Each foster child needs a family that is ready to commit to their success so that each child can grow and become self-sufficient.

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