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Eye On Detroit - Wallace Detroit GuitarsIn 2014, Mark Wallace founded Wallace Detroit Guitars to literally build guitars from Detroit history.
Eye On Detroit - 88.1 WSDPThe Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation presented WSDP-FM (88.1) with the 2018 High School Station of the Year Award. The MABF also honored 11 Plymouth-Canton Educational Park students in their annual High School and College Awards Competition.
Eye On Detroit - Alzheimers Association, The DSO, The Henry FordThe Alzheimer’s Association-Greater Michigan Chapter’s Community Connect program has collaborated with the Henry Ford and DSO to present a very special event open to those with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia and their care partners. On Tuesday, April 24 from 1:30-3 p.m. at the Henry Ford, guests had the opportunity to view Henry Ford’s collection of violins, learn about their history and witness a violin performance by Hai Xin, assistant concertmaster for the DSO.
Eye On Detroit - Downtown Boxing GymThe Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program is changing lives and helping Detroit students thrive. Their free, after-school educational program provides tutoring, mentoring, enrichment, college and career readiness, and strong academic support as well as boxing and athletics for children ages 7-18.
Eye On Detroit - Henry Clark Stroke FoundationThe Henry Clark Stroke Foundation is a nonprofit organization promoting stroke awareness through education and support of organizations that benefit a healthy community. In April 2018, the Henry Clark Stroke Foundation will start its 16th year promoting stroke awareness.
Eye On Detroit - Life Remodeled Goodman AckerGoodman Acker Law Firm will participate in the grand opening of the Community Innovation Center on Friday, April 27th. The day-long event will include an open house with games & tours for local students & community residents, as well as an evening fundraiser and reception for donors and corporate supporters. Life Remodeled exists to bridge people across divides in order to help transform each other’s lives. They invest approximately $5 million in cash, labor, and materials into one Detroit neighborhood each year.
Eye On Detroit - School of RockAt School of Rock Rochester, their Performance Program puts students front-and-center on a real stage for real performances. Students get to show off their killer music skills while learning serious teamwork as they and their bandmates refine their abilities through some of rock and roll’s greatest hits.
Eye On Detroit - Open Door Outreach CenterRecognizing the human dignity of all persons, Open Door Outreach Center's primary mission, in the spirit of interfaith charity, is to provide emergency services of food, clothing and referral information to families in need.
Eye On Detroit - 2018 Great American Main Street AwardHowell Main Street was named the winner of the 2018 Great American Main Street Award presented by the National Main Street Center.
Eye On Detroit - Hatch DetroitHatch Detroit is a vehicle to champion and support independent retail businesses through funding, education, exposure and mentoring. Founded in 2011, Hatch Detroit was created to give others the opportunity to have a role in the redevelopment of Detroit. The Contest was built on an idea called “Crowd Entrepreneurship” where residents have a role in voting for the type of retail they want in their community and determining the winner of the Hatch Contest. Since 2011, five winners have been announced, and fourteen Hatch Alumni businesses have opened up storefronts. Now in its sixth year, Hatch Detroit has expanded its retail role into six neighborhoods in Detroit as part of the Detroit Lion’s Living for the City Initiative. Hatch Detroit will be partnering with local Community Development Corporations (CDC’s) to determine an area of focus that works within the community’s master plan for its retail strip. Examples include improvements in signage, interior lighting, window displays, and outdoor beautification projects all geared to improving retail.
Eye On Detroit - Vista MariaKaren Carter visits Vista Maria’s Shepherd Hall Transitional Living Program at Vista Maria. The program provides an affordable 12-18 month program that is geared towards helping women achieve the personal and financial independence they desire in a safe, unique environment designed to put them on the path to success.
Eye On Detroit - Recovery Park and Recovery Park FarmsRecoveryPark Farms is an urban agriculture enterprise providing fresh, local specialty produce to top quality restaurants using novel lighting technology to support sustainable year-round growing. Starting with high tunnels and progressing to hydroponic greenhouses using natural standards, they grow chef requested specialty produce which reaches their restaurants within 24-48 hours (and within a 300 mile radius).
Eye On Detroit - Live Edge DetroitLive Edge Detroit is a premier local supplier of rough-sawn urban wood. They salvage logs from tree removal jobs around Metro-Detroit that would otherwise have been turned into mulch or firewood, and mill them into usable materials, like slabs and rounds. Their vision is to continue preserving these beautiful pieces of wood and to make them available for others to enjoy in a new form, for many more years to come.
Eye On Detroit - Ford Piquette Avenue PlantThe birthplace of the Model T. The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant is again open and evolving into a symbol of Detroit’s ability to invent, innovate, and rebound. Walk the plank floors worn smooth by hundreds of workers and thousands of cars. See Henry Ford’s competition, his early successes and false starts. Learn how volunteers saved one of the world’s most significant industrial buildings right here in Detroit. Can you add more text to the end and have it update?
Eye On Detroit - Fort Gratiot Light StationEstablished in 1814, military Fort Gratiot, named after General Charles Gratiot, was established to guard the juncture of Lake Huron and the St. Clair River. With a surge of vessel traffic on Lake Huron in the early 1800s, the need for a Light Station to guide vessels through the water way became very important.
Eye On Detroit - Milan Seniors for Healthy Living Men's Coffee ClubThe Milan Seniors for Healthy Living hosts a Men's Coffee Club. A place where men can go and discuss a wide range of topics.For many older adults, the opportunities for an active social life often decline along with their health and energy.
Eye On Detroit - CarharttLisa Germani reports on Carhartt. They are a fifth generation, family run company that's been a part of Detroit since Carhartt's beginning in 1889.
Eye On Detroit - The Russian FiveDirector Joshua Riehl tells the story of the first all-Russian line in the history of the NHL and the incredible journey they took to escape the Soviet Union and become champions.
Eye On Detroit Architectural Salvage Warehouse of DetroitThe Architectural Salvage Warehouse of Detroit deconstructs buildings in Southeast Michigan to keep environmental resources out of the waste stream, and to make decent, affordable housing materials available to low- and moderate-income families.
Eye On Detroit - ZollipopsWhen Alina Morse was 7 years old, she went to the bank with her dad and the teller offered her a lollipop. While she really wanted to accept, her parents always told her that candy was terrible for her teeth. So she asked her dad, “Why can’t we make a lollipop that’s actually good for your teeth?” And in that moment the idea for Zollipops® was born! Together, Alina and her dad set off to make delicious lollipop treats that were actually good for teeth and in 2014, the first Zollipops treat hit the shelves.
Eye On Detroit - ZolliPopsWhen Alina Morse was 7 years old, she went to the bank with her dad and the teller offered her a lollipop. While she really wanted to accept, her parents always told her that candy was terrible for her teeth. So she asked her dad, “Why can’t we make a lollipop that’s actually good for your teeth?” And in that moment the idea for Zollipops® was born! Together, Alina and her dad set off to make delicious lollipop treats that were actually good for teeth and in 2014, the first Zollipops treat hit the shelves.
Eye On Detroit - Live Edge DetroitLive Edge Detroit is a premier local supplier of rough-sawn urban wood. They salvage logs from tree removal jobs around Metro-Detroit that would otherwise have been turned into mulch or firewood, and mill them into usable materials, like slabs and rounds. Their vision is to continue preserving these beautiful pieces of wood and to make them available for others to enjoy in a new form, for many more years to come.
Eye On Detroit - Dan and Bernie's JourneyBernie Kosmowski has Alzheimer's. His son Dan has been taking care of his father since Bernie was diagnosed. Dan makes sure that Bernie stays active. One way they do this is by riding their customized bicycle on Belle Isle in Detroit.
Eye On Detroit - Habitat for Humanity Women Build 2018Since 1991, Habitat for Humanity / Women Build volunteers from all walks of life have come together to build stronger, safer communities. Though the neighborhoods are comprised largely of women and children, they are also the population’s most likely to be affected by poor living conditions. Women Build events provide the opportunity for women to take a proactive step in serving their communities.

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