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Eye On Detroit - Life Remodeled 6 Day ProjectLife Remodeled's 2021 Six Day Project was held October 4-9, 2021. They focused on clearing blight from the front yards of vacant properties, and with an army of 3,822 volunteers from 173 businesses, churches and other organizations helped clear 150 blocks in the four square miles of Detroit neighborhoods surrounding the Durfee Innovation Society.
Eye On Detroit - Detroit Parade CompanyLisa Germani takes us on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Detroit Parade Company and what it takes to put on the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in Detroit.
Eye On Detroit Canterbury HalloweenCanterbury Village transforms to provide a true Halloween setting throughout that has something for all ages. Halloween Stroll is a family friendly event hosted all outdoors where you stroll through the quaint Village that features multiple encounters and exhibits with characters along a path lit by orange glowing lamp posts and hand-carved jack-o-lanterns. Passing through pumpkin trees, the spooky carousel house, scarecrow row, singing and dancing skeletons, the tunnel of fun and much more. After your stroll, comfort yourself with hot chocolate, cider and donuts, snacks, and various food options while enjoying the afterparty on the C Pub patio. Variety of Oktoberfest beers, hard ciders, wine, and cocktails featured as well. The Annual Halloween Stroll at Canterbury Village is a memorable, must-see experience that will become your Halloween tradition.
Eye On Detroit - STEMi MobileOakland Schools is designing, developing and deploying a mobile lab to engage k – 12 students, teachers and families in Industry 4.0 experiences. This unique and exciting program will launch in the spring of 2021! OSEF is looking for organizations interested in helping to promote STEM careers and addressing the skills gap to sponsor the program.
Eye On Detroit - Citizen YogaAfter struggling with her own mental health, coupled with the loss of her sister who took her own life, Citizen founder Kacee Must began a search for meaning. Seeking answers and purpose, Kacee packed up and went to India to spend 3 years living at a formal academy studying Vedanta philosophy. A lifelong practitioner of Yoga, it wasn’t until the academy needed someone to lead the daily 30-minute Yoga session that Kacee stepped into the role of the teacher, and discovered she was born to teach. Upon returning to Detroit, Kacee started Citizen Yoga in 2013 with a mission to improve mental health and prevent suicide, offering yoga as a tool for handling the stresses of life, as inspired by her sister, Miya. Citizen is grounded in tradition, and is focused on alignment of body, mind and intellect. Always a student, Kacee embraces all schools of yoga, building upon her deep Vedanta foundation finding truth in different traditions, methodologies, and lenses such as Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda. Kacee brings to Citizen, and her teaching, the unique gift of helping you redirect your mind to gain insight through asana.
ALS of Michigan Walk 'N RollALS of Michigan is a voluntary not-for-profit organization, solely dedicated to the fight against ALS. Their mission is dedicated to helping pALS (people with ALS), their families and caregivers live life as fully as possible. Karen Carter spent the morning at this year's Walk 'N Roll for ALS at Kensington Metro Park and served as Emcee. Hundreds of supporters turned out for this year's walk.
Eye On Detroit - Teachers PetEvery week Teacher’s Pet strives to teach at-risk youth each of these invaluable character traits—traits that will empower them to lead highly influential and successful lives. To achieve these goals, the intervention program pairs troubled youth with hard-to-adopt shelter dogs for multi-week workshops.
Eye On Detroit - Blue AngelsThe Blue Angels is a flight demonstration squadron of the United States Navy. Formed in 1946, the unit is the second oldest formal aerobatic team in the world, after the French Patrouille de France formed in 1931.
Eye On Detroit - 9/11 MemorialThe Brighton Area Fire Authority is holding their 20th Anniversary ceremony in remembrance of those who sacrificed their lives to protect others on 9-11. First Responders recall 9/11 and share memories from the last 20 years.
Eye On Detroit - McDuffy ParkMayor, City partners officially dedicate newly expanded neighborhood park after late community leader Antonio McDuffy McDuffy was beloved resident and champion of Piety Hill neighborhood who passed away in 2019 Project is partnership between City, Project EverGreen, Rocket Community Fund and others Park will double in size when construction is completed later this year
Eye On Detroit - TSAAs what is predicted to be a very busy summer travel season ramps up, officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) are offering helpful tips so travelers who may not have flown since the start of the pandemic know what to expect at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport. They’re also reminding those who are planning to travel with a firearm how to do so properly to avoid potential criminal and civil penalties. TSA is prepared to handle the increased travel volume this summer, and the agency is committed to supporting a healthy and secure environment for airline passengers, TSA employees, and airport personnel.
Eye On Detroit - Robot GarageThe Robot Garage was founded in 2011 to teach engineering, coding, and robotics to kids. We believe that every child has the potential to improve the world if we nurture their self-esteem, creativity, and problem-solving skills. Our custom curriculum is designed to do just that: meet national science standards (NGSS), and provide an "aha" moment with every project.
Eye On Detroit - Motor City CrawlMotor City Car Crawl, an all-new event in downtown Detroit produced by the Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA) and the Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP), will showcase new vehicles from metro Detroit area dealers throughout six downtown parks, including Beacon Park, Cadillac Square, Campus Martius, Capitol Park, Grand Circus Park and Spirit Plaza. In addition to seeing a wide assortment of vehicles, attendees can enjoy numerous downtown establishments, all within walking distance, as well as local food trucks, beverage stations and family entertainment in various locations throughout the city during the weekend.
Eye On Detroit - Rebrand Detroithe Rebrand Detroit project is the brainchild of Hajj Flemings, Founder of Brand Camp University, and is funded by the Knight Foundation as one of the inaugural winners of the 2015 Knight Cities Challenge. The project objective is to bring the innovation economy to Detroit neighborhoods. The project strategy is designed to help revitalize these communities with a tech and brand enabled strategy that is a catalyst for neighborhoods to become innovation districts.
Eye On Detroit - Planted DetroitPlanted Detroit believes technology and farming are a perfect match. They’ve gathered a team of uniquely talented individuals to bring them together to sustainably grow tastier, healthier, and more accessible greens.
Eye On Detroit - US CItizenshipThe mission of the Office of Citizenship is to provide federal leadership, tools, and resources to proactively foster civic integration. To facilitate this process, the Office of Citizenship engages and supports partners to welcome immigrants; promote English language learning and education on the rights and responsibilities of citizenship; and encourage U.S. citizenship.
Eye On Detroit - Mr. October FoundationEstablished in 1997 in CA – Founded by Reginald Martinez “Reggie” Jackson, a retired Major League Baseball right fielder who played from 1967 to 1987 for the Oakland A’s, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees and Los Angeles Angels. Jackson, nicknamed “Mr. October,” is a 14-time All-Star, 5-time World Series champion, and 2-time World Series MVP. He was inducted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993.
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Eye On Detroit - River RaisinRiver Raisin National Battlefield Park preserves, commemorates, and interprets the January 1813 battles of the War of 1812 and their aftermath in Monroe and Wayne counties in SE Michigan. The Battle resulted in the greatest victory for Tecumseh’s American Indian confederation and the greatest defeat for the U.S. The resulting rally cry “Remember the Raisin” spurred support for the rest of the war.
Eye On Detroit - Selfridge Air MuseumIn 1975, the Michigan Air Guard Historical Association (MAGHA) and the Selfridge Military Air Museum were formed by a group of Air National Guard officers and enlisted personnel. Our mission is to help preserve the heritage and traditions of the Michigan Air National Guard, Selfridge Air National Guard Base, and the units that are/or were stationed there.
Eye On Detroit - Michigan Veterans Affairs AgencyIn the second of several planned COVID-19 veteran vaccination clinics around Michigan, the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) vaccinated veterans, their spouses, family members and caregivers on April 26 at the Lakeside Mall Drive-Thru in Sterling Heights. All vaccine recipients must be 18 or older.
Eye On Detroit - SASSThe mission at SAAS is to bring Hope,Help, and Healing to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault within the black and African American community without regards to gender, sexual orientation, religious or faith affiliation (or none at all), economic status, or culture.
Eye On Detroit - Detroit Kitchen ConnectDetroit Kitchen Connect, an Eastern Market Corporation program, supports a diverse group of entrepreneurs doing what they love and contributing to Detroit’s growing good food system. In collaboration with local partners, we seek to make kitchens more accessible and turn neighborhoods into food entrepreneurship hubs. We make this possible through technical assistance, workshops, and other startup services.

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