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Eye On Detroit - Le'Host WigsHenry and Haith Johnson have been in the beauty industry for over 30 years. The husband and wife duo's journey of perserverance, resiliency and work ethic have been the hallmark of true and lasting entrepreneurship. They produce wigs to help children at Vista Maria.
Eye On Detroit - Michigan Women ForwardMichigan Women Forward has a vision where women and girls are empowered to be leaders, inventors, dreamers, and doers. That’s why they’ve been dedicated to women’s success and equal opportunity for more than 34 years. They’ve made countless strides, but our work is far from over.
Eye On Detroit - Najah BazzyNajah Bazzy, RN, is an internationally recognized healer, humanitarian and interfaith leader who left a six-figure salary as a critical-care nurse to build Zaman International. The Metro-Detroit based non-profit empowers marginalized women and children to break the cycle of extreme poverty. In 2019, she was recognized as a Top Ten CNN Hero highlighting Zaman’s growth from a grassroots team of volunteers to a world-class organization with a global reach that has helped more than 1.8 million people in 20 countries since 2010.
Eye On Detroit - First Female Master PlumberA pioneer in America's plumbing and construction industries, Adrienne Bennett is North America's first and only female licensed master plumber and plumbing contractor, and America's first African-American female plumbing inspector and certified medical gas inspector and installer. The litany of positions that she has held throughout her prolific career include: Chief Project Manager, Chief Space Analyst, Master Plumber, Plumbing Estimator, and Drain Layer Contractor.
Eye On Detroit - Detroit DirtDetroit Dirt intends to drive forward a low-carbon economy by motivating communities and industries to have a zero-waste mindset. They start with taking something that would have been wasted and make something awesome out of it.
Eye On Detroit - PBA RoyalPBA Royal Performing Arts and Training School and Live! is based in the Cody-Rouge District of Detroit’s west side where people ages 3 years and older come to train in music classes, dance, theater, modeling/etiquette, beauty pageantry, and media production. As a non-profit 501c3 facility, PBA Royal focuses on the betterment of self, communication skills, teamwork, self-esteem, learning, leadership, drive, recognition of self-worth, health, tutoring, and career-building. Our students will thrive in any avenue they decide to partake in and will experience the dedication it takes to excel when participating in practicing, creating, or learning a new craft. PBA Royal exemplifies its name by showcasing that all partakers of the PBA Royal facility are of royal status and descent. We mold our students into people of confidence, love, discipline, power, and overall royalty. PBA Royal Performing Arts and Training School and Live! is a place to learn from the best to be and create the best.
Eye On Detroit - SkinnyTeesThe Woman Behind skinnytees Linda Schlesinger-Wagner is truly the heart and soul of the skinnytees brand. With a passion and work ethic that has driven her through times of challenge, Linda is no stranger to adversity and struggle. skinnytees came to be during her difficult life transition of divorce and has grown to become a beacon of hope and light for both Linda and the many women whose hearts her creations have touched throughout the years. Linda's sincere desire to help women and children derives from a deep sense of compassion that echoes many of her own personal experiences. skinnytees is the embodiment of Linda's desire to make every women feel special, gorgeous and accepted, no matter age or body type. For the love of women - all women!
Eye On Detroit - Pretty StringzDetroit native, Candice ”Pretty Stringz” Smith, began playing the violin at nine years old. She graduated from the Detroit School of Arts. While at the Detroit School of Arts, she studied privately with a Detroit Symphony Orchestra member.
Eye On Detroit - Noah's LemonNoah Harris making his Grandfather's lemonade recipe to fund his future college tuition.
Eye On Detroit - Chip Bag ProjectFoil lined chip bags are insulated, waterproof, and lightweight. The Chip bags will then be sealed together and lined with foam to provide cushioned insulated sleeping bags to help the less fortunate living outside to live thru the michigan winter.
Eye On Detroit - Detroit Police MuseumThe Detroit Police Museum & Gift Shop showcases more than 150 years of DPD history
Eye On Detroit - Neighborhood GroceryBy leveraging technology, equity crowdfunding, and civic partnerships in Detroit communities, Neighborhood Grocery will build community owned grocery stores to address health & wealth disparities in Detroit.
Eye On Detroit - Barstool Sports FundIf you are a small business owner in need of help due to the impacts of COVID, you can submit your application at: TheBarstoolFund.com/apply
Eye On Detroit - Salvation Army Bed and Bread ProgramHomelessness and hunger are problems many Detroit residents must deal with day in and day out. That's why the Eastern Michigan Division of The Salvation Army is proud to run the Bed & Bread Club. We're dedicated to feeding the hungry residents of Detroit who are unable to make it to a soup kitchen and providing overnight shelter for those residents who have no place to sleep.
Eye On Detroit - Black Scroll NetworkThe Black Scroll Network, History & Tours was founded by educator and historian, Jamon Jordan ,in 2013. After years of leading tours for his students, Jordan saw the need for people to have a personal experience with the history of African Americans and Black people throughout the Diaspora.
Eye On Detroit - Michigan Science Center Pet AdoptionThe Michigan Science Center (MiSci) is activating their super-sized screen to bring “Superpower Dogs” to Detroit with a special event Saturday, November 7, 2020. Thanks to support from Strategic Staffing Solutions, MiSci visitors that day will enjoy FREE screenings of the IMAX® adventure film, “Superpower Dogs” and FREE admission to MiSci. This documentary showcases the life-saving super powers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. MiSci and Strategic Staffing will also be hosting MiSci’s first ever pet adoption day from 10am – 4pm November 7 where visitors can find their own “super” dog or cat from Michigan Humane Society. Little visitors that day can also bring their PRETEND pet/stuffed animal and have fun learning the Michigan Humane way of bandaging from one of their expert vets.
Eye On Detroit - Superbad BoxingSuperbad Fitness classes and private training focuses on sound boxing fundamentals, solid cardio-conditioning and stretching. Our workouts are designed to tone your entire body while honing your boxing skills. All levels and experiences are welcome. Our classes are designed to accommodate all levels of boxing and fitness. Whether you are just trying something new or have been fighting for years, our classes fuse cardio training with boxing technique that can be taken at any level of skill and/ or fitness.
Eye On Detroit - Good CakesDetroit 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.
Eye On Detroit - Frontline Focus Tara EgnorMichigan Medicine Nurse Practitioner Tara Egnor talks about the battle against COVID-19.
Eye On Detroit - Suite DreamsSuite Dreams mission is to provide beautiful, peaceful places for children to rest and recover, is growing. With the emergence of Covid-19 the demand for our services has greatly increased as hospitals are looking to release more children into home settings in an effort to minimize their risk of exposure to the virus. We want to be a part of giving them hope for a bright tomorrow and a wonderful future. By showing these children love from people in their communities we hope to inspire them to wish for things bigger than they could imagine and to have Suite Dreams.
Eye On Detroit - Forgotten HarvestForgotten Harvest in Oak Park and the Detroit Athletic Club are collaborating to ensure that 3,500 food-insecure families in metro Detroit have a turkey to enjoy on Thanksgiving. Member donations to the DAC Cares Fund – a program of the DAC Foundation – are paying for the turkeys, and DAC members and staff are volunteering their time to pack each bird in a bag and assist in delivery.
Eye On Detroit - Scholarship MomThe Black Friday Scholarship Bootcamp will be held in Detroit, helping student sort through college admission applications, FAFSA and the most critical question how will they pay for college. On the day following Thanksgiving, while thousands of Detroiters are typically lined up at shopping centers across town to search for Christmas gifts, Gwen Thomas; Black Friday Scholarship Bootcamp founder hopes that Detroiters with high school students and college students will lineup and learn how to shop and win scholarships.
Eye On Detroit - Friendship CircleFriendship Circle is thrilled to announce the addition of West Bloomfield’s own Dakota Bread Company. While everyone’s favorite challah recipe will remain unchanged, Friendship Circle has exciting plans in store. The bakery will run a training program for adults with special needs to teach them life skills including time management, organization, customer service and more – with the goal of trainees becoming employees in the future.
Eye On Detroit - Ferris Bueller's Day Off ParadeLocal Photographer Colin McConell, A.K.A Ferris Bueller look-a-like, is recreating the famous parade scene here in Detroit for an upcoming virtual event.