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    Jan 28, 2021

    DETROIT –100 Men Club, a group of local men committed to making a positive difference for metro Detroit families, donated more than $11,000 to DREAM CENTERS of Michigan, a Pontiac-based nonprofit dedicated to "Transforming communities one person at a time through collaboration with individuals and organizations who invest their time, talent and treasure". 100 Men Club voted during its December meeting, held virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions, to award its quarterly grant to DREAM CENTERS, w...

  • Gov. Whitmer and Lt Gov. Gilchrist Address President Biden's Vaccine and Equality

    Jan 28, 2021

    LANSING. -- Governor Gretchen Whitmer released the following statement after President Biden announced his plan to purchase an additional 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to ensure that every American who wants a vaccine can receive one. "From his first day in office, President Biden has made it clear that his administration will have a clear national strategy to defeat COVID-19 once and for all," said Governor Whitmer. "We know that the vaccine is the most effective way to get back to our...

  • Effort to put Tubman on $20 bill restarted under President Biden

    Jan 28, 2021

    WASHINGTON (AP) - With a change of administrations, it looks like Harriet Tubman is once again headed to the front of the $20 bill. Biden press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday that the Treasury Department is taking steps to resume efforts to put the 19th century abolitionist leader on the $20 bill. Obama administration Treasury Secretary Jack Lew had selected Tubman to replace Andrew Jackson, the nation's seventh president, on the $20 bill. But Tubman's fate had been in doubt since the 2016 pres...

  • Hero Capitol Officer Eugene Goodman Hails from Washington, DC

    Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Correspondent|Jan 28, 2021

    NNPA NEWSWIRE - Lawmakers are seeking to honor Officer Goodman for his actions that may have saved the lives of many people, including members of Congress, during the deadly insurrectionist attack at the U.S. Capitol on January 6. "He's a hero. The United States Capitol was under attack by armed, violent extremists, and Officer Eugene Goodman was the only thing standing between the mob and the United States Senate," Florida Democratic Congressman Charlie Crist declared. U.S. Capitol Police...

  • Covid Bowl 2021 - Clash Of The Panthers

    Xaiver Jones, Media Specialist|Jan 28, 2021

    Everything about last year, and the upcoming years ahead will be called nothing short of historical. The year, 2019 ended with River Rouge earning its first State Title against the Muskegon Big Reds. During the 2020 season, the Panthers played well to maintain their reputation. But the Covid-19 Pandemic placed a halt on all sports, causing devastating damage to programs throughout the state. As pandemic restrictions started to lift, the football season resumed. River Rouge fought its way through...

  • Crossroads of Michigan Serving the Community for 50 Years

    Renee Summers, Telegram Reporter|Jan 28, 2021

    Crossroads of Michigan, a social service outreach agency, was established in Detroit in 1971. Its mission is to support the surrounding community by providing emergency assistance and advocacy and to respond to other needs in the community as they are able to. Crossroads Associate Director Ashleigh Mitchell says that while providing basic necessities to needy families, the organization's staff began a dialogue with its clients to find out what needs were not being met in the community and how Cr...

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