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By Renee Summers
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***Monday, February 19 is Presidents Day. Banks, schools, and government offices including post offices will be closed.


Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church operates the Helping Hand Food Pantry the first and third Wednesday each month. The pantry is open to anyone in the community from 9:30 a.m. to noon and will be available on Wednesday, February 21. A picture ID is required and only one member per address is eligible for food assistance. Participants may receive food once every other month. First time participants should arrive before 11:30 a.m. Food pantry availability may change due to weather or a church event so call ahead at 313-563-4800. Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church is located at 24110 Cherry Hill, just west of Telegraph. Donations to the food pantry are welcome.


On Thursday, February 22, Detroit City Councilmember Gabriela Santiago-Romero (District 6) will host Let’s Skate, a family fun evening of skating and pizza at the Roller Cade, located at 2130 Schaefer. There will be no entry fee or rental fee for skates. The event will run from 6 to 8 p.m.

The Kemeny Recreation Center will host a Celebration of Heritage event on Friday, February 23 from 6 to 8 p .m. The event will highlight the community’s diverse heritage through poetry, dance, and music. The Kemeny Recreation Center is located at 2260 S. Fort Street.


The Ecorse City Council will meet Tuesday, February 20 beginning at 7:30 p.m. City Council meetings are held in the Council Chambers of the Albert B. Buday Civic Center, located at 3869 W. Jefferson Ave.

Garden City

The Garden City City Council will meet on Monday, February 19 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Civic Center Council Chambers located at 6000 Middlebelt Road.


Please join Rep. Tlaib and the team at the upcoming Congress, Coffee & Conversation on March 4th from 6-7:30pm in Inkster at the Booker Dozier Recreation Center located at 2025 Middlebelt Rd.

This coffee hour is for residents and communities of Inkster, Garden City and Dearborn Heights. We hope to see you there!

River Rouge

The River Rouge City Council will meet on Tuesday, February 20 beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Court Room at City Hall, located at 10600 W. Jefferson.


Lighthouse Home Mission Full Gospel Temple offers an overnight warming center to men, women, and children between the hours of 7 p.m. and 8 a.m. every day through the months of February and March. The warming center is located at 34033 Palmer Road.

Wayne County

The Wayne County Department of Parks and Recreation will host a Snow Moon Night Hike on Friday, February 23 at Elizabeth Park, located at 4651 Elizabeth Dr. in Trenton. The event will run from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. and will include a 1.5 mile hike along asphalt, gravel, and dirt. Please dress for the weather as the event will be entirely outdoors. Red light lanterns will be provided which do not disturb wildlife night vision. Fee is $5 and the event is geared toward those ages 9 and older. For more information call 734-261-1990.

The Northwest Wayne Chapter of Families Against Narcotics hosts its Stronger Together support group the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. The next meeting will be Tuesday, February 27 at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are held virtually via Zoom and offer a safe space to find support for those impacted by a loved one’s addiction. For more information go to

State Wide

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hiring summer park workers to work seasonally from April through October. Jobs are located in state parks, boating facilities, campgrounds, and other outdoor spaces. Pay starts at $15 an hour. Seasonal workers will answer visitor questions, register campers, clean park buildings, mow, and more. Seasonal park ranger positions are also open and the pay ranges from $19.78 to $27.81 and include state employment benefits. Find out more at

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