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On Monday, March 27, a Community Food Giveaway will be hosted by Greater Pentecostal Temple Church and Blue Cross Complete from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also onsite will be the Wayne Health Mobile Unit which will be offering blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol and kidney functioning screening, along with COVID vaccines and testing. No appointment is necessary for the health screenings. Greater Pentecostal Temple Church is located at 15932 Warren Ave. For more information call the church at 313-824-8437.


Dearborn Free Methodist Church hosts Dearborn Recovery, a Narcotics Anonymous meeting on Tuesday evenings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The meeting is open format, meaning all are welcome, including family members. Dearborn Free Methodist Church is located at 2801 S. Telegraph Road.

Dearborn Heights

Help’s On the Way Food Pantry and Clothing Center is open for client intake on Thursday evenings beginning at 6 p.m. Clients must present a photo ID and be in line no later than 7:30 p.m. Residency restrictions do not apply; help is available to all. Call 313-908-7104 for more information.

Garden City

The Garden City Department of Parks and Recreation will host a Craft Night on the last Friday of each month beginning March 31. The event is for youth in grades 1 through 6 and will take place from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Radcliff Center, located at 1751 Radcliff St. Cost will be $10 and registration is required. Find out more by calling 734-793-1850 or go to


Livonia Save Our Youth Coalition and St. Edith Catholic Church will host a Free Narcan Training event on Monday, March 27 from 6 to 7 p.m. Participants will learn how to use Narcan in an overdose simulation and receive a free Narcan Kit. Training includes education on the effects of opioid abuse on the body. Registration is required; contact Patti Kelly at [email protected] or at 734-464-1222, ext. 301.


The Fish and Loaves Community Food Pantry serves the residents of Allen Park, Brownstown Township, Dearborn Heights, Romulus, Southgate, Taylor, and Woodhaven. The pantry is client choice model, allows clients to shop six times a year, and is available by appointment only. Call 734-442-0031 to make an appointment. Fish and Loaves is located at 25670 Northline Road.

Ecorse Creek Communities

Friends of the Detroit River is engaging with communities in the Ecorse Creek watershed to find solutions to reduce flooding in the watershed area. Affected communities are Allen Park, Dearborn Heights, Ecorse, Inkster, Lincoln Park, Melvindale, Romulus, Southgate, Taylor, Westland, and Wyandotte. Friends of the Detroit River is asking residents to take an online survey and attend public meetings this spring and summer to provide feedback about flooding. The survey is available until June 30 and can be found at ; participants will have a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card. Public meetings will be held on Thursday, March 23 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Lincoln Park High School, located at 1701 Champaign Road and Monday, May 8 from 4 to 5 p.m. at Dearborn Heights City Hall, located at 6045 Fenton. A virtual meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 19 from 6 to 7 p.m. For more details on the meetings, go to the above mentioned website.

Dearborn Heights

The Dearborn Heights Community and Cultural Relations Commission is holding a clothing drive in honor or Women’s History Month. They are accepting gently worn women’s clothing which will be donated to a local women’s shelter. Make sure clothing is in bags and drop at the vestibules of Polk, Bedford, and Pardee Elementary Schools, Best Middle School, and Annapolis High School between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday to Friday. Also accepting donations are the Canfield Recreation Center and the Richard A. Young Recreation Center during normal operating hours.

River Rouge

Saint John AME Church hosts a Narcotics Anonymous Meeting on Saturdays at 5 p.m. The meeting is closed format, indicating the meeting is only for those who identify as having a drug problem. Saint John AME Church is located at 505 Beechwood Street.


On Saturday, March 25, the City of Westland will host a Dog Vaccination Day for Westland residents with photo ID. The Michigan Humane Society veterinary team will be on hand to assess if pets are able to receive vaccination. For $20 per dog, Rabies, Distemper, Parvo, and Leptospirosis vaccines will be available. Dog microchips will be available for $10 and on-site dog licenses will be available for $12, or $6 if your dog is spayed or neutered. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is limited to the first 250 dogs. Location for this event is 1645 N. Wayne Road, just south of Ford Road.

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Renee Summers

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