Detroit Red Wings Support Community Programs
Huron Valley Recreation and Community Education is proud to announce they are once again partnering with Michigan Parks & Recreation Association and the Detroit Red Wings to offer discounted tickets for select games.
Now you can purchase discounted tickets for the Detroit Red Wings over the Internet, and print them off at home. Plus, part of the proceeds from your tickets will support HVRCE programming.
The Detroit Red Wings Online Discount Ticket Program is one of many initiatives by the Michigan Recreation and Parks Association to help local communities share the enjoyment of family friendly activities all while supporting local programming. Huron Valley Recreation and Community Education participates in two other programs offered by MRPA in this regard. These include discounts from Palace Entertainment and the Detroit Zoo, which are available on www.huronvalleyrec.com
Purchase your Detroit Red Wings tickets by visiting our website at www.huronvalleyrec.com Click on the Detroit Red Wings link to purchase tickets and to see available games. Save on Detroit Red Wings tickets with Huron Valley Recreation and Community Education.
Food From The Heart Event to Take Over Village Streets Feb. 14
Expect crowds of visitors and residents alike to fill downtown Milford on Valentine’s Day for a night of music to benefit neighbors in need. The village streets will echo with music and goodwill from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14 for Milford’s first annual Food from the Heart.
In exchange for non-perishable food or monetary donations, participants will stroll the streets of downtown Milford, and visit participating locations while enjoying the sounds of the Michigan Musicians Collective Collection boxes will be placed at each venue for participants to drop off donations and receive a ticket to the musical adventure.
Musical acts include rock band Memory Loss at Bakers Restaurant, blues rock and pop band Johnny Awesome at Comeback Inn, Mike Ewing at Your Nesting Place, banjo player Doug Sciberras at Nana’s Niche and Corner and many more.
All proceeds benefit Community Sharing Outreach Center, which provides food, clothing, emergency shut-off services, referrals and advocacy for residents of Milford, Highland and Wixom.
“The Community Sharing Outreach Center is excited to showcase Milford’s beautiful downtown by inviting the public to visit their favorite shops and restaurants while giving back to a great cause,” said Pam Dawson, the event coordinator of Community Sharing Outreach Center.
Additionally, the Carls Family YMCA in Milford is providing a “Parent Night Out” service for children to make it easier for parents to attend. The childcare service costs $13 per hour for “Y” members and $17 per hour for non-members and requires pre-registration. Parents can register by calling Carls Family YMCA at
Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit to open new upscale retail store in Commerce Township to support local jobs
Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit announced that it will open its first retail store in Oakland County this year. The Commerce location is scheduled to open in June.
The new 15,000 square foot store, located at the corner of Haggerty and Crumb roads, north of Maple Road, is now under construction. It will be the third Goodwill store in Metro Detroit, following successful operations in Canton and Dearborn, and the first to be located in newly-constructed retail space.
The Commerce store will create 25 new jobs while adding a new retail option for local shoppers. The store will feature upscale gently used clothing and household items hand selected by Goodwill staff.
“I’d like to thank Goodwill Industries for opening its first retail store in Oakland County and creating 25 jobs,” Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said. “Goodwill has an outstanding record of helping individuals to overcome life’s challenges and find work.”
The store will also accept donations of gently used clothing, furniture and other housewares on site to keep store shelves stocked and fueling Goodwill’s job education, training and placement programs.