Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Dr. Paws Pet Therapy brings stress-reducing pets to help medical students relax, Fox 2 News reports.
Wayne State University medical students got a relaxing break from their studies Monday, thanks to a Farmington Hills business. Dr. Paws Pet Therapy paid a visit to the school, according to a WJBK-TV report. Dogs trained by the volunteer organization cuddled with the students, who spend up to 16 hours a day studying. Dr. Paws founder Terry Seraceno told the station, "People are coming up to me saying, 'Oh, thank you for coming. Thank you for doing this.' I mean, it makes you feel really good." Watch "Therapy dogs help Wayne State med students de-stress".
Monday, August 6, 2012
Could your dog help others? Find our tonight at Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills.
As summer begins winding down, this first, full week of August starts with a chance to learn whether your dog would make a good pet therapy dog. Here's what else you should know today: Temperatures are back down in the low 80s, making this a perfectly sunny summer day. The National Weather Service predicts a low tonight around 59, under mostly clear skies. Appointments are required for these evaluations, which take place today at Botsford Hospital. Start the process by visiting drpaws.org. For more information, write to email@example.com. Join the Grand River Cruisers Car Club at Village Commons shopping center today at 5 p.m. for this free car show, which features a DJ, 50/50 drawing and plenty of fun. Located nearby, Bellacino's…
Monday, July 23, 2012
There's only one major item on the Farmington Hills city council's agenda tonight: fireworks.
Farmington Hills officials will take up discussion of a proposed fireworks ordinance at the close of what promises to be a hot, steamy day. Here's what else you should know: The National Weather Service (NWS) predicts a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today and tonight. Expect a high around 97 and a low tonight around 72. City officials will meet in a 6 p.m. study session in the community room at city hall to discuss questions and concerns surrounding a proposed fireworks ordinance, before taking up final approval of the measure during their 7:30 p.m. meeting. That's the only major item on their regular meeting agenda, which also includes time for public comment. The full agenda is posted with this story. Ever thought your …
Monday, June 25, 2012
Tonight, Farmington Hills city council members will discuss what to do about political candidates who want to speak during public comment.
Should political candidates be allowed to give what amounts to a stump speech during public comment at a city council meeting? Farmington Hills officials will take up that question at a study session tonight. Here's what else you should know: We're looking at a mild, but windy, start to the week, with a high today around 74 and gusts as high as 25 miles per hour. The National Weather Service predicts a low tonight around 54. If you're interested in learning whether your dog can make the grade as a therapy dog, Dr. Paws Pet Therapy offers testing tonight, as well as in July and August at Botsford Hospital. Everything you need to know is at drpaws.org; tests are done only by appointment. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more. At …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Celebrate Michigan beer and wine, and help adults with developmental disabilities and local youth programs, this evening at Longacre House in Farmington Hills.
Today's weather may be a little cooler, but you can attend an event tonight that looks like a real heart-warmer. Here's what else you should know today: Temperatures are expected to drop into the 60s today, under mostly sunny skies. The National Weather Service predicts a low tonight around 43. This special tasting at the Longacre House is hosted by the Xemplar Club, Community Living Centers and Farmington Hills Youth and Family Services After-School Program. The fun starts at 5 p.m. today, with appetizers, entertainment, Michigan beers and wines, door prizes and more. Proceeds will provide support for youth programs and people with developmental disabilities. Cost is $25 per person; call 248-473-1841 to make a reservation. This group of …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Learn more today about a DIA exhibit on display throughout Farmington and Farmington Hills.
If you've enjoyed seeing art all around our community, there's an opportunity this afternoon to learn more about the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) paintings. Here's what else you should know today: Today's high should bounce back up into the 80s, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. The National Weather Service predicts a low tonight around 64. Winds could be gusty today, as high as 26 miles per hour. Interested in learning more about the Detroit Institute of Arts Inside|Out exhibit in Farmington Hills? Stop by the Farmington Community Library Main Library at 1 p.m. today, for a primer on these magnificent works of art. There's no charge, and registration is not required. Join Farmington area churches and community leaders at the …
Thursday, September 15, 2011
The civic organization distributes more than $20,000 Wednesday.
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Thursday, September 15, 2011
The Farmington-Farmington Hills Exemplar Club presented checks to 21 local organizations, distributing more than $20,000 Wednesday at John Cowley & Sons in Farmington. The club's director of community relations, Richard Lerner, emceed the noon meeting, with Nancy Cook and club president Steve Joppich presenting the over-sized checks. In keeping with its motto, “Give back. Be Xemplar”, the organization raises funds during the year for local distribution. Their largest annual event is the Jon Grant Signature Classic, a golf tournament held in June. Groups receiving funds were: Boy Scouts Ottawa District The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in…