SPECIAL SEASONAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
STOP THE BLEED
B-CON – Bleeding Control Education Program. Excessive blood loss is the leading cause of death for trauma patients. Would you know what to do? Education can prepare the public to stop life threatening bleeding. Community education program sponsored by St. Joseph Mercy Oakland. Call 248-858-3301 to register. Click here for more information
Date: 4/12/18, 6/07/18, 8/09/18
STATE OF THE CITY WITH MAYOR MCDANIEL
Join the honorable Mayor Kevin McDaniel as he presents what happened in 2017 in the city and a peek into 2018. Growth in business, events and more. There will be an opportunity to ask questions afterwards.
Date: Friday, 4/27/18
MAD HATTER TEA PARTY
Join us for our first ever Mad Hatter Tea Party! Kids, grab your Moms, Dads, Aunts, Uncles, Grandmas, Grandpas and friends and get your tickets early. You will enjoy tea, lunch, treats, a craft, and entertainment. All proceeds from this event benefit the Senior Services Lawn Programs and the Teen Council Community Garden. Tickets must be purchased at the Community Center by May 2nd.
Date: Saturday, 5/12/18
ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF LIFE
Join us for our annual Celebration of Life Memorial Planting where we will add a new plant in memory of family and friends who are no longer with us. We will be placing the name of each person on a piece of paper and adding it to the dirt in which the plant/tree will be planted. This symbol of honor will forever memorialize a loved one. Call the Community Center to register.
Location: Community Center Serenity Garden Path
Date: Friday, 6/01/18
GRANDMA’S BAKE SHOP FUNDRAISER
Once again we are asking for baked goods to be donated to our popular “Grandma’s Bake Shop” to sell at the Auburn Hills Summerfest on Saturday, June 23rd. All proceeds will benefit the Senior Lawn Mowing and Snow Plowing Programs. To add your baked goods to our donation list, please call the Community Center at 248-370-9353.
HOW TO DOWNSIZE YOUR HOME
How does one downsize a home of years of memories? What to keep, what to sell or give away. Ms. Cindy Morley, owner of Parents Changing Spaces, works every day with people who are downsizing and brings a wealth of knowledge and helpful hints. Please call to reserve a space.
Date: Wednesday, 7/25/18
ADULT MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING
Did you know you are more likely to encounter someone in your life in an emotional or mental crisis than someone having a heart attack? You can help them. Mental Health First Aid teaches a 5-step action plan to offer initial help to someone, learn how to react, know the symptoms and know the resources in the community. 8 hour course. Lunch provided. SEUs available. Sponsored by Oakland Community Health Network. Call the Community Center for details.
LAWN MOWING + SNOW PLOWING PROGRAMS
FOR SENIORS + PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
The City offers 2 different lawn mowing and snow removal services for income and age eligible homeowners. The first program is funded by the CDBG Yard Service Program and provides bi-weekly mowing service in the summer months and snow removal during the winter season. The next is a cost-share program where participants pay half of the cost of the service. Both programs require residency, are based on income, and all household members must be over age 65, or disabled. Income guidelines change seasonally.
ASK THE HOUSING SPECIALIST APPOINTMENTS
Are you or your parents concerned about downsizing or moving? There are many housing options for seniors; and trying to decide which option is right can be confusing. Meet one-on-one with a housing specialist. Discuss and explore the different housing options. Each month features a different housing specialty. However all representatives will be able to provide general information about the different housing options. There will not be sales associated with these ½ hour appointments. Call to schedule an appointment 248-370-9353.
Location: Community Center
Day: 2nd Tuesday of each month
Time: 11:30PM – 1:00PM
NEW - HEARING EVALUATIONS, BATTERY
CHECKS AND HEARING AID CHECKS
Representatives from various companies will be on site to do free hearing evaluations, battery changes, and hearing aid checks. Representatives from Miracle Ear and Suburban Hearing Clinic. Walk Ins are welcome, appointments encouraged. Call for more information.
3rd Monday of the Month 11:00am – 1:00pm