Angels' Night campaign October 29, 30, and 31 2010

ANNUAL ANGELS’ NIGHT CAMPAIGN OCT. 29, 30 & 31

Volunteers are needed to help watch over our neighborhoods during the annual Angels' Night campaign October 29, 30, and 31. Please consider helping out with the Angels' Night effort in one of the following ways:

· Register Your Community Event
· Watch Your Block
· Patrol A Neighborhood
· Adopt-A-House Program
· Turn On Your Porch Light
· Wear an Orange Ribbon to Show Your Support
For more information, call the Angels’ Night Volunteer Hotline at (313) 224-4415, go to the City’s Web site at www.angelsnight.org or contact your local Neighborhood City Hall offices at (313) 224-3450.

Please note: NCH has undertaken a consolidation of its offices. The West and Northeast offices have been merged into the following four offices:

· Northwest, 19180 Grand River, 870-0649

· East (at Butzel Family Center), 7737 Kercheval, 628-2170

· Southwest, 7744 W. Vernor, 628-2180

· Central, Coleman Young Municipal Center, 2 Woodward Ave., 224-2989

COUNCILMAN KENNETH COCKREL TO HOST CRIME PREVENTION TOWN HALL MEETING OCTOBER 5

Detroit City Councilman Kenneth Cockrel Jr. will host a crime prevention town hall meeting, entitled "What Citizens Can Do To Protect Themselves," on Tuesday, Oct. 5, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Greater New Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, located at 586 Owens between Woodward and Oakland Street.

The meeting will feature Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee and Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon. A light dinner will also be served from

5 to 6 p.m. Interested participants must RSVP by calling (313) 224-4505 by Thursday, Sept. 30.

DETROIT DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS SEEKS ELECTION DAY WORKERS

The Detroit Department of Elections is currently recruiting qualified candidates to serve as election day workers for temporary assignment for the November 2 general election.

Pollworkers will be paid $150 per election day based on classification and assignment. An applicant must be:

● At least 16 years of age or older (18 and over must be registered)

● A United States Citizen

● Proficient in basic math and English

● A Detroit resident

Interested candidates must go to the Detroit Department of Elections at 2978 West Grand Blvd. (between Second and Third avenues) to complete an application and meet other basic requirements. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Training is mandatory for newly hired pollworkers.

For more information, call the Department of Elections training division at 876-0217.

NEIGHBORHOOD CITY HALL OFFICES TO BECOME COMMUNITY ACCESS CENTERS ON SEPT. 29 TO BUILD, STRENGTHEN AND ENGAGE COMMUNITIES

Mayor Dave Bing invites communities across Detroit to join him in launching the new Community Access Centers on Wednesday, Sept. 29, from

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Butzel Family Center, located at 7737 Kercheval near Van Dyke. With three centers throughout Detroit and one in the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, open house activities will occur throughout the day at each location.

Formerly the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood City Halls and the 311 Call Center, the mission of the new Community Access Centers is to build, strengthen and engage our communities. The new Community Access Centers will provide information and support to residents across Detroit as they address community needs, as well as deliver services traditionally offered by Neighborhood City Halls and the 311 Call Center.

Call the constituent relations line today to learn more about the new Community Access Centers by dialing 311 from an AT&T land line, or (313) 224-INFO (4636).

DETROIT SENIOR SERVICES DIVISION HOSTS DIABETES WORKSHOP

The City of Detroit Department of Human Services - Senior Services Division will host a diabetes workshop for Detroit seniors on Wednesday, Sept. 29, from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m.at Christian Fellowship of Love Baptist Church, located at 22400 Grand River.

This free workshop will feature such topics as: how to manage diabetes, the importance of exercise, and social security. There will also be free health screening, including blood pressure, glucose, and vision testing. A nutritional hot lunch will also be provided by Detroit Area Agency on Aging.

Interested participants should RSVP by calling (313) 224-5444, by Tuesday, Sept. 28.

Forwarded by Midtown Alliance

And by Central District Police/Community Relations Council

Per Leslie Malcolmson

313-831-7931

lrmalcolmson@gmail.com

for lmalcolmson@voyager.net

"The question is not 'Can you make a difference?' You already do make a difference.

It's just a matter of what kind of difference you want to make during your life on this planet."

– Julia Butterfly Hill