- Crickets and Cash Connection Selling Santa Dollars to Benefit Gleaners Food Bank
Crickets and Cash Connection is now selling Santa Dollars to raise money for Gleaners Food Bank. The collectible holiday notes have a Santa seal that covers George Washington and are real United States of America currency. The Santa Dollars are bankable and spendable. Great stocking stuffer or gift for young and old. Stop by to purchase yours. Available at Crickets, 32895 Schoenherr, Warren (corner of 14 Mile and Schoenherr, next to Little Caesars), (586) 698-3010. Also available at Cash Connection, 7627 East 9 Mile, Warren, (586) 757-4500.
- Winter Blanket Drive During the Month of January
To benefit the homeless of Warren and Macomb County. Warren Mayor, James Fouts, and the Warren Crime Commission are sponsoring a collection drive accepting new or gently used twin blankets (no comforters please!), clean coats, hats, gloves and new socks. Canned and non perishable foods will be forwarded to an appropriate agency. Contact Community Outreach at (586) 258-2039 for more information. Click the link above for drop box locations.
- Donation Match Announcement For Hope Center
Hope Center Food Pantry struggles to keep food on the shelves. An anonymous donor is matching your donations, dollar for dollar, to help. Click the link above for more information.
- Goodfellows Need Help
The Warren Goodfellows are in desperate need of someone to donate a pickup truck. They have no way to pick up and deliver thousands of cases of food for seniors and the needy. If you can help, please call Darrell at (586) 651-5716 or Linda at (586) 298-0592.
- The Village Commission
The Village Commission meets the first Thursday of the month at the Old Village Hall at Beebe and Flynn St. at 7 p.m. The commission is looking for members. If you are interested, call the Mayor's office for a form at (586) 574-4520.
- Southeast Michigan Chapter of Wild Ones
The S.E. Michigan chapter of 'Wild Ones' meets the third Wednesday of each month in conference room 'B' room, 504 upstairs at the Community Center at 7 p.m. We are advocates of native plants, habitat restoration and green ecology. Help make a difference and see our website. General public welcome.
- Warren Kiwanis Aktion Club
Come and join us on the second and last Wednesday of the month; 6- 7 p.m., in Conference Room B (upstairs) in the Warren Community Center (5460 Arden). Aktion Club is a group of mentally or physically impaired young adults (18 years and older) and their caregivers who would like to give back to their community through helping others. Call Cardell Taylor at (586) 514-4186.
- Warren Toastmasters Club #2260
Public speaking skills equals life success. They meet the first and third Tuesday of every month from 6:30- 7:30 p.m. at Warren City Hall. Contact Bob DeWinter for more info at (586) 943-2866.
- Warren Fire Station #6 'Loan Closet'
The Warren Fire Station #6 on 12 Mile Road, has a Loan Closet with the following items on availability: wheelchairs, crutches, walkers and canes. Call (586) 759-4053 for more info.
- PAWS to Read-
Mondays at 7 p.m. Gracie, a Labrador mix; Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Tank, a black Labrador; Thursdays at 7 p.m. Angel, a black Poodle
PAWS is a great program where new and struggling readers read to a therapy dog. The goal is to provide a non-judgmental atmosphere in which kids can read without correction or interruption and learn not just to read, but to love reading as well. No registration is required for this. The program takes place at the Warren Civic Center Library.
- Senior Nutrition Program
There is a senior nutrition program at Owen Jax Recreation Center, Monday-Thursday at 11:30 a.m. There is a $3 donation. Call (586) 757-7480 to register.
- Lincoln Neighborhood Association of South Warren Meetings
The Lincoln Neighborhood Association of South Warren meets every first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at Lincoln Elementary School's Media Center.
- The Warren Police Department now has a Permanent Disposal Site for Prescription Drugs at 29900 Civic Center Drive, Warren, 48093; (586) 574-4700. Please note that prescription drugs should be put in a sealable plastic bag and liquids & sharps (needles & syringes) are NOT accepted.
- Tree Mulching and Watering Guidelines
- FREE Community Supper the First Wednesday of Every Month
FREE supper is open to everyone and will include main entree, salad dessert and beverage. If you need to stretch your budget, want an evening of fellowship or simply don't feel like cooking, come join us the first Wednesday of every month. The dinners go from 4:30- 6:30 p.m. at St. Paul United Church of Christ, 31654 Mound Rd., Warren, MI.
- Two Michigan Internet Service Providers Offer Internet Service to Low-Income Students and Families for About $10/ Month
The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) announced that two Michigan Internet service providers offer internet service to low-income students and families for approximately $10 per month. Comcast and CenturyLink both offer programs as well as computers at heavily discounted prices. In addition, free internet training is provided. Eligibility varies by company. Details on the programs (including additional charges that apply) are available on Connect Michigan's website here.
- Crafters Wanted
Crafters wanted for the Warren Woods Tower Booster Club 31st Annual Crafty Buyer's Shoppe at Warren Woods Tower High School, 27900 Bunert. The fair is on Saturday, November 23 fro 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, November 24 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. For information please call (586) 439-4402.
- Warren Senior Housing is Accepting Applications for both Stilwell Manor and Joseph Coach Manors
Applicants for Stilwell Manor must be a Warren resident, a minimum of 60 years old and make under $20,000 a year. A one bedroom apartment is $385 a month and that includes your gas, electric and water. All applicants for Joseph Coach Manor must be 55 years of age or older. Each apartment includes a washer and dryer, stove, regrigerator, dishwasher, garbage disposal, and storage unit. These lovely apartments also include a balcony or patio for only $500 a month plus utilities. Both buildings have on-site security cameras, 24 hours emergency maintenance, and optional activities. All applicants must be able to live independently. Please call our office if you would like an application or have any questions at (586) 758-1310.
- Goodfellows in Crisis
The Warren-Sterling Heights Goodfellows are out of food and funds to buy food and other items that are desperately needed for those less fortunate. Due to lack of funds we are unable to help for the months of October and November. If possible, help with a donation of any size, every penny helps. You can donate money, food, clothes and toys; help with trucks to pick-up food; help in warehouse with sorting food and packing boxes; help with goodfellows paper sales. The Goodfellows are open Monday from 9-11 a.m. and Wednesday 9 a.m.-12 p.m. for food. We are taking Christmas apps now through November 30 (official cut off date). You must have proof of income for all in house hold, and a birth record or social security card for children. If you have any questions, call Linda Monday through Wednesday at (586) 979-4313.
- Holiday Canned or Dried Food/Toiletry Drive for Stilwell/Coach Seniors. Drop-off at Warren Mayor's Office before Christmas.
- Upcoming Chamber of Commerce Events for November & December 2013
- Looking For Ladies Interested in Playing Pinochle
If any ladies are interested in playing pinochle on Mondays from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., please contact Doris Moy at church of the Master, 30200 Schoenherr, warren 48088, at (586) 771-6720. We are located between 13 Mile Road and Common Road, corner Castle and Schoenherr. This will begin January 2014 and held every Monday at the church. Come out and have fun playing pinochle with us.
- 2013-2014 Macomb County Warming Center Locations
Warrn locations: Renewal Church, 11174 Thirteen Mile Rd.- December 8-14; Warren Woods Baptist Church, 14251 Twelve Mile Rd.- December 15-21; First Presbyterian Church, 3000 Twelve Mile Rd.- December 29-January 4; St. Edmund Catholic Church (St. Faustina), 14025 Twelve Mile Rd.- February 9-15; St. Martin De Porres Catholic Comm., 31515 Hoover- February 16-22; St. Paul United Church of Christ, 31654 Mound Rd.- February 23-March 1; First Presbyterian Church, 3000 Twelve Mile Rd.- March 9-15; Church of the Master, 30200 Schoenherr- April 4-12. Click the link above for a list of locations in the rest of Macomb County.
Events by Date:
- December 13-
A Journey to Christmas
Warren Woods Christian School is proud to present "Journey to Christmas" an outdoor, walk-thru nativity experience for all to enjoy. Our students will present the Christmas Story through music, scripture, and drama. There will be two shows: 12:30-2:30 p.m. and again from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Parking will be at the Woods Church at 14300 E. 13 Mile Road., Warren shuttles will be available. There will be a charge of $5/car and proceeds will go towards WWCS Scholarship program.
- December 15-
Christmas Blood Drive
St. Josaphat and Our Lady of Grace, together will be holding our Christmas Blood Drive on Sunday, December 15 from 8 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. In the St. Josaphat social hall, ryan south of 11 Mile. Call Ken or Dan at (586) 751-4243 for an appointment. "Please Give the Gift of Life this Christmas." Walk-ins and New Donors are always Welcome!
- January 4-
1st Annual Cold Rush Cold Run
Come and join the City of Warren Parks and Recreation for the 1st Annual Cold Rush Cold Run. This is a great running event in downtown Warren. Proceeds go toward helping fund our children's programs in the city. After the run there will be free ice skating, ice skating shows, ice carving shows, petting zoo, free hot chocolate, live music and more! Complete the form linked above and send to: Warren Community Center, Attn: Matt Fecht, 5460 Arden, Warren, MI 48092. Make checks payable to Warren Parks and Recreation.