Retirement Inspires Neighborhood Involvement – Ms. Annie Mae Holt

Submitted by Kathy Garrett When Grandmont #1 resident Annie Mae Holt retired three years ago from her position as an eighth grade English Language Arts teacher in the Detroit Public Schools, she “was concerned that there wouldn’t be enough to do.”  Today, her days are filled with volunteering with the Wayne County Health Care Authority…

Grandmont Rosedale Beautification Dynamo

Submitted by Kathy Garret  For a couple of days during the first summer of GRDC’s Beautification Task Force, Vicki Holmes’ backyard looked like a wedding was about to take place.  There were 50 rose bushes and “I don’t know how many flats of flowers” waiting on her back porch.  Volunteers from all five neighborhoods came…

Accelerated Action Days in Grandmont Rosedale

The Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation is no stranger to the volunteer culture of the Ford Motor Company. Ford’s Accelerated Action Days, a companywide employee volunteer program, has been supporting the Grandmont Rosedale community for years. Last year, Ford helped to install outfield fencing around the Rosedale Grandmont Little League Fields at Stoepel Park. This past…

From Neighborhood City Hall to District 1 Manager

Submitted by Kathy Garrett Rosedale Park resident Stephanie Young has been appointed by Mayor Mike Duggan to the position of District Manager for Council District 1.   The District Managers are part of a newly-created Department of Neighborhoods and serve as the City’s community liaison in each of the seven council districts. Stephanie is no stranger…