GRDC Volunteer of the Month – Bryan Ferguson

Bryan Ferguson is passionate about the safety and security of Northwest Detroit. As the president of an adjacent neighborhood association – the Schoolcraft Improvement Association (SIA), he works diligently to keep his community safe and vibrant. Bryan’s commitment expands to neighboring communities, like the Grandmont Rosedale neighborhoods. Bryan is an active member of our GRDC…

Walk in the Park

Submitted by Kathy Garrett Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm neighbors gather at the North Rosedale Park Community House to walk and exercise their way to a healthier life.  As a pilot program sponsored by the Healthy Environments Partnership (HEP), Walk in the Park is one of the first of…

Leaving a Legacy in Grandmont

Grandmont resident Kevin Johnson is a busy man.  As the Grandmont historian, Kevin stores and keeps track of his neighborhood’s newsletters, The Grandmonitor.  Kevin doesn’t just store them though, he reads them.  He reads them because he believes that “history is important.  It’s important to leave a legacy, and that’s what I find in the…

Tax Foreclosure Prevention Workshop Offers Practical Assistance

On Thursday, April 3, more than 20 residents of the Grandmont Rosedale neighborhoods took advantage of the Tax Foreclosure Prevention Workshop facilitated by the United Community Housing Coalition and hosted by Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation.  Ted Phillips, the director of UCHC, and several of his coworkers offered residents counseling on how to cope with the…

The Best Classroom Project

Submitted by Kathy Garrett The Best Classroom Project is a group of parents whose children were born since 2009 who are collaborating to find the best schools in Detroit. This city-wide effort welcomes parents who wish to share information, ideas and support in choosing schools for their children. North Rosedale Park resident, Sarah Hulett, has…