GRDC named Community Development Corporation of the Year!

The lively drumming of Nanou Dijapo matched the buzz of Detroit pride as hundreds working to maintain and improve Detroit neighborhoods poured into the Grand Riverview Ballroom at Cobo Center. Over a dozen Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation board members and staff attended the Annual Detroit Community Development Awards banquet to accept the honor of Community…

The Wayne County Registrar of Deeds Recognizes GRDC’s Vacant Property Task Force

On Tuesday, Nov. 18, Bernard J. Youngblood, the Wayne County Registrar of Deeds and several representatives from city and county government arrived at the GRDC offices a few minutes before 10.  Channel 4 was there too, ready to document the honoring of GRDC’s Vacant Property Task Force volunteers for their persistence in bringing a fraudulent…

Record Attendance at Neighborhood Safety Meeting!

On Thursday, October 23, the North Rosedale Community House was filled with engaged citizens and government officials! Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as well as the Detroit Police Department Animal Control Manager, Harry Ward, presented and remained after the meeting ended to answer questions. FEMA representatives presented at the meeting to answer…

Neighborhood Safety Meeting Highlights- September 25

Investigator Brian Fountain presented at the Neighborhood Safety Meeting at the North Rosedale Park Community House Thursday, September 25th. Investigator Fountain has worked for the Detroit Police Department for 30 years and is known for his informative, lively workshops. His presentation covered new squatter laws, as well as an overview of crime prevention through environmental…

Over 60 Detroit Residents Attend the Citizens Radio Patrol Workshop

On July 16, more than 60 residents from all over Detroit gathered at the GRDC offices for the Citizens Radio Patrol Recruitment Workshop.  Hosted by GRDC’s Karen Johnson Moore and Kiana Miller, the workshop encouraged new and veteran citizens radio patrol groups throughout the city.  Community Security Coordinator with the 6th and 8th Precincts Myra…