Grandmont Rosedale’s Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired Managing Director Victor Arbulu Knows the Importance of Building Community

Victor Arbulu couldn’t have guessed where he’d put down his roots years after earning his MBA in finance and management. After working in small business consulting and in non-profit finance for several years, about 13 years ago, Victor was hired to be the finance manager at the now 55 year old Greater Detroit Agency for…

Meet Candice Fortman, Emcee of GRDC’s Community Connections Breakfast, Marketing Engagement Director for WDET, and Grandmont Resident

Candice Fortman is one of the busiest people in Detroit, but just about everything that she is involved in involves community. Candice regards her role as the emcee for GRDC’s Community Connections Breakfast on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 am as another way that she can strengthen not just the Grandmont Rosedale community, but the…

The Streets of Grandmont Rosedale

It is common for a city to name its streets after historic military officers or men significant in a city’s early history.  Chalfonte, for instance, was named after a French Lieutenant posted at Fort Ponchartrain during the 1750s.  Henry R. Schoolcraft is remembered as an early 1800s explorer, geographer, geologist and ethnologist whose contributions would…

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…

2nd Annual Community Forum Scheduled for Saturday, September 28

Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation invites you to attend the 2nd annual Grandmont Rosedale Community Forum which will be held on Saturday, September 28 from 9 am to 2 pm at New St. Paul Tabernacle Church of God in Christ on 15340 Southfield. This community meeting is a follow up to the Community Visioning Workshop that…

Neighborhood Open House Draws Hundreds of Visitors

Hundreds of visitors crowded the North Rosedale Park Community House on Sunday, May 5 for the 8th Annual Neighborhood Open House. Visitors were able to view 12 homes for sale, ranging in price from $45,000 to $137,000, as well as one home for rent. Bikers from Wheelhouse Detroit joined neighborhood residents for a bike tour…