Charlotte Wright: One of the Forces Behind GRDC’s Continuing Success

For close to four years, GRDC board of director Charlotte Wright has brought expertise, dedication, and perhaps most of all, her impressive work ethic to help make Grandmont Rosedale the wonderful neighborhood it is, and GRDC one of Detroit’s oldest and most effective Community Developments Corporations. Charlotte was asked to serve on the GRDC board…

Meet Carla White-Smith, Chair of Grandmont’s Youth Expo

Carla White-Smith visited other expos, taking notes on what worked and what didn’t, where visitors gathered, and which vendors were popular with whom. Then she decided to chair a committee to host Grandmont Community Association’s Youth Expo on Saturday, March 16 from 11 am – 3 pm at Christ the King Church, 20800 Grand River.…

Join the Grandmont Rosedale Volunteers, and Support the Students and Staff at Cooke S.T.E.M. Academy Elementary School

The halls of Cooke S.T.E.M. Academy Elementary School on 18800 Puritan are filled with things you’d find at any elementary school: colorful artwork, lockers with kids’ names on them, lines of kids headed toward the bathrooms or the library or the gym, the kid who’s a bit late, hustling just this side of a run,…

Many Beautification Projects in the Works in Grandmont Rosedale

GRDC’s Trash Talkin’ has again begun its monthly meetings of conversation and light litter pick up, but this year it’s a little different. In order to spruce up as much of Grandmont Rosedale as possible, the Trash Talkin’ volunteers are meeting at a different location. The June 27 Trash Talkin’ meeting place is at our…

Motor City Makeover: Collaborations for Success

On Saturday, May 3rd, community members all across Detroit kicked off the annual spring cleaning event titled “Motor City Makeover”.  In small and large groups, people took to the parks and streets to beautify the neighborhoods and show pride in our city. Motor City Makeover is an initiative through the City of Detroit, in partial…

Motor City Makeover, Saturday May 3rd

Sunny daffodils are standing tall, trees are showing off their baby leaves, we can finally put our winter coats away, and the garbage along our streets that’s been hidden all winter announces itself like an unwanted guest who has stayed too long.  It’s time to come together for some spring cleaning!  Saturday, May 3 from…

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…