Join the GRDC Team! Two Employment Opportunities at GRDC

Want to make a difference in northwest Detroit? GRDC is looking for two people who are committed to strengthening the Grandmont Rosedale community and are ready to work with a group of dedicated people. Let us know that you’d like to join our team! The two open positions are: Program Specialist, a full-time position that…

How Dr. Jody Stark, Music Therapist and Longtime Grandmont Rosedale Resident is Changing Health Care through Music

Nearly everyone knows the comfort, joy, and inspiration that music offers. We use music to mark important occasions, to tell someone how we feel about them, and even to rev up or unwind. Music therapy recognizes the profound effect music has, and uses it to bring comfort, calm, and motivation to a variety of people…

How You Can Support Grandmont Rosedale Businesses!

Small businesses are particularly at risk during the COVID-19 crisis.  Let’s show our Grandmont Rosedale small business community that we value their presence in our neighborhoods!  If your favorite neighborhood spot has a social media presence (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.), try sharing their info, sending a message of support and encouraging others to follow suit!…

COVID-19 Resources

As we reorganize our lives to protect ourselves and our families during the COVID-19 pandemic, we should also note the importance of community in these uncertain times. The Center for Disease Control notes that this is a good time to “get to know your neighbors”: to use any organizational and communicative resources on hand to…

Meet the New Northwest Detroit Farmers’ Market Manager Elyse Wolf

Returning visitors and vendors at the Northwest Detroit Famers’ Market have seen a new face helping run the show this year, Market Manager Elyse Wolf. From small details like choosing the music playlist to helping customers and vendors with any issues, Elyse has been an important part of this season’s Market. Elyse, a West Bloomfield…

A Conversation with John O’Brien, GRDC’s Founding Executive Director

In 1989 John O’Brien was the first and only employee of Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation. John’s basement office at Mercy College was just big enough to hold a desk with a telephone, and a chair. As John remembers, “it did have a window well, and it was free.” From that basement office, GRDC began its…

Grandmont Community Association Awards Scholarships to Two Grandmont College Students

The Grandmont Community Association (GCA), handed out its 42nd college scholarship in December 2018 to Rebekah Long and Ria Reno. According to Cora Duncan-Foster, the GCA Scholarship Committee Chair, GCA is the only civic association in Detroit to award college scholarships. To Cora and all the members of the committee, these scholarships simply make good…

Support GRDC this Giving Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Thanks to your support, 2018 has been another productive year at Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation (GRDC)! Our Community Connections Breakfast in October provided an opportunity for GRDC supporters, business owners, community development advocates, and Grandmont Rosedale residents to come together to share a delicious breakfast, and to hear an insightful panel…