Monthly Archives: February 2017

North-South Commuter Rail Feasibility Study Community Meeting #3

2/22/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE North-South Commuter Rail Feasibility Study Community Meeting #3 The North-South Commuter Rail (also referenced as WALLY) is a proposed 27-mile long commuter rail service on existing tracks that would connect Ann Arbor and Howell, with intermediate stops along the way.  It is being evaluated as a cost-effective alternative to ease traffic congestion along US-23 and to promote economic development and job creation in the region. A study has been initiated by the… North-South Commuter Rail Feasibility Study Community Meeting #3

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We are now accepting applications for the 2017 John Weir Academic Scholarship for College-Bound Seniors with Disabilities.

2/20/2017

About the Scholarship The Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living (Ann Arbor CIL) awards the annual John Weir Academic Scholarship to outstanding students with disabilities. One-time scholarships range from $200-$500. Eligibility Eligible students for the John Weir Scholarship must: Be a high school senior graduating with the class of 2017; Have a significant disability of any kind – for example, physical, visual, developmental, cognitive, hearing, learning, emotional, or other; Live in Washtenaw, Livingston, or Monroe… We are now accepting applications for the 2017 John Weir Academic Scholarship for College-Bound Seniors with Disabilities.

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National Council on Disability Quarterly Meeting

2/15/2017

On behalf of the National Council on Disability (NCD), an independent federal agency, I’m writing to invite you to our next quarterly meeting taking place in Detroit, Michigan on Thursday and Friday, February 23-24, 2017 at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, 400 Renaissance Drive, Detroit, MI 48243. NCD will conduct three public comment periods during the meeting on Thursday, February 23. Individuals are specifically encouraged to provide public comment on the following topics… National Council on Disability Quarterly Meeting

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NAMI Focus Groups

2/13/2017

NAMI Focus Groups Monday, February 20, 7-8:30pm OR Thursday, February 23, 7-8:30pm 1100 N. Main St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104 Call 734-994-6611 to register   The National Alliance on Mental Illness is holding two focus groups which will gather information from you, our NAMI friends, about your experiences with police and courts to help improve their policies and practices. Your stories may also be used in training sessions. Focus groups are group interviews facilitated by… NAMI Focus Groups

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Eat Healthy Be Active: Deaf & Hearing with ASL Groups

2/07/2017

Be active, healthy and happy with Eat Healthy Be Active from Michigan State University Extension.   The program is designed to help participants: Learn to eat healthy on a budget Increase their physical activity Discover tips for reaching and maintaining a healthy weight Prepare quick, healthy meals and snacks Enjoy healthy food that tastes great Make healthy eating a part of their total lifestyles Washtenaw EHBA flyer

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MSU Extention and SOS: Cooking Matters

2/07/2017

Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters Participants will learn to make healthier choices and cook delicious, affordable meals. Nutrition information, tips on how to stretch a food budget, hands-on cooking, take home groceries, and an interactive grocery store tour are included in this FREE six-week course. SOS Cooking Matters is part of the No Kid Hungry campaign to end childhood hunger in America by empowering low-income families across the country. 2017 Share our Strength’s Cooking Matters

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2017-18 Sled Hockey Development Grant

2/02/2017

2017-18 Sled Hockey Development Grant Are you a part of a new sled hockey program? Have you thought about starting a program, but didn’t know how? Do you know someone that wants to start a sled hockey program? Now is your chance. USA Hockey is proud to the announce the 2017-18 Sled Hockey Development grant. In total, $125,000 in grants will be distributed by The USA Hockey Foundation to five sled hockey programs through funding provided… 2017-18 Sled Hockey Development Grant

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