Proud to be an American?

Independence Day Commentary Proud to be an American? A recent Gallup poll reveals that such pride has dropped precipitously this year and is at its lowest point since the poll began. 42% are extremely proud, 21% are very proud, 15% are moderately proud, 12% are a little proud, and 9% are not proud at all. As recently as 2016, 81% were extremely or very proud - today it has dropped to 63%. Is it any wonder? With a toxic political environment, pandemic, economic collapse, and mass protests, … [Read more...]

Donald J. Trump Speaks to Michigan, in Detroit, on How to Make America Great Again

Donald J. Trump Speaks to Michigan Beth Chappell, President and CEO of the Detroit Economic Club, welcomed the crowd of 1,500 paid guests. John Rakolta, Jr., CEO of Walbridge, and Mike Pence, Republican candidate for Vice President, also said a few words. Mr. Pence quickly introduced Mr. Trump to the stage. “Thank you for the invitation to speak to you today. It’s wonderful to be in Detroit – been here many times. We now begin a great national conversation about economic renewal for … [Read more...]

New, Modern McDonald’s in Rochester Hills Opens Friday, June 26

A grand opening celebration with community ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held July 10  The newly built McDonald’s restaurant located at 101 W. Auburn Rd. in Rochester Hills officially opens to customers Friday, June 26. To commemorate the event, a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration featuring local dignitaries and special guests will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 10.  The new McDonald’s will create nearly 80 jobs ranging from part-time to career positions. According … [Read more...]

Oakland County Commissioner Nancy L. Quarles Announces Special Visit of Civil Rights Icon Reverend Dr. Joseph Lowery Co-Founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference Sunday July 20th

According to a press release, Oakland County Commissioner Nancy L. Quarles will welcome Reverend Dr. Joseph L. Lowery co-founder and leader of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 7 p.m., in the Regency Manor Banquet Hall, located at 25228 West 12 Mile Road, in Southfield, Michigan. Reverend Lowery will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Southfield/Farmington Greater Area NAACP Dinner. Tickets are $100.00 per person. To purchase tickets, call … [Read more...]

Thumbs up! (w/video)

There's a powerful phrase constantly displayed on Facebook, and though you've read it, you've likely never thought about it. The phrase simply says, "Be the first person to like this.” Written under any new post or picture that pops up in your newsfeed, this short sentence can hold a lot of power in certain situations. Clicking this virtual "thumbs up" is a way of acknowledging that you agree with what is posted or that you just flat out like it. But if you are similar to me, you don't put much … [Read more...]

4th Annual Children’s Day Rally to Support Ronald McDonald House of Detroit

DETROIT – August 17, 2011 – On Sun., Aug. 28, McDonald’s owner/operator Bill Saputo, Jr. will host the 4th Annual Children’s Day Rally, a fundraiser that benefits the Ronald McDonald House of Detroit. Participants may drive their cars or ride their motorcycles in a scenic route that begins at the Saputo-owned McDonald’s at 2985 Walton Blvd. in Rochester Hills.  Registration will start at 9 a.m., followed by pack rides beginning at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon.  The Rally will end with food, … [Read more...]