Lynne Golodner has held many titles: Author, Teacher, Public-Relations Specialist, Business Owner. Now, she can add Fullbright Specialist to that list. One Earth Writing CEO and Founder, Golodner was recently named a Fulbright Specialist by the U.S. State Department, serving a three-year term beginning in April 2017. The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational […]
We like to have fun here at The Disability Network while making amazing things happen in the community! From raising mental health awareness by sporting Mohawks in the office and on social media, to opening minds in uncommon ways to challenge common perceptions, TDN is rockin’ it!
In an era where retirement has become optional and Baby Boomers are looking at their “golden years” as a fresh start, an organization that dates back to 1958 and which has its roots in an organization called the National Retired Teachers Association has become increasingly relevant. It’s AARP—formerly the American Association of Retired Persons—that retains […]
Sky’s the Limit for Older Adults
At least one home builder is suggesting the long-held concept of a “forever home”—a dwelling that will last through all phases of a person’s life—may be outdated.
David DiChiera understands the work-life balance more so than the average American. After all, this is a man who started an opera company in Detroit, built a successful entertainment venue and composed beloved operas including “Cyrano.” This month, his Michigan Opera Theatre will conclude its 2016-17 season with “Cyrano,” the masterwork of MOT Founder and Artistic […]
Sitting behind a desk all day can be harmful over time, however, an investment in employee health can help reverse this harm. A Willis Health and Productivity Survey found that 93 percent of healthier employees led to more productivity, engagement and satisfaction at work. This has led to more employers starting, or expanding, workplace wellness […]
You’ve heard of anniversary celebrations for friends and family. But how does a famous coney restaurant celebrate its 100th anniversary? With coney dogs, of course. To mark the momentous milestone, American Coney Island will host several community givebacks and giveaways in the week leading up to its official anniversary on Thurs., May 18th. They include […]
Starting your own business can be an exciting, intellectually stimulating time, but it also can feel isolating as you leave behind trusted co-workers and the social life of a busy corporate office. As the telecommuting trend continues to grow, freelancers expand their reach and companies look for ways to reduce costs, more people are going to […]
What happens when a group of creative students is challenged to research, design and, in some cases, redesign football-safety equipment? You get an amazing partnership that changes people’s lives at all levels. Xenith, an innovative Detroit-based football helmet and equipment manufacturer, and the College for Creative Studies (CCS), a private, fully-accredited college, have wrapped up […]
Reliance One is kicking off 2017 with events to give back to the staff. From cornhole competitions, basketball brackets, pancake breakfasts, offsite events and spin-to-win incentives, our employees are feeling the appreciation. We are excited for growth and ready for promotions!
Giving people an education is a great way to give them a head start. But if they don’t have the food they need to give them the energy to go to school, to study and to excel, then those educational opportunities may be missed. That’s something that Bill Birndorf wanted to prevent. Birndorf, who founded […]
When you walk into the new offices of Swedish steel manufacturer SSAB, you’ll find a red horse there ready to greet you. That traditional wood-carved dala house is a symbol of SSAB’s home country, and it is a touch that makes this office unique. As part of SSAB’s commitment to expanding its business in the […]
Nearly 250 high school students explored law enforcement careers at Baker College’s recent Policing Day. Attendees included students from the Southwest Macomb Technical Educational Consortium. Policing agencies represented included the Detroit and Wayne County police departments; DNR; Michigan State Police; and the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, among many more.
North American Bancard Holdings, LLC. (NAB), developed a unique giving program that helps support local schools and all the great work that they do to educate our children. NAB leaned on its team of incredible employees to identify schools that could best benefit from the generous donation.
A conversation four years ago between a local company and officials from Grand Rapids Public Schools sparked a unique partnership that the school district says serves as an inspiration for other businesses to get involved in enlightening city school children. The result of that meeting between Open Systems Technologies (OST) and GRPS is several field […]
E.M. Olson may be a business attorney by day, but he found he enjoyed writing children’s books so much at night that he not only did it once, he’s now finished his second book. Olson has penned a whimsical new book for students in kindergarten through 6th grade entitled “My Math Monster.” Olson’s new book […]
There’s power in numbers – especially when it comes to company-wide volunteer programs where thousands of employees and community members come together for a common good. In April, Comcast invited its Michigan employees and their family members, friends and community partners to volunteer with them on more than 25 service projects through the state. Called […]
One look around Kraemer Design Group’s office, and you quickly realize this isn’t your ordinary company in terms of design and culture. In celebration of 20 years as a leading high-end architecture, interior design and creative firm, Detroit-based Kraemer Design Group refreshed its 9,000-square-foot office space to better reflect the company’s future and the projects […]
UHY understands the importance of offering employees opportunities to unwind and bond with co-workers even during the busiest times of the year. Group outings are regularly scheduled and additional perks are offered inside the office.
If you’ve eaten tapas at La Feria, checked out the latest trends at Hugh or enjoyed a slice at Sister Pie, then you’ve enjoyed a bit of the Comerica Hatch Detroit experience. Hatch Detroit is now looking for the next retail idea to join those popular other winners. If you want to join in and […]
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