Monday, May 13, 2013
St. Clair Shores firefighters joined WCSX, Roy O'Brien Ford and Wally's Frozen Custard Monday to raise funds for Brian Woehlke, a 29-year-old Dearborn resident, who died while fighting a strip mall fire.
Members of St. Clair Shores Fire Fighters Union Local 1744 took to the streets Monday evening to help raise funds for a fellow firefighter who died while battling a fire at a strip mall in Westland. Off-duty firefighters held their boots high in the intersection of 9 Mile and Mack to collect donations for the Brian Woehlke Fund, which was set up after the 29-year-old Wayne-Westland firefighter died from injuries sustained while fighting the fire on May 8. The fundraiser was organized by radio station WCSX-FM, which had four donation locations set up Monday around Metro Detroit including Roy O'Brien Ford in St. Clair Shores. Additionally, Wally's Frozen Custard provided cones to those who made donations from the mobile catering fire truck. …
Roy O'Brien Ford will be hosting a fundraiser form 5-7 p.m. Monday for the Brian Woehlke Fund, which was established after he died fighting a fire in a strip mall.
Roy O'Brien Ford will be hosting a fundraiser from 5-7 p.m. Monday for a Wayne-Westland firefighter who died while battling a fire at a strip mall in Westland on May 8. Brian Woehlke went missing about 9:30 a.m., according to Click on Detroit. His body was later found in the debris of the two businesses, Electric Stick and Marvaso's Italian Grill, at the strip mall on North Wayne Road. The 29-year-old from Dearborn had been a member of the Wayne-Westland Fire Department for only 10 months when he died. He was also a husband, and a father of a 13-month old daughter Ava. A fund has been established to help his daughter, and WCSX-Radio will be collecting donations at the dealership. Wally's Frozen Custard will also be at the fundraiser. For …
Friday, December 14, 2012
The SCOTS Board, Lac Ste. Clair Kiwanis, Roy O'Brien Ford and Habitat for Humanity are working together to have joined forces this Christmas season to honor and assist an Iraq war veteran and his family this holiday season.
The St. Clair Shores-community is coming together this holiday season to assist a 30-year-old U.S. Army veteran from St. Clair Shores who was injured while deployed in Iraq. The SCOTS Board, Lac Ste. Clair Kiwanis, Roy O'Brien Ford and Habitat for Humanity are working together to help Phillip Martin and his family. Martin, was completing his second tour of duty when he was injured in an IED attack. Groups throughout the community have joined together to make improvments to his home including a a new furnace and car, and are still working on obtaining new windows, siding and doors for his home. The groups are seeking 180 people to donate just $25 each toward the Hometown Hero campaign to complete the remaining improvements. Donations made …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Roy O'Brien Ford will host a "Go Further with Ford: Ford Fusion" event tonight, and with every test drive, a donation will be made to the Goodfellows.
Roy O'Brien Ford will be hosting a test drive and philanthropic event tonight. The dealership will host a "Go Further with Ford: Ford Fusion" event from 5-8 p.m. tonight with a chance to win a 2013 Ford Fusion. For every test drive, Ford will make a $10 donation to the Goodfellows. Additionally, attendees can make a test video with a the 2013 Ford Fusion for a chance to be a VIP guest to a live taping of "American Idol." For more information, call (586) 776-7600.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
South Lake Schools welcomed business, community and elected officials Tuesday for a breakfast at the high school.
The cafeteria at South Lake High School was filled Tuesday morning not with students but business, elected and city leaders for the district's first Community and City Leaders Breakfast. "We really wanted to reach out to members of our community," said South Lake Superintendent Pamela Balint, of the breakfast which is part of on-going effort to showcase the district to residents. "It is important for us to reconnect with the community and restore the bond." Nearly 70 people including Mayor Kip Walby, Mark O'Brien, chairman of Roy O'Brien Ford and Richard Swanquist, president of the Lac Ste Claire Kiwanis attended the breakfast catered by culinary students and a performance by the school choir.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Macomb Community College students once again competed to create the logo which will appear on letterhead, posters and t-shirts for the 2013 Harper Charity Cruise.
When the 2013 Harper Charity Cruise revs up next August, the work of one Macomb Community College will adorn t-shirts, posters and other items. The logo created by Linda Hopkins, a digital design and layout student from Royal Oak, was selected by a panel of judges from the 16 submitted students. Hopkins, a St. Clair Shores native, integrated a marquee and a cartoon-image of a classic car. "I pictured a car being the star of the show," said Hopkins, who created a car with a big smile on the grill and a top hat. This is the second year the Shorewood Kiwanis partnered with Macomb Community College to have students design the cruise logo by using the latest software and hardware available at the school. This year there was twice as many …
Monday, October 22, 2012
Roy O'Brien Ford will host a Ladies Night tonight with fashion, food and for every test drive of a Ford, a donation will be made to The Lake House. Organizers hope to raise $6,000 for The Lake House, which is a gathering place for those touched by cancer.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Customers at Roy O'Brien Ford in St. Clair Shores recently got a sneak peek of the redesigned 2013 Ford Fusion.
Ford Motor Co. recently brought a newly redesigned Ford Fusion to the showroom at Roy O'Brien Ford in St. Clair Shores for customers, and dealer personnel, to get an up close look at the sedan. Members of the sales team, along with a representative from Ford, discussed some of the new features of the 2013 Fusion including a new body style, improved fuel efficiency and MyFord Touch technology. The new Fusions may start arriving at the dealership this fall.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Roy O'Brien Ford and St. Clair Shores Select Soccer Club have teamed to hold the Ford Escape Soccer Skills Challenge at Civic Center south complex.
Sunday, May 27, 2012
One of the largest Memorial Day Parades in the state steps off at 1 p.m. on Harper. If you are planning to attend, Patch has some important tips about events around the city and suggestions on how to enjoy it safely.
Memorial Day will be a busy day in St. Clair Shores as events across the city are planned to honor veterans and celebrate the community.