Thursday, October 30, 2014

FREE Movie Night at 8 Metro Detroit MJR Theaters for 5 Canned Good Donations 11/12 starting at 4pm

96.3 WDVD's Canned Film Festival 
Wednesday, November 12
4 p.m. - 10 p.m.

96.3 WDVD's Canned Film Festival is happening Wednesday, November 12 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Bring FIVE canned goods to any of the eight participating MJR Theaters and you can see a movie of your choice for FREE!

Join Lori at the MJR Troy Grand Digital Cinema as she broadcasts LIVE from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. MJR Troy is located on East Maple Rd..

Kroger has issued a challenge to the public: for every Kroger brand canned good donated, Kroger will MATCH the donations up to $5,000! All donations benefit Gleaners Food Bank.

For more than 35 years, Gleaners Community Food Bank has been "nourishing communities by feeding hungry people." Last year, Gleaners distributed 45 million pounds of emergency food to over 600 partner soup kitchens, shelters and pantries in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston and Monroe counties. Gleaners alleviates hunger by providing the equivalent of 97,344 meals per day to people who otherwise cannot afford the food they need.

Donate to Gleaners. Every dollar donated, Gleaners uses 94 cents for food and food programs. One dollar provides three meals for a hungry neighbor. To learn more about Gleaners, visit

FREE movie offer redeemable on Wednesday, November 12 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. only.

Participating Locations:

MJR Troy:
100 East Maple Road
Troy, MI 48083
(248) 498-2100

MJR Westland:
166800 N. Wayne Road
Westland, MI 48185
(734) 298-2657

MJR Brighton Town Square:
8200 Murphy Drive
Brighton, MI 48116
(810) 227-4700

MJR Chesterfield Crossing:
50675 Gratiot Avenue
Chesterfield, MI 48051
(586) 598-2500

MJR Marketplace:
35400 Van Dyke Avenue
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
(586) 264-1514

MJR Partridge Creek:
17400 Hall Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 263-0084

MJR Southgate:
15651 Trenton Road
Southgate, MI 48195
(734) 284-3456

MJR Waterford:
7501 Highland Road
Waterford, MI 48327
(248) 666-7900


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FREE Halloween Hoopla at Ann Arbor Art Center 10/31 4-7pm

FREE and Halloween should just go together...

Are you looking to spice things up this Halloween or warm up after an hour or two of trick-or-treating outside in the cold? Swing by and join us for Halloween Hoopla this Friday October 31st from 4-7pm in the Ann Arbor Art Center.

Get ready for all sorts of “Hoopla” including lots of family-friendly activities, a scavenger hunt, FREE give-aways, and of course, CANDY!


Ann Arbor Art Center
117 W. Liberty St.,
Ann Arbor, MI. 48104


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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

FREE Holiday Cooking Classes at Williams-Sonoma Sundays/Mondays in November - 11/2-3 11/9-10 11/16-17 11/23-24 - RSVP

Williams-Sonoma Complimentary Technique Classes

Become a better cook with Williams-Sonoma Technique Classes and be inspired! Learn fresh menu ideas, healthy recipes for family dinners, and both classic and new cooking techniques. Their complimentary Technique Classes are each dedicated to a specific culinary topic, such as cookware, tools or the best way to work with seasonal produce.

- Hour-long technique classes are FREE and include tastings of prepared dishes.
- Participants enjoy 10% savings on select same-day store purchases.
- Available at all stores; class times vary by store location.

- Class size is limited – call your local store to register


America's Ultimate Thanksgiving
Sunday, November 2nd
Monday, November 3rd
Want to host the ultimate Thanksgiving feast? This is the class for you! We’ll offer tips and techniques for planning and preparing an impressive meal. You’ll also discover some smart shortcuts—our Thanksgiving foods will streamline prep on the big day without sacrificing flavor. Our ultimate Thanksgiving menu features a host of classic and modern dishes, including gluten-free sides. These delicious recipes are sure to satisfy everyone at the table.

Turkey Made Easy
Sunday, November 9th
Monday, November 10th
Whether it’s your first turkey or your twentieth, this class will teach you what you need to know to prepare a delicious, moist turkey on Thanksgiving day. From brining to using flavorful rubs, from knowing when your turkey is done to carving the turkey for a beautiful presentation, this class will be your guide. We’ll also cover how to deep fry your turkey–a classic Southern technique.

Perfect Sides
Sunday, November 16th
Monday, November 17th
While the turkey is the star, Thanksgiving isn’t complete without a bountiful table of side dishes, everything from the classics to inventive new vegetable dishes. We’ll cover make-ahead ideas and vegetarian dishes hearty enough to be enjoyed as a main dish. Join us and learn our favorites for this holiday.

Thanksgiving Desserts
Sunday, November 23rd
Monday, November 24th
No matter how much we feast, there’s always room for dessert on Thanksgiving. Sweet slices of pumpkin and pecan pie are classics, but we’ll also cover some delicious alternatives such as pumpkin cheesecake. This class will ensure your Thanksgiving ends on a sweet note.


Williams-Sonoma locations in Michigan include -

2801 West Big Beaver Road
Troy , MI 48084
(248) 637-0672

27710B Novi Rd
Novi , MI 48377
(248) 596-1036

352 North Adams Road
Rochester Hills , MI 48309
(248) 375-5891


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FREE Junior Chef Classes at Williams-Sonoma Saturdays in November 11/1 11/8 11/15 - RSVP

Williams-Sonoma Complimentary Junior Chef Classes

My son is one picky eater who refuses to try new foods.  So I wish when he was younger that I had signed him up for a cooking class like these FREE ones being offered weekly by Williams-Sonoma.

- Available at all stores; class times vary by store location.
- Class size is limited – call your local store to register

Saturdays - times vary by store location

Thanksgiving Helper - Soup Please! 
Saturday, November 1st at 10am
Be in charge of Thanksgiving dinner’s first course – delicious Butternut Squash Soup with Crispy Herb Croutons. We’ll teach you how to make it step by step, as well as tell you all about winter squashes. Suitable for ages 9–13.

Thanksgiving Helper - Mash Potatoes
Saturday, November 8th at 10am
Did you know that different types of potatoes can make mashed potatoes either creamy or gummy? Join us and learn the secrets to making delicious creamy mashed potatoes. Suitable for ages 9–13.

Thanksgiving Helper - Decorating Pies
Saturday, November 15th at 10am
Learn how to make a lattice top or decorate the top of mom’s Thanksgiving pie with beautiful cutouts, sugar crystals and other finishing touches. Suitable for ages 5–13.


Williams-Sonoma locations in Michigan include -

2801 West Big Beaver Road
Troy , MI 48084
(248) 637-0672

27710B Novi Rd
Novi , MI 48377
(248) 596-1036

352 North Adams Road
Rochester Hills , MI 48309
(248) 375-5891


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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

COUPON: $2 off Mars Candy and Dr. Pepper Snapple brand Sodas at Walmart - ENDS 10/31

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias Inc and its advertiser #ScarySavings - All opinions are mine alone...

Halloween is almost here - who needs more treats for less money???

If you need last minute Halloween treats, then make sure to print the Walmart Coupon for $2 off (1) 6 pack 8oz cans of 7UP®, A&W®, Sunkist® Soda, Sun Drop®, Canada Dry® or (2) 2 Liters of participating soda and (2) bags of Mars® candy.

This is the great combo for any spooky halloween event.

Just click on the image above to get your money saving coupon! 

NOTE: If coupon does not work on Google Chrome, you will need to use a different browser to print it (e.x. Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer)


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Monday, October 27, 2014

COUPON: BOGO FREE White Castle Pizza Sliders - ENDS 11/15 or While Supplies Last

Here's a deal for the White Castle lovers...

I was checking my email this mooring and found a sweet coupon from White Castle for Buy One Get One FREE Pizza Sliders.


Not valid with any other coupons, discount offers, specials, online orders or offer. One coupon per customer per visit.



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TECH: Verizon Wireless 5 Must have Tech Toys to make your Halloween Scary Good

 Verizon Wireless knows how to scare up some fun this Halloween...

Halloween can be scary, but these tech toys available through Verizon Wireless can make your Halloween scary good...

If One of the scariest things you can think of is losing your keys...

HTC Fetch, $29.99
Never forget your phone or keys again. Get a warning beep if you leave one behind, easily activate your phone’s ringtone and even map their last location.

- Secure your phone and belongings
- Last seen tracking
- Hands-free remote camera
- Sleek and compact design
- Working range – up to 15 meters (depends on working environment)
- 6 month battery lifetime
- Works with compatible HTC smartphones

Adjust your home lighting to create eerie effects by turning lights on and off at different times...

Belkin WeMo Insight Switch, $59.00
Make all your electronics smarter. If it plugs in, you can control it. Turn TVs, fans, lights and heaters on and off from anywhere, even monitor the energy usage.

- Turn electronics such as a fan or TV on or off from your smartphone or tablet
- Monitor energy use of your home appliances, and get custom usage alerts
- Create schedules for turning on and off electronics, such as at sunset
- Easy to set up and expand throughout your home
- Compatible with iOS 6.0 and higher, and Android™ 4.0 and higher

Will pulsate to the terrifying sounds of the seasons. Or puts the BOOm in your evening...

JBL Pulse, $199.99
Fill any space with cinema-quality sound with an integrated LED light show from compact wireless -Bluetooth speakers.

-Two high-performance drivers and a built-in bass port
-Programmable LED lights will pulse to the music
-Wireless Bluetooth® stereo streaming with NFC

Capture memories of your favorite boys and ghouls to last a lifetime...

GoPro Hero 4 Silver Edition, $399.99
Built-in touch display for framing shots, adjusting settings and more!

- Capture stunning video in resolutions up to 1080p60
- Shoot the action with a 12 megapixel camera, up to 30 frames per second

Because your phone should dress up for Halloween, too....

Kate Spade New York Flexible Hardshell Case for iPhone 6 Plus - Scattered Pavillio, $54.99
Unique and sophisticated print with stylish pop colors

- Rigid back shell and shock-resistant bumper for reliable protection
- Co-molded design provides double the defense against impact
- Free Shipping available on all orders
- Check compatibility



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Sunday, October 26, 2014

Get a FREE Starbucks Drink when you register a @Starbucks Gift Card for My Starbucks Rewards

Get a Free Drink, courtesy of Starbucks....

Do you have a Starbucks Gift Card laying around???  I was just on and saw that if your register a Starbucks gift card to join the My Starbucks Rewards, Starbucks will give you a FREE drink.

This Free Drink offer is for New Starbucks Rewards accounts.  The website does not say how long this offer will last.

I registered a Starbucks gift card under a similar offer over a year ago and I have been getting FREE drink and food offers ever since, including a FREE drink for my birthday.



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FREE Admission to the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History 11/9 1-5pm

Bust of museum founder Dr. Charles H. Wright.
Charter One Free Family Second Sunday at The Wright Museum
Sunday, November 9, 2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Bring the whole family to Rejoice, Relive & Reconnect at The Wright Museum with free admission every second Sunday of the month courtesy of Charter One Bank! Enjoy the many exhibits on display as well as engaging programming for the entire family.


This event is FREE and open to the public. 

The event excludes guide group tours. For more information please call (313) 494-5800.

Check out my review of the Charles Wright Museum during my "Day in the D" tour

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 East Warren Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48201
The Wright Museum™ |


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FREE Admission to Cranbrook Institute of Science after 5pm 11/7 - Bloomfield Hills

Take your family to Cranbrook for FREE on Friday, November 7th after 5pm...

Courtesy of the MASCO Corporation Foundation, admission to Cranbrook Institute of Science is FREE after 5pm the first Friday of every month through June, 2015.

Discover the wonder of the natural world and develop a better understanding of the ways in which science impacts our lives each day at Cranbrook Institute of Science.

Interactive exhibits, a world-class collection of objects and artifacts, special events, a planetarium and observatory, lecture and educational programs both changing exhibitions offer something for every member of the family. Stand beneath a T.rex, feel a mastodon’s fur, or touch a meteorite.

Cranbrook Institute of Science
39221 Woodward Avenue
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303-0801
Friday: 10am-10pm

Phone: 248.645.3200  (always call to ensure these free events have not been cancelled)



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10th Annual FREE Dental Day at Perfect Smile Dental Center in Southfield 11/14 8am-3pm

Annual Free Dental Day is Friday November 14th...

Perfect Smile Dental Center loves making people smile. That’s why Friday November 14th they want you to join them for their Ten Annual Free Dental Day.

Starting at 8am, Perfect Smile Dental Center will be providing free dental services open to everyone on a first come basis until 3pm.  FREE Services include a choice of a regular cleaning, a filling or simple extraction. 

It’s Perfect Smile Dental Center's way of giving thanks and giving back to the community. Now that’s something to smile about!

If you’ve been putting off the dentist because you’re afraid from past experience or what other people say, visit Perfect Smile Dental Center so they can put an end to your pain and you’re fear of the dentist.

Don’t miss this opportunity to improve your smile and health Friday November 14th from 8 am until 3pm at Perfect Smile Dental Center.


Perfect Smile Dental Center
24800 Lahser Road
Southfield, MI 48033
Phone: (248) 357-1999

Here's to good health!

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Friday, October 24, 2014

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - October 24, 2014

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!!!

Data Analyst (Detroit)
Data Driven Detroit (D3), an affiliate of the Michigan Nonprofit Association, is seeking a Data Analyst to assist the D3 team with data analysis, storage, documentation and visualization. This is a part-time temporary position with a maximum of 29 hours per week.

Position Responsibilities:

Assist with procurement of data from city departments and other third-party data providers
Provide technical assistance to clients
Convert data from original format into a relational/spatial database
Prepare and process tabular data for georeferencing
Edit, update and maintain databases
GIS data creation, conversion and integration
Maintain metadata
Ensure quality assurance of data
Track and report milestones and provide status reports
Perform related duties as required

Proficiency with ArcGIS
Experience with MS Access
Ability to perform basic statistical analysis
Ability to modify and analyze data in a variety of formats
Ability to create compelling data visualizations
Ability to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines
Ability to communicate complex concepts to audiences with varying technical expertise
Proficiency in MS Office Suite
Full job description available here.

Submit resume and cover letter to Kelley Kuhn, Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer at

Habitat Fund Development Manager (Harbor Springs)
The Fund Development Manager will identify, organize and manage the fund development activities of NW Michigan Habitat for Humanity Inc., with a focus on new possibilities for ongoing and increased support. He or she will work with the Executive Director, Board of Director’s Fund Development Team, Fund Raising Committee(s) and staff in planning, communicating, and executing successful resource development initiatives such that adequate financial support is generated for the mission of the Habitat affiliate. Our mission is to put God’s love into action, bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. Habitat provides safe, affordable housing for lower income families in Charlevoix and Emmet Counties.

The Fund Development Manager will create new initiatives and communication strategies which deepen the commitment of existing donors, volunteers and staff towards the Habitat mission, as well as gain new support through positive communications. Manager will provide meaningful responses on a personal and practical basis so that donors are informed and continue to support the affiliate.

Immediate, new full time position with benefits. Position may require infrequent weekend/evening activities and some travel throughout affiliate area of Charlevoix & Emmet Counties.

For full job description and core responsibilities statement, please visit Send resume with salary requirements and a sample of a successful grant you have written to by November 15, 2014.
NW Michigan Habitat for Humanity is an equal opportunity employer, and 501(c)3, FEIN 38-2971056

Chief Financial Officer (Plymouth)
Reporting to vice president, will set financial policy and direction. Will lead all financial administration, business planning, and budgeting. Will work closely with the finance committee of Board.


Partner with president on all operational and strategic issues; provide recommendations.
Participate in strategic planning.
Oversee long-term budgetary planning and cost management.
Engage board finance committee.
Oversee budgeting, and implementation of budgets; monitor progress and present operational metrics internally and externally.
Ensure finance staff maintains financial records in accordance with GAAP
Monitor use of funds.
Oversee preparation and approval of all financial reports and metrics for funding organizations and Board.
Manage cash flow and forecasting.
Coordinate audit activities.
Review finance procedures; recommending improvements and managing systems.
Develop and manage staff
Seasoned, mature leader with at least 5-7 years of broad experience including: audit,gathering and evaluating financial information and making actionable recommendations to leadership. Ideally have experience with a nonprofit.

Minimum of a BS. CPA/CMA or MBA preferred.
Mature and proactive.
If from for-profit world, nonprofit board experience preferred.
Demonstrated excellence in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting.
Strong analytical skills.
Collaborative and flexible style.
Team player who is committed to lifelong learning.
Hands-on manager with integrity and a desire to work in dynamic, mission-driven environment.
Effective communicator. Strong oral and written skills.
Strong commitment to developing team members.
Demonstrated commitment to social sector. A passion for the organization’s mission essential.
Please send resume to:

New Media Specialist (Bloomfield Hills)
The Organization for Bat Conservation is seeking a part-time New Media Specialist to work with the Communications Department on the new Save the Bats ( and campaign. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a high profile, national conservation program and to be involved in a growing organization. The ideal candidate for this role will have professional experience in communications and social media and be passionate about the use of social communications tools the further the cause of protecting bats, biodiversity and environmental health. In this role, the New Media Specialist will be responsible for posting and responding on a wide range of social platforms multiple times daily, primarily from our office in Bloomfield Hills. Please send a cover letter including salary requirement and resume to Danielle Todd at by 10/31.

PT Temporary Administrative Assistant (Detroit)

Act as a liaison between the agency Board Strategic Planning Committee and the CEO
Assist in the capturing, translating, and presenting information
Prepare and organize information for scheduled work sessions
Check in with all parties as directed by the CEO
Maintain information and files related to the process
Follow up and research requests from the committees
Organize the committee meetings, logistics and ensure appropriate supports are available
Assist with professional development opportunities for staff and AmeriCorps team members
Assist with some Human Resource functions as directed by the CEO
Produce a weekly report on project activities
Assist with other administrative and operational functions within DPN as requested
Execute on other duties as assigned

Experience working in Human Resource functions
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites
Proficient in information management physically and electronically
Experience creating graphic and visually attractive presentations
Excellent Communicator
Excellent Listener
Highly Organized
Experience working with diverse groups of people
Application Process:
Applicants should email cover letter and resume to: or fax to: 313 832-0623 or direct mail to: 726 Lothrop Rd. - Detroit MI 48202- Attn: Human Resources.

Detroit Parent Network does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, religion, or disability.

A criminal background, drug screen, and TB test must be completed before hire. A resume must be submitted.

Office Space for Rent (Okemos)
Affordable, Professional Office Suites Available-Okemos, MI
Conveniently located off of I-96, Okemos Road exit. Private Office Suites available in a quiet office building.
Rent includes utilities, building maintenance, and furnishings (phone and internet are tenant’s responsibility).
We also offer a fully equipped large and small conference room, waiting area, kitchenette with break room, and ample parking. One year lease terms furnished/unfurnished starting at $425/month.
Call us today and schedule a tour! (517) 349-6226 or email Clara Bauman at

Chief Operating Officer (Detroit)
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Operating Officer is responsible for leading and managing a comprehensive array of services and programs. They will review, on an ongoing basis, services being offered and develop new programs as needs emerge. They will be responsible for all activities pertaining to program offerings, program development, grant development, fund raising, personnel, finance, and contracts. The COO will inform the chief executive officer, and ultimately the board of directors, of all program issues and accomplishments.

Responsible for:

All program planning, organizing, operating, and staffing.
Developing, implementing, and managing the program aspects of the annual budget in conjunction with the CEO and board of directors.
Ensuring that all services are in compliance with all federal, state, funding, and city regulations, certifications, and licensing requirements.
Assist the CEO in planning, organizing, and implementing public and private fund-raising initiatives.
More at
Contact Dennis Nagle at

Executive Assistant/Office Manager (Detroit)
The Executive Assistant/Office Manager is the sole administrative staff person in a small office. The successful candidate must effectively support the operations of the Fund, serve as administrative liaison to the Board, and interface effectively with all levels of staff, board, and external constituents. Duties include: arranging board and committee meetings; proofreading, editing and preparing documents; supporting the corporate secretary function; supporting the grantmaking function; managing the office and facilities; and various projects and tasks and other duties as assigned.

The Executive Assistant is the first point of contact for the Fund, and must possess a high level of discretion, excellent organizational skills, a keen sense of hospitality, and attention to detail. Candidate must thrive in a team setting, but work well independently and with minimal supervision.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

5 years experience as an executive assistant/office manager or comparable position. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Ability to work effectively with staff and board, and adjust to changing priorities.
Aptitude for organizing tasks, managing time and prioritizing projects.
High standards regarding accuracy and attention to detail.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Outstanding integrity, discretion, judgment, initiative and motivation.
Strong interpersonal skills, tolerance, flexibility, and humor.
Strong work ethic, ability to take initiative, and willing to pitch in as needed.
High-level proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
Interested candidates should email their resumes and a cover letter, including salary requirements, to, by November 14, 2014

Director of Programs (Ann Arbor)
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

Are you a mashup of Sally Ride, Steve Jobs, Ms. Frizzle, and Bill Nye? If so, we really like the way you think. And if you want to spark discovery and wonder in children through award-winning informal science education programs, then we have an outstanding opportunity for you at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum as our new Director of Programs. Are you ready to roll up your sleeves and join the team? Go to

Lead Accountant (Detroit)
General Summary of Duties:

Under general direction of the Chief Financial Officer, the Senior Accountant assists the Chief Officer in the day-to-day operation of the department and has primary responsibility for all facets of revenue accounting. The incumbent is responsible for processing transactions and adjustments necessary to maintain an accurate general ledger. This position coordinates the month end closing process and reconciles bank accounts and other subsidiary ledgers/accounts to the month end ledger balance. The Senior Accountant generates financial reports and assists the CFO with tax reporting for the organization.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related degree is required; MBA is a plus Five (5) years experience in public and/or private accounting
Not-For- Profit experience is required
Experience with financial systems Financial Edge accounting software is preferred

Apply to staffing agency: PERSONNA UNLIMITED

Associate - Part-time (Lansing)
R. Neuner Consulting seeks an Associate to support and assist the firm on a range of projects, including planning, logistics, administration, communication, and facilitation. This is a part-time role that offers the right candidate the opportunity to gain significant experience working in policy-making and non-profit administration. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated with excellent computer, organizational, and communication skills. Experience with project management and online communications is highly desired.

We’re a small, entrepreneurial, energetic public policy consulting firm in downtown Lansing. We work to transform Michigan communities into healthier, more sustainable places by helping organizations build strong coalitions and winning campaigns. With deep experience in Michigan’s environmental, food systems, community development, and transportation movements, we are adept at coalition-building, facilitation, and policy analysis. Learn more at

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Pay range is $13-$15/hour.


Schedule meetings, manage logistics and events.
Prepare pre- and post-meeting materials.
Draft content for print and electronic materials.
Research policy issues, organize and compile information.
Complete data entry and filing tasks.
Support a variety of office administration needs.

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.
Demonstrated attention to detail.
Strong communications skills, including the ability to write clearly and concisely.
Able to handle a variety of tasks in a fast-paced work environment.
A sense of humor.
Experience working with public policy or the non-profit sector.
An interest in our focus public policy issues.
More details at

Executive Director (Honor/Benzie County)
Organization Description
If you are motivated by an organization led by productive forward thinkers during a time of growth, development and progress, Benzie Home Health Care may be your next career move. Located in beautiful northwestern Michigan, Benzie Home Health Care (BHHC) has been providing the highest standard of personalized, professional and compassionate care to residents of Benzie County, Michigan since 1975.

Position Description
BHHC is a well-established and highly respected provider of home care services and is seeking a compassionate and experienced Executive Director to lead, develop and execute successful plans for finance, operations, marketing, fund development, community outreach, employee recruitment as well as client referrals and satisfaction. The Executive Director is the key management leader of BHHC and is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, and long-range planning for the organization. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.

-Bachelor’s degree in business management, marketing or fund development -Five or more years nonprofit management experience including proven success in development and implementation of fund development and marketing programs -Excellent written and oral communication skills -Proficient in Microsoft Office applications -Solid, hands-on budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making, and reporting -Experience using QuickBooks and DonorPerfect (or equivalent donor management software)

Please email your cover letter, resume and three references to with subject: ED POSITION by Monday, November 10, 2014. Visit for the complete job description.

Program Director (Honor/Benzie County)
If you are motivated by an organization that makes a difference in the lives of others, Benzie Home Health Care may be your next career move. Benzie Home Health Care (BHHC) is a non-profit organization and well-established provider of home care services serving residents of Benzie County since 1975.

Services include:
-RN assessments, care plans, and help with medication management -Assistance with personal care, meal preparation, housekeeping, exercise, and companionship -Respite care -Telephone reassurance calls -Medical equipment loans

Benzie Home Health Care is seeking a compassionate and experienced Program Director to supervise and contribute to services offered to residents of Benzie County. The Program Director is responsible for effectively managing and evaluating BHHC’s clinical operations, services and staff.

-Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, College, or University. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred -Current license/registration by the State of Michigan as a Registered Nurse -Minimum three (3) years of experience with homecare nursing, including experience with homecare or private duty software programs and some experience leading or supervising health care staff within the past five (5) years -Proficient in Microsoft Office applications -CPR certification -Access to reliable vehicle, valid driver’s license and personal vehicle insurance

-Part-time position (25 hours/week)
-Competitive salary based on experience

For consideration, please email your cover letter, resume and three references to with subject: PD POSITION on or before November 10, 2014. Visit for the complete job description.

Director of Finance (Detroit)
Director of Finance - Controller

Professional needed to provide leadership and be responsible for the supervision and control of the financial system of this not for profit Agency, including budgeting and financial statement and report preparation. This person carries out the fiscal responsibilities and activities of the Agency under the supervision of the CFAO. Master degree in accounting or finance or a CPA with 5 years of experience, or Bachelor’s degree with minimum 10 years of experience.
Submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to or fax to 313-446-4453.

Special Events Manager (Detroit)
Special Events Manager – Detroit, MI
The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order

Inspired by the gospel of Jesus and the example of Francis of Assisi, the Capuchin friars of the Province of St. Joseph, together with our partners in ministry, prayerfully build sister-brotherhood in the world. We attend simply and directly to the spiritual and other basic human needs, especially those of the poor and disenfranchised, promoting justice for all.

The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order is currently seeking a Special Events Manager. The primary purpose of this position is to effectively plan and implement annual giving and special events of several of the Detroit based ministries.

Please view list of responsibilities at:

Qualifications: The desired education and experience level for this positions is a Bachelor Degree and three years prior experience in Fund Raising, Development or Marketing. The work schedule is generally Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm with occasional evening and weekend work related to special events.

Resume deadline is October 24, 2014

Please submit letter of interest and resume to: Include Special Events Manager in the subject line.


Attention: Human Resources
Special Events Manager
The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order
1820 Mt. Elliott Street
Detroit, Michigan 48207

Good Luck!

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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Get 50% off at The Salvation Army Thrift Stores for their Harvest Sale - 11/1 ONLY

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50 percent off clothing at all 34 Salvation Army locations in metro Detroit...

Winter is around the corner! Gear up for the cooler weather and prepare for the holiday season during The Salvation Army’s annual Harvest Sale. All 34 metro Detroit Salvation Army thrift store locations will offer 50 percent off clothing from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1.

“As the community prepares for the winter weather, we’re pleased to offer savings on the cold weather essentials families will need to stay warm this year,” said Merle Miller, administrator of The Salvation Army Southeast Michigan Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC).

Enjoy great deals on coats, scarves, gloves and hats among other winter essentials. In addition to the clothing sale, hourly bonus deals will be announced in various departments throughout the day, giving guests even more value.

Proceeds from all stores benefit The Salvation Army Southeast Michigan Adult Rehabilitation Centers, independently funded, 180-day residential rehabilitation program for adults.

All 34 Metro Detroit Salvation Army stores will be participating in this sale.  See the list below to find a store near you -

The following stores are located in Livingston County Michigan:
Brighton Thrift Store

The following stores are located in Macomb County Michigan:
Center Line Thrift Store
Clinton Township Thrift Store
New Baltimore Thrift Store
Shelby Township Thrift Store
St. Clair Shores Thrift Store
Sterling Heights Thrift Store
Romeo Thrift Store
Utica Thrift Store 

The following stores are located in Monroe County Michigan:
Frenchtown Township

The following stores are located in Oakland County Michigan:
Auburn Hills Thrift Store
Clarkston Thrift Store
Highland Thrift Store
Orchard Lake Thrift Store
Oxford Thrift Store
Pontiac - Perry St. Thrift Store
Rochester Hills Thrift Store
Royal Oak Boutique Store
Southfield Thrift Store
Walled Lake Thrift Store
White Lake Thrift Store

The following stores are located in Washtenaw County Michigan:
Ann Arbor Thrift Store

The following stores are located in Wayne County Michigan:
Canton Thrift Store
Dearborn Heights Thrift Store
Detroit - 8 Mile Thrift Store
Detroit - Fort St. Thrift Store
Detroit - Michigan Ave Dollar Store
Garden City Thrift Store
Lincoln Park Thrift Store
Livonia Thrift Store
Redford Thrift Store
Romulus Thrift Store
Southgate Thrift Store
Taylor Thrift Store

See you on November 1st,


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Redbox New Play Pass Loyalty Program gives 1 FREE DVD rental just for signing up

Redbox Play Pass gives customers a new way to earn FREE movie nights...

Redbox has just announced the launch of Redbox Play Pass, a point-based loyalty program that gives Redbox customers a new way to earn free movie nights. Invitations are rolling out in the coming weeks to most Redbox customers who are signed up for Redbox emails.

“Our customers asked for a loyalty program, and today we’re delivering with the launch of Redbox Play Pass,” said Mike Wokosin, vice president of Digital Marketing at Redbox. “We’ve seen tremendous response to our beta program, and we’re excited to give consumers another way to keep up with all the great new releases.”

Redbox Play Pass members earn 10 points for each movie or game they rent, and when they reach 100 points, they’ll get a credit good for a one-day movie rental.* There’s no limit to the number of credits that can be earned. 

Members also will get free movie nights on their birthdays and Redbox Play Pass anniversaries, plus other surprises and exclusives along the way.  

For a limited time, consumers will receive a free one-night DVD rental just for signing up for Redbox Play Pass.**

For the opportunity to be added to the list for the next round of invites, sign up for Redbox emails at***

For more information and to learn about terms and conditions visit:

*Credits must be used within 60 days of issue. As always, a payment card is required to rent.
**Promo codes will be delivered via email approximately 24 hours after registration and they expire two weeks after being issued. Offer is subject to cancellation or change at any time.
***You must confirm your email address


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