Community Connect: Honoring ServiceOn This week's Community Connect we are honored to hear personal stories of service from people who bravely defended our nation. Watch Saturday at 7am on CW50.
Community Connect: Jewish American HeritageOn this week's Community Connect – We honor the centuries of historical contributions that Jewish Americans have contributed to this country – Watch Saturday 7am on CW50.
Community Connect: Asian American & Pacific Islander HeritageOn this week's Community Connect – we get a taste of our Asian American community with personal stories of immigration, family and food – Watch Saturday 7am on CW50.
Community Connect: Cinco de MayoOn this week's Community Connect – We celebrate Cinco de Mayo, and the culture and history of Detroit's Mexicantown neighborhood – Watch Saturday 7am on CW50.
Community Connect: Arab American HeritageOn this week's Community Connect we honor Arab American Heritage month with personal stories of growing up and learn how the community is spreading their culture to the world.
Community Connect: Art, Film, Social Media, and TheatreOn this week’s Community Connect – We highlight stories from people and nonprofits from around our state who are making an impact - Watch Saturday 7am on CW50.
Community Connect: How We RollOn this week's Community Connect we hear the story of Tom Smallwood, A GM Autoworker turned Professional Bowler that has now become the basis for CBS's latest sitcom, How We Roll.
Community Connect: Jazz, Poetry, and Autism AwarenessOn this week’s Community Connect – We highlight a variety of topics across several different communities. We look to show appreciation to the Jazz and Poetry communities in our city, while also raising awareness for Autism on World Autism Day.
Community Connect: Women's History Month #3On this week’s Community Connect - We round out our celebration of Women’s History Month with three more inspiring stories - Watch Saturday 7am on CW50.
Michigan WWII Navy Veteran Continues to Support Fellow Veterans Decades After ServiceArt Fishman, a WWII Navy veteran who who sailed aboard the USS Robinson in 1945 during its stops in the Philippines, Iwo Jima, Okinawa and China, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss his time spent in service prior to being placed in the Naval Reserve and being sent to the Pacific theater during WWII.
100-Year-Old WWII Red Cross Volunteer Honored for Decades of ServiceOur team at CW50 was invited to the home of Doris Adler, 100, a Red Cross volunteer who served during WWII. Adler took a walk down memory lane with an interviewer, as she flipped through scrap books and looked at trinkets from her years as a volunteer during the war.
Motor City Veterans Supporting Each Other Through the Game of HockeyMichael Palmer, President and Director of Operations for Motor City Veterans Hockey Association, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss how the organization was formed, the importance of supporting fellow veterans, and how they get families involved in their mission.
Bookstock Returns After 2-Year AbsenceRoz Blanck, Co-Chair of Bookstock, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the importance of Bookstock returning to metro Detroit after a 2-year hiatus, and how the experience of Bookstock is far greater than just buying books online.
Jewish Community Relations Council Connecting Metro Detroit's Diverse Communities Together Through ProgramsRabbi Asher Lopatin, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the Council's role in the Jewish community of Metro Detroit, and the programs it has established.
High School Band Director Teaching the Next Generation of Musicians, Spreading Traditional Jewish Music across the CommunityAlan Posner, Director of Bands at Bloomfield Hills High School, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about his love for music and his Jewish heritage, and how he hopes to impact the next generation of musicians in his classrooms.
Street Beat: Elder CareOn this week’s “Street Beat,” host Amyre Makupson helps to lessen the stress of aging as we learn how to embrace the Golden Years.
Street Beat: Giving ThanksAs we prepare for the Thanksgiving season, “Street Beat” host Lisa Germani helps to highlight community leaders going above and beyond to give back and gets a sneak peek at The Parade Company.
Street Beat: Veterans DayOn this week’s “Street Beat,” Amyre Makupson helps to honor the Men, Women and Service Dogs that have served our nation in times of war and peace