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.
Chef Gary Mui of Alma Kitchen Uses Techniques from Chinese Heritage to Blend with Modern CuisineChef Gary Mui, Co-Owner of Alma Kitchen, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss his Chinese heritage and how it has helped him develop into the person and chef that he is today.
The Story and Journey of Chinese Immigrant Karen LimChinese Immigrant Karen Lim joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to tell her life story and journey from China to America, and what it was like to immigrate to the U.S. while not knowing anyone or speaking any English.
Celebrating Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Michigan's Association of Chinese AmericansElinor Ho, President of Association of Chinese Americans, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about her journey to the United States, the ACA's role in the Chinese American community in Michigan, and the bridges that link Asian American community to other communities across the country.
Local Southwest Detroit Muralist Tells the Stories of History along Mexicantown's Buildings, WallsMuralist Elton Monroy Durán joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about his murals, the inspiration behind them, and his journey from Mexico to Detroit and what led him to remain in the city.
Southwest Detroit's Cinco de Mayo Parade Makes Its Return After Two-Year Virtual FormatRaymond Lozano, President of Mexican Patriotic Committee of Metro Detroit, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the return of the Cinco de Mayo parade and what people can expect from the festival this year.
Zayna Bakes' Cuffin - The Perfect Marriage between a Cookie and a MuffinZayna Salloum, Founder of Zayna Bakes and creator of the cuffin, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about how she came up with the creation of the cuffin, as well as her roots in Arab American culture and how she uses her family's heritage in her baking.
The Origins of National Arab American Heritage Month, Ties to DetroitWarren David, President of Arab America, and Amal David, Director of Community Engagement for Arab America, join Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss their ties to Detroit and campaign to get Arab American Heritage Month nationally recognized.
Meadow Brook Theatre Guild's Luncheon on the Aisle Event Returns for Its 39th YearMarie Hochstein, member of the Meadow Brook Theatre Guild, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the importance of the guild to the community, as well as what its upcoming events feature.
Local Detroiter Changing the Way We Use Social Media with New Platform InpathyZiarekenya Smith, Founder of Inpathy, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about his new app and how it is different from the social platforms we use today.
Two Cancer Survivors Team Up to Make One of Their Stories into a Feature FilmThree-time cancer survivor Rob Atteberry and cancer survivor Paris Jones, CEO of Paris Films, join Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about their own stories battling cancer, and the development of Rob's story into a screenplay.
Longtime CBS Producer Mark Gross Discusses New Sitcom 'How We Roll'Mark Gross, Executive Producer of CBS How We Roll, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about creating the show and how he developed the real-life journey of Professional Bowler Tom Smallwood into a sitcom.
CBS 'How We Roll' Star Pete Holmes Talks Taking on the Roll of a Professional Bowler in New SitcomActor/Stand-Up Comedian Pete Holmes joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about starring in a sitcom, learning how to bowl, and playing a character based on a real person.