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.
Tyra Moore Pays Forward The Support She Received as a Teen Mom to the Community's Young MothersTyra Moore, Founder of A Girl Like Me, Inc., joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about her journey from teen mom to supporting other teen moms with the resources they need to help raise their new baby.
Three-Time Cancer Survivor Rob Atteberry Uses Positivity, Support From Family To Continue To Win His BattlesRob Atteberry joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about his most recent battle with cancer, and how his family has supported him and helped him remain positive throughout his journey.
The Rainbow Connection Makes Dreams Come True For Michigan's Children With Life-Threatening ConditionsIngrid Todt, Executive Director of The Rainbow Connection, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the history behind the organization, and their steps toward granting a total of 4,000 wishes come next year.
Detroit Economic Growth Corporation Helps Small Businesses Turn Concepts Into RealityPierre Batton, Executive VP of Small Business Services at the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the importance of small business and how the DEGC helps Detroit keep that industry growing.
Love For Child Kids Camp Helps Bring Love, Understanding, Trust To The Lives Of Foster Care ChildrenJoe Savalle, Founder of Love For A child, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the kids camps for foster care children, and how the experience helps each child.
Gilda's Club Metro Detroit Opens New Location at Durfee Innovation SocietyLaura Varon Brown, Executive Director of Gilda's Club Metro Detroit, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the new location at Durfee Innovation Society, and how the organization is making an impact inside the community.
Breast Cancer Survivor Tells Her Story Of Grief, Surprise, Perseverance, Family, and LoveBreast Cancer Survivor, Kelly Lodish Calcaterra, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about her diagnosis, as well as her treatment that she went to, and how her family was their to support her every step of the way.
Bringing Awareness To ALS Through Walk N' Roll EventALS hits close to our home for our host, Lisa Germani, as she recently lost her father to ALS. On this week's Community Connect, Germani sits down with Lisa Radtke, Executive Director of ALS of Michigan, to talk about the disease, and how it has had an impact on both of their family's lives.
Creating A Safe Space For Young LGBTQ People Living In Poverty At the Ruth Ellis CenterJerry Peterson, Executive Director of the Ruth Ellis Center, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the origins of the Ruth Ellis Center, its hopes for expanding its reach in the near future, and the need to find help for young members of the LGBTQ community.
Community Shows This Local Hospital Support, Love Amid CoronavirusAs healthcare professionals work tirelessly against COVID-19, one local hospital says the community can show them love and support.