Saturday, May 14, 2011
8:30 a.m. to noon
A clean, safe Woodward is a strong, healthy, viable Woodward.  Volunteers needed for the following project sites:
Historic Boston Edison / Arden Park~East Boston Historic Districts– Join the Historic Boston Edison Association and Arden Park - East Boston Historic Associations in projects fronting Woodward between Clairmount and Calvert.  Our projects include beautification and clean-up by weeding flower beds, removing graffiti, picking up trash and more.  So bring your tools and dress for work.  Please register as a volunteer at
We'll start at 8:30 am and continental breakfast will be provided. 

The Park District - Join members of the 6-8 Mile Woodward Business District as we step into spring with a new look. Projects in the area will include graffiti removal, litter pick up, bulk trash removal, flower planting and more as we give one of the most historical area’s of the city of Detroit a makeover.   Email Jason Fowler at if you're interested in this site.

Pontiac Note: Different Date - May 21st.

Genisys Credit Union iscoordinating a "Making a Difference" event on Saturday, May 21st from 9:00 a.m. - Noon.  Genisys would like to invite individuals, businesses, churches, schools, civic groups, etc. to help us beautify our All-American Road and National Byway and honor Pontiac's Sesquicentennial.  Our goal is to have 150 + volunteers Making a Difference and honoring Pontiac's Sesquicentennial.

To volunteer, please contact Genisys Making A Difference Hot Line at - 248-322-9800 Ext. 1974.   
Come and JOIN US as we have fun, fellowship, and Make a Difference in our local community.

Highland Park – Join the WA3, Highland Park High School and Sherwin-Williams as Highland Park High School gets a facelift for the spring and the historic Ford Highland Park Plant  gets the TLC it deserves. Activities for the day include, graffiti removal and exterior painting of the school, landscaping and litter pick up.  

Royal Oak – Join Beaumont Hospital and the Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce as we team up refresh the flower beds/city signage located at the 14 Mile & Woodward and Lincoln & Woodward. They will also be planting flowers in the median of 13 Mile & Woodward.
Schedule of Events:
When: Saturday, May 14, 2011
Time:  Registration 8:30 a.m., site work 9:00 a.m. to Noon
Where: Various sites above
Important Event Day Details!
**********This event will take place Rain or Shine**********
Registration will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at each location.  Contact the Project Leaders above for each  site to determine location specfics.
Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes that you don’t mind getting a little dirty. Due to temperature changes from morning to mid afternoon, it’s highly suggested that you dress in layers. As with any outdoor event there is always a risk of rain, we do suggest that you bring a plastic poncho just in case it drizzles.
Trash bags will be provided to all volunteers. If you would like to work in a specific area such as flower bed maintenance or landscaping we do ask that you bring your own tools as we do have limited resources and it is much appreciated. (i.e. – rakes, trovels, spades, brooms & dust pans, edgers, trimmers etc)        
It’s not too early  to sign up to help! If you have any questions please feel free to contact our offices at or at 248-288-2004.