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Leader Dogs for the Blind

Leader Dogs for the Blind Needs Puppy Raisers to Raise Future Leaders

Since 1939, Leader Dogs for the Blind has been empowering the blind, visually impaired, and Deaf-Blind with skills for a lifetime of independent travel with the help of highly trained leader dogs. The training for these dogs starts when they are puppies, and Leader Dogs needs volunteer families to raise these puppies for this crucial first year. 

A science class at the Michigan Science Center

STEM education opens doors to a variety of career paths, regional success

A vice president of the largest independent electricity transmission company in the U.S. writes that we can maintain southeast Michigan's reputation as an innovative and desirable location for companies looking to expand as well as set our kids up for success by focusing on STEM-related topics in schools.

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Featured Video: Beauty Blossoms In Metro Detroit

Norm Silk and Dale Morgan are all about aesthetics -- whether it's the explosion of flowers that fill their Birmingham boutique or the restoration of the only home in Detroit to be designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Lyon Township / South Lyon

The communities of Lyon Township and South Lyon are the economic cornerstone of southwest Oakland County, offering attractive residential neighborhoods, a wide range of housing opportunities, and land for retail, industrial and research development. The township's distinction as the fastest-growing community in Oakland County is clear evidence of the community's broad appeal, which includes its proximity to many of the region's top assets: top health care providers, major universities, and convenient freeway access. South Lyon is a newer participant in the Main Street Oakland County program. Excellent schools and abundant recreation resources make these communities a premier locations in which to live, work and play.