News & Notes - 9/20/23 Beacon

West Bloomfield Beacon | Published September 20, 2023


‘Meet Your Neighbors’
WEST BLOOMFIELD — An event called “Meet Your Neighbors” is scheduled to take place 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Connect Senior Center, located at 33230 W. 14 Mile Road in West Bloomfield.

According to information sent about the event, it is a multicultural celebration.

All ages are welcome, with light refreshments set to be provided.

The Michigan Lion Dance Group, Road Hakeem and The African Dancers & Drummers are scheduled to perform at the event.

Music is scheduled at 4:30 p.m., dances at 5:30 p.m., a tea ceremony at 6:15 p.m. and more dances at 6:45 p.m.


Resume preparation workshops offered
SOUTHFIELD — September is International Update Your Resume Month, and Gesher Human Services, a Southfield-based nonprofit organization formerly known as JVS Human Services, is set to hold workshops for job seekers.

The workshops can offer tips to help job seekers understand how to prepare an outline of their resume, according to a press release.

The professional resume writing assistance is free.

Workshops are scheduled to take place at 10 a.m. Sept. 28 and Oct. 5 at Gesher Human Services, located at 29699 Southfield Road in Southfield.

To register, visit


Chamber of Commerce set to host ‘Leadership Breakfast’
GREATER WEST BLOOMFIELD — The Greater West Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a “Leadership Breakfast” at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 27 at Wabeek Country Club, located at 4000 Clubgate Drive in Bloomfield Township.

KC Crain, the president and chief executive officer of Crain Communications, is the scheduled guest speaker, with Roop Raj of FOX 2 News set to host.

The cost is $55 for members and $65 for nonmembers.

The registration deadline is Sept. 21.

For more information, visit


Walk on West Bloomfield Nature Trail scheduled
WEST BLOOMFIELD — A walk/run is scheduled to take place on the West Bloomfield Nature Trail 10 a.m.-noon Sunday, Oct. 1.

According to an email, the 3-mile walk/run titled “Remembering Bridget.”

The email states that the intention is to recognize “a truly remarkable woman that devoted her life to the community and serving others. She would be pleased to know that the proceeds will benefit S.O.U.L.,” a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to helping those in need.

The start and finish are set to take place at Jen’s Gifts of Love, located at 4280 Orchard Lake Road in West Bloomfield.

The event is scheduled to take place rain or shine, with children who are accompanied by adults and pets invited to attend.

The email states that parking is available in the Kroger shopping center across the street.

There is a suggested minimum donation of $25 for adults and $15 for children.

Cash or checks made payable to S.O.U.L. are accepted at Jen’s Gifts of Love, according to the email.

For more information, call (248) 682-5912.