Member News Roundup

[This post is part of the biweekly CEDAM Member News Roundup series.  If you have news to share, send it our way or leave a message in the comments section at the bottom of this post.]

This week there has been a big buzz in the news media about University Cultural Center Association’s annual Noel Night.  The event is free and features activities and live performances from over 40 institutions.  It starts at 5:00 this Saturday in Midtown Detroit’s Cultural Center Area. Details here.

The Inner City Christian Federation (ICCF) provides affordable housing for families in need, but this year it is also running an adopt a family program for the holiday season.  The program is featured in an NBC interview with Deborah Armstrong from ICCF.  Watch the interview.

Ottawa County Community Action Agency is running a weatherization program that offers assistance to low-income families in order to improve the energy efficiency of their homes.  Examples of assistance include home improvements like installing insulation, sealing ducts, and making sure furnaces work properly.  See the end of this article.

Dickson-Iron Community Services Agency (DISCA) decided to continue onsite meal service at the Crystal Falls Senior Center until the end of February.  Home delivered meals will continue even if onsite meals end, DISCA said. Article.