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We're out and about year round. Watch for us in your community!
We offer fun events throughout the year which help raise money for our agency's programs and services.
 
Saturday, May 5th from 9:00 am-3:00 pm Wayne County Community College, Downriver location
21000 Northline Road, Taylor
Bless Fest is a free community event which offers a health fair, job fair, financial services, groceries and a kid's zone for children (K-5th grade). The focus of this event is to help meet the needs of the downriver community.
The Information Center will be participating by presenting "Where to Turn" Workshops and hosting an information table.

The event is free and open to the public.

The Information Center accepted a Diana C. Jones, honorable mention certificate which recognizes organizations for extraordinary volunteer community service work which benefits older adults.

The Information Center hosted a table and workshop at Bless Fest 2011, Saturday, May 21st from 10 am until 2 pm.
 
The Information Center hosted a table at the Business & Lifestyles 2011 Expo Black Tie Preview Party at Yack Recreation Center in Wyandotte, Thursday, May 19th.
 
National Women's Health Week was celebrated at West Grange Pharmacy in Trenton, Saturday, May 14th from 10 am - 4 pm.
 
Thanks to everyone who participated in Wayne Metro's Walk for Warmth!
 
Mending the Safety Net 2011 was a big success! Over 50 vendors exhibited this year and each table was loaded down with information and goodies for all who attended!
 
Trivia Night
Come out and impress your friends with your trivia knowledge!
 
The Holiday Assistance Program continues to serve the community year after year.
 
2010 Holiday Open House benefits The Information Center.
 
Check out our Gala Video from 2010!
 
 

 

Bless Fest May 2012

Bless Fest 2012, Saturday, May 5th from 9:00 am-3:00 pm at Wayne County Community College, Downriver

21000 Northline Road, Taylor.
Bless Fest is a free community event which offers a health fair, job fair, financial services, groceries and a kid's zone for children (K-5th grade). The focus of this event is to help meet the needs of the downriver community.
The Information Center will be participating by presenting "Where to Turn" Workshops and hosting an information table.

The event is free and open to the public.
 

Photo credit: Wayne Vannice

 


Wayne County Senior Fun Fest/Blue Cross Blue Shield Awards June 2011

It was a beautiful day for the 8th Annual Senior Fun Fest! Information Center volunteer, Edith Deegan of Grosse Ile received a Claude Pepper honorable mention certificate for her individual efforts and work with the senior community. The awards were presented at the Blue Cross Blue Shield 2011 Community Service Awards ceremony Saturday, June 25th, Hines Park, Dearborn Heights.

In addition, The Information Center accepted a Diana C. Jones, honorable mention certificate which recognizes organizations for extraordinary volunteer community service work which benefits older adults.


 

Photo credit: Wayne Vannice

 


Bless Fest May 2011

The Information Center hosted a table and workshop at Bless Fest 2011, Saturday, May 21st from 10am until 2 pm.Over 1,000 people attended Bless Fest at Wayne County Community College in Taylor. Downriver Churches, businesses and organizations partnered for this event to provide complimentary health screenings, financial services, job fair and free groceries to attendees. Bless Fest 2011 was a huge success in meeting the needs of those in the downriver community.


Photo credit: Wayne Vannice

 


Business Expo May 2011

The Information Center hosted a table at the Business & Lifestyles 2011 Expo Black Tie Preview Party at Yack Recreation Center in Wyandotte, Thursday, May 19th.
The Business & Lifestyle Expo is presented annually by the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber.

Photo credit: Wayne Vannice

 

 


West Grange Women's Health Expo 2011

National Women's Health Week was celebrated at West Grange Pharmacy in Trenton, Saturday, May 14th from10 am - 4 pm. It was a week-long event which included many downriver health partners;Downriver Family YMCA, Southgate,Oakwood Hospital-Karen Colina Wilson Breast Care Center, Castleman Eye Center, Southgate Surgery Center, Henry Ford-Wyandotte Josephine Ford Cancer Center and The Guidance Center.

The Information Center hosted a booth and provided a speaker for the event. Topics addressed included: Vision Care, Diet Nutrition, Breast Health, Heart Health, Mental Health, Specialized Surgery and Care giving.
Jill Caruso, Ms. Wheelchair Michigan 1987 spoke about overcoming obstacles.
Trenton Fire brought their new ladder truck to entertain
the kids and worked along side West Grange promoting the "Yellow Jug Campaign."
(collection of unused and expired drugs)

Photo credit: Wayne Vannice

 


Wayne Metro's Walk for Warmth-February 2011

Thanks to everyone who participated in Wayne Metro's Walk for Warmth!
The Information Center participated for the first time with thirteen "Info on the Go!" members.
It was an early morning walk around Westland Mall but the 3 K stroll was worth it as we had a great time raising funds to heat the homes of our neighbors!
WALK FOR WARMTH INFO ON THE GO! TEAM

 

Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano and TIC CEO Ed D'Angelo

 

Photo credit: Wayne Vannice
 

 


Mending the Safety Net

Mending the Safety Net 2011 was a big success! Over 50 vendors exhibited this year and each table was loaded down with information and goodies for all who attended! Wayne County Community College District Downriver Campus was the location for this annual networking event. The Healthy Downriver Community Team, a local community collaborative initiative, once again presented an exciting resource sharing event designed to provide up-to-date information about the ever-changing resources available to our community. Each year, Mending the Safety Net provides resources for professionals making referrals and assisting children and families who need help in the Southern Wayne County area.

 

 

 

This year the Wayne County Department of Public Health administered free flu shots and DTE Energy supplied refreshments. As we move forward, to assist those in need, our hope is that our collaborative efforts will continue to benefit Southern Wayne County and beyond!

Photo credit: Dina Vannice

 


Trivia Night

"Do you scream the answers to TV game show questions?"
"Do you remember little details that evade others?"
"Do you love to compete with friends?"
"Do you know it All?"
"Come on out and PROVE it!"

 

Photo credit: Lori Stevenson

Congratulations to our January 11th
Trivia Contest Winners!

Trivia Nights are held at 6:30 PM at the Westfield Community Center. The community center is located at 2700 Westfield Rd., Trenton, MI.

Call our office at
(734) 282-7171 for any of our upcoming Trivia Nights. Each event helps support a great local group!

Upcoming Trivia Nights

May 17, 2012

Proceeds benefit: Penrickton Center for Blind Children

July 19, 2012

Proceeds benefit: The Information Center, Inc.

 

November 1, 2012

Proceeds benefit: DYPAC

 

January 24, 2013

Proceeds benefit: Penrickton Center for Blind Children

 

March 21, 2013

Proceeds benefit: The Information Center, Inc.

 

The challenge begins when trivia questions are projected on a wall and 8-member teams try to come to a consensus on the answer in 30 seconds or less. With over 80 questions presented at each event, you're sure to be both entertained and stumped.

Ticket Information
Assemble your own 8-person team or register as an individual and we will find a team for you.* Tickets are $20 per person and include trivia game, dinner and dessert. There are three ways to get your tickets:

  • Reserve tickets online
  • Call us at
    (734) 282-7171 or
  • E-mail us.

*Disclaimer: Sorry, we cannot be responsible for the performance of your team members.

 

 


Holiday Assistance Program

The Information Center's Holiday Assistance Program/Adopt-a-Family provided Christmas for low-income families again in 2010. Lori Stevenson coordinated the program for the 13th year. This program matches families with community donors for extra assistance during the holiday season.

Monday, December 13th, clients picked up Christmas gifts at PNC bank in Southgate.

 

 

 Photo credit: Wayne Vannice

 


 

The Adopt-a-Family program is supported by private donations, churches and local businesses. This seasonal program has been widely successful over the last 30 years due to generous community donations.

 

 The Giving Tree Benefit

West Grange Pharmacy in Trenton celebrated their Holiday Open House with a benefit for The Information Center, November 14th. The event featured a Giving Tree for local families in need. Customers were encouraged to "fill up the tree, for those in need." The event was successful inside and outside the store. Entertainment was provided by some of Detroit's finest bands, "Curtice Markley", "Auroras of Autumn" and "Category 5." Customers enjoyed the music that evening in a heated tent while sipping on hot cider and eating donuts.



 

 

 

 

 

 Photo credit: Wayne Vannice

 


Gala 2010

Check out our Gala Video from 2010!
Gala 2011 is coming up in October.
If you would like to be a sponsor, please
call 734-282-7171 and ask for Lori.

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