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Lifestyle ~ 2017

ADDENDUM — Southfield

Area: 26.3 Sq. Miles Economic Base: Well diversified, major business center, numerous colleges and universities, shopping centers, professional services, industry and residential neighborhoods. Government: Council, Mayor Housing: Median sale price $135,000 (November 2016) Income: Median household income $60,000 Population: 76,589 (July 2016) Location: In Oakland County, centrally located with easy access to major expressways and Detroit metro airport. Library: Southfield Public Library, 26300 Evergreen, Southfield 48076 (248) 796-4200 Local Newspapers: Southfield Sun, (248) 598-1071, Southfield Eccentric, Medical Services: Providence, Beaumont – Royal Oak and Beaumont – Farmington Hills (See “Health Care”) Parks and Recreation: 774 acres of parkland in 33 areas, 30 miles of hiking, biking and nature trails. There are two nine-hole golf courses, lighted driving range, wellness and fitness center, outdoor 50 meter pool, senior and neighborhood recreation centers, indoor field house and ice arena, leagues, programs and special events throughout the year. Post Office: 22200 W. 11 Mile Rd., Southfield 48037, 28800 Telegraph (Meijers), Southfield 48034, and 28211 Southfield Rd., Lathrup Village 48076. 800-ASK-USPS Protection: Emergency 9-1-1. City of Southfield Uniformed Group (police and fire) (248) 796-5500. Schools: Birmingham (248) 203-3000 Oak Park (248) 336-7700 Southfield (248) 746-8500

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Seniors: The Southfield Adult Recreation Center (248) 796-4650 is for those 50+. It has a branch of the library, a co-op grocery store, snack bar, barber and beauty shop and boutique. TOSS (Transportation for Southfield Seniors) is available for residents 60+. Anyone needing a lift-equipped van call (248) 796-4650 for arrangements. Chore service for 62+ year olds and/or the disabled is available by calling Ms.Chore at (248) 796-4180.

2015 Tax Rate Homestead Non-homestead Birmingham: 56.0372 65.6371 Oak Park: 53.0719 71.2519 Southfield: 63.7048 64.7281 Transportation: SMART fixed route bus service, , and connector curb-to-curb service with advanced registration call (866) 962-5515. Utilities: Consumer Energy, DTE Energy, Oakland County Health Department (well and septic), SE Oakland County Water Authority (248) 796-4850

City of Southfield CITY OFFICES:

26000 Evergreen Southfield 48076 (248) 796-5000 (248) 796-5200 Treasurer

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Community Profile Lathrup Village

Tucked within the sprawling city of Southfield, charming Lathrup Village is an enclave community that features tranquil residential districts, distinctive historic homes and a dynamic citizenry. It’s a gem in the jewelry box. A stamp in the passport. Many of Lathrup Village’s neighborhoods are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, adorned with homes designed in Spanish, Colonial, and Tudor Revival styles. Because the major thoroughfares of I-696 and Southfield Road intersect in Lathrup Village, the community is conveniently connected to greater Detroit. And there are multiple SMART bus stops in Lathrup Village. “A million metro-Detroiters live within 10 minutes of Lathrup Village,” said City Administrator Andy Potter. “We’re hyper-connected to the region at large.” The residents are educated, cultured and multiethnic. Collectively, they weave an eclectic social and civic tapestry. A vibrant sense of volunteerism thrives among civic-minded organizations like the Lathrup Village Women’s Club, Lions Club, Southfield Lathrup Optimists Club, Community Foundation, Children’s Garden and Timebank. Festive events, open to residents and visitors alike, occur year around: • The Farmers Market runs on Wednesdays from May 30 to Oct. 18. • The “Summer in the Village” festival is June 17. • The Concert in the Park series on Wednesday evenings runs from June 21 to Aug. 23. • The two-day Kimmie Horne Jazz Festival is slated for Aug.11-12. • Last year’s Food Truck Fridays series was so successful that it’s being lengthened for 2017. It begins Aug. 4 and ends Oct. 27. • The second annual Winter Festival and traditional Lunch with Santa are both in December.


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The community is not only a great place to live and raise a family. It’s also a great place for business. In 2015, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) named Lathrup Village as only the fourth in the state to receive Redevelopment Ready Communities® (RRC) certification. RRC is one of the MEDC’s voluntary, no-cost programs that assists municipalities in establishing a sound foundation for development and investment in their communities. “We feel that we’re one big redevelopment project away from a major downtown transformation,” said Downtown Development Director Sean Kammer. “It will serve as a catalyst for further projects, and our team is working hard to make that happen.” Lathrup Village’s team consists of an active Downtown Development Authority board of directors and an effective base of volunteers for Main Street Oakland County – a program that encourages reinvestment in downtowns and similar traditional business districts. Recent projects include redesigning the city’s gateway gardens, installing bicycle racks and producing “Global Village” – a 30-minute documentary highlighting the ethnic diversity within Lathrup Village’s commercial corridor. New development is on city’s 2017 calendar: • Sky Grill, which offers Mediterranean fare, opened in January. • Something Unique Florist also opened in January. • Michigan First Credit Union is doubling the size of its headquarters at 11 Mile and Greenfield. • The 22-unit Townhomes of Lathrup condo complex at 11 Mile and Lathrup Boulevard will be completed.

ADDENDUM — Lathrup Village

Area: 1.5 square miles.

Location: Within the borders of the City of Southfield in the northeast corner. I-696, US 24 (Telegraph Rd.), M-39 (Southfield Rd/Freeway) are major access highways. Population: 4,086 (July, 2016) Median Home List Price: $160,000 (Nov. 2016) Median Household Income: $82,000 Government: Mayor, City Council, City Administrator Schools: Southfield Public Schools (248) 746-8500, Tax Rates (2016): Homestead 59.3681 Non-Homestead 60.3813 Utilities: See Basics. City Offices:

Lathrup Village 27400 Southfield Rd., Lathrup Village 48076 (248) 557-2600

Additional Phone Numbers: 46th District Court………………………………(248) 796-5800 Animal Control…………………………………..(248) 796-5410 City Clerk…………………………………………(248) 557-2600 Fire………………………………………………..(248) 796-5650 Parks and Recreation…………………………….(248) 557-2600 Public Safety……………………………………..(248) 557-3600 The Southfield Chamber……………………….(248) 557-6661 Treasurer………………………………………….(248) 557-2600 Tringali Sanitation………………………………...(248) 585-9120

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When You’re in the Greater Southfield Area and Oakland County Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center

1516 S. Cranbrook • Birmingham 48009 (248) 644-0866 • The center offers studio classes, workshops, art history classes for all ages, artcamps for children, juried exhibitions, the Michigan Fine Arts Competition and Fine Arts Festival and more. Works may be purchased at the Gallery Shop. Closed Sundays.

Cranbrook Educational Community

39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills 48304 Cranbrook Art Museum – (248) 645-3323. This contemporary art museum built by Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen in 1942 houses permanent and changing exhibitions feature a state of the art Collectors Wing, as well as a store selling works by students, faculty, books, prints, giftware, etc. Cranbrook House and Garden (248) 645-3147 Designed by Albert Kahn in 1908 for the founders of Cranbrook (George and Ellen Booth), it is the oldest survivin manor home in Metro Detroit. The 40 acres of diverse gardens were originally designed by Mr. Booth. Open May thru October.

Cranbrook Institute of Science (248) 645-3200. Explore science, technology and natural history through exhibits, hands-on activities and planetarium. For hours, ticket prices and other information you may need log on to Saarinen House Built in 1930, it is considered an Art Deco masterwork. It was the home and studio of Eliel and Loja and their son Eero. Open May thru October for public walk-in and private tours. Call for exact dates and times. (Art Museum)

Smith House Frank Lloyd Wright “Smith House” located in Bloomfield Hills, this classic Usonian home is open for tours from May through October. Call the Art Museum at 645-3323 for exact dates and times.

Chamber Music Society of Detroit Office: (248) 737-9980 • Tickets: (248) 855-6070 Performances at the Seligman Performing Arts Center at Detroit CountryDay School in Beverly Hills. Known for its intimate concert experience and creative programming, CMS is a special treat for the musically inclined. For more concert, ticket and pre-concert talk information,go to

Detroit Zoo, Woodward Avenue at 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak, (248) 541-5717. Open Daily – April-Labor Day, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; SeptemberOctober, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; November-March, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Admission charge. Featuring a Wild Adventure Simulator, the Arctic Ring of Life and National Amphibian Conservation Center.

DTE Energy Music Theatre, Sashabaw Road off I-75, Clarkston, (248) 377-0100. May through September. Outdoor, 15,000 seat concert venue. Both pavilion and lawn seating available. Major national tours and concerts.

Holocaust Memorial Center 28123 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills (248) 553-2400 •, Sun., Tue. & Thurs. 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Mon 9:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Fri 9:30 p.m. - 3:00pm. This is an opportunity to learn about the Holocaust, European Jewish communities and Jewish visitors can research their roots in the world’s largest collection of books and resources. There are lecture series, travel opportunities, teacher seminars and a speakers’ bureau. Numerous exhibits and gift shop.

Jewish Ensemble Theatre

6600 W. Maple Rd., West Bloomfield 48322 (248) 788-2900 • JET is a professional equity theatre that produces programs that explore ideas and confronts issues from a Jewish perspective. Named an anchor organization by the Michigan Council of the Arts in recognition of its multi-level programming.

Mark Ridleys Comedy Castle 310 S. Troy, Royal Oak 48067, (248) 542-9900. The best comedy in town! Offers six week long comedy classes and Wednesday is open mic night.

Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum 31005 Orchard Lake Rd., Farmington Hills (248) 626-5020, Listed as one of the most unusual museums in the country, there are thousands of toys, machines, and one of a kind collectibles.

Farmers Markets

Lathrup Village Farmers Market


When you are in the Greater Southfield Area you’re just a hop, skip or a jump away from the many attractions to be found in the Metro Detroit area. Be it the arts, theatre, music, history or science, indoor or outdoor activity, fully active or mostly passive, there is always something to do, somewhere to go, some place to call your favorite. Check for hours and fees before you go because they are subject to change. But most of all make sure you go and ENJOY!

27400 Southfield Rd. (248) 557-2600 x224 Every Wednesday 2:00 - 7:00 p.m. June through October (at the Village Municipal Complex)

Meadow Brook Adams and Walton, Rochester (on Oakland University campus) Festival - (248) 377-0100 May through September serves as a popular outdoor entertainment venue. Pavilion and lawn seating. Home to Meadowbrook Gardens as well. Meadow Brook Hall - (248) 364-6200 The Matilda Dodge Wilson Estate (widow of auto baron John Dodge) is a beautiful 100-room Tudor revival style mansion built in 1929. It boasts 24 fireplaces, 39 chimneys and 13 kitchens. It is the 4th largest historic house museum in the country. For special events and tours please call. Open daily year round. Fee.

Meadow Brook Theatre (on Oakland University campus) Adams and Walton, 207 Wilson Hall, Rochester, 48309 (248) 377-3300 Meadow Brook Theatre is Michigan’s largest professional theatre company. For 48 years it has won awards and critical acclaim for the high quality of its comedies, mysteries, dramas and musicals; from its accomplished actors to its lavish sets and beautiful costumes. They also have a series for children. Located on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester Hills, MBT’s theatre provides an intimate experience. Handicapped seating and free parking.

Michigan Renaissance Festival 12600 Dixie Highway, Holly, 48442 (800) 601-4848 • A truly unique entertainment experience with knights in armor, joisting, strolling musicians, themed feasts and weekends, specialty acts and active marketplace. Runs from mid August through September. Check the website for information about activities, events and festival fees.

Oakland County Pioneer and Historical Society 405 Cesar Chavez Ave., Pontiac, 48342 (248) 338-6732 • Pine Grove Historical Museum includes the Governor Moses Wisner Mansion, Drayton Plains one room schoolhouse and carriage house, research library and Pioneer Museum. Call Tuesday and Wednesday for information and hours.

The Birmingham Farmers Market Open every Sunday from May until MidOctober. Hours of operation 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Located off N. Old Woodward in the parking lot across from Booth Park. Features local produce, flowers, handcrafted items, entertainment and special events.

Oakland County Farmers and Flea Market

2350 Pontiac Lake Rd., Waterford, 48328 (248) 858-5495 • Open year round, the market offers food specialty items, farm and garden produce and flea market booths on site. Log on for hours and links to vendor websites.

“Summer in the Village”

This Michigan First event is held each year in Lathrup Village to celebrate all that makes summertime in Michigan so special. BBQ and beer, live music, art fair, local food venders, kids crafts and special clinics for all interests and ages. Tons of fun and something that should not be missed. Log on to for the dates and schedule of activities. Olde World Canterbury Village 2369 Joslyn Ct., Lake Orion, 48360 (248) 391-5700 • A designated historical landmark, the Village extends over 21 acres on the old Scripps Farm. There are 18 specialty shops displaying one of the worlds largest Department 56 and nativity collections. Restaurant on site. Open daily – its always Christmas! Palace of Auburn Hills 4 Championship Drive, Auburn Hills (248) 377-0100 • Home of the NBA’s Detroit Pistons. Also hosts large, live entertainment and headline productions.

Palazzo di Bocce, 4291 S. Lapeer Rd, Orion Township (north of the Palace of Auburn Hills), (248) 371-9987. Open 7 days a week. Largest and most elaborate bocce facility in the United States, a unique venue and comfortable atmosphere for all ages. Play bocce on one of 10 indoor tournament-sized courts. Courtside snacking and cocktails. Reservations recommended. Soft-soled shoes and appropriate casual attire required for bocce play.

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Stagecrafters, at the Historic Baldwin Theatre, 415 S. Lafayette, Royal Oak, (248) 541-6430. September through July. This theatre group presents musicals, comedies and dramas. Also special youth theatre programs.

Seligman Performing Arts Center

(at Detroit Country Day School)

22305 W. 13 Mile Road, Beverly Hills 48025 (248) 646-7717, ext. 1601 Auditorium available for rent. Exclusive home of Chamber Music Society of Detroit.

Sea Life Aquarium 4316 Baldwin Rd (Great Lakes Crossing), Auburn Hills (866) 622-0605 • Opened in 2015, this 35,000 square foot underwater world features 5,000 creatures in 20 themed displays. Come explore the interactive touch pool, walk through the ocean tunnel, watch the sharks feeding, and listen to the fun programs about “why” and “how”. Log on to the website for pictures and discount tickets.

The Southfield Pavilion

Part of the Southfield Civic Center, 26000 Evergreen Rd., Southfield 48076 • (248) 354-1000 www/ The Southfield Pavilion is one of metro Detroit's premier exposition center. The Pavilion can host conferences for over 2,000 people and trade shows featuring close to 200 exhibition booths. Break out space is also available in seven additional rooms located in the Parks & Recreation Building. Free parking for over 1,000 vehicles. Log on to the City of Southfield’s website for the calendar of events.

Upland Hills Farm 481 Lake George Rd., Oxford 48370 (248) 628-1611 • Hayrides, camps and special events.

Southfield International Festival This annual event is held in the Southfield Pavilion reflecting a partnership between the City of Southfield and the International Institute of Metro Detroit. The International Festival welcomes and celebrates new citizens of the United States with a swearing in ceremony and a weekend of music, food, entertainment and special events. Everyone is invited to participate and support this very special occasion!

5K Run/Walk

This will be the 4th year of the 5K Sunset Run welcoming the beginning of Summer and will include a 1/3 Mile Kids Fun Run around the Southfield Municipal Campus front lawn. The festival following the run includes a Beer Tent, Refreshments, Music Stage, and Kids Play Field for all to enjoy the summer celebration through the long sunset evening.

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In Detroit

Belle Isle

One of Michigan’s new State Parks. Access using the MacArthur Bridge at E. Jefferson Avenue and E. Grand Blvd. Designed by Frederick Law Olmstead (Central Park in New York City), this beautiful 983 acre park has over five miles of scenic shoreline. The Nature Zoo provides family programs and is open Wednesday - Sunday, April thru October. The Whitcomb Conservatory. Livingstone Lighthouse, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, the Casino (available for rent, seniors programs); Scott Memorial Fountain and a “Kids Kingdom” playscape along with numerous recreational venues. (844) 235-5375

Campus Martius Campus Martius lies at the heart of the City of Detroit. Known as the “Point of Origin,” the junction of Woodward and Monroe Avenues is the starting point from where the City of Detroit’s system of streets, squares and lots was created. Home to Compuware and Quicken Loans, retail outlets and loft residences Campus Martius is a significant and contributing factor to the ongoing rebirth of downtown Detroit. With gardens, fountains, waterfalls, monuments, ice skating rink and urban beach space, it is the meeting place for city residents.

Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History

31 5 E. Warren at Brush, Detroit (313) 494-5800 • Open Tuesday through Sunday, call for exact hours. Admission charge. This state-of-the-art facility is the largest of its kind. Exhibits show the history and contributions of African Americans. The museum features 125,000 sq. ft. simulating scenes from early African history to the slave trade, the civil rights movement to contemporary Detroit.

Cobo Center

One Washington Blvd., Detroit (313) 877-8777 • Venue for the International Auto Show, home and garden shows, Detroit Economic Club, media and other special events. Cobo is also home to Go Natural.

Comerica Park

2100 Woodward Ave., Detroit (313) 962-4000 •, There’s a lot more than baseball (still the main event!) going on at Comerica Park. Home of the 2012 AL Champion Detroit Tigers. A theme park, baseball museum, and restaurants, add to the fun.

Detroit Artists Market

4719 Woodward Ave., Detroit 48201 (313) 832-8540 • Open Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m This market and gallery is dedicated to Michigan artists. It was founded in 1932 and is the oldest cultural institution in Detroit promoting contemporary artists.


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Detroit Film Theatre

5200 Woodward Avenue (at the Detroit Institute of Arts), Detroit (313) 833-4005 • Foreign and art films shown on weekends, fall through spring. Films and live music concerts June and July.

Detroit Historical Museum

5401 Woodward Avenue, Detroit (313) 833-1805• Established in 1 928, this Detroit cultural gem is one of the oldest and largest museums dedicated to metropolitan history. “Streets of Old Detroit,” “Glancy Trains,” and “Kid Rock” are fantastic! Closed Mondays. Free Admission.

Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA)

5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit (313) 833-7900 • Open Wednesday-Sunday and late night Fridays. The Beaux Arts Building was designed by Paul Cret and built in 1927 and just underwent an extensive renovation. Renowned for its extensive and diverse collection, with over 100 galleries, a reference library, lecture hall, cafe and museum store. Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb County residents are free.

Detroit People Mover

(800) 541-RAIL • This elevated rail system forms a large circle stopping at strategic downtown districts. Regional, national and international artists have created 15 major works of art in 13 stations. Examples of Pewabic Pottery, bronze sculptures, ceramic and Venetian glass mosaics and murals create a visual parade from station to station. Stops include the Renaissance Center, Joe Louis Arena, Cobo Center, Grand Circus Park and Greektown.

Detroit Opera House/ Michigan Opera Theatre

1526 Broadway, Detroit Ticket Office: (313) 237-7464 • Designed by Detroit architect C. Howard Crane and known for its superb acoustic construction, the theatre first opened in 1922. The lavish Italian renaissance style has been allowed to flourish despite its tumultuous history of name changes and abandonment. The opera is alive and well...for tours call (313) 237-3425.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Max M. Fisher Music Center 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit, (313) 576-5111 • For nearly a century, many renowned conductors and musicians have performed beloved classics, world premiers, pops and jazz. There are always programs for children and families as well. Orchestra Hall, built by C. Howard Crane in 1919, is the elegant home of the orchestra and is now part of the fantastic Music Center.

Detroit Experience Factory (DXF)

123 Monroe St., Detroit (313) 962-4590 • Offers public and customized tours by and with residents that love Detroit!

Eastern Market

Headquarters at 2934 Russell, located on Russell between Mack & Gratiot (313) 833-9300 • Open Saturdays, 6:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. This eleven acre open-air market sells fruits, vegetables, meat and poultry, wines, flowers and plants. It is the largest historic public market district in the U.S.! The area also features specialty stores and restaurants.

Ford Field

2000 Brush, Detroit (313) 262-2100 • Admission charge. Located in the heart of the entertainment district and home to the NFL Detroit Lions. The design incorporates the Detroit landmark Hudson’s warehouse (built in the 1 920s), and claims the best sight lines of any stadium in the U.S. Public walk up tours available at 11 :00 a.m. and 1 :00 p.m.; varies – September through December offered Monday, Thursday, Friday; January through August, Monday and Friday.

Fox Theatre

2211 Woodward Avenue, Detroit (313) 471-6611• Over 80 years old, the Fox is the oldest survivingmovie palace of the 1920s. It continues to showcase live music and Broadway shows.


Monroe Street between Randolf and I-75. Authentic Greek restaurants, bakeries, shops, nightlife and a casino are all easily accessible to hotels and other attractions by the Detroit People Mover.

Indian Village

Over 100 years old, this community of 351 homes was admitted to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. Located from E. Jefferson to Mack Avenue in Detroit it includes Burns, Iroquois and Seminole Avenues. These homes, built as early as 1895 by Detroit’s wealthiest businessmen, are on a grand scale, explaining the popular home and garden tours this neighborhood hosts.

Joe Louis Arena

600 Civic Center Drive, Detroit (313) 471-6606 or Home of the NHL’s Detroit Red Wings. The arena hosts concerts and other entertainment events as well.

Majestic Theatre Center

4140 Woodward Avenue, Detroit (313) 833-9700 • A city block full of fun: two restaurants, bars, billiards, bowling, live entertainment venues. Free shuttle to other downtown locations.

Masonic Temple

500 Temple Street, Detroit (313) 832-7100 • Built in 1926, the temple is listed on the State and National Historic Registers. The theatre seats over 4,400 people and hosts all forms of live entertainment including plays, variety shows, dance and rock concerts


Southwest of downtown at the foot of the Ambassador Bridge in Detroit. This area offers numerous annual events including Cinco de Mayo Fiesta and Summer Mercado. Restaurants and craft stores abound.

Michigan Science Center

5020 John R, Detroit (313) 577-8400 • Family oriented, hands on displays designed with an interactive approach, for the discovery of all things related to science, math and technology. Features exhibits, live shows and activities. Open daily, extended hours in the summer months.

Midtown Detroit

3939 Woodward Ave., Ste. 100, Detroit (313) 420-6000 • . Bounded by Ford Freeway (North), Chrysler Freeway (East), Fisher Freeway (South), and the Lodge Freeway (West). Known as “Midtown”, this area includes many cultural, educational and medical institutions including the Detroit Art Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit Public Library, and the Max Fisher Music Center.

Motown Historical Museum

2648 West Grand Blvd., Detroit (313) 875-2264 • Open year round 10:00 a.m.-6: 00 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission charge. Featuring the beginning of the Motown music empire; five galleries with displays and artifacts, showcase the major works of Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and more. Online gift shop.

Outdoor Adventure Center – Michigan Department of Natural Resources

1801 Atwater, Detroit (844) 622-6367 • This family-friendly destination brings Michigan’s woods, water and wildlife inside a three-story, 40,000 square foot building near the Detroit Riverwalk and William G. Milliken State Park and Harbor. This unique facility provides hands-on recreational experiences for all ages and abilities through a variety of a activities and exhibits. Wednesday-Friday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. There is an entrance fee.

Pewabic Pottery

10125 E. Jefferson, Detroit (313) 626-2000 • A Detroit institution, many homes and office buildings are decorated with these distinctive tiles and mosaics. Production, history and exhibits are available to view.One of only two active turn-of-the-century pottery studios in the country. Online store. 10 am.-6 pm Monday-Saturday, noon-4pm. Sunday. Free self-guided tours Monday-Friday, call for group tours.

Renaissance Center

Located on Jefferson between Brush and Beaubien (313) 567-3126 • A Detroit landmark on the Detroit River, it is easily recognized by its five massive glass towers. The RenCen, at 5.5 million square feet, houses General Motors World Headquarters, numerous offices, the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center Hotel, a food court, fine dining restaurants, specialty retail stores, and movie theaters. Tours offered daily Monday - Friday.

Skillman Library

121 Gratiot, Detroit (313) 481 -1850 • Hours: 10am-6pm. Closed Fridays and Sundays. The nation’s most extensive public archive of automotive information including books, photographs, drawings and company histories.

Wayne State University Theatre & Dance

(313) 577-2972 •, Performance Spaces: • Hilberry Theatre - Operated by the Graduate Repertory Company. • Bonstelle Theatre - Used for major productions by the undergraduate program. • Studio Theatre - Open stage in the lower level of the Hilberry theatre used for experimental andclassroom productions. • Allesee Dance Studio - Small theatre on third floor of the Old Main building.

In Macomb County All The World Is a Stage

66130 Van Dyke, Washington Township (586) 243-2253 • With a belief that the arts are central to the educational, social, and aesthetic development of children, this award-winning theatre arts education program offers youth an opportunity to experience theatre both on and off the stage.

Anton Art Center

125 Macomb Place, Mount Clemens (586) 469-8666 • Housed in a “Carnegie Library,” this premiere organization offers cultural experience year-round including exhibitions by local, regional and national artists; adult and youth classes; a gift shop featuring locally produced art; and special events.

Center for the Performing Arts

Macomb Community College, 44575 Garfield Road, Clinton Township (586) 286-2222 • This is the cultural hub of the county. There is much to do including concerts, musicals and dance, live theatre, workshops and an art gallery.

Crocker House Museum

15 Union St., Mount Clemens (586) 465-2488 • Restored Victorian Italianate, built in 1869, it is fully furnished and was home of the first mayor of Mount Clemens. Open March thru December Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and first Sunday of every month.

Freedom Hill Amphitheater

14900 Metro Parkway, Sterling Heights Box Office (888) 929-7849 • This is an indoor and outdoor music and movie theatre surrounded by Freedom Hill County Park. It has pavilion and lawn seating.

Grand Pacific House Museum

51065 Washington, New Baltimore • (586) 725-4755 Built in 1881 as a hotel and saloon, it is a now a museum with an active membership, meetings and workshops for all ages. Open Wednesday and Saturday only, March thru December. Call for hours.

Lorenzo Cultural Center

44575 Garfield Rd., Clinton Twp (586) 445-7348 • Call for hours of operation, varies at different times of year. Adjacent to the Performing Arts Center, featuring multi-dimensional programs relating science, history, culture and the arts.

Michigan Transit Museum

Depot on Cass Ave. between Gratiot and Groesbeck, Mount Clemens (586) 463-1863• Train rides are available June thru October on Sundays from 1:00-4:00p.m. Historic depot was built for the Chicago, Detroit & Canada Grand Trunk Railroad. It is also where Thomas Edison learned telegraphy and picked up “railroads” as a short career.

Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society

16600 Stephens, Eastpointe (586) 872-2581 • Dedicated to portraying and preserving the story about Michigan's civilian and military efforts during the conflicts of the 20th Century, this unique collection showcases products produced by Michigan’s “Arsenal of Democracy.”

Selfridge Military Air Museum

Selfridge Air National Guard Base • M-59 and Jefferson, Harrison Township (586) 239-5035 • Indoor and outdoor exhibits, with Navy and Air Force planes. Call for hours and tour information.

Starkweather Arts Center

219 N. Main Street, Romeo (586) 752-5700 • This gallery, housed in a historic home built in 1863, offers classes, open mic and music concerts, and gift shop.

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In Wayne County Arab American National Museum

13624 Michigan Avenue (at Schaefer), Dearborn (313) 582-2266 • Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Admission charge. The museum is the first in the country to celebrate the Arab-American story. Along with the exhibits there is an auditorium, library/resource center and gift shop. This museum is an affiliate of the Smithsonian and can access its programs, speakers, and artifacts.

Automotive Hall of Fame

21400 Oakwood, Dearborn (313) 240-4000 • Closed Monday and Tuesday. Admission charge. Classic cars, including a replica of the first gasoline auto, plus interactive exhibits.

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House

1100 Lakeshore, Grosse Pointe Shores (313) 884-4222 • Open Tuesday - Sunday with a variety of tours. Call for hours. Admission charge. Designed by Albert Kahn, this family home is representative of the Detroit “auto barons”. It was built in the style of the Cotswolds in Worchester, England. Many original pieces from the family art and antiques collection are on view.

Greenmead Historical Park

20501 Newburgh Road, Livonia • (248) 477-7375. This 95 acre parksite includes Greek revival farmhouse (exhibits), north barn, farmhand house, gardens, and historical village. The village includes homes built in mid-1800s, gift shops, picnic and recreational facilities.


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Grosse Pointe Theatre

315 Fisher Road, Grosse Pointe (313) 881-4004 • More than 400 members volunteer their talents, performing five plays a year at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial.

Grosse Pointe War Memorial

32 Lake Shore Dr., Grosse Pointe Farms (313) 881-7511 • On Lake St. Clair, this historic site serves as a center for enrichment programs, numerous community events and services in honor of veterans. Built in 1910 as the former home of Russell Alger.

The Henry Ford

20900 Oakwood, Dearborn (313) 982-6001 • Open 9:30a.m.-5:00p.m. Monday-Sunday. Admission charge. The complex is America’s greatest history attraction. The past, present and future is represented in four distinct venues: the Museum exhibits 300 years of history, Greenfield Village includes Main Street, railroad junction and Model-T rides, an IMAX theatre, the Ford Rouge Factory Tour and Benson Ford Research Center.

Mill Race Historical Village

(Downtown Northville) (248) 348-1845 This charming historical village was built on 12.5 acres of land preserving architectural styles found in the Northville community prior to 1900. The village consists of an inn, blacksmith shop, school, church, gazebo, rustic wooden bridge, Interurban station and several homes reminiscent of an era gone by. For additional information and calendar of events and activities log on to

Motor City Youth Theatre

Grantland Street Playhouse 27555 Grantland, Livonia (313) 535-8962 • This high quality group of five to 18 year olds puts on main stage productions involving dance, music and visual arts. Workshops and summer programs are offered as well.

Plymouth Historical Museum

155 S. Main Street, Plymouth (734) 455-8940 • Admission fee. Open 1:00-4:00 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday. Features special events, historical exhibits specializing in Victorian reproductions, and gift shop.

Plymouth Orchards & Cider Mill

10685 Warren Road, Plymouth • (734) 455-2290. U-pick orchard, cider mill, country store, petting farm, cross-country skiing. Seasonal.

Wyandotte Museum

2610 Biddle Avenue, Wyandotte (734) 324-7284 • Admission fee. The museum is housed in the Victorian Ford-MacNichol home, built in 1896. The building features a wraparound porch, turret, six fireplaces, and original decor. The museum offers archives and exhibits highlighting local history; other buildings on site.

Yankee Air Museum

(located at historic Willow Run Airport) 47884 D Street, Belleville 48111 (734) 483-4030 • Closed Mondays. Admission fee. Check website or call for specific hours and cost. Learn about Detroit’s role in winning World War II. See documentary on how Ford Motor Company built more than 8,500 B-24 Liberator heavy bombers. Numerous aircraft and artifacts on display from World War 1 through the Vietnam era and beyond including jet fighters and B-52 Stratofortress. Flight Experience rides on either a B-17 Flying Fortress or B-25 Mitchell bomber (at additional costs) are the ultimate ‘bucket list’ adventures for adults. This small museum offers big memories and promises plenty of smiles.

Hiking & Biking In and Around Greater Southfield

Greater Southfield has an extensive system of bike routes including an asphalt path along Civic Center Drive and 12 Mile Road from Southfield Road to Telegraph Road. These routes tie in to other in adjacent communities that ultimately link to a number of trailways that run through Oakland County. This system of trailways offers the biker/hiker a wonderful trip of exploration and discovery. A number of these trails follow repurposed old rail lines passing along a sense of history and a feel for how communities were connected in days long past. Besides supplementing the hiking and biking trails that are offered in most of the County, Metro and State parks located in the Metro Detroit area these trails let you explore a changing landscape that runs from meadows and forests to urban canyons. Most of these trails are pet friendly and some will also allow other forms of transportation, EVEN HORSES! – so have a great time but be careful where you roll!

Listed here are some trails you may want to consider. There are many more to discover. Get out, saddle up and RIDE, RIDE, RIDE.

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The Macomb Orchard Trail is completely paved its 23.5 mile length; runs across northern Macomb County from Shelby Township in the west to Richmond in the east. The Clinton River Trail extends for 16 miles in Oakland County and runs from Sylvan Lake to Rochester.

The West Bloomfield Trail is a 6.8 mile rail trail connecting West Bloomfield, Orchard Lake, Keego Harbor and Sylvan Lake. The eastern end connects with the Clinton River Trail.

Belle Isle State Park is located near downtown Detroit in the Detroit River. The park has a 6 mile bike lane that circles the outer edge of the island. The Detroit Riverwalk offers views of the Detroit Skyline for 3.5 miles along the Detroit River. Polly Ann Trail is an overall ride of 34 miles through Oakland and Lapeer Counties (14.2 in Oakland and 20 in Lapeer). Is open to horses throughout its length. Connects communities of Orion Township, Lake Orion, Oxford Township, Oxford, Addison Township ad Leonard in Oakland County. Dequindre Cut Greenway is a paved path just over a mile long in downtown Detroit.The trail has separate lanesfor cyclists and pedestrians and you'll find entrance ramps at Lafayette Street, Gratiot Avenue, and Woodbridge Street. The trail is called the “Cut” because it’s a wide trench that was sunk 25 feet below street level in the 1920s by the Grand Trunk Railroad to avoid foot and vehicle traffic, which continued overhead unimpeded on more than a dozen bridges. The Huron Valley Trail is an extensive network connecting 25 miles of trails, including Kensington MetroPark in Milford and Lyon Oaks County Park in Wixom. I-275 Metro Trail offers 40 miles of paved bike path in a north/south direction from Novi in Oakland County to New Boston in Wayne County. Hines Park Trail offers 17.2 miles of paved trail along Edward Hines Drive in the Rouge River Basin that travels through Wayne County parks and recreation areas. Go through Plymouth, Livonia, Westland, Garden City and Dearborn Heights meeting up with the 2 mile scenic Rouge River Gateway Trail which is heavily wooded and located close to Greenfield Village and The Henry Ford. The Lower Rouge River Trail follows the Rouge River from Canton Center Rd. to the I-275 Metro Trail. The 3 mile trail crosses the river over 8 bridges and ties in with the ITC Corridor Trail that runs north for another 3 miles. The Island Lake Pathway runs east–west through the densely-wooded landscape of the Island Lake Recreation Area southeast of Brighton. Although relatively short, the paved trail may prove a challenge to some as it courses through hilly terrain. The Metro Parkway Trail (Freedom Trail)is 11 miles of paved trailway stretching from Lake St. Clair MetroPark in Harrison Township to Schoenherr Rd. in Sterling Heights. The Milford Trail connects the Village of Milford with the popular Kensington Metropark in Oakland County. The winding trail offers plenty of scenery as it travels through woodlands and wetlands. At the trail’s southern endpoint, it meets the Kensington Metropark Trail, which continues into the popular park and around scenic Kent Lake. The Downriver Linked Greenways Trail stretches 24.5 miles from the Lower Huron Metropark to Lake Erie Metropark. This asphalt trail travels the Huron River basin through numerous metroparks and downriver communities. Lakelands Trail State Park is one of Michigan’s “linear” state parks which is made up of 8 miles of paved asphalt and 12 miles of compacted limestone trail which allows horseback riding from Pinckney to Stockbridge. The Paint Creek Trail is 8.9 scenic miles connecting the communities of Rochester, Rochester Hills, Oakland Township and Lake Orion. First “rail to trail” route in State of Michigan.


If You’re Looking For More ...Everything Michigan!

Birmingham Bloomfield has easy access to many attractions located elsewhere in Michigan. Try out these places for a fun daytrip or overnight stay, but make sure you come back. Because there is a whole lot more to do in the Birmingham Bloomfield area! Air Zoo

Located at the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport 6151 Portage Rd., Kalamazoo (866) 524-7966 • Billed as the giants of history, performance and accomplishment, the stars of this museum have names like Curtis P-40N Warhawk, F-18, F-14 Tomcat, SR-71 Blackbird and SBD Dauntless. There are full motion flight simulators, a 4-D theatre and amusement park rides for more excitement.

Alden B. Dow House & Studio

315 Post St., Midland (866) 315-7678 • The architect son of the Dow Chemical Company founder built this house which is considered an excellent example of organic architecture surrounded by gardens and pond. It is open for tours.

Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park



Want to experience how snow trailing was done before snowmobiles came on the scene? Try dog sledding. Here are a few locations in the both of Michigan’s peninsulaswhere you can explore what its all about. UPPER PENINSULA

Nature Kennel in McMillen MI (906) 748-0513 Team Evergreen Kennel in Skandia MI (906) 943-7744

Snowy Plains Kennel in Gwinn MI (906) 249-1011


S&L Artic K9’s Sled Dog Adventures in Cadillac MI (231) 775-0997 Shemhadar Dog Sled Adventures in Cadillac MI (231) 779-9976 Treetops Resort in Gaylord MI (866) 348-5249 Team Evergreen offers rides on select weekends throughout the winter months.


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1000 E. Beltline NE, Grand Rapids (888) 957-1 580 •. Numerous special collections include an arid, English perennial, seasonal, Victorian, woodlands, a children’s and Michigan farm garden. A sculpture park, garden trails and concert series are also featured. Call for special exhibits, hours and admission fees.

Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum • Library: 1000 Beal Ave., Ann Arbor 48109, (734) 205-0555. Located on the campus of the University of Michigan, the library holds historical materials including photos, documents, collections and oral histories available for research. • Museum: 303 Pearl St. NW, Grand Rapids 49504, (616) 254-0400. The permanent collection highlights the President from his youth to his life in the White House. There is a replica of the Oval Office, a gallery of 1970s memorabilia and an interactive Cabinet Room. There are also temporary exhibits and educational program features.

Hartwick Pines State Park & Logging Museum

4216 Ranger Rd., Grayling (989) 348-7068 At 9,672 acres this park is one of the largest in the state. It still holds 49 acres of old growth pines, a museum that tells the tale of the “Shanty Boys”, four lakes and a wide variety of habitats.

Interlochen Center for the Arts

4000 Hwy. M-137, Interlochen (231) 276-7200 • Situated on 1,200 wooded acres between two lakes, this campus is all about the arts. There are public concerts, art and music festivals, summer arts program, adult art classes and boarding high school for visual and performing arts students.

Japanese Cultural Center, Tea House and Gardens of Saginaw

527 Ezra Rust Dr., Saginaw (989) 759-1648 • Three acres along the shore of Lake Linton, authentic tea house and ceremony. Open April thru October Tuesday-Saturday 12 Noon - 4:00 p.m

Leelanau Peninsula/Old Mission Peninsula Jutting out into the blue waters of Lake Michigan and Grand Traverse Bay, these areas are worth touring for their vineyards and winery tours. Michigan is the fifth largest grape-growing state, has 121 commercial wineries, 14,000 acres of vineyards, and adds $300 million to the Michigan economy. Wine events calendar is available on the website.

City of Marshall

(800) 877-5163 Visitor’s Center • Located at the crossroads of I-69 and I-94, this city is a perfect example of 19th century small town America. It has been designated a National Historic Landmark District. Attractions include the landmark Memorial Fountain, Cornwell’s Turkeyville professional dinner theatre, American Museum of Magic, Governor’s Mansion (1839), Town Hall (1857), Post Office and U.S. Postal Museum, Barton theatre organ, and much more!

Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum

Located at Saginaw Valley State University 7400 Bay Rd., Saginaw • (989) 964-7125 Over 200 works and a sculptor’s studio are on exhibit. Well known locally for his downtown landmark “Spirit of Detroit”, the “Cross in the Woods” up north in Indian River and numerous pieces gracing local parks, churches and libraries in the Metro Detroit area, Mr. Fredericks lived and worked in the BirminghamBloomfield area until his death in 1998.

Hops & Suds

The climate is right, especially in northwest Michigan, for growing hops. As a leading producer in the country, Michigan also ranks 6th when it comes to craft breweries, with a count of 205 in 2015. Log on to to learn more and map a day on an ale trail or brewery tour.

Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum

Gardens: 1800 Dixboro Road, Ann Arbor Arboretum: 1610 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor (734) 647-7600 (both) • Open 7 days a week, sunrise to sunset. Conservatory, gift shop, trails and natural areas. No admission charge.

Michigan Firehouse Museum

110 Cross St., Ypsilanti (734) 547-0663 • Treasure trove of firefighting equipment in an old “once working” station dating back to 1898, including bunk area, brass pole and vehicles. Closed Mondays admission fee.

Monroe County Historical Museum

126 S. Monroe, Monroe (734) 240-7780. Open Wednesday-Sunday year round, call for hours. An exhibit dedicated to General George Armstrong Custer (on land where he lived) traces his life at West Point and Civil War battles, including his demise at the Battle of Little Big Horn.

Purple Rose Theatre

137 Park Street, Chelsea (734) 433-ROSE • Started by the talented actor and Michigander, Jeff Daniels, this playhouse showcases live theatre year round. Also offers acting classes for all ages.

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

9922 Front St., Empire (231) 326-5134. One of the most beautiful areas along Lake Michigan (35 miles long). Stop at the Visitor’s Center, take a seven mile scenic drive or get out and climb the dunes! The dune climb is located off M-109 and is complete with vending machines and bookstore.

S.S. Badger (Lake Michigan Car Ferry)

(800) 841-4243 • Sails mid-May through mid-October between Ludington, Michigan and Manitowac, WI (crossing time is 4 hours). Food and bar service, movies, TV, entertainment, outside decks, and on-board gift shop.

SS Silversides Submarine Museum

1346 Bluff St., Muskegon 49441 (231) 755-1230 • Located on the south side of the Muskegon Lake Channel, this WWII submarine is credited with sinking 23 major Japanese ships, received 4 Presidential Unit Citations and 12 Battle Stars for her service. The museum is also home to the Prohibition-era Coast Guard Cutter McLane, one of the last of its class in existence. Sub-Tech classes are available for children and adults. Tours daily. Log on for times depending on time of the year.

West Coast Beaches & Communities

New Buffalo to Muskegon On the shores of southern Lake Michigan, dotting the coastline, are numerous beautiful sandy beaches and “quaint” and “not so quaint” towns and cities offering great eating, shopping and antiquing, and many special events like Holland’s Tulip Festival, drawing thousands of visitors annually.

Zehnders of Frankenmuth

Relatively new Michigan program allows licensed charter boats to take their clients out on fishing trips and then stop at a large list of participating restaurants that will cook the fresh catch on the spot. Voila! Dinner is served. Depending on the lake and community there are lots of walleye, salmon, steelhead, whitefish, bass, lake and brown trout to make every angler and fish eater very happy. For all the details log on to

You’re Welcome! The Greater Southfield LIFESTYLE is now available at Welcome Centers throughout Michigan.

730 S. Main St., Frankenmuth (800) 863-7999 • Click on “dining”. A Michigan “must do”, one of the oldest and largest family restaurants, famous for its family-style, all-youcan-eat chicken dinners. Numerous special events, especially around Christmas.

Spring Valley Trout Farm

12190 Island Lake Rd., Dexter (734) 426-4772 • The freshest “fish and chips” in Metro Detroit. Catch your own dinner of catfish or trout, no license required! 20 acres of fun include nine spring fed ponds. Seasonal hours, fees and recipes online!

State Capitol Building

N. Capitol and W. Michigan Ave., Lansing Dedicated in 1879, it was one of the first buildings to copy the architecture of the Capitol in Washington, D.C. Designed by Elijah E. Myers, it is open for tours including the House and Senate galleries. For info call (517) 373-2348.

At Hidden River Golf & Casting Club, you’ll discover impeccable course conditions, exceptional service and an exquisite menu. A Golfweek "Best Courses You Can Play" pick in 2013, 2014 & 2015, you will immediately recognize Hidden River is unique to other courses in northern Michigan. The tranquility is easily noticed, as are the towering pines and attention to detail. And then there is the clubhouse, our Rainbow Room restaurant and the patio overlooking the Maple River which gracefully flows through the property. If you're on a golf vacation, visiting for the day or you live in Northern Michigan, it's time for you to experience Hidden River Golf & Casting Club!


HIDDEN RIVER GOLF & CASTING CLUB 7688 Maple River Road Brutus, MI 49716 (231) 529-4653 •

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Sports & Recreation Professional Sports Teams of Southeast Michigan

SouTHFieLD Southfield Parks and Recreation

Detroit Pistons (NBA)

26000 Evergreen Rd., Southfield 48076 (248) 796-4620 Classes and programs available for all ages. The current activities guide and registration forms are available online. Please note, a resident “leisure card” must be purchased in person at the Parks and Recreation offices to attend programs at residential rates and use the athletic facilities.

Detroit Tigers (MLB)

The “Parks Location” tab on the will help residents find all 20 neighborhood parks by name, location or specific activities desired.

Detroit Red Wings (NHL)

There are numerous facilities available for private rental. Log on for information regarding the Pavilion, pool, park shelters, athletic fields and multi-purpose rooms.

Detroit Lions (NFL)

Ford Field Detroit (313) 262-2009 • Palace of Auburn Hills Auburn Hills (248) 377-0100 • Comerica Park Detroit (313) 471-ball • Joe Louis Arena Detroit (313) 983-6606 •

Metro Area Sports & Recreation Websites

Oakland County parks system (See full listing at end of this section.)

This site offers a neat list of links to an unusual variety of sports and amusement locations throughout the area. It covers everything from archery to scuba diving to wrestling.

The home of the Michigan High School Athletic Association. All sorts of information regarding every high school sport, rule and regulation, is located here!

A specific list of outdoor venues close to home, including boating, hunting and snowmobiling. The site includes addresses, phone numbers and descriptions of the recreation areas.

Stay and Play Social Club – sports leagues and social activities for young professionals. (248) 733-9999 Also on Facebook.

Local Community

LATHRuP ViLLAge Lathrup Village Recreation Department and Fitness Center 27400 Southfield Rd., Lathrup Village 48076 (248) 557-2600 Art, dance and fitness classes, community room and fully equipped fitness center.

Four parks offering a variety of amenities: Annie Lathrup – Hiking/jogging path and skating rinks goldengate – Walking path, play areas, grills and picnic tables. Lathrup Village Municipal – Childrens garden, playground, gazebo, picnic shelter with grill. Sarrackwood – Playground and picnic tables.


Sponsored by City of Southfield Parks and Recreation

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Beech Woods Recreation Center

22200 Beech Rd., (south of 9 Mile Rd.) (248) 796-4644 17,000 square foot field house with basketball courts, volleyball and tennis courts, indoor golf nets and a complete wellness/fitness center.

Southfield Sports Arena

26000 Evergreen Rd. (in the municipal complex) (248) 796-4640 Golf course, outdoor pool, indoor ice arena, nature trails, baseball fields, tennis, volleyball and handball courts.

Adult Recreation Center 50+

26000 Evergreen Rd. (in the Parks and Rec Building) (248) 796-4650


Beverly Hills Little League (BHLL) Boys and girls T-Ball (4-6 yrs. old), youth baseball (7-8 yrs.old), boys baseball (ages 9-12 yrs old), and girls fast pitch softball, Titans travel team (248) 421-7611

Franklin Baseball League P.O. Box 250140, Franklin 48025 • (248) 766-2220 Provides great baseball and softball experience for boys and girls age 5 to 15.

Miracle League (248) 506-4604 Non-competitive league for children with any cognitive or physical disability.

oak Park Little League – offered through the Oak Park Recreation Department. Schedules are online.

Southfield Youth Baseball Southfield Civic Center - Parks and Recreation Hotline: (248) 842-8881 Pee Wee, minors, majors and T-ball teams.

Michigan Travel Baseball Team directory for all “8U to 20U” can be found online.

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Michigan Playmakers (AAu) P.O. Box 1063 Farmington Hills 48332 (248) 688-2998 Camps, leagues and tournaments for children ages 4-16 at a variety of locations in Southfield.

oakland County There is a detailed list of the emerging “Oak Routes” network of trails and paths covering much of the 910 square miles of the County. Links to the Oakland County Parks are also listed here. For more information see the complete list of Oakland County Parks at the end of this section.

Michigan AAu Boys Basketball (269) 327-8074

Michigan girls AAu Basketball 25620 Catalina, Southfield 48075 (313) 410-7481

oak Park Junior Knights (248) 691-7555 Co-ed basketball and prep camp for children in grades 1 – 8. Offered through Oak Park Parks and Recreation Department.

Southfield Youth Basketball League (248) 796-4620 Boys and girls fall and winter league information at Beech Woods Recreation Center can be found online.

T.e.A.M. Basketball AAU competitive teams for boys and girls in 4th – 12th grades. Log on for registration and location information.

Biking, Hiking, Walking Lathrup Village

Has walking/jogging paths in Annie Lathrup and Goldengate parks. There is a map online at or call (248) 557-2600

Southfield Has an extensive bike route including an asphalt path along Civic Center Dr. and 12 Mile Rd. from Southfield to Telegraph Rd. The Civic Center has four walking paths and nature trails as well. All locations can be seen via maps online at or call (248) 796-4620 for information.

Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve 10 Mile Rd. and Inkster Rd. Southfield One mile loop thru mature woods by lake. Lots of wildlife viewing!

League of Michigan Bicyclists (LMB) (888) 642-4537 Lists all Detroit Metro area clubs that have organized tour biking or racing.

Michigan Department of Natural Resources


There are numerous lakes in Oakland County that have hard surface ramps for Watercraft trailers. They include: Cass Lake, Dodge Park in Waterford Township Maceday Lake, Waterford Township Pontiac Lake Recreation Area, Waterford Township oakland Lake, Independence and Waterford Townships orchard Lake, West Bloomfield Lake orion, in Bald Mountain Recreation Area Long Lake and Proud Lake in the Proud Lake Recreation Area For more information see the “Parks” listings later in this section. oakland County Parks offer boat rentals in Addison Oaks (rowboat, pedal boat, kayak) Groveland Oaks (rowboat, pedal boat, kayak) Independence Oaks (rowboat, pedal boat, kayak, canoe, and electric motors) A small boat launch is located at Orion Oaks for non-motorized watercraft and boats can be carried into Rose Oaks. For more information log on to

Huron Clinton Metroparks have boat launches, slips and storage

Stoney Creek Metropark Kensington Metropark

available at

u.S. Power Squadrons Community service organization that offers boating safety instructions. Is also a social organization that offers “on-the-lake” activities. Go on the web site for chapter locations. Biking, mountain biking, hiking and off road vehicle trails are listed by park and trail name.


Michigan Mountain Biking Association

4291 S. Lapeer Rd, Orion, 48359 (248) 371-9987 • Has 10 indoor courts and restaurant. Offers open play, leagues and tournaments.

One of the largest affiliates of the International Mountain Bicycling Association. There are nine chapters throughout the state. Log on to connect to chapter links and detailed info regarding location of trails.


A registration certificate must be purchased for all watercraft with permanently attached engines and for anything longer than 16 feet. Log on to the Secretary of State website at www.michigan,gov/sos for more information. Official safety course information may be obtained at

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Palazzo di Bocce


Football & Cheer

28200 Southfield Road, Lathrup Village 48076 (248) 443-2695 • Information on bowling centers and leagues throughout the Metro area.

John Grace Community Center

Metro Detroit uSBC Association

Hartford Lanes 3490 12 Mile Rd., Berkley 48072, (248) 543-9338

Luxury Lanes

Cheer– Young Champions of Michigan

Southfield Jayhawks (248) 242-1791 •

Southfield Lathrup Falcons

Plum Hollow Lanes

P.O. Box 2408, Southfield 48076 (248) 457-8031 • Youth football and cheerleading for ages 5 – 15.

21900 W. 9 Mile Rd., Southfield 48075, (248) 353-6540

Southfield Ravens


17950 McClung St., Southfield 48075 Youth football, cheer and dance.

600 E. 9 Mile Rd., Ferndale 48220, (248) 544-0530

There are 320 lakes in Oakland County that allow fishing! Log on to and click on “lakes” to get the details. oakland County Parks have 5 that offer fishing access from shore, docks and/or boats.

• Addison Oaks • Rose Oaks • Orion Oaks

• Independence Oaks • Groveland Oaks

See Oakland County Parks for more information. Fishing is also allowed in many State Parks. See the State Parks information in this section for more details.


City of Southfield operates two 9-hole public courses:

Beech Woods (248) 796-4655 22202 Beech Rd., Southfield Features a year round driving range with covered and heated tees and golf lessons for anyone 16 or older. evergreen Hills (248) 796-4666 26000 Evergreen Rd. Southfield (at the Municipal Complex)

NOTE: If you are 17 years of age or older you need a license to fish. There are short-term licenses available. Applications and permits can be purchased online at They are also available at Dicks Sporting Goods, Wal-Mart and Meijers locations.

Clubs and carts are available for rent at both pro shops. Call for lessons, leagues and tournament information.

City of Southfield Parks and Recreation offers fishing in: Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve

24116 Research Dr., Farmington Hills, 48335 (248) 478-9242 Offers memberships, golf day calendar, course finder and more.

Off 10 Mile Rd. east of Inkster Rd. Dock fishing for largemouth bass, catfish, bluegill and sunfish.

Valley Woods Nature Preserve Off Riverview Dr. just east of Telegraph Rd. between 11 and 12 Mile Rds. Fishing in the River Rouge watershed.

iCe FiSHiNg

• Addison Oaks • Rose Oaks

oTHeR goLF ReSouRCeS golf Association of Michigan

Michigan golf This website lists all public and private courses in the area including detailed descriptions, reviews and estimated greens fees.

Michigan Womens golf Association

• Independence Oaks • Orion Oaks

Oakland County Parks allows ice fishing in

Anglers will find northern pike, bluegill, yellow perch and carp during the winter season. Provides a wealth of information about fishing, including fish identification, fishing guides by season, maps by county, charter and fly fishing services and links to state fish hatcheries. The Clinton River Watershed Guide has a list of local cold and warm water locations, the best access points and DNR stocking information. Call (248) 601-0606 or log on to

Greater Southfield Area

(248) 624-2835 Website includes information about membership, events, programs, local league results and contact numbers.

Pure Michigan This website lists courses, resorts and schools by city or region.


The City of Southfield’s Beech Woods Golf Course is certified by the American Foot Golf League. A combination of soccer and golf, the sport is played with a regulation soccer ball on the golf course following the rules of golf. For information, log on to or contact Beech Woods at (248) 796-4655.


Sports & Recreation Hockey/Ice Skating


(248) 796-4640 Indoor ice rink on grounds of Municipal Complex. Public open skate, drop in hockey and skate rental available.

Skiing and Snowboarding

For a list of skate parks and instructors log on to

Southfield Sports Arena

oak Park ice Arena

13950 Oak Park Blvd., Oak Park (behind the Library) (248) 542-6557 • Public open skate, drop-in hockey, teams and leagues.

Michigan Amateur Hockey Association District 4

(248) 887-4183

Bloomfield Hills Ski/Snowboard Club and Lessons (248) 341-6449 •

Mt. Holly in Holly (248) 634-8269

oakland County Parks

Offer skating opportunities at Independence Oaks (see “Parks” listing at the end of this section). For numerous local associations and league listings for teams of all ages log on to or

Pine Knob in Clarkston (248) 625-0800


Horseback Riding & Trails

Log on to Oakland County Parks website at for groomed trail locations. The “Parks” listings in this section also offers more options as well. See Snow Sports and More!! for information about the many ski resorts in Michigan.

• Addison oaks • Highland oaks • Rose oaks • Springfield oaks has an equestrian arena and stall rentals for


Oakland County Parks have multi-use trails in: events on site. Metro Parks offer trail riding in:

• Kensington

• oakwoods

• Wolcott Mill

State Parks offer trails and camps in numerous recreation areas: • Brighton (Stable & Rentals) • Highland (Stable & Rentals) • Pontiac Lake (Stable & Rentals)

• Proud Lake • ortonville

There are over 6,204 interconnected trails throughout the state.

Michigan Snowmobile Association

(616) 361-2285 Lists of local clubs, safety class locations, trail maps and conditions.

Michigan Department of Natural Resources Information on ORV/ATV registration requirements.

See “Parks” section for details, locations and websites.

Hunting, fishing and snowmobile permits and licenses may be purchased online at

Website lists parks and locations of trails.


Michigan State Youth Soccer Association

(734) 459-6220 •

Michigan united Soccer League

(248) 288-6875 • (adult teams for 30+, 40+, 50+)

Michigan Soccer Association


Oakland County Parks have limited archery hunting in 4 parks: • Highland oaks in Highland • Lyon oaks in Wixom • orion oaks in Lake orion • Rose oaks in Rose Twp Limited hunting is allowed in Addison Oaks “east area” in Leonard where there are periods of controlled deer hunting open to the public. Log on to Hunting is also available at these State recreational areas:

Pontiac Lake Recreation Area

7800 Gale Rd., Waterford, 48327 (248) 666-1020 3,745 acres of marshes, ponds, lakes and heavily wooded areas support a variety of animals for excellent hunting.

Highland Recreation Area

Offices at Ultimate Soccer Arena, 867 South Blvd., Pontiac (586) 924-2400 Adult teams and tournaments.

oak Park Youth Soccer – offered through the Oak Park Recreation Department. (248) 691-7555 • For boys and girls ages 3 – 9 years of age. Find information online.

South oakland Soccer

(248) 515-9243 • For youths ages 4 – 18 years of age.

Varder Southfield Youth Soccer League P.O. Box 2607, Southfield 48037 For ages 3 ½ - 14 years of age.

5200 E. Highland Rd., Highland, 48383 (248) 889-3750 5,900 acres of forest, marshes and rolling hills. Boat access sites on 4 lakes.


Information about hunting licenses, seasons, fees, timetables and online applications can be found at To purchase a specific type of license and see availability online, log on to The local DNR operations service center is in Southfield at 26000 W. 8 Mile Rd. (248) 359-9040. To explore hunting areas by region or specific city log on to

(989) 631-4955 Great website for competitive swimmers providing meet postings, top ten times, time standards and results for all Michigan clubs.


For local club information and contact numbers check out: Running in the uSA, Road Runners Club of America,

SOUTHFIELD SUMMER SOULSTICE – 5k Sunset run with 1/3 mile kids fun run around Southfield Municipal Campus. Fun festival following the run. More information at


DoWNHiLL: Alpine Valley in White Lake

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Michigan Swimming

Michigan Masters Swimming Lists clubs, practice pools and meets for competitive swimmers over 18 years of age.

Southfield Sports Arena – Outdoor

2600 Evergreen Rd., Southfield 48075 (248) 796-4640

Tennis Southfield Sports and Recreation – offers lessons indoors for beginners at Beech Woods Recreation Center. (248) 796-4620 •

The City of Southfield has 6 parks with tennis courts. Locations and directions can be found on

SNOW SPORTS & MORE! Ski Magazine has named Michigan as the Midwest's top ski destination with a combined total of 51 ski areas, plus miles and miles of cross-country ski trails and groomed snowmobiling trails. Many of these resorts are also known for their championship golf facilities. In Michigan outdoor fun is a year round affair!

Alpine Valley of White Lake (White Lake, MI) (248) 887-4183 • Apple Mountain (Freeland, MI) (989) 781-6789 • Big Powderhorn Mountain (Bessemer, MI) (906) 932-4838 • Bittersweeet Ski Area (Otsego, MI) (269) 694-2032 • Boyne Highlands (Harbor Springs, MI) (800) GO-BOYNE • Boyne Mountain (Boyne Falls, MI) (800) GO-BOYNE • Caberfae Peaks (Cadillac, MI) (231) 862-3000 • Cannonsburg Ski Area (Cannonsburg, MI) (616) 874-6711 •

Cross Country Ski Headquarters (Roscommon, MI)

Nub’s Nob, Harbor Springs

(800) 832-2663 • Crystal Mountain (Thompsonville, MI) (231) 378-2000 • The Homestead of Glen Arbor (Glen Arbor, MI) (231) 334-5000 • Indianhead (Wakefield, MI) (800) 346-3426 • Marquette Mountain (Marquette, MI) (906) 225-1155 •

Mt. Bohemia (in the UP’s Keweenaw Peninsula) (906) 289-4105 • Mt. Brighton Ski Area (Brighton, MI) (810) 229-9581 • Mt. Holly (Holly, MI) (248) 634-8269 • Nubs Nob (Harbor Springs, MI) (231) 526-2131 • Pando Winter Sports Park (Rockford, MI) (616) 874-8343 • Pine Knob (Clarkston, MI) (248) 625-0800 • Pine Mountain (Iron Mountain, MI) (906) 774-2747 • Porcupine Mountains (Ontonagon, MI) (906) 289-4105 • Shanty Creek Resort (Bellaire, MI) (800) 678-4111 • Ski Brule of Iron River (Iron River, MI) (800) 362-7853 • Snow Snake Ski & Golf (Harrison, MI) (989) 539-6583 • Swiss Valley Ski Area (Jones, MI) (269) 244-5635 • Treetops Resort (near Gaylord, MI) (888) TREETOPS •

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Greater Southfield sits in the middle of an environmental and conservation paradise. Not only has the community been forward thinking in setting aside parkland for its residents to enjoy, it also has access to thousands of acres of County, Regional and State parkland. Take time to check out these options for a day adventure or maybe a weekend getaway. It doesn’t matter – Summer or Winter – these parks offer year round recreation and activities. Take advantage!

Huron-Clinton Metroparks

The Huron-Clinton Metroparks, one of the nation’s largest regional park systems, offer more than 25,000 acres of pristine parklands in 13 Metroparks located across Southeast Michigan (Wayne, Macomb, Oakland, Livingston and Washtenaw counties). Head to the Huron-Clinton Metroparks for year-round outdoor recreation. The Metroparks host 9 million visitors each year! Call (810) 227-2757 or visit online at Wolcott Mill Metropark (2,625 acres) in Ray Township west of New Haven. Historic grist mill and Farm Learning Center; tours available. 18-hole regulation golf course. 10 miles of equestrian trails. Open daily. (586) 752-5932 (farm). Lake St. Clair Metropark (770 acres) In Harrison Township. Large sandy beach along Lake St. Clair for swimming and sunning. “Squirt Zone” spray park, swimming pool, boardwalk, paved hike/bike trail, boat ramps and marinas along the Black Creek. Par 3 18-hole and Adventure golf courses, exercise “fit-trail,” picnic areas, open-air dance pavilion, tot lot, and nature study area. Naturalist-guided nature hikes. Ice skating and cross-country skiing in winter. (586) 463-4581 Stony Creek Metropark (4,461 acres) in W. Shelby Township. Scenic, hilly countryside surrounds 500-acre Stony Creek Lake, perfect for swimmers, anglers and boaters. Two beaches, boat rentals, paved bike-hike trail, exercise “fit-trail,” 18-hole regulation golf course, 24-hole disc golf course, picnic-playground areas, nature center and nature trails, winter sports including tobogganing, sledding, ice fishing, ice skating and cross-country skiing. (586) 781-4242 Indian Springs Metropark (2,224 acres) in White Lake. Hilly terrain and swamp land at headwaters of the Huron River, with an Environmental Discovery Center, a large nature center and labeled nature trails, paved bike-hike trail and picnic areas. Naturalist guided nature hikes, underwater pond viewing room, special events and workshops, 18-hole regulation golf course, Spray-n-Play and tot lot. (248) 625-6640

Kensington Metropark (4,480 acres) near Milford. Wooded, hilly terrain surrounds the 1,200-acre Kent Lake ideal for fishing, boating and swimming. Paved bike-hike trail, picnic-playground areas, beaches, boat rentals, 18-hole regulation golf course, 27-hole disc golf course, Splash-n-Blast, nature center and trails. Visit the Kensington Farm Center and pet the animals. Enjoy a ride aboard the Island Queen II, a 46passenger pontoon boat. And enjoy a full range of winter sports. (810) 227-8910

Huron Meadows Metropark (1,540 acres) south of Brighton. Paddle boats and rowboats, picnic areas, children’s playground, fishing pier on Maltby Lake. 18-hole regulation golf course, driving range. Cross-country ski trails and equipment rentals in the winter. Boat rental. (734) 426-8211


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Hudson Mills Metropark (1,549 acres) near Dexter/Ann Arbor. Along the Huron River with scenic wooded areas, paved bike-hike and nature trails, picnic-playground areas, 18-hole regulation golf course, shorefishing, canoeing and scenic lagoon. Facilities include tennis, basketball, shuffleboard and volleyball courts plus a softball diamond near the Outdoor Activity Building. Cross-country skiing with rentals in winter. Two 24-hole disc golf courses. (734) 426-8211

Dexter-Huron Metropark (122 acres) near Dexter/Ann Arbor. Picnic-playground park along the Huron River, canoe launch, fishing, play equipment and softball diamond. (734) 426-8211

Delhi Metropark (55 acres) near Dexter/ Ann Arbor. Colorful Delhi rapids, picnicplayground park along the Huron River with tables, play equipment and softball diamond, children’s playground and adventure ship. (734) 426-8211 Lower Huron Metropark (1,258 acres) near Belleville. Scenic park along the Huron River with a parkway, picnic areas, playfields, fishing, Par 3 18-hole golf course, playscape for tots, tennis courts, softball diamonds, nature trails, swimming pool and water slide, food service and bathhouse. Colorful redbud in the spring. Plus beautiful fall colors. Bike-hike trail. (734) 697-9181

Willow Metropark (1,531 acres) near New Boston. Beautifully landscaped grounds surround the central plaza area, with swimming pool, bathhouse, food service, basketball, shuffleboard, softball, skate park, large tot lot, 18-hole regulation golf course, outdoor dance center, paved bike-hike trails. Boat rentals and fishing on Washago Pond. Sledding, ice skating and cross-country skiing in winter. (734) 697-9181

Oakwoods Metropark (1,756 acres) in New Boston. Primarily a nature oriented site with nature center, exhibits and live displays. Labeled nature trails for self-guided hikes and voyageur canoe trips to observe the wonders of nature. Horseback riding trail, paved bike-hike trail. Bring your own canoe/kayak. (734) 782-3956

Lake Erie Metropark (1,607 acres) near Brownstown Township near Gibraltar. Three miles of shoreline along Lake Erie provide a panoramic view. Shorefishing, wave-action swimming pool, bathhouse, food service building, picnic areas, shelter, children’s play area and marina. Cross-country skiing and ice shifhin in winter. 18-hole regulation golf course. Marshland Museum and Nature Center, nature trails. Three-mile paved hike/bike trail. (734) 379-5020

Oakland County Parks

13 parks and 5 golf courses. The parks offer year-round recreation, including swimming, camping, hiking, boating, golfing and picnicking to cross country skiing, ice skating and ice fishing. For information call 88-OCPARKS or visit

Independence Oaks, on Sashabaw Road in Clarkston. A naturally-maintained, 1,276 acre park with picnicking, hiking, fishing, swimming, boating (Crooked Lake) youth group camping, nature study, 12 miles of nature and ski trails with two paved trails. Also includes Wint Nature Center with educational programming. Red Oaks, Madison Heights. The waterpark is located on 13 Mile Road and offers:

Soak Station, a children’s water playground; River Ride a 1,000 foot raft ride with sprays; Spray ‘n Play, a toddler water play area; Terrific Tides wave-action pool; and Triple Turn, a giant triple flume waterslide. The golf course is located on John R and is a completely redesigned Jerry Matthews course with three sets of tees; bunkers, berms and larger greens; and a 2,700 square-foot clubhouse.

Orion Oaks, Clarkston Road, Orion Township. Nature preserve of more than 916 acres of green space. Amenities include fishing on 90-acre Lake Sixteen, hiking, bird watching and mountain biking. Wheelchair-accessible fishing deck is also available. A 13-acre off-leash Bark Park offers swimming access. Rose Oaks, Fish Lake Road, Rose Township. The parks has 640 acres of gently rolling terrain with open meadows, wooded uplands and valuable wetlands. Hiking, bird watching and fishing are available.

Groveland Oaks, Dixie Highway at Grange Hall Road, Holly. This park offers camping

with 269 modern campsites with electrical/water hookups, plus 194 additional sites with electrical hookups and water nearby. There are also six rental log cabins with electricity available onsite. A sandy beach and waterslide are found on Stewart Lake with rowboat, paddleboat and specialty bike rentals. Picnicking and three islands available for group outings.

Addison Oaks, West Romeo Road, near Oxford. This scenic 1,140 acre park

offers, swimming, picnicking, 24 hole Disc Golf, row, pedal boat and mountain bike rentals and over 20 miles of trails. There is also a 174 site campground and rental cabins. An elegant conference center is available to rent for weddings and banquets.

Winter Time in Oakland County Parks

Addison oaks offers groomed trails for winter fat tire biking. Its 5.6 miles of groomed multi-use trails can be used by hikers and cross country skiers as well. glen oaks, Red oaks, Springfield oaks and White Lake oaks golf courses are available for those who own their own cross country ski and snowshoe equipment. groveland oaks and Lyon oaks golf course not open for cross country skiing, snowshoeing and hiking. independence oaks provides groomed trails, rental equipment and restroom facilities.

Lyon Oaks, Pontiac Trail, Wixom. This park has a day-use area with hiking trails, picnic area with shelter, playground and a 13-acre, fenced, off-leash Bark Park. Lyon Oaks Nature Center offers interpretive programs. The adjacent 18-hole, Arthur Hills-designed golf course offers bent grass greens, tees and fairways, plus a stateof-the-art practice facility and driving range. The golf course’s picturesque clubhouse accommodates up to 450. Waterford Oaks, Watkins Lake in Waterford. Enjoy winter platform tennis on

heated courts at this 185-acre park near Pontiac with a BMX track, court games complex and paved walking and nature trails. This park is also home to Oakland County’s waterpark offering The Wave, a 475,000 gallon wave-action swimming pool; Ragin’ Rapids group raft ride; the Big Bucket water playscape; and the Slidewinder, a giant double waterslide.

Springfield Oaks, Andersonville Road near Hall Road, Davisburg. A large activity center and surrounding grounds hosts the annual Oakland County Fair. The 18-hole, par 71 golf course also has a clubhouse, pro shop, cart rental, bar and grill room. Home to a 5-acre community garden, 2 outdoor arenas and an indoor arena in the grand 14,000 historic Ellis Barn, built in 1885. Highland Oaks (new to the park system), is located at the intersection of Milford Road and White Lake Road. Offers 302 acres of wetlands, forests and meadows. Archery deer hunting is allowed October 1 - January 1. DNR rules apply.

Catalpa Oaks, on Catalpa Dr. in Southfield. Offers 25 acres of open space featuring six soccer fields, a baseball diamond and softball field.

Glen Oaks Golf Course, 1 3 Mile Road, Farmington Hills. An 18-hole, par 70 course with facilities for weddings/receptions, banquets and golf outings.

White Lake Oaks Golf Course, Williams Lake Road, White Lake Township. This 18-hole, par 70 course has banquet facilities for up to 300.


This new recreation craze is taking off throughout Michigan. A number of groomed trails have popped up both near to home and a bit farther afield. Here are some locations you may want to give a ride. Addison Oaks in the Oakland County Park System –

Hanson Hills Recreation Area in Grayling MI –

Crystal Mountain Ski Resort in Thompsonville MI –

Rolling Hills County Park in Ypsilanti MI –

TART Winter Sports Single Track in Traverse City –

Greater Southfield Area


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Macomb County Parks

Macomb has 34 miles of coastline along Lake St. Clair and the Clinton River and its tributaries. There are 3 State recreational facilities, 3 Huron-Clinton Metroparks, over 25 golf courses and over 3,800 acres of municipal parkland. For more information visit Major parks include:

Macomb Water Trails - sometimes called the "Blueways", these designated routes along lakes, rivers and canals offer well marked access points, often near restaurants and campgrounds. Designed for small watercraft like kayaks, rowboats and single placement sailboats.

Macomb Orchard Trail – (586) 979-7010. Shelby Township at 24 Mile Road

Stoney Creek – (586) 781-4242. Utica and Rochester (see Huron Clinton Metroparks). Wolcott Mill – (586) 752-5932 (farm). Along the banks of the Clinton River in Ray

Freedom Hill – (586) 979-7010. Sterling Heights, 100 acres. Hosts numerous events including festivals, outdoor markets and concerts at the amphitheater. There is a playscape, bike path, nature trail and pavilions.

and Dequindre northeast to Richmond. This 24 mile linear hiking and biking path will eventually link 180 miles of trails in Southeast Michigan.

Wayne County Parks

An integral part of the term “rest and relaxation” since 1919, the Wayne County Parks Division has been caring for and constantly improving these priceless investments. There are more than 7,500 acres devoted to recreation (including two golf courses) and 391 miles of streams and rivers. For more information call (313) 224-7600.

Bell Creek Recreation Area – Redford Township, corner of 5 Mile Road and Inkster Road, (734) 261-1990. These scenic 62 acres along the banks of the Rouge River include soccer fields, ball diamonds and tennis courts. Also shows movies and hosts concerts. Chandler Park Family Aquatic Center – 12600 Chandler Park Drive, Detroit,

(313) 822-7665. Splish Splash Land includes a wave pool, two giant water slides and a concession area. We dare you to stay dry!

Crosswinds Marsh Wetlands Preserve – 27600 Haggerty Road, Sumpter, between Will Carleton and Willow Roads. (734) 654-1220. This is an interpretive park, education and fun all in one! Open year round there are trails for horseback riding, cross-country skiing or walking. A 40-foot observation tower and campgrounds are also on the property.

Elizabeth Park – East of I-75 off W. Jefferson and Van Horn Road, Trenton. The first county park in Michigan! This park offers 162 acres of fun including softball, biking, in-line skating and ice skating venues. There is a Victorian shelter and wedding gazebo perfect for parties. The park’s Detroit River shoreline (1,300 feet) allows for a 52 slip marina (open April 1 -October 31) and boat launch. Jazz concerts and kids programs are featured. “Chateau on the River” party venue located here. Hines Parkway – The parkway runs 17 miles and includes over 20 individual

parks in its path from Northville (entrance off 7 Mile Road between Sheldon and Northville Roads) to the southeast end of Dearborn Heights (entrance off Ford Road between Outer Drive and Evergreen). There is a paved pathway for biking, hiking or rollerblading and many places to picnic in the various parks along the way. (Go to for information on the individual parks accessible along the parkway, each with unique amenities.)


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Lake St. Clair – (586) 463-4581. Mount Clemens, on Lake St. Clair (see Huron Clinton Metroparks). Township (see Huron-Clinton Metroparks).

Inkster Valley Golf Course – 2150 Middlebelt Road, quarter mile north of Michigan Avenue, Inkster, (734) 722-8020. This 18 hole, par 72 championship course opened in 1990 and uses 100 acres of wetlands in its natural setting. There is a clubhouse and advanced reservations are necessary. Lola Valley Park – Beech Daly and Puritan Road, Redford Township, (734) 261-1990. Located along the banks of the Lola Valley Creek, the slopes are perfect for sledding in the winter. Summer weather allows perfect conditions for the disc golf course to be enjoyed.

Lower Rouge Parkway – Along the banks of the Rouge River, (734) 261-1990. Three different parks are featured here…Colonial Park at Inkster and Colonial Roads has baseball, soccer and picnic areas. Inkster Recreation Area in downtown Inkster has a great playscape, ball diamond and picnicking. Venoy-Dorsey Recreation Area has baseball diamonds available, call to reserve.

Warren Valley Golf Course – 26116 Warren Road, Dearborn Heights, (313) 561-1040. A Donald Ross design, built in 1922, offering 36 holes of golf on the banks of the Middle Rouge River (the water is utilized as part of the design on eleven holes). There is a bar and grill as well as a conference center. William P. Holliday Forest & Wildlife Preserve – Along the Tonquish Creek in the northeast part of the county, it encompasses 550 acres with the land left in its natural state. There are woods, wetlands and meadows to explore with over ten miles of hiking trails. (Check out for more information.)

Sports & Recreation Michigan State Parks

Michigan State Parks are one of the state’s most important natural resources. 2nd in the nation in numbers of licensed boats, 3rd in snowmobiles, 3rd in licensed hunters and 4th in anglers, Michiganians use their parks (as do millions more), and they also generate billions of dollars for the state. Here is a list of parks located in the Metro area. For more information about all of Michigan’s State Parks log on to

Bald Mountain – Lake Orion, (248) 693-6767 Eleven lakes, two trout streams, a sandy beach, numerous trails for hiking and biking. A shooting range allows everything from archery to skeet shooting.

Belle Isle State Park – Access at E. Jefferson & E. Grand Blvd. in Detroit (844) 235-5375. Michigan’s 102nd State Park is a 982 acre island in the Detroit River connected to the city of Detroit by the MacArthur Bridge. It is home to an aquarium, conservatory, yacht club, Dossin Great Lakes Museum and numerous other park amenities. Brighton State Recreation Area – Howell, (810) 229-6566 Almost 5,000 acres, this park has open hunting and trapping; lakes for swimming, fishing, boating; trails for hiking and mountain biking, plus equestrian facilities.

Dodge State Park – Waterford, (248) 682-7323 A mile of shoreline on Cass Lake this popular sandy beach has mobile concession stands on weekends during the summer. Ice fishing and hiking in the winter months.

Highland Recreation Area – White Lake, (248) 889-3750 This park has a horse stable, 12 miles of riding trails, 17 miles of hiking trails, four lakes with boat access, fishing and Haven Hill Natural Area, former estate of Edsel and Eleanor Ford.

Holly Recreation Area – Holly, (248) 634-8811 At 7,817 acres, several thousand are maintained for wildlife habitat. Swim in McGinnis Lake, fish and boat in others. Over 30 miles of hiking and biking trails. Camping available. Island Lake Recreation Area – Brighton, (810) 229-7067 “Up North” feel with cabins, trails, fishing, hunting. Kent Lake and Spring Mill Pond have swimming beaches.

Lakelands Trail State Park – Pinckney, (734) 426-4913 A linear park, 13 miles long, with a gravel surface. Designed for hiking, biking, horseback riding and cross-country skiing.

Maybury State Park – Northville, (248) 349-8390 This facility operates a year round working farm representing life in the early 1900s. There are also miles of trailing for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding.

Pinckney Recreation Area – Pinckney, (734) 426-4913 This park offers 11,000 acres of extensive trails, 26 miles for mountain bikers, the 46 mile Waterloo-Pinckney Trail, backpacking, fishing and hunting. Pontiac Lake Recreation Area – Waterford, (248) 666-1020

Ponds, marshes, fields, miles of trails, horseback riding and stable, beach, camping. Pontiac Lake has bass, pike and panfish.

Proud Lake Recreation Area – Wixom, (248) 685-2433 This park has three lakes, hunting, fishing, canoeing and campground with its own beach and boat launch. Cross-country skis and canoes are available for rent.

Outdoor Adventure Center – Michigan Department of Natural Resources

This family-friendly destination brings Michigan’s woods, water and wildlife inside a three-story, 40,000 square foot building near the Detroit Riverwalk and William G. Milliken State Park and Harbor. This unique facility provides hands-on recreational experiences for all ages and abilities through a variety of a activities and exhibits. There is an entrance fee.

Seven Lakes State Park – Fenton, (248) 634-7271 Beautiful lakes, sandy beach for swimming, campground, boating and fishing. Picnic shelter, grills and playground equipment available for rent.

William G. Milliken State Park & Harbor – (313) 396-0217. Detroit Located close to Hart Plaza and the Ren-Cen, this is Michigan’s first urban state park. Includes Detroit’s three-mile Riverwalk and 52 slip marina. Complete with lighthouse, picnic tables, and shore-fishing famed for walleye. Waterloo Recreation Area – Chelsea, (734) 475-8307 The largest park in the lower peninsula, it covers 20,500 acres. Eleven lakes, 47 miles of trails (including equestrian), cabins for camping and Eddy Discovery Center which explores Michigan’s geological history.

W.C. Wetzel State Park – Harrison Township, (810) 765-5605 No permit is required at this undeveloped park. Great for hiking, hunting, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.

Most state parks require a motor vehicle permit which can be purchased at any park entrance. Both day passes and annual permits are available. Hunting and fishing licenses can be purchased at any sporting goods store.

Michigan's Newest (103rd) State Park The Great Lakes contain an estimated 5,500 cubic miles of water – one fifth of all the liquid surface fresh water on Earth. Lake Superior is the largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area, third largest by volume. Greater Southfield Area

Watkins Lake State Park and County Preserve - Brooklyn (517) 467-7401 1,122 acres of open meadows, mixed hardwoods, low wetland areas and open water. An excellent waterfowl refuge, the park plans to offer hiking, birdwatching, upland hunting, mountain biking and other activities.




Archives & Museums

Lathrup Village Historical Society

This is a charitable not for profit organization. Membership forms are available online. The “Historic District” map for the Village was placed on the National Register in 1998 is on the Society’s website along with archival information, projects and links. For more information log on to or call (248) 514-3842.

Southfield Historical Society TOWN HALL MUSEUM 26080 Berg Rd. Southfield 48033, Museum 796-4624, Information 356-7788, The purpose of the Society is to encourage the preservation of objects, structures and documents. Headquartered in the Town Hall Museum. Pictures and descriptions of the historic homes in Southfield, the Underground Railroad connections and a list of Civil War Veterans can be viewed online. Mary Thompson House and Farm 25630 Evergreen Rd., Southfield 48075, 796-4620 Built in 1840, the grounds are used for senior citizens gardens. Public meetings and tours can be arranged. Burgh Historical Park 23960 Civic Center Dr., Southfield 48076, 796-4600 This 8 acre gem includes the Town Hall, Fire Station, Parks and Summons houses, Methodist Church and gazebo.

Southfield Public Library

26300 Evergreen Rd., Southfield 48076, 796-4200 Information about the Burgh Historical District, including descriptions of the various buildings, a historical timeline and information on early Southfield are available online.

Churches and Synagogues

A comprehensive list, including address and phone number is on the City’s websites Southfield – – “Residents” then “Community” Please Note: The City of Southfield Information Centers “Resident Packet” includes a printed brochure of church listings.


Local Cable (municipal TV channels) Lathrup Village - Cable 17 (on Comcast), AT& T Uverse Ch. 99, and WOW Ch. 10

Southfield – Cable 15 Special programming, news and City Council meetings are televised on these channels or online viewing through the cities websites. CABLE AND INTERNET SERVICES AT&T (u-Verse) (877) 842-3518, Comcast (Xfinity) – (866) 942-1341, Directv (satellite tv) (877) 841-8936, Dish Network (satellite tv) – (877) 479-9530, LOCAL NEWSLETTERS (all available online) Lathrup Village Crier – Southfield Living –, use community relations link. LOCAL RADIO

Southfield City Radio 1700 AM, 796-4500 News, information, public safety and emergency announcements.


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Great Lakes Great Years

A Guide For Older Drivers and Their Families Need information to cope with the driving challenges of older persons and help identifying when its time to put the keys to the car away? Check out this pamphlet published by the Michigan Secretary of State.

Driver License, Auto Registration and License Plates, and State Park “Recreation Passports” MiCHigAN DePARTMeNT oF STATe

Lansing 48918-0001 Information Center: (888) 767-6424 Website: You must title and register all motor vehicles immediately upon purchase or moving to Michigan. Residents can secure new driver licenses and auto license plates through any Michigan Secretary of State branch office. State park permits can be purchased each year when updating your auto license plate registration. If you are 18 or older you must meet certain requirements before a Michigan driver license can be issued (drivers under the age of 18 are issued graduated drivers licenses that have various restrictions). 1. You must have proof of identity, residency, and social security number. 2. Pass a vision test and meet physical and mental standards set by the Secretary of State’s office. 3. Pass a written and driving skills test if a new driver. 4. Pay the license fee. Driver licenses cost $25 for an operator and $35 for a chauffeur license. 5. Complete a minimum of 30 days of practice driving on a temporary instruction permit (TIP). 6. Pass a road skill test, which is administered by an independent testing agency approved by the Secretary of State. A person with a valid out-of-state driver license may have the road skill test, knowledge test and 30-day practice period requirements waived. The Secretary of State will contact your previous home state to obtain your driver record, which then becomes part of your Michigan driver record. Four forms of ID are required, along with proof of no-fault auto insurance, before you can register your car.

LoCAL oFFiCeS oF THe MiCHigAN SeCReTARY oF STATe oakland County Supercenter – 1270 Pontiac Rd., Pontiac 48340 oak Park - Southeast oakland County Plus – 13401 W. Ten Mile Rd., Oak Park 48237

Southfield - South oakland County Plus – 25263 Telegraph Rd., Southfield 48034

For persons 65 years or age or older or anyone that can’t drive for either a physical or medical reason, a FREE State ID card is available through the Michigan Secretary of State ( and must be accepted by law as a form of personal identification.

Family Support Services Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Information Centers Area Agency on Aging 1-B

Area 33: Southeast Michigan Numerous meeting locations.

29100 Northwestern Highway, Suite 400, Southfield 48034 (800) 852-7795

Al-Anon Family groups

Automation Alley

Central Oakland County Office 3720 Elizabeth Lake Road, Waterford 48328 248-706-1020

2675 Bellingham, Troy 48043 457-3200

Better Business Bureau of Detroit and eastern Michigan

Boys and girls Club

20300 W. 12, Suite 100, Southfield 48076 223-9400

Field Zone Youth Center @ Southfield Civic Center 26000 Evergreen Rd., Southfield 48076, 395-9663

Michigan State university extension

Boys and girls Club of oakland & Macomb Counties

(Community and Economic Development Programs) 858-0880

(248) 206-4225

oakland County offices

Chaldean Community Foundation & Chamber

1200 N. Telegraph Rd., Pontiac 48341 858-1000

30850 Telegraph Ste. 200, Bingham Farms, MI 58025 248-996-8340 •

Common ground Sanctuary (youth and family crisis agency) 1410 S. Telegraph Rd., Bloomfield Hills 48302 24-hour hotline (800) 231-1127 Administration 456-8150

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan 333 W. Fort Street, Suite 2010, Detroit, MI 48226 (313) 961-6675 • Various initiavites focus on education, healthy nutrition and lifestyles, and support for entrepreneurs and small businesses.

early on – oakland County Public Schools

Neighborhood information Center (NiC) Located in the lobby of Southfield City Hall 26000 Evergreen Rd., Southfield 48076 796-5140

Southfield Area Chamber of Commerce 20300 Civic Center Drive, Suite 1102, Southfield 48076 557-6661

Southfield Michigan Works 21300 Indian, Southfield 48034 796-4580

209-2084 www, System of services for children from birth until 3 years that have developmental delays or health conditions.

Forgotten Harvest 21800 Greenfield Rd., Oak Park 48237 967-1500 Food relief agency, locations online.

Haven (shelter for domestic violence and abuse) Facilities in Pontiac, Bingham Farms and Royal Oak. 24-hour crisis line 334-1274 Administration 334-1284

Jewish Family Services 6555 W. Maple, West Bloomfield 48322 25900 Greenfield, Ste. 405, Oak Park 48237 592-2300

Jewish Vocational Services 29699 Southfield Rd., Southfield 48076 559-5000

Lighthouse of oakland County 46156 Woodward Ave., Pontiac 48342 920-6000 For families moving from crisis to self suffiency.

oakland County Childrens Village Division of Oakland County under the authority of Family Courts. 1200 N. Telegraph, Pontiac 48341 858-1150

orchards Childrens Services 24901 Northwestern Hwy., Ste. 500, Southfield 48075 258-0440

Southfield Human Services 26080 Berg Rd., Southfield 48034 796-4540

Southfield Youth Assistance 21705 Evergreen, Southfield 48075 746-7658

South oakland YMCA 1016 W. 11 Mile Rd., Royal Oak 48067 547-0030

Greater Southfield Area


Assisted Living, Nursing Centers, Retirement Homes & Home Care

St. Annes Mead Senior Community, Assisted Living, and Nursing

evergreen Health & Living Center

Solaire Active Adult Community

19933 W. 13 Mile Rd., Southfield 48076 203-9000,

15700 Providence, Southfield 48075 559-1605

Fountains of Franklin

Sterling Place

28301 Franklin Rd., Southfield 48034 809-1076,

22800 Civic Center Drive, Southfield 48033 350-1777,

Brookdale Southfield

The Park at Trowbridge

25800 11 Mile Rd., Southfield 48034 (248)  823-7632,

imperial Senior Suites 27600 Franklin Rd., Southfield 48034 200-0180, www.seniorlivingsouthfield

Lahser Hills Care Center 25300 Lahser Rd., Southfield 48033 354-3222,

The Lakeland Center 26900 Franklin Rd., Southfield 48033 350-8070,

Jewish Senior Life 661-1836 (Administration) Offers numerous services including residences and assisted living apartments.

McDonnell Towers-River Park Place 24400 Civic Center Dr., Southfield 48034 355-2810,

Meadowcrest Apartments 24200 Lathrup Blvd., Southfield 48075 423-3690

Medilodge of Southfield 26715 Greenfield Rd., Southfield 48076 557-0050,


16106 W. 12 Mile Rd., Southfield 48076 557-1221,

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24111 Civic Center Dr., Southfield 48033 352-0208,


Ace Home Health Care 15301 W. 9 Mile Rd., Oak Park 48237 967-5060,

Arcadia Home Care and Staffing (Corporate Headquarters) 20750 Civic Center Dr., Ste 100, Southfield 48076 (877) 484-4183,

Assured Care Home Health Services 25180 Lahser Rd., Southfield 48034 262-2200,

Complete Home Health Care 29610 Southfield Rd., Ste 260, Southfield 48076 (866) 895-0335,

Heartland Home Health Care 26211 Central Park Blvd., Ste. 600, Southfield 48076 877-290-1170 •

Quality Home Health Care 23800 W. Ten Mile Rd., Ste. 250, Southfield 48033 (866) 270-2558,

Leisure Card

Southfield residents must purchase a Leisure Card to use the park and recreation facilities. The card is valid for 2 years. The cost is $3 per individual, $10 per family. The card is free for those 65+ years of age. Business Leisure Cards are available for $30 per person – must have proof of current employment within the city limits of Southfield.

Cards must be purchased in person at:

Southfield Parks and Recreation Office 26000 Evergreen Rd., Southfield 48076

Libraries oakland Talking Book Service at Rochester Hills Public Library 500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester 48307 (248) 650-7150 Free service. Loans and mails talking books and magazines, Braille players and large print books to all who are eligible in Oakland County. Information and applications are online.

Southfield Public Library 26300 Evergreen Rd., Southfield 48076 796-4200

Local Newspapers

The Daily Tribune: (888) 353-0373, Crain’s Detroit Business: (888) 909-9111, Detroit Free Press: (800) 395-3300, Detroit Jewish News: 351-5120 Detroit News: (800) 395-3300, oakland Press: 888-977-3677, South oakland eccentric: (866) 887-2737, Southfield Sun: (586) 498-8000,

Greater Southfield Area

Mailing/Shipping Services united States Post office (800) 275-8777 Locations: 28211 Southfield Rd. – Lathrup Village 14200 W. 8 Mile Rd. – Oak Park 22200 W. 11 Mile Rd. – Southfield

Federal express (Fed ex) Locations: Print and Ship Center 27661 Southfield Rd., Lathrup Village 48075, 443-2679 Print and Ship Center 24760 Greenfield Rd., Oak Park 48237, 968-3267 Fed Ex Ship Center 21600 Melrose Ave., Southfield, 800-463-3339 28844 Northwestern Hwy., Southfield, 355-5670

united Parcel (uPS) Locations: 19785 W. 12 Mile Rd., Southfield, 559-1690 29155 Northwestern Hwy., Southfield, 352-6968

Neighborhood Assocations

The Neighborhood and Information Center located in the lobby of Southfield City Hall maintains contact with numerous homeowner associations and condominium groups through the “Neighborhood Focus” Newsletter. Informaiton on organizing a group and map of locations is online at Lathrup Village Homeowner Association (248) 705-9464 •


Basics Senior Services

Area Agency on Aging 1-B 29100 Northwestern Highway, Ste. 400, Southfield 48034 (800) 852-7795 Comprehensive organization that helps with advocacy, Medicare and Medicaid issues, care giving, respite, driving program, meals on wheels and more.

Beech Woods Recreation and Wellness Center 22200 Beech Rd., Southfield 48076 796-4670

Oakland County Parks are Dog Friendly! Lyon Oaks, Orion Oaks and Red Oaks County Parks offer acres of OFF LEASH dog heaven, including trails, picnic shelter, drinking water, field area and beaches for dog swimming only. They even have modern restrooms for people use only. Sections of each park are open on a rotating basis. For more information and to view maps of the parks online log on to

CHoRe Service 796-4180 Offered through Southfield Services for Seniors this program is for residents 62+ years of age or anyone permanently disabled needing help with physical maintenance around their home.

Jewish Senior Resources 661-1836 Information on adult day care programs, activities and volunteer options.

A & D Animal Control

693-7966 Prevention, removal, damage repair

Critter Catchers

Meals on Wheels/emerald Kitchen - 689-0001

432-2712 Provides trapping services, pesticide applications and cleaning services.

Meals for homebound seniors 60 years of age and older.

Critter Control (Southwest oakland)

oakland Livingston Human Service Agency grandparents Acting As Parents 542-5860 (Oakland County Office)

889-4977 Provides animal and damage control, prevention services, cleaning and animal removal.

Senior Resource Directory and Senior Advocate Newsletter

elite Pest Management

(248) 858-0213 Online publications for seniors.

(877) 422-3284

Social Security Administration

Pet Licenses

1280 Pontiac Rd., Pontiac 48340 Monday – Friday 9:00AM – 4:00 PM, (800) 772-1213, TTY (800) 325-0778,

SAVe Task Force – elder Abuse Prevention Oakland County Adult Protective Services (866) 975-5010

Southfield Adult Recreation Center 50+ 26000 Evergreen, Southfield 48075 (In Parks and Rec Building) Programs, classes, trip opportunities, clubs and support groups for those 50 years of age and older. *Senior transportation options are listed under Transportation.

Utilities Consumers energy: (800) 477-5050 (residential), (800) 805-0490 (business) Use same numbers above to report down wires or natural gas leaks. Use the website to view outage areas and get estimated time of service restoration. DTe energy: (800) 477-4747, (800) 947-5000 (for gas emergency or gas leaks) Use the website to log on to the outage center to determine affected areas and service restoration. Detroit Water & Sewer (DWSD) (313) 267-8000; Emergency (313) 267-7401,

Southeast oakland County Water Authority (Serves Southfield and Lathrup Village) 288-5150 DEPARTMENTS OF PUBLIC WORKS Lathrup Village – 557-2600 • Southfield – 796-4850 •


Pet Information and Critter Control

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Both communities require annual licensing of all cats and dogs. Please check with the individual city to view schedules, applications and fee structures. All this information is online.

Lathrup Village – City Clerks Office – 557-2600 ext. 226 Animal Control – 557-2600 ext. 229 There is a limit of no more than 3 pets in a house.

Southfield – Southfield Police Records Bureau – 796-5580 Animal Assistance Hotline – 796-5410 Senior discounts available.


Veterans Services


oakland County Services Pontiac office Troy office

greyhound Bus Station 26991 Lahser, Southfield, 48034 353-2870

Amtrak Train Service - Stations are located in Royal Oak, Troy, Birmingham, Detroit, Dearborn and Pontiac.

Smart Bus Service (866) 962-5515 Fixed route bus service along major roads. Curb to curb advanced registration service call number above.

Transportation of Southfield Seniors (ToSS) – 796-4658 Door to door service for those 55 years of age and older or physically handicapped of any age.

1200 N. Telegraph 1151 Crooks Rd. Pontiac 48341 Troy 48084 (248) 858-0785 (248) 655-1250 Offices open Monday – Friday, 8:30AM – 5:30PM Help to obtain and maintain veteran related benefits. Provides transportation to the Veterans’ Medical Centers in Detroit and Ann Arbor.

Southfield Michigan Works!

21030 Indian, Southfield 48034 (248) 796-4580 Located in the John Grace Community Center Business and job seeking services.

John D. Dingall VA Medical Center 4646 John Rd., Detroit, MI 48201 (313) 576-1000

AIRPORTS/AIRLINES Bishop international Airport (FNT) 3425 W. Bristol Rd, Flint, (810) 235-6560, Conveniently located off I-75 and I-69

Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) General Number: (734) AIRPORT 24 Hour Parking Line (800) 642-1978,

oakland university

Veterans Certification Office (248) 370-4010 Support Services (248) 370-2010 Offers support services and priority registration for students.

Southfield Veterans Commission

oakland County international Airport

796-4838 Email –

Located in Waterford; offers charter flights, aircraft sales and flight training.

u.S. Veterans office - Detroit Regional office

oakland/Troy Airport

American Legion Posts – Southfield #328 443-0662

(248) 666-3900

(248) 288-6100 Has hangers for rent and flight training is offered. (800) 320-1683 Offers car or mini-van service to both Detroit Metro and Flint Bishop airports. Log on for rate information, reservations, etc.



Metro Cars,


Detroit Metro Airport Transport: Metro Airport Taxi:

Detroit Metro Airport Terminal Guide McNamara Terminal

(800) 827-1000

P.O. Box 760271, Lathrup Village 48076

Stanley J. Fons #374 542-7668

2079 W. 12 Mile Rd., Berkley 48072

Vital Records

Oakland County Vital Records Office

(248) 858-0571 The Oakland County Clerks Office records birth, death and marriage certificates that occur in Oakland County. Copies are available through this office. The Clerk also supplies marriage licenses, notary public and passport applications and concealed weapons permits. Deeds and mortgages for land ownership are also recorded in the Vital records Office (248) 858-0597. If you have any questions log on to The City of Southfield serves as the local registrar for all birth and death records for Providence Hospital or within the city boundaries. Copies of birth and death certificates for events that occur IN Southfield are available through the City Clerks Office. Call 796-5150 for information and requirements.

Voter Registration



800-237-2747 800-221-1212

New Residents may register to vote at their city or county clerk office, or at any Secretary of State office. See listing of offices under Driver and Auto Licenses, or access online via


Voters Registration (and election Results)




oakland County Clerk elections Division

Air Canada Alaska Air American Frontier Jet Blue Lufthansa Royal Jordanian Southwest Spirit United

888-247-2262 800-252-7522 800-433-7300 800-432-1359 800-538-2583 800-645-3880 212-949-0050 800-435-9792 800-772-7117 800-241-6522


Air France Delta

(Includes ASA and Comair)

Virgin Atlantic

North Terminal

(Includes Express Link)

Greater Southfield Area

Residents can register to vote and find out election results at their city offices, secretary of state offices or: 1200 N. Telegraph Rd., 14-E West Wing, Pontiac 48341 858-0563 For secretary of state offices see listing under Driver License, Auto Registration & License Plates And State Park Recreation Passports information above or access online at

Zip Codes

Southfield – 48033, 48034, 48075, 48076 Lathrup Village – 48076



U.S. Officials

President Donald J. Trump (R) Vice President Mike Pence (R) The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, DC 20500 Comments: (202) 456-1111 Switchboard: (202) 456-1414

U.S. Senators gary Peters (D)

Washington: (202) 224-6221 Local: (248) 273-4227

Debbie Stabenow (D)

Washington: (202) 224-4822 Local: (313) 961-4330

U.S. Representative (14th District)

Farmington Hills, Keego Harbor, Lathrup Village, Oak Park, Orchard Lake, Pontiac, Royal Oak Twp., Southfield, Sylvan Lake, part of West Bloomfield, part of Detroit, Grosse Pte and the Farms, Park Shores and Woods, Hamtramack, and Harper Woods.

Brenda Lawrence (D)

Jeremy Moss (D)

NO 799 House Office Building P.O. Box 30014 Lansing 48909 (517) 373-1788

Oakland County Officials

oakland County Courthouse 1200 N. Telegraph Pontiac 48341

County Clerk: Lisa Brown (D) (248) 858-0581

executive: L. Brooks Patterson (R) (248) 858-0484

Prosecutor: Jessica Cooper (D) (248) 858-0656

Sheriff: Michael Bouchard (R) (248) 858-5000

Treasurer: Andy Meisner (D) (248) 858-0611

Washington: (202) 224-3121

Water Resources Commissioner: Jim Nash (D)

oakland County Commissioners

State Officials

(248) 858-0958

District Courts 46th District Court

Southfield, Lathrup Village, Southfield Twp., Beverly Hills, Bingham Farms, Franklin 26000 Evergreen Road Southfield 48076 (248) 796-5800 Click on “Highlights”

Circuit Court

oakland County 6th Circuit Court

1200 N. Telegraph, Pontiac 48341 Information: (248) 858-1000 Friend of the Court: (248) 858-1565 Adult Probation: (248) 858-0300 Juvenile: (248) 858-0112 Division of the State judiciary serving as the trial court for all Oakland County citizens. Hears both civil and criminal cases, as well as ap peals from the District and Probate courts. Has exclusive jurisdiction on certain family matters.

Probate Court

oakland County Probate Court

1200 N. Telegraph, Pontiac 48341 Information: (248) 858-0260 Probate Court deals with issues related to wills, trusts, estates, guardianship and mental health.

Local Government Contacts

governor: Rick Snyder (R)

1200 N. Telegraph Pontiac 48341 (248) 858-0100 •

Log on to the individual city websites for the names and contact information of mayors, supervisors, board members and trustees.

Lt. governor: Brian Calley (R)

21 members represent 21 equally populated districts, operating under a “committee system”. Elected to a two-year term and responsible for: • Formulating county policies

Citizen Research Council of Michigan

P.O. Box 30013 Lansing 48909 (517) 373-3400 (517) 373-6800

Secretary of State:Ruth Johnson(R) (517) 373-2510

Treasurer: R. Kevin Clinton (517) 373-3223

Attorney general: Bill Schuette (R) (517) 373-1110

State Senator

P.O. Box 30036 Lansing 48909 11th District - Farmington, Farmington Hills, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Lathrup Village, Madison Heights, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak Township, Southfield

Vincent gregory (D) (517) 373-7888

Recycling/Green Information Lathrup Village – 557-2600 ext. 225 (Public Services) Southfield – “Residents” “Southfield Goes Green”

Friends of the Rouge (River)

(313) 792-9900 Events, recreation, membership information.

• Establishing property tax millage rates • Adopting ordinances and rules • Adopting County budget and development plans • Adopting and enforcing rules establishing authority and duties of County departments. Two commissioner covers the Greater Southfield area:

Nancy Quarles (D) District 17 – Part of Southfield, Lathrup Village, Oak Park

Janet Jackson (D) District 21– Part of Southfield, part of Farmington Hills

Michigan State university extension

1200 N. Telegraph, Dept. 416, Pontiac 48341 (248) 858-0880 Information regarding 4-H Youth, natural resource classes and workshops and the comprehensive Conservation Stewards Program. Call (248) 858-0887

Michigan Recycling Coalition


(517) 974-3672 Helpful information and resources guide.

Michigan green Schools

Michigan Water Stewardship Program

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Other Contacts

124 W. Allegan, Ste 620 Lansing 48933 (517) 485-9444 Independent, not-for-profit public policy research organization. Does not lobby for, support or oppose candidates. Provides information on issues concerning voters; has an expansive library of publications.

League of Women Voters – oakland Area

(248) 594-6602 Provides voters guides, information about special elections including local elections, election results and holds candidate forums.

Voter Registration

You may register to vote at yourcity or township office or at any Secretary of State office (see “Basics – Drivers License” for locations).

Each of these communities have taken pro-active steps to become eco-friendly. A variety of programs and initiatives have been implemented. Log on to their individual websites to learn more about tips, links and local schedules pertaining to services, recycling and special pick- ups, etc.

greening Detroit

2111 Pontiac Lake Rd., Waterford 48328 (248) 209-2416


State Representatives

35th District – Lathrup Village, Southfield, Southfield Village Facts and fun for all ages.

oakland County Parks Conservation information on local watershed districts.

RRRASoC – (Recycling Drop-off) 208-2270 20000 W. 8 Mile Rd., Southfield 26300 Lee Begole Dr., Novi Open to Southfield residents. Scheduled drop off of electronics and hazardous materials can be made online. SoCRRA - 995 Coolidge, Troy (across from Meijers) Available to Lathrup Village residents. Household,hazardous waste and paper shredding recycling services. Call 288-5153 or log on to the website for locations, hours and details.

Clubs & Community Organizations Be sure to check with these listed organizations to confirm location, times of meetings and/or events.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Lathrup Village Community Foundation

oakland County Bar Association

24-hour Hotlines: (313) 831-5550 or (248) 332-3521 All locations, days and times are listed online

(248) 557-2600

1760 S. Telegraph Rd., Ste 100 Bloomfield Hills 48302 (248) 334-3400 •

Lathrup Village Supper Club

Alliance of Auto Manufacturers

(248) 515-8653 Information and membership forms online.

2000 Town Center, Ste 1140, Southfield 48075 (248) 357-4717

Lathrup Village Homeowners Association

Alliance Francaise/The French institute of Michigan (248) 538-5440

(248) 705-9464 Click on “Our Community”

Lathrup Village Lions Club (248) 642-9561

Arab American and Chaldean Council

363 W. Big Beaver, Ste. 300, Troy 48084 (248) 559-1990

Lathrup Village Timebank

Athletes unlimited 1819 E. Big Beaver, Troy 48083 (248) 680-9000 Social, recreational, athletic outlet for those with disabilities.

Basset Hound Rescue of Michigan Christina Brookshire, President P.O. Box 300381, Waterford 48330 (248) 320-0855 •

Building Better Families Through Action Gary M. Doyle Center 7275 Wing Lake Rd., Bloomfield Hills 48301 (248) 341-6340 •

Child Abuse & Neglect Council of oakland County Blythe Spitsbergen, Executive Director 44765 Woodward Ave., Pontiac 48341 (248) 332-7173 •

Childrens garden 24700 Southfield Rd., Lathrup Village 48076

Council of orthodox Rabbis 18877 W. 10 Mile Rd., Ste 101, Southfield 48075 (248) 559-5005

Detroit Federation of Musicians 20833 Southfield Rd., Ste 103, Southfield 48075 (248) 569-5400

eight Mile Blvd. Association 20500 Conant Ave., Detroit 48234 (313) 366-3388

27580 California Dr. SE, Lathrup Village 48076 (248) 424-7455

Lathrup Village Womens Club P.O. Box 760415, Lathrup Village 48076 (248) 851-0444 Click on “Our Community”

League of Women Voters, oakland Area Sue Abrams, Admin. 725 S. Adams, LL-144, Birmingham 48009 (248) 594-6602 •

MAC (Michigan Association of Calligraphers) P.O. Box 2229, Birmingham 48009

Metro Detroit uSBC Association (Bowling) 28200 Southfield Rd., Lathrup Village 48076 (248) 433-2695 •

Metropolitan Singers (248) 207-1034

Michigan orchid Society Meets September thru May

Michigan Professional Womens Network 29260 Franklin Rd., Ste 131, Southfield 48034 (248) 559-3359

Michigan Watercolor Society Ed Baranski 928 Marywood, Royal Oak 48067

Michigan Weavers guild

oakland County Democratic Party 17100 12 Mile, Ste. 5, Southfield 48076 (248) 584-0510

oakland County Republican Party Theresa Mungioli, Chair 42611 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills 48304 (248) 499-7288

oakland County Young Republicans Shawn Steele, Chairman Meets monthly, follow on facebook.

oakland Family Services 114 Orchard Lake Road, Pontiac 48341 (248) 858-7766

oakland/Macomb County NoW (National organization for Women) P.O. Box 1381, Royal Oak 48068

on My own of Michigan Bruce Benson, Executive Director 1250 Kirts Blvd. Ste. 300, Troy 48084 (248) 649-3739

Photographic guild 24350 Civic Center Dr., Southfield 48033 (248) 355-4761

Southfield Jazz orchestra (248) 796-4627

Southfield Lathrup optimists Frank Brock (248) 515-0733

Southfield-Lathrup Village Democratic Club

Southfield Parks and garden Club (248) 356-2281 Annual garden walks.

Southfield Rotary

(248) 796-4397

Meetings at Peace Lutheran Church 17029 W. 13 Mile Rd. in Southfield

Friends of the Village Preserve

Mothers Against Drunk Drivers

South oakland Area Republicans

28880 Southfield Rd., Southfield 48076 (248) 327-7338

(248) 224-1973

Volunteers of America

Laura Varon Brown, Executive Director 3517 Rochester Rd., Royal Oak 48073 (248) 577-0800 •

Nadanta indian Dance

21415 Civic Center Dr., Southfield 48076 (248) 945-0101

Jewish Community Relations Council

oakland Audubon Society

David Kurzmann, Executive Director 6735 Telegraph Rd., Ste. 370 Bloomfield Hills 48301 (248) 642-5393 •

Don Burlett, President P.O. Box 796, Birmingham 48012 (248) 626-1200

Friends of the Library

(248) 557-2748 • Follow us on Facebook

gilda’s Club

Greater Southfield Area

P.O. Box 2460, Southfield 48037 (248) 661-3580

(248) 417-7700 email:


Education For information about these school systems servicing the Greater Southfield Area, please call or log on to: Birmingham Public Schools (part of Southfield) (248) 203-3000 oak Park School District (part of Southfield) (248) 336-7700 Southfield Public Schools (Most Southfield and all of Lathrup Village) (248) 746-8500

Michigan Graduation Requirements

Michigan has some of the toughest high school graduation requirements in the country. They consist of: ● 4 credits math and English language arts ● 3 credits science and social studies ● 2 credits foreign language ● 1 credit physical education/health ● 1 credit visual and performing arts ● 1 online learning class

All students are required to take the Michigan Merit Exam which replaces the MEAP testing.


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Health Care

Emergency Room Contact Information

Health Organizations/ Associations Alzheimer’s Association

25200 Telegraph Ste. 100 Southfield 48033 (248) 351-0280 •

American Cancer Society 20450 Civic Center Drive Southfield 48076 (248) 663-3400

American Diabetes Association 300 Galleria Office Center, Ste. 111 Southfield 48034 (248) 433-3830

American Heart Association 40 Oak Hollow Southfield 48033 (248) 936-5800 •

American Red Cross Se Mi Chapter

100 Mack Ave. Detroit 48201 (313) 833-4440

American Lung Association 1475 E. 12 Mile Madison Heights 48071 (248) 784-2000

Greater Southfield Area

epilepsy Foundation of Michigan 25200 Telegraph, Ste. 110 Southfield 48033 (248) 351-7979

Michigan Lupus Foundation 29433 Southfield Rd., Ste. 210 Southfield 48076 (800) 705-6677 •

Michigan Parkinson Foundation 30400 Telegraph Rd., Ste. 150 Bingham Farms 48025 (248) 433-1011 • (800) 852-9781

National Arab American Medical Association 801 S. Adams Rd, Ste. 208 Birmingham 48009 (248) 646-3661 •

National Bone Marrow Transplant Link 20411 W. 12 Mile Rd., Ste. 108 Southfield 48076 (800) 546-5268 •

For Medical Emergencies Dial


Beaumont Hospital - Royal oak: (248) 898-2000 Henry Ford Medical Center - West Bloomfield: (248) 661-4100 Providence Hospital - Southfield: (248) 849-3331 Botsford Hospital: (248) 471-8566 oakland County Medical Society 41800 W. Eleven Mile Rd., Ste. 215 Novi 48375 (248) 773-4000

oakland County Dental Society 16205 W. 14 Mile Rd., Ste. 201 Beverly Hills 48025 (248) 540-9333

Poison Control Center Childrens Hospital of Michigan 4160 John R, Ste 616 Detroit, 48201 (800) 222-1222

unified (HiV Health) 3011 W. Grand River, Ste. 230 Detroit 48202 (313) 446-9800

Tri-County Dental Health Council 29699 Southfield Rd. Southfield 48076 248-559-7767

Visiting Nurse Association of Southeast Michigan 30800 Telegraph, Ste. 1728 Bingham Farms 48025 (800) 882-5720

Visiting Physicians Association - Metropolitan Detroit Office 21540 W. Eleven Mile Rd., Ste 200 Southfield 48076 (248) 352-2000 (888) 742-0285


Health Care Hospitals and Health Systems Beaumont Hospital – Royal oak 3601 W. 13 Mile Road Royal Oak 48073 (248) 898-5000

Beaumont Hospital – Farmington Hills 28050 Grand River Ave., Farmington Hills 48336 (248) 471-8000

DMC Sinai grace Hospital 6071 W. Outer Drive, Detroit 48235 (313) 966-3300,

Henry Ford Kingswood Hospital (psychiatric facility) 10300 West Eight Mile Ferndale 48220 (248) 398-3200

Henry Ford Maplegrove Center (addiction care) 6773 W. Maple Road W. Bloomfield 48322 (248) 661-6100

Henry Ford Medical Center Royal oak 26300 S. Woodward Ave. Royal Oak 48067 (248) 546-2110

Henry Ford Medical Center Southfield


22777 W. 11 Mile Rd. Southfield 48033 (248) 358-0722

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Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital 6777 W. Maple, West Bloomfield 48322 (248) 325-1000

oakland Regional Hospital 22401 Foster Winter Dr. Southfield 48075 (248) 423-5100

Providence-Providence Park Hospital, Southfield 16001 W. Nine Mile Road Southfield 48075 (248) 849-3000

Assisted Living, Home Care, Nursing Centers & Retirement Homes Please see the information listed under this caption in the Basics section.

Hospice Heartland Hospice

26211 Central Park Blvd., Ste 600 Southfield 48076 (248) 948-1019

Hospice of Michigan

26957 Northwestern, Ste 140 Southfield 48033 (888) 247-5701 (24 hour information) Serving Oakland County

Hospice of Michigan

43097 Woodward Ave., Ste 102 Bloomfield Hills 48302 (888) 247-5701 (24 hour information)

PRESCRIPTION DISCOUNT CARDS Coast2Coast Rx Card Oakland County residents may participate in this free prescription discount program. Savings up to 55% off retail drugs. All family members can use it and there are no age or income exclusions. Log on to to print your free card. You may also call the Oakland County Board of Commissioners office for more informaiton: 248-858-0100.


This program is not insurance and is intended to assist the uninsured and underinsured by providing a 20-50% savings on services that include xrays, office visits, orthodontics, root canals, fillings, etc. The program costs $69 per year for families up to eight members. For more information call 1-(866) 498-7914 or log on to

In addition, the Health Department of Oakland County offers general dental procedures at discounts to those who financially qualify and have no insurance or medicaid. Call (248) 858-1306 for information.

Providence-Providence Park Hospital Making Southeastern Michigan a better place to live and work.

As a community-based teaching system, Providence-Providence Park Hospital merges patient-centered health care with university expertise and treatment. Our membership in St. John Providence and Ascension ranks us among the largest providers and employers in metro Detroit and part of the U.S.’s largest Catholic, non-profit health system.

Award-winning care for your family

At our two Oakland County campuses, more than 7,000 doctors, nurses, associates, and volunteers provide region-leading care in over 50 specialties. • Named a National 100 Top Hospital 8 times by Truven Health Analytics™. • Honored 12 times as a National Truven 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital. • Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care, Hip and Knee Replacement, and Spine Care. • Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence in various specialties according to a national grading organization. • ‘A’ grades for safety from the Leapfrog Group. • Emergency care includes an ACS-verified Level II Trauma Center, a nationally certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center and dedicated Chest Pain Centers. • Occupational Health includes executive, employment and DOT physicals; treatment and rehabilitation for work-related injuries; drug and alcohol testing; ergonomic and job site analysis; return-to-work programs; safety and wellness programs; and a program for Japanese patients.

Two hospitals to serve your family’s health care needs Southfield 16001 W. 9 Mile Rd. (at Greenfield) Southfield, MI 48075

Novi 47601 Grand River Ave. (at Beck) Novi, MI 48374

For a physician who meets your family’s needs, call


Same-day appointments for primary care doctors are available.


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Welcome To The

Southfield Area Chamber of Commerce!

Board of Directors

Welcome to the Chamber section of the Lifestyle Directory. The Southfield Area Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization that serves the business community in the Southfield area. Our purpose is to be a catalyst, creating connections that strengthen and drive Michigan business - We Create Connections! Our Chamber was founded in 1953 with the similar premise and we continue to support our community as such. The Chamber connects businesses to a wealth of networking opportunities and valuable business resources designed to help them reach their business goals. Their success is our priority and fulfills our commitment to strengthen our community “one business at a time.”

David Dallo

Immediate Past Chairman

Ruth Aaronson

Jan Cardwell, PhD, MBA

Comfort Suites Southfield

Linda Height

Treasurer of the Board Lawrence Technology University

Eddie Williams

Chairman of the Board

Signs by Tomorrow

Financial Advisor

University of Phoenix

The Chamber connects people and services that can improve business outcomes. Our members enjoy business seminars, press release distribution, searchable business directories and online referral services, just to name a few. It has been my honor serving as the Chamber’s President for five years, and I look for to a successful 2017.

Nadine Cook

Providence Hospital

Vibe Credit Union

Linda Daly

Doug Davis

Dan Della Mora

Lonnie Edwards

Rochelle Freeman


Tanya Markos-Vanno President



Michigan First Credit Union

City of Southfield

Tanya Markos-Vanno President

Tiffany Markos

Executive Assistant

Yolanda Haynes

Business Developer


Sean Kramer

City of Lathrup Village

Dr. Lynda Wood

Southfield Public Schools

Tim Yow YowSEO

Southfield Area Chamber Ambassadors Ambassadors are highly visible members who serve as the Chamber’s primary liaison to other members. Considered the goodwill arm of the Chamber, the Ambassador committee plays an essential role in member communication and retention. Each Ambassador is charged with conveying member needs, questions and concerns to Chamber staff and keeping our Chamber aligned with our members’ needs. Upon their appointment, each Ambassador makes a commitment to build lasting relationships with the Chamber membership, particularly new members, in order to build a loyal, committed membership base that will continue to support, participate in and invest in the Chamber.

Chamber Ambassadors Shelia Byrd

Christina Hall

Ron Stewart

William Byrd

Michael Jacobson

Katrina Terry

Devon Dallo

Dale McNabb

Valerie Wiese

Lonnie Edwards

Larry Ribits

Eddie Williams

Legal Shield

Legal Shield

Comfort Suites

Michigan First

MI Eyecare Institute

Financial Advisor

Lifestyle Magazine

George Matick Chevrolet

Village Green

Hilton Garden Inn

Financial Advisor

BNG, Lead-generating Networking Groups

BNG are category-exclusive business referral groups that develop business contacts and share leads with the members of their group. Each group will have 12 or more members, with only one person from any profession or business specialty will be eligible to join. Not only will group members be potential customers for each other, but they will be encouraged to find referrals for other members of their BNG. An emphasis will be placed on finding referrals from outside of the Chamber membership, creating an expanded network for each of its members. Each member will commit their intent to

attend meetings on a regular basis and to seek out referrals for their fellow members on an ongoing basis. This is a benefit of your chamber membership package! Many referral organizations charge from $300-$600 annually to belong to a networking group! BNG will not cost SACC members a dollar outside of membership to the chamber. Groups will meet for one hour, twice per month on the same day and time and at the same location.

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3rd Thursday 4-6 PM March 16th Skyline Club May 18th Hilton Garden Inn July 20th George Matick Chevrolet September 21st Towne Square Food November 16th TBD

State of The City Luncheon March 20th – 11:30 AM, Best Western Premier

Wake Up To Southfield 8-9AM February 14th Hilton Garden Inn April 11th Michigan Eyecare June 13th Spring Arbor University August 8th Gerry Weinberg & Assc October 10th Vibe Credit Union December 12th TBD Table For 8 11:30AM – 1:00 PM February 3rd Meriwether’s May 5th Town Square Food August 4th Nippon Sushi November 3rd Pho Lucky Chamber 101 8-9 AM, Chamber Office March 21st June 20th September 19th December 19th Business Development Series 7:30 – 9 AM April 5th July 5th October 4th

Annual Golf Outing June 12th – 11 AM, Plum Hollow Country Club Taste of Southfield October 10th – 5-8 PM, Town Center Excellence in Southfield Awards November 30th – 6-9 PM, Plum Hollow

OTHER HAPPENINGS OCN Mixer August 30th – 5-7 PM, Location TBD Grand Openings/Ribbon Cuttings As Requested Southfield Young Professionals February – Cooking demonstration March – Joint social with Troy Kiwanis April 26th – 1 year celebration June – Leadership Development


Membership Directory Accountants / CPA's

Bayco Management Company (248) 351-1818 29688 Telegraph Road, Suite 200 Southfield, MI 48034 Plante Moran (248) 223-3389 27400 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48034

Timeless Enterprise LLC (248) 737-0999 7285 Orchard Lake Rd. Unit B1 West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Advertising Agencies

Doner (248) 354-9700 25900 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48075 The Mars Agency (248) 936-2200 25200 Telegraph Rd Southfield, MI 48033

Advertising Guides/ Publications dbusiness (248) 691-1800 Ext. 142 5750 New King Drive Suite 100 Troy, MI 48098 Keaton Publications Group (231) 537-3330 8959 Sturgeon Bay Dr. Harbor Springs, MI 49740

SaveOn (248) 362-9119 1000 W. Maple Rd Suite 200 Troy, MI 48084

The Detroit Jewish News (248) 351-5131 29200 Northwestern Hwy Suite 110 Southfield, MI 48034


Arbor Lofts (248) 979-8971 20300 Civic Center Drive, Suite 1101 Southfield, MI 48076

Imperial Senior Suites (248) 200-0180 27600 Franklin Rd Southfield, MI 48034 The Franklin (248) 356-7878 www.TheFranklin.Info 28675 Franklin Rd. Southfield, MI 48034

Village Green on Franklin (248) 746-0020 27525 Franklin Rd Southfield, MI 48034


Harley Ellis Devereaux (248) 262-1500 26913 Northwestern Hwy. Ste 200 Southfield, MI 48033

Art Gallery

Park West Gallery (248) 354-2343 29469 Northwestern Highway Southfield, MI 48034

Assisted Living

Brookdale Southfield (248) 727-2000 25800 Eleven Mile Road Southfield, MI 48034 Evergreen Health and Living Center (248) 203-9000 19933 W 13 Mile Rd Southfield, MI 48076 St Anne's Mead (248) 557-1221 16106 W. 12 Mile Rd. Southfield, MI 48076

Associations & Organizations

AIAG - Automotive Industry Action Group (248) 358-3570 26200 Lahser Road #200 Southfield, MI 48033

Alzheimer's Association (248) 351-0280 20300 Civic Center Dr. Suite 100 Southfield, MI 48033

American Cancer Society (248) 663-3419 20450 Civic Center Dr Southfield, MI 48076

American Heart Association (248) 936-5805 27777 Franklin Road Suite 1150 Southfield, MI 48034

American Society of Employers (248) 353-4500 19575 Victor Parkway Suite 100 Livonia, MI 48152

Autism Speaks (313) 268-0639 New York , NY 10016

Automation Alley (248) 457-3209 2675 Bellingham Troy, MI 48083

Better Business Bureau (248) 799-0316 20300 West 12 Mile Rd Suite 202 Southfield, MI 48076

Community Network Services (248) 745-4900 38855 Hills Tech Drive, Suite 200 Farmington Hills, MI. 48331

Home Builders Association (248) 862-1012 2075 Walnut Lake Road West Bloomfield, MI 48323

EASTER SEALS, MI (248) 372-6800 22170 W. Nine Mile Road Southfield, MI 48033

Michigan Business and Professional Association (586) 216-5502 27700 Hoover Rd Warren, MI 48093

Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau (313) 202-1800 211 W. Fort Street Suite 1000 Detroit, MI 48226

Eight Mile Boulevard Association (313) 366-3388 1321 W 8 Mile Rd Detroit, MI 48203

Friends of the Southfield Public Library (248) 746-7658 26300 Evergreen Rd Southfield, MI 48076

Great Lakes Women's Business Council (734) 838-3860 33109 Schoolcraft Rd Livonia, MI 48150

Greater Metropolitan Association of Realtors (GMAR) (248) 478-1700 20 Oak Hollow Suite 100 Southfield, MI 48033

Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County (248) 338-1843 150 Osmun Street Pontiac, MI 48342

LocalHop (248) 952-9800 Birmingham, MI 48009

Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (248) 470-3257 Clarkston, MI 48346

New Horizons Rehabilitation Services, Inc. (248) 340-0559 1814 Pond Run Auburn Hills, MI 48326 South Oakland Shelter (248) 809-3773 18505 W 12 Mile Rd Lathrup Village, MI 48076 Southfield DDA (248) 796-5190 18000 W 9 Mile Suite 320 Southfield, MI 48075

Southfield Youth Assistance (248) 746-7658 21705 Evergreen Rd. #303 Southfield, MI 48075 Southfield-Lathrup Optimist Club (248) 213-3909 27400 Southfield Rd Lathrup Village, MI 48076

Stop The Violence Prevention Outreach Program (248) 714-0466 28820 Southfield Rd. Ste. 124 Southfield, MI 48076

The Engineering Society of Detroit (248) 353-0735 20700 Civic Center Ste 450 Southfield, MI 48075

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George Matick Chevrolet (313) 532-2813 14001 Telegraph Road Redford, MI 48239

Meade Lexus of Southfield (248) 372-7100 28300 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48034

Motor City Mini (248) 204-4600 29929 Telegraph Southfield, MI 48034

Torch of Wisdom Foundation, Inc (248) 327-6815 21819 W. 9 Mile Road Southfield, MI 48075 United Cerebral Palsy of Metro Detroit (UCP/Detroit) (248) 557-5070 Ext 154 23077 Greenfield Rd. Suite 205 Southfield, MI 48075 Zonta Club of Southfield (800)529-3476 P.O. Box 2423 Southfield, MI 48037


1800LawFirm (800)529-3476 26700 Lasher Rd Suite 400 Southfield, MI 48033

Ayar Law (248) 262-3400 3000 Town Center Suite 501 Southfield, MI 48075

Christensen Law (248) 213-4900 25925 Telegraph Rd. Suite 200 Southfield, MI 48033

Davis Law Group PLLC (248) 469-8501 27600 Northwestern Hwy Ste 215 Southfield, MI 48034

DeYampert & Hawkins - The DeYampert Law Company PLLC (313) 583-9529 25240 Lahser, Suite 1 Southfield, MI 48033

Eklund-Easley Law Firm (248) 213-3909 24901 Northwestern Hwy Suite 302 Southfield, MI 48075


Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC (248) 539-9900 28411 Northwestern Hwy Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48034 Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss (248) 351-3000 27777 Franklin Rd Suite 2500 Southfield, MI 48034

MDA Law & Consulting PLLC (248) 358-6995 Ext. 3847 26677 West Twelve Mile Road Southfield, MI 48034

Moss & Colella, P.C. (248) 945-0100 28411 Northwestern Hwy Ste. 1150 Southfield, MI 48034 Warner Norcross & Judd LLP (248) 784-5052 2000 Town Center Ste 2700 Southfield, MI 48075

Wright Beamer, PLC (248) 893-1407 31500 Northwestern Hwy Suite 140 Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Audio Visual Services BlueWater Technologies (248) 356-4399 Ext. 482 24050 Northwestern Highway Southfield, MI 48075

Automobile Dealers

Art Moran (248) 353-9000 29300 Telegraph Rd. Southfield, MI 48034 Avis Ford (248) 355-7500 29200 Telegraph Rd. Southfield, MI 48034

Automobile Suppliers

Denso International America Inc. (248) 350-7500 24777 Denso Drive PO Box 5047 Southfield, MI 48086

Henderson Glass (248) 353-1500 24055 W. 10 Mile Rd Southfield, MI 48033

Lear Corporation (248) 447-1500 21557 Telegraph Rd Southfield, MI 48033


Chemical Bank (248) 358-9540 24805 W. 12 Mile Road Southfield, MI 48034

Comerica Bank - Lasher Rd (248) 356-8167 27100 Lahser Road Southfield, MI 48034

Comerica Bank - Northwestern (248) 569-2143 22000 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48075

Comerica Bank Southfield & 12 Mile (248) 559-4491 29252 Southfield Road Southfield, MI 48076

Comerica Bank - Telegraph (248) 948-2981 29201 Telegraph Road Southfield, MI 48034

Comerica Bank Telegraph & 10 Mile Rd. (248) 358-2641 24770 Telegraph Road Southfield, MI 48033

Comerica Town Center (248) 357-4301 2000 Town Center Suite 140 Southfield, MI 48075

Southfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Credit Union Advantage (248) 996-6070 22250 Providence Dr Southfield, MI 48075

Flagstar Bank (248) 646-6588 17430 W. 13 Mile Rd Beverly Hills, MI 48025

Michigan First Credit Union (248) 395-4125 27000 Evergreen Rd Lathrup Village, MI 48076

The Huntington National Bank (248) 655-5634 801 West Big Beaver MI9165 Troy, MI 48084

Union Home Mortgage (248) 504-4144 Ext. 999 850 Stephenson Hwy Suite 402 Troy, MI 48083

Vibe Credit Union (248) 735-9500 21100 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48075

Zeal Credit Union (800) 321-8570 Ext. 140 25123 Southfield Rd. Southfield, MI 48075

Beauty Salons / Spas

Amazing Skin By Nina Maria (248) 350-6462 29350 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48034

Yolanda Haynes - Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant (248) 266-5765

Irene's Myomassology Institute (248) 350-1400 26061 Franklin Rd Southfield, MI 48033

Queen Virgin Remy (248) 864-8321 22090 W. 10 Mile Rd Southfield, MI 48033

Serenity Touch Massage (313) 410-0218 28551 Southfield Rd Ste 110 Lathrup Village, MI 48076


Fashion Savvy (313) 598-5178 Southfield, MI 48076 Roloni's Boutique (248) 827-4442 22080 W. 10 Mile Rd Southfield, MI 48033

Unique Lady Bridal and Prom (248) 548-1118 25000 Southfield Rd Southfield, MI 48075

Cable / Internet / Telephone

Comcast (734) 254-1500 41112 Concept Drive Plymouth, MI 48170

Everstream (248) 444-3606 Southfield, MI 48076

Career Coaching & Consultants

AdviCoach (248) 613-1496 57330 Brookfield Way Washington, MI 48094 Bayco Management Company (248) 351-1818 29688 Telegraph Road, Suite 200 Southfield, MI 48034 Evelyn Summerville, LLC (248) 509-5996 2000 Town Center #1900 Southfield, MI 48075 JLG Consulting (313) 414-1800 1846 Campau Farms Detroit, MI 48207


Beans & Cornbread (248) 208-1680 29508 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48034 CK Mediterranean Grille & Catering (248) 355-2222 25148 Evergreen Rd Southfield, MI 48075 Grand Traverse Pie Company of Troy (248) 458-0322 1446 W. Maple Road Troy, MI 48084

Lazybones Smokehouse (586) 775-7427 27475 Groesbeck Hwy Roseville, MI 48066

Regency Manor Banquet Center (248) 353-1133 25228 W 12 Mile Rd Southfield, MI 48034

Schakolad Birmingham Chocolate (248) 723-8008 1728 W. Maple Rd. Birmingham, MI 48009 Vassels Catering & Banquet Hall (248) 354-0121 26750 W. 8 Mile Rd. Southfield, MI 48033

Chambers of Commerce

Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce (248) 996-8340 30850 Telegraph Road #200 Bingham Farms, MI 48025

Southfield Area Chamber of Commerce (248) 557-6661 20300 Civic Center Dr., Suite 1102 Southfield, MI 48076


HealthQuest of Southfield (248) 552-0510 26751 Southfiled Rd Lathrup Village, MI 48076


St. David's Episcopal Church (248) 557-5430 16200 Twelve Mile Rd Southfield, MI 48076

St. John Armenian Church of Greater Detroit (248) 569-3405 22001 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48075

City Government

City of Lathrup Village (248) 557-2600 27400 Southfield Rd. Lathrup Village, MI 48076

City of Oak Park (248) 691-7410 13600 Oak Park Blvd Oak Park, MI 48237

City of Southfield (248) 796-4160 26000 Evergreen Road PO Box 2055 Southfield, MI 48037 Southfield Public Library (248) 796-4200 26300 Evergreen Rd. Southfield, MI 48076

Cleaning / Janitorial Dry Ice Works (248) 356-9616 21421 Hilltop Drive #25 Southfield , MI 48033

J's Multi Services LLC (734) 416-4179 P.O. Box 871155 Canton, MI 48187

Lake Michigan Cleaning Service (248) 508-6678 26235 Cornwall Court Southfield, MI 48076 VHM Enterprises, Inc (248) 352-3033 24151 Telegraph Rd Suite 180 Southfield, MI 48033

Colleges & Universities

Central Michigan University (248) 357-8600 26555 Evergreen Rd Suite 119 Southfield, MI 48076

Everest Institute (248) 799-9933 21107 Lahser Road Southfield, MI 48033 Irene's Myomassology Institute (248) 350-1400 26061 Franklin Rd Southfield, MI 48033

Lawrence Technological University (248) 204-2159 21000 W. 10 Mile Road Southfield, MI 48075

Oakland Community College (248) 233-2800 22322 Rutland Dr. Southfield, MI 48075

Siena Heights University (248) 799-5490 19675 W 10 Mile Rd Ste 400 Southfield, MI 48075

Spring Arbor University (248) 223-1591 26200 Lahser Rd. Suite 100 Southfield, MI 48033

University of Phoenix (248) 675-3700 26261 Evergreen Rd. Suite 135 Southfield, MI 48076

Commercial Real Estate Agencies

Citrin Family LLC (248) 569-6250 29200 Southfield Rd Suite 212 Southfield, MI 48076

Friedman Integrated Real Estate Solutions (248) 324-2000 34975 W Twelve Mile Road Farmington Hills, MI 48331

NAI Farbman / Farbman Group (248) 351-4395 28400 Northwestern Hwy., Ste. 400 Southfield, MI 48034

Nemer Property Group, Inc. (248) 352-2080 Ext 206 26877 Northwestern Hwy Ste 101 Southfield, MI 48033

Redico (248) 827-1700 One Towne Square Suite 1600 Southfield, MI 48076

Community Education

READ NOW, LLC (248) 839-8733 22200 W. 11 Mile Road #3816 Southfield, MI 48037 (855) 367-7836 24001 Southfield Road Suite# 107 Southfield, MI 48075

Computer & Network Services

Everstream (248) 444-3606 Southfield, MI 48076

Melrose Data Center, LLC (248) 894-4422 21420 Melrose Ave. Southfield, MI. 48075

Nexcess.Net, LLC (866) 639-2377 21700 Melrose Avenue Southfield, MI 48075

Sector 7, LLC (248)687-6809 24275 Northwestern Hwy Suite 100 Southfield, MI 48075

Your Solutions Consulting, Inc (800) 371-5360 Southfield, MI 48075

uBreakiFix (248) 281-4958 24508 Twelve Mile Rd. Southfield, MI 48034

Construction Management

Dewitt Building Company (248) 559-7300 17352 W. 12 Mile Rd Suite 200 Southfield, MI 48076

Traffic Management Inc (562) 264-2232 25900 W. 8 Mile Road Southfield, MI 48033

Copier Sales & Service

Elite Imaging Systems (248) 647-4520 2231 Cole St. Birmingham, MI 48009


Neptune Society (248) 351-8715 28581 Northwestern Highway Southfield, MI 48034

Data Forensics

Atlantic Data Forensics, Inc. (734) 744-5794 8996 Parent Livonia, MI 48150


Bright Side Dental (248) 971-1920 30021 Greenfield Rd. Southfield, MI 48076

Great Expressions Dental Centers (248) 203-1136 29777 Telegraph Road Suite 3000 Southfield, MI 48034

Digital Marketing

Biznet Digital (248) 560-9000 26211 Central Park Blvd, Suite 508 Southfield, MI 48076 Cherish Local 855-946-2017 Grand Blanc, MI Doner (248) 354-9700 25900 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48075

MSU College of Human Medicine (616) 234-2602 16001 West Nine Mile Road Southfield, MI 48075 Northwood University (248) 649-7220 1500 W. Big Beaver Road Suite 103 Troy, MI 48084

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Employment Agencies

EAM Staffing & Recruiting (248) 469-4000 100 W. Big Beaver Rd. Troy, MI 48084

ETD Services (734) 858-1600 33300 Five Mile Rd. Suite 204 Livonia, MI 48154

RFT Search Group (248) 957-6598 22000 Springbrook Farmington Hills, MI 48336


Plum Hollow Lanes (248) 353-6540 21900 W. Nine Mile Southfield, MI 48075

HelloWorld, Inc (248) 336-2725 3000 Town Center Southfield, MI 48075

Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (248) 470-3257 Clarkston, MI 48346

Moncur (248) 458-6990 20700 Civic Center Dr Suite 250 Southfield, MI 48076 The Mars Agency (248) 936-2200 25200 Telegraph Rd Southfield, MI 48033

YowSeo (248) 812-9690 29193 Northwestern Hwy #506 Southfield, MI 48034

Dining Club

Skyline Club (248) 350-9898 2000 Town Center Ste 2800 Southfield, MI 48075

Economic Development Agencies

City of Lathrup Village (248) 557-2600 27400 Southfield Rd. Lathrup Village, MI 48076

City of Oak Park (248) 691-7410 13600 Oak Park Blvd Oak Park, MI 48237


City of Southfield (248) 796-4160 26000 Evergreen Road PO Box 2055 Southfield, MI 48037 Eight Mile Boulevard Association (313) 366-3388 1321 W 8 Mile Rd Detroit, MI 48203

Elected Officials

United States House of Representatives (202) 225-5802 1237 Longworth Building Washington, DC. 20515

Employer Benefits

Gabriel, Roeder, Smith & Company (248) 799-9000 Ext. 1125 One Towne Square, Suite 800 Southfield, MI 48076 Ralph C. Wilson Agency, Inc (248) 355-1414 26026 Telegraph Rd. Southfield, MI 48086 ImageSoft (248) 948-8100 25900 W. 11 Mile Road Southfield, MI 48034 JVS (248) 559-5000 29699 Southfield Road Southfield, MI 48076

Southfield Festival of Hope (248) 228-2352 26275 Northwestern Hwy. Southfield, MI 48076

WDWO TV-18 TCT Network (313) 534.2000 21174 W. McNichols Detroit, MI 48219

Emagine Entertainment (586) 206-2104 200 N Main St. Royal Oak, MI 48067

Southfield Summer Soulstice / Run as One Productions, LLC (248) 770-1497

The Nederlander Company Broadway In Detroit (248) 608-1884

Event Planners

Events To Remember LLC (248) 213-8981 17200 W. Ten Mile Road Suite 107 Southfield, MI 48075

MoHen & Associates (248) 890-2940 37822 Carson Street Farmington Hills, MI. 48331

Southfield Summer Soulstice / Run as One Productions, LLC (248) 770-1497

The Ajamu Group, LLC (248) 223-0904 29193 Northwestern Hwy Suite 687 Southfield, MI 48034

Southfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Financial Planning Consultants College Funding Resources (248) 230-9668 26677 Twelve Mile Southfield, MI 48034

JDMellberg (586) 243-8573

25925 Telegraph Road, Suite 420 Southfield, MI 48033

Lifemark Securities (248) 200-7573 2000 Town Center Suite 1900 Southfield, MI 48075

Muriel Harris, New York Life (248) 347-7244 4000 Town Center Southfield, MI 48075

Raymond James, Livonia Branch Office (248) 427-1600 37727 Professional Center Dr. Ste. 100 Livonia, MI 48154

Redwood Financial Network Corporation (248) 429-5423 26677 W. 12 Mile Rd. Southfield, MI 48034

Office Furniture Solutions (248) 668-0077 2175 E. West Maple Rd Commerce Twy, MI 48390

General Contractor Dewitt Building Company (248) 559-7300 17352 W. 12 Mile Rd Suite 200 Southfield, MI 48076

Graphic Design

Larson Mirek Art & Design (248) 207-9607 18853 San Diego Blvd Lathrup Village, MI 48076

MCS Multimedia (248) 281-6524 21683 Melrose Avenue - Bldg. T Southfield, MI 48075

Grocery Stores & Markets Sam's Club Southfield (248) 354-1108 22500 W. 8 Mile Rd Southfield, MI 48034

Health Services

Fitness & Health Clubs

Administrative Network, Inc. (248) 357-4048 29200 Northwestern Hwy Ste 325 Southfield, MI 48034

Franklin Athletic Club (248) 352.8000 Ext. 298 29350 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48034

Northland Family Planning (248) 559-0590 24450 Evergreen Rd Suite 220 Southfield, MI 48075

CrossFit InnerStallion (248) 709-4340 20300 Civic Center Dr Southfield, MI 48075


Something Unique Floral LLC. (248) 905-3989 26710 Southfield Rd. Lathrup Village, MI 48076


Almetra Corporation (248) 559-5016 17354 Louise Southfield, MI 48075

C.H. Robinson (248) 948-9430 26555 Evergreen Rd Ste #300 Southfield, MI 48076


AIREA Inc (248) 426-0100 3000 Town Center Suite 80 Southfield, MI 48075

Lathrup Pharmacy (248) 331-1112 27241 Southfield rd Lathrup Village, MI 48076

Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers (734) 482-1200 17187 N. Laurel Park Dr. Livonia, MI 48152

Wayne State University Physician Group - Kresge Eye Institute (313) 577-8907 26400 W. 12 Mile Road Suite 60 Southfield, MI 48034

Healthcare Insurance

Action Benefits (248) 356-8585 26533 Evergreen Rd. Suite 400 Southfield, MI. 48075

Blue Care Network (248) 799-6596 20500 Civic Center Drive PO Box 5043 Southfield, MI 48034

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (877) 227-1500 600 Lafayette East Detroit, MI 48226

Health Alliance Plan (248) 443-7740 2850 W Grand Blvd Detroit, MI 48202

Priority Health (248) 324-2856 27777 Franklin Road Suite 1300 Southfield, MI 48034


Beaumont Health (313) 791-4557 Southfield, MI 48075

Providence Hospital (248) 849-3000 16001 West Nine Mile Rd Southfield, MI 48075

Hotels & Inns

Baymont Inn & Suites Southfield (248) 356-5500 27500 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48034 Comfort Suites Hotel (248) 357-9990 24977 Northwestern Highway Southfield, MI 48076 Courtyard By Marriott (248) 358-1222 27027 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48033

Hampton Inn Southfield/ West Bloomfield (248) 671-6500 33096 Northwestern Hwy. West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Hilton Garden Inn-Southfield (248) 357-1100 26000 American Dr Southfield, MI 48034

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (248) 350-2400 25100 Northwestern Hwy. Southfield, MI 48075

Best Western Premier (642) 198-4608 26555 Telegraph Rd. Southfield, MI 48033

Marriott Hotel - Southfield (248) 356-7400 27033 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48033 Quality Inn (248) 368-6130 26111 Telegraph Rd. Southfield, MI 48033

Springhill Suites Marriott (248) 352-6100 28555 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48034

Westin Southfield Detroit (248) 827-4000 1500 Town Center Southfield, MI 48075


Allstate Insurance, Shirley Nichols LLC (248) 559-8000 26647 Southfield Road Lathrup Village, MI 48076

Daryl Gilliam State Farm (248) 213-0091 30400 Telegraph Rd Suite 164 Bingham Farms, MI 48025 Greg Blackwell Agency (248) 833-0070 15900 W. 10 Mile Rd. Southfield, MI 48075

James Ralph Agency Inc (248) 559-9079 17515 W. 9 Mile Rd Suite 430 Southfield, MI 48075 Moulden Agency, LLC (248) 691-5530 26013 Coolidge Hwy Oak Park, MI 48237

Option Insurance Group LLC (248) 633-5255 24681 Northwestern HWY Suite 101 Southfield, MI 48075 Phil Klein Insurance Group LLC (248) 682-7445 4312 Orchard Lake Rd., Suite 200 West Bloomfield, MI 48323 Ralph C. Wilson Agency, Inc (248) 355-1414 26026 Telegraph Rd. Southfield, MI 48086

RAM Insurance & Financial Services (248) 714-5102 141 N. Milford Suite 101 Milford, MI 48357

International Business

Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services, Inc. (248) 474-7200 300 Galleria Office Center Suite 400 Southfield, MI 48034

Landscape / Lawncare

Artistic Outdoor Services, Inc (248) 855-8575 31800 Northwestern Hwy Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Eagle Landscaping & Supply (248) 356-4342 20779 Lahser Road Southfield, MI 48033

The Grounds Guys (248) 671-6703 PO Box 4181 Southfield, MI 48037

Legal Service

Maxitrol (248) 208-6060 23555 Telegraph Rd Southfield, MI 48033

Marketing Consultants

Biznet Digital (248) 560-9000 26211 Central Park Blvd, Suite 508 Southfield, MI 48076

Custom Promotions, Inc. (248) 864-4896 17520 West Twelve Mile Suite 200 Southfield, MI 48076

HelloWorld, Inc (248) 336-2725 3000 Town Center Southfield, MI 48075

Kenmar Corporation (248) 424-8200 17515 W. 9 Mile Rd Ste 1200 Southfield, MI 48075

Moncur (248) 458-6990 20700 Civic Center Dr Suite 250 Southfield, MI 48076

Legal Shield Independent Associate (248) 579-7889 24681 Northwestern Hwy Suite 101 Southfield, MI 48075

Tanner Friedman (248) 626-0006 32255 Northwestern Hwy Suite 298 Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Irene's Myomassology Institute (248) 350-1400 26061 Franklin Rd Southfield, MI 48033

Legal Shield Independent Associate (248) 346-3564 Southfield, MI


BASF Corporation (248) 948-2217 26701 Telegraph Road Southfield, MI 48033

Denso International America Inc. (248) 350-7500 24777 Denso Drive PO Box 5047 Southfield, MI 48086

Eaton (248) 226-6962 26201 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48076

Lear Corporation (248) 447-1500 21557 Telegraph Rd Southfield, MI 48033

Meeting & Banquet Facilities

Marriott Hotel - Southfield (248) 356-7400 27033 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48033

Meriwethers (248) 358-1310 25485 Telegraph Rd. Southfield, MI 48034

MSU Management Education Center (248) 879-2456 811 W Square Lake Road Troy, MI 48098

Plum Hollow Country Club (248) 357-5353 21631 Lahser Road Southfield, MI 48033

Regency Manor Banquet Center (248) 353-1133 25228 W 12 Mile Rd Southfield, MI 48034 Shriners Silver Garden Events Center (248) 569-2299 24350 Southfield Rd Southfield, MI 48075 Skyline Club (248) 350-9898 2000 Town Center Ste 2800 Southfield, MI 48075

St. John Armenian Church of Greater Detroit (248) 569-3405 22001 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48075

Vassels Catering & Banquet Hall (248) 354-0121 26750 W. 8 Mile Rd. Southfield, MI 48033 Westin Southfield Detroit (248) 827-4000 1500 Town Center Southfield, MI 48075

Merchant Services

Zero Fee Solutions (313) 288-8114 14200 W. 8 Mile Rd. Ste. 47661 Oak Park, MI 48237


Union Home Mortgage (248) 504-4144 Ext. 999 850 Stephenson Hwy Suite 402 Troy, MI 48083

Networking Groups

Biz.Networx (248) 596-4446 21100 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48075

Newspapers & Magazines C & G Newspapers (586) 218-5012 13650 11 Mile Rd. Warren, MI 48089

dbusiness (248) 691-1800 Ext. 142 5750 New King Drive Suite 100 Troy, MI 48098 (313) 643-0256 160 W. Fort Detroit, MI 48226

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Observer and Eccentric Newspapers (734) 582-8363 29725 Hudson Dr. Novi, MI 48377

The Detroit Jewish News (248) 351-5131 29200 Northwestern Hwy Suite 110 Southfield, MI 48034

Office Supplies / Equipment

Elite Imaging Systems (248) 647-4520 2231 Cole St. Birmingham, MI 48009 Office Depot - Southfield (248) 353-8700 28512 Telegraph Rd Southfield, MI 48034

Rapid Response Ink, Toner & 3D Filament (248) 423-1231 27601 Southfield Road Lathrup Village, MI 48076

Optical Goods & Services

Bergman-Porretta Eye Center (248) 538-6463 29990 Northwestern Hwy Farmington Hills, MI 48334 Michigan Eyecare Institute (248) 352-2806 29877 Telegraph Rd Suite 100 Southfield, MI 48034

Shanbom Eye Specialist (248) 546-2133 28747 Woodward Ave. Berkley, MI 48072

Physical Therapy / Rehabilitation Services HealthQuest of Southfield (248) 552-0510 26751 Southfield Rd Lathrup Village, MI 48076

Pro Therapeutic Myomassology (248) 440-7450 29540 Southfield Road Suite 100 Southfield, MI 48076

Printing & Copying Service

Allegra Print & Imaging (248) 354-1313 28810 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48034

MCS Multimedia (248) 281-6524 21683 Melrose Avenue - Bldg. T Southfield, MI 48075

Pinnacle Printing & Promotions (248) 353-2266 21421 Hilltop Ste 12 Southfield, MI 48033 Zip Printing LLC (248) 559-2230 28635 Southfield Rd Lathrup Village, MI 48076

Professional Services Christian Family Services (248) 557-8390 17105 W. Twelve Mile Road Southfield, MI 48076

Detroit Delivers (313) 728-7642 16300 North Park Drive Suite 1219 Southfield, MI 48075

Gerry Weinberg & Associates, Inc. (248) 353-4030 29201 Telegraph Rd. Suite 410 Southfield, MI 48034

Legal Shield Independent Associate (248) 579-7889 24681 Northwestern Hwy., Suite 101 Southfield, MI 48075

QT Business Solutions (248) 416-1755 www. 24901 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48075

Seeds of Prosperity LLC (313) 355-2858 19095 Hilton Dr. Southfield, MI 4807

Southfield Block Advisors (248) 557-5859 29145 Southfield Rd Southfield, MI 48076

The Culinary Studio LLC (248) 353-2500 29673 Northwestern Highway Applegate Shopping Center Southfield, MI 48034

Transworld Business Advisors of Birmingham (248) 590-1377 2000 Town Center, Suite 1900 Southfield, MI 48075

Promotional Products

Allegra Print & Imaging (248) 354-1313 28810 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48034

Bradley Company (248) 538-1909 26777 Central Park Blvd. Suite 180 Southfield, MI 48076

Pinnacle Printing & Promotions (248) 353-2266 21421 Hilltop Ste 12 Southfield, MI 48033

Property Management

Friedman Integrated Real Estate Solutions (248) 324-2000 34975 W Twelve Mile Road Farmington Hills, MI 48331


Southfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Huntington Management (248) 354-4474 25480 Telegraph Rd Suite 100 Southfield, MI 48033

NAI Farbman / Farbman Group (248) 351-4395 28400 Northwestern Hwy., Ste. 400 Southfield, MI 48034

Nemer Property Group, Inc. (248) 352-2080 Ext. 206 26877 Northwestern Hwy Ste 101 Southfield, MI 48033

Redico (248) 827-1700 One Towne Square Suite 1600 Southfield, MI 48076

Southfield Town Center (248) 350-2222 3000 Town Center Suite 2500 Southfield, MI 48075

The Scott Group of Dwellings By Rudy & Hall (734) 740-5361 44107 Franciscan Dr. Canton, MI 48187


Applebees Restaurants (248) 849-9620 291077 Southfield RD Southfield, MI 48076

Beans & Cornbread (248) 208-1680 29508 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48034

Beyond Juicery + Eatery (248) 234-8707 26185 Evergreen Rd Southfield, MI 48075

Public Relations

CK Mediterranean Grille & Catering (248) 355-2222 25148 Evergreen Rd Southfield, MI 48075

Tanner Friedman (248) 626-0006 32255 Northwestern Hwy Suite 298 Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Fishbone's (248) 351-2925 29244 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48034

PublicCity PR (248) 663-6166 24300 Southfield Rd Suite 101 Southfield, MI 48075

Residential Real Estate

Broker One Real Estate (586) 215-3732 18700 West 10 Mile Rd., Suite 2600 Southfield, MI 48076

Family First Real Estate Svcs., LLC (248) 539-7304 30500 Northwestern Hwy, Suite #300 Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Keller Williams Realty Tanji Grant (248) 345-3434 39500 Orchard Hill Place Suite 100 Novi, MI 48375

McNeal OBrien Team Real Estate (248) 594-7724 28305 Southfield Road Lathrup Village, MI 48076

TeamHarveyUSA! Realty, Inc. (248) 581-0166 24901 Northwestern Hwy Suite 408 Southfield, MI 48075

Cottage Inn Pizza (248) 357-3700 25855 Lahser Southfield, MI 48033

Fuddruckers (248) 809-6714 25309 Evergreen Southfield, MI 48075 Grand Traverse Pie Company of Troy (248) 458-0322 1446 W. Maple Road Troy, MI 48084

Kola Restaurant & Ultra Lounge (248) 932-5652 32523 Northwestern Hwy Farmington Hills, MI 48334 Meriwethers (248) 358-1310 25485 Telegraph Rd. Southfield, MI 48034

Nikola's Restaurant (248) 355-4695 25225 Telegraph Rd Southfield, MI 48033

Queen Virgin Remy (248) 864-8321 22090 W. 10 Mile Rd Southfield, MI 48033

Olga's (248) 424-9010 17651 W 12 Mile Rd Lathrup Village, MI 48076 Plaza Deli Southfield The Epicurean Group (248) 356-5210 29145 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48034

Renee's Gourmet Pizzzeria of Southfield (248) 208-6000 29705 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48034 Soul Seasons Cafe & Catering (248) 424-9190

15800 Providence Drive Solaire Active Adult Community Southfield, MI 48075 Towne Square Food & Spirits (248) 262-7922 One Towne Square Southfield, MI 48075

Tropical Smoothie (2480 353.0725 29920 Telegraph Rd Southfield, MI 48034

The Park at Trowbridge (248) 352-0208 24111 Civic Center Dr Southfield, MI 48033

Safety Services

Safety First Technology (877) 646-2683 19785 W. 12 Mile Rd., #600 Southfield, MI 48076


Motor City Dance Factory, LLC (248) 905-5678 29429 Southfield Road Southfield, MI 48076 Southfield Public Schools (248) 746-4366 24661 Lahser Road Southfield, MI 48033

Senior Services

Evergreen Health and Living Center (248) 203-9000 19933 W 13 Mile Rd Southfield, MI 48076

Remembered Words (248) 924-0797 44259 Brandywyne Canton, MI 48187

Wendy's Southfield (248) 352-4474 28481 Telegraph Rd. Southfield , MI 48034

Signs & Banners

Imperial Senior Suites (248) 200-0180 27600 Franklin Rd Southfield, MI 48034

Specialty Stores

Retirement Communities

Solaire Active Adult Community (248) 559-1605 15700 Providence Dr. Southfield, MI 48075

St Anne's Mead (248) 557-1221 16106 W. 12 Mile Rd. Southfield, MI 48076

Signs By Tomorrow (248) 355-3320 24460 Telegraph Rd Southfield, MI 48033

Heading Designs LLC (248) 722-7831 Southfield, MI HobbyTown (248) 864-5277 21770 W. 11 Mile Rd Southfield, MI 48076

Lathrup Pharmacy (248) 331-1112 27241 Southfield rd Lathrup Village, MI 48076

Schakolad Birmingham Chocolate (248) 723-8008 1728 W. Maple Rd Birmingham, MI 48009

Unique Lady Bridal and Prom (248) 548-1118 25000 Southfield Rd Southfield, MI 48075

Technology Consultants

Cygnus Systems, Inc. (248) 557-4600 X-120 24700 Northwestern Hwy Suite 600 Southfield, MI 48075

Elite Imaging Systems (248) 647-4520 2231 Cole St. Birmingham, MI 48009

Emaculate Solutions (248) 346-0774 Southfield, MI

NovaStar (734) 453-8003 35200 Plymouth Road Livonia, MI 48150

Sector 7, LLC (248)687-6809 24275 Northwestern Hwy Suite 100 Southfield, MI 48075


Comcast (734) 254-1500 41112 Concept Drive Plymouth, MI 48170

Everstream (248) 444-3606 Southfield, MI 48076

WDWO TV-18 TCT Network (313) 534.2000 21174 W. McNichols Detroit, MI 48219


Emagine Entertainment (586) 206-2104 200 N Main St Royal Oak, MI 48067

The Nederlander Company Broadway In Detroit (248) 608-1884


DTE Energy (313) 235-0280 1 Energy Plaza Suite 825-GO Detroit, MI 48226

Superior Electric Company of Greater Detroit (248) 398-5100 10280 Capital St Oak Park, MI 48237 Ucontrol Energy (313) 335-7610 1401 W. Fort Street # 32452 Detroit, MI 48232

Virtual Assistant

EXP Express Transportation (248) 443-1970 20411 W. 12 Mile Rd. STE 200 Southfield, MI 48076

Intelligent Office (248) 519-2300 900 Wilshire Dr Suite 202 Troy, MI 48084

Cadillac Travel, Inc (248) 358-5330 3000 Town Center Ste 22 Southfield, MI 49075

Runco Waste Services (248) 336-2333 P.O. Box 37379 Oak Park, MI 48237

Travel Agencies

Dream Vacations - Royal Oak, MI (248) 228-3003 29488 Woodward Ave, Ste 350 Royal Oak, MI 48073

Hamilton, Miller, Hudson & Fayne Travel Management Corporation (248) 827-4065 29566 Northwestern Hwy Ste 300 Southfield, MI 48034

Skyway International Travel (248) 559-2800 28551 Southfield Rd. #203 Lathrup Village, MI 48076


Consumers Energy (248) 433-5806 4600 Coolidge Hwy Royal Oak, MI 48073

Waste & Recycling

Web Marketing

Bold Media (248) 477-5994 19500 Middlebelt Rd Suite #201 Livonia, MI 48152

YowSeo LLC (248) 812-9690 29193 Northwestern Hwy Suite# 506 Southfield, MI 48034

Wholesale Warehouse Club Sam's Club Southfield (248) 354-1108 22500 W. 8 Mile Rd Southfield, MI 48034

Universal Wholesale, Inc (248) 559-7700 16400 W. Eight Mile Rd Southfield, MI 48075

Momentum Telecom (248) 686-2602 1101 Shipman Blvd. Birmingham, MI 48009

TelNet Worldwide (248) 485-1000 1175 W. Long Lake Road Suite 101 Troy, MI 48098

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