PAST EVENTS

COMMUNITY  EVENTS- "SUSTAINING AND MAINTAINING McCALLUMS SUBDIVISION"

(Modern Street to E. Davison Freeway; Dequindre Road to Riopelle Street)

Meeting Place -

North Parking Lot - 13651 Dequindre Rd. Detroit 48212

                  2016

DTE ENERGY

August 1, 2016 -  Partnership with DTE Energy.   Cleared overgrowth from vacant lots, alley ways and abandoned houses to take away the covers for drug dealers, drug users and prostitution.  Sustaining the neighborhood lots and alley ways in an effort to decrease crime, eliminate illegal dumping, and improve safety.

REGISTRATION 9:00 A.M. 

START TIME:   9:15 a.m.   END:  1:00 p.m.

BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF MICHIGAN

August 6, 2016 —  ARISE Detroit 10th Annual Neighborhoods Day.  In partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield, cleared overgrowth to take away the covers for drug dealers, drug users and prostitution; sustained the neighborhood lots and alley ways in an effort to decrease crime, eliminate illegal dumping, and improve safety.  Cleared and edged the sidewalks for passability and beautification.  REGISTRATION 9:30 A.M. 

START TIME:  10:00 a.m.   END:   2:30 p.m.

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN - THE DETROIT PARTNERSHIP

RCDC partnered with U-M of MI on October 8, 2016 to give hope and quality-of-life to others.  Cleared away overgrowth and debris thus improving safety and visibility. 

REGISTRATION  1:00 P.M.—1:15 P.M.

START TIME:   1:15 P.M.   END:    5:00 P.M.

                  2015

“RESTORING NORTHEAST DETROIT”

  (Dequindre Rd.  and Orleans St.)

 

RCDC Partners with ACCESS, DTE Energy and HAP

Sponsored the 11th Annual National

Arab American Service Day on Saturday, May 16th. Project included: Weeding, planting flowers and mulching around PGBC; Boarded 9 abandoned houses; Painted the boards to beautify the neighborhood; and cleared bush and debris from 8 of the houses boarded and cleaned the lot of a neighborhood senior. Over 300 volunteers.

Registration: 10:00 a.m.   Project: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

COMMUNITY EVENT - RCDC provided community projects for  Evangelical Lutheran Church In America Youth Gathering on July 16th and July 18th from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.  The youth removed debris and cleaned up an area in northeast Detroit. (200 volunteers over the two day period)

COMMUNITY EVENT - RCDC  will participate with Presbytery of Detroit in the 2015 Festival of Health held on Sunday, July 19, from 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. at Cass Park (Second & Temple Avenues) of Detroit, MI. Event will happen rain or shine. RCDC will provide equipment to enable mobile dental service to be provided to the homeless. 
 
For More Info, Contact: Mary 313-247-0792

NEIGHBORHOODS DAY AUGUST 1, 2015

We partnered with the Michigan Department of Corrections.  Our focus was mainly cleaning and sustaining Victor Street, between Orleans and Riopelle Street, and Dequindre Road, immediately south of Victor Street, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

OCTOBER 3, 2015 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LOWE'S

The quality-of-life was improved and hope bought back to this community!!!  Corner of Victor/Orleans Streets to Riopelle Street.  We removed old, worn chain link fences encasing overgrowth, removed brush and debris, cleaned the alley and mowed vacant lots from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

2017

COMMUNITY EVENTS:   June 15, June 29, July 7, July 27, August 4, and September 23 (Covenant Presbyterian Church, Franklin Presbyterian, Princeton 1st United Methodist Church (UMC), Chevy Chase UMC, Blue Water District Youth, U-M The Detroit Partnership, respectively). 
 

2018

COMMUNITY EVENTS: April 4, June 15, June 21, June 22, June 26, June 28, July 12, July 19, July 26, August 3, September 29 (U-M The Detroit Partnership, Presbyterian Churches, Castleton UMC, Florence UMC, Painesville UMC, Lambertville UMC, Maple Grove UMC, New Haven UMC, Fremont Nazarene Church, West Side Ann Arbor, FBI Teen Academy, U-M The Detroit Partnership, respectively).