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Organization NameWebsiteContactDescriptionCategory
AARP Information Center
4750 Woodward Ave #308, Detroit, MI 48201
Telephone:(313) 832-6846
Open to anyone over 50 years old. Monthly meetings, speakers. Provides up-to-date information on health, education & legislation.Retirement

updated Sep 2015
Accounting Aid SocietyAccounting Aid SocietySW Neighborhood Tax Center
8634 W. Vernor @ Lawndale Detroit, MI 48209
Telephone:(313) 556-1920
A 501(c)3 organization which provides free tax assistance to low-income families and assists non-profit organizations by providing low-cost workshops, business coaching and by publishing the Michigan Management Manual. Volunteers assist by preparing local, state and federal tax forms; teaching non-profit board, staff and volunteer members how to increase their management skills. Adult volunteers with non-profit, tax, general office, publishing and computer technology experience are needed. A commitment of a few nights or afternoons a month is asked once training is completed. There are no annual dues for volunteers.Support Organization

updated Sep 2015
Al-Anon/AlateenMichigan Al-Anon26150 5 Mile Road, Suite 19, Redford, MI 48239
Telephone: 313-242-0300 | 800-813-3105
Based on the 12-step program of Alcoholics Anonymous, provides non-professional mutual support to families and friends of alcoholics. . For more information visit Al-Anon/Alateen on the above web addresses,call, visit the local office, write or email.Support Organization

updated Sep 2015
Albanian Islamic CenterAlbanian Islamic Center19775 Harper, Harper Woods, MI 48225
Provides Islamic religious services and Albanian cultural activities.Cultural Organization

updated Sep 2015
Albert L. Lorenzo Cultural CenterLorenzo Cultural Center
44575 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038-1139
The Lorenzo Cultural Center, adjacent to the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, offers an unparalleled venue for exploring the influences and experiences, historical as well as current, that shape our heritage. Featuring multidimensional programs and showcasing themes related to science, history, literature, visual and performing arts and culture, there will be a wealth of opportunities to learn, celebrate and be entertained.Cultural Organization

updated Sep 2015
Alcoholics AnonymousAA Area 33 Southeastern MIDistrict 10 (within Area 33, Southeastern MI
General Service
PO Box 31 St Clair Shores, MI 48080
Telephone 24 HOUR HOTLINE: 313-831-5550
TOLL-FREE HOT LINE: 877-337-0611
Monthly meetings Beaumont Hospital, Connell Auditorium, Cadieux & Jefferson in Grosse Pointe, first Sunday of the month at 1:00 p.m.Support Organization

updated Sep 2015
Alliance FrancaiseAlliance Francaise de Grosse PointeDavid Thoms 248-267-3242Non-profit, non-political organization, affiliated with national federation of Alliances de Francaise. Purpose is to foster increased awareness and understanding between the French and American peoples through cultural exchange, speakers, language study, etc. Members are high school age and older and are not required to speak French. Most programs are in English. Monthly meetings involve lectures, movies, social events and conversation.
Dues: High School Student $5, Single $30, Family $50, Patron $75, Lifetime $300
Cultural Organization

updated Sep 2015
Alpha Delta KappaAlpha Delta KappaMeetings are held monthly, usually at members' homes.A professional teacher's sorority which is a philanthropic organization lending support to local charities such as COTS and other emergency shelters. Members are working and retired teachers. Programs include educational, self-improvement and recreational activities.Service Organization

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Alzheimer's AssociationAlzheimer's Association20300 Civic Center Drive, Suite 100, Southfield, MI, 48076
Telephone 248-351-0280 | 800-272-3900
Family support groups, telephone helpline, counseling assistance, in-home respite care, adult day care, community education, community resources, promotion of research.Health

updated Oct 2015
Local Care
Sunrise Senior LivingSunrise of Grosse Pointe Woods,
21260 Mack Avenue, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236. Phone:313-343-0600.
Sunrise on Vernier, 1850 Vernier Road, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236. Phone 313-642-2000. Health

updated Oct 2015
Alzheimer's Support Group.Alzheimer's Support GroupWest Bloomfield Brown Adult Care Center at JSL
6710 W. Maple Road
Alzheimer's support groups: Afternoon, second Thursday of each month from 1:30 to 3:30 pmHealth

updated Sep 2015
American Association of University WomenAAUW Grosse PointeGrosse Pointe Chapter CONTACT US:
P. O. Box 36776
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
Book sale pickup & delivery, from June 1 - July 31. Collection barrel at Kroger's, Marter & Jefferson, St. Clair Shores.

AAUW is committed to equity for women and to expanding their educational opportunities. Provides funds to advance educational research and self development for women. Members meet in each others' homes and at community meeting rooms.
Membership open to people of all ages who have a diploma from an accredited school
Women's Organization

updated Sep 2015
American Cancer SocietyACSSoutheast Michigan Office
20450 Civic Center Drive
Southfield, MI 48076
Telephone: 248-663-3400 | 800-227-2345
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.Health

updated Sep 2015
American Diabetes AssociationADA300 Galleria Officentre
Suite 111
Southfield, Michigan, 48034

Telephone: 248-433-3830

The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fighting for those affected by diabetes. The Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.Health

updated Sep 2015
American Heart AssociationAHA 27777 Franklin Road
Suite 1150 
Southfield, MI 48034

Telephone: 248-827-4214
The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is: "Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke."Health

updated Sep 2015
American Juvenile Arthritis OrganizationAJA1050 Wilshire Drive
Suite 302
Troy, Michigan 48084
Telephone: 248.649.2891
Juvenile arthritis is one of the most common chronic childhood diseases that often goes undetected or is misdiagnosed. The American Juvenile Arthritis Organization (AJAO) was formed in 1981 as a council of the Arthritis Foundation to serve as an advocate for, and work to improve the quality of life for children with rheumatic diseases and their families. The JA Alliance is a virtual community connected through the Arthritis Foundation Web site. Its members are parents, volunteers, health professionals and anyone who is impacted by juvenile arthritis. Our goal is to provide the resources and opportunities for YOU to learn, connect and share with others.Health

updated Sep 2015
American Red CrossAmerican Red CrossSoutheastern Michigan Region
100 Mack Ave., Detroit, MI, 48201
Telephone 313-833-4440Toll Free Number 877-788-0014

The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. Volunteer opportunities for youth (14 years and up): Blood services, clerical assistance, sewing, hospitals, nursing homes. Adults: Blood services, disaster programs, clerical assistance, transportation services, sewing.Service Organization

Updated Oct 2015
Arthritis FoundationArthritis Foundation MichiganChapter Office 1050 Wilshire Drive, Suite 302 Troy, MI 48084-1564
248.649.2891 Phone
The Arthritis Foundation is the only national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions. The Arthritis Foundation also provides a large number of community-based services nationwide to make life with arthritis easier, including: Self-help courses, water and land-based exercise classes, instructional videotapes, public forums, a wide variety of free educational brochures and booklets, the national, bimonthly consumer magazine Arthritis Today, continuing education courses and publications for health professionals.Health

updated Oct 2015
Arts and ScrapsArts and Scraps16135 Harper
Detroit, MI 48224
Arts & Scraps is a Detroit nonprofit organization that annually recycles 28 tons of material to help 275,000 children think, create and learn.Arts

updated Oct 2015
ArtServe MichiganCreative ManyTechTown Detroit 440 Burroughs Street, Suite 365 Detroit, MI 48202

Phone: 313-483-5705
ArtServe Michigan is a statewide arts and cultural advocacy organization - with a mission to cultivate the creative potential of Michigans arts and cultural sector to enhance the health and well-being of Michigan, its people and communities. Mid and upper-level business executives who donate time and expertise to arts and cultural organizations. Members receive eight hours of training and dues are voluntary.Arts

updated Oct 2015
Assistance League to the Northeast Guidance Center Northeast Guidance Center2900 Conner
Building A
Detroit, MI 48215
Phone: 313-308-1400
A non-profit organization that provides volunteer and financial assistance to high-risk children and adults on Detroit's east side, the 5 Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods. The club is seeking women of all ages, backgrounds and experience levels to devote their time to fundraising activities such as the North American International Auto Show Charity Preview, Girls Just Want to Have Fun Night, dinner parties, golf outings, tennis tournaments and other projects. Opportunities are also available for family members.Non-Profit Organization

updated Oct 2015
Association for Retarded Citizens - Grosse Pointe-Harper WoodsARCThe Arc Grosse Pointe/Harper Woods
20475 Sunningdale Park
Business Phone: (313) 885-5928
Meetings are held at Grosse Pointe Memorial Church. Affiliated with the National and State association. Group home is located at 1615 Lake Pointe. The Arc of the United States advocates for the rights and full participation of all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.Special Needs

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Assumption Greek Orthodox ChurchAssumption Greek Orthodox Church21800 Marter Road St. Clair Shores, MI 48080Church Office Hours: Monday -- Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Church

updated Oct 2015
Assumption Nursery SchoolAssumption Nursery School and Toddler CenterAssumption Nursery School
22150 Marter Road
St. Clair Shores, Michigan 48080
Tel: (586) 772-447

Our Mission
Develop each child as a total individual – socially, emotionally, physically and cognitively in a secure and caring environment.

updated Oct 2015
Au Pair Child Care ProgramsInterexchangeAu Pair USA
Telephone 800.287.2477
Meaning "on par, or equal," au pairs look after children in return for room and board, transportation, and pocket money. For more information, click on website.Careers / Jobs
Au Pair in America.Au Pair in America1 High Ridge Park, Stamford, CT 06905
Telephone 800 928-7247
Nonprofit intercultural exchange program sponsored by American Institute for Foreign Study Foundation, American Heritage Foundation, and American Institute for Foreign Study. Screens and matches young people from around the world with families in America.Careers / Jobs

updated Sep 2015
Autism Connections Autism Connections 4410 W. 13 Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48073
(248) 837-2047
Judson Center Autism Connections offers a wide range of educational, therapeutic and support services designed to assist individuals with autism, their families and their communities. Therapies and skills training promote independence and maximize potential for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders.Health
Autism Society of MichiganAutism Society of MichiganAutism Society of Michigan
2178 Commons Parkway
Okemos, MI 48864

Phone: (517) 882-2800
The mission of the Autism Society of Michigan (ASM) is to assure full participation and self determination in every aspect of life for each individual. ASM will realize this vision by opening avenues of self-advocacy and advocating on behalf of others in a way that values equity, respect, dignity and diversity in all communities. ASM is committed to empowering individuals with autism and their families by offering educational resources and materials, workshops, seminars and other services. See website to find a local chapter.Health

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Beaumont Hospital Assistance LeagueBHGPALHolds events to raise money for the hospital's scholarship fund and other needs.Service Organization

updated Oct 2015
Beaumont Community Health CoalitionHealth Coalition
Belle Isle ConservancyBelle IsleBelle Isle Conservancy, 300 River Place Drive, Suite 2800, Detroit, MI 48207
Telephone: 313.331 7760
Service Organization

updated Oct 2015
Better Business Bureau of Detroit & Eastern MichiganBBBBBB Serving Eastern Michigan
26777 Central Park Blvd., Suite 100
Southfield, MI 48076-4163
Telephone: 248.223.9400

updated Oct 2015
Boy Scouts Detroit Area CouncilBoy ScoutsGreat Lakes Field Service Council serves Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties with service centers in Detroit and Troy.Service Organization

updated Oct 2015
Capuchin Soup KitchenCapuchin1820 Mt. Elliott Street Detroit, MI 48207
The Capuchin Soup Kitchen serves the poor who suffer from the lack of basic human needs: material needs, such as food, clothing, and household necessities; psychological needs, such as motivation, self-esteem, and rehabilitation; and social needs, such as support systems and meaningful relationships.Non-Profit

updated Oct 2015
Catholic Charities of SouthEast MichiganCatholic CharitiesOffices in Warren and Clinton Twp.Compelled by the love and teachings of Jesus Christ, Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan provides compassionate, quality, professional services and support to people in need.Non-Profit Organization

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Charles H. Wright Museum of African American HistoryCharles H. Wright Museum315 East Warren Ave. Detroit MI 48201
313 494-5800
The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History is the world's largest institution dedicated to the African American experience. The Museum provides exhibitions and programs that explore the diversity of African American history and culture. The Museum houses over 30,000 artifacts and archival materials and is home to the Blanche Coggin Underground Railroad Collection, Harriet Tubman Museum Collection, Coleman A. Young Collection and the Sheffield Collection, a repository of documents of the labor movement in Detroit.History / Museums

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Children's Hospital of MichiganChildren's Hospital901 Beaubien, Detroit, 48201
313-745-KIDS (5437)
For further information on Volunteer Services contact:
Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Volunteer Services
3901 Beaubien
Detroit, Michigan 48201

Phone: (313)-745-5326
Volunteer Organization

updated Oct 2015
Christ Church Grosse Pointe (Episcopal)Christ Church61 Grosse Pointe Blvd. Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
Telephone 313-885-4841
Support groups include the Bartimaeus Fellowship for blind and visually impaired seniors, Alzheimer's Support Group, Blended Family, Solo for over forties singles, and others. Click on the website for detailed information.Church

updated Oct 2015
Christ the King Lutheran ChurchChrist the KingMack at Lochmoor, Grosse Pointe Woods
Telephone 313-884-5090

updated Oct 2015
City of Grosse PointeCity of Grosse Pointe17147 Maumee Avenue Grosse Pointe MI 48230
Telephone 313-885-5800
The City of Grosse Pointe is a community nestled along the shores of Lake St. Clair...a place where lovely homes grace tree lined streets. Residents are afforded a scenic waterfront park, a private marina, and its two outdoor swimming pools. The community takes pride in its excellent private and public schools and the city strives to offer an environment that is safe for both young and old.Local Government

updated Oct 2015
City of Grosse Pointe FarmsGrosse Pointe Farms90 Kerby Road Grosse Pointe Farms MI 48236
Telephone: 313 885-6600
Grosse Pointe Farms is a beautiful, upscale, suburban community on the shores of Lake St. Clair in southeastern Michigan. Since its establishment in 1892, Grosse Pointe Farms has become one of the premier neighborhoods in the country. The Farms is recognized for excellence in its schools, the quality of its housing stock, the safety and welfare of its citizens and its commitment to the special enhancements that make a city a community.Local Government

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City of Grosse Pointe ParkGrosse Pointe Park15115 East Jefferson Avenue Grosse Pointe Park MI 48230
Telephone 313-822-6200
Adopted in 1950, the City Charter provides the City of Grosse Pointe Park with a council/manager form of government. Voters elect a mayor and six city council members, who serve without pay, to conduct the affairs of the Park. The city manager, is the chief administrative officer and is appointed by City Council.Local Government

updated Oct 2015
(City) Village of Grosse Pointe Shores Village of Grosse Pointe Shores795 Lake Shore Road - Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan 48236
Phone: (313) 881-6565
One of the oldest communities in the Midwest, the Grosse Pointe area was settled in the mid-1600s and became a small farming community in the 1700s. With steamboat travel and later the automobile, the area become a popular summer resort for wealthy Detroit businessmen who later built permanent homes and architecturally significant estates, some of which remain today.Local Government

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City of Grosse Pointe WoodsCity of Grosse Pointe Woods20025 Mack Plaza Grosse Pointe Woods MI 48236
Telephone 313-343-2440
The City of Grosse Pointe Woods was originally incorporated in 1927 and was known as the Village of Lochmoor. In 1939, the Village of Lochmoor became the Village of Grosse Pointe Woods and on December 11, 1950, was incorporated as the City of Grosse Pointe Woods, a Home Rule City. The city covers an area of 3.28 square miles.Local Government

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City of Harper WoodsHaper Woods19617 Harper, Harper Woods, MI 48225
Telephone 313-343-2500
Harper Woods was incorporated as a city on February 19, 1951, when the residents of Gratiot Township (est. 1895) voted to incorporate the entire area of the Township of Harper Woods. A Charter Commission was elected, a Charter prepared and adopted, and a City Council elected. The City of Harper Woods was "born" on Monday, October 29, 1951, when the Charter took effect and the first City Council was sworn in.Local Government

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Compute-A-CarePublic Safety GPWGrosse Pointe Woods Public Safety Department

The Department provides an automatic telephone calling service called Compute-a-Care for those that are alone or without contact of others. The call is computerized and contacts the resident daily to assure that they are well. If contact is not made, a Public Safety Officer responds to the residence to investigate and provide assistance. The service is free upon request and can be arranged by the calling the Department at 343-2400.Service Provider

updated Oct 2015
Consumer Price Index HotlineBureau of Labor StatisticsU.S. and Detroit area CPI
Telephone: 312 353-1880 ext 2
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This recorded message provides the current ALL ITEMS CPI-U and CPI-W for the U.S. city average and the local area, the percent change from the previous period and 12 months ago, and the scheduled release date for the next release. The message is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.Business

updated Oct 2015
Consumer ProtectionConsumer Agencies in MichiganG. Mennen Williams Building, 6th Floor
525 W. Ottawa Street
P.O. Box 30755
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 335-3571
Provides information about recent consumer alerts, consumer laws, avoiding foreclosures, item pricing bill of rights, how to file a complaint.Government

updated Oct 2015
Daughters of the American RevolutionDARTo be eligible to join, a person must be at least 18 years old and a descendant of someone who fought in the Revolutionary War.Service Organization

updated Oct 2015
Daughters of the British EmpireMidWest DistrictNo active Michigan Chapters listed on National website at this timeA non-profit, non-political, nonsectarian voluntary society which is open to women of British or British Commonwealth birth or ancestry. There are five chapters in the metro Detroit area which meet once a month in members' homes. The DBE also hosts an annual luncheon and tea and individual chapters support local philanthropies. The group collects annual dues from its members.Cultural Organization

updated Oct 2015
Delta Zeta Alumnae of Metro DetroitChapter LocatorMost meetings are in members' homes in Grosse Pointe, St. Clair Shores and the East Side of Detroit.nonprofit sorority alumnae chapter that meets each month for educational, social and philanthropic projects focusing on support for the deaf and hearing impaired. Fundraisers help the Deaf, Hearing and Sign Language Center in Detroit. Membership is open to women alums of Delta Zeta sorority.Service Organization

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Detroit Garden CenterDetroit Garden CenterDetroit Garden Center
1900 E. Jefferson, Ste. 227
Detroit, MI 48207
Phone: 313-259-6363
The Detroit Garden Center is a non-profit educational institution serving metropolitan Detroit since 1932 in areas of gardening, beautification, and horticulture through lectures, tours, workshops, outreach programs and an extensive horticulture library. Meetings are held at a variety of metro Detroit locales. Adult dues are $25.00, seniors pay $20.00. Tue, Wed, Thu 9:30 am - 4:00 pmGardening

updated Oct 2015
Detroit Institute of Arts Volunteer CommitteeDIA5200 Woodward, Detroit, MI 48202

A non-profit gorup with eight service committees that work in the galleries, in the community and behind the scenes for the Detroit Institute of Arts. Its volunteers, ages 18 and over, are interested and enthusiastic about art. The minimum service requirement is 50 hours per year and may vary by committee. For more information, contact the DIA.Service Organization

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Ducks Unlimited- Grosse Pointe ChapterDucks UnlimitedThe largest conservation fundraising group in the US, sponsors annual events for conservation and restoration of North American wetlands. Meetings are held at various locations with an annual dinner in September.Environmental Organization

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Duplicate BridgeDuplicate BridgeWar Memorial,
32 Lake Shore Drive, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
Duplicate Bridge
Mondays: Noon - 4:00 p.m.
$8 per date includes coffee and snacks

Call Judith Thomas at 313.372.4218 for information.
Cards and Games

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Earth 911Earth 9111-800-CLEANUP (1-800-253-2687) will help you find a place to recycle oil and other hazardous waste close to where you live. Small amounts of oil may be brought to local commercial tune-up & oil change outlets.Environmental Organization

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Eastside Handweaver's GuildEastside Handweaver's GuildSt. Clair Shores Adult Education facility at 23055 Masonic, Saint Clair Shores on the Third Monday of the month.Support and encouragement for those who enjoy weaving, basketry, spinning and other fiber arts.Crafts

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Eastside Republican ClubEastside Republican ClubPolitical Organization

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Eastside Support Group of NAMINAMIA non-profit organization that offers self-help for families with a member who has a brain disorder. Its mission is to educate members and the public about mental illnesses, advocate for those who are ill and raise money for brain disorder research.Health

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Eastside Health CenterEastside Health Center7900 Kercheval St
Detroit MI, 48214-2439
Contact Phone: 313-921-5500

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Eastwood ClinicsEastwood Clinicsvarious locationsAffiliated with St. John Health Corp. Funded by state. Mental Health/Chemical Dependency Outpatient Services.Health

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Easy Riders Bicycle Touring ClubEasy Riderscall Regan at 586-772-2056 The club rides regularly on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings and either Saturday or Sunday.Sports

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Edsel & Eleanor Ford HouseFord House1100 Lake Shore, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236

This historic home is a stunning example of elegance from a remarkable era in history. The exquisite architecture, breathtaking lakefront grounds, impressive collection of fine and decorative arts, adorable Play House and vintage cars make this an ideal place to experience the lifestyle of one of America's most important industrial families. Tours and rentalHistory

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English Speaking Union of the United StatesESUUNon-profit organization that fosters communication among native and non-native English speaking people by way of lectures, social events, educational programs, travel and special events. Meetings are at local clubs and there are annual dues.Cultural Organization

updated Nov 2015
Epilepsy Foundation of MichiganEFMMain Office
Southfield Office:
Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan
25200 Telegraph Road
Suite 110
Southfield, MI 48033

(800) 377-6226
Adult seizure clinic, pediatric seizure clinic, clinical chemistry laboratory, consultation and evaluation program. Reference library - more than 35,000 cataloged reprints on epilepsy or related subjects available to researchers or studentsHealth

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Exchange Club of DetroitNECMeet Name : Detroit Yacht Club 6.50 Miles
One Riverbank Road
Detroit, MI 48207
Meets on: Tuesday (Week(s) 2,4) - 06:00 PM
The original service club in the United States founded in Detroit 1911Service Organization

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Family Center of Grosse Pointe and Harper WoodsThe Family Center20090 Morningside Drive, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236

Telephone 313 432-3832
Provides links to community resources, advocacy for parents and caregivers, and parenting education programs.Family and Parenting

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Telephone 313 432-3832Circle of Friends Auxiliary - Volunteers of all ages with writing, speaking, fundraising, marketing and leadership skills desired. A time commitment of 1-4 hours/month is recommended.
Family Service of Detroit & Wayne County aka
Family Service, Inc
10900 Harper Avenue
Detroit, MI 48213
(313) 579-5989
Family-focused counseling in divorce, remarriage, problems with children and teens, sexual abuse, domestic violence, grief and loss, parenting skills, depression, substance abuse, eating disorders, etc.Support Organization

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Federal Citizen Information CenterGSA800-333-4636Have a question about Federal programs, benefits, or services?Call toll-free between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. eastern time Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Will answer your question or get you to someone who can. Recorded information on frequently requested subjects is available around the clock.Government

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Fine Arts Society of DetroitFASDA special-interest, non-profit club established in 1906 to promote the arts. The group puts on three plays a year including one musical, and holds art exhibits. Members of all ages with an interest in the arts are welcome. Talent helps but is not necessary. Meetings are held at member homes and plays are held at the Player's Club in Detroit.Arts

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First Christian Reformed Church of DetroitFirst Christian1444 Maryland St. Grosse Pointe Park MI 48230
Telephone 313-824-3511
313-821-8779 God's Kids Early Learning CenterChurch

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First English Evangelical Lutheran ChurchFirst EnglishVernier Road at Wedgewood Drive, Grosse Pointe Woods
Telephone 313-884-5040

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Fisher Mansion and the Bhaktivedanta Cultural CenterISKON383 Lenox Avenue, Detroit, MI 48215-0304
Telephone 313-331-6740.
Sunday programsHistory

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Fontbonne AuxiliaryFontbonneFontbonne Auxiliary
St. John Hospital and Medical Center
Mack Office Building, Suite 102
22101 Moross Road
Detroit, MI 48236

tel: (313) 343-3675
Fundraising organization that supports patient services and programs at St. John Hospital and Medical Center and the Sisters of St. Joseph. Members raise funds and plan special events. Each year Fontbonne plans a fashion show, the White Christmas Ball and more. It also raises funds through Le Fontbonne Shoppe.Service Organization

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Forgotten HarvestForgotten Harvest21800 Greenfield Road Oak Park, MI 48237
Telephone 248-967-1500
The mission of Forgotten Harvest is to relieve hunger in the Detroit metropolitan community by rescuing prepared and perishable food and donating it to emergency food providers.Non-Profit Organization

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Fort Detroit Golden Retriever Club and Rescue ServiceGoldenNonprofit club that provides foster homes and new homes for homeless golden retrievers. The club also participates in community parades and animal care fairs.Animals

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Fort Street Presbyterian Church Open Door ProgramFort Street631 W. Fort Street, Detroit, MI 48226
Telephone 313 961-4533
Fort Street Open Door volunteers serve a hearty luncheon meal every Thursday and provide clothing, basic medical services, counseling for assistance benefits and more.Service Provider

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Foundation for Exceptional Children-Judson CenterJudson Center20090 Morningside Drive, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236

In October 2009, Judson Center partnered with the Foundation for Exceptional Children (FEC) to create Judson Center Grosse Pointe.
The Foundation For Exceptional Children is dedicated to providing a "non-public" school, supportive educational program for children with special needs. The program offers specialized classroom and recreational opportunities five days a week, eleven months a year. A weekday summer program is offered in June and July. Established in 1954 by parents who desired a better quality of life for their children with a developmental disability.
Special Needs

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Fox Creek Chapter of Questers International No. 216Fox Creek QuestersA non-profit group is a focus on preservation, restoration, historic places, sites, antiques, history and genealogy. Membership is open to people of all ages, but by-laws dictate a limited number of members so there may be a waiting list. However, there are five other Questers chapters in the Grosse Pointe area. Non-Profit Organization

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Friends of the Grosse Pointe Public LibraryGPP FriendsContact the Friends by mail @ 10 Kercheval Avenue Grosse Pointe, MI 48236
313 343-2074 ext 204
"Friends Down Under" Used Book Store (Basement of Woods Library) 20680 Mack Ave. Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236
TUESDAY 6-8pm, SATURDAY 12-4pm
Books / Library

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A non-profit volunteer organization that was organized in 1948 for the purpose of supporting and expanding the educational, cultural, and outreach programs of the Public Library. Hosts annual Classic Book lectures, operates the used book carts and used book store at the branch libraries. Conducts book sales which raise funds to support library activities and purchases of new materials.
Friends of the Grosse Pointe War MemorialVolunteer32 Lakeshore Drive, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
Telephone 313-881-7511
The Friends assist the War Memorial in planning and coordinating special events and hold special events for their members. The group is open to people of all ages, schools and interests who love the War Memorial and all it has to offer. Volunteer time is varied and flexible. Service Organization

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Friends of VisionFriends of Vision(313) 824-4710A volunteer arm of the Detroit Institute of Ophthamology. Non-profit organization which helps with fundraising, volunteer activities and support groups at the DIO including a car raffle. The group helps with the Visons to Remember Antiques Show in February and an annual Eyes on Design automotive show in June, both of which are held at the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House. They also volunteer as drivers, phone callers and sales clerks in DIO's low vision aids store. Founded in 1974. Service Organization

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Garden Club of MichiganGarden Club of MichiganGardening

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Genealogy Library. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.Family History CenterRoseville Michigan Family History Center
16965 East 12 Mile Road
Family History Centers contain documented names for 122 million people from all over the world. There is no fee. In addition to the records they have there, they can access, for a nominal fee, the world's largest genealogical library in Salt Lake City (2 billion names.) Other Family History Centers in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties can be found at the website.Genealogy

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Girl Scouts - Southeastern MichiganGirl ScoutsGirl Scouts is the largest volunteer organization for girls in the world. It is a part of a global family of girls and adults in 144 countries. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.Youth Organization

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Gleaners Community Food BankGLEANERSGleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan
2131 Beaufait
Detroit, MI 48207
866-GLEANER (453-2637)
A non-profit organization that secures, stores and distributes food to local non-profit agencies that feed the hungry. Volunteers, adults and youth, repackage food, prepare food boxes, do office work, assist with fundraisers, canned food drives and special events, work for speakers bureau or drive trucks (adult only).Non-Profit Organization

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GPO AccessGPO732 North Capitol Street, NW, Washington, DC 20401-0001 202.512.1800
GPO Access is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version and the information retrieved from GPO Access can be used without restriction, unless specifically noted.Government Organization
Grace United Church of ChristGUCC
1175 Lakepointe at Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Park
Weekly Sunday worship at 10:30 AMChurch

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Grannie Nanniescall SOC for more information
313 882-9600
Grandmother who enjoy spending time with their grandchildren.
Meets the first Friday of the month at Big
Boy restaurant 20171 Mack Ave. near Vernier
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Grosse Pointe Animal Adoption SocietyGPAASFounded in 1997 to serve the Grosse Pointes and neighboring communities as a foster home based, non-euthanasia, organization that finds suitable homes for indoor companion animals that have been abandoned, surrendered or found.Animals

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Grosse Pointe Art CenterGPAC17118 Kercheval Grosse Pointe, MI 48230

Phone: (313) 881-3454
The Grosse Pointe Artists Association is one of the oldest non-profit art organizations in the area. They promote and stimulate artistic talent and engage in community services. An inclusive organization that encourages diverse membership and participation. Grosse Pointe Art Center - modern and contemporary art, supporting visual, literary and performing artists thru exhibitions, workshops, demos, lectures, readings and performance. Arts

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Grosse Pointe Audubon SocietyGP AudubonMemberships run from Sept. 1 - Aug. 31. Join at any meeting. Non-profit nature and birdwatching club that plans programs on nature, birds, flowers and environmental concerns. A chapter of the Michigan Audubon Society serving the Grosse Pointes, Harper Woods and beyond. Meet in the Annex of the Grosse Pointe Unitarian Church, 17150 Maumee, between St. Clair and Neff, Grosse Pointe, the third Monday of September, October, November, January, February, March and April. Environmental Organization

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Grosse Pointe Baptist Church a.k.a CrossPointe Christian ChurchCrossPointe21336 Mack Avenue, Grosse Pointe Woods


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Grosse Pointe Lakeshore Barbershop ChorusBarbershop ChorusThe Grosse Pointe Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society Music

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Grosse Pointe Board of RealtorsGPBRGPBR
710 Notre Dame
Grosse Pointe, MI
Telephone 313-882-8000
Established in 1985, the Grosse Pointe Board of REALTORS is made up of approximately 350 REALTORS and allied professionals. Its publication, Homes of Distinction, is the premier real estate buying guide for the area, with distribution throughout the Grosse Pointe area and parts of St. Clair Shores and Harper Woods.Business

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Grosse Pointe Camera ClubGPCCBrownell Middle School, 260 Chalfonte, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI in Room C-11.Organization for amateur photographers using both/either traditional or digital cameras. The club gives its members opportunities to develop their photographic skills from beginning to advanced. Activities include competitions, mini-programs, assignments, field trips and organized shoots. A calendar of meetings and events is available online. The club is affiliated with the Greater Detroit Camera Club Council and members teach adult education photography classes. Annual dues are $20.00. Photography

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Grosse Pointe Chamber of CommerceGPCC63 Kercheval Ave, Grosse Pointe, MI 48236
Phone:(313) 881-4722
Providing leadership and promoting the economic vitality of the five Grosse Pointe business communities thereby improving the quality of life for all residents.Business

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Grosse Pointe Chamber MusicChamber Music586 771-4387Monthly concerts held in the Crystal Ballroom of the Grosse Pointe War Memorial on Sunday afternoonsMusic
Grosse Pointe Chess ClubTuesdays from 7:00 - 10:00 P.M. Buddy's Pizza, Mack and MorossCards and Games
Grosse Pointe Classical Music League15852 E Jefferson Ave. Grosse Pointe Park 48230A tax exempt fundraising organization which raises funds awarded to high school music students. Activities include a holiday Christmas brunch with the Lake St. Clair Symphony, boat parties, the annual Michigan Opera Theatre Singing Fest and other outings. The league is open to anyone over age 20 with an interest in bringing finer music to the Grosse Pointe Community. Quarterly lucheon meetings are held at private clubs in the Grosse Pointes.Music

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Grosse Pointe Community ChorusCommunity ChorusMusic

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Grosse Pointe Congregational Church Congregational240 Chalfonte at Lothrop
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Grosse Pointe Crisis ClubCrisis ClubSince 1956, a non-profit organization that furnishes food, clothing and other necessities and pays emergency bills for people caught in a crises due to illness, death of a breadwinner, fire or other disaster. It serves before other larger charitable organizations can act and on a one-time-only basis. Members are men whose annual dues help defray expenses involved in crisis cases. More funds are raised through meetings and events that include guest speakers, an annual sports night, a golf outing, a duck dinner, a Christmas ball and two raffles.Service Provider

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Grosse Pointe Democratic ClubDemocratic ClubGeneral meetings three times a year for all members and the general public, typically on the 2nd Tuesday of the month during September, February and April. These meetings take place at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial, local city halls ot libraries. These meetings usually feature a guest speaker addressing current issues of public interest. Check out the website for any upcoming meetings or events.Political Organization

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Grosse Pointe Education AssociationGPEA20861 Mack Avenue, Suite 5, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236

313 882-9119

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Grosse Pointe Farm and Garden ClubFarm and Garden ClubMonthly meeting, 2nd Monday. Annual meeting, May.Gardening

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Grosse Pointe Farms Boat ClubGPFBCA nonprofit social club dedicated to enhancing Pier Park through its activities.Service Organization

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Grosse Pointe Foundation for Public EducationGPFPEAn independent non-profit organization dedicated to the continued academic excellence of the Grosse Pointe Public School SystemEducation

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Grosse Pointe Garden CenterGPGC32 Lake Shore Road
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
313-881-7511 x206
Grosse Pointe Garden Center provides programs for the community and hosts garden-related fundraisers.
Represented are the Grosse Pointe Farm and Garden Club, Grosse Pointe Garden Club, Grosse Pointe Woods Garden Club, Grosse Pointe Park Garden Club, Grosse Pointe Shores Branch of the Woman's National Farm & Garden Association, Herb Society of America-Grossse Pointe Unit, Deeplands Garden Club, Detroit Garden Club, Grand Marais Garden Club, Junior League Gardeners, La Societe des Jardinieres, Men's Garden Club of Grosse Pointe, St. Clair Shores Garden Club, The Garden Society, The Pointe Garden Club, Village Garden Club, Windmill Pointe Garden Club.

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Grosse Pointe Historical SocietyGPHS381 Kercheval Ave., Suite 2, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236The Provencal-Weir House, 376 Kercheval Avenue is open the 2nd Saturday of each month from 1 to 4 P.M. from September through June. Group tours by appointment.History

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Grosse Pointe Library FoundationGPLF10 Kercheval
Grosse Pointe Farms MI 48236
Library Organization

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Grosse Pointe Lions ClubGP LIONSService Organization

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Grosse Pointe Memorial Church (Presbyterian)GPMCChurch

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Grosse Pointe Moms ClubGPMCThe Grosse Pointe Moms Club was co-founded in 2000 by Grosse Pointe residents. They were new moms seeking peer support and socialization for their children. Realizing a group like this did not exist in the greater Grosse Pointe area, the ambitious new moms decided to start one. The club prospered under the International MOMS Club umbrella for 3 years. As membership grew to more than 70 moms, it became necessary for the club to localize under a non-affiliated group of its own. In 2004, the Grosse Pointe Moms Club, Inc. was born, offering the same benefits and activities as it always had. Activities include art date, business social, chat loop, coffee club, cooking club, helping hands, kids outings, lunch bunch, music class, mom's night out, park playdates, playgroups, service projects, themed parties, walking clubParenting & Family

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Grosse Pointe Pettipointe QuestersQuestersA special interest group which meets to study, discuss, listen to presenters and shop for antiques.Antiques

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Grosse Pointe Power SquadronGPPSMailing Address
18530 Mack Ave #421
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

GPPS - The Grosse Pointe Power Squadron is a local unit of the United States Power Squadrons (USPS) organized on February 7, 1939 by Earl Teetzel with the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club as its formal sponsor. All educational classes, including Navigation, were offered by 1942. GPPS grew with its membership passing the three hundred mark in 1961. GPPS is the largest Squadron in District 9. In 1964 USPS celebrated its golden anniversary and GPPS celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary that same year. 1989 marked the Grosse Pointe Power Squadron's 75th anniversary. USPS - Organized in 1914, the United States Power Squadrons is a non profit, educational organization dedicated to making boating safer and more enjoyable by teaching classes in seamanship, navigation and related subjects.Boating

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Grosse Pointe Public SchoolsGPPS389 St. Clair Avenue

The Grosse Pointe Public Schools, in partnership with students, staff, parents and community, will be at the forefront of education. An evolving curriculum and the highest standards of instruction and learning in every class, every day, will ensure that each student is challenged to fully develop individual abilities, skills and character to succeed in life.Schools

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Grosse Pointe Rose SocietyGPRSMeets the second Wednesday of Sep, Oct, Mar, Apr, May and Jun at the Grosse Pointe Congregational Church, 240 Chalfonte. Non-profit garden club open to anyone interested in growing roses. Club activities include garden tours, an annual rose show in June, holiday gathering and meetings. Annual dues are $15.00Gardening

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Grosse Pointe Sail ClubGPSCThe Grosse Pointe Sail Club was founded in 1948 when the City of Grosse Pointe Park invited a dozen sailing enthusiasts to establish a sailing club at the citys Windmill Pointe Park. Located at the head of the Detroit River, Windmill Pointe Park and its marina provide an ideal venue for conducting sailboat races. The clubs Tuesday Evening Sundown Series, now in its 43rd year, is the longest running open racing competition on the lake, drawing hundreds of sailors every Tuesday night throughout the summer. With its location at the junction of the Detroit River and Lake St. Clair, the Windmill Pointe Park main pier offers spectators an excellent view of both the starts and finishes of the Sundown Races and other club sponsored race events.Boating

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Grosse Pointe Senior Men's ClubGPSNCMeet 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. An investment seminar begins at 9:30 a.m.; lunch is at 11:00 a.m.; the speaker begins at 12:20 p.m.Senior Organization

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Grosse Pointe Senior Men's Tennis ClubSub-club of the Senior Men's Club of Grosse Pointe. The club also plans cookouts, a Christmas party and other outings. Members are seniors in their mid-fifties or older showing all skill levels. Dues are $10.00 a year; $4.00 - $7.00 for daily court time.Members play men's doubles from 10:00 a.m. to noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Neighorhood Club in the summer and at the Wimbledon Racquet Club in the winter.Sports

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Grosse Pointe Skating ClubGPSCA non-profit which teaches basic skills of ice skating in eight-week sessions. Lessons are held at the Grosse Pointe Community Rink for children age 5 and up from 4:00pm to 5:00pm on Wednesdays or 9:00am to 10:00am on Saturday. Lesson are also available for adults. Cost is $90.00 plus $10.00 annual membership fee. Students must have their own skates and helmut.Sports

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Grosse Pointe Ski ClubGPSkiMeetings are held at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial or at a Grosse Pointe Park facility. Sports

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Grosse Pointe Newcomers ClubGPNCA club for couples 40 and over. Meetings are at members' homes, local clubs and other facilities. The group plans six social events that take place between September and June.Social Organization
Grosse Pointe Spanish Language Meetup GroupSpanish Meet-upMeet local Spanish language and culture lovers for conversation and fun! Come to a Spanish Language Meetup and make new amigos as you practice speaking, discover new phrases, and finally figure out verb conjugations! All ages and levels welcome.Cultural Organization

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Grosse Pointe Partnership for Different LearnersGPPDLSpecial Needs

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Grosse Pointe Symphony OrchestraGPSO32 Lakeshore Rd., Grosse Pointe Farms, MI, 48236.Approximately 60 adult muscians, rehearsing Wednesday evenings & presenting three or four classical and/or pops concerts per season. Members are musicians who have played in a high school or college orchestra. The group rehearses on Wednesday evenings for about 3 hours at local schools. The group is currently seeking musicians and volunteers to help run this orchestra.Music

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Grosse Pointe TheatreGPT315 Fisher Road, Grosse Pointe, MI 48230A community-oriented social and cultural organization. Volunteers produce and perform in the War Memorial's Fries Auditorium. Members include actors, directors, designers, painters, carpenters, costumers, writers, cooks, etc. The group sponsors a children's theater, is starting a new project in support of the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House and offers scholarships.Arts
Grosse Pointe Unitarian ChurchGPUC17150 Maumee, Grosse Pointe, 48230
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Grosse Pointe United Methodist Church211 Moross Rd., Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236Rev. Robert D. Wright - senior pastor. Email: revwright@gpumc.orgChurch
Telephone 313-886-2363 | office@gpumc.orgRev. Pamela Beedle-Gee - associate pastor. Email:
http://www.gpumc.orgSunday Worship at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 10:45 a.m.
Grosse Pointe Woman's ClubThe Crystal Ballroom of the Grosse Pointe War Memorial, 32 Lakeshore Rd.Meetings are held at 12:30 the third Wednesday of each month in the Crystal Ballroom for lunch, featuring a guest speaker and conversation.Women's Organization
Membership chairman: Peggy Hickey 313 407-1842The club's goal is to furthur educate and provide social growth through the the general advancement of woman's interests. Members also raise money for scholarships awarded to one student from both Grosse Pointe North and Grosse Pointe South high schools. Membership is open to current and former residents, residents of bordering communities and area business owners. Dues are $65 per year and include seven lunches, a monthly newsletter and a membership directory.
President: Pam Zimmer at 313-882-9087
Grosse Pointe Woods Presbyterian Church19950 Mack Ave (between Moross & Vernier)Senior Pastor: Rev. Jim Rizer. Sunday Worship 10 a.m. Sunday Fellowship Time - Refreshments follow worship - 11 a.m. Groups: Presbyterian Women, Mariners (couples, widows, widowers, singles, and divorced folks), Woodsmen (senior men), Neighborhood Open House (senior men and women), Congregational Life & Care (sponsor All-Church Birthday Party, Ice Cream Social, & Family Church Picnic). Sunny Days Preschool Co-op - contact: Director of Christian Education. Memorial Garden - contact: Church Office or a minister.Church
Telephone 313-886-4301
Grosse Pointe Yacht Club788 Lake Shore Road Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236-1592Boating
Telephone 313-884-2500
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Grosse Pointe, City of17147 Maumee Avenue Grosse Pointe MI 48230The City of Grosse Pointe is a community nestled along the shores of Lake St. Clair...a place where lovely homes grace tree lined streets. Residents are afforded a scenic waterfront park, a private marina, and its two outdoor swimming pools. The community takes pride in its excellent private and public schools and the city strives to offer an environment that is safe for both young and old.Community
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H. T. Ewald FoundationEWALD15450 E. Jefferson, Suite 180, Grosse Pointe, MI 48230
Telephone 313-821-1278
Started in 1928 by H.T. Ewald. Oldest privately funded scholarship foundation in Detroit. Awards four year college scholarships to graduating high school seniors. Must meet financial need, high overall scholastic record, personal character and willingness to share their talents with the community.Education

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Habitat for Humanity -- Detroit14325 Jane Street Detroit, MI 48205Non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating sub-standard housing by providing simple, decent homes for those who need them. Habitat for Humanity Detroit is a nonprofit Christian housing ministry dedicated to building decent, affordable housing in partnership with those in need in the city of Detroit. One of over 2000 affiliates of Habitat for Humanity International.Non-Profit Organization
Telephone 313-521-6691
http://www.habitatdetroit.orgIf interested in volunteering you must attend a Volunteer Orientation. See website. 
Volunteers may help in building, fundraising and work in the new ReStore for used building materials.
Habitat Metro ReStore 
17670 Mack Ave.
313 332-0248
Habitat for Humanity -- Grosse Pointe Partners32 Lakeshore, Grosse Pointe Farms 48236A charitable organization comprised of members who want to help Habitat for Humanity build houses in Detroit. It is sponsored by 14 churches in Grosse Pointe and meets to plan work and programs each month.Non-Profit Organization
Telephone 313-882-5330 may help in building, fundraising and work in the new ReStore for used building materials. To find out more about the ReStore visit the website at
or call 313 332-0248
Henry Ford Estate Fair Lane4901 Evergreen Road Dearborn MI 48128A stately self-contained enclave of privacy and natural beauty, tucked away on 1300 acres of rambling Dearborn farmland. Fair Lane stands today as a true reflection of Henry and Clara Ford's interests and ideals.History
Telephone 313-593-5590Guided Tour Pricing: Adults - $12.00, Senior (62 & older) - $11.00, Student (with I.D) - $11.00, Children (6-12) - $8.00, Ages 5 and under - Free
Connect to January - March, Tuesday - Sunday: 1:30 p.m. only.
Tours: April - December, Tuesday - Sunday: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., & 2:30 p.m.
Herb Society of America: Grosse Pointe UnitInformation: Sue Ternes 313-822-8019 or Pat Cardellio 313-881-1857Meets the second Wednesday of the month at the Grosse Pointe United Methodist Church, 211 Moross Rd. An herb sale is held every May and an Herb and Holly Boutique in November at the Grosse Pointe Woods Municipal Building 20025 Mack Plaza. Workshops are held to help stock the sales tables. Members plant and tend an herb garden at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. The Herb Society of America (HSA) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that focuses on educating its members and the public on the cultivation of herbs and the study of their history and uses, both past and present. The motto of The Society, "For Use and For Delight," is taken from the 17th century herbalist, John Parkinson.Gardening
Holley Ear InstituteFor more information, or to volunteer, phone 313-343-7484Volunteers from the Holley Ear Institute check the hearing of every new baby born at St. John's Hospital. They opened the Center for Communications Excellence for the hospital's audiology staff. The Center hosts ASL (American Sign Language) lessons and a resource center. They also opened the Holly Ear Institute Family Village at the De Sales Center near the Irish Hills, part camp, part resort, offering classes for the families of the deaf and hearing-impaired.Health
Jazz ForumFor information write Jazz Forum, 1347 Bedford Rd, Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230Ticket contact: Jim or Trenna Ruffner 313-885-0232.Music
Presents mainstream jazz and song standards in a chamber music style setting. Currently, two series of four concerts each are presented in the Fall and Spring at the Grosse Pointe Unitarian Church.
Junior League GardenersPR Chair: Evelin Johnson: 313-881-0040Garden Party, May 17, 2007 at the Eleanor and Edsel Ford House. Monthly meeting as scheduled. Annual meeting, June. Celebrating their 75th anniversaryGardening
Junior League of Detroit32 Lakeshore, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236Dues: $150. A social and charitable organization that provides educational, recreational, cultural and health resources for Detroit's children. Empowering women through leadership training and volunteer opportunities, women over 21 willing to volunteer 30 or more hours a year are eligible for membership. Members have focused their efforts on Project Literacy for the past 3 years. Other projects include a Designer Showhouse every other year; pediatric mobile team of Children's Hospital of Michigan.Service Organization
Telephone 313-881-0040
La Societe des JardinieresPresident : Sharon Lutz 313-884-9668Monthly meeting, 2nd Thursday.Gardening
Lake Shore StridersPresident : Nick Papas 313-885-3256Formed in 1989. Sponsors Great Lakes Relay the third weekend in July. Call for running schedule throughout the year.Sports
Lakeshore Family YMCA23401 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores, MI 48080M-F 5:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Sat 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Sunday.Sports
Telephone 586-778-5811
lakeshore@ymcadetroit.orgAdult & youth recreation programs and child care. Membership fee.
Lakeshore LonghouseCharlie Krasner 313 574-4350 charles.krasner@comcast.netNon-profit organization provides father/son and father/daughter activities throughout the year, highlighted by 6 weekend long camping experiences. Children range from 5-16 yrs. Annual dues are $80.00. Camp-outs have additional fees. Events take place in and around Grosse Pointe and camp-outs are typically at Michigan YMCA facilities. Members build a float for the Grosse Pointe Thanksgiving parade and deliver necessities to senior citizens and shut-ins.Family and Parenting
Lakeshore Optimist Club of Grosse PointeDave Fries: 313-971-5458Breakfast meetings are held at 7:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month in the Reception Room of the Grosse Pointe War Memorial, 32 Lakeshore DriveService Organization
Optimists< ahref ="" target="_blank"> non-profit service group committed to optimism as a way of life and dedicated to giving back to the community. Members volunteer their time and fundraising efforts to contribute to various youth-related charities such as the Foundation for Exceptional Children, Old Newsboys' Goodfellows Fund, Arts & Scraps and the Family Center of Harper Woods and Grosse Pointe. The group also sponsors youth athletic teams at the Neighborhood Club and the Lakeshore YMCA. For more information, visit the Optimist International website, click on Visitors, then Club Directory, USA, MI, G.P., and then club name to get an email form.
Quarterly dues are $70
Lakeside Palette Club of St. Clair Shores586-445-0996 Senior Activity CenterThe Lakeside Palette Club of St. Clair Shores was established February 3, 1947 by Mrs. Russell Srigley and a group of ten artists. This group met at Blossom Health Inn on Lake Saint Clair. Today this club has over one hundred members and meets at the St. Clair Shores Civic Center located at 2000 Stephens, SCS, MI 48080. The objective remains the same after more than sixty years. "To study and paint together and to stimulate and promote interest in creative art. For more information contact 586-772-8843 or 586-296-0217Arts
Civic Area 2000 Stephens St. Clair Shores 
2nd Thursday of the month
League of Women Voters of Grosse Pointe32 Lakeshore Drive, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236Non-profit non-partisan group that promotes active and informed participation of citizens in government; conducts candidate forums. Publishes voter guides, Know Your Grosse Pointe, Citizen Handbook and Your Government Officials. All meetings are free and open to the public.Non-Profit Organization
Telephone 313-343-0771
info@grossepointe.mi.lwvnet.orgMembership open to men and women, 18 years and older who care about good government. Membership is $55.00 a year for an individual; $80.00 for a household. Membership in the Grosse Pointe LWV brings with it memberships in the state and national organizations. Meetings are held in a variety of public places.
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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Michigan chapterMadison Heights Office 1421 E. 12 Mile Road Madison Heights, MI 48071The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. The mission of LLS is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Since its founding in 1949, LLS has invested more than $600 million for research specifically targeting blood cancers.Health
1-800-456-5413 | 248-582-2900
Peggy Shriver - Executive Director
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Lions Club of Grosse Pointe WoodsMeetings: Amvets Hall, 19730 Harper, Harper Woods, MIMeetings are at 7 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of each month.Service Organization
President: David Wilhelm, 1827 Woodbridge, St. Clair Shores, 48081A non-profit service club that helps people who are visually impaired.
Telephone 586-321-2097
LocalMotionLocalMotionGreenLocalMotion is a grass-roots, solutions-driven, community-based 501 (c) 3 organization dedicated to raising awareness about the connections between environmental toxins and negative health consequences, including cancer. LocalMotion's mission is to raise public awareness about the links between environmental toxins and negative health consequences, including cancer, in an effort to influence personal and industrial behavior to promote improved health and quality of life.Environmental Organization
4750 Woodward Suite 307 Detroit 48201 313 881-2263Ways to volunteer. - Volunteer at one of the lectures. If you have an expertise that you think would be helpful, call us to find out how to get involved. Support LocalMotion programs by contacting school, community, and business leaders and letting them know that you are interested in the use of non-toxic products.
Lutheran Social Services8131 East Jefferson, Detroit, MI 48214Foster care and adoption services, adult day care and in-home services, programs for the homeless, assisted living programs, programs for persons with developmental disabilities.Service Provider
Telephone 313-823-7700
March of Dimes27600 Northwestern Hwy., Suite 150 Southfield, MI 48034Improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. March of Dimes can carry out this mission through research, community services, education and advocacy to save babies' lives. March of Dimes researchers, volunteers, educators, outreach workers and advocates work together to give all babies a fighting chance against the threats to their health: prematurity, birth defects, low birthweight.Non-Profit Organization
Telephone Michigan Chapter - 248-359-1550
Mariners Church of Detroit170 E. Jefferson Detroit, Michigan 48226-4391Mariners' on Hart Plaza at the Tunnel. Free secured parking, Ford Garage, enter at Woodward & Jefferson. Rt. Rev. Richard W. Ingalls, Bishop and Rector. Rev. Richard W. Ingalls, Jr. Assistant Rector. Kenneth J. Sweetman, Organist & Choirmaster.Church
Telephone 313-259-2206
http://marinerschurchofdetroit.orgServices -Sunday 8:30 a.m. - Sunday 11:00 a.m. - Thursday 12:10 p.m.
Special Civil Services - Blessing of the Fleet (March) Great Lakes Memorial Service (November)
Church Sunday School (September - June)
Child Nursery and Toddler Care (Year-round)
Men's and Women's Garden Club of Grosse PointeMen's and Women'sFounded in May 1953. Club members meet monthly on the third Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Brownell Middle School.
There is a featured speaker each month on garden related topics, meetings are free and open to members and the public alike.
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Description A non-profit group dedicated to furthering community interest and education about gardening. Monthly meetings feature speakers, plan field trips and plan an annual garden tour. The club also sponsors a flower sale and sends to high school students to Interlochen each year. It also maintains the gardens at Elworth Field, the Farms Pier Park, and the Richard gazebo
Other Information Members include men and women and range from beginning to expert gardeners
Dues are $20.00 a year
Merry Go RoundersCall Marcia or Ronald Pikielek 313-884-4201 for more informationA couple's dance club for people of all ages who like to dance. Members meet four times a year at private clubs in the Grosse Pointes.Dance
Membership dues are $60.00 per couple. Dinner dances average $80.00 per couple.
Metro East Chamber of Commerce27601 Jefferson, St.Clair Shores, MI 48081Represents the communities of Fraser, St. Clair Shores, Roseville, Harper Woods, and the Grosse Pointes.Business
Telephone 586-777-2741
Michigan Democratic Party606 Townsend St. Lansing, MI 48933To promote the State Party and Democratic Leadership in Michigan.Political Organization
Telephone 517-371-5410
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality525 West Allegan Street P.O. Box 30473 Lansing, MI 48909-7973Protect and enhance Michigan's environment and public health.Environmental
1-800-662-9278 - Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
1-800-292-4706 - Environmental Emergency
27700 Donald CT Warren MI 48092-2793
Michigan Department of History, Arts and Libraries702 West Kalamazoo Street P.O. Box 30738 Lansing, MI 48909-8238The mission of the Department of History, Arts and Libraries is to enrich quality of life and strengthen the economy by providing access to information, preserving and promoting Michigan's heritage and fostering cultural creativity. The department includes the Library of Michigan, the Mackinac Island State Park Commission, the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, and the Michigan Historical Center.History
Telephone 517-241-2236
Michigan Recycling CoalitionPO Box 10070, Lansing, MI 48901The Michigan Recycling Coalition (MRC) is a non-profit environmental organization whose mission is: To foster effective resource use in Michigan by developing, supporting and educating a coalition of business, government, non-profit and individual members working toward the common goals of waste reduction, recycling, reuse, composting and recycled-content purchasing.Environmental
Telephone 517-974-3MRC (3672)
Michigan Republican PartySecchia-Weiser Michigan Republican Center 520 Seymour St. Lansing, MI 48933To promote the State Party and Republican Leadership in Michigan.Political Organization
Telephone 517-487-5413
Michigan Republican Party520 Seymour St. To promote the State Party and Republican Leadership in Michigan.Political Organization
Lansing, MI 48933
Michigan State CapitolCapitol Tour and Information Service Guided tours are offered from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.Government
Capitol Square P.O. Box 30014 Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Telephone 517-373-2353 or 517-373-2348Tours of the Capitol, State Historical Museum and Hall of Justice are scheduled up to a year in advance. Check website to find the most up to date calendar of groups scheduled. Scheduled tours are offered weekdays by the Capitol Tour and Information Service. Tours encompass the public areas of the Capitol and include visits to the House and Senate galleries. Guides provide historical and contemporary information on the building and the legislative process.
Michigan Voter Information Center Web site provides you with a vast assortment of information related to voter registration and election administration in Michigan. With this tool you can: Determine if you are registered to vote, Find your polling location, Contact your local election official, Learn to use your voting equipment, Find answers to frequently asked questions, View your sample ballotGovernment
Michigan Women's Historical Center & Hall of Fame213 West Main Street, Lansing Michigan 48933The Michigan Women's Studies Association, an academic-professional organization, was founded in 1973 on the campus of Michigan State University. Their goal is to change what is thought and taught about women's role in history, particularly Michigan women, in our public schools and at the college level.History
Telephone 517 484 -1880
Mothers Against Drunk Driving625 E. Big Beaver, Suite 200 Troy, MI 48083Non-Profit Organization
Telephone 248 528-1745
Victim Helpline 24/7 : 800-323-6233
The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to stop drunk driving, support victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking
Mothers of Young ChildrenContact the Parish office for more information 313-884-5554Special interest club that offers networking opportunities for Grosse Pointe mothers with newborns to children five years of age. The multi-denominational club meets at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church and offers speakers, community service projects and at least one fundraiser each year.Family and Parenting
Dues are $20.00. Babysitting is provided for a nominal charge.
NACEL Open DoorLong-Term Hosting - Darlene Mohler, Zanesville, OH Tel: 800-238-1198Cultural exchange group for teenagers ages 14-18Cultural Organization
Programs Abroad - Julian Prince, West Bloomfield, MI. Tel: 248-626-6641
National Association of Career Women - Metro Detroit ChapterNACW Metro Detroit Chapter c/o Kyle BoehlkeReservations: Contact Chris Winans 248-505-1704 email cwinans@hwwrealtors.comWomen's Organization
Level One Bank 30201 Orchard Lake Rd. Farmington Hills, MI 48334The second Wednesday of every month at 11:30 a.m. MEETING LOCATION The Iroquois Club 43248 N. Woodward Avenue Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Reservations: Contact Chris Winans 248-505-1704 email cwinans@hwwrealtors.comOrganization for professional career women. The group provides a supportive environment for career women to build personal and professional relationships.
Other Information Members Luncheon Fee $22.00, Guests Luncheon Fee $27.00
National Council on Aging: Benefits Check Upwww.benefitscheckup.orgDeveloped and maintained by The National Council on Aging (NCOA), BenefitsCheckUp is the nation's most comprehensive Web-based service to screen for benefits programs for seniors with limited income and resources. BenefitsCheckUp includes more than 1,550 public and private benefits programs from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, such as: Prescription drugs, Nutrition (including Food Stamps), Energy assistance, Financial, Legal, Health care, Social Security, Housing, In-home services, Tax relief, Transportation, Educational assistance, Employment, Volunteer services.
National Domestic Violence Hotline1-800-799-SAFE (7233)Crisis intervention, safety planning, information about domestic violence and referrals to local service providers A direct connection to domestic violence resources available in the callers area provided by a Hotline advocateService Provider
TDD/TTY 1-800-787-3224 TTY
Hours 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.Assistance in both English and Spanish with Hotline advocates having access to more than 140 different languages through interpreter services
Neighborhood Club17150 Waterloo, Grosse Pointe, MI 48230Neighborhood Club Walk-in Registration Hours: M-F 10:00am-4:00pmSocial Organization
Telephone 313-885-4600Recreation and enrichment programs for all ages. Brochure is mailed to Grosse Pointe and Harper Woods residents three times per year. Membership fee.
Nursery School: 313-885-4600
Thrift Shop: 313-885-0773Thrift Shop: 17670 Mack Ave.
New Friends and NeighborsFor more information call Nancy Pilorget, membership vice president: 313-823-6662.Friends and Neighbors Club is committed to providing a sense of community and a network of social contact through numerous activities and programs. The club is open to all residents of the Grosse Pointe School District with an emphasis on welcoming new residents.Social Organization
Annual Dues - Payable June 1st - $30
Operation Able4750 Woodward, Suite 201, Detroit. MI, 48201Non-profit organization dedicated to expanding employment opportunities for older adults. Network of more than 40 community-based free employment programs throughout the state to assist those over 40. Funded by the Governor's Office for Job Training.Senior Services
Telephone 313-832-0922
1-800-922-HIRE (4473)
TDD/TTY TTY users: call Michigan Relay Center 1-800-649-3777
Our Courts Courts is a free, interactive, web-based program designed to teach students civics and inspire them to be active participants in our democracy. Our Courts is the vision of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, who is concerned that students are not getting the information and tools they need for civic participation, and that civics teachers need better materials and support. On this site, you will find information and useful teaching resources for an engaging civics curriculum.Education
Our Lady Star of the Sea467 Fairford Road Grosse Pointe Woods MI 48236Our Lady Star of the Sea is a welcoming faith-filled communion of Roman Catholics, joyfully celebrating the Word of God and the Eucharist, continually growing in the image of Christ. Our mission, under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, is to proclaim and share the Good News, by modeling our lives after Mary in Love and Service to God and Humanity.Education
Telephone 313-884-5554
School Office - 313-884-1070
Players Club33321 East Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48207Non-profit amateur theater group for men 21 years of age and over. Organized in 1910, The Players presents production and one-act plays from October to May at the historic Players Playhouse. Members are needed to facilitate all aspects of productions. The Players is a companion club to the all-female Theatre Arts Club, with joint productions annually. There is a $150 initiation fee with annual dues of $450. Junior members - 30 years - dues $225, Student members - 25 years - dues $150.Arts
Telephone 313-259-3385
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Point of RelevanceP.O. Box 36246 Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236A grass roots organization based in Grosse Pointe that sponsors lectures, seminars and workshops dealing with timely and controversial subjectsSocial Organization
Telephone 313-670-8405
Pointe Area Assisted Transportation Service (PAATS)Office is located in the Harper Woods Municipal BuildingDoor to door assisted rides - non-emergency - for handicapped and seniors (60 and older). Priorities are: medical, nutritional (especially food and friendship), financial purposes, and recreation/social purposes. For medical use the boundaries are 11 Mile, Gratiot, Woodward, and the Detroit River.Service Provider
313-343-2580Available to Grosse Pointe and Harper Woods residents and handicapped under special circumstances.
Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Pointe Garden ClubVisit WebsiteMonthly meeting, 3rd Monday. Annual meeting, May.Gardening
Pointe KnittersShirley Paczkowski 313-885-9034Non-profit organization for people interested in knitting and wanting to improve their skills. Every year their knitting display appears in Grosse Pointe Central Library's display case.Crafts
Meet at the Children's Home of Detroit at 7:30 p.m. the 4th Thursday of each month.
Pointe Printing15201 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230-0138Fax machines available for people wishing to fax materials to a private or business address.Service Provider
Telephone 313-822-7100
Pointer Bridge Club313-886-7595Meets at the Alger house and at member's homesCards and Games
Pregnancy Aid Inc17325 Mack Avenue in DetroitNon-profit charitable pro-life group that provides free alternatives to women with crisis pregnancies. Members are 18 and older and meet twice a month at their office.Family and Parenting
Telephone 313-882-1000 Suzy Stockmann
Pro-Literacy Detroit3011 W. Grand Blvd. Fisher Building, Suite 215 Detroit, Michigan 48202Every resident of Detroit, Highland Park, and Hamtramck should have the opportunity to be an informed citizen, a supportive and involved parent, a viable employee, and a lifelong learner. Pro-Literacy Detroit makes this possible through the recruitment, training, innovative, goal-driven tutoring programs.Education
Telephone 313-872-7720
Prostate Cancer InformationSt. John Hospital Surgery Center, 21000 Twelve Mile Road in St. Clair Shores.The second Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.Health
Telephone 586-771-4820Physicians from the Michigan Institute of Urology discuss diagnosis and treatment options.
Quilt Guild of Metro Detroit586 751-3117 Lois SchwabSpecial interest club that promotes the art of quilting through lectures, workshops, show-and-tell activities and quilt shows. People of all ages and all levels of quilting skill are welcome. Meetings are the third Tuesday of every month except December, and are held at the Redeemer United Methodist Church at 20571 Vernier in Harper Woods. Dues are $25.00 a year.Crafts
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network800-656-HOPERAINN reachs millions of Americans each month with important information about sexual assault prevention, recovery and prosecution. Among its programs, RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE. This nationwide partnership of more than 1,100 local rape crisis centers provides victims of sexual assault with free, confidential services, 24/7.Service Provider
Address 2000 L Street, NW Suite 406 Washington, DC 20036
Telephone 202-544-3064
Renaissance Unity11200 East Eleven Mile Road, Warren, MI 48089Formerly Church of Today. Non-denominational, interfaith spiritual fellowship grounded in the Unity movement. Groups meeting include Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon, Toastmasters, Nar-Anon and many others. See web site for meetings scheduled.Church
Telephone 586-353-2300
ReStore - Habitat for Humanity Detroit12630 Greenfield Road Detroit, MI 48227Tuesday Saturday; 9:00 AM 5:00 PMNon-Profit Organization
Telephone ReStore TELEPHONE 313-653-4890The Habitat Detroit ReStore helps raise the standards of area housing by providing individuals and families an opportunity to purchase building materials and home improvement products they may not otherwise afford. By recycling materials and goods that would otherwise end up in landfills, ReStore helps preserve natural resources and reduces waste disposal costs. Net proceeds of ReStore sales go to Habitat for Humanity Detroit to pursue mission of providing people in need with decent, affordable housing.
IN-KIND DONATIONS 313-231-2032
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Rotary Club of Grosse PointeConnect to service-minded group of business and professional men and women who meet every Monday at noon at the War memorial. The international organization is dedicated to humanitarian service, high ethical standards and building peace and goodwill throughout the world. Men and women who are interested are invited to have their first breakfast free.Service Organization
The club meets on Mondays at 12:10 p.m. in the Fries Crystal Ballroom at The Grosse Pointe War Memorial
Saint Ambrose Roman Catholic Church15020 Hampton, Grosse Pointe Park, one block north of Jefferson, at MarylandSaturday Vigil Mass at 4:00 p.m.; Sunday Masses at 8:30 & 11:15 a.m.Church
Telephone 313-822-2814
Salvation ArmyAdult Services, Emergency Assistance - Harding Corps 3735 Harding Ave. Detroit, MI 48214The Salvation Army supports the less fortunate with a broad network of services and programs. Offering food and shelter, disaster services, holiday assistance, child and family services, drug and alcohol treatment, legal aid clinic, social work, religious services.Non-Profit Organization
St. Clair Shores Super Family & Thrift Store 31015 Harper Street St. Clair Shores, MI 48082
Telephone Harding Corps - 313-822-2800Go to our volunteer website (link below) and see what opportunities are available in your area. Or you can contact the volunteer services office by e-mailing Desiree Barber or by calling 248-443-5500 x312.
St. Clair Shores Super Family & Thrift Store- 586-541-0397
Volunteer - 248-443-5500 x312
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Secretary of State - MichiganSOUTHEAST MACOMB COUNTY PLUS: 24040 Harper St Clair Shores MI 48080M,T,Th,F 9AM - 5PM; Wed 9AM - 7PMGovernment
Telephone 888-767-6424 Secretary Of State or Department of State is responsible for licensing drivers, as well as registering and titling vehicles. The department also regulates auto dealerships and repair facilities, and licenses auto mechanics. Other important duties include administering election law and voter registration, commissioning notaries public as well as overseeing the Office of the Great Seal.
Online Services include Renew Your License Plate, Branch Office Locator, Election & Voter Information, Renew Your Dealer License, Personalized Plates, Michigan Organ Donor Registry, Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), Abandoned Vehicles, Notary Public Search, Driving Skills Testing Organization
Senior Ladies ClubFor membership information call Jean Lyons at (313) 882-7051.Club meets at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial for cards and lunch, usually the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month.Women's Organization
Open to all Grosse Pointe residents age 60 and over. $7.00 per date for lunch and cards.
Services for Older Citizens158 Ridge Road Grosse Pointe FarmsServices for Older Citizens is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to helping older citizens in the Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods maintain their lives in independence and dignity. Call or check out the website for information & assistance, minor home repair/rehab, food & friendship, case coordination, trips, newsletters, computer classes, medical equipment, lending closet, volunteer opportunities, Meals on Wheels & more...Service Provider
Telephone 313-882-9600
http://www.socservices.orgVolunteer Opportunities
Shoreline Sound Show Chorus of Sweet AdelinesMarti Miller 313-886-3785Non-profit women's singing organization dedicated to education and achievement through competition and performing four-part harmony, barbershop style. Open to women over the age of 18.Music
Shorewood KiwanisPO Box 87 Saint Clair Shores, MI 48080-0087Membership, Dues, Committees: or presidentelect@shorewoodkiwanis.orgService Organization
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Club meets at Jack's Waterfront Restaurant, 24200 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores, MI, 48080 on Tuesdays at 7:30 a.m.
Community service club for men and women ages 18 - 60 who are interested in raising funds for community needs such as assistance for children, the elderly and the handicapped. Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. Serving St. Clair Shores and the Grosse Pointes.
Sierra ClubOutings Chair: Phil Crookshank, 313-562-1873, wanderphil1@yahoo.comSierra Club groups are run by local volunteers who host educational programs, outings, political and conservation activities, and general meetings. Group activities are tied to current environmental issues important to your community and family's health. Sierra Club outings and group programs are open to the public -- everyone is welcome and you don't have to belong to that group to participate.Environmental Organization
Group Chair: Carol Izant, 248-352-6137,
Society for Creative AnachronismTim and Aimee Moran 313-824-7992For anyone who has dreamed of being a knight or a damsel, a non-profit, participation-based educational and activity group. Meets to recreate the middle ages in participatory reenactment. All that's required is an interest in the history of the middle ages. An interest in sewing is a plus.Social Organization
Carol Lynn and Dick Green 313-885-5304
The group meets every Monday at a private residence.
Soroptomist International of Grosse PointeMembership chairwoman Marya Malkovich mmalkovich@gmail.comMeetings are held at 7:00 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club.Service Organization
Mary Ellen 313 640-5964A non-profit special interest club open to business and professional women age 18 and up who volunteer to improve the lives of women and girls in the local communities and throughout the world. The organization holds a permanent seat in the United Nations.
http://www.grossepointesoroptimist.orgMembership dues are $125 per year.
Special Olympics MichiganP.O. Box 474 Alma, MI 48801-0474The mission of Special Olympics Michigan is to provide sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for the children and adults with intellectual disabilities who live in our state. Athletes are given continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness; demonstrate courage; experience joy; and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.Sports
Telephone 1-800-644-6404
St. Clair Shores Senior Activities Center20000 Stephens Drive St. Clair Shores, MI 48080 (between Little Mack & I-94 expressway)Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM; Tuesday & Thursday 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM; Saturday Evenings Dance - 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.Senior Organization
Telephone 586-445-0996Description A wide variety of programs and activities are offered to senior citizens 50 years and older. The monthly newsletter and calendar is available at the Senior Activities Center, the Parks and Recreation office and the library. Offers fun, games, movies, delicious lunches and more each week.
Van Service: 586-498-2331Other Information An annual membership fee is required for participation in most senior programs. The cost is $10.00 per year for residents and $15.00 for non-residents. The membership fee is paid at the Senior Activities Center office and a permanent membership card is issued. Some additional per class fees are charged but many programs are included in the membership at no additional cost.
TDD/TTY 248-473-1875 TDD
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St. Clare of Montefalco Catholic CommunityParish offices: 1401 Whittier Road, Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230-1167Pastor: Bishop John C. McNabb, OSA.Church
Telephone Parish offices: 313-647-5000Principal: Hank Burakowski
Fax Parish offices: 313-647-5005Church opposite school, parking lot on Mack Avenue
Address School: 16231 Charlevoix, Grosse Pointe Park 48236
Telephone School: 313-647-5100
Fax School: 313-647-5105
St. James Lutheran Church170 McMillan Rd., near Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236Rev. Gerald A. SpiceChurch
Telephone 313-884-0511
St. John Hospital and Medical Center22101 Moross Rd. Detroit, 48236Volunteers to provide assistance to hospital personnel. Most volunteers serve at least four hours a week. St. John Health depends on volunteers to provide assistance for the patient, their families and hospital staff. Whether youre a retiree wanting to give back to the community, a student exploring careers, or just have a simple desire to help others, there are a wide array of opportunities at St. John Health.Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteers 313-343-3680
St. Michael's Episcopal Church20475 Sunningdale Park near Lochmoor Club, Grosse Pointe WoodsChurch
Telephone 313-884-4820
St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran375 Lothrop at Chalfonte, Grosse Pointe Farms, 48236Rev. Frederick Harms, Pastor. Rev. Morsal Collier, Interim Associate Pastor.Church
Telephone 313-881-6670
St. Paul on the Lake157 Lake Shore Rd Grosse Pointe Farms MI 48236Mass Schedule: Sunday: 7:00am, 8:30 am, (Choir) 10:00 am, (Voices of Joy) 12:00Church
Church: 313-886-1242Saturday: 8:15 am, Saturday 4:30 pm
School: 170 Grosse Pointe Blvd Grosse Pte Farms MI 48236Monday-Friday 6:30 am and 8:15 am
School: 313-885-3430
State Archives of Michigan702 W. Kalamazoo St. Lansing, MI 48909-8238Holdings of more than 80 million items covering state and local government records, maps, photographs, and private manuscripts, war records, tax/assessment rolls, land records etc.Genealogy
State of Michigan services for the State of Michigan. Michigan NewsWire combines all of the news releases from all of the State of Michigan agencies including the Governor's office into one location for easy access to the latest that is happening within state government.Government
Substance Abuse Community CouncilP.O. Box 36150, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236.Purpose is to increase community awareness in order to bring about changes in attitudes and behavior related to the use of alcohol and other drugs.Service Organization
Telephone 313-886-8026
Sunrise Rotary Club - Grosse PointeVisit WebsiteTuesdays 7:00 PM The Hill Seafood & Chop House 123 KerchevalService Organization
Team Angels Breast Cancer FoundationRosalba Pacell 586-322-1202Plans annual Fall dinner and fashion show. Proceeds support research at Henry Ford Health System's Josephine Ford Cancer Center.Service Organization
Theatre Arts ClubSusan 313-882-9706The Theatre Arts Club of Detroit is a Michigan Non-profit organization established in 1910 as an all women's theatre group. For the first 15 years, performances were given in any available locale. In 1925, Players built their beautiful Playhouse on Jefferson. The Play-house has been our home ever since. Member participation ranges from lead roles to audience participation. Theater workshops are provided for underprivileged girls and proceeds from the twice a year plays fund an annual scholarship for a drama student.Arts
Toastmasters International313-884-1184 Wendy BradleyDedicated to improving speaking and listening skills of adults. Anyone interested in sharpening their communication skills is encouraged to join. The Northeastern Chapter celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2008.Social Organization
313 884-4201 Ron PikielekMeets the second and fourth Monday of each month (7:30pm) at the Grosse Pointe Farms Municipal Offices. 90 Kerby Road.
Toys for Tots27601 C Street Mount Clemens, MI 48045The mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted. The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a shiny new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to needy youngsters that will motivate them to grow into responsible, productive, patriotic citizens and community leaders.Non-Profit Organization
Email SgtMaj Laarman
Tuesday MusicaleThe Tuesday Musicale of Detroit P. O. Box 36535 Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236Since 1885, the group has grown to include a Student League, a Composer's Group, a Chamber Music Ensemble and the Glady Simmons Piano Master Class. Associate members help make up the audiences at the Tuesday morning concerts held in the Grosse Pointe War Memorial Crystal Ballroom. Sponsors two scholarships annually to University of Michigan students. Auditions three times a year.Music
Turning PointP.O. Box 1123 Mt. Clemens, MI 48046Turning Point provides programs and resources that enable victims/survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and homelessness to regain control of their lives.Service Provider
24-Hour Crisis Line 586-463-6990
Business Line & Counseling Program 586-463-4430Volunteer Coordinator P. O. Box 1123 Mt. Clemens, MI 48046 Office 586-463-4430
Personal Protection Order Office 586-469-7494
Forensic Nurse Examiner Program 586-792-0051Second Hand Rose Resale Shop supports the Mission of Turning Point by providing free goods to survivors, affordable merchandise to the community, and revenue to support the programs of Turning Point. DONATION HOURS Mon Fri 10am5pm Sat 10am 3pm
Second Hand Rose Resale Shop 158 South Main Street Mt. Clemens, MI 48043
U.S. Census Bureau Information ServicesRegional Census Center for MI, OH & WV, provides information about Census Bureau Statistics & offers training to data users. See web site for estimates, projections, income, housing, genealogy, maps and more.Regional Census Center for MI, OH & WV, provides information about Census Bureau Statistics & offers training to data users. See web site for estimates, projections, income, housing, genealogy, maps and more.Government
U.S. Government Bookstore1-866-512-1800Stocks pamphlets, CD-ROMS, posters and other publications offered to the public by the Government Printing Office.Government
U.S. Government Printing OfficeIDCC 732 N. Capitol Street, NW Washington, DC 20401GPO Access is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version and the information retrieved from GPO Access can be used without restriction, unless specifically noted.Government
Telephone 866-512-1800 Toll Free
United Way Community Services1212 Griswold, Detroit, MI 48226-1899Publishes the The Help Book , a directory of health and human services agencies and support groups; Medication Assistance Directory; and HIV Directory. Provides telephone information and referral services. To obtain a help book, contact Maria Williams at or complete and sumbit an order form (form can be found on website)Non-Profit Organization
Telephone 313-226-9200 Way brings communities together to focus on the most important needs in the community -- building partnerships, forging consensus and leveraging resources to make a measurable difference.
University Liggett SchoolPre K 3 - Grade 5 & Grades 9-12: 1045 Cook Rd Grosse Pointe Woods MI 48236-2509University Liggett School, Michigan's oldest coeducational independent school, is a college-preparatory, day school serving students in grades Pre-K through 12. Located in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan, ULS attracts families from throughout Southeast Michigan. University Liggett School provides a foundation of academic excellence in a diverse educational community that has as its shared values respect, responsibility, trustworthiness and compassion.Education
Telephone 313-884-4444
Address Grades 6-8: 850 Briarcliff Drive Grosse Pointe Woods MI 48236-1142
Telephone 313-886-4220
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Veteran's ClubGrosse Pointe War Memorial, 32 Lake Shore Drive, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236Open to all Grosse Pointe Veterans. Club usually meets the 2nd Thursday of every month from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial.Veteran Association
Telephone 313-822-1550 Joe Trowern
Veterans of Foreign Wars - Bruce Post28404 E. Jefferson St. Clair Shores, MI 48081-2570The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, with its Auxiliaries, includes 2.2 million members in approximately 8,100 Posts worldwide. Its mission is to "honor the dead by helping the living" through veterans' service, community service, national security and a strong national defense.Veterans Association
Telephone 586-757-4883
Hall Manager 586-777-9265
Vietnam Veterans of America16945 Twelve Mile Road Roseville, MI 48066VVA's goals are to promote and support the full range of issues important to Vietnam veterans, to create a new identity for this generation of veterans, and to change public perception of Vietnam veterans.Veteran Association
Visiting Nurse Association of Southeast Michigan25900 Greenfield Road, Suite 600, Oak Park, MI 48237The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) provides comprehensive, personalized services that foster health, independence, dignity and comfort through home-based healing, hospice care, education, home health care, HIV/AIDS programs, flu immunization programs, corporate wellness, maternal/child, disease management, homeless case management and health-oriented community outreach initiatives.Health
Telephone 800-882-5720
WNBA - Women's National Book Association - Detroit ChapterWNBA Detroit Chapter PO Box 85523 Westland, Michigan 48185The only organization in the book world open to women and men in all occupations allied to the publishing industry: publishers, authors, librarians, literary agents, editors, illustrators, designers, educators, critics, booksellers, and those engaged in book production, marketing, finance, subsidiary rights, and personnel. Publishers, wholesalers, and other organizations support the work of WNBA by becoming Sustaining Members.Business
Cynthia Dooley 313-884-1029,
Woman's Historical Club of Detroit313-886-1585The Woman's Historical Club of Detroit, founded in April 1877, is the oldest and longest-running woman's study club in Michigan. The club meets two Fridays a month from September through May in members' homes. Members are interested in research and writing. They each prepare one paper a year. Dues are $15.00 annually. Meetings are in members' homes and at local clubs.Women's Organization
Women of Wayne Alumni AssociationGrosse Pointe Chapter. Contact: Joan Wright, 313-882-1687.Non-profit organization that presents programs of educational interest and raises money for scholarships for women. Also provides fellowship and leadership opportunities for Wayne women to develop service programs for the University; to help expand women's opportunities for education; to recognize Wayne women for their contributions to society; and to serve as a voice for alumnae in University-related matters and alumni affairs. Wayne State alumnae of any age are invited to join.Women's Organization
Women's Connection of Grosse PointeMaria Pikielek at 313-884-4201Promotes personal and professional growth of women. Meets every fourth Thursday from September to June in a private club from 6:00 to 9:00 pm to have dinner and hear a speaker. Members of all ages include students, business women and homemakers. Dues are $35.00 a year.Women's Organization
Nancy Neat at 313-882-1855
Women's Republican ClubRepublican WomenAffiliated with the the National Federation of Republican Women. The group meets in members' homes and local clubs and churches to showcase candidates and provide education on the role of local, state and national governments.Women's Organization

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