Posted on: March 22, 2018

Compost Resumes April 2

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Compost will be picked up beginning with the week of April 1 through the December 15. Please plan your clean-ups and trimming accordingly, as compost cannot be mixed with your trash at any time. The special Christmas Tree pick up is December 26-January 15...

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Parks and Rec Seasonal Jobs

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For questions contact the Parks & Recreation Office at 734-793-1882, Monday-Friday, 12-6pm.Hours vary by season and position.For the Spring & Summer seasons, we are looking to hire 3-4 Park Attendants working 15-20 hours per week. Weekend availabi...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

Great Bacon Run

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The 2018 Bacon Run, will be held on Saturday, August 11th, starting & finishing out of Garden City Park. The race will feature a 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run, plus a new 10K Run/Walk and a "Double-Bacon Run," consisting of both the 10K and 5K Runs.

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

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The Wayne County Department of Public Services will host the first of three Household Hazardous Waste Collections on June 9 at Henry Ford College beginning at 8am until 2pm.

Examples of Acceptable Items- Household paints, stains, dyes- Floor wax, floor car...

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Community Spotlights
Posted on: January 4, 2017

Maplewood Center

Maplewood Center

The Maplewood Community Center houses the Family Resource Center, the Senior Center, the Community Resources Department and many additional programs.

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Posted on: March 5, 2018

Fashionable Formals For Le$$-A Prom Dress Event


Time: 9AM- 3PM

Location: Maplewood Community Center - Discovery Room

FREE Admission

A minimum $20 donation per dress is appreciated.  

Limited accessory vendors available.

For more info, contact Alan Bennett at:

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CRD- Spotlights
Posted on: February 28, 2018

Stand Up, Stand Out, & Stay Sober: Alcohol Awareness Event


The Garden City Family Resource Center and Thrive presents:

The Stand Up, Stand Out, and Stay Sober family event!


  • Impaired Driving Simulation
  • Interactive Educational Exhibits
  • Dinner Provided
  • Tons of Prizes and Drawings

Join us for a night of food, fam...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

AARP Tax Assistance Program


We understand that retirement or other life changes may mean your taxes are a little more complicated now. With the help of our team of IRS-certified volunteers we make it easy for you.AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has more than 5,000 locations in neighborhood...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Healthy Kids- Happy Families


Now more families than ever are eligible for low-cost or no-cost health insurance though the Healthy Michigan program.  Even children in a family of four earning up to $32,000 a year may qualify!  And, if you have attempted to enroll in ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Our H.O.M.E. Pantry Needs Your Help!!


The pantry services individuals and families residing in Garden City.  Currently serving 400+ people monthly, interest in the pantry has skyrocketed.  The pantry is in great need of support.  Monetary donations are accepted at t...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Financial Peace University


We all need a plan for our money.  Dave’s class will show you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely, and much more!

9 week course.  Tuesday evenings from 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM.  March 6th - May 1st...

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Dale "Doc" Dougherty becomes GC's 15th City Manager

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Dale “Doc” Dougherty has twenty-two years of experience in public administration, leading four different organizations during times of great change. Mr. Dougherty was born and raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania has a Bachelor’...

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

Pot Holes on State and County Roads


If you want to report a pot hole on a State or County Road (Inkster, Middlebelt, Merriman, Venoy, Cherry Hill, Ford and Warren roads) please contact Wayne County at 844-WAYNE11 (844-929-6311). The County is responsible for the maintenance of those roads.

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