Events

Jun
24
Mon
District Office Popcorn Hour @ Samaritan Center
Jun 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Jun
26
Wed
Co.activisits Unite! A Celebration of Collaborative Action @ Co.act Detroit
Jun 26 – Jun 27 all-day

Join Co.act Detroit for an exciting two-day launch experience, where they’ll offer an inside look at our space and how leaders like you can engage with it. Participate in thought-provoking discussions, learn more about our programming and connect with other regional changemakers.

View the full schedule of events at: http://www.coactivistsunite.com/

BECDD Stakeholder Forum @ Eastside Community Network @ Eastside Community Network
Jun 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

What IS Community Development anyway? Where is it happening in Detroit? Why is it in some neighborhoods and not others? How do we get it in all of our neighborhoods?

Join us for networking, dinner, discussion and dialogue around these important questions at our first 2019 BECDD Stakeholder Forum. Co-moderators are Barb Martin, President of Crane Street Block Club and Sherita Smith, Executive Director of Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation.

The BECDD Stakeholder Forum is on Wednesday, June 26 at Eastside Community Network (4401 Conner St., Detroit) from 5:00 – 8:00pm. 

Dinner and beverages are complimentary.  Free parking in the rear lot. Please RSVP by emailing lboone.becdd@gmail.com or calling 347-546-8808.

Urban Agriculture Bicycle Tour @ Wheelhouse Detroit Bike Shop
Jun 26 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Detroit has a deep history of urban agriculture; presently there are more than 1,400 farms across the city. On this tour learn the impetus of this movement and how it is impacting the lives of Detroiters with Kido Pielack of Keep Growing Detroit. The tour will visit a variety of different farms and market gardens and learn about the movement’s history as well as its challenges and opportunities. Throughout, Detroit’s unique food system will be explored from all angles.

Ride Distance: approx. 12 miles / Ride Length: 2.5 hours

Cost: $35/$45 with bike rental

A portion of tour proceeds will be donated to KGD.

Urban Consulate’s Candid Conversations @ Co.act: Telling Your Story @ Co.act Detroit
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

How can we better tell our stories of community impact? Come discuss with community members and stakeholders at Co.act Detroit.

Jun
28
Fri
Life Remodeled: Fourth Friday Fundraising @ Durfee Innovation Society
Jun 28 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

 

The Life Remodeled team, led by Chris Lambert, CEO + Founder, is looking to flip the script and shatter some fundraising myths by hosting an enlightening 10 part lunch and learn series on what it takes to achieve high caliber and effective fund development.

Join LR and hundreds of representatives from non-profits throughout the greater metro-Detroit area on the fourth Friday of the month from 11:30 – 1 p.m. at the Durfee Innovation Society to learn from some of the major players in the philanthropy world– funders, donors, volunteers and non-profit staff, who are looking for insight into creating a strong development strategy.


Schedule:

Session #1 :: Friday, February 22, 2019
My Journey with Fundraising: From Transactional to Transformational
Featuring Chris Lambert, CEO + Founder of Life Remodeled

Session #2 :: Friday, March 22, 2019
Developing + Delivering Your Pitch
Featuring Chris Lambert, CEO + Founder of Life Remodeled and Dan Zwolak, CEO, seeds marketing+design

Session #3 :: Friday, April 26, 2019
Major Gifts + Making “The Ask”
Featuring Chris Lambert, CEO + Founder of Life Remodeled; Ed Russell, President at Russell Development; and Lisa Payne, Former CFO of Taubman; Additional Speaker TBD

Session #4 :: Friday, May 24, 2019
How to Craft + Share Your Personal Story + Why This is Super Important
Featuring Chris Lambert, CEO + Founder of Life Remodeled

Session #5 :: Friday, June 28, 2019
The Art of the Nonprofit Fundraising CEO
Featuring Chris Lambert, CEO + Founder of Life Remodeled; Kirk Mayes, CEO of Forgotten Harvest; Kevin Roach, CEO of Methodist Children’s Home Society; Brett Tillander, CEO of Boys and Girls Clubs of Oakland and Macomb Counties; and Dr. Darienne B. Driver, President & CEO of United Way for Southeastern Michigan

Session #6 :: Friday, July 26, 2019
Fundraising Administration
Featuring Brooke Adams, Fundraising Manager at Life Remodeled and Pat McQueen SVP Education at Salesforce

Session #7 :: Friday, August 23, 2019
Corporate Giving
Featuring Doug Maibach, Executive Vice President at Barton Malow; Rebecca Ndombi, Social Responsibility Manager at Sun Communities; Additional Speakers TBD

Session #8 :: Friday, September 27, 2019
Measuring Impact: Why + What + How
Featuring Romy Kochan, CEO of Gingras Global

Session #9 :: Friday, October 25, 2019
Discussion with Foundation CEOs/EDs
Featuring Tonya Allen, President + CEO at The Skillman Foundation and Additional Speakers TBD

Session #10 :: Friday, November 22, 2019
In-Kind Donations
Featuring Chris Lambert, CEO + Founder of Life Remodeled; Harvey Berman, Construction, Contracts & Real Estate Attorney with Bodman; Terri Rubis, Environmental Account Manager at ARCADIS; Jeff Lane, Connector at Life Remodeled


Tickets

Tickets must be purchased in advance for $15 per person. Lunch will be provided, and $5 from every ticket sold will be donated to one randomly drawn nonprofit organization in attendance each month.

Please note: Tickets must be purchased for each individual session. Please be sure you are purchasing the correct ticket for the session and date you are looking to attend.

Any questions related to the event can be directed to Brooke Adams at brooke@liferemodeled.com.

Jul
1
Mon
Fenmore Street Block Club Meeting @ Chase Library
Jul 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Fenmore Street Block Club meets every first Monday of the month at the Chase Library on West Seven Mile from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Jul
10
Wed
Urban Consulate’s Candid Conversations @ Co.act: Telling Your Story @ Co.act Detroit
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

How can we better tell our stories of community impact? Come discuss with community members and stakeholders at Co.act Detroit.

Jul
13
Sat
Broadstreet Presbyterian Church Toiletry Pantry @ Broadstreet Presbyterian Church
Jul 13 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Pingree Park Association Monthly Meetings @ St. Augustine and St. Monica Catholic Church
Jul 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Attend the Monthly Pingree Park Association meetings at St. Augustine and St. Monica Catholic Church to stay informed and connect with neighbors!