Wednesday, October 12, 2011
See 'Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles' at the Fox and support an organization that helps people with developmental disabilities.
A Farmington Hills nonprofit's big annual fundraiser this year features the award-winning musical revue Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles. The event, held Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m., at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, benefits JARC, which provides community-based residential services to 165 adults in homes and supported living arrangements throughout southern Oakland County, including Huntington Woods. JARC’s Harris Children and Family Division provides support services for 450 families who have a child with any disability living at home. “This is our largest fundraiser of the year and we hope to have every seat filled at the Fox Theatre that night,” said JARC chief executive officer Rick Loewenstein. “The funds we raise will help us continue our ongoing…
Friday, June 17, 2011
The residence has been transformed into a barrier-free, energy-efficient building after an extensive makeover.
Even Mother Nature showed her support Thursday as the day's rain gave way to soft evening sunlight during JARC’s Raise The Roof: The Medow Home Makeover celebration in Huntington Woods. The rededication ceremony was the culmination of a process that began last year to renovate the Shirley T. Medow Home on Roycourt that is home to six women with special needs. The project transformed their residence, which was built in 1956 and has been used as a group home since 1982, into a barrier-free, energy-efficient home where the ladies can live comfortably as they age. The upgrades include: The women, who stayed at another JARC facility in Farmington Hills during the renovation, have been home for approximately a month and a half and are loving the…
Monday, November 29, 2010
Contributors will be invited to a Graffiti Party at the Medow residence, which will be transformed into a barrier-free, energy-efficient building.
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- Leslie Ellis
Monday, November 29, 2010
This holiday season, community members can make a difference in the lives of several Huntington Woods women with disabilities by participating in the "Raise the Roof: The Medow Home Makeover." JARC, a Farmington Hills-based nonprofit organization that provides residential services for people with special needs, is raising funds to renovate the Shirley T. Medow Home on Roycourt. The project will transform the home, which was built in 1956 and has been used as a group home since 1982, into a barrier-free, energy-efficient residence where the women can live comfortably as they age. Donors will be invited to celebrate the project and the end of Hanukkah from 6-8 p.m. Dec. 9 during a Graffiti Party in which they'll get to leave messages on the…