News from Across eWashtenaw
These news stories come from all departments and sections of eWashtenaw.
On Friday November 22, 2013 the federal Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Continuum of Care (CoC) FY2013 and FY2014 competition was released by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
The Office of Community & Economic Development (OCED) operates the Housing Rehabilitation Program serving income eligible homeowners in the Washtenaw Urban County jurisdictions.
The former South African political prisioner and president Nelson Mandela died Thursday in South Africa. He was 95.
The Office of Community & Economic Development (OCED) provides staffing to the Barrier Busters Network and manages the corresponding Barrier Busters Emergency Unmet Needs Fund on behalf of the community.
In a Gallup-Healthways Well-Being survey released earlier this year, the Ann Arbor area scored well in a number of categories, including a #1 ranking for Life Evaluation Index. The overall well-being score is determined by asking respondents to rate the following six areas: life evaluation, emotional health, work environment, physical health, healthy behaviors, and access to basic necessities.
The application period has been extended for three county boards. Interested residents have until Sunday, December 1 to submit applications for volunteer positions on the Historic District Commission, Food Policy Council or Southeast Michigan Regional Transit Authority.
Come to the Crisler Center and experience a battle of the backboards as the Army and Navy wheelchair basketball teams tip off. This event is FREE, no tickets required! It is a celebration of disability awareness and a highlight of Investing in Ability Week 2013.
Keep Your Little Goblins and Ghouls Safe! Michigan's sidewalks and streets will soon be filled with ghosts, goblins and perhaps a few Jr. Deputies as well! Halloween brings out the kid in all of us and the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office wants to make sure everyone has a Happy and SAFE holiday.
Teen Artists: From School to Gallery
APCO International (Association of Public-Safety Communication Officials), the world's oldest and largest not-for-profit professional organization dedicated to the enhancement of public safety communications, honored Washtenaw County Dispatcher Sandra Petrimoulx as 2013’s Trainer of the Year at their annual meeting and awards dinner in Frankenmuth, Michigan on Thursday, October 24, 2013. This award is presented to a public safety communications employee that has demonstrated the highest levels of personal and professional conduct and performance in the line of duty.
Influenza reports are increasing. It is time to get vaccinated before all of the holiday gatherings and travel. Seasonal flu vaccine is recommended for EVERYONE six months and older.
Washtenaw County Public Health is pleased to announce the availability of “Building a Healthier Washtenaw: Community Health Assessment and Community Improvement Plan.” This latest report helps define the health of our community, identify priorities and highlight available assets.
We are proud to announce we will be offering a 5K event in October, 2014
A variety of volunteer positions are open on 17 different County Boards/Committees. If you're interested in serving on a board please review the list of available positions and send a brief cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (734) 222-6655 for more information.
The application deadline to serve on the Platt Road Community Advisory Committee has been extended to Monday, October 14. If you're interested in serving on this committee please send a letter of interest to email@example.com by Monday, October 14.
The Board of Commissioners are looking to fill six Resident seats on the Platt Road Site Community Advisory Committee. If you're interested in serving on this board please read this item for more information.
The Environmental Health Division helps to produce two radio shows in collaboration with WEMU News. Tune in to hear about environmental issues impacting Washtenaw County!
Texting and driving is a national epidemic and a life-threatening issue that affects us all.