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If you have never had an orientation on the SUN database/software or learned how to download the app for your phone, please contact us. We want new and existing members to learn how to access the member database and to update and record hours, offers and requests. Contact Edith Carter at 248-952-8175.

OUR OFFICE IS GENERALLY OPEN TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY FROM 10 A.M. TO 4 P.M.

MOST Upcoming events at the Strong United Neighbors (SUN) TimeBank:

402 N. Telegraph Rd. beside Dorsey Schools, Oakland Pointe Shopping Center

Wednesday, July 18, 6-7:30 p.m. Camera Phone 101 with Valerie Brown. Learn how to take great pictures with your phone. Tips and demonstrations will be given. Will have you taking pics like a pro for selfies, keepsakes & memories.

Saturday, July 21, 12-3 p.m. at Hidden River Park, (Downtown next to Buckner’s at 19 N. Saginaw St.) Pontiac SUN TimeBank Picnic/Potluck. Picnic to celebrate the Park Community Redesign Project. Partnering with Pontiac Holonomy Incubator and the Young Entrepreneurs Squad. Come and enjoy music, games and fun.  Bring a folding chair & dish to share. We provide hotdogs & beverages.

Thursday, July 26, 6-8 p.m. Girdle Inc. Book Club/Potluck. Chapter 2 (Courage: You Have It!) will be discussed from The Courage to Be Yourself by Susan Patton Thoele. The journey of learning to set boundaries, change self-defeating behavior patterns, communicate effectively and become a more loving and tolerant individual. This is an enlightening and fellowshipping discussion.

Thursday, August 9, 6-8 p.m. The Healing Power of Nature: Discussion with Dr. Renee Statfield Traditional Neuropathic. Find out the underlying causes of illnesses or ailments rather than merely eliminate or suppress systems in a natural, healthy way.

Thursday, August 23, 6-8 p.m. Girdle Inc. Book Club/Potluck. Chapter 3 (Facets of Emotional Dependence) will be discussed from The Courage to Be Yourself by Susan Patton Thoele. The journey of learning to set boundaries, change self-defeating behavior patterns, communicate effectively and become a more loving and tolerant individual. This is an enlightening and fellowshipping discussion.

UPCOMING PARTNER EVENTS
(Not sponsored by SUN but hosted by our partners so we encourage participation your)
If you help TB member organization/partners, you get time in your SUN account. So please, record it!

Tuesday, July 11 and Thursday, July 25, 8:00 a.m. at Buckner’s Dessert Café, 19 N. Saginaw St. Optimistic Club Meetings. Every 2nd Tuesday and 4th Thursday of each month. All are welcome.

Saturday, July 14, 11-3 p.m. Rotary Park, 304 Wesson St.  2nd Annual Community Empowerment Day, “Getting Back to The Basics 101.” Free food, giveaways, entertainment, activities for kids. All organizations, churches, groups and vendors are welcome.

Saturday July 14, 11-2 p.m. Mattie Hatchett Park, 135 Perkins St.  Friends of Pontiac Parks-2nd Annual Park Champions Breakfast. Tickets are $37.43 thru Eventbrite.

Thursday, July 19, 6:00 p.m. Flagstaff Strand Theater 12 N. Saginaw St.  Gospel Explosion featuring Vickie Winans, Local Choirs, Dancers, Mimes & More! Also special performance by Pontiac’s own Gwen Fox. FREE! Tickets given at City Hall, Bowen Center & OU. To benefit Project Upward Bound’s Scholarships.

Saturday, July 21, 1-3 p.m. Carriage Circle Community Room, 255 Carriage Circle Dr. (off Auburn Ave.)  GIRDLE’S Chat & Chew. Topic:  The Truth—What Do Women Really Want? Will include discussion, girl talk, bonding, safe environment, sister support, prizes and refreshments.

Friday, July 27, 12-4:00 p.m. New Birth International Church, 124 W. Columbia Ave.  Church in The Park. Come and fellowship outside in all God’s glory. Free haircuts, food give away, gas cards and more

Friday, July 27, 6-8 p.m. at Pontiac Public Library, 60 E. Pike Street After Hours Movie Series—Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The latest installment in the Star Wars trilogy following the Rebel Alliance facing off against the First Order War. Movie for the whole family.

Saturday, July 28, 4-5 p.m. at Pontiac Public Library, 60 E. Pike Street  Phil Hale Jazz Trio Concert. Live Jazz music. FREE, thanks to the generosity of the Jazz Foundation of America. It will be outdoors, weather permitting.

Community Housing Network and OLHSA are partnering together to bring to the community. If anyone needs to repair/replace a furnace, reach out as soon as possible because funding for this program will not last. Call Jarrett Sanders 248-824-7314 for more information.

 OLHSA in partnership with Flagstar Bank has programs (AMP and NIP) for homeowners that will help with roof and gutter repairs, build wheelchair ramps, remodel bathrooms for handicapped and help with some kitchen work. There are income and other requirements. They also have some money currently to help with utility bills. OLHSA also still has the refrigerator replacement program. You must have an old fridge to turn in to get a new one. For info on all programs: 248-209-2600.

 

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