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FREE AND OPEN TO SUN MEMBERS AND THE PUBLIC

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.

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

All events are held at the SUN/Pontiac Regional Chamber Office 402 N. Telegraph Rd. beside Dorsey Schools, Oakland Pointe Shopping Center

Thursday, June 7, 6-8 p.m. Dancing in the Street. Let’s celebrate with music, dancing, food, fun and laughter outside in the sunshine. The festival of Life! Wear your dancing shoes.
Wednesday, June 20, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., at Johnnette Washington’s, 254 Osmun St. Planting Flowers at Johnni’s. This will be a group project.  If interested in helping, please call Laurie 410-507-8743. If you have planting tools, please bring them with you.

Wednesday, June 20, 6-8 p.m. Paint and Sip Party Potluck Part 2. You decide what you would like to create. Music with edible nibbles and chilled sparkling apple cider or grape juice. The first one was so much fun!

Thursday, June 28, 6-8 p.m. GIRDLE Inc. Book Club/Potluck. The book discussion is on 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.

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

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, June 12 and Thursday June 24, 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, June 16, 12-5 p.m. Pontiac Public Library, 60 E. Pike Street  Water Infrastructure Discussion and JOB OPPORTUNITIES. Oakland County Water Resources Commission Jim Nash present a Water Literacy & Job Day. Employment opportunities as well as related topics will be discussed.

Saturday, June 23 from 12-3 p.m., Beaudette Park, 786 Orchard Lake Rd. Meet Up and Eat Up Program kickoff. Family-friendly event with games, tasty lunch and learning about available community resources.

Friday, June 29, 6-8 p.m. Pontiac Public Library, 60 E. Pike Street  After Hours Movie Series- BLACK PANTHER will be shown as a beginning to the series.

Friday June 29, 8-3 p.m. Micah 6 Community 32 Newberry St. Micah 6 Community Garage Sale. Tools, garden equipment, many artifacts from Webster Elementary School, a vehicle or two, books and so much more. If you want to donate to the sale, please DO NOT bring items until June 27th or 28th. Contact Coleman Yoakum at 248-632-4399.

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.

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.

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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