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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.


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

402 N. Telegraph Rd. beside Dorsey Schools, Oakland Pointe Shopping Center. All events are FREE and (unless noted here) held at the SUN office

Wednesday, November 28, 1-3 p.m. Laura’s Self Care Workshop: Ways to Relax Before the Holidays. Learn relaxation techniques, demonstrations, tips and information to help ease stress naturally.

Thursday, November 29, 6-8 p.m. GIRDLE Book Club/Potluck. A continuing discussion of The Courage to be Yourself by Susan Patton Thoele. This is an honest, revealing, enjoyable and accepting time of fellowship.

Thursday, December 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Benefits, Uses and Safety of Essential Oils: Smell, Touch and Learn with Peggy. Join us and receive a free gift.

Wednesday, December 12, 1-3 p.m. Face Book for Seniors: Learn how to use it safely. Learn a good way to share information on upcoming events, pictures, milestones to others far away and stay connected.

Saturday, December 15, 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Grovecrest Supportive Care, 121 Prall St. Caroling at Grovecrest. We will bring a bit of Christmas cheer to the residents with our songs. Please join us and sing to the residents. If you can join us, call 248-952-8175.


You can “like” us on FaceBook as we have a Pontiac SUN TimeBank page and a Pontiac SUN

TimeBank Group. Just ask to join and see all our up to date events, activities and pictures.



(These events are not sponsored by SUN but hosted by our partners

 so we encourage your participation.)

If you help SUN member organizations or partners, you get time in your SUN account.

So please record it!

Thursday, November 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Pontiac Public Library, 60 E. Pike St. Movie Night at the library. Bring the family to watch Ant-Man and Wasp.

Saturday, November 17, 1-3 p.m. at Carriage Circle Apartments, 255 Carriage Circle Dr. GIRDLE, Inc. Chat and Chew. This month topic will be Goals and Vision Boards. Refreshments will be served, with an honest discussion on topic. GIRDLE is a women’s support group.

Saturday, November 17, 1-5 p.m. at Pontiac Public Library, 60 E. Pike St. Deck the Library. Use your creativity to help decorate for Christmas. Pontiac Public Library partners with the Holiday Extravaganza to join in the holiday celebrations.

Thursday November 22, 1-4 p.m. Micah 6 Community, 32 Newberry St. Thanksgiving Meal. Each year a meal for Thanksgiving is hosted for those with nowhere to go, nowhere they’d rather be, or nothing better to do. Micah 6 will cook some delicious staples, but encourage you to bring a dish to pass which could even be leftovers from your first meal.

Saturday, December 15, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Sprout, 580 W. Huron St./Dwight St. (at light). Santa’s Workshop—Need helpers for Fri (12/14) from 5-9 p.m. to set up, put toys out, make last minute runs for toys if needed; it will be a good ol’ time.Saturday (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.), need help running the shop—Hot Chocolate Director, wrappers, carriers to cars, stockers of shelves and more.

OLHSA has funds to assist with utilities bills on hand now.  They still have the refrigerator replacement program as well. You need to have an old fridge to be replaced to get a new one. OLHSA also has job openings in Head Start. Class Room Aids, Teacher Assistants and Teachers are needed. Contact OLHSA at 248-721-0912 for more information.

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