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									Leadership Troy Member Organizations News
Boys & Girls Club of Troy
The 35th Annual Golf Outing & Fundraiser will be held on Monday, August 15, 2011 at
Forest Lake Country Club in Bloomfield Hills. The Master Package is $1,800 per
team, which includes 5-golfer scramble with carts, buffet lunch, hole sponsorship, dinner
and silent auction. Another option is an Individual Package for $280, which includes
one golfer with cart, buffet lunch, dinner and silent auction.
Please contact the club at 248-689-1687 if interested.

SUMMER SIGN UP The summer program is filled. If you would like to be put on a
waiting list, please call the club at 248-689-1687.
                 Membership Fee*:          $50
                 Summer Program Fee: $305 through May 6
                 Extended Hours: $3.50/Hr. between 7am-10am and
                                       4pm-6pm, per member, for any part of
                                       the hour
                 Field Trips**: Water Fun Pass - $115
                                     Variety Pass - $145 (SOLD OUT)
                                     (Must be 8 years old or older)
                                      Teen Field Trips - $215 - Ages 13+
                 Sports Leagues***: $30
                            Soccer League: Ages 6-9
                            Basketball:      Ages 8-11
                            Street Hockey: Ages 6-10
                           Advanced Basketball: Ages 12+
                           Lax Back: Ages 10+ (Free One Week Camp)
*New members and parent/guardian must attend an Orientation Meeting prior to the
beginning of the summer program. You will have the ability to sign up for orientation at
the time you register.

**Field trips are scheduled once a week. Sign up is on a first come, first serve basis on
April 30th. The Water Fun Pass included trips to the beach and water parks. Variety
Pass includes trips to the Science Center, Zoo, Beach, Water Park and more. Youth
must bring lunch and wear provided field trip shirt.
***Sports Leagues will be once a week throughout the summer. LAX Back is a camp to
teach kids how to play the game of lacrosse. High school varsity players teach it.
Dates are June 27-July 1 and July 11-15 from 10am-12:30pm each day at the club.
FALL PROGRAMS Start sSeptember 6
Power Hour: Need a quiet place to do your homework? Come to power hour and get
help with all those tough questions. Offered daily after school at the club.
Art Room
Come in and say Hi to the Club's new Art Instructor, Brittany. Power hour will be in the
Image Makers: Members will learn the basics of photography, use the knowledge to
take photos and compete in a photography contest.
Open Gym every day from 5pm-6pm. Girl’s only gym on Thursdays at 4:30pm. On the
spot sports fun daily
Torch Club: Join the Torch Club and make a difference in the community. Members
will elect their own officers and decide on a club or community service project.
Top Chef
Top Chef is a healthy cooking class sponsored by HAP. Youth 8+ are welcome to join.
Days and time to be announced.
Teen Program:
Keystone: Leadership group in which teen members elect their own board and plan
club and community service projects.
Late Night for Teens: Will be on scheduled Fridays throughout the school year.

Volunteer Opportunities: If you are interested in volunteering, please fax your resume
to Danielle Numerosi, Program Director, at 248-689-3238.

Emerald Lakes Homeowner’s Association
August 10 Find Raiser at Shield’s to raise funds for Cure for Polycystic Kidney Disease
(PKD). Shield’s will donate 20% of your check to benefit PKD. From 12pm to 9pm. For
more information call Andrea or Henry Allemon at 248-879-1111.

September 17 ―2011 Walk for PKD‖ at Boulan Park 10AM to 1PM. For more
information call Andrea or Henry Allemon at 248-879-1111.

North Woodward Community Foundation
August 19 Summer Nights-Cruising the Night Away at Club Venetian 29310 John
R, Madison Heights. Music by the Coachmen. For tickets call 248-740-7600

Volunteer Opportunities: To volunteer call the Foundation office at 248-740-7600.
    Senior Home Assistance Repair Program (SHARP): Volunteers are needed
      to make basic home repairs for seniors and persons with disabilities. The
      program is currently in Auburn Hills, Clawson, Madison Heights and Troy.

      Blessings in a Backpack: Volunteers are needed in October to pack food that
       provides meals for the weekend for qualified children. Help is needed for the
       Avondale, Clawson and South Redford School Districts.

      July 19, August 16 Troy Family Daze Festival Meeting
      Zion Christian Church at 6:00 PM. Volunteers are needed to work on the
      Festival. Proceeds will be used to fund expansion of SHARP (Senior Home
      Assistance Repair Program) and Blessings in a Backpack programs as well as
      grants for community organizations.

September 15-18 Troy Family Daze Festival at Zion Christian Church, 3668
Livernois. For more information or to volunteer call the Foundation office at 248-740-

Troy Chamber of Commerce
July 11 After-Hours Networking
The Capital Grille 2800 W. Big Beaver (Somerset Collection North)
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
$10.00 for Troy Chamber Members
Members Only
248-641-8151 or
Cancel by Jul 03, 2011 for refund, please
Sponsored by IBC
Appetizers included/Cash bar
An additional $5 will be added to those registering on the day of the event

August 2 After-Hours Networking
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
323 N. Old Woodward Ave., Birmingham
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
$10.00 for Troy Chamber Members
Members Only
248-641-8151 or
Cancel by Jul 26, 2011 for refund, please

Appetizers included/Cash bar
An additional $5 will be added to those registering on the day of the event.

August 4 Membership Luncheon featuring Detroit Lions' President Tom Lewand
MSU Management Education Center, 811 W. Square Lake Rd. (at Crooks Rd.)
10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
$29.00 for Troy Chamber Members
$34.00 for Non-Members
An additional $5 will be charged to those registering on the day of the event
Call 248-641-8151 or e-mail:
Cancel by Jul 28, 2011 for refund, please

Presented by Health Alliance Plan and Comcast Business Class
Mini expo table + one lunch ticket: $125
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Mini business expo & Networking
Huddle’s time for some great networking this summer! Join us for the pre-
luncheon tailgate networking expo (without the tailgate)! Display in the mini expo to
share your business info or simply drop by for some early networking opportunities.
Either way, it’s a high-energy way to get involved, meet fellow members and score
some new leads.

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Luncheon, Presentation and Q&A
Is your business team honing its skills, utilizing its key players and keeping its eye on
the prize? Using personal stories about working with what some people call a ―turn-
around‖ or ―come back‖ team, Lewand will share his fundamental principle—leading
with a clear sense of mission and direction. Is your business Super Bowl ready? Attend
this luncheon to find ways to propel your business forward, even in the face of adversity.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Tom Lewand, who was named team president December 29,
2008, oversees the team’s day-to-day operations and reports to Mr. Ford on all
business, organizational and NFL matters. Now in his 16th season with the Detroit
Lions, he guides the overall direction of the franchise. Among his responsibilities,
Lewand is the chief player contract negotiator and he oversees business operations of
both the Detroit Lions and Ford Field entities. This includes the management of finance,
football administration, player development, security, equipment operations, medical
staff, ticketing, sales and marketing, public/media relations, broadcasting, human
resources, Ford Field operations and administration, acquisition of events and the
development of Ford Field’s lease space in the stadium’s progression as a multi-use

Troy Community Coalition
October 27 Troy Community Coalition’s 16th annual Celebrity Night Dinner. The
event will be held at the San Marino Club in Troy from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. This year’s
celebrity entertainment features Legends Live, Michigan’s #1 tribute show. For
sponsorship information call the Troy Community Coalition at 248-823-5088.

Attention Kroger Shoppers the Troy Community Coalition can earn funds when you
shop at Kroger with your Kroger Plus Card. Your purchases will begin earning rewards
for the Coalition within 7-10 business days of registering your Kroger Plus Card. Sign
up online at

Volunteer for the following activities:
Adult Holiday Pledge
Members of Teens Taking Action, the National Youth Leadership Academy, obtain
signatures from hundreds of adults who pledge to act as responsible role models and
not abuse alcohol during the holiday season.
Advisory Board
Comprised of business and community leaders, the advisory board provides invaluable
advice, time and direction to the Coalition. Meetings take place three times a year.
CADCA Annual Forum and Training
The Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) hosts an Annual Leadership
Forum in Washington, D.C. and a coalition development workshop in August. National
speakers and community coalitions present up-to-date information on substance abuse
issues and successful prevention programs throughout the U.S.
Celebrity Night Dinner
The Annual Dinner is the single largest fundraising event supporting substance abuse
prevention in Troy. Many businesses generously sponsor tables at the event and join
together in support of the Coalition’s mission.
Choose Wisely
Presented jointly by the Coalition and Troy Police Department, this classroom program
for 4th graders, teach responsible decision-making and behavior.
DUSO (Developing Understanding of Self and Others) the Dolphin Preschool
Puppet Presentation
This program targets preschoolers and young parents and focuses on healthy bodies
and healthy choices.
Driver’s Education
Coalition staff and Troy Police Department provide information to driver’s education
classes reinforcing the importance of zero tolerance laws in Michigan.
Drug Test Kits
Simple, accurate, low cost home drug test kits are available at the Coalition office.
Single use alcohol or marijuana kits are $5. The 8-panel tests for multiple narcotics and
is $25.
Faith Community Breakfast
Faith, business and community leaders come together at this annual May event to
promote an understanding and awareness of cultural diversity in Troy.
Family Day
A Day to Eat Dinner with your Children – is a national effort to promote family dinners as
an effective way to reduce substance abuse among children and teens. Research by
the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA)
finds that the more often children eat dinner with their families, the less likely they are to
smoke, drink or use illegal drugs. Family Day is celebrated annually on the fourth
Monday in September.
Guest Speakers
The Coalition brings nationally known speakers to Troy to address students and
community about existing and emerging issues in substance abuse prevention.
Incredible Kids
Children in elementary school are nominated by friends, family or neighbors for going
―above and beyond‖ in their helpfulness towards others and positive attitude. The
children are recognized and receive awards at a monthly Coalition meeting.
Martin Luther King Day Celebration
The Coalition provides support to the committee that hosts a special celebration at
Athens High School to honor the memory of Martin Luther King and to reflect on his
message of unity and peace.
National Association of Children of Alcoholics (NACOA)
The Coalition works on an on-going basis to support NACOA programs.
Parents Who Host Lose The Most
This is an annual campaign during Prom and Graduation season, conducted in
partnership with 14 other Oakland Substance Abuse Prevention Coalitions and the
Oakland County Health Department. The public awareness campaign is designed to
educate parents about the dangers and legal consequences of serving alcohol to teens.
The Coalition’s electronic newsletter reaches subscribers in Troy on a monthly basis. It
contains information on recent developments in substance abuse prevention and
current Coalition prevention programs and activities.
Prevention Sabbath
A weekend is set aside where all church services contain a prevention message either
in the sermon or in the church bulletin. The purpose is to emphasize how important
prevention is to maintaining a healthy spiritual community.
Retreats for Volunteers and Staff
An overnight retreat for volunteers and staff and a half-day retreat for staff provide a
means to become more connected in our efforts to bring a voice to substance abuse
prevention in Troy.
Rochester Villas Summer Camp
The neighborhood problem-solving partnership with the Troy Police Department
provides summer skill building, recreation and field trips to the children who reside at
the Rochester Villas apartment complex.
Spring Break Troy Style
Local businesses, restaurants and organizations offer special programs and discounts
to middle school and high school students in Troy to promote a safe and fun Spring
Synar Compliance Check
Teens and Troy Coalition staff conduct a compliance check of Troy retail outlets to
determine whether they are selling tobacco products to underage youth.
Tar Wars Tobacco Prevention
An anti-tobacco program for fifth graders is presented by Troy Beaumont Doctors and is
scheduled with Troy Schools.
Teens Taking Action (National Youth Leadership Academy)
A high school program which trains youth to be leaders and take initiatives on
substance abuse prevention with their peer group. Leadership training includes a
course on Sean Covey’s ―7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens‖. The teens meet on a
regular basis and often go to other high schools to train their peers on the 7 Habits.
Tobacco Prevention
The Coalition offers training and materials to help prevent teens and adults from
smoking and offered a series of classes to help smokers quit smoking.
Volunteer Recognition
Meritor generously hosts a special dinner to thank our dedicated and committed
volunteers who make the Coalition programs possible. Each volunteer receives a gift
and is recognized for his or her contribution to the Coalition.
Youth Dialogue Day
A half-day program designed to increase communication between youth and adults
through a focus group format. Prompted by a moderator, students speak about the
issues and concerns that affect their young lives. Community, school and business
leaders listen and provide feedback to the students. Follow-up to Dialogue Day is
coordinated by the Coalition and involves targeting specific community action to
address identified issues and concerns.

Troy Community Lions Club
Activities throughout the year help us to support numerous charities such as: Leader
Dogs for the Blind, Lions Bear Lake Camp for physically challenged youth, Lions
Hearing Center, Michigan Eye Bank and more.

Membership: Troy Community Lions is a club for both men and women. We participate
in service, civic, and social activities. We have a wonderful group of people, and we are
always looking for active volunteers who would like to have a positive impact in the

Come to a meeting and bring a friend along, too. E-Mail for
more information.
July 12 Meeting at 6:45 PM at the Troy Community Center
July 26 Meeting at 6:45PM at the Troy Community Center

Recycle used Eyeglasses: Troy Community Lions has placed collection boxes for
used eyeglasses and hearing aids at the Troy Community Center in the north lobby
entrance, at the Troy Public Library, and at Henry Ford OptimEyes on John R (near
Oakland Mall)

Troy Newcomers
Senior Baking New members or anyone else interested, we provide cakes each month for the
Troy Community Center and Cambridge North Nursing Center. We need six 9 by 13 cakes
every first Thursday at the Community Center, before 10:00 am or the day before.

We also need two batches of cup cakes every second Friday of the Month before
1:30pm at Cambridge North Nursing center, on Livernois just north of 14 mile. If you
are interested in helping, please contact Terry Slater at (248) 879 7321 or

Membership: We would love to help get you started in our organization.
Service: Donations throughout the year for a local charity selected by club members;
sponsoring a South Oakland Shelter Dinner; supporting a local family with donations of
food, household supplies and holiday giving; and volunteering with Troy senior citizens
and local nursing homes.
Social: Luncheons, coffees, wine tasting, games night, cards, bridge and other fun
Sports: Bowling, golf leagues and ski club
Children: Toddler outings, playgroups and seasonal parties.
Contact our Membership Secretary, Martha Brosseau or send an e-mail to for more information.

Troy Women's Association
November 26 Elf Shelf at Troy High School, 4777 Northfield Parkway in Troy,
Show Hours 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Elf Shelf is Troy Women's Association main fund raising project. This annual event, has
become one of the largest and most popular of its kind in Southeastern Michigan. The
Elf Shelf Arts and Crafts show is held the Saturday after Thanksgiving.

The revenue from Elf Shelf allows TWA to serve the needs of our community in many
ways. We support:
• Local area civic and charitable organizations
• Troy School projects
• Regional youth organizations
• Deserving local high school and adult women with scholarships
• Area families and senior citizens in need
Call us at 248.988.0426 or for a faster response, email

Food and Beverages: Available throughout the day for a modest charge. Questions?
Please contact Sue Gilkey @ 248-840-0110

General Membership Meeting
You are invited to attend one of our monthly meetings to see if TWA is right for you.
Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month except July and August at 7:00 P.
M. at the Troy Community Center. (There is no meeting in July and is later in August)
E-Mail for more information.

Troy Youth Assistance
WE WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEERS! Volunteers are needed in many areas within Troy Youth
Assistance. A little of your time can make a BIG difference!
Check out these opportunities:
 mentor a young person
 plan Family Education programs
 organize, contact, and select applicants for Camp Skill Building Scholarships
 work with youth as they participate in their community
 recruit and orient new volunteers
 help in public relations and marketing efforts
 help with fund raising activities
 assist with the Youth Recognition program
 photograph events
 assist with publicity
   help with mailing and copying

For more information, please call the TYA office at: (248) 823-5095 or you can fax us at:
(248) 823-5240

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