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Wayne County Parks presents
Wayne County Parks presents
Native American Heritage Day
Celebrate Michigan’s first people on Saturday, Sept. 27Native American Heritage Day
Celebrate Michigan’s first people on Saturday, Sept. 27
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Chad's fight is our fight
Romulus students hold a fundraiser for cancer research​
Telegram Newspaper honors young African Americans

40 under 40 Series​​
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 Shareia Carter, Kerbi Niang, Roderick Hughes, Darcel Brown, Aaron Sims, Shelby Jefferson, Krystal Steward, Alexandria Wright, Melanie Hinds, Kimberly Willis, Daisy Truss, G-Style, Kyle Bartell, Dominique Rhodes, Jewell Jones ,  Latasha Johnson, Donald 'Chip' Agee, Jason Malloy, Rhonda Busette, Hailey Wilson​​
Romulus High School Principal, Flinn Hall, and members of the girls and boy's basketball teams came out in force to support Chad.

The National Honor Society at Romulus High School decided to take action against cancer after becoming inspired by 4-year old Chad Carr.  Chad is suffering from an inoperable brain tumor and even though he has made significant advances, he has not yet won his fight.​​


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Western Wayne County NAACP moves forward
By:  Dominique Madden - Contributing Writer

Elected officials from Wayne County join with the Western Wayne County NAACP to map out plans for the future.

The Western Wayne​​ County NAACP Branch held their Annual Freedom Fund Dinner at The Burton Manor Banquet Center in Livonia.  The theme for this year was Embracing Diversity, Engaging Community and Restoring the Village.  The atmosphere was electric as the guest consisted of State Senator Knezek, State Representatives Erika Geiss and Mary Robinson, representatives from Wayne County Executive Office Warren Evans and a special surprise guest, NAACP State Conference President Yvonne White. Wayne County Clerk, Cathy Garrett served as the Master of Ceremony for the evening and Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon was the keynote speaker

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Stacy Striz Mayor of Melvindale Michigan
with 5th grade students from Allendale Elementary for the Annual Mayor for the Day Program

Each and every day, Stacy Striz juggles a variety of roles.  She is a devoted mother of three and also works as a Scholarship Coordinator at Henry Ford College.  And to top it off, Striz currently serves as the Mayor of Melvindale.​​​

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GETTING TO KNOW YOUR ELECTED OFFICIALS
Mayor of
​ River Rouge
Michael Bowdler​
CELEBRATING
​WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH
By:  Shelby Jefferson - Telegram Staff Reporter