For more than 50 years, the Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency, or OLHSA, has continued former President Lyndon B. Johnson’s “War on Poverty” with relief programs aimed at those facing financial hardship.
With a foundation of strong business relationships in both Oakland County and Detroit, Royal Oak is a natural fit for Siren PR to lay down roots with the opening of its flagship location. Nestled in a lovely corner of an art-deco architectural gem at Washington Ave and 4th Street, the space is prime for creative inspiration, from marble lined hallways to the bright mid-century finishes chosen by the team.
July 1, 2017 was move-in day, with nearly 40 (wo)man hours into assembling furniture and celebrating. Tiny Sirens, Carlene Walenga (4 years) and Isla Piper (3 years), were the office’s first visitors.
“Almost instantly it felt like home,” said co-founder Lindsey Walenga. “Other than my historic house in Grosse Pointe Park, there is no other place I’d rather be. I get to do what I love here, surrounded by people who inspire me. What is better than that?”
Swing by for a visit! Mondays and Wednesdays are best: 306 S. Washington Ave., Suite 230, Royal Oak, MI 48067.
A 53-year-old Massachusetts woman is the sole winner of Wednesday’s $758.7 million Powerball jackpot. Mavis Wanczyk has already quit her job. According to financial advice experts, she’s made a couple of poor decisions, too.
Let’s say the next lucky winner is you. How would you handle that incredible amount of money? What would you do? After the initial elation, it’s pretty obvious that sort of windfall would bring enormous complications into you life, and even some risks.
The Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency is using a $125,000 grant to implement a new program and train staff and parents on how to better counsel 1,051 county preschoolers who have experienced trauma. Learn more here.