Birmingham Optimists Host Rad JonesThe Birmingham Optimist Club will host Rad Jones, a retired Secret Service agent assigned to protect President John Kennedy and his family, at 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 22 at The Community House. Jones will share his experiences and some interesting incidents from his career during the event, which is open to the public.
Get the Professional EdgeLearn about the power of goals and setting strategies for success at a Professional Edge workshop hosted by the Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce at 9 a.m. Jan. 23. Speaker Matt De La Cruz of The Winning Minds Group will share tips on: building a better you and work/life balance; overcoming the five most common objections; and three rules for building a value proposition at the Birmingham Public Schools Administration Building,
31301 Evergreen Rd., Beverly Hills, next to Groves High School. Registration is $10 for members and $20 for non-members.
The Groves Fashion Club will host the Birmingham Groves High School Mom-to-Mom Sale at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25. Tables can be rented through Jan. 20 by contacting Kristen Erickson at 248-203-3538. Groves is located 20500 W. 13 Mile Rd. in Beverly Hills.
Awareness & Self Defense WorkshopJoin Carole Morrone for a lesson on personal safety and how to become aware of how to use your body in order to stay safe in dangerous situations at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Baldwin Public Library. Morrone is a 6th Degree Black Belt and instructor in Japanese Shotokan Karate.
Help support CARE House of Oakland County in its mission to provide a safe haven for parents and children victimized by abuse at an annual fundraising luncheon Wednesday, Jan. 29 at the Townsend Hotel. John Walsh, host of America's Most Wanted, author, and victim's rights advocate is the featured speaker, and Gov. Rick Snyder will be in attendance as the afternoon's honored guest. Tickets are available by calling (248) 332-7173.