Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Michigan Avenue Streetscape Design

The City of Dearborn is holding open house review sessions of the design plan for the Michigan Avenue Streetscape project in Downtown Dearborn. Business owners, property owners, and residents are encouraged to give their feedback.  Specifically reviewed are some of the traffic flow modifications, as well as highlight the street design elements that are planned.
The first session was Wednesday morning at 10:00 on Jan 31st.
The second session is at 5:00 pm on Jan 31st @ John D Dingell Transit Center



Tuesday, January 30, 2018

SODA Easter Egg Hunt 2018

4th Annual SODA Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday March 24th, 2018
12:00 pm at Penn-Vassar Park

All Dearborn neighbors are welcome!

Bring your baskets or a bag to carry your found eggs. Find a "Special" Egg and win an Easter Basket. Each egg will have a small prize or edible treat inside. The hunt will be divided into age groups. Ages 0-12.

Be on time! Hunt will start promptly at 12:05 pm.
Come early and play some games before the egg hunt.

The Easter Egg Hunt committee is currently accepting donations. Candy, prizes, etc.
Donations can be dropped off at either the February 8th or March 8th SODA meetings, or contact committee chair Sarah Ford.

Have a community group or business and would like to help support this event? Contact committee chair Sarah Ford to find out how you can help.  sford@vividclean.com



February SODA ANNUAL MEETING 2018

February SODA ANNUAL MEETING
Thursday Feb 8th @ 7:00pm
in the auditorium at Whitmore-Bolles Elementary
21501 Whitmore St, Dearborn, MI 48124

2018 Elections
Election vote will be held after the close of the regular meeting and is open to all paid SODA members who are current with their yearly dues.

If you are interested in running for a board position please send a message on the Contact Us page.
Contact Us


Win Prizes At The Meeting
Member Raffle - for any paid Regular Members in attendance.
Attendance Raffle - for ANYONE in attendance.
50/50 Raffle

The only requirement for winning is attending the association meeting. For the Member Raffle we pull names from the entire member list until we pull the name of a paid regular member in attendance. For the Attendance Raffle we draw names of anyone that signed in when attending the meeting. You must be present to win.

*All prizes are donated by our supporters and business advertisers.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Transformation Tuesdays



The Ultimate Free Fitness Party is Back

Transformation Tuesdays


Starts January 30th

at Ford Court in Fairlane Town Center

SIGN UP ON-SITE PRIOR TO EACH CLASS OR USE THE FREE
online registration at www.cityofdearborn.org/transformationtuesdays
For more information call (313) 378-7052 or email info@fr4f.org

Brought to you by:
Healthy Dearborn, The City of Dearborn, Beaumont HealthFirst Responders 4 Fitness

2018 Winter / Spring Schedule

January 30
6 pm ZUMBA with Zoe’ Fitness
7 pm STRONG by Zumba with Dearborn Recreation

February 27
6 pm KICKBOXING with Dearborn Recreation
7 pm ZUMBA with Fairlane Town Center

March 27
6 pm STRONG by Zumba with Dearborn Recreation
7 pm BOOT CAMP with Train Your Mind Fitness

April 24
6 pm STRONG by Zumba with Dearborn Recreation
7 pm BOOT CAMP with ElizaFit

May 29
6 pm STRONG by Zumba with Dearborn Recreation
6:45 pm BOOT CAMP with Built by “B”
7:25 pm CARDIO DANCE with Detroit Fitness

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Hawks' Nest Food Drive

Food drive to support the food pantry at Henry Ford College

Many SODA members and their families have attended Henry Ford College. Please support this worthwhile program in our community.

The Hawks’ Nest is a College resource to help decrease food insecurity on campus by offering non-perishable food items to needy students. To keep the Hawks’ Nest stocked, HFC relies on donations from the HFC community.
To receive food from the Hawks’ Nest, students must be enrolled in at least one credit hour during the current semester at HFC and have a valid student ID card with photo. Students do not need to document their food needs.


Bring donations to the SODA meeting in February (8th) or drop off donations to Kelly Featherston. The donation drive will end on Friday, February 16th.

For information or to arrange a drop off / pick up, contact SODA Community Service Director Kelly Featherston
krfeathe@umich.edu 

Hawks' Nest  Suggestion List
- Cereal - large size or individual boxes
- Oatmeal - individual packets
- Peanut butter
- Jelly
- Jello, pudding, canned fruit - snack size or individual cups preferred
- Soup
- Chili
- Ravioli, spaghetti, macaroni, pasta - individual cups or cans with pull tops
- Bean - kidney, black, vegetarian - individual cups or cans with pull tops
- Vegetables - peas, carrots, corn, mixed vegetables - individual cups or cans with pull tops
- Tuna / Chicken - cans or individual packets
- Snack packs - crackers and cheese or crackers and peanut butter
- Granola bars
- Cereal bars
- Pop Tarts

Personal Hygiene Products
- Deodorant for men and women
- Body soap - bars or liquid
- Hand sanitizer
- Shampoo
- Conditioner
- Toothbrushes
- Toothpaste
- Travel size Kleenex

Friday, January 12, 2018

Burgers & SODA 2018

2nd Annual "Burgers & SODA"
Support local business and support SODA!

Come out and try the Falls #1 Voted Burger in town, hang out with SODA, and support both!
  • Hamburger with fries $12
  • Cheeseburger with fries $12
  • Kids Chicken Tenders with fries $6
Cash bar for drinks

Raffles and 50/50

Fall's Sport Lounge
19335 Carlysle St, Dearborn, MI 48124

A portion of sales goes to support SODA community activities.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

January SODA Meeting 2018

January SODA MEETING
Thursday Jan. 11th @ 7:00pm
in the auditorium at Whitmore-Bolles Elementary
21501 Whitmore St, Dearborn, MI 48124

Special Guests:
Jeffrey Polkowski
City Planner - City of Dearborn


Win Prizes At The Meeting:
- Member Raffle for any paid regular members in attendance.
- Attendance Raffle for ANYONE in attendance.
- 50/50 Raffle

The only requirement for winning is attending the association meeting. For the Member Raffle we pull names from the entire member list until we pull the name of a paid regular member in attendance. For the Attendance Raffle we draw names of anyone that signed in when attending the meeting. You must be present to win.

*All prizes are donated by our supporters and business advertisers.

Monday, January 1, 2018

2017 Holiday Decorating Awards

Thank you to everyone that made our neighborhood look festive for the holiday season!!

Holiday Decorating Award Winners
Most Colorful
3047 Syracuse

Most Fantasylike
23830 Yale

Most Unique
3421 Grindley Park

Best Traditional Display
3645 Roosevelt

Something Special
3526 William

Holiday Decorating Awards
Honorable Mentions

Most Colorful
21011 Carlysle Street

Most Fantasylike
2426 Parker Street

Best Traditional Display
3260 Bennett Street