Hooah!

By: Tammy Carnrike Chamber COO Tammy Carnrike participated in the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference (JCOC), a program sponsored by the Secretary of Defense for civilian public opinion leaders interested in growing their knowledge of the military and national defense issues. …

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Leadership Detroit at JCOC

By: Tammy Carnrike Like I said earlier, reminders of Michigan are everywhere. Here is a photo of Jonathan Smith, a Leadership Detroit graduate who is now President and CEO of OneLead, based in New Jersey. He currently resides in New …

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Camp Pendleton

By: Tammy Carnrike Chamber COO Tammy Carnrike participated in the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference (JCOC), a program sponsored by the Secretary of Defense for civilian public opinion leaders interested in growing their knowledge of the military and national defense issues. …

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Submarine Rescue Unit

By: Tammy Carnrike Chamber COO Tammy Carnrike participated in the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference (JCOC), a program sponsored by the Secretary of Defense for civilian public opinion leaders interested in growing their knowledge of the military and national defense issues. …

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Michigan governor finalizing plan to raze empty Detroit homes

Reuters: July 18, 2012

As the next step in an April deal between financially strapped Detroit and the state of Michigan, Governor Rick Snyder is finalizing a plan to tear down thousands of abandoned houses in a bid to make the city safer.

Detroit has been hard-hit over the past four decades by a steep drop in population, a steadily eroding tax base and crippling budget deficits, resulting in countless barren streets punctuated by vacant lots and burned-out buildings.

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