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Mark Fields speaks at JVS Luncheon

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What's New

The JVS Senior Service Corps provides FREE help to nonprofits in need of assistance with mailing and other special projects.

JVS and Oakland County Treasurer's Office partner to create Financial Empowerment Center with grant monies from CEDAM

Leah previously served as Chief Operating Officer and has been interim CEO since October, 2013.

JVS is now offering private homebuyer education sessions, which are great for first time homebuyers.

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July 22: Check out our job search site for job openings, upcoming job search seminars, tweets about job fairs and other resources. More info » http://bit.ly/ActNowJobs


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July 14: Know of a nonprofit that needs help with mailings and other special projects? The JVS Senior Service Corps can help! This group of spunky seniors volunteers at our Southfield office every Monday and Wednesday to help with stuffing, stamping and sealing mailings, prepping care bears for sick children and other special projects. More info at http://bit.ly/1mC7aHa


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July 02: Free financial help from a JVS financial counselor is now available to Oakland County residents to assist with creating a budget, dealing with debt collectors, improving credit scores, starting an emergency fund and more. View flyer » http://bit.ly/1qlSH32. Watch video » http://bit.ly/TP5Ghf


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June 27: Watch highlights from our Strictly Business luncheon which featured incoming Ford Motor Company President Mark Fields, Jacques Panis of Shinola and Max Surnow of Cooper Street Cookies.


2014 Strictly Business Luncheon

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June 26: Follow our job blog to learn 8 interviewing tips for success and more! Read tips » http://bit.ly/1mhL2wz


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June 25: Today was the grand opening of the Oakland County, Michigan Government Financial Empowerment Center, where JVS will be providing Oakland County residents with free one-on-one financial counseling on credit repair, budgeting, foreclosure prevention and more! Info at http://bit.ly/1pPapMd or 248-858-0611.

This partnership was made possible by a $25,000 grant from CEDAM: The Community Economic Development Association of Michigan It's the first grant of its kind awarded to a county in the state of Michigan to help residents improve their financial well being. #FinancialEmpowerment #OaklandCounty


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June 19: See how our clients Jeff (left), Gloria and Weston overcame the end of their family business, drug addiction and a lifelong disability to become successful employees. Watch their inspirational stories » http://bit.ly/JVSWinners


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June 18: Learn how to stop the deadly sins of sales to develop an effective sales team at our Business Connections event June 24. More info at http://bit.ly/TmTcOo


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June 12: A record-breaking crowd of over 800 singing God Bless America at our Strictly Business luncheon, which raised more than $310,000 to support our mission! More event highlights at http://www.jvsdet.org/strictlybiz



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June 11: JVS will be honoring Cooper Street Cookies tomorrow at our Strictly Business luncheon.


Local cookie company finds sweet success
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WEST BLOOMFIELD/SOUTHFIELD — In three short years, Cooper Street Cookies has risen from a home business in West Bloomfield to a hearty Michigan-based company that distributes cookies from a facility in Lathrup Village

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June 09: Gracie graced us will her presence today! She's been volunteering with us for 4 years to help spread smiles to our seniors. Check out her dog tag!


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June 03: JVS will be closed June 4 and 5 in observance of the Jewish holiday Shavuot, which commemorates the giving of the 10 Commandments. See you on Friday.

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June 02: Leah Rosenbaum has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of JVS after serving as the interim CEO. Best wishes to her on her well-deserved promotion. More info at http://bit.ly/1pA1lvU


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May 27: If you're caring for an aging family member, don't miss our Community Forum on May 28 where you can hear from a panel of experts to explore practical solutions to meet the needs of your loved one and ask questions about your specific concerns. More info at http://bit.ly/SMmkOs


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May 19: Our first NEXTWork event last week was a hit and hip! The event introduced young professionals with established business leaders to help them network and build new connections. And we couldn't think of a cooler place to host the event than Shinola, where President Jacques Panis addressed the crowd and spoke of his dedication to the rebuilding and revitalization of Detroit.

The NEXTWork initiative unites the workforce development expertise of JVS with the Jewish Federation’s NEXTGen Detroit program, which works to attract, engage and retain the next generation of Jewish Detroiters.


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May 16: Our Job Connection this week was a HUGE success! Over 300 job seekers attended and had the opportunity to connect with 30+ local employers. Many people got jobs on the spot and even more have interviews scheduled. Upcoming job search seminars » http://bit.ly/EmploymentWorkshops

A special thanks goes out to the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, Oakland County Michigan Works!, The Oak Park JCC and many other partners and sponsors who helped make this event possible!


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May 15: Meet Moose! He visits our adult day care program every week to bring smiles to our participants with memory loss. Somehow, we think this face is unforgettable though. More info about our adult day care program » http://bit.ly/1k5aEAc


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May 09: We're now offering PRIVATE homebuyer education sessions to teach people about buying/financing/caring for a house. Great for people thinking about buying their first home. Info at http://bit.ly/1jIoXug


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May 06: Know of an older adult who is beginning to experience minor memory problems, like remembering people's names or where they put things? Tell them about the JVS Memory Club! A free session will be held at our Southfield office on May 14. Info at: http://bit.ly/memoryclub


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May 01: Many thanks to stylists and makeup artists Corene, Vanae and Erin from Illustrious U Salon LLC who donated their time, talents and hearts to make two of our clients even more beautiful. Great job ladies!


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