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2020 Activities Calendar

1st Quarter: January-March

  • Consortium Roundtable: Jan. 17th - 11 am Life Fitness, 19522 W. McNichols

  • U.S. Census Workshop: Jan. 27th - 6:30 pm WCCC NW Campus

  • Business Improvement Districts/Zones [MEDC]/BIZ Webinar Feb. 19, 2020

  • Black Business Expo: Feb. 28th - 9 am - 4pm WCCC NW Campus

  • Grow Detroit Youth Talent (GDYT) - Mar. 2nd - First week for applications/enrollment

  • QuickBooks Training: Proposed Date End of March or Beginning of April

  • WMBA Property Search [On-going] WMBA Technical Training & Office Building

  • Chamber of Commerce Regional Policy Conf.: Date & Location TBD

  • Master Planning (West McNichols Corridor)/Survey - Walk Area and Canvas Business Owners

2nd Quarter: April-June

  • National Small Business Week: 2nd Week in May - Date TBD

  • Community Auto Insurance Workshop: May-June [D1] Date & Location TBD

  • Michigan Main Street Training Seminar: June (Follow-up in 2020 for Proposed Project Plan Year 2021)

  • Health Walk: May 23rd at Edwin Hackett Park [Senior/Kids Event]

  • Motor City Makeover: District 1 & 2 - Sat, May 2nd; District 3,4 & 5 - May 9th; District 5 & 6 - May 16th

  • PGA Golf Tour: May 25-31, 2020 (Sponsored by Rocket Mortgage Golf Classic @ the historic Detroit Golf Club.

  • HR-1242 (Juneteenth); Freedom Day/Emancipation Day: June 19, 1865: Fri. Jun. 19th (Brenda Lawrence)

  • Survey - Walk Area and Canvas Business Owners: Sat. June 

  • Traffic Study (Proposed Traffic Light at Greenview & W. McNichols) [D1]

  • HR-1242 Informational Seminar [400 Years of African American History Commission Act] (Brenda Lawrence) Date & Location TBD

3rd Quarter: July-September

  • DTE Lighting: Business Energy Consultations (Engery Audits) [D1 - July & Aug.]

  • Master Planning: Date TBD

  • Pathways to Homeownership Workshops (Karla Williams & Kyra Robertson): Date & Location TBD

  • Motor City Match/Motor City Restore: Date & Location TBD

  • Motor City Makeover: ARISE DETROIT(15th Annual ARISE Detroit Neighborhoods day: Cleaning up the Motor City for a safer place to live - Expansion of citywide Motor City Makeover): Sat, Aug. TBD. 

  • CruisIN The D - 2-Day Event: Aug. 15th - Aug. 16th [Senior/Kids Event]

  • Second Health Walk: Sat, Aug. TBD at Edwin Hackett Park

  • Marketing & Funding [D1]

  • Marketing Strategies for Shop Small Saturday & Festival of Lights: Sept & Oct [D1]

  • Estate Planning Seminar (Wills & Trusts, etc.): Sept. Date & Location TBD [Senior Event]

4th Quarter: October-December

  • Strategic Planning [D1]: Nov. & Dec.

  • Marketing & Funding [D1]

  • "Trunk or Treat" [WMBA will coordinate w/8th Precinct]: Sat, Oct. 31st

  • Shop Small Saturday/Festival of Lights: Nov. 28th

  • Motor City Match/Motor City Restore Program [DECG]: Date & Location TBD

  • Annual Meeting/Black Tie Christmas Dinner: Dec. 5thLocation TBD