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1
Jul

Casual for a Cause: Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration

AFTD
You may have never heard of it, but frontotemporal degeneration (FTD) represents an estimated 10 to 20 percent of all dementia cases and a condition from which 60,000 Americans now suffer. Also referred to as frontotemporal lobar degeneration or Picks disease, FTD causes the brain to shrink and a[...]
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14
Jun

Amy Applin Gives Career-Minded High School Students Their Day in Court

Amy Applin
On June 1st, Seaholm High School in Birmingham held its annual Career Day, providing students the chance to shadow a mentor while considering their future plans. ZAC Shareholder Amy Applin hosted two young women, both juniors, for a full morning at the Oakland County Circuit Court. After an infor[...]
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10
Jun

ZAC Proudly Supports SafeHouse Center

SafeHouse Center
“Building communities free of domestic violence and sexual assault.” This is the mission of Ann Arbor-based SafeHouse Center, which not only provides safety, support, advocacy, and resources for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence and their children, but also works relentlessly to[...]
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23
May

Mark Zausmer Spearheads City Year Detroit’s 2016 Red Jacket Gala

City Year Detroit
It’s a fact – nearly one-third of Detroit public school students drop out, increasing the likelihood that they will become unemployed or incarcerated, with a devastating effect on our local communities. City Year Detroit seeks to reverse that trend by helping more than 5,000 students (and th[...]
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20
May

ZAC Attorneys Mentor Detroit Youth in Michigan Law Day Activities

ZAC Law Day
May 12th marked Law Day 2016, a national event held each year since 1958 to celebrate the role of law in our society and to cultivate a deeper understanding of the legal profession. To help promote Michigan Law Day, ZAC attorneys Kaitlyn Cramer, Randi Davis, Andrea Johnson, Fred Livingston, April[...]
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2
May

Casual for a Cause: St. Christine’s Soup Kitchen

St Christine Soup Kitchen
The mission of St. Christine Christian Services is simple – “To help meet daily needs of some of the most vulnerable in the Brightmoor community of Detroit, assisting everyone with deep respect and dignity.” With only two paid part-time staff, this is a herculean effort, made possible only [...]
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18
Apr

Casual for a Cause: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

St Jude Childrens Research Hospital
You may have seen the touching television ads featuring celebrities raising money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, but did you know that St. Jude’s has a local connection to Detroit? According to the St. Jude website, celebrity Danny Thomas – born Amos Muzyad Yakhoob Kairouz in De[...]
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7
Apr

Casual for a Cause: American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life

Relay For Life
In May 1985, Dr. Gordy Klatt walked and ran for 24 hours around a track in Tacoma, Washington, raising $27,000 to help the American Cancer Society fight the nation’s biggest health concern, cancer. More than 20 years later, Relay For Life is a worldwide movement that has raised nearly $5 billion. [...]
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31
Mar

Casual for a Cause: Freeing Dogs from Chains

Chained Inc.
Animal neglect in Metro Detroit continues to be a problem, and too many dogs in our area are chained or kept outdoors 24 hours a day, seven days a week, resulting in their misery and sometimes aggressive behavior. C.H.A.I.N.E.D. Inc. – Continue Helping Animals in Need & Educating Dog Owners[...]
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7
Mar

ZAC Supports the March of Dimes

March of Dimes
Despite a steady decline in the rate of premature births, 380,000 babies are born prematurely each year, posing risks to both mother and child. The March of Dimes Prematurity Campaign seeks to raise public awareness of the problems related to prematurity and decrease the rate of premature birth i[...]
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