Next Rivertown Detroit Association Meeting-Thursday, November 17th, 2016 5:00 PM-6:30PM — Bob Maxey Ford 1833 East Jefferson Ave.–DPD Chief James Craig

Rivertown Detroit Association Meeting Thursday November 17th, 2016         5:00PM-6:30PM

Detroit Police Department Chief–James Craig


  • 5:00-5:15PM–Register, Meet, Greet –Bob Maxey Ford
  • 5:15PM Welcome by Bob Maxey and his team//Rivertown Updates//A special Thank You to Jim Semerad, USN (Ret.) for last month’s overview & tour of the USS Detroit LCS-7
  • 5:30 PM–Detroit Police Department Chief James Craig–Update on Detroit and the Above & Beyond Ceremony
  • Next meeting–Rivertown Detroit Fire Station—East Lafayette & Mt. Elliott–Holiday Gathering and Fire Safety Presentation.
  • Past meetings–see Memories tab for photos on our Facebook page–Rivertown Detroit.



Rivertown Detroit Association-focused on improving living and working in Rivertown

Detroit. Membership–Work in Rivertown/Live in Rivertown area/Friend of Rivertown
Detroit. No cost to be a member—just looking for your time, talent and interest in
supporting and improving Rivertown Detroit.

Committees–Finance ( Diversified Members Credit Union),Advertising & PR Communications/e-newsletter (Bill Brey, Detroit Chamber of Commerce), Technology (Michael Rohde), Welcome–(Connie Bailey, Prime Time Travel), Scholarship–(Constance Bailey–Primetime Travel), Safety & Security (Duncan Eady–East Jefferson Inc.) Garden Club (Chair–Barb Hayes, Detroit Garden Center),History & Heritage (Charlie Lauhoff, Lauhoff & Corp.),Economic Development (Greg Williams, FRG Consultants), Arts Committee( Chair-Kristine Diven, District VII Gallery & Creative Space), Detroit Police Department (Captain Kyra Hope), Jefferson Ave./Streetscape(Chair-Josh Elling, East Jefferson, Inc.),Detroit RiverFront Conservancy Liaison(Chair–Michele Marine), Downtown Detroit Partnership Laison (Chair–Maryann Marantette Listman), Health & Wellness (Dr. Suzette Olaker-Copeland, MD, Loretta Davis, Institute for Population Health), Government Relations (Sher Smith), Rivertown Chaplain—Fr. Tim McCabe, SJ–Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Real Estate (Chair-Sandra Dixon, Quality Service Real Estate), Transportation (Shanelle Jackson, Regional  Transit Authority) and others.

  • Rivertown Detroit Association coordinates efforts with the the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy, Downtown Detroit Partnership, REAL, Jefferson East, Inc. ,Detroit Police Department Riverfront plus Community and Police Committee, the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, Detroit Fire Department and Friends of the Detroit River.

Thank you to Walgreen’s, CVS, WGPR  for the “Welcome to Rivertown Detroit”on your electronic signs–we are getting the word out.


  • 2016

*November 17th--Bob Maxey Ford—-We Are Back for another exciting meeting!!!!!!!!!!!! Detroit Police Department Chief James Craig

*December 15th–Rivertown Detroit Fire House–”Adopt A Fire House” Meeting will be at the Rivertown Detroit Firehouse at East Lafayette & Mt. Elliot—A Special Session on Fire Safety and First Aid.


January—Robinson Furniture–Date TBD

February—Rivertown Neighborhood




June—US Coast Guard Station–Rivertown Detroit

Wednesday July 12th–Diamond Belle–Sailing For Scholarships–Anchors Away!!!!

Monday July 24th—2nd Annual Golf Outing to Benefit the Rivertown Detroit Firehouse–Belle Isle Golf Course–Fore!!!!!!!!!!!

August 17th—Rivertown Detroit Economic Development Forum & Panel Update—Diversified Members Credit Union–



Detroit RiverFront Conservancy—Some Dates To Remember for Fun in Rivertown See for more details

  • Eco-Green-Energy–Rivertown’s Official Lighting Energy Efficiency Company-- Eco-Green-Energy, LLC. ( Providing efficient lighting recommendations and solutions for your business. Contact Butch Wardwell at 1-313-410-4358 or by email for a consultation and review. Helping businesses save money on energy!!!!!
  • Detroit River Living—The official magazine of Rivertown and the East Jefferson Corridor (–See thier ad on our website
  • Fifth Third Bank-–Official Bank of Rivertown Detroit. Contact Vice President Juliana Perry at the Rivertown Detroit Branch for your banking needs 1-313-567-5348.
  • Centurion Services-Official Carpet & Textile Services for Rivertown-See ad on this site.
  • Eastside Colts–Official Football Team of Rivertown– Looking for sponsors, grants, supports for the 2016 season–Adopt a team–Contact Coach Steph  1-313-926-7771
  • The Vestry-Official Mens’ Clothier since 2011 in the heart of Rivertown-Chene Square-www.the 1-313-567-4700
  • Roberts Riverwalk Hotel-Official Hotel of Rivertown Detroit–ask about the special Rivertown Detroit rates–Sunday-through Thursday–1000 River Place–see advertisement on this website for reservations.
    • Arthur J. Rohde & Co.–Official Office Suite Rental Company of Rivertown Detroit–Large suites to virtual offices. Conference room available. Right next to the IHOP and across the street from Staples. See advertisement this page.
    • Diversified Mambers Credit Union–Official Credit Union of Rivertown Detroit-See their advertisement on our website “We Believe In You”
    • Robinson Furniture—Official Furniture store of Rivertown Detroit–see their advertisement on our website. “You Have An Uncle In The Furniture Business”–See Scott Bradley for the Best Furniture Deals In town and Air Conditioners, Tires & Rims, Bedding, Bed Bug Covers, TVs & Bar BQs, Lawn Movers, Snow Blowers, Appliances, and Accessories–Wow!!!
    • Royal Transportation–Official transportation company of Rivertown Detroit– or 1-313-331-8700. “Experience The Royal Treatment”
    • Harbortown Market--Official market of Rivertown–3472 E. Jefferson Ave. 1-313-259-9400/–Your location for Holiday shopping–Fresh produce and meats, excellent selection of wines. Be sure to stop in and see Louie!!!!!!!



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