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 27300 Wixom Rd Novi MI 48374  See map





October 5, November 2, December 7


   began in April 2012 as a means to support the entrepreneurial spirit of people with disabilities in our community.  People with disabilities are often not afforded equal employment opportunities and begin micro-enterprise businesses that sell hand crafted items including ceramics, paintings, jewelry, t-shirts and hats.


There are few affordable opportunities for these artisans to sell their creations to the community and those are generally provided by disability service provider agencies.  This limits the goal of having a micro-enterprise provide a valued identity in the community at large.  Fun First Fridays provides an inclusive community setting to showcase the abilities and self-determination of people with disabilities.


Fun First Fridays takes place the first Friday of every month at 27300 Wixom Road at the corner of Grand River Avenue.  The event is indoors at a large retail store that does not allow us to advertise their company name.


We are seeking partners who share our commitment to support people with disabilities who can and want to become productive members of society.


We would like to any local companies that wants to demonstrate their support of people with disabilities to be self-determined entrepreneurs by listing our logo on your commercials and promotional materials, encouraging your clients to visit our event. 


There is no charge for any companies to be a promotional partner of FUN FIRST FRIDAYS. We invite your company to be present and set up a display to promote your business and hand out coupons or brochures.  Other ideas are certainly welcome.


Fun First Fridays will take place October 5, November 2, December 7.  The event will be at indoors at 27300 Wixom Road at the southeast corner of Grand River Avenue.


Please contact us to discuss this further.

We need your support to make these events successful.


Please contact all local media including newspapers, television and radio stations and request them to mention these events in advance.


Susan Fitzmaurice

Managing Director

Fun First Friday



(248) 812-9751


Open to anyone in Michigan.


Some of the agencies we have contacted and invited include:



1.Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority 

2.Easter Seals

3. United Cerebral Palsy

4. Ourhouse Clubhouse

5. Community Network Services

6. Community Choices

7. JVS Detroit

8. JVS Southfield,

9. JVS West Bloomfield

10. MORC

11. New Center Community Mental Health Detroit

12. Northbrook Psychological Clinic Novi

13 Northland Clinic Southfield & Rochester Hills, 

14. Northwest Counseling & Psychotherapy Center   


15. Novi Psychiatry and Psychology

16. Oakland County Central Diagnostic and Referral       


17. Oakland County Community Mental Health Pontiac

 18. Wayne County Mental Health

19. Oakland Family Services Berkley, Walled Lake, 

      Pontiac, Rochester

20. Oakland Psychological Clinic Livonia

21. Oakland Psychological Clinics Bloomfield Hills,  

      Southfield, Milford, Lake Orion

22. Operation Get Down Detroit

23. Perspectives Of Troy, Sterling Heightsw

24. Psychassets Birmingham

25. Psychological Institute Michigan Franklin

26. Psychotherapy & Counseling Services Northville

27. Quality Behavioral Health Detroit

28. Redford Counseling Center

29. Relationship Institute Royal Oak

30. Rochester Center Behavioral Medicine

31. Saint Joseph Mercy Behavioral Brighton

32. Judson Center Royal Oak

33. Samaritan Counseling Center Farmington Hills

34. Senica Farmington Hills

35. Teen Mental Health Services Detroit, Farmington Hills,

       Redford, Southgate

36.  Turning Point Recovery Center Pontiac

37. University Psychiatric Centers Detroit, Livonia

38. Walter Reuther Psychiatric Hospital Westland

39. Community Mental Health Waterford

40. Visions Clubhouse Pontiac

41. A Place Of our Own Clubhouse Detroit

42. Clubhouse Inspirations Lapeer

43. Crossroads Clubhouse Monroe

44. Dreams Unlimited Clubhouse Royal Oak

45. Gathering Place Redford

46. Inner City Clubhouse Detroit

47. Motor City Clubhouse Detroit

48. Network Clubhouse Detroit

49. New Directions Clubhouse Detroit

50. Next Step Clubhouse Inkster,

51. Phoenix Friendship House Highland Park

52. Turning Point Lincoln Park

53. Michigan Department Community Health Lansing




There are thousands of people in Michigan with physical or mental disabilities.  Many of these people are clients of one of the agencies listed.  Each agency has many employees.  Many of the clients and staff of these agencies will need services provided by sponsoring companies.


These people are very loyal to the companies that support the disability community.  We are seeking corporate sponsors to help promote these events at no cost to your company.  Your company will gain extensive goodwill and publicity for supporting Michigan’s people with disabilities.


This event has been listed in: Detroit News, Detroit Free Press, Oakland Press, Novi News, C and G Newspapers and Novi Patch.  In August the event was shown live on Fox 2 News.


Please contact any of the agencies listed above and tell them you want to participate in Fun First Fridays.

 Please contact all local media and tell them to promote:

Fun First Fridays

The only regular event supporting people with disabilities.





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