Dearborn Homecoming!

 

Sticking to tradition, Dearborn Goodfellows will have a beer booth this year!

 

We are the only beer booth selling craft beer at Homecoming!  While others are sipping on an average beer with average bartenders, you could be sipping on superior beer with superiorly entertaining bartenders (at least we think so)! While average is perfectly acceptable before and after the first weekend in August, an experience at Dearborn’s Homecoming should be anything but average! Come support the children of Dearborn with some great tasting beer to quench your thirst.  All tips and proceeds go towards the children. Who said you cannot have fun whilst supporting the youth?

You can find our booth next to the Polish tent at the end of Monroe St. inside the festival.

What we are selling:

Live Wire IPA

Magic Hat 9

Shock Top Shandy

Labatt Blue

Bud Light

Seagram’s Wine Coolers (select)

 

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Smoke on the Grill 2017!

Smoke on the Grill 2017!

For ticket information please go to our Smoke on the Grill page!

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Calling all Crafters!

 

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Volunteers and Board members

Goodfellow Volunteers Appreciation Dinner: 

March 08, 2017 at 5:30pm (please check your email for details) 

RSVP to Roni Mazur by March 03:

Email:rmazur@ci.dearborn.mi.us Phone:313-943-2161

In addition to our annual awards, the Goodfellows will recognize our major contributors and those who collected more than $200 during the 2016 paper sale campaign.

 

Goodfellows Board of Directors Annual Meeting:

 April 24, 2017 at 6:00pm at Park Place.

Please join us for our Annual Board Meeting as we will review the results of 2016, establish the game plan for 2017 and elect new officers.

 

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93 Year Retrospective

Over the past 93 years many things have changed in Dearborn. Businesses have come and gone, the political landscape has changed and neighborhoods have developed and re-developed.

The Rotunda opened to thunderous applause and disappeared in a fiery flash before generations could experience her as a World’s Fair Exhibit and not a softball field.

Tractors migrated west and established roots as Pioneers and Thunderbirds. School districts were re-defined and rivalries were re-born with the passing of each generation.
Greenfield Village became The Henry Ford, Crowley’s turned into Kroger, and Ford Land transformed much of Dearborn’s unused space into new business opportunities.

If the preceding paragraphs have you playing the “You know you’re old if you remember…game,” then consider this – the one constant has been the need for the Dearborn Goodfellows to fulfill the mission of “No Child Without a Christmas.”

Each spring dedicated Goodfellows meet to plan the path for the coming year. Fundraising decisions are made, committees are formed, and budgets are established. In years past the Goodfellows held pancake breakfasts in the roller skating rink of the Civic Center, and today the Smoke on the Grill wraps up the summer season.

The start of the school season represents back to school shopping for parents, and it kicks off the Goodfellow Christmas shopping spree. We make our lists and check them twice. We purchase and package age appropriate gifts, and we organize an army of volunteers to deliver the packages.
The pictures on this page serve as a remembrance and reflection of Goodfellows past and present. Please enjoy this walk though time.

…. Pictures to follow shortly

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Ready…Set…SELL!!!!!

Paper Sales Friday, Dec 2nd – Sunday, Dec 4th  

As the 2016 paper sale weekend starts off with only a mildly chilly start we are keeping warm with our own brand of cardio as we strut up to your vehicles to accept your generous donations!

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Upcoming events…


Paper Sale Pick-up

Date:          Thursday, December 01

Location:    St. Kateri Church – 16101 Rotunda Dr

Time:          3:00pm-6:00pm

Paper Sales

Dates:          Friday, December 02 – Sunday, December 04

Gift Packaging Night

Date:            Friday, December 16

Location:     Village Ford Parts Warehouse – 23915 Kean St.

Time:            6:00pm

Gift Delivery

Date:             Saturday, December 18

Location:      Village Ford Parts Warehouse – 23915 Kean St.

Time:            8:00am

                              St. Kateri Church

                 Village Ford Parts Warehouse

 

 

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