By Roxanne Steele

WYCD is excited to bring you our new community feature called “Hometown Rundown.”  There is always SO much going on in our communities so this is a place to share events going on in your “hometown.”   Feel free to email me

Here’s a few events coming up that YOU can support.

Truman High School in Taylor on October 6th is having their first annual cancer awareness  “pink” game to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. If you like to donate to the cause contact Jeff Morrow Head Football Coach at Taylor Truman High School. Email:

Diamondback Salon Cancer Benefit on Sunday Oct. 8th 3p-10p Come enjoy an authentic Mexican dinner while enjoying live music, raffles and more for just $15.  Donations from all tips, dinner and raffles go directly towards the family of this employee of Diamondback Salon to help cover the high medical bills.  For donations  or more info please call (734) 649-1393 for Colette or Michelle at  (734) 635-6045. Come support this great cause!  Diamondback Salon is located at 49345 S. 1-94 Service Drive in Belleville.
Weekend Warrior Runfest on Sunday Oct. 8th in Shelby Township! Come out and run in the country music themed race at scenic River Bends Park! Performing at the finish line will be “The Band Rye Whiskey”.  Along the course runners will be entertained by musical performances from Wyatt Hood, East Side Willie and DJ Steve Bronson from Rock the House Entertainment.  For more info and to register visit
The Devoted Barn Community Outreach Night on Wed. Oct. 11th located at 6227 N. Dixie Hwy in Newport.  Come meet the animals, volunteers and hear some inspiring stories. The Devoted Barn is an animal rescue and rehabilitation facility that sits on 53 acres about 30 miles south of Detroit.  This is the perfect night to visit and learn more about this amazing animal rescue facility.

Back the Blue Arts & Crafts Show hosted by PLEA Foundation on Oct. 21st and Oct. 22nd at Lutheran High Northwest in Rochester Hills 1000 Bagley Dr. All the money raised goes towards purchasing K9 bullet-proof vest for local K9 Officers.  For more info click HERE or visit their Facebook page! Search Plea foundation.

7th Annual Scare Away Hunger 5K Run/Walk on Sunday Oct. 22nd Join this great family friendly race to benefit the Rochester Neighborhood House  which provides food, clothing, emergency financial assistance and self-sufficiency services to neighbors in need.  Join this great community event with tons of activities for kids like face painting, crafts, games, music and dancing. Check in starts at 2p race begins at 3p For more details and to register visit

St. Jude Detroit Gala at Henry Ford Museum on Nov. 10th at 6:30p.  Join WYCD for this important fundraiser for St. Jude.  Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception, dinner, live and silent auctions and hear families share their St. Jude story. Tickets are $250 or a table of 10 for $2,500. For more info or to purchase tickets visit 

Country Concert Cancer Benefit on Sunday Nov. 19th  4pm at Freddy’s Bar & Grill in Clinton Township. Friends don’t let friends fight cancer alone so join this country benefit for Erin Fecko who’s fighting stage 3 breast cancer.  Erin has 2 little kids and needs our support! Live performances from Kari Homes, Katie Marie, and  RJ Harper. We hope you join us out there for a great night of country music for a great cause! For info visit their facebook page! 


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