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News & Stories

Mentor Testimonial: Sheriff Anthony Wickersham

May 8, 2013

[caption id="attachment_336" align="aligncenter" width="373"] Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham and one of his mentor team members show off the bird feeders they made for their community service project.[/caption] Click on the link below to see a 20 second video of Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham telling us why he's a… Read More


Chrysler Group’s Ralph Gilles Visits Winning Futures Students

May 2, 2013

[caption id="attachment_369" align="aligncenter" width="517"] Chrysler Group's Ralph Gilles (back row, center) with students at Cass Technical High School.[/caption] Winning Futures and Detroit Public Schools wrapped up its second year at Cass Technical High School today.  The highlight at this year’s celebration was a visit from Chrysler Group’s Vice President of… Read More


Now Taking Reservations for the Greg Kelser Basketball Camp

April 30, 2013

[caption id="attachment_366" align="aligncenter" width="405"] Students at last year's basketball camp met Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and basketball great Greg Kelser.[/caption] The Gregory Kelser Basketball Camp has partnered with Winning Futures to bring a basketball and mentoring program to students in metro-Detroit. This camp is being sponsored through the DPS Foundation… Read More


Thank You Comcast!

April 26, 2013

Thank you to Comcast for supporting Winning Futures as a sponsor!  Visit them online to check out their latest deals and promotions:  http://www.comcast.com Read More


Help Your Kids Achieve Their Dreams

April 25, 2013

Every parent and teacher wants their kids to be successful. By working with them to help them identify their goals and desires, you can help them increase their odds of pursuing and achieving their dreams. The first step is to set specific goals and write them down. Dreams can help… Read More


Mentor Dave Fernholz to Receive Warren’s Outstanding Volunteer Award

April 19, 2013

[caption id="attachment_355" align="aligncenter" width="321"] Dave Fernholz[/caption] Winning Futures mentor and Fitzpatrick Manufacturing Plant Manager Dave Fernholz will be honored with the 2013 Outstanding Warren Volunteer Recognition Award due to his ongoing involvement in our organization.  Through his service as a mentor and role model to teens at Warren’s alternative Community… Read More


HAP Signs On as a Corporate Care Partner

April 18, 2013

[caption id="attachment_351" align="aligncenter" width="513"] HAP employees volunteered to mentor students at Jalen Rose Leadership Academy through their participation in the Corporate Care Partner program.[/caption] Health Alliance Plan (HAP) is the latest company to sign on as one of our Corporate Care Partners.  This program allows organization's team members to volunteer… Read More


Attend Our “Social Marketplace” Lunch and Learn

April 12, 2013

On April 17, 2013 from Noon to 2PM, Elite Success Partners and Winning Futures will host speaker Stephen Sadler, President of Buz.FM, Inc. and author of "Exposure to Closure." Steve will focus on the Social Marketplace. Additionally, Steve will show how to monetize your Facebook Fan Page. "Likes" will not be the only… Read More


Opening Day Party Photos Now Online

April 10, 2013

[caption id="attachment_345" align="aligncenter" width="461"] Opening Day guests get their Tiger's spirit on![/caption] Nearly 200 photos from our Opening Day party are now posted online!  Click here to check them out and see all the fun we had with our 650+ guests at the event. Read More


Winning Futures Students Explore Benefits of Volunteering

March 27, 2013

[caption id="attachment_336" align="aligncenter" width="373"] Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham and one of his mentor team members show off the bird feeders they made for their community service project.[/caption] Winning Futures’ students began exploring the benefits of participating in community service this week. Working alongside their mentors, students undertook a variety… Read More