You are invited to a special online program of the Ferndale Chamber of Commerce presented by Hope Network.
Date: August 18, 2020
Time: 9 AM to 10 AM
Zoom meeting info: Coming Soon
Detroit Lions great Eddie Murray, a community advocate for Hope Network, and Holly Windram, Hope Network’s Director of Michigan Education Corps will be featured at this presentation. Hope Network is excited to be expanding their Michigan Education Corps program to the Ferndale Community this fall, with financial support from Ferndale entrepreneur Jack Aranson. They’ll share information about this exciting initiative…and Eddie Murray will be glad to also share some of this thoughts about the Detroit Lions and the upcoming season!
Holly Windram, PhD, is the Executive Director of Hope Network’s Michigan Education Corps Reading Corps and Math Corps programs. Since 2012, MEC started with K-3 Reading Corps and expanded to PreK Reading Corps growing from 17 to 65 schools across Michigan reaching almost 3000 kids, and secured $7,500,000 in state funding. In fall 2017, Michigan was chosen as the first pilot replication state for Math Corps serving students in grades 4-8 to be algebra ready by 9th grade. Holly is the Chair of Grand Rapids Chamber Education and Workforce Development Committee and the KCTC Teacher Advisory Committee. She serves/has served on the Advisory Board for the Literacy Center of West Michigan, Education Trust-Midwest Early Literacy Workgroup and Education Advocates, Talent 2025 K-12 Education Workgroup and Early Childhood Workgroup, Launch Michigan Literacy Workgroup, and the Muskegon Literacy Coalition.
Eddie Murray is a former National Football League placekicker, 19-year veteran. Eddie was drafted in 1980 by the Detroit Lions where he played for 12 seasons. When Eddie went to the Pro Bowl his rookie season, he was named as the MVP and was the first rookie to receive this honor. Eddie then went on to play for Kansas City, Tampa Bay, Dallas, Philadelphia, Washington and Minnesota. Eddie was a member of the Dallas Cowboys in 1993 when Dallas won Super Bowl XXVIII. Eddie now serves at Hope Network as the Director of Donor Community Relations in S.E. Michigan.
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