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      Detroit is undergoing the country's largest urban redevelopment boom. Like the fair city this chapter is named after, New Detroit Chapter is undergoing redevelopment. The chapter is working at becoming a beacon in the city.
      New Detroit closed out 2010 with two joyous events. The Donation boxes that were located in the Detroit Computing Center lobby for The Capuchin Soup Kitchen were overflowing! New Detroit was able to take two cars full of non-parishable items and two frozen turkeys to the Soup Kitchen. These donations helped to feed several of Detroit's homeless families. The second event was the Holiday Member Mixer were we presented the Strong family with wonderful gifts for all.
      At the Detroit Computing Center BIG members will welcome the childern of Federal Workers as they host the Snack Shop for Bring Your Kid to Work Day on April 28, 2011.
      On Saturday, May 21, 2011 our members will Walk or Run, for a Cure for breast Cancer during the Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure. There is still time to join the team contact Deborah Dugeon at 313-234-1342 for more information.

        New Detroit Chapter of B.I.G. will be hosting the Great Lakes Region V 2011 Training Conference and the Region V Meeting on June 25th - 26th. The host site for both events will be Greektown Casino & Hotel.

New Detroit Chapter is making BIG things happen in Detriot