This was an assignment I didn’t mind taking on. CommunityNEXT was holding an event for college students in Metro Detroit called “Live! Work! Play! in the D.” Did I want to go?
So on June 20, I joined approximately 30 other students as we were taken to the Compuware, Chase and M@dison buildings for behind-the-scenes tours led by Bruce Schwartz, Quicken’s Detroit relocation ambassador. We also attended a panel discussion with five Detroit moguls and ended the night at the Tigers vs. Cardinals game at Comerica Park.
Tough job I have sometimes!
It would have been a perfect day if the Tigers won, but the event was incredibly eye-opening, even for a born-and-raised Metro Detroiter like myself. Like many of my peers, I go into the city for sports games and other special events, but I don’t think of the city when deciding where to go for dinner or drinks. That’s where CommunityNEXT comes in; it’s working to change our perceptions of Detroit.
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