Our Place is Your Place
The Community House is home to 13 unique sponsored groups and nonprofits who work to bring people together and give back to our great community. These groups have all chosen The Community House as their place to meet, grow and explore. From the Women's Club to the President's Advisory Council, we love to open our doors to those looking to enrich the lives of others as we strive to do each and every day.
Interested in learning more about these groups? Check them out below!
Race & Relations Diversity Task Force
The Task Force is responsible for creating, sustaining and promoting special programs and initiatives that capitalize on opportunities and respond to challenges tied to diversity and community support.
Senior Men's Club
A vigorous club of over 550 men that has extended the enjoyment of life and service in the community through activities and events that nurture friendships, stimulate the mind and challenge active seniors to stay abreast of changing times.
The Birmingham-Bloomfield Newcomers Club (BBNC) is a non-profit group consisting of over 250 women of all ages, from all over the world. We are expatriates from North America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean and South America.
International Culture & Cuisine
The ICC offers a warm and friendly environment where members gather to learn more about the cultures of the world by exploring the many experiences the Metro Detroit area has to offer.
Friends of the Gardens
The mission of The Community House Friends of the Gardens is to join in fellowship to keep the gardens and grounds of The Community House beautifully planted and maintained all year round.
President's Advisory Council (PAC)
The mission of The Community House President's Advisory Council is to advise and give counsel to the The Community House President on a wide range of issues that help to foster growth and philanthropy within the community.
Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber
Founded in 1948, The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber serves the six surrounding communities as their leading resource for advancing business interests and building relationships.
Contact Joe Bauman, President, for more information at email@example.com or 248.644.1700 x 22.
Birmingham Lions Club
The Birmingham Lions Club is recognized for their service to the blind and visually impaired. This service began when Helen Keller challenged Lions to become “knights of the blind in the crusade against darkness” during the 1925 Lions Clubs International Convention.
Contact Phil Schmitt, Co-President, at firstname.lastname@example.org or Tom Carroll, Co-President, TomAlison@sbcglobal.net
Birmingham Optimist Club
The Birmingham Optimist Club was founded in 1960 to develop optimism as a philosophy of life; to promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs; to inspire respect for the law; to promote patriotism and work for international accord and friendship among all people; and to aid and encourage the development of youth.
Contact Jim Hayes, President, for more information at email@example.com.
Birmingham Shopping District
The Birmingham Shopping District strives to provide leadership in marketing, advertising and promotion of the Birmingham Shopping District. They actively work to promote a district that is exciting, clean, safe and pedestrian-friendly and ensure that the district continues to serve as a center for business, service, social and community activities.
Contact Ingrid Tighe, Executive Director, for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or 248.530.1200.
Founded in 1925, the Rotary Club encourages and fosters the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise. Their members work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto Service Above Self.
Contact Linda Hatfield, President, for more information at 248.647.5958 x230 or LHatfield@bbcu.org>.