(Canton, MI – March 9, 2017) While power restoration work continues in the area, the American Red Cross has opened two shelter locations that will accommodate Canton residents impacted by the recent severe wind storm. Any individual without power or shelter due to the storm may stop in for temporary relief or overnight lodging.
Participating temporary shelter locations include: Ford Community & Performing Arts Center’s Hubbard Ballroom, located at 15801 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126, as well as Dearborn Public Schools McCollough-Unis Middle School, located at 7801 Maple Street, Dearborn, MI 48126. No advance registration is required. Individuals in need of relief may report to either of these locations for overnight accommodations on Thursday, March 9, 2017. For additional American Red Cross information, please visit http://www.redcross.org/local/michigan
For residents seeking a temporary warming center during daytime hours, Canton Township has opened a warming center at the Summit on the Park community recreation center, located at 46000 Summit Parkway, Canton, MI 48188. The warming center will remain open through the weekend during regular business hours: Monday – Friday, 5:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Saturday, 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. Warming Center visitors are asked to please sign in at the Summit Front Desk. For additional information, please visit www.summitonthepark.org or contact the Summit Front Desk at 734/394-5460.
The Canton Public Library, located at 1200 S. Canton Center Road, Canton, MI, will also be available as a warming center during their normal business hours: Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Friday – Saturday from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Sunday from Noon - 6:00 p.m. For additional information, please visit www.cantonpl.org or call 734/397-0999.
For additional information regarding temporary shelter locations, please visit www.canton-mi.org/130 or call 734/394-5460.