Thursday, February 11, 2021

Inkster sorority member is honored at dedication

Members of the Eta Iota Omega Chapter of Inkster along with members of the Neighborhood Service Organization were on hand to congratulate sorority member Sheila Clay at the opening of the Clay Center in Detroit recently.

 A portrait of Clay, painted by world-renowned artist and Neighborhood Service Organization Board Member Hubert Massey was unveiled at the dedication. Clay is a former president and CEO of Neighborhood Service Organization.  

The Clay Center, located at 3364 Mack Ave. in Detroit is situation on a 3-acre campus dedicated to ending homelessness and help residents who are struggling with addiction, and joblessness.  The campus will also include many resources aimed at providing homeless individuals with lifesaving short-term necessities along with long-term programs to help provide the means to end homelessness. 

The Clay Apartments is a two-story structure that was made possible with the support of the City of Detroit and the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA).