2017

MAPE union members and their families are invited to apply for The Carl Parsell Scholarship Fund. Applicants must submit their fully completed, signed application by March 1, 2017.

To qualify, candidates must be permanent residents of the State of Michigan and be a member of MAPE or immediate relation to a member of MAPE. Candidates must have completed a high school education or its equivalent, on or prior to June 30, 2017.

The mission of The Carl Parsell Scholarship Fund is to assist members and their families who are motivated to improve society by enhancing their future careers through a college education. Carl Parsell Scholarships are awarded to deserving college bound students who desire assistance with their college tuition.

Carl Parsell Scholarships may be used to cover a portion of educational expenses, including tuition, living expenses, and other required fees during the 2017-2018 school year. Scholars may use the award to attend any United States accredited university, college, community college, junior college, two or four year accredited degree-granting institution, or vocational training institution that grants a certification or license. Funds derived from The Carl Parsell Memorial Scholarship Golf Outing determine the number of scholarships to be awarded annually. The maximum award available per student is $2,500.

Click on the Scholarship tab on the MAPE website to apply and for more information. For questions, contact Julie Palmquist at the MAPE office at (248) 304-8803 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Detroit Tigers and Major League Baseball with the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund are hosting the 6th annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Night at Comerica Park in downtown Detroit on Wednesday, June 7, 2017.

The Detroit Tigers and the Memorial Fund have teamed up to show their appreciation for the men and women of Michigan who serve as law enforcement officers, corrections officers, public safety and first responders. Public safety personnel, their friends, family and the general public are invited to the game between the Tigers and the Los Angeles Angels at 7:10 p.m.

Discounted Ticket Packages start at $30.00 and every ticket includes a limited edition Detroit Tigers Law Enforcement Challenge Coin and a $10.00 donation to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund:

Ticket package includes:

Upper Box Infield Ticket
Upper Reserved Infield
Mezzanine
Upper Grandstand

Click here for more information and to order tickets.

For groups of 15 or more please contact Betsy Bouillon at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thank you and good luck to all who applied for The 2017 Carl Parsell Scholarship. Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2017-18 school year.

In March and April, the Scholarship Selection Committee begins the selection process which is completed in May. Scholarship recipients will be notified of their status by the end of May 2017. Carl Parsell Scholarship winners will be formally recognized during the 27th Annual Carl Parsell Memorial Golf Outing on June 8, 2017.

Carl Parsell Scholarships may be used to cover a portion of educational expenses, including tuition, living expenses, and other required fees during the 2017-18 school year. Scholars may use the award to attend any United States accredited university, college, community college, junior college, two or four year accredited degree-granting institution, or vocational training institution that grants a certification or license. Scholarship candidates must have completed a high school education or its equivalent, on or prior to June 30, 2017.

Funds derived from The Carl Parsell Memorial Scholarship Golf Outing determine the number of scholarships to be awarded annually. Due to an increase in funds raised because of the excellent turnout at the 2016 Annual Carl Parsell Golf Outing, MAPE will be offering up to three scholarships this year to family members of union members. The maximum award available per student is $2,500. In July and August, The Carl Parsell Scholarship Fund mails Scholarship checks to each Scholar’s college or university.

Tami Hough

If you, a family member or friend is struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction or a physical disability, Hough Counseling and Assessments can help. And there are no out-of-pocket costs for people with medical insurance through C.O.P.S. Health Trust as Hough will waive all co-pays, co-insurance or deductibles in 2017. Hough is owned and operated by Tami Hough, the wife of retired Detroit Police Officer Tom Schneider, who helped develop and run C.O.P.S. Health Trust. Our licensed counselors provide a full range of behavioral health services to clients of all ages and offer educational, psychological and vocational assessments. Our Certified Rehabilitation Counselors specialize in working with persons with disabilities. The office is located in Troy, in the same building as MAPE corporate offices.

House Republicans are proposing a roll back of the state’s 4.25 percent state income tax to 3.9 percent in 2018 and eventually eliminating the income tax completely; the Michigan Supreme Court unanimously elected Justice Stephen Markman as its new chief justice; and Gov. Rick Snyder has now appointed three of the four-members of the Michigan Civil Service Commission (MCSC) - including former House Speaker Jase Bolger, the leading legislator behind the enactment of Right to Work in 2012. Click on the January 2017 Karoub Report for more information on these and other legislative topics.