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Thursday, September 21, 2017
Rochester Hills, Mich. (August 2017) - Celebrating its 24th year of philanthropy and community service, the Assistance LeagueÒ of Southeastern Michigan confirmed its 2017-18 slate of officers, who collectively renewed their commitment to clothe, feed, educate and comfort children and adults through its compassionate community-based programs.  With more than 300 members providing 44,000+ volunteer ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, September 21, 2017
The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency recognized Oakland for providing outstanding services to veterans and their dependents. For the second straight year, Oakland University was awarded the highest possible ranking for veteran-friendliness by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency. The organization recently published its 2017-2018 list of Veteran Friendly Schools, which recognizes institutions of ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Thursday, September 21, 2017
The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine will be hosting its 6th Annual Organ & Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 2 and Oct. 4 at the Kresge Library, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 3 at the OU Recreation Center.   “Organ and bone marrow registration is especially important to promote on college campuses as the organ and bone marrow donor ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Evolution Medical Spa Ribbon Cutting Celebration and Local Charity Benefit   ROCKit; Rochester Outreach and Charity for Kids, in conjunction with Kidz 1st Pediatrics will be the center of attention at this Ribbon Cutting hosted by the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce to mark the special celebration of five years in business for Evolution Medical Spa, a local business specializing in ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
ROCHESTER, Mich. – September 11, 2017 – 3, 2,1… BLAST OFF into a cinematic world as your best-loved movie characters come to life. Downtown Rochester’s fifth annual Rochester Posed event is scheduled for Thursday, October 5 from 7:00-9:00 pm. Participating Downtown Rochester businesses will turn their storefront windows into live mannequin displays.  This year’s theme for Rochester Posed is ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Experiential Employee Development Training with a Unique Twist  Rochester Hills, Mich., September 11, 2017—Most employee development courses include: (1) Bribe people into a conference room with coffee and bagels; (2) Have someone stand in front of the room all day while telling the group things they should be doing; (3) Break into discussion groups to make things “interactive;” (4) Go home ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Welcomemat North Detroit is very excited to announce its newest partnership with... Clear Fortress Window Solutions. Around 525 new residents and families who move into the Auburn Hills, Rochester and Rochester Hills area every month will be warmly welcomed to the community by them. Clear Fortress, a family owned small business, has served the community for nearly 7 years delivering the best ...read more
Monday, September 18, 2017
Oakland University will present its third annual Harding Eye Research and Biology Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 28. This year’s lecture will be given by University of Washington Professor John Clark, Ph.D., whose topic will be “Cell Biology of the Lens.”   Understanding how the lens works is crucial for researchers looking for cures for eye diseases such as cataract and presbyopia, the two most ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Education, Press Release
Friday, September 15, 2017
Oakland University and the Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA), in partnership with Main Street Oakland County, will host a networking reception from 8-9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26 in the Oakland Room at the Oakland Center.  “This free event will bring nonprofit leaders together with some regional institutions for a morning of networking and relationship building,” said Diane Baldwin, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Clinton-Kalamazoo Canal TourDate: Saturday, September 30, 2017Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Location: Tour leaves from and returns to the Rochester Hills Museum. Guests coming from Macomb County may choose to meet at the Clinton Township Historical Village Museum at 40700 Romeo Plank Rd., Clinton Twp.Rochester Hills Museum Members $10; Non-members $17 – Cost includes lunch. Advanced Registration ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Smart Towns: Silver Spoons and Golden Spikes – Railroads & Depots in the Gilded Age  Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017Time: 7:00 p.m.Location: Rochester Hills Museum Calf BarnRochester Hills Museum Members Free; Non-members $5 - Registration required at rochesterhills.org/museum  Smart Towns is a lifelong learning program for everyone in the community, led by educational, non-profit ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, September 07, 2017
Oakland University will host “Nukes and Your Future,” a student and community forum that will examine the threats posed by nuclear weapons in today’s world, from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3 in Room 1050 of the Human Health Building.  “We are delighted that Oakland University can once again play host to a conversation about an important issue that is on the minds of many people today,” said ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Rochester, Michigan – Big or small, every rebuilt kitchen or bath has its challenges.  Learn how to conquer those obstacles, pick the right materials and love your new kitchen or bath at Dillman & Upton’s free clinic on Thursday, September 21, at 7:00 pm.   “Every new kitchen or bath is custom in some way.  There is always a construction issue to solve or a key design element to figure out.  ...read more
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Auburn Hills, Mich. – August 30, 2017 -- The Holiday Extravaganza Advisory Board is proud to announce Genisys Credit Union and Oakland County Michigan Works! will cosponsor the 2017 event as Presenting Sponsors.  This year’s event will take place Saturday, December 2nd in downtown Pontiac, Michigan. Holiday Extravaganza is a collaborative event between the communities of Auburn Hills, Pontiac, ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Assistance LeagueÒ of Southeastern Michigan is grateful for a donation of $8,100 from the Rochester Hills Government Youth Council. Sixteen Rochester Hills high-school students comprise the council that held a charitable 5K run/walk to benefit Assistance League’s philanthropic programs that clothe, feed, educate and comfort infants, children and adults in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.“We are ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Rochester Hills— September 5, 2017 — Motor City Irish Dance, LLC is excited to announce that they are moving into a new location and expanding to become the brand new Rochester Irish Connection at 890 South Rochester Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307. Founded in 2008, Motor City Irish Dance, LLC is the premier Irish Dance performance company in Michigan. You may have seen them perform at many of the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Press Release, Education
Sunday, September 03, 2017
Rochester, MI, Friday, September 1, 2017—The Rochester Junior Women’s Club (RJWC) is now accepting orders for its 19th Annual Lobster Boil Fundraiser.  This unique fundraising event is anticipated by many residents of the greater Rochester area. Participants place their orders in advance, and the women of the club will have succulent, fresh, live, one to one-and-a-half pound lobsters flown in ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, August 31, 2017
One out of every six American women has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime, according to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN).  The Oakland University Police Department is working to change that.  Starting on Tuesday, Sept. 12, the OUPD will be sponsoring a series of classes featuring the Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D) Basic Personal Defense System, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, August 31, 2017
All proceeds from OU's Road March to End Hunger will support Emmanuel House, a nonprofit that provides housing, substance abuse treatment and job placement services to homeless veterans. Student Veterans of Oakland University is hosting its third annual Road March to End Hunger on Friday, Sept. 8. The event, which takes place from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on OU’s Rochester campus, encourages the OU ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation has awarded $35,000 to professors Lan Yao, Ph.D., R.N. and Suha Kridli, Ph.D., R.N. from the Oakland University School of Nursing to develop a Tai Chi program to help prevent falls in the Arab-American elderly population.  Professor Yao researches Tai Chi’s effectiveness in improving frailty in at-risk older adults while professor Kridli studies ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Papers/Research, Press Release
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Donates $25,000 to Innovation Hills  Rochester Hills, MI – In celebration of their 65th anniversary, Hamlin Tool recently announced a generous donation to the City of Rochester Hills. This multi-faceted donation includes a $25,000 gift to Innovation Hills, formerly known as Riverbend Park, and a $6,000 donation to purchase collapsible safety cones to be used for the Department of Public Services ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, August 24, 2017
New Horizons 53rd Annual Awards Ceremony & BanquetThursday, October 5, 2017 | 7:00 p.m. Petruzzello’s Banquet and Conference Center | 6950 Rochester Road | Troy, MI 48085 We invite you to come and celebratewith an evening honoring the achievements and success of the individuals with disabilities we serve, and the companies and agency partners that provide support, opportunities, and encouragement ...read more
Monday, August 07, 2017
The Meadow Brook Theatre Guild is proud to present its 2nd Annual fundraising event, BeWitched & BeDazzled!   The event will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the beautiful Palazzo Grande Banquet Facility located at 54660 Van Dyke Ave. in Shelby Township.  Special Guest Master of Ceremonies, Karen Carter, Chief Forecaster, WWJ-TV CBS Detroit, will be with us all day ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Human Interest