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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
ROCHESTER HILLS, MICH., May 22, 2019 –As healthcare costs and the resulting financial toxicity of cancer treatment continue to show unprecedented growth, one local non-profit is expanding to keep pace with the needs of local families facing cancer. New Day Foundation for Families welcomed the community to their new 1,500 sq. ft. office with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, May 13, at 245 ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
On Friday, May 17, around 1,200 fifth graders participated in Oakland University’s 13th annual Clinton River Water Festival. The students came from schools in the Clinton River Watershed community in Oakland County, and learned about the vital role that water and the Clinton River play within the region.  Employees from about 50 governmental and environmental organizations gave presentations ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Dutton Farm President/CEO, Jenny Brown, is putting her passion to pavement as she commits to "Run for Jobs" in the Detroit Free Press TCF Marathon on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Taking on 26.2 miles, Jenny hopes to help raise awareness and funds for the nonprofit, Dutton Farm, so it can continue its mission of "Empowering and supporting adults with disabilities to live a life of purpose, inclusion ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Fundraising Event
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Auburn Hills, MI—May 21, 2019-- The City of Auburn Hills and the City of Rochester Hills are proud to announce that they are once again partnering for the 11th Annual Paddlepalooza. Paddlepalooza is an annual canoe/kayak race and adventure river paddle down the Clinton River on Saturday, June 1.   Participants will launch their watercraft starting at 8:30 a.m. with the men’s and women’s kayak ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, May 17, 2019
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – On May 1st, Neighborhood House hosted their 2nd Fashion Show from 6:30pm-8:30pm. This event promoted the services Neighborhood House provides, while showcasing clothing from the Neighborhood House Clothes Closet and Sole Sisters. Each model talked about their role in Neighborhood House or how Neighborhood House impacted them. The evening included a delicious sit down ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, May 16, 2019
The Oakland University Alumni Association Board of Directors recently voted to elect Trina Govan Scott to the alumni advisory board for a three-year term. Scott, who serves as Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion at Quicken Loans, is a proud alumna of Oakland’s School of Business Administration, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in finance. She also competed on the women’s basketball ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Business News
Friday, May 10, 2019
Rochester, MI – The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce (RRC) will host the annual Women Leaders in Business Luncheon on Friday, June 7, 2019. The event will be held at Twin Lakes Golf & Swim Club from 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $40 per person. The luncheon will feature two keynote speakers- Becky Ridky and Elaina Farnsworth.Ridky currently works as the Executive Director for the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber
Friday, May 10, 2019
Rochester Hills Celebrates Home Fire Sprinkler Week Rochester Hills, MI - The Rochester Hills Fire Department will be celebrating Home Fire Sprinkler Week by conducting a Home Fire Sprinkler Demonstration on May 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm. The event will be held at Rochester Hills Fire Department Station 1, located at 1111 Horizon Court Rochester Hills, Michigan 48309  The Rochester Hills Fire ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, May 10, 2019
Jacob Corll, an Oakland University alum whose research led to the discovery of a master gene that regulates the expression of other genes involved in the development of corn kernels, was recently recognized as the co-first author of a manuscript published in The Plant Cell, a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the American Society of Plant Biologists.  “This is my first time ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 09, 2019
James Henry Trotter cannot escape his mean Aunts Spiker and Sponge — or can he? A magical peach may be his answer!  Join James and the creatures that he meets on his incredible journey as Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance presents James and the Giant Peach on May 17, May 19, June 7 in Varner Recital Hall on the OU campus.  Directed by Lynnae Lehfeldt and based on Richard ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, May 09, 2019
ROCHESTER, MI, May 6, 2019 – Enjoy free family art activities and let your creativity spring loose at Paint Creek Center for the Arts’ Spring into Art Open House on Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm. The Open House event includes free family-oriented indoor and outdoor art activities including a clay creature workshop, a Spring-themed make n’ take craft project, 3-D printer ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
MSGCU’s Ann Jones Honored as Most Valuable Professional by Corp! Magazine  CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. –May 8, 2019 – Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union (MSGCU) congratulates Vice President of Marketing and Business Development Ann Jones on being named a Most Valuable Professional by Corp! Magazine.  The Michigan-based publication annually honors professionals, entrepreneurs, and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, May 06, 2019
5k Run/Walk to Benefit OPC’s Meals on Wheels  Rochester, MI-  Community members of all ages are encouraged to hit the trails on June 1 for the 14th annual OPC 5k Run/Walk for Meals on Wheels, which provides meal delivery to homebound seniors in northeastern Oakland County.  Registration for the run or walk begins at 7:00 a.m., and the race kicks off at 8:00 a.m. at the OPC.   “This is a great ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, May 06, 2019
Rochester Mich. – May 6, 2019 – The Rochester Regional Chamber (RRC) Foundation is excited to announce the upcoming Leadership Greater Rochester Graduation on Thursday, May 16, 2019. The festivities are to be held from 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Great Oaks Country Club, located at 777 Great Oaks Blvd. Tickets for the event are $40 per person.All are welcome to join in the celebration of the ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, May 02, 2019
Rochester, MI.- Please join us for a Ribbon Cutting honoring Gallagher Creek Park on Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 4:00 pm-5:00 pm. The event will be located at 2780 Silverbell Road, Rochester, MI. 48306.Acquired in 2000, this 15-acre park includes an upland area, cattail march and the Gallagher Creek headwaters area.  Recommended uses include wildlife observation and picnicking where there is an ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
 MSGCU Names 2019 Scholarship Honorees  CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – May 1, 2019 – Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union (MSGCU) is excited to announce its 2019 Scholarship Honorees. This year, a group of 33 high school students, college students, educators, and students studying a skilled trade will receive $2,500 scholarships to further their educational journey. Founded by a small group of ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
LANSING, MI – One in every six Michigan children will go to bed hungry tonight. That’s enough kids to fill Spartan Stadium nearly five times.   This unsettling statistic and others are part of today’s release of Map the Meal Gap 2019, the latest report from Feeding America® on food insecurity and cost of food at the local level. The Food Bank Council of Michigan and its seven regional food banks ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
More than 40 years ago, Marguerite Mahler was reading the Detroit Free Press when she noticed an article about a new legal assistant program starting at Oakland University. The 40-something wife and mother had left a career in laboratory science to raise her family and was looking to re-enter the workforce.    Marguerite Mahler and Barbara Lister-Tait, director of OU's paralegal ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, April 29, 2019
Mayor Barnett Celebrates Rochester Hills Success and Outlines Bold Plans for the Future In Celebration of the City’s 35th Year, Delivers State of the City to Sold Out Crowd  Rochester Hills, MI –  Mayor Bryan K. Barnett delivered his totally awesome 80s themed State of the City Address at Rochester Adams High School taking the audience back to the decade of bold colors, style, and iconic music. ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, April 29, 2019
Dream creative, dream custom!  Dillman & Upton hosts On Deck Saturday, May 18 from 10 am to 2 pm in Downtown Rochester. Meet several pro builders and see all the latest deck materials. One of this year’s most exciting product is the multi-width decking from the TimberTech/Azek Vintage Collection. It gives you the option to mix, match and play with patterns and different board widths for a totally ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
(ROCHESTER HILLS- April 24, 2019) On Saturday, May 4 from 5-9 p.m., the Rochester Rotary and Kiwanis will be throwing a Kentucky Derby themed party and fundraiser on behalf of Rochester Area Neighborhood House, hosted at the Chapman House. Get ready for a fun evening of dancing, raffles, and more; with special musical guests The Jello Shots performing. A 50/50 Raffle and a Chance Auction will ...read more
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Anna Szala (left), and Rania Bellaaj Last August, Oakland University’s Department of Psychology welcomed Fulbright scholars Anna Szala and Rania Bellaaj to campus.  Szala, who hails from Torun, Poland, earned a M.A. in psychology from Kazimierz Wielki University, and a M.S. in biology from the University of Wroclaw, in Poland. She has also worked as a researcher at the Max Planck Institute for ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
PAINT CREEK TRAIL ANNOUNCES $400,000 GRANTRalph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Gift Funds Replacement of Deteriorating 95-Year Old Bridge and the Resurfacing of the Entire Paint Creek Trail  Rochester, Michigan: The Community Foundation of Greater Rochester has been awarded a $407,000 grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation for the benefit of the Paint Creek Trailways Commission. This grant ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, April 22, 2019
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – April 22, 2019 –DynamicHR, a provider of customized, full-function, end-to-end Human Resource Outsourcing (HRO) Solutions that optimize human capital, today announced the expansion of its operations in Auburn Hills to accommodate its growing client base.  The company plans to move its entire operations, including more than 50 employees, to its new headquarters on May 6. The ...read more
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