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Thursday, February 27, 2020
Rochester, MI – Only in operation for a short time, Clothes Mentor in Rochester Hills is already turning heads. The Store has won the 2019 Best of Rochester Hills Award in the Women's Clothing Store category by the Rochester Hills Award Program.Each year, the Rochester Hills Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber
Thursday, February 27, 2020
For its 2020 Richard J. Burke Lecture in Philosophy, Religion and Society, Oakland University will host a discussion on “Racial Climates” with Dr. Nancy Tuana, the DuPont Class of 1949 Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies at Penn State University.  The talk will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, in Oakland Center Banquet Room A on OU’s Rochester campus.   Dr. Tuana will present ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, February 27, 2020
(ROCHESTER – Feb. 27, 2020) The Rochester Hills Public Library has acquired a 3-D scanner for its Eureka Lab/Makerspace, which contains a variety of equipment and resources for making unique items. Patrons of RHPL can scan 3-D designs and recreate them on one of two 3-D printers available at the library. The scanner assists in getting a design’s exact measurements that are then sent to the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
(Rochester, MI) The Rochester Symphony Orchestra (RSO) is proud to announce the winner of its annual Young Artist Competition. Violinist Susie Lee, 17, a senior at Farmington High School, captured the title for 2020.   She has played with the Detroit Symphony Youth Orchestra since her freshman year of high school and won the 2020 Dearborn Youth Symphony Concerto Competition. She also won the CYE ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
 Rochester Hills, MI – On Saturday, March 14 the City of Rochester Hills will host its annual Sap-to-Syrup program at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm.   Before you know it, the cold weather will be on its way out and warmer conditions will begin. When the cold temperature at night rises during the day the transition causes pressure changes that move the sap and cause it to ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
(ROCHESTER – Feb. 26, 2020) The Rochester Hills Public Library presents its first “How-To Fest” on Saturday, March 28, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. This lifelong learning event is free and open to the public and to all ages. Attendees will visit stations throughout the library to learn a new skill or activity. Each twenty-five-minute session will showcase a variety of topics from astronomy to yoga. Sessions ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
(ROCHESTER – Feb. 25, 2020)The Rochester Hills Public Library will host, “Oakland County: 200 Years of Innovation” with Dr. Richard Stamps, retired associate professor of anthropology, Oakland University, March 26, 7-8:30 p.m. in the library's multipurpose room. Dr. Stamps is a member of the Oakland County Bicentennial Committee and will discuss the history of Oakland County, including its ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Rochester, MI – Beautiphi Aesthetics & Wellness is taking the Rochester area community by storm. The dream of Beautiphi Aesthetics & Wellness was created by four, dynamic women who sought to address a need in the Rochester area.  With their combined credentials, talents, and synergies, they have worked to present this community with the most cutting-edge aesthetic procedures and equipment,  while ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Rochester, MI - A fixture in Macomb County for over 100 years, First State Bank will be expanding its footprint when their first branch in Oakland County opens on February 28. Located at 1575 S. Rochester Road in Rochester Hills, this full-service branch of the local community bank will deliver a broad range of accounts and services to individuals, families and businesses. The branch itself is a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Monday, February 24, 2020
(ROCHESTER – Feb. 21, 2020) The Rochester Hills Public Library will host “The Dangers of Prescription Drug Misuse & Abuse,” on March 19, 7-8:30 p.m. in the library’s Multipurpose Room. The program is in partnership with Rochester Area Youth Assistance and the 525 Foundation. The 525 Foundation exists to educate teens and families and raise awareness about the dangers of alcohol and ...read more
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Sunday, February 23, 2020
Keith Pomeroy was awarded the 2020 Pillar of Vibrancy for Wellness and Philanthropy by The Community House and The Bates Street Society. Keith was recognized on Saturday, February 8 at the Fifth Annual Bates Street Society Dinner for his charitable work with Child Safe Michigan, an affiliate of the Judson Center, and the creation of The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD). The Community ...read more
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Friday, February 21, 2020
The 2020 Meadow Brook Lecture in International Affairs brings keynote speaker Elizabeth Saunders to Oakland’s campus on Wednesday, March 5 at 7 p.m. Her talk will take place in the ballroom of Meadow Brook Hall, on Oakland University’s Rochester campus.   Saunders, an associate professor in the School of Foreign Service and faculty member in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University, ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, February 20, 2020
(ROCHESTER – Feb. 20, 2020)The Rochester Hills Public Library will host “Declaration of Independence: The Words Heard Around the World” with Dr. John Todd of Rochester University on March 10, 7-8:30 p.m. in the library’s Multipurpose Room. Dr. Todd will discuss the origins of the Declaration of Independence, its purposes, and how it changed the world.   Dr. Todd has taught at Rochester University ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, February 20, 2020
(ROCHESTER – Feb. 20, 2020) The Rochester Hills Public Library and Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital will present “Hypertension Prevention & Management” with Dr. Salieha Zaheer on March 12, 7-8:30 p.m. in the library’s Multipurpose Room. Dr. Zaheer is a family medicine resident at Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital and at Wayne State University. She will discuss the causes and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
REGISTRATION FOR 2020 DECK ART IS NOW OPEN  ROCHESTER, Mich.- February 19, 2020 - Downtown Rochester is calling all artists: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College, and Adult to participate in Downtown Rochester’s Tenth Annual Skateboard Art Competition & Exhibition: Deck Art 2020. Artists are asked to provide their unique work on a blank skateboard deck. Winning pieces will be ...read more
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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
PONTIAC, MI – Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County hosts its first Comics for Habitat event at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle at 6:00 PM on March 25, 2020.  The night of stand-up comedy will feature local comedians Sal Demilio, Camila Ballario, Dan Brittain, Richard Mathis, and headliner Bill Bushart and be hosted by Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County’s Philanthropy Director and stand-up ...read more
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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
The insurance law changes coming to Michigan on July 1, 2020 were greatly needed to reduce the large insurance premiums in the state. However, the law has several unintended consequences that can severely impact Michigan residents, and may result in rates increasing long-term. Below is a brief summary of some of those issues.PIP/Medical Benefits - If an individual loses their medical insurance, ...read more
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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
In an inspirational appeal to galvanize support for the state’s public university students, Oakland University President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz unveiled “Strive for 45: Invest in Student Success.”    The campaign aims to achieve greater funding equity for state universities, with additional funds to go directly to reduce student debt and increase graduation rates while making significant inroads to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Political, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
The Rochester-Avon Historical Society’s (RAHS) annual Antique Appraisal Day is one of Southeast Michigan’s most popular events. This year, antique enthusiasts and treasure collectors may bring items for an appraisal on Sunday, March 8 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow. Twelve appraisers will be on hand to evaluate a variety of antiques from American art to ukuleles ...read more
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Monday, February 17, 2020
The Joanne and Ted Lindsay Foundation Autism Outreach Services (OUCARES) at Oakland University is offering a workshop designed to help attendees learn more about financial planning for individuals with special needs. The event, “Achieving a Better Life Experience: Financial Planning for Individuals with Special Needs,” will provide information that parents and caregivers can use to help ensure ...read more
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Thursday, February 13, 2020
Rochester, MI - On March 16th, the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce will celebrate ReSale Connection on 10 years of Business in the Rochester community. ReSale Connection is a store owned and operated by the Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan and has been operating at 204 South Main Street since March 17th, 2000.                 The goal and mission of ReSale Connection is to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Business News, Press Release, Community
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
More than 300 students and faculty recently took part in Oakland University’s fourth annual Interprofessional Workshop on Opioid Abuse.    The event featured keynote speakers, an interprofessional healthcare panel, a case study discussion and a naloxone training – all intended to educate and empower future health professionals in the battle against opioid abuse. Workshop participants included ...read more
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Wednesday, February 12, 2020
The Second-Stage Growth Solutions (SSGS) program provides second-stage companies with the technical research assistance and business expertise they need to continue to grow profitably and be prepared for the future. The information and connections gained through this program will give companies the insights and knowledge necessary to identify key opportunities for continued success. HOW THE ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Business News, Press Release
Monday, February 10, 2020
The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm has received a $50,000 grant from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs to support the rebuilding of the Equipment Barn on the Museum site.  According to Museum Manger Patrick McKay, “The Equipment Barn was built in the early 1900s and provided support for the Van Hoosen Farm operation by storing milk trucks and farm supplies.  We will ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, February 06, 2020
Oakland University has been selected to participate in a Data Literacy Institute project aimed at increasing the use of data to boost student success, including the number of graduates.   “Data collection and analysis are key components of all student success initiatives,” said Dr. Anne Hitt, associate provost and associate professor of biological sciences at OU. “We can use data to ...read more
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Wednesday, February 05, 2020
Lydia Schwerin recently received a $4,000 scholarship from Tau Sigma National Honor Society, whose mission is to recognize and promote the academic excellence and involvement of transfer students.  The senior social work major currently serves as vice president of Oakland University’s Tau Sigma chapter and is one of only four students in the country to receive a $4,000 award from the national ...read more
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Wednesday, February 05, 2020
The community is invited to take part in a four course Australian-inspired wine dinner designed to raise awareness and benefit the thousands effected by recent wildfires. Taking place on Thursday, March 12 from 7-9pm, the award-winning Royal Park Hotel, in downtown Rochester, hosts the exclusive Eat Like an Aussie dinner. Part of the hotel’s monthly Lifestyle Series classes, proceeds to be donated ...read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Press Release, Community
Monday, February 03, 2020
Rochester Hills, Michigan: Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett attended President Trump’s signing of the United States - Mexico - Canada Agreement (USMCA) held on the South Lawn of the White House on January 29, 2020. The new trade agreement received bipartisan support in Congress and has been widely supported by the automotive industry and other manufacturers. It replaces the North American ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Political, Press Release
Monday, February 03, 2020
(ROCHESTER – Feb. 3, 2020) The Rochester Hills Public Library presents, “The Potato Famine and the Coming of the Irish to America” with author Terence O’Leary on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 7-8:30 p.m. in the library’s Multipurpose Room. In 1845, Ireland awoke to the beginning of the Great Hunger. O'Leary will share the heartbreaking stories of the Irish during the five long years of the Potato ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Building an inclusive and diverse workplace and allowing all to live lives of dignity and purpose were themes of two standing room only sessions featuring Jenny Brown, CEO of Dutton Farm, at last week’s 88th Winter Meeting of the U. S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) in Washington, DC.  Brown was invited to address America’s mayors by Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett, President of the ...read more
Categories: Political, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
 Rochester, Michigan: The Paint Creek Trailways Commission honored former Trail Manager, Kristen Myers, at its January 21st, 2020 regular meeting. Ms. Myers served as manager of the Paint Creek Trail for fifteen years before stepping down in October 2018. The Commission presented Ms. Myers with a resolution recognizing her longtime service to the Trail along with a commemorative pewter Paint Creek ...read more
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Wednesday, January 29, 2020
The Studio of Rochester has become the first dance studio in Oakland County, MI to achieve Youth Protection Advocates in Dance certification. The certification marks its commitment to keeping kids happy, healthy and safe in dance.  YPAD is the nation’s only dance certification program focusing on both safety and wellness for dance students. To earn the designation, studios must complete two ...read more
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Wednesday, January 29, 2020
(Rochester Hills, Michigan. January 2020) - On February 27, 2020, the annual Rochester Community Schools PTA Founders Day celebration will salute a dedicated group of over 70 volunteers and community builders. This event – hosted by the Rochester Community PTA Council – recognizes parents, educators and students for their dedication and volunteerism.  This year’s theme – “Power of One: You Make a ...read more
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Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Why do nonprofits collaborate? How do they deal with the challenges associated with collaboration in the nonprofit industry? What do nonprofit funders look for in terms of such collaboration?Oakland University’s Master of Public Administration program is hosting a panel discussion geared toward answering these questions. The event takes place from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 3, in room 1050 of the ...read more
Categories: Business News, General News Article, Community, Education, Press Release
Monday, January 27, 2020
313 Pizza Bar is excited to host the 2020 Oakland County East Polar Plunge!Plunger check-in runs from 10 am - 12 pm on Saturday, February 29 with the plunge starting promptly at noon. Stick around for the after splash bash immediately following. Register to plunge for free at PlungeMI.com or https://www.classy.org/event/oakland-county-east-polar-plunge/e253917Fundraise to plunge into a swimming ...read more
Categories: Fundraising Event
Friday, January 24, 2020
Michigan Auto Insurance Reform At Allen Harmon Insurance, it is our mission to keep our customers informed of the changes that will take place when the auto insurance law changes take effect July 1, 2020. First, the minimum required bodily injury limits are being increased to 250,000 per person/500,000 per accident. You can sign off to reject these limits and choose lower options, but our ...read more
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Tuesday, January 07, 2020
Dear Fellow Community Members, We ask you to please take a few moments to learn about our upcoming “Make A Difference” Charity Auction by attending, sponsoring, or donating to our silent or live auction.    On Friday, April 24, 2020 we will host our 30th Annual Charity Auction “Kentucky Derby” Gala at Petruzzello’s Banquet Hall in Troy.  This evening is dedicated to raising funds that directly ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Fundraising Event

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