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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Simplicity Healing Opens in Downtown Rochester! Rochester resident and former Business Executive, Carol Markstrom, brings her wealth of therapeutic wellness experience to the new Simplicity Healing studio in downtown Rochester. Markstrom says, “My passion for health and wellbeing started at a very young age and it was the years of collective experiences, both personally and professionally, that ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, November 11, 2019
Oakland University’s Macomb-OU Inc. has launched a program aimed at helping Macomb County teachers learn best practices in cybersecurity education, an area that has become more important as technology-related data and security threats increase.  The course, Cybersecurity Essentials for Educators, is offered at the Velocity Hub of the Michigan Cyber Range, a Sterling Heights-based facility ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, November 06, 2019
SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY COMING TO DOWNTOWN ROCHESTER ON NOVEMBER 30! Join the merchants of Downtown Rochester on Saturday, November 30 for Small Business Saturday!  Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to strengthening the community by supporting local small businesses. The Rochester Downtown Development Authority has joined more than 400 advocacy organizations that have made it a mission ...read more
Categories: Business News, Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, November 05, 2019
 James Blundo LPC Executive Director of the Michigan Mental Health Counselors Associationand an Ambassador for the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce successfully led the passage of Public Act 96 of 2019 on behalf of the 10,000 LLPC/LPC Counselors and to support consumers access to mental health services.Michigan mental-health counselors applaud unanimous, bi-partisan support as licensing bill ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Political, Press Release
Tuesday, November 05, 2019
After immigrating to the U.S. from Iraq, Ghazi Ghazi made a conscious effort to assimilate into American culture. For him, that meant eschewing his native language of Arabic in favor of speaking English.  “I got far away from it and tried to erase it out of my mind,” Ghazi said of his mother tongue. “Then, around the start of college, I started to come back to it.” Ghazi enrolled at Oakland ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, November 04, 2019
LAGNIAPPE IN DOWNTOWN ROCHESTER – A LITTLE SOMETHING EXTRA ON NOV 25 ROCHESTER, Mich. – November 4 – Join the merchants of Downtown Rochester on Monday, November 25 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm when they offer their customers Lagniappe (Creole for “a little something extra”) in appreciation for their support throughout the year.  The Rochester Downtown Development Authority (DDA) also will offer some ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, November 04, 2019
Easterseals is celebrating 100 years of service to the community and we need you help! Support our "Cheers to 100 Years" Gala by donating a silent auction item, a bottle of liquor or a bottle of wine!  Contact us to schedule a pickup or drop off.  Attach your business card on your bottle of booze to share with our guests your generous donation! Cheers Gala December 6, 2019 Rochester Mills ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Fundraising Event
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Work Started on New Pollinator Garden The Friends of the Paint Creek Trail is working with the Paint Creek Trailways Commission to install a pollinator garden along the Paint Creek Trail about 1/4 mile north of Tienken. Ray Wiegand’s Nursery designed the garden. They will be responsible for the installation and planting. Work on the garden layout started October 28th and planting is targeted ...read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce recently named Ashley Chambers as the 2019 Young Professional of the Year at this year’s Sunrise Pinnacle Awards.   Held each year to honor the accomplishments and contributions of our region’s most visionary leaders, entrepreneurs, nonprofit organizations, and businesses, the Sunrise Pinnacle Awards brings together more than 500 community and business ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, General News Article, Business News, Community
Friday, October 25, 2019
For the first time in more than a decade, the Oakland Symphony Orchestra will present a concert on a Saturday evening during a special performance at 8 p.m. on Nov. 2 in Varner Recital Hall.   The program for the evening will feature the exciting Le carnival romain, Op. 9 by Hector Berlioz and Rainbow Body by Christopher Theofanides.   “The title Rainbow Body comes from the Tibetan Buddhist ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Friday, October 25, 2019
The Grammy-nominated Imani Winds returns to the Chamber Music Society of Detroit series with a concert at Oakland University’s Varner Recital Hall at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3.  They will be joined by Dr. Tian Tian, an associate professor of music at Oakland University, for Francis Poulenc’s Sextet for Piano and Winds.   Tian has presented solo concerts across the US, Canada and China. She ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, October 24, 2019
For the 2019 Jean and Fred Braun Memorial Lecture, Oakland University will welcome Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, whose artistic works have been featured in more than 30 museums across North America, including the Smithsonian, the Whitney and the National Gallery of Canada.  Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, whose artistic works have been featured in more than 30 museums across North America, will ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Monday, October 14, 2019
Rochester Hills Public Library Contact: Christine Lind HagePhone: 248-650-7122Email: Director@rhpl.orgJuliane Morian, 248-535-6182      Rochester Hills Public Library Board of Trustees Appoints New Library Director  Juliane Morian will become the next library director at the Rochester Hills Public Library  (ROCHESTER HILLS- October 15, 2019) The Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) Board of ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Chamber
Thursday, October 10, 2019
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – Neighborhood House launched their employment initiative in late 2018 funded by the Women’s Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Rochester. So far, in 2019, this program has been able to help 17 participants find jobs. The Employment Initiative assists participants in varying stages of their employment search by providing financial classes, resume building, and job ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Business News, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
Oakland County’s Small Business Saturday Program is focused on helping small businesses increase foot traffic and sales as the holiday shopping season begins.We want to partner with you to support the small businesses in your community. If you already have a Small Business Program, let’s coordinate our resources. If you don’t have a program, use the Oakland County program to the maximum. Here is a ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Rochester-based Royal Park Hotel received their fourth global award from WorldHotels for “Best Experience Creator” on Friday, June 14. The prestigious award was accepted on behalf of Royal Park Hotel by the hotel’s General Manager, Susan Keels, during the WorldHotels Annual Conference at the Flemings Selection Hotel in Frankfurt, Germany.Royal Park Hotel continues to be recognized as a hotel ...read more
Categories: Community, Business News, General News Article
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Purchasing a home is one of the most important decisions one makes in a lifetime. A home becomes a central hub for relationships and a source of connection. Stewart Team Real Estate Partners works with home-buyers every day to help them make this vital decision. When the time came to find their new headquarter office, Stewart Team looked no further than the place they started, and the place they ...read more
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