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Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Join J. Thomas Jewelers for the "Making Strides Walk" in Rochester Community Park on Saturday, October 23rd. Festivities will start at 9:00 am and the 3k walk through the park will begin at 10:00 am. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.  For more information call/ text 248-299-5250!
Categories: General News Article, Business News, Press Release
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Calling All Ghouls, Goblins, Princesses, and Witches!    Please come and join our Spooktacular Halloween Party on Tuesday, October 26th at 11 am.  Come dressed in costume, enjoy lunch as well as “ghoulish” entertainment. We hope you’ll come and enjoy this family-friendly fall event with us. Please RSVP by October 22nd.
Categories: Business News, Press Release
Monday, October 18, 2021
Neighborhood House Creates a Magical Holiday for Local Children Over 400 children will receive gifts this holiday season! Rochester Hills, MI, October 15, 2021 – Neighborhood House (NH) is reaching out to the community to gather new toys and clothing for children living in the greater Rochester area whose families are facing financial hardship. Beginning on November 3, gifts can be dropped ...read more
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Monday, October 18, 2021
The Neighborhood House and J. Thomas Jewelers are partnering to collect food donations for families in need during the holiday season. Support and donate canned vegetables, stuffing mix, turkey gravy, a box of mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, and more! After you donate three food items you will receive a free ring refinishing valued at $55.00- $97.00 sponsored by J. Thomas Jewelers.  Bring food ...read more
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Monday, October 18, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2021Mistletoe Marketplace: Support us in person or online on Nov. 17Assistance League® of Southeastern Michigan offers a hybrid approach to its 18th annual signature fundraiser event  ROCHESTER, Michigan, Monday, October 18, 2021: It’s not often these days you will find a hybrid event that’s offered online and in person. Look no further.The 18th annual ...read more
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Monday, October 18, 2021
Rochester Laser Center Med Spa Ribbon Cutting Join the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Rochester Laser Center Med Spa on Thursday, November 18th at 4 PM! Rochester Laser Center Med Spa has been in business for 10 years but relocated to Main Street in December 2020. The Rochester Laser Center Med Spa team strives to educate every patient about ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Business News, Press Release
Friday, October 15, 2021
Oakland University has welcomed Mohamed Al-Shabrawey as the new director of OU’s Eye Research Institute (ERI) and founding director of the Eye Research Center (ERC) at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB).    Dr. Al-Shabrawey is an expert on the study of diabetic retinopathy, a major cause of blindness worldwide, and has published nearly 70 refereed articles on the ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, October 15, 2021
The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) has formed a Zoo-Park Partnership (ZPP) for America’s Keystone Wildlife with Isle Royale National Park to support the recovery of wolves and their relationship with moose on this island in the middle of Lake Superior. ZPP collaborative field conservation efforts focus on understanding how introduced wolves are adapting to their new environment on Isle ...read more
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Thursday, October 14, 2021
    WISER (Women in Science, Engineering, and Research) at Oakland University will host an in-person screening of the documentary, “Picture a Scientist,” from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 5 in Founders Ballroom C in the Oakland Center.   The film chronicles the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists. Biologist Nancy Hopkins, chemist Raychelle Burks, and ...read more
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Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Ascension Providence Hospital will be hosting a Fall 2021 Allied Health Virtual Hiring Event on Thursday, October 21 from 12p - 3p EST. This is a virtual event where candidates will have the opportunity to speak with a member of the hiring team. They have immediate openings across a national network of hospitals and clinics for roles in imaging, laboratory, pharmacy, radiology, and respiratory ...read more
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Tuesday, October 12, 2021
First State Banksgiving seeks to honor the charitable organizations who work so hard on a day-to-day basis to make change in our communities.  First State Bank will be awarding $30,000 this Banksgiving: One Grand Gift Winner will receive a $10,000 donation Four Gift Winners will each receive a $5,000 donation Are you involved with a charity or are you passionate about a project? This giving ...read more
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Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Congratulates 2021 Sunrise Pinnacle Winners   Rochester, MI – The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce congratulates all recipients of the 2021 Sunrise Pinnacle Awards, with Presenting Partner by PNC Bank. Fifteen community leaders were recognized in either the Business, Chamber, or Community award category.Business Awards Business of the Year ...read more
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Tuesday, October 12, 2021
        RRC Foundation Announces Mr. & Mrs. Bill Byers as 2021 Grand Marshal for the 70th Anniversary of the Rochester Area Hometown Christmas Parade   Rochester, MI – The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce (RRCC) is pleased to announce Mr. & Mrs. Bill Byers as the 2021 Grand Marshal for the 70th anniversary of the Christmas Parade. Grand Marshals are selected based on a person’s ...read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Press Release, Chamber
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
      Rochester Regional Chamber Foundation Announces Parade of Programs Fundraising Campaign  Rochester, MI – The Rochester Regional Chamber Foundation is thrilled to announce a new “Parade of Programs” Fundraising Campaign. This campaign supports the Foundation’s 3 pillars and raises funds to continue its great work. The campaign will tell the Foundation’s story in a weekly email series. ...read more
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Monday, October 11, 2021
The Robot Garage offers Fall Classes and virtual classes Don’t miss the Halloween FREE event Sunday, October 24th Inspiring the innovators of tomorrow with fun, hands-on robotics, and engineering experiences.   During the COVID-19 pandemic, children’s worlds became a lot smaller as schools closed, activities were canceled, and days were spent confined to their homes. Jonathan and Sarah ...read more
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Monday, October 11, 2021
Rochester Rotary Club to Host SHRED POLIO Event at Bordine’s Shred your documents and help to SHRED POLIO! The event will take place in Bordine’s parking lot at 1835 S. Rochester Road on Monday, October 18th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For just $10 per carload (approximately five boxes or bags), all those obsolete documents that have been taking up too much space will be securely shredded. Pick-up ...read more
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Monday, October 11, 2021
Oakland University has once again earned the highest possible ranking for veteran-friendliness among the state’s higher education institutions. The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA) awarded Oakland gold-level status for its strong commitment to serving the educational needs of military-connected students.  Created in 2013, the Veteran Friendly Schools program recognizes schools with gold, ...read more
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Monday, October 11, 2021
Beaumont Health in collaboration with the Michigan Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network and local law enforcement agencies are encouraging people to drop off unused or expired prescribed medications Friday, Oct. 22 at Beaumont hospitals in Dearborn, Farmington Hills, Grosse Pointe, Royal Oak, Taylor, Trenton and Wayne. On Saturday, Oct. 23 medications will be accepted at the Sterling Heights ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Monday, October 11, 2021
Leadership Oakland is proud to announce its LOXXXII Cornerstone Program Class, made up of a diverse group of regional leaders from across the county. This group of 48 professionals will take part in a nine-month leadership experience, kicking off with a two-day retreat – followed by monthly sessions on topics facing this region: Education, government, the justice system, health and human ...read more
Friday, October 08, 2021
       FOR RELEASEOctober 8, 2021   Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Names Maggie Bobitz New President!   The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce (RRCC) is thrilled to announce Maggie Bobitz as future President of the RRCC. Maggie brings an incredible experience and intimate history with the Chamber of Commerce, starting as a member in 2008. For many years, Maggie held various ...read more
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Thursday, October 07, 2021
Help provide a Thanksgiving meal to a family in need! Please bring donations to Neighborhood House Food Pantry- 1315 N Pine Street, Rochester, MI 48307  (First Congregational Church - lower level)by Thursday, November 11!
Categories: Press Release, Fundraising Event
Thursday, October 07, 2021
(September 30, 2021 - Rochester, MI-) With the entrance of fall comes exciting news at Royal Park Hotel. Located in Downtown Rochester, Royal Park Hotel is one of only four locations in the country to be selected for an exclusive Bourbon Pairing Dinner featuring cuisine, ingredients and experts from Kentucky’s StarHill Farm, home of Maker’s Mark. Amanda Humphrey, Education and Drinks Program ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, October 05, 2021
(October 1, 2021 - Pontiac, MI-) It’s football season and what better way to celebrate than with a delicious Ultimate Tailgate Box that helps raise money for HAVEN during domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Order the Ultimate Tailgate Box full of goodies and you can have it for the Oct. 24 Detroit Lions vs. Los Angeles Rams game. You can watch the game with delicious food – all for a worthy ...read more
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Monday, October 04, 2021
JC’s Music Lesson Book Has Arrived Joe Chila - Detroit’s Drum Guy, owner of JCs Drummin Music and the Rochester School of Music Rhythm & Groove has released his first book! “It’s All About the Groove”. Actually, it’s all about music lessons. When is my child ready for music - What to do if my child is not practicing - Why having more than one teacher can be a good thing - and so much more. ...read more
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Monday, October 04, 2021
OCC Hosts First Lady, Education Secretary as last stop in Return to School Road Trip ROYAL OAK, Mich., Sept. 27, 2021 — OCC shined brightly in the national spotlight as First Lady Dr. Jill Biden joined U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona and Congressman Andy Levin (MI-9th district) at the College’s Royal Oak campus on Friday, Sept. 24. The visit anchored Cardona’s weeklong Return to ...read more
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Monday, October 04, 2021
  Oakland University will receive a $1 million gift to support scholarships for academically exceptional high school graduates. The gift, made by Oakland University President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, will be administered by OU’s Honors College with the goal of fostering scholarly work and leadership skills of the next generation of community, civic, and business leaders. “We are committed to ...read more
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Thursday, September 30, 2021
  Dr. Ziming Yang, an assistant professor of environmental chemistry at Oakland University, is among eight multidisciplinary teams of researchers selected to receive funding in the inaugural year of Scialog: Signatures of Life in the Universe, a new research initiative designed to bring the world closer to answering basic questions about the possibility of extraterrestrial life.   As a ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Habitat for Humanity to Perform Critical Home Repairs in Southfield’s South Evergreen Neighborhood   Volunteers will repair porches, install fences, clean up yards on Sept. 30 SOUTHFIELD (Sept. 30, 2020) – Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County will be joined by volunteers for a neighborhood repair and cleanup day on Thursday, Sept. 30th in Southfield’s South Evergreen Neighborhood. Bringing ...read more
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Wednesday, September 29, 2021
First State Bank Ribbon CuttingJoin the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for First State Bank on Thursday, October 28th at 4 PM!  In the past, First State Bank has been involved in Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce (RRCC) events, Rotary activities, and more. Prior to opening, First State Bank was honored to accept the Economic ...read more
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Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Oakland University, Howard University and National Dong Hwa University of Taiwan secured a three-year, $100,000 grant from Taiwan’s Ministry of Education to support Chinese Language and Culture studies for students at all three universities.    This generous grant will support 27 Oakland students per year to study at National Dong Hwa University for three months and cover the majority of ...read more
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Tuesday, September 28, 2021
(September 24, 2021 - Rochester, MI- ) The Royal Park Hotel team is deeply honored to have been awarded the Salvation Army’s “Doing the Most Good Award,” after raising more than $200,000 for Salvation Army efforts throughout the past 12 years.  At the Royal Park Hotel, doing good is at the heard of its mission, and they are excited to be a part of this year’s Hope Marches On campaign.  At the ...read more
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Tuesday, September 28, 2021
  Oakland University will host “Jewish Communities in Mexico: A conversation with writer Jacobo Sefami” from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday, October 7 in Founders Ballroom A inside the Oakland Center on the OU campus. “Prior to becoming an academic reference in Sephardic literary production, Jacobo Sefami was already internationally recognized as an expert in Latin American contemporary poetry,” ...read more
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Tuesday, September 28, 2021
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and HAVEN of Oakland County has planned several events to raise awareness, provide education and facilitate healing.Domestic Violence Awareness Month (or DVAM) started in 1987 and has been recognized every October since. While much progress has been made over the past 30 years, there are still things that need to be done.To that end, HAVEN is sponsoring ...read more
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Friday, September 24, 2021
  Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present Passage, a gripping and enigmatic play by Chinese-American playwright Christopher Chen, on Oct. 7-10 and Oct. 14-17 in the Varner Studio Theatre on the OU campus.   Set in the fictional “Country X,” Passage engages audiences in an ideological debate about the precarious nature of political borders and the social divides ...read more
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Friday, September 24, 2021
Matt Bell, a 2006 graduate of Oakland University’s English program, recently released his novel “Appleseed” to critical acclaim. The book traces three storylines across a thousand years, including a mythological retelling of the Johnny Appleseed folktale, a harrowing struggle against climate change-driven corporate control and the travails of a bioengineered creature searching for the last ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, September 23, 2021
  Through its graduate programs, Oakland University’s School of Education and Human Services (SEHS) empowers teachers and administrators to enhance their communities, shape the future of their professions and touch the lives of thousands of learners. “Education is one of the most influential and rewarding careers that you can go into,” said Dr. Christopher Delgado, who earned an Education ...read more
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Wednesday, September 22, 2021
OFFICIAL OPENING - October 22 2602 S. Rochester Road Sign up now to become a Founders Club member and join us for a VIP class before we open on October 22! Legends Boxing is, MORE THAN A WORKOUT. Our Boxing Fitness classes are a fun, fresh & motivating way to get your workout in. Every day we have a brand new, 1-hour workout for you, created & led by our certified coaches. Our workouts ...read more
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Wednesday, September 22, 2021
(September 22, 2021 - Pontiac, MI - ) Building tomorrow’s leaders today is one of the critical missions of the Pontiac Community Foundation (PCF), and that’s why PCF is proud to have partnered with Chief Financial Credit Union to offer the third year of their Pontiac Professional Grant Program for two Pontiac professionals. The Pontiac Professional Grant Program offers scholarships to Leadership ...read more
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021
The CAIR Program (Creating American-International Relationships), formerly known as the Host Family Program, at Oakland University offers a unique opportunity for international students to be matched with OU faculty, staff and community families for friendship, conversation and cultural exchange.   “Often, people are afraid that they won't have time to spare for another commitment to fit in ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
2021 Make a Blanket Day: Rochester    Join Fleece & Thank You and title sponsor, Chief Financial Credit Union to celebrate Make a Blanket Day 2021. During this hybrid event, they will attempt to make 1,000 blankets for kids facing extended stays in the hospital. Community members and groups from the greater Rochester areas are invited to attend. This unique event gives you the option to ...read more
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Monday, September 20, 2021
Young Leaders Becoming Difference Makers Neighborhood House welcomes 2021-2022 Executive Youth Board members ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., September 18 - Excitement was in the air on August 7, as Neighborhood House held its annual Executive Youth Board (EYB) Induction Ceremony. Seven new members were officially inducted into the 2021-2022 Executive Youth Board. This year, the EYB represents five ...read more
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Monday, September 13, 2021
OH DEER, THERE'S #DIAPERNEED! Metro Detroit Doula Services Diaper Drive 2021 For Haven - Oakland County October 1 through October 31 Metro Detriot Doula Services serves families in the area throughout pregnancy, labor, and the early postpartum period. Doula support has the main goal of helping families feel confident and comfortable through one of life's major transitions. Join the "Oh deer!" ...read more
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Monday, June 14, 2021
What’s Cookin’? Genisys Credit Union & Taste the Local Difference® partner to bring cooking demonstrations to local farmers marketsAuburn Hills, MI. - June 14, 2021 - Genisys Credit Union is proud to announce a partnership with Taste the Local Difference® to bring “What’s Cookin’?” cooking demonstrations to Metro Detroit farmers markets this season. Each cooking demo will feature a unique recipe ...read more
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Tuesday, December 01, 2020
Pure Michigan Small Business Relief Initiative - GRANTS up to $15,000 Yesterday the Michigan Strategic Fund approved a $10 million grant program to help meet the urgent needs of small businesses disproportionately impacted the COVID-19 virus, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced. The Pure Michigan Small Business Relief Initiative will utilize federal CARES Act funding to award ...read more
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Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Tom Dluzen celebrates 10 years leading Chief Financial Credit Union as president and CEO. Dluzen accepted the position in 2010 as the credit union faced possible closure due to the impact of the 2009 mortgage crisis. The Chief Financial Team, with Dluzen at the helm, was able to navigate through those turbulent years without the need to lay off a single employee. In the past 10 years, Chief ...read more
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