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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
  Nikki Budaj-Chattfield, the co-owner of Scrubbers self-wash and grooming shops, said haircuts might be needed more often in the fall months as dogs shed. Photo provided by Nikki Budaj-Chattfield, co-owner of ScrubbersA fresh cut at the ‘barkershop’Grooming needs change as temperatures fall By: Tiffany Esshaki | C&G Newspapers | Published October 10, 2018 - Does your barber leave a little ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, October 15, 2018
TheinauguraltourofanewcollaborationbetweenBraziliancellistAntonioMenesesandScottishguitaristPaulGalbraithiscomingtoOaklandUniversityonSunday,Oct. 28 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, October 11, 2018
ROCHESTER GUNS & HOSES HOCKEY GAME TO RAISE FUNDS FOR NEW DAY FOUNDATION The Guns & Hoses hit the ice for an epic showdown of public safety force! Join us as the Rochester Fire Dept. takes on the Rochester Police Dept. in a hockey game to benefit local families facing cancer Saturday, Oct. 27, at 7:30 pm at the Onyx Rochester Ice Arena. Admission is $10 per person at the door or in advance; ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Fundraising Event
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
As part of its annual Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, Oakland University recognized alumni and friends who have achieved success in business, community services, volunteerism and other areas on October 5, at its 24th annual Alumni Awards Banquet.    OU alumnus Bryan K. Barnett, Mayor of Rochester Hills and Chair of the Oakland University Alumni Association Board of Directors, delivered ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, October 08, 2018
The Michigan Dance Council (MDC) and Oakland University will co-host the Michigan Dance Festival on Saturday, Oct. 13 in Varner Hall on the OU campus.  “This is the 23rd anniversary of the Michigan Dance Council’s Annual Dance Festival,” said Gregory Patterson, associate professor of dance at Oakland University and chair of the OU Department of Dance. “We are always excited for this event since ...read more
Categories: Education, Chamber, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Friday, October 05, 2018
The Oakland University Department of Theatre will kick off its 2018-19 season on Thursday, Oct. 11 with Into the Woods, a “Once Upon a Time” tale that introduces the hopes and dreams of characters from some of our favorite fairy tales and explores the lengths we go to for our dreams — and the potentially high cost of getting what we want.   “It really is one of the best shows ever written, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, October 04, 2018
Oakland University faculty who have successfully taken their research out into the world and engaged the community will share how they did it during OU’s popular Soundings Series, which returns on Wednesday, Oct. 10.  “We’re looking forward to another great year of the Soundings Series,” said Dr. David Stone, professor of Health Sciences and chief research officer at Oakland University. “We ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
Thursday, October 04, 2018
The Oakland Symphony Orchestra (OSO), Oakland University’s orchestra-in-residence, will present its first concert of the 2018-19 season at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7 in Varner Recital Hall.   The program will include Suite No. 2 from Three-Cornered Hat by Manuel de Falla; Canto by Adam Schoenberg; and Symphony No. 1 in D major (“Titan”) by Gustav Mahler.   “The first concert of the 2018-2019 ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
 (ROCHESTER HILLS- Oct. 3, 2018) The Rochester Hills Public Library welcomes Oakland University Professor David Dulio for a special election preview on Wednesday, Oct. 24.  Pink wave? Blue wave? What does it all mean? Join Professor Dave Dulio for a preview of the upcoming 2018 midterm elections which will determine control of the U.S. Congress for the next two years and who will serve as ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
The Oakland University Center for Autism Outreach Services (OUCARES) has received an Engagement Award from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association(UPCEA), the leading organization of its kind in the world.  The UPCEA recognized OUCARES for its Pre-Employment Skills Training Program, which helps adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) succeed in the job market. The ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
‘Finding your Silver Lining’ for women with breast cancer October 27, 2018Beaumont Health’s Sharing & Caring, a breast cancer education and support group, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a community program, “Finding your Silver Lining,” on Saturday, Oct. 27, in Rochester.   The conference takes place during Breast Cancer Awareness Month and is for patients and families seeking ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Interested in becoming an Ambassador for the Chamber? Join us on Friday, November 2 at 9 am in the Chamber office to find out more!Email Jill Hutchinson, Director of Member Engagement here to attend. The Chamber's Ambassadors serve as liaisons to the business community. They attend ribbon cuttings, serve as greeters at events, and help recruit new members. The most important role they serve is ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Mistletoe Marketplace Fundraiser Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Palazzo Grande, Shelby Township, MI Luncheon, Boutique Shopping, Auctions, Raffles, ReSale Connection Fashion StrollHonorary Chairperson Monica Gayle, FOX 2 AnchorEvent Tickets: $85 (before Oct. 24) ($100 after Oct. 24, based on availability)For more information, please contact:Tickets: ...read more
Categories: Community, Fundraising Event
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Chartwells Higher Education, Oakland University’s food service partner, will be hosting a free, drop-in job fair this Friday, September 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the multipurpose room attached to the new dining space at Hillcrest Hall student housing facility. People with all levels of experience are welcome to attend and apply.  “Even after two successful job fairs this summer, and hiring ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
From 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4, Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present Royal Court Music from East and West Africa: Ethnomusicology Symposium with James Isabirye and Kwasi Ampene in Room 134 in Varner Hall on the OU campus.  In this intriguing presentation moderated by Dr. Jessica Payette, Ampene and Isabirye will present their work with the royal music ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, September 24, 2018
Beaumont Health Club adds turf field, new equipment and digital technology to prevention-focused programming Oct. 11-14: Free grand reopening weekend activities plannedSleek, new amenities, including a turf field for functional/performance training and classes such as HIIT and an expanded fitness floor, await longtime and prospective members of the newly renamed Beaumont Health Club in Rochester ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Friday, September 21, 2018
The Chamber Music Society of Detroit’s sixth annual series at Oakland University’s Varner Recital Hall opens at 3 p.m. on Sunday Sept. 30 with the Grammy Award-winning Pacifica Quartet performing music of Beethoven, Bartok and Mendelssohn. It is the first of a four-concert series scheduled for the 2018-2019 season, presented in partnership with the University’s School of Music, Theatre and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, September 20, 2018
University instructors who participated in the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Training Program this summer. OU Professor Amanda Burgess-Proctor is pictured in the second row, fourth from left. This summer, Oakland University Criminal Justice professor Amanda Burgess-Proctor took part in an international program that trains university faculty to develop and implement classes that take place inside ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Members of the Oakland University campus and surrounding communities will have the opportunity to share their experiences and hear from others on the impact of race in their communities during a town hall meeting from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 24 in the Gold Rooms of the Oakland Center.   “Hosting these kinds of events helps us establish Oakland University as a ‘convener of ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Education, Human Interest
Thursday, September 20, 2018
RCS Caring Steps Children’s Center Open HouseSaturday, September 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.3838 N. Rochester Road, Oakland TownshipFamilies are invited to join the Rochester Community School District for a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house celebrating the new RCS Caring Steps Children’s Center. The celebration will include refreshments, building tours, face painting, and children’s games. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, September 20, 2018
THE CHURCH HAS LEFT THE BUILDING | St. John Rochester to host Ceremonial Groundbreaking and Multi-site SERVE DAY in Detroit, Pontiac & RochesterOn Saturday, October 6 at 9:00 AM, St. John Lutheran Church & School in Rochester, MI will host a service of prayer and celebration with a Ceremonial Groundbreaking, as the next step in the ONE Legacy expansion and renovation initiative. Immediately ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, September 13, 2018
September 13, 2018 [DETROIT] – This October, SolvIT is proud to be working with Grand Circus to offer additional funding for a coding bootcamp thanks to the TechHire Initiative. On August 21, Mayor Mike Duggan’s Detroit at Work initiative announced the opening of applications for the next ‘Tech Hire Bootcamp’ with Grand Circus, a professional technology training institute in Detroit and Grand ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
The Community Foundation of Greater Rochester has been awarded a $2,200,000 grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation for the benefit of the Commerce, Walled Lake and Wixom Trailway Management (CW2) Council. This grant will be used for the design, engineering and construction for 7.7 miles of the Michigan Air Line Trail and provides essential funding needed to move the project forward.  The ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
http://www.rochester.k12.mi.ushttp://www.rochester.k12.mi.usThe Rochester Community School District has acquired a 36,000 square foot building positioned on 23.58 acres at 3838 North Rochester Road, Oakland Township. The cost of the new facility is $2.9 million. Plans for the new facility include a year-round, extended-hours childcare and preschool program that will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 ...read more
Categories: Education