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Friday, January 15, 2021
REGISTRATION FOR 2021 DECK ART BEGINS FEBRUARY 1  ROCHESTER, Mich.- January 14, 2021 - Downtown Rochester is calling all artists: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College, and Adult to participate in Downtown Rochester’s 11th Annual Skateboard Art Competition & Exhibition: Deck Art 2021. Artists are asked to provide their unique work on a blank skateboard deck. Winning pieces will ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, January 15, 2021
Oakland University’s new Frontline Workers Scholarship program will support workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic in their educational journey, including the pursuit of their bachelor’s degree.   The program will provide a $2,500 award — $1,250 per year over two years or $625 per semester — to Michigan community college Frontliners who earned their associate’s degree from any of the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Thursday, January 14, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 14, 2021 Office: 248.651.6700  Rochester Regional Chamber Foundation seeks Memorabilia of the Annual Rochester Area Hometown Christmas Parade   Rochester, MI - The Annual Rochester Area Hometown Christmas Parade is a beloved, long-standing tradition hosted by the Rochester Regional Chamber Foundation with presenting partners Chief Financial Credit Union & ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Recent Oakland University graduate Shreyas Gavit was part of an innovative team that won the Salesforce Career Journey with Deloitte, a case study competition in which college students were tasked with helping a fictional online retailer meet recruiting and hiring challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic.  “Our solution used the Salesforce platform to build out a new recruiting app that ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
  If you’ve been thinking about applying to Oakland University this year, Undergraduate Admissions Director Shane Lewis wants you to know that there’s still time to submit your application for the fall semester.   “We encourage any student who is considering OU to apply for free online today,” Lewis said. “At Oakland University, we are here for you every step of the way. And, given the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
  The Joanne and Ted Lindsay Foundation Autism Outreach Services (OUCARES) will host “Comorbidity & Autism – When ASD isn’t the only diagnosis of concern” — a free webinar for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), parents and caregivers, professionals, and anyone interested in learning how to support and keep people with ASD safe — at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11.   “OUCARES’ ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Rochester Hills’ Sister City Receives Sanitation Truck Donation  Rochester Hills, MI - The Sister City of Rochester Hills, Tuzi, Montenegro, is the recipient of a 2002 25 yard Mack Rear Load sanitation truck thanks to the generosity of GFL Environmental Inc. GFL, Green For Life, became aware of the need for waste hauling assistance in the city through its relationship with Rochester Hills Mayor ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release
Monday, January 11, 2021
Clear To Go!™ App Allowed Celebrities, Music Artists, TV Networks, Crews and Vendors to Safely Work the Times Square New Year's Eve 2021 Event With more than 1 Million Covid-19 health and wellness screenings since May, Clear To Go!™ is pioneering the process for businesses to safely bring employees to work   NEWS PROVIDED BYClear To Go!  Jan 11, 2021, 07:19 ET ROCHESTER, Mich., Jan. 11, ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release
Friday, January 08, 2021
Top row: Adriana Colin-Diaz, Rachel Jackson, Ja'Laaiyah Gordon and Maryam Nissan. Bottom row: LaCaya Smith, Mariama Toure, Niajah Hood, Teyler Thompkins and Alaya Freeman. For helping break down stereotypes and promote racial and cultural understanding, nine students will be recognized during Oakland University’s 29th annual Keeper of the Dream Awards Celebration. This year’s event will be ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Education
Thursday, January 07, 2021
To increase support for local nonprofits during the pandemic, Chief Financial Credit Union launched its first Chief Cares contest earlier this year.   Chief Cares 2020 was an online contest that allowed nonprofits to upload videos and information about the incredible work they do, then share their page to ask supporters and community members to vote. The first round of the contest began on ...read more
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
  Dr. Alta Marie Boover, an assistant professor of voice at Oakland University, will present a virtual performance of Bon Appétit — a one-woman operatic scene by Lee Hoiby based on Episode No. 228 of Julia Child’s PBS television show “The French Chef” — at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 16 on Zoom.   “My daughter, Vera (8), and I were doing a lot of baking over the past year,” Boover said. “When ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
We are excited to announce that we are hosting our 31st “Make A Difference” Charity Auction virtually on Friday April 23, 2021, featuring a “Kentucky Derby” theme, Silent Auction and a Live Stream Auction with “The English Auctioneer!”  This auction is dedicated to raising funds that directly benefit job training and job placement programs for individuals with disabilities, fulfilling their ...read more
Categories: Fundraising Event
Monday, January 04, 2021
The moment you’ve all been waiting for is finally here! We’re thrilled to announce that K1 Speed Oxford is NOW OPEN for indoor go-kart racing at Legacy 925! K1 Speed is the world leader in indoor kart racing and they have done an amazing job outfitting Legacy 925 with new, high-speed karts, new barriers, a new challenging track layout, GLO-Karting TM with exciting LED lighting, and an upscale ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett: 2020 & the value of local leadershipBy Bryan BarnettRead the article in the Oakland Press Dec 30, 2020 There are times over the past year when we’ve all felt like we lost our footing, lost our orientation, lost our perspective. We’ve been on a journey no one expected and that no one wanted.  During uncertain times, we naturally turn to the things we know - to ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
 Announcing our newest location in Rochester Hills!Beaumont Urgent Care will open a new location at 3200 Walton Boulevard, Rochester Hills, MI 48309 on December 28, 2020. The facility is open daily, including holidays, and can be reached at248-809-5224. Regular business hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week.The Rochester Hills location allows patients to access facilities in the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Oakland University’s School of Education and Human Services received a perfect score on its latest accreditation report from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, a national group that evaluates teacher education providers.  The CAEP awarded Oakland the highest rating for each of its assessment criteria, which include Content and Pedagogical Knowledge; Clinical Partnerships ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, December 21, 2020
  Give the gift of music this holiday season with Oakland University Community Music virtual lessons, which are currently being offered at a discounted rate.   “New students can take five lessons in the first five weeks of the winter semester for a discounted price of $125 — that’s $30 off the regular price,” said OU Community Music Director Elizabeth Medvinsky, noting that each session ...read more
Categories: Education, Chamber, Press Release, General News Article
Monday, December 21, 2020
Employer Focus Group Logistics/Supply Chair Automation Training Programs DiscussionTuesday, January 26, 2021 1:00-2:00 pmWhat skillset and certifications are needed by logistics/supply chain professionals to flourish in the future, as the Fourth Industrial Revolution — Industry 4.0 — takes hold? • What is the demand for these professionals in the Metro Detroit area? • What kind of training is ...read more
Categories: Education, Business News, Press Release
Friday, December 18, 2020
Love is Not Cancelled - Royal Park Hotel Announces Mini Wedding Give-Away  Royal Park Hotel announces 2021 Mini Weddings dates with a Love is Not Cancelled Mini Wedding Give-Away! 2020 has been a challenging year for the wedding and Hospitality industry, as well as for many wedding couples.  Couples have had to cancel, postpone and try to safely celebrate their big day in new ways. Royal Park ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release
Friday, December 18, 2020
Michigan-based Prefix Corporation has added over 30,000 square feet of production space to their existing facility in Auburn Hills, Michigan, expanding the production capacity of their world-class paint and finishing operations. In addition to the expanded footprint, Prefix has also invested in new state-of-the-art equipment and technologies to enhance quality and color consistency. “We’ve been ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release
Friday, December 18, 2020
Chief Financial Expands Rochester Area Footprintwith Branch Expansion into Downtown RochesterFormer US Scuba location to become credit union Rochester branch    Chief Financial Credit Union officially announced that it will break ground on a branch expansion into Downtown Rochester, MI, in the Spring of 2021. This project will mark the culmination of the ‘Chief Credit Union Campus’ which will ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release
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
Categories: Press Release, Business News
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
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Business News
Friday, July 17, 2020
As the world faces a global pandemic, local businesses and nonprofit organizations face a financial unknown. Small businesses faced possibly the worst effects of the financial impacts of the COVID-19 crisis in Michigan, but one local credit union worked to help weather the storm. Chief Financial Credit Union, a small credit union headquartered in Rochester Hills, MI, spent countless hours guiding ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release, Education

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