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Friday, March 01, 2019
Following the discovery of gold in California in 1848, thousands of people headed west to make their fortunes. A good number of those were from Michigan, with several from Stony Creek, including Joshua Van Hoosen. Join Debbie Remer to learn about their travels to and from California, what they encountered once they arrived and the effect that this discovery had right here at home.Members Free; ...read more
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
For the third straight year, Oakland University received a gold ranking, the highest possible rating for veteran-friendliness from the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA). The organization recognizes institutions of higher learning for dedication to student veterans and dependents using their G.I. Bill and other educational benefits.    Based on a variety of factors, the schools on this ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
UHY Advisors Michigan, Inc., announced the appointment of four new managing directors: Michelle Felmlee, Brent Jones, Chad Kime and Todd Tigges. A fifth person from Missouri also made managing director, Jill Starrs.  Additionally, UHY Advisors Michigan, Inc. promoted 73 other employees, including five principals: Kevin Burns, Cory McNeley, Andrew Molokac, Stephanie Rosenbaum and Jeff ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
The Oakland Symphony Orchestra will present its 22nd Annual David Daniels Young Artists Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10 in Varner Recital Hall on OU’s campus.  “Named after Professor Emeritus David Daniel in recognition of his distinguished career at Oakland University and sustained commitment to teaching Oakland University’s aspiring student musicians, the concert is always an annual ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, February 04, 2019
Puerto Rican Parrots photo caption: Puerto Rican parrots at Iguaca Aviary in El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico. Photo courtesy of Pablo Torres-Baéz, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  Researchers at Oakland University led an international effort to map and analyze the DNA of three Amazon parrot species, with the goal of preserving the birds from extinction. Taras Oleksyk, Ph.D., assistant ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Friday, February 01, 2019
March 8The Saginaw Trail from Native American Path to Woodward Avenue presented by Leslie Pielack The Saginaw Trail led from the frontier town of Detroit into the wilderness, weaving through towering trees and swamps to distant Native American Villages. Presenting a forbidding landscape that was also a settler's paradise, the road promised great riches in natural resources like lumber and ...read more
Categories: Education, Chamber, Community
Friday, February 01, 2019
March Cabin Fever SeriesFridays in March, 7:00 p.m.Members Free; Non-Members $5Pre-register via PayPal at www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms, by emailingrhmuseum@rochesterhills.orgor by calling 248-656-4663.March 15The Chautauqua Movement presented by Jim Craft The Chautauqua Movement originated in New York in 1874 as a two-week encampment for Sunday school teachers. Emphasizing Protestantism, ...read more
Categories: Education, Chamber, Community
Friday, February 01, 2019
New Horizons is pleased to announce it's annual "Make A Difference" Charity Auction being held on Friday, April 26, 2019 at Petruzzellos Banquet Hall in Troy.   This premiere event includes:  dinner, premium open bar, silent and live auction, raffles and entertainment! There are many ways to support this event such as:  becoming a sponsor, advertising in the program book, attend the auction or ...read more
Categories: Fundraising Event
Friday, February 01, 2019
The Fifth Annual Dancing with the Stars Fundraiser to support Faith in Action of Oakland County will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the San Marino Club. Funds raised will support the Mission Possible project to help repair homes for the low income elderly and disabled population in Pontiac this summer. All Oakland County High School counselors are being asked to help find 11th & 12th-grade ...read more
Friday, February 01, 2019
ROCHESTER, MI, February 1, 2019 - The new Palette & Brush Exhibition opens at 3 pm on Saturday, Feruary 2 at Rochester's Paint Creek Center for the Arts.  The exhibition introduces viewers to the beautiful fine art of metro Detroit artists who are members of the Palette & Brush Society. Opening event activities include an award ceremony from 3:00 - 3:30 PM and gallery talk from 3:30 - 4:30 PM and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, General News Article, Community
Friday, February 01, 2019
TROY, Michigan — Feb. 1, 2019 Previously, Lawrence’s studio was in Rochester. The new location is at 1700 W. Big Beaver Road, Suite 230, in Troy. In the dynamic new space, clients will benefit from a variety of background options, a meeting space, vanity area, and print samples on display. “The new space and its setup gives me more freedom than ever to spend focused time with clients, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, January 28, 2019
Home Buyer Information Night Drawings for a FREE home inspection and Gift Cards! Light Appetizers, Beer & WineAn Informative FREE session guiding home buyers through the entire buying process. Perfect for first-time buyers, or those who just need a refresher. Wednesday, March 4, 2019 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Rochester Community House 816 Ludlow Ave, Rochester, MI 48307 An Informative FREE session guiding ...read more
Categories: Education
Sunday, January 27, 2019
The Stoney Creek, Adams, and Rochester High School Student Councils are hosting a charity week together during the week of March 4 - March 8. All proceeds will be donated to the charity, ShelterBox. ShelterBox provides emergency disaster relief by supplying shelters and tools containing tents, cooking necessities, and basic survival needs for families that are facing detrimental effects of ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Fundraising Event, Community
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Oakland University’s Kristin Rohrbeck, director of the Joanne & Ted Lindsay Foundation Autism Outreach Services (OUCARES), and OU alumnus Nicholas Kristock, chief executive officer of Empathy 313, are among the three finalists vying for the top spot in the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 Class of 2019.   The program, now in its eighth year, is an initiative of County Executive L. ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Twenty nine percent of all global patents for blockchain technology were filed by US businesses last year – ranking them second in the world – with 92 patents from a total of 314 filed with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2017, shows a new study by UHY, the international accounting and consultancy network.  In comparison, Chinese businesses filed 32 percent of all global ...read more
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
With support from OU INC, a Smartzone Business Accelerator located on the campus of Oakland University, and the OU Mobilization Zone, Novi resident Yerko Sepulveda has taken his idea for a wearable, portable rumble pack and practice amp for bassists from concept to commercialization.  Known as BackBeat, the device plugs directly into a bass guitar and turns every low note a musician plays into ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Chamber, Press Release, General News Article
Monday, January 07, 2019
Categories: Business News, Press Release, Education, Chamber, General News Article, Community