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Thursday, March 23, 2017
Kickoff on April 22, 2017 Oakland Township, MI – Three students from Girl Scout Troop #43155 at Van Hoosen Middle School have developed an “Adopt-A-Trail” program for the Paint Creek Trail to earn their Silver Award. As part of the project, four sections of the Paint Creek Trail from Rochester to Lake Orion will be adopted by individuals, groups, or businesses. Each group will ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Operation School Bell Ò makes school shopping possible for children in need. A signature program of Assistance League Ò of Southeastern Michigan, Operation School Bell provides clothing and school necessities to approximately 4,800 children each year. Recently, students from Our Lady of Refuge in Orchard Lake selected Operation School Bell as the recipient of their casual day ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Detroit Chapter of Financial Executives International’s March Event Features Keynote by Dr. Gary Wolfram with Sessions by Purple Squirrel Advisors and Huntington Bank (Detroit, Mich. – March 23, 2017) Carrie Schochet and Amy Whipple, Co-Founders of Purple Squirrel Advisors ( purplesquirreladvisors.com ), announced today that they are hosting and moderating a panel discussion at ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Shannon O'Berski (248) 364-6263 Free Fridays at Meadow Brook Hall Meadow Brook Hall announces free monthly tours ROCHESTER, MI, March 22, 2017 --- Meadow Brook Hall offers free tours once a month for its new Free Fridays tour program sponsored by Oakland University Credit Union. Experience special events and tours at the Great Estate free of charge during our ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Fresh Start Homes Michigan will celebrate their newly expanded location with a ribbon cutting ceremony performed by the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce on April 11, 2017 beginning at 4:00pm. We are delighted to celebrate with Mayor Bryan Barnett, City of Rochester Hills and Chamber Representatives, Rochester Regional Chamber of commerce. Fresh Start Homes Michigan offers our home buyers a ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Oakland County, MI –With the world whirling at warped speed most days, how does a leader keep up and stay relevant? Reinvention is the key word when it comes to personal and business success. Perhaps no one knows that challenge better than Joyce Jenereaux, former publisher and president of the Detroit Free Press and Michigan.com. She will be the speaker at the Leadership Oakland Breakfast ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Rochester, MI – “Writing for Children and Young Adults” is the theme for Rochester Writers’ annual spring event held on April 1 at Oakland University. For authors and illustrators of any age, this one-day event will focus on designing picture books, writing young adult novels, and publishing middle grade series. Carrie Howland from Empire Literary Agency in New York ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, March 20, 2017
(Oakland County), Mich. – Mar 16, 2017 – With spring around the corner, Genisys Credit Union is gearing up to promote several programs to keep students safe in the upcoming months. The credit union is partnering with McLaren Oakland to sponsor United Healthcare’s Safe Wheels and Heels . The program, which takes places in early spring, will teach bicycle and skating safety tips ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Friday, March 17, 2017
A special screening of the award-winning documentary, “Purgatorio: A Journey into the Heart of the Border" will take place from 7-9:30 p.m. March 27 in Room 156 of North Foundation Hall, followed by a question and answer session with director Rodrigo Reyes. Director Rodrigo Reyes will visit Oakland University on March 27 for a special screening and discussion of his award-winning ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, March 17, 2017
Aidan Schieber, Sarah Griffith, Noah Thulin and Matt McCormick share a smile in the OUTV studio. Griffith, McCormick, Schieber and Katie Radin (not pictured) recently took first place in the "Digital Media Experience" category in the 2017 Michigan Student Broadcast Awards program presented by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation. Oakland University’s student radio ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township: don’t miss these exciting events at Rochester Hills Public Library! Register online with each child’s own library card . See the Schedule of Events on our website at rhpl.org or contact Youth Services at (248) 650-7140. All youth programs are graciously funded by the Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library. STEM ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Swimming, arts and crafts, a moonwalk and face painting are all part of the Oakland University Center for Autism Outreach Services (OUCARES) annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, March 25. Created for families of individuals with autism spectrum disorders, the event will take place from noon to 4 p.m. in the Oakland University Recreation Center. A sensory room staffed by professionals from Kaufman ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Katie Aleck, an undergraduate student at Oakland University whose research could contribute to understanding the effects of endocrine or hormone disrupting compounds on breast cancer treatment and prevention, has been selected to make an oral presentation on April 1 at the ENDO 2017 conference in Orlando, Fla. Katie Aleck, an undergraduate student at Oakland University whose research into the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
100 Women Who Care donates $27,100 to Catholic Community Response Team (CCRT) Just 10 miles away from Rochester, Mich., many Pontiac-area residents are dealing with emergency situations. Fifty percent of Pontiac’s children live in poverty. Five thousand evictions are issued each year. Basic food, clothing and shelter are difficult to come by. The Catholic Community Response Team (CCRT) ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, March 13, 2017
Celebrate 200 years of Rochester’s history with the Rochester Bicentennial exhibit! On display in the Rochester Hills Museum’s Dairy Barn through the end of 2017, this exhibit highlights various aspects of Rochester’s innovative community such as its schools, mills, businesses, and newspapers. Want to learn why Rochester was settled in 1817? Stop by the Dairy Barn on Fridays and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, March 13, 2017
MI Green Team , Michigan’s leading green and healthy living event producer, is pleased to announce the Rochester SCHSA Healthy Home & Living Expo to be held Saturday afternoon, March 25 th at Stoney Creek High School. The expo will showcase dozens of exhibitors with healthy living products, services and programs. Many exhibitors will offer free samples and exclusive show specials. ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, March 13, 2017
OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich., March 7, 2017 – Leadership Oakland will once again take an active approach to get young people to explore their own potential and contribute to their communities with its tenth Junior Leadership Oakland (Junior LO) program this summer. Junior LO is a three-day leadership program for students who will be entering their senior year of high school in the fall and wish to ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, March 13, 2017
(Troy, MI - March 13, 2017-) Purple Squirrel Advisors ( www.purplesquirreladvisors.com ) announced today that the company is expanding to meet the demand of clients in Michigan’s growing economy. Founded in 2015 by Carrie Schochet and Amy Whipple, the company added two new employees to support its executive recruiting offerings. Ali Gongos joins Purple Squirrel Advisors as a Talent ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, March 10, 2017
Oakland University student Malek Jaradi recently learned that he has been selected to participate in the Continental DRIVE Automotive Graduate Program, which provides insight into the specific work fields and structures of the company’ automotive divisions over a 24-month period. Oakland University student Malek Jaradi has turned a lifelong passion for electrical engineering and technology ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Thursday, March 09, 2017
Jaden Fowler remembers his nervousness as a sophomore nursing student trying to master basic clinical skills, like taking vital signs, in OU’s Nursing Therapeutics Lab. “Like your average new nursing student, I was scared of the unknown,” Fowler recalled. “Unlike most of my older colleagues, I had no experience in this area and was terrified of obtaining an inaccurate ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Rochester Outreach and Charity for Kids (ROCKit) is looking for young ladies throughout Oakland County and beyond who would like a FREE gown for their prom. Thanks to the generous donations from area residents, ROCKit has collected over 900 gently-used prom, bridesmaid, cocktail and evening gowns and accessories! The second annual ROCK the Prom 2017 – Free Prom Dress Giveaway will be held ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, March 06, 2017
New arrivals can bring new unmet needs and urgent concerns for mothers. Combining resources and maximizing outreach efforts, two longstanding community service organizations have teamed up to help mothers in need and their newborns. Assistance League Ò of Southeastern Michigan is supporting Rochester Area Neighborhood House by donating 10 Pack ‘n Play portable cribs and a generous ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, March 06, 2017
Assistance League Ò receives donation from Premier Academy in Oakland Township Rochester-area childcare workers and teachers demonstrated love and compassion for local families in need when the staff at Premier Academy in Oakland Township collected children’s items for the Assistance League Ò of Southeastern Michigan and its Operation School Bell Ò and Wee Help ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, March 06, 2017
The Rochester Hills Public Library will host Steve Berry, the New York Times bestselling author of the Cotton Malone series and four stand-alone thrillers, on March 30 from 7-9 p.m. at the Great Oaks Country Club. Berry will be speaking on his new book The Lost Order, scheduled to be released April 4. You can buy your copy before it hits shelves the night of the event. The program is free to the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Human Interest, Community
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Agatha Christie’s classic will keep audiences guessing until the end ROCHESTER HILLS, MI, February 15, 2017 – Mystery lovers will be riveted by the whodunit from master of the genre, Agatha Christie, as Avon Players presents in Avon Players’ The Mousetrap , running March 10-25. The news on the radio at Monkswell Manor relates a brutal murder that has recently taken place. ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, March 02, 2017
The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be inducting six new members into the Community Hall of Fame at the Founder’s Day Celebration on Sunday, March 12 at 2:00 p.m. The Founder’s Day program is sponsored annually by the Rochester Historical Commission to recognize the founding of Rochester on March 17, 2017 by James Graham. This year’s event features PBS personality ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
The 15th Annual Diverse Voices Conference, which provides participants with a unique opportunity to engage in an open dialogue about all aspects of human diversity, will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 18 in the Varner Recital Hall. Oakland University will present the 15 th Annual Diverse Voices Conference from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 18 in the Varner Recital Hall. The ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
(Rochester Hills, MI -) Rochester Hills Resident and Purple Squirrel Advisors CEO/Founder, Carrie Schochet, was recently named one of the top three finalists in L. Brooks Patterson’s Oakland County Elite 40 Under 40 class of 2017. Out of more than 400 nominations, judges narrowed the pool down to 40 elite professionals and thought leaders who live or work in Oakland County. Of those 40 ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
(ROCHESTER HILLS- February 27, 2017) The Rochester Hills Public Library is keeping fifth graders reading by with the return of The Battle of the Books, Saturday, March 11 at 3:30 p.m. The Battle of the Books is a reading incentive program designed to encourage students to read quality literature. Rochester-area fifth graders spent the last four months reading 12 books, carefully chosen by the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, February 27, 2017
Every Friday at 7:00 p.m. at the Museum. Admission is free for Museum members. For non-members, admission is $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and students. Refreshments served. Guests can register for these lectures by using the PayPal option at www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms , e-mail rhmuseum@rochesterhills.org , or call (248) 656-4663. March 3: Let’s Go Green with Gerald Hasspacher ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, February 24, 2017
Oakland University is preparing to host a panel discussion about the so-called “Death with Dignity Act,” which would allow physicians to perform assisted suicide for terminally ill patients. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock) In 2016, the Michigan Legislature considered adopting legislation that would allow physicians to perform assisted suicide for terminally ill patients. Now, Oakland ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Rochester Outreach and Charity for Kids (ROCKit) is holding their 2 nd annual ROCK the Prom – Formal Dress Drive. From February 1 through March 10 th ROCKit is collecting donations of gently-used prom, bridesmaid and evening gowns and accessories! Many high school girls cannot afford a prom dress or wish to be “green” by recycling a gown for their special evening. ROCKit’s ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
New Horizons Rehabilitation Services would like to invite you to support and attend our illustrious annual charity event fundraiser. Our 27th Annual “Make a Difference” Charity Auction will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017 at Petruzzello’s Banquet Hall in Troy and you don’t want to miss it! We invite you to join in this year’s auction through your sponsorship ...read more
Categories: Press Release