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Friday, April 19, 2019
Health care leaders, providers and engaged community members will gather April 30 and May 1 at Oakland University to discuss the importance of addressing the “upstream” social determinants of health in promoting better “downstream” care as part of the 2019 Healthology Symposium series presented by the OU School of Health Sciences and MedNetOne Health Solutions.  According to Kevin A. Ball, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Broomfield Memorial Service to be held at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm  The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be hosting a Memorial Service for retired U.S. Congressman William S. Broomfield on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.Guests are requested to RSVP to the Museum to assist with planning for seating and parking.Retired, 18 term U.S. Congressman, William S. ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, April 18, 2019
ROCHESTER, MI, April 17, 2019 - Come see the creativity expressed by fellow neighbors and community members at Paint Creek Center for the Arts' (PCCA's) Student & Faculty Exhibition.  A free opening reception on Saturday, April 27 from 3 pm to 5 pm celebrates the work of PCCA's students and faculty members.  Many of the pieces are for sale so you can own one and display it proudly in your home or ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Rochester Hills, MI – Mayor Bryan K. Barnett will deliver his 13th State of the City address on Thursday, April 25 at Rochester Adams High School.  The State of the City Address is an annual must-see event where business leaders, residents, and other government officials come together to hear about the community’s highlights, planned initiatives, and of course, see a few surprises.  To celebrate ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Alex Johnston was a freshman when he started as a clinical volunteer in the emergency department at a Detroit area hospital. After seeing several patients lose their life to heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest, the now senior biology major says he grew curious about the events that lead to heart attacks and how to prevent them.    These experiences early in his undergraduate career led to ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
This is the time of year members of the Rochester Garden Club love, not because the snow has melted and the gardens are waking. It is because this is the time of year that the club distributes its funds to local charities and area schools to improve and enhance their own outreach efforts. “We love to give away the money we earned through our fundraising activities,” said club president Cathy ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
(ROCHESTER HILLS- April 16, 2019) The Rochester Hills Public Library will offer a new art exhibit featuring works from several talented Taiwanese artists from April 30 through May 2. The works of art have been featured around the world in an effort to connect Taiwanese art and culture to western societies.   “It’s exciting for us to share the beauty of Taiwan with the Rochester community,” said ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
 Rochester Hills to Hold Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony City Celebrates 15 years of the Clinton River Trail    Rochester Hills, MI – On Friday, April 26 Mayor Bryan K. Barnett encourages residents to celebrate the community's outdoor engagement efforts at the annual Arbor Day Ceremony. This year's event celebrates the city's 29 years as a partner of Tree City USA as well as the 15th year ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, April 15, 2019
Dr. Sara Arena and Dr. Chris Wilson, assistant professors of physical therapy at Oakland University, have created the Home-based Older Person Upstreaming Prevention Physical Therapy (HOP-UP-PT) program, which is designed to provide early preventative interventions to senior citizens at risk of being homebound by facilitating partnerships between community centers and local physical ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Friday, April 12, 2019
Kristen Siemen —  an alumna of Oakland University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science — has been overseeing a program through General Motors (GM) that provides training and development opportunities for men and women returning to the workforce after taking a career break of two or more years.   “The Take 2 program helps them build their professional networks, with the possibility of ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release, Chamber
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Lake Trust Credit Union – Michigan’s only community-based financial cooperative headquartered in Livingston County and serving members across the state – proudly announced the April 10th grand opening of its new Holland, Michigan, branch location. The new 2400-square-foot facility features a modern, inviting design and two personal video teller machines that serve as 24-hour ATMs and also provide ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release, Community
Tuesday, April 09, 2019
ROCHESTER UNITED FIGURE SKATING VARSITY TEAM SKATES TO STATE CHAMPIONSHIP  ROCHESTER, MICH., April 7, 2019 – The Rochester United Figure Skating “A” team won their first State Championship after skating to victory at the Michigan High School Figure Skating State Championship, held March 24 at the Novi Ice Arena.The Rochester United (RU) “A” team, which is the highest skill level of high school ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, April 08, 2019
The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology and Behavioral Endocrinology, just published by the Oxford University Press, is edited by Oakland University’s Associate Professor of Psychology, Lisa L.M. Welling, Ph.D., and Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology Todd K. Shackelford, Ph.D.  The handbook is described as a “comprehensive and compelling review of research ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, April 04, 2019
Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that J. Thomas Jewelers is a 2019 award winner for jewelry stores in the state of Michigan! If you are in search of an amazing piece of jewelry to complete an outfit or you want to show a loved one how much you care, look no further than J. Thomas Jewelers for your jewelry needs in Michigan. J. Thomas Jewelers has over 270 ratings on 5 verified sites with ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, April 04, 2019
Oakland University’s Department of Human Development and Child Studies, in collaboration with the Oakland University Center for Autism*, will present “Guilt by Innocence: Understanding Autism in the World of the Criminal Justice System” from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 3 in the Golf and Learning Center Building at 464 Golf View Lane in Rochester.  The goal of the conference is to ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Wednesday, April 03, 2019
Join Chamber members and Chamber of Commerce Executives from across the state for networking and briefings from legislative experts and government officials on pressing issues such as filling the talent gap, managing marijuana legalization in the workplace and communities, and fixing the roads. $49/person or $160 for group of four. REGISTER HEREAGENDA8:45a.m. – 9:00a.m. - Registration and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Political
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Literature buffs, take note. On Tuesday, April 9, Oakland University’s Department of English will host a reading and discussion in collaboration with the National Book Foundation.  Poet Justin Phillip Reed and novelist Angela Flournoy will give readings from their work at 5 p.m. in Banquet Room B of the Oakland Center. A question-and-answer session and book signing will follow. The event is free ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, April 01, 2019
 Stewart Team Real Estate Partners Awards First Rochester College Student with the Annual Stewart Team Real Estate Social Entrepreneurship Scholarship Oakland County based real estate firm, Stewart Team, recently announced a scholarship program in partnership with Rochester College aimed to help students majoring in social entrepreneurship.   “Giving back to our community is at the core of ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, March 29, 2019
The Rochester Regional Chamber is partnering with the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation on the launch of the new Sharing Solutions resource hub designed to empower businesses to help combat the opioid crisis. We hope that you will take the time to explore the site and benefit from the information provided.Sharing Solutions highlights employer and employee resources and showcases innovative ...read more
Categories: Business News, Community
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Dr. Wei Zhang and a team of researchers from the Department of Physics at Oakland University (OU), along with collaborators at Argonne National Laboratory (Lemont, IL) and Fudan University (Shanghai), have discovered a new “control knob” for tuning material’s properties that paves the way for more energy-efficient electronic devices like hard disk drives.  Their work — which was supported by ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, March 28, 2019
New Mandatory paid sick leave and minimum wage laws go into effect March 29. If you are still uncertain about your compliance obligations, take a look at the links below.Paid Medical Leave Act SynopsisPrivately-owned businesses with fewer than 50 employees (anywhere) are not covered by the statute;Salary-exempt administrative, executive and professional employees are not covered by the ...read more
Categories: Business News
Thursday, March 28, 2019
The City of Rochester Hills has a new addition to its economic development team; Senta Glasewald will be the new Economic Development Specialist.  As the Economic Development Specialist, Glasewald will be working with Sara Roediger, Director of Planning & Economic Development and Pamela Valentik, Economic Development Manager, to build upon our economic development strategy and support the needs ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Sprout Bake is pleased to announce a collaborative partnership with 20 Front Street in downtown Lake Orion where our nutrient-dense baked goods and treats will be available for purchase. Chia seed pudding, nutritious muffins, healthy cookies, and almond joy cups! In addition to Sprout Bake's healthy treats, the cafe' also features four flavors of Kombucha on tap, specialty teas, ice cream and ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
[Rochester Hills, MI]  On Down Syndrome Awareness day, a group of leaders gathered at Great Oaks Country Club to discuss the top issues surrounding Diversity and Inclusion. The panel was moderated by Bryan Barnett, Mayor of Rochester Hills and included Mary Mbiya, Flagstar Bank; Sandy Harvey, Exodus Consulting; Ruth Louwsma, Easterseals; and Joe Smither, Dutton Farm Market. Mayor Bryan Barnett ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Fundraising Event
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Oakland University’s Professional Artists Series Concert, Children’s Concert and World Music Concert will feature legendary steel-pan artist Andy Narell, who will be in residency at OU during the first week of April.  “Having Andy Narell at OU is going to be an incredible experience for our students,” said Patrick Fitzgibbon, a special lecturer of world music at Oakland University. “He is one ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm presents:  A Tour of the Clinton-Kalamazoo CanalSaturday, April 209:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  $12 – Museum Members   $18 – PublicProgram includes a boxed lunchWear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather!Registration required by 12 noon on April 17 via PayPal www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms or 248-656-4663.  Michigan’s first internal improvement in 1837 ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Dream creative, dream custom! Dillman & Upton’s On Deck Saturdays continue on April 27 from 10 am to 2 pm in Downtown Rochester. Meet several pro-builders and see all the latest deck materials. One of this year’s most exciting products is the multi-width deck and porch boards from the TimberTech/Azek Vintage Collection. It gives you the option to mix, match and play with patterns for a totaling ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, March 22, 2019
The Oakland Symphony Orchestra will present their final concert of the season at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 29 at Detroit’s Orchestra Hall.  Along with four soloists, Oakland University Symphony Chorus, Detroit Concert Choir and Madrigal Chorale, the orchestra will also present Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem, which was first performed in 1874 and composed in memory of Alessandro Manzoni, an Italian poet ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, March 22, 2019
The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce (RRC) is excited to announce that Bellbrook Senior Community, a RRC partner, has been nominated by the Oakland Press as one of the top five senior living communities. Bellbrook’s nomination is a part of the Oakland Press's Best of the Best: Readers’ Choice Award 2019. Individuals are allotted one vote submission per day in each category to support their ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Rochester, MI – The Rochester Area Prayer Breakfast Committee announced today that Boston Marathon Survivor Rebekah Gregory will keynote the 38th annual event scheduled for Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. at the Oakland University Athletics Center O'Rena.  Rebekah Gregory is a powerful motivational speaker and author who encourages people all across the world with her message of faith ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, March 21, 2019
ROCHESTER, MI, March 21, 2019-Explore your creative side and register for Spring art classes at Rochester's Paint Creek Center for the Arts! Spring Registration and Summer Camp registration is now open for both members and non-members! Spring classes, for children and adults, start on April 8, 2019 and run through June 15, 2019.  Summer Camps are ran weekly June through August and are open to ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release