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Friday, September 25, 2020
Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital Gourmet GALA December 6-12 2020Dear Community Partner, Our 44th Annual Gourmet Gala is on the go! While it was a difficult decision to not host our Gala in person this year, we are delighted to invite you to join us as we celebrate our Gourmet Gala at Home. This is our creative twist on our annual fundraiser. The Gourmet Gala is a vital part of ...read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, September 25, 2020
  Meaghan Barry, partner and creative director and Unsold Studio and associate professor of graphic design at Oakland University, has been selected as a Crain’s Detroit Business’ 2020 Notable Woman in Design.   Barry appears along with 28 other nominees who were selected by a team of Crain’s Detroit Business editors based on their career accomplishments, track record of success in the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
  At the request of Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Oakland University is supporting a new statewide public education campaign called “Spread Hope, Not COVID.” The goal of the campaign is to unite all Michiganders to take three simple actions that will contain the spread of the virus at levels that will enable the state to fully reopen — and stay open.   “In these trying times, it's so important ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article, Chamber
Friday, September 18, 2020
Weekly Food Packing Please join us in helping pack food bags for the children of Avondale! We are packing in a socially distanced manner and will require you bring and wear a mask. We are packing for 400 kids each week! Each Thursday from 12:30 – 2:00 pm, we are in need of 6 packers at Meadows Learning Center on Auburn Rd.  We are still needing 2-3 each week through November. The schedule will ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, September 18, 2020
On Sunday, August 23, the Rochester School of Music held a special COVID RELIEF Show, featuring 25 students ages 6 to 64. The students each performed a song that was inspired by  the Beatles, in honor of their 50th year.   The artists and team set up tables and chairs to comply with appropriate social distance guidelines. Additional attendees parked on the opposite side of stage and viewed ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Royal Park Hotel Rochester Art ROCKS Collaboration Raises Funds for Local Art Center* (September 11, 2020 - Rochester, MI-) September has been named Art Month in Downtown Rochester and Royal Park Hotel has launched a unique partnership with the local art center, Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) to host Plein Air artists throughout the month, as well as feature artwork throughout the hotel. ...read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Press Release
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm publishes the history of Lost Villages in Oakland and Macomb Counties   The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm has reprinted a book that discovers the Lost Villages in Oakland and Macomb Counties.  * If This is Hastings...Then Where is Hog’s Hollow *– was originally printed in 1990, but with the explosive residential and commercial growth in ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Fun Facts, Press Release
Saturday, September 12, 2020
Rochester Hills Announces Retail Therapy: Shop, Support, and Win ?Rochester Hills, MI- Rochester Hills is encouraging neighbors to show their favorite shops some love. Making sure that small businesses have the tools they need for success is a priority for the city, and to put a fun twist on this initiative, you can now win gift cards.  Take a picture of yourself checking out at a Rochester ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Saturday, September 12, 2020
Paint Creek Center for the Arts looking for  Parking Lot Picassos Sponsored by Genisys Credit Union   As part of Rochester’s September Art Month, our community’s artistic talent will be showcased all around town – including the ground! Join us as we transform the Rochester Elevator parking lot into a giant horizontal gallery with community-made chalk drawings large enough to fill the parking ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Fun Facts
Friday, September 11, 2020
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has announced the appointments of Trina Govan Scott of Southfield and Reverend Joseph “Joe” Jones of Grand Rapids to the Oakland University Board of Trustees.   Both Scott and Jones have been appointed to eight-year terms that will run through August 2028. Their appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate. They replace trustees Ric ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Friday, September 11, 2020
Consumers Energy Recognized by Forbes Magazine as Best Employer for Women in Utility SectorAnnounces New Parental Leave Policy for Employees  JACKSON, Mich., September 1, 2020 – Consumers Energy has been named the best employer for women in the utility sector and tied for the third-best employers in Michigan according to a new ranking from Forbes magazine of the best places in America for women ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Friday, September 11, 2020
Real Living Great Lakes Real Estate is happy to announce our new Rochester Hills location at 266 E Auburn Rd, in the Auburn Plaza!
Categories: Press Release
Friday, September 11, 2020
  Celebrate the International Day of Peace at Oakland University with Mark Stone, associate professor of world music and percussion, as he shares a program of globally-inspired percussion pieces beginning at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20.   “Due to the continuing pandemic, I will be presenting the concert outside in the courtyard next to Varner Hall,” Stone said. “For safety, we are limited to ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Education
Thursday, September 10, 2020
The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen presents:  Event: Museum Grounds/Exhibits/Van Hoosen Farmhouse ToursDates/Times: Select Fridays and Saturdays, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.See BelowLocation: The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm Cost: Advance Tickets Only– Members Free; Non-Members $5/Adult, $3/Senior & StudentRegister:www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms  September 18, 25, 26October 2, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, September 10, 2020
FORMER ROCHESTER HILLS MAYOR, KENNETH SNELL, PASSES AWAYSnell Served as Mayor from 1995-1999  Rochester Hills, Michigan: Former Rochester Hills Mayor, Kenneth Snell, passed away on Monday, September 7, 2020. He was 65. Snell was the City’s third Mayor, serving from 1995-1999, and as a member of Rochester Hills City Council from 1984-1991 and again from 1993-1995. He was City Council President for ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, September 10, 2020
  Oakland University and the Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME) have partnered to provide Bachelor of Arts degrees in performance, songwriting and music industry business classes to students wanting to study commercial music and pursue a career in music.   “We are thrilled to announce this relationship between Oakland University and DIME,” said Amy Hardison Tully, director of OU’s ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Business News, General News Article
Thursday, September 10, 2020
This year, Oakland University is taking its student-run hackathon virtual. The 36-hour GrizzHacks competition, in which students develop a variety of technology-based projects, will take place September 18-20.     “Hacks can be anything related to software or hardware development,” said Allison Broski, a senior computer science major and GrizzHacks 5 lead director. “In the past, we've had ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
Rochester Hills Offers Free Trees to Homeowners New Partnership Allows Free Trees to be Planted on Private Property for the First Time  Rochester Hills, MI— Beginning on September 10th, the City of Rochester Hills is providing 200 free trees to homeowners to plant on their private property through the Arbor Day Foundation’s Community Canopy program. These 200 trees will be an addition to the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2020 Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan receives $20,000 from 100 Women Who CareGroup’s quarterly award to benefit Assault Survivor Kits® program ROCHESTER, Michigan, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2020: It’s not surprising when one nonprofit organization supports another, but in these unprecedented times – and when it’s more than $20,000 to benefit ...read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Press Release
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
Neighborhood House Scare Away Hunger 5K Run/Walk Goes VirtualGet involved in the fight against hunger by participating in the 10th annual 5K run/walk.   ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – In order to practice social distancing, Neighborhood House has decided to host their Scare Away Hunger 5K run/walk virtually. For this virtual 5K, you can choose one of the three suggested routes or choose a route ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Fundraising Event
Friday, September 04, 2020
Taste of Fall  ROCHESTER, Mich. September 4, 2020 – Enjoy the flavors of fall in Downtown Rochester! Starting September 8th over 20 restaurants will have fall inspired entrees, drinks, and desserts on their menu for you to try!  Taste of Fall promotion runs from September 8 – October 19. Pick up the Taste of Fall brochure at the Downtown Collaboration Studio or any of the participating ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, September 04, 2020
Hadi Daia DDS, MS, FRCD (C)Dr. Hadi Daia was awarded his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) in 2005. After practicing general dentistry, Dr. Daia noticed a gap in the field and a lack of practitioners that look at the whole picture. There were few clinicians that understood the neuromuscular components of the teeth, jaws, head, and neck. After coming to this realization, Dr. Daia decided to take ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Business News, Press Release
Thursday, September 03, 2020
  Oakland University alum Matthew Carlsen recently won the 2020 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) National Award for Costume Design for his presentation/costume design work on OU’s fall 2019 production of Urinetown.   The honor includes a scholarship and a professional development residency.   “I am so proud of all I have been able to accomplish in my short time ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, September 02, 2020
M1 CONCOURSE BROKE GROUND TODAYFOR NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART EVENT CENTER & RESTAURANT FACILITY Opening Fall 2021  Pontiac, MI (September 1, 2020) – M1 Concourse, the epicenter for all things automotive in Metro Detroit and the world’s largest Private Garage Community, hosted a groundbreaking reveal ceremony to celebrate the start of construction for their new state-of-the-art Event Center and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Business News, Press Release
Tuesday, September 01, 2020
Photographer Scott Lawrence Helps Teachers Connect With Students Ahead of Remote LearningRochester business and headshot photographer shoots videos to share curriculum insight, teacher introductions with families TROY, Michigan — Sept. 1, 2020 — Scott Lawrence, a Metro Detroit professional headshot and business photographer, is proud to have recently shared his video services with the teachers, ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, September 01, 2020
On Saturday, September 26 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., the Rochester Hills Museum Young Leaders Circle will be hosting their 2nd Annual Big Green Tractor Beer Fest presented by Genisys Credit Union at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm.  The event creates a laid back atmosphere where guests can enjoy a drink outside and listen to music from TNT Sound Productions. Attendees may also ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Fundraising Event
Monday, August 31, 2020
  Oakland University Professor Luis Villa-Diaz has been awarded a $550,178 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research on stem cell biology and the potential use of stem cells in regenerative medicine.   “Stem cells are cells with the unique ability to divide into identical daughter cells or to differentiate into specialized cell types,” said Villa-Diaz, an assistant ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, August 31, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:View a letter from Dr. Hadi Daia and Team(September 1st 2020) - Dr. Hadi Daia welcomes the state-of-the-art three-Dimensional i-Cat Flex XVII cone-beam (XVII) computerized tomography to his practice.On his quest to create beautiful smiles, Dr. Daia’s holistic approach motivates him to seek out the best technology possible. Through upgrading, XVII reduces the level of ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Business News
Friday, August 28, 2020
Library Cards Empower Students and Fuel Academic Success Rochester Hills Public Library Encourages Everyone to be their Own Superhero and Sign-up for a Library Card  (ROCHESTER – Aug. 27, 2020)September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) joins the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to remind parents, caregivers, and students ...read more
Categories: Education, Fun Facts, Press Release
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Jodie Madeja, a recent OU graduate and current student in the university’s Master of Accounting program, has been awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.  Madeja is one of only 234 students in the country to be named a PCAOB Scholar for the 2020-2021 academic year. The program benefits outstanding students who are likely to become accountants and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
*Rochester Hills Announces Fantastic Lineup for Fall Fun! * Rochester Hills, MI- As residents look to find new ways to social distance, they have rediscovered the city’s parks and recreational offerings. Since the start of the pandemic, park usage has skyrocketed throughout the city.   “People are looking for safe ways to engage outside of their home and enjoy the sunshine,” states Natural ...read more
Categories: Education, Fun Facts, Press Release
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
  Oakland University and the American Association of University Professors –Oakland University Chapter have announced the ratification of a one-year contract extension to the current Faculty Agreement. The current agreement will now expire at midnight on August 14, 2021. The Letter of Agreement regarding the extension can be found on the AAUP website here and full details of the 2015-2020 ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Pontiac, MI (August 24, 2020) – M1 Concourse, the epicenter for all things automotive in Metro Detroit and the world’s largest Private Garage Community, is pleased to announce that it will host a groundbreaking reveal ceremony to celebrate the start of construction for their new state-of-the-art Event Center and Restaurant facility.  The groundbreaking reveal will be held on Tuesday, September 1, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Business News, Press Release
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
Thursday, July 23, 2020
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – In order to practice social distancing, Neighborhood House has decided to take their Scare Away Hunger 5K run/walk virtual. For this virtual 5K, you can choose one of the three suggested routes or choose a route wherever you would like between October 1-18. You can run, walk, or jog the distance to complete your entry. This is a great opportunity for runners, walkers, and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
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
Thursday, July 02, 2020
  (July 2, 2020 - Rochester, MI-) Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) officially re-opens its doors to all artists, friends, faculty and supporters on July 6. The re-opening comes after the art center was forced to close due to COVID-19 mandates. In addition to providing the wide array of in-person classes, PCCA is expanding its series of virtual classes piloted during the shut ...read more

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