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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (April 18, 2018) – The Oakland Christian School Board of Education has announced the appointment of Pat McCarty as its new Head of School, effective June 1, 2018. “After an extensive, nationwide search this past year, we feel blessed to have Mr. McCarty joining the Oakland Christian School family,” said Steve Hagar, Board Chairman.  “With his unique depth and breadth of ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Rochester Hills, MI – Mayor Bryan K. Barnett encourages residents to join the City of Rochester Hills and Meadow Brook Hall to roll up their sleeves and celebrate Arbor Day on April 27 by helping to plant new trees on Meadow Brook’s historic grounds.  Meadow Brook Hall is hosting their annual Woodland Entrance Restoration Program on Arbor Day, April 27, 2018 as a community work day and tree ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Dear Chamber Members,            We are very pleased to be become part of the RCC family. Our hope is to become a resource on the critical issues related to mental health and mental illness. Please feel free to use us as resource.  Our next event in Rochester is a workshop on Human Trafficking. It is being offered to the public as well as all Michigan licensed health professionals. This workshop ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Rochester Hills, MI –Des Linden won today’s Boston Marathon, becoming the first American woman to do so since 1985. She overcame a driving rain, grueling winds, and temperatures in the 30’s to win the marathon of marathons.  Linden, a veteran long-distance runner, competed in the 2012 and 2016 Olympics. This was reportedly Linden’s sixth time competing in the Boston Marathon. In 2011 she ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, April 16, 2018
The Rochester-Avon Historical Society Presents “100 Years of Service at Selfridge Air National Guard Base” with Dan HeatonVeteran and military historian Dan Heaton will discuss the history of Selfridge Air National Guard Base. He will discuss topics from World War I’s flying machines to today’s battle-tested 21st century aircraft at the Rochester-Avon Historical Society meeting on Thursday, May 3, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber, Community
Monday, April 16, 2018
Inspired by their daughter’s memory, the parents of an Oakland University graduate and psychology major who was killed last June in a car crash on I-75 have established the Shelby Jane Seyburn Foundation as a way to keep their daughter’s legacy alive while continuing to support the research she was passionate about at OU.  “Shelby was a kind, generous, passionate, strong and intelligent ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Education
Friday, April 13, 2018
Rochester, MI – The Older Persons’ Commission is excited to announce two unique travel opportunities, Louisville, KY “Horses, Bourbon, & Museums” trip June 6-9 and Mackinac Island a “Grand Experience” October 8-11.   Discover Louisville, the Horse Capital of the world and hidden gem with travelers.  Louisville was selected by Trip Advisor and USA Today as one of the 2018 “Destinations on the ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, April 13, 2018
April is Safe Digging Month in Michigan:Consumers Energy and MISS DIG 811 Offer Tips to Protect Underground Utilities  Contacting MISS DIG 811 required by law when using power digging equipment  JACKSON, Mich., April 13, 2018 – Now that a cold and snowy Michigan winter is over and spring has arrived, eager do-it-yourself residents and contractors who plan digging projects are reminded that ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Oakland University’s PI Academy, which provides professional development in research and engagement to a cohort of 30 non-tenured, tenure-track faculty members, welcomed its inaugural class graduates on Friday, April 6 during a celebration at Meadow Brook Hall.   This year’s graduating class includes:   • Shadi Alawneh, assistant professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering;  • S. Ali ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, Community, Education
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Motor City Brew Tours in cooperation with the Friends of the Paint Creek Trail will be hosting the 6th Annual Cruisin' for the Trails - Spring Charity Bike Ride on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Details and ticket purchase information ($25 online in advance, $30 cash on the day of the event) can be found by visiting http://MotorCityBrewTours.com or calling 248-825-3085.The bike ride starts at Clubhouse ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Fundraising Event
Monday, April 09, 2018
 As part of its mission to inspire creative philanthropy, Chief Financial Credit Union recently announced the first-ever ‘Live Beyond the Label’ Scholarship, awarded to students within Rochester Community Schools who have benefited from special education programs and are seeking to attend college. Lindsey Daines, Chief Financial Vice President of Culture, and a mother whose son is in the ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, April 09, 2018
Businesses across the globe, and right here in Michigan, are finding themselves with company culture problems that they can’t put their finger on or resolve. Magnet Consulting is tackling dealing with the company culture crisis and other business talent situations with a series of free, online workshops. These workshops are part of their new thought leadership series called PRO \ FOUND: 60 Minutes ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Chamber, Press Release
Friday, April 06, 2018
The Orion Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of Pedal Boat Pub – the exclusive cycleboat bar to Oakland County – April 26 at 4:00 pm. Join the celebration of warmer months to come with free pizza, drinks, coupons, and door prizes at Green’s Park, 66 S. Park Blvd, Lake Orion. Cruises will begin May 4 and run daily through the summer ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, April 06, 2018
Robert Chappell, whose career has encompassed an inclusive range of musical styles and genres in performance, education and composition will join Oakland University’s African Drum and Xylophone Ensemble (Akwaaba), World Percussion Ensemble (Ngoma) and Steel Band (Pan-Jumbies) to present the annual winter World Music Concert and Children’s Concert on Friday, April 13 in Varner Recital ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education
Friday, April 06, 2018
(Auburn Hills), Mich. – Apr 6, 2018 –  March was a month of milestones for Genisys Credit Union as they hit the 200,000 member mark and reached $1.5 billion in loan balances. “We are pleased to hit these milestones as they provide further validation that we are providing the financial services our members want and need,” said Jackie Buchanan. “These achievements are the result of the drive and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, April 05, 2018
The new Rochester physical therapy clinic offers expertise in advanced manual therapies, and orthopedic, neurological, and sports injury rehabilitation, and in partnership with Retro Fitness brings a new option to support lifelong health and wellness. Livonia, Mich. (Feb. 27, 2017) — All-Pro Physical Therapy is now open in Rochester and brings local, award-winning patient-focused physical therapy ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, April 05, 2018
Join the Oakland Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11 at Detroit’s Orchestra Hall for the OSO’s final concert of the season.  The orchestra will perform Fanfare for the Common Man by Aaron Copland and A Survivor from Warsaw, Op. 46 by Arnold Schoenberg, with John-Paul White, narrator.  They will be joined by the Oakland Symphony Chorus and the Detroit Concert Choir for ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article, Education
Thursday, April 05, 2018
The Fire Department of the City of Rochester Hills has received an improved insurance classification from the Insurance Services Office (ISO), a leading independent source of information about property/casualty insurance risk. The ISO’s Public Protection Classification (PPC) program helps to establish fire insurance premiums for residential and commercial properties by analyzing relevant fire ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
ROCHESTER, MI –Downtown Rochester is in the running for the 2018 America’s Main Street Contest.  Voting is open now through April 22 at MainStreetContest.com.  The 25 communities with the highest number of votes will be moved to the Quarterfinalist Round. Downtown Rochester made it to the Semifinalist Round in 2017 and hopes to go all the way this year.  Independent We Stand,the national small ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
(April 2, 2017 - Rochester Hills, MI -) Yates Cider Mill is kicking off its Spring and Summer seasons on Friday, April 13.  Doors will open at 7am.The first apples will arrive from winter cold storage next week and Yates will be pressing throughout the day on April 13. Cider will be available for purchase that day as well. Yates Cider Mill will once again be offering its famous donuts, cider, ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, April 02, 2018
On Deck Saturdays at Dillman & Upton continue Saturday, April 14, from 10 am to 2 pm in Downtown Rochester.  There’s still time to hire a great deck builder for this season but time is running out.  Meet several pro builders in one place and see all the latest deck materials, including a pergola with a retractable shade!  You can even get an estimate on professional installation costs while you ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, April 02, 2018
Rochester Hills, MI – The City of Rochester Hills will host their annual Antler Amble on Friday, April 6 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. in Bloomer Park.  Each winter, white-tailed deer shed their antlers and to grow new ones in the spring. Join us as we search for the dropped antlers, learn about this amazing cycle. Families will be guided through the trails and wooded areas of Bloomer Park by our ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Monday, April 02, 2018
(Waterford, MI) The Brayden Group is proud to announce that Michael St. John will be a spotlight speaker at the Management Information & Business Show presented by the Michigan Association of CPA’s(MICPA) at the Suburban Show Place on June 26th and 27th.. Michael is the President and CEO of The Brayden Group, a business consulting firm with a focus on Proactive Cyber Security Governance in ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Economic
Monday, April 02, 2018
Rochester Hills, MI – Mayor Bryan K. Barnett delivered his 12th State of the City Address at Stoney Creek High School complete with guitar riffs and orchestral strikes. Guests enjoyed an uproarious concert atmosphere with scalpers, bouncers, frenetic lights, and a diverse range of music and performers.  With an electric guitar in hand, Mayor Barnett descended onto the stage via a fly system to ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, April 02, 2018
Rochester Hills firm helps businesses across the globe make work a better place with a free online workshop designed to identify and resolve organizational culture challenges.  ROCHESTER HILLS, MICHIGAN April 2, 2018 - Businesses across the globe, and right here in Michigan, are finding themselves with company culture problems that they can’t put their finger on or resolve. Magnet Consulting is ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, March 30, 2018
2018 Googasian Award winner Laura Schartman is flanked by award co-presenters Beth Talbert, left, and Theresa Rowe. Schartman was honored during a March 27 ceremony for her outstanding contributions to the advancement of women. For outstanding contributions to the advancement of women, longtime Oakland University employee Laura Schartman has received the 2018 Phyllis Law Googasian Award. She ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Thursday, March 29, 2018
The Lash Lounge is coming soon to Rochester Hills. We are still looking for 100 models to have a complimentarty service while allowing our stylists to perfect their skills. If you are interested, please sign up at www.thelashlounge.com/rochester-hills! 
Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, Human Interest, Community
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Ten Oakland University student artists were recently selected to have their work displayed in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures’ Active Learning Classrooms in South Foundation Hall on OU’s campus.   According to Jennifer Law-Sullivan, an associate professor of French and MLL department chair, the displays were created students in the Department of Art and Art History as part ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Rochester, MI - MI Earth Day Fest returns the weekend of April 20-22 to its most popular location, the beautiful Rochester Municipal Park/City Center area, on the banks of Paint Creek. The 13th annual celebration runs 4-8 pm on Friday, April 20; 10 am-6 pm on Saturday, April 21 and 10 am-4 pm on Sunday, April 22.   “With so many pressing issues these days, it's easy to forget about Earth Day and ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, March 26, 2018
LOVE 4 OTHERS CONFERENCEFriday, April 27, 2018 8:30am-2pmFaith Lutheran Church, 37635 Dequindre, Troy.  Our hearts tell us to love and care for our neighbor, but we don't always know what to do or how to do it. This conference will make it easy for you to meet and connect to  organizations and ministries that are on the front lines of loving others.   Join us April 27 to experience dynamic ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, March 26, 2018
Clarkston, MI - March 26, 2018 -- To better serve and support Southeast Michigan businesses, organizations and residents, Clarkston State Bank (CSB) today announced the hiring of Jay Russ as a Vice President to the position of Commercial Lender, as well as the promotion of Nikki Tippett to Treasury Management Officer.  Jay Russ, Commercial LenderMr. Russ’s expertise in business development and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, March 23, 2018
ROCHESTER, MI – March 22, 2018 – The City of Rochester will hold its annual State of the City Address on Monday, April 16, 7 pm at the Royal Park Hotel.  The event will include an update on new projects and developments happening within the City, as well as a look to the future.   “Having just celebrated the City of Rochester’s Bicentennial, we are now taking our first step into the City’s next ...read more
Categories: Education, Political, Community, Press Release
Thursday, March 22, 2018
 Students and faculty from OU's School of Health Sciences, School of Nursing and Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine took part in a workshop devoted to curbing opioid abuse and exploring non-opioid pain management strategies.Keynote speaker Walid Harb, M.D., an internist at Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn.With the goal of curbing the nation’s growing opioid epidemic, students in ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Oakland University professor Jon Carroll, Ph.D., is part of a pioneering team of scholars harnessing the latest advances in science and technology to promote sustainable agriculture in Africa. Carroll recently traveled to Liwonde, Malawi to work on a research project helping farmers boost crop production in the face of mounting threats posed by climate change. The project, called “Precision ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
The Rochester Area Prayer Breakfast will be held on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at the Oakland University O’rena. The Prayer Breakfast is held in recognition of the National Day of Prayer, bringing together people of different backgrounds and affiliations for the betterment of the community, the state, and the nation. This years’ theme is Unity based upon Ephesians 4:3 which challenges us to mobilize ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, March 19, 2018
Health care leaders and providers will gather April 17-18 at Oakland University to discuss the importance of addressing the “upstream” social determinants of health in promoting better “downstream” care as part of the 2018 Healthology Symposium series presented by the OU School of Health Sciences and MedNetOne Health Solutions.   “This symposium is a call for public awareness and professional ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Rochester Rotary Club Wine & Beer Tasting Fundraiser Friday, April 20 6:30 to 8:30 pm Bordines Nursery in Rochester Hills  The event boasts cuisine samplings from 20 local area restaurants, music by "Lights Out Entertainment", a jewelry auction conducted by Haig's of Rochester, a preview of Bordine's spring displays and a 50/50 raffle benefiting Rochester Neighborhood House. Of course, wine ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article