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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
As part of its Richard J. Burke Lecture Series in Philosophy, Religion and Society, Oakland University will host a discussion on “The Lies That Bind,” with Dr. Kwame Anthony Appiah from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 28 in Banquet Rooms A and B in the Oakland Center.  Social conflicts, embodied in race, religion, class and gender, create people’s identities. And those identities, riddled ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Monday, March 18, 2019
Jenny Brown, Dutton Farm CEO, and Steve Vinson, RARA All-Star coach, were featured on WJBK Fox 2 Detroit on Friday morning, March 15, to talk about their collaborative event, Hometown Hoops.Hometown Hoops, which took place on Friday evening at Rochester College’s Garth Pleasant Arena, was a fundraising event to support Dutton Farm and Paint a Miracle’s work with the local, special-needs community. ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, March 15, 2019
Wendy Jones, owner of Next Steps 4 Seniors was featured on WDIV Local 4 - Detroit to speak about the 5-star rating system for nursing homes. Jones, a healthcare industry expert, said the 5-star rating is a great tool, however, a personal tour is the best way to get a feel for a nursing home. The 5-star rating system is based on staffing ratio, quality indicators, and health inspections. New ...read more
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present The Who’s Tommy, a fast-paced and exhilarating rock opera featuring a thrilling score by the legendary British rock band The Who, from March 21-24 and March 27-31 in the Varner Studio Theatre in Varner Hall.  Winner of five Tony Awards, Tommy was adapted by The Who’s Pete Townsend and Tony Award-winning writer/director Des ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Assistance League ReSale Connection invites all to celebrate its 19th Anniversary the week of March 18. Sign up for a drawing each day. A lucky shopper will have a chance to win a special gift. Come to browse the new Spring arrivals.The nonprofit resale store at 204 S. Main, in downtown Rochester, offers high quality new and used merchandise at a great value. All of ReSale Connection's profits ...read more
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
To offer an inclusive day of fun for people with autism spectrum disorders, the Joanne and Ted Lindsay Foundation Autism Outreach Services (OUCARES) is hosting its 16th annual Family Fun Day from noon-4 p.m. on Saturday March 23 at the Oakland University Recreation Center.  The event is free and open to all individuals impacted by autism, as well as their families and friends.   During this ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, March 07, 2019
The Oakland University chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, recently sent eight students to present their research at the annual Pi Sigma Alpha National Student Research Conference, which was held Feb. 15-17 in Washington, D.C.  “For this conference, students exploring topics across political science are encouraged to submit research proposals,” said Dr. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Political, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Friday, March 01, 2019
As a result of ongoing efforts to encourage students to become more involved in the electoral process, Oakland University has been designated a “Voter-Friendly Campus” by Campus Vote Project and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.  The designation is valid through December 2020.    “This is a tremendous ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Political, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Titleocity was recognized by First American, a Global Leader in Title Insurance and Settlement Services, with the Outstanding Performance Award. Titleocity, LLC is a full-service title and escrow agency competitively operating in all 83 counties in the State of Michigan. Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, our agency maintains additional offices, conveniently located in Birmingham, St. Clair Shores, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Business News, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
fLipSpot Gymnastics and Cheer LLC along with the fLipSpot Competitive Club is hosting the USA Gymnastics Michigan Men's State Meet. The meet site is Rochester College the weekend of March 22 to 24.  There will be approximately 500 participants from all over the state. Most will be from southeast Michigan.  Each and every family will receive our full-color program that will feature every ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Business News, Press Release
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Employees, their friends and associates of UHY LLP, certified public accountants, in conjunction with UHY Cares, the firm’s independent 501c(3)organization, celebrated their 12th annual Texas Hold‘Em tournament on Feb. 7. The charity poker event was held at Petruzello’s in Troy, Michigan and was packed with 175+ players, dozens of sponsors and donors who helped raise funds for several local ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Fundraising Event
Monday, February 25, 2019
Oakland University’s School of Music Theatre and Dance will present The Diary of One Who Disappeared/Needle Point at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28 in Varner Recital Hall on the OU campus.  A semi-staged pairing of Leoš Janácek's haunting song cycle about a young farmer who is seduced by a Gypsy woman — and the ramifications of his subsequent abandonment of his family and their traditions to be ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Over the past six decades, the members of the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce have contributed significantly to helping shape our area into a thriving community, deemed a desirable place to work, live and raise a family. These members, our business leaders, have given their time, talent and financial resources to benefit countless community-based organizations, projects, and events.  One ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Business News, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, February 22, 2019
ROCHESTER, MI, February 22, 2019 – A new “clinking” sound can be heard in the gallery at Paint Creek Center for the Arts thanks to a new, free interactive addition to the Palette & Brush Exhibition. Exhibition visitors carry a cup of colored marbles through the exhibition. Whenever a piece moves them, they select a marble that corresponds to their emotion and place it into a clear tube located ...read more
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