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Thursday, July 29, 2021
Oakland University is excited to offer a new enrollment program, Rock and Enroll Day. The event will take place from 2-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 4, in the Oakland Center on OU’s Rochester campus. It will provide a unique opportunity for the campus community to assist both new and returning undergraduate and graduate students with matters related to: EnrollmentTranscript submissionTransfer ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Join the Rochester Pollinators and the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce at the Rochester Municipal Park to officially acknowledge the completion of the new Butterfly Garden. The Rochester Municipal Park Butterfly Garden was first planted in 2019, but doubled in size with the 2021 expansion. The founder of the Rochester Pollinators and Butterfly Garden, Marilyn Trent is thrilled to share ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Monday, July 26, 2021
Leigh Settlemoir Dzwik, Ph.D., SPHR, was recently named to the Sky Foundation Governing Board.  Dzwik is Assistant Dean at the School of Education and Human Services for Oakland University. In her role with Sky Foundation, she serves as the liaison between Sky’s Scientific Advisory Committee and the Governing Board.  Dzwik knows firsthand the impact this disease can have on patients and ...read more
Categories: Business News
Monday, July 26, 2021
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   July 23, 2021   Contact: Press@Michigan.gov     Governor Whitmer Sends Letters of Gratitude to Small Businesses Who Stepped Up During the COVID-19 Pandemic    LANSING, Mich. – This week, Governor Gretchen Whitmer sent letters of gratitude to more than 200 small businesses across Michigan who stepped up in exceptional ways during the COVID-19 pandemic. These small ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release
Friday, July 23, 2021
  Kate Nye is headed to Tokyo this month as a member of the U.S. Olympic weightlifting team. Photo by Sophie Hume, The Oakland Post. Oakland University student Kate Nye has established herself as a top contender in the sport of weightlifting, becoming a world champion in 2019. Now, she’s headed to Tokyo where she’ll try to become an Olympic champion.  After competing in gymnastics most of her ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, July 22, 2021
On Saturday, August 7th at 12 PM come join us for the Sensory Friendly viewing of the movie, Space Jam: A New Legacy at Emagine Rochester Hills. This sensory friendly special program makes going to the movies a more enjoyable and accessible for those with sensory needs. What does this mean? First, it means sensory friendly (lights up a bit, sound down a bit). Second, audience interaction ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release, General News Article, Chamber
Thursday, July 22, 2021
  In 1945, a Soviet doctor found a school notebook in the liberated Auschwitz-Birkenau Camp. It was a diary written by Rywka Lipszyc, a teenager in the Lódz Ghetto, between October 1943 and April 1944. The contents were the testament of a Jewish girl who lost her siblings and parents, but never lost hope despite moments of doubt.   More than 60 years after its discovery, the diary traveled ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, July 22, 2021
  The Jamieson Biodiversity Lab at Oakland University, led by Biology Professor Mary Jamieson is conducting pollinator surveys in Oakland County and Oakland Township parks and natural areas this summer to help evaluate how land management strategies are influencing plant and insect biodiversity.   These surveys will also contribute data to the Michigan Butterfly Network as well as national ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm presents:Event: Downtown Rochester Bike ToursDates/Times: July 22 @ 7:00pmAugust 14 @ 9:00amAugust 26 @ 7:00pmLocation: Meet at Rotary Gateway Park near RHPL west side parking lot  Cost: $20/Public; $15/Museum MembersRegister: Pre-registration required by Tuesday at 12pmWebsite:www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms  Rochester’s history is over 200 years ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Business News, Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
The Open Streets Program kicked off its second year of bringing the community together on June 23. Open Streets programs provide an outlet for recreation for residents throughout the city, along with an opportunity for youth to interact with others and play. Food is provided by Meet Up and Eat Up. Community partners will provide games and activities.  “We are thrilled to be offering the Open ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Fundraising Event, Press Release
Friday, July 16, 2021
The Art & Apples Festival® is made possible by the generosity of our Sponsors. The financial commitment made by our sponsors to Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) not only allows us to continue the Festival but also supports PCCA year-round.Expand Your Brand's Reach Sponsorship of the Art & Apples Festival® provides a unique branding platform to engage with the more than 80,000 visitors that ...read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Press Release
Thursday, July 15, 2021
Summer Full of Life  The American Red Cross with be hosting a blood drive at St. Andrew Catholic Church on Sunday, August 8, 2021 from 8 AM- 2PM. To schedule an appointment, please visit https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/find-drive and enter sponsor code: standrew or call 1-800-733-2767.    Share the vibe. Give blood to help save lives. 
Categories: Chamber, Business News, Press Release, General News Article, Fundraising Event
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
FILL YOUR TRUNK WITH CRAFTS, COLLECTIBLES, AND CURIOSITIES TO SELL IN  DOWNTOWN AT JUNK IN THE TRUNK!  ROCHESTER, Mich. – June 14, 2021 – Registration is open and Rochester’s Community Resale event is back again this summer! Junk in the Trunk is scheduled for Saturday, August 14th, from 9:00am – 1:00pm in the Farmers’ Market Upper Lot in Downtown Rochester.  “We are really excited to host Junk ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, July 12, 2021
Rochester Hills Rolls Out New Summer Programs The Summer of Fun Continues   Rochester Hills, MI – Outdoor events are in full swing in Rochester Hills! This July and August, the City’s Outdoor Engagement Team will offer several programs to get people outdoors while providing opportunities to learn new skills along the way.   “These events are a great way to unwind, unplug, and reconnect to the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Fun Facts
Monday, July 12, 2021
Oakland University is partnering with the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) and the University of Tennessee-Knoxville on a collaborative research center designed to boost the United States’ leadership in engineering research and global competitiveness.  A $700,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, matched by $900,000 from industry, will support establishment of the OU ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Friday, July 09, 2021
Transforming Lives • Strengthening Community FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2021 Annual Blast Off 2 School event expected to help 450 area children Assistance League partners with back-to-school program to help K-12 students from 6 Oakland County cities ROCHESTER, Michigan, Wednesday, July 7, 2021: No matter what age, every child loves having new back-to-school supplies and ...read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Press Release
Wednesday, July 07, 2021
OU INC client, Time2Talk (T2T) has partnered with Elliott Data Systems, Inc. Elliott Data Systems will bring T2T’s Talking Power Management Utility (TPMU) software utility solution to hospitals, warehouses, and industries adapting physical workspaces to accommodate the post pandemic future of work.  More than ever:Employers need tools to adapt their workspaces to support hybrid in-person and ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release
Tuesday, July 06, 2021
Oakland University will host the 2021 McLaren Brooksie Way Half Marathon, 10K and 5K races on Sunday, September 26. Meadow Brook Amphitheatre will be the start and finish point, with the races beginning at 8 a.m. and ending at noon.  Planning of this year’s races will include appropriate COVID-19 precautions and application of state, county or university orders, if any are in place. Races can ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, July 06, 2021
NEW DAY FOUNDATION HITS 500TH VOLUNTEER GROCERY DELIVERY TO CANCER FAMILIESU.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin to delivers groceries to Pinckney family ROCHESTER HILLS, MICH., July 6 , 2021 – For cancer patients with compromised immune systems, simply going to the grocery store can be life threatening.  During the pandemic, the risk of infection was compounded.  In March 2020, New Day Foundation for ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release, Fundraising Event, General News Article
Tuesday, July 06, 2021
TROY, MI - Community Housing Network is hosting their second Virtual Run For a Cause event in order to raise awareness and funds in support of their effort to connect those in need to housing. CHN is a nationally-recognized housing leader in innovative housing solutions that strives to make an overall positive impact on the lives of those in need. This event is easily accessible, those who ...read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, July 02, 2021
  ReciproCity Apps, a Pontiac-based company co-founded by Oakland University alumni Cam Underdown, Chris Powers and Josh Linneburg, has been using technology to build public goods and help better connect communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.   “At our core, we believe that the nonprofit, human service, and local government sectors, which are vital to society as a whole, generally lacks ...read more
Categories: Business News, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Friday, July 02, 2021
 MOVIES IN THE MOONLIGHT – FOUR NIGHTS OF FUN BEGIN JULY 17!   ROCHESTER, Mich., July 2, 2021 – Join Downtown Rochester on Saturday, July 17 as we kick off the 20th season of Movies in the Moonlight. This season there is four consecutive fun filled Saturday nights!   “I can’t think of a better way for families to spend their Saturday nights under the stars”, said Jenna O’Dell, Events ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
  Oakland University Professor Barbara Oakley has been selected as one of the “35 Highly Influential Women in Engineering Today” by AcademicInfluence.com. “It was very much a surprise to be honored as one of the highly influential women in engineering,” said Oakley, a distinguished professor of engineering at OU. “All I can say is that Oakland University has clearly been a great intellectual ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, June 24, 2021
The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm presents:Event: Honey HarvestDate: Tuesday, August 3Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pmLocation: The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm, 1005 Van Hoosen Rd., Rochester HillsCost: $8/Museum Member; $10/PublicRegister: www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms  Website:www.rochesterhills.org/museum Stop by to watch as we harvest summer honey! Guests will have a ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Business News, Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, June 24, 2021
The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm presents: Event: Downtown Rochester History TourDate: Tuesday, August 17Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pmLocation: Meet at the Rochester Mills parking lot, 400 Water St, RochesterCost: $8/Museum Members; $10/PublicRegister: www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms  Where was the first fire station? Who dressed up as President Taft to market his business? When did ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release, General News Article, Chamber
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
  Rochester Hills’ Festival of the Hills Fireworks Show Announced for 2021Summer Tradition Returns on August 11th  Rochester Hills, MI – With the State of Michigan now allowing the return to full capacity for all events, the City of Rochester Hills has announced that the Festival of the Hills fireworks show will be back and rescheduled for this year on Wednesday, August 11.   “The Festival of ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release
Friday, June 18, 2021
Join the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce as we celebrate Park Lane Jewelry on Tuesday, August 10th at 4pm!Park Lane Jewelry is the World's Leading Direct Sales Jewelry company. The line features a wide variety of gorgeous and affordable, high quality fashion jewelry suiting every style. Park Lane even offers an unconditional warranty. The spring collection and the newly released fall ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release, General News Article
Monday, June 14, 2021
What’s Cookin’? Genisys Credit Union & Taste the Local Difference® partner to bring cooking demonstrations to local farmers marketsAuburn Hills, MI. - June 14, 2021 - Genisys Credit Union is proud to announce a partnership with Taste the Local Difference® to bring “What’s Cookin’?” cooking demonstrations to Metro Detroit farmers markets this season. Each cooking demo will feature a unique recipe ...read more
Categories: Business News, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, June 08, 2021
The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm presents:  Event: Wet and Wild WednesdaysDates: July 7, 14, 21 & 28Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pmLocation: Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm, 1005 Van Hoosen Rd. Cost: $5/Public aged 2+;  Free for Museum Members - Advance Tickets*Register: Pre-registration requiredWebsite:www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms  *All adults and kids in attendance despite ...read more
Categories: Business News, General News Article, Fun Facts, Press Release
Tuesday, June 08, 2021
The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm presents:  Event: Downtown Rochester Bike ToursDates/Times: July 22 @ 7:00pm; August 14 @ 9:00am; August 26 @ 7:00pmLocation: Meet at Rotary Gateway Park near RHPL west side parking lot  Cost: $20/Public; $15/Museum MembersRegister: Pre-registration required by Tuesday at 12pmWebsite:www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms Rochester’s history is over 200 ...read more
Categories: Business News, General News Article, Fun Facts, Press Release
Tuesday, December 01, 2020
Pure Michigan Small Business Relief Initiative - GRANTS up to $15,000 Yesterday the Michigan Strategic Fund approved a $10 million grant program to help meet the urgent needs of small businesses disproportionately impacted the COVID-19 virus, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced. The Pure Michigan Small Business Relief Initiative will utilize federal CARES Act funding to award ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Business News
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: Business News, General News Article, 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: Press Release, Business News, Education

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