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Friday, August 07, 2020
Oakland University has announced the recipients of the 2020 Alumni Awards, which recognize alumni and supporters who have achieved success in business, community services, volunteerism and other areas.  Congratulations to this year’s honorees: Distinguished Alumni Service Award Bryan Barnett, SBA ‘98 Mayor, City of Rochester Hills President, U.S. Conference of Mayors Chair, OUAA Board of ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, August 06, 2020
Outdoor Art Installation Launched as Paint Creek Center for the Arts Continues its mission amidst COVID-19 restrictions (August 1, 2020 – Rochester, MI-) Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) recently installed two new sculptures outside the historic building located in downtown Rochester in a commitment to bring art to the community amidst COVID-19 restrictions.  Installed in late July, Honey ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, August 06, 2020
  Oakland University’s Environmental Health and Safety program helped Chase and Jessica Salazar transform their shared passion for helping others into successful careers as EHS professionals.    “The program arms you with the knowledge, contacts, and critical thinking skills to enter the workforce and make a difference immediately,” said Jessica Salazar, who graduated with a degree in ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, August 06, 2020
Deck Art 2020 Kicks off September 10 & 11  ROCHESTER, Mich. August 6, 2020 – This year, close to 400 artists from all over metro Detroit as well as 50 Downtown Rochester businesses are participating in Deck Art 2020. In its tenth installment, Deck Art is a skateboard art competition and exhibition. Artists submit one-of-a-kind artwork using skateboard decks as a canvas. These decks will be on ...read more
Wednesday, August 05, 2020
  At its formal meeting on August 3, the Oakland University Board of Trustees voted unanimously to appoint Tonya Allen as chair and Robert (Bobby) Schostak as vice chair of the Board.   Allen, who has served as the Board’s vice chair each of the past two years, succeeds W. David Tull as chair.   “Dave Tull has provided excellent, steady leadership, and is the consummate professional,” ...read more
Categories: Business News, Education, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Wednesday, August 05, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 5, 2020 Contact Lori Grein Executive Director of Strategic Communications Rochester Community Schools lgrein@rochester.k12.mi.us, Office: (248) 726-3127Download Full Press Release HereRochester Community Schools temporarily begins the 2020-21 school year with remote learning ROCHESTER, Mich. – Rochester Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Robert Shaner provided ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Tuesday, August 04, 2020
A new era for Oakland University Esports has begun, as Head Coach Carl Leone has announced the inaugural Rocket League team. Edward Azzam, Justin Janulewicz, Matthew Leuker, Billy Sawyer and Seth Tison are all members of the 2020 recruiting class. "Our inaugural Rocket League team is incredibly talented. All of our players are ranked in the top 3 percent of all players in the United States," ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, August 04, 2020
Technology Driven Moving & Storing Companies Unite  KANSAS CITY, MO. August 4– Fast-growing mover and shaker in the storage world, Beyond Self Storage, formally announced its partnership with moving-industry giant, Bellhop, on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. The two companies share a passion for quality relocation services, technology-driven convenience, and forward-thinking company culture.    The ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release, Chamber, Fun Facts
Monday, August 03, 2020
With nearly 60 percent of the world’s population online, the internet is a vital resource in today’s ever-changing world. In fact, internet users are anticipated to spend a cumulative 1.25 billion years online this year alone. Developing the skills to harness this technology offers a clear advantage that can open doors to coveted positions, projects and promotions.  Starting this fall, ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, August 03, 2020
Your Child Matters Our building will be open. Oakland Township, MI –  Eagle Creek Academy is pleased to roll out its 20/21 options.  We are a private school in Oakland Township, offering very small learning groups of 8 to 16 children. We provide customized academics, challenging lessons, advanced math, hands-on activities, and all kinds of diversity.  K-6 Families may sign up by the semester ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
The Rainbow Connection celebrates 35 years of granting wishes with Two Birthday Raffles! [Rochester, Michigan, July 27, 2020] – The Rainbow Connection is celebrating 35 years of granting wishes for over 3,700 Michigan children with life-threatening illnesses. To celebrate this big milestone, Team Sunrise Real Estate Services is sponsoring TWO Birthday Raffles to help raise $50,000 and grant even ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Fundraising Event
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Chief Financial Credit Union announces Ashley Werkmeister (Chambers), Business Development Manager, has been named to Forbes Business Development Council. This invitation-only council includes members from the U.S. selected based on their depth and diversity of experience in corporate and strategic business development. Chambers was recently featured in a Forbes’ article on cultivating new ...read more
Categories: Business News, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber
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: Chamber, Business News, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Clean Sweep Consulting, Inc. Owner Jen Heard Hosts Global Online Summit Event: Thrive Thru Life Change Starting August 2 Jen Heard, MBA, and Owner of Clean Sweep Consulting, Inc. based in Rochester, Michigan has poured her heart and soul into creating a much needed event for today's complex and tumultuous times. This event harnesses the global knowledge extensively resourced by experts in the ...read more
Categories: Business News, Education, Chamber, Press Release
Monday, July 27, 2020
With over 35 years of experience, commitments to green cleaning, and a customer-focused approach, Maid Brigade is a reliable, trustworthy company to invite into your home. Local owner Elizabeth Whitley of Rochester, has been a part of this organization since 2017, and recently received a prestigious honor from the Maid Brigade headquarters.   "During our 2020 Online Convention, Maid Brigade ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Business News, Press Release
Friday, July 24, 2020
Facebook Live event on Tuesday, July 28 will introduce Dr. Nina Daws to the practice  Media Contact: Barbara M. Fornasiero; EAFocus Communications; 248.260.8466; barbara@eafocus.com  Rochester, Mich.–-- July 24, 2020–--Dentists Kurt Doolin and Jeff Haddad of Doolin Haddad Advanced Dentistry, a Rochester, Michigan practice that focuses on cosmetic, implant and restorative dentistry, are pleased ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Business News, Press Release
Friday, July 24, 2020
Top row from left: Margaux Sellnau, Julia Majewski and Kelsey Cunningham Bottom row from left: Caroline Majewski and Christian Czernik Recent OU graduate Caroline Majewski is among the winners of Wege Prize 2020, an international design competition in which students devised sustainable solutions to global challenges such as poverty, hunger and waste.  Majewski’s team, Further Food, won ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
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
Thursday, July 23, 2020
LOYALTY HAS ITS REWARDS IN DOWNTOWN ROCHESTER!  ROCHESTER, Mich. – July 23, 2020 – Downtown Rochester is pleased to announce the Love Local Loyalty Card.  With this free card, visitors can receive discounts, special offers and free gifts from over 40 Downtown Rochester businesses.   The program runs through August 31.  Love Local Loyalty Cards are available at the Downtown Collaboration Studio ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Rochester Hills Restaurant Bingo Small Business Support and Family Fun  Rochester Hills, MI - With dine-in service currently limited, the City of Rochester Hills is encouraging people to support local businesses by playing Rochester Hills Restaurant Bingo. This creative approach aims to highlight businesses that have remained open during the pandemic and boost delivery and takeout through the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article, Fun Facts
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
SOCRRA's Recycling Drop-off Reopens with Health and Safety in MindRochester Hills, MI - After closing several months ago due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, SOCRRA is re-opening their Recycling Drop-off Center with modifications to ensure the health and safety of both staff and users of the Center. SOCRRA's Recycling Drop-off Center will be accessible by appointment blocks only to drop-off any ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Business News, Press Release
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
  Following a successful national search, Brandy A. Randall, Ph.D., has been appointed to serve as dean of the Graduate School at Oakland University. Her position with OU will become effective on August 1, 2020.   “I am honored to have been selected for this role, and look forward to working collaboratively with the campus and the community to advance graduate education at Oakland,” Randall ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 16, 2020 Nirmeen Fahmymedia@peters.senate.gov   DETROIT, MI - U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) announced support for legislation that would help ensure that child care providers have the resources needed to maintain operations and reopen safely and is pushing for its inclusion as part of the next Coronavirus relief package. The Child Care ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Business News
Monday, July 20, 2020
Rochester Hills Hosts Annual Blood Drive Partners with American Red Cross to hold Safe, Socially Distanced Event  Rochester Hills, MI- The City of Rochester Hills will be holding its annual blood drive on Monday, August 17th and Tuesday, August 18th from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Supplies of blood are trending dangerously low throughout the region and donation rates have remained low.  “Now more than ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Monday, July 20, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis has been particularly devastating to local families facing cancer, with levels of food and housing insecurity surging as income drops. In response, New Day Foundation for Families created a COVID-19 Emergency Fund to support new services and the increasing need for financial assistance – and one local business is stepping up to help.  The Woodhouse Day Spa announces its first ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Fundraising Event
Monday, July 20, 2020
Oakland Township, MI –  Eagle Creek Academy is excited to announce our summer camps and summer tutoring.  Both programs are available to all children in the community age four to twelve years old. Summer camps and tutoring sessions are held in private rooms, away from other groups, to ensure the wellbeing of your children.  Eagle Creek’s camps are limited to twelve children, from 9 a.m. to 3 ...read more
Categories: Education
Monday, July 20, 2020
Paint Creek Center for the Arts announces cancellation of 2020 Art & Apples Festival    (July 20, 2020 - Rochester, MI-)As the state of Michigan continues to navigate its new normal and the fight against COVID-19, Paint Creek Center for the Arts has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Art & Apples Festival®.  “We are sad to announce the cancellation of this year’s Art & Apples ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Fundraising Event, Press Release
Friday, July 17, 2020
Rochester Hills Museum Seeks Barn Tile for Dairy Barn RenovationAs part of the renovation and replacement of the roof structure on the Van Hoosen Dairy Barn, the Rochester Hills Museum is seeking glazed block to repair broken blocks and to restore several building openings back to their original design.  The brown glazed blocks were manufactured by the National Fire Proofing Company and are ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Friday, July 17, 2020
Veterans Tribute Of Oakland Township Inspires Moceri’s Newest Luxe Living For Lease® Community Name  Oakland Township, MI (July 17, 2020) – Moceri Companies, Michigan’s Legendary Dream Builder, has announced the eponym for its newest Luxe Living For Lease community. Tribute CreekSM, formerly Blossom Creek, is an intimate community of 84 luxury apartment homes located within Oakland ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Business News
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: Education, Business News, Press Release
Thursday, July 16, 2020
  Dr. Kristin Landis-Piwowar, associate dean of the School of Health Sciences at Oakland University and professor of clinical and diagnostic sciences, has been named ASCLS –Michigan Member of the Year by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science.   The award recognizes an exceptional clinical laboratory scientist in Michigan who is active in professional, civic, and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
HAPPY THOUGHTS: A SHOEFIE & SELFIE ADVENTURE!  ROCHESTER, Mich. July 14, 2020 – Grab your cameras and head to downtown Rochester for some shoefie & selfie fun! Back for a second year, Downtown Rochester presents to you Happy Thoughts: a Shoefie & Selfie Adventure!  There are fifteen inspirational sayings all around downtown. Find your favorite sayings, snap a picture, and post your photo to the ...read more
Categories: Press Release
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
Friday, June 19, 2020
New Horizons is pleased to announce registration is now open for the 2020 New Horizons Dan Knott Legacy Golf Tournament, sponsored by the FCA Foundation.  Click on this link to register now: https://www.newhorizonsrehab.org/special-events-giving-opportunities/special-events/dan-knott-legacy-golf-tournament/  This event is being held on Friday, September 11, 2020 at Pine Trace Golf Club in ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Fundraising Event

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