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Thursday, November 21, 2019
(ROCHESTER HILLS- Nov. 20, 2019)At a recent board meeting, the Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library (FRHPL) presented the library with a check for $185,000. The Friends group, formed in 1961, is a local non-profit organization whose mission is to raise money to support the library. Monies raised help to fund the library's programs, newsletter, and maintenance of its freshwater aquarium, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article, Chamber, Community
Thursday, November 21, 2019
 (ROCHESTER HILLS- Nov. 20, 2019) Rochester’s literary scene comes alive during Shop Small Saturday’s Author Fair hosted by the Rochester Hills Public Library, in partnership with Rochester Writers, on Saturday Nov. 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  This literary event offers the opportunity to discover Michigan authors from a variety of genres, including some from the Rochester Area. The inaugural ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Oakland University will welcome three-time WNBA MVP, four-time Olympic Gold Medalist and Hall of Famer Lisa Leslie as the keynote speaker for its annual Keeper of the Dream Awards Celebration on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Jan. 20, 2020.  “I am very excited and looking forward to having Lisa Leslie on our campus” said Omar Brown-El, senior director of the Center for Multicultural Initiatives ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Rochester Community Concert Band 2019-2020 Performance ScheduleThe Rochester Community Concert Band announces our 2019-2020 performance schedule as follows:Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 at Rochester High School Performing Arts Center, beginning at 7:30 PMTuesday, December 10th, 2019 at Rochester High School Performing Arts Center; beginning at 7:30 PMTuesday. March 3rd, 2020 at Stony Creek High ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
NEWS RELEASE Disaster Field Operations Center East Release Date: Nov. 19 2019 Contact: Michael Lampton (404) 331-0333 Michael.Lampton@sba.gov Release Number: 20-087, MI 16190SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in 74 Michigan Counties Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration ATLANTA - The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that Economic Injury Disaster ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Business News, Education, Press Release
Monday, November 18, 2019
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS NAMES NEW HORIZONS A WINNER OF THE DETROIT TOP WORKPLACES 2019 AWARD   Auburn Hills, MI November 12, 2109 – New Horizons has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Detroit Free Press. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release
Monday, November 18, 2019
Lori Crose and UPCEA President Nelson Baker Lori Crose, director of Professional and Continuing Education at OU, was recently honored at the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) Super Regional Conference with the Outstanding Leadership Award for the association's Central Region.   Crose was recognized for helping create customized professional and continuing ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Simplicity Healing Opens in Downtown Rochester! Rochester resident and former Business Executive, Carol Markstrom, brings her wealth of therapeutic wellness experience to the new Simplicity Healing studio in downtown Rochester. Markstrom says, “My passion for health and wellbeing started at a very young age and it was the years of collective experiences, both personally and professionally, that ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, November 11, 2019
Oakland University’s Macomb-OU Inc. has launched a program aimed at helping Macomb County teachers learn best practices in cybersecurity education, an area that has become more important as technology-related data and security threats increase.  The course, Cybersecurity Essentials for Educators, is offered at the Velocity Hub of the Michigan Cyber Range, a Sterling Heights-based facility ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, November 06, 2019
SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY COMING TO DOWNTOWN ROCHESTER ON NOVEMBER 30! Join the merchants of Downtown Rochester on Saturday, November 30 for Small Business Saturday!  Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to strengthening the community by supporting local small businesses. The Rochester Downtown Development Authority has joined more than 400 advocacy organizations that have made it a mission ...read more
Categories: Business News, Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, November 05, 2019
 James Blundo LPC Executive Director of the Michigan Mental Health Counselors Associationand an Ambassador for the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce successfully led the passage of Public Act 96 of 2019 on behalf of the 10,000 LLPC/LPC Counselors and to support consumers access to mental health services.Michigan mental-health counselors applaud unanimous, bi-partisan support as licensing bill ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Political, Press Release
Tuesday, November 05, 2019
After immigrating to the U.S. from Iraq, Ghazi Ghazi made a conscious effort to assimilate into American culture. For him, that meant eschewing his native language of Arabic in favor of speaking English.  “I got far away from it and tried to erase it out of my mind,” Ghazi said of his mother tongue. “Then, around the start of college, I started to come back to it.” Ghazi enrolled at Oakland ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Monday, November 04, 2019
LAGNIAPPE IN DOWNTOWN ROCHESTER – A LITTLE SOMETHING EXTRA ON NOV 25 ROCHESTER, Mich. – November 4 – Join the merchants of Downtown Rochester on Monday, November 25 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm when they offer their customers Lagniappe (Creole for “a little something extra”) in appreciation for their support throughout the year.  The Rochester Downtown Development Authority (DDA) also will offer some ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, November 04, 2019
Easterseals is celebrating 100 years of service to the community and we need you help! Support our "Cheers to 100 Years" Gala by donating a silent auction item, a bottle of liquor or a bottle of wine!  Contact us to schedule a pickup or drop off.  Attach your business card on your bottle of booze to share with our guests your generous donation! Cheers Gala December 6, 2019 Rochester Mills ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Fundraising Event
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Work Started on New Pollinator Garden The Friends of the Paint Creek Trail is working with the Paint Creek Trailways Commission to install a pollinator garden along the Paint Creek Trail about 1/4 mile north of Tienken. Ray Wiegand’s Nursery designed the garden. They will be responsible for the installation and planting. Work on the garden layout started October 28th and planting is targeted ...read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce recently named Ashley Chambers as the 2019 Young Professional of the Year at this year’s Sunrise Pinnacle Awards.   Held each year to honor the accomplishments and contributions of our region’s most visionary leaders, entrepreneurs, nonprofit organizations, and businesses, the Sunrise Pinnacle Awards brings together more than 500 community and business ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, General News Article, Business News, Community
Friday, October 25, 2019
For the first time in more than a decade, the Oakland Symphony Orchestra will present a concert on a Saturday evening during a special performance at 8 p.m. on Nov. 2 in Varner Recital Hall.   The program for the evening will feature the exciting Le carnival romain, Op. 9 by Hector Berlioz and Rainbow Body by Christopher Theofanides.   “The title Rainbow Body comes from the Tibetan Buddhist ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Friday, October 25, 2019
The Grammy-nominated Imani Winds returns to the Chamber Music Society of Detroit series with a concert at Oakland University’s Varner Recital Hall at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3.  They will be joined by Dr. Tian Tian, an associate professor of music at Oakland University, for Francis Poulenc’s Sextet for Piano and Winds.   Tian has presented solo concerts across the US, Canada and China. She ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, October 24, 2019
For the 2019 Jean and Fred Braun Memorial Lecture, Oakland University will welcome Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, whose artistic works have been featured in more than 30 museums across North America, including the Smithsonian, the Whitney and the National Gallery of Canada.  Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, whose artistic works have been featured in more than 30 museums across North America, will ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Monday, October 14, 2019
Rochester Hills Public Library Contact: Christine Lind HagePhone: 248-650-7122Email: Director@rhpl.orgJuliane Morian, 248-535-6182      Rochester Hills Public Library Board of Trustees Appoints New Library Director  Juliane Morian will become the next library director at the Rochester Hills Public Library  (ROCHESTER HILLS- October 15, 2019) The Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) Board of ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, October 10, 2019
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – Neighborhood House launched their employment initiative in late 2018 funded by the Women’s Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Rochester. So far, in 2019, this program has been able to help 17 participants find jobs. The Employment Initiative assists participants in varying stages of their employment search by providing financial classes, resume building, and job ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Business News, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
Oakland County’s Small Business Saturday Program is focused on helping small businesses increase foot traffic and sales as the holiday shopping season begins.We want to partner with you to support the small businesses in your community. If you already have a Small Business Program, let’s coordinate our resources. If you don’t have a program, use the Oakland County program to the maximum. Here is a ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Rochester-based Royal Park Hotel received their fourth global award from WorldHotels for “Best Experience Creator” on Friday, June 14. The prestigious award was accepted on behalf of Royal Park Hotel by the hotel’s General Manager, Susan Keels, during the WorldHotels Annual Conference at the Flemings Selection Hotel in Frankfurt, Germany.Royal Park Hotel continues to be recognized as a hotel ...read more
Categories: Community, Business News, General News Article
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Purchasing a home is one of the most important decisions one makes in a lifetime. A home becomes a central hub for relationships and a source of connection. Stewart Team Real Estate Partners works with home-buyers every day to help them make this vital decision. When the time came to find their new headquarter office, Stewart Team looked no further than the place they started, and the place they ...read more
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