News for Community

Friday, March 22, 2019
The Oakland Symphony Orchestra will present their final concert of the season at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 29 at Detroit’s Orchestra Hall.  Along with four soloists, Oakland University Symphony Chorus, Detroit Concert Choir and Madrigal Chorale, the orchestra will also present Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem, which was first performed in 1874 and composed in memory of Alessandro Manzoni, an Italian poet ...read more
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Friday, March 22, 2019
The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce (RRC) is excited to announce that Bellbrook Senior Community, a RRC partner, has been nominated by the Oakland Press as one of the top five senior living communities. Bellbrook’s nomination is a part of the Oakland Press's Best of the Best: Readers’ Choice Award 2019. Individuals are allotted one vote submission per day in each category to support their ...read more
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Thursday, March 21, 2019
Rochester, MI – The Rochester Area Prayer Breakfast Committee announced today that Boston Marathon Survivor Rebekah Gregory will keynote the 38th annual event scheduled for Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. at the Oakland University Athletics Center O'Rena.  Rebekah Gregory is a powerful motivational speaker and author who encourages people all across the world with her message of faith ...read more
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Thursday, March 21, 2019
ROCHESTER, MI, March 21, 2019-Explore your creative side and register for Spring art classes at Rochester's Paint Creek Center for the Arts! Spring Registration and Summer Camp registration is now open for both members and non-members! Spring classes, for children and adults, start on April 8, 2019 and run through June 15, 2019.  Summer Camps are ran weekly June through August and are open to ...read more
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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