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Dear Crabby, Do you Fly the Flag on Memorial Day?

Dear Crabby, Do you Fly the Flag on Memorial Day? Sincerely, Starr White Dear Starr, Of course I do and you better do the same! You know, as proud Americans, the Crabby Family displays the flag everyday. To avoid the sunrise to sunset rule, we illuminate our US Flag at night, so it flies around the clock. But if you're a kind of … [Read More...]

Greater Rochester Memorial Day Celebrations for 2017

The Greater Rochester Memorial Day Committee will be hosting two separate programs to honor veterans. The first event will take place at Mt. Avon Cemetery at 9:00 a.m. followed by a second program at Veteran Memorial Pointe, located at 1015 S. Livernois Rd, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The committee has decided not to include a parade in between the … [Read More...]

Rochester Hills Resident Named Nightingale Nursing Award Winner

Oakland University to Recognize Prestigious Nurses offering Exceptional Care at the 29th Annual Nightingale Awards for Nursing Excellence Samuel A. Turner of Rochester Hills was highlighted at last night's 29th annual Nightingale Nursing awards dinner. He is a nurse at Harper/Hutzel Women's Hospital in Detroit. He earned the award in the category … [Read More...]

Women’s Health Clinic Program Receives Funds

The Women’s Fund Presents Grant to Gary Burnstein Health Clinic The Women’s Fund recently presented Gary Burnstein Health Clinic with a $1250 grant for their Women’s Health Clinic Program. Gary Burnstein Health Clinic covers the cost of healthcare screenings, including cervical cancer screening, to uninsured women. Lori Roscoe, Women’s Fund … [Read More...]

Rochester High School Teacher of the Year

Rochester High School Director of Bands named MSBOA Teacher of the Year Mr. David A. Uhrig, Director of Bands at Rochester High School was named as the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) District XVI Teacher of the Year for 2017. To be considered for this honor, a teacher must be nominated by a fellow member of the MSBOA by … [Read More...]

K9 Officer Diago to Receive Protective Vest

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office K9 Diago will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. "We are forever grateful of this donation to K9 Diago, who is an essential member of our K9 team at the Sheriff’s Office," said Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard. "K9 … [Read More...]

Register Now to Run or Walk for Meals on Wheels

Help the OPC Deliver Thousands of Meals this Year by Participating in the 5K Run/Walk for Meals on June 3 Lace up those running shoes and join the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) for the 2017 5K Run/Walk for Meals at the Older Persons’ Commission in Rochester. All proceeds of this special community event will benefit Meals on Wheels, which … [Read More...]

Rochester Garden Club Solves Environmental Problem for Local Science Teachers

The Rochester Garden Club Supports High School Science Studies Two environmental science teachers in the Rochester School District had a problem. Each teacher wanted to give his students a better opportunity to learn about the environment, but there was not enough money in the budget to fulfill his wishes. To solve their problem, the teachers … [Read More...]

Easy as Pie May 23

Grand Traverse Pie Company to Host Fundraiser for Neighborhood House Hungry for a good cause? Grand Traverse Pie Company is hosting a fundraising night to benefit Neighborhood House on May 23 from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. A portion of all proceeds will benefit Neighborhood House, a local nonprofit serving families and individuals in need in Rochester, … [Read More...]

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