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Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Class of 2021

Oakland University Welcomes 7th Medical School Class to Campus with a White Coat Ceremony Following a week of orientation at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB), the Class of 2021 received its official welcome to medical school at the White Coat Ceremony on August 11, 2017. During the ceremony, the medical students … [Read More...]

Neighborhood House Invites Runners to Scare Away Hunger

Benefit Run/Walk Set for October 22 at Rochester College Neighborhood House’s Seventh Annual Scare Away Hunger 5k Run/Walk is set to take place on October 22 at 3:00 p.m. Registration is $25 per person and $20 per student. Participants who register as a family or a group also receive the $20 per person rate. The race beings at Rochester College, … [Read More...]

Huzzah and Cheers for the 39th Annual Michigan Renaissance Festival

The Michigan Renaissance Festival Is Back and Celebrating 39 Years of Family Fun The 2017 Michigan Renaissance Festival once again sends guests back to the 16th century. This is that one time of year where southeast Michigan residents can dress up as elves, knights, faeries, and princesses and go to the Village of Hollygrove. This made-up land, … [Read More...]

Larry Alexander Joins Rainbow Connection Board of Directors

Rainbow Connection is pleased to announce that Larry Alexander has recently joined the Board of Directors for the Michigan wish granting organization. Alexander is President and CEO of the Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) and a 30-year veteran of the hospitality and tourism industry. He helped lead efforts that resulted in … [Read More...]

Singers Wanted for the Rochester Community Chorus

Join the Rochester Community Chorus this Fall  The first rehearsal is Monday, August 28, 2016, 7:45 p.m. at St. Mary of the Hills (2675 John R, RH, 48307). Ability to read music is good, but not mandatory. All voices: sopranos, altos, tenors, basses are welcomed. Membership is required to be part of the chorus. This semester they will be … [Read More...]

Rochester Area Jaycees Host Second Annual 5K Fun Run

5k Fun Run to Be Held in the Rochester Municipal Park on Sunday, August 20, to Raise Funds For Special Needs Playground in Rochester The Rochester Area Jaycees will present the Chief Financial Credit Union Rally for Rochester 5K Fun Run in the Rochester Municipal Park on Sunday, August 20. All proceeds from the race will go to the development of … [Read More...]

Witness History Aboard Avon Players’ ‘Titanic’

More than a century after the disaster, the story of the “unsinkable” Titanic continues to capture the public’s imagination. With lush music and gripping drama, Avon Players kicks off its 71st season with the musical depiction of the tragedy, Titanic running Friday, September 8 through Saturday, September 23. Based on the infamous 1912 maritime … [Read More...]

Dear Crabby, Do I Have to Dress Up to Enjoy the Michigan Renaissance Festival?

Dear Crabby, Why do you think so many adults love to dress up in costumes and attend the Michigan Renaissance Festival? Thanks! Curious Caryn Dear Curious Caryn, You ask an interesting question. I mean, why do folks go to Comic-Con and dress like their favorite super heroes? Or why do mostly grown men take part in Civil War … [Read More...]

Join the Meadow Brook Theatre Guild for a Day to be BeWitched & BeDazzled!

A Wickedly Fun Luncheon and Pop-up Boo-tique Shopping Experience The Meadow Brook Theatre Guild is proud to present its 2nd Annual fundraising event, BeWitched & BeDazzled! The event will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the beautiful Palazzo Grande Banquet Facility located at 54660 Van Dyke Ave. in … [Read More...]

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