Golf Ball Drop to Play it Foreward

Butcher & Butcher Team at the Sachse Construction Charity Golf Outing - photo courtesy of Butcher & Butcher

Helicopter Drops One Thousand Golf Balls to Drive Donations to Charity Sachse Construction hosted their annual charity golf outing, Play It Foreward, on Monday, July 11, featuring a visual helicopter “ball drop” to drive donations. Sachse Construction, located in Detroit, provides commercial general contracting and construction management services across the United States and Canada. The helicopter dropped over 1,000 golf balls purchased by attendees, and the first, second and third … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Public Library Offers New Programs For Millennials

Rochester Hills Public Library

The Rochester Hills Public Library is reaching out to millennials through several new programs this summer. A recent Pew Research project found 50 percent of millennials confirm having used a public library in the last year and are the most likely demographic to read books for pleasure. Yet many library programs are focused on youth, teen and senior citizens. "At the Rochester Hills Public Library we make it a priority to serve all of the age groups in our community. These new programs … [Read more...]

Stories, Songs, and Dances of the French Voyageur

Genot Picor, Storyteller, comes to Oakland Township

Oakland Township Parks Recreation Commission is thrilled to host storyteller-musician, Genot "Winter Elk" Picor who will bring an interactive frontier history alive to audiences of all ages. Storyteller Genot Picor will perform Stories, Songs, and Dances of the French Voyageur on Saturday, July 9 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at historic Cranberry Lake Farm, 388 West Predmore Road, Rochester, MI 48363. Take a journey into Michigan’s past with storyteller-musician Genot “Winter Elk” Picor. … [Read more...]

B-Fest Teen Book Festival at Barnes & Noble

B-Fest with Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble Bookstores all across the nation are hosting book festivals for teens this weekend. Panel discussions, book trivia, giveaways, author signings, writing workshops, and more. The Rochester Hills location has a jam packed three-day-weekend planned. June 10 at 7PM: "B-IN THE KNOW" Panel Discussion and trivia event with Cori McCarthy (Author), Amy Rose Capetta - Author, Erica M. Chapman, Bethany Neal, and Andrea Hannah. Moderated by author Kristin Bartley Lenz. Join us as we … [Read more...]

Four Year Old Juliette Peace Bowling Fundraiser

Juliette Peace Loves Toy Story

Juliette Peace is 4 years old, yet she cannot walk, talk, stand up or communicate Juliette has recently been diagnosed with Rett Syndrome, (a postnatal neurological disorder) and a severe case of epilepsy, (a condition of the brain that causes seizures), preventing her from developing the skills needed to function and communicate with her family. She will soon need a wheelchair and wheelchair accessible van. Funds are also needed for the many medical bills, along with costs that come with the … [Read more...]

4th Annual Metro Detroit Ramadhan Open House Dinner

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The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Metro Detroit will host its annual Iftar dinner at their Rochester Hills Mosque For the 4th year in a row, one of Metro Detroit’s oldest Muslim organizations will host a dinner for the people of Metro Detroit at their Mosque in Rochester Hills. In a time where Muslims and the Religion of Islam are increasingly being associated with terrorism and extremism, The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community chooses to break bread with members of the community and create an … [Read more...]

The Rochester Community Runs and Walks for Meals

2016 Meals On Wheels

On Saturday, June 4, runners and walkers will take to the starting line at 8:00 a.m. at the Older Person’s Commission (OPC) and travel down the serene Clinton River Trail. The 5K course is flat with only one hill making it the perfect course for any athlete. There is a reduced entry fee for pre-registered participants before June 1: $15 for ages 12 and under and $20 all other participants. Race day entry fee is $25. All pre-registered participants will be guaranteed a t-shirt. Awards will be … [Read more...]

Avon Players’ ‘9 to 5 The Musical’ is Entertaining and Empowering

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The hit 1980 workplace comedy film starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Dolly Parton sings and dances its way to the Avon Players stage as they present 9 to 5 The Musical, running Friday, May 27 - Saturday, June 11, 2016. Judy (Megan Kulman) has never been a member of the workforce, but due to her divorce from her cheating husband, finds herself battling Xerox machines and other office perils on her first day of work at Consolidated Industries. Violet (Michele Kolosi) has worked long and … [Read more...]

America’s Come Back City Has Become A “Come Bike” City

A couple bikes along the Clinton River Trail in Rochester Hills - photo by Michael Dwyer

America's Come Back City Has Become A "Come Bike" City Presented by Todd Scott, Executive Director of the Detroit Greenways Coalition Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. River Crest Hall, 900 West Avon Rd., Rochester Hills CASH BAR and Snacks available     With 200 miles of trails, bike lanes, and bike routes, Detroit has caught up to many major U.S. cities and now we're looking to start leapfrogging them. Todd Scott, Executive Director of the Detroit Greenways … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Museum to Host Mary Kramer for Leadership Talk

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Rochester Hills Museum to host Mary Kramer for Leadership Lecture on May 12 The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm and the Rochester Hills Museum Foundation will be hosting Mary L. Kramer from Crain’s Detroit Business for the 2016 Broomfield Center for Leadership presentation on Thursday, May 12 at 7:00 p.m.  The program will be held in the Museum’s 1927 adaptively reused Calf Barn and refreshments will be provided. Admission is free but registration is requested at … [Read more...]