1200 Fifth-Graders Flood Clinton River Water Festival

Oakland County Fifth-Graders Visit Oakland University for 12th Annual Clinton River Water Festival In May, 1,200 fifth-grade students from schools in the Clinton River Watershed community in Oakland County, visited Oakland University for the 12th annual Clinton River Water Festival. The festival helps students learn about the vital role that water and the Clinton River play within the region. Students participated in a series of outdoor and indoor presentations by several governmental … [Read more...]

Golf Outing to Benefit Local Non-Profits

Venture Global Engineering Foundation (VGE) announces its 5th annual golf fundraising event to be held on Saturday July 21. For the third year in a row, the group will again be hosting golfers at not one, but two, golf courses: the Wyndgate Country Club and the WestWynd Golf course in Oakland Township. This is a monumental year for the foundation as they plan on eclipsing the $1,000,000 figure in total proceeds in the fifth year of the event. The all-volunteer VGE Foundation, founded in 2014, … [Read more...]

Rochester Rotary Gives Tens of Thousands to Local Charities and Scholarships Winners

Spring is an exciting time of year for the Rochester Rotary Club. From golf outings to wine tastings to meeting “fines” imposed by a sharp-witted “Sheriff” at a weekly club Comedy Roast, the club works hard to raise money for a variety of charities. Each year, during April and May, they get to announce the recipients of substantial donations and award numerous scholarships to local high school students. The two biggest fundraisers of the year are the Charity Golf Outing in the Fall and the … [Read more...]

Key of Hope Celebrates Tenth Year of Ministry with Golf Outing

Charity Serving Youth in Durban, South Africa Holds Anticipated Fundraiser On June 18, Key of Hope, a nonprofit organization located in Durban, South Africa, will host its 12th annual golf outing at the exclusive Wyndgate Country Club and its sister course - Westwynd Golf Course in Rochester, MI. This year is especially exciting as Key of Hope celebrates 10 years of bringing hope to the children of Durban, South Africa who have been orphaned by or have been otherwise affected by HIV and AIDS. … [Read more...]

The Women’s Fund Summer Soiree July 19

The Women's Fund Summer Soiree will be at Meadow Brook Hall this Year The event is rain or shine with wine and hor d'oeurves. Purchase Tickets Online or send a check to:The Women's FundPO Box 80157Rochester MI 48307-0157Payable to: Community Foundation of Greater RochesterMemo line: The Women's FundTickets are $65 Patron tickets are $100 and includes a guided tour of the hall   The Women’s Fund was established in 2000 with the vision of helping women within the … [Read more...]

New Happenings at Meadow Brook Hall

Summer Events at the Great Estate Yoga In The Garden is an all-levels yoga class in the Rock Garden. Yoga instructor Shannon Kraegel will lead class while participants practice poses and enjoy the tranquility and beauty of the surrounding gardens. Please bring a yoga mat and water bottle. In the event of inclement weather, the class will be held indoors. All classes are from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on the following Sundays: June 3, July 15 and August 12. Reservations are not required for this … [Read more...]

A Familiar Face on Multi-grain Cheerios Available at Costco

Proceeds to Benefit Beaumont Children’s, a Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital Elise Bromund, the 2016-2017 Children’s Miracle Network Hospital Champion for Michigan, has been selected to appear on multi-grain Cheerios boxes sold across the nation for the month of May. The boxes of cereal will be sold at all Costco stores with partial proceeds supporting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, including Beaumont Children’s. Elise’s image was selected from dozens of photos submitted by … [Read more...]

Toyology Toys offers Milk Chocolate and a Trip to Cedar Point

Benefiting Beaumont Children’s, A Children’s Miracle Network Hospital  During the month of May, select Toyology Toys locations will begin offering special milk chocolate candy bars with proceeds benefitting Beaumont Children’s, a Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital. The candy bars will retail for $5. One lucky winner will find a Golden Ticket within the wrapper that awards them a family trip to Cedar Point. “At Toyology, we are all about family time and having fun,” said Jonathan … [Read more...]

Rochester Students Get First Taste of Gardening

It is never too soon to learn about the benefits of plants and gardens, and the members of the Rochester Garden Club are eager to share their knowledge with the youngest community members. Each spring, the club is invited into the pre-kindergarten classrooms of Rochester Schools to run a program that gives the smallest students their first hands-on gardening lesson. This April, members visited all the pre-kindergarten classrooms in the district and worked with over 300 students. “We bring … [Read more...]

Rochester Junior Women’s Club Presents Haute to Trot Kentucky Derby Event

Experience “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” with the Rochester Junior Women’s Club as they host their annual Haute to Trot Kentucky Derby Party on Saturday, May 5 from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at The Myth Golf and Banquets, located at 850 Stoney Creek Road in Oakland Township. The event, which is open to the public, offers dinner, drinks, and dancing in festive derby attire while raising funds for local charitable organizations. Attendees will enjoy live entertainment and dancing, … [Read more...]