Neighborhood House Invites All to Scare Away Hunger

Benefit Run/Walk set for October 22 at Rochester College As the first days of fall are upon us, walkers and runners are looking forward to the local tradition of “Scaring Away Hunger.” Neighborhood House’s 7th Annual Scare Away Hunger 5k Run/Walk will take place on October 22 at 3:00 p.m. The race begins at Rochester College, the presenting sponsor of the event. The route will be a colorful autumn run/walk through the campus of Rochester College, through the new Lake Norcentra Park, out to … [Read more...]

Annual Sip, Savor, and Shop Benefits Rochester Community Schools Foundation

Sip a favorite beverage.  Savor appetizers from local restaurants. Shop alongside friends and family and have the opportunity to win fabulous prizes. The sixth annual Sip, Savor and Shop event will be hosted on Thursday, November 9, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Forestre Banquet Center, 1919 Star Batt Drive, Rochester Hills. Adults, 21 and over, are invited to an all-inclusive, fun-filled evening for a great cause. Event organizers, Suzanne Tedesco and Jennifer Donovan, grow the event each … [Read more...]

Clinton River Trail Charity Ride Raises $2,500

Second Annual “Cruisin’ for the Trails” Charity Ride Raises $2,500 for Friends of the Clinton River Trail Over 100 riders endured the near 90 degree temperature to participate in the second annual “Cruisin’ for the Trails” fall ride, Saturday, September 23, 2017 to benefit the Clinton River Trail. Hosted by Motor City Brew Tours, and sponsored by New Belgium Brewing Company, the event raised $2,500 to be used by the Friends of the Clinton River Trail for trail improvements. The route took … [Read more...]

Newly Elected Board Members Renew Commitment to Local Children and Families

Assistance League Leaders Continue 24-Year Tradition of Community Giving Celebrating its 24th year of philanthropy and community service, the Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan confirmed its 2017-18 slate of officers, who collectively renewed their commitment to clothe, feed, educate and comfort children and adults through its compassionate community-based programs. With more than 300 members providing 44,000+ volunteer hours annually, Assistance League is able to help more … [Read more...]

ACS Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Panera Fundraising Event

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The Women’s Fund is Looking for Grant Recipients

The Women’s Fund is looking for non-profit organizations that are in need of assistance and can benefit from their grants. The Women’s Fund provides grants to local non-profit organizations throughout Oakland County that help improve the lives of women in need. Their goal is to help women in need become financially independent and to have a “purse of their own.” Grants are awarded once a year and applications must be submitted by October 13 to be considered. Requests for funding must be … [Read more...]

Rochester Rotarian Walking Across America to Help Prevent Heart Disease

The 1.2 million global members of Rotary are People of Action. From taking on the mission to eradicate Polio to providing clean drinking water, they see possibilities everywhere. That’s why no one should be surprised when, on October 1, local Rochester Rotarian Chuck Woolaver takes the first of over 5 million steps in a walk across America. As a tall, slim person in his 50’s, few would pick Chuck as candidate for heart disease. However, in 2015, a severe blockage in his legs suddenly … [Read more...]

Fifth Annual Dutton Farm Fashion Show Sunday October 22

Dutton Farm will host Fifth Annual Fashion Show-Decades at the Royal Park Hotel to Raise Funds for Employment Program Expansion Dutton Farm Inc. is hosting its 5th Annual Fashion Show Fundraiser Sunday, October 22, starting at 12:30 at the Royal Park Hotel to raise funding for their special needs employment program which provides dignified and meaningful employment to people of all abilities at competitive wages. There will be strolling hors d’ oeuvres, beverages and desserts provided by the … [Read more...]

Michigan Nonprofit Association to Host a Networking Reception at Oakland University

Oakland University to Host Networking Reception to Promote Collaboration in Nonprofit Sector Oakland University and the Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA), in partnership with Main Street Oakland County, will host a networking reception from 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 26 in the Oakland Room at the Oakland Center. “This free event will bring nonprofit leaders together with some regional institutions for a morning of networking and relationship building,” said Diane … [Read more...]

The Rochester Junior Women’s Club Hosts its 19th Annual Lobster Boil

The Rochester Junior Women’s Club (RJWC) is now accepting orders for its 19th Annual Lobster Boil Fundraiser and anticipates raising over $5,000.00 for local charities with one of the most-loved area fundraisers. Many residents of the greater Rochester area anticipate this unique fundraising event. Participants place their orders in advance, and the women of the club will have succulent, fresh, live, one to one-and-a-half-pound lobsters flown in fresh from Maine on the day of pick up at the … [Read more...]