Meet Rochester Mayor Cathy Daldin in Person

Cathy Daldin

Coffee with Mayor Daldin at 4:oo p.m. on February 18th at the OPC All Rochester residents and business owners are welcome for Coffee with Mayor Daldin every third Thursday of the month at 4:00 p.m. at the Older Persons' Commission located at 650 Letica Road. Please note: If the Mayor is unable to attend, a representative from the City Manager's Office will attend. City of Rochester Website   Mayor Daldin Invites Public to 2016 State of the City Address Mayor Cathy Daldin … [Read more...]

OPC teams up with Carson’s Community Days

Coupon Booklet

Purchase Carson’s “Community Days” Coupon Booklets for a $5 Donation with Proceeds Benefiting the OPC Purchase a $5 coupon booklet during Carson’s Community Days to support the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC). 100% of the coupon booklet price directly benefits non-profits in the community. In addition to helping serve thousands of area seniors, customers will receive up to $500 in special shopping offers at Carson’s in the booklet. Community Days will be held from February 26 … [Read more...]

OPC Annual Charity Event will be a Gatsby Gala

A Gatsby Gala to Benefit the OPC

Older Persons’ Commission’s 14th Annual Charity Event Announces 2016 Theme: A Gatsby Gala Celebrate the roaring 20’s at this year’s 14th Annual Older Persons’ Commission’s (OPC) Charity Event on Friday, April 29 at the Royal Park Hotel. Benefiting OPC’s Meals on Wheels, A Gatsby Gala will feature an exquisite dinner by the Royal Park Hotel chefs, and dancing with the amazing Henry Ford Big Band. The event is being presented by Sanctuary at Bellbrook. Something new this … [Read more...]

Ho Ho Ho! Swim with Santa at the OPC

OPC Swim with Santa

Ho Ho Ho! Once again, Santa will be making his appearance at the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC)! Open to the public, Swim with Santa will be held on Saturday, December 5 at the OPC with two offered sessions, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 – 2 p.m. An annual holiday tradition at the OPC, families will have the opportunity to swim together and meet Santa in the pool. Santa’s helpers will also be on hand to distribute fun toys to the girls and boys. Both lap and therapy pools will be open to … [Read more...]

‘Advanced Style’ Comes to the Older Persons’ Commission

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On Tuesday, December 1, the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) will show a fashion documentary in the afternoon, and again in the evening. The 2014 film, Advanced Style: The Documentary features the fashion muses of New York street style fashion blogger Ari Seth Cohen, who photographs women of a “certain age,” and one of the women in the film, Debra Rapoport, a visual and textile artist from NYC, will be appear at the OPC for Q&A after the two film viewings. Come see this exciting … [Read more...]

Beatlemania Comes to the Older Persons’ Commission

OPC Beatles, Burgers & Beer

Come the Older Persons' Commission (OPC) on Friday, October 23 and experience the Beatles, channeled via Toppermost, one of the area’s top Beatles tribute bands. Doors open at 5 p.m. with a strolling dinner of brats with all of the toppings, burgers (beef and turkey) pulled pork sandwiches, chips, dessert and two drinks per person. Toppermost hits the stage in OPC’s auditorium at 7 p.m. with Beatles tunes from their early Fab Four Days straight through the Sergeant Pepper era. So come … [Read more...]

OPC Receives 2015 Beautification Award

Rochester Garden Club Civic Improvement Chairmen Katy Alandt (far left) and Sheryl Morris (far right) present the 2015 Beautification Award to Older Persons’ Commission Executive Director Renee Cortright (center left)and garden designer Nancy Szerlag (center right).

The Rochester Garden Club presented the 2015 Beautification Award to the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC), 650 Letica Drive, Rochester, during the club’s October 13 meeting. The attractive garden, developed by Nancy Szerlag, local speaker and newspaper columnist, is an asset to the grounds of OPC. Nancy and the volunteers, who dub themselves “The Late Bloomers,” designed, planted and maintain the garden. Plans are underway to expand the garden next year. This annual Rochester Garden … [Read more...]

Yoga Day for All Ages @ the OPC

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Looking for a day of relaxation and diversion from a stressful week? Come and experience the peace and serenity that yoga can help you achieve during Yoga Day at the OPC on Saturday, October 17. Yoga Day, sponsored by Boulevard Health Center, is a special community event for yogis of all ages and skill levels. Why do so many people enjoy yoga? Yoga is the ability to de-stress the mind and body through meditation, and physical postures and exercises which helps us strengthen our body and mind. … [Read more...]

Add Some Style to Your Fall Wardrobe with the OPC Used Jewelry Sale

Customers checking out the 'glitz' table
Photo courtesy of the OPC

Accessories are a great way to try a trend or update your wardrobe without spending a fortune. Spend some time hunting for treasures at the Older Persons’ Commission’s (OPC) Annual Used Jewelry Fundraiser Sale Thursday, September 24 and Friday, September 25. Choose from all kinds of jewelry, purses, scarves, and nbso online casino reviews more! And check out the “Better Boutique,” which features vintage and fine jewelry. All proceeds support the OPC Programs & Art Department. The … [Read more...]

Travel with the OPC: New Year’s Year

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Celebrate the New Year in style on Thursday, December 31 at the Rattlesnake Club in Detroit. Enjoy a leisurely four-course feast and beverages. On the return trip (weather permitting) the motor coach will drive along Lakeshore Drive in Grosse Pointe for a chance to view the spectacular holiday lights. Hurry! The refund/sign-up deadline for this trip is Friday, November 20. All OPC trips can be found online at Please note, travelers do not have to be OPC members, … [Read more...]