Annual Pie Sale Kicks Off Fall Season in Rochester

OPC Annual Pie Sale Kicks Off Fall Season Fall in Michigan means it is apple season. What better way to celebrate the season than by participating in the annual Older Person's Commission (OPC) Apple Pie Fundraiser. This year 1800 pies will be available for curbside purchase at the OPC on Wednesday, September 7 through Friday, September 9 from 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Back again this year, pies will also be available from 9:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m. at the Art & Apples Festival in Rochester Municipal … [Read more...]

Henry Ford Big Band Concert Benefits OPC

Henry Ford Big Band Concert Benefits Adult Day Care and Act of Kindness Programs at OPC The community is invited to experience the sounds of the Henry Ford Big Band on August 18 at 6:00 p.m. The concert takes place at the Older Persons Commission in Rochester and benefits the OPC Adult Day Program and the Act of Kindness Program.  Sponsored by Wellbridge of Rochester, tickets are just $20 in advance or $30 at the door with all proceeds going to benefit these two essential community … [Read more...]

OPC Events and Programs

Events and programs happening late summer and this fall at the Older Person's Commission in Rochester Women's Luncheon Women’s Luncheon on August 25, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. in the Cattell Auditorium.  Carson’s from the Village at Rochester Hills will be here to share with us some of the hot new trends for the fall. Delicious luncheon served to you by the OPC Men Waiters will be enjoyed by all.  Ticket price $12, advance sales only. For more information, visit  Drop-In … [Read more...]

Lobster Boil Tradition Continues

The 18th Annual Lobster Boil – You Plan the Party, The Rochester Junior Woman’s Club Will Cook The Rochester Junior Woman’s Club is preparing for its 18th annual Lobster Boil on Saturday, September 24th. Live New England lobsters are flown in fresh early Saturday morning. Each Lobster is between 1 and 1 ¼ pounds each. Members of RJWC will cook the lobsters on-site at the Older Persons’ Commission located at 650 Letica in Rochester. Proceeds from this years’ Lobster Boil will benefit … [Read more...]

Community Invited to Outdoor Art Sale at OPC

The Older Person's Commission Art Department is proud to showcase unique art for the great outdoors.  Artists from OPC and the community have designed and created these original works of art for a fabulous fundraiser. Items will be on sale Thursday, June 9 from 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and Friday, June 10 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. The Public is welcome.  Bring a friend and enjoy this fun shopping experience. Each piece is one-of-a-kind and will add a special touch to any porch, yard, … [Read more...]

History of the OPC in Rochester

History of the OPC in Rochester will be the Featured Presentation of the Rochester-Avon Historical Society’s June Brown Bag Meeting on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 12 noon, held at the Rochester Community House. The final brown bag meeting of the season will feature Marye Miller, founder and retired executive director of the Older Persons Commission (OPC), who will discuss the dynamic history of this nationally known senior center from the days when she began driving seniors for the Rochester … [Read more...]

The Rochester Community Runs and Walks for Meals

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...]

May Events at the OPC

May Events at Older Person's Commission Senior Center Join the OPC for upcoming classes and fitness events during the month of April. Come see why OPC is a great place to be 50+ To register for classes, 248-656-1403 and press “0”. 650 Players Spring Musical The community is invited to the 650 Players 2016 Musical, an original musical choreographed and directed by Francine Hachem. Songs including ‘Take a Chance on Me’ and come along to usher in the fresh breeze of spring with … [Read more...]

Coffee with Mayor Daldin at 4 pm on April 21 at the OPC

Coffee with Mayor Daldin at 4 p.m. on April 21 at the OPC All Rochester residents and business owners are welcome for Coffee with Mayor Daldin every third Thursday of the month at 4 pm 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. We look forward to seeing you there.   … [Read more...]

Reconnect Your Mind, Body, and Spirit at the OPC

Restore your mind, body and spirit with a day of wellness at the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) on Saturday, May 21. Beginning at 8:00am, Mind-Body-Spirit Day is a special community event featuring health and wellness activities such as tai chi, yoga, and breathing and relaxation techniques. OPC will be offering four classes that highlight the way in which mind, body and spirit can come together as one. Each session will feature a different type of health and wellness activity which are … [Read more...]