Learning to Ski Just Got Easier with the New SkiRing™

Inspiring New Skiers to Fall in Love, Right from the Start Lost Mitten, LLC received formal registration and the approval announcement for their ski-training ring design from the U.S. Patent Office. The SkiRing™ is a versatile training tool designed to assist in proper hand placement and athletic stance for skiers of all levels. Already in use at over 30 ski school programs, 1,500 SkiRings™ are now on the slopes. Innovative, lightweight and durable construction allow SkiRings™ to help … [Read more...]

Rock the Prom with free Dress Giveaway

Prom Dress Giveaway Teens, get your free prom dress, along with shoes, purses, jewelry, and shawls to create the perfect look. Rochester Outreach and Charity for Kids (ROCKit) will hold the 3rd annual ROCK the PROM free dress giveaway on Saturday, March 24 (noon – 3:00 p.m.) & Sunday and March 25 (noon – 2:00 p.m.) at the Auburn Hills Community Center. Over 800 long gowns sizes 0-22 will be available. Those seeking a dress can “make an appointment” and go to the front of the line … [Read more...]

Remembering Carol Jean Beaton

Submitted by Scot Beaton Carol Jean Beaton passed away gracefully February 12, 2018, just as if she had planned it all along. Just two months shy of 90, she left after giving her faithful husband a lifetime of fun and laughter and two children; 3 grandchildren and one audacious great granddaughter. Carol met her husband Ian Beaton attending Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where Ian first fell madly in love with the girl from his typing class. Carol majored in Speech and was a … [Read more...]

Remembering Community Philanthropist Steve Stolaruk

Steve Stolaruk, Community Philanthropist Honored for Life of Giving Contributed by Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett This morning we learned that Steve Stolaruk, a longtime resident and community supporter, passed away overnight. We were shocked and saddened by the news. Since the time I was elected Mayor of the City of Rochester Hills, I have had the pleasure of working closely with Steve. Over the last ten years, I have found him to be a dynamic individual, passionate about … [Read more...]

Annual Community Outlook Breakfast is February 23

Rochester Regional Chamber Hosts Local Leaders for Community Update at Annual Breakfast Event The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce will be hosting local leaders at the annual Community Outlook Breakfast. The breakfast will be held on Friday, February 23 at the Royal Park Hotel. Preceding the breakfast, there will be a press conference at 8:00 am in the Royal Park’s Conservatory. The Community Outlook Breakfast is an opportunity for Chamber members and local residents to gain … [Read more...]

Mayor Barnett Goes to Washington

A Local Perspective on Washington’s Woes By Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett In my leadership role with the U.S. Conference of Mayors, I have been afforded some amazing opportunities to represent the residents of my community while interfacing with some of the nation’s most influential leaders. I found it exhilarating to hear widely divergent points-of-view directly from those leading the conversation, all within a 72-hour period in Washington D.C. last week. I was among a small … [Read more...]

Bob Goff Guest Speaker Rochester Area Prayer Breakfast

The Rochester Area Prayer Breakfast Committee announced today that New York Times best-selling author and speaker Bob Goff will keynote the 37th annual event on Thursday, May 3 from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. at the Oakland University Athletics Center O'Rena. Bob Goff is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Restore International, a non-profit organization that was established to address the atrocities and injustices committed against children. With a passion and vision for finding … [Read more...]

Attending the 2018 North American International Auto Show?

Here's What You Need to Know Public Show - January 20-28, 2018 Where the automotive world comes together. Experience an automotive event unlike any other. At the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) attendees will have the opportunity to see up-close the vehicles and technologies that will shape the future automotive landscape. From muscle and electric cars, to high-performance supercars and full-size trucks, NAIAS has something for everyone to enjoy. Special Days … [Read more...]

Judge Warren Commentary about Judicial Threats Undermining the Liberty of All

By Judge Michael Warren One of the defining characteristics of our free republic is our strong adherence to the rule of law. President John F. Kennedy insightfully observed, “Our nation is founded on the principle that observance of the law is the eternal safeguard of liberty and defiance of the law is the surest road to tyranny.” The Founders wrote down and ratified the Constitution to ensure that all would be subject to it, and created a judicial branch to protect it. The judiciary is the … [Read more...]

Preventing Holiday Package Theft

There have been a couple reports of packages being removed from porches. Report suspicious activity to the Police Department and follow these tips for avoiding theft from "Porch Pirates." It is a good idea to have a plan for holiday package deliveries. You can have items shipped to your work, or ask a neighbor who is home during the day to keep an eye out. In addition, tracking your packages, being available for delivery, requiring a signature, and opting for in-store pickup when … [Read more...]