Film Screening and Discussion about Being Mortal on March 25 at OU

Screening and Discussion of Being Mortal Film to be held March 25 at Oakland University Oakland University, in partnership with Hospice of Michigan, will host a screening and panel discussion of the PBS Frontline documentary Being Mortal from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 25 in the Gold Rooms at the Oakland Center, located at 321 Meadow Brook Road in Rochester. The event is open to the public. “Hospice of Michigan encourages everyone to have important end-of-life … [Read more...]

Shop and Win with Mad Money March in Downtown Rochester

Come April 3, there will be four lucky winners, all with Shopping Sprees in Downtown Rochester. How? Shoppers who spend $100 at one or more participating businesses during the month of March can enter for a chance to win a $1,000 Shopping Spree, a $500 Shopping Spree or one of two $250 Shopping Sprees. “Mad Money March has become a really exciting promotion in downtown Rochester,” said Stephanie Hellebuyck, Rochester Downtown Development Authority events coordinator. “By March, everyone is … [Read more...]

Growing Up in Rochester with Bob Milne

“Growing Up in Rochester with Bob Milne” to be feature presentation at the Rochester-Avon Historical Society’s Brown Bag Meeting on March 7 The Rochester-Avon Historical Society will present “Growing Up in Rochester” with Ragtime pianist Bob Milne at its Brown Bag lunchtime meeting at the Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow Avenue, on Tuesday, March 7 from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m.  Milne, considered by many to be the best ragtime/boogie-woogie pianist in the world, will discuss growing up … [Read more...]

Crittenton Hospital Makes Plans for Five Star Patient Experience

Crittenton Partners with Royal Park Hotel to Develop Five Star Service At the 2017 Community Outlook Breakfast, Crittenton Hospital Medical Center announced a partnership with the Royal Park Hotel to enhance customer service and the patient experience at Crittenton. “Quality of care is always our top priority. However, we believe we have the ability to deliver care in a way that is more personal, attentive and convenient. In many ways we are already doing this,” says Crittenton president … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Museum has a Cure for March Cabin Fever

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is Presenting their Annual March “Cabin Fever” Lecture Series: Every Friday at 7:00 p.m. at the Museum. Admission is free for Museum members. For non-members, admission is $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and students. Refreshments served. Guests can register for these lectures by using the PayPal option at www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms, e-mail rhmuseum@rochesterhills.org, or call (248) 656-4663.  March 3: Let’s Go Green with Gerald … [Read more...]

Internationally Acclaimed Lyric Baritone Jonathan Retzlaff to Perform March 3 at OU

Internationally Acclaimed Lyric Baritone Jonathan Retzlaff to Perform at Oakland University The Music Program at Oakland University welcomes internationally acclaimed lyric baritone and Eastman School of Music faculty member Jonathan Retzlaff for an elegant and charming evening of beautifully sung art songs. Dr. Retzlaff will perform in Varner Recital Hall on Friday, March 3 at 8:00 p.m. on the Oakland University campus. The concert, with Jennifer McGuire on piano, will … [Read more...]

Women’s Leadership Award goes to OU’s Libby Ciliberti

Chief Human Resources Officer at Oakland University Selected for Women’s Leadership Award The Chief Human Resources Officer for Oakland University, Libby Ciliberti, has been named a member of the 2017 Career Mastered Leaders in Action class. This distinguished group is made up of 25 metro Detroit women making an impact in their respective career fields. Ciliberti will be honored during the 3rd Michigan Women’s History Month Leadership in Action Awards dinner on Wednesday, March 1 at The Henry … [Read more...]

Jim Kubicina Announces Rochester Hills City Council Re-Election Campaign

As a 29-year resident of Rochester Hills, Jim Kubicina is committed to seeing the community he loves continue to grow and thrive. Kubicina hopes to continue his work with Rochester Hills as the City Council Member representing District 2, by seeking re-election this November.  Kubicina started his community service in 1988 as a coach for his children's various sports teams. Over the years, Kubicina has coached more than 30 teams covering all sports for both boys and girls.  Kubicina then … [Read more...]

Stephanie Morita to Run for Re-Election to Rochester Hills City Council

Rochester Hills City Council Vice President Announces Re-Election Campaign Stephanie Morita recently announced she will seek re-election to the Rochester Hills City Council, serving District 1. Morita was originally elected to Rochester Hills City Council in 2013, and currently serves as Vice President. Morita, first moved to Rochester Hills in 2000, and is committed to continuing her work for the residents of Rochester Hills. “I believe that public service is a moral responsibility and … [Read more...]

Hemingway Homecoming 1919

The Rochester-Avon Historical Society Presents “Hemingway Homecoming 1919” with John Cohassey The Rochester-Avon Historical Society’s will hold its monthly evening meeting on Thursday, March 2 at 7:00 p.m. at the Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Town Road. Guest speaker John Cohassey will present “Hemingway’s Homecoming 1919,” a look at the year when author Ernest Hemingway decided to become a writer, returned from WWI, and spent the fall and most of the winter in … [Read more...]