Relay for Life Wants you to Help Save Lives

Relay for Life is a Sign for Hope

Empowering the Community to Fight Back against Cancer and Save Lives Relay For Life is an event that brings together friends, families, businesses, hospitals, schools, faith-based groups, people from all walks of life – all aimed at celebrating the lives of those who have had cancer, remembering those who have been lost, and fighting back against the disease. The event committee is looking for committee member, walkers, cancer survivors, caregivers, and community leaders - anyone who wants … [Read more...]

Small Business Week Knocks it out of the Park

Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Events

The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce ‘Knocks it out of the Park’ for Small Business Week The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce (RRCC) announces an opportunity for area businesses, individuals and nonprofits to celebrate Small Business Week by joining the Chamber during an annual Membership Drive, May 2-6. “Knock it out of the Park” will be a one-week event with the goal of welcoming 100 new members. “Chamber membership is an essential way to grow a business, gain … [Read more...]

Horse Court and More at the 2016 4-H Discovery Day

4-H Discovery Day at Springfield Oaks Park

4-H Discovery Day 2016 Saturday, May 7 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Springfield Oaks County Park, 12451 Andersonville Road, Davisburg, MI 48350 What is 4-H Discovery Day? 4-H Discovery Day is a family event open to the public providing educational hands-on experiences in a friendly atmosphere. 4-H clubs along with many community partners come together to create a fun day for the whole family. Information will be available about joining 4-H and exhibiting at the Oakland County … [Read more...]

Rochester Commissioner Kochenderfer Youth in Government Day

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Pictured at April 25th Youth in Government Day General Government Meeting-sitting left to right: Oakland County Commissioners Bob Hoffman,  Adam L. Kochenderfer, Wade Fleming, Robert Gosselin and Nancy L. Quarles listening to presenters during the meeting as area high school students listen at the 36th Annual Youth Day event. Photo Chris Stinson … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills to Hold Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony

Arbor Day in Rochester Hills

Celebrating 26 Years as a Tree City USA Mayor Bryan Barnett encourages residents to join the City of Rochester Hills in celebrating Arbor Day on April 29 with a tree planting ceremony. The ceremony will be held on the grounds of the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm at 4:00 p.m. We're proud to continually be recognized by the Arbor Foundation as a Tree City, " states Mayor Bryan K. Barnett. "Through our Free Tree program, we will continue to make a positive impact on our tree … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Schools Fifth Grader “Slam Dunk” Winner

Student Domenic Bruno, center, winner of the 2016 NoHaz poster contest joined by Oakland County NoHaz coordinator Whitney Calio and Oakland County Planning Supervisor Brett Rasegan

Rochester Community Schools Fifth Grader "Slam Dunk" Winner in 2016 Oakland County NoHaz Poster Contest A Rochester Community Schools fifth grade student was chosen as the winner of the 2016 NoHaz poster contest for his basketball-themed entry that illustrated the safe and responsible way to dispose of household hazardous waste. Domenic Bruno, a student at North Hill Elementary School, called his entry "Slam Dunk the Junk." It was chosen from among more than 250 entries submitted by … [Read more...]

America’s Come Back City Has Become A “Come Bike” City

A couple bikes along the Clinton River Trail in Rochester Hills - photo by Michael Dwyer

America's Come Back City Has Become A "Come Bike" City Presented by Todd Scott, Executive Director of the Detroit Greenways Coalition Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. River Crest Hall, 900 West Avon Rd., Rochester Hills CASH BAR and Snacks available     With 200 miles of trails, bike lanes, and bike routes, Detroit has caught up to many major U.S. cities and now we're looking to start leapfrogging them. Todd Scott, Executive Director of the Detroit Greenways … [Read more...]

Royal Park Hotel Welcomes A New Four-Legged Member To The Team

Rocky from the Royal Park

Royal Park Hotel is Now Pet Friendly and Welcomes a New Four-Legged Member to the Team Mike Platt, General Manager of the Royal Park Hotel has a true love for animals.  In fact one of the first questions he asked when he took over the role as General Manager was “why doesn’t the hotel allow guests to bring their dogs” very soon after a pet friendly atmosphere was adopted at the Royal Park Hotel. Quickly the staff designated two luxury rooms for guests and their furry friends they did … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Museum to Host Mary Kramer for Leadership Talk

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Rochester Hills Museum to host Mary Kramer for Leadership Lecture on May 12 The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm and the Rochester Hills Museum Foundation will be hosting Mary L. Kramer from Crain’s Detroit Business for the 2016 Broomfield Center for Leadership presentation on Thursday, May 12 at 7:00 p.m.  The program will be held in the Museum’s 1927 adaptively reused Calf Barn and refreshments will be provided. Admission is free but registration is requested at … [Read more...]

Adult Night at LEGOLAND at Great Lakes Crossing

LEGOLAND opens at Great Lakes Crossing in Auburn Hills

First Adult Night at LEGOLAND Do you want to visit LEGOLAND® Discovery Center but don't have any little ones in your life? Do you have kids, but are adult fans of LEGO® and want a night out with others who share your passion? Visit LEGOLAND® Discovery Center for there Adult Nights. Adult Night happens only once per month - will you be there? The last Thursday of every month from 7pm - 9pm* Guests must be over 18 years old Visit the event page for more … [Read more...]