Dear Crabby, What Do You Think About Emotional Support Animals?

Dear Crabby, It seems like lately I’m reading more and more about people who have emotional support animals – especially when flying. Do you think they’re needed or are people trying to work the system in their favor? Thanks, Al E. Chat Dear Al E. Chat, Ya know. Now that you mention it, I too have been hearing more in the news about emotional support animals. Did you hear about the man in Pennsylvania, Joie Henney, who has a five-foot alligator named Wally who apparently helps him … [Read more...]

Leader Dogs for the Blind Garage Sale

Friday, July 27, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 1039 Rochester Road Rochester Hills, 48307 Framed western paintings Wood doors - stained Conference table 3’x10’ Groomers’ hair dryer Professional meat grinder Work bench/cabinet Stainless sinks - Commercial Wall mount sinks Car bench seats (new) Chairs Refrigerators (bar size) Billy Goat leaf vac/Mulcher Baby scale Road signs - various Back blade (tractor scraper) Speakers (exterior) new Portable car … [Read more...]

Free Vision Screening for Children Under Five at the Library

Free Project Kidsight Screening on April 14 The Rochester Hills Lions Club will be for hosting a free vision screening for children from ages six months to five years at the Rochester Hills Public Library on Saturday, April 14, 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon in the Youth Services Section. The state of the art PediaVision digital camera quickly performs a binocular test of both eyes within one second (non-invasive), and it instantly and accurately (98% accuracy rating) identifies potential vision … [Read more...]

Rochester Rotary Spring Wine & Beer Tasting Features Top Wine & Craft Beer Selections

Now in its 6th year, The Rochester Rotary Wine & Beer Tasting has become one of Rochester’s biggest Spring Events “We had people calling and emailing us in February, asking when tickets are going on sale,” said event leader John Gaber. “The enthusiasm is beyond anything we considered when we started this a few years back. But with the efforts of our club members, the generous support of Bordine’s and dozens of other local businesses, it’s become quite a sensation.” The 2018 event … [Read more...]

Pins for Pups Fundraiser for the Leader Dog Puppies on March 18

The Rochester Hills Lions Club will host their third annual event on Sunday, March 18, at Classic Lanes in Rochester Hills to raise money for the Leader Dogs for the Blind, Puppy Raiser Program. Guests receive three hours of unlimited bowling, which includes shoes, two slices of pizza, and a soft drink for each person. There will be door prizes and raffles throughout the afternoon. Honoured guests will include numerous Leader Dog puppies and their foster parents. Oakland University’s mascot, … [Read more...]

Frank Rewold & Son Has Been Building Rochester Since 1918

Jason Rewold began working in his family’s business as soon as he was old enough to swing a hammer. He followed a tradition that goes back four generations in the Frank Rewold & Son construction company.  The firm traces its history back to 1918, when Frank M. Rewold worked for auto magnate John Dodge and his wife, Matilda, at their Meadow Brook Farm on Adams Road. The senior Rewold was a jack-of-all-trades handyman for the Dodges. He built and maintained many of the barns and farm … [Read more...]

Rochester High School Key Club Donates to Assistance League

Student members of the Rochester High School (RHS) Key Club donated $300 to the Assault Survivor Kits program, provided by Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan, to support survivors of sexual abuse and assault. Jennifer O’Toole-Seyka, RHS counselor and Key Club advisor, shared information with students about Assistance League’s program that provides fresh clothes and personal items to survivors of assault—an immediate need that comes at a difficult time. “The students decided they … [Read more...]

Win a 2017 Ford Mustang V6 Convertible

Win a 2017 Ford Mustang V6 Convertible in Raffle Hosted by the Rochester Lions Club Drawing is August 13, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at the Leader Dog Training Center on Walnut Blvd, in Downtown Rochester. www.rochesterlionsclub.org Actual production model & color may vary - need not be present to win. Proceeds to benefit Leader Dogs for the Blind. Must be licensed driver 18 years or older; must provide valid insurance. Winner responsible for all taxes (state, federal, local), … [Read more...]

Beer and Puppies with the Rochester Tap Room and Leader Dogs

Leader Dogs for the Blind "Pups on Tap" Fundraiser Leader Dogs for the Blind hosts its first ever "Pups on Tap" fundraiser at Rochester Tap Room in Rochester Hills on April 25. Guests dining at Rochester Tap Room will be giving back to the incredible gift of freedom and safety that Leader Dogs provides its participants. “We are so excited to partner with Rochester Tap Room for their 'Pups on Tap' event. It is because of events like these around our community that we are able to continue to … [Read more...]

Michigan Hidden Talent Tour Comes to Rochester Hills

A statewide tour to inspire Michigan companies to hire workers with disabilities is coming to Rochester. Lt. Gov. Calley and Justice Bernstein will share stories about companies who found valuable workers who have a disability. As part of the MI Hidden Talent Tour, these state leaders, along with local organizations helping with this effort, will provide resources and answer questions for business leaders who want to explore this untapped pool of talent. Featuring Michigan Lt. Governor … [Read more...]