Summer Solstice Soiree: An Evening Garden Affair to Celebrate Summer’s Arrival

Starry nights, warm breezes, and fragrant garden blooms create the perfect ambiance for the Older Persons’ Commission’s (OPC) Annual Meals on Wheels Fundraising Soiree. On June 21, beginning at 6:30 p.m. the community is invited to an elegant evening in the curated gardens of OPC to support Meals on Wheels in northeastern Oakland County. The Summer Solstice Soiree will begin with a cocktail hour strolling through the lower gardens and stone cottage of OPC. Live musicians will serenade … [Read more...]

‘A Night in Monte Carlo 2’ Annual OPC Charity Gala

16th Annual Charity Gala for the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) Monte Carlo brings to mind European luxury and glamour, which will be the setting for the OPC’s 16th Annual Charity Gala on Saturday, April 28 at the Royal Park Hotel. “A Night in Monte Carlo 2” will be an evening of sophistication with extra elements of fun. A pre-glow will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by an elegant dinner, with Mark Randisi performing songs by Frank Sinatra. The evening does not stop there; enjoy a full … [Read more...]

Senior Expo October 4 at the Older Person’s Commission

50+ Senior Expo at Rochester OPC October 4 The Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) 50+ Senior Expo is an event that will offer a wealth of information, resources, education and fun for adults 50 years of age and older, care givers, friends and family. The OPC is partnering with the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce (RRC) for the Expo slated for Wednesday, October 4 from 9:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m. at 650 Letica Drive, Rochester. The event is free for all attendees. More than 70 exhibitors will … [Read more...]

Kick Off the Fall Season with a Famous OPC Apple Pie

Annual Older Person's Commission (OPC) Apple Pie Fundraiser Supports Meals on Wheels Kick off the fall season with a Rochester-Famous Homemade OPC Apple Pie and help support Meals on Wheels, September 6-9. This year, 1400 pies will be available for curbside purchase at the OPC on Wednesday, September 6 through Saturday, September 8 from 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. The curbside pie sales make it easy to purchase a pie without leaving the car.  Headed out to the Art & Apples Festival and … [Read more...]

Perfect Weather for Annual Meals On Wheels 5K Race

Older Person's Commission (OPC) Annual Run/Walk for Meals Raises More Than $32,000 More than 600 people participated in the OPC 5K Run/Walk for Meals this year. The weather was perfect for walking, running, jogging and cheering on the racers. Over $32,000 was raised for Meals on Wheels, which provides daily meals for homebound seniors seven days a week. Last year OPC prepared, delivered and served a total of 117,959 nutritionally balanced meals to be delivered to seniors’ homes by over 500 … [Read more...]

Riverstrings Concert to Benefit Meals on Wheels

Older Person's Commission (OPC) Welcomes Riverstrings June 9 Enjoy a musical evening with Riverstrings on June 9 at 7:00 p.m. to  support Meals on Wheels. This event is open to the public and features a Family Fun Sing-A-Long. Riverstrings is comprised of a group of 27 musicians playing the mountain dulcimer, violin, guitar, banjo, dulciborn, penny whistle, marimbula, bongos and kazoos. Tickets are $10 per person. Call 248-608-0251 for more information. Held in the OPC Cattell Auditorium. … [Read more...]

Register Now to Run or Walk for Meals on Wheels

Help the OPC Deliver Thousands of Meals this Year by Participating in the 5K Run/Walk for Meals on June 3 Lace up those running shoes and join the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) for the 2017 5K Run/Walk for Meals at the Older Persons’ Commission in Rochester. All proceeds of this special community event will benefit Meals on Wheels, which provides daily meals for homebound seniors seven days a week. Last year OPC prepared, delivered and served a total of 117,959 nutritionally balanced meals to … [Read more...]

The Rochester Community Runs and Walks for Meals on Wheels

Dash down the Clinton River Trail to support Meals on Wheels on Saturday, June 3 All the proceeds will benefit the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) Meals on Wheels program, which provides daily meals for homebound senior seven days a week. Supporting the Meals on Wheels program in our community is important due to the overwhelming need for its services. In 2016, OPC’s Nutrition Department prepared over 94,000 home delivered meals for nine different communities in Oakland County. The OPC 5K … [Read more...]

A Night In Monte Carlo with the OPC’s Annual Charity Gala

Older Persons’ Commission’s 15th Annual Charity Event Announces A Night In Monte Carlo Monte Carlo, the famed and glamorous destination, will be the setting for the OPC’s 15th Annual Charity Gala on Friday, April 28 at the Royal Park Hotel. “A Night in Monte Carlo” will be an evening of sophistication beginning with a pre-glow at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner and a full casino night with game tables, silent auction, raffles, and live entertainment featuring the sounds of Frank … [Read more...]

Meals on Wheels Deliver More to Seniors this Holiday Season

Meals on Wheels at OPC Makes Spirits Bright for Seniors this Holiday Season Holiday surprises are delivered throughout the month of December to the recipients of the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) Meals on Wheels (MOW) program. The first installment of holiday cheer is the annual poinsettias delivery. Thanks to a special donation from Ray and Mary Elizabeth Nicholson, every MOW recipient receives a beautiful poinsettia, delivered to their home.  The Nicholson’s enjoy brightening up the … [Read more...]