Walk or Run to Benefit Meals on Wheels

5k Run/Walk to Benefit Older Persons' Commission (OPC) Meals on Wheels Program Community members of all ages are encouraged to hit the trails on June 1 for the 14th annual OPC 5k Run/Walk for Meals on Wheels which provides meal delivery to homebound seniors in northeastern Oakland County. Registration for the run or walk begins at 7:00 a.m. and the race kicks off at 8:00 a.m. at the OPC.  “This is a great community event to keep healthy and active while supporting a good cause,” said … [Read more...]

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...]

Library’s Community Relations Specialist Seeks City Council Seat

Amanda H. Keighley Announces Candidacy for Rochester City Council Seat Amanda H. Keighley, longtime community volunteer and advocate, formally announced her candidacy for Rochester City Council in the 2019 election. “I am running for Rochester City Council because I have a passion for people, and a desire to serve,” said Amanda. “I have a deep investment in this community, not only because my husband and I own a home here, but I work right here as well. Rochester is the ideal place to … [Read more...]

Two Local Non-Profits Are Collaborating to Provide Opportunities for Clients 50 and Above

Neighborhood House and the Old Persons’ Commission Partner to Help Local (Low-Income) Seniors in Need At the start of 2019, Neighborhood House partnered with the Old Persons’ Commission (OPC) in an effort to provide opportunities for those low income senior residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills and Oakland Township to exercise, eat a healthy lunch, socialize and get involved with the community. “We’re pleased to collaborate with the Neighborhood House to provide this opportunity for … [Read more...]

Month-Long March for Meals Celebration

Communities Nationwide Support Will Help to Fight Senior Hunger and Isolation in the Greater Rochester Area and All of Northeast Oakland County The Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) in Rochester is excited to announce its participation in the 17th Annual March for Meals – a month-long, nationwide celebration of Meal on Wheels for our senior neighbors who rely on this vital service to remain healthy and independent in their homes. OPC’s celebration will be throughout the month of March and … [Read more...]

Billy Ray Bauer Comes to the Older Persons’ Commission

Billy Ray Bauer at 650 Comedy Club Laugh away the mid-winter blues with “tried and true funny guy” Billy Ray Bauer at Older Persons' Commission (OPC). On February 21, at 7:00 p.m., Bauer will perform a comedy set covering everything from growing up locally to raising four boys in the 21st Century. Billy Ray Bauer’s career has earned him an impressive list of venues including the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom show, and performances with Tim Allen, Drew Carey, and Lewis Black. His … [Read more...]

Annual Indoor Triathlon January 19

On January 19, compete in 20-minute intervals of running, biking, and swimming, with awards given based on age groups. The triathlon is held at the Older Person's Commission (OPC) in Rochester and is open to the public. As a slightly moderated version of the classic three-part race, the Indoor Triathlon is accessible for teens through older adults at all fitness levels. Heats begin at 11:30 a.m. and will continue throughout the afternoon. Event timers will track each leg of the race as … [Read more...]

Breakfast with Santa

The Rochester Hills Kiwanis presents Breakfast with Santa set for Sunday, December 2, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Older Persons Commission (OPC) in Rochester, 650 Letica Dr., Rochester, MI. Price is $6.00 for adults and $3.00 for children under 12. Santa’s hours at the breakfast are from 9:45 a.m. to 12: 15 p.m. Bring your camera, because Santa’s camera is in the shop for a software upgrade. Three Rochester area PTA organizations and Boy Scouts from the Rochester School District … [Read more...]

Christmas & Cocktails Holiday Shopping at the OPC

The Christmas and Cocktails Shopping event on December 6 aims to relieve the annual hassle of holiday gifts. From 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., the community is invited to browse a variety of vendors all under one roof. Grab a friend and spend an evening at Older Persons' Commission (OPC). For just $5, attendees can shop unique local merchants, sip a holiday-themed drink, and be entered to win raffle prizes. Reserve tickets by phone, 248-608-0251, or purchase them at the door. Complimentary light … [Read more...]

Inaugural Scrapbooking Fundraiser for Adult Day Services

The Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) is hosting its Inaugural Scrapbook Crop on Saturday, October 20 from 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. This marathon event features meals, vendors, door prizes, individual workspaces, and more. The fundraiser will benefit the Adult Day Services Department and is open to the public. The OPC is located at 650 Letica Dr., Rochester. Participants will be assigned a table where they can scrapbook from morning until night. They are encouraged to be bring basic supplies, … [Read more...]