The Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees Call for Designers

Plans are well underway for the 3rd Annual Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees, November 18-20. The Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees is a holiday spectacular unlike any other, featuring trees, wreaths, stockings, tablescapes and more designed and donated by the Metro Detroit community. We are seeking businesses, organizations, individuals and families to donate their time and talents to this year’s event. Many designers have already committed to this year’s event selecting creative … [Read more...]

Mom-to-Mom Sale Hosted by the Rochester Area Jaycees

The Rochester Area Jaycees are hosting an end-of-summer Mom-to-Mom Sale on September 18, 2016 at the Rochester Community House. The event will take place from 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. in one of the main rooms of the Community House. If you or someone you know has been working on cleaning out your home/garage/attic of gently used but no longer needed items, this is a perfect opportunity for you to earn a profit on those unwanted items, not to mention a chance to find deals on other must-have … [Read more...]

Rochester Junior Woman’s Club is looking for New Members

The Rochester Junior Woman’s Club (RJWC) is actively seeking new members. RJWC is a volunteer service organization which has been a part of the Rochester community for 60 years. RJWC is committed to supporting numerous area charities and non-profit organizations through hands-on volunteering as well as fund-raising. Since its inception, the Rochester Junior Woman’s Club has more than 1 million hours of community service and raised more than $910,000 to support the local community. The … [Read more...]

Rochester Rotary Club Golf Ball Drop, Raffle, and Charity Event

Charity Golf Outing The Rochester Rotary Charities will be hosting a golf outing on Monday, August 15, 2016 at Pine Trace Golf Club, 3600 Pine Trace Blvd, Rochester Hills, MI 48309. Since 1952, the mission of the Rochester Rotary Club is to provide “Service Above Self”, through our club, to our community, and to the world. Throughout the years our charitable organization has touched every sector of community life from education to health, human services, youth and senior … [Read more...]

Rochester Junior Woman’s Club Celebrates 60 Years in the Community

In 1956, 16 Rochester women; Robin Blanton, Joan Brann, Marilyn Brooks, Mary Burke, Mary Eberline, Peg Fetterly, Eveline Goble, Pat Henry, Ruth Herkless, Helen Mair, Kathy Crowe McAfee, Tommy Nirider, Gwen Ott, Ibbie Price, Leonore Talley and Katy Upton, came together to help the Rochester community be a better place to live. And, today, 60 years later, RJWC is still making a difference, fundraising and contributing to community betterment programs and organizations. The nonprofit, … [Read more...]

New Annuals and Perennials for 2016

The Rochester Garden Club is hosting George Papdelis, owner of Telly’s Greenhouse at 11:15 am on Tuesday, February 9 at the Rochester Community House. George will discuss New Annuals and Perennials for 2016. It is open to the public, but registration is required and a donation of $5.00 is appreciated. Seating is limited. To register, call Pat at 586-337-0897 or contact us at www.RochesterGardenClub.org   … [Read more...]

The Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees is Back!

Don’t miss the 2nd Annual Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees at the Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow, featuring over 80 beautifully decorated trees, wreaths, stockings, centerpieces, tablescapes and more designed by local businesses, organizations, schools, individuals and families. The Festival kicks off on Friday, November 20 with the Cocktail Preview from 7-11 pm. The event will include amazing food by Kruse & Muer Restaurants and the Royal Park Hotel, plus refreshments from … [Read more...]

‘Train Your Trustees’ Estate Planning Workshop Instructs Families on How to Administer a Trust   

Mattina Kent & Gibbons and The Athena Financial Group co-sponsoring Oct. 27 event at Rochester Community House Are you confident your children or the people you have entrusted to manage your affairs when the time comes possess the necessary knowledge to handle the task? Between trying to minimize taxes, filing tax forms and keeping track of other important documents, Scott McGovern, CPA and partner at Mattina, Kent & Gibbons, P.C. (MKG), a Michigan-based CPA firm providing audit, … [Read more...]

The South Street Dixie Band Plays Rochester Community House

Come enjoy an evening of music provided by the South Street Dixie Band, along with Southern comfort food, and a cash bar -- all to benefit the Rochester Community House. Tickets are $25 per person at the Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow Rochester, MI or by calling 248.651.0622. Tickets also available at the door. Old school improvised Dixie with: Joe Chila  on Drums Tim Hewitt  on Clarinet John Friebe on Trumpet Floyd Raeon on Banjo Ted Burton on Bass Tuba Jeff Whitbey on … [Read more...]

Oakland County’s Trail, Water & Land Alliance Honors Members for 70 Years of Protecting and Preserving County Natural Areas

Oakland County’s Trail, Water & Land Alliance recently honored Oakland Township and a Rose Township resident for collectively contributing more than 70 years to preserving and protecting the county’s natural areas. Oakland Township, along with Rose Township resident Gisela Lendle King, were each recognized during the Alliance’s Fall Celebration earlier this month at the Rochester Community House for efforts to preserve and protect the natural areas of Oakland County that are essential to … [Read more...]