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

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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!

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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   

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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

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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 … [Read more...]

Don’t Miss the Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees Cocktail Preview on November 20!

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Tickets are on sale now for the Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees Cocktail Preview on Friday, November 20, 7-11 pm at the Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow. Tickets are $50 per person/$85 per couple. This is your first chance to get a preview this amazing holiday spectacular featuring over 80 trees, wreaths, stockings, tablescapes and more... and your opportunity to bid to take these items home with you for the holidays! The event will include a strolling dinner from Kruse & Muer … [Read more...]

Woodland Treasures for the Shade Garden

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The most successful gardeners are those who can make gorgeous plants grow in virtually any location. Shady locations can be challenging because many plants require hours of sunshine to thrive. However, there are many woodland plants that have evolved in shady environments that are perfect for the home garden. The Rochester Garden Club is pleased to offer a program about the wide variety, beauty and diversity of woodland plants. Dr. Anton Reznicek , curator and assistant director of the … [Read more...]

Calling All Designers for the 2nd Annual Downtown Rochester Festival of the Trees

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Plans are well underway for the 2nd Annual Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees, November 20-22. 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. New to the event this year are centerpieces and gingerbread houses. Organizers are seeking businesses, organizations, individuals nbso online casino reviews and families to donate their time and … [Read more...]

RAHS September Brown Bag Meeting to Feature “Fifty Years of Meadow Brook Theatre”

The history of Meadow Brook Theatre (MBT) will be the topic of discussion at the Rochester-Avon Historical Society’s lunchtime Brown Bag meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 1 from 12 - 1:30 p.m. at the Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow in Rochester. Maryann and Thom Foxlee will discuss the theatre’s beginnings, as well as their collaboration on a new book celebrating the best online casino theatre’s golden anniversary season. Meadow Brook Theatre opened in 1966 as part of a strategy to … [Read more...]