Ribbon Cutting: Retro Fitness of Rochester

The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Held the Ribbon Cutting Welcoming Retro Fitness of Rochester to the Chamber On September 14, community leaders, family, and friends welcomed Retro Fitness to their remodeled location in Downtown Rochester. Founded by Eric Casaburi in 2002, New Jersey-based Retro Fitness began franchising in 2006. Retro Fitness locations are found nationwide and are known for their state-of-the-art equipment, aerobic classes, cycling, boxing, team training, tanning, … [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...]

Ribbon Cutting: Massage Heights New Ownership

Paul and Jennifer Bialy took over as owners of Massage Heights in Rochester Hills on the first of May this year. The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting welcoming them to the chamber. Next to Trader Joe's at Walton and Adams, this franchise first opened in 2008, sold in 2013, and again this year. The Bialy's bring local ownership and control back to this location. Massage Heights offers massage and skin therapy, as well as home and body products. "My … [Read more...]

Be Part of the 50+ Senior Expo

Sponsors and Exhibitors Sought for Senior Expo Community businesses, nonprofits and individuals are invited to be a Sponsor or Exhibitor at the 50+ Expo 2017, hosted by the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) and the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce (RRC) on Wednesday, October 4 2017 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Participation will reach hundreds of baby boomers and seniors in the Greater Rochester Area. The 50+ Expo will feature services and resources focused on senior living, health and … [Read more...]

Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces New President

Mary Mbiya, 2017 Chair of the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Vice President, Senior Branch Manager at Flagstar Bank announced at the Rochester Community Outlook Breakfast Press Conference that the search for the new President of the Chamber was over. Alaina Campbell was introduced as the new President. A chamber veteran, Alaina previously served the Orion Area Chamber of Commerce as the Executive Director for six years. As the Orion Chamber's Executive … [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...]

Rochester Regional Chamber President, Sheri Heiney, Leaves Job and Michigan

During the holidays local leaders and business owners said goodbye to Sheri Heiney, President of the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce. She spent 16 years with the chamber, growing it from 550 to 1,000 members. It is one of the largest chambers in Southeast Michigan, wining numerous awards, including Michigan’s Chamber of the Year. Heiney and her husband John are moving to Arizona to be closer to family. Sheri has taken a job with the Prescott Chamber of Commerce. In 2001, our local … [Read more...]

2016 Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade Photos by Rochester Media

Photo Highlights of the 65th Annual Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade. Thank you the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce for another successful event. Photos by Michael Dwyer of Rochester Media and The Community Edge. … [Read more...]

Young Professionals Group for those Under 40

Rochester Regional Chamber Launches Young Professionals Group On November 9 at 9:00 a.m. the Young Professionals of the Rochester (YPR) Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a morning event featuring Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett. YPR, which was recently initiated by the Chamber, provides professionals under the age of 40 the chance to build strong relationships, develop professionally, and become engaged in the community. “Connecting young professionals with their peers and … [Read more...]

Neighborhood House Opens its Doors to the Public

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Mark the Beginning of a Fresh Start Neighborhood House will unwrap a gift of hope and renewal to the entire Rochester area community at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, October 13. The charitable organization will be welcoming visitors to the grand opening of their new and impressively upgraded center located at 1720 South Livernois Road in Rochester Hills. "It’s a new beginning, a fresh start. Just like when clients come here, everybody deserves a fresh … [Read more...]