Veteran’s Day Open House at The Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township

The Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township (VTOT) will hold a Veteran’s Day Open House and ceremony on Sunday, November 11. The Open House runs from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. A short ceremony will being at 10:55 a.m. The ceremony will include a blessing, a guest speaker, patriotic music/singing, and a Moment of Silence at 11:00 a.m. sharp to mark the month-date-hour that the 'guns fell silent on the Western Front' at 11:00 a.m. on November 11. Hotdogs & light refreshments will be served; … [Read more...]

Veterans Tribute Ready for Visitors with VIDEO

The Board of Directors for the Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township (VTOT) held the Dedication Ceremony on July 31 It was a raining evening that didn't seem to dampen anyone's spirits for the event. Shuttle buses transported hundreds of people from Oakland Christian Church (just around the corner). Introductions of the many speakers were conducted by VTOT Director, Timothy Reese. Speakers included VTOT Director, Terry Gonser, former Oakland Township Supervisor and is credited as the concept … [Read more...]

Dedication Ceremony for the Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township

Dedication Ceremony The Board of Directors for the Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township will hold the Dedication Ceremony on Tuesday, July 31, at 7:30 p.m. Frank Beckmann, host of the Frank Beckmann Show (WJR Radio), will be the Master of Ceremonies. The Veterans Tribute is located on the west side of Adams Road, between Dutton and Silverbell Roads, on a five-acre parcel of land donated to Oakland Township by the Moceri family. A Groundbreaking Ceremony was held one year ago. The Tribute’s … [Read more...]

Golf Outing to Benefit Local Non-Profits

Venture Global Engineering Foundation (VGE) announces its 5th annual golf fundraising event to be held on Saturday July 21. For the third year in a row, the group will again be hosting golfers at not one, but two, golf courses: the Wyndgate Country Club and the WestWynd Golf course in Oakland Township. This is a monumental year for the foundation as they plan on eclipsing the $1,000,000 figure in total proceeds in the fifth year of the event. The all-volunteer VGE Foundation, founded in 2014, … [Read more...]

Veterans Tribute Dedication Ceremony set for July 31

The Board of Directors for the Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township has announced the Save the Date note for the Dedication Ceremony on Tuesday, July 31, at 7:30 p.m., 5236 Adams Road, Oakland Township, MI 48306. Frank Beckmann, host of the Frank Beckmann Show (WJR Radio), will be the Master of Ceremonies. In addition, Congressman Mike Bishop is planning to attend, as he did for the Ground Breaking last year, Mark Newman, Veterans Coordinator for Oakland County will attend, as will many … [Read more...]

Building the Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township, Brick by Brick

Honoring Veterans with Dedication Brick Pavers The Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township (VTOT) invites the community to order personalized tribute brick pavers to be installed as part of the dedication of the new monument in July. The pavers will be laser engraved to honor a veteran, a family member, an organization, or to express a patriotic thought. They come in two sizes, 4” x 8” ($150) and 8” x 8” ($300), and may be ordered with a symbol, such as a military crest or the US flag. Tribute … [Read more...]

Get a Brick Paver for a Veteran Now, for Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township

Veterans Tribute Group Announce Brick Paver Order Campaign The Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township (VTOT) Board of Directors has been planning, designing and raising funds since 2015 to build a tribute to the United States Armed Forces and to veterans. The all-volunteer board is led by retired U.S. Army Colonel Timothy Reese; and consists of military veterans, local business and civic leaders. The tribute is being built in Oakland Township near the intersection of Adams and Silverbell … [Read more...]

Community Foundation of Greater Rochester Prepares for the Season of Giving

As the season of giving approaches, hundreds of Rochester area nonprofits will benefit from the support of the Community Foundation of Greater Rochester. For nearly 35 years, the Community Foundation of Greater Rochester has worked to transform the generosity of each of its donors to help create a strong, health and more prosperous future for the Rochester community. The Community Foundation, like many foundations in communities across the country, is designed to be the community’s fund for … [Read more...]

Introduction of the Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township

A Groundbreaking Ceremony was held on Wednesday, August 30, at the site that will be the Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township (VTOT). Local and county officials were present, as well as Board members, and a number of the donors who are supporting the effort. The tribute is located on the west side of Adams Road, between Dutton and Silverbell Roads. The goal of the VTOT is to honor the patriotism and valor of military veterans, past, present, and future. The VTOT also wants to provide a … [Read more...]