Welcome Coffee Newcomers and Neighbors of Greater Rochester

Welcome Coffee September 5 The Newcomers and Neighbors Club of Rochester is a social group of fun loving individuals that live in Rochester, Rochester Hills, Troy and its surrounding communities in Michigan. They create and maintain lasting friendships through a variety of programs, interests, and activities, with everything from Couples Pub Nights and Ladies Lunch groups to Book Clubs and Game Groups. New and long-term residents are welcome. To learn more about the club, attend the … [Read more...]

Oakland University Alumna Helps Professionals Return to Workforce

Oakland University (OU) Alumna Helps Professionals Return to Workforce through Gm’s ‘Take 2’ Program Kristen Siemen — an alumna of Oakland University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science — has been overseeing a program through General Motors (GM) that provides training and development opportunities for men and women returning to the workforce after taking a career break of two or more years. “The Take 2 program helps them build their professional networks, with the possibility of … [Read more...]

World-Class Traditional Music Instruction Returns to Mid-Michigan

Annual Music Camp presented by the Wheatland Music Organization Registration is open for the fifth annual Wheatland Music Camp, held June 13-19, 2019, presented by the Wheatland Music Organization (WMO). Located in Remus, 30 minutes west of Mt. Pleasant, this music camp provides attendees with daily traditional music and dance lessons from internationally and nationally renowned award-winning instructors. Dedicated to providing an immersive musical and educational experience, this event is for … [Read more...]

Newcomers and Neighbors of Greater Rochester Welcome Coffee

The Newcomers and Neighbors Club of Rochester is a social group of fun loving individuals that live in Rochester, Rochester Hills, Troy and its surrounding communities in Michigan. They create and maintain lasting friendships through a variety of programs, interests, and activities, with everything from Couples Pub Nights and Ladies Lunch groups to Book Clubs and Game Groups. New and long-term residents are welcome. Newcomers and Neighbors Club of Greater Rochester To learn more … [Read more...]

Road Commission for Oakland County Hiring for Summer

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is Looking to Hire 32 Seasonal Summer Laborers The position pay rate is $11.25 per hour, and it will be fulltime. The start dates for this position are June 3 and June 17. The position will last approximately 10 to 12 weeks depending on need. Applicants must be 18 or older and have a high school diploma or GED by the first day, have a valid driver’s license, be legally eligible to work in the United States, and be available to work Monday … [Read more...]

Announcing the Fourth Annual Yule Love It Lavender Farm & Letters Poetry Contest

Fourth Annual Yule Love It Lavender Farm & Letters Poetry Contest Call for Entries Theme My relationship with nature in my own backyard. Guidelines Open to adults, one poem per person Poem must relate to the theme and general audience Poetry of any form 30 line limit Printed in Times New Roman 12 pt. font. Please DO NOT include your name on the poem. This will disqualify your entry. With your printed poem, include an index card with your PRINTED name, poem title, … [Read more...]

Rochester Rotary and Kiwanis Host Kentucky Derby Party to Benefit Neighborhood House

On Saturday, May 4, from 5:00-9:00 p.m., the Rochester Rotary and Rochester Kiwanis will be throwing a Kentucky Derby themed party and fundraiser on behalf of Neighborhood House, hosted at the Chapman House. Get ready for a fun evening of dancing, raffles, and more; with special musical guests The Jello Shots performing. A 50/50 Raffle and a Chance Auction will also be taking place, as well as a hat contest for ladies, and a bowtie and blazer contest for the gentlemen. Guests will be able to … [Read more...]

Looking for Photos of Meadowbrook Village Mall for Upcoming Article

Rochester Media is looking for photos of Meadowbrook Village Mall, the former enclosed mall that occupied the space where the Village of Rochester Hills stands today. If you have photos of the mall taken inside or outside, common space or store specific, please send then to us for publication use. Please identify who or what is happening in the photo and mention who took the photo (in known). The mall was in operation from 1975, through the 1980s, and into the late 1990s. Deadline is … [Read more...]

Hundreds of Volunteer Pilots Deliver Gifts to Thousands of Children with VIDEO

Operation Good Cheer takes to the skies to deliver about 20,000 Christmas gifts to more than 6,700 children and adults with special needs around Michigan this weekend. Donated gifts will arrive for sorting inside a Pentastar Aviation hangar at Oakland County International Airport (OCIA) between 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Friday, December 7. Volunteers will then load the gifts into about 260 airplanes for delivery to 29 airports around the state beginning at 7:00 a.m. Saturday, December … [Read more...]

Pine Knob is Hiring Ski and Snowboard Instructors

The Ski and Snowboard School at Pine Knob Resort is expanding for the 2018/19 season. Applicants must be 16 years of age and competent skiers/riders. No teaching experience is necessary. Interested applicants should be skiers and snowboarders with solid skiing/riding skills who can be instructed on how to teach. An applicant does not have to be an expert skier/snowboarder; but must have good athletic skills, be able to communicate, have the ability to adapt their skiing/snowboarding style, … [Read more...]