Rochester Rotary Clubs Supports Mental Health Initiatives and Organizations

Rochester Rotary Club hosts Annual Charity Golf Outing August 26 Mental and Emotional Health issues are a growing and underserved problem, both across the country and right here in the Rochester Area. Depression and anxiety are epidemic among out youth and teen suicide is on the rise. To help fight back, the Rochester Rotary Club decided to support Mental and Emotional Health initiatives and organizations including those supported by the Rochester Community Schools Foundation. Rotary … [Read more...]

Meadow Brook Hall presents ‘Art in the Elements’

A Floral Exhibit and Tour Art in the Elements at Meadow Brook Hall runs August 22 through August 25. Drawing inspiration from Meadow Brook Hall’s 90th anniversary and the estate’s beautiful grounds, combined with the talent of floral artists from around the country, Art in the Elements is sure to delight nature, art and history lovers of all ages. Visitors can stroll through the woodland paths of The Great Estate to view over 20 large-scale floral art sculptures and displays. Then, step … [Read more...]

Color of Wellness Fair to Benefit New Day Foundation August 10

National and Local Brands Help Battle Financial Toxicity of Crippling Disease Oakland County businesses are coming together Saturday, August 10 from 12 noon - 4:00 p.m. at The Village of Rochester Hills to help families facing cancer during an inaugural beauty and fitness wellness fair presented by The Woodhouse Day Spa of Rochester Hills. The first-ever Color of Wellness community event benefits New Day Foundation for Families, a nonprofit in Rochester Hills dedicated to reducing the … [Read more...]

Neighborhood House Hosts Third Annual Blast Off 2 School Event

Neighborhood House, Ascension Providence Rochester (Crittenton Hospital), and the Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan have teamed up to host their annual Blast off 2 School back-to-school event on August 17 at the Neighborhood House main office (1720 S. Livernois, Rochester Hills, MI). Since opening their new facility in 2016, Neighborhood House has been able to expand all of their services, including the Blast off 2 School program. At this event, eligible children will receive … [Read more...]

Orvis Fly Fishing Demonstration on the Clinton River

Watch experienced outdoorsman and Clinton River booster Jason Davis demonstrate the art of fly fishing Sunday, July 28 at noon on the banks of the Clinton River across from Lake Norcentra Park at Rochester University (formerly named Rochester College). Davis, the passionate store manager of the Orvis Oakland County store in Royal Oak, previously worked for the Clinton River Watershed Council and wrote An Angler’s Guide to Paint Creek, a book on one of southeast Michigan’s best trout … [Read more...]

Michigan Senior Olympics Deadline to Register to Compete is July 19

Registration Is Closing Soon For the Michigan Senior Olympic 2019 Summer Games The deadline for the 40th annual Michigan Senior Olympic (MSO) Summer Games is fast approaching. The last day to register for the games is Friday, July 19. They games will be held August 9-18, throughout Oakland and Macomb counties. Over 1,000 athletes will come from all over the state of Michigan to compete. The athletes must be at least 50 years and older to participate. The Michigan Senior Olympics is a … [Read more...]

Rochester Garden Club Helps the Community

“We love to give away the money we earned through our fund-raising activities,” said club president Cathy Ford. “We work hard through the year to provide the community a one of a kind Gifts and Greens Market in early December, and a great day exploring private gardens during the Rochester Garden Walk in mid-June. With the success of those fund-raisers, we were able to distribute over $7000 to local charities this year.” Three Rochester Middle Schools received funds to bolster their … [Read more...]

Meadow Brook Hall Summer Events

Summer is Here at the Great Estate Now that temperatures are soaring and children are getting out of school, summer has officially begun at Meadow Brook Hall. Touring of this 88,000-square-foot mansion is available daily, with three options: General House Tour, Behind the Scenes Tour and Walking Estate Tour. Summer also means popular community programs, new and old, are now available. Whether you prefer a morning of yoga or a relaxing afternoon in the garden, Meadow Brook Hall offers events … [Read more...]

Clinton River Trail 15th Anniversary

Dan Kiefer, the visionary for the 16-mile Clinton River Trail (CRT), celebrated the CRT's 15th anniversary with Friends of the Clinton River Trail board member Judy Gordon and chair Melinda Hill at a party May 22 at the River Crest in Rochester Hills. A standing-room only audience heard keynote speaker Dennis Pace share ways the trail can bolster tourism and business development. Student radio station WAHS 89.5FM provided the music mix for the evening. Parks and Recreation administrators … [Read more...]

Fashion Show Helps Neighbors in Need

The Neighborhood House Fashion Show Raised over $12,000 for Neighbors in Need Neighborhood House hosted their 2nd Fashion Show in May. The event promoted the services Neighborhood House provides, while showcasing clothing from the Neighborhood House Clothes Closet and Sole Sisters. Each model talked about their role in Neighborhood House or how Neighborhood House impacted them. The evening included a delicious sit down dinner provided by The Meeting House, beauty vendors, and of course, the … [Read more...]