Annual Pie Sale Kicks Off Fall Season in Rochester

OPC Annual Pie Sale Kicks Off Fall Season Fall in Michigan means it is apple season. What better way to celebrate the season than by participating in the annual Older Person's Commission (OPC) Apple Pie Fundraiser. This year 1800 pies will be available for curbside purchase at the OPC on Wednesday, September 7 through Friday, September 9 from 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Back again this year, pies will also be available from 9:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m. at the Art & Apples Festival in Rochester Municipal … [Read more...]

The Rochester Community Runs and Walks for Meals

On Saturday, June 4, runners and walkers will take to the starting line at 8:00 a.m. at the Older Person’s Commission (OPC) and travel down the serene Clinton River Trail. The 5K course is flat with only one hill making it the perfect course for any athlete. There is a reduced entry fee for pre-registered participants before June 1: $15 for ages 12 and under and $20 all other participants. Race day entry fee is $25. All pre-registered participants will be guaranteed a t-shirt. Awards will be … [Read more...]

OPC teams up with Carson’s Community Days

Purchase Carson’s “Community Days” Coupon Booklets for a $5 Donation with Proceeds Benefiting the OPC Purchase a $5 coupon booklet during Carson’s Community Days to support the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC). 100% of the coupon booklet price directly benefits non-profits in the community. In addition to helping serve thousands of area seniors, customers will receive up to $500 in special shopping offers at Carson’s in the booklet. Community Days will be held from February 26 to February … [Read more...]

OPC Annual Charity Event will be a Gatsby Gala

Older Persons’ Commission’s 14th Annual Charity Event Announces 2016 Theme: A Gatsby Gala Celebrate the roaring 20’s at this year’s 14th Annual Older Persons’ Commission’s (OPC) Charity Event on Friday, April 29 at the Royal Park Hotel. Benefiting OPC’s Meals on Wheels, A Gatsby Gala will feature an exquisite dinner by the Royal Park Hotel chefs, and dancing with the amazing Henry Ford Big Band. The event is being presented by Sanctuary at Bellbrook. Something new this year will be … [Read more...]

Hundreds of Seniors Fed Each Day Through Meals on Wheels Program at the OPC

This past year the Older Persons’ Commission’s (OPC) Meals on Wheels program tirelessly prepared and served 116,151 meals. This astounding number is made possible by the dedication of Becky Wuornos, OPC Nutrition Manager along with OPC staff and volunteers. Meals on Wheels serves nine communities including Addison, Auburn Hills, Brandon, Lake Orion, Oakland Township, Oxford, Independence Township, Rochester and Rochester Hills. Approximately 375 seniors receive a hot meal each weekday and … [Read more...]

“Meals on Wheels” Annual OPC Gala

Older Persons’ Commission hosts annual fundraiser for “Meals on Wheels” featuring The Sound of Motown. At the Royal Park Hotel On Friday, May 8, 2015, the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) will host its 13th Annual Signature Event, the fundraiser for its “Meals on Wheels” program. OPC benefactress Kathy White and Oakland University President Dr. George Hynd are the honorary event co-chairs. Held at the Royal Park Hotel the gala will feature two bands; Detroit-based Serieux who are “all … [Read more...]