Scrapbooking Fundraiser for the OPC

The Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) is hosting its 2nd Annual Scrapbooking/Crop on Saturday, September 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. This marathon event will feature meals, vendors, door prizes, individual workspaces, and more. This fundraiser will benefit the Act of Kindness program and is open to the public. The OPC is located at 650 Letica Drive in Rochester. Participants will be assigned a table at which they can scrapbook from morning until night. They are encouraged to be bring … [Read more...]

Older Persons’ Commission presents Apple Pies R Us

Older Persons' Commission (OPC) members and staff are looking forward to September 3 when the center will be filled with the aroma of baking apples and cinnamon from Apple Pies. The are offering free delivery for the purchase of 6+ pies on September 4. All proceeds will benefit the Meals on Wheels program. The order form is due by September 3. The 650 Letica Apple Pie drive-thru will be open September 4-7 from 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (they are only selling the pies at OPC). … [Read more...]

Who Will Be Crowned Top Chef 2019 at the Older Persons Commission?

On August 15, ten Senior Living Community chefs will be competing to be crowned Top Chef 2019 in the categories of; appetizer, entrée, and dessert at Older Persons' Commission (OPC). The culinary skills of these individuals will be judged by local executive chefs and professionals with an award ceremony emceed by Jennifer Kincer and sponsor Ascension Providence Rochester (Crittenton Hospital) presenting the trophies. The 10 Senior Living Communities who will be competing to be crowned Top … [Read more...]

Annual Car Show at the Older Persons’ Commission

The Annual Classic and Muscle Car Show at the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) in Rochester On Saturday, July 27 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., see under the hood of classic cars from every decade in OPC’s upper lot located at 650 Letica Drive in Rochester. This free event is fun for the whole family and open to the public. Attendees can tour the cars and enjoy breakfast and lunch, music, games, and more. Prizes will be awarded to cars based on style and vintage. Participants are encouraged … [Read more...]

Walk or Run to Benefit Meals on Wheels

5k Run/Walk to Benefit Older Persons' Commission (OPC) Meals on Wheels Program Community members of all ages are encouraged to hit the trails on June 1 for the 14th annual OPC 5k Run/Walk for Meals on Wheels which provides meal delivery to homebound seniors in northeastern Oakland County. Registration for the run or walk begins at 7:00 a.m. and the race kicks off at 8:00 a.m. at the OPC.  “This is a great community event to keep healthy and active while supporting a good cause,” said … [Read more...]

Summer Solstice Soiree: An Evening Garden Affair to Celebrate Summer’s Arrival

Starry nights, warm breezes, and fragrant garden blooms create the perfect ambiance for the Older Persons’ Commission’s (OPC) Annual Meals on Wheels Fundraising Soiree. On June 21, beginning at 6:30 p.m. the community is invited to an elegant evening in the curated gardens of OPC to support Meals on Wheels in northeastern Oakland County. The Summer Solstice Soiree will begin with a cocktail hour strolling through the lower gardens and stone cottage of OPC. Live musicians will serenade … [Read more...]

Library’s Community Relations Specialist Seeks City Council Seat

Amanda H. Keighley Announces Candidacy for Rochester City Council Seat Amanda H. Keighley, longtime community volunteer and advocate, formally announced her candidacy for Rochester City Council in the 2019 election. “I am running for Rochester City Council because I have a passion for people, and a desire to serve,” said Amanda. “I have a deep investment in this community, not only because my husband and I own a home here, but I work right here as well. Rochester is the ideal place to … [Read more...]

Two Local Non-Profits Are Collaborating to Provide Opportunities for Clients 50 and Above

Neighborhood House and the Old Persons’ Commission Partner to Help Local (Low-Income) Seniors in Need At the start of 2019, Neighborhood House partnered with the Old Persons’ Commission (OPC) in an effort to provide opportunities for those low income senior residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills and Oakland Township to exercise, eat a healthy lunch, socialize and get involved with the community. “We’re pleased to collaborate with the Neighborhood House to provide this opportunity for … [Read more...]

Month-Long March for Meals Celebration

Communities Nationwide Support Will Help to Fight Senior Hunger and Isolation in the Greater Rochester Area and All of Northeast Oakland County The Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) in Rochester is excited to announce its participation in the 17th Annual March for Meals – a month-long, nationwide celebration of Meal on Wheels for our senior neighbors who rely on this vital service to remain healthy and independent in their homes. OPC’s celebration will be throughout the month of March and … [Read more...]

Billy Ray Bauer Comes to the Older Persons’ Commission

Billy Ray Bauer at 650 Comedy Club Laugh away the mid-winter blues with “tried and true funny guy” Billy Ray Bauer at Older Persons' Commission (OPC). On February 21, at 7:00 p.m., Bauer will perform a comedy set covering everything from growing up locally to raising four boys in the 21st Century. Billy Ray Bauer’s career has earned him an impressive list of venues including the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom show, and performances with Tim Allen, Drew Carey, and Lewis Black. His … [Read more...]