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...]

Sip, Savor, and Shop for the Rochester Community Schools Foundation

Each year the event grows with new and unique vendors attracting more attendees to stroll through and shop while sipping their favorite beverage and enjoying delicious appetizers from local restaurants. The seventh annual Sip, Savor and Shop fundraiser will be hosted on Wednesday, November 14, from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at the Forestre Banquet Center, 1919 Star Batt Drive, Rochester Hills. Adults, 21 and over, are invited to the all-inclusive evening. Since its inception, event … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Schools Foundation

High school students in the Rochester Community School (RCS) District will have expanded opportunities to enhance their technology, computer programming, and personal craftsmanship skills, thanks to a generous donation from the Rochester Community Schools Foundation. The Rochester Community Schools Foundation awarded more than $9,000 to purchase a computer numerical control machine for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education. The device is used by students … [Read more...]

Hometown Hustle 5K Fun Run May 12

Online Registration is OPEN for Rochester Community Schools Foundation 13th Annual Hometown Hustle on May 12 The Rochester Community Schools Foundation Hometown Hustle, a 5K fun run/walk presented by Chief Financial Credit Union, will be held on Saturday, May 12, from 8:30–11:00 a.m. The race will start and end at Chief Financial, 200 Diversion St., Rochester Hills. Register Now. The 13th annual event is a treasured tradition that celebrates fitness and family time. “The Hometown … [Read more...]

Annual Sip, Savor, and Shop Benefits Rochester Community Schools Foundation

Sip a favorite beverage.  Savor appetizers from local restaurants. Shop alongside friends and family and have the opportunity to win fabulous prizes. The sixth annual Sip, Savor and Shop event will be hosted on Thursday, November 9, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Forestre Banquet Center, 1919 Star Batt Drive, Rochester Hills. Adults, 21 and over, are invited to an all-inclusive, fun-filled evening for a great cause. Event organizers, Suzanne Tedesco and Jennifer Donovan, grow the event each … [Read more...]

Rochester Adams Announces Their New Principal

Rochester Adams High School Welcomes Principal Pasquale Cusumano Rochester Community Schools announces the appointment of Pasquale Cusumano as the new principal of Rochester Adams High School, effective immediately. Cusumano holds a Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership from Saginaw Valley State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Secondary Education from Wayne State University. “This is a dream come true for me to be able to lead and serve in such an amazing … [Read more...]

Registration is Open for the 12th Annual Hometown Hustle on May 13 with VIDEO

Offering Opportunities to Impact Educational Programs The Rochester Community Schools (RCS) Foundation Hometown Hustle, a 5K fun run/walk presented by Chief Financial Credit Union, will be held on Saturday, May 13. The 12th annual event is a treasured tradition that brings the community together to celebrate fitness, family time and fundraising. The Hometown Hustle attracts more than 1,100 participants and is the principal fundraiser for the RCS Foundation. “We are so honored to be … [Read more...]

STEAM Grant to Help Rochester Community Schools Foundation

ITC Presents Rochester Community Schools Foundation with a Grant for STEAM Initiatives  The Rochester Community Schools Foundation is honored to be the recipient of a $5,000 grant from ITC Holdings Corp to be used for initiatives which promote Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) education.  ITC Regional Manager Cynthia Stump presented a check to RCS Foundation Board of Directors member Barb Rill at the recent RCS PTA Council STEAM Career Exploration Fair. “As … [Read more...]

Rochester-opoly Now Available, Just in Time for the Holidays

This holiday season the places of Rochester will be spaces on a customized board game, Rochester-opoly. The game will feature all of the fun and memorable places in our community, including Leader Dogs for the Blind, Oakland University, Rochester Hills Public Library and many more. The game was created by Lynne Vettraino, a local entrepreneur, after she was inspired by a similar game in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, “While visiting my hometown, I saw a custom city-based ‘opoly’ game and was … [Read more...]

Sip, Savor, and Shop

Rochester Community Schools Foundation Hosts Sip, Savor, and Shop Event Sip a favorite beverage. Savor appetizers from local establishments. Shop alongside friends and family and have the opportunity to win fabulous prizes.  The fifth annual Sip, Savor and Shop event, sponsored by the Rochester Community Schools Foundation, will be held on Thursday, November 10, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Forestre Banquet Center, 1919 Star Batt Drive, Rochester Hills. The event is open to the general … [Read more...]