The Rochester-Avon Historical Society presents “The Vietnam War” with Rochester University Professor John Todd

Professor John Todd of Rochester University will present "The Vietnam War -- From Start to Finish" on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Rochester Hills Public Library Multipurpose Room. Todd served in the Army from 1968 to 1969 in Vietnam as an Army helicopter pilot but was shot down by the North Vietnamese. Following this life-changing event, he graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Political Science, earned his law degree from Georgetown Law School, and … [Read more...]

Faith Works Michigan Annual Fundraiser Dinner

Faith Works of Michigan is planning an evening of celebration with dinner and entertainment on Thursday, October 3, from 6:30-9:00 p.m. at Petruzzello’s, 6950 S. Rochester Road, Troy, MI 49085. Guest speakers will be Jaymes Vettraino, the director of the Center for Social Engagement at Rochester University, and Becky Lee, the Move Out director for Kensington Community Church. Faith Works Michigan is a local non-profit organization made up of volunteers who complete home repair and … [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...]