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Book Recommendation – THE VANISHING AMERICAN ADULT

Book Recommendation – THE VANISHING AMERICAN ADULT

I’ve become become a big fan of the Junior Senator from Nebraska – Ben Sasse. I believe he is a great thinker and historian.  He also has been in the business of turning around companies, non-profits, and as its president, a small college.  He now is a member of the U.S. Senate, his first elected office. […]

Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Coffee Talk

Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Coffee Talk

Join the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce for speed networking over coffee on Friday, June 23, 2017 from 8:30 am to 10:30 am at the Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow Avenue, Rochester,MI 48307. Link To Websitehttp://business.rrc-mi.com/events/details/coffee-talk-7709

STUDENT-BUILT VEHICLES, SQUARE ONE, TO INVADE MCITY ON MAY 6

STUDENT-BUILT VEHICLES, SQUARE ONE, TO INVADE MCITY ON MAY 6

High school students will put their design and engineering skills to the test by competing with their customized connected, autonomous and electric vehicles at the 11th annual Square One Innovative Vehicle Design (IVD) Mobility Challenge, taking place on May 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. These innovative vehicles will hit the pavement at Mcity, […]

Mackinac Passage Series with Summer Adventures

Mackinac Passage Series with Summer Adventures

Mackinac Passage: A Summer Adventure Thunder Bay Press Available at Amazon or in many Michigan gift shops and book stores. With summer approaching, the Mackinac Passage series of five young adult novels are perfect for boys and girls of all ages. His legion of avid readers range from third grade to seasoned citizens. Growing up […]

Registration Open for Michigan Senior Olympics

Registration Open for Michigan Senior Olympics

Michigan Senior Olympics is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 38th Annual Summer Games taking place August 11-20, 2017 throughout Oakland and Macomb Counties! Over 1,000 athletes will come from all over Michigan to complete. Michigan Senior Olympics is a non-profit organization that promotes healthy lifestyles by organizing state games, sports […]

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit’s Green Works Teams up with Detroit Dirt to Regenerate Waste into Resources

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit’s Green Works Teams up with Detroit Dirt to Regenerate Waste into Resources

Companies aim to make the city of Detroit grow again. Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit’s Green Works has teamed up with Detroit Dirt to improve the city’s community resources with biodegradable compost material that supports healthy plant growth. The two organizations are working towards a shared mission of creating a complete circle of life in […]

Belle Isle Park Annual Spring Clean-up

Belle Isle Park Annual Spring Clean-up

Hundreds of volunteers will roll up their sleeves in celebration of Earth Day to rake leaves and remove trash and debris from Belle Isle Park during the island’s annual spring clean- up event, held 8:00 a.m. to 1:00pm on Saturday, April 22 nd . New this year, Belle Isle will roll out its park- wide […]

The Rochester Community Runs and Walks for Meals

The Rochester Community Runs and Walks for Meals

Dash down the Clinton River Trail in support of Meals on Wheels Saturday, June 3 rd.  All proceeds will benefit OPC’s Meals on Wheels program, which provides daily meals for homebound senior seven days a week. Supporting the Meals on Wheels program in our community is important due to the overwhelming need for its services. […]

BROTHERS OF THE BRUSH UNITE

BROTHERS OF THE BRUSH UNITE

AT THE GREATER ROCHESTER HERITAGE DAYS! In honor of the City’s Bicentennial Celebration, the Greater Rochester Heritage Days is proud to welcome back the Brothers of the Brush Beard & Mustache Growing Contest. Last held in 1969, this event invites gentlemen to do their civic duty and grow a mustache, full beard or goatee as […]

BE A PART OF THE #ROCHESTER200 PROJECT

BE A PART OF THE #ROCHESTER200 PROJECT

2017 marks the 200th Anniversary of the founding of the City of Rochester. Founded in 1817, Rochester is the first settlement in Oakland County. The City is planning a series of Bicentennial events throughout the year to celebrate this milestone event. In honor of the Bicentennial, residents and visitors of Rochester are invited to donate […]

City of Rochester presents “Good Neighbor Award”

City of Rochester presents “Good Neighbor Award”

  The City Beautiful Commission (CBC) recently announced the winner of the 1 st Quarter Good Neighbor Award is Rochester residents Nancy Hill, Margaret Shepard and Sarah Zowada.   The Good Neighbor Award program was created by the CBC to allow residents of Rochester to nominate an adult or youth for their good neighbor work. […]

From Square One Education Network

From Square One Education Network

Square One Education Network’s Karl Klimek Earns Rare George G. Mallinson Award from Michigan Science Teachers Association; Takes New Role with STEM Nonprofit Karl Klimek, long-time executive director of the Square One Education Network, will be awarded the George G. Mallinson Award by the Michigan Science Teachers Association (MSTA) at the MSTA Awards Program and […]

Crossroads’ Golf “Fore” Life

Crossroads’ Golf “Fore” Life

Golf “Fore” Life Outing Monday, May 22, 2017 Oakland University’s R&S Sharf Golf Course 8:00 a.m. – Registration/Driving Range 9:00 a.m. – Shotgun Start 2:00/2:30 p.m. – Awards Luncheon Oakland University Golf & Learning Center – Directions: https://oakland.edu/golf/top-links/directions/ Golfers, mark your calendar for Monday, May 22nd, for Crossroads’ annual Golf “Fore” Life outing. It’s your […]

Calendar Girls comes to St. Dunstan’s Theatre in Bloomfield Hills, March 17-April 1

Calendar Girls comes to St. Dunstan’s Theatre in Bloomfield Hills, March 17-April 1

See all of the Calendar Girls AT ST. DUNSTAN’S GUILD OF CRANBROOK The senior women of Knapeley Village, England bring new meaning to Girls’ Night Out when they decide to pose nude for a calendar to raise money for a new settee for the local hospital waiting room. Anarchy ensues when the “Calendar Girls” defy […]

Dreams Come True at Dutton Farm

Dreams Come True at Dutton Farm

This is amazing!!! This picture shows that everyday heroes are among us. We met one today in the form of a waste management driver. Our friend and fellow farmer, Nick, has been waiting since he started with us, over two long months ago, to catch the garbage truck on a day when he is here. […]

Black History Month – Video Tour – Great Time to really visit the Wright Museum

Black History Month – Video Tour – Great Time to really visit the Wright Museum

Inspiring Minds: African Americans in Science and Technology is a comprehensive, high-tech and permanent exhibition highlighting trailblazers, contemporaries and careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. African Americans have contributed to the scientific and engineering output of the United States since the 17th century, and this history is brought to life through […]

Detroit Soul | Pure Michigan

Detroit Soul | Pure Michigan

Let’s take the sidewalk less traveled. And come see what a real city feels like. It’s time to meet what’s new and what’s next in Detroit, the downtown, playground of Pure Michigan. For more information about America’s Great Comeback City, visit: http://www.michigan.org/detroitcomeback  

“A Pitch in Time” by Robert A. Lytle

“A Pitch in Time” by Robert A. Lytle

written by local author Robert A. Lytle 316 pages by Edco Publishing Ben Franklin Award 2003 U.S. & Michigan history, Civil War, Baseball, Time-travel Fourteen-year-old Mac Dugan and his family have moved to Michigan from Atlanta, Georgia, disrupting Mac’s perfect world. His Southern accent makes him the butt of every classmate’s jokes. If he can […]

Wayne State University police officer dies after being shot Tuesday

Wayne State University police officer dies after being shot Tuesday

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Winter Water Safety Tips

Winter Water Safety Tips

By Chris McCuiston, CEO & Co-Founder, Goldfish Swim School As the cool weather arrives this fall and winter season, water safety may not be the first thing that comes to mind for many parents. The reality is, freezing temperatures pose a great deal of safety risks for young children. These five tips from Goldfish Swim […]

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