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Boardwalks at Innovation Hills Receive a New Sponsored Name

Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital (Crittenton Hospital) and the Ascension Providence Rochester Foundation have announced a major partnership with Innovation Hills Park in Rochester Hills. The boardwalks and selected trails in the park will become the “Ascension Providence Rochester Boardwalks at Innovation Hills.” Ascension Providence Rochester Announces Major Collaboration with the City of Rochester Hills for Innovation Hills Park Purchased by the city in 1991 using recreational … [Read more...]

Auburn Road and Innovation Hills Park Recognized for Exceptional Design

Rochester Hills Receives Statewide Awards for 2019 Capital Investments The City of Rochester Hills was recently presented with two Awards of Excellence by the Michigan Concrete Association (MCA). Both the reconstruction of Auburn Road and Innovation Hills were recognized for their high-quality workmanship, outstanding decorative concrete finishes, and superior aesthetic design demonstrated in the finished product. Each year, MCA recognizes the best concrete projects and presents awards … [Read more...]

Kayak Landing at Innovation Hills

At the February 10 city council meeting, Rochester Hills City Council approved a contract for the installation of a universal design Kayak Landing at Innovation Hills. This is part of a Land and Water Conservation Fund grant accepted by City Council in November 2018. This landing will allow a kayaker or canoer to stop at Innovation Hills, use the restrooms, take a lunch break, and charge their phones at a solar charging station. The landing will also allow people to launch from the park, which … [Read more...]

Community Comes Together for First Look at Innovation Hills

The City’s newest park, Innovation Hills, officially opened to the public on Wednesday night. Located at 2800 W Hamlin, the park has been long anticipated since it was closed for construction over the summer. Nestled on the corner of Hamlin and Adams, Innovation Hills is a park intended to be unlike any other. The park design was developed through several community conversations with residents, parent groups, nonprofits, and business leaders led by Mayor Bryan K. Barnett. Residents made … [Read more...]

Innovation Hills Groundbreaking Ceremony

The City of Rochester Hills Invites you to the Innovation Hills Groundbreaking Ceremony Rescheduled from Wednesday to Thursday The City of Rochester Hills invites residents to join them for an Innovation Hills Groundbreaking Ceremony. The event will take place on Thursday, August 30, at 3:00 p.m. at 2800 W. Hamlin Road. Please RSVP at mailto:[email protected][Read more...]

Chief Financial Credit Union Invests $60,000 in Innovation Hills

As part of their commitment to give back to the community, Chief Financial Credit Union presented Mayor Barnett with a $60,000 investment toward the end of 2017 for the city's newest park, Innovation Hills. This donation will allow for the development of a one of a kind water feature that will serve as a focal point of the new park. The striking water wall will showcase the beauty of moving water over natural slate and welcome each and every guest to the region’s most innovative and … [Read more...]

Modetz Family Gives Back to Innovation Hills

River Bend Park, Renamed to Innovation Hills this Year, Now Has the Money For a Waterfall The City of Rochester Hills continues to be the beneficiary of outstanding community generosity. This time, thanks to the Modetz family.  Philanthropists John and Mary Modetz, hope to assist with the creation of a park that will be one of a kind.   Mary Modetz said the family’s decision to direct the money to the new park was an easy one. The donation will be used to build one of the first features of … [Read more...]

City of Rochester Hills Receives $25,000 Donation for Innovation Hills Park

Hamlin Tool Gives Back to Rochester Hills in Celebration of 65th Anniversary In celebration of their 65th anniversary, Hamlin Tool recently announced a donation to the City of Rochester Hills. This multi-faceted donation includes a $25,000 gift to Innovation Hills, formerly known as Riverbend Park, and a $6,000 donation to purchase collapsible safety cones to be used for the Department of Public Services (DPS) and the Oakland County Sherriff’s Office (OCSO). Hamlin Tool & Machine’s … [Read more...]

Rochester Hill’s Riverbend Park is Now Innovation Hills Park

City Council Renames Riverbend Park Many communities have a Riverbend Park. When people suggested meeting at "Riverbend Park" - you used to have to ask, "Which one?" Riverbend Park was the official name of the Rochester Hills city park located north off Hamlin Road, between Adams and Crooks Roads, even though the entrance sign clearly showed "River Bend Park" as the name. However, none of that will mater now. After a community-wide contest, the Rochester Hills City Council unanimously … [Read more...]

Innovation and Growth Celebrated in Rochester Hills

Mayor's Business Council Recognizes Executive Business Leaders Business Executives from Rochester Hills were recognized by the Mayor’s Business Council at the annual awards meeting held at Meadow Brook Hall. Formed by Mayor Bryan K. Barnett, the Mayor’s Business Council fosters an environment in which commerce can prosper by promoting collaboration among industry, education and government. Four awards were presented in two categories, the Mayor's Business Council Champion Awards and … [Read more...]