Local Scouts Donate Time and Money to Rochester Community House

An amazing landscape was designed and put in place around the gazebo at Rochester Community House by Geoffrey S. Williston, an Eagle Scout from Troy Troop 1707, and some of his scout buddies. Sculpting out this beautiful design, these Eagle Scouts planted all the plants and flowers in a single day in 93 degree weather. With a can drive in his surrounding neighborhoods, Geoff raised over $1000 for this project and donated the leftover money to Rochester Community House. Dick Bourez, a board … [Read more...]

Set Your Sights on Eye Allergy Relief

Many people suffer from allergies, and with Michigan’s warmer weather and air conditioning the onset of sneezing, coughing and itchy, watery eyes has increased.  When medications and remedies don't cut it, doctors of optometry can help with  seasonal eye allergies.   According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), eye allergies, also called “allergic conjunctivitis,” are a reaction to indoor and outdoor allergens - pollen, mold, dust mites and pet dander - that get in the eyes … [Read more...]

New Board for the Rochester Rotary Club 2011

Rochester Rotary Club recently announced it’s 2011 board of directors. These directors took seat in July and will serve for one year.   Photographed from L to R: Roger Roller Treasurer, Alan McCellan Assistant Treasurer, Rhonda Panczyk Assistant Secretary, Karen Lewis President, Jeff Whitby Secretary, Jay Eastman Vice President.  (Absent Cary Riggs, President Elect) … [Read more...]

Village of Rochester Hills Summer Concert Series

Back by popular demand, The Village of Rochester Hills will host its free summer concert series again this summer. Village-goers can enjoy free entertainment every Saturday evening in the Festival Park Gazebo, through September. The line up of performers includes a wide variety of local talent, and even a few musical performances by Rochester’s School of Rock students. “It’s exciting to have local musicians to be out at the Village performing, said Candice Leysen, Director of Marketing. “We … [Read more...]

Rochester Rotary Club Teams Up with Docs in Southwest Detroit Clinic to Promote Literacy

Reading aloud to young children is the single most effective tool for developing language and literacy skills.  Covenant Community Care and the Rochester Rotary Club have joined hands to make sure the children of southwest Detroit have the basic language skills they will need to learn to read.   The Covenant Community Care clinic at 5716 Michigan Avenue is a medical and dental facility dedicated to providing primary health care to the uninsured and under-insured in southwest Detroit.  Dr. Mary … [Read more...]

Via Linda Salon & Spa Presents THE FIRST EVER SUSTAINABLE BEAUTY DAY: June 20, 2011

The Sustainable Beauty Day, June 20,  will be a fruitful and charitable salon initiative launched by Davines. Sustainable Beauty Day is an international partnership between Davines and The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation. Built upon a perfect balance of beauty and sustainability, Davines’ commitment to minimize environmental impact spans from the ethically sourced natural ingredients they choose to their eco-friendly headquarters in Parma, Italy.� Sustainable Beauty Day: A global effort to … [Read more...]

Boater Safety Taught at Rochester Community House

There are some things that every boater should know to be safe while on the water such as bring extra gear, tell someone where you're going and how long you'll be gone, ventilate after refueling, stay dry and warm, but there are still many things that you should be familiar with such as rules, required maintenance, etc. To learn more about boating safety, take Rochester Community House's special Boater Safety Class. Taught by DNR certified instructors from MI Safety Class, this two-session … [Read more...]

Rochester Business Donates Funds to Women’s Fund of Greater Rochester

Rochester women gathered together at Health & Healing Chiropractic in downtown Rochester last month to support and raise funds for The Women’s Fund of Greater Rochester.  The night features wine and music throughout the evening as well as complimentary services including eye-brow waxing, make-up application and massage therapy. In addition, Health & Healing Chiropractic donated 100 percent of all chiropractics exams scheduled between April 15-April 29 directly to The Women’s Fund … [Read more...]

Rochester Rotary Looks for Sponsor for it’s 5k Run, Sept 17 Benefiting Community Kitchen

Rochester, MI-- Run with Rochester Rotary on Saturday morning, September 17th, and help them support the Community Kitchen at Rochester Community House. The community kitchen provides food a warm meal for those who have fallen on unfortunate times. The race will begin with a “Teddy Bear Trot” for all of the runners under 12. Following the award for the Teddy Bear Trotters, the 5k/10k race will begin. This is a professionally timed race and will start in the City of Rochester Park by City … [Read more...]

Rochester Rotary Announces 27th Annual Golf Outing

Do you love to golf? Rochester Rotary is hosting their 27th annual charity golf outing to benefit Oakland University Center for Autism Research Education & Support, as well as Rochester Rotary Charities. You can be a part of this charity event by being a sponsor or making a donation. A donation of $3000 includes a golf foursome, name on all the outing materials, premier signage at the course, program recognition, box lunch, dinner, four drink tickets, plus four mulligans. A donation of $2000 … [Read more...]