Coco-Ray Pop-Up Shop To Celebrate #GivingTuesday with Donations to the New Day Foundation

As a special GivingTuesday event, Coco-Ray Boutique will host a holiday shopping fundraiser to benefit New Day Foundation for Families on Tuesday, December 1, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the pop-up shop located in the Village of Rochester Hills at 346 N. Adams, across from Woodhouse Day Spa. GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. Enjoy music and snacks while browsing Coco-Ray’s selection … [Read more...]

Clinton River Trail to See Major Improvements

Clinton River Trail in Pontiac just west of Bagley Street In partnership with the Community Foundation of Greater Rochester, Friends of the Clinton River Trail (FCRT) is excited to announce that it has been awarded a grant from the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan’s Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Trails Maintenance Fund. This grant will be combined with matching funds from the City of Pontiac, City of Sylvan Lake, FCRT, Pontiac Funders Collaborative, and other private sources for a total … [Read more...]

Gifts & Greens Market Moves Online

This year, the Rochester Garden Club will move its popular Gifts and Greens Market to an online sales format. On November 15, the club will post its catalog filled with unique, handmade holiday themed gifts, as well as beautifully decorated table arrangements made with fresh greens. Gifts & Greens Market Moves Online Their loyal customers have been buying these same lovely items at the in-person Gifts and Greens Market over the past 74 years. The catalog will be on the website from … [Read more...]

Mistletoe Marketplace

Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan presents Mistletoe Marketplace - A Virtual Event - held November 14-19. Event registration begins Sunday, November 1, along with a sneak preview of hundreds of Silent Auction items. Bidding starts Saturday, November 14, at noon and continues until Thursday, November 19, at 8:30 p.m. Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan, founded in 1993 and serving Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3), hands-on, all-volunteer … [Read more...]

Rochester Garden Club Gives Outdoor Camp Scholarships

Chace Browe The Rochester Garden Club has initiated a new scholarship program for elementary school students in the Rochester area this year. As a part of its mission, the club supports environmental education and is especially interested in helping students of all ages experience the natural world. Graduating seniors receive scholarships toward college degrees in environmental studies, middle school students are sent to a weeklong 4-H sponsored sleep away camp for environmental education and … [Read more...]

Fleece & Thank You Make a Blanket Week

Make a Blanket Week Challenges Volunteers to Create 1,000 Blankets for Children Hospitalized Across the State Teams gathered on the Stoney Creek High School sports fields to assemble blankets for the fundraiser in 2019 - Photo by Michael Dwyer Fleece & Thank You (F&TY), Michigan’s largest provider of comfort care to hospitalized children – is hosting a Make A Blanket Week: Greater Rochester Area Saturday, October 17 through Saturday, October 24, 2020. This is Chief Financial’s … [Read more...]

Hundred Miles 4 Hunger

On Friday, August 21, Rochester Hills resident, Edgardo Perez, will be running 100 miles nonstop to raise funds for Neighborhood House. Edgardo Perez This run will take him over 24 hours to complete. He will begin his run at the Neighborhood House main office (1720 S. Livernois) at 5:00 p.m. sharp and end on August 22 around 8:00 p.m. Neighborhood House provides food assistance, clothing assistance, and much more to neighbors in need living in Rochester Hills, Rochester, Auburn Hills, … [Read more...]

Everyday Heroes Needed for Annual 5K Race and 1 Mile Walk at Bloomer Park

Join Virtually August 15 – 23 or In-Person at Bloomer Park on August 22 The fifth annual Everyday Heroes Needed 5K Race/1 Mile Walk will take place in-person on Saturday August 22, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Bloomer Park located at 345 John R. Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307. The registration cost is $25 for runners and walkers. All who register will be entered into a drawing for prizes. The top overall male and female winners will win a gift card worth over $50.00. Everyday Heroes … [Read more...]

Charity Sponsorship to Benefit Karmanos Cancer Institute to be Held at The Royal Park Hotel with Music and Bourbon

Nashville Music Meets Kentucky Bourbon Exclusive Vertical Concert at Royal Park Hotel The Royal Park Hotel, located in Downtown Rochester, announces Michigan's first vertical “socially distant” concert, Nashville Music Meets Kentucky Bourbon, on August 13 at 7:00 p.m. It features a Nashville in the Round with musicians Mathew Austin Bell, Jobe Fortner, Jesse Wayne Taylor, and Matt Daniel. This idea is a first-ever for Royal Park and comes just in time to launch their exclusive, … [Read more...]

Everyday Hero Kids at Bloomer Park, this Saturday, August 8

Families Invited to Everyday Hero Kids: MISSION POSSIBLE at Bloomer Park on Saturday August 8 The fifth annual Everyday Hero Kids: MISSION POSSIBLE will take place on Saturday, August 8, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Bloomer Park located at 345 John R. Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307 where children ages 4 to 13 can meet local first responders, participate in an obstacle course, receive goodie bags, and be eligible to win prizes. The cost is $15 for each child. Participants may … [Read more...]