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...]

Rochester Garden Club Awards Two College Scholarships

One of the missions of the Rochester Garden Club is to promote environmental education, and a primary method to fulfill that mission is the annual awarding of two $1500 college scholarships to high school seniors who are graduating from the Rochester Community Schools. The club members take great pride and joy in helping these students pursue their goals to learn how to improve our environment. This year the winners are Bryce Gamage from Stoney Creek High School, and Delaney Marino from … [Read more...]

Help Needed to Outfit Children for School

Neighborhood House Needs Help Outfitting Children for School Neighborhood House is seeking new donated school supplies from July 13 - August 7. School supplies may be dropped off at the Neighborhood House office at 1720 South Livernois or at the Rochester Hills Public Library, Rams Horn Restaurant, the Rochester Fire Station, the Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce office, or Oakland Township Hall. Last year Neighborhood House outfitted 488 children for school in partnership with Assistance … [Read more...]

Neighborhood House Deploys $100,000 Grant

Neighborhood House Immediately Deploys $100,000 Grant in Response to Dire Economic Impact of Coronavirus Neighborhood House, with a mission to walk with neighbors forging the path toward self-sustainability, is thrilled to receive a $100,000 grant from Oakland County and United Way for Southeastern Michigan. The nonprofit organization, serving the 100 square mile area of Rochester, Rochester Hills, Auburn Hills, Oakland Township, and Addison Township, delivers full service “wrap-around” … [Read more...]

Color of Wellness 5K Fun Run to Benefit Families Facing Cancer Held at Bloomer Park

Join Virtually or Run/Walk in Person The COVID-19 crisis has been particularly devastating to local families facing cancer, with levels of food and housing insecurity surging as income drops. In response, New Day Foundation for Families created a COVID-19 Emergency Fund to support new services and the increasing need for financial assistance – and one local business is stepping up to help. The Woodhouse Day Spa announces its first Color of Wellness 5K Fun Run, a fun, family event that … [Read more...]

Virtual Version of Annual Scare Away Hunger Run

Neighborhood House Scare Away Hunger 5K Run/Walk Goes Virtual Neighborhood House has decided to take their Scare Away Hunger 5K run/walk virtual. For this virtual 5K, participants may choose one of the three suggested routes or choose a route wherever they would like between October 1-18. They can run, walk, or jog the distance to complete their entry. This is a great opportunity for runners, walkers, and families to get outdoors while helping those less fortunate in our community. Every … [Read more...]

Rochester Rotary Presents $15,000 in Scholarships to Local Students

The Rochester Rotary is pleased to present seven local students with a collective $15,000 in aid for college in the fall. Each year, the Rochester Rotary Club teams up with the Rochester Community Schools Foundation, the Community Foundation of Greater Rochester, and the Rochester Kiwanis Club to award deserving high school seniors with financial aid to attend college. Each recipient, in order to be considered for the scholarships, had to submit an application, essay, Applicant Appraisal … [Read more...]