Make a Difference in Rochester on May 14

Rochester Looking for Volunteers for Make-A-Difference Day

The City of Rochester’s City Beautiful Commission is looking for volunteers for the 2016 City of Rochester Make-a-Difference Day. The event will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and will take place in the Rochester Municipal Park.

Rochester, Where You Live

Rochester, Where You Live

This year’s project is “Mulch-a-Palooza.” Please come out and help spreading mulch, pull weeds, and paint the benches in the park. Individuals and families are welcome (over the age of 15, preferred). Please dress for garden work and bring your work gloves.

Volunteers will check in at the Kiwanis Pavilion at 10:00 a.m. (Over the bridge, past the pond, facing City Hall 400 6th Street).

If you are interested in volunteering, please email Lynn at: with your name along with the number of volunteers. For more information please call Lynn at (248) 652-2765 or Mark at (248) 651-0515 or visit

About Rochester, Michigan

The City of Rochester, settled in 1817, features a historic, vibrant, and thriving downtown, which has been recognized as one of the best in the State of Michigan and nationally. Rochester is a full-service community offering residents, visitors, and businesses the highest quality municipal services including a local Police Department; Fire and EMS service, offering both basic and advanced life support transportation services; curbside trash removal and recycling; fully developed and natural setting parks; miles of passive recreation trail ways; multi-purpose ball fields; Department of Public Works, including street sweeping and curbside leaf removal; election services; pet licensing; public water and sewer services; code compliance office; and building inspections. Additionally, Rochester is also known for being just minutes from Oakland University, Rochester College, and Oakland Community College.

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