Mayor Bryan K. Barnett Invites Residents to Participate with Life Remodeled

Second Annual Rochester Hills Stands with Detroit Day

Next Friday, over 100 people from Rochester Hills will be spending the day removing blight and assisting in the construction of a new Community Innovation Center.

For the second year in a row, the City of Rochester Hills has collaborated with Life Remodeled, a Detroit-based non-profit organization to offer a unique volunteering opportunity to residents of Rochester Hills to work with volunteers from all over Southeast Michigan to help revitalize Central High School and the surrounding area.

2nd Annual Rochester Hills Stands with Detroit Day

2nd Annual Rochester Hills Stands with Detroit Day

Friday, August 4, has been designated as “Rochester Hills Stands with Detroit Day.” On this day city employees, council members, and residents are encouraged to join city leadership in donating time to this great cause. This is a part of a weeklong volunteer effort where over 12,000 volunteers will contribute their time to rebuild the area.

“Last year, over 130 city employees and residents volunteered to be a part of this exciting program,” states Mayor Bryan K. Barnett “Our team is excited to support our neighbors and we hope that other Rochester Hills residents will join us in this effort.”

Those looking to participate can sign up at All volunteers must be at least 14 years old to participate. Volunteer activity includes removing trash, mowing grass, trimming bushes, painting, planting, etc. Tools, lunch, and water will be provided.

Residents to Participate with Life Remodeled

Residents to Participate with Life Remodeled

About Life Remodeled

Life Remodeled is a Detroit-based nonprofit that seeks to remodel lives along with neighborhoods, schools and homes. Our annual volunteer workforce of 10,000 comes from community organizations, churches, businesses and people who just care about Detroit. Every phase of our project is about people, those served and those who are serving. Relationships born of this approach create transformation and sustainable neighborhoods that are crucial to making Detroit’s revitalization permanent.

About Rochester Hills

Established in 1984, the City of Rochester Hills is a prosperous community offering residents and businesses superior services. Voted one of the top places to live by several sources including CNN Money magazine, Rochester Hills is committed to sustaining its position among the nation’s preeminent places to live, work and raise a family. Through the city’s focus on health, education, and technology, the community continues to attract forward-thinking leaders and businesses.

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