New York Fashion Week and Spring Highlights with the Rochester Junior Women’s Club

The Rochester Junior Woman’s Club to host their 10th Annual Boutique Shopping Event and Luncheon “Spring Highlights” will be at a new location this year. This fundraiser, which is open to the public, takes place on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Palazzo Grande located at 54660 Van Dyke in Shelby Township. The event theme this year will be New York Fashion Week. Individual Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased online at www.rjwc.org. Tables of eight are … [Read more...]

Three Checks Three Charities

On December 20, Rochester Rotary Charities, the non-profit element of the Rochester Rotary Club, made three different donations to local causes totaling over $10,000. As part of an ongoing commitment to the Rochester Area Neighborhood House, Dr. Jay Eastman, President of Charities and former Rochester Rotary President, presented Kathy Losinski, Executive Director of Neighborhood House, with a check for $5,000. Minutes later, Dr. Eastman also presented Mary Lee Kowalczyk, Executive Director of … [Read more...]

Warm Heads, Hands & Hearts

Because over 15% of our area families qualify for state or federal funding, and because we are blessed beyond belief to live in this amazing community, I would like to appeal to my neighbors of North Oakland County to help me in creating a community where nobody is left in the cold this winter. I have created a community project though the guidance of my Self-Expression and Leadership program at Landmark Worldwide called Warm Heads, Hands & Hearts. The goal of the project is to gather new … [Read more...]

Creating a Culture of Giving Back in Rochester Hills

Third Annual "30 Days of Giving" Program in Rochester Hills Rochester Hills has continued their tradition of community service through the annual 30 Days of Giving Program. From bake sales to clothing drives, city employees are finding ways to give back to their community. As a department, employees come together to choose one or two causes that they are passionate about and find a way to help. The DPS team used their skill set to partner with Rochester High School to help with the … [Read more...]

The 18th Annual Lobster Boil Was A Great Success

The Rochester Junior Woman’s Club is grateful to all of the community members who came out to support their 18th annual Lobster Boil on Saturday, September 24. The event was a great success, selling more than 1200 lobsters. The live New England lobsters were flown in fresh early Saturday morning and members of RJWC cooked, wrapped and had the lobsters hot and ready for customers at the Older Persons’ Commission drive-thru site. “Customers pre-ordered their lobsters and then they just drive … [Read more...]

Runners Invited to Scare Away Hunger

Neighborhood House Invites Runners to Scare Away Hunger Runners will take their marks on Sunday, October 23, and race to the finish line in an effort to help local families and individuals in need. This year, Neighborhood House is hosting their 6th annual Scare Away Hunger family-friendly, 5k walk/run event at the Rochester College campus in Rochester Hills. Participants will sprint past the bright colors of early fall, over rivers, and along wooded ponds as they follow the trail … [Read more...]

Neighborhood House Opens its Doors to the Public

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Mark the Beginning of a Fresh Start Neighborhood House will unwrap a gift of hope and renewal to the entire Rochester area community at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, October 13. The charitable organization will be welcoming visitors to the grand opening of their new and impressively upgraded center located at 1720 South Livernois Road in Rochester Hills. "It’s a new beginning, a fresh start. Just like when clients come here, everybody deserves a fresh … [Read more...]

Rochester Junior Woman’s Club to host BINGOmania

Looking for a fun night out with your friends? Like to help a good cause? Join the Rochester Junior Woman’s Club for their exciting new fundraiser BINGOmania on October 26 at River Crest located at 900 West Avon Road. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. and the bingo games will begin at 7:00 p.m. The cost to attend is $30.00 per person or tables of 10 can be purchased for $250.00. Entrance includes a reusable bingo card, (additional bingo cards can be purchased for $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00 at the … [Read more...]

Rochester Rotary Club Golf Ball Drop, Raffle, and Charity Event

Charity Golf Outing The Rochester Rotary Charities will be hosting a golf outing on Monday, August 15, 2016 at Pine Trace Golf Club, 3600 Pine Trace Blvd, Rochester Hills, MI 48309. Since 1952, the mission of the Rochester Rotary Club is to provide “Service Above Self”, through our club, to our community, and to the world. Throughout the years our charitable organization has touched every sector of community life from education to health, human services, youth and senior … [Read more...]

Letter Carrier Food Drive to Benefit Neighborhood House Food Pantry

Every second Saturday in May, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America collect non-perishable food donations left by the mailboxes of their postal customers, who participate in the NALC Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive — the largest one-day food drive in the nation. The food is delivered to an area food bank or pantry, where it is available for needy families. Once again this year, the food collected by letter carriers in the Rochester area will be given to … [Read more...]