Donut Dolly, An American Red Cross Girl’s War in Vietnam

Vietnam “Donut Dolly” Talks About Her Experience at Rochester Hills Public Library The Rochester Hills Public Library is proud to present “Donut Dolly: An American Red Cross Girl’s War in Vietnam,” May 31 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Author, Joann Puffer Kotcher, was one of the first women allowed in a combat zone. She will discuss the her time on the Vietnam battle front as an American Red Cross Donut Dolly. Upon her return from war, she was awarded the Civilian Service Citation for merit … [Read more...]

Community Blood Drive at Rochester Hills City Hall

Rochester Hills Responds The American Red Cross will be hosting a Community Blood Drive at Rochester Hills City Hall on Tuesday, October 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. According to the American Red Cross Blood Services, there is desperate need for blood here in Michigan. Due to the many disasters that happened across the country, that need has expanded exponentially.  Mayor Bryan K. Barnett encourages residents to join him at City Hall to donate blood.  “These donations will be used … [Read more...]

Oakland County Commissioners Slated to Honor Oustanding Organizations and Citizens

County Officials Declare March as American Red Cross Month On Wednesday, March 6, 2013, beginning at 7:00 p.m., in the Oakland County Board of Commissioners’ Auditorium, located at 1200 North Telegraph Road, in Pontiac, Michigan, the following individuals and organizations will be honored. Oakland County Commissioner John A. Scott and Board Chairman Michael J. Gingell will honor the American Red Cross for its outstanding humanitarian service. Members of the Board will recognize March as … [Read more...]

How giving blood benefits your health

This month, the American Red Cross says ‘thank you’ to returning donors and first timers alike by celebrating National Blood Donor Month. We know that donating blood is one of the easiest ways to help in our community and even one of the closest ways we might come to saving a life—or three. But how can giving blood be healthy for you and what are some of the benefits? Keeping an eye on a silent disease—High blood pressure “We pick up a lot of people who have high blood pressure,” Bruce … [Read more...]

Clear your calendar for these January CORE Events

Learn @ Your Library: Downloadable eBooks, Audiobooks & Music for Kindle Thursday, January 3, 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 8, 7:00 p.m., Monday, January 14, 10:00 a.m. Learn @ Your Library: Downloadable eBooks, Audiobooks & Music for Nook/Kobo/Sony Monday, January 7, 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 9, 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 22, 7:00 p.m. Learn @ Your Library: Downloadable eBooks, Audiobooks & Music for iPad/iPhone Monday, January 7, 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 8, 3:30 … [Read more...]

C.O.R.E. October Events

Church Rummage Sale Monday, October 1-6 First Congregational Church, 1315 Pine St., Rochester Bring items to the First Congregational Church, 1315 N. Pine, Rochester, on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 9am-5 pm. On Thursday at 6 - 8 pm. come to the pre-sale for $5 per person. On Friday, 9-5 pm, prices as marked. Saturday, bag day from 9 to 1 pm. Any questions, ask for Karen Dvorak, chairperson, 248-651-6225. Rochester Rotary Lobster Fest Friday, October 5, 7:00 p.m. River Crest Banquet … [Read more...]