The Story of Rochester’s Noon Whistle

Nobody who lives or works in the vicinity of downtown Rochester needs a watch to know when it’s lunchtime. Six days a week, at high noon, the blast of the fire department’s siren marks the midday hour. However, the daily sounding of the noon whistle has nothing to do with signaling a meal break and everything to do with a devastating fire that nearly destroyed an iconic Main Street business. This photo shows clean-up work in progress two days after the Phillips & Jerome fire. Back in … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Graduate Receives Scholarship to Attend Oakland University

Huntington Ford Scholarship Jumpstarts Avondale Graduate’s Nursing Career Aspirations  For the sixth year, Huntington Ford of Rochester Hills has awarded a full-tuition, renewable scholarship to an Oakland University-bound student who has demonstrated financial need, outstanding academic performance and devotion to extracurricular activities. This year’s recipient is Bridgette Morris, a 2017 graduate of Avondale High School. She intends to study nursing at Oakland University, and plans … [Read more...]

Pins for Pups at Classic Lanes

Pins for Pups Fundraiser for the Leader Dog Puppies on March 19 Join the Rochester Hills Lions Club for a fabulous fun event on March 19 where we will raise money for the Leader Dogs for the Blind Puppy Raiser Program for the second year in a row. Enjoy three hours of unlimited bowling, which includes shoes, two slices of pizza and a soft drink for each guest. There will be door prizes, a bake sale, raffles, Big Don our favorite balloonologist and Michele our talented henna artist. Guests of … [Read more...]

Huntington Ford and Rochester Hills Stoney Creek High School Partner to Raise School Funds

Test-drive fundraising event generated much needed money for Stoney Creek High School, helping students in the local community. Huntington Ford, Stoney Creek High School, and members of the local community raised $3,340 for the local school at a recent test-drive and fundraising event. As part of Ford Motor Company’s Drive One 4 UR School program, more than 165 area residents took a test drive in a new Ford vehicle during the school’s successful on-site event. For each test drive, Huntington … [Read more...]

Ford Test-Drive Event Raises Funds for Avondale Schools

Patrick Scoggin, President and Owner of Huntington Ford in Rochester Hills presented a check for $2,960 to Avondale Schools for the recently completed Ford Drive One 4 UR School event. This widely popular test-drive program allowed Ford Motor Company and Huntington Ford to partner with Avondale’s Education Foundation and local community members to “get behind the wheel” of the new Ford vehicles and raise funds for the school by test-driving an eligible Ford product. Over 140 people participated … [Read more...]

Huntington Ford Gives Back to Gleaners

Huntington Ford Inc. is proud to announce that it successfully contributed 731 pounds of food and $1000 to Gleaners Community Food Bank. These donations will provide over 3,500 meals to those in need in Southeast Michigan! Huntington Ford had recently sponsored a food drive to benefit Gleaners Community Food Bank. During this time, they encouraged employees, customers, and the public to donate nonperishable food items to Gleaners Community Food Bank in order to “Fill a Ford” with donations. … [Read more...]

Rochester Area Junior Chamber (Jaycees) Sponsor Annual Shopping Tour

The Rochester Area Junior Chamber has local businesses and community leaders to thank for another successful Christmas Shopping Tour, which took place on Saturday, December 15th, 2012. The Rochester Area Neighborhood House identified for the Jaycees with 29 children who were paired with volunteers to shop for gifts for their family members at Meijer on Rochester Road. After the shopping was finished, the children were transported to the Older Persons’ Commission for a Christmas party where … [Read more...]

Go Further with Ford Night

One night only - The all-new 2013 Fusion, fundraising, and American Idol! Huntington Ford presents ‘Go Further with Ford Night’ on Thursday, November 15, 2012. Come out and test drive the All New 2013 Ford Fusion and enter for a chance to win one for yourself! Fill a Fusion This is a special event to benefit Gleaners Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan. Our goal is to fill a Ford in one night as the final Random Act of Fusion! Gleaners is currently experiencing an increased demand and … [Read more...]

Huntington Ford helps area youth with a head start in college

Huntington Ford of Rochester Hills has partnered with Oakland University to establish a scholarship for an incoming freshman from one of four Rochester area high schools – Adams, Stoney Creek, Rochester or Avondale. The scholarship will support an OU student with a four-year renewable award to be applied toward the cost of tuition. In addition to good citizenship, candidates must demonstrate financial need, a passion for a particular subject matter or extracurricular activity and hold … [Read more...]


On Thursday, May 12th from 9:00am – 9:00pm, the 47 Southeast Michigan Ford Dealers will be premiering the all-new 2012 Ford Focus at each of their dealerships with food, refreshments and prize giveaways.  One lucky person will win a 2012 Ford Focus. The 2012 Ford Focus is built right here in Southeast Michigan at the Ford Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne.  The Focus offers state-of-the-art technology, like the MyFord Touch with SYNC, MyKey and Active Park assist that helps conquer parallel … [Read more...]