Veterans Tribute Ready for Visitors with VIDEO

The Board of Directors for the Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township (VTOT) held the Dedication Ceremony on July 31 It was a raining evening that didn't seem to dampen anyone's spirits for the event. Shuttle buses transported hundreds of people from Oakland Christian Church (just around the corner). Introductions of the many speakers were conducted by VTOT Director, Timothy Reese. Speakers included VTOT Director, Terry Gonser, former Oakland Township Supervisor and is credited as the concept … [Read more...]

Youth Hope Fest – Battle Against Teen Suicide

In response to the tragic teen suicides in Lake Orion, Oakland Christian Church (OCC) will host Youth Hope Fest September 9, 2012; doors open at 4:30 p.m. “We are on the front lines with these local students who are going back to school after last year’s tragedies,” says OCC’s Pastor Dominic Russo. “We want the teens to know they have us in their corner, that we are here to support them and walk with them through these times. They have done a stellar job getting to this side of the tragedy … [Read more...]

Battle of the Bands: Battle Against Teen Suicide

In response to the recent tragic suicide of another Lake Orion School District student, Oakland Christian Church (OCC) will host Battle of the Bands on March 11th at 6 p.m. “Battle of the Bands: Fight for Hope will promote HOPE (Hold On, Persuade, Empower) to local teens after the latest tragedy they’ve had to face,” says OCC’s Pastor Dominic Russo. This suicide marks the 10th by either current or former Lake Orion students within the past four years and Pastor Russo has been very … [Read more...]