Local health-related charities and foundations you can give to this holiday season

If you plan to add a local nonprofit or a few organizations to your holiday gift list this year, we have just the thing for you. This week, we have gathered a group of health-related charities in need of a little holiday love. From children’s groups to better health for the entire community, the options are boundless. Maybe you don’t have the extra funds to donate this year—Not to worry. One of our favorite things to do is celebrate Christmas in July. Since so many organizations receive an … [Read more...]

Lucido brothers gear up for another charitable year in Rochester

Giving away a Rolex might seem like a huge deal, but for Vince and Joe Lucido, they don’t sweat it. Last week, the brothers and owners of Lucido Fine Jewelry hosted a golf outing at Boulder Pointe Golf Club in Oxford where a local man received just that, a brand new Rolex for his hole-in-one shot. “We welcome the hole-in-one,” said Gus Scibilia of Lucido Fine Jewelry in Downtown Rochester. “They’re really in the community efforts, Vince and Joe are really into that.” In their 25 … [Read more...]

Corrin Barnett Performs Live at Royal Park Hotel

As a fresh year is just getting started, Corrin Barnett, wife of Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett, is bringing her musical talents to the Oakland County area as she performs weekly throughout the community. A gifted, versatile performer with a wide repertoire, Corrin also spends a great deal of her time giving back to the community in various ways. For the past two years, proceeds from her holiday CD, “Just the Beginning,” were donated to several local charities and organizations. The sales … [Read more...]

Corrin Barnett Donates Proceeds from Holiday Album to Local Charities

The holidays are the perfect time to give to loved ones and give back to the community. Local performer, Corrin Barnett, wife of Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett, will once again be donating all proceeds from the sale of her holiday album to local charities and organizations. The CD, entitled “Just the Beginning,” is Corrin’s first album and has been a favorite in the Rochester area and beyond. Corrin Barnett has had the privilege of working with many nonprofit organizations in the … [Read more...]

Rochester Salon Holds Holiday Cut-A-Thon for Local Charities

Just in time to get ready for the holidays while supporting the causes that mean so much in our community, Via Linda Salon in downtown Rochester will be hosting a Cut-A-Thon on Dec. 6 from 3-8 p.m. The Holiday Hair Cut-A-Thon will benefit Grace Centers of Hope and the Rainbow Connection. Haircuts the day of the Cut-A-Thon are walk-in only, no appointments are needed. Women’s cuts are $25, men’s $15 and all children’s cuts are just $10. “We wanted to do something that would benefit our … [Read more...]

Chiropractic Office Brings Cheer to Children through Holiday Toy Drive

ROCHESTER, MICH. - Health and Healing Chiropractic, owned by Dr. Kathy Whitmore, joins forces with Rainbow Connection during the holiday season to collect gifts for children with life-threatening illnesses. Through Dec. 23, Whitmore is accepting new toys and monetary donations at the Health and Healing office, located at 226 Walnut Drive, in downtown Rochester.  The office is open Monday through Friday and by appointment on Saturday.  A complete listing of hours is available at … [Read more...]

Rochester Rotary Club Members Usher Oakland University Men’s Basketball Games

Rochester Rotary ushers Oakland University's men's home games to raise funds to support local charities and youth programs.  Some of the charities that have received donations from these game funds in the past are Neighborhood House, Community House, Rainbow Connection, Rotary Youth Leadership and Rotary scholarships for local students. Alan McClellan and Kari Gocha are the Committee Chair and Co-Chair.  Rotarians are the people in the yellow jackets at these games. The first home game the … [Read more...]