Special Needs Athletes Create Recognition Awards

 Rochester, MI – The Painted Pot is hosting a "Paint Day" October 7 at 6 pm for local special needs athletes at their studio in downtown Rochester (421 Walnut Boulevard).  These remarkable athletes will come together to hand-paint the awards to be given to participants of the new Great Michigan Race debuting Sunday, October 17.  The flat, circular, 3-inch pottery pieces donated by The Painted Pot will serve as a medal-type award and heart-felt thank you to racers for enduring the challenges … [Read more...]

Onyx Hosts Great Skate for a Great Cause Aug 21

The Onyx Ice Arena in Rochester is taking center ice through their partnership with the Great Michigan Race to raise funding and awareness for Special Olympics Michigan.  Starting Friday, August 20, the Onyx will kick-off the Great Michigan Race Summer Classic adult hockey tournament fundraiser for 32 teams in 4 divisions to accommodate players of all ability levels.  Then, players and fans will be treated to a star-studded Detroit Red Wing Alumni Fundraiser Game on Saturday, August 21 at 7:30 … [Read more...]