Take Me Home Huey: Helping Veterans Heal Through Art

Rochester Hills Public Library welcomes artist Steve Maloney to discuss his art and his book, Take Me Home Huey, on Tuesday, May 11 at 7:00 p.m. on the library’s Zoom platform. Maloney reclaimed a Medevac helicopter used during the Vietnam War and turned it into a sculpture. The chopper's journey and what Maloney learned about connection and healing through art changed his life. Maloney will discuss the sculpture as featured in his book. This program is free, open to the public, and … [Read more...]

My Vision Speech for Veteran’s Day 2015 at Oakdale Academy

Nathan, a high school sophomore, wrote a speech for the Veteran's Day celebration at Oakdale Academy that will make a tear come to your eye, make you swell with pride, and leave you challenged with what to do next. In a day and age when people are afraid of offending, worried about what others will think, or even lack the convictions to generate such thoughts, this is a refreshing insight into what some young people are being taught - like the ability to think for themselves. With comments like … [Read more...]

Operation Yellow Ribbon 3rd Annual All-American Picnic

On Saturday, September 13, Operation Yellow Ribbon, a 501(C)3 organization, will hold their 3rd Annual All-American Picnic. Operation Yellow Ribbon strives to help military, veterans and their families during times of need. We provide financial assistance as well as recommendations for additional assistance depending on the specific need. The picnic will be held at the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 129 Hall located at 47326 Dequindre in Shelby Township from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. There … [Read more...]