All Women Skydiving Team at the Oakland County Air Show

All Women Skydiving Team Returns as Headliner for the 36th Annual Open House & Air Show at Oakland County International Airport on Sunday, August 6 The Misty Blues, an all-women skydiving team, is returning to Oakland County International Airport (OCIA) to headline its 36th annual Open House & Air Show on Sunday, August 6 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Waterford. Event admission and parking are free. The air show runs from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to arrive … [Read more...]

Veterans Tribute Dedication Ceremony set for July 31

The Board of Directors for the Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township has announced the Save the Date note for the Dedication Ceremony on Tuesday, July 31, at 7:30 p.m., 5236 Adams Road, Oakland Township, MI 48306. Frank Beckmann, host of the Frank Beckmann Show (WJR Radio), will be the Master of Ceremonies. In addition, Congressman Mike Bishop is planning to attend, as he did for the Ground Breaking last year, Mark Newman, Veterans Coordinator for Oakland County will attend, as will many … [Read more...]

Honoring Women’s Service in World War II

The Rochester Garden Club is hosting Donnaleen Lanktree, past president of the American Rosie the Riveter Association at our March meeting. Ms. Lanktree will share personal stories from the young women who were part of an all-female workforce during World War II. She is the daughter of a Rosie and will share the forgotten or little-known stories about their service. The American Rosie the Riveter Association played a key role in saving a portion of the Willow Run B-24 Bomber plant, through … [Read more...]