Rochester/Rochester Hills

SOGI Story #3: Pride Foundation Director Shares Need for LGBT Conscious Education

February 28th 2015

SOGI Story #3: Pride Foundation Director Shares Need for LGBT Conscious Education (C. Proxmire, Feb. 28, 2015) The SOGI (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity) Issues in Education Conference is hosted each year by Oakland University, with the aim of giving educators and social workers tools they need to understand how best to work with LGBTQ […]

Berkley Rotary Hosting State Senator Marty Knollenberg at March 2 Meeting

February 28th 2015

Berkley Rotary Hosting State Senator Marty Knollenberg at March 2 Meeting (Press Release, Feb. 27, 2015) The Rotary Club of Berkley is pleased to announce we’ll be hosting State Senator Marty Knollenberg at our meeting on Monday, March 2 at 12:15 p.m. Senator Knollenberg represents Michigan’s 13th District and will be giving a general update […]

Domestic Violence in the Workplace: Signs to Watch For

February 27th 2015

Domestic Violence in the Workplace: Signs to Watch For (Guest blog by Beth Morrison, HAVEN, Feb. 27, 2015) Domestic violence is a pattern of coercive behavior including emotional, verbal and physical abuse, used by an abuser to gain and maintain power and control over a current or former spouse, intimate partner or dating partner. It knows […]

Oakland County Offering Several Seminars for Business Owners Through March

February 26th 2015

Oakland County Offering Several Seminars for Business Owners Through March (Oakland County One Stop Shop, Feb. 26, 2015) Business owners and entrepreneurs, take advantage of the following seminars and sign up for one of Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center March workshops. You’ll benefit from our hands-on business seminars delivered by an experienced staff and network of public and private […]

Seniors Learn How Not to Get Scammed

February 25th 2015

Seniors Learn How Not to Get Scammed (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 25, 2015) Over thirty seniors and some other guests enjoyed a lively yet informative presentation from Don Ferguson of the Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette’s Office about how to avoid scams. According to the Attorney General’s data, 30% of senior citizens fall victim to […]

OCC’s “Man Up” Program Focuses on African American Achievement

February 23rd 2015

OCC’s “Man Up” Program Focuses on African American Achievement (Margarita Wagerson, OCC, Feb. 23, 2015) Oakland Community College’s nationally recognized “Man Up” program is off to another great start this year with 35 students enrolled this semester. OCC leaders crafted “Man Up” in 2011 with the goal of keeping young African American men in school and on track to […]

Vagina Monologues at Oakland University March 20-21

February 19th 2015

Vagina Monologues at Oakland University March 20-21 (Press Release, Feb. 19, 2015) On March 20 and 21, 2015, at 7 p.m., V-Day Oakland University will present a two-night only benefit reading of Eve Ensler’s award winning play The Vagina Monologues at 201 Dodge Hall on the campus of Oakland University. Last year, over 5,800 V-Day […]

Rochester Area Prayer Breakfast… May 8

February 19th 2015

Rochester Area Prayer Breakfast to Feature Forgotten Harvest Founder, Dr. Nancy Fishman May 8 (Forgotten Harvest, Feb. 19, 2015) The Rochester Area Prayer Breakfast will host Dr. Nancy Fishman, founder of Forgotten Harvest at the 34th annual event on Friday, May 8, 2015 at The Royal Park Hotel in Rochester, Michigan. Forgotten Harvest is the […]

Local Churches Doing Drive-Through Ash Wednesday

February 14th 2015

Local Churches Doing Drive-Through Ash Wednesday (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2015) Ash Wednesday is a day for people of some Christian denominations to have a cross of ashes placed on their forehead as a solemn reminder that human bodies return to the earth after passing on. While this generally comes along with a ceremony, […]

Auburn Hills Tech248 Initiative MeetUp Feb. 20

February 10th 2015

Auburn Hills Tech248 Initiative MeetUp Feb. 20 (City of Auburn Hills Press Release, Feb.10, 2015) Oakland County is home to over 2,000 tech companies with more than 42,000 jobs in the field. That is, 58% of all of the IT/Tech companies in the Metro Detroit region – more than twice the number of any other […]