Auburn Hills Police Officer Reflects on Ramadan Dinner

Auburn Hills Police Officer Reflects on Ramadan Dinner (Guest Blogger, Officer Farah Hilliker of Auburn Hills Police Department, July 20, 2016) Rochester Hills, MI – A couple of weeks ago I had the honor to represent the Chief at the 4th annual Ramadan dinner at the Detroit Islamic center in Rochester Hills. Multiple elected officials,…

Worker at Day Camp in Rochester Hills Tests Positive for Bacterial Meningitis

Worker at Day Camp in Rochester Hills Tests Positive for Bacterial Meningitis (Oakland County Health Division, July 13, 2016) Rochester Hills, MI–Oakland County Health Division (OCHD) was notified today of a Lifetime Fitness day camp employee in Rochester Hills with bacterial meningitis who is a Macomb County resident. We are currently notifying parents of campers…

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish (Guest blog, Nkenge Burkhead, Prevention Education Specialist, HAVEN, July 1, 2016) People often ask, “How did you get involved in this work?” This is a question advocates working to end domestic and sexual violence have been asked countlessly. Their answers are often filled with personal experiences. Many advocates identify as both survivor…

Communities Come Together to Celebrate Main Street Accreditations

Communities Come Together to Celebrate Main Street Accreditations (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 15, 2016) Holly, MI –  “This shows what we can do when we all pitch in and have a common goal,” said Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson as he looked around at the thriving historic downtown of Holly.  He sat at the…