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…

Main Street Communities Honored with Awards

Main Street Communities Honored with Awards (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 28, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Twenty two communities through Oakland County take part in Main Street USA, a program focused on thriving downtowns and community centers.  Thursday night people from those Main Street Programs came together for their annual awards program, this year held…

Rochester Community School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry

Rochester Community School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Rochester, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and their families…

Olympic Runner & 100 Women Who Care Given Inaugural Rochester Hills…

Olympic Runner  and 100 Women Who Care Group Given Inaugural Rochester Hills Community Excellence Awards (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 31, 2016) Rochester Hills, MI – “You’ve just got to go out there and finish faster.” That’s the key to winning, according to Rochester Hills native Desiree Linden who is going to compete in the…

Rochester Community PTA Council Gets National Award

Rochester Community PTA Council Gets National Award (Rochester Community Schools Press Release, March 5, 2016) Rochester, MI – The Rochester Community PTA Council was recognized with the Outstanding Local PTA Advocacy Award from the National PTA for improving the well-being of students in its own 21 schools, and for providing leadership for children’s issues across…

Charitable, Upscale Resale Shop in Rochester Helps Community

Charitable, Upscale Resale Shop in Rochester Helps Community (ALCM Press Release, Feb. 28, 2016) Rochester, MI – Spreading generosity is easy at the ReSale Connection in downtown Rochester. With every purchase made, shoppers get something for themselves, while simultaneously giving something to a person in need. The ReSale Connection is an upscale resale shop, located…

Sister School in China to Offer Unique Opportunity…

Sister School in China to Offer Unique Opportunity for Van Hoosen Students (Rochester Schools Press Release, Feb. 27, 2016) ROCHESTER, Mich. – For the first time, Rochester Community Schools will be providing fifteen eighth and ninth-grade students with the opportunity to travel to China with six staff members.  These students will be immersed in the…