A night of fashion, makeovers and hors d’oeuvres provided a preview of fall fashion in the Meadow Brook Hall garden Thursday Sept. 23. The show featured clothing from 10 retailers of the Village of Rochester Hills, said Shelleen McHale, director of marketing, La Femme Fashion show, named after the pink Dodge car designed for womenContinue reading “Meadow Brook Falls into style with La Femme Fashion Show”
After years of community service around the Rochester area, Timothy E. Crawford, Rochester resident and Nationwide insurance agent, was honored with a Jefferson National Award for Community service in June. “It was a total surprise to receive the award,” Crawford said. “Hundreds of people were speaking about the phenomenal work they did for their communities.Continue reading “Local man recognized for Community Service with Jefferson National Award”
A Women’s Leadership Luncheon featuring Auburn Hills Councilwoman Anne Doyle will take place Sept. 12, at 11 a.m. at Meadow Brook Hall. The Auburn Hills City Chamber hosts many events in collaboration with the lead sponsor of the event, Oakland University. Events in the area often involve the school because it is a vital part of the city, according toContinue reading “Women’s Leadership Luncheon to be Held at Meadow Brook Hall”
The roads close off to incoming traffic at 7:15 a.m. Music plays and people line up at the starting line. Excitement is in the air as runners and walkers arrive to pick up their racing bib and prepare for the race. On Sept. 30, the fifth annual Brooksie Way Half Marathon will provide a challengingContinue reading “Oakland University to Host Fifth annual Brooksie Way 5K and Marathon”
The Palace of Auburn Hills announced they will spend $15 million on building updates including suites, player locker rooms and remodeling the main concourse level that serves all guests attending events, among other things. The full story.
Oakland University “reached beyond the ordinary,” taking home a Bronze Award at the 33rd Annual Telly Awards for their latest commercial. The 60-second television spot, produced as part of OU’s new ad campaign by Bloomfield Hills marketing firm Real Integrated, was judged and awarded in the local TV and cable category in education. Out of overContinue reading “Oakland University Reaches Toward Success at the Telly Awards”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uH8B45wKok&list=UUDR9KR9Bf0Yu1EFaVKERF7w&index=2&feature=plcp To celebrate Meadow Brook being named a National Historic Landmark, the hall hosted an event that included live music, hall tours, a picnic lunch, vintage car rides and a balloon release.
At the end of May, New York City’s Mayor Bloomberg proposed a soda ban to limit the amount of sugary drinks citizens can purchase. Within weeks, fast food chain Burger King released their latest dessert, the bacon sundae. In today’s health-centered economy, these kinds of mixed messages are all too confusing. When you turn onContinue reading “EDITORIAL: Weighing in: In for a penny, in for a pound”
Rochester Hosts Fourth Annual Green Living Festival
The Macomb-OU INCubator works through the University to help small businesses and entrepreneurs with funding and planning. Recently, the INCubator assisted in and gained their client Plastomer Lighting Technologies a $50,000 boost from the Business Accelerator Fund of the Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center. “Plastomer Lighting Technologies needed to meet the milestones ofContinue reading “Plastomer Lighting Technologies Receives $50,000 boost with help from OU INCubator”