Oakland County College Series: Rochester College

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Rochester College, located in Rochester Hills, Michigan, offers a liberal arts curriculum in a Christian setting that focuses on academic excellence, principled character, servant leadership, and global awareness. Its students receive a rigorous educational experience that integrates liberal arts and professional studies within an inclusive Christian heritage. Undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered, as well as athletics and specialty programs that include studying abroad, honors programs and more. Continue reading

Ali Woerner: 2016 Elite 40 Under 40 Winner

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Congratulations are in order for Ali Woerner, the 2016 Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 class winner. Woerner is an assistant dance professor at Oakland University, and is the co-founder and co-director of the non-profit professional modern dance company, Take Root. She was selected by the public during an online vote and was announced as the winner on Wednesday, February 10th in front of 600 people at the 2016 Oakland County State of the County Address, where she had the honor of introducing County Executive, L. Brooks Patterson.

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2016 Fire & Ice Festival

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The Fire & Ice Festival, running January 22-24, is one of the premier Oakland County quality of life events that brings entertainment to residents and visitors. In its 9th year, the festival expects to draw more than 40,000 visitors to Downtown Rochester, and surrounding areas. There are events for the entire family including sledding, ice skating, live musical performance, Chill at the Mills 5K and more. Continue reading

Registration Still Open for the Brooksie Way 2015

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Don’t miss out on The 2015 HealthPlus Brooksie Way! Registration is open for teams and individuals until Thursday, September, 24th, 2015. The HealthPlus Brooksie Way is one of Oakland County’s premier ​quality of life events. The Brooksie Way was named after the late Brooks Stuart Patterson, son of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson. Patterson began the Brooksie Way races to promote Oakland County and encourage people to become more physically active.

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