Week of 5.22.17

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Older Persons Commission Charity Gala

The 15th annual fundraiser for Rochester’s Older Persons Commission’s Meals on Wheels program attracted 375 ($150 ticket) to the Royal Park Hotel to party in a Monte Carlo mode. Chance-takers could bid on jewelry from Aurum Designs, pick their own prize in a chance raffle of 13 packages and, after dinner while Frank Sinatra tribute singer Mark Randisi entertained, play casino games and turn their winnings into raffle tickets. WXYZ’s Dave LewAllen emceed the dinner program in which 96-year old Erv Bauer, a Meals on Wheels recipient since his wife died three years ago, admitted, “I can’t even boil water.”  He called the program “a real treasure” because ....” the drivers (greet you) with a smile...and are someone to talk to every day...we really appreciate you sponsors...thank you kindly.”
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oakland confidential

June 2017

DUMBING IT DOWN: State Rep. Mike McCready (R-Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township, West Bloomfield) has introduced a legislative proposal to reduce the number of members of the state House of Representatives from 110 to 76, or about one-third. "We currently have three House members for every three state Senate seats," McCready said, noting there are 38 state Senate members. Each state ...more»
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Birmingham Hometown Parade Sunday

05/19/2017 - The annual Celebrate Birmingham Hometown Parade marches into downtown Birmingham on Sunday, May 21, at 1 p.m., with activities and fun for the whole family.

The parade has been a treasured tradition for more than 40 years, drawing thousands for a day of fun in downtown, beginning with an event kickoff at 1 p.m. at Daines and Old Woodward, then traveling north on Old Woodward, turning west on Maple, south on Bates, and ending in Birmingham's town square, Shain Park.

Members of the Birmingham community and all surrounding areas are invited to come out and enjoy this wonderful day. This year's parade includes fire trucks, high school bands, the Oakland County Sheriff's Department, Redford Township Unicycle Club, Harmony Acres Arabian Parade Horses, and the always popular basset hounds from The Basset Hound Rescue of Michigan.

After the parade, Shain Park is the place to be for music and free activities for children, including inflatables, a DJ with family-friendly activities, face painting, and lots more. Park activities will continue until 4 p.m.

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