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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Run/Walk raises funds for Meals on Wheels

05/19/2017 - Participants in this year's Rochester Older Persons' Commission (OPC) annual 5K Run & Walk for Meals on Wheels will help the organization deliver tens of thousands of home meals to communities in northern Oakland County.

The event, which will be held Saturday, June 3, is open to all ages, with each $5 that is raised equating to one home delivered meal by Meals on Wheels. In 2015, the OPC prepared more than 92,000 home delivered meals.

The 5K course consists of flat ground along the Clinton River Trail, with one hill. The walk/run begins at the OPC grounds, 650 Letica Drive, Rochester.

Early bird registration for the event is available for those who register by May 29, with the cost $15 for kids 12 and under and $20 for those oder. Race day entry is $30 per person.

More information and registration is available online at eastsideracingcompany.com or by calling 248.659.1021.

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