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Suite Dreams Project Hats Off Luncheon
From the first sip of pink bubbly (in a split with a pink straw) to the Hat Crawl guests’ exit with huge, hot pink balloons, the 16th annual Hats Off Luncheon was a dreamy, Sweet/Suite Sixteen production. During the reception the sold-out crowd (400 @ $150, $200-patron) oohed and aahed each others’ hats and bought all of the 1,000 chance auction raffle tickets. The luncheon program emceed by Rhonda Walker had highlights. Ali MacManus, a songwriter/singer who was born prematurely with multiple birth defects and has survived 11 major surgeries, got a standing ovation when she sang her composition “Breaking Free.”
oakland confidential GET WELL SOON: We know others will join us in wishing Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson a speedy recovery after back surgery on June 1 in the green mountain state of North Carolina. Word is he had a pretty aggressive surgery to help him get out of the wheelchair he was finding himself bound to more and more, and one Republican said that he is already feeling better. Patterson was seriously ...more»
02/17/2017 - A 25-year-old Warren woman was arrested on Thursday, February 2, in connection with an assault and battery incident involving a 55-year-old Rochester Hills man in the 1200 block of Candlestick Lane.
Sheriff's deputies responded about 6:23 a.m. to the area, after a neighbor called 911 to report that a woman in the area was heard screaming for help. Deputies responding to the scene were let into a home by a woman who witnesses in the area told deputies they saw hitting the man who lives at the home.
Deputies said the victim said he had been in a relationship with the woman, but was trying to distance himself from her. The man told deputies he ran into the woman at a club the previous night, but went home about 9 p.m. He said the woman came to his home unannounced about 6 a.m. and began hitting him and pulling his hair.
The victim told deputies he walked away from the woman and she followed him to his bedroom where she continued to assault him until authorities arrived.
The woman was arrested in connection with assault and booked into the Oakland County Jail.
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